I love Authors Interview 7
This is Misty M. Beller
Welcome to I love Authors Interview 7 in this interview we meet Misty Beller, author of This Treacherous Journey which is currently on tour with Celebrate Lit from 3rd-16th February – Let’s all give Misty a warm greeting.
Hi, Misty, it’s a pleasure to have you sitting on my couch today here at I love Authors.
Misty – Thank you, Margaret.
So Misty, I hope you are up for a little imaginary jaunt as I would like you to picture yourself on a desert island. This means we are going back to basics!
Misty – Sounds like fun.
Great, my first question is..
What food would you miss the most being on a desert island?
Misty – Mountain Dew! I know it’s not technically a food, but it’s my daily staple.
Hang on I’ll have to look that up as I’ve not heard of it before. Oops, I can’t as we are on a desert island and have no internet! I am assuming that it a drink as you say technically it is not a food. Am I right?
Misty – Yes you’re right, perhaps you don’t have it in England.
We might but I’ve just not heard of it. Oh, am I advertising?
My next question is..
You are allowed to invite another person to stay with you on the desert island, which of your characters would you choose and why?
Misty – Hmm… Well, Simeon would keep me alive and well, no matter what it took. So he might be the one to choose! On the other hand, Emma, the heroine from This Treacherous Journey, is smart and caring and a great person to have on your side. If I didn’t have to worry about staying alive, I’d bring Emma. Can I just bring them both? 😊
Well as you asked so nicely, how can I refuse. Let’s throw away the budget and say yes!
On the island, you have time to think, although I am not sure you will with both Simeon and Emma!
Can you tell me why you decided to become a writer?
Misty – I’ve always LOVED reading, but never really thought I could be a writer. Finally, I added “Write a Novel that’s Published” to my bucket list. I knew if I didn’t start then, I might never. Once I started that first book, I realized I love it! Now, I write full time and thank God every day for this blessing He’s given me!
It certainly is a blessing Misty and I am so happy for you that you are able to write full time.
It’s time to talk about the weather – yes, I know we Brits love that subject!
The desert island is very hot, do you like hot or cold weather and which helps you focus on your writing better?
Misty – I love to see cold weather and to write about it, but honestly, I don’t actually like to be cold. If I can sit inside by a warm fire and look out at the snowy mountains, that would be perfect!!
Perhaps you ought to come to England where you can see lots of cold and wet weather to spare – my favourite place is by a warm fire too!
Now you have a chance to leave my island..
In order to do so, you have to describe your main character in five words, can you tell me what they would be?
Misty – Ooh, that’s fun! I would describe the hero, Simeon, as rugged, intense, hurting, strong, and caring. My kind of guy!
Perhaps you could send him over the channel to me Misty!
I think your answer deserves a ticket off the island, what do you think readers?
And now to wrap things up
I have really enjoyed my time with you Misty. It’s been entertaining. Thank you, so much, Misty, for being such a good sport. It has been a delight sharing my couch with you and I hope you have a successful blog tour.
Misty – Thank you! It’s been so much fun!
Let’s all give Misty a hearty clap, yes and wave those flags too, in fact, wave anything you like – well within reason 🙂 You’ve been a wonderful audience.
Because Misty is a lovely lady she has a GIVEAWAY for you, my dear readers. All you have to do is scroll down to the bottom of my post and enter. Easy peasy. And if you are interested in purchasing Misty’s book the link is here:
Click here to purchase your copy!
I love Authors was invented by Margaret Kazmierczak – well who else would pick such a silly punchline!
Please read on for more about Misty M. Beller and This Treacherous Journey.
About the Book
Title: This Treacherous Journey
Author: Misty M. Beller
Genre: Christian historical romance
Release Date: February 6, 2018
The Treacherous Journey
Widowed and with child, Emma Malcom is fleeing from the reward offered for her arrest. She’s innocent of the dirty dealings her deceased husband orchestrated, but the angry townspeople didn’t stop to listen to her defence before she narrowly escaped with her life. Now, she and her twin brother, Joseph, must battle the mountain wilderness of the Rockies to reach Canada and the clean start she craves. But when a fall from the rocky cliff leaves Joseph wounded and weak, could the strange mountain man they encounter be God’s gift to see them to safety?
The Mountain man
Simeon Grant makes bad choices. His deceased wife and twin babies are lost to him now because of his reckless decisions, and the penance he pays by living alone in this mountain wilderness is only a small piece of what he thinks he deserves. When a city woman, heavy with child, appears on his doorstep with her injured brother, her presence resurrects the memories he’s worked so hard to forget. And when she asks for his help to travel deeper into the mountain country, he can’t help wonder why God would force him to relive the same mistakes he’s already suffered through. Or maybe taking these two to safety could be the way to redeem himself.
Will they overcome?
But when their travels prove more treacherous than he imagined, Simeon finds himself pressing the limits of his ability to keep Emma and her brother safe. Can he overcome the past that haunts him to be the man she needs? Will Emma break through the walls around Simeon’s heart before it’s too late, or will the dangers of these mountains be the end of them all?
About the Author
Misty M. Beller writes romantic mountain stories, set on the 1800s frontier and woven with the truth of God’s love.
She was raised on a farm in South Carolina, so her Southern roots run deep. Growing up, her family was close, and they continue to keep that priority today. Her husband and daughters now add another dimension to her life, keeping her both grounded and crazy.
A combination of the simple life and writing
God has placed a desire in Misty’s heart to combine her love for Christian fiction and the simpler ranch life, writing historical novels that display God’s abundant love through the twists and turns in the lives of her characters.
Writing is a dream come true for Misty. Her family–both immediate and extended–is the foundation that holds her secure in that dream. Learn more at www.MistyMBeller.com.
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To celebrate her tour, Misty is giving away a grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card!!
Click below to enter. Be sure to comment on this post before you enter to claim 9 extra entries! https://promosimple.com/ps/c8e4