So why choose to write about motorcycle racers specifically? I wanted a heart-of-gold bad boy who did something sexy for a living. Kellan already owned the rock star market, so I started looking around for other avenues for Hayden. My brother had just purchased a shiny, red street bike, and when I saw it, I couldn’t help but notice that the bike was super-sexy. I knew right then and there that bikes were going to be Hayden’s “thing.”
Would you ever write a sports romance about football, baseball, etc.? I think professional football could be interesting. The dramas between the wives, the egos of the players, and of course, the forbidden romance with the cheerleader… Sounds like fun!
Was it challenging to write about something completely new after spending so much time with the characters in the Thoughtless series? Yes and no. It was very freeing to be able to write new characters with no set-in-stone back stories, no previous timelines fixing them to a certain path. What I did find challenging however, was the endless possibilities. So many options can be overwhelming, and it took some time to narrow the scope into something more manageable.
What is one book you are dying to read but haven’t gotten the time to do so yet? Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas. It’s literally sitting on my nightstand right now, but I haven’t had a chance to read it yet. I’ve only heard good things about this entire series, and I can’t wait to start it.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Blog Tour for Furious Rush featuring a Q&A with author S.C. Stephens
I'm super pumped to be a part of this blog tour for S.C. Stephen's newly released book, Furious Rush. It's a captivating, thrilling, and tantalizing romance that's incredibly too hot to handle, as in you won't want to put it down until you're finished reading it. If you're not familiar with S.C. Stephens, she's the author of the Thoughtless series. It's another New Adult romance, that is just as amazing as Furious Rush.
Since, I've read the Thoughtless series, I've been on pins and needles anxiously awaiting her newest release, Furious Rush. I absolutely cannot wait to read it, I already have a copy of it burning up my Kindle waiting for me to finish the current book I'm reading, before reading it. It's definitely next on my list, though.
Today, I'm extremely excited to bring you a small interview that she has generously allowed me to share with you, as well as an awesome giveaway. First, though, I thought I'd share with you a little bit more about the book and where you can purchase it. :)
I don't know about you, but if I were Mackenzie, I'd definitely chase Hayden around the race track!
Age Demographic: NA Romance
Too fast, too furious-and way too hot to handle . . .
Mackenzie Cox has a lot to prove. Daughter of a racing legend, she is eager to show the world that she has inherited her father's talent in the male-dominated sport of professional motorcycle racing. The last thing Kenzie needs is to be antagonized by her rival team's newest rider, Hayden Hayes. Plucked from the world of illegal street racing, Hayden immediately gets under Kenzie's skin. His insinuations that Kenzie is a spoiled princess who was handed her career fuels her desire to win, and much to her surprise, Kenzie soon learns she performs better when she's racing against Hayden.
As Kenzie and Hayden push each other on the track, the electric energy between them off the track shifts into an intense--and strictly forbidden--attraction. The only rule between their two ultra-competitive teams is zero contact. Kenzie always does her best to play by the rules, but when her team slips into a financial crisis, she has no choice but to turn to Hayden for help. The tension simmers during their secret, late-night rendezvous, but Kenzie has too much to lose to give in to her desires. Especially when she begins to doubt that Hayden has completely left his street life behind.
Are your fingers tingly now, to pick up this book?!
Cause, mine sure are!
S.C. Stephen's totally manages to make me smile while reading her answer's to a few requested questions that she answer. I confess,
secretly (not so secretly), that I haven't read Throne of Glass yet, either. However, I totally want to read it, the entire series at some point within the next year or so. I hope you enjoy this small little question and answer, that she has shared with us and decide to leave her some feedback and love either here or on her own blog, or even on her Goodreads.
Want to know where you can purchase your very own copy of Furious Rush?!
Check out the links below.
Also, don't forget to check out the giveaway, it's pretty awesome!
About the Author
S.C. Stephens is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who enjoys spending every free moment she has creating stories that are packed with emotion and heavy on romance.
Her debut novel, Thoughtless, an angst-filled love triangle charged with insurmountable passion and the unforgettable Kellan Kyle, took the literary world by storm. Amazed and surprised by the response to the release of Thoughtless in 2009, more stories were quick to follow. Stephens has been writing nonstop ever since.
In addition to writing, Stephens enjoys spending lazy afternoons in the sun reading fabulous novels, loading up her iPod with writer's block reducing music, heading out to the movies, and spending quality time with her friends and family. She currently resides in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her two equally beautiful children.