Donovan Goldwyn is the hero of the Disaster Crimes series (Book One – Hurricane Crimes, Book Two – Seismic Crimes). He is also smart, tough and romantic, which makes him the perfect match for Beth.
Name – Donovan Goldwyn
Occupation – Monster Truck Driver
Location – Orlando, Florida
Doppelganger – Henry Cavill
Love Interest – Beth Kennedy
Likes – Truck racing, surfing, camping and poker
Dislikes – the men who murdered his brother, spiders
Image from Wikipedia Source David Shankbone
Here are some special never-before-shared teasers from Seismic Crimes to illustrate just how smart, tough and romantic Beth really is.
The mother tightened her arms around the little girl’s waist. “Does that mean it’s broken?”
With a sigh, Donovan nodded. “Do you have a blanket?”
“Yes.” The mother hopped to her feet. “Stay here, honey.” She hurried to her car, reached in through the back window, and came back with a pink blanket.
He took it. “Is this your favorite blankie?”
The girl gave him a watery smile. “Yeah.” Her voice quivered with pain.
“Well, your blankie is going to help you feel better.”
“It’s going to hug you.”
The girl giggled.
“Are you ready?” When she nodded, he tied the blanket around her, creating a makeshift sling. “There. Now I have to warn you…a blankie can be very powerful, but it won’t help you if you move your arm, so you have to keep it still. Can you do that?”
She nodded once, like a soldier taking an order. “I can.”
He pounded his fist into Buck’s face again and again. Drops of blood floated into the air, splattered onto the asphalt, and coated Donovan’s hand. His teeth gritted together in a fierce snarl, his face twisted with rage.
Buck managed to throw Donovan off him. The two men scrambled to their knees at the same time and pounced at each other like bloodthirsty lions fighting over a carcass.
“I don’t know how you can take pills with coffee. I can only swallow medication with water at room temperature.” He chuckled. “I’ll remember that for when you’re sick, and I have to take care of you.”
Beth’s head jerked to him, and he sensed he said something wrong. “What now?”
“That look doesn’t mean nothing. You can tell me. What did I say that was so wrong?”
“No, it wasn’t wrong. It was right.” Sighing, Beth sat across from him at the small table. “You’re the first man to willingly want to take care of me when I’m sick. When I was engaged to—”
“The asshole whose name you won’t tell me?”
“My ex,” she continued. “I couldn’t even get him to heat me a bowl of soup when I had a cold.”
“Because, and I repeat, he was an asshole. He 8 didn’t deserve you. And you don’t have to worry…I’m nothing like him. I’ll make you soup and tea and do whatever else that’ll make you feel better when you’re sick or hurt.” He took her hand. “I promise.”
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QUESTION: Which teaser did you like more? The smart teaser, tough teaser, or romantic teaser?