Seven… Seals of the Apocalypse.
Seven… Women tied to an ancient curse body and soul.
Seven… Immortal warriors will protect their secrets at all costs.
Seven. Will it be the destruction of the world or its salvation?
Discover more in the new Seven Seals Series by
author Traci Douglass.
Seal of Surrender is the second book in my Seven Seals Series and I’ve just submitted the full manuscript and synopsis to Crimson Romance. Fingers crossed they’ll contract it.
Where did the idea come from for the book?
The original idea for the Seven Seals Series came to me in a dream in November of 2011. The rough sketch for the core of the series came fully formed.
Since then I’ve fleshed the idea out a bit with more details, additional supporting characters and villains but the original core idea has remained the same.
What genre does your book fall under?
It’s been categorized as a paranormal romance, but there are also strong urban fantasy and suspense elements interwoven as well.
I tend to shy away from sharing my personal preferences of who should play the characters. I want each reader to be able to picture the characters as they choose, without any bias from me.
But I do create a photo gallery for each of my characters before I write them, so I definitely have the people in mind.
For Seal of Destiny, I wrote with male fitness model Matt Scheirmeier in mind for Kagan. He’s openly gay in real life and I have no idea if the guy can act, but damn is he FINE!
For Seal of Surrender’s hero, Chago, I’d pick male model David Gandy. (What can I say, I’ve got a thing for male models). Again, don’t know if the guy can act, but I think he’s SMOKIN’ HOT. For the heroine, Irena, I wrote the character with model Jessica Stam in mind. And for the book’s villain, Drake Benedict, I’d pick a deliciously smarmy, Will Arnett, a la last year’s Hulu ads.
What is the one-sentence synopsis of your book?
Ack! One sentence…
A nefarious mega-conglomerate hires a rogue demon to deliver the host of the first Seal of the Apocalypse and a divine, immortal warrior must protect her from destruction.
Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency?
Seal of Destiny, and hopefully Seal of Surrender, will be published by Crimson Romance. I do not have an agent at this time.
How long did it take you to write the first draft of your manuscript?
The can typically kick out a rough first draft in about a month. I then go back to edit and layer that first draft over about a two month period, with the help of my awesome critique partners, before submission.
That's pretty fast, Traci. What other books would you compare this story to within your genre?
The story has been described as a cross between Dan Brown’s The Di Vinci Code and the TV series Supernatural.
Who or What inspired you to write this book?
Again, the idea came to me in a dream and I felt compelled to write it.
And we are so glad that you did. What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?
There’s hot guys, sassy girls, a smartass demon with delusions of grandeur, Heaven, Hell, and everything in between—plus an abundance of action and suspense. If you can’t find something in there to pique your interest, I’m not sure what to tell you. J
Here are some lovely authors I’ve tagged to tell you about their Next Big Thing!
LOL! Things have been so crazy lately, I haven’t had time to tag anyone else. I’ll have to get on that, eh?
No problem, Traci. We would much rather that you keep pounding out those books.
Check out Traci Douglass at her website