Hi everyone –
Happy New Year!!! The Castle is cold in January… *shiver* With short days and long dark nights… Spooky! J
As a reader, I grew up on horror. Nothing makes me turn pages faster than wondering if the characters I love are going to live.
And that love of life and death tension carried over into my writing. I relish an intelligent and somewhat twisted villain who is ALMOST more than the hero can handle. Since Night Walker hit the shelves, I have loved hearing from readers that they hated Jose and wanted to yell to Calisto that he was the bad guy.
When Night Walker went through edits, I was concerned that my editor might want me to tone down the villain a notch or two, but in the end… She asked me to write two more short scenes for him at the beginning of the book! Yay!
I know that dark paranormal isn’t for everyone, but for me, nothing raises the tension more than raising the body count… LOL
So what about you? Do you love a good contemporary with an evil ex girlfriend who ALMOST gets the hero back again? Or maybe you love a romantic suspense that keeps you guessing if the hero is really the killer? Or maybe secrets keep you flipping pages… What really happened that summer that makes the hero keep pushing the heroine away?
What keeps you turning pages until the wee hours of the morning? Can’t wait to hear… J