Two Heads Are Deader Than One
by Elena Hartwell
Let’s Play 20 Quick Questions with Elena Hartwell
Favorite Color – Depends on the application. Black for clothes, I love sepia for art, green in nature.
Favorite Candy – Chocolate Fudge. I’m a purist, no nuts.
Favorite Snack – Popcorn: extra points for powdered Cheddar Cheese
Favorite Soft Drink – Rarely drink them, but if it’s really hot – a Coke
Favorite Hard Drink – Vodka girl!
Favorite Ice Cream Flavor – This is sooooo tough! But I’m going to go with Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk
Favorite Movie – Casablanca – though I never get tired of watching Almost Famous.
Favorite TV Show – (Currently) Nashville/Murdoch Mysteries
Favorite Book – The Hobbit
Favorite Fictional Character – Lucy from The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Favorite Super Hero – Underdog
Favorite Singer/Group/Band – I listen to so many different styles, this is impossible to answer. I will say Jackson Browne is currently in my car’s CD player.
Favorite Carnival Ride – Merry-go-round to see, Ferris Wheel to ride.
Favorite Spring Activity – Playing with my horses in the rain.
Favorite Summer Activity – Drying out my horses. I live in the Pacific Northwest
Elena’s horse – Jasper
Elena’s horse – Radar
Favorite Fall Activity – Playing with my horses in beautiful cold, sunny weather.
Favorite Winter Activity – Playing with my horses … in snow
Favorite Place to Read – In bed.
Favorite Place to Write – I love to write in hotel rooms. It’s such a great way to just focus down on the writing, no distractions from chores around the house or other things you think you need to do.
Dream Vacation Destination – I’ve always wanted to visit Viet Nam.
Thanks Elena for playing 20 Quick Questions!!
Now let me tell you about Elena’s new book!
Two Heads are Deader Than One (Eddie Shoes Mystery)
2nd in Series
Camel Press (April 15, 2017)
Paperback: 286 pages
Private Investigator Eddie Shoes is enjoying a rare period of calm. She’s less lonely now that Chava, her card-counting mom from Vegas, is sharing her home. She also has a new companion, Franklin, a giant dog of curious ancestry.
Hoping for a lucrative new case, Eddie instead finds herself taking on a less promising client: her best friend from her childhood in Spokane. Dakota has turned up in Bellingham in jail, where she is being held on a weapons charge. Eddie reluctantly agrees not only to lend her friend money for bail but to also investigate who is stalking her. Soon after Dakota is freed, she disappears again, leaving Eddie to answer to the local cops, including her ex-boyfriend Chance Parker. Has Dakota been kidnapped? If not, why did she jump bail? What are Eddie’s business cards doing on the bodies of two murder victims?
About The Author
After twenty years in the theater, Elena Hartwell turned her dramatic skills to fiction. Her first novel, One Dead, Two to Go introduces Eddie Shoes, private eye. Called “the most fun detective since Richard Castle stumbled into the 12th precinct,” by author Peter Clines, I’DTale Magazine stated, “this quirky combination of a mother-daughter reunion turned crime-fighting duo will captivate readers.”
In addition to her work as a novelist, Elena teaches playwriting at Bellevue College and tours the country to lead writing workshops.
When she’s not writing or teaching, her favorite place to be is at the farm with her horses, Jasper and Radar, or at her home, on the middle fork of the Snoqualmie River in North Bend, Washington, with her husband, their dog, Polar, and their trio of cats, Jackson, Coal Train, and Luna, aka, “the other cat upstairs.” Elena holds a B.A. from the University of San Diego, a M.Ed. from the University of Washington, Tacoma, and a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.
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