As part of our countdown to Readers & ‘ritas 2017, our Meet the
Author interview series helps you get to know the authors joining us in
Texas on November 10-12. Read on to get acquainted with New York
Times bestselling author Laura Kaye, and purchase your tickets to meet her in person at Readers &
What book made you fall in love with the genre you write?
I think I’d have to go with a series, and it would be J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood series. It
had everything I love: intense romance and chemistry, amazing heroes,
bromance and brotherhood, strong women, humor (so much humor!), and
If a movie were made of your most recent book, who would you cast in
the lead and why?
For my erotic strangers-to-lovers romance, EYES ON YOU, I would cast an older Alex Pettyfer as
Master Wolf Henrikson and Love Actually’s Martine McCutcheon as
What was the first story you ever wrote?
I wrote stories as a teenager, and I can specifically remember writing a
paranormal retelling of The Secret Garden and a fictional time
travel story called Peter Saves the Czar, about a teenager who goes
back in time to save the Russian royal family before the Russian Revolution
erupts. But the first novel I wrote that eventually got published was my
vampire romance, FOREVER FREED.
If you could change the ending to any famous book, TV show, or
movie, what would it be and how would you rewrite it?
LOL! I would totally have Claire stay in the past at the end of the first
Outlander book. I mean, everything’s better in historical Scotland!
What is your favorite part of meeting your readers (and new
Everything is amazing about meeting readers! Their enthusiasm for romance.
Their love of books. How wonderful they are about supporting authors. And I
adore meeting new readers, because that means they have all your books to
look forward to. What’s better than that?
You can meet Laura Kaye and more fabulous authors at Readers & ‘ritas this November! Readers & ‘ritas is
a weekend getaway for book-loving ladies like you. Our guests of honor this
year are Sherrilyn Kenyon, Marie Bostwick, and Cathy Maxwell! Join us at the Hilton Garden Inn in Allen,
Texas, November 10-12 for:
- A private signing with all of our authors
- Raffle baskets benefiting Genesis Women’s Shelter
- Panels and discussions in the author lounge
- Signature bags stuffed with free books and swag
- The Annual Fresh Fiction Awards and after party with a gaming
- Delicious meals with an author host at every table!