Hello, reader friends! We have a special guest author and giveaway today so let’s hop right in!
Color of Danger
by Alexa Verde
“Dr. Luke Goodman slammed on the brakes and jerked the car to the right. Knuckles white, he gripped the steering wheel.“
I love it! What a great hook! Join me in welcoming today’s featured author, Alexa Verde!
Hi Alexa! What books (and/or authors) do YOU hoard?
Alexa: First and foremost, the Bible (I have Bibles in different editions and in different languages)! Though I wouldn’t use the word “hoard” here but the word “treasure.”
And as you can see from one of my bookshelves, I grew up on classics and I love languages (the reason for dictionaries). Not only I read War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy, but I wrote a thesis about it and other books by him, as well as about books by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
I use my Kindle way more than my bookshelves these days. I probably have hundreds of ebooks there, nearly all Christian fiction. I strive to write God-honoring books, and that’s what I read, too.
Beth: That is a pretty shelf and I love my Kindle, too!
Do you have a favorite reading spot?
Alexa: I like reading in bed. It’s super comfortable, and my back thanks me for it (though my eyes probably don’t).
Beth: I also do a lot of reading in bed. It’s usually quiet there!
What can you tell us about your experience with the Tuscan Legacy series and authors?
Alexa: I absolutely loved it! When I heard about the idea of Christian contemporary romance series with mysterious paintings thread and an international flavor, I couldn’t sign up fast enough. There’s so much talent in this group, and it was fun to see A Tuscan Legacy books come together.
And I couldn’t be more grateful for the wonderful response from our readers! My contribution to the series, Rapsodia, is one of the favorite books I’ve written so far. I just don’t want to say goodbye to Marco and Samantha!
Beth: It looks like a fascinating series! (Readers you can find out more in this series of spotlights on Faithfully Bookish!)
Tell us a little bit about your featured book.
Alexa: Today I’m featuring Color of Danger, Book 1 in the Secrets of Rios Azules series. Even after publishing, I believe, 13 books after it, Color of Danger is still close to my heart. Did I mention I get attached to my characters? 🙂
Beth: Job hazard, right?!
What are you working on now?
Alexa: Thank you so much for asking! I hope to have my Christian romantic mystery, Gabriel’s Secret, available for pre-order soon. It’s part of the 12 Mysteries of Christmas multi-author series but can be read as a stand-alone.
It’s a Christmas story that features a hunky security officer, a spunky rookie cop he never stopped loving, an extravagant hotel guest (first alive and then murdered), and a pet iguana. I hope Gabriel’s Secret will make readers turn pages and leave them smiling!
Beth: Oh boy! Christmas in July! Thanks so much for visiting with us today, Alexa!
About the Author
Alexa Verde writes sweet, wholesome books about faith, love, and love. She penned her first literary masterpiece, a rhymed poem, at the ripe age of eight, and since has had 200 short stories, articles, and poems published in the five languages that she speaks. She has bachelor’s degrees in English and Spanish, a master’s in Russian, and enjoys writing about characters with diverse cultures. She’s worn the hats of reporter, teacher, translator, model (even one day counts!), caretaker, and secretary, but thinks that the writer’s hat suits her the best. After traveling the world and living in both hemispheres, she calls a small town in south Texas home. The latter is an inspiration for the fictional setting of her popular series Rios Azules Christmas and Secrets of Rios Azules.
Alexa would love for you to connect with her! And if you follow her on BookBub or her Amazon page, you’ll make her day.
Alexa is offering a giveaway prize of a Color of Danger ebook AND the winner’s choice of one of her other ebooks (will be gifted via BookFunnel).
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