Thank you for joining me on this blog hop today. I have answered some questions to tell you a little more about my most recently published novel, Maybe This Life. If you leave me a short comment and your email address, you will be entered in a chance to win a signed paperback copy of Maybe This Life. After you've left a comment and your email address in the comments section below, please be sure to click on the names listed below to find out more about some fabulous authors. Happy Reading, Folks. - J.P.
1: What is the working title of your book? My most recently published book is called Maybe This Life
2: Where did the idea come from for the book? The idea came from chatting with my aunt one day. She was telling me some old stories about my great-grandmother's life, and I thought, "Wow, I could write a book about her life."
3: What genre does your book come under? Maybe This Life is a contemporary romance, but since it touches upon the subject of reincarnation and a little time travel, it could probably be considered paranormal romance as well.
4: Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition? I would choose Zach Efron to play Rick, and Nina Dobrev as Lena.
5: What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book? When Rick Murphy enters Lena Giordano's world, Lena is suddenly haunted by images of a past she hadn't known existed.
6: Is your book self-published, published by an independent publisher, or represented by an agency?Self-published.
7: How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript? The first draft took over a year. Then I trashed and rewrote it...taking a whole other year.
8: What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
Jude Deveraux's A Knight in Shining Armor.
9: Who or what inspired you to write this book? My great-grandmother's life story inspired me to write HER story.
10: What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest? Lena is a survivor of physical abuse. She finds the courage to walk away from a physically abusive fiance.
Below you will find authors who will be joining me by blog Do be sure to bookmark and add them to your calendars for updates on WIPs and New Releases! Happy Writing and Reading!
1. Len Berry
2. Kay LaLone
3. Orlando Smart-Powell
4. Sarwah Osei-Tutu
5. Tracy Kauffman