Dear Readers, Elizabeth is another of the authors I was blessed to mentor, and I love her romantic suspense novels. I’ve really loved this Mountain Cove series set in
, a place where I’d
love to visit. Alaska
Bio: Elizabeth Goddard is the bestselling, award-winning author of more than twenty-five romance novels and counting, including the romantic mystery, THE CAMERA NEVER LIES--a 2011 Carol Award winner. A 7th generation Texan, Elizabeth graduated from North Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and worked in high-level software sales for several years before retiring to home school her children and fulfill her dreams of writing full time. She currently makes her home in
with her husband and children.
. You have a lot
of books out now. What is your favorite setting to use in your books? Elizabeth
Setting is the main inspiration to me for any story. I move around a lot but prefer wilderness and nature settings, mostly. My Mountain Cove series is set in southeast
What do you look for when you’re shopping for a book to buy for yourself?
I love a fast-paced romantic suspense or thriller. I usually download a sample chapter before I buy, and if I’m hooked then I’ll buy the book.
Give us a little tour of the setting for this book.
My husband spent over a year in
when he was in the army before we met. He’s told me so much about it. He was
near Alaska . What
other books do you have coming out soon? Juneau
I just turned in books 5 and 6 of Mountain Cove. TAILSPIN (You met the bush pilot in Mountain Cove. Well, this is his story.) releases in April (I think) and then Deception—Chief Winters and Jewel’s story—releases in the summer. I just started the first book in a new series set in the Wild Rogue Wilderness in southwest
Oregon, where I used to live. I’m super
excited about this next series.
We’ll be looking forward to them. Please give us a glimpse inside your home.
Chaos rules! Need I say more. No, really, I home school my boys, and we all work hard on that. My husband is a pastor so there are all those duties as well.
Is this novel part of a series or a stand-alone book?
Submerged is part of a series, yes, but can be read as a stand-alone.
Tell us about the story.
The reviewer at RT Reviews said this story reminded her of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. It’s a fun action adventure story. My heroine is searching for her missing father, an archaeologist, in an unlikely place. Throw in a shipwreck, and the mystery begins.
Here’s the blurb:
IN TOO DEEP
With Christmas just around the corner, Cobie MacBride wants closure in the case of her missing father. But when a visit to the last place he was seen leads to an attack by a masked assailant, Cobie knows she's in over her head. Running for her life, she never expected to find safety with Adam Warren—the man she blames for her brother's death. Seeking answers leads them to a treasure ship, buried secrets … and deadly danger. Christmas could find them starting a new future—if they can avoid getting trapped in the perils of the past.
MOUNTAIN COVE: In the Alaskan wilderness, love and danger collide
Please give us the first page of the book.
Dread crept up Cobie MacBride’s spine. She’d never wanted to do this again. But here she was, facing her past in an attempt to gain a future. Facing a cave again, when she never wanted to see the inside of another one after the caving accident that had taken her brother Brad’s life. She was here today for an entirely different reason, and yet it was all connected.
She’d expected a yawning opening, but instead she stared at the slim crawlway into the cave, low and vertical. A muddy chute into the underworld. A trickle of water ran down the towering rock face; velvety moss covered the ground and entrance. Surrounded by the lush greenery of ferns, the cave—a product of this karst-laden land—had remained hidden on Kessler Island, one of thousands of islands, most uninhabited, in southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.
Her archaeologist father had found it and written about it in his journal. That was the only reason she was here. He had been missing for six months now and presumed dead. They’d been estranged for years, until last Christmas when he’d called and claimed he wanted to make up for the past and would be in touch soon.
She never heard from him again.
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Thank you, Elizabeth, for sharing this book with us. You've already introduced us to several things in Alaska. I'm ready for more.
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