Christine Sutton, Lisa Lane, Jaime Johnesee
Publisher: DevilDog Press LLC
Publication Date: September 1, 2015
An unknown force threatens Heaven and Hell, along with every soul on Earth. Three unlikely heroes join together to restore universal balance.
Will their shared adversary initiate an Apocalypse before they're able to uncover the truth, or will they rise to a calling that has, from the beginning of time, been Cast in Blood?
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About the Authors:
Christine Sutton is the author of more than fifteen short stories, novellas and novels. While she tends to cross genres within horror, she is always passionate about scaring the hell out of you.
Her passion would have to be serial killer fiction, but she also loves ghosts, ghouls, demons and monsters of all types. Christine's work ranges from modern day fairy tales to demonic soul eaters to ghostly children that just want to play. Her writing has been called passionate, realistic, gritty, fun, enthralling and tons of other cool adjectives.
You, too can pick up some of Christine's work and come up with some cool adjectives of your own. It won't be hard. I promise.
About Leigh M. Lane/Lisa Lane
Leigh M. Lane has been writing for over twenty years. She has ten published novels and dozens of published short stories--penning the majority of her speculative and literary works under Leigh M. Lane and her mainstream and urban fantasy stories under Lisa Lane. She is married to editor Thomas B. Lane, Jr. and currently resides in the hot and dusty outskirts of Sin City.
For more information, visit her website at http://www.cerebralwriter.com
About Jaime Johnesee
Jaime Johnesee lives in Michigan with her husband and two sons. She spent fourteen years as a zookeeper before shifting her focus to writing full time. Known for her bestselling horror comedy series, Bob the Zombie, she is also currently coauthoring the paranormal horror series, Revelations, for Devil Dog Press as well as working on her Shifters series.
JJ: No, when I was little I wanted to be a zookeeper.
LL: Always. I remember being enchanted by the written word ever since I could read, amazed at the imagery and emotion it could evoke. Even as a young child, I wanted to be behind the creative end of that magic. I wanted to be the one to take readers on that journey, to do for others what my favorite authors had done for me.
CS: I originally wanted to be an actress. Then a lawyer. As an adult, I wanted to work for the FBI in behavioral analysis. Through all of that, I was always writing. So, I guess you could say that I did always want to be a writer. It just took me a while to realize it.
2. What is your favourite childhood book?
JJ: Bunnicula. It still cracks me up when I read it to my kids, cracks them up too.
LL: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl. I guess I’ve always had a thing for cosmic justice.
CS: As a small child, The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown and Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney. I still love those books to this day. I read my first Stephen King Novel at eight years old and have never stopped.
3. How many hours a day do you spend writing?
JJ: It varies depending on what I have to do that day. I have two young ones so my days get a bit hectic.
LL: It varies. I write when I can—and when I can, I write voraciously. There are a number of factors that come into play, and there are times when, for reasons beyond my control, I’m unable to write for days or even weeks at a time. I will say, however, that I average a good 200,000 words per year.
CS: As much as I can. Sometimes it is twenty minutes a day, sometimes ten hours.
4. Do you have a dream cast for your book?
JJ: I actually don’t.
LL: Nope. My characters all have their own distinct features, and they never resemble anyone in Hollywood. I’d love to see some of my stories on the big screen, but I’d want to leave the casting to the professionals (and hope they might find some no-name actors who resembled my characters well enough). I wouldn’t want to see a celebrity’s face on the screen and think, “That’s so-and-so playing Drew.” I would want to see the actor in motion and be able to say, “Yep, that’s totally Drew.”
CS: I actually do have a cast in my head when I write. It sometimes helps me to humanize characters more by having a person in my head acting out a scene. It is not always a famous person, but there is always someone. I don’t want to sway readers by giving actor’s names. I want readers to develop their own Lenny to suit their imagination.
5. Which book would you have with you on a desert island?
JJ: A thesaurus, that way I have a plethora of synonyms to create whichever stories I want.
LL: That’s a hard one, but if I had to choose just one, I think it would be The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle. If I were stranded and alone, I’d want something whimsical and bittersweet to read over and over. Some choice for a horror writer, eh?
CS: That really is a hard one. I think I would want something epic, but not too depressing. The Color Purple by Alice Walker, or I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. Possibly IT, or The Stand. In reality, I would probably want an instructional book on how to build a boat from coconut shells.