June 1, 2016

Resurgence Blog Tour: Interview + Giveaway

Resurgence (Silver Blackthorn #3)
Author: Kerry Wilkinson
Genre: YA Fantasy/Dystopia
Release Date: May 31, 2016
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin


"Can I ask you one thing...why does it have to be you?"

My throat is dry but I manage to say the words clearly enough: "If I don't do it, who else will?"

An entire country has been lied to.

Silver Blackthorn was supposed to be one of the privileged few, chosen to serve and help rebuild a shattered nation.

Instead, she is a rebel.

Tales of her defiance have spread across the land. King Victor and the Minister Prime want her dead, the resistance groups are desperate for her help.

But Silver's friends and family are in dire jeopardy; hiding is no longer an option.

As her travels take her into the far reaches of an unknown land, she is forced to make new friends and hunt for new allegiances.

Final battle lines are being drawn. The time has come.

Then there's the hardest choice of all: Opie or Imrin.
1. Where did the idea/inspiration for the series come from?
I’m very bad at doing nothing. I was on holiday with my wife and, on day one, we were lounging around by a pool. I was bored within about 20 minutes and my mind started wandering. I started making notes there about Silver’s world and plot lines, etc. An awful lot of Reckoning, the first book, is there in my barely legible handwriting from 2012.

2. What's the hardest part of writing a book, in your opinion?
The initial spark of what the book is going to be. A book should exist for a reason, so why is the story you have to tell worthwhile?

3. Favorite book?
I’m not sure I have one. I go through stages of reading various genres. I’m reading a lot of non fiction at the moment. Jon Ronson is a favourite for that. I’ve been reading some Helen Fitzgerald and Alex Marwood crime. I never slog through a book if I’m not enjoying it - life is too short - so it’s whatever grabs me at the time.

4. Any tips for aspiring authors?
You’re not a writer if you’re not writing. 

5. What's up next for you?
I have a couple of crime books out in the UK later in 2016 - then some really exciting worldwide releases for 2017. It’s all a bit under wraps at the moment.
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Kerry Wilkinson has been busy since turning thirty.

His first Jessica Daniel novel, Locked In, is a number one ebook bestseller, while the series as a whole has sold one million copies.

He has written a fantasy-adventure trilogy for young adults, a second crime series featuring private investigator Andrew Hunter, plus the standalone thriller, Down Among the Dead Men.

Originally from the county of Somerset, Kerry has spent far too long living in the north of England, picking up words like 'barm' and 'ginnel'.

When he's short of ideas, he rides his bike or bakes cakes. When he's not, he writes it all down.

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1 comment:

  1. I remember seeing the first book in the series but never got the chance to read it. Seems like an interesting story. I like the covers too. Nice interview. I like his answer to question four, you're not a writer if you're not writing :)