Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop

Werewolves...oh my!

If you followed the link from Sue Holston's site, thank you. The Next Big Thing Blog Hop features an author each week and they tag a friend, who answers the same set of questions. Last week was Sue's turn, this week's it's mine.

Since I don't have a backlist of books (my first novella is coming out in January), I am going to offer up a $10 Amazon gift certificate as a giveaway prize if you follow me on Twitter or Blogspot. Please leave your name/e-mail address if you'd like to be entered in the contest and say which social media site you clicked on. 

Thank you for stopping by!

The Questions:

What is the working title of your book?

Possession is 9/10ths of the Law

Where did the idea come from for the book?

My co-writer Holly originally came up with the concept when she was in a graduate screenwriting class. She wanted to have a paranormal unit within a police department. We played with the idea and came up with one character being a werewolf, the other a human. While they aren’t in a paranormal unit, some of the upper elite in the Baltimore Police Department do know of the existence of such creatures.

What genre does your book fall under?

Supernatural M/M mystery-romance.

Which actors would you choose to play your characters in a movie rendition?

This is always a hard question for me because I have very specific ideas about what characters look like and movie makers rarely get it right. However, since I have to choose, I’ll go with Ian Somerholder as Dylan and a young-ish Robert Redford as Logan.

What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book?

Veteran detective Logan Robinson has a secret; he’s a werewolf, and after a night of sex, his younger partner, Dylan, is about to find out the hard way how the disease is transmitted.

Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?

We are hoping our current publisher; Total E Bound (TEB) will option this one!

How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?

I can’t answer this since we haven't finished it, but we've been working on it since July.

What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?

We’re hoping to write a unique werewolf universe that won’t compare with any other book.

Who or what inspired you to write this book?

My co-writer, Holly. I’ve been a fanfiction writer for over 15 years and never seriously considered writing professionally until Holly asked me to write a short story with her. I agreed, and I’m excited to say that our story, “Doctor, Doctor,” will appear in the anthology Emergency Services coming out in January by TEB.

When Holly asked me if I wanted to write a werewolf novel with, I jumped at the chance. When we were in New Orleans on vacation, we started talking about our next book in which we delve into the world of vampires. If it hadn’t been for Holly, I doubt I’d be doing this now.

What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?

Hopefully, it’s a new take on werewolf mythology mixed with an interesting homicide case and it’s sexy to boot!

I tag:

H.L. Holston


  1. Book looks fabulous, Eleanor! Congrats!

  2. Looks very interesting, Eleanor! I hope TEB picks it up! Keep us apprised!

    Full Moon Dreaming

  3. Sounds very exciting Eleanor - Congrats!

  4. Good luck, Eleanor. Sexy policemen and hot shifters? Sounds good.

  5. Sounds awesome Eleanor! Can't wait for it to come out! Congratulations!

  6. I'd love to see a. New twist on a werewolf story. Congrats!

    brendurbanist at gmail dot com on twitter

  7. Sounds sexy. Please enter me in the contest.

  8. I am sadly lacking in the shifter stories recently but this one looks very good. Going to add it to my to buy list. Congrats on the release!

    I am also a former fanfic writer (or not so former this time of year since I go back each year for a Christmas Gift fic exchange). Congrats on making the jump across.

  9. Thanks for the post! I just followed on twitter as @JulesLovesBooks
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