Tell us about your book, Loves Remnant.
Here is the blurb for Avery and Tyler’s story.
When Avery Thomas inherits D Allen Designs, she must piece together the tattered shreds of her life after the death of her best friend. Now she’s mending broken family relationships, cutting through financial difficulties, and fabricating a new romantic relationship.
As the attorney for D Allen Designs, Tyler Anderson is fully aware of the challenges Avery faces and he’s in awe of her resilience. For Avery, he’s bent the law and compromised his prayers for a wife. After wanting her for so long, she’s finally his. But he can’t continue living on this side of the seam.
Can they weave the remnants of life and love together? Or will their chance at love end up on the cutting room floor?
Why did you decide to write it?
All of my stories start out as a what if…. For Love’s Remnant I was noodling on the idea of what if true love comes at exactly the worst time in a person’s life. Love’s Remnant actually starts at the wake for Derrard Allen, the heroine Avery Thomas’ best friend?
What’s the best part of being an author?
Doing book clubs. It’s so much fun to hear how readers interpret the story and the best part is read-backs. When a reader marks a passage that moved them and they read it back to me. I love it.
What’s the worst part of being an author?
Trying to figure out how to market the books.
Who is your favorite character in the book, and why?
There is a minor character Rosita that brings the wisdom wrapped in comedy. She was a fun character to write.
What was the hardest part of writing the story?
Stitching together the story for the storyline for Derrard Allen’s brother, Darien. Darien is a lot unstable and more than a little salty that Avery has inherited his brother’s business.
If you were to write a book about your life, what would the title be and why?
Rough Start, Happy Ending. Things were really rocky during those first twenty years. But the last twenty years have been really awesome!
What is something readers would be surprised to know about you?
That I am the biggest push-over for my boys. They both know how to get whatever they want from Mom.
What are you currently working on right now?
Right now, I am working on learning more about the business of being a writer and I’m pecking on a non-fiction book.
Do you have anything else you would like to add?
Just a little about the title. I’ve come to believe that when someone we loves passes away they leave a remnant, a little piece of them for us to carry in our heart. This season of sickness and loss has added to my collection of remnants and these little pieces have carried me through. Thank you for the opportunity!