They're the real reason we read romance novels, savvy? Of course we all love strong female leads, fast-paced plots, and exotic locales...but we really like the heroic honeybun hotties who populate the pages of our favorite novels.
As a romance author, I will often peruse celeb websites looking for someone who matches my mental images of my characters. It's never the other way around for me--I don't use a celeb as a hero. I just try to find someone who's a close match.
For my Apocalypse Babes series, one of the male lead characters--Trent--really reminds me of the guy in this picture. Not the guy in Felicity--at least personality-wise, but the way this guy on the right looks--cranky and delish.
In my book Kiss Me, I'm Irish, I imagine my moody, Irish musician hero Liam to look something like the guy below in all his blue-eyed, scruffy yumminess:
If you'd like a chance to meet either one of these guys in my book, let me know if you prefer Trent or Liam in your comment and you'll be entered for a chance to win a corresponding ebook in addition to being eligible to win the other goodies below.
So celebrate romance novel heroes with us and enter for a chance to win a Fire or Nook, book money, or book swag. You as a reader can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address and be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 100 times! Contest sponsored by Carrie Ann Ryan, Fated Desires Publishing, and Heartthrob Haven Blog.
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