Posted by Lena Diaz
It’s my pleasure to welcome my friend and fellow suspense author, Rachel Kall, back to Kiss and Thrill. Rachel writes political thrillers, including her brand new series she calls “Love and Scandal.” What a perfect name for a series involving politics and romance!
So, what are people saying about her new series? Take a look…
“Rachel Kall writes gritty, fast-paced, realistic romantic suspense that carries a punch to the gut and a twist to the heart. Don’t miss a word!” —Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times bestselling author
Excuse me while I shove the little green monster off my shoulder. What an awesome endorsement!
Rachel just released PRESIDENTIAL PURSUIT, a prequel novella to the first book in this series. (But you can read either one first.) Helen Riley, the heroine, has overcome some serious issues in her past to rise to the level of frontrunner in the presidential election. Below is the cover and a description of the story.
Dynamic and determined, Helen Riley has devoted her life to public service. Now she’s on the verge of doing something no other woman has ever done: Become the President of the United States of America. But her enemies will stop at nothing to end her Presidential hopes.
Smart, loyal, and sexy Sean Mackay has never pushed to be more than Governor Riley’s best friend and strongest supporter. However, when her life is threatened Sean steps up to protect the woman he loves beyond all reason.
As the campaign heats up, sparks begin to fly between Helen and Sean. Will she make history and admit her love for Sean, or will her pursuit of the White House end in tragedy?
Love intrigue, suspense, and scandal? Then the Love and Scandal Series is for you. Set in the nation’s capital, these stories are full of drama, feature sexy heroes, political intrigue, and edge of your seat suspense.
The first full-length novel in this series was released just a few days ago and is called RACE TO KILL.
When fiercely independent Vivian Reese is thrust onto the national stage during a heated presidential campaign, she doesn’t expect to become a media darling. She also doesn’t expect to start to fall for her sexy new bodyguard, Marcus Locke. But when threats start surfacing against the sitting President’s campaign and all evidence points to Vivian, she doesn’t know who to trust.
Delta Force Operator turned FBI agent Marcus Locke is supposed to be investigating campaign finance crimes. He’s not supposed to be checking out the sexy, eloquent campaign spokeswoman Vivian Reese, who’s one of his prime suspects! But when they are caught in the middle of a presidential race that is quickly turning deadly, he is forced to put both his heart and his job in the line of fire.
Tempers flare and passions ignite as the campaign gets dangerous, but when bullets start to fly will either of them survive?
Now, for a quick lightning round of questions…
Q. Favorite TV shows?
A. I Love The Good Wife, Castle, Bones and New Girl.
Q. Favorite food
A. I love cheese. Which also means I love pizza.
Q. Pepsi or Coke?
A. Neither! I’ve given up soft drinks. But I love coffee.
Q. Cat or dog person?
A. I’m a HUGE animal lover. I have 2 dogs and 3 cats.
Q. Beach or mountain?
Q. Dream vacation?
A. Grand Cayman.
One lucky commenter will win a free e-copy (Nook or Kindle, winner’s choice) of PRESIDENTIAL PURSUIT. Check back on Thursday to see if you’re a winner!
Rachel’s question for commenters: “I love writing strong and intelligent heroines, so writing the story of the first woman president was exciting. What are the characteristics that you like most in romantic suspense heroines? What things turn you off?”