Monday, February 2, 2015

#BOOKSauthorsREAD with @CateBeauman and her Bodyguards of LA County #amreading

Welcome Cate Beauman to Romance Beckons.
Cate never planned on being a writer. In fact, it never made a blip on her screen of aspirations. Writing just sort of happened. She's a big believer in destiny, fate, kismet—whatever you want to call it—and she's certain storytelling is hers.  A seven-week stint at ‘the job from hell’ helped her see the light, so to speak.  One day, she picked up a pad of paper and scribbled down her ideas. The next thing she knew, she’d actually written a novel!
Currently, she's working on the ninth novel in the Bodyguards of L.A. County series, Answers For Julie, which she plans to release in the summer of 2015. (I can't wait since I'm a big fan of the series!)

Today, Cate shares the BOOKS SHE READS.

What was your favorite book as a child?
I can honestly say I hated reading as a child. I loved being outside playing in the dirt, riding bikes, and catching tadpoles in the pond close to our house. It wasn’t until later that I found my love of reading. My favorite book to this day is Oh, The Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss. I love the message behind the zany rhythm and rhyming words. When life gets tough this is my go-to pick-me-up.

What book inspired you to be an author?
Ooh, this is tricky. I’m not sure I can say that it was one book in particular. I never knew I wanted to be an author. I didn’t even know I could write! Storytelling happened by chance. I’m a big believer in fate, and I know that creating novels is mine. For years I worked in Special Education. In 2010 my family and I relocated from New Hampshire to Tennessee where I accepted a job that I quickly resigned from. Unsure of what I wanted to do with my life, I was very much at a crossroads. One night I was reading a Nora Roberts book in bed (I have almost everything she’s written, so I’m not sure which one.) and had an epiphany. I knew that I was going to be a writer. It’s now four and a half years later and I’ve never looked back!

What is the last book you read just for fun?
I haven’t read for pleasure in months. Kids, work, and life in general keeps things busy, but I do have Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts sitting on my bedside table. One of these days when I have thirty minutes to string together I plan to open it up and get lost in a wonderful tale. I can’t wait!

What upcoming releases are you most looking forward to?
I noticed that Kathleen Brooks has a new book, Destined for Power, that is due out in April. I haven’t read any of her work yet, but I know so many readers who enjoy her, so I would like to give her Women of Power series a try.

Tell us about your latest release.

Reagan's Redemption
Bodyguards of L.A. County, Book 8
Doctor Reagan Rosner loves her fast-paced life of practicing medicine in New York City’s busiest trauma center. Kind and confident, she’s taking her profession by storm—until a young girl’s accidental death leaves her shaken to her core. With her life a mess and her future uncertain, Reagan accepts a position as Head Physician for The Appalachia Project, an outreach program working with some of America’s poorest citizens. 
 
Shane Harper, Ethan Cooke Security’s newest team member, has been assigned a three-month stint deep in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky, and he’s not too happy about it. Guarding a pill safe in the middle of nowhere is boring as hell, but when he gets a look at his new roommate, the gorgeous Doctor Rosner, things start looking up.
 
Shane and Reagan encounter more than a few mishaps as they struggle to gain the trust of a reluctant community. They’re just starting to make headway when a man’s routine checkup exposes troubling secrets the town will do anything to keep hidden—even if that means murder.
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