Today I'm chatting with author Karilyn Bentley, who has a new book out this month!
Hi, Karilyn! Give a brief bio and tell us what kind of books you like to read and write.
my day job, I help run cancer trial protocols. I have a husband, two dogs and a
handful of colorful salt water fish that live in a reef tank. I love to read
historical, paranormal and fantasy romance, along with mysteries and the
occasional thriller. I write fantasy and paranormal romance and urban fantasy.
What's your favorite part of being an author?
Chatting with the voices in my
What’s one piece of advice you would give a new author?
Norah Roberts gave the best
advice. I'm paraphrasing, but she said something along the lines of, put your
butt in the chair and write. I also think some sci-fi movies have lines that
can apply: never give up, never surrender (Galaxy Quest); Do not try, do (Star
If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why?
I'd love to be able
to turn into a fly and eavesdrop. I'm nosey. Or be given a magic wand
to wave and have the house clean itself. I hate housework!
I'm totally with you on the housework! Now, tell us about your new release!
I'm so excited! The first book in my
urban fantasy series is out now. Demon Lore is the story of Gin Crawford, a
nurse and empath, who discovers a bracelet that turns her into a demon and
minion killer. Here's the blurb:
has enough problems dealing with her empath abilities. Finding out she's the
world's newest demon-slayer is the last thing she needs. Unfortunately, when
she slips on a mysterious bracelet she is given no other choice. On the plus
side, her new gig comes with Tall, Dark and Handsome, a mage who may or may not
have her best interests at heart. Thrust into a power-play between good and
evil, Gin must choose a side before she becomes the next victim in the ongoing
Wow! Sounds like a cool start for a new series! Okay, you’re casting the movie version of your novel – who would you choose for
the main characters? We’re talking dream cast.
gosh, I have no idea. I'm one of those weird authors who don't imagine actors
in the role of their characters. That said, whoever the model is on the cover
looks a lot like how I imagined Gin.
Where can readers find your book and where can they find you online?
Lore is available on Amazon, B&N, The Wild Rose Press and Apple.
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Thanks so much for chatting with us today, Karilyn! Best of luck with this new book and series!