Friday, September 11, 2015

FEATURED AUTHORS: JOYCE & JIM LAVENE



ABOUT THE BOOK


Sunshine Merryweather is a young witch with a passion for colorful clothes and good food. She is the owner/operator of the Purple Door Detective Agency. Her partner, John, was brutally murdered three days ago, and she won’t stop until she finds his killer. Aine is only interested in one thing when she walks into the building with the purple door – locating the last man alive in the branch of the O’Neill family she haunts as a beane sidhe. Neither woman is aware of the danger they face as an ancient assassin stalks the old port city of Norfolk, Virginia. It will take more than simple witchcraft or beane sidhe magic to stop the killer. They will have to work together and combine their talents.
But can Sunshine and Aine put aside their differences to stop the murders without tearing each other apart?





INTERVIEW WITH JOYCE LAVENE


How long have you been a writer?

All of my life. Professionally since 1999.

How often do you tweet?
Dozens of times every day.

How do you feel about Facebook?
I love Facebook. It’s a writer’s best friend.

What five things would you never want to live without?
Chocolate. My family. Writing. Rain. Fear.

3D movies are . . .  awful. Not sure how anyone watches them.

If you had a swear jar, would it be full?
Absolutely.

Are you an introvert or an extrovert?
A bit of both. I doubt if anyone is either or.

What's your favorite treat for movie night?
Pizza.

What's the biggest lie you ever told?
If I told than everyone would know.

You can be any fictional character for one day. Who would you be?
Godzilla. I’d like to be big and scary.

What's your relationship with your cell phone?

Love it. Don’t want to live without it.


How many hours of sleep do you get a night?

4-6.

Do you sweat the small stuff?

Always

What's your favorite thing about the writing process?
Writing the rough draft. Discovering why things are happening in the story.


What are you working on now?
The first book in the Canterville Book Shop Mysteries – A Dickens of a Murder.

Lightning round:
Cake or frosting? Cake.

Laptop or desktop? Laptop.

Chevy Chase or Bill Murray? Eww.

Emailing or texting? Texting.

Indoors or outdoors? Indoors.

Tea: sweet or unsweet? Sweet

Plane, train, or automobile? Car.

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