JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
M.L. Jacobs, author of The RestStop: Jeff and Jeanine
(Chaklet Coffee Books)
Jeanine, a sexy yet lonely young woman meets the man of her dreams on the Internet. When she meets Jeff, she believes that her prayers have been answered…finally. They date by email, text, and cell phone for three months before deciding to meet face-to-face at a popular motel called The RestStop. Jeff promises to fulfill her darkest fantasies.
But, does anyone truly know if the person behind the monitor is who he says he is? What happens when Jeff and Jeanine meet at The RestStop for a night of unadulterated passion?
Follow the clues in this fast-paced psychological thriller that has a surprise around every corner.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the idea and inspiration to write The RestStop: Jeff and Jeanine?
M.L. Jacobs: Originally, a friend dared me to extend my writing from inspirational to adult, specifically erotica. What began as a simple sexual situation between two characters became a short story. The short story developed into each character having an intriguing past with memory flashbacks and present-day inner conflicts based on past experiences. The short story easily became a thrilling novel which I am extremely proud of.
JP: What sets The RestStop: Jeff and Jeanine apart from other erotica novels?
MLJ: The RestStop: Jeff and Jeanine is so much more than an erotic novel. It has suspense, mystery, thrills, twists, and great passionate scenes. The main characters are multidimensional, very believable, and either makes the reader love or hate them.
JP: As an author, what are the keys to your success that lead to The RestStop: Jeff and Jeanine getting out to the public?
MLJ: Through social networking sites like Myspace, Yahoo, Twitter and others The RestStop: Jeff and Jeanine was introduced to a wide audience. The characters seem to appeal to people on the Internet because they can easily be related to. We all know at least one person who has dated and met people from the Internet.
JP: If you could be one of your characters from past or present novels, who would you be? And why?
MLJ: If I could be one of my characters I would be Blondie from The RestStop because although she has a few hang-ups, she is the most grounded of all of the main characters, making her very believable.
JP: What’s next for M.L. Jacobs?
MLJ: We are finishing up editing on the premier edition of EROS369: An Anthology for Adults which will be released in January 2009 – it contains a sultry 69 erotic short stories and poems in 3 chapters from many of today’s hottest writers. Published by Chaklet Coffee Books.
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