The Season of Sin (Book 2 in the Bree & Steven Interracial Suspense Series) by Stacy-Deanne(Peace in the Storm Publishing)
Release: April 2012
About the Book:
Detective Brianna “Bree” Morris and her partner and ex-lover Steven Kemp are back. This time they are thrown head first into a gruesome homicide that brings forth as many secrets as it does clues.
Brianna’s psychiatrist, Dr. Nadia Hollister is stabbed to death in her upstairs bathroom. Brianna, who is at Nadia’s while the murder happens, is the only witness. Unfortunately she was knocked unconscious by the killer and only has the memory of the killer’s scent to go on.
Brianna and Steven sign on to help Homicide Detective Jayce Matthews solve the case. With Nadia’s journals as her guide, Bree learns that Nadia was keeping a devastating secret that has something to do with her adopted daughter. The renowned doctor was not whom she seemed to be and her secret may not have only got her killed but could ruin the foundation of her entire family.
The police hunt for suspects but Nadia’s secret could wreck the lives of many, all who have motive to kill her.
The deeper Brianna and Steven dig into Nadia’s past; the more they question whether Nadia was the true victim after all.
Detective Brianna “Bree” Morris of
Melody, Giving up the Ghost and The Season of Sin.
Who is your favorite author?
I don’t really have one favorite author but I love Harlequin romances. I know it might seem weird with me being a tomboy but I love curling up with a good book after a hard day at the job. Being a detective I don’t have many opportunities to relax so curling up with a Harlequin Presents book is the highlight of my day.
Tell us about your family.
Well I was born and raised in
which I still live. I’m an only child. My parents got divorced
when I was a kid and since then my father’s never really been in the picture.
My mother remarried to Edgar Holmes. They live in Albany, New
I’m blessed for having Edgar in my life. He’s been a true father to me and he
being rich doesn’t hurt either. LOL! Hartford, Connecticut
What was the scariest moment of your life?
Ooh. There have been many in my line of work. I’ve been almost killed. I was almost raped by a serial rapist. I was recently stalked by a man who tried to kill a friend of mine. He followed me to work. He constantly called me. He broke into my home. He even tried to kill my captain. I can’t explain how scary it all was. I’m a woman used to being in control and I didn’t know how to react when I had someone trying to control me. But it’s over now and the experience has taught me a lot.
Who should play you in a film?
People tell me I look like Kerry Washington but I’ve always seen myself as Sanaa Lathan or Gabrielle Union. Either of those actresses would do.
Do you play any sports?
Oh yeah I grew up playing sports. I played on the little league softball team when I was little. I ran track in high school. I was on the high school basketball team. I also can play tennis and volley ball. I love sports!
If I came to visit early in the morning would you impress me as being more like a chirpy bird or a grumpy bear?
Grumpy bear definitely. LOL! I love my job but I don’t like getting up so early in the morning. I’m rather crabby until I get some food in me. Once I’ve had breakfast I’m sweet as can be.
Do your friends think you are an introvert or an extravert? Why?
I guess I’m a mixture. I like having my own space. I live alone except for my cat
So a part of me is introverted but I do enjoy going out and having a good time.
I’m very sociable. It’s just that with my job I don’t have much time to go out
on a regular basis.
Thanks so much for interviewing me! Check out the books to get to know me and the adventures I face first hand!
Stacy-Deanne (Dee-Anne) is a novelist of crime fiction, mysteries, and suspense. Stacy is profiled along with notable authors in the NAACP-nominated 2006 book, “Literary Divas: The Top 100+ African-American Women in Writing.” “Giving up the Ghost” is a 2011 African-American Literary Award nominated novel and a 2012 Top 20 Black Expressions Bestseller. “The Season of Sin” is a 2012 African-American Literary Award nominated novel. Stacy was born, raised and resides in
. Houston, Texas