Kate Hill on Blow by Blow ~ Interview

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Title: Blow by Blow
Author: Kate Hill
Publisher: Siren
Cover Artist: Harris Channing
Genre: M/M Romance

Blurb:

A hunky former heavyweight champ and an ass-kicking beauty fight for their lives and their love in a futuristic world of MMA.

Theo “Little Raven” Fisker, is a bantamweight with attitude who plans to make a name for himself in the Radical Warrior Tournament, a prestigious mixed martial arts event. The problem is no team will sign a male fighter who walks out in silver and pink with nail polish to match, until he meets Master Jesse.

Impressed by Theo’s talent, Jesse welcomes him onto his up and coming team. Fists and sparks fly when Theo meets gorgeous Valentin Merrickson. Theo draws Valentin out of his protective armor and sparks hope for a life the tough heavyweight never imagined possible. Their love grows, but threats from extremists and an injury that ends Valentin’s career in the cage might tear them apart.

We are here today to talk about Blow by Blow. What can you tell us about it?

Blow by Blow is a M/M erotic romance about a hunky former heavyweight champ and an ass-kicking beauty who fight for their lives and their love in a futuristic world of MMA.

Tell us more about Theo and Valentin?

Theo is a confident, family-oriented person. He has a wild side and he isn’t afraid to be himself. Valentin doesn’t relate to people as easily as Theo. He’s a tough guy, but he has a tender side. He is also more troubled by his past than he realizes.

What about Blow by Blow makes you the proudest?

That the story is romantic but also touches on issues that I believe are important.

This story is set in a fictional MMA world. What can you tell us about it?

Blow by Blow is set on an alternate Earth. It focuses on a fictional MMA event called Radical Warrior in which only a select few martial artists are allowed to compete.

If you could give one piece of advice to aspiring writers, what would it be?

Be open to advice, but if there’s something about your book you don’t want to change, trust yourself as well.

What is the nicest thing a reader has said to you in a review, email, in person, or on social media?

To me, any time a reader emails me or leaves a review, it’s the nicest thing. For someone to take the time to comment and tell me that my work touched them in some way means a lot to me.

What are you reading right now and what is next on your to-be-read list?

Right now I’m reading two books. One is The Republic of Thieves by Scott Lynch and the other is the graphic novel Savage Wolverine: Wrath by Philip Jimenez and Richard Isanove. I have a long to-be-read list, so I’m not sure what I’m going to pick next.

Rapid Fire Time

  • Rock or Country? Rock
  • Harry Potter or Lord of The Rings? Harry Potter
  • Favorite flower? Pansy
  • Hunger Games or Divergent? Haven’t seen either.
  • Seafood or steak? I’m a vegetarian.
  • Kirk or Picard? Kirk
  • Butterfly or Lady bug? Butterfly
  • roller skates or ice skates? Ice skates
  • Jocks or Nerds? Nerds
  • Comedy or Horror? Horror

What are you working on? What is next?

Right now I’m working on the last book in my Scarlet Nights vampire series. I’m also working on the second book in a romantic suspense trilogy set in Victorian England.

 

Links

Blow by Blow on Goodreads
Siren
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon CA

Giveaway

About the Author

Always a fan of romance and the paranormal, Kate Hill started writing over twenty years ago for pleasure. Her first story, an erotic vampire tale, was accepted for publication in 1996. Since then she has sold over one hundred short stories, novellas and novels. When she’s not working on her books, Kate enjoys reading, working out, and watching horror movies.

Tour Stops:

11/27/2015 Guest Post: Would You Change Anything About Your Book? at Because Two Men Are Better Than One

12/04/2015 Excerpt from Blow by Blow at Tina Donahue’s Blog

12/04/2015 Character Interview with Theo at Sinfully Gay Romance

12/05/2015 Guest Post: Writing Mishaps – Those Palm to Forehead Moments at N.J. Walters Blog

12/06/2015 Guest Post: The Story Behind Blow by Blow at Rebecca’s Lair

12/08/2015 Guest Post: Blow by Blow – What You Didn’t Know at The Novel Approach

12/10/2015 My Top Five Gay Romance Movies at Dawn’s Reading Nook

12/12/2015 Guest Post: My Favorite Love Scene from Blow by Blow at Ann Jacobs’ Blog

12/15/2015 Guest Post: Relating to Characters – Sexuality and Similarity at Erotica For All

12/18/2015 Guest Post: The Challenges and Benefits of Writing a Story Set on an Alternate Earth at Alien Romances

12/19/2015 Guest Post – Characters’ Cars and Who They Are at Leigh Ellwood’s Me Want Food

12/24/2015 Guest Post – My Favorite Writing Tools at Decadent Divas

12/26/2015 Author Interview at Reviews by Crystal

12/28/2015 Author Interview at Prism Book Alliance

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Farewell Giveaway
I have a number of paperbacks, most of which are signed, to giveaway. Over the between now (11 Mar 2017) and 31 Mar 2017, every comment on the blog (this post and all other new posts), will be entered to win 1 of these paperbacks. There are also some misc swag items, so there will be a few packs of these to give away as well.

Thank you so much for your support over the last 4 years. Prism will be closing its doors on 1 April 2017. All content will remain available, but no new content will appear after 31 Mar 2017. As such all request forms have been turned off. Again Thank you,

Brandilyn
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