DRIFT & DAGGER Week Two: Take a Look at Mal

I'm counting down to DRIFT & DAGGER with a new look at the book every week, and today, it's all about my main guy, Mal.

Mal is a character I created for SALT & STORM, never imagining he'd end up the protagonist to my next book. But as soon as I started writing for him, I fell in love. Funny, inventive, spontaneous, and driven, Mal was a pleasure to write, and I hope a pleasure to read, too.

Photos and images have always been a huge inspiration for my writing, and coming up with Mal's character, I collected a lot of pictures (mostly cute guys in fisherman sweaters? It's research!). Here are some of my favorites: