Today’s interview is with Catherine Mann, and there is a great giveaway at the end.
1. Could you tell me a little bit about yourself?
CM: I have to confess, I’m not so good at talking about myself. It’s much easier for me to talk about my characters (or my family or my pets or my foster pets). So maybe that sums me up – I write for Sourcebooks, Harlequin and Berkley. I’m a military wife, mom of four, and spend most of my spare time volunteering at my local Humane Society.
CM: FREE FALL is book 4 in my ”Elite Force” series featuring Air Force pararescuemen. Folks have been asking for Jose ”Cuervo” James’ story and this is it! Here’s the official story blurb:
Pararescueman Jose “Cuervo” James is committed to his job and not much else. He thought nothing could change that, not even sexy, smart Interpol agent Stella Carson. Their affair burns hot and fast, but family is everything to Stella, and Jose just can’t go there. His family demons are too deep, too tenacious.
The demands of their work make it easy to stay away from each other, until a fateful mission deep in the African jungle unexpectedly throws them together. With Stella’s life on the line, uncovering the truth about Jose’s fears and her tragic past might destroy the spark between them, or gain them a second chance at passion and forever…
3. What is your inspiration behind this romantic suspense series?
CM: My husband served in the Air Force for over 20 years. His service and that of so many of our friends offers endless inspiration for stories.
4. You have written lots of other books. What is a typical day at your house like? Write, write and write?
CM: LOL! I’m a type A, on-the-go-person. My day is a hodge podge of write, tend to foster puppies, brainstorm with my critique partner Joanne Rock while I load the crockpot, write, toss in a load of laundry, proof edits, run errands, write, help kids with homework, write, get ready for supper and realize I forgot to plug in the crockpot, order pizza, crash w/my family in front of the TV w/pizza while I read a writing contest entry…. Sleep. Repeat. I love my life!
5. What is coming next from you?
CM: Coming out next month/April, look for book 3 in my ”Alpha Brotherhood” series – PLAYING FOR KEEPS, Harlequin Desire.
6. And now a tough one, name the best book ever written (in your opinon) 😉
CM: Wow, tough one doesn’t even begin to sum up that question! I have favorites in all genres – it’s like comparing apples and oranges! How about this? Since we’re talking about military romantic suspense novels, I’ll pick my favorite military romantic supsense – that would be Suzanne Brockmann’s UNSUNG HERO. I do have a lot of favorites and enjoy chatting with readers. I can be found online just about every day at:
1 set of the Elite Force books (preceding Free Fall): Cover Me, Hot Zone and Under Fire.
2. Ends March 17th
3. Just enter 🙂
FREE FALL BY CATHERINE MANN – IN STORES MARCH 2013
On This Mission, There Are No Accidents…
Pararescueman Jose “Cuervo” James is the guy they call for the most dangerous assignments. He lives for his job.
On a high-risk rescue deep in the African jungle, Jose encounters sexy, smart Interpol agent Stella Carson. They’d once had an affair that burned hot and fast, but family is everything to Stella, and Jose just can’t go there.
Fate has thrown them into the deadly hot zone together, and sparks will fly…but only if they can live to tell about it.
Praise for Free Fall:
“Catherine Mann writes an amazing combination of keen suspense, unique characters, and heart-stopping romance. I’m a fan!” —Lori Foster, New York Times bestselling author of Savor the Danger
“Tense and dramatic… the chemistry is strong, the prose is tight, and the story never stops moving.” —Publishers Weekly
“Mann sweeps readers along with pulse-pounding suspense, passion and a full-out frontal assault of the senses that will keep readers gripping their seats…” —RT Book Reviews, 4 ½ Stars
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
USA Todaybestselling author Catherine Mann pens steamy military romances, with over two million books in print. She has won the prestigious RWA RITA Award and a Bookseller’s Best Award, and has finaled in the RT Book ReviewsReviewers Choice and Maggie awards. Catherine resides with her husband, a retired Air Force colonel, in Florida. For more information for her entire series, please visit www.catherinemann.com.
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