The story goes that while living in an old mining town brothel they were renovating, in landlocked Montana, they started writing a novel, and set it on St. John. On a research trip they fell in love with the sand and sun. The plan was they would move to the island, learn to sail, fix up the old boat, and sail it to the Caribbean. But things don’t go as planned.
That experience is also the subject of her newest book, "My Next Husband Will Be Normal." The story goes that, soon after unpacking their flip-flops, her husband—a former Republican state legislator with a silver crewcut and solid traditional values—realizes he is really a she. Lee continued, "Toss in a few sex toys, some steel pan music, a pinch of voodoo—and stir."