|Saint’s Devilish Deal|
her parents were killed in a car crash when she was young. The closest thing to
home has always been Aunt Constance’s villa in Puerto Vallarta, so after a string of dead-end
hotellier jobs, she’s coming home to run the villa.
remember. In between surfing events, Constance
has always had a room for him. Color him surprised when Constance decides to retire
– and leaves a joint interest in the villa to both Santiago and Esme.
youngest Cruz brother – especially when she learns Santiago’s brother has been after the villa for
years. But Santiago
has grown up while she’s been away at school and soon she finds herself falling
for the rich surfer down the hall — all over again.
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Interview with Esmerelda
In the story world your author created, explain what it is you fear most.
in a single word. Oh, I love him — always have — but he’s…complicated. And he’s
burned me before. So when I returned to Puerto
Vallarta and found him — literally — sleeping in my bed,
other, that person who makes living worthwhile.
again! I already mentioned that he’s complicated but at the heart of him is the
most wonderful belief in the people he cares about. He didn’t have the best childhood
and his family is, well, dysfunctional. But he has created a family in the people
at the villa and me.
say about you?
I’m wearing will help cool me off. Ha!
only me and my aunt, Constance. She is everything to me, and now we’ve added Santiago to our family unit
and I couldn’t be happier.
way your story ended? Why or why not?
Things aren’t perfect, but we’re working on that.
About the Writer
write about this character?
to get things right. They were both wounded by their childhoods and it was so much
fun to help them set things right.
discovered about this character that was a surprise to you?
but at the core, she’s fun and silly and adventurous.
character, what made you the most happy? What made you the most sad?
happiest, and even though her childhood still makes me sad, seeing her come to terms
with it and learn from what happened also made me extremely happy.
this book do you want to write about? Care to tell us why?
very tightly wound, but in a different way than Saint is. I need to figure him out!
for this book?
and I’m hoping to have it out to readers in the early spring.
like to say to your readers?
on this crazy, writer ride!
car crash to fire to meetings with local police–no, she wasn’t a troublemaker,
she was a journalist. Her career took her all over the United States, writing
about everything from a serial killer’s capture to the National Finals Rodeo. Along
the way she found her very own Knight in Shining Cowboy Boots and an abiding love
for romance novels. Kristina writes contemporary romance with a smattering of sass,
sex and (of course) drama, and she loves hearing from readers. And just like the
characters from her favorite books, she’s living her own happily ever after.