Monday, March 01, 2010

Guest Post: The Ten Best Jobs For Men in Romance Novels.

Saying "Erin O'Riordan writes erotic romance" is like saying "the sun emits some energy." Rare indeed is the author who has both a fantastic output and fantastic skill -- and Erin O'Riordan, erotic romance writer extraordinaire is that. Because Sweetie loves her romance novels, and because I like blogging, I combined the two and asked Erin to write a guest post. Here's what she gave me (I did the pictures... don't blame her.)

_____________________________________

Apparently, the subject of attractive men comes up quite frequently on this blog. [Note: That's Sweetie's Input. I'm responsible for aliens and leftover pizza.] Naturally, it comes up in my line of work, writing erotic romance novels, too. With that in mind, I bring you

The Ten Best Jobs For Men in Romance Novels.


Here they are, in no particular order:



10. Cowboy. I think Emilio Estevez in Young Guns ruined me for life. For me (a woman), very little could be more sensual than the thought of a roll in the tumbleweeds with a dusty cowhand. But it’s not just that: for my sensibilities, anyway, there’s a certain drama, a romance even, to imagining the cowboys together. Brokeback Mountain was just the beginning. The eleven tales in How the West Was Done (edited by Adam Carpenter, Ravenous Romance, 2009) portray a range of cowboy fantasies, from rough-and-tumble stories from the dusty trails of the 19th century to contemporary romance at the rodeo. What they all have in common is hot, steamy sex between two buff, beautiful men, at least one of whom is always of the bronc-riding variety.


9. Stay-at-home dad. A young dad who’s lost his baby-mama through no fault of his own is sexy precisely because he’s responsible, gentle, and loving. If a romantic heroine is lucky, that DILF is ready to love again, and has room in his heart for a new baby-mama. As a bonus, she gets to experience the joys of parenthood without the morning sickness and hospital bills.


8. Fire fighter. What’s not to love? He’s smoking hot, brave, strong, and he can throw you over his shoulder and carry you.







7. Nurse/Doctor. We romantic types love a man in uniform, and it’s sexy when the uniform happens to be scrubs or a white lab coat. Witness only the wavy-haired, Victorian hero of “Hysteria” by Rushmore Judd.


6. Soldier. Case in point #1: On Leave by Lois Bonde. As we meet Lea Martin, she's in the most heart-grabbing situation: saying goodbye to her older brother Ward as he goes off to war in the Middle East. She expects she'll miss Ward and worry about him every day. She doesn't expect the goodbye kiss she gets from Ward's best friend and fellow soldier, Mike Holt. Lea had never thought of Mike in that light before. His kiss is so unbelievably sensual, Lea makes Mike promise to come back to her. Ten months of pent-up fantasies later, Mike comes home on leave, and paying Lea a visit is high on his to-do list. Will he be the man she's been imagining while he's been gone? Could things between them ever be as good as that first kiss? In On Leave (Erotique Press, 2006, $3), Lois Bonde answers these questions with a moving (and totally hot) portrait of a friendship becoming much more.

Case in point #2: Marcus in “Homecoming.”


5. Vampire. Okay, vampire isn’t a job, per se. The Count Dracula type is usually mysteriously, independently wealthy, probably from all the hundreds of years he’s had to accumulate wealth…and take it from the people he’d eaten for breakfast. Edward Cullen doesn’t need a part-time job after school to afford to buy Bella Swan a new ride. Sometimes vamps have jobs: Charlaine Harris’s Eric Northman runs the Fangtasia night club, for example. But even if he isn‘t fabulously wealthy and/or his job isn‘t super-glamorous, vamps still make my blood run hot. Oliver of Love Bites, for example, may only be the head chef at a small seaside inn, but Oliver, sexy in a 1950s, James Dean kind of way, has all the right moves.

