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Princess of the Light
Princess of the Light 
Please welcome author NN Light, who also happens to be a
personal friend, and one of the editors for my business, The Author’s Secret.
Her book, Princess of the Light is helping people everywhere learn how to share
food and to open their lives to help others. This post is a special character interview with Joe Deacons. 

About the Book

Title Princess of the Light
Genre Urban Fantasy Romance
Author N. N. Light
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13
Gabriel, the Archangel and Messenger of God – yeah that Gabriel,
visited Mary Miller. He told her, as the key she is destined to spread the Light
and vanquish the Darkness. Her first assignment is to restore the soul of the Walking
Man. Sounds simple enough until she’s thrown in the face of evil, and then Joe Deacons
enters her heart. This battle just got a lot more complicated. She must complete
her mission without losing all she loves.

Interview with Joe Deacons

Tell us about yourself, please.
My name is Joe Deacons
and it’s a pleasure to be here. I’m a little out of my element here but the author
assured me this was all for the good of the story, calling me every woman’s book
boyfriend…whatever that means. Anyway, I am an urban planner for the city of Golden
Lake. Oh and I am in love with Mary, the Princess of the Light.
What inner doubt causes you the most difficulty?
Believing in what I can’t
see or logically explain causes me great difficulty. Take Mary, for example. One
day she tells me she is the Princess of the Light and knowing her as an honest person,
I had no choice but to believe her. She is a faithful person and it wasn’t until
I saw a demon for the first time that I truly believed. Sometimes I am still amazed
that she chose me to love… or maybe it was just meant to be.
What’s your external complication? In the story world your
author created, explain what it is you fear most.
Losing Mary, either to
death or to Than. Than is a big bad demon, second in command to Lucifer, and I see
lust in his eyes when he spars with Mary. It makes my blood boil and I want to run
a sword through him.
Tell us about your significant other, that person who makes
living worthwhile.
Mary is the most beautiful
woman in the world and every day, I thank God for her. She brings such beauty to
my life and loves me for me, not my parents’ money. She tells me the truth and keeps
me honest. She is brave, braver than me, and she makes me laugh. She’s strong but
she shows me her insecurities too. I’m a better man because of her and I love her
so much.
What would that person say about you?
She would say I’m being
modest and too reserved in this interview and that I’m her warrior and her strength.
She boasts I’m her protector and I like that. What man doesn’t want to protect those
he loves? She would also say I have a heart of gold and I’m not afraid of anything.
What is your family like?
My father is the king
of decorum and he believes in preserving the Deacons name, at all costs. My mother
is a generous loving soul who could outdo Martha Stewart in a hostess contest. She
has always been there for me and I love her dearly. My younger brother, Edward,
is a historian and theologian. He is more like my father and that is fine by me.
If someone from your past showed up, who would you NOT want
it to be, and why?
This actually happened
to me in the book. A few years ago, a gold-digger named Leslie convinced me to marry
her. She pretended to love me and I loved her. Two days before the wedding, she
dumped me for another man. I was heartbroken and I vowed to never let another woman
get close again.
Then Mary came into my
life and the walls around my heart melted. I was happily in love and then BAM! Leslie
shows up when least expected. For more, you have to read Princess of the Light.
Are you happy with the way your story ended? Why or why not?
Yes, I’m happy with how
my story ended. There are a few surprises along the way and I can’t wait for the
next story. I keep nudging the author to have me more involved in the story but
she refuses to listen to me.

