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by R.W. Buxton
GENRE: Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance
Erin is desperate to save Gerry from shadowy forces that would do anything to prevent him from fulfilling the prophecy. But when she arrives, he’s with another woman and the worst thing is it’s Tina, his former partner at the FBI.
Can she convince him the threat is real, and not just to him, but Mary his young daughter.
Halfway around the world ominous figures hiding in the night plan the unthinkable and Gerry is the only one that can stop them. The threat is genuine but will he believe her? Will he believe in the prophecy?
Erin must face her own past, a past she thought was over. It opens old wounds that send her careening on a path of destruction. Can she overcome them in time to save Gerry or will she lose everything because of a deep-rooted hurt that can’t be healed?
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She pulled him closer, and he decided not to reply. Gerry glanced down at Erin. Even though her dark hair partially covered her face, he could still see emotions tug at her. There was more she hadn’t told him, but he didn’t pry.
Their walk ended as they climbed the stairs of the Bolshoi Theatre. It was more amazing than any building he could think of in the States. It rose with pillars and lights, lit for a gala event.
“Shall we go in?”
“Just a moment more. I want to spend a few more minutes with you.” Erin clasped her hands around his arms.
He looked down at her. The lines of worry were gone, replaced with a softness he had never seen in her. There was a kindness there. He found it hard to reconcile it with what she was. Without thinking, he leaned down and kissed her.
Erin stammered, “Wait here, and I’ll go to will call to pick up the tickets.”
You’re marooned on a small island with one person and one item of your choice—who is that person and what item do you have?
The who part of this is pretty easy. It would be my wife. I guess I could pick some famous person or someone that knows about survival like Bear Grylls. I would be set up for survival. But to be honest, if I was stranded, I would want it to be my best friend and partner. More often than not my voice of reason. Over thirty years, we’ve survived some rough and tumble times and being stranded would be a walk in the park.
As for what item I would take. I’m not really sure. It seems to me I would want something practical, either to start a fire with or build a structure and hunt for food. Since a knife would help with food and a place to live I guess that would be it. I learned long ago in Scouts that it is possible to start a fire with a stick and a little piece of wood, so I hope I would remember how.
Which musical would you say best exemplifies your life – and which character in that musical are you?
I can’t say that any musical really exemplifies my life, but Old Deuteronomy from Cats is certainly one cat that I can identify with. Being the leader of the Jellicles he’s old, wise and respected. I only qualify for old and wise, and not even wise if you ask my kids. Sometimes, like Old Deuteronomy, I feel like I’ve lived my nine lives.
What is your idea of how to spend romantic time with your significant other?
This is a tough one. We both have completely opposite ideas of romantic, but somehow we’ve managed to survive. For me, it would be a romantic getaway to a mountain retreat. Someplace surrounded by massive old-growth trees, that has fine dining, hiking trails and a beautiful porch to sit on and watch the sunset.
For her, it would be somewhere near the beach. Over the years, we’ve compromised, which means we go to the beach. But to spend an evening at a local restaurant overlooking the water, watching the fishing boats come in, is pretty idyllic.
When you start a new story, do you begin with a character, or a plot?
I always, (maybe I shouldn’t use always), start with a character. Once I have a character, I work on their arc. I want to know who they are and where they are going. This gives me ideas for the plot. I then work on the people that will influence their lives and the impact they have. Then once I have a framework, I think about the plot that will move the character from the beginning of their journey to the end.
Who’s your favorite horror villain and why?
The Joker is my favorite villain. No real reason, he’s just a cool guy that’s misunderstood. Not to mention really cool makeup and a personal style that says, “I don’t care.”
AUTHOR Bio and Links:
I love a good paranormal read, something about the un-dead haunts the fringes of my mind. Mix in romance, love, loss, and you have a great story.
I voraciously read everything, fiction, and non-fiction but always find myself turning back to the darker stories. I’ve always wanted to write and the dream became a reality with Capital Thirst, and the remainder of the Erin Kingsly novels.
I spend most of my days designing and building websites, but my free time is devoted to my wife, family, and cats. Yes three grown children and three cats. Things can be hectic.
For fun you might find me driving winding roads with the top down or out photographing nature.
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