About the book
The Black Eagles and their loved ones try to recover from the traumatic events that have beset the band, starting to piece together their lives while trying to make sense of everything that happened to them. How can they trust again, after so much betrayal? As they begin a collective healing process, they find that the future has more demons in store for them.
At the centre of it all are Luke and Melissa, only just starting to put their lives back together. As they embark on new adventures, old enemies may not be ready to let them forget….
1. For people who haven’t read ‘The Black Eagles Series’ can you tell us a little about the series?
A. Strings, book 1 starts the series off with Melissa Webb, girlfriend to Luke Black the bands front man, who’s missing. It begins with Melissa telling their story to the police. How they met and what’s happened up until Luke goes missing. The story unfolds with a past and present situation but it give you an insight of the journey they’ve taken. It covers the good and bad of fame and how it’s not all glitz and glamour. They have to deal with a lot of issues, heartache and this being hard enough for a person who isn’t in the limelight. They have to cope with the world watching their every move and commenting on it. Strings ends at a point where I hope you have enough of a conclusion to be able to be happy with it.
Encore follows on from Strings and has some of the few unanswered questions wrapped up but I made sure that all important ones were covered in Strings. It’s what has been left behind and how will they come back from such a string events. Can they? It also links others that they had no idea had even been tagged into it; a trail of destruction has been left behind but is it over?
I wanted to write something that gave more of an insight to life in a band and being on the road and how it can be much harder than it seems.
2. How do you think fans of book 1 will reacted to book 2?
A. I hope they are happy with the journey I’ve taken the characters on. I’ve no idea what they will think but I just hope I haven’t disappointed. Although I have thrown in more drama just to keep your hearts stopping. I hope ..
3. Are there new characters in book 2? If so can you tell us a bit about them?
A. Yes, There is a new band that causes some trouble.
4. Did you enjoy writing book 2 more then 1?
A. I actually found it harder because on the first there were no expectations. The second had people waiting to find out what happens next so I felt the pressure. However, I did feel less scared about putting it out there. I was still obviously nervous but putting your work out for the first time to the world was terrifying. When I hit submit on Strings and it went to the processing part to go live I felt physically sick. Knowing I had support already was comforting. The writing aspect of it I always enjoy.
5. Was writing and publishes Encore, different then Strings?
A. The only difference was the process was quicker on Encore as I had everything set up and ready to go for publishing. I didn’t panic as much with Encore, Strings I would keep re reading and changing things when really I didn’t need to. I think it was more a way of delaying it because I was scared stiff. Encore I couldn’t wait to publish.
6. What was the hardest part to write of book 2?
A. How to start the second book, I wanted to wrap up book 1 without boring my readers but giving them enough to finalise the immediate outcome of the events of Strings. I wanted to then move the story along and get to what was next in store for the characters.
7. Do you have a favorite scene from Encore?
A. ha ha I have several but I do like a scene that involved Death Wishes .. I enjoyed writing that part.
8. Use three words to tell us about Encore?
A. Heart racing drama
9. When design the cover for Encore, did you know what you wanted?
A. Yes, more or less. The idea was in my head and the designer just added a few extras which I loved.
10. Have you started writing book 3? Can you tell us how you are feeling about writing book 3?
A. Oh yes! I’m excited to be writing it. When I started Strings it was supposed to be just one book, but as I got going I knew I could do more and I wasn’t ready to say goodbye to the characters. With book 3 I’ve come to a point where I’m ready to let them go, mostly. I don’t want to drag it out to the point it loses something. Unless I become inspired and another great storyline pops into my head this will be the final part. Although I will end it in a way that leaves the door open. I am considering some back stories but I’m not promising at this stage.
Meet the Author
Kat Green was born Nov 1979 into a military family and moved around alot during her childhood. This shaped her into the person she is today. She is at ease with meeting new people and adapting to new surroundings. Her family roots are from Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. Kat now lives with her husband and son on the south coast of England, Portsmouth. She doesn’t pretend to be the best and is still growing as a writer and having fun along the way. She loves books and has a busy imagination. Her love for music plays a big part in her first novel called Strings. Kat loves to watch live bands and can usually be found at gigs around the UK. In 2010 she lost her mother to blood cancer and it was time to put her words on a page and stop worrying about what people might say ‘Life is too short and precious to waste’ is her motto. Writing is her passion and her escape.