I am originally from Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina, but I now live in Yorktown, Virginia.
How did you come up with your title?
I tried to imagine what a betrayed heart looks like, and I decided that, while it may still be in one battered piece, it has jagged edges where each painful stab was inflicted carelessly. Betrayal, to me, does not come in one blow. It is a series of thoughtless stabs…lies, covert actions, and manipulations. It takes pieces of the heart away…it deflates the heart because it “sucks the life out of promise” and leaves the remains unevenly battered and torn. In my view, the edges are conspicuously jagged.
They say you can judge a book by its cover. Can you tell us a little about your cover and who designed it?
My cover design is by Atinad Designs, and I love it. The cover really depicts the essence of the story. There is a clear picture of a smiling Derek and Arianna, and, on th…