Kelly Lee is an award-winning author who lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband, two daughters, and three dogs.
Her first book, Murdering Eve, won the 2011 Readers Favorite award for best Fantasy Romance, and was a finalist in the Golden Quill awards for Best First Book. She is a proud member of the Romance Writers of America, and Dallas Area Romance Authors.
Kelly holds an MBA, and when her alter ego is not toiling away at a full time corporate gig, reading, or writing, she travels as much as humanly possible, drinks copious amounts of wine with incredibly supportive girlfriends, and eats as much sushi as she can realistically endure.
Exiled to magic-barren Earth Realm, Whit Blackstone has resigned himself to never seeing his family or clan again. But when a mysterious woman appears, wielding as much power as the goddess who banished him, primal desire and his desperation to return home collide.
Immortal… After twenty-nine years of believing herself human, Eve Moore can’t wrap her brain around the word. But even immortals can’t always cheat death, especially if a bloodthirsty God of War threatens your soul. Betrayed and hunted by a relentless assassin, newly immortal Eve Moore has no choice but to trust the heart-stopping stranger she’s been tasked to find and return to Olympus.
As their chemistry ignites, Eve discovers the depth of her emerging powers, and the inescapable connection she and Whit share. When the time comes, will Eve hand him over and walk away? Or will the long buried secrets of her past doom both their lives, and their very souls?
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And now for the fun stuff--my Q and A with Kelly!
Vicki: I’m a huge handbag girl. What is your favorite accessory? Kelly: I like handbags too, but I’m too lazy to change them out as frequently as I’d like. My fav accessory is a big, chunky necklace. The long ones look great with either casualwear or fanciness. Remember Carrie Bradshaw wearing the long string of pearls to bed in the Sex in the City movie? Yeah, pretty much that. Vicki: I do that too!
Vicki: What sound or noise do you love? Kelly: My children’s laughter. Hands down.
Vicki: What is your biggest vice? Kelly: snacking. All the time. :)
Vicki: What’s the first thing you do when you finish writing a book?
Kelly: Pop a bottle of champagne. Expensive ones, cheap ones. Doesn’t matter as long as I’ve got bubbly. Vicki: my favorite beverage!
Vicki: What is something that not a lot of people know about you but you WISH more people COULD know? Kelly: I’m a textbook introvert. Big crowds of people I don’t know make me hugely uncomfortable. I’m not unfriendly, I swear, I simply suck at small talk. But if I’m with people I know, I’m usually laughing the loudest making the biggest scene. Go figure.
Vicki: Which of your characters would you most/least to invite to dinner, and why? Kelly: Without a doubt, I would invite Holly Okeanos to dinner. She’s my favorite character from the whole series. In fact, I think she’s too cool to have dinner with me. Knowing Holly, she’d either decline or stand me up. Which is really rude, considering I MADE HER.
Vicki: Do you read reviews of your books? If so, do you pay any attention to them, or let them influence your writing? Kelly: Um, YES! I don’t know anyone that doesn’t, and probably wouldn’t believe them if they claimed they didn’t. Reviews don’t necessarily influence my writing, because opinions are so subjective but I admit I get really happy when I read good ones.
Vicki: What dreams have been realized as a result of your writing?
Kelly: There’s something magical about writing stories and creating characters that I feel are real with my whole heart, and knowing they came purely from my imagination. The pride that comes along with creating something out of nothing, sharing it, and having other people enjoy it? That surpasses anything else I might have dreamed. Vicki: I agree!
Vicki: What color would you make the sky if it wasn’t going to be blue anymore and why? Kelly: I’d make the sky yellow with purple clouds. When I wrote Iron Defiance (Book 3 in the Four Realms series), I enjoyed a beautiful sunset in Mexico on vacation. The citrine sky met darkened clouds over the ocean, and I immediately thought “that’s what the sky must look like in Faery.” So I wrote it.
What's UP NEXT for Kelly? Battle Heat – Book 2 in the Four Realms series – featuring the sassy assassin you love to hate from Murdering Eve!
Giveaway: I would love to offer a digital copy of Murdering Eve either Kindle, Nook, or Kobo formats.
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