Wednesday, July 11, 2018

In The Assassin's Arms by Katherine Hastings

Katherine Hastings is visiting with us to celebrate yesterday's release of her newest book In The Assassin's Arms. Enter here for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card.

Five Things You’d Probably Never Guess About Me

1. In the summer, I’m usually found floating in a big, inflatable raft at the beach during the day. Every time I floated I got an idea for a book, but by the time I came back to shore, the idea or the inspiration was gone. So, I got a waterproof case for my iPhone and I now write while I’m out floating on the water. There’s something about being on the water that turns on my creative faucet, so I figured out a way to write while it was flowing. Almost every word of “In the Assassin’s Arms” was written on an iPhone while I floated in a raft.

2. I once moved to Arizona from Wisconsin when I was twenty-one. After spending two weeks there, I realized they didn’t have cheese curds (a Wisconsin staple!), there was nowhere to swim (I’m a water baby), and I felt like I was living in a Stepford Wives movie. I rented a U-Haul, filled it up with my recently unpacked stuff, tossed my French Bulldog in the front seat and drove back across the country to Wisconsin after only thirty days.

3. I have a terrible singing voice, yet for some reason, and much to the dismay of my husband, I sing-song sentences at him all the time. Sometimes I don’t even realize I’m doing it until I notice him staring at me with wide eyes and I can almost see his eardrums rupturing.

4. I love terrible B movies. The worse they are the better. You can be certain if there is a bad shark or zombie movie on Netflix, I’ve watched it. Last week I found “5-Headed Shark Attack” and almost bounced off the bed with excitement waiting for it to load.

5. I name everything. My car is named Moby after the whale because it’s a huge white SUV. My new lawnmower is Sir Chop-A-Lot. My hot tub is Tubbatha. Literally everything I own, including my favorite shoes, has a name.

John Douglas may be a well-trained political assassin, but he has met his match in the woman he once called a friend. When his childhood playmate reenters his life, she's not looking to rekindle their friendship... she's out for blood.

With a vendetta to settle, Charlotte Cornewalle isn't stopping until she finds the man who killed her father. All signs point to Robert Douglas, the leader of the opposing faction of assassins... and John's father. To get her revenge, no one will stand in her way... not even the boy she once adored.

Fate forces them together as they fight to prove their innocence and right the wrongs they have suffered. Sparks fly from more than just their swords, but will they be able to put the past behind them? Will they be able to find the truth before it destroys them both?

About the Author:
Katherine Hastings loves love. It’s why she writes romance novels. Getting lost writing a romantic adventure is one of her favorite pastimes. When she’s not on an adventure in her mind with her characters, she can be found at her home in Wisconsin snuggling her husband, two Boston Terriers, and the world’s naughtiest cat. Two things make Katherine want to leave her happy home these days... going for rides on her dressage pony or floating at the beach in her big inflatable raft. Writing her novels while floating in the lake is one of her ultimate pleasures... that and Fried Wisconsin Cheese Curds, of course.


Buy the book at Amazon.


  1. What fun facts! I like naming things too!
    My car is Nancy
    My roomba is Charlie (from Always Sunny)

  2. Great lit and yummy fried cheese!! I named my car, Baby girl lol.


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