Please make welcome a sister Rose (from The Wild Rose Press), Liv Arnold! We're celebrating her debut new release, Law & Disorder! The Tavern is serving champagne and a variety of cheese tarts, so get comfy and let's hear what Liv has to say...
MM: Welcome to the Tavern, Liz! Congratulations on your new release! I always like to begin with a simple question I ask all my guest authors: Describe a typical writing day. Are you a morning, afternoon, or night-owl writer?
LA: I work fulltime so I really need to push myself to write at nighttime. I give myself incentives – an ice-cream or junk food reward whenever I finish a page, or I treat myself with reading a chapter of a book. Anything to keep me motivated. Sometimes I use my phone as a timer where I nonstop write for twenty minutes. Amazing how much you can get done when you’re racing against the clock.
MM: I applaud you for writing at night and what great incentives! Can you tell us about your current work-in-progress?
LA: I have a novel contracted with The Wild Rose Press called Etched in Stone. It’s a contemporary romance with a financial crime storyline. It should be out roughly late this year. Here’s a little something about it:
Raw and romantic…Sensual and suspenseful.
Vanessa Lang is thrilled when she lands her dream job at investment company, Stone Corp. But when her kleptomaniac mother is on her last strike and faces a criminal record, Vanessa accepts a deal to find evidence of insider trading on her new employer.
On her first day, in walks the handsome Sebastian Stone, CEO and the man of her dreams. Determined to save her mom, however, she spies and gathers information about his business. But there's one small problem—she starts to fall in love with him.
How far would you go to protect the ones you love?
MM: Oooo...I like the sound of this story, Liv! What inspired you to write this book/series?
LA: With Law & Disorder, I’ve watched the TV show Neighbours since I was a child. I used to come home from school, get changed, have a snack then sit down and watch. I love the community behind the storylines and the more light-hearted moments. So, I thought it would be a fun idea to have the heroine and hero as neighbours, but spice things up a little.
MM: It's amazing how we get our inspiration or story ideas. Enjoyed hearing about yours. What’s your favorite item on your writing desk?
LA: My writing desk is the dining table because my husband hogs the study room playing computer games 24/7. The table is an absolute mess.
MM: Sounds perfect. You’ve been given a golden ticket to time travel into the past. Whom would you meet and why?
LA: Enid Blyton. I read all her books when I was younger and used to read The Children of Cherry Tree Farm to my brothers before we went to bed.
MM: Lovely! Now for a few fun questions, Liv. Do you prefer...
Champagne or Beer? Champagne
Southern drawl or Scottish burr? Southern drawl
Kilt or Leather pants? Leather pants
First romance you read? I can’t remember at all!!
Print book or e-reader? E-reader
Wishing you all the best with Law & Disorder!
Backcover Blurb for Law & Disorder
Lawyer Juliet Jackson has come head to head with Sergeant Jesse Burns on numerous occasions in court. He is provoking. Pigheaded. Punch-worthy. They don't get along. Not one little bit. The unfortunate fact he's also her next-door neighbor brings her loathing off the charts. But when Juliet's caught locked outside her home in nothing but a skimpy towel, she must swallow her pride and turn to Jesse for help. She doesn't expect the explosive chemistry between them and can't help but wonder if Jesse's as demanding in the bedroom as he is in the courtroom.
Sneak preview from Law & Disorder
His handsome face smirked before he averted his eyes and turned his head, but she could still see the profile of his face. His police uniform stretched across his chest. Wonder if that chest is chiseled underneath all those clothes.
Her ears burned hotter than chili sauce, spreading to her neck and chest. No point in putting on a mask this time, because there was no escaping this. Her fingers found the ends of the towel to cover her naked body, but her legs froze on the spot. “I got locked out of my house.”
“You got locked out of your house…naked?” A grin spread across his face, revealing the dimple on the bottom lip. She wanted to bite it but didn’t know if it was to hurt him or because of the temperature between her legs.
Scowling at his sarcasm, her fingers gripped the bricks of her house and she pulled herself up. “Yes. Why are you even here? Didn’t you have enough of me this morning?
Buy Links: (Buy Law & Disorder for 99 (US) cents)
Amazon Australia: https://www.amazon.com.au/Law-Disorder-Liv-Arnold-ebook/dp/B07NCK1QGF Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/Law-Disorder-Liv-Arnold-ebook/dp/B07NCK1QGF Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Law-Disorder-Liv-Arnold-ebook/dp/B07NCK1QGF Amazon Canada: https://www.amazon.ca/Law-Disorder-Liv-Arnold-ebook/dp/B07NCK1QGF Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1130486349?ean=2940161416266 iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/law-disorder/id1453327500?mt=11 Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/law-disorder-7
About the Author ~
Liv Arnold has worked as a copywriter for several global companies and now runs her own freelance business. She grew up in Melbourne, Australia, and lives with her husband and their spoiled dog, who only eats freshly cooked meals. When she’s not writing, Liv’s avoiding the gym, devouring a cheese platter, or marathoning way too much TV. And of course, she’s a massive book addict and often reads until all hours of the night.
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