Tuesday, 30 December 2014


Today we are featuring Author Rosemary Rey. Below you will find an interview with Rosemary, book information and links, a giveaway along with Roesmary's Author information.
Don't forget to check out her books!!!
Q. Rosemary, Can you tell us a little about yourself?
A. I’m a stay at home mother of three children. I am taking a break from practicing public interest law in favor of being a full time writer. Essentially, I’m broke as an attorney, and I’m broke as a writer. However, my goal is to make writing a full-time career and garner a living wage, so I can get these stories out of my mind and share them with others.
Q. Was there any author that inspired you to write?
A. Maya Angelou and Toni Morrison. I love the stories they’ve brought forth and I plan to write a novel in the same vein of the genre. I love their stories of the African American experience, and I hope to write the same of the African Latino experience in America.
Q. What genre do you write?
A. Contemporary Romance and Erotica with a twist under my pen name of Rosemary Rey. I love plot twists in romance/erotica because it makes for a full story. My favorite thing is to keep the reader guessing. When they think they have it figured out, I give them a twist which frustrates and excites
them at the same time. I want the reader to spend the entire day or stay up all night reading my book and then cursing me out for the cliffhangers I’ve included.
Q. Who are some of your favourite authors?
A. Sylvia Day, Laurelin Paige, Julia Kent, Shelby Reed, Maya Banks, J Kenner. Even more to name. I love their stories because it grips me and keeps me reading until the last page, seeking more of their voice thereafter.
Q. How many books have you written to date?
A. I’ve written two books in The Pentagon Group series which is not a military book despite the title. Rebound is book one and Unbound is book two. I wrote a standalone, Flame, which takes elements of The Pentagon Group so readers of my series and standalones can continue to connect with characters
previously introduced.
Q. Where can the readers find your books?
Q. Are you currently working on any new projects? Can you tell us a little about
A. I’m working on Book 3 of The Pentagon Group series. It concludes the story of my main characters Perla Mercurio and Dr. Mathias Keene. My goal is to write books about the other characters introduced in the first two books. They will each have a standalone. It will keep me busy for the next couple of years. I’m also planning to write a literary fiction book for 2015 which I will seek to publish with a House or small press before resigning myself to going Indie.
It will be for New Adult in Magical Realism. The book I equate it with is Like Water for Chocolate, One Hundred Years of Solitude, or Eva Luna. I’m excited about exploring a different genre. I will publish that book in my legal name in order to separate it from the Contemporary Romance/Erotica genre.
Q. What are your thoughts on reviews?
A. I need them to give me critique and motivation to continue writing the story.
Also, I haven’t sold many books. Reviews and word of mouth about my books will help with sales and rankings. So far the most reviews I’ve obtained were from books given for honest reviews. And only a third of the books given have led to a response. I’ve received pretty good reviews. I’d like more readers to take a chance on me because I don’t have a street team. The readers that
promote me have read my books and loved my ‘voice’. They’ve befriended me and support me, but they are too few to spread the message.
Q. Do you respond to your reviews good or bad?
A. I thanked a 2 star reviewer because I provided the book and she gave me her honest review. She didn’t like my character. But didn’t comment on the story line. I recently received a 1 star and it appears like the reader didn’t finish. I was passive aggressive and made a comment on my FB account about receiving my first 1 star. However, I would never respond to the reader because I never provided a book to thank her and it is the reader’s opinion.
My only issue is when a reader rates, but doesn’t write a text review. If you rate low, there must be a reason for the rating and the author deserves some explanation. An author can’t progress without knowing how it connected (or didn’t) with the reader.
Q.What is your favourite thing about being an author?
A. Using my creativity, which was stifled before, is my favorite part of being an author. I’ve always loved to write and fantasize stories as a young girl. I’ve always predicted movies and books. I love being challenged to, in turn, challenge the reader. Contemporary romance and erotica, in my opinion, can be a fine piece of literature too. I’ve read some great stories that have swept me into another world.
Q.What is one thing you wish you could change in the Indie community?
A. I’ve had great experiences communicating with other authors in the indie community. Many have been supportive and encouraging. I’ve not had the “drama” I’ve read about from other Indies. What I’m having difficulty with is breaking through to readers to try to give my book a chance without paying a ton of money to promo with a blog or group. I’m completely no-budget. I do my covers to self-editing content after another author does a quick proof, but not line by line editing. I read and re-read my books to continuously edit spelling, missing words, and grammar, but content remains the same. I sometimes feel that there are a select few in the Indie community that are highly regarded and everyone else coming up have to mix the right formula to make their book a successful publication. It is demoralizing when I recommend my book, which can be similar to another story, but I don’t make a sale and no new readers are talking about my book. The same books are suggested time after time. I’ve tried to shrug it off, but it is difficult to get better when I feel that I’m failing and shouldn’t continue to waste my time.
Q. How can readers get in contact with you or find out more about your books?
Q .Is there anything else you would like to add that I haven't included?
I would like to thank Til The Last Page for providing me a forum to give more
information about myself, my writing, and my goals. I hope readers will take
a chance on a new Indie and read either my series or start off with my stand
A year after Perla Mercurio divorced her first lover in contentious divorce, she had resigned herself to being single. After a doctor's visit, she meets Dr. Mathias Keene, and her attraction to him sparks her sexual desires. When Perla and Matt dance at a club, their chemistry is undeniable. Immediately, they undertake a whirlwind romance. Perla falls head over heels in love with the dashing doctor, but is he all that he seems? 

Mature Audience Only: explicit sexual content, consensual adult relationship, erotic, curvy woman, billionaire, doctor.
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Perla Mercurio discovers that the man she fell in love with, Dr. Mathias Keene, wooed her under false pretenses. Upon her discovery of the truth, she tries to mend her broken heart, leaving the handsome doctor in her past. However, Matt is not so easy to shake off. In an effort to win back the love of his life, he makes Perla an offer she cannot refuse. To move forward with her life, Perla must make the hardest decision of her life, but she may never be able to move forward from Matt or the men of The Pentagon Group.

Mature Audience Only: explicit sexual content, consensual adult relationship, erotic, curvy woman, billionaire, doctor.

Diana Maxwell finally meets the man she's had a crush on for months. Kit Phlaim is intrigued by the green-eyed beauty he met when she dined alone at his expensive, gourmet restaurant. He ensures to romance her, claiming her as his. Both have been burned by previous lovers and fear getting hurt. Will their attempts at a committed, romantic relationship end up in flames?

Mature Audience Only: This is a work of Erotica. There is graphic and gratuitous sexual scenes, foul language, BDSM, sub/Dom, spanking, oral.
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Rosemary Rey lives in the Midwest with her three kids and husband. She has been reading books all her life. She started writing short stories for her own pleasure since she was ten-years-old. Rosemary self published her first book, Rebound, after she couldn't stop thinking about the characters swirling in her head. She hopes you like her first romance fiction offering. 

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