Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Lately I’ve been asked a lot about a character in my latest release Slow Ride Home who some might call a villain, wanting to know if he’ll be redeemed and get his own story. Without giving away details of which character it is, I didn’t have any plans to give him his own story this time last week, but now I’m starting to wonder. Can you redeem a villain?
For this character yes, because I totally understand why he did what he did. It doesn’t excuse his later behavior, but I think he is redeemable. Of course he’s got a long way to go to redeem himself, or does he? Lots to think about.
Have you ever read a story where a character was a villain in one book and returned to be a hero later?
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Slow Ride Home
Losing his father was hard enough, but now Ben Grady must face the fact that he and his brother may not be sole owners of their beloved ranch. To protect his family’s legacy, he’s forced to rely on the legal prowess of the woman who stars in his erotic fantasies: Allie O’Keefe. Ben’s never forgotten the illicit encounter they shared fifteen years ago—or forgiven himself for letting her go.
Allie thought she’d moved beyond the scandal that cost her Ben in the past. But working so closely with the seductive rancher arouses the wild child within the cautious woman she’s become. Though she tries to keep business and pleasure separate, Allie soon gives in to temptation, and discovers Ben’s sensual skills surpass even her X-rated memories…
Allie has every intention of leaving Bull’s Hollow forever after her investigation is complete. But there are a few complications. Not the least of which is that while saving the ranch, Allie’s lost her heart.
Read an excerpt: http://leahbraemel.com/books/the-grady-legacy/slow-ride-home/slow-ride-home-excerpt/
Or order your copy from Amazon.com B&N or Carina Press
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The only woman in a houseful of men (even the cat and dog are male), Leah Braemel loves hiding away from all the dust bunnies while she writes sexy heroes and heroines finding true love. To read more about Slow Ride Home or any of Leah’s other books, you can visit her website, follow her on Twitter, or on Facebook.
Leah is giving away a $5 AMZN gift certificate. Tell her if you think a villain can turn into a hero… Winner will be drawn on November 23 here on this post.**a Rafflecopter giveaway
Posted by Meg Benjamin at 4:00 AM