MEET MY CHARACTER: Josh Kleine from Parisian Amour

Meet My Character Blog Hop Monday about Josh Kleine in Parisian Amour by Beth BaranyHi and Welcome to the Meet My Character Monday Blog Hop! This week I’m going to introduce you to Josh Kleine, the hero of Parisian Amour, my third novella in the series.

What is the name of your character? Is he/she fictional or a historic person?

Josh is the hero of Parisian Amour. He’s fictional, sprung from my imagination.

When and where is the story set?

The story is set in one of my favorite cities in the world, Paris, France, in contemporary times during a stormy December.

What should we know about him?

Josh is a hard-working, conscientious guy. He loves his dog, Sally, and he’s got good long-term friends.

What messes up his life?

He’s tended to fall hard and fast for women and mess up his professional life.

What is the main conflict? 

In Parisian, Amour, Josh is distracted from his conference presentation by the beautiful Sarah. He also feels drawn to the tunnels under Paris and loses track of time. Lastly, he hears a dragon crying with deep sorrow and feels that deeply.

What is the personal goal of the character? 

He wants his business to be a success and to one day have a family and a wife.

Where can we read more about it? 

Check out an excerpt here. You can purchase the novella from these vendors:

Amazon Kindle | Barnes & Noble Nook | Kobo | Smashwords | iTunes


ABOUT Parisian Amour

“A Hallmark-type romance with a twist of magic!”

What if a dragon lived under the city of Paris?

Parisian Amour by Beth BaranySarah Redman, a bank project manager up to her neck with work, wants some adventure in her life. A career opportunity in Paris seems like a dream come true, but once she gets there nothing goes as planned. The job interview she thought she wanted falls through and her dreams about a crying dragon trouble her. To top it off, she gets lost in the tunnels of Paris with a man who attracts her more than she wants to admit.

Trainer extraordinaire, Josh Kleine, needs to pull off a successful presentation at the Paris Transportation Conference to land more clients and save his company. But strange events in the tunnels under Paris drive him to distraction and into a strange, profound sadness. In search of answers under the city, he gets trapped below ground with a gorgeous woman who he desires like none before. But will the sadness tear him apart before he can convince himself and her that love does not only exist in fairy tales?

Together they may hold the key to the strange disasters striking the City of Lights. Can Sarah unravel the secrets of the city and of her heart in time to save them all?

***A short novel. This is a novella of approximately 20,000 words.***

Beth Barany writes magical tales of romance and adventure to transport readers to new worlds where anything is possible.


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