Sapphire Moone and I met on social media. This seems to be the normal. She’s in the process of getting her books online.
Tell us about yourself.
I am a mother to 4 wonderful children ranging in ages of 11 to 18. My oldest just graduated from High School and will be heading off to Army boot camp at the end of July. While I am recently separated, being single is new to me, but I am taking this time to learn to trust and love myself. Something that I hadn’t learned to do before I got married.
When did you know you wanted to be an author?
I have been writing off and on most of my life. As a child, I loved writing short stories. Then as an adult, I got into roleplaying. When one of the ladies that I roleplayed with started writing a book, she encouraged our small group of ladies to do the same, and it just clicked for me. It took me three years to write my first book, but when it was published, I had the bug!
What genres do you like to read?
I love to read Romance and mystery/Suspense books. Are these the same genres you write in? I mostly write books in the Paranormal Romance genre, but I will be spanning out into becoming a multi-genre author.
Is your book for adults, young adults or children?
My books are more for the older young adults, and adults.
What is your current release or project?
I am currently working on a few WIPs, I’m finishing up the second part to Allysonn’s Trials & Tribulations, the second part to This Christmas that was released last December that has a twist that even I didn’t see coming, as well as a Horror Anthology that I am writing all myself.
Tell us about the key characters
Well, in Allysonn’s Trials & Tribulations, we are still following the characters of Allysonn Blackwood and Aaric the Co-Alphas of The Phoenix Warrior Pack, and Sam who is the Coven leader of the Tempest Dragons, as they try to live their lives peacefully with the treaty they signed. In This Christmas, we are following Haven, who is the owner of the bakery, Taste of Heaven, and the four firemen all vying for her attention. The Key characters in the Horror Anthology that I am working on are Davina and Quinn who are best friends from Iowa, who move to La Verge, TN after Davina leaves her abusive ex. Then we also have Jaxson and Ryder who own a club in La Verge and will do anything to protect Davina and Quinn after they get to know them.
What is your blurb or synopsis of the book?
Allysonn’s Trials & Tribulations : Being co-Alphas with her mate should have meant that things were finally getting better. The treaty between the Tempest Dragons and the Phoenix Warriors should have ensured that. But trouble is brewing and just when Allyson thinks she’s going to find her Happily Ever After, her world is changed once again.
Will she and Aaric find their happiness, or will their worlds be ripped apart right before their eyes?
This Christmas: Last Christmas, Haven thought she was getting the man of her dreams. As I said that was Last Christmas.
This Christmas, Haven is her own woman, and ready to conquer the world.
Can she do it while possibly having to choose from four strapping, handsome Firefighters who are all vying for her Heart?
The synopsis for the Horror Anthology will be a series of short stories, with romance, mystery, angst and most importantly revenge and vengeance thrown in.
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I heard her growl, so I knew she wasn’t happy, but she did what I asked her to, and fifteen minutes later, she knocked on my doorjamb.
“You wanted to see us, Master Ryder,” she spoke sarcastically. I was a little surprised that she didn’t mention or question why Jaxson was in my office as well.
I smirked at her, “Yes I did, please come in and have a seat.”
“Do we have to?” she asked with an attitude.
“I would like you to. I have something to ask you that you might like,” I suggested to her. That got their attention and had them moving into my office and slumping in the chair across from me.
“So what did you want to talk about?” she asked.
“Okay, last night your demonstration had me thinking. If you did have a guy that you want to torture in that fashion, and I am not saying you do. You must need a place to do so, where no one would hear him suffer so to speak?” I asked.
“Just what do you have in mind?” she asked back, looking over at Quinn, curiously.
“Well, I own this two hundred acre farm on the outskirts of town, that has several buildings that could be used for torture purposes,” I suggested.
“What would I have to do in order to use this property?” she asked.
“Jaxson and I want to be involved,” I told her. “You and Quinn are very important to us, and we don’t want anything to happen to either of you,”
I could tell they were thinking about what I told them.
“What do you mean you want to be involved?” she asked.
“Have you thought about how you will get this person to the farm?” I asked her.
“Well, no we hadn’t thought about that,” was her honest answer.
“Where is he?” I asked.
“How do you know this person is a he?” she asked.
“I know he is a he, because of the way you treat your male subs versus how you treat your female subs,” I told her.
I could tell she was inwardly reprimanding herself. “Don’t worry about it, just answer my question, please,” I told her.
“He is in Grimsby, Iowa,” she finally replied.
“I will send my guys in to get him tonight and bring him to the farm,” I told her.
“Tonight?” she asked.
“You want to wait?” I questioned.
“No, I don’t want to wait, but I’m shocked you would do this for me. You barely know me,” she noted.
“Davina, I like you, forgive me if I am being too forward. You are a very beautiful woman, and any man who has wronged you deserves to die. If I can help have a hand in that I will,” I told her.
“Quinn, I have seen the pain in your eyes as well. I do feel that any man who has hurt you deserves to die. If I could do anything to take that pain from them I would love to do so,” Jaxson added to Quinn.
Davina smiled at Quinn, before standing up, walking around my desk and placing a gentle kiss on my cheek. “Thank you. You are too kind, and Jaxson, you may be my boss, but Quinn is my sister. You hurt her, you will have to deal with me.”
Jaxson just chuckled “Deal,” he agreed.
I finally got to speak. “It has nothing to do with being kind. I meant every word of it. In fact, would you go out to dinner with me tonight, and then afterward we can drive out to the farm together,” I asked her.
“Wait what?” she asked, shocked.
“You heard me,” I told her.
“You asked me out on a date,” she replied.
“Yes I did,” I responded.
“That’s against company policy though,” she reminded me.
“Well, yes, but I made the rules, so I can break them,” I told her.
“Oh really,” was her response.
“Yes, so are you going to go out with me or not?” I asked her again.
“Ryder, I would love to go out with you on one condition,” was her answer.
“And what is that?” I asked.
“That you let me be the Dom, in this relationship,” she replied with a smirk.
I just had to laugh, “We will have to discuss that over dinner tonight.”
Do you have a favorite scene?
Well in Retribution since this is a new genre for me it was fun to write something that I was totally out of my comfort zone on, so right now everything I have written in this first story is my favorite…LOL
What advice would you give a beginner?
Don’t be too hard on yourself. Rough drafts are just that…rough. Some days the words will flow off the tips of your fingers, and other days you will feel like you have to drag them out of you. Just keep at it, and you will eventually get to type the words The End!
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