Intimate Conversation Interview with author and radio host Claudia Brown Mosley
Romance and mystery writer, Claudia Brown Mosley offers delicious dramas with mysterious mayhem. The California born and raised author hosts a successful radio show on Blog Talk Radio, entitled Big Time Publishing, where she has interviewed some of the best and brightest literary stars and boasts an online magazine of the same name. Claudia also serves the literary community as a book reviewer, belonging to many of the most popular review services. Claudia's intense love of reading, coupled with a vivid imagination, allows her to effortlessly move from one novel to the next. "I put my heart and soul into each novel," says Claudia about her writing. Claudia's biggest accomplishment in life lies in being a wife and mother to three sons.
Ella: Claudia, tell us about your passion for writing.
I never had a passion for writing; my passion was reading and reading. But one day I sat at the computer and the stories just spilled out unto the pages.
Ella: Finish this sentence: I am Powerful because...
I am Powerful because... God has the power and my power comes from Him.
Ella: Where are you from? How did you start your writing journey?
Answer: I'm originally from Los Angeles and I currently resides here with my family. My writing journey started out for me as a outlet. At the time I was taking care of my ill mother, God rest her soul. I was totally stressed out and I just sat down at the computer and started to write a story and when I finish that story, I wrote another one and I haven't stop since.
Ella: Who are your two main characters and what do you like most about them?
Answer: Tracy and Edmund are my two main characters that are from two different worlds. In Hiding in the Shadows, what I like about Tracy is she is her own woman, with her own business. She came from nothing, but made her way up the ladder. She is classy and has great taste in men, but when it comes to judgment, that goes out the window. Edmund is a powerful attorney that has no limitation to getting what he wants and will go to the limit to protect what's his. I like his scandalous ways, which will bring readers to their knees.
Ella: What makes your book stand out and would entice a reader pick it up?
Answer: The cover of Hiding in the Shadows along will make a person pick it up and just the synopsis on the back will make a person look inside to check out the drama. Love’s journey is sometimes traveled with baggage. Is devotion enough to carry the load when it gets heavy or even deadly?
The synopsis of Hiding in the Shadows
Tracy is an entrepreneur in the computer industry who didn’t know her new love interest had a deceptive past which would force her to answer that question. When Edmund, a charismatic and prominent attorney swept her off her feet, Tracy was ecstatic about the relationship and a chance to ride love’s train, but she didn’t realize that sometimes, all that glitters is not gold. Soon scandal and skeletons come creeping out of Edmund’s closet. As he frantically tries to stay one step ahead of the dirty little secrets that haunt his past, Tracey finds herself pondering the reality of whether she really knows the man she loves. She is forced to decide whether Edmund’s past will tear them apart or bring them closer together. As the relationship struggles to blossom against the odds, Tracy prays that love will be enough to conquer all, including what’s Hiding in the Shadows.
In a tantalizing and perplexing mystery, Claudia Brown Mosley lures readers along a path of unraveling the enigma of truth. Hiding in the Shadows is an intriguing and thrilling suspense of obsessive pursuit, destructive lies and the reality that’s buried in between.
Ella: You are so right! Ultimately, what do you want readers to gain from your book?
Anwers: I would like the readers to gain enjoyment, romance and laughter. I want the readers to be able to walk away and be able have a discussion on all of that. Also look forward to the next installment of anything that my heart spills out.
Ella: What is the most surprising thing you have learned in creating books?
Answer: The most surprising thing that happen to me as I created my stories, the characters actually became so real it became scary. They take on their own lives and help create a great story.
Ella: Name 3 things that it takes to make a successful author, in your opinion?
Answer: Dedication, promoting your book to the fullness and have a sense of humor.
Ella: Share with us your latest news, events or upcoming book releases.
Answer: Hiding In the Shadows is available anywhere books are sold. Check out it's very first review, by The African-American Literature Review
"Playful by design, Hiding in the Shadows is an upbeat thriller, set in beautiful, sunny Los Angeles that manages to keep things light as the pages turn. In charge of her life and future, a successful entrepreneur named Tracey has her life in order until things begin to strangely begin to unravel due to the company she unknowingly keeps. Full of heartbreak, massive egos and lies as well as deception, this novel is one to read if your looking for an entertaining, easy read. "
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