Hi Jennifer and welcome to HJ! We’re so excited to chat with you about your new release, Burning Up!
Rapid Response Interview with Author Jennifer Blackwood
1) Coffee or tea?
2) Walk on the beach or hiking a mountain?
Hiking a mountain
3) Comedy or drama?
4) TV or books? Both?
Depends on my mood. If I am drafting, I tend to watch more TV.
5) Best movie you have watched in 2018 (so far)?
6) Best romance you read in 2018 (so far)?
Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie
7) A book you wish you had written?
A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas
8) Favorite romance trope to read?
9) Favorite romance trope to write?
Enemies to lovers
10) Favorite place to write?
Coffee shops or the library
11) Your heroine that most closely resembles you?
Hmm. I’d have to say Lainey from The Rule Book, because I am accident prone!
12) A trait that all of your heroes must have?
13) A setting (city/region) you want to write about in the future?
14) The actor and actress you used to physically model your H/h after in Burning Up?
Tyler Hoechlin and Sophia Bush
15) Your favorite scene from Burning Up?
A scene during Jake’s sister’s wedding where they disappear into the supply closet.
16) A song that encapsulates the emotion of Burning Up?
Coincidentally, I got inspiration for the book from the song Burn It Up by R. Kelly.
17) What’s next?
More firefighters! The second Flirting With Fire novel comes out in October. Hopefully, the third to come not too long after that.
Thanks for blogging at HJ!
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Unemployed schoolteacher Erin Jenkins is back in Portland, the town she hasn’t called home for more than a decade. It’s not the way she wants to spend her last days of summer: in between jobs and avoiding her mother’s snooping by escaping to the ice-cream aisle. But when the opportunity arises for her to accompany her brother’s best friend—her lifetime crush—to a wedding, summer gets a whole lot more interesting.
Firefighter and single dad Jake Bennett has built a nice, safe wall around his heart—no romance, no getting burned. That doesn’t mean he’s ruling out a fling. Considering Erin’s visit is temporary, they’re the perfect fit for a scorching no-strings one-night stand. Or two. Or five. Until the worst thing happens: Erin and Jake are feeling more. Damn that four-letter word.
Now their hearts are on the line, and when their smoldering summer comes to a close, it’s going to be harder than ever to put out the fire.
Meet the Author:
Jennifer Blackwood is the USA Today bestselling author of the Rule Breakers, Drexler University, and Snowpocalypse series. Aside from writing contemporary romance, Blackwood teaches English in Oregon, where she lives with her husband, son, and unruly black Lab puppy. When she isn’t writing or teaching, you can find her binge-watching some of her favorite TV shows, such as Supernatural and Gilmore Girls.