Daily Archives: January 25, 2017


Author Deborah Cooke 6
We have a big interview this week with Deborah Cooke, an author who first began her writing career as a published historical romance author in the early 90s. Now, she is one of the more popular paranormal romance authors who self-publishes her own titles! In this interview, Deborah talks about her early beginnings, why she made the move into paranormal romance, what her life as a writer is like, and much more! Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself. I’ve always been fascinated by stories (reading them and writing them) but was encouraged in school to get a “real job” and keep writing as a hobby. It wasn’t until I had a real job and was bored out of my mind that I started to seriously pursue publication. It took me a couple of years of sending work off to New York and combing through rejection letter for pearls of wisdom, but I finally sold my first book to Harlequin Historicals in 1992. At the time, that house liked authors to take a pseudonym and since my book was a medieval romance set in France (and I always thought it would be cool to have a French name), the book was published under the pseudonym Claire Delacroix. I wrote a lot of historical romances as Claire, ultimately eleven for Harlequin Historicals, six for Dell, six for Warner Books, as well as four time travels and four contemporary romances published by Berkley under the pseudonym Claire Cross. (Which I […]

Interview with Paranormal Romance Author Deborah Cooke