Friday, February 24, 2012

YA Author Interview: TRISHA WOLFE!

Author Name: Trisha Wolfe

Title: Destiny’s Fire 

Release Date: January 10, 2012 


It’s the year 2040, and sixteen-year-old Dez Harkly is one of the last of her kind—part of a nearly extinct race of shape-shifters descended from guardians to the Egyptian pharaohs. Her home and her secret are threatened when the Council lowers the barrier, allowing the enemy race to enter the Shythe haven.

As the Narcolym airships approach, Dez and her friends rebel against their Council and secretly train for battle. Not only is Dez wary of war and her growing affection for her best friend Jace, but she fears the change her birthday will bring. When Dez’s newfound power rockets out of control, it’s a Narcolym who could change her fate… if she can trust him.

Dez’s guarded world crumbles when she discovers why the Narcos have really come to Haven Falls, and she's forced to choose between the race who raised her and the enemy she's feared her whole life.


Book Talk/Character Talk

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Describe your book in one word: Steamy

Cast your heroine: Emma Roberts

Cast your hero: Chace Crawford

Describe your heroine in three words:
Brave, flawed, genuine

Describe your hero in three words:
Strong, hotheaded, tempting

Favorite line by heroine:
“I’d see that Narco again. Treaty Act my ass.”

Favorite line by hero:
“Well precious, let this be a lesson…You shouldn’t come out to play until you have the power to party like a big girl.”

How would heroine describe hero when she first meets him?:
A hot-headed, cocky jerk who needs to be taken down a few pegs…(Hot).

How would hero describe heroine when he first meets her?:
Tight little body on a stubborn ass girl who just attacked me…(maybe I should kiss her?).

Choose an on-screen kiss that best illustrates the intensity between these two characters:


Author Talk

Why do you write in the genre you write?
I’ve read and loved YA my whole life. It’s a huge part of who I am. But more importantly, I think it’s because it reaches out to many age groups, not just young adults. I love that my characters can connect with someone who’s just discovering life, and that they can remind others what is what like to be just discovering life. Another reason is because there are no boundaries in YA. It’s limitless. I feel I can write forever in this genre and never run out of material.

What other genres would you consider and why?:
I’ve actually considered Crossover or New Adult. Only because at some point, I want to write a bit more mature scenes for my characters. I’m big with the romance and steamy, and I’d like to focus fully on the romantic relationship for the plot, and show it developing physically as well as emotionally. Not saying that can’t be done in strictly YA, but there are some lines I don’t cross in my YA Books as far as “showing."

Can you give us a hint of something else you’re working on?:
My agent is currently shopping around a YA Dystopia/Historical about a reluctant princess forced to betroth a full-of-himself prince in a futuristic, domed society constructed after Camelot. It’s full of gorgeous gowns, sword fights, and of course, romance.


Thanks, Trisha, for an amazing interview!!


  1. I love the way the hero and heroine would first describe each other! They both definitely sound like entertaining characters. ;) I can't wait to read this book. It's already on my TBR and I'm excited to get stuck into it soon. Great interview!

    1. Aw, thanks, Sam! This interview was so much fun! Thanks for having me, Melissa!

    2. I loved that too, Sam. I literally LOL'd! :) Thanks for stopping by.

  2. This sounds steamy and if you give as an example that Buffy/Spike kissing scene, I'm so in! I already have this in my TBR on GR, glad to see it's available on Amazon now.

    Great interview, I look forward to reading this! :)

  3. YAY!! Love this book, love these characters, and LOVED seeing that scene from Spike and Buffy again LOL =) Great interview!!