Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Dying on the Edge Blog Tour with Francine Craft

Getting to know Francine Craft…

What is the best piece of advice you have received, from either a fan or a fellow author?
That’s easy.  When I –I’ll say whined – to a prominent writer about what I suffered in the past, she smiled and said, “But that’s what made you the writer you are.” Touché.

What is the one story you want to write, but haven’t?  What obstacles are keeping you from writing it?
I have several stories in mind and nothing is keeping me from writing them.  I will in due time.

How much of your own personal life is reflected in your writing?
Before Edge, some.  I have known and had relationships with several really great men that I considered good enough for any queen, so my romances reflect that.  But it’s Edge that reflects a lot of my life, without the drugs.  I’ve always been at least somewhat depressed and so would really be crazy to do drugs, but Edge reflects a couple of painful facets of my own life.
I must admit, it truly irritates me when I hear someone say, “I wonder if she’s done all that.  Oh, she must have,” of me and other authors.  I haven’t killed anybody and I never will, but I know how it feels to want to and yes, to do it.  Feelings are universal and we all empathize with others.

About the Book   (insert book cover here)

A Multicultural, Multilayered Romantic Voodoo Mystery) – Click here to view the book trailer


Film star Maggi French is on top of her game, and she wants billionaire real estate mogul Kurt Wilder for herself, even though he's married and has a child.  He owns Wilder Film Studios, and Maggi's drive for power demands she have him as her husband.  She'll go to any lengths to get him, including voodoo.  Maggi lives on the edge of an emotional precipice.  Will her hunger for Kurt provide the thrust that pushes her over?


Kurt Wilder has romanced many women and his wife knows all about them.  Once he thought he'd divorce his wife and marry Maggi.  Now he's drifting and she's clinging.  Has he figured out a way to be free of her forever?

About the author

Francine is a long-time, prolific, bestselling multicultural romance and romantic suspense writer for publishers such as Harlequin, BET and Kensington.  Her slogan is: Books that Warm the Heart the and Enrich the Soul.  She is also popular on the international front, especially in the UK, and gets treasured fan mail from readers in the United States and worldwide.  Several of her books have been translated and Harlequin distributed five as Introductory Books.  She feels that nobody values their fellow humans more than she does, but adds that they can be trying sometimes which doesn't keep her from loving them.

With DYING ON THE EDGE, Francine has written and self-published a romantic voodoo mystery with Wheatmark Publishing and her own imprint of Craft's New America Press.  Edge is well researched, written, edited and proofed.  A lot of people who've read advance copies have loved it and she hopes you will too.

Leave a comment and be entered to win a wonderful Harry & David tower of treats courtesy of Francine!  Winner will be randomly chosen by the author and announced on the last day of the tour.


  1. Wow Francine, you have lived a LIFE. Men worthy of a queen? Not to many saying that about their man. As far as the book, I'm convinced! SOLD

  2. As you know, I am a huge fan and I also consider you a good friend. I read this book and loved it but I love everything that you have written. I really enjoyed reading this article about you and your life. I can relate to a lot of the things that you stated about yourself as well. You put your thoughts on paper in your books. I keep mine inside.

    Rita Rippy

  3. Ok.. I have been to several different sites and I wanted to tell you that my book arrived in the mornig mail from Amazon.. I'll wait till this weekend to start reading and will keep you posted


  4. Yes, it is our life experiences who make us who we are. Glad you have many more stories to write.


  5. I can't wait to read Francine's work!