Hacked Up by Ethan Stone
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Twenty Questions with Detective Peter Tao, from Hacked Up
(from Ethan Stone: I’ve done twenty questions with me but today I’m going to do it with Detective Peter Tao, the main character of Hacked Up.)
- Do you like blue cheese?
Peter Tao:It’s not my favorite thing in the world but a salad with a few blue cheese crumbles isn’t the all that bad.
- Have you ever smoked cigarettes?
Peter Tao I tried when I was fifteen and my dad caught me. He was furious. That alone was enough to stop me from ever trying it again.
- Do you own a gun?
Peter Tao I’m a cop. What do you think?
- What flavor Kool-Aid?
Peter Tao Is there a vodka flavor?
- Do you get nervous before a Dr. appt?
Peter Tao That would mean I actually go to the doctor. I prefer to stay away from anyone wearing a white coat.
- What do you think of hot dogs?
Peter Tao Full of some of the grossest stuff out there. I love em.
- Favorite Movie?
Peter Tao Probably not the best choice but I love the Dirty Harry movies. I don’t envision myself as Dirty Harry and I’m much more by the book than he is but, damn, sometimes I wish I could do what he does and get away with it.
- What do you prefer to drink in the morning?
Peter Tao Coffee. The stronger the better.
- Can you do a push up?
Peter Tao Absolutely. Try to do ‘em every day to keep myself in shape.
- What’s your favorite piece of jewelry?
Peter Tao I have a ring from my maternal grandmother that is very sentimental to me. It was her wedding ring. If I were straight I’d give it to my wife. Marriage isn’t in my future, even if it is legal. I have no plans to come out. It would destroy my parents.
- Do you have a favorite hobby?
Peter Tao Does work count as a hobby?
- Do you have ADD?
Peter Tao Nope. I’m skilled at multi-tasking and staying focused.
- Do you wear glasses?
Peter Tao 20-20 vision, baby.
- Who was your childhood idol?
Peter Tao George Michael
- Name three drinks you regularly drink?
Peter Tao Coffee, Beer, Vodka.
- Current worries?
Peter Tao Figuring out how to have a love life and not have my parents find out.
- Current hate?
Peter Tao Beliefs that exist simply because someone a long time ago said it was so.
- Favorite place to be?
Peter Tao The police station.
- How do you bring in the new year?
Peter Tao Last year was with my best friend, Jamey. This year…depends what’s going on with Bryce.
- Where would you like to go?
Peter Tao: Bryce’s bed. It hasn’t happened yet. Hopefully soon.
Blurb for Hacked Up by Ethan Stone
Seattle is being plagued by a string of gruesome murders. For Detective Peter Tao, it’s a career-making case, but he’s struggling to find a lead. How is the killer choosing his victims? What is he trying to prove?
With a long list of suspects and nothing to connect them, Peter is more determined than ever to apprehend the murderer. Then Peter gets the one vital piece of evidence that ties everything together. Now he’ll have to look beyond the obvious to identify the killer before anyone else is murdered.
Solve the mystery in this fast-moving crime thriller by Ethan Stone.
About the Author
Romance on the Edge
Ethan Stone doesn’t write your typical boy meets boy stories. With a combination of love and suspense he makes his characters work hard for their HEAs. If they can survive what he puts them through, then they can survive anything. He enjoys Romance with an Edge.
Ethan has been reading mysteries and thrillers since he was young. He’s had a thing for guys in uniform for just as long. That may have influenced the stories he writes.
He’s a native Oregonian with two kids. One of whom has made him a grandfather three times over; even though he is way too young.
Readers can find Ethan online.
His books: http://www.ethanjstone.com/my-books