novelist A. Gavazzoni is here today to
chat about her psychological thriller, Behind
the Door – Book #1 in the Hidden Motives series.
her virtual book tour, A will be awarding a $25 Amazon or Barnes and Noble
(winner’s choice) gift card to a lucky randomly drawn winner. To be entered for
a chance to win, use the form below.
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Gavazzoni is a Brazilian author. She just won The Golden Book Award 2017-
Readers Choice for her first novel Behind
the Door and also an honorable mention at Paris Book Festival 2017 Adriana
is a lawyer, a former professor of law and a writer of novels and legal books,
but she is also a voracious reader. She speaks four
languages: English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. When she is not practicing
law or writing, she enjoys many interests and is a very active person. She
loves to dance (Tango) and workout. She loves to travel,
loves good wine, and has been studying astrology for fifteen years. She paints
and loves to cook. She has two poodles -Gaia and Juno -and loves
all animals. She is an aunt of four nieces who enjoy to paint and cook
alongside their aunt. She lives in Brazil and is in the process of writing her
Welcome, A. Please share a little bit about
your current release.
book one in Hidden Motives series, followed by Lara’s Journal, also recently released.
What inspired you to write this book?
human soul and its complexity inspired me to write. I love to observe people
and try to understand their motives regarding why they behave the way they do.
That’s what my books are about, understanding the human mind and soul.
from Behind the Door:
indeed, my friend. I’ve seen a lot in my short life. I’ve bent over backward to
please. I’ve been a puppet. That wasn’t for me, so one day I decided to stop.”
than a hint of pain showed in her eyes…unsettling to find in such a young and
beautiful woman. Who could have hurt her so much that she’d come to behave as
know how it is,” I said. “It’s like apnea. What’s pleasurable at the start of
relationships doesn’t last because it’s not real. You’ve decided to be real,
once and for all.”
I like to go diving. Sometimes I dive without air tanks. I hold my breath. It’s
called apnea and you can do it for only so long. At the beginning of
relationships, people hold their breath. When they can’t do it anymore, they go
back to being who they are and relationships end.”
What exciting story are you working on
I’m working on book #3 on the trilogy, I believe it’s going to be the last one,
and it’s going to explain the other two… When did you first consider yourself a writer?
always loved to write. As a lawyer, I’m always writing other people’s stories,
but only when my first novel was published did I feel as if I was a real
Do you write full-time? If so, what’s
your work day like? If not, what do you do other than write and how do you find
time to write?
No, I’m an active lawyer, and I have to divide my time between my clients, my
legal profession, and writing. I organized my schedule in a way that it allows
me to write every day. I also have other hobbies, such as amateur astrology and
dancing, I love to cook for my friends, and I love to be with them for a good
laugh, and I think it’s all a matter of organizing things.
What would you say is your interesting writing
notes to myself whenever I have an idea, and I’m far away of a computer. I’ll
use my phone to send myself an email or text.
As a child, what did you want to be when you
many things. A race car driver, a writer, an astronaut, a scientist, an
engineer, a ballerina— all those things at once! But since I’m a writer, I can
be all those things in my mind.
want to share with the readers?
I’m a very
positive person, and I try to see the bright side of everything. Life is much
easier when you do that.