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What’s coming in 2015 and Thank You 2014

ThankYouThe year of 2014 has been an exciting one as I was able to read over twenty books and post reviews on the blog.  The greatest thing is that often an author, or publisher, has reached out to me regarding their book. This to me is exciting and helps to show that I am reaching the right audience with the reviews.  The audience I refer to is those people who look for authors, publishers and books that often fly under the mainstream market place. My eyes, and then fingers, help put out a forum for their books and draw attention to their works through my reviews. The word reviews is used as I don’t just put them on my blog but cross post to Amazon and just recently all went up on Goodreads as well.

These individuals produce books that are just as engaging as a Stephen King,  Stephanie Myer, Suzanne Collins and other well-known authors.  They bring imagination to life which is what I believe many authors endeavor to do with their readers. The pages can be digital, or physical, but have the same effect no matter how you read. It is why I write this post as I want to thank those that helped my imagination over the past year. I hope my review helped other readers find their books and enjoy them as much as I have. This is the main reason on why I never say NO to a review request.

Before I start with listing and thanking those who gave me the great opportunity of discovering a new world through their prose let me share with you what I have coming for 2015.  As you will see the list is growing and it’s how I want it to be.

Upcoming in 2015 in no particular order:

 

  • Playback Effect by Karen A Wyle
  • Glimpses of the Undead by Julianne Snow
  • The Last Bucelarii (Book 1): Blade of the Destroyer by Andy Peloquin
  • Thunder Bay by Robert Reynolds
  • Why 319 by Mark Love
  • Counting Churches The Malta Stories by Rosanne Dingli

 

 

Now it’s time to thank those authors, and publishers, for the books I enjoyed over 2014. The list is in order of reviews from most recent to beginning of the year. If I missed anyone it was not on purpose but a MAJOR oversite on my part.

 THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR A GREAT 2014

 

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Posted by on December 9, 2014 in Reviews

 

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Ten Plus One Questions with author Elliott Baker

elliott-baker-printAuthor Elliott Baker is the man behind the book, The Sun God’s Heir.  As people will find when reading his website he was a bit clumsy growing up. Why do I write that? In his about me section he mentions how after high school he went on to “bump” into many things.  In fact people will read how this man has led many careers before landing on the one that makes him happy. This love was the joy of creating things from musicals to writing a book. So without further comment please enjoy his answers to the questions.  Also, if you want to find more information at the end of the questions are multiple links to find the man on places like Facebook and where to find his book.

Question 1:

What inspired you to write The Sun Gods Heir?

I had had the first part of Rene’s story as a quasi dream/memory for years. It just took NANOWRIMO to push it to critical mass. Critical mass being the point where anything acquires a life of its own. The fact that The Sun God’s Heir touches on aspects of life that are meaningful to me is just one of the perks of writing.

Question 2:

Is there any significance to the name names of your main characters?

Names are powerful. It’s hard for me to explain, but I would go down lists of names listening for the character to say, “Yep, that’s my name.” Even so, I’ve had to change a name or two when some kind of conflict arose, so my hearing isn’t 20/20.

Question 3:

During the writing process did you find yourself thinking about any of your memories?

As a hypnotist with a first and second hand experience of reincarnation memories, I definitely found a familiarity about certain scenes. Not as a lead character, but rather as “I’ve been in this marketplace before.” I’ve no need to argue for reincarnation as a fact. I don’t know. Still, if something is a useful tool in the prosecution of life, I think it should be used. My take is that the scenes that are the most vivid to me are the ones I write best and hopefully some of which ignite familiarity or memory in others.

Question 4:

What were some of your favorite books growing up?

All of Robert Heinlein’s books, Ursula LeGuinn, John Nelson’s Starborn, Alexei Panshin’s Rite of Passage, and Madeline L’engle’s A Wrinkle In Time. I have to stop this now, or I’ll still be here this time tomorrow listing authors and stories that ignited my imagination. As you can probably tell, I am grateful to these folks. What are we if not a heroic story.

Question 5:

Do you hear from fans of the book, and if you do what do they say?

Not sure I have any fans yet, but the comments and reviews have been great. The best comments have been about their impatience to read the sequel which, by the way, is completed. Nothing makes a writer feel better than that.

