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Callie Hutton | What Makes A Hero?
Author Guest / March 16, 2014

Driving to the supermarket the other day, the song “I Need a Hero,” from the movie Shrek played on the radio. As I sang along—hoping no one could hear me—it got me thinking about what actually makes a hero? Those of us who write romance can spout off hero qualities at the drop of a hat. (Boy would my editor slap my hand for that cliché.) We’ll tell you he is handsome, tall, muscular, honorable, a great lover, kind, gentle, strong . . . You get the picture. These are the kinds of heroes we dream about. The hero who will arrive on his white horse, sweep us (literally and figuratively) off our feet as we ride into the sunset to our happily ever after. But what about real life heroes? And I’m not even talking about the men you see on the news who rescue children from burning buildings, or save a woman from attack. Sure, they definitely fall into the category of heroes, but I’m thinking of a more subtle, will never make the front page of a newspaper hero. The ones we encounter in our everyday life. Maybe the one you face over the breakfast table each…

Fresh Pick | STEALING THE GROOM by Sonya Weiss
Fresh Pick / March 16, 2014

Stealing the Heart March 2014 On Sale: March 10, 2014 Featuring: Chad Walker; Amelia Snyder 179 pages ISBN: 1622662873 EAN: 9781622662876 Kindle: B00IHCNQT0 e-Book Add to Wish List Romance ContemporaryBuy at #Free4All Sunday Stealing the Groom by Sonya Weiss Friends don’t let friends marry the wrong woman… Chad Walker may be a take-no-chances man with a plan, but there’s no way Amelia Snyder is going to let her best bud marry Mean Girl #1—even if the wedding is solely so he can secure the controlling shares in his family’s company. But free-spirited Amelia’s at-the-altar groomnapping scheme takes a surprising turn when she ends up as the blushing bride instead. Suddenly, with Amelia living in her handsome husband’s home—in his bedroom, no less—she starts to reconsider their strictly platonic arrangement. But Chad’s always been strictly anti-risk and definitely anti-love, and betting a lifetime of best friendship on the chance at forever might be the biggest gamble of all. Stealing this groom backfires on a well intentioned friend. Previous Picks