Interview with Stanalei Fletcher

Welcome all.

Today I’m very lucky to be interviewing  Stanalei Fletcher, author of Breaking The Honor Code

Hi Stanalei , thank you for agreeing to this interview. Tell us a little about yourself and your background?

Author Name: Stanalei Fletcher

Title of book you’re promoting: Breaking The Honor Code

What have you written?

Northstar Security Series (Proving Ground, Dead Reckoning, Beyond Duty, Breaking The Honor Code); Lightning Only Strikes Twice (a time-travel); Imperfect Dream~Perfect Reality (a short story) Where can we buy or see them? All these books can be found on Amazon, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, and Google Play, and at my publisher, The Wild Rose Press

What genre are your books?

The books are all romances, either in the romantic suspense or paranormal sub-genre.

What draws you to this genre?

I have loved suspense and techno-thrillers for years, cutting my teeth on Alistair MacLean and graduating to Tom Clancy. I love the pace and excitement. Just need a bit more romance to cap off the story. (Wink)

What is your favorite movie and why?

My favorite all time movie is The Guns of Navarone. I love both the book and the movie. I’ve always been drawn to war stories as a kid and the heroic, almost super-human warrior who strives to do right when facing incredible, horrible choices.

Since this is a book & recipe blog, do you have a favorite recipe you would like to tell us about or even share?

My husband does most of the cooking in our home. However, there is a base recipe that I use to start either my spaghetti sauce or my chili. What changes between the sauces are the spices added to get the desired end result.

The base recipe goes like this:

3- cans whole tomatoes (I use 3 jars from my home bottling)

1-large onion diced

1-2 cloves garlic

1-small can tomato sauce

1-lb browned ground beef

1-lb browned ground sausage (I prefer Jimmy Dean’s lean sausage- regular flavor)

2-3 tbsp of beef bullion

1-tsp black pepper

Add all the ingredients to a large crockpot and then add the spices for either spaghetti sauce or chili.

If chili, then I add 1-2 cans drained kidney beans and 1-2 cans drained red beans, 1-2 tbsp chili powder, and 1-2 tbsp cumin.

If spaghetti sauce, I’ll add a small can of mushrooms pieces, 1-2 tbsp sweet basil, and 1-2 tbsp oregano.

I do not add salt as the tomatoes and bullion have plenty. I also don’t measure the spices, I just pour in my palm what I need. I will season to taste.

Then it cooks all day.

Do you have a street team?

I do not have a street team, but I have a newsletter. Readers can sign up here: Readers and fans signing up for the newsletter will receive a free copy of my short story, Imperfect Dream~Perfect Reality.

How can readers discover more about you and you work?

Website: Blog: Facebook: Twitter: Pinterest: Amazon Author Page:


My latest book, Breaking The Honor Code, Book 4 in the Northstar Security Series, is available for pre-order now and releases May 31, 2017.

Here are the buy links:

The Wild Rose Press –ebook

Barnes and Noble

Kobo Books


Than you, Rae, for allowing a few moments with your audience today. It’s been my pleasure to visit with you all.

Thank you Stanalei, please visit again soon!!



7 thoughts on “Interview with Stanalei Fletcher

  1. I’m impressed to learn that Stanalei bottles her own tomatoes. Fingers crossed, I will have enough tomatoes this year to need to learn how to do something like that. I love this series and can’t wait to meet more members of Northstar Security and I have fun wandering around Stanalei’s website! I learn something new whenever I peek into the pages. Thanks for sharing, Rae!

  2. Very interesting interview, Stanalei. I’m certainly going to try your recipe. Mind you, I’ll have to buy the tomatoes from the farmer’s market. I have a brown thumb, I’m afraid. Can’t wait to read ‘Breaking the Honor Code’. I love all your books. Good luck with this release.

  3. Thank you C.B. I’m glad you stopped by. And you don’t have to bottle your own tomatoes, you just need to grab about 3 cans of stewed tomatoes from the grocery and you’ll be good to go.
    Don’t forget, the recipe above is a base for either spaghetti sauce OR chili. Watch those spices! 🙂

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