|Roz Denny Fox|
Today we're celebrating the release of An Unlikely Rancher
So, Roz, where did you get the idea for this novel? There is an ostrich
ranch near the highway between Tucson and Phoenix. They were in the news a
lot with trouble from hot air balloons. I found the sensitivity of the birds
intriguing, but didn't want to use a real ranch--hence my fictional one in
In looking at the cover, if you could add a caption or captions, what would
|Never Under Estimate a Mother's Love|
How long did it take you to write? Too long--maybe just over 3 months.
What is your favorite scene? Pages 74 to 76 when heroine, Jenna, learns that
she can't afford to replace the air conditioner on the hero, Flynn's house
that he rents from her. She has to offer to let him take the upstairs area
of her farmhouse until she can get a loan or otherwise find the money. She
thinks it is generous of her to offer her house, and Flynn says: "I'll give
you a month to square things with the AC. Just so we're clear, there's no
need to get chummy because we're sharing a house."
Who was your favorite character and why? Probably Beezer, Flynn's dog. He
was such fun to write.
If you could pick fictional characters to play the hero and heroine, who
would they be?Jenna would be Katie Holmes and Flynn a clean shaven Chris
Tell us one thing you learned during research.[Roz Fox] Ostrich are curious
birds and like shiny objects such as earrings. And they're high strung.
What music would match the mood of this novel? Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off"
This is your 57th book. Exactly what does that mean to you? Each book means
a lot, because I love to tell stories. I can't think of anything I'd rather
What do you plan to work on next? I'm waiting for revisions on a September
Heartwarming, and working on some ideas to present next.
What are you reading for pleasure right now? I just finished reading books
to judge for RWA's Rita contest. And I'm digging into my very tall
Too-Be-Read stack which includes 2 more of the January Heartwarming books.