Sunday, August 12, 2012

"My real life hero proposed to me on our third date" - #Interview with @JaniceHorton


Brief Bio
Janice lives in a small cottage on the side of a hillside in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. She says that the Scottish mist, the diffused light, the ancient castles and old traditions that surround her, inspire her stories and fire her imagination. Previously traditionally published and now writing as an Indie, Janice writes entertaining contemporary romantic novels with dark humour in a Scottish setting. Look out for her Amazon Kindle bestselling ebooks 'Bagpipes & Bullshot' and 'Reaching for the Stars'. Janice is a regular blogger and you_ll also find her on Twitter. When not writing novels, Janice writes lifestyle articles and has had work published in national and international magazines and regional newspapers. She has also been involved in BBC Scotland's 'Write Here Write Now' project and speaks at writer events on The Business of Writing. She is a member of the Romantic Novelist_s Association and is also a Featured Author and Editor of The Review Chair at the innovative author/reader magazine style website Loveahappyending.com.

Tell us 5 random things about you the person, not the author
1. I have two white West Highland Terriers called Polly and Ruby.
2. I have five rescue hens called Kylie, Madonna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga & Adele.
3. I love Champagne and red wine, although not in the same glass obviously.
4. My real life hero proposed to me on our third date and I said yes!
5. We've now been married for almost 30 years and have three sons. 

Favorite Authors
Anything written by Ruby Ferguson but especially her romance novels (I named one of my dogs after Ruby)and of course the fabulous Jilly Cooper. More recently, too many authors to list and too many books still to read!

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Tell us about your book
Name : Reaching for the Stars
Genre : Contemporary Women's Fiction
Length : 87,000 words
Formats Available : Kindle ebook

Book Blurb : Scottish celebrity chef Finn McDuff is media stalked and disillusioned after winning his third star and losing his third wife. He decides he_s had enough of all the food campaigns, the TV cookery shows, the constant frenzy surrounding his private life and, after giving up all his accolades and closing down his restaurant, he disappears.

With the enfant terrible of the kitchen missing, two rival newspapers, having lost their media meal ticket, compete against each other to whip up further public curiosity in the missing chef. Love him or hate him, everyone is out looking for Chef McDuff. Who will find him first and whose side will you be on...?

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