Moira: Let’s break the ice shall we? Give us a little peek behind the curtain and name one thing readers would be surprised to learn about you.
Silke: Oh gosh. Probably that I hold a private pilot license.
Moira: Do you have any tattoos or piercings?
Silke: I’ve had my ears pierced, but that’s it. I’m too scared of needles to get a tattoo.
Moira: If you won the lottery tomorrow, what would you spend the money on?
Silke: I wouldn’t buy much. A nice house with big rooms and lots of land in the UK, the same in the US. Somewhere to set up a rescue farm where I could take in abused and neglected horses. On top of that, I would take on some troubled young people (and hire people to help them) to help look after those horses. Basically, give both the humans and the horses a chance.
Moira: What an awesome idea! Which household chore do you abhor and why?
Silke: I abhor all of them lol. I hate cleaning up, hoovering and all that. But my horse’s stable is spick and span, I’m tellin ya. LOL
Moira: Do you have any guilty pleasures you feel comfortable sharing?
Silke: I play World of Warcraft and sometimes get a bit…carried away. For hours.
Moira: Which of your characters would you most/least like to invite to dinner and why?
Silke: Ashriel. He can cook! Although… I wonder what Caedir could come up with.
Moira: One author, dead or alive, and you get to sit down and have a one on one with them. Who would it be and why?
Silke: Karl May. Because he never went to all the places he wrote about, and he did it so well, that when I went to some of them — he wasn’t far off with his descriptions. Plus, I used to devour his stories as a kid, and he took me to places like the Wild West and Arabia without me ever leaving the couch.
Moira: Name one scene you go back and re-read often because you like it so much.
Silke: Uh. I don’t really have one. I sometimes go back to an old book and re-read it, but not particular scenes. I’ve read “Pest Control” by Bill Fitzhugh a million times, because it’s just so funny.
Moira: If you could have one talent besides writing, what would it be?
Silke: Making people laugh. I mean, really laugh, and not because I’m a klutz and fell into the mud, or something lol.
Moira: Any deep, dark, and/or dirty secrets you’d like to share?
Silke: I’m batman.
Moira: In closing, tell us a bit about your latest release (& share an excerpt for those who aren’t yet familiar with your work)
Silke: Watch Me is the standalone sequel to Howl. It’s Tiffy’s story. When I wrote Howl, she was a teenager, but she intrigued me. So when the edits on Howl were done, I sat there, joking around with my editor on Skype. From that conversation, and a joking “What if”, Watch Me was born.
Tiffy wants independence and freedom–until she discovers a Lycan watching the compound. Now she wants Keric, and she goes after him with single-minded determination.
Keric is worried about his brother and has come to find out why he seems to have vanished off the face of the earth. Getting involved with a young girl–far too young for him–isn’t in the cards. He rejects Tiffy, despite liking her.
But things turn nasty, and Tiffy’s involvement is part of the reason he nearly ends up dead.
Two years later he’s back, and this time he’ll get to the bottom of everything. Tiffy, grown up now, is wary of him. Their attraction grows to a tentative love, but his bloodline and her past, along with vindictive pack members, might just get both of them killed.
Keep your enemies close…
Poor little Tiffy — that’s how her pack members and the Alpha view her after the brutal murder of her father, and Tiffy is sick of it. She wants independence, not pity or protection. Then handsome Lycan Keric O’Neill shows up and Tiffy wouldn’t mind some protection — and other things — from him.
When Keric finds himself the target of Tiffy’s misguided seduction, his mission to track down his brother takes a violent turn at the hands of the Alpha — but yields some devastating revelations.
Two years later he is back. This time he will stop at nothing to avenge his brother, and even falling for Tiffy won’t sway him from his goal. Unaware of her past and the links to his brother, he doesn’t know his actions and heritage will crush Tiffy’s fragile trust.
But danger comes in many forms, and when Keric’s secrets and betrayal come to light, will revenge and vindictive pack members destroy the delicate bond between them?
Her heart thundered and she was certain he’d hear it. “Why did you come back?”
“Does it matter? I’m here.” He winked at her. “And this time, you’re not illegal.”
Oh he assumed she’d jump into his arms, just because he’d shown up? “It was a silly teenage crush, nothing more.”
Something entirely too predatory entered his eyes. “A crush.”
He’d been gone almost two years. One year, eight months, one week and three days. Not that she’d been keeping track, or anything. “Yes. Have you never had a crush on anyone?”
“Tiff, you ran naked into my arms to stop Zalin’s goons from rearranging my face, and you’re trying to convince me you just had a crush on me?” A smile twitched on his lips. “You looked at me as if I were your whole world. I sure as hell didn’t imagine it.”
Damn. Yeah, she had. And she’d do the whole naked thing again, if she had to. Tiffy felt her cheeks heat. “It meant nothing. Haven’t you ever done anything stupid?”
“I have.” Keric lowered his head slightly, staring straight into her eyes. “I should have kissed you when I had the chance.”
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