Blink Blink

I was left blinking in a bit of shock at the annual company Christmas party on Saturday night. No, it’s not about who showed up with whom, although there was a bit of that kinda shock rippling through the room.  I got into a little discussion with my friend Liz (the one I jokingly call the “Evil” HR Manager after Catbert) and one of the VPs. A female VP. Who is reading Tales of the Darkworld Volume One.

I’ll admit to having a little case of the jitters over her reading my book. After all, the vampires own a cemetery! She’s one of my bosses. I kinda worried whether I’d said or done something that she might not like. So when she said, “You know, I’ve been reading your book…” I kinda felt like a deer in headlights. But her question to me was, “Are any of the characters based on real people? Because that hero sounds pretty hot.”

Whew! Felt like I dodged a bullet there. And I did say that some characters in the series share characteristics or names with people I know. But not Declan Antaeus. So I thought today in honor of her question I would show everyone who I envisioned in my head when I was writing my heroes. I know it’s a Marcus Monday but a plethora of hotness to replace him should be okay for one measly Monday, right? Okay, here goes.

(The images are clickable so you can drool over the full size image if you want.)

Shifting Winds

hero: Declan Antaeus, actor Victor Webster


Hot Water

hero: Colin Granville, model Will Chalker

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Fire Season

hero: Holden Antaeus, model Andre Coelho


Fire Season

hero: Garret Renquist, model Rafael Lazzini


Ride the Lightning

hero: Vahid Delrey, actor Antonio Cupo


Other male characters (some of whom have appeared in the series thus far) who haven’t had their own book yet:

Book Five – Common Ground

hero: Marius Granville, actor Daniel Craig


Book Six – Sunstroked

hero: Corey Green, actor Forbes March


Book Six – Sunstroked

hero: Seth Dylan, model Marco Dapper


Book Eight – Thunder and Myth

hero: Ruan MacCallan, actor Paul Walker


Book Ten – Force Majeur

hero: Sean Antaeus, actor/model Julian Fantechi


Some characters aren’t really visualized in my head yet as far as appearance. The enigmatic Alfred Stone for one. Al is special so I’ve been giving him a lot of thought. Eventually, I will hit on his “look” and find a face to match it.

So that’s it from me this Monday. I’m all recovered from the Christmas party, the rain seems to have stopped here, and I’m looking forward to sending out holiday cards and a few gifts this week. Just waiting for the Fedex guy to bring me a box today. Sorry for a lack of Marcus, but I think I’ll try to post the female characters tomorrow with my video Holiday Card in place of a Tuesday Tune.

Have a great Monday!


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2 Responses to Blink Blink

  1. Margie says:

    Oh Y-U-M-M-Y! Nice choices Lex! Definitely drooling here! All very HAWT indeed!

  2. Margie says:

    Oh Y-U-M-M-Y! Nice choices Lex! Definitely drooling here! All very HAWT indeed!