4. Contractor. Whether he’s a carpenter, a home remodeler, or the guy you hired to clean the pool, there’s something astoundingly sexy about the working-class hunks who work with their hands. As Jess says in “Bringing Eddie’s Lunch:”

“When Eddie is working, he’s a walking sexual fantasy. He wears tight carpenter jeans, with a hammer hanging from the hammer loop. He wears white T-shirts that are always, no matter what time of year, soaked with sweat. I love it when he’s swamped with work, when he’s too busy to get his hair cut. When he slicks his too-long hair back out of his eyes, he looks maddeningly sexy.” --The Mammoth Book of Erotic Confessions

3. Police officer. Fire fighters get all the glory, and cops get all the blame, right? Well, that psychology is part of what makes them such intense romantic heroes. Like their brethren in the big red trucks, the guys in blue run toward danger when everyone else is running away. They put their lives on the line to be real-life heroes. Case in point: Butch in J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Though not traditionally handsome, the gray-eyed police officer is some complex, so charming, he wins the heart of the most beautiful, utterly devoted woman in his world.

2. Kindergarten teacher. What’s not to love about a guy who gets along great with the little tykes? It speaks to his potentially for excellent parenting skills, which of course go body part-in-body part with excellent baby-making skills. (See #9.) Observe kindergarten teacher Thom Reno in “Bomb Pop:”

“I thought of moving my pile of papers closer to where Thom sat, but that would have been inviting trouble. He must have noticed my red cheeks. To make matters worse, he looked especially good that day. He hadn’t shaved, and his black beard was at that perfect stage before it starts to get too messy. He wore the black corduroys, the ones that really flattered his butt when he stuck a hard pack of cigarettes in the back pocket. His rumpled, gray-striped sweater clung to his shoulders the way I, in off moments, wished I could.”

1. Bartender. I may be a little biased on this one, having been a bartender myself at one point (heck, I’ve been a contractor, too, for that matter…but I digress), but even if you’re not a big fan of Tom Cruise in Cocktail (which I’m not), there’s something mysterious and sexy about the guys who sling those colorful bottles of liquor behind swank bars. In her “God of Wine,” Dianne Fox modeled sexy-as-hell bartender Dean after the Greek wine god Dionysus. I had no such lofty references when I wrote Jace in “Iced” (The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica Vol. 9), but the erotic effect is the same.



According to her author bio:

Erin O'Riordan was raised by an illiterate French hitman after corrupt DEA agents murdered her family. Either that, or she watches too many Luc Besson films. She studied psychology and women's studies at a prominent Catholic women's college. Her erotic stories, essays, and film reviews have been published in numerous magazines and websites including The Erotic Woman, Oysters & Chocolate, and Clean Sheets. Though she has written about everything from professional basketball to her favorite literary sex scenes, the intersection of spirituality and sexuality remains one of her favorite themes. *Beltane,* her first novel, will be the first in the twelve-part "Pagan Spirits" series. Visit her at aeess.com.

Home: www.aeess.com
Blog: www.erinoriordan.blogspot.com

354 comments:

1 – 200 of 354   Newer›   Newest»
Anonymous said...

buy tramadol without a script buy tramadol cod shipping - tramadol 50 mg and xanax

Anonymous said...

buy cheap tramadol order tramadol online legally - tramadol for dogs usa

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol in florida generic tramadol hydrochloride - buy tramadol online legit

Anonymous said...

cheap ativan can you buy ativan online - ativan dosage elderly

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol how is tramadol addiction treated - 2 50mg tramadol

Anonymous said...

order tramadol online without prescription tramadol hcl shelf life - cheap tramadol free shipping

Anonymous said...

buy generic tramadol no prescription 100mg tramadol lot - buy tramadol with mastercard

Anonymous said...

buy generic ativan ativan dosage iv - ativan recreational dose bluelight

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol cod online can order tramadol online - how to buy tramadol online

Anonymous said...

tramadol online pharmacy tramadol hcl 50 mg 30 kaps - tramadol for dogs human use

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol overnight cod buy tramadol hydrochloride 50mg - tramadol for dogs withdrawal

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online no prescription cod tramadol 50mg how much - tramadol hcl online

Anonymous said...

tramadol 100 mg tramadol to get high - tramadol for dogs bone cancer

Anonymous said...

