Love Thaws a Frozen Heart

I've known Val Clarizio for a few years now.  Here's what I can tell you about her, she's very smart, she's a good writer, she's mature, thoughtful, dependable, fun to be around and eager to write her next story.  She's a hunter, an outdoor loving, snowmobiling all American woman.  

I enjoy spending time with Val and was thrilled when she was willing to be here on the blog. So, I introduce you to Val, I think you'll love her as much as I do.

Hello, tell me, have you been on the blog before?

Nope, my first time.

What's your favorite thing about your current book hero?

He's sweet and took his marriage vows seriously.

Do you have a favorite movie of all time? Tell me about it.

Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Not a day goes by that I don't think of that movie. I just love the part when Mr. Hand returns to the students their corrected papers as he rattles off their grades for the whole class to hear. "F" "F" "F" That certainly wouldn't fly today:)

What's your perfect day like?

Right now I'd opt for a nice quiet day of reading and writing rather than working.

Let's do some rapid fire questions.  Okay, ready?  Favorite color?


Favorite meal?      Pizza

Name something on your bucket list.


Dream vacation?

I'd love to go back to Alaska and explore some of the regions I didn't get to see the first time.

Geek or Jock?


The most daring thing you’ve ever done… Care to share?

I did a zipline upside down in Mexico. What was I thinking? Evidently, I wasn't.

Do you have a giveaway? If so, tell me about it.

I will be giving away an ebook of Taken by Surprise

Everyone is shocked when Clare Ulster leaves her rich and handsome fiancé, chucks her well-to-do Milwaukee city life, and moves into her grandparents’ old homestead in the remote Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The quiet small town of Iron City is just what she needs to get her life in order and learn to stand on her own. No men needed!

Unfortunately, disaster follows her. Unable to let her go, her abusive, cheating ex- fiancé finds his way to the U.P. and sets out to make Clare’s life more of a living hell then he’d done in the past. Additionally, Clare’s alleged involvement with the Fire Chief, aka, town player, lands her in a world of trouble with his ring of female admirers, sending her on a dangerously chaotic adventure including murder and kidnapping. With Clare's life in danger, irresistible Police Chief Jack Ricco will do whatever it takes to keep their newest resident safe.

Will Clare and Jack be able to survive the deceptively peaceful Iron City?

Please tell me what readers should do to enter?

If they leave a comment they will be entered into the drawing. If they sign up for my newsletter they will receive two entries into the drawing. http://eepurl.com/bn6QoD

Anything you want to share about your favorite shoes?

They are the most comfortable boots ever. I wear them so much in winter people probably think I only have one pair of shoes. Odd for a female, don't you think?

Okay, a little more about Love Thaws a Frozen Heart.

Casey is hell bent on getting Noah to sign divorce papers. Hiding out at his camp, Noah is hell bent on not signing. Procuring a snowmobile, Casey sets out in a blinding snow storm to find him. After crashing, she is near death when Noah finds her. Will a few cabin-bound days cause either of them to change their mind?

Let's get to know a little bit more about Val Clarizio.

Valerie Clarizio lives in romantic Door County Wisconsin with her husband and two extremely spoiled cats. She loves to read, write, and spend time at her cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

She’s lived her life surrounded by men, three brothers, a husband, and a male Siamese cat who required his own instruction manual. Keeping up with all the men in her life has turned her into an outdoors enthusiast, of which her favorite activity is hiking in national parks. While out on the trails, she has plenty of time to conjure up irresistible characters and unique storylines for her next romantic suspense or sweet contemporary romance novel.

And, now you'll want to follow her everywhere.


  1. nice interview

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  2. Thank you Val for coming to GLIAS and doing a wonderful interview and telling us about your book. It sounds so good! Have a Happy Holiday!

    1. Thank you, it's nice to be here. Merry Christmas!