I don’t know about other authors, but for me, I love writing elements in my stories that I love personally. I’m addicted to cop shows, so I have a series about the cops (and friends) in the same precinct. In another series, the bed and breakfast mentioned is a place my hubs and I have loved spending time at, and in many of my stories, my addiction for coffee shines through.
With my “Revved and Ready Series”, I especially enjoyed writing about another obsession of mine — Mustangs. And I admit, it’s an EPIC obsession. I will visit car dealerships sometimes just to take a look the latest models, and attend car shows to drool over the older and classic ones – the best ones!! I’ve been in love with Mustangs since I was a kid and went to a lot of car shows with my Dad who was also an avid classic car enthusiast.
With writing 69 Mustang & Mustang Maddy, the common thread of course is the Mustangs, but it’s also bringing characters together who can’t seem to get out of their own way and grab onto what they want. In many ways, it’s the same for me with buying my own Mustang. I would love to own one but am “in my own way” – the logical mother and wife who puts others (and our finances) first. I can’t foresee a ’69 Mustang in my garage anytime soon, considering my budget doesn’t include having the Mustang to drive in the summer and something else in the winter. It pains me to be so logical! LOL
So, I live vicariously through my characters in the Revved and Ready Series and enjoy the hell out of featuring Mustangs in each story. Call it being selfish or a flight of fancy, but hey, I’m an author who writes Fiction … I can write about whatever I want to, right? *g*
And from the letters I’ve received from my readers, they seem to enjoy the Mustangs too!
Grey Burkhardt is an expert at a lot of things—including keeping his feelings for Madison Evans in check. Sexy as sin and sweet as honey, she’s always revved his engine. But she’s his next door neighbor. No way is he going to muck up friendly neighborhood relations just to satisfy the heat simmering between them.
Madison has never seen anything sexier than the tricked out GT Mustang Grey has been keeping under wraps—other than the glint of danger and intrigue in his eyes when he offers her a ride. Now is her chance to act on the deep passion she’s harbored for him because this might be her one shot at taking control.
**Giveaway: One winner will receive a swag pack via snail mail. Comment below with the answer to this question … If you could own your dream car, what car would it be? Contest ends 10/2 at 11:59PM EDT.
Avid Reader. Romance Author. Redhead…
Canadian-born author Kacey Hammell is definitely a book-a-holic. A romance reader from a young age, she fell in love with happily ever afters. These days, as a multi-published erotic romance author, she enjoys adding a lot of heat, sass, and emotion to the many genres she writes.
A mom of three, Kacey has made certain each of her children know the value of the written word and the adventures they could escape on by becoming book-a-holics in their own right. She lives her own happily ever after with her perfect hero in Ontario, Canada, and is a true romantic at heart.
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