Hero Interview from Sunken Treasure by Katy Lee with a Giveaway

» Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in Blog | 13 comments

This week I’m hosting Louise Gouge with Cowboy to the Rescue (US only), Katy Lee with Sunken Treasure, and Caryl McAdoo with Hearts Stolen (an ebook to any reader who like her author page on Facebook and comment on this blog). If you want to enter the drawings for the books, please leave a comment on your post with your email address. I will not enter you without an email address (my way to contact you if you win). If you don’t want to leave an email address, another way you can enter is to email me at margaretdaley@gmail.com. The drawings end Sunday (Sept. 21st) evening.

814znw4GZKL._SL1500_Interview with the hero of Sunken Treasure by Katy Lee:

1. Gage Fontaine, tell me the most interesting thing about you?

I’m a treasure hunter and wreck diver. Did you know there are nearly three million ships lying on the seafloor? That’s a lot of treasure to hunt down, and I’m the man to do it.

2. What do you do for fun?

See Number One…just kidding. But seriously, I spend my days sailing from sea to sea. It is a lot of if hard work, but also the joy of my life.

3. What do you put off doing because you dread it?

Probably making friends. Sure, I can be the life of the party, but when I set sail, I’ll never see those people again, so why get attached?

4. What are you afraid of most in life?

Losing my ship. The Getaway is the only home I’ve ever known. I would be lost—on land— without her.

5. What do you want out of life?

To bring people hope. I’m not a missionary, but I have a cargo of Bibles, and you should see the faces of people light up when I come into port and offer them one. I probably looked the same when someone handed me my first Bible a few years back.

6. What is the most important thing to you?

Besides my boat? Laughter. Only, the laugh lines I’ve incurred over the years make for poor suction with my diver’s mask, and that can cause problems in the deep blue sea. Big problems.

7. Do you read books? If so, what is your favorite type of book?

Many an evening is spent reading on deck beneath purple and tangerine skies. I typically go for the adventure stories, and I could definitely write a few of my own. Perhaps I’ll try my hand at writing when I’m not navigating my sails.

8. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

To put an end to the running. Fifteen years has been too long, and I’m a changed man now. When does the past cease its chase? But then, I haven’t tried to stop it, either. Maybe a part of me thinks I deserve the reminder of what I’ve done.

9. Do you have a pet?

Ha-Ha! You probably thought I have a talking parrot on my shoulder. I hate to disappoint, but nope, no parrots and no pets.

10. If you could travel back in time, where would you go and why?

I’d set sail for that fateful port, where I foolhardily signed on with a bunch of sea criminals. Modern-day piracy is real, and these aren’t your ‘shimmy-me-timbers’ Hollywood types with a broken compass and a one-shot pistol. These are your deadly Uzi-toting types with state-of-the-art tracking equipment. And I think they just tracked me down…

13 Comments

  1. That is a lot of sunken ships. Certainly very interesting.

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com

  2. This sounds like a wonderful suspense novel! 🙂 I would LOVE to win a copy! Thank you for the chance!

    😀 Smiles & Blessings,
    Cindy W.

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  3. That is a lot of sunken ships still to be found. I wonder how many successful treasure hunters there are out there actively searching? Thanks for the giveaway/interview.

    rdewey17(at)yahoo(dot)com

  4. Yes, there are quite a few out there. It surprises me that people took such a risk every time they set out to sea.

    Thank you all for stopping by to spend some time to Gage.

  5. Can’t wait to read “Sunken Treasure”!!!

    lsubeth14@yahoo.com

  6. I can’t wait to read “Sunken Treasure”!!!!!

    lsubeth14@yahoo.com

  7. That’s a lot of life lived and the one regret that may get him killed. Hope it turns out well in the book. Would like to read it.

  8. I love the interview! gage is a great character. While vacationing at the beach w my husband I told him he was a modern day treasure hunter;) love the storyline!
    Donna@morethanareview.com

  9. Gage sounds like the kind of guy I’d love to have written into my life! I’ve been looking forward to reading sunken treasure since I first read about it a couple months ago!
    kam110476 at gmail dot com

  10. What a fun interview with Gage. I think its great that he wants to give people hope with God’s word. This sounds like a great book to read.

  11. Fun interview

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  12. I enjoyed meeting Gage! Thank you for sharing this great interview.

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  13. Would love to read this – sounds wonderful! thanks for the chance…truckredford at gmail dot com

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