Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Interview with paranormal romance author Carly Fall

Today's guest is paranormal romance author Carly Fall. Reviews and Interviews is just one stop as she tours her newest book Finding My Faith.

Carly will be giving away two eBook copies of The Light Within Me (the first book of this series) at each tour stop, and a $15 All Romance eBooks GC for one randomly drawn commentor. You can leave a comment here, and at her other blog stops - the more you enter, the more chances you have to win!

Bio:
Carly Fall lives in Arizona with her incredibly supportive husband, their son, and their dog. 


She is the author of the Six Savior Series beginning with The Light Within Me Book 1), and Finding My Faith (Book 2), as well as the Dark Forces Series, Shackled to the Night (Book 1) and Hidden in the Night (Book 2). 

She loves her family, writing, spending time in her pool, hiking, and a good bottle of wine, and depending on the day, not necessarily in that order.

Welcome, Carly. Please tell us about your current release. 
Finding My Faith is the second book in the Six Savior Series, the first book being The Light Within Me. I had so much fun writing Finding My Faith, I was almost disappointed when it was time to send it out into the world. I will miss Rayner and Faith. Here is a brief book blurb:

Rayner is one of the Six Savior Warriors who has a special ability, one that weighs on him like a curse. He can see spirits trapped in between life and their final resting place. Because he can’t do much to help them, he studiously ignores them. He concentrates, instead, on working with his fellow warriors to right the wrongs caused by the evil criminals from his home planet.
Faith is a bit of a hellraiser who grew up in a small Northern Arizona town.  Yearning for more out of her life, she moves to Phoenix, Arizona at the age of twenty-three where she is kidnapped and almost killed.
 When Rayner sees Faith in her spirit form while investigating a lead in Phoenix, his attraction to her is immediate, yet he follows his own personal code and ignores her cry for attention. When he realizes that she may be a stepping stone to getting him home to his own universe, he engages Faith and begins to use her as a means to an end: going home.
As the attraction grows stronger, Rayner finds himself breaking all sorts of self-set rules, as well as the code of ethics set by him and his fellow warriors. When Faith nears death, Rayner realizes that he must do everything in his power to save her, because if he doesn’t, he may just lose himself.

What inspired you to write this book?
Last year we took a trip down to Tucson where we toured a decommissioned missile silo that was active during the Cold War. It was amazing to see the computers from back then - it looked like something a first grader would come up with while messing around with some boxes and crayons. The tour was given by one of the guys who showed up everyday to work wondering if he would be given the orders to blow Russia to smithereens. They had a program where you could stay the night in the silo, and I began thinking about actually living in one. What would it be like to live nine stories underground? Would it be claustrophobic? What if the place was fixed up really, really nicely with the best of everything? From there, things just snowballed, and the Six Saviors series was born. 

For this book, I woke up one morning and wondered what it would be like to see spirits of people who hadn't passed over to the "other side." Usually my first thought is "coffee," but that day it was dead people. LOL!

What exciting story are you working on next?
I am working on the third installment of the series. It features Hudson, one of the warriors, and a human named Beverly. Trouble, drama, and romance will ensue :)

When did you first consider yourself a writer?
I have always written. I made up stories as a child, wrote for the Yearbook in high school, worked on the school newspaper in college, and then spent many years writing business materials for our business. During that time I also wrote fiction, but never did anything with it.

Do you write full-time? If so, what's your work day like?  If not, what do you do other than write and how do you find time to write?
I would love to write full time, but we also own a business, so that is an impossibility. I write mainly at night and on the weekends.

What would you say is your interesting writing quirk?
I don't know if it's interesting, but it's a proven fact that Hershey's Kisses improve creativity.  ;)

What did you want to be when you grew up?
This is the God’s Honest Truth: A Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader - LOL!

Anything additional you want to share with the readers?
My trainer wants me to start training to enter Strong Man (Woman) competitions. He says I'm freakishly strong, and I'm actually considering doing it!

Go for it! At the least it'll give you something new for the muse to play with! Thanks for stopping by today, Carly.

Readers, don't forget to comment below or at other blog stops for a chance to win a giveaway!
  




10 comments:

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thank you for hosting Carly today.

Carly Fall said...

Hi Lisa! Thank you for having me today. :) I'll be stopping by over the next few days, so if any of your readers have any questions for me, have them leave them in the comments.:)

Lauren M. said...

I'm following your blog tour Carly. Love hearing different things about you.
Lmackesy @ gmail.com

MomJane said...

This story sounds really great. I am really glad it is a series. Now I have to find the first one.

Carly Fall said...

Thank you for following the tour, Lauren! MomJane, the first book is The Light Within Me.

:)

Lisa Haselton said...

Happy to host and have folks stopping by and commenting. It's fun!

Mel Bourn said...

I love visiting with Carly. I have a couple of books, but they aren't in order yet. I have summer vacation in a few days and will be doing my catch up reading. Carly's series is on that list.
Thanks
Mel
bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

Carly Fall said...

Thanks for stopping in Mel!

*yadkny* said...

I totally believe in the Hershey's Kisses theory:) Definitely adding the Six Savior Series to my wishlist!

yadkny@hotmail.com

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