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Joe Canzano Author Interview

Joe Canzano Author Interview

Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus finds our eponymous hero involved in a gang war, a revolution and attempting to protect a young girl. How did the idea for this novel start and change as you wrote?

It started with an outline that was about three paragraphs long. I spent a lot of time trying to create a more detailed outline but that wasn’t working out too well so I finally just started writing. This is what happens every time.

I enjoyed the evolution of Suzy’s character in this novel. What were some driving ideas behind her character development in this story?

I think lots of people feel like they should be doing something better with their lives. Suzy’s searching for that better thing, but she doesn’t know if she’ll find it – or if she’s worthy of it.

The writing in this book is excellent. What were some challenges you set for yourself as a writer with this book?

Thanks. I wanted to create deeper characters and a more complex plot than I had in the last book.

What is the next adventure that Suzy is going to get into and when can readers expect it to be available?

I’m not sure. The book I’m writing now has nothing to do with Suzy Spitfire, so it might take a little while.

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Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus by [Joe Canzano]When outlaw Suzy Spitfire flies to Venus in search of a vicious serial killer, she’s looking for the road to redemption—but instead, she quickly becomes involved in a gang war, a revolution, and a desperate attempt to protect a young girl from a violent fate. Join Suzy Spitfire and her friends for another wild ride through the solar system!**This book contains some profanity.

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Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus

Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus by [Canzano, Joe]

Suzy is searching. A part of her is tired of all the running but deep down she knows that it is all worthwhile. Her connections to some questionable characters put her in danger. In the midst of all the chaos, she finds herself in the custody of a young girl whose safety hangs in the balance. A girl who she feels is her responsibility. She, therefore, embarks on an action-filled trip around the galaxy in the adventurous way that only she can. Will Suzy evade the hunters or will she just have to run from an attractive one this time?

The second book in a series is always tough to execute especially if it follows the masterpiece that was Suzie Spitfire Kills Everybody. However, Joe Canzano seems to have outdone his first installment in the series. I especially appreciate the in depth characterization throughout this book. He has made Suzie a more wholesome and lovable character, but still a spirit animal full of grit and moxie. In Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus Joe Canzano has added a dimension to her that we may have missed before. This time she has to be a heroine while setting a good example for her protégé. She is still a handful though.

Suzy Spitfire and the Snake Eyes of Venus is colored with a delightful mix of profanity and cutting wit. It’s a careful mix of suspense and second guessing that keeps the book engaging. I could rarely guess what was going to happen next. I was surprised by a few twists, shocked by others, and utterly flabbergasted by a few wrinkles in the plot. Everything happens quickly.

The author has favored the use of imagery in this novel. He uses a brilliant application of adjectives among other figures of speech to evoke vivid mental images for the reader. He even affects a splash of hyperbole that elevates the prose and keeps the story consistently compelling.

Pages: 344 | ASIN: B08479YQ9H

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