Xavier Axelson, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. Let’s talk
about your book, Velvet.

Genre: Historical, MM, Erotic Romance
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Publisher: Seventh Window Publications
Cover artist: Ken Harrison
Length: 253 Pages
Heat rating: Scorching
Tagline: Nothing is more dangerous than Velvet.
The first novel from Xavier Axelson is set against a
backdrop of decadence, privilege, and intrigue. Virago, the royal tailor, makes
a discovery that will test the bonds of brotherhood, unravel the forbidden
secrets of his heart, and threaten the very fabric of his existence.
In a land where cruelty is disguised as allegiance, loyalty
is masked by obligation, and the laws of sumptuary govern the people, nothing
is more dangerous than Velvet.
What are your main
characters’ names, ages, and occupations?
Sylvain/Animal Trainer/20


What is the most
important thing you do for your career now, as compared to when you first started
I now give my mind the
permission to relax between books; this gives my imagination and spirit time to
recharge and rest.
What websites do you visit
Twitter, Facebook, and
If you could change something
about your first book, what would it be?
The title.
What do you enjoy most
about life?
The ability to write
and share my work is a gift. I truly find writing to be a great joy.
If you could give the
younger version of yourself advice what would it be?
Write more.
What does
“balance” mean to you as a writer?
It means finding time
everyday to write but also reaching a place where you can shut your writer off
and enjoy nature, family, friends and good food.
What kind of books do
you read when taking a break from your own writing?
I love 1940’s-!960’s
British literature.
Imagine you get to go
on a dream vacation, but you have only one hour to pack and leave, and it
starts as soon as you finish this interview. What will you take with you and
where will you go?
I’d take a pad, a fine
tip pen and worry about the rest when I got there. I’d go directly to
Stockholm, Sweden.
What is your favorite
holiday and why?
I really love St.
Patty’s Day. I love celebrating the Irish part of me, or maybe its because I
love Guinness and corned beef.
If your life became a
movie, who would you want to play you?
Cary Grant
If you were a color,
what color would you be?
Which statement is
more like you:
“I am a vacation
spa because I am laid back and relaxed.”
“I am a ten-countries
in ten-days tour vacation, because I do things as fast as possible.”

Please Fill in the Blanks

I love pizza with everything
on it.
I’m always ready for what’s
When I’m alone, I listen
to audiobooks.

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