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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Character Interview and Giveaway Daughter of Isis by Kelsey Ketch

Published October 26th, 2013

Description:

“Her mouth parted slightly, waiting for Seth to breathe life into her own body, just like in the story. She wanted him to awaken her senses.”

Their worlds collide in California’s high desert.

The last thing Natara “Natti” Stone wants to do is to start anew at Setemple High School. She wished she had never left London. Yet the brutal murder of her maternal grandmother has made her life very complicated. The only clue related to her murder is an ancient, encrypted necklace Natti discovered after her grandmother’s death. And if trying to adjust to American life is not enough, Natti is being stalked by a mysterious, charming high school senior, Seth O’Keefe, who is annoyingly persistent in his attempts at seduction.

Seth O’Keefe is secretly a member of the Sons of Set, an order that worships the Egyptian god of chaos. Seth’s blessing from Set, his “charm,” never failed, except with one person: Natti Stone. Her ability to elude him infatuates and infuriates him, and he becomes obsessed with the chase. But the closer he gets to her, the more his emotions take a dangerous turn, and he risks breaking one of the most valued covenants of his order. The punishment for which is a fate worse than death.

The adventure this unlikely couple becomes engulfed in could cost them their lives and their souls.

CHARACTER INTERVIEW: WANDA

Today, we’re honored to get to know Wanda Winfall, one of Natti’s American friends from Daughter of Isis. Hey, Wanda. How are you today?

WW: *Fiddles with glasses* A-A-Ah, hi.

A bit nervous?
WW: *Blushes* Y-Y-Yes.

Well, that’s all right. We’re just going to ask some easy questions. Let’s start with what was your first impression of Natti?
WW: S-She’s pretty cool. Actually, she’s really cool. First day of school, she helped me so much with tennis. And even stood up to Ky and Q for me when I . . . I kinda made a fool of myself.

Has your opinion of tennis changed since Natti started to coach you?
WW: It has. I mean, I’m still a beginner, but I’m actually enjoying the course, now. I especially loved kicking Q’s butt on the court with Natti! We ROCKED! *Pumps fist then shrinks back.* Oh, sorry.

How has your friendship with Natti changed your life or point of view?
WW: Well, I think I’m a little more confident. I even agreed to go to one of Q’s raves with her. And surely you’ve heard how wild Q’s parties can get. But hey, you only go through high school once, right? You should experience what you can before it’s over.

What is your favorite subject at school?
WW: American literature. Mr. Jackson is awesome and makes learning so much fun. Oh, and Spanish.

What class do you dread at school?
WW: Well, originally P.E., but now that Natti’s my partner, I guess it would be my Advanced Calculus class. The work load and expectations are murder at times.

What would your perfect guy be like?
WW: Ahh . . . M-my perfect guy? *Lowers voice* Seth O’Keefe. Though I know he doesn’t even know I exist.

What book genres do you read?
WW: Young-adult paranormal! Jen and I love getting together to discuss the boys and how their paranormal qualities heighten their swoon worthy moments.

Where do the kids hang out in Setemple?
WW: Oh, well, the popular kids are always hanging at one house or another for their “private parties.” Of course, I’ve also noticed Seth hangs out in our local café quite a bit, when he wants to be alone. Sometimes I wonder what he ponders as I watch him stare into space—Oh, geez. I probably sound like a total stalker right now, don’t I? But it’s nothing like that. It’s just a small town, that’s all.

And where is your favorite spot in Setemple?
WW: The school’s library. It’s the best place to read.

Well, that’s all we have. We really want to thank you for taking the time to talk with us, Wanda. You did brilliant.
WW: *Blushes again.* Thank you.

Readers, be sure to check out Wanda in Daughter of Isis (Descendants of Isis #1) and follow where her and Natti’s friendship leads.

About the author:
During her high school years, Kelsey Ketch could always be found tucked away in a little corner of the hall or classroom, writing her fantasy worlds and creating illustrations and maps. Today is no different, except now she’s writing in the break room at her office building or at the tables of the Barnes and Noble Café in Cary, North Carolina. She is also an avid reader, a part-time book blogger at Ketch’s Book Nook, and lives with her two orange tabbies and awesome and humorous flat-mate.Daughter of Isis is her debut novel.
For more information, please visit her site at kelseyketch.com.

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8 comments:

Sienna Snow said...

This book sounds awesome, can't wait to read it!!!

JoJo_KK said...

this sounds fab! great giveaway too x

TerrieLynn61 said...

I am looking forward to reading "Daughter of Isis". I love stories that have a mystical base in Egyptian beliefs.

Chaotic Karma said...

"Daughter Of Isis" sounds like a wonderful read!!

~Veronica Vasquez~

Kelsey Ketch said...

Thank you for featuring Wanda and participating in the blog tour!

Sophi Frost said...

I loved DOI too - great review!

Eclaire said...

Looks pretty interesting. I haven't read Egyptian myths yet. So this will be my first. Great giveaway by the way ;)

Valerie R said...

Terrific giveaway what great prizes..and love the clip on the book