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Heroes you’d most like to do…
Monday, December 20th, 2010

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I know you have those books on your keeper shelf. The ones whose heroes make you hot and purr every time you open the pages and sink into that man. From my keeper shelf there are two heroes I most love.

First, there’s Wolf from Makenzie’s Mountain by Linda Howard. He’s so primal, so intense I melt from the very first line of the story—“He needed a woman. Bad.” He’s native american with a dark mysterious past. And yet he has a son he’s fiercely protective of. Yum!

Then there’s Challen-Ly-San-ter from Johanna Lindsey’s Warrior Woman—Seven feet of studliness and an other world male. So you know the author had license to make him the biggest, the baddest and the sexiest man alive.

Then there are the heroes I’ve personally written. Of my own heroes, whom you might already have read from my books, I would have been most attracted to the following:

Gunnar from Darkness Captured. I love smoldering intensity and a man’s man. Gunnar will save his princess or die. And once he has her, he’s not going to let her say no. Grrrrr….add a little fur (he is a werewolf) and there’s nothing sexier—to me.

Ezra Kinzie from Four Sworn and Breaking Leather. He’s built like a god (I like them big and burly). And his focus is homed with precision on his woman. The fact he’s got to be in charge of every sexual encounter is a huge plus.

You haven’t had a chance to read Ravished by a Viking yet, but my Viking king Dagr, the leader of the Wolfskin clan, would sit well on this list. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll introduce you to Dagr and his universe. I think you’ll fall in love. In the meantime…

Tell me which heroes you’ve written or read you’d most like to do. (They don’t have to be mine. I’m a reader too and am always looking for suggestions!)

16 comments to “Heroes you’d most like to do…”

  1. MJ
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 9:03 am · Link

    Of the ones I’ve written, Gabe from Hot Shot or Adrian from Beneath the Surface. Of the ones I’ve read, I LOVED Mal in Nora Roberts’s Happy Ever After, and Phin from Jennifer Crusie’s Welcome to Temptation. Oh, and the hero from Blue Eyed Devil from Lisa Kleypas.



  2. Lisa J
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 9:19 am · Link

    Vaughn from Nalini Singh’s Psy/Changeling series is one of my favorites. He’s strong and growly and he just makes me smile.



  3. Valerie
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 11:15 am · Link

    Oh my goodness, it would have to be Roarke from JD Robb’s In Death series….and of course, he would be played by Gerard Butler….yum!!!!

    Hehe!!!

    Valerie
    in Germany



  4. Stephanie
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 2:35 pm · Link

    My favorite hero is Detective Abe Reagan from Karen Rose’s “I’m Watching You”. Tall, gorgeous, sexy and the ultimate man…what else do you want??? Okay, I admit it would have been better if he was a fireman but I can over look that small flaw!!! Also,the vampire king Wraith from JR Ward’s “Dark Lover” absolutely gets my blood apumping!!!



  5. Ilona
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 2:43 pm · Link

    Zarek from Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunter series would be on my list along with Archeron and if he wasn’t a gay guy I’d have Vanyel from Mercedes Lackey’s Valdemar series on there too :D



  6. Delilah Devlin
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 2:59 pm · Link

    Some great suggestions here! Thanks, ladies!



  7. Lois M.
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 3:01 pm · Link

    Just got up from a nap, so my brain isn’t working very well just yet… but the first to come to mind is Marcus, Lord Westcliff from Lisa Kleypas. Most people would say Sebastian from that series, but for me, give me Marcus. :) Well, not that there isn’t anything wrong with Sebastian too…

    Lois



  8. Cindy G.
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 6:36 pm · Link

    My man would be Garreth MacRieve, Highland warrior werewolf in Kresley Cole’s book “Pleasures of a Dark Prince.” A powerful, intense, and determined man, once he gets a scent of his mate he’ll follow her to the end of the world. Not a man to take no for an answer, he’ll seduce his mate who is determined not give in.



  9. Diane Sadler
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 8:54 pm · Link

    Roarke from the In Death series, JD Robb



  10. Darkreader
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      · December 20th, 2010 at 9:11 pm · Link

    There are soo many, can’t I just line them up and do a chain! lol
    But first in line would have to be Ravyn from Dark Side of the Moon by Sherrilyn Kenyon! I love strong shifters!



  11. Delilah
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      · December 21st, 2010 at 10:58 am · Link

    Lots of Sherrilyn and J.D. here. Guess I need to do a little research! Where’s that credit card?



  12. Susan R
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      · December 21st, 2010 at 6:10 pm · Link

    YUM – I LOVE Challen – he is a favorite re-read! Along with Talorc from Moon Craving by Lucy Monroe. *sigh*



  13. sue brandes
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      · December 21st, 2010 at 7:09 pm · Link

    I like Dev Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Dark Hunter series(No Mercy). I really liked Gunnar from Darkness Captured. I know there is more but; I can’t think of them.



  14. LORETTA
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      · December 21st, 2010 at 7:32 pm · Link

    I love Vane from the Dark Hunter series and Wolf from Mckenzie’s Mountain.

    loretta

    lbcanton@verizon.net



  15. Aimee
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      · December 21st, 2010 at 8:48 pm · Link

    I’m gonna have to go with J.D.’s Roarke as well! He’s just so yummy and sweet and raw and real. Mmm.



  16. Mae Whitaker
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      · December 23rd, 2010 at 4:51 pm · Link

    Lots of Sherrilyn and J.D. here. Guess I need to do a little research! Where’s that credit card?