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Nancy Gideon: Do Bad Girls Get a Bum Rap?
Author Guest / December 18, 2012

A good man drowning in bad deeds  . . . A bad girl denying a good heart . . . I love stories about complex characters with dark pasts searching for the means to personal redemption, so that’s what I write.  When choosing secondary characters to step into the roles of hero and heroine in BETRAYED BY SHADOWS, the 7th book in my dark paranormal shape shifter “By Moonlight” series, readers were surprised by my choice of Giles St. Clair, the steadfast rock of advice for Max Savoie who goes from thuggish knee breaker to pseudo-CEO in Max’s ‘absence.’  They never considered him hero material and, until the later books, I probably would have agreed.  But there were things about Giles I really liked.  His loyalty.  His wry sense of humor.  His practicality.  And I got to thinking, what’s this guy’s story?  You won’t believe what I found in his past!! Talk about getting pulled off the right path . . . So I’ve got Giles, hero in the making, with his soft protective spot for Charlotte Caissie and Tina Babineau – females who will never belong to him.  What kind of woman should I throw in his path?  Someone…

Fresh Pick | CHRISTMAS CONFIDENTIAL by Marilyn Pappano, Linda Conrad
Fresh Pick / December 18, 2012

November 2012 On Sale: November 13, 2012 224 pages ISBN: 0373278012 EAN: 9780373278015 Kindle: B0092MLAGU Paperback / e-Book $5.25 Add to Wish List RomanceBuy at Romantic Suspense for Christmas reads Christmas Confidential by Marilyn Pappano, Linda Conrad Two stories of private investigators hot on the trails of the women they love…just in time for Christmas! Holiday Protector by MARILYN PAPPANO The last person Miri Duncan wants to see on her first day out of jail is P.I. Dean Montgomery-the man who put her there. But when their cross-country drive turns dangerous, she can’t deny that Dean’s protection is good for her. But is it good for her heart? A Chance Reunion by LINDA CONRAD Who is the mysterious woman who looks so much like his dead wife? Gage Chance doesn’t know, but he has to find out. And when bullets begin to fly, he’ll risk his life to save hers and get to the bottom of things. Will the truth be more than he can handle? Two men find love they thought lost forever. Previous Picks