In the year 2081 our planet survived global warming of an apocalyptic scale. When the dust settled and the water receded Dr. Anthony Smith, one of only a few hundred survivors of GWI, started society anew. Having come to the conclusion that injudicious breeding played a huge role in the destruction of Earth as we knew it in the twenty first century, he worked closely with other survivors to isolate the Dionysus gene. This gene has the ability to manipulate human DNA to ensure that all male children be born gay, and all female children be born lesbians. A new society is born.
In the year 2300 Dr. Smith’s descendants are ushering in the twenty fourth century having maintained control of the government that still rules society. Twins Aiya and Aiyan are preparing to meet their matches and take control of House Gaeland, the current ruling House. But not everything is as it seems.
Love is Love.. it knows no gender and doesn’t conform to restrictions and boundaries. Aiyan has found his soul mate in Kaden, the prince of House Devi that he is matched with and eventually marries. But when the person Aiya falls in love with tests the boundaries put in place after GWI, all hell breaks loose. And in the midst of one secret unraveling, another will emerge. There is a growing anomaly that threatens to destroy over two hundred years of progression. This anomaly is known as Opposites.
*WARNING* Opposites is an Adult Dystopian majorly M/M series that contains explicit sexual content and relationships between gay, lesbian and straight couples.*
A military brat born and raised at Ft. Benning Georgia; Smith is an avid reader, reviewer and writer. She now calls Texas home from her small town on the outskirts of the DFW Metroplex. Most days you can find her curled up with her kindle and a good book alongside a glass of something aged and red or a steaming cup of coffee!
At 42 years young, she's decided to enter the next phase of her life by adding the title of "author" to her list of accomplishments that includes single mom of three disturbingly outspoken and decidedly different kids, one of which is Autistic. Smith is and outspoken advocate for Autism and equal rights for the LGBTQ community.
Her Opposites series is based outside the normal parameters of social acceptability, examining a 'what if'... What If to be gay or lesbian were the norm? What if to be straight labeled you as an Opposite and made YOU the Outkast?
Where to find the author:
Author Amazon page: http://www.amazon.com/T.M.-Smith/e/B00D8N818E
Author website: www.ttcbooksandmore.com
Author Twitter - https://twitter.com/TTCBooksandmore
GoodReads book: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17619257-opposites
GoodReads author: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6997897.T_M_Smith
Publisher: TTC Publishing
Cover Artist: T.L. Shreffler of Runaway Book Design
Where do you find your inspiration?
~Music, movies, books, television… I have a playlist for each book and I have go to movies or shows I will watch if I’m having writers block. There is a whole lot of Brian Kinney and Justin Taylor in Aiyan and Kaden!
If you could be any character male or female from one of your books, who would it be and why?
~I would definitely be Amaya. She’s fierce and vocal and just a bitch on wheels.
How do you think your writing has developed since you started?
~It has definitely gotten better. I go back sometimes and read first drafts of Opposites and I just cringe, it’s horrible. Over time I’ve learned how to describe certain things, words you can wear out and words you need to use sparingly. The importance of differentiating between your and you’re, things like that.
Are you tempted to write in other genres?
~Yes, I’m actually doing research on a YA type story right now.
Do you read reviews? How do you deal with the good, the bad, and the ugly?
~I read EVERY review. The good, the bad and the ugly, you have to I think. You also have to let the words float off, like water off a ducks back. Everyone is entitled to an opinion, do they always express that opinion in the appropriate way? No, sadly, they do not. I have been told I’m going to burn in hell for encouraging such deviant behavior, and gotten schooled over punctuation. But I always, always want to present myself as a mature person and never retaliate with negativity to a review.
Of all your characters, which one would you fuck? Marry? Kill?
~Fuck Tanis, jesus Christ, have you seen the guy that is my visual inspiration for him??? Marry Rian, he is just this gentle giant but he can be fierce when he needs to be. Kill Marcus, oh wait, I already did!
Is there a character in any of your books that you didn't plan on—a character who forced their way into the story?
~Yes. Raven was supposed to be fluff for the story, I just needed a Priest. He forced his way into the story and took over and he and Tanis have become a fan favorite couple.
Which of the characters in your books did you have the most fun writing?
~Aiyan and Kaden, my soul mate couple. It’s so much fun bouncing ideas around my brain, what will they break next.
What is the best part about being a writer? What’s the most challenging?
~The best part is taking the crazy stuff that rolls around in my head, putting it to paper and then sharing with readers that enjoy the world and the characters I’ve created. The challenging part is finding the time to write and bringing something new to each story.
Are your friends and family supportive of your writing?
~ They are very supportive.
What are you working on next?
~ I’m currently working on a contemporary gay romance that is a gay for you type story. I’m having a lot of fun with it, and I hope once it’s completed and out there that readers will love it as much as I am loving writing it.
Standing outside the door to the room Kaden barely occupied, Aiyan placed his hands on either side of him planting him against the wall. He stared at Kaden for several moments before he smiled, and kissed him. Kaden pulled back and shot a warning glare at him.
“You should go.” Kaden whispered breathlessly. “Goodnight Aiyan.”
Aiyan grinned that crooked smile and planted a kiss on his neck and whispered, “Go where, here?” He moved up and nipped Kaden’s ear lobe with his teeth. “Or here?” he asked. Kaden was beginning to slide down the wall as his legs turned to jelly.
Aiyan stood back laughing, his eyes glistened and he smiled. “Goodnight Kaden, I love you.” Placing a quick peck on his lips, he turned to go.
“And I you.” Kaden said and closed the door behind him before sinking to the floor, no longer able to support himself. He ran the tips of his fingers across his still tingling lips, and smiled.
Pages or Words: 199 pages (Opposites)
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Amazon UK - http://amzn.to/13ga7Cb
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Print copy of Opposites/The Library from Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Opposites-T-M-Smtih/dp/150065874X
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