S.R.Claridge writes Mystery and Romantic Suspense novels. Her work has been said to have the energy of Dan Brown, the mystery of Mary Higgins Clark and the humor of Janet Evanovich. Claridge novels will take you to the edge of your seat, keep you guessing until the very end and ultimately warm your heart. It is on the pages of every S.R.Claridge novel that Mystery and Sensual Suspense collide.

For more information on bookings, interviews and upcoming releases, please visit the author website and Facebook fan page.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Spotlight Author:  BRI CLARK

Before we get started talking about your books, tell us a little about yourself.  I have four children been married 10 years. I am an author first and foremost. I ‘m a blogger, a social media liasion with Astraea Press and I work with StoneGate Ink.  I help run Astraea Press’ blog and I’m a book reviewer for my own blog as well as Romancing the Book Review.

Would you describe yourself as an introvert or an extrovert? Extrovert, I’m emotional, confrontational, irrational and aggressive. Then theres when I get upset.

What are your favorite books to read? Ebooks

Where is the most unique place you have traveled? I travel to exotic places I make up all the time. But in reality I’ve been to Hawaii. It wasn’t amazing and I have no desire to go back.

Aside from your successes in the writing industry, what in your life has given you the greatest sense of accomplishment? Being married for ten years. This coming from the woman who wanted to live life with a little black book.

How many books have you written and how many of those are published?  Published, Caffe’ Seduzione, Familial Witch, Glazier
Unpublished, Venim (Glazier’s sequel) The Awakening (Park of the Familial Witch Series.)

Do you have one particular genre that all your books fall under (i.e. suspense, romance, etc.)  or do you write in many different genres? Romance

How much character and plot detailing do you plan out before you begin writing a novel, or are you a “pantser” (fly by the seat of your pants) ? I really work on the characters always...then the pants come out full force.

Prior to becoming a published author, how many rejections did you receive?  How did you handle the rejections?  150...I took a step back and tried a different approach. It worked.

How and when do you write? Do you keep yourself on a schedule or do you work while the muse is with you? I work with the muse.

If you have a new release coming out, tell us about it.

Marie Kincaid suffering the greatest loss a woman can know runs from the pain. Falling asleep deep within the forest she awakes in an infirmary with a loss of memory and a power, she’s always possessed yet never known: Glazier. Glazier enables Marie to embark on a new life free of pain but most importantly free of the past. Heightened senses, accelerated strength, speed, and learning abilities make Marie a perfect candidate to be a spy…also a perfect companion for Henry Tenison…the only other known Glazier.   Henry, a loner and proud rogue finds his world upended when his connection to Marie is forged through Glazier. Unsure of how to progress with any relationship with her he endeavors to keep it strictly platonic and professional. As far away, missions and romantic surroundings entice him into pursuing his deeper desires he caves. However, Marie’ love changes everything.  Determined to free them both of the spy world and hold Abram their superior has over them Henry implements a plot to disappear. However, when things become dangerous in their latest mission, their first undercover, and memories of Marie’s past surface suggesting another man…will Henry’s efforts prove to come too late? If Marie remembers her past, will she still want their future?

If you could give one piece of advice to writers trying to get published, what would that advice be?  There is no longer just traditional. Follow your instincts and don’t be afraid to take a risk and don’t be afraid to invest in your own work.

What's up next for you and your writing? I have two more books to write and release this year. Then more sequels in 2012.

Where can we read more about you and your work?

Thank you for stopping by today.  It was nice to learn more about you and your books.  Best wishes!

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