Entwined with You
|Audio Interview With New York Times Betselling Author Sylvia Day
discusses her latest novel, Entwined with You
(Penguin Group: Crossfire Series)
20-minute audio interview
Sylvia Day, Author
The third novel in the wildly successful Crossfire series by #1 New York Times bestselling author Sylvia Day has just been released (June 2013, Berkley/Penguin Group (USA). And it may well surpass incredible sales for the first two installments – #1 international bestseller Bared to You and #1 New York Times bestseller Reflected in You. After the overnight success of Bared to You last summer, the Crossfire series firmly established itself as one of the nation’s most popular series in the fall when its second book, Reflected in You, easily took the #1 spot on The New York Times bestseller list with some 500,000 trade paperbacks and eBooks sold in its first week of sales. The overwhelming reception of both Bared to You and Reflected in You has had millions of fans in a frenzy of anticipation for Entwined with You.
In this close-up audio interview, Sylvia Day talks about the continuing characters in her latest novel, her first break in publishing, and how she manages to juggle a busy writing and book touring schedule with her family.
“As a young couple navigating the first serious love affair either of them has ever had, Gideon and Eva are learning from their mistakes and making new ones, while being tested by challenges both external and internal. These two passionate and tempestuous lovers have dark pasts to overcome, but their all-consuming and deeply physical love for each other is worth fighting for and they know it,” said Day about what fans can expect with Entwined with You. After selling to a record-breaking 39 territories and already hitting #1 in 14 of them, the Crossfire series is one of the biggest commercial fiction series in the world, and promises only bigger things to come.
The first book in the Crossfire series, Bared to You, helped bring acceptance that some fiction can’t be pigeonholed. Reflected in You sealed the deal. The Crossfire series has defied genre and become a global commercial success almost overnight. “It’s astonishing and wonderful that Gideon and Eva’s story has touched so many readers around the world,” said Sylvia. “It’s been an amazing journey so far and I’m excited to share Entwined with You with the millions of Crossfire readers,” she said.
Now at the forefront of public interest following ten years as a full-time, bestselling writer, Sylvia Day is one of the most accomplished names in commercial fiction. Since Bared to You’s explosive start last year followed by Reflected in You’s even bigger splash, the Crossfire series has been featured by major media both in the United States and worldwide. With thousands of new readers joining the party each day, Entwined with You is hitting the United States market with a 1 million copy first printing.
Bared to You, Day’s sixteenth novel, was an immediate hit as her first self-published single title release, selling 100,000 eBooks before being quickly acquired by Berkley Books. Bared to You debuted at #4 on the New York Times trade paperback fiction bestseller list and is a Top 5 Bestseller in 24 countries, including the US, UK, Germany, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Spain and Brazil. Most recently, Bared to You was named one of Amazon’s Top 10 Romances of 2012 and was Amazon’s #7 bestselling book of 2012. Furthermore, Bared to You was the #5 bestselling book of 2012 on iTunes and appeared in the Top 10 list of Print Book Sales of 2012 in Adult Fiction in the Nielsen Tops of 2012, ending the year on the same note of success that has followed the Crossfire series since its inception.
The second novel in the Crossfire series, Reflected in You, debuted as the #1 bestselling book on The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Canadian Booksellers Association lists. Across the Atlantic, Day’s newest stormed to #1 with over 80,000 copies sold in week one in the UK – Penguin UK’s fastest selling paperback ever. Reflected in You is a #1 bestseller in 9 countries – including the UK, Germany, and the US. Reflected in You was Amazon’s #8 bestselling book of 2012 and was the #8 bestselling book of 2012 on iTunes.
And there’s even more coming from Sylvia Day in 2013! Day recently agreed to a groundbreaking two-book deal with Cosmopolitan magazine and Harlequin to launch the Cosmo Red Hot Reads from Harlequin eBook series later this year. Afterburn, the first book, releases on August 15 and the second title, Aftershock, will be released on November 12, 2013. “I’m excited to share these sizzling new romances with readers,” says Day, “and to do so hand in hand with Harlequin and Cosmopolitan, beloved brands known for giving women exactly what they want.”
Sylvia Day is the #1 New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of more than a dozen award-winning novels sold in 39 countries. She is a #1 bestselling author in 15 countries, and a reader favorite across several genres, with millions of copies of her books in print. She has been nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Author and her work has been honored as Amazon’s Best of the Year in Romance. She has won the RT Book Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award and been nominated for Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA award twice. She is currently president of the Romance Writers of America, an association of over 10,000 writers. She recently inked a deal with Cosmopolitan magazine and Harlequin to launch the Cosmo Red Hot Reads from Harlequin series later this year. Visit her at www.sylviaday.com.