Welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Let’s play Is It True with today’s guest, Cynthia Terelst, author of Let Sleeping Dogs Lie, a contemporary romance. This is a game with yes and no questions. Writers can elaborate on answers as much as they choose.
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie by Cynthia Terelst
Genre Contemporary Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Will one of the treasures they find be each other’s heart?
It’s been five years since Tara walked out of Shepherd’s life without a word. Since then he’s spiralled through drugs, alcohol and empty relationships, with Tara on his mind the whole time. Now he wants to win her back, and what better way to do it than by creating a fake scavenger hunt? He knows she won’t be able to resist.
Tara’s lost enough loved ones and she didn’t want to see Shepherd added to that count. So, when she saw him high at graduation, she did the only thing she could – she walked away. When she’s teamed up with him for a million dollar scavenger hunt, the feelings reignite. For a second chance at love to work, she needs to be brave enough to open up to him, to tell him everything she withheld the first time around.
Shepherd didn’t realise how much winning would mean to Tara. He now needs to come up with $3 million for her foundation before the hunt is over. If he can’t he will need to tell her its all fake, and he doesn’t know if he can risk that.
Will secrets destroy them a second time around?
Is it true:
this is your first book?
No. This is my second published book. My first one was The Cat’s out of the Bag, a billionaire romance set in Australia which includes a homeless cat and a road trip.
this book is part of a series?
Yes, the Love Down Under series. The books in the series are all stand-alones, what ties them together is the location, Australia.
you lost sleep while writing this book?
No. I don’t lose sleep about much.
you did research for this book?
Yes. I needed to research the places where the scavenger hunts took place. Some of them I’ve visited in person.
some characters in this book are not human? (pets for example)
Yes, there are three dogs in this book – Benny, Billy and George.
this book has more than one genre?
No. It is a contemporary romance only.
you speak more than one language?
No, just English. Unless swearing is considered its own language.
you grew up where you live now?
No, I grew up thousands of kilometers away in Melbourne, Victoria. I now live in sunny Queensland. I moved for a better work life balance and the warmer weather.
you love to read?
Yes. I wish I had more time to read. I try to read every day.
you are never late?
No, I am always late. I just can’t seem to get anywhere on time. I was glad when my work set an 8am meeting, which then forced me to get to work when I was supposed to.
you love pizza?
Yes. Pizza is great. When I was younger my favourite was Mexicana with pineapple. You might think it’s weird, but I thought it was great.
you love sushi?
Yes, I do enjoy sushi. I’ve even tried making it myself and it didn’t turn out too bad. It’s easier to buy though.
you have a pet?
Yes, I have two cats, Kimmy and Possum. And I foster kittens for a local rescue. I don’t have any kittens in care at the moment.
Where to buy Let Sleeping Dogs Lie
Cynthia Terelst Social Media
Cynthia Terelst is a project officer by day and a writer by night. She is a contemporary romance writer who likes to share a little bit of history, some Australian scenery and a whole lotta love. Cynthia does not shy away from difficult topics, as she feels that they should not be ignored.
She lives in Queensland, Australia, where the sun shines at least 283 days a year.
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Cynthia-Terelst/e/B07ZCTX8SB/
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