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November James Gang Interview

Each month, I interview authors or publishing insiders who have some form of "James" in their names or in their books. My November interviewee is romance author, Susan B. James!

1. Let’s get the most important question asked first: Why James?

My birth name is Susan James Berger. As I child I was humiliated by the fact that I had a boy’s name as a middle name. When I found out that William and Henry James, the writers, were my first cousins three times removed, I was happy to have a connection with such distinguished fellows. I stopped telling everyone my middle name was Jane and that my parents had made a mistake in the spelling.

2. What fiction genre(s) and/or sub-genre(s) do you write?

Contemporary. As Susan B James, I write second-chance romances with a touch of magic.

3. Tell us about your latest release.

Time and Forever is my debut romance novel. Here is the blurb:

1969. Love was free, man walked on the moon, and Sherry and Lorena found the loves of their lives. Sherry shared a kiss that dreams are made of with a stranger on the tube in London. And ran away. Lorena found the love of her life in Los Angeles and married him.

The present. Sherry’s a successful businesswoman with two grown sons. Lorena’s an actress on a popular sitcom. Sherry’s husband dumped her for a younger woman eighteen years ago. Lorena’s husband died of cancer.

Sherry wants a second chance at love. Lorena doesn’t believe that’s possible. But when a glitch in a Virtual Reality Adventure game sends them back to the real 1969, anything can happen.

Time and Forever: eBook
Time and Forever: Audio Book
(It’s $1.99 on Audible if you own the $2.99 eBook)
Time and Forever: Paperback

4. Is there a core story and/or a theme(s) in your books?

Second chances. And a strong belief in humor and possibilities.

5. Do you have a favorite hero and/or heroine in your books and why?

Now that’s like asking which of your children do you like best. I love them all. (Ok, I secretly adore Lorena and Dave in Time and Forever, but please don’t tell my other characters.)

6. What do you enjoy most about being an author?

Having an editor send me a contract. Having a reader love my book. That glorious moment during revision when I see something I wrote and think, Did you write that? Wow. That’s good! I wish that would happen a little more often.

7. Do you have any awards, reviews or kudos you’d like to tell us about?

Time and Forever was a finalist in the 2015 Golden Quill for Best First Book and in the 2015 Rone Awards for Best Time Travel Romance.

8. How do you promote your books and your author brand?

I have a blog (SusanBJames.blogspot) where I interview fellow authors, famous and not-so-famous. The posts usually have a giveaway. I have tabs for recipes I’ve been given by my interviewees, a sneak peek at my work-in-progress and a bit about my children’s books. I also have a Facebook Author page. Does any of it help? Not sure. I get a fair number of page views. I also do the occasional interview with lovely bloggers like you.


9. What is your next project?

I’m revising Kate’s Hero, a contemporary romance with a touch of magic.

Kate’s Hero: One four-leaf clover. Two stubborn people. An elderly matchmaker with second sight. And a leprechaun with a mission. What could possible go wrong?

10. Do you have a bit of wisdom you’d like to impart or a favorite quote?

Naps are the lacy fringe on the shawl of life. Take more of them.

Susan's Links:

Romance author blog: http://susanbjames.blogspot.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SusanJames
Twitter: https://twitter.com/susanjberger
Susan also blogs in the children’s book world at the Pen and Ink blog: http://thepenandinkblog.blogspot.com/

Thank you, Susan! Stop by next month, when my interviewee with be author Angela Wren, who has a character perfect for the James Gang!

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