From the time Jacquie was twelve years old, she knew she wanted to be a writer. That year she wrote a short story called Count Daffodil after spending countless hours searching for ideas. The story garnered Jacquie an A and was read aloud through the school's loudspeaker system. Needless to say, after that she was hooked.
Jacquie grew up, got married, raised a family and left her writing urges to simmer in the background unattended.
She owned and operated a successful diner in her hometown for a number of wonderful years before deciding to live her dream of becoming an author.
Jacquie's first book, Tidal Falls, a romantic suspense novel about second chances, released September of 2014.
What is your writing process?
I'm what's known as a pantser. In other words I write by the seat of my pants. :) I start out with something that I've heard on the news or read in current events and then build my plot from there.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Not sure it was the first book I ever read but Black Beauty had a tremendous impact on me as a child. I think it was one of the first books I read where I learned life isn't always cotton candy and rainbows.
Sara Reed is on the run from an abusive ex with ties to organized crime. Mistakenly thinking her and her daughter would be safer if she had some kind of leverage, she takes a copy of some valuable files. Files that make her a target.
Nick Kelley is an ex-marine trying to find his place now that his career is over due to injuries suffered from an IED. When the two of them meet in the pretty little