Monday, January 16, 2012

Author Interview: Brodi Ashton - Everneath Blog Tour

Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath, where immortals Feed on the emotions of despairing humans. Now she's returned- to her old life, her family, her friends- before being banished back to the underworld... this time forever.

She has six months before the Everneath comes to claim her, six months for good-byes she can't find the words for, six months to find redemption, if it exists.

Nikki longs to spend these months reconnecting with her boyfriend, Jack, the one person she loves more than anything. But there's a problem: Cole, the smoldering immortal who first enticed her to the Everneath, has followed Nikki to the mortal world. And he'll do whatever it takes to bring her back- this time as his queen.

As Nikki's time grows short and her relationships begin slipping from her grasp, she's forced to make the hardest decision of her life: find a way to cheat fate and remain on the Surface with Jack or return to the Everneath and become Cole's...


Please welcome Brodi Ashton to the blog!

Christie: If you found yourself in Nikki’s situation and had only 6 months until you had to head back to the Everneath permanently, what would be on your to do list? 

Brodi: Well, if I were actually Nikki, I would hunt down Jack and tackle/kiss him. But if I were only in Nikki's situation, I would definitely spend those six months with my family. On a beach. Covered in glazed donuts. 
Christie: On your blog you mention being raised by Greek mythology loving parents. Do you have a favorite Greek myth? 
Brodi: Well, I would feel bad saying anything but Persephone, but really my absolute favorite is the story of how Orpheus saved his true love, Eurydice, from the clutches of Hades all by playing a pretty song. 
I grew up reading D'Aulaire's Book of Greek Myths, and that is my all time favorite book about mythology. Plus the illustrations are amazing. 

Christie: How much has their love of Greek mythology influenced your writing? 
Brodi: The great myths are just some of many crazy things floating around in my noggin. I think as writers, we start with the bare bones of a story, and then borrow from everything we've stored in our brains, all our experiences, the books we've read, the movies we've seen, and we see what fits. 
Christie: How do you spend your time when you aren’t busy writing? 
Brodi: Lately, it seems like that time doesn't exist. I'm going to have to figure out how to organize my time better. Right now, when I'm home, I'm usually at my computer. Thinking about what I'm going to eat next. :)
Christie: Do you have any hidden talents? 
Brodi: I play the organ in my church. This one time, after the organ had been waxed, I slid across the bench and landed in the foot pedals. During a meeting. I got straight 10's, but the Russian judge gave me a 6.5.
Thank you so much for stopping by!
Brodi’s debut novel, Everneath, releases January 24th. I’ve read it and can testify to the fact it is pretty amazing.

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  1. I love that Greek mythology inspired Brodi. It makes me want to read this even more! Great interview ladies.

  2. Landed in the pedals? You poor gal ;)

    Great interview!

  3. Very fun interview! This is in my soon-TBR pile!

  4. Congrats on the book. It sounds great and I love the cover!

  5. I haven’t red the book yet but I think it’s quite nice to read since I am a book lover! Nice blog by the way.