Question 6:

What was the feeling like when you saw the very first printed version of your book?

I’ll let you know when the printed version comes out in November.

Question 7:

Do you continue to write?

Routine is the mainstay of art, any art. I do my best to write every day. I don’t always succeed. The joy of writing a story is very close to the joy of reading one. I have an idea of where I’d like the story to go, but it is often as surprising and fun for me as for the reader. We’re both reading the story for the first time.

Question 8:

What is the message you want people to take away from the book?

Having more power is not the answer. Enslaving someone else does not make you safer. The only way to get across the finish line is arm in arm.

Question 9:

If you could envision a future for your main character, what would it be?

Hah, almost got me there. I am envisioning a future for Rene. Read the sequel. I think you’ll enjoy it. Like life for all of us, it has moments of victory as well as those of loss, of doubt and frustration. And like all of us, he will face his demons and grow stronger with experience.

Question 10:

Who are those in the dedication of the book, and their importance to you?

My wife Sally Ann is probably the reason we are having this conversation. Her unwavering support for my artistic endeavors has resulted in this book. How important is air?

I don’t believe in coincidence so everyone who comes into my life has something to teach me or remind me. By reading aloud to our sixth grade class, Mrs. Lillian Walker introduced me to the joy of the story as well as great frustration when class time ran out and she couldn’t read the next installment. Patience then was not my strongest suit. Now that I think of it, probably not so much now either. I went to the library, found the book, and ate all the rest of Walter Farley’s books. Sitting here, I look over at my wall of books and I am so grateful to that lady.

 

The + 1 Question:

If you had any one place in the world you could travel to for a book tour, where would that place be, and why?

I like meeting and talking to people, and will be happy to go anywhere someone wants to further explore my book. As long as we’re pushing imagination here, I think it would be interesting to give a book tour in a country where the book has been translated into another language.

 

Elliot has a few ways people can find out about him and his book.  Check out one if not all the links below.

 

 
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Posted by on October 20, 2014 in Interview

 

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The Sun God’s Heir by Elliott Baker

tsgh-coverNo matter the era a person lives there are a few things many try to keep true in life. People can feel they are honor bound to uphold a family name, a friendship, or protect someone unable to protect themselves. This type of loyalty can move mountains, but at same time lead to a hubris that can lead to someone’s demise. This is just some of the items that will meet the reader in author Elliott Baker’s book, The Sun God’s Heir.

The story will introduce the reader to a period in French History where the king still ruled, and the ruling class enjoyed a good life. The type of life that lets three good friends enjoys a day in the countryside riding their horses, a small picnic and just being teenagers. The three youths were all in their late teens and Claire was the beautiful young woman of the group, Martin the budding swordsman and Rene the pacifist. The group of lifelong friends enjoyed life and the company of each other with Martin practicing with a new sword amongst the field. Although Rene seemed scared of the sword he offered his friend some advice that will lead the reader to learn more about this man as he flashes back to training he received from a master swordsman.

This should be the hint to the reader that there is much more to come within the pages of the book. Although Rene seems to be much of a pacifist in some of his first dealings in the book things become clearer as the book progresses. His sword skills will become unveiled and the trusted advice from his teacher will come to life. Those skills will be put to the test a few times before the young man is forced to leave France, and it’s those skills that actually lead to his leaving.

There will be events that will force Rene to leave everything he knows behind, his family, his friends, and Claire to keep them safe. This will lead to a life he had not envisioned for himself but a life he may come to accept. He will show that for his years he is wiser than he shows and a great judge of people and his surroundings. These will be things that will keep him safe and his sword skills will be put to great use as he travels the Mediterranean Sea.  A trip that will not only introduce him to new people but new cultures and lead to friendships that will come to be fruitful for all involved. One of these friendships will be a woman that may rival even his sword skills.

The Mediterranean of that period is full of peril from storms to slavers and pirates. The reader will find battles taking place on the sea and as well as the foreign ports the young man will visit. The reader will get an idea of the politics of the period as one must remember the inquisition was going on during this time. This may just be a brief problem within the pages of the book but enough that it will leader to Rene’s new female friend to break the rules of her culture to save friends. It is items like this that will thrill the reader.

