Rad-Reader: Did this storyline find you or did you find it?
Kate: A little bit of both. Since this is the third book in the series, I needed Chris to find happiness, but Bette was a character that I needed to create. She’s someone I identify with in a lot of ways, and someone I thought would help Chris figure out who he is.
Rad-Reader: Chris had a fixation with his ex. When really it should have been directed at his best friend from childhood. Why was he not on a warpath of anger to get answers from him?
Kate: I think it’s natural for people to react based on emotions, and for most of us it takes time to realize that reacting based on our feelings isn’t usually the best response.
Rad-Reader: Bette was his polar opposite but on the day they met he says to himself she’s not his type but sexy. Why do you think he wouldn’t let this Annie thing really go?
Kate: Annie was something Chris was comfortable with. She fit the idea he’d had of what his future woul…