Sunday, April 3, 2011

Interview with Mary Abshire

Today as part of her virtual book tour we have an interview with author Mary Abshire. Have you always wanted to be a writer or was this something that just happened? I wanted to a long time ago, but didn't feel like I could. Paying the bills meant working a full time job and other priorities claimed hold of my life. When did you start writing? I started writing in my early twenties, but never pursued a career. About 2 years ago, i started writing full length novels and haven't stopped. What was your first published work? Claiming the Evil Dead Tell us about your current book? Catching an Evil Tail came out in Feb, and Fighting Evil came out 3/21. Fighting Evil picks up where Catching an Evil Tail left off. What was the inspiration behind this book? I didn't really have any. I just knew I wanted to write a novel with Jessie and a werewolf that tempted her. Can you give us a little glimpse into the book, perhaps a part of one of your favorite scenes? There's a scene where the Alpha surprises Jessie and, well, things heat up. Mr. Green eyes really tempts her. What are you working on now? My current WIP is the 4th Soul Catcher novel. Jessie and Drake are together, on the run from the VETOV. It has a lot of twists, but a very nice ending. When you’re not writing what are your favorite hobbies or entertaining activities? Reading. Once in a while I'll sit in front of the television to watch a season of Fringe or True Blood. Sometimes I go to the movies, but not very often. What would readers be surprised to learn about you? I'm a fan of 80's new wave music and trance music of today. My husband and I go to trance clubs in Chicago on occasion. Just for fun lightning round: Black or white BLACK Red or pink RED Angels or Demons DEMONS Vampires or werewolves VAMPIRES Coke or Pepsi WATER Coffee or tea COFFEE Wine, beer or mixed drinks WINE OR MIXED DRINKS Casual or Formal CASUAL Paperback, hardcover, or digital PAPERBACK Before you go would you like to share any more details about your current release, perhaps a blurb or excerpt? Book Description: Half-demon Jessie Garrett wants to live a normal life among her friends and keep her soul catching ability a secret, but supernatural creatures keep popping up in her world. Adding to her struggles, her vampire lover remains out of the country, and when he offers no valuable explanation as to why he hasn't returned, she wonders if she should move on without him. As if Jessie doesn't have enough worries on her mind, the demon yearning to seduce her shows up at her home. She longs to liberate herself from the debt she owes him, and when he asks for her help, she jumps at the chance to make a new deal with him—one that will guarantee her freedom. The only catch? She has to send the soul of a werewolf to hell.Love, trust, and loyalty are on the line. Torn between her feelings for her vampire boyfriend, a hot Alpha wolf, and a demon vowing to protect her, Jessie must figure out her heart's true desires. Where can your book be found for sale? AMAZON and ALL ROMANCE EBOOKS If readers would like to learn more about you where can they find you on the web? or Thank you again for joining us today at Fang-tastic Books.

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