About the Book
Book: The Watch on the Fencepost
Author: Kay DiBianca
Genre: Christian Mystery / Suspense/ Romance
A WATCH THAT REVEALS MORE THAN JUST THE TIME . . .
A mysterious gold watch propels 27-year-old Kathryn Frasier into a quest to prove her parents’ recent deaths were not an accident. Following a trail of cryptic clues, she encounters a remarkable cast of characters, including an actress with a talent for disguises, a politician with a dark secret, and a handsome businessman who shows a sudden romantic interest in Kathryn. Can she solve the mystery before she becomes the next victim?
About the Author
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. The characters were well thought out and surprisingly mysterious. I found this book difficult to put down, and Kay had me guessing right up to the end. There were plenty of romantic elements to keep my interest peaked and a gentle Christian theme running throughout. I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author via Celebrate Lit. All opinions are my own and I have not been paid for this review.
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Guest post from Kay
I’m a runner. I spend a lot of time on the treadmill, at a local track, or running in a park near my home. When I’m outdoors, I usually listen to podcasts or audiobooks to keep my mind occupied.
Several years ago, I was listening to a mystery novel while running on a trail, and I began to put together a story in my own mind. Over the following weeks and months, I had created the characters of Kathryn and Cece, and I could see them in my mind’s eye.
On another long run, I passed an old fence post and a plot began to form itself. Other characters seemed to materialize out of nowhere, and soon I had the basic outline of the book in my head. Before long I was ignoring the audiobook voices coming through my earbuds and just adding to my own story. That’s when I decided to write it down.
In the next few months, my story grew from a general outline to a narrative that stretched to over 60,000 words, and I loved the little surprises that popped up along the way. Although I had intended the book to be a straight mystery, I found some of the characters writing their own scenes, and soon there was romance!
As I chiseled away the extraneous parts and added detail and nuance, the important story elements of love, faith, and family rose to the surface. I delighted in Kathryn’s discovering more about herself and Cece’s unfailing wisdom and humor.
I spent over a year working with an editor to revise and strengthen the book. With every change in a word or addition of a plot twist, the story got better. It’s been three years since that first run in the park that got me thinking about the story. Now Kathryn, Cece, Phil, Mike, Tommy, and all the others are ready to tell their stories to the world.
I think I’ll go for a run tomorrow to see what Kathryn and Cece are going to be up to next.
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