Please join us in welcoming author BA Tortuga today, on the tour for her new novel, Refired. Enjoy the interview, and then be sure to click on the Rafflecopter widget below to enter for the chance to win e-copies of The Terms of Release and Articles of Release.
Hi, BA, thanks so much for being here with us today. Let’s start with you telling us a little bit about yourself, your background, and your current book.
BA: Hey there! I’m the luckiest girl on Earth – I’m married to the woman of my dreams, I’ve got the best job in history, and I live in the New Mexico mountains. I’ve been publishing romance novels for… whoa. Many years.
Refired is the story of recovering alcoholic, Josh McPhee, and Kris Cerny, high-powered businessman and rancher – two former lovers that own a failing Austin art gallery together.
Share 10 things with us we may not know about you:
- I used to design toys, years ago.
- I can read and write four different languages fluently. I can speak one.
- I’ve traveled all over the country and internationally to see Tim McGraw in concert.
- My favorite candy is sour apple balls.
- I do a jigsaw puzzle a day.
- My mother makes the best mashed potatoes on earth.
- I jog 45 minutes a day, 5 days a week. I’m not good at it, but I do it.
- I can fold my tongue 4 different ways.
- I have been gluten free for 9 years.
- None of my dining room chairs match (we have weird, mismatched armchairs).
Blurb: When Kris Cerny walks back into Two Spirits, the art gallery he owns with Josh McPhee, all he wants is a clean break. Austin’s booming real estate market means the building he bought years ago is worth a fortune, and with the sale, he and Josh can finally go their separate ways. They won’t be reconciling, right? Josh may be sober now, but an addict is always going to be an addict, and Kris can’t take that chance again.
Josh isn’t willing to sell. Not yet. He’s discovered a new artist in Santa Fe he knows will put Two Spirits in the black, and if he can just make a success of the gallery, maybe he can earn Kris’s respect, if not recapture his love. He needs Kris to give him time for one more buying trip, one more gallery show. Josh wants nothing more than a final chance to make things right. Kris agrees to let Josh have this last ditch effort on one condition– he wants to go along for the ride. On the way Josh hopes they’ll find the next big thing in the art world as well as peace, forgiveness, and a love he thought was lost forever.
Texan to the bone and an unrepentant Daddy’s Girl, BA Tortuga spends her days with her basset hounds, getting tattooed, texting her sisters, and eating Mexican food. When she’s not doing that, she’s writing. She spends her days off watching rodeo, knitting and surfing porn sites in the name of research. BA’s personal saviors include her wife (still amazing to say that), Julia Talbot, her best friend, Sean Michael, and coffee. Lots of coffee. Really good coffee.
Having written everything from fist-fighting rednecks to hard-core cowboys to werewolves, BA does her damnedest to tell the stories of her heart, which was raised in Northeast Texas, but has gone to the high desert mountains and fallen in love. With books ranging from hard-hitting GLBT romance, to fiery ménages, to the most traditional of love stories, BA refuses to be pigeon-holed by anyone but the voices in her head.
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