Eileen Lynch


A serious writer with a comedic bent, Eileen is a Chicago native who uses the city as a backdrop for her writing. She tackles timely problems with warmth and humor. She has participated in writing workshops at the University of Chicago and in New Mexico and is a founding member of her local writers’ group. During her professional career, she managed an ethics program for a national association and published many articles on ethical decision-making.

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Angels in Play
Price: Free! Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Angels in Play tells the story of Niklas Larkin, a bright and articulate first grader, who witnesses the accidental shooting of his best friend. The boy starts a new peace movement by uniting social-media-savvy millennials with senior activists.
Distracted Living
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,870. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Cilla Perkins, a self-involved motivational speaker, smacks into a taxi while texting her fiancé, her punishment leads her to develop compassion as she tries to convince others, “My life is in your hands.” Her fiancé calls off the wedding because he is embarrassed by her accident. Cilla is further humiliated when the judge assigns her to teach a class on electronic etiquette.

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Smashwords book reviews by Eileen Lynch

  • A World of Joy on Dec. 17, 2013

    From the surprise visit to a struggling mother in Angels of Christmas, to the sweetly conniving aunt in Weekend Wife, this anthology warms the heart like a cup of cocoa and a plate of Christmas cookies.