Interview With Madison Vasser - #BeNotorious Blog Tour Day Four
Welcome to Day Four of the #BeNotorious Blog Tour! We are revving up to the release of the highly anticipated sequel of Katie Jennings’ family drama When Empires Fall, aptly named Rise of the Notorious!
Follow along on this notorious blog tour from April 2nd till release day on April 23rd, and be sure to enter the giveaway for a chance to win some AMAZING prizes!
Today’s stop is an exclusive interview with the beautiful and cunning Madison of the Vasser Hotel family. She may be in charge of the family now, but she knows it comes with a heavy price. Enjoy!
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Madison: Don’t be. And you can call me Madison. No need to be so formal.
Interview: Great…*clears throat* First off, Madison, how does it feel to be in the limelight?
Madison: Normal. It’s something I’ve dealt with all my life. Though lately it has been intensified.
Interviewer: Because of the scandal?
Madison: Because of unfortunate events.
Interviewer: Right…were you close to your grandfather, Cyrus?
Madison: He was my anchor, and I his floating vessel. He was the single most important person in my life.
Interviewer: Are you troubled by what he did? Did it surprise you?
Madison: Very little troubles or surprises me. He taught me to live my life one step ahead. He had his
reasons for doing what he did, and now he has entrusted me to pick up the pieces.
Interviewer: Are your brothers upset that he chose you as his replacement as head of the company? Has it hurt your relationship with them?
Madison: Grant and Linc understand. Even if they didn’t, it wouldn’t matter. I’m doing what needs to be done, and nothing and no one can stand in my way.
Interviewer: What is your plan? How are you going to rise above the scandal?
Madison: My grandfather left me very specific instructions on what to do. I intend to follow them.
Interviewer: Do any of them involve killing someone? *laughs* Okay, bad joke.
Madison: You’d be surprised what I’m willing to do to achieve my goals. And if someone hurts my family, they’ll have to answer to me.
Interviewer: Wow, okay. What about your father? He hurt your family with this scandal. Now he’s dead. What do you have to say about that?
Madison: My father’s death is a tragedy.
Interviewer: Anything else?
Madison: He was a drunk and a drug addict. He died the way he lived. What more can be said?
Interviewer: Was it suicide?
Madison: I’ll let the police determine that.
Interviewer: Tell me about Wyatt Bailey. Word is he’s a gambling man. You’ve known him for many years, haven’t you?
Madison: We met in Las Vegas at the Vasser Hotel and Casino eight years ago. Up until recently I hadn’t seen him in almost as many years.
Interviewer: What is his role in all of this? Aside from being your lover.
Madison: Ex-lover. Wyatt knew my father and came to the city to help him. As with most things Wyatt cares about, it ended in ruin.
Interviewer: Are you saying you don’t love him anymore? Can myself and all the hopeful men in New York breathe a sigh of relief that you’re not taken?
Madison: I’ve spent more years hating Wyatt Bailey than I did loving him.
Interviewer: I’ll take that as a yes to that breath of relief, then. Okay, what about the rest of your family…your uncle, your mother, your cousins. How do they feel about the steps you’re taking to save your company?
Madison: Uncle Marshall was understandably upset at having been passed over by my grandfather, but he has faith in me. I can only hope his ego doesn’t cloud his judgment. And my mother…well, she’s just as she has always been. Opportunistic.
Interviewer: And your cousins?
Madison: They will fall in line. They don’t have a choice.
Interviewer: You have a younger sister, Kennedy. How is she handling everything that has happened to your family?
Madison: I doubt Kennedy has paid much attention. If it involves me, she prefers to keep her distance.
Interviewer: You two don’t get along?
Madison: She hates me.
Interviewer: Oh. Well, thanks for being so honest.
Madison: My pleasure.
Interviewer: One last question…you’ve been compared to the legendary heroine Dagny Taggart of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. What do you make of that?
Madison: I appreciate the comparison, but it’s not in my nature to compare myself to anyone.
Interviewer: Well, you’ve certainly made an impression on all of America. I can’t wait to see what you do next.
Madison: Neither can I.
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Rise of the Notorious
By International Bestselling Author
Coming April 23, 2013
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Meet Katie Jennings…
International bestselling Author Katie Jennings is the author of six full length novels, including the popular fantasy series The Dryad Quartet as well as the bestselling family drama series The Vasser Legacy.
She lives in sunny Southern California with her husband and cat, who both think she’s the biggest nerd ever. She’s a firm believer in happy endings and loves nothing more than a great romance novel.
You can find out more about Katie on her official website, www.katieajennings.com.