Bethany Maines

Bethany Maines lives in Tacoma, Washington where she works as a graphic designer for an architectural firm. She graduated from Western Washington University, traveled a bit, received her second-degree black belt in karate, ran a marathon, and was recently married.

Books by this Author

Compact with the Devil
Bulletproof Mascara

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It's a matter of who wants what the worst.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Happiness is a nap after a long run while sunlight pours through the floor to ceiling windows, a Rottweiler snores on the floor, a kitty sleeps on my foot, and Ray LaMontagne plays on the stereo.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I wouldn't mind meeting Cleopatra; I would ask her how she can re-incarnate as so many people at the same time.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. karate

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. fighting the losing battle against my own nature