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"You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming." - Pablo Neruda
This week's featured 
Narrated by Samantha Brentmoor & Robert Hatchet
Narrated by Connor Crais & Samantha Brentmoor
Narrated by John York
This week's FEATURED saleS
We've got a sports theme going on here, but don't worry, no basketball. I'm sure you're getting enough of that with March Madness!
This week's interview:
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SFN: What made you want to publish your books in audio?
SMW: From a young age, I've always been an avid reader, but within the past ten years or so, with my growing family and the demands of what used to be my corporate day job, I found it hard to find the time to read. So I decided to try an audiobook and have never looked back! I was blown away with how amazing the experience was! I still love to read, but a fantastic narrator will bring your story to life in a way that reading can't. It's like a story plays out in your head but in technicolor - so vivid and rich in depth and emotion! When I started writing, publishing in audio was an automatic goal for me. And even to this day, hearing my words, the voices of my characters, still gives me the best kind of flutters!
SFN: Do you remember your first? (audiobook, that is!)
SMW: I do! Under Locke by Mariana Zapata and narrated by Callie Dalton.
SFN: How did you find the narrators for your most recent audiobook? What made you choose them?
SMW: As a listener, I have my favorite narrators and the more I listen, I will take note of the narrators I think are the best fit for an MC in my current work in progress or for a future book. For my most recent audiobook, All of You, I knew from before I started writing that I wanted Samantha Brentmoor for the voice of Wren. I'd been a fan of Ms. Brentmoor for a while now, and while writing All of You, it was so easy to hear her voice in my head. Then for Oliver, I wanted a narrator I hadn't worked with before and I'd recently listened to a book narrated by Robert Hatchet. I liked his rich, deep voice and the emotion he brought to the character. And for me, I have to like the way the narrator portrays the opposite gender and Robert ticked all of my boxes! He was an easy choice for the voice of Oliver!
SFN: Do you recall a specific book you connected with viscerally as a young reader or as an adult?
SMW: To this day, I absolutely love Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. I read it during university and I felt so much for this monster that man had created and then so easily abandoned when things got tough. It hit me how the monster was scared and alone. If only he had someone to care for and about him, and how the creator turned his back on not only his responsibility to this creature but any sense of humanity.
SFN: What's the oddest object in your office?
SMW: Shopkins! My kids used to collect these tiny toys (like fruit, food or other items) with funny/quirky names. For example there was Peppa Mint or Sara Sushi. Anyway, there was a shoe called Shoes-Anne. Get it? My name is Suzanne. I thought it was hilarious and my daughters gave me their Shoes-Anne for my desk. Then they started adding to my collection by giving me different shoes. Some were variations of Shoes-Anne and others were ones like Beverly Heels. While they have since given up collecting them, the shoes are still on my desk.
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Say “hi” to Shoes-Anne and Suzanne on Instagram, Facebook or TikTok, and be sure to check out both her new release All of You, and her giveaway of the prequel to the series below!
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