Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Meet The Characters from Atty Eve's New Release, My Beautiful Suicide

One of my talented fellow authors, Atty Eve, allowed me to interview the characters in her new release, My Beautiful Suicide. This story is not a romance, it's a thriller. But a good story is a good story, and if you need a break from your usual fare, I recommend you give this book a try. 

Cosette has a rough life, but it isn’t until she accidentally kills someone that Cosette makes the decision to end it. Unwilling to hurt friends and family, Cosette feels the best method of suicide is to become a victim. But when she goes out and gets attacked; instincts take over and she ends up killing her attackers. Guilty, desperate, and scared, Cosette does the unthinkable. 

“Suicide is selfish. 

It tells the world that you are weak. It tells the world your family and friends have failed. It leaves them with guilt that they could have done more but didn’t. It tells them they are clueless and helpless. 

I am weak, but I am not selfish. 

My suicide will not leave my family and friends with guilt and shame; it will leave them thankful that they knew me for the short time I was here.” – Cosette Hugo 

Her brother died. Her parents divorced. Her high school bully is relentless. Cosette doesn’t have a lot to live for, but it isn’t until she accidentally kills someone that Cosette makes the decision to take her own life. 

Unwilling to bring shame to her mom, best friend Mattie, or her boyfriend Chris, Cosette decides the best method of suicide is to become a victim of the local serial killer, The Poser. But every time she goes out to find him she gets attacked; her instincts take over, and she ends up killing her attackers. This quickly leads to unbearable guilt. Desperate to finish this before she gets caught or racks up more victims, Cosette does the unthinkable. 

“And when I reach my final goal, to meet my brother in heaven, and we’re looking down at my victim in Hell, he will say to me ‘Well done, Cosette. What a Beautiful Suicide.’”

Let's hear what the main characters have to say about themselves, shall we?

Cosette’s questions

Hi, I’m Cosette Hugo, thanks for inviting me here.

What is the biggest mistake you've ever made and are you going to be able to rectify it?
Really? That’s the question you’re starting out with? I’ve made a lot of mistakes, but the one the one mistake I’ve made that I would do anything to fix would be this; I should have kept running. I stopped to help and I made my life hell. Yes, I know I saved her life, but now my life is over because of it.
How am I going to rectify it? I can’t. I can’t change the past and I’m screwing up my future minute by minute. But don’t worry, I’ll be gone soon and everything will go back to normal.

What one thing have you found unattainable thus far in your life?
Peace. My brother’s dead, my dad left my mom for a whore and Hilda, my high school bully, is      relentless. I have no peace.

Who do you hate and why?
Hilda. She’s the main reason I’m looking to join my brother.

Chris’s Questions

What is your biggest fear?
Well hi to you too. Aren’t you going to offer me a drink or doughnut or something? I’m just kidding. My biggest fear would be losing Cosette. I love her and would move Heaven and Hell to keep her by my side.              

What is about to change for you?
Everything. Cosette is hiding something huge and I need to protect her. Someone’s going to pay.

What do you see when you look in the mirror?
I’m an average guy, decent looking I guess. Cosette likes my hazel eyes. But what I wanna see in the mirror is a gold medal around my neck, at least for state. I’ve been working my butt off on the rings and pommel horse perfecting my routines. My floor routine is excellent, but with Cosette as a distraction, a beautiful, perfect, sweet smelling, dangerous distraction, I don’t know how I’m going to get on the podium this year.

Hilda’s Questions

What would you give up everything to have?
I would give up everything to have my life back. They took everything from me.

What do you see when you look in the mirror?
I see a blonde with smooth skin, baby blue eyes, and pouty lips who feels as ugly on the inside as she is beautiful on the outside.

Who do you hate and why?

Them, I hate them more than anything, and Cosette, I hate her. She has everything, the perfect guy, perfect friends, and ugh, she’s so quiet. How can he like her? What does she have to offer?

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