The Sun God’s Heir by Elliott Baker is a really well written book that does an amazing job of introducing the reader to Rene and the early 17th century world it takes place in. The books title may not seem clear at first but as you read dreams of Egyptian began to rattle Rene.  There are also others within the book who have an understanding of who the boy his and how he could be a savior for humanity. Of course if there is a savior there must be an evil and that is also found in the book. An evil so intent on bringing Rene home it may bring the most dangerous curse of the period to France, the plague. Of course the plan is to bring Rene home by having his loved ones threatened but, other events also threaten Rene’s live. It is only through reading the book will the reader get the true atmosphere, plot, and well-designed characters of the book. As well as the joy of life, and danger it can bring as one stands to be loyal and protect those he loves.  The book is published  by Musa Publishing.

 
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Posted by on October 15, 2014 in Reviews

 

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Ten Plus One Questions with Author Kate O’Connor

Kate Profile PicAuthor Kate O’Connor is the woman behind Mermaid. She not only writes been one checks her bio on her webpage you see she has other interests. She flies planes, digs up artificats and manages a kennel full of Airedales.  Sure sounds like an adventourous life and yet she has the time to write a book such as Mermaid that opens up the mind to a new ideas. So without futher comment here are the answers to the Ten Plus One Questions.

Find Kate:

Twitter: @kateoconnor03

Her Publisher Musa Pubishing.

 

Question 1: What inspired you to write Mermaid?

I love old folk- and fairy- tales. This story started with Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” which has always been one of my favorites. I wanted to put a futuristic spin on it to see how the old fairytale structures stood up to the test of time.

Question 2: Is there any significance to the name/names of your main characters?

The four primary characters each have a surname related to the element I felt suited them most. Nerine – water, Lur – earth, Azar – fire, Esen – air. The accidentally funny bit is that adding an extra ‘s’ to Rob’s last name gets you “essen” which is German for “eat.” In spite of being entirely unplanned on my part, it works out ridiculously for the heir to a food company.

Question 3: During the writing process did you find yourself thinking about any of your own memories?

I’m not sure how to say this without sounding silly, but I don’t actually think much beyond the technical aspects of getting words coherently on the page when I’m writing. With a story like “Mermaid” where the basic structure comes from a fairy tale, rather than being something I have to plan out, this is particularly true. On the other hand, this approach makes it fun to read back over a story when I’m done and pick apart which pieces might have come from where in my subconscious.

Question 4: What were some of your favorite books growing up?

C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia, Orson Scott Card’s Enders Game, Arthur C. Clarke’s Rendezvous with Rama.

Question 5: Do you hear from fans of the book, and if you do what do they say?

Nope, I don’t. Which is not to say I wouldn’t like to.

Question 6: What was the feeling like when you saw the very first printed version of your book?

There isn’t a print version for this one. However, getting the finished ebook copy was very satisfying. I usually write short stories, so having a finished, published longer work was quite exciting.

Question 7: Do you continue to write?

Always and forever.

Question 8: What is the message you want people to take away from the book?

I don’t write with a message in mind. I’ve always felt that once a story leaves the writer’s hands, it is up to the reader to attach their own personal meaning to it. I hope people take something away from the story, of course, but I don’t have much attachment to what they find there.

Question 9: If you could envision a future for your main character, what would it be?

Hmm. I going to have to stick to imagining a future for Rob and Kiera. I imagine them taking control of their lives and fighting to make the company and the world a better place for drones and humans alike. Kiera especially is strong enough and smart enough to do just about anything she sets her mind to. I think Rob will spend a long time looking for Cora, even though he tries not to.

Question 10: Who are those in the dedication of the book, and their importance to you? 

“Mermaid” is dedicated to my little sister. Beyond being a wonderful sister, she is also my first reader/primary editor. She has a gift for finding the weak places in my world logic and character arcs. She is blessedly blunt when I am making a mess, so I know that when she tells me a story is good, it really is. She buys me coffee and chocolate when I’m feeling like I’ll never be able to write a decent story again. Without her, this book, and most of the rest of my writing, would not be possible.

The +1 Question: If you had any one place in the world you could travel to for a book tour, where would that place be, and why?