About the Writer

You have the length of
a tweet (140 characters) to describe yourself as a writer. Let’s see what you can
do.
I’m a storyteller who loves to write stories filled with high
stakes, emotionally-charged conflict, earth-shaking romance and big bads.
Why did you choose to
write about this character?
I chose to write about Joe because I thought the world needed
a hero who was strong yet willing to let the woman he loves be front and center.
Love is not dead and neither is chivalry. He is Mary’s partner, lover and warrior.
Was there anything you
discovered about this character that was a surprise to you?
I was surprised how caring he was. Even with all that was going
on in the various battle scenes, his first reaction is to make sure people are okay.
Why do you write?
I write because I’m a storyteller. I have been blessed with the
gift of writing ever since I was a little girl. I have all these stories that need
to be told swirling in my head. I just have to get them down on paper. Finding time
to write is the hardest part of being a writer.
What do you want to write
next?
I’m in the process of writing book two in the Princess of the
Light series. I also have a mystery swirling around that my muse insists is next
to be published.
What other character from
this book do you want to write about? Care to tell us why?
I’d love to write more about Than. He is a demon from way back
and in fact, used to be an angel. In Heaven, he was the Virgin Mary’s Protector.
But that was before the Rebellion. Now, he’s Lucifer’s second in command and he’s
a key player in the battle of good versus evil.
Are any sequels planned
for this book?
Yes, I have currently five more books planned in the Princess
of the Light series.
Is there anything you’d
like to say to your readers?
As a thank you for your interest in my book and helping to support
food banks worldwide, I am offering Princess of the Light (in both e-book and paperback)
discounted early for Black Friday Deals! It is available for only $2.99 in
e-book and $11.99 in paperback. This is a limited time offer so take advantage now!
It makes a great holiday gift too!

Buy This Book

Publisher N. N. Light

Author Bio

N. N. Light was born in Minnesota, lived in Southern California
only to move to chilly Ontario, Canada to marry her beloved husband MR N. She is
blissfully happy and loves all things chocolate, books, music, movies, art, sports
and baking. Most of the time you can find her on Twitter or getting new ideas on
how to spread the Light on Pinterest.
Part of the proceeds of Princess of the Light will go directly
to food banks in order to feed the hungry and help those in need. With only 7,500
books sold, N. N. Light will be able to set up a monthly endowment for the local
food bank.

Author Social Media

Princess of the Light 

About the Book

Title Princess of the Light
Genre Urban Fantasy
Author N. N. Light
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG
Miriam Miller likes the simple things in life: a good book,
close friends, and a healthy relationship with God. But, destiny comes calling,
and her neat, little life turns upside down.
Ethanial, an angel of God, has been sent to reveal Miriam’s
true calling -– she is the Princess of the Light, the woman chosen by God
Himself to vanquish the demons intent on infusing the world with evil. And her
first assignment: restore the soul of a homeless man known only as the Walking
Man.
Enter Joe Deacons, a man intent on stealing her heart. But
as Miriam embarks on her journey to save the Walking Man and fulfill her
calling, it becomes clear that Joe isn’t what he appears to be. Miriam must
decide: Is she willing to risk her soul to save those she loves?

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Interview with Miriam Miller aka Princess of the Light

