Date Published: June 21, 2016
Wishing for death while living through hell, Gabriella is rescued off the rocks of a Scottish loch at the lowest moment of her life by the hot, humorous Edward and the sexy, staid Liam. The two men nurse the despondent woman back to health while teaching her how to pick up the pieces of her life. Both are captivated by her and vie for her attention.
Friendships are formed and secrets revealed. One man will become her lover, while the other becomes her best friend. Together, they have a past they cannot change, a present they must live through, and a future yet to be discovered. However, every time things appear to settle down for the trio, fate deals another blow, testing their trust and faith in each other and the love they have created.
Gabriella discovers the beauty of Scotland and life anew as she learns that trust is a two-way street that can either strengthen bonds or destroy relationships. Will she accept all that she learns or continue to believe she is betraying the memories she ran from?
1) What is the hardest thing about writing your books?
The hardest thing about writing my books is separating my writing time and my home life. I become completely obsessed with writing about my characters that I loose hours on hours being with them. My sleep becomes interrupted often because my character seep into my dreams. I don’t watch TV, and when I relax I like to read. I read about three books a week. I’ve learned to set boundaries and now only write at my office but the characters tend to follow me around. Many times I think I could be writing instead of reading.
2) What songs are most played on your iPod?
Music is very important to me but not genres. I like songs that have a story attached to them or could be made into a story. I usually like two to three songs from many different artists. Right now my most favourite songs are Blue October’s Home, Disturbed’s Sound of Silence, Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams’s I Finally Found Someone. I make a playlist for each book and future book and I listen to them nonstop.
3) Do you have a critique partners or beta readers.
Yes I do have a critique partner. Diane Zparkki is also a writer and we exchanged each others chapters. We give each other suggestions and feedback, what we like about the chapter and what doesn’t work for us. I love her and couldn’t write a book without her. She rocks my world!
4) What book are you reading now.
Last night I finished book four Rapturous (The Quantum Series) by M.S. Force. I am a total sucker for Happily Ever After.
5) How did you start your writing career?
I have always wanted to write, but raising four sons and my career working with special needs teenagers came first. When my kids grew up and didn’t need me anymore I ended up with so much time on my hands. My critique partner and I were out for a drink and talking about the books we were reading. I confessed to starting to write a book and found out she was doing the same. We started to meet every Saturday and pushed each other through the process. Now I am on a year sabbatical to write the rest of my series.
6) Tell us about your next release.
My next release is called Thicker Then Blood and it will be released this spring. Dakota is in a life threatening car accident that nearly kills her. She learns the man who recused her and kept her alive was her ex-boyfriend Caden. Two years ago he broke her heart and betrayed her in the worst way. She still loves Caden and hasn’t been able to move on. Someone has lied to her but was it Caden? She finds herself in a no win situation. Sometimes you get hurt by those you love the most. And really isn’t that just life!
Anne Marie Citro grew born and raised in the greater Toronto area of Ontario, Canada. She grew up in a large, loving family. Anne Marie is married to a very patient man. He is the love of her life. They have four very cool sons, and the girls they brought into their family that have become daughters of her heart. She has been blessed enough to finally have a beautiful granddaughter after four sons. She has her own personal gaggle of girlfriends, who enrich her life on a daily basis and make her laugh. Caesar Friday is her favourite day of the week. Caesars with the girls and date night with her hubby. She works with special-needs teenagers, that have taught her how to appreciate life and see it through gentler eyes. Anne Marie was encouraged by her husband to follow her life long dream to write. She loves the characters that take over imagination and haunts her dreams. She loves the arts and she has tried her hand at painting, wood sculpting, chainsaw carving, wood burning, metal and wire sculptures. Yes, her husband is a very patient man! Anne Marie is an avid reader and enjoys about three books per week. But nothing makes her happier then riding on the back of her husband's Harley and throwing her arms out and feeling the wind race by. Anne Marie and her husband take a few weeks every year to travel to spectacular destination around the world. Anne Marie is excited and can't wait to see what the next chapter holds for her life.and enjoys about three books per week.