Saturday, January 26, 2013

Gods & Goddess Week: Elisabeth Naughton


Welcome to Gods & Goddess Week!

This entire week is dedicated to all those wonderful books that feature Gods & Goddesses as the main characters. We have great interviews and some awesome giveaways through out the week so make sure to check back each day with Stitch Read Cook and Ramblings from this Chick for all the fun!

Today we have the lovely ELISABETH NAUGHTON!!

Elisabeth Naughton

USA TODAY Bestselling Author Elisabeth Naughton writes sexy romantic adventures and paranormal novels full time from her home in western Oregon where she lives with her husband and three children.

Her work has been nominated for numerous awards, including the prestigious RITA© awards by Romance Writers of America, the Australian Romance Reader Awards, the Golden Leaf and the Golden Heart. When not writing, Elisabeth can be found running, hanging out at the ballpark or dreaming up new and exciting adventures.

Visit her on the web at

Hello Elisabeth!  Thank you for taking part in our Gods & Goddess Week!

Thanks for inviting me to participate!

What inspired you to write about Gods & Goddesses?

I’ve always been fascinated with Greek mythology. In characters who themselves are fascinated by human behaviours and emotions and who have these incredible abilities and opportunities to do good but don’t always follow through.  For me, finding the humanity in a supernatural character is always a great treat.

What are the scenes that are the hardest for you to write?

Love scenes…no doubt. There’s pressure to make each one better than the last and for readers to connect with characters on an emotional level. I much prefer writing the fighting scenes to the love scenes.

Quick & Easy

Day or Night?
Love at First Sight or Second Chances? Second Chances
Weres or Vamps? Neither—Greek heroes!
Paperbacks or Ebooks? Ebook
Past, Present or Future? Present
Reading or Writing? Writing (I live in my own little fantasy world)
Coffee or Tea? Tea
Plotter or Panster? Planster (a little of both!)
Reality or Fiction? Fiction – reality is too depressing
Laptop or Desktop? Laptop
Angel or Demon? Oh that’s hard. I have to go with demon because I love a bad boy. So much potential for growth.
Authors Choice:  Ask the readers something!  What’s your favorite Greek myth?

Now, something for the characters…

Tell us something we don’t know about your hero/ine?

Titus: I would give up everything for the ability to touch someone.

If Hollywood optioned your story, who would you like to see play you?

Natasa: What’s Hollywood?


TITUS—To most his gift seems like a blessing, but for him it’s a curse the other Eternal Guardian seek to exploit. One he would gladly trade for the chance to be free…even to the detriment of the world he’s bound to protect.

Eternal Guardians #6
Coming March 2013



Also by Elisabeth:



In anticipation of the release of BOUND, one commenter will win an autographed copy of book 5 in the Eternal Guardians series, ENSLAVED.

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Don't forget to go visit Danielle at Ramblings from this Chick to see the rest of Elisabeth's interview!



  1. I love the story of the twins Artemis and Apollo and how protective they were over their mother (Leto). Leto was Zeus's love before he married Hera and Hera chased her out of Olympus. She gave birth to the twins on an island while being cared for by other goddesses. The twins became expert archers in order to protect her.

  2. I love the story of Hades and Persephone. It's one of the original love stories. :-D

  3. I also love Hades and Persephone and also Athena.\
    Carol L.
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  4. The Greek myths are fascinating, I've always liked the story of Hercules.

  5. Jason and the minotaur

  6. I love the story of Hercules and of how Zeus can to be.
    Ashley A

  7. Even though real spiders squee me out, I've always liked the story of Athena and Arachne. I have a play version of the wedding that Eris wasn't invited to that starts the Trojan War that I read with my sixth graders every year--always a fun time, because then we assign blame for starting the war and create "wanted" posters for the culprits--so that's a favorite too.

  8. I think any story about the gods/goddesses is a favorite. I become fascinated with myths in jr. high and it carried throughout the course of my life. I have all kinds of books about them and I enjoy all their stories :)
    lorih824 at yahoo dot com

  9. I like the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece

  10. I don't have a favorite myth. I do have a thing for Ares though ;).

  11. I've always be interested in the Trojan horse myth and I did enjoy watching the movie Troy.


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