for an interview on her A Tale of Two Goblins Blog Tour!
Welcome, could you tell us a little bit about yourself, H.P.?
Hi Crystal, thanks for having me!
Um, a little about me…well, I’ve always wanted to be a writer and recently made that dream a reality. After becoming self published, back in July 2010, my books really took off and this last Jan I decided to quit my job and become a full time author. I haven’t looked back since!
For someone who isn’t familiar with the Dulcie O’Neil Series, how would you describe it to them?
Dulcie is a very tough fairy who works in law enforcement. She’s smart, determined and strong but also has her faults. In the first novel, To Kill A Warlock, Dulcie has to figure out who killed an infamous potions importer and in the second book, A Tale of Two Goblins, Dulcie has to stop a killer who stalks people in their dreams. And all the while, she’s trying to combat her romantic feelings towards three men!
What kind of readers do you think these novels will appeal to?
Anyone who likes urban fantasy or paranormal romance
What would Dulcie never be caught dead saying?
Is there a character that gave you a lot of trouble to write? If so who and why?
Um, not really. Luckily, I pretty much have my characters figured out ahead of time so I don’t ever find myself stuck.
What famous person do you picture as Knight, Bram and Quillan?
Actually, I never really pictured any famous people as any of my characters. They sort of live in my head and take on their own personalities, etc. I never write a character based on an actor or model. I prefer to give them their own personalities and looks.
Can you give us a little glimpse as to what would happen if Knight and Bram were to sit down together for a poker game?
I imagine it would be a lot of tete-a-tete and one-upping going on. No brawling or anything like that but lots of comparing notes where Dulcie is concerned.
Out of the two novels so far in this series, which one did you have the most fun writing and why?
I really enjoyed writing Goblins. I just thought the storyline was really fun.
How many novels are planned for this series, can you give us a little sneak peek on what may happen to Dulcie next?
Um, I’m thinking maybe 5 at the moment. The next book will see Dulcie returning to the Netherworld.
In one sentence, why should readers pick up A Tale of Two Goblins today?
I think readers who enjoy urban fantasy will like the ups and downs in Dulcie’s life and the fact that she’s surrounded by hot men! LOL
Thank you so much H.P., is there any last words or comments you want to leave our readers with?I just want to thank all my readers for getting me where I am today. You all are the best!!!
About the author:
Hi, I'm HP Mallory and I've written two series, the first about a fairy in law enforcement (To Kill A Warlock and A Tale of Two Goblins) and the second about a witch who can bring back the dead (Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble and Toil and Trouble).
I'm a mongo fan of anything that goes bump in the night and Halloween is one of my favorite holidays! (Quick tangent--the best costume I've ever worn was last year when I went as the Headless Horseman and my baby was my Jack-O-Lantern head!) I've always loved the Twilight Zone Marathons and if I ever saw a ghost, I think I'd wet myself.
I grew up in California although I've lived abroad in the UK (England and Scotland--woo hoo, gotta love those kilts!)
I'd categorize my writing as a blend of suspense, humor, light horror, and romance with a sprinkle of fantasy to tie everything together! If you are all about fairies and witches and vampires (oh my!), you love a good alpha warlock and you like men who get a little hairy during a full moon, I got the goods.
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