Sunday, August 31, 2014

Meet My Character Blog Tour! My Turn!

I’m delighted to be joining a group of wonderful writers in the “Meet My Character Blog Tour”, where we tell readers about our super cool heroes and heroines. In my humble opinion, that is. J Today, I’m going to introduce my brooding, aloof and wounded hero, Chayot Grey from my most recent release, SECRETS AND SINS: CHAYOT, book 4 in the Secrets and Sins series available from Entangled Publishing on August 4th. A security specialist with a dark past, equally dark secrets but a desperate need to be loved—even if he doesn’t realize it.  

First off, let me give a rousing and boisterous thank you to the faaaabulous Stacy Reid for inviting me to join in on the fun! Have you read Stacy’s books? *gasp* Why the &%$#@!% not? You have no idea what you’re missing. She’s my newest must-buy-I-don’t-even-have-to-read-the-blurb author. Here’s her bio:

I am an avid reader of novels with a deep passion for writing. I especially love romance and adore writing about people falling in love. I live a lot in the worlds I create and actively speak to my characters (out loud). I have a warrior way, never give up on my dreams. When I am not writing, I spend a copious amount of time drooling over Rick Grimes from Walking Dead, watching Japanese anime and playing video games with my love, Dusean.
Stacy’s most recent release is THE IRRESISTABE MISS PEPPIWELL, Book 2 in her House of Calydon series, a sizzling historical romance series, is now available from Entangled Publishing. You can read an excerpt here!  You may find out more about Stacy on her website!

Meet My Character…

Chayot Grey is co-owner of Liberty Security Services, a very successful Boston based security firm. In the last few months, his life has been shaken, his valued privacy rendered non-existent as his life and those of his three best friends—men he considers brothers—have become fodder for the media. A secret the four men had protected for twenty years was exposed months ago, and Chay is silently reeling from the fall-out. His one joy has been witnessing Gabe, Mal, and Rafe find the women who are their other halves, and fall in love with them. It alleviates the guilt he suffers even as he acknowledges, the kind of happiness his friends have experienced isn’t for him. His secrets are too dark, his past too haunted—his soul too tainted.
The backdrop for the story:

The story takes place in current day Boston, Massachusetts. Chay and Rafe’s office is located in Beacon Hill, while he lives in the quiet, upscale suburb of Canton.
What drives Chay?

After the turmoil and pain of his childhood and the glaring, unrelenting exposure of the last few months, he seeks peace, solitude, anonymity. To be left alone. One of the fallouts of his secret and past coming to light is court-mandated counseling sessions. These sessions are a special kind of torture for him, as he has to relive what he’d rather forget—which he craves. Oblivion and forgetfulness. There’s a certain peace in numbness.
What thwarts his plans?

His fiery, stubborn, uncensored and sexy neighbor of three months—Aslyn Jericho. He’s been a fan of the dynamic concert pianist for years. So he is aware of the attack made on her life by an obsessed fan months ago. She’s suffered and is wounded herself, but her will, her spirit, her passion challenges him, hammers at the shield of ice he’s erected around his heart. And when the terror she’s survived seems to resurface with terrifying incident after incident, he cannot keep his distance—or his heart.

Here's where you meet the authors I hit up to keep this blog going... *crickets* See, what had happened was the people I asked were all like, I'd love to but... Sooo, I'm short my authors, but still hunting so check back here! Anyhoo, hoped you enjoyed meeting Chay!