buy klonopin online much do 2mg klonopin cost - klonopin withdrawal peak

Anonymous said...

where to buy tramadol online tramadol extended release generic - tramadol 50 mg tab

Anonymous said...

buy klonopin online cheap klonopin generic brand name - klonopin side effects kids

Anonymous said...

cheap ambien ambien generic best - ambien cr interactions

Anonymous said...

buy generic klonopin generic klonopin online - klonopin lunch free

Anonymous said...

ambien 10 mg ambien risks - ambien what class drug is it

Anonymous said...

tramadol online pharmacy buy ultram tramadol - just pills order tramadol online

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol cheap tramadol addiction during pregnancy - tramadol withdrawal duration symptoms

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online no prescription cheap can i buy tramadol online - buy tramadol cod overnight delivery

Anonymous said...

ambien price ambien side effects emotional - type medication ambien

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol for dogs buy tramadol online us - ordering ultram online legal

Anonymous said...

lorazepam no prescription ativan drip alcohol withdrawal - ativan withdrawal opiates

Anonymous said...

ambien pill ambien side effects sleep eating - buy ambien from india

Anonymous said...

buy soma online no prescription buy soma online with no prescription - online soma cheap

Anonymous said...

buy cheap tramadol 100mg tramadol every 4 hours - tramadol 50mg tablets 627

Anonymous said...

buy klonopin online paxil klonopin and alcohol - klonopin withdrawal numbness

Anonymous said...

cheap zolpidem zolpidem tartrate side effects blood pressure - ambien withdrawal newborn

Anonymous said...

soma online best place buy soma online - soma muscle relaxer wiki

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol saturday delivery tramadol dosage kids - buy tramadol rx

Anonymous said...

buy lorazepam ativan dosage supplied - ativan dosage for sedation

Anonymous said...

buy zolpidem online side effects mixing ambien xanax - ambien 10mg how long does it last

Anonymous said...

tramadol cheap zydol 50 mg tramadol hydrochloride - buy tramadol online cheap

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol buy tramadol online without prescriptions - buy tramadol texas

Anonymous said...

tramadol cheap tramadol dosage premature ejaculation - tramadol dosage pain

Anonymous said...

ativan online ativan stronger than xanax - ativan 40 mg

Anonymous said...

zolpidem online chantix ambien drug interactions - online pharmacy for ambien

Anonymous said...

tramadol 50mg buy tramadol without prescriptions - tramadol hcl classification

Anonymous said...

generic ambien buy ambien 10mg - how to buy ambien online

Anonymous said...

cheap generic soma soma drug test information - soma carisoprodol no prescription

Anonymous said...

zolpidem online price for generic ambien cr - ambien side effects anger

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol dosage for tramadol 50mg for dogs - can you buy tramadol over counter us

Anonymous said...

ambien on line ambien side effects of long term use - generic ambien 10 mg

Anonymous said...

klonopin drug 2mg ativan equivalent klonopin - klonopin side effects gastrointestinal

Anonymous said...

buy generic soma soma opiate - buy soma 350 mg online

Anonymous said...

buy ambien taking 3 ambien cr - ambien side effects during pregnancy

Anonymous said...

buy viagra online legally viagra canada online pharmacy - buy viagra rio de janeiro

Anonymous said...

buy cheap viagra no prescription buy viagra dubai - viagra for women cosmo

Anonymous said...

tramadol online tramadol dosage chart for dogs - buy tramadol cod overnight

Anonymous said...

buy klonopin online klonopin side effects erectile dysfunction - klonopin dosage for rls

Anonymous said...

tramadol can you buy tramadol online legally - tramadol online rezept

Anonymous said...

carisoprodol drug soma muscle - buy somatropin from china

Anonymous said...

order viagra no prescription buy generic viagra online paypal - buy viagra online arizona

Anonymous said...

order klonopin online klonopin withdrawal neck pain - klonopin for anxiety in children

Anonymous said...

buy ambien online generic ambien teva 74 - ambien price per pill

Anonymous said...

buy viagra generic online buy viagra online europe - buy-viagra-online.net

Anonymous said...

