Interview & Contest: Lucy Farago

Jen: Today we welcome Lucy Farago to Romancing the Book. Lucy, will you share a short bio with us?
Lucy: I’ve been a fitness instructor for 11 years and a book keeper for 22 years. I have degree in Sociology but I started writing about 9 years ago. I have always read romance novels. I was inspired to write by Karen Marie Moning and Sherrilyn Kenyon. My first novel is an unpublished paranormal historical. I wanted to try my hand at writing a contemporary and it evolved into a romantic suspense. I’m Canadian, married with 3 kids. Oh, and I hate winter.

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Jen: Please tell us about your newest release and where the idea came from.
Lucy: Sin and the Millionaire is a novella, between book one and book two.
I try and put characters in my books that could potentially have their own story. I had already mapped out book 2 and 3, so I needed a character from book 1, Sin on the Strip.

Lizzy is the Canadian caterer in that story. And for years I’ve said I wanted to write about a sexy nerd hero like the guys from CSI. And those guys often find a dead body in the pool.

Jen: Who is your celebrity crush?
Lucy: Hugh Jackman. I love him.

Jen: Favorite dance movie.
Lucy: I have to say Dirty Dancing but I like old musicals too. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers!!

Jen: Favorite alcoholic drink? non alcoholic?
Lucy: Strawberry Margaritas and diet coke.

Jen: Favorite TV show?
Lucy: Big Bang and The Bachelor, Survivor, and anything with Gordon Ramsay

Jen: Describe your life in one word.
Lucy: Busy

Jen: Invention you can’t live without?
Lucy: Computer

Jen: Fashion style?
Lucy: Casual but I love Jimmy Choos

Jen: What do you collect?
Lucy: Nothing, but I love antiques.

Jen: If you could travel in time, where’d you go?
Lucy: Egypt, I want to see who built the Sphinx.

Jen: If you could have dinner with any author living or dead, who would it be?
Lucy: Oscar Wilde, he’s a freak.

Jen: Heels or flats?
Lucy: Both

Jen: Rainbow or chocolate sprinkles?
Lucy: Chocolate all the way.

Jen: What’s next for you?
Lucy: I’m mapping out the second series for submission to my editor. It will be based on the guys from ICU, a private search and rescue organization. The heroes from book one and book two, work for ICU.

 

Contest

We have two contests. In addition the the Rafflecopter below, like Lucy on Facebook and/or follow her on Twitter. Then message her (via a post) letting her know that Romancing the Book (@RtBBlog) sent you. This’ll enter you into another drawing for an ebook copy of her first book, Sin on the Run.

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17 thoughts on “Interview & Contest: Lucy Farago

  1. erinf1 says:

    I definitely think that a proposal shouldn’t be prompted by a “holiday” or pressure. It should be a personal and thoughtful moment. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Rita Wray says:

    I think proposals should be on their own day. That would make it more special and not get lost in another holiday.

  3. Mary Preston says:

    I think that there is too much pressure if it’s a day like Valentines. Make it your own special, personal day.

  4. Laney4 says:

    Definitely deserves its own day. I think guys propose on big holidays so that they won’t forget the date as easily (and they think its romantic).

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