Intimate Conversation with author Barbara Mix
Locks & Handcuffs by Barbara Mix
Format: Paperback, 160pp
Pub. Date: February 2009
This is a wonderful novel about a successful woman of compassion and moral principles who happens to work for a prestigious law enforcement agency based in Chicago, Illinois who has found love under the most unusual circumstances. Imagine you are working for a federal law enforcement agency within the busy lockup unit. You view prisoners (some high profile individuals), marching by in orange jumpsuits all day and you hear the chatters of their dialogue, the smell of their daily stench as they all wait to appear before the judges in court. It is all second nature to Diamond Jackson, who works for the U.S. Marshals Service as a criminal specialist. Chicago s tough person, Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force Deputy, Charles Laurent is Diamond s new boss.
Under Charles leadership as her supervisor, Diamond found Charles distant, rude and Unfriendly. Diamond is fascinated with the criminal justice system so she buries herself into her work by working late hours five days a week to keep up with her demanding workload. The attraction and tension between the both of them was becoming obvious each time he was explaining the different techniques to her. Charles placed his big masculine warm hands over Diamond hand. Diamond felt an electric pulsating shock all over her body as she focused on his sexy full lips as he spoke. Charles on the other hand found Diamond's interest in learning the basic of Locksmith fascinating and unusual.
Locks and Handcuffs shows us by all accounts one woman who is successful, compassionate, caring and most of all her humanitarian ways tamed a man who was willing to following her around the world. The twist and turns unfold from Chicago, Georgia, Philadelphia, Paris andthe Principality of Monaco and all the way to the prestigious halls of the U.S. Congress. The magic of compassion, wit, intelligence and the difference that make all women unique and special brings two people together in the name of love.
Intimate Conversation with author Barbara Mix and Ella Curry
Author Barbara Mix Biography
Barbara Mix wrote her first manuscript at age sixteen. She is a devoted Christian and gives God all the glory for her creative ideas and talent. In addition, Ms. Mix is focused on charities, family, art, decorating, and traveling. Ms. Mix is currently working with and providing assistance and compassion to our country's Veterans who have served this country with great pride and dignity. Ms. Mix resides in a suburb of Chicago and is currently working on her second novel.
Ella: Where are you from? How did you start your writing journey?
I am from Chicago, IL. I began to write as a hobby as a teenager growing up on the westside of Chicago.
Ella: Who are your two main characters and what do you like most about them?
My two main characters are Diamond Jackson and Charles Laurent. Diamond is a no-nonsense workaholic and a caring soul. She is also smart, intelligent and has a sense of humor. What I like about Charles is he appears to be this arrogant, high-ranking tough- guy law enforcement supervisor, but he really is a nice person who is unhappy.
Ella: What makes your book stand out and would entice a reader pick it up?
My book is informative and give a good inside glimpse of everyday life working in a law enforcement environment. And in addition, it is very detailed leading up to the dramatic romance between the two main characters.
Ella: Ultimately, what do you want readers to gain from your book?
What I want my readers to gain from my book is that you never know where love will find you in life. If we are patient in waiting for love, it will come. God has someone special for each and every soul on earth. There is no such thing as a shortage. There is no shortage in the Kingdom of Heaven.
Ella: What is the most surprising thing you have learned in creating books?
It takes dedication and clear thinking to write a book. You need to be focused without any negativity in your life in order to create a novel.
Ella: What would you say has been your most significant achievement as a writer? First I would say when I received my contract. Second when I had the final product in my hands. To see your name on the book cover or to type your name on the internet search engines and your name appears all over the world is really spectacular.
Ella: What advice would you give a new writer?
I would say think about the genre you are interested in writing. Be creative but original, have your own signature style of writing. I also would add that you should write everyday if you can and please do your research.
Ella: Name 3 things that it takes to make a successful author, in your opinion?
A creative and brilliant mind
Ella: What can we expect from you in the future?
Well I am finishing my second novel. I hope my audience will enjoy my next book as well as the first one.
Contact Information: Email: Ladybobbie@gmail.com
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