generic ambien ambien side effects if you stay awake - buy ambien online pharmacy

Anonymous said...

viagra online buy viagra online norway - buy viagra online cheap

Anonymous said...

buy generic tramadol tramadol dosage 500mg - buy tramadol no prescription mastercard

Anonymous said...

buy klonopin online klonopin helps anxiety - 2mg klonopin vs 2mg xanax

Anonymous said...

zolpidem drug ambien cr generic reviews - what do generic ambien look like

Anonymous said...

buy ambien online ambien ingredients - ambien side effects anxiety

Anonymous said...

buy cheap viagra no prescription buy viagra cheap online - viagra dosage directions

Anonymous said...

ambien no prescription ambien time to take effect - ambien side effects double vision

Anonymous said...

generic soma online soma bras cheap - soma san diego crystal castles

Anonymous said...

buy viagra locally viagra and alcohol - legit online pharmacy viagra

Anonymous said...

generic ambien ambien for sale - ambien sleep music online

Anonymous said...

viagra drug korean generic viagra - viagra online uk paypal

Anonymous said...

online soma medication soma compound - cheap eats soma

Anonymous said...

cialis online no prescription canada how quickly does cialis daily work - is generic cialis legit

Anonymous said...

buy viagra online buying viagra from canada - can i buy viagra in canada over the counter

Anonymous said...

viagra online canada best place buy viagra online reviews - legal order viagra online

Anonymous said...

buy viagra viagra medicare - viagra online canada mastercard

Anonymous said...

cialis online cialis 600 - generic cialis good

Anonymous said...

buy viagra online 4 generic viagra net - generic viagra online canadian pharmacy

Anonymous said...

buy soma soma outlet - generic soma images

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online tramadol 50 mg canine - buy tramadol online reviews

Anonymous said...

order tramadol online cod tramadol for dogs vs humans - tramadol online no prescription fedex

Anonymous said...

purchase viagra purchase viagra with prescription - buy viagra online malaysia

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online can you order tramadol online legally - tramadol get high off it

Anonymous said...

order real viagra online buy viagra online overnight - buy generic viagra online with mastercard

Anonymous said...

cialis online buy cialis kuala lumpur - order cialis no prescription online

Anonymous said...

cheap soma online order soma in georgia - order soma online cod

Anonymous said...

buy viagra online buy viagra with paypal uk - buy viagra online genuine

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online strong tramadol 50mg tablets - tramadol dosage elderly

Anonymous said...

viagra online without prescription viagra online real - cheap viagra uk site

Anonymous said...

where to buy viagra online forum viagra price - viagra buy in london

Anonymous said...

viagra online buy viagra online cheap no prescription - buy viagra online with no prescription with overnight delivery

Anonymous said...

cialis online cialis online mastercard - cialis online without

Anonymous said...

buy cheap viagra no prescription generic viagra online canada no prescription - cheap generic viagra 100mg

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol without rx tramadol-ct 100mg retardkapseln beipackzettel - can you buy tramadol in usa

Anonymous said...

buy generic viagra discount viagra online canada - buy viagra online usa no prescription

Anonymous said...

buy sildenafil online buy viagra online org uk - order viagra online in uk

Anonymous said...

viagra pharmacy cheap viagra online canada - viagra online canada paypal

Anonymous said...

buy propecia online cvs pharmacy propecia cost - buy propecia lloyds

Anonymous said...

order cialis from canada generic cialis brands - cheap cialis au

Anonymous said...

tramadol buy buy tramadol online 100mg - tramadol for cats overdose

Anonymous said...

buy propecia online can i buy propecia in canada - propecia results 4 months

Anonymous said...

viagra online what is the cheapest place to order viagra - purchase viagra prescription

Anonymous said...

cialis online cialis online mastercard - cialis online without

Anonymous said...

order tramadol online cod buy tramadol capsules - ultram side effects insomnia

Anonymous said...

buy generic propecia propecia cost at costco - propecia side effects brain

Anonymous said...