Tell us about
yourself, please.
My name is Miriam Miller and I am the Princess of the Light.
I am in my late twenties and I work as a manager of a bookstore. I try to live
a normal life but with angels and demons popping up, it’s hard to explain
sometimes. My favorite thing to do in my free time is to curl up with a good
book. I love books.
What’s your internal
limitation? Meaning, what is it about you that makes it so you cannot do what
it is you need to do during this story?
Hmm, I would say my biggest limitation is to ignore the
inner demons within and to have a pure heart. Battling with demons is not as
hard as you might think. I can wail on demons all day but to stay pure, to
focus on the Light is a constant struggle. It’s the true test of evil versus
good and for me, my heart needs to be pure. If not, I am no better than the
demons I face.
What inner doubt
causes you the most difficulty?
For me, it’s believing that I can’t do what needs to be
done. I have been chosen to be the Princess of the Light. Who am I compared to
others? I am not a pious woman like Mother Teresa. I’m just me, plain-old
Miriam. What if I fail? Will God send me to Hell?
What’s your external
complication? In the story world your author created, explain what it is you
fear most.
Dealing with the constant attacks by Than and Lisbeth is
enough to fear but what I dread most is becoming a warrior for darkness. I have
been blessed with all these abilities and yet the temptation is so strong to
give in to Than. Becoming a weapon of darkness is my worst nightmare.
Tell us about your
significant other, that person who makes living worthwhile.
What would that
person say about you?
Joe Deacons is the love of my life and he is the most
caring, wonderful man in the world. Even though he came from a wealthy family,
he is filled with compassion for those in need. He shows kindness to others and
strives to make a difference in the world. He has shown me what it means to
love another unconditionally and I wouldn’t know what I would do without him. His
love gives me the strength to fight the darkness and together we cannot be
defeated!
Joe would definitely say that I am his angel and I can do no
wrong. He would probably also mention that I have an inner strength that defies
explanation. He would gush about all the ways that I give to others without
regard to myself. He would finally mention that I am a faithful woman.
What special skills
do you rely on?
I have many skills ranging from athletic ability to weapons
training but the greatest skill I have to let go and be an instrument of the
Light. Pushing aside my ego and needs, being one with the Light is the greatest
advantage I have against the darkness. The Light defeats the darkness. Knowledge
is also a terrific skill. Knowing how to defeat the demons and how to spread
the Light is almost as good as a sword.
Are you happy with
the way your story ended? Why or why not?
Yes, I was thrilled with how it ended. I thought my author
did a fantastic job and even threw in a few surprises that I was not expecting.

About the Writer

You have the length
of a tweet (140 characters) to describe yourself as a writer. Let’s see what
you can do.
I’m an inspirational writer who makes the world a better place.
I create interesting characters who take the reader inside their head.
Why did you choose to
write about this character?
I chose to write about Miriam because she is the Princess of
the Light and the reader wants to know more about her. She is my favorite
character in the book and I hope that readers will love her as much as I do.
Was there anything
you discovered about this character that was a surprise to you?
I discovered that even when the chips are down, she rises up
like a phoenix. She has an inner strength that I wish I had.
When you wrote about
this character, what made you the most happy? What made you the most sad?
I loved writing the love story from Miriam’s point of view. It
reminded me of my own love story with my husband. I also loved writing the
final battle scene.
What made me cry was when Lisbeth gets the upper hand on
Miriam and Miriam thinks she has failed. It’s the lowest point in her life and
she feels such despair.
Why do you write?
I write because I have something to say and if I don’t get
it out, I will suffocate. Writing is like breathing for me and I have been
blessed with the gift of writing since I was a little girl.
What other character
from this book do you want to write about? Care to tell us why?
I’d love to do the back-story on Than. He is a powerful
demon and was once an angel like Ethanial. I may have to write a prequel
telling his story someday.
Are any sequels
planned for this book?
Yes, I have outlines for four more books and have started
writing book two.
Is there anything you’d
like to say to your readers?
I first wanted to thank you for taking time out of your busy
lives to read my book. I hope you are inspired and enjoy the world I have
created. There is a message here and I hope you will join me in spreading the
Light. Just like Miriam, we all can make a difference.
I also wanted to let the readers know that a portion of each
book that is sold will go directly to food banks and other services so that
people like the Walking Man are cared for. Together, we can end hunger and help
those in need.

Author Bio

N. N. Light was born in Minnesota,
lived in Southern California only to move to chilly Ontario, Canada
to marry her beloved husband MR N. She is blissfully happy and loves all things
chocolate, books, music, movies, art, sports and baking.

Author Social Media

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/23234551-n-n-light

For our final day, we’d like to introduce you to four Anaiah Press authors, one from each of our imprints, Surge, Romance, Inspiration, and
Presence. Thank you for reading about Anaiah Press this week. We hope you’ll
visit us often! Our official launch date is July 1st. There are links at the
end of this post to our site and social media.

