Interview with Renee Stevens
Author Interview / September 2, 2016

After first making me a part of the blogtour for the latest novel Wide Open Spaces, Renee Stevens was also kind enough to answer some questions I really wanted to ask her. Thank you so much Renee, I really appreciate it. How did you come up with the idea for this novel? Wide Open Spaces honestly just kind of came to me when a friend was telling me that I should claim the state of Wyoming for the States of Love novella series. She was encouraging me, and I wasn’t going to do it, but then I got this idea of a guy who moved away and then came back and what it could be like for him. It smacked me upside the head until I sat down and started writing. In what way are the States of Love novels connected?  I think the only way that they are really connected is that each book has to have elements of its state. For example, I chose Wyoming, so my story has things like Flaming Gorge Reservoir, wild horses, there’s mention of Yellowstone National Park, and other similar things that are fairly unique to Wyoming. How many parts will there be…

Wide Open Spaces – States of Love
Blogtour , Bookteaser / September 2, 2016

  TITLE: Wide Open Spaces AUTHOR: Renee Stevens PUBLISHER: Dreamspinner Press COVER ARTIST: Maria Fanning LENGTH: 35,632 words RELEASE DATE: August 31, 2016 BLURB: Devon fled Wyoming as soon as he turned eighteen, leaving behind his high school love, Levi. After six years in the big city, Devon returns to his hometown. Not much has changed, except that Levi is no longer in the closet. He’s also single and living his dream—managing the local wild horse population. Both of them are very interested in picking up where they left off, but Devon is no more ready to reveal his orientation than he was as a teenager. No one is going to shove Levi back in the closet—not even Devon. For a relationship to work, they’ll have to put the past behind them and find the courage to face the future as who they really are—a couple in love. But Devon doesn’t know if he’s strong enough. Maybe Levi would be better off without him—and his hang-ups. States of Love: Stories of romance that span every corner of the United States.   Devon dug his keys out of his pocket and headed for the door. He’d get something to eat and…