Ireland. I haven’t been in a while and it would be a lot of fun to catch up with friends and show off what I’ve been working on. There’s also this little pub I need to go find again…

 
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Posted by on August 21, 2014 in Interview

 

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Mermaid by Kate O’Connor

Mermaid CoverMermaids have been around in history or lore since man was sailing the seas carrying cargo too far off places. There are even reports that Christopher Columbus had seen them upon one of his trips to the Americas. These tales of men seeing beautiful half woman and half fish fill books across the world. They have been painted as evil creatures that have caused shipwrecks and death. On the other hand, they are also known to be kind and beautiful. A being that is fascinated with the human world and would rather fall in love with a man over ever harm them. There is thus no surprise they have been seen in books and movies throughout this entire time.

Author Kate O’Connor brings us a new tale in the lore that surrounds these creatures of the deep. In this instance we find them in the pages of her book, Mermaid. The book will show that there is indeed something under the waves. The creatures that are half woman and half fish do exist, but in this case they were created by man.

Mermaid introduces the reader to a potential near future where man must cultivate some of the world’s food from under the seas. These creatures are artificial and primarily electronic in their build. They do have human characteristics but at same time had more than two arms as they have six. Either way they are human like in their face, and more importantly some in their curiosity.

The book opens with one of these creatures feeling the surge of an impending storm. Her name is Coral and she had grown used to her job for World Food Company of tending her patch of the seaweed farm. In this instance the thrill of the storm, its energy was almost calling her name. She did what she shouldn’t and swam out to experience the storm and enjoy chasing it in deep water.

During this chase Coral makes one major mistake she comes across a boat full of humans. She knows it is best to turn back and get back to her patch of seaweed. Instead she got closer to them. She wanted to see them, and sadly she missed a bright shiny object in the water. Before she understood what was happening she was on the ship with a mix of humans staring down at her. Afraid, caught like a fish she could barely speak let alone move. It was this moment that she saw Rob. He knew immediately what she was and how she came to be, it helped that his father owned the company.

Rob was able to get his friends to release Coral back into the water, but the delay on their fishing trip would cost them dearly. They failed to notice the storm moving up upon them, and soon their small boat was sinking to the bottom. Coral had to make a hard choice that day. She had to choose to ignore the chaos of the event or safe the humans. She saved a woman from the boat named Kiera first and she pushed Coral to go and find Rob.

Coral did all she could that day to save those two from the boat and it stirred a new sensation within her. She was going against the things that she should have been programmed to ignore. She wanted to find Rob, she wanted to be HUMAN.

The book will follow Coral’s attempt to reach that dream and the reader will be introduced to a man that just may be able to help her live that dream. The one thing we all must remember is that sometimes those who help with a dream will have a price they may want paid later.

Kate O’Connor does a great job of getting the reader into Corals mind. In a small way you get the feeling you are following a young child grow up and become an adult. This is explained in the book as she will have to learn so much to live as a human. There is intrigue in the background of the book, but you must read it to find out what and how this will impact Coral. You will also have to make a decision does she truly reach that level of becoming a human, or was she just playing one. The book is published through Musa Publishing, and is well worth the read.

 
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Posted by on August 18, 2014 in Reviews

 

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Reading + Writing + Multiple Sclerosis = Frustration

WritingI don’t complain much on the blog when I write about my Multiple Sclerosis. I try to keep things positive and this is one of those times were I may lash out a bit. I’m going to be up front and honest about some emotion and although it’s not to terrible it’s more frustration than anything else. The frustration is due to a feeling of being neglectful of myself imposed duties to the blog I write.

By now you are either still wondering what am I writing about, or lost interest and waiting for the next post. Either way here we go folks so let me get to the true reason for the post and the subject.

I’m writing this blog post with my MS word zoomed in two hundred percent to give my eyes a break. My arms are a bit sore and my hands ache a tad as I type. Up to this point I have had to stop at least two times to close my eyes and reopen to focus and shake my hands and arms out. I’ve had to change my sitting position at least four times and hopefully by the end this will be the last time.

What is causing this discomfort and problems? It’s simple it’s the side effects of my Multiple Sclerosis. It can mess with SO much of the body and for me it’s been pretty light. However as temperatures cool and then rise, then repeat it hits my physically and sometimes emotionally. You add in the full moon that has come and gone and it’s worse than the world’s longest roller coaster.

