Meet and Greet is a regular feature on my blog. Be forewarned…Unlike the typical interview, these brief questions will get to the true heart of my guests…or at least the heart of what’s in their kitchen. Grab a latte (or other beverage of your choice), find a comfy chair, and prepare to make a new friend.
I’m so excited to welcome Mary Connealy as my guest today! I first met Mary online through the Seekerville blog and I absolutely love her witty humor. If you’re a writer and haven’t heard of Seekerville yet, you need to check it out pronto. And even if you’re not a writer, you may want to swing by and check out the great giveaways that they offer. Between here and there, you could double your odds of winning one of Mary’s books!
Mary Connealy writes romantic comedy with cowboys. She is a Carol Award winner, and a Rita and Christy finalist. She is the author of The Kincaid Brides Series: Out of Control, In Too Deep, Over the Edge.
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Welcome, Mary! Let’s get to the questions, shall we?
Opener Question: What seven words best describe you?
Christian, wife, mother, writer, daughter, reader, non-confrontational
1) Mountains or Prairies? Prairies (because I live on a prairie, but I love mountains)
2) Fashion forward or All about comfort? Comfort (even when I try to be fashion forward, I draw the line at discomfort)
3) Red Lobster or Cracker Barrel? Red Lobster (only because there’s one closer to me)
4) Take it all in or Get ‘er done? Take it all in (I never ever get’er done)
5) Morning person or Night owl? Night owl (to the third power)
6) Cherry pie or Lemon bars? Cherry pie (but I’m not picky)
7) John Wayne or Clint Eastwood? John Wayne (love them both)
I like your political answer for John Wayne, Mary. And I’m right there with you when it comes to comfort in clothing. I used to sacrifice for the sake of fashion, but kids changed all that. Oh, and I must say your “non-confrontational” description surprised me, since you’re so good at filling your books with conflict. I guess since it’s not real life…
Thanks so much for being here today! It was an honor to have you.
Seth Kincaid survived a fire in a cave, but he’s never been the same. He was always a reckless youth, but now he’s gone over the edge. He ran off to the Civil War and came back crazier than ever.
After the war, nearly dead from his injuries, it appears Seth got married. Oh, he’s got a lot of excuses, but his wife isn’t happy to find out Seth doesn’t remember her. Callie has searched, prayed, and worried. Now she’s come to the Kincaid family’s ranch in Colorado to find her lost husband.
Callie isn’t a long-suffering woman. Once she knows her husband is alive, she wants to kill him. She’s not even close to forgiving him for abandoning her.
Then more trouble shows up in the form of a secret Seth’s pa kept for years. The Kincaid brothers might lose their ranch if they can’t sort things out. It’s enough to drive a man insane–but somehow it’s all making Seth see things more clearly. And now that he knows what he wants, anyone who stands in his way has to be crazy.
Blog Readers: Let’s talk…What personality trait of yours do you think would surprise people most? Or if you’re drawing a blank on that one, let’s talk fashion. Where do you draw the line when it comes to fashion versus comfort?
*Giveaway Details: Mary has offered to give away a copy of Over the Edge! All you have to do is leave a comment. (For extra entries, you can Tweet or share this post on Facebook…I’ll add an extra entry for each. Just make sure to mention it in your comment.) Winner will be announced in next Monday’s post. Good luck!
**The winner of last week’s Amazon giveaway is Jeannie Campbell! I’ll contact you this week with details.