Monday, May 17, 2010

Julie Cave's "Deadly Disclosures"

We're happy to have Julie Cave with us today talking about her book, Deadly Disclosures.To learn more about Julie and her book, read on!

Your title: Deadly Disclosures
1) How did this story come to you?
I wanted to find a way to combine my love for writing with my Christian faith. A friend of mine and I brainstormed one weekend and he said to me, “What if the guy in charge of the Smithsonian went missing?” The plot developed from there – I had already developed Dinah Harris as the main character and she was waiting for a story in which to appear!

2) Tell us about the journey to getting this book published.
I knew that New Leaf Press was particular in its publication requirements. I sent the novel over in portions of five chapters so that the editors could see my writing style, how the story was unfolding, and how I was including the gospel message within the book.

3) Tell me three things about yourself that would surprise your readers.
1. I never know how a novel will end when I begin working on it – it’s something that comes to me during the process of writing.
2. I am a sports fanatic, and I love to watch Australian sports such as rugby league, rugby union, cricket and Australian football as well as swimming, Formula One car racing, the Olympics and any sporting event that happens to be on!
3. My dog Sage is a Japanese shiba inu descended from champion show dogs and her show name is Rising Sun Spring.

4) What are you working on now and what's next for you?
I have just finished the sequel to Deadly Disclosures, called The Shadowed Mind. It’ll be out in October. After that, I’ll be starting work on the third book in the Dinah Harris trilogy. In the meantime, I’ll be travelling to the USA for a three week stay.

5) Parting comments?
I hope that those who read it enjoy it as much as I enjoyed writing it. My desire for the book is that Christians will take pleasure in the plot and the teaching, and that they will give it to their non-Christian friends. At the moment we are running an exciting competition where two winners will win the chance to name two characters in my next book. To enter, all people need to do is become a fan on Facebook and introduce a friend to the fan page, or subscribe to my blog. The details of the competition can be found at It will be drawn on May 27th at the Creation Museum.

6) Where can fans find you on the internet?
My blog can be found at You can also become a fan on Facebook at and follow me on Twitter at


  1. I love the cover for this book. I know you can't judge a book by its cover but it is, after all, the first thing that the reader sees - this cover, along with the plot synopsis, makes this book sound like an exciting read. Please enter me to win!


  2. Hmm .. I left a comment earlier but it disappeared, so I am going to try again. Now watch the first one show up like magic!

    I love the cover on this book and if the cover is any indication of what to expect in the contents, then I am already hooked! I really want to read this book and would like to be entered to win.

    Thanks and God bless!


  3. I have visited some museums in the Smithsonian, and interested in your book.
    Kaye Whitney

  4. I just joined your blog. Book sounds very interesting. Please enter me.


  5. I have never read anything by Julie Cave, but this sounds like a great book and I would love to read it!

  6. Sounds interesting with the Smithsonian angle.

  7. Love mysteries, and books with a Christian perspective. Please enter me for your book. Thanks.
    desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

  8. This looks like an excellent read. Please enter me in your contest.

  9. Julie,

    Your book sounds great! Thanks for the interview.


  10. Sounds like a great mystery. Would love to read it!

  11. Please enter me!!

  12. Sounds like a great premise for a tale!


  13. This looks great! I love the premise. Thanks for the giveaway!

    estrella8888 at roadrunner dot com

  14. This sounds like an interesting premise.


  15. i enjoy a good mystery...this book sounds wonderful...thanks for the opportunity to read it :)

    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

  16. I love a good mystery/suspense. Please sign me up. I haven't read any of Julie's books yet but maybe this will be a start. I like to discover new authors.
    Deborah M.

  17. Hello everyone, sorry for my tardiness in posting. Thanks for your kind comments. I hope you all enjoy reading Deadly Disclosures. I have entered all those who wish to be in the Name the Character contest. Good luck to you all!

  18. Congratulations to Edwina! You have won a free copy of Deadly Disclosures - an email will be sent to you shortly. I hope you enjoy!