Thursday, October 23, 2014

'The Life Gift' by TR Lykins - An Author Interview

The Life Gift and book one, Last Heartbeat, are ON SALE throughout the tour.

The Life Gift Synopsis

**** This is a companion novel to Last Heartbeat ****

Kristen believed her parents were truly happy and wanted a marriage like theirs. She really didn’t know anything about their relationship until she was leaving for college. That’s when they dropped a heartbreaking bombshell on her.

They only stayed together to make her happy. Now, she thinks she is the reason for their unhappiness, can she trust love?

Does love even last anymore?

Her new college roommate, Alexia, changes her mind about love. Seeing how fast Alexia falls for her dreamy guy Phillip, and how fast that dreamy guy falls for Alexia, she then realizes that maybe love could happen in her life!

Now, Kristen has to change her ways and open her heart up for love. Can Kristen do that after watching her parents live a lie for so many years? Hoping she can find her true love and not get hurt, Kristen thinks she can find him out there somewhere, but where?

One tragic moment happens to her friend and it makes her realize that life could end in a blink of an eye. Kristen makes a life decision that affects her and her friends.

Can she go through it?

This gift is the greatest gift she can give to her best friend, Alexia. Nine months of her life is a long time to give up for your friend.

Will this sacrifice be truly appreciated and will Alexia be able to take care of her precious gift?

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An Interview with TR Lykins by Dowie's Place

1. Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? 
I love books and everything about them. I read most genres and like to try new ones. Love giving new authors a chance by reading their stories. Since I started writing, I have had to cut back on my reading or I would not finish my stories. I am married and have two sons, which all three of these awesome guys are the loves of my life. I am a stay at home mom, but I believe this saying isn't what most think it is, because I work harder at home than any place I have ever worked and yes I have worked many years at various jobs. One is, ten years in the medical field, which helped me with writing these stories. I am a reviewer for the books I read and I currently organize a fifty plus book club monthly, which I invite authors to either join or Skype with my book club. I even stalk my favorite authors because they are all awesome and they even take the time to answer my questions.

2. Do you ever experience writer's block? 
  Yes! Doesn't everyone? 

3. How did you come up with the title? 
  I have to tell you how I came up with both book titles. Last Heartbeat really speaks for itself because the main character happens to get a miracle while on her Last Heartbeat. The Life Gift, I know is a mouth full, but the main character in this book does something to help her best friend which is a gift of life. 

4. Do you base your characters on people you know? If yes, do you tell them? 
  No, my characters are fictional but I do use people's names and no, I don't tell them because if they want to see their name's they have to read my books for their surprise.

5. Is there anything that you would like to say to your readers and fans? 
  Never give up on your dreams and always live life to the fullest everyday. Only you, can make your dreams possible. I hope my readers love my stories, even though I write clean romance because my focus is on the story lines and I want everyone to be able to read them. I will not change they way I write, because I want my kids never to be embarrassed or afraid to tell someone that their mother wrote those books. I have been told to have a box of kleenexes beside you while reading my stories. I love books that have happily-ever-after and hope that is something that happens for my readers who reads my stories.

Thank you for letting me do this interview! ~ T R Lykins

2 Amazon gift cards for $25.00 each.

2 signed books for Last Heartbeat (US only)

2 signed books for The Life Gift (US only)

2 ebook copies of Last Heartbeat
2 ebook copies of The Life Gift

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