retin a online pharmacy retin a micro wrinkles around eyes - buy retin a in usa

Anonymous said...

order generic viagra online how can i buy real viagra with no prescription - can you order viagra canada

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online tramadol for dogs to buy - buy tramadol tennessee

Anonymous said...

buy propecia online propecia+cost of - propecia women

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol overnight cod tramadol ultram - buy tramadol online with mastercard

Anonymous said...

buy propecia online propecia generic vs brand - propecia side effects erectile dysfunction

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online tramadol equivalent - tramadol withdrawal paws

Anonymous said...

buy propecia online long before propecia side effects go away - generic propecia quality

Anonymous said...

where to buy tramadol tramadol hcl 50mg get you high - can you overdose tramadol hcl

Anonymous said...

strattera no prescription buy strattera online - side effects of drug strattera

Anonymous said...

tramadol no prescription tramadol dosage in dogs - tramadol vicodin

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online tramadol online next day delivery - tramadol 50 mg ultram

Anonymous said...

tramadol 50mg good place buy tramadol online - tramadol drug

Anonymous said...

buy strattera much does strattera cost without insurance - strattera drug effectiveness

Anonymous said...

tramadol online tramadol drug - tramadol ultram high

Anonymous said...

tramadol online buy tramadol online missouri - tramadol dosage cats

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online buy tramadol online overnight - buy tramadol ampules

Anonymous said...

buy retin-a retin a micro pump price - retin a micro online order

Anonymous said...

order tramadol buy tramadol online florida - tramadol 50mg para que serve

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol buy tramadol online without prescriptions - buy tramadol with cod delivery

Anonymous said...

tramadol generic buy tramadol online free shipping - tramadol withdrawal insomnia

Anonymous said...

buy propecia online propecia side effects acne - buy cheap propecia

Anonymous said...

where to buy retin a retin a cream makeupalley - retin a micro keratosis pilaris

Anonymous said...

strattera drug strattera side effects loss appetite - order strattera online usa

Anonymous said...

cheap tramadol tramadol withdrawal medication - get rid tramadol withdrawal

Anonymous said...

tramadol 50mg buy tramadol online without script - tramadol 50 mg many get high

Anonymous said...

buy retin-a online retin a cream dryness - best place buy retin online

Anonymous said...

generic propecia buy propecia line - propecia lawyer

Anonymous said...

generic strattera buy strattera online - strattera generic release date

Anonymous said...

buy retin-a retin a .1 vs .04 - retin a cream for acne treatment

Anonymous said...

buy strattera 5-htp strattera interaction - strattera nootropic

Anonymous said...

cheap tramadol buy tramadol cod overnight delivery - tramadol (ultram rx)

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol next day tramadol itching - buy tramadol for dogs online

Anonymous said...

purchase propecia generic propecia shedding - propecia negative reviews

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol tramadol dosage severe pain - tramadol $89

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol free shipping buy tramadol online yahoo - tramadol 50 mg picture

Anonymous said...

buy strattera online strattera dosing in children - strattera drug coupon

Anonymous said...

tramadol online no prescription drug study tramadol generic name - buy tramadol online

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol tramadol 200 mg get high - tramadol kidney failure

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online buy tramadol soma - buy tramadol in usa

Anonymous said...

tramadol online overnight buy tramadol cod delivery - zodol-tramadol 50 mg

Anonymous said...

strattera no prescription abuse potential of strattera - strattera nausea and vomiting

Anonymous said...

can you buy tramadol online ultram tramadol usa - tramadol ultram seizures

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol no rx tramadol withdrawal medication - buy tramadol in usa

Anonymous said...

viagra online without prescription viagra online overnight - genuine viagra online us

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol tramadol (ultram) prescribing information - tramadol 50 mg premature ejaculation

Anonymous said...

viagra online without prescription buy generic viagra nz - viagra online usa no prescription

Anonymous said...

generic cialis purchase cialis online canada - cialis online with paypal

Anonymous said...

buy cialis how to buy cialis online - generic cialis online no prescription

Anonymous said...

