December 11th, 2018
Home | Log in! or Register

On Top Shelf
Sandra BrownSandra Brown
Fresh Fiction
Fresh Pick

Reviewer Application

Holiday Fun

New Books This Week

Latest Articles

Slideshow image

Since your web browser does not support JavaScript, here is a non-JavaScript version of the image slideshow:

slideshow image
It's Christmastime, but not everyone is jolly...

slideshow image
Coming home has never felt so good.

slideshow image
A storm is brewing . . .

slideshow image
Small-town life in Hazel Rock becomes a Texas-size crime scene when murder takes a page from Charli Rae Warren’s book club’s latest mystery . . .

slideshow image
A new tale of terror and magic in a brand new world.

slideshow image
“A tasty cocktail of sweet and sexy” ~ Publisher’s Weekly

slideshow image
When those Jared loves are threatened, he calls on magic to survive.

slideshow image
A spellbinding murder investigation amidst crises of faith...

Yule Tidings -- Great Reads for December!

Barnes & Noble

Fresh Fiction Blog
Get to Know Your Favorite Authors

Melinda Leigh | My Very First Bad Boy


No. I’m not talking about my personal history. The hero of MIDNIGHT SACRIFICE, Danny Sullivan, is the first bad boy hero I’ve ever written.

To be precise, Iraqi War veteran Danny Sullivan is a reformed bad boy. This was the first time I’d ever written a hero with a shady background. Danny had a troubled youth and enlisted in the army. Being a soldier brought out the best in him, but poor Danny was injured in Iraq. He’s sent home with a bum hand and PTSD. 

Danny is lost without the career that defined him as a good man. But he comes home determined to find a new purpose. His new goal in life is to find the escaped killer who kidnapped Danny’s sister and still haunts her dreams. Danny faces many challenges, but one of the most attractive qualities about him, aside from his sexy grin and piercing blue eyes, is his wicked sense of humor. The Midnight Series is very dark. When I write a book this dark, I always try to balance the drama out with light moments. Danny’s self-deprecating sense of humor blossomed into the perfect counter to the story’s dark plot.

Mandy Brown has a terrible time resisting him, but she must. For Danny’s determination to find the killer threatens to uncover a secret that endangers Mandy’s family.

Tell me. Can you resist a reformed bad boy?




4 comments posted.

Re: Melinda Leigh | My Very First Bad Boy

No! DH is proof of that.
I think that the more attention our soldiers returning home can get is amazing and great - it is really appreciated.
(Carla Carlson 10:10am May 1, 2013)

That's terrific, Carla. LOVE IT
(Melinda Leigh 5:20pm May 1, 2013)

The reformed bad boy is gong to be a lot more interesting and streetwise than someone who's been a goody or lived in a gilded cage!
(Clare O'Beara 11:28am May 4, 2013)

Not me, that's for sure. ;) Thanks for telling us about your awesome sounding new book Melinda!
(Liberty Ann Ireland 11:06pm May 4, 2013)

Registered users may leave comments.
Log in or register now!


© 2003-2018  all rights reserved Privacy Policy

Google+ Google+