Meet my Characters Blog Hop – Meet Aimee from “The Haunting of Secrets: Book 2 – Unhinged”
Hi everyone! I was invited to participate in this blog hop by the talented Valerie J. Clarizio. You can read her post here: https://valclarizio.wordpress.com/
First, a bit of info about Valerie J. Clarizio
Valerie Clarizio lives in beautiful Door County Wisconsin with her husband and one very spoiled cat. She loves to read, write, and spend time at her cabin in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She’s lived her life surrounded by men, three brothers, a husband, and a male Siamese cat who required his own instruction manual. Keeping up with all the men in her life has turned her into a successful hunter and fisherwoman.
She holds a Master of Business Administration degree and works as a Finance Director. She is a member of Romance Writers of America and the Wisconsin Romance Writers of America. She was a finalist in the 2011 Celtic Hearts Romance Writers, Novellas Need Love, Too! Contest.
Here’s Valerie’s Links:
Facebook (URL): https://www.facebook.com/Valerie.Clarizio
Goodreads (URL): https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6573130.Valerie_J_Clarizio
Thanks, Valerie, for the invitation!
Now, I’m supposed to choose one character from a work-in-progress or a recently published book and answer seven easy questions. Here goes!
What is the name of your character? Is he/she fictional or a historic person?
Aimee Richardson. She is fictional.
When and where is the story set? The story is set in a high school in the current year and world (not dystopian) 2014.
What should we know about him/her?
Aimee has a unique gift that she calls a curse. With one touch, one graze over your skin, and she’s able to absorb all of your memories. And with memories come secrets.
What is the main conflict? What messes up his/her life?
The main conflict is that everyone around Aimee is going crazy. Literally. Since they are out of their minds they are doing strange things and harming others before eventually falling into comas. When those that Aimee loves begin to fall ill as well, she is determined to find a way to help them and embarks on a journey exploring her powers.
What is the personal goal of the character?
Aimee’s main goal is to avoid absorbing memories. However, with kids around her going crazy at school, it forces her to break free from the chains that keep her from others to help the ones she loves. she is forced to deal with the consequences of her curse.
Is there a working title for this novel and can we read more about it?
Yes – It’s called “The Haunting of Secrets book 2: Unhinged”
If published, add buy links and other author info here.
It will be published April 2015 and is the sequel to “The Haunting of Secrets” currently published by Fire and Ice YA Publishing. The buy links for the first book (which I highly suggest you read before the second!) is below:
Now, who are you going to hear from next week…….Erin Elliot! The fabulous author who wrote Mira’s View – The Sword of Lumina
Thank you for stopping by the Blog Hop! I hope you enjoyed it!