Jodi Auborn became interested in lighthouses and the ocean when she was fifteen years old and went on her first vacation
to Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Since then, she has taken several
trips to Monhegan Island and other small towns in coastal
Maine, all of which inspired the setting for the fictional town
of Salvation Point.
In 2014, Jodi released her novel "Matthias: The Ghost of
Salvation Point," in which ten-year-old Dylan and his family spend the summer at a mysterious lighthouse his father had inherited from his eccentric uncle. But Dylan soon learns it's not just any lighthouse: it's haunted by Matthias MacMurray, the ghost of the last lighthouse keeper who had died in a storm many years before. “Matthias” was meant to remain a stand-alone book, but after numerous requests for more stories featuring him and Dylan, the concept of a time-travel novel was developed, and "The Lighthouse Back Home" was released in 2023.
Jodi has also written "Stormwind of the North Country" and
"Secrets in the North Country," adventure novels set in New
York State’s Adirondack Mountains, and a memoir titled "My
The author lives in Ticonderoga, NY. She is single, with a yellow cat named Tom, and a white Appaloosa horse, Timmy. Besides writing, her hobbies are reading, drawing, designing houses, gardening, and photography. During the summer she enjoys canoeing, sailing her Snark sailboat, and camping and hiking in a nearby wilderness area. She enjoys most types of music and plays the guitar and ukulele.