A Quick Chat with Author, Carla Rehse

Carla RehseWhere did you grow up?

I’m an Army brat, so I traveled the world. I consider Texas my home.

How many books have you written? Published?

I’ve written 5 books, but Pink Lock Picks and Sequined Witch Hats is the first to be published.

What kind of writer are you?

I’m very much a plotter. I have a “storyboard” wall in my office with three chalkboards for outlines, plot threads, and characters. It helps me to be visual.

Tell us a little about your main character

Gracie is rather complicated. She’s trying to figure out what she wants in life, like a lot of seventeen-year-olds. She also has a strong sense of loyalty and a fuzzy moral compass.

Gracie is the person you’d want in the foxhole with you, as she’d do anything to get everyone out alive.

Who is your Hollywood dream cast for this novel?

Gracie:  Griffin Arnlund

Asher:   Dylan Sprayberry

Willow: India Eisley

Uncle Jonah: Matt Bonner

What can we expect from you in the future?

I’m currently working on the sequel to Pink Lock Picks—Pink Duct Tape and Glittery Broomsticks. I’m also working on a sci-fi thriller that I started several years ago. Lord willing and the creeks don’t rise, I should publish both stories early next year.

What book do you think everyone should read?

The Harry Potter series. I re-read them at least once a year.

What crazy thing do you want to do?

I want to touch a penguin. I have no idea why, but they fascinate me.

Coke or Pepsi?

Coffee…lots and lots of coffee.

About Carla Rehse

Although not a native Texan, Carla prides herself on having mastered the correct usage of “y’all” and “bless your heart.”

Carla is owned by a persnickety kitty, who rules the computer keyboard and only allows Carla to write when demands for cat treats are met.

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About the Book

Carla Rehse novelPink Lock Picks and Sequined Witch Hats by Carla Rehse
Genre: YA Urban Fantasy


Witches must bond with humans in order to produce children—and once the bond is made, it cannot easily be broken.

Imagine seventeen-year-old Gracie Mason’s surprise when she accidentally bonds with a witch named Asher. Sure, he’s cute, but that’s beside the point. She’s not gonna settle for a guy just because she’s magically bound to him.

To dissolve the bond, Gracie must seek out another witch to perform a magical rite. However, matters become considerably more complicated when witches begin turning up dead. Wanting nothing more than to get on with her life, Gracie must now team up with her new witchy friend and wade deeper into a complex world of enchantment and intrigue.

Pink Lock Picks and Sequined Witch Hats is an enthralling story of magic, mystery, and murder—and each new twist will draw you further under its spell.

Pink Lock Picks and Sequined Witch Hats will be on sale for $0.99 until 12-1-17.

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