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Meet Shane MacLeod

a lead character from The Stalker
A young businessman holding a smartphone.
© Can Stock Photo / boggy

My editor absolutely loved Shane, one of the lead characters in the contemporary romance novel, The Stalker. She thought he was the best leading man since Alex Montoya, from the contemporary romance novel, The Deception. She has a point. Both men will do whatever it takes to protect and defend the women they love, and both were nerdy kids when they were young.

Rachel and Shane attended the same high school, but had different circles of friends. Shane hung out with a few other nerdy kids, and they formed The Math Club. Rachel was on the yearbook committee, and she took their club photo for the yearbook. She may not have noticed Shane, he certainly noticed her. Unfortunately, he was too shy to pursue her.

Shane and Rachel would meet again at their ten-year class reunion. Over the past decade, Shane has gone from a gawky teenager to a handsome, accomplished man. He soon spots Rachel and invites her to join him at his table. She accepts the invitation, and the two quickly become friends. Little they know, however, that another man from Rachel’s past intends to destroy her, and he will stop at nothing to get to her.

Shane is a purely fictitious character. He is the epitome of a man who will do whatever it takes to keep the woman he loves away from harm. 

Marina Martindale

The Stalker is available on Amazon,, and with other online resellers.

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