Friday, June 27, 2014

INTERVIEW + Giveaway: DEFECTOR (A Variants Novel) by Susanne Winnacker

DEFECTOR (A Variants Novel)
by Susanne Winnacker
Publisher: Razorbill
Pub. Date: June 26, 2014
Pages: 288
Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Goodreads

Tessa has finally made peace with her life as a Variant. She and long-time love Alec are officially a couple, and for the first time, she has everything she wants.

But the air is tense at FEA headquarters. An agent has disappeared, and rogue variant organization Abel’s Army is likely the culprit.

When Tessa is summoned for her second mission, she is unexpectedly launched into a massive conspiracy. Her best friend Holly is kidnapped and Tessa knows it was meant to be her. But who is after her? And more importantly, why?

When the FEA’s efforts to rescue Holly don’t yield any results, Tessa takes matters into her own hands. Desperate to save her friend and uncover the mystery behind Abel’s Army, Tessa launches her own investigation—but nothing could prepare her for what she finds. Everyone in her life is harboring secrets: Alec, her estranged mother, even the father she never knew.

The truth will take her out on the road and out of her comfort zone, with danger lurking everywhere. Summoning all of her courage and strength, Tessa must decide who can be trusted and what is worth fighting for—even if it means going against the life she thought she wanted. Her final decision will leave readers breathless.

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Cookie Dough

What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast?
Overnight oats or yogurt with fruit and homemade granola

Night owl or early bird?
I used to be a night owl, but now I always get up quite early (thanks to the new puppy) and seldom go to bed after midnight.

One food you would never eat?
Well, I don’t eat meat.

Skittles or M&Ms?
I’ve never tried Skittles. I love peanut M&Ms.

When you were little, what did you want to be when you "grew up"?
A vet. I love animals, but I don’t think I could see them suffer, so vet probably isn’t the best choice.

You have won one million dollars what is the first thing that you would buy?
A house.

Print or Ebook?
Print. I don’t even own an e-reader.

What movie are you looking forward to this year?
Mockingjay. Hobbit 3.

Finish the sentence- one book I wish I had written is....
Harry Potter.

What is next on your to read list?
Asunder by Jodi Meadows

Any other books in the works? 
Yes, I’m working on a YA historical and a YA sci-fi, as well as a middle grade.

About Susanne:
Susanne Winnacker studied law before she became a full-time writer. She lives with her husband, a dog that looks like a sheep and three bunnies that have destroyed every piece of furniture she's ever owned in Germany. She loves coffee (in every shape and form), traveling and animals. When she isn't writing, you can usually find her in the kitchen, experimenting with new vegan dishes.
She blogs for The League of Extraordinary Writers.

You can find her on Twitter and on facebook.

Giveaway Details:
 2 hardcovers of DEFECTOR and 1 Impostor audiobook. Giveaway international. 3 winners.

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