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Jennifer Chastain: Hawaii, ATF Agent, Romance, a Giveaway and More

I think you’ll really enjoy my Zoom chat with Romantic Suspense author Jennifer Chastain this week. Jennifer’s talking about how and when she started writing and gives us the inside scoop on her most recent novel, Lethal Intentions.

Be sure to comment below by August 29 for a chance to win an ebook! (US winner only)

Are you a #RomanaticSuspense fan? Use the link provided to comment on the interview with @JenniferCwrites by 8/29 for a chance to win #LethalIntentions. (US only) #amreading #giveaway


Join the conversation. Do you read Romantic Suspense? What do you love most about the genre? Does Jennifer’s book set in Hawaii sound interesting to you? What comments or questions do you have for Jennifer?

Be sure to comment below by August 29 for a chance to win an ebook of Jennifer’s novel! (US winner only)

Lethal Intentions book cover

Lethal Intentions by Jennifer Chastain

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He’s a man on the run.

Undercover ATF agent Jack Spencer has been running away his entire life. His last assignment has him questioning who he really is, what he believes, and who he can trust. When his cover is compromised, and he’s injured, he must disappear in order to survive.

She wants a fresh start.

After five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, ex-Army medic Maggie Coleman wants a quiet life, one without emotional trauma. The peace and serenity of the Hawai’ian Islands is just what the doctor ordered. Then Jack crashes into her life, taking her on a rollercoaster ride into the unknown.  

Now, they’re running for their lives.

Maggie and Jack flee the Islands only to find their every move is anticipated. As the days wear on, they form a bond that transcends their situation, and they must learn to depend not only on each other, but God as well. When they finally reach the safe house in the mountains of Montana, Jack and Maggie hunker down and wait for reinforcements. Before help arrives, Maggie is kidnapped, and Jack has only one option—offer himself in exchange. Failure is not an option. Because if he does, they both stand to lose more than just their budding relationship. 

Ever since she was a little girl, living in her small town in New York State, Jennifer has been a voracious reader. As a teen, she dreamed of embarking on epic adventures and exploring the world, just like all the characters in her favorite books. Instead, she writes suspense-filled romantic adventures, full of faith.

A northern transplant, she has grown to love the grace and charm of the South. In fact, she even married a native Charlottean.

Jennifer is a member of ACFW, ACFW-NC, Blue Ridge Reader Connections and Novel Academy. Several of her other stories were finalists in the Blue Ridge Mountains Foundations contest and she was a finalist in the Touched by Love contest, sponsored by the Faith, Hope, and Love Christian Writers. Her stories contain themes of redemption, grace, and forgiveness.

A hopeful romantic, Jennifer loves dark chocolate, Diet Coke, and a good rom-com, whether in book or movie form. 

Connect with Jennifer: Website / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / Goodreads / Amazon / Newsletter / Linktree

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Check out these interviews with Karen Raneau, Jennifer L. Wright, and Amy Anguish.

As a Jesus girl for more than thirty years, Deena Adams understands how important hope is to daily life, which fuels her passion to inspire others through hope-filled fiction based on true to life stories. She is represented by Tamela Hancock Murray of the Steve Laube Agency and is a multi-award-winning writer, an active ACFW member, and ACFW Virginia president. Connect with Deena through her website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


  • Lynn Moore

    Deena…..Jennifer…..What a great interview! The more I learn about how much time & effort goes into writing a book…..the more in awe I am of authors, no matter their genre. So you gals keep on writing & I’ll keep on reading! We make a great team…don’t we?
    Blessings to you both! 📚

    • Deena Adams

      Hi, Lynn. It’s crazy how many months, or even years, it takes to write, edit, and publish a book. I have such respect for authors who work so hard to put stories out into the world for readers to enjoy.

  • Traci Winget

    A fascinating interview! I am also a yankee transplant ~ from Michigan to Virginia, via a Marine Corps daughter who’s lived all over the USA, including Hawaii. ☺️ I also have Montana on my bucket list, so the introduction of the story grabbed my attention!
    I’m generally not a big romance reader, but I’m absolutely going to read your work!!! Thanks for letting us get to know you!!

  • Jennifer Chastain

    Thanks for hosting me, Deena. I enjoyed chatting with you and sharing about my latest release. Your readers can stay up to date with my writing journey by following me. Lethal Pursuit, which is book 2 in my series is set to release October 10, 2023! I look forward to chatting with y’all this week.