Interviews & Questions

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Suggested Interview Questions

Here are a few suggested questions to use when interviewing the author. Please see the press release for Embers in the London Sky for more information.

Embers in the London Sky

  1. Can you please provide a brief summary of your novel, Embers in the London Sky?
  2. What events were taking place in London from 1940 to 1941?
  3. When Aleida van der Zee Martens fled from the Netherlands, she not only lost her home but her child was taken from her. Can you provide some background on the details leading up to this traumatic situation?
  4. When Aleida arrives in London, she takes a job with the Ministry of Health, which is responsible for evacuating children to the countryside. How did she use her role to help her look for her son?
  5. BBC radio correspondent Hugh Collingwood is caught in the middle of the London Blitz. What part does he hope to play in the war?
  6. How did your two protagonists, Aleida van der Zee Martens and Hugh Collingwood, meet?
  7. How do both Aleida and Hugh come to help each other through their various difficulties?
  8. What are some of the main themes in Embers in the London Sky?
  9. How did you become interested in writing World War II novels?
  10. What are you working on next?

Podcast & Online Interviews

Woman's World Book Club

Embers in the London Sky is featured in the Woman’s World Book Club for February 18-25, 2024!

Historical Bookworm Podcast

KyLee Woodley and Darcy Fornier interviewed me about Embers in the London Sky on the Historical Bookworm Podcast, 19 February 2024.

Faith & Fables Podcast

Meagan Robertson chatted with me about Embers in the London Sky on her Faith & Fables podcast, 6 February 2024.

The Romantic Side of Suspense Podcast

Seven authors offer quick takes on their February 2024 releases, including Embers in the London Sky. On Sarah Hamaker’s The Romantic Side of Suspense Podcast, 7 Feb 2024.

MadLit Musings Podcast

Author Jaime Jo Wright interviewed me on the MadLit Musings Podcast about Embers in the London Sky, 6 February 2024.

Mission: MilSpouse Podcast

Kathleen Palmer interviewed me about Embers in the London Sky on the Mission: MilSpouse Podcast, 5 February 2024.

A Writer's Day Podcast

A chat with author Ruth Douthitt on A Writer’s Day Podcast, 29 January 2024.

Because Fiction Podcast

A chat with author Chautona Havig on the Because Fiction podcast about Embers in the London Sky, 26 January 2024.

Book Talk Podcast

Cara Putman interviewed Amanda Barratt and I on her Book Talk Podcast about our latest World War II novels, 22 January 2024

More to Life Podcast

Interview on the More to Life Podcast, 16 February 2023

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