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GONE MISSING and the TV show Supernatural

I admit that my husband, Captain Caffeine, and I really liked the TV show Supernatural. We started watching the episodes from season 1 on syndication on cable TV and just got completely hooked.

I’m not a huge horror fan, but my husband likes to watch it occasionally, and I ended up liking the show because it had so much humor and tongue-in-cheek moments. I liked that it simply didn’t take itself all that seriously, which made for entertaining TV (despite the monsters).

So while I was writing my romantic suspense, Gone Missing, I admit I might have been a little bit influenced by Supernatural. Those of you who have read my blog already know that I completely suck at coming up with character names. I was staring at my computer, trying to find a name for a minor character, when I had the brain fart breakthrough to use the names of the characters from Supernatural.

Bwahahahahahahaha!

At last count, there are about 33 references to Supernatural in Gone Missing, although a couple are a bit vague since my main purpose was just to find names for my minor characters, not to reference the actual storylines or characters from the TV show. (Naturally, since my book is Christian Romantic Suspense, there is no reference to the fantastical plots and monsters from the TV show.)

So for those of you who like the show, I hope you’ll pick up Gone Missing to see if you can find all the Supernatural references!

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