Jennifer Novotney (Surge Imprint)

Why did you choose Anaiah
Press for your book, Winter in the Soul?
Jennifer Novotney 
I chose Anaiah Press for my book, Winter in the Soul, for a few
reasons. One was that I believe the publisher and editors truly understand the vision
I have for my book. Another was the staff’s experience and expertise. I have complete
confidence in the editors and know they value my book just as much as I do. I wanted
a team behind me that had a successful track record, especially since Winter in
the Soul is my debut novel.
What has been your favorite
part of working with Anaiah Press thus far?
My editing relationship with Executive Editor Eden Plantz. She
has taught me so much about storytelling and characterization. She’s also extremely
funny! I love how she can point out areas of improvement in the manuscript without
making it a negative experience. She’s such a pleasure to work with and such a great
teacher.
Courtney Rice Gager

Courtney Rice Gager (Romance Imprint)

Why did you choose Anaiah
Press for your book, Tess in Boots?
I met my editor, Kara Leigh Miller, through a Twitter pitch contest
in February. She displayed an immediate enthusiasm for my manuscript, and I felt
confident in her commitment to making the book a success. I also stand behind the
mission of Anaiah Press to publish books with strong inspirational themes and messages
of faith.
What has been your favorite
part of working with Anaiah Press thus far?
I’m in the trenches of the editing process, and I love seeing
Tess in Boots sparkle with every round of edits. Kara’s dedication to polishing
my manuscript has made all the difference. It’s amazing to have an editor who seems
to think about my story in her sleep! It’s also great getting to know my fellow
Anaiah Press authors. We’re a close-knit, supportive community. Plus, I recently
got to see my book cover, and it’s the perfect visual representation of my story.
Wait, was I supposed to list just one favorite thing? Oops…

Linda Brendle (Inspirations Imprint)

Why did you choose Anaiah
Press for your book, A Long and Winding
Road: A

Linda Brendle

Caregiver’s Tale of Life, Love, and Chaos?

The first thing that attracted me to Anaiah Press was their prompt
response to my query. Instead of keeping me in suspense for months, they responded
within two weeks. As a new author, I was relatively uneducated about the publishing
process, so when Anaiah expressed an interest in my manuscript, I asked a lot of
questions. Eden Plantz, Executive Editor, answered every question patiently and
completely, and while her responses were prompt, I never felt that I had to rush
my decision. From the beginning, I sensed the integrity and professionalism of the
organization, and by the time we reached a final agreement, I felt completely comfortable
putting my memoir in the hands of Anaiah Press.
What has been your favorite
part of working with Anaiah Press thus far?
It’s very hard to choose one aspect of the Anaiah Press experience
as my favorite.
The process of editing my work could have been painful and traumatic,
but Jessica Schmeidler, Managing Editor, made it both fun and educational. I have
been blown away by the publicity campaign mounted by Melinda Dozier, Director of
Marketing and Art, and the amazing publicity staff. However, my favorite part of
the experience would have to be the friendships that have developed among the staff
and authors. I love being part of the Anaiah Press family.

N.N. Light (Presence Imprint)

Why did you choose Anaiah
Press for your book, Princess of the Light?
I chose Anaiah Press for my book, Princess of the Light, for
several reasons. They were a brand new publisher, had the best in the publishing
industry on staff, the art and marketing department and a dedication to publishing
inspiring and exciting books. But I think the most important reason I chose Anaiah
Press lies in their name. Anaiah is loosely translated God

Answers and I have always
trusted in God. His message in my book is Spread the Light and that is exactly what
Anaiah Press is doing.

N N Light
What has been your favorite
part of working with Anaiah Press thus far?
I have to be honest here and tell you that my favorite part of
working with Anaiah Press has been working with Melinda Dozier, my publicist. She
has had such an intuitive vision for my book and her book trailer blew me away.
It is exactly what I envisioned when I wrote Princess of the Light. She even got
the perfect picture for the Walking Man and she has never even seen him. Incredible!
I can’t wait to see what she comes up with next!

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