Lisa Wooten is an avid reader who especially enjoys
thrillers and mysteries. Her first novel, Unforgivable, is a suspense
tale of a young woman, Joan, who is convicted of murdering her best
friend on the night on their senior prom. Joan is deemed criminally
insane and sentenced to life in a psychiatric asylum. Filled with
despair and anguish, Joan escapes to her “special world” where she can
be anyone she wants to be; a beautiful model, a smart lawyer, an Olympic
gold medalist. Her only ally is her psychiatrist. With his help, Joan
is hoping to be declared sane so she may be released from the asylum.
But should she be? As long-buried memories unfold, she teeters on the
edge of sanity and insanity, fantasy and reality. Could it all come
crashing down on her or will she free herself?
has very unique characters that deal with real life problems. Joan and
her false world wrap the readers up, leaving them wondering what is
going to happen next and what is real and what is a fantasy
Lisa wrote Unforgivable with the hopes that not only would it entertain
an audience but that it would shed light on the different levels of
mental illness that plague people and how these individuals are
perceived not only by their caregivers but by their own family and
friends. Lisa has worked in the healthcare field for 10 years and
during that time, has been able to work with many different individuals,
some of whom do suffer from a mental illness.
currently working on her second novel. She lives in Philadelphia with
her husband, Ted, and their Persian cat, Clara Rose.