Mini-Interview: Sharie Kohler

I am finally to the fabulous Sharie Kohler. I am so honored to have her here for an interview in celebration of her newest release, Haunted By Your Touch. It's an anthology with Jeaniene Frost and Shayla Black, the two ladies I did interviews with the last two days! They are all super sweet and amazing...anyway...enough fan girl time :)

Haunted by Your Touch

Ms. Kohler is also the author of other paranormal romance books, which I have no had the opportunity to read, YET, such as:

Marked by Moonlight (Moon Chasers, Book 1)My Soul to Keep (Moon Chasers, Book 4)Kiss of a Dark Moon (Moon Chasers, Book 2)To Crave a Blood Moon (Moon Chasers, Book 3)

Ms. Kohler is also a YA author under the name Sophie Jordan:

Now for the interview:

(BBB): Tell us a bit about your story in Haunted By Your Touch...

(SK): The Darkest Temptation is Lily and Luc's story from my Moon Chasers series. They were first introduced in my novel TO CRAVE A BLOOD MOON. They're already happily together in TO CRAVE A BLOOD MOON, soDarkest Temptation is really their prequel. So many readers had questions about them and how they got together -- it was a joy to give them their own story. Lily is a full lycan and Luc is a hybrid lycan. These two paranormal types don't traditionally mix, so that right there gave me plenty of conflict to start with ... the premise just popped into my head. Lily is a newly infected lycan and she thinks Luc is her "alpha" ... that killing him will save her and break her curse.  

(BBB): Do you and your family have any Halloween traditions?

(SK): We love Halloween in our house. Visiting the pumpkin patch and picking out our pumpkins is something we look forward to every year. We really get into carving our pumpkin and do a different face/design every year. Of course we get into dressing up and trick-o-treating, too -- and watching the traditional Halloween shows (The Great Pumpkin, etc). I also tend to bake more during this time of year. My pumpkin shaped peanut butter cookies are a big tradition.

(BBB): Being a paranormal romance author do you find it more difficult to do a short story or anthology? Do you usually incorporate them into your already created worlds or do you create new ones?

(SK): My novella was just long enough - coming in at around 100 pages. At that length it wasn't too difficult to write. Writing anything shorter would have been a greater challenge. My goal was to simply begin the novella as close to the climax as possible. And yes, taking characters from my already existing world definitely helped. At least I was acquainted with the hero and heroine and I knew the paranormal world. I didn't haven't to reinvent a new world.

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