JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Mari Walker, author of Not Quite What It Seems
(St. Martin’s Griffin)
Not Quite What It Seems is the story of a young girl, Jadyn Collins, who is haunted by the abuse she’s suffered at a young age. The abuse stems from a combination of her mother’s wrong choices and her stepfather’s pathology that was never addressed.
It is also the story of a young girl’s longing for a father’s love and the events that drive her to seek him out, though she’s never really known him. Not Quite What It Seems explores the true meaning of forgiveness and how not understanding true forgiveness and letting it work on our behalf can color life choices.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Not Quite What It Seems?
Mari Walker: Not Quite What It Seems, though it is not a sequel, is a sort of continuation of a story line that began in my first novel, Never As Good As The First Time. Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Mari Walker, author of Not Quite What It Seems