Crazy/Awkward Interview – Katy Regnery (@KatyRegnery)
Today Katy Regnery stopped by for a crazy/awkward interview. There’s also a giveaway to celebrate. Check out the blurb of book #1 of the The English Brothers called “Breaking Up with Barrett”:
Breaking Up with Barrett is the first of five books about the Philadelphia-based, wildly-handsome English brothers who are all on the look-out for love.
(Except Alex. He’s a womanizing manwhore. And maybe Stratton, because he’s wicked hot, but super awkward around girls.)
Barrett English, aka “the Shark,” is the fair-haired, first-born of the English brothers, and the CEO of the oldest, most prestigious investment banking firm in Philadelphia. He rules the boardroom with an iron fist, refusing to take no for an answer and always getting his way.
Emily Edwards, a first-year doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania, grew up in the gatehouse on the outskirts of Barrett’s childhood estate. The daughter of his family’s gardener and housekeeper, she was always looking through the window of privilege, but forced to remember her place at the very periphery of the kingdom.
When business partners suggest that a fiancee might soften Barrett’s image over business dinners, he approaches Emily for the “job” of fiancee. And while love wasn’t necessarily on Barrett’s radar, he begins to realize that Emily always has been. But will his take-no-prisoners boardroom tactics work on the heart of the woman he loves?
Available at Amazon US, Amazon UK!
Crazy/Awkward Tour Interview with Katy Regnery
Q: Is anyone in your story named after a color?
A: No, not in The English Brothers. But I went back through all of my books, and I have a character named Violet (in Playing for Love at Deep Haven), a character nicknamed Gingy for his ginger-colored hair (in Meeting Miss Mystic), and a character named Scarlet (an homage to “Gone with the Wind” in The Vixen and the Vet.)
Q: Name one thing on the back of your car.
A: I have two oval bumper stickers. One reads SQM (for Squam Lake in New Hampshire) and the other reads RDC (for Rockywold-Deephaven Camps located on Squam Lake in New Hampshire.)
Q: Name your favorite condiment. Bonus points for odd uses for said condiment.
A: Favorite condiment by far is peanut butter and I will literally put it on anything: vegetables (celery, carrots), fruit (apples, bananas), bread, crackers, cookies, marshmallows, in marinades for chicken, beef and scallops, in salad dressing, and in milkshakes. Nothing is left unimproved with the addition of peanut butter. #Truth
Q: What keeps the darkness at bay?
A: Hmm. Kids. Husband. Love. Home. Numbers. Film adaptations of Jane Austen, E.M. Forrester and Bronte books.
Q: What is your hobo name?
Q: What song do you sing in the shower?
A: I often sing “Sister” (“Ms. Celie’s Blues”) from the movie, “The Color Purple.” I mean, I don’t have a whole lot of soul, but whatever I do have, I pull it out for that song.
Q: What was the last furry thing you touched?
A: My dog, Dagmar. She’s a collie-mix and sometimes stares at me for a long time standing at attention. It freaks me out and endears her to me simultaneously.
Q: What wild thing do you believe in?
A: I believe in signs. Like, from God. Or from people you’ve loved who have passed on. Signs that things are as they’re meant to be. Signs that you’re going in the right direction. Signs that everything’s going to be alright.
Thanks for stopping by, Katy!
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About the Author:
Katy Regnery, Amazon bestselling author, has always loved telling a good story and credits her mother with making funny, heartwarming tales come alive throughout her childhood. A lifelong devotee of all romance writing, from Edwardian to present-day, it was just a matter of time before Katy tried her hand at writing a love story of her own.
As it turned out, one love story turned into a series of six Heart of Montana romances, following the love lives of the Yellowstone-based Lindstrom siblings. When Katy’s fans asked her to turn up the heat, she wrote the New Adult/Adult Contemporary hybrid romance, Playing for Love at Deep Haven, which offered steamier romance to her readers. Katy is also proud to offer The Vixen and the Vet, a standalone romance that benefitted Operation Mend, an organization that helps heal the returning wounded of our armed services. The English Brothers is Katy’s second series and first indie series.
Katy lives in the relative wilds of northern Fairfield County, Connecticut, where her writing room looks out at the woods, and her husband, two young children, and two dogs create just enough cheerful chaos to remind her that the very best love stories of all are the messy and unexpected ones.