Each Monday I would like to take some time to get to know some of our favorite authors. My hope is that this will help readers connect with the authors.
Today I would like to introduce you to: Jaime Jo Wright!
I’ve loved her books from the beginning, even though I was a little afraid to read them since they seemed spooky. I can’t put down her books once I start them! I just learned not to read them at night.
Jaime Jo Wright is winner of the Christy, Carol, Daphne du Maurier, and INSPY Awards. She’s also the Publishers Weekly and ECPA bestselling author of three novellas. Jaime works as a human resources director in Wisconsin, where she lives with her husband and two children.
To help us get to know her, I have given her some questions and here are her responses:
Q: How long have you been writing?
A: I’ve been writing since I was thirteen. So if we go by how many years it feels like, then I’ve been writing about ten years 😉 . In reality though, it’s been about thirty years.
Q: What are you currently working on?
A: Currently, I’m on a rest break to give my mind some r&r. I have a book in to my editor so soon I’ll be diving into edits on my 2021 release and also starting my first draft of my 2022 release!
Q: What are some of your writing must haves? (Drink, snack, supplies, etc.)
A: Well, you knew I was going to say coffee! LOL I’d try to mix it up, but really, that’s about all I drink/eat when I’m writing. As for supplies, usually a comfy place to sit and one of my cats.
Q: What is your favorite time period to write about? Or read about?
A: I tease that I have time period ADD, just because so many elements of history fascinate me. But if I had to choose one to stick with or to read about consistently, it’d probably be the turn-of-the-century (early 1900’s)
Q: What are some of your favorite books?
A: Mmmm, I love Lady and the Lionheart by Joanne Bischof. Also, pretty much anything by Kara Isaac or Simone St. James.
Q: If you could spend a day with one fictional character, who would you pick and what would you do?
A: Probably the Green Arrow. I’m a comic fan and Oliver Queen is my all time favorite!!
I have saved my favorite question for last!
Q: What would you like readers to take away from your books?
A: Hope. I truly want my readers to take away the truth that there is hope, and a hope that stretches into eternity.
To connect with Jaime, please click on any of the following links: her website, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.
I’m also featuring her newest release, The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus. It just came out in September. You don’t want to miss this one! And don’t forget to add it to your Goodreads shelf!
About the book:
The Bonaventure Circus is a refuge for many, but Pippa Ripley was rejected from its inner circle as a baby. When she receives mysterious messages from someone called the “Watchman,” she is determined to find him and the connection to her birth. As Pippa’s search leads her to a man seeking justice for his murdered sister and evidence that a serial killer has been haunting the circus train, she must decide if uncovering her roots is worth putting herself directly in the path of the killer.
The old circus train depot will either be torn down or preserved for historical importance, and its future rests on real estate project manager Chandler Faulk’s shoulders. As she dives deep into the depot’s history, she’s also balancing a newly diagnosed autoimmune disease and the pressures of single motherhood. When she discovers clues to the unsolved murders of the past, Chandler is pulled into a story far darker and more haunting than even an abandoned train depot could portend.