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and new adult novels with spunky heroines and sexier-than-sin heroes. Her books
have made several best-selling lists including the tender love stories in the
*Impossible Love* series; the steamy romantic comedy *Dirty Little Lies*; and
the touching family drama *Wednesday*. Her new title, *Caught*, is the first in
a series about the women of Elite PR and their very naughty clients. It will be
published with Entangled Publishing’s Brazen line in June 2015.
her groove on – mostly to work off her beloved cupcakes and red wine. She lives
in Minneapolis with her two leading men – her husband and young son – and is
always on social media chatting with readers.
Jeri’s Book Attic is happy that Clare took some time to answer some questions for us
be here, now let’s tackle your questions!
to mind? Why is it so important to you?
Pippi Longstocking books. She had crazy clothes and was fun as hell. I’ve
always loved books about girl power 🙂
a part of your stories? Is the influence based on a conscious decision, or do
you periodically recognize yourself in one of your characters and it wasn’t
that you don’t even notice. But mostly, my characters are their own people and
not based on anyone I know. And the same for the plot. Though with Caught, I did tap into my own experience
as a public relations rep. Still, I NEVER had a client like Jarod Cage…bummer.
think about writing in it? Explain why!
it. For me, it can be very raw and vulnerable and it’s tough to go there
sometimes. But, I really love it!
feature a book needs to have?
of people complaining about books where the characters don’t do what they think
they should, or they are not nice enough, or not a reliable narrator. To me,
these are my favorite characters. I don’t need to like them, I just need to be
interested in them J
I also loved to be surprised!
questions people ask you in interviews, what question is the most annoying and
you would love to never hear again? What question would you really like to
answer that you have not been asked yet, and what is your answer to that
books – just because it’s too difficult to answer. I have soooo many books I
love. Plus, I forget a lot of them, and then feel bad when I remember them
after an interview is over!
answer. I’d rather just talk to people about books in general—a conversation
rather than an interview.
style that are important yet different from other authors.
going on. Maybe it’s different points of view, or the plot is anchored by some
rules, or part of the story is in a letter or interview, or it’s told
badass, even if they don’t know it.
humor, heart, and heat in all of my stories!
most independent, and has taken on a life of their own?
family even refers to Stevie as if she’s a real person 🙂
end of this interview?
to me! I love emails and notes on Twitter and Facebook. Oh, and I have a ton
more going on in 2015, so stay close!!