Contemporary Rockstar Romance
January 28, 2015
“You have the ability to make controversial
characters sympathetic. Maybe I just want to be understood.”
Acclaimed literary biographer Elizabeth Winston writes about
long-dead heroes. So bad boy rock icon Zander Freedman couldn’t possibly tempt
her to write his memoir. Except the man is a mass of fascinating contradictions
- manipulative, honest, gifted, charismatic, morally ambiguous.
In short, everything she sought in a biography subject. When in
her life will she get another chance to work with a living legend? But saying
yes to one temptation soon leads to another.
Suddenly she’s having heated fantasies about her subject,
fantasies this blue-eyed-devil is only too willing to stoke. She’d thought
self-control was in her DNA, after all she grew up a minister’s daughter. She
Outside your comfort zone is the only
place worth living...
Zander Freedman has been an outlier - many would say an outcast –
for most of his life. But there’s no disaster he can’t overcome, from the
break-up of his band to the fall-out on his reputation. His Resurrection Tour
is shaping up to be his greatest triumph - if his golden voice holds out.
Contracting a respected biographer is simply about creating more buzz;
Elizabeth's integrity the key to consolidating his legacy as one of rock’s
All the damn woman has to do is write down what he tells her. Not
make him think.
Or encourage the good guy struggling to get out. And certainly not
to fall in love for the first time in his life.
Turns out he is scared of something - being known.
Rise - a redemption story of a rock star going
straight(er) through the love of a good(ish) woman
New Zealander Karina Bliss’s debut, Mr Imperfect, won a Romantic Book of
the Yearaward in Australia, the first of eleven books published
through Harlequin SuperRomance. Her most recent release, A Prior
Engagement,was a Desert Island Keeper at likesbooks.com.
Her next release, Rise, is a single title, self-published
contemporary which continues the story of Zander Freedman, who first appeared
as a villain inKarina’s bestselling title, What the Librarian
Did –a book that made DearAuthor’s Best of the Year list
in 2010.Two of Karina’s books have also featured in Sizzling Book
Chats at SmartBitchesTrashyBooks.
Find out more at www.karinabliss.com