My eyes have gotten blurry a few times, my arms ache and there is not much I can do with it. I try to save the energy for the fourty hour work week which makes blogging a bit difficult. This is where the frustration comes in as I try and get a new book out to all of you at least one time a month. It’s due to these factors I have been a bit off as of late in getting new product out to you.

Thus I finally had to blow my screen up and write this explanation and most importantly let people know I am not done, I have not gone away, but just a small break. I have some vacation from work and plan on using the time to relax and get back to form and back into my normal blog patterns.

In the between time let me share with you what I have waiting for my attention, and get the word started on these books.

First up I have Doug Lamoreux’s book, which he co-wrote with one Daniel Lamoreux (his brother), titled Apparition Lake. The book has been rewritten by the brothers and is going to be made available by Creativia Publishing. The book is a reimaging of what Doug called, “mistakes of youth”, and should be a great read. Doug’s other books can be found online and of course on Amazon.

I will follow that book up with one from Author Kate O’Connor titled, Mermaid. This book was released on March 21, 2013. The book is through Musa Publishing and a description of the book is posted below for anyone who may want to read it before I do.

WMERMAIDhen genetically engineered sea drone Coral saved two drowning humans, she didn’t expect to end up questioning the foundations of her world… but humans don’t seem as different as she’s always been told. With nothing ahead of her but mindless days of harvesting seaweed for World Food Co., she has to know why humans are free to choose and drones aren’t.

Coral’s only hope of transforming her future lies in taking on a battle her people gave up a century ago. However, each step nearer to drone freedom brings her closer to falling in love with Rob, the man she saved and heir to the company she is fighting to change.

Struggling to unravel politics and passion, Coral begins to realize that she stands to lose more than just a chance at being human. Both her life and Rob’s may just balance on whether or not they can create a world where drones can be free.

 

The last of the trifecta I have on my to-read list is the book, The Dragon and The Needle, by author Hugh Franks. This book came to me all the way from England, and borrowing the English vanacular, through the post. This is one of those times I received the paper edition of the book and thrilled that arrived. I have shared a book description below and this book is from the Book Guild Publishing.

DragonA mysterious syndrome is striking down political leaders across the Western world. Named Extraordinary Natural Death Syndrome, or ENDS, it has baffled medical experts. The Western prejudice against the mysteries of Oriental medicine, and the growing acceptance of acupuncture as an effective method of treatment, are just two of the contrasting approaches explored in the story.

A brilliant young British doctor, Mike, and a glamorous Chinese acupuncturist, Eleanor, become involved in finding the cause of ENDS. They think they are on the right track, but the implications are shocking. Could this be an audacious ideological plan for world domination? And how does Eleanor’s dead husband Chen fit in? When the secrets of The Dragon and the Needle are revealed, where will Eleanor’s loyalties ultimately lie?

 

You can see I have some books to read and do not plan on stopping for any long period of time. I just have to take this short break to let some pain go away and see 20/20 again. Good thing this eye issue doesn’t happen when driving and for those saying, Get your eyes checked, I did they are fine.

 
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Posted by on July 17, 2014 in Multiple Sclerosis, Personal

 

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Ten +1 Questions with Author Anne Montgomery

Anne MontgomeryIf the name Anne Montgomery seems familiar to anyone it could be that she has had quite the career.  The place many might remember her name from is her time on ESPN’s Sportscenter being one of the first woman anchors. She has worked for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns as a studio host as well.

She now has turned to writing and is also a teacher. Another interesting fact is that she has a thing for zebra stripes. What do I mean, well she referees High School Football games.  So now that you have a brief background here are those questions on her book The Magician from Musa Publishing.

 

Question 1: What inspired you to write The Magician?

I was commissioned to write a magazine article about ancient ballcourts. People in Central and South America were playing a ballgame when Columbus arrived, and he was fascinated by the contest, which resembled modern-day ice hockey or basketball. While visiting a northern Arizona ruinthat had a ballcourt, the archeologist I was interviewing pointed up the hillside and said, “That’s where The Magician was buried.” I later wrote a magazine article about the man they call The Magician, in which I was tasked with uncovering where he might have come from, since he was different from the people who buried him in a fabulous tomb 900 years ago. The research entailed learning about pottery and weapons and trade routes and textiles, the ancestors of the Hopi, the art of pueblo building, ancient farming practices, and – believe it or not – sword swallowing. The reporter in me loved the research.

