Friday, June 22, 2012

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Princess Dalia!

I am so very excited to participate in Jaycee and Victoria's Girls Just Wanna Have Fun! Blog-HopThe idea is to interview the heroine from your manuscript, WIP, or novel.  Your featured heroine can be interviewed by her best friend, a heroine from another one of your written works, a sister, the opportunities are endless!

My interview features Liora and Princess Dalia, the two ladies from my novel, "Nameless".  Though I am currently working on Princess Dalia's shining moments in the second book of the series, you get to meet the girl that gave up everything to help the healers.  Our heroine has a lot of hard changes in her life, but she's a unique character.  The novel is written from Edom's perspective, but we get to read Dalia's perspective in the second book.  (I haven't revealed the title yet, so it will just be referred to as Book Two.)  

Hello, my name is Liora and I am Edom's little sister. Today, I will be interviewing Princess Dalia - the spoiled princess that changed the life of my brother and she made me think differently about the people living in the shelter of the capital.  She's stubborn, but she's innately kind, despite everything.

How I imagine Dalia looks, source
Thank you Liora.  That's too nice, but I'll take it.  My name is Princess Dalia Genevieve, daughter of King Alined and Queen Marisa.  I used to live in the palace, but I made a choice to help a boy and it changed everything.  

You're right.  I'm sorry.  Let's start with the first question.  How would you describe your hero?

My hero... would be Edom, your brother.  Although ironically, I tried to save him and he kidnapped me for helping him.  It wasn't the best beginning, but there was something about Edom.  Granted, he is more stubborn than me and he doesn't smile.  I deceived him and... Edom forgave me.  I've hated him and fought with him, but he hasn't given up on me.  I don't deserve his grace, letting me live with the healers and taking care of me.  He's... a secret angel.

That was a little awkward for me, but Edom is a great big brother.  Next question; What's the best date 
you've ever had?

I've actually only been on one date.  When you're the daughter of a monster, there's not exactly a line of guys waiting for you.  Edom took me on my first date.  He made me jump into freezing cold water from behind a waterfall and we laid in the sun, just talking.  It was perfect.

What is one thing you believe can tell a lot about a person?

Edom, source
Eyes.  They can't really lie to you.  I've seen my father's eyes when he orders a child to die and his eyes are cold.  Edom is different.   His eyes... the color of the sky before a storm, grey.  You can see that he's passionate about protecting his people and he loves his baby sister.  When he looks at you... you know that Edom is speaking to your heart and he means everything he says.  

(Liora smiles)  He looks at you the same way.  Anyway, next question is boxers or briefs?

Umm... I'm not really sure what that means... is that a type of fighting?  I'm familiar with blades and bows, but not with boxers and briefs.

I have no idea what that means either.  Hmm.  The last question is, what can the readers expect to see from you in Book Two? 

Oo, great question.  I can't reveal much about Book Two, but I can tell you that it's the second book after "Nameless" and it's written from my perspective.  So, you get to find out a little bit more about the spoiled princess that became a little more vocal.  My heart goes through some pretty big challenges; there's a big secret that I have to deal with and it won't be easy.  I become more than a princess.  I even get to kick butt some.  At the same time, Book Two is a little darker and I am even flogged in the first chapter, but I do go through a lot of growth. 

Awesome!  Thanks for letting me interview you, Dalia!

You're welcome! 

So, you've now met my lovely heroine, Princess Dalia and Edom's sweet little sister, Liora.  Here's her song:

A special thanks to Jaycee and Victoria for hosting this blog-hop!  It was a lot of fun! :)  Thanks for visiting my blog!

And I do have to say that Edom is quite attractive. :D


  1. Aww, how cute those two are. Lovely answers.

    Boers and briefs being a type of fighting ... lol. That all depends, don't it? ^_^

  2. LOL Boxers or briefs answer was great!! Your hero so sounds so sweet. I'd really like to meet him, he seems like a stand up guy who takes care of his family and his woman :D So great. Your Princess was amazing. I love Princess tales and the song you picked is one of my faves!!!

    1. Thanks Victoria! He really is a pretty great guy. I definitely have a book crush on him. Princess tales are my favorites! And I love that song too! :) This is the beginning of something great. :D

  3. I love the answer to the boxers or briefs question! Great interview Krista, I can't wait to read the book :)

    1. Thanks Christine! :) I've always kinda wondering what people would think if boxers and briefs didn't exist in their world. It would be a strange question.

  4. They are adorable! Agreed, the boxer/brief Q&A was great!

  5. That was a great interview. It makes me want to read the books! The boxers of briefs question was funny and I think Edom's kinda cute too!

    And you won City of Lost Souls on my blog! If you could email me your address, that would be great, then I can mail it to you right away.

    1. Thanks Melanie! :) Maybe you'll get a chance to read it someday. Edom is kinda handsome...

      I completely forgot to email you! I will do that! :) Thanks again!

  6. Bwahahaha! That answer about the boxers and briefs made me laugh hard!

    Great interview! I've enjoyed getting to know Princess Dalia very much, just like you said I would. ;)

    Thanks for participating!

    1. Thanks for hosting it, Jaycee! It was so much fun!

      I'm glad that you liked her. :)

  7. This is so sweet! Nice job. They seem like really likeable characters. :)

  8. Nice glimpse into the world of your books! Fun post.

  9. Context is everything, I suppose!

    Great interview.

  10. This was the cutest interview ever:) I want to know more about Dalia. And of course, the part about the eyes got me, again. Love it!

    1. Thanks! :) Dalia is a pretty awesome character. Stay tuned and you'll get to know more about her. Thanks again!