Why did you choose to write in your particular field or genre?
My dad wasn’t to happy I had written a vampire book with sex in it, so I wrote a book he would be comfortable reading. A light fun mystery.
Where did your love of books/storytelling/reading/writing/etc. come from?
High school, my best friend and I were hooked on Tami Hoag in 11th grade and the rest is history.
How long have you been writing?
I wrote poetry in college, but novel writing since 2011.
What kind(s) of writing do you do?
Paranormal/Science Fiction, Mystery, Poetry, Erotica, Short Stories
What do you think most characterizes your writing?
Relationships. My writing revolves around every day relationships that we can all bond with. For instance, you may or may not have a brother, but chances are you have a guy friend who is ‘like’ a brother, so you will be able to relate to and bond with my female characters and their brotherly interactions.
What was the hardest part of writing this book?
Saying goodbye to the characters. It was the last book in the series.
What did you enjoy most about writing this book?
Realizing how much my writing has grown in quality, style and depth.
Who are some of your favorite authors that you feel were influential in your work? What impact have they had on your writing?
Tami Hoag, Catherine Coulter, Kay Hooper, Sherrilyn Kenyon. I’ve met Tami and Kenyon, I’ve emailed with Coulter and one day I hope to see Hooper. They make me want to strive to work harder and harder.
Are you a full-time or part-time writer? How does that affect your writing?
Part time but one day I hope to be full time. It keeps my writing slow, I don’t get to put out as much as I would like.
What are some day jobs that you have held? If any of them impacted your writing, share an example.
I killed off a former boss in the first Maverick book does that count? I have spent a majority of my adult life working at United Rentals.
What do you like to read in your free time?
Anything good I am pretty open to anything that isn’t non-fiction.
What projects are you working on at the present?
A time traveling book
If you could cast your characters in the Hollywood adaptation of your book, who would play your characters?
I haven’t written the character yet but one day I will because I want Will Smith to star in a movie based on my book.
What do you want your tombstone to say?
She Lived, She Laughed and She Loved deeper than she ever realized.
If you had a superpower, what would it be?
I have always wanted to fly.
If you were a superhero, what would your name be? What costume would you wear?
Not sure about the name but the suit would be purple, for sure.
Where is one place you want to visit that you haven’t been before?
Lebanon and Ireland
If you were an animal in a zoo, what would you be?
Tiger – Nemer means Tiger in Arabic. I’ve always felt like a tiger even before I knew what my name meant.
What is something you want to accomplish before you die?
I want to see my children succeed in life: Walk down the aisle with true love and graduate school. I also really want to hold a grandchild … I couldn’t physically have a baby, but I want my children’s children to know their grandma.
If you could have any accents from anywhere in the world, what would you choose?
Arabic, with a mix of Irish. Gotta represent two of my cultures.
Ashley is married and lives in Houston with her husband and their two children. They have been together for over a decade and he brings her more joy than she could ever imagine as a child. She loves to read and has been hooked on the romance genre ever since her life
long best friend Laura gave her “Ashes to Ashes’ by Tami Hoag to read when they were younger.Ashley finds her strength through her family, especially her parents. They always support her in life, they push her to strive for greatness. There once was a motto that Ashley heard in her youth through her Taekwondo life ‘Reach for the Stars’ and that is what Ashley has always done. It was through her upbringing that the values Ashley has and display’s came from. With her Parents always cheering her on in life she was able to grow up having faith in herself and her ability to conquer the world.
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Kain Maverick has always been the good one. He never caused a moment of trouble for Laura and William growing up, and his sisters always feared the wrath of Kain if they crossed his path. But now the tables have turned and Kain seems to be knee deep in trouble. But this isn’t any kind of trouble, its women trouble.
Mr. A has finally convinced Nadia to settle down and hang her newspaper hat up. She’s turned over her black and white print copy reports and begun a new path, daytime television. Everyone is happy, she’s out of danger and she has just given birth. Can she really keep herself out of harm’s way?
Anabella and Carter have discovered a new dilemma in their short lived marriage and now have to face some hard facts. The Brotherhood is always knocking on the door and Ana doesn’t know if she can handle this new bump in their relationship.
Now all three siblings turn to one another in hope that this final chapter will give each of them their salvation.
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