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Launch – Interview with the Authors
What do you hope readers take with them after they’ve read it?
Most of all we want our readers to be entertained, and maybe put Maui on their vacation bucket list! We’d like them to enjoy the time they spend in Deke and Leigh’s world, and if a deeper message lingers, even better. That family is important, but sometimes we all make wrong-headed assumptions. That it’s never too late to forgive, to change, and grow.
In a perfect world, a woman afraid of water wouldn’t have to fly over two thousand miles of the stuff just to keep a promise.
As co-authors we’re often asked how and why we write as a team. Is it easier? Faster? More effective? ‘Are two heads really better than one?’
The answer is, well . . . complicated.
A tall lion of a man in a faded blue Aloha shirt and khaki shorts blocked the top landing. Sun-streaked hair too long to be businesslike. Scruffy three-day beard. All bronzed and hard-muscled, he was impossible to ignore—especially if you liked the type. Which she most certainly did not.
“Overall, this is a great book that I would highly recommend to anyone. Great characters, brilliant story and a romance that slowly builds until…”
Saturday night sounds. Deke’s personal symphony. Usually it soothed him. Tonight, his ex-wife’s letter burned in his pocket, and he was in no mood to be soothed.
As a romance writer, choosing a pseudonym can be a delicate process. What persona do you want to reflect? Sassy, sweet, exotic, naughty? Where on the shelves do you want readers to find you? In the ‘A’s, ‘M’s’ or ‘W’s? Or alphabetized next to your favorite author? Do you want to pay homage to family members, ancestral names, or cultural heritage?
She turned to go, but his arm encircled her shoulders and she was pulled to his side once again, pressing the flowers against her cheek, the fragrance from the leis teasing her nose. And once again, the sensation of intoxicating masculine strength and warm skin against warm skin scrambled her brains.
“Wow. This was quite the read! . . . This wasn’t just a romance – this was a romance; a mystery; and a little bit of action tossed in.”