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Alpha Male Blog HopUPDATE: The winner of the $10 Blushing Books gift certificate for this site is: Kym A! Congratulations, Kym! Thank you to everyone who participated. I wish you a joyful week! Come back for the next blog hop starting tomorrow for another chance to win.


Today, I’m interviewing Fire Gorge’s Police Chief, Drake Stillwater. He doesn’t much like being photographed, so I’ll describe him as a broad-shouldered man with black hair and very dark eyes. He’s got Native American features, a strong nose and jaw, is buff and muscular, and has a confident handshake. The feeling I get from him–besides reticence to talk about himself–is that he’s a capable man with a wealth of emotion hiding under the surface.

It’s hard to draw Police Chief Drake Stillwater into conversation. He’s really The Strong, Silent Type. I’ll give it a try below.

PG: Good morning, Chief. Can you tell us a little about yourself?

DS: I’m Drake Stillwater, Police Chief of Fire Gorge, Nevada. I grew up on the nearby Southern Paiute reservation and identify as a Paiute Native.

PG: Thank you. That doesn’t really tell us much about you that we couldn’t get from your recent bio in the Fire Gorge Sentinel. How did you become Police Chief?

DS: I applied for the job.

PG: Now you’re being difficult on purpose.

DS: (he laughs) Yeah. Okay. I earned a football scholarship to UNLV, where I studied Criminal Justice. After that, I went to the BIA Indian Police Academy and then worked for the BIA for a number of years. I saw the opportunity in Fire Gorge when the former Police Chief retired, and realized it would be a way for me to get back to my roots and serve the communites I grew up in.

PG: That’s still not very personal, Chief. What is it about police work that motivates you?

DS: (he looks a little put-upon; it’s obvious he doesn’t like to talk about himself) Crime is the wrong way to deal with the world. I don’t like seeing vulnerable people made into victims.

PG: Better. A little bird told me that you’ve been seeing a woman in Fire Gorge – Mae Weston. How did you meet? Are you serious about her?

DS: You shouldn’t listen to little birds, but in this case it’s true. Mae and I met during a crime at the convenience store where she works. She was a crime victim and I investigated the crime. Serious? I’m not a careless man.

PG: What’s interesting about Mae in particular?

DS: Mae is…unique. She is pretty, and full of energy and enthusiasm. She talks a little too much, but that’s kinda cute. Sometimes, she’s difficult and deserves a spanking. Well…it’s not always that she’s difficult. There are other times but I don’t believe this interview is about my sex life.

PG: (pouncing on that) Spanking?

DS: (he frowns) You know. Hand to butt.

PG: I know what a spanking is, Chief. Does Mae go along with this?

DS: Yeah.

PG: You look softer when you talk about Mae. Are you in love with her?

DS: Mae means a lot to me. The depth of our relationship is between me and her.

PG: There’s no getting around the interracial nature of your relationship. Is that an issue for you?

DS: It’s an issue for some of Mae’s family, but not for me. It wouldn’t matter to me if she was an Oompa Loompa and orange through and through. She’s Mae and that’s what matters.

PG: Do you see yourself settling down in the near future?

DS: In time.

PG: Well, I’d have to say that ends our interview. Do you have anything else you’d like to say?

DS: (he smiles) No.

PG: (sighing) The phrase “Strong, Silent Type” really suits you, Chief. Thank you for your time.

DS: (he looks relieved) My pleasure.


Cover: Strong, Silent TypeYou can read a lot more about Drake Stillwater and the story of him and Mae in the book, The Strong, Silent Type, published by Blushing Books. It’s fun to get into his head when he’s not looking. There is a trailer for the book and I’m providing a blurb, excerpt, character profiles and links here. If you leave a comment below, along with your email address, you’ll be entered into a drawing for a $10 Blushing Books gift certificate and for the Grand Prize drawing with prizes of a Nook Color or Kindle Fire, a $130 Amazon/B&N gift card, or a swag pack loaded with goodies from many of your favorite authors.

Thank you for stopping by on the Alpha Male Blog Hop. I hope to see you here on Patricia Green Books sometime in the future.

 

86 Comments

  1. I loved this entry!

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  2. Nice interview.

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  3. Thanks for being a part of the hop. Loved the questions and answers/interview. I hope that you had a great weekend and have a good week.
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  4. Thank You for being part of this wonderful Hop.

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  5. Thanks for being a part of this hop. I’m a little late to the party but having so much fun

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  6. Thanks for sharing the post 🙂

    And being a part of the hop

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  7. First of all, congratulations on The Strong, Silent Type! Sounds like a wonderful book and I loved the interview. And thanks for being a part of this hop and entering me into your giveaway.

  8. Thanks for being a part of the blog hop. i love how powerful, fierce and passionate alpha males can be.
    i totally want to read your books
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  9. I love alpha heros. So hot! 🙂 Thank you for the awesome hop and giveaway! This is so much fun!
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  10. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
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  11. I enjoyed the interview. thanks for the giveaway
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  12. Great post, Trish. I already own The Strong, Silent Type and loved Mae and Drake’s story, but I really enjoyed his interview with you. Pure Drake. Great entry.

  13. Great giveaway! Thanks for participating in the hop

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  14. Great hop!

    Thanks for the chance!

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  15. Alpha Males, Yummy. Thanks for participