Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Captivated Release Blitz with Excerpt and Interview

Captivated by Emily Jane Trent
(Adam & Ella #1)
Genres: New Adult, Romance 

Ella Walker, still suffering from issues of mental abuse, turns twenty-one and meets the man of her dreams. Can she break the bonds of her emotional prison and be the woman he desires? As an aspiring romance author, Ella struggles to find passion in her work. When Adam Bianci, the gorgeous Italian billionaire appears in her life, he lights up her drab existence. She’s determined not to let him slip through her grasp. But will his secrets and the tangled web of his own abuse keep them apart?

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Emily Jane Trent writes steamy romances about characters you’ll get to know and love. The sex scenes are hot, and the romance even hotter! If you are a fan of stories with a heroine that’s got spunk and a hunk of a hero that you’d like to take home with you, these stories are what you’re looking for. The stories will let you escape into a fantasy – and you won’t want it to end - ever.

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Excerpt #3
Oh my God, Adam. She cast her tablet aside and said his name out loud several times, loving the sound of it. She could see him, tan and buff, lean muscles and all, just as if he were in the room with her. Nothing was more real than he was. She flopped on her bed and draped her arm across her forehead. If only he were with her. Or somewhere better, like a nice trendy hotel with a queen-size bed, satin sheets, and lots of privacy. She imagined him wanting her, feeling his breath on her, imagined his tender kiss on her lips.
When did you first realize you wanted to become a writer?
I’ve been a writer since I was a child. I’ve always loved fiction and was an avid reader. The amazing opportunity to be a self-published author makes it possible for me to share my work. That’s what has really changed, and I think it gives readers lots of choices.
Among all the books you have read which of these has significantly contributed to your writing style?
I read a lot of contemporary romance and new adult romance as I love the genre and like to keep up with what readers enjoy. My writing style is unique, and when I write I just block everything else out. Only the story exists. So I don’t know if my style has been influenced except to say that I do focus on writing the types of stories I know my readers want.
Do you believe in love at first sight?
Absolutely, and you’ll see that a lot in my romances. In fact, that can be one of the most exciting factors in the story, how the characters are instantly in love.
Where were you born and where do you call home?
I was born in California and lived there most of my life. A few years ago I moved to Tucson and I love this area of Arizona. It’s mountainous and beautiful.
Is there something that has just recently happened in your life that you would like to share?
Well, this may be the obvious thing. But writing romance and publishing is a great experience. It’s still pretty new for me. I started my Facebook Fan Page and readers talk to me all the time. That’s such a wonderful thing, to be able to chat directly with my readers. I can’t get enough of it.
Can you sum up Captivated in a few words?
Captivated is the story of Ella, a young girl, overcoming any and all personal issues to be with the man she loves. Adam, the hero, has his own struggles and ultimately conquers all because of his love for Ella.
If Captivated was made into a movie or TV series, what actors would you like to see playing your characters?
Seriously, it’s my readers that get to choose. But if I’m on the spot I’d say:
Ellen Page or Chloe Grace Moretz for Ella Walker
William Moseley or Freddie Stroma for Adam Bianci
Any advice to aspiring writers?
Just write is my best advice. I’ll always get my idea and do an outline of the chapters and storyline. When I’m happy with that, I’ll just start writing. It’s best to write the whole story before you start rewriting or changing. The creative flow will stop if you start evaluating it too much before you’ve even told the story. Keep writing and critiques or editing separate.


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