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Interview with Kate Moseman on Roller Coaster Romance

Author Name: Kate Moseman
Book Title: Roller Coaster Romance
Book genre: Contemporary office romance


 Kate Moseman is a writer, photographer, and recipe developer who lives in Florida with her family and enjoys going to theme parks as frequently as possible.  

Book Blurb:

After the amusement park Vanessa works for goes belly-up, she moves to Florida for a dream job as a manager at Destiny Park, the most elaborate theme park in the world.  

In this glittering playground where nothing is as it seems and no one can be trusted, she meets Thomas—a charismatic union organizer who has just 30 days to convince his fellow employees to unionize.

When upper management decides to bust the union at any cost, Vanessa and Thomas must appear to be on opposite sides even as their magnetic attraction brings them closer and closer.  

Will their smoldering feelings finally ignite and burn away the overwhelming obstacles to their happily-ever-after, or will it all explode like one of the nightly fireworks?

Could you tell me a bit more about your book? 

It’s a sweet contemporary office romance with a social justice twist.

What inspired you to write the book? 

I was inspired by the year I spent working at the Magic Kingdom while in college, and also by my experiences visiting a wide range of theme parks and amusement parks.

What was your process of writing the book? 

I set a goal to write 1000 words every weekday and kept going until it was done.

Why should people read your book? 

Read Roller Coaster Romance if you like a good, slow burn romance with lots of flirting.

What is so special about your story? 

Roller Coaster Romance is special because it’s set in a theme park and gives you an inside peek at what it’s like to work at a theme park.

Who is your ideal reader? 

My ideal reader is someone who loves Jane Austen and theme parks, and someone who thinks labor unions are cool.

How did you celebrate finishing writing your book? 

I had some rocky road ice cream!

Who is your favourite character in the book? 

My favorite character is Thomas.  He’s everything I like in a romantic hero: smart, sensitive, intense, and a little sarcastic.

If your book would be made into a movie – what actor would you want to play your main character and why? 

Vanessa would be played by Natasha Lyonne, and Thomas would be played by Adam Driver.

What is your favourite book? 

Persuasion by Jane Austen.

What author do you look up to?  Jane Austen, of course, but also Terry Pratchett, Erma Bombeck, and Roger Ebert.

What would you do if your book became an international bestseller?

I would use the profits to take my family to every Disney theme park around the world.

Anything you want to share with my readers? 

This is a really personal story for me and I held it close to my heart before releasing it into the world.  It’s exciting to finally share it with readers.

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