Christa Ann Banister has created one of the most engaging and smile-inducing characters in Sydney Alexander in her debut novel and its sequel. I have a sneaking suspicion that Christa has those same characteristics in spades!
Check out Christa's take on Sydney:~
Rel:~ How cool that I stumbled upon MorphThing.com! This is Audrey and Jennifer morphed together - LOL!
Strengths and weaknesses
Your inspiration for the character
Sydney was definitely inspired by my own life and adventures in dating before I met my hubby. But it was important to me for Sydney to have her own set of qualities and life experiences, so she's just as much inspired by fiction as she is by yours truly.
Synopsis of Around the World in 80 Dates
Travel writer Sydney Alexander is ready for one particular journey to end: her frustrating search for a Mr. Right. But things are looking up: Just after landing her dream job, she meets an eligible round of bachelors.
Now Sydney will discover just how far she’s willing to compromise to land her dream guy.
Synopsis of Blessed Are the Meddlers
Sydney Alexander has found the man of her dreams and has permanently retired her serial-dating status. But soon Sydney finds her well-intentioned meddling causing cupid chaos with friends and family. She’s even on the verge of losing her dream job as her boss suffers the fallout of a failed love connection.
Can Sydney help her friends pick up the romantic pieces while getting her career back on track?
Christa, this has been fun ~ thank you! I'm looking forward to reading "Meddlers" soon and interviewing you as well.
On Monday I will be shining the spotlight on Nicole Baart's Julia deSmit from her wonderful books, As the Leaves Fall and Summer Snow ~ just wait until you see the gorgeous photo of Julia!
Relz Reviewz Extras
Review of Around the World in 80 Dates
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Christa is generously providing a set of her books to give away, signed by her good self ~ what a great offer! This giveaway is open to ALL my readers.
1. Post a comment by midnight Sunday 9th November, and
2. Tell me about a bad/funny/embarrassing dating moment (we all need a giggle in the current climate!)