1. Tell us about your newest release.
KEEPING HER GUILTY SECRET is the first book in my Forever Yours trilogy. This story is
Passion ignites between Nicole Bradford and Max Paradis the moment they lay eyes on each other, but despite the sizzling attraction and Max's to-die-for-kisses, Nicole is reluctant to get involved. She's been burned by love before.
Carlo had been her ideal mate but the dream became a nightmare when his drug smuggling past was revealed.
Now all Nicole wants to do is get on with her life and keep the secret she's been hiding for the last six years.
Still, how can she resist the handsome and sexy Max when he's everything she's ever wanted in a man? And what will she do when Carlo returns and threatens to expose her ugly past?
Nicole will have to trust Max with the truth if she wants to win his love and get Carlo out of her life for good. If she doesn't Carlo could destroy everything that matters most to her.
2. What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your story?
It always surprises me when my characters do something I didn't think they'd do when I started the story.
3. Do you have any interesting writing quirks or rituals?
I don't necessarily write a book from the beginning to the end. Sometimes, I'll skip around and write another chapter, especially if I'm stuck on a particular scene.
4. What authors or friends influenced you in helping you become a writer?
Authors like Nora Roberts, Jayne Ann Krentz, JK Rowling, and Arthur C. Clark, because I love the stories they create.
5. What does your family think about your career as a published author?
My family is very supportive of my career and think its great. I especially have to thank my husband for picking up the slack around the house so I can continue to write.
6. Besides writing, what other interests do you have?
I love to read, especially romance, mysteries and fantasy. I love hanging out with my friends and family up at our cottage on the lake and although I don't do much of it anymore, I love to sew.
7. Can you tell us what is coming up next for you?
I'm working on A LOVE WORTH SAVING - book 2 Forever Yours trilogy. This is Ashley and Reed's story. Ashley is the middle Bradford sister. I'm also working on a single title romance with elements of suspense.
8. How can readers connect with you online?
Anna James writes heartwarming contemporary stories with strong, confident heroes and heroines who conquer life's trials and live happily ever after. She has been writing professionally since 2010, is a member of RWA, CTRWA (Connecticut Romance Writers of America), CORW (Charter Oak Romance Writers) and RWA Contemporary Romance Writers. Publishing credits include two category length novels, five novellas and one short story.
Anna is married to a wonderful husband who spends countless hours picking up the slack around the house so she can pursue her dream of writing, and is the proud mother of five fabulous children.
Although she's lived in several locations throughout her life she now calls Connecticut home. When not writing, she can be found spending time with family and friends.