interview your character, Katherine (Kat) Daugherty from the book, Derailed.
she’ll never forget.
Doe has learned to cherish.
for her blood, and a secret baby on the way, something has to give.
no hope left.
heart, and is ready to share the secret of his dark past.
the world crumbling around them, it’s easy to lose faith. If they can’t forgive
past sins, they have no hope for the future.
year old woman with amnesia. When she first comes to Dominion Falls
in book 1 she ends up with a job as a sort of hotel manager, and de facto PR rep
for the hotel owner. For a woman in 1871, she’s strong and capable and knows what
she wants. In book 2 she gets a new job one well suited for her librarian.
mid-30’s (he won’t reveal his age, sorry…he keeps personal facts close to the vest).
He is 51% owner of a saloon and brothel in Dominion Falls.
When the story first starts he’s content to be alone and never let anyone in. Jane
brings something to life in him, and he resists until he realizes he doesn’t want
to resist any longer.
Interview with Katherine Daugherty aka Kat
and she shouts at the door*
call me Kat. Jane’s lover, and my former lover, Cole, calls me Kathy. I’m in my
mid-twenties and have no qualms about that “old maid” line of bull.
After they had Martha they tried and tried to have a boy, but nothing ever happened.
After ten years of trying, they gave up. Five years later, voila.
for me, so I took off at fifteen. I joined the temperance league for a while, but
boy-howdy did those women take some brutal tasks to forward their goal, it wasn’t
my cup of tea but a cup of whiskey turned out to be, so I left them. Spent some
time back in Dominion
Falls after, took up with
Cole, because well, have you seen that man? It was a fun romp, but then I fell for
Norman…and then I can’t explain why, but I left Dominion Falls
I work to forward the suffragist movement.
is a bit older than me.
twenty years older than me!
in the book there’s something to be said about a man that works the telegraph. They’ve
got some strong fingers. *Kat winks*
explain why I fell for him, he seems to be a grumpy old man, but I just do. He’s
a good man.
in privilege, but once mother disowned me for leaving town I had to make my own
way. I’ve made mistakes, but I don’t regret any of them. Not even a little.
Falls is a great little town.
When we first went there when I was quite young, there was nothing. Father first
formed a little camp when he found the gold. Father had vision and started that
town using the first of his gold strikes. More men came in, and Father was smart
enough to charge to use the buildings he was having built, and then use that money
to buy mines from the less successful miners.
Falls go from small camp to
a tiny town. Sure, it was dirty and rough and miners aren’t the nicest people sometimes,
but Father and Mother always pushed for more than that. The used their wealth to
make sure I got educated in Denver, and eventually
moved there themselves, but no matter how much time I’ve been away, Dominion Falls is home.
back home. I’m grateful that I have a good friend now, one like Jane, that pushes
me to do what I need to, what I know I’ve needed to do. It’s not an easy step for
me, but you’ll have to read the book to find out why.
want me to reveal secrets before their time.
for and all I didn’t know I wanted within a year of returning home.
daughter and sent to Denver
for schooling made it hard to establish friends. I was too rich in Dominion Falls,
and too poor in Denver
Jane. I couldn’t ask for someone better. Sometimes you meet someone and instantly
connect, and I had that with Jane. I think she hates that I’m brutally honest with
her, but she’s no shirk either, gives me the same honesty right back.
About the Author
special-needs kids and loving mate, so she breaks genre barriers, dabbling in horror,
straight fiction, and urban fantasy. An ADD tendency leaves her with a variety of
interests that include singing, dancing, crafting, cooking, and being a photographer.
She fights through the struggles of the day, knowing the battles are her crucible
and though she may emerge scarred, she’s also stronger. While busy creating worlds
and characters as real to her as her own family, she leads an active online life
with her blog, Redefining Perfect, which
gives a real and sometimes raw glimpses into her life and art.
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