Eileen Cook Author, Writing Consultant, Editor

GCC Welcome Lucienne Diver

Lucinenne Diver is celebrating the new year by having a new book out. She stopped by to answer some questions about her book, Fangtabulous.

1) Tell us something fun about your new book, it can be a character detail, something that inspired the story, or a behind the scenes story from the writing process.

There’s a character from Revamped who tried hard to steal my heroine’s heart…and really the whole show (Ulric, the cocky/charming goth guy). Well he’s back in my latest release Fangtabulous. I couldn’t resist. Apparently, neither could he. The only problem with introducing a rogue like Ulric is that he can sometimes upstage your hero and heroine. I have to work pretty hard to keep him in check. Fortunately, my heroine, Gina, is extremely strong-willed herself, and that helps!

2) What do you like to do when you aren’t writing?
Experience overwhelming guilt because I should be writing. Oh, you mean for fun! For fun, I like the beach, amusement parks with my family, parties, scrapbooking, beading, doing puzzles and watching forensic shows. (Or, as my husband calls them, my “dead people” shows.)

3) If you weren’t an author- what job would you choose?
I very nearly went to graduate school for forensic anthropology. I would have been Bones! However, when I graduated with my BA, I applied to publishing as well as to graduate schools for forensic anthropology. Publishing got back to me first. I’m so glad it did!

4) Rapid fire round!
Currently Reading: Queries (I’m a literary agent by day). The last non-query, non-client book I read was The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout, Ph.D. Chilling.
Sweet or Salty: Salty!
Morning or Night person: Morning.
Coffee or Tea: Coffee! Though right now I’m on a cleanse, so I’ve had to give up caffeine completely. I’m lucky to still be able to form sentences.
Favorite Holiday: Halloween!
Favorite TV Show: Currently? Hmm, I think it might have to be Criminal Minds.
Favorite Indulgence: Shopping. My heroine and I have that in common.

More about the book:

Lucienne Diver writes the humorous, suspenseful Vamped series of young adult vampire novels for Flux Books, including Vamped, Revamped, Fangtastic and the most recent, Fangtabulous. Her short stories have been included in the Strip-Mauled and Fangs for the Mammaries anthologies edited by Esther Friesner (Baen Books), and her essay on abuse is included in the anthology Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories (HarperTeen). She also writes the Latter-Day Olympians urban fantasy series for Samhain (Bad Blood, Crazy in the Blood and the forthcoming Rise of the Blood).

About the book:

Gina Covello and her band of federal fugitives are on the run after taking down a secret (and sinister) government facility. Strapped without cash or credit cards—a fate worse than death for Gina—the rebels must find a place to lay low. They roll into Salem, Massachusetts, the most haunted town in America and the only place they have friends flying under the radar. But within a day, Gina and her gang are embroiled in a murder mystery of the supernatural kind.

Someone—or something—is strangling young women, and it’s rumored to be the ghost of Sheriff Corwin, late of the Salem Witch trials. Is it the ghostly Sheriff or is someone on this side of the veil using the famous story as a cover up? Gina is determined to get to the bottom of this mystery, and she needs to do it before a paranormal reporter on the scene exposes them for what they are…fanged federal fugitives.

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