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Author Interview with Kerry Adrienne, author of Senator, Mine!

Please help me welcome author Kerry Adrienne,author of the 1NightStand series All Mine, to Reading with Holly!

Holly: Hi Kerry! Would you tell us a little bit about yourself?

Kerry Adrienne: Well, I am writer, mommy, editor, costumer, science geek, cat-lover, and teacher. Often these things overlap—and always, they keep me busy.

Holly: You’re out demon hunting (because you’re that kind of awesome) and you come across one about to kill a young couple. He has not seen you yet; what is your first course of action?

Kerry Adrienne: Toss a rock, get him to look away from the couple, then dash in with my demon-net and toss it over him. Then I would cut him up in pieces and sell the bits on the black market as talismans.

Holly: Can we expect more novels from you in 2012?

Kerry Adrienne: I have another 1NS coming out with Decadent in the fall. Pharaoh, Mine is the third book in the All Mine series. I also have a novel, Double Eclipse, coming out with MuseItUp publishing in the fall.

Holly: Are you working on anything at the moment?

Kerry Adrienne: Yes! Like most authors, I have multiple projects in the works. I like having projects in different genres going on, so I can switch around and still get to explore.

Holly: Is there a genre that you love to read, and would like to write, but just can not?

Kerry Adrienne: Yes. I love to read shifter novels—but I just don’t have that talent as far as writing. I admire a good shifter book!

Holly: What is your favorite part of writing?

Kerry Adrienne: The revision process. I love to go through and tweak and work on a first draft. I know a lot of authors dislike this part of the process, but I find it the most rewarding.

Holly: Do you have anything you would like to say to your readers?

Kerry Adrienne: I appreciate those readers who are giving time travel stories a chance. It isn’t a very big genre, but I think there are lots of fun things an author can do in a story with both contemporary and historic settings/mores/characters.

Holly: What is your take on editing your work (pre-edits I suppose before it gets passed to an editor)—do you hate it? Is it a strong point for you? 

Kerry Adrienne: While I would like to say that editing is a strong point for me (since I am an editor :P), I have found that I can’t find my own mistakes. And I make a lot of them. The same things I may mark on someone else’s manuscript—well, I am doing it tenfold and totally not even aware of it. I think it is really important to have another set of eyes editing your work.

Random Quickies!

Holly: Vampires or Werewolves?  

Kerry Adrienne: Vampires!

Holly: Witches or Zombies?  

Kerry Adrienne: Witches!

Holly: Pepsi or Coke?

Kerry Adrienne: Cherry Coke Zero

Holly: Favorite book to movie?

Kerry Adrienne: Lord of the Rings

Holly: Cats or dogs?

Kerry Adrienne: CATS!

Title: Senator, Mine (All Mine, Book 1)
Author: Kerry Adrienne
Publisher: Decadent Publishing (1Night Stand)
Length: 14,000 words

Genre: Romance

Sub-Genres: Fantasy, Historical, Time-Travel

Sub-Category: Erotic

Available at:

Eleanor’s dream of a romantic tour of Italy shatters when her long-time boyfriend breaks up with her in Pompeii. Determined to enjoy the once in a lifetime vacation, she enlists the 1NS service. She continues her trip, stopping to buy a small golden signet in a mysterious antiquities shop in Rome.

Darius, a hard-working Senator in Ancient Rome, is puzzled by the Sibyl’s words: You will not find love in your lifetime. Hoping to find a measure of happiness, he agrees to the Sibyl’s quest. In the olive grove, he spots Eleanor, a barbarian wearing his stolen senator’s ring.

A night spent together may be just what they both need to break down the columns of time that stand between them.


“What is it?” She moved closer to examine the object he held.

“A senator’s ring from the time of Augustus.” He waved the item with a flourish. “A rare and beautiful find, for a deserving young woman.”

The golden circle sparkled in the half-light like the wedding band that shone in her dreams. She tried to control her sharp intake of breath.

“A rather personal memento, wouldn’t you say?”

“It’s beautiful.”


“Which senator?” Gorgeous. What a find. Was it legal to take it out of the country? Surely it held historical significance.

“Yes, it can be exported,” the shopkeeper said. “We don’t know who owned the signet, as many records of the Senate at that time were lost, but it has been cleared by the Antiquities Commission.”

She hadn’t mentioned exporting it aloud. Had he read her mind? No, that wasn’t possible. She squirmed. Nothing about the shop or its contents felt normal. One thing was certain. The ring was amazing. And perfect.

“What does the engraving say?” she asked.


She drew in a quick breath, as a gasp of warm air breezed across her neck, making the hairs stand. She shuddered. I’ve been watching too many old movies.

“As common as the name was at the time, no senators named Darius are on any rolls.” The shopkeeper pushed it closer to her face. “And Madame Eve recommends it. What do you say?”

“How much?” Eleanor whispered.

“Ah.” The shopkeeper grinned. “What price would you pay for a little ring that will change your life forever?”

Kerry holds a BA in English: Writing and Editing with a minor in Classical Studies from NC State University. She has extensive freelance editing experience, and teaches various fiction writing classes at a local college. She is an Associate Editor with Entangled Publishing. In addition to editing, Kerry writes science fiction, romantic fantasy, and paranormal romance.


  1. Kerry rocks, that is all. Nice to read more about your 'hunting' techniques, Kerry. LOL

  2. I really like time travel stories. :) Don't know if I'll ever write one, but I really like to read them.

    Looking forward to the rest of the books in this series.


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