August 21, 2015

Celisse from Fight Princess by @mskosciuszko #RLFblog #romanticsuspense

M.S. Kaye shares details about the creation of Celisse Blalock in the book Fight Princess.

About the Book

Title Fight Princess
Genre romantic suspense
Author M.S. Kaye
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13
Things aren’t what they seem. Don’t get involved.
Celisse is too headstrong to listen. Her best friend’s boyfriend is dead, and she does not heed Cullen’s warning, slipped to her in a note as he’s being arrested for the murder.
Cullen tries to keep Celisse out of danger and also tries to avoid her, both unsuccessfully. He can’t deny his feelings for her anymore, but he knows he can’t have her. If she ever discovered the truth about his past, she’d surely hate him.
While struggling with her intense feelings for Cullen, Celisse uses her skills as an ex-prosecutor to investigate, all while continuing to fight for Ogden, the organizer of an underground fight ring. She eventually realizes things are connected—the ring, Ogden, Cullen, the murder, and herself. She races to uncover the truth before she’s arrested or becomes the next victim—or perhaps, the next culprit.

Introducing Celisse Blalock

Name: Celisse Blalock
Age: around 30
Gender: female
Birthplace: Chicago
Profession: former attorney, currently office assistant
Ethnicity/Species (if not human): white
Describe his/her body build, skin tone, height and weight. Include any unique features such as dimples, freckles, or scars: light brown, long hair with loose curls; strong, very fit build
Who is the significant other in your character's life?
No significant other at the beginning—read the book to find out if that changes.
Tell us about this character, please.
Celisse was born into an affluent, high-society family. But that wasn’t for her. She is a licensed attorney and worked in the District Attorney’s office, but she had to give that up. Now, she works in an administrative position for a bitchy, stupid boss. She has no man in her life and has never been in a serious relationship, which has a lot to do with her family, though she has no contact with them. She’s beautiful without trying, and extremely intelligent.
If you could only hear this character's voice (but not see her) what characteristic would identify her?
No nonsense
How educated is this character?
Licensed attorney
Is the character book-smart, self-taught, widely-experienced?
Combination of book-smart and self-taught
Does she scrape by, live comfortably, live extravagantly?
She makes little money but lives simply and well within her means.
What is your character's viewpoint on wealth?
It’s overrated.
Are any of her skills a source of pride or embarrassment, and if so, which ones and why?
She’s an extremely strong fighter, but let’s few people know it.
Does this character see morality as black-and-white, or with shades of gray?
She sees things black-and-white, sometimes to her detriment.
How do others perceive your character based upon looks, and is this assumption accurate?
People assume she’s delicate and ladylike. While she may be ladylike at times, she’s not delicate. She doesn’t break; she does the breaking.
Does your character care about what others assume about her?

About Your Writer

Why do you think your writer chose to write about you?
She appreciates strong women.
What do you wish your writer had not told others about you?
I would’ve preferred to keep my entire story to myself.
What other character from your book do you think your writer should write a book about, and why?
Ogden’s story would be interesting, but that won’t happen.
Why do you think your writer loves to write?
She has control issues.

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Author Bio

M.S. Kaye has multiple published books under her black belt. She lives in Jacksonville, FL with her husband and spends as much time as she can creating new characters and stories in the romantic suspense, paranormal, and young adult genres. Find suspense and the unusual at

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