I write pure escapism, total fantasy; sexy, steamy, sometimes quite dark romance. And sometimes with more than a nod to my northern English roots.
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Fantasy Cast Friday - Say it with Sequins: The Rumba by Georgia Hill
For Fantasy Cast Friday this week it's time to dig out those dancing shoes, spray yourself a nice shade of orange, and slip into the most glamorous, sparkly dress you can find because today Georgia Hill shares her dream cast for Say it with Sequins: The Rumba!
So, are you missing Strictly Come Dancing? Looking for a little bit of glamour and romance out there on the dance floor? Something to sweep you off your feet this Friday? I'll let Georgia take it from here...
Say it with Sequins: The Rumba
Dares Dances is a reality TV show with a difference. Not
only do contestants have to learn to dance, they also face a series of bizarre
challenges. When Julia Cooper signs up, all she wants is to revive her flagging
acting career. When she meets dare-devil Harri Morgan, though, the attraction
is instant – and hot! Forced to perform a sexy rumba together, the sequins
really start to fly. Will they score the perfect ten, or is their romance destined
to be a dance disaster? Find out in Say it with Sequins, the first in a series
of three novellas from Harper Impulse.
Casting involved a lot of searching through pictures of hot
actors. Such hardship!
It was so hard to come up with an actor to play Harri. He’s
dark-haired, boyish and Welsh. He’s also sporty and a bit of a dare-devil.
Whoever I cast had to have a twinkle in the eye. When writing Harri, I always
had Gethin Jones, the TV presenter in my mind – but I don’t know if he can act!
So, I settled on Alastair Mackenzie, as he was when playing Archie in Monarch
of the Glen a few years ago. Here he is, just after a tough dance rehearsal
This was easier. When looking up ‘hot Welsh actors’ (yes,
you really can google that) I came across this picture of a young Catherine
The producer plays a big part in The Rumba and the
subsequent novellas. I love Adrian Scarborough and thinks he’s a genius actor
but if anyone can pull off Bob’s comic-sleazy style, it’s Adrian. Brilliant
Without giving too much away, Daniel features in all three
novellas. Who better to play the kind, tall, blonde, talented and gorgeous
dancer Dan, than the utterly lovely Tom Mison? He’d have to wear contacts
though; Daniel has green eyes!
I used to live in London, where I worked in the theatre.
Then I got the bizarre job of teaching road safety to the U.S. navy – in Marble
A few years ago, I did an ‘Escape to the Country’. I now
live in a tiny Herefordshire village, where I scandalise the neighbours by not
keeping ‘country hours’ and being unable to make a decent pot of plum jam. Home
is a converted oast house, which I share with my two beloved spaniels, husband
(also beloved) and a ghost called Zoe.
I’ve been lucky enough to travel widely, though prefer to
set my novels closer to home. Perhaps more research is needed? I’ve always
wanted to base a book in the Caribbean!
I am addicted to Belgian chocolate, Jane Austen and, most of
all, Strictly Come Dancing. Keep dancing, everyone!