Posted June 18, 2012 by davincikittie in All Authors

Midnight Breed Week & Giveaway (US): Meet Rio

Name: Rio, aka Eleuterio de la Noche Atanacio

Physical Description: Rio has thick, dark hair- “espresso brown” to be precise- and topaz colored eyes. He is muscular, over six feet tall, and has a beautiful olive skin tone. His arms, shoulders, and torso are covered in glyphs that change color depending on his emotional state. He used to be considered extremely handsome before a horrific explosion injured him. Rio now has severe scars on his cheeks, brow, and on most of the left side of his body.

Special Powers: Rio has the ability to kill with just his touch alone. He can draw away life in an instant, and must manage his power with rigid control.

Personality Type/Quirks: Before a devastating betrayal, Rio was easygoing, sophisticated, and laid back. He was always quick with a joke or a smile. After the deception, though, he became volatile, angry, and unstable. However, once Dylan Alexander came into Rio’s life, he slowly started to revert back to the person he used to be. He is loyal, smart, and strong.

Spotlighted in: Midnight Rising (Midnight Breed series #4) by Lara Adrian

Mated to: Dylan Alexander

Memorable Quotes:

“You are pure flame. I touch you and I ignite. I kiss you and I burn to have more. You consume me…like no other woman before you, and, I am certain, like no other ever could again.”
~ Rio to Dylan, Midnight Rising.

“I have to go to her, Lucan. For my own sanity, if nothing else. If I stay here, I’m not sure what good I’d be, to tell you the truth. She’s the only thing that’s held me together in a very long time. I’m a wreck for this woman, my friend. She owns me now.”
~ Rio to Lucan, Midnight Rising.

“I can smell you, Dylan, and I want to…taste you. I want you, and I’m not sane enough to keep my hands off you if I were to see you right now.”
~ Rio to Dylan, Midnight Rising.

Extra info: What makes Rio such an admirable character is his amazing ability to overcome anything. His childhood was traumatic and tragic, yet he still grew up to be a fierce, powerful warrior. His life hasn’t been easy, but the gorgeous Spaniard always manages to pull through and keep going. All in all, Rio is, without a doubt, a survivor.

Represented by

Rachel @ GraveTells


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Sue "DaVinciKittie" Brown-Moore is a veteran romance blogger and reviewer and the primary voice for GraveTells.com. Sue and GraveTells have won several blogging awards, and GraveTells recently celebrated its five-year anniversary! Sue is also a freelance Developmental Editor passionate about helping authors bring out the best in their stories. She loves reading romance, fantasy, and sci-fi and edits any genre she reads for pleasure. You can follow Sue's editing blog, with tips and tricks for authors, at DaVinciKittie.com.