Saturday, March 19, 2011

FEATURE and GIVEAWAY: The Haircut by Donna Callea

Hi Donna, THE HAIRCUT sounds like an interesting book, with such a unique concept.

Q: What gave you the idea to write a book about hair, specifically a haircut?

I've always been fascinated by the role hair plays in our society, and particularly, its sensual aspects. Hair has always been such a vivid symbol of femininity. It's supposedly a woman's crowning glory. And most men, it's assumed, prefer women to have long flowing tresses. For a woman, losing her hair, or just getting a bad haircut, can be very traumatic. I began to wonder if love could blossom in the wake of a truly horrible haircut.

Q: The story is set in 1948 in a city that could be New York. Why did you choose that particular time in history?

I know that not many historical romances are set in the 1940s, but it was the perfect time period for my story. World War II had taken its toll on both Tasha and Mike. Her tiny Eastern European homeland was decimated during the war. He suffered a great loss while serving in the Navy. But the post-war era also a very hopeful and exciting time, especially in a city like New York-- a bustling melting pot where people have always come to make new lives and break free from the sorrows of the past...

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Donna is giving away 4 Kindle copies of THE HAIRCUT!

Mechanics of the contest:

You can do either or both of the following to enter the drawing:

1. Write a comment or question below in the comment box (3 chances to win) from now to March 31; [Click here to comment]


2. Check out our contest page from March 14 to 25 to enter your email address (1 chance to win). [Click here to enter contest]

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