Please welcome special guest Gail Ranstrom to the virtual offices this morning!
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Describe yourself in 140 characters or less.
[Gail Ranstrom] Yikes! I’m awful at this stuff. Okay, try this…
Quirky, funny and friendly, Gail Ranstrom has written historical romantic suspense for Harlequin and Entangled Publishing.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about Sweet Treason?
[Gail Ranstrom] Sweet Treason is a story about two people caught up in the extraordinary circumstances of war, intrigue and betrayal. Emily Nevins only wants to keep her family safe. Ryan Sutton is willing to die for justice, equality and security. When they discover their goals threaten the other’s goal, they must find a way to reconcile their differences before one of them has to pay the price for treason.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] How did you come up with the concept and the characters for the story?
[Gail Ranstrom] The concept grew out of a movie I was watching that made me ask myself if the American rebellion was any different than the lords who forced King John to sign the Magna Carta. Was it simply the span of an ocean that made it escalate from rebellion to revolution? Or was it more? In exploring that question, I found my characters, what they believed in, and how far they’d go to achieve it.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] What three words best describe Emily?
[Gail Ranstrom] Determined, loyal, fierce.
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