Interview with Sondra Luger, author of Enter Venus
In ENTER VENUS the Goddess of Love comes to earth to save a marriage that’s falling apart. In the course of her magical ministrations, the art masterpieces at the magnificent Frick mansion spring to life and into action and a torrential downpour sweeps characters from a New York City street to Venice, Italy.
WHAT WAS THE HARDEST PART ABOUT WRITING YOUR BOOK?
There were no hard parts. The characters wrote most of it for me.
DO YOU HAVE A FAVORITE EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK?
Perhaps the poem I wrote that ends the book.
WHAT DO YOU HOPE YOUR READERS WILL TAKE AWAY AFTER READING THIS BOOK?
That caring people can solve their personal problems.
WHO OR WHAT IS THE INSPIRATION FOR THIS BOOK?
My interest in art, human nature and happy endings.
DO YOU FIND YOU HAVE TO BE A READER TO BE A GOOD WRITER?
It helps a lot. You learn about people and human nature in ways that one lifetime cannot supply. Also, if you don't enjoy reading, whey write for
others to read?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sondra Luger taught English in a New York City high school. Her first romantic novel, RICH, NEVER MARRIED, RICH was inspired by Jane Austen’s PRIDE & PREJUDICE, and her second, BACK FROM BORA BORA, was inspired by the business world of the young and the resilience and energy of the so-called aged. Her mysteries, DROP ME OFF IN HARLEM and MURDER ON BROADWAY, both of which feature the same female fashion model detective, are a tribute to the Roaring Twenties and to the author’s mother, who was a high fashion model. Sondra comes from an arts-oriented family with musical talent, and she has recorded a music CD with her sister, singer and songwriter Carolyn Luger. The songs were written by music icons of the twentieth century. The album is TAKING A CHANCE ON LOVE.