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Sirenz by Charlotte Bennardo & Natalie Zaman

Co-authors Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman (Bridgewater, NJ) are best friends. Both writers, their respective works have appeared in a variety of national magazines and periodicals.

Natalie Zaman

Natalie Zaman is the co-author of Sirenz, the first in a YA contemporary fantasy series published by Flux. Her work has appeared in various magazines, newspapers, e-zines and anthologies for adults and children. She’s currently plotting disasters for the characters of Sirenz and working on a Victorian steampunk fantasy for teens. Natalie lives in central New Jersey with her family and several fine looking chickens.

Charlotte Bennardo

I spend a lot of my time putting my characters into horrendous circumstances, and like to watch them squiggle to get out. I write for kids, middle graders, young adults and grownups. I’m kinder to my family, pet, friends and the area wildlife (though they eat my gardens). Sirenz is my first series, and other books are in that torturous publishing queue. Stay tuned!


Bickering frenemies Meg and Shar are doing some serious damage at a midnight sample sale when the fashionistas find themselves arguing over a pair of shoes-with fatal consequences. One innocent bystander later, the girls are suddenly at the mercy of Hades, Lord of the Underworld himself. To make them atone for what they’ve done, Hades forces the teens to become special-assignment Sirens, luring to the Underworld an individual whose unholy contract is up.

Finding that delicate balance between their fashion addiction and their new part-time job in the eternal hellfire biz turns out to be harder than Meg and Shar expected, especially when an entire pantheon of Greek deities decides to get involved. Then there’s the matter of the fine print in their own contracts…

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The Natalie Zaman & Charlotte Bennardo Interview Running Time:
36 minutes, 30 seconds

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1 Comment on RRN Natalie Zaman & Charlotte Bennardo (Authors) Interview – Show #074

  1. Charlotte Bennardo says:

    I am striking “um” and “you know” from my vocabulary. (Cringes) Thanks for the interview! (You make us sound so good!) It was a pleasure to chat!

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