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He Said, She Said – Fictional Friends: Will The Real Valentino Please Stand Up? Day 5

Valent's-HMcQueenValent is an archer for Clan McLeod, who’s grown up as an orphan, raised by an old man in a cottage in the forest. He’s a little stuffy if you asked me so I sent a proxy to translate questions for me. I am a little forward with blue hair, tattoos, sexual revolution–yeah I’m still going through that–I knew none of that would work with Valent who is from Medieval times. The only thing he and I have in common is that we both grew up in a place where it’s okay to pop a squat wherever you need to to relieve yourself; I’m real backwoods. I grew up rural–cray cray rural. Squeal like a pig!Blog-Separater-Rawr

Define Romance:

*Frowns and looks at interviewer with puzzled expression * “I do not believe in it. Not sure what you are referring to honestly. My life is about battles and staying alive.”

Describe your idea of the perfect relationship:

My dog Arrow is faithful, loyal and accepting. If that is not perfect, then I do not know what is.

When a woman is with a man, what should he be thinking about?

“It is rare for me to be alone with a woman. I know that when I am with a certain woman, I can only think of touching her, of seeing every part of her and laying with her. Not surprising eh? That is what a man thinks of.”

When a man is with a woman, what should she be thinking about?

“Women are not easy for me to understand. There is one woman I wonder sometimes what she thinks. She is a lady, the laird’s sister. When I kiss her, I hope she is thinking of me and nothing else.”

Have you ever broken a heart so badly that you felt you may be the bad man?


Would you rather with a good girl or a bad girl? (Valent is from Medieval Times, so he probably wouldn’t understand this question. So the translator is rephrasing to prim of or loose morals)

“I lay with a woman because of her body, not because of her mind or how she lives her life.”

Define Sex:

“Coupling? It is a good thing for a man to join with a woman, the feeling of it is like nothing else, and if done right the woman enjoys it as well.”

Describe your idea of the perfect woman:

“Ariana. She is perfect. Her beauty goes beyond the attractiveness of face and body, but inside as well. She is kind and caring.”

What is better an innocent smile or dirty mind?

“I do not like women who are insolent of manner.

How should a real man kiss?

“Your questions are quite odd. With his mouth.” He glares at interviewer and glances towards the door obviously ready to head back to archery practice.

In what three words might a woman describe you when you are in bed?

“Vigorous. Pleasing. Powerful.”

When you are making love to a woman, what are you thinking?

“With Ariana, I think of pleasing her and ensuring she is enjoying our coupling. There is nothing like the sounds she makes she peaks. Nothing else. When I climax, thought is impossible.”

What is your wildest dream involving a woman?

“My impossible dream would be to live the rest of my days with Ariana, provide for her, love her and wake up next to her every day. Because of my station as a guard, I can only aspire to this.”

Define Love:

“I will not.”



Call Me Valentino Synopsis:

Fall in love this Valentine’s Day as USA Today and Amazon Best Selling authors come together to bring you one sexy hero written in five different genres. Call Me Valentino uses the same hero set in five different worlds. Your new book boyfriend is a cowboy, an FBI agent, A Highland Laird, a real estate developer and even a vampire. Which Valentino will be your favorite?

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Valentino’s Stories:

The Matron by Kirsten Osbourne:
Since being widowed, Cassie Morgan had devoted her life to the orphans in the orphanage she’d managed. When a new church took over the orphanage and decided to turn it into a boys’ home, she was both frightened and unsure about how she would make things work for the girls. Being told she had to take fifteen young ladies all the way to Texas from New York didn’t make her feel better.

Valentino Hayes had spend his entire adult life searching for the younger brother he vaguely remembered. Just after finding a lead that would send him to Fort Worth, he was offered the job of driving a bus full of orphans to Texas. He jumped at the chance, knowing he needed to not only find his brother, but work while he was searching. He didn’t plan on Mrs. Morgan’s love for the children to turn his head. Could he convince her to travel with him? And how was he going to provide for a wife while he was still searching for his brother?

Undercovers by Jamie Lee Scott:
When FBI agent Valentino “Vin” Jackson’s undercover sting operation goes bad, he teams up with Special Agent Ellis Boyd of the DEA, who has some special talents of her own, to take down a drug ring working for the Mexican cartels.

The Brute and the Blogger by Olivia Gaines:
Tino Boehner was up to his ears with Ebony Miller’s pot shots at him on her blog. Just as he was trying to figure out how to turn the tables, fate dumped her in his lap. Seizing the opportunity, he made her an offer she couldn’t refuse; come work by his side for a month.

A month can be a lifetime, or just enough time to make a man want to change his brutish ways.

Highlander, The Archer by Hildie McQueen:
Valent made an oath to protect the McLeod clan after they rescued him as a foundling. However, after years of mistreatments at the Lairds hands, he questions his obligation to uphold his promise.

When a rival clan attacks and kills her brothers, Ariana McLeod’s world is turned upside down. That she’s fallen in love with the handsome archer, Valent, is a complication and a blessing at once. Amidst battles, revelations and treachery, is it possible to expect their love to triumph?

A Vampire’s Penance by Jordan K. Rose:
The chain of events set in motion when Rafe Valentino tries to stop his brother from making the stupidest decision of his life borders on deadly. Rafe goes from being one of the most terrifying creatures to walk the earth to requiring around the clock nursing care. As if being physically injured wasn’t enough, the senior member of The Vampire Guard has no choice but to reveal the heinous secret of his past in order to protect nurse Maddie Van Kool from throwing away her life on him.


Meet Hildie McQueen:

Amazon bestselling author Hildie McQueen loves action, love and unusual settings. Author of western historical, Highland historical, paranormal and contemporary romance, she writes something every reader can enjoy.

Most days she can be found in her pajamas hiding from deliverymen while drinking tea from her David Gandy coffee mug. In the afternoons she browses the Internet for semi-nude men to post on Facebook.

Hildie’s favorite past-times are romance conventions, traveling, shopping and reading.

She resides in beautiful small town Georgia with her super-hero husband Kurt and two unruly boy Chihuahuas and a spoiled rotten girl Chi named Lola.



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