November 15, 2014

5 Easy Questions: Kelley Heckart author The Bear Goddess @CelticChick #RLFblog #Fantasy

5 Easy Questions is an interview is designed to be quick, easy, and fun. Today's guest is Kelley Heckart.

What were you like when you were in school?
I was quiet and shy. My teachers wrote on my report cards that I needed to speak up more in class.
What is your favorite quote?
"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." Leo Tolstoy
What was your favorite book as a child?
I started reading at age 4 so I don't remember what I liked then, but I do remember when I was a little older I liked the Nancy Drew series. I do remember a favorite book as a pre-teen: Where the Red Fern Grows. I also liked The Outsiders.
What was the last movie you watched (home or theater)?
Divergent. I liked it because there was a strong female heroine who wasn't afraid to fight back.
If the hero of your latest book called you on the phone, what would be a perfect ringtone for him?
My latest hero is a centaur shifter so I guess it would be a song about horses. Wild Horses by the Rolling Stones would be his ringtone. I love that song.

About the Book

Title: The Bear Goddess, Book 1: The Arcadia Series
Genre: Greek myths/fantasy
Author: Kelley Heckart
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Romance, fantasy and magic in Bronze Age Arcadia (Greece)
Forbidden love…Broken vows…Betrayal…
Callisto, the daughter of the great Arcadian King Lycaon and the nymph Maia, studied all her life to attain the high position of Bear Goddess among the nymphs of Artemis, taking a sacred vow of purity. But when she meets a mysterious man, her life changes forever.
Kasin is a prince among the fierce centaurs and one of few who can take human shape. A follower of Zeus, he is mystified to save a nymph's life and even worse, to fall in love with an enemy of the centaurs. He is torn between his duty to his people and his love for Callisto.
When the nymphs capture Kasin for their next sacrifice, his capture threatens to expose his secret connection with Callisto and her betrayal to Artemis. Soul bound to him, she cannot allow him to be sacrificed and helps him escape. Obsessed with having Callisto for himself, the god Pan is determined to kill the centaur. On the run from the nymphs, danger and betrayal follow Kasin and Callisto. To survive, they must evade Pan's vengeance as well as others who also want to keep them apart. Will their love for each other be enough to save them?

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  1. Wow, I loved reading your book's description! Can't wait to read more! :) MRS N

  2. Hi Kayelle, Thank you for having me as a guest on your blog today.


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