I love Authors Interview 22
Welcome to I love Authors Interview 22. Today we meet Barbara Bras, author of She Who Knows No Fear, which is on tour with Celebrate Lit from 26th April – 9 May. Let’s all give Barbara a warm greeting.
Hello Barbara, it’s lovely to meet you today. Come and have a seat on my couch.
I’m so glad you are doing a blog tour with Celebrate Lit which is running from 26th April – 9th May, as it gives me an opportunity to get you onto my sofa for a chat.
Barbara – Well, I am delighted to be here Margaret.
I hope you don’t mind but my interviews revolve around a desert island theme. So I want you to imagine that we are on a deserted island somewhere remote. This means we are going back to basics.
However, for my first question, I want to know..
What luxury would you like to have washed up on the beach?
Barbara – I enjoy my own company Margaret, but I would love a working radio (with extra batteries) for music and for news of the world’s events…to stay connected to the universe in that little way.
We could let you have a wind-up radio with a solar panel Barbara, better for the environment and then you wouldn’t need batteries as the sun charges it. Perfect for a hot desert island. Just try not to get sand in it!
I know you love books..
What book would you crave to read (you already have the bible, so please pick another book)?
Barbara – Jesus Always, by Sarah Young. I find the daily devotions speak to me and come with great Bible references, which on the desert island I would have plenty of time to read!
You certainly would Barbara, once you have built your shelter and fished for your supper!
Talking about food..
What food would you miss the most being on a desert island?
Barbara – This is embarrassing, Hebrew National Hotdogs. I’m crazy for them.
Ok, so I will need to look these up when we are on the mainland again with an internet connection. But they sound delicious. I learn something new everyday!
We’ve talked about books, food and now I want to know something about your writing..
What favourite sentence do you like from your most recent published book?
Barbara –“She thought everyone had found a secret she didn’t possess, but now she knew it was no secret. God loved her, too.”
Oh yes, that realization when you understand God loves you. That is a beautiful quote Barbara, thank you.
I always love these answers..
To leave the island, you have to describe your main character in five words, can you tell me what they would be?
Barbara – Gentle spirit seeking everlasting love.
Oh so true, I remember Cassie from your first book “She who knows – the tale of the heart”, which I liked. I think readers will enjoy this sequel.
Well, there you have it, readers, I am so glad Barbara you came to meet us on my couch today. It’s been fun getting to know a little bit more about you.
Barbara Bras readers, she deserves a mighty round of applause. I hope you have a successful blog tour.
It’s GIVEAWAY time so don’t forget to read the rest of this post and then enter Barbara’s competition at the bottom of the page. 🙂
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About the Book
Title: She Who Knows No Fear
Author: Barbara Bras
Genre: Contemporary Women’s Fiction
Release Date: December 8, 2017
Cassie’s dream is about to come true. She’s marrying her best friend, the love of her life.
She will never be alone again.
But when Zack fails to return from surfing, Cassie’s safe world comes crashing down around her and she begins her struggle anew.
Haunted by her conviction that her late grandmother left her something that will help her, Cassie discovers hidden “treasures” in the house she inherited.
With the help of her stepmother, Cassie unlocks the secrets of her grandmother’s journey and along the way finds the ultimate answer for her own life.
About the Author
In 2015, Barbara Bras left her career to pursue her dream of serving God. She believed that her first step was to share the amazing story of God’s blessings in her life. Wrapped in God’s Grace, A Life Rediscovered does so through a trio of narratives. It begins with the story of her son’s miraculous adoption and the challenging years that followed her grandparents’ remarkable survival in Armenia, and her own quest for purpose and love. Once written, Barbara realized her life’s new purpose. Captured by St. Paul in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4, she views her writing as a tribute to the God who comforts and strengthens us in hardships and trials, and as her mission to encourage others. Her first novel, She Who Knows, A Tale of the Heart, seeks to inspire and encourage. The sequel, She Who Knows No Fear: Another Tale of the Heart, released in December 2017. Solo Deo Gloria, To God Alone Be the Glory
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To celebrate her tour, Barbara is giving away a grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card plus a signed copy of She Who Knows and She Who Knows No Fear!!
Click below to enter. Be sure to comment on this post before you enter to claim 9 extra entries!