The Two Gay Geeks 🏳️🌈 have a chat with NY Times Best Selling Author, Suzanne Brockmann about her writing career and the new twist in her life of being a film producer with her son Jason T. Gaffney. We also chat about the newest web series, Marriage of Inconvenience, they are readying a Kickstarter for. Have a listen and we hope you enjoy this as much as we did.
About Suzanne Brockmann
After childhood plans to become the captain of a starship didn’t pan out, Suzanne Brockmann took her fascination with military history, her respect for the men and women who serve, her reverence for diversity, and her love of storytelling, and explored brave new worlds as a bestselling romance author. Over the past twenty-five years she has written more than fifty-five novels, including her award-winning Troubleshooters series about Navy SEAL heroes and the women—and sometimes men—who win their hearts.
Her personal favorite is the one where her most popular character, gay FBI agent Jules Cassidy, wins his happily-ever-after and marries the man of his dreams. Called All Through the Night, this was the first mainstream romance novel with a hero and a hero to hit the New York Times hardcover fiction bestseller list. In 2007, Suz donated all of her earnings from this book, in perpetuity, to MassEquality, to help win and preserve equal marriage rights in Massachusetts.
Since her explosion onto the publishing scene all those years ago, Suz has become widely recognized as one of the leading voices in romantic suspense. Her work has earned her repeated appearances on the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists, as well as numerous awards, including Romance Writers of America’s #1 Favorite Book of the Year (three years running), two RITA Awards, and many Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Awards.
In addition to writing books, Suz has co-produced several feature-length indie movies, the rom-com The Perfect Wedding, which she co-wrote with Ed and Jason, and the upcoming thriller Russian Doll. She has also created a line of m/m category romantic comedy novellas called Suzanne Brockmann Presents.
Suz is a proud member of PFLAG, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Human Rights Campaign, MassEquality, and Florida Equality. A firm believer in civil rights for all people, she fought hard to bring equal marriage rights to all citizens of her home state, Massachusetts, then moved to Florida to do the same there.
About marriage of Inconvenience
New names, new jobs, new lives, new husbands…? Two gay men entering a witness protection program find themselves “married” to help hide their identities from the dangerous people who want them dead. An Odd Couple for the 2020s.
Look for our press release on Wednesday February 19th with the Kickstarter link in it.
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