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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Interview and Giveaway Bittersweet Junction by Ivy Sinclair


Best friends once, lovers never, yet an attraction that can’t be ignored.

Five years ago, Julia Bell walked away from her life the moment her high school diploma was in her hand. She left her family and friends behind to start over and escape the chokehold of small town life in Benton Hill. But an urgent call from her little sister brings Julia back to her hometown wholly unprepared for what awaits her.

Ben Miller was always the nice guy. Just before high school graduation, he stepped out of that role hoping to capture the heart of the woman he loved. Instead, in quick succession he lost the girl, and the future he worked so hard to achieve.

Even though Julia and Ben are drawn to each other, echoes of the past block them at every turn. Secrets are exposed, and reality needs to be dealt with if they can ever hope to move past the bittersweet junction that ripped them apart.

(provided by the organizer)

Describe Bittersweet Junction in one sentence.
Fate gives two former best friends a second chance at romance, if they overcome old misunderstandings and deceit.

Give a quick blurb about the book and why readers would enjoy it.
Bittersweet Junction picks up with the main characters, Julia Belle and Ben Miller, five years after high school graduation. Julia left the small town of Benton Hill right after graduation because she was faced with some grown-up kind of decisions that she couldn’t make. Ben, one of Julia’s childhood best friends, was left confused and hurt after her departure. Julia’s sister Clary lures Julia back to Benton Hill under false pretenses, and that’s when Julia realizes it’s impossible to outrun the past.

I think what readers will enjoy most about this story is the way that Julia and Ben eventually overcome the obstacles in their path to have a shot at their happy ending. I found it very satisfying to write, and I believe that will resonate with readers.

How did you come up with the idea for Bittersweet Junction?
I’ve had several ideas for stories that revolve around the idea of a five year high school reunion. The idea for Bittersweet Junction started there, although in the end, there is no actual high school reunion in the book. That wouldn’t have been a good enough reason to drag Julia back to Benton Hill.

About the author:
Ivy Sinclair cut her romance teeth on classics like Gone With the Wind, Casablanca, An Affair to Remember, and Sabrina. She is a firm believer in true love, a happily ever after ending, and the medicinal use of chocolate to cure any ailment of the heart. Ivy’s guilty pleasures include sushi, endless Starbucks lattes, and wine. Readers of Ivy’s stories can expect smoldering sweet stories of romance that tug at the heartstrings.

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anyt_dodo said...

cu siguranta cand va aparea aceasta carte si la noi in tara o voi cumpara, imi place subiectul deja m-am indragostit de ea

NoraA said...

Story plot aside if any of my siblings had ever pulled a stunt like that, I would have smacked them upside the head and changed my phone number to an unlisted one.

I don't like game players like that for whatever reason. I have a ton of 1st cousins I haven't talked to in over 30 years because of family games.

Unknown said...

Îmi plac cărțile ce abordează acest subiect, vechile prietenii devenite noile iubiri :)) <3 . Și coperta e absolut superbă !

Catalina Mihaela said...

Subiectul e interesant.Sunt rare astfel de carti.Insa,imi pare rau ca nu am kindle.Sper sa apara si la noi cartea.Imi place mult si coperta.

Andreea said...

M-am indragostit de coperta <3.