Please give a warm welcome to author Dawn Brower from Breathless Press today as we chat about their new book, A Crystal Angel.
Can you please tell us about your latest/upcoming book(s)?
A Crystal Angel releases on December 12. It is a continuation in the world of my first book, A Flawed Jewel. It is a short story that takes place fourteen years later. In January, A Treasured Lily, releases. This also takes place in this world and is about Lily. Pia and Thor's daughter.
How did you come with the idea for this story?
I wanted to do a flirt that would give those that wanted more of Pia and Thor a glimpse at how they were doing well after the book ended. It was to be set around Christmas so I sat down and thought what are they up to right now. My short story was born and written in a few hours.
Who is your ultimate "book boy/girlfriend"? You know, that hottie you read about and drool over.
Oh I have to only pick one? Really? Must I? Okay I adore Kaleb from Nalini Singh's Heart of Obsidian. If I had to pick one I'd go with him. Only because he is the newest addition to my harem.
Who is your Celebrity crush? And what would you do if you ever meet them?
This one is easy, Ian Somerhalder from the Vampire Diaries. Have you looked into his eyes? Oh so dreamy. . . I don't know what I'd do if I ever met him. I've met celebrities at cons and at least have managed to find my voice. Hopefully if I'm ever lucky enough to meet Ian I don't forget how to talk.
If you could collaborate with another author on a secret project, who would you pick to work with and why?
I'm actually working on collaboration with another author. We don't know if we'll ever finish it, but we are attempting it to see what happens with it. Our idea is to swap chapters. She is writing the heroine perspective and I'm doing—er writing the hero's.
A Crystal Angel
Sequel to A Flawed Jewel
Available December 12th
Pre-Order at Publisher
A drunken promise of betrothal has turned Thor's family against him. Will Thor earn Pia's forgiveness and find their runaway children in time for Christmas?
After a night of cards and drinking, Thor's splitting headache is the least of his worries. When a messenger arrives with a contract for him to sign, his wife Pia discovers he's agreed to betroth their son to the Earl of Devon's daughter. Pia's beyond furious and demands he fix it—or else. After overhearing the argument between their parents, the twins Liam and Lily decide to runaway in protest of the contract. Thor and Pia set out to find their rebellious children before something dreadful happens to them. Will Thor convince Pia to forgive him and find the twins before Christmas, or will their family fall apart forever?
"Don't see the point. Besides I think we need to discuss what I overheard."
"If it isn't about school, I don't care."
"You should, Liam. I told you it would impact your life."
"Well, what is it then?"
"Father agreed on a betrothal contract."
"Failing to understand how this might concern me." Liam waved his hand dismissively and turned back to his game. "Who is he going to marry you off to?"
"Not me you, fool. The Earl of Devon sent one over for him to sign. He's going to marry you off to his daughter, Lady Gemma Kemsley."
Liam's face turned stark white and he swayed in his chair. He swiveled to look at Lily as the shock settled in. His blue eyes glazed over as the astonishment of her words became clear. "Pardon me, what did you say?"
"You're betrothed, as in when you both come of age, you're getting married. Congratulations, brother of mine."
About the Author
Dawn Brower holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology, a Master of Arts in Education, and is currently working on a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts with concentrations in Literature, History, and Sociology. She works as a substitute teacher and enjoys the flexibility it gives her to concentrate on her other endeavors.
Growing up, she was the only girl out of six children. She is a single mother of two teenage boys, and there is never a dull moment in her life. Reading books is her favorite hobby. There is nothing like a nice glass of wine and a good book to relax with at the end of the day.
There are always stories inside her head; she just never thought she could make them come to life. That creativity has finally found an outlet. If you want to contact Dawn you can visit her webpage at www.authordawnbrower.com, her facebook page at www.facebook.com/DawnMarieBrower, on her blog http://dawnbrower.wordpress.com or her twitter page at www.twitter.com/dawnab33.