August 3, 2013

Character Interview: Cristian Slade from Hard Core @JLoweryauthor #RLFblog #suspense

Hard Core 
Jennifer Lowery, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. We're excited to interview your character, Cristian Slade from the book, Hard Core.
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Publisher: Lyrical Press
Cover artist: Renee Rocco
Length: 244 pages
Heat rating: 3 Sexual Content
Tagline: His job is to take lives. Her job is to save them.
A supposedly hassle-free job for mercenary Cristian Slade becomes a mission of mercy when he saves a life instead of taking one. Slade's new mission might be his most dangerous yet, because the danger is to his heart.
Tragedy has sent esteemed surgeon Alana O'Grady to a remote a remote Nicaraguan island where she immerses herself in the lives of a native American tribe, using her talents for goodwill instead of wealth and prestige. But life turns upside down when her work requires she protect a rugged mercenary who commands her attention when she's awake and dominates her dreams while she sleeps.
Doctoring Cristian puts her entire tribe in danger from the man who's hunting him. Is it her professional oath or her unprofessional attraction to him keeping her from sending him away to heal on his own? Alana's fire warms Cristian's heart, but he's a hardened assassin and has no business falling for someone like her. Can they fight hard enough to keep what they might have together?

What are your main characters' names, ages, and occupations?
Cristian Slade. 34. Mercenary.
Alana O'Grady. 32. Surgeon.

Interview with Cristian Slade

Tell us about yourself.
I'm not answering this question.
What do you think is your strongest point?
I protect what's mine.
What would Alana say is your biggest weakness?
She would say I'm stubborn. *scowls* She doesn't understand I do what I do to keep her safe.
What was it like where you grew up?
I don't talk about my childhood. It wasn't pleasant.
What do you wish was different about your life?
*stares into the distance* We can't change the past so nothing.
If you were given your fondest wish, what would it be?
I don't wish for things, but if I did, I've already been granted it. *looks down at the wedding ring on his finger*
Describe a place of perfect refuge.
Anywhere my wife is.
As a child, who was your best friend? Tell us about him/her.
I didn't have friends as a child.

About the Author

Jennifer Lowery grew up reading romance novels in the back of her math book and on the bus to school, and never wanted to be anything but a writer. Her summers were spent sitting at the kitchen table with her sisters spinning tales of romance and intrigue and always with a tall glass of ice tea at their side.
Today, Jennifer is living that dream and she couldn't be happier to share her passion with her readers. She loves everything there is about romance. Her stories feature alpha heroes who meet their match with strong, independent heroines. She believes that happily ever after is only the beginning of her stories. And the road to that happy ending is paved with action, adventure, and romance. As her characters find out when they face danger, overcome fears, and are forced to look deep within themselves to discover love.
Jennifer lives in Michigan with her husband and two children. When she isn't writing she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Previous Books

Murphy's Law: Amazon  Barnes and Noble  iTunes

Books Coming Soon

The Maze, March 2014~Lyrical Press

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for having me, Kayelle!!


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