• Andi Ramos

​I'm Bloggin' Today: A Sit-Down with Peggy Jaeger​​

Updated: May 17, 2018


Good Morning Peggy, thanks for sitting down with me today. I am so excited to discuss your new release,but if I'm not mistaken this is the third installment in a series? I am sure everyone would love to hear more about the series.


HI Andi, and yes! Can't Stand The Heat is the 3rd book in my Will Cook For Love Series and tells the story of Kandy Laine's (COOKING WITH KANDY) cousin and TV producer, Stacy Peters.

Here is a little snip-it about the book:


Stacy is all set to helm her own show for the network, but the head of programing wants her to do one favor for him before he greenlight's her show idea: Help executive produce a new network food competition called BEEF BATTLES, directed by the notoriously difficult Dominick Stamp. Stamp has a rep for eating executive producers and anyone who interferes in his shows for a snack. But Stacy wants her own show badly enough that she agrees to be the show's new EP. These two are opposites in every sense of the word, but you know what they say about opposites and attraction!


Here is a little more about the characters:


With three successful TV series under her belt, including her cousin Kandy’s, executive producer Stacy Peters is ready to helm her own show. But to make that happen, she has to do her network boss one favor first—spend two months on a ranch in Montana wrangling the notoriously difficult director of Beef Battles. Apparently, he eats producers for breakfast. Yet all Stacy can think when she meets the lean, rugged man is how hungry he makes her . . .


Dominic Stamp—Nikko to his very few friends—has had enough interference from TV newbies. And when Stacy climbs out of the car in Montana, he’s not convinced she’s even old enough to drive, much less produce his show. But he can’t deny that the long-legged blonde with the stubborn will and the dazzling smile whets his appetite. And as Stacy proves her talent with the crew and the budget alike, Nikko vows to prove to her that love is on the menu for both of them.


My favorite kind of spicy romance!! What day will it be released? Do you have a special promotion going on for the release date?


It's being sent into the book reading universe on April 3, 2018, and right now I'm in the middle of a GoddessFish Blog tour.


The Goddess Fish Promotions Virtual Book Tour for Can't Stand the Heat by Peggy Jaeger, a Contemporary Romance available from Kensington/Lyrical Shine Publishing:The tour will run until April 13, 2018, with stops almost every day! Stops on the Tour is as follows:


March 19: Romance Novel Giveaways

March 20: BooksChatter

March 20: Sharing Links and Wisdom

March 21: Edgar's Books

March 21: Christine Young

March 22: Laurie's Thoughts and Reviews

March 22: Candrel's Crafts, Cooks, and Characters

March 23: Unabridged Andra

March 23: BooksChatter - review

March 26: Welcome to My World of Dreams

March 27: Sorchia's Universe

March 27: Rachel Brimble Romance

March 28: Nana Prah's Blog

March 29: Fabulous and Brunette

March 29: Stormy Nights Reviewing and Bloggin'

March 30: It's Raining Books

April 2: Book Magic - Under a spell with every page - review only

April 2: K.T. Castle

April 3: Read Your Writes Book Reviews

April 4: The Avid Reader

April 4: The Pen and Muse Book Reviews

April 5: Readeropolis

April 6: Straight From the Library

April 9: Words of Wisdom from The Scarf Princess

April 9: Hearts and Scribbles

April 10: XoXo Book Blog

April 10: Joanne Guidoccio

April 11: Bookaholic - review only

April 11: Two Ends of the Pen

April 12: Brooke Blogs

April 13: Archaeolibrarian - I Dig Good Books!


https://goddessfishpromotions.blogspot.com/2018/02/vbt-cant-stand-heat-by-peggy-jaeger.html


You are one busy lady, I love the list of all your stops. The topics at each stop of the tour are different, so they are all worth checking out!


Yes, all the stops are a different discussion of writing, my writing, and all things romance. There is a Rafflecopter prize at every site you can click on for a chance at a $50 amazon GC card at the end of the tour.


Some great advice and a chance at an Amazon Gift Card, win-win! Besides writing successful contemporary romances I know you have a popular blog. Could you tell us more about your blog?


My blog, peggyjaeger.com, came about when I got my first book published. I knew -and still know nothing- tech related and the publisher said every author needs a website/blog to promote their work. But I didn't only want to write a blog about "BUY MY BOOK!" because that would turn me off as a reader, and I knew it would turn others off as well, sooooo......I decided to use my powers for good ( hee hee) I blog not only about my writing, but I introduce other writers to my readers as well. I post book reviews of books I've read and liked ( not bad reviews - because I don't need that kind of negativity in my life. If I don' t ilke a book, I don't mention it.I also post about my upcoming releases or books I'm currently writing on. I follow and appear on 2 national webblogs - MFRWauthors 52 week blog which posts every Friday, and Long and Short Reviews, SATURDAY SEVEN, which posts every Saturday,


What are your favorite kinds of posts to write and read?


Having a blog for a writer is a great way of gathering new readers, imparting info, and allowing the readers to really get to know you as a person and a writer.Two things i never discuss on my blog? Religion and Politics. 'Nuff said.


I couldn't agree more! I want to inspire people and get to know readers, not light a match and enflame them. One of the things you'll find out about Peggy when reading her Blog is what a funny lady she is. I know you impart this humor in your books as well. What other books to you have in your repertoire?


Well, thanks for that!! I find that you can pretty much change any bad situation if you can find the humor somewhere in the drama. I've always said if a writer makes me cry my eyes out on one page and then brings me to uncontrollable belly laughs on the other, they will have me as a reader for life!


My MacQuire women series doesn't have any of the humor than my San Valentino series has. All are romances at heart, but there's just something so comical about the San Valentino's and the wacky way they all care about one another, that just makes the humor bleed through each scene. I'm 100% Irish american but was raised in a Sicilian household because of my stepfather's family, so when I say I know all about dramatic, crazy, Italians, believe it!


I haven't read the San Valentino series yet; I will definitely be looking for them. I loved Cooking with Kandy (got a signed copy and everything ) in your Will Cook for Love series and am very much looking forward to Can't Stand the Heat! Remember everyone April 3rd is the day!! Good luck with your release and thank you so much for taking the time to be with me today. I hope you and your family have a restful and Happy Easter!


Andi - that same to you and thank you sososososo much for talking with me today. Be well and keep writing.



Don't forget to show Peggy some support stop by her website or like her Facebook Page! Don't forget to pick up a copy of Can't Stand the Heat April 3rd!

Links:

https://peggyjaeger.com

http://www.kensingtonbooks.com/book.aspx/36179

https://www.facebook.com/PeggyJaeger.Author/

https://twitter.com/peggy_jaeger


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