Two of my favorite books I’ve read thus far this year are Untouched by Maisey Yates and Having Her (here’s my review) by Jackie Ashenden. Though both books are contemporary romances, they have little else in common. Or so I thought.
However, when I was at RT in May, I met Maisey and was startled to find out that, for years, she and Jackie have been critique partners. This is even more startling when you consider that Maisey lives in rural Oregon and Jackie lives in Auckland, New Zealand. Curious how that works, I asked if they would talk with me at RWA in July. The following interview is taken from that conversation and from emails I’ve exchanged with the two. (more…)