Today my guest is RJ Jones. RJ is one of my best friends so it’s always a pleasure to have her visit.
Don’t forget to check out the giveaways, including the chance to win two of RJ’s books.
I love Christmas and always look forward to it. What’s your favourite holiday of the year and what makes it so special?
I don’t have a favourite holiday but I love summer. Long days spent by the pool or on the beach. Kids out playing in the street till it’s dark, and a BBQ nearly every night for dinner. If we’re lucky, we get to go away for a bit down south to my favourite small town, Dunsborough. There are no cares in the world down there.
And thanks to your recommendation I got to experience a Dunsborough holiday! What’s the best gift (Christmas or otherwise) you’ve ever received?
My bestest gift ever would be the watch my husband bought me a couple of years ago. It’s gorgeous and has twelve real diamonds. He’s an absolute keeper 🙂
Christmas carols. Yes or no?
No. A big fat no! To be honest, I’m not religious and I hate crowds. So Christmas for me is a shopping disaster. Add in Christmas Carols and I’m a bit of a mess.
Tell us a little about the favourite book you released this year?
My favourite release this year was As the Ice Melts. It’s about Marcus who has a brain impairment which prevents him from recognizing numbers. Imagine not being able to do basic math or reading a bank statement. What about a phone number or your birth date? How would you know what the speed limit was or how fast you were going? All these things make Marcus who he is and at first he’s a bit of an arsehole, keeping people at arms length. That’s until he meets Adam. Adam is up to his ears in debt. He runs the local chip shop with his mum after his father dies in an accident, leaving them a mountain of debt. To find out how Marcus is able to help Adam and his mum get ahead, you’ll have to read the story.
What does 2017 hold for you on the writing front? What can your readers expect to see from you?
I’ll have at least two novels releasing this year plus an erotic short story. I’m not sure I’ll be able to write much more than that as 2017 holds a lot on the personal and family side for me. However I don’t plan on giving up writing, it just wont be as productive as this year has been.
Happy holidays, everyone! 🙂
Check out one of RJ’s books…
As hearts begin to thaw, a betrayal of trust threatens to put out the flames.
When Marcus McDonald receives a formal warning from his employer, he knows it’s time to tuck tail and head home to Manchester. His medical condition forces him to keep people at arm’s length, and it wouldn’t be the first time his temperament has landed him in trouble.
All Adam Radney wants is some time to paint, but his father’s death, leaving Adam and his mum up to their ears in debt, means taking on two jobs. Working at the family’s run-down Manchester fish and chip shop, Adam is confronted by a new, surly face in town and instantly dislikes the icy newcomer. So what if he pushes all of Adam’s hot buttons?
When the ice melts and things heat up between Marcus and Adam, Adam thinks all his dreams have come true. With Marcus’s help, new customers arrive and the chip shop starts to flourish, easing Adam’s mind. But when Adam puts all his trust in Marcus on the busiest night the shop has seen in years, thing go awry and it leaves Adam with more questions than answers.
RJ is giving away an ebook copy of As the Leaves Fall and As the Ice Melts. Yes, TWO books.
To enter just comment on this post and a winner will be randomly chosen after 24th December.
Click here to enter the Rafflecopter. The winners will be drawn at the end of the blog tour.
1st prize: $20 Amazon GC, 2nd Prize: $15 Amazon GC (courtesy of Meg Bawden), $10 ARe GC (courtesy of Beany Sparks), and 4th Prize is a bundle of 4 ebooks (1 back list title from Renae Kaye, Penny Brandon’s “His Heart’s Desire”, LJ Harris’ “The Haunting of Angus MacGregor”, and a backlist title from N.J. Nielsen)
About the author
RJ started as a reader and eventually made the progression to reviewing. It wasn’t until two men popped into her thoughts, insisting on telling her their story that she started to write. It started with one scene. A hot and dirty one in the shower.
RJ’s initial thought was if she could write their scene then they’d shut up and allow her to concentrate on other aspects of the day. That shower scene was 3000 words long and three hours of work. But they didn’t shut up. They told her their entire story and she didn’t sleep for days. Sometimes she couldn’t keep up with what they were telling her and she had to keep a notebook by the bed.
Whilst RJ was writing their story a side character decided he needed his story told too. Then other characters followed suit.
You see the problem? If RJ ever wants to sleep again then she needs to write.
RJ is a wife and a mother to two boys. Even her dog is a boy.
She is surrounded by males.
RJ writes emotionally charged, character driven romances. Her guys will always get their HEA, but it will never be easy.
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