RWC’17 Author Spotlight & Giveaway: Alyssa Day!

*Giveaway! Easy Entry! * U.S/INTL Ends 9/3/17
 Today’s featured writer is Romance, Wine & Chocolate guest author, Alyssa Day! Learn some fun facts about Alyssa in this short Q&A.  Leave a comment on the blog for a chance to win!

1. What genres do you write?

Paranormal romance, paranormal mystery, cozy mystery, chick lit, nonfiction, and a partridge in a pear tree…

2. Coffee or tea lover?

Diet Coke!!

3. Name one thing on your bucket list. 

I plan to live in the south of France, in or near Avignon, for a six-month period.  Practice my French, drink wine, write, drink wine, tour Europe, drink wine…

4. Do you have pets?

All the Rescue Dogs!  Currently:  Princess Riley, named after the queen of Atlantis in my Warriors of Poseidon books.  Daisy the Pug, who is 13.5 years old and rules the roost.  And 3 year old Penny (named after Penny in The Big Bang Theory, because she’s pretty and bouncy), who is a black Lab mixed with something smaller.


5. When I wake up every morning I… stumble around until caffeine happens.  Watch the first 20 minutes of Good Morning America, and then get on with my day.

6. Weirdest​ or unique thing you own.

There are so many… but a giant horse statue that lives in my office usually catches visitors off guard.

​7. Do you have ​any hobbies or particular skills?

Fencing! And I just learned to swim, after being terrified of water ever since my dad almost let me drown when I was little.

8. What do you hope readers will experience or gain when reading your stories? I want to make readers laugh out loud, think a little bit, and enjoy the wild ride! And, in romance, of course, swoon at the happy-ever-after.

Meet Alyssa Day

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Alyssa Day (aka Alesia Holliday) is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of the Warriors of Poseidon and Cardinal Witches paranormal romance series and the Tiger’s Eye Mysteries paranormal mystery series.  Throughout her fifteen-year writing career, she has published books in romance, chick lit, mystery, young adult, paranormal, and nonfiction.  Her many awards include Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA award for outstanding romance fiction, and the RT Book Reviews Reviewer’s Choice Award for Best Paranormal Romance novel of 2012.  A former trial lawyer and frequent speaker, Alyssa has given well-received keynote speeches at the Chicago Spring Fling, Seattle Emerald City, and Golden Network conferences, and spoken across the country and abroad about writing.  Her books have been translated into a jillion languages, but she’s still hoping for Martian.

DEAD EYE – A Tiger’s Eye Mystery

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For Jack Shepherd, tiger shape-shifter and former soldier, life is heading for a dead end. Dead End, Florida, to be exact. When he learns that he inherited a combination pawn shop/private investigation agency from his favorite uncle, Jack’s first job is to solve his uncle’s murder. Because sometimes it takes a tiger’s eye to see the truth.

Tess Callahan, who owns half a pawn shop in the strangest town in Florida, didn’t expect Jack to show up and be so very enticing. And exciting. And annoyingly over-protective. But when yet another dead body shows up on her doorstep, it’s time to take action. And if she has to team up with a sexy tiger shape-shifter to do it, well, that’s just a bonus.

Welcome to Dead End, Florida, where Bigfoot keeps a winter home. And welcome to the Tiger’s Eye Mysteries!


Winner is Christy S!

Alyssa Day is giving away signed copy  DEAD EYE, (U.S / INTL not signed) to one lucky commenter!

To enter, simply leave a comment or ask the author a question based on their Q&A responses, and what country you live in.  Giveaway ends on 09/3/17.

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15 thoughts on “RWC’17 Author Spotlight & Giveaway: Alyssa Day!

  1. Gosh, your interview has a lot of ”partridge in a pear tree”. haha Love it. Whats the story with the horse statue? Does he inspire your writing?


  2. I saw you at Barbara Vey 2017 and found you very, very amusing. I don’t read much paranormal but definitely cozy mysteries. Is it difficult to go between your different genres?

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