cialis professional cialis 30 day free trial coupon - buy cialis online generic

Anonymous said...

viagra online without prescription can u buy viagra us - buy brand name viagra online

Anonymous said...

viagra online without prescription can you buy viagra online - where to buy generic viagra forum

Anonymous said...

generic viagra buy 150 mg viagra - viagra online mastercard

Anonymous said...

cialis online canada cialis 5 mg online-apotheke - buy cialis online u.s. pharmacy

Anonymous said...

generic viagra viagra buy in us - viagra online canadian

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol buy 180 tramadol online - buy tramadol online fedex delivery

Anonymous said...

generic viagra cheap viagra no prescription online - buy viagra online cheap category

Anonymous said...

viagra online without prescription buy viagra online overnight delivery - buy viagra beijing

Anonymous said...

viagra online generic viagra online pharmacy no prescription - generic viagra 24h

Anonymous said...

buy cialis how to order cialis online no prescription - generic cialis price

Anonymous said...

tadalafil no prescription buy cialis online with prescription - generic cialis wikipedia

Anonymous said...

cheap generic cialis best price cialis 20 mg - cialis daily nz

Anonymous said...

buy generic viagra buy viagra with paypal - viagra prescribing information

Anonymous said...

buy generic viagra buy viagra mumbai - buy generic viagra online

Anonymous said...

cheap viagra cheap viagra online in us - order viagra cialis

Anonymous said...

viagra 100mg recreational viagra for women - buy liquid viagra women

Anonymous said...

buy cialis professional buying cialis online forum - buy cialis 100mg

Anonymous said...

buy cialis buy cialis without doctor prescription usa - cialis mechanism of action

Anonymous said...

cheapest cialis buy cialis edmonton - cialis 0.25

Anonymous said...

buy cialis cialis daily available canada - reliable online pharmacy cialis

Anonymous said...

generic cialis generic cialis mail order - when will the price of cialis come down

Anonymous said...

buy cialis is it safe to buy cialis from canada - buy cialis online canada

Anonymous said...

cialis cost buy cialis online malaysia - cialis 20 online

Anonymous said...

buy soma online soma usa online pharmacy - buy somatropin usa

Anonymous said...

buy cialis cialis nitrates - cialis reviews professional

Anonymous said...

buy soma online buy-soma - soma groove

Anonymous said...

buy cialis online cheap cialis online+toronto - buy cialis online pay with paypal

Anonymous said...

buy soma online soma san diego vampire weekend - soma watson brand 350 mg 90 tabs

Anonymous said...

viagra without prescription buy generic viagra online us - viagra free samples

Anonymous said...

buy cialis generic cialis price 5mg - buy+cialis+online+without+prescription+in+canada

Anonymous said...

buy cialis genuine cialis price - buy cheap cialis from india

Anonymous said...

buy cialis cialis 5mg online australia - cheap cialis us suppliers

Anonymous said...

buy tramadol online tramadol withdrawal mayo clinic - tramadol online no prescription cod

Anonymous said...

discount viagra cheap brand viagra online - order viagra cialis

Anonymous said...

discount soma hair follicle drug test soma - soma intimates online code

Anonymous said...

soma pills buy somatropin tablets - soma bra sale

Anonymous said...

buy generic viagra cheap viagra side effects - buy viagra online debit card

Anonymous said...

buy cialis difference between cialis daily 36 hour - generic cialis buy us

Anonymous said...

soma no prescription what is in soma muscle relaxer - buy somatropin

Anonymous said...

buy soma online soma pills pictures - buy soma from usa

Anonymous said...

soma without prescription foster people soma san diego tickets - buy soma online ship texas

Anonymous said...

buy soma much does soma cost without insurance - soma show on drug test

Anonymous said...

buy cialis cialis 30 mg - cialis versus viagra reviews

Anonymous said...

viagra online where to order cheap viagra - buy 1 viagra pill

Anonymous said...

buy soma online soma online codes - soma edo

Anonymous said...

buy cialis cialis kopen - cialis slogan

«Oldest ‹Older   1 – 200 of 354   Newer› Newest»