What is the most ridiculous Halloween costume you’ve ever worn?
A fanged vampire; black-cloak, red silk dress and stilettos, of course—kind of ironic, since I ended up writing
about bumbling, zany, day-walking, controlling, bitchy immortals with totally no respect for vampire legend.
If your protagonist had to wear a Halloween costume, what would she choose to where and
She'd probably pick something that would totally piss off Dorius, her boss, the bastard.
How closely did you follow traditional vampire legends when setting up the vampire world in your
Not closely. I totally butchered myth and legend, peppering my dark side with a fair share of humor. Not that I don't know the legend behind the immortal ones, I've been wrapped up in vampires, werewolves, fae, demons, and anything fantasy for like forever. But with The Grateful Undead I wanted to appeal to new adults and older adults with
stupidity, kickass humor, and crazy romance instead of all the cloak and fang stuff.
Tell us about your latest book in the series in 25 words or less.
Sh-yeah, right. You know I'M A WORDY WITCH! Besides, I'd have to give you a short blurb from each book to help you understand the humor in book four. Soooorrrry....
to thongs, Dr. Scholl's® to stilettos, and bumbled their way into an undead
lifetime of Critter Control when one of them inadvertently turned a raccoon into
Gatorland in Orlando, only to get sidetracked by a serial killer investigation, a vamp-bull at a rodeo in Kissimmee, and a colorful demon named Rafael. Between bronco busting, dragon riding, Jesus-freak
chasing, gator hunting, demon summoning and dead bodies popping up everywhere, Susan's finding it hard to fit in a little romp time.
like Hell in the Abyss--are driving Marcus and Susan batty! In their attempt to retrieve JoAnn, THE GRATEFUL UNDEAD team ultimately finds themselves knee-deep in vamp critters, demons,
rogues, and a host of new and colorful characters, when the mission takes them from their home in Florida to the streets of New Orleans.
COFFIN FIT (book four) The Demon Rafael has cursed every immortal woman in the family; they're aging and their immortal powers are fading. JoAnn is absolutely sure it is not her ex, and sets out to prove it. Did I mention that
Jeni and Paul are finally going to get together in this book? You know Susan is gonna be pissed. Oh, yeah, and one of JoAnn's little fanged-critter-mistakes makes its way to Italy. Dorius is hell-bent on fixing that, I tell you.
THIS or THAT
Twilight or True Blood?
Definitely True Blood
Vampires or werewolves?
Ohhh, hard one. I so love them both. Man...
Werewolves, I guess.
Garlic or crucifix?
Black cat or flying bat?
Black cat – BIG black cat.
Where can we find out more about your books?