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Macho all the way…13 occupations for romantic heroes

I have nothing against Navy SEALS. Or cops. Or rogue agents involved in covert ops. They’re tough. They’re macho. They make for great alpha heroes. Which is precisely why they’re a dime a dozen in romance novels. These occupations are … Continue reading

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Kaily Hart helps the not-so average Joe compete…

I first became aware of Kaily Hart when I read her short story, Picture This, about a woman who poses nude for a painting, later regrets it and tries to buy it back. Unlike a lot erotic romance authors who … Continue reading

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Shaken, not stirred…holding out for an (older) hero

Many years ago when I was in my early twenties a group of women from the office took a trip to Chippendales, the male exotic dance club (okay, I might have arranged the outing). We had a good time hooting … Continue reading

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'Oh come on!' The flaw of the perfect hero…

We’ve all seen the same action adventure movie: the macho hero is beaten, half-drowned, choked, knifed, shot twice, dragged behind a speeding car but still manages to bring the bad guys to justice, save the free world, and get the … Continue reading

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