 

Question 2: Is there any significance to the name names of your main characters?

Kate Butler is my alter ego. My surname is Butler. (A TV station made me change my name because I anchored with another woman who had the last name Butler, which, of course, wasn’t her real name either.) My first name comes from Latin and means “grace,” and this is one of those cosmic ironies. I have bad feet, and while I’ve done pretty well at sports where I don’t have to run – swimming, skiing, ice skating – I have a tendency to trip and fall over cracks in the sidewalk. In my early years, this resulted in a lot of family eye rolling. My mother was often heard to remark that she wished she’d called me Kate instead of Anne.

 

Question 3: During the writing process did you find yourself thinking about any of your memories?

The present day story of The Magician is pretty much true. Kate struggles to get the story done in exactly the same way I did. Kate learned and grew along the way, and so did I.

 

Question 4: What were some of your favorite books growing up?

I hated to read when I was a kid. I now know that I am a bit dyslexic, which made school and reading difficult. Back then I was called stupid and lazy, which made me resent most anything with words. Even when I was in college, my mother would correct any letters I wrote home – yes, way back when we put actual stamps on mail – and she would return them with all of my mistakes marked in red pen. Books held no allure.

I recently got an e-mail from a woman who was my best friend when I was growing up which said, “Who would have ever thought you would be a writer.” She read constantly. I didn’t read a book for pleasure until I was 18. It was The Once and Future King by T.H. White. It remains one of my favorites.

 

Question 5: Do you hear from fans of the book, and if you do what do they say?

            The Magician has only been out a couple of months, so I’m still waiting. Patiently.

 

Question 6: What was the feeling like when you saw the very first printed version of your book?

Um…it’s an e-book. So I have nothing to feel accept the screen of my Kindle.

 

Question 7: Do you continue to write?

I am working on a novel based on the polygamous towns of Colorado City, Arizona and Hildale, Utah, which together are called Short Creek. Warren Jeffs is still running the community from prison. I have visited the area – pretending that I had no idea where I was – and interviewed people that have been involved with the cult members. It’s all pretty awful. I have to put the book away sometimes, because what’s happening up there is so depressing. I’m telling the story through the eyes of a young girl and doing my best to give the child and the readers hope.

 

Question 8: What is the message you want people to take away from the book?

First, I want the readers to understand that human beings haven’t changed all that much over the centuries. We all want to be accepted for who we are. We want love and security.

I also want the readers to realize that we need to put an end to archeological looting all over the world. I’ll let the archeologist in my story, Dr. Jerrod Crane, explain: “Once you’ve moved an artifact from its setting, you’ve destroyed its sense of time and place, something you can never get back. Dig up a pot and drop it on the surface, and we’ve lost any perspective of its significance historically. So what you have is a pretty piece with no meaning.”

Finally, I’d like historians to admit that our beliefs about the way man populated the earth need to be updated. Let’s look into those gaps in the historical record and the apparent anomalies with open minds.

 

Question 9: If you could envision a future for your main character, what would it be?

Kate will become comfortable without being on television. The girl has a massive ego. (I should know.) She will learn that a job is what we do, not who we are.

 

Question 10: Who are those in the dedication of the book, and their importance to you?

Ryan Pickard is my boyfriend. (Yes, a really silly word, for someone my age.) We have been together 20 years. As it says in the dedication, he loves history as much as I do and we often do verbal battle in regard to historical issues, making never to be paid dollar bets on the outcome. We are polar opposites in some things – like religion and politics – still we laugh and argue and never get bored with each other. He has also been a great sport about accompanying me on my research trips. He is adored by dogs and little children and is an exemplary chef. And we both love football and scuba diving. What more could a girl ask for?

 

The + 1 Question: If you had any one place in the world you could travel to for a book tour, where would that place be, and why?

This one is tough. I have been fortunate in that I have traveled extensively. That said, I especially love Australia. Ryan and I attended the Australian Mineral Symposium in Perth in 2005. I’m a rock collector, so we went mining with a group of Aussi “rockers” and brought back about 75 pounds of rocks in our suitcases. It was fabulous. They made us feel like family. So, I think I’d like to go back.

 
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Posted by on April 24, 2014 in Interview

 

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