Friday, January 23, 2009

Jill Sorenson's "Crash Into Me," the movie

Now showing at My Book, The Movie: Crash Into Me by Jill Sorenson.

The entry begins:
Crash Into Me is set in San Diego, a real place, but none of my characters are based on real people. I guess I start with a blank face, adding details as I go. It was a lot of fun to surf the net, searching for actors who resemble the pictures in my head.

With his brown hair and dark, bedroom eyes, Eric Bana is a good match for Ben Fortune, my surfer hero. Ben is a struggling single father and a successful pro athlete, a former ladies’ man and current murder suspect. Since his wife’s death, he’s been in virtual seclusion, shunning fans and avoiding the media. Bana seems like a reluctant heartthrob, and a strong, sensitive type, which makes him a perfect choice for Ben.

My heroine, Special Agent Sonora “Sonny” Vasquez, is more difficult to cast. Physically, she’s kind of fierce, like....[read on]
Crash Into Me hits bookstores on Tuesday, January 27th.

Read an excerpt from Crash Into Me, and learn more about the author and her work at Jill Sorenson's website and blog.

My Book, The Movie: Crash Into Me.

--Marshal Zeringue