The Literary Vixen presents…
Joining us today is the writing duo, Lynn Dare! Their new release, The Perfect Bachelor: A Small Town Workplace Romance (The Perfect Man Book 4) released on August 13th 2021.
How long have you been writing?
Michelle Dare has been writing since 2014 and Michelle MacQueen has been writing since 2012.
How much ‘world building’ takes place before you start writing?
Since The Perfect Man series was a contemporary romance, we shot from the hip and built the world as we were writing it. If we had been writing fantasy or paranormal, we would have done a lot more planning.
Where do you get your inspiration for your books?
We were chatting one day about different tropes and cliches in romance and thought it would be fun to put those into a book series we could write together.
What do you hope your readers take away from this book?
We want them to laugh. To escape reality for a bit and have fun reading while also falling in love with our characters.
Describe your writing space.
Michelle Dare writes wherever she can find peace and quiet. Sometimes that’s on the couch in the living room, others it’s in her bedroom, or it’s at her desk. Michelle MacQueen has a giant bean bag chair in her office she does all her writing in. It’s next to sliding glass doors that look out on a deck surrounded by gorgeous trees.
If you had to describe yourself in three words, what would they be?
At the moment, Michelle Dare is tired, hungry, and excited to write her next book lol. Michelle MacQueen is tired, drained from writing so much, and still happy to be doing it.
What was the highlight of writing this book?
That we got to do it together. It was a great experience and we laughed a lot.
Are you working on anything at the present you would like to share with me?
Right now, we’re both working on separate projects. We both write full time so we’re always doing something.
What advice would you give to other authors?
Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone. Writing rom-com was new for both of us and we really enjoyed it.
What is the one thing you want people to know about you and your books?
They’re a fun escape. They let you easily slip into the lives of our characters and enjoy the ride with them.
Welcome to Cape Kismet, where the neighbors are nosy, the bookstores offer an escape, and epic romances abound.
The Perfect Man:
What if the man she’s been searching for has been there all along?
Ellie Amore is a writer on a mission: find out what makes women fall in love, what makes a man so perfect readers don’t care if they’re fictional. To do this, she’ll need the help of her best friend, someone who watches out for her, feeds her tacos, and doesn’t mind when her cat hates him.
Sometimes, perfect is subjective. Sometimes there’s no such thing. But all the time, he’s there.
The Perfect Boyfriend:
What if she chose the wrong brother?
Eleven years ago, Kennedy said yes to a date with the man she’d spend the next decade with. Until now. She finds herself heartbroken and homeless. When her ex’s brother shows up like a knight in shining riot gear, all she can think is how much time she’s wasted loving the wrong man.
The Perfect Husband:
What if she accidentally married the right guy?
Cecilia is known for doing stupid, impulsive things, but this is by far the worst. A drunken night leads to a strange man claiming they’re married. Harley is an infuriating rebel with a camera and a panty-melting grin, but he’s also more.
He’s her friends ex, and maybe the one man who can match her irresponsible ways.
The Perfect Bachelor:
What if her boss isn’t the jerk he appears to be?
Sadie hates Grey the moment she crashes into him outside the bookstore. The feeling grows when she realizes he’s the only lawyer in town hiring, and she needs a job. They get off to a rocky start filled with plant pranks, one hundred pounds of potatoes, and a parade of his ridiculous friends.
But the more time she spends with the charming playboy, the more she realizes it’s all an act, and underneath the designer suits and chiseled jaw is a person worth getting to know.
This set contains four complete sweet and slightly spicy romances with plenty of swoons, heartwarming moments, and laughter.
Lynn Dare is the pen name for authors Michelle MacQueen and Michelle Dare. One day, they were talking about tropes and cliches when an idea was born. Next thing they knew, they had a book planned out. The Perfect Man is their first series together where they combine humor and romance. They hope you fall in love with their characters and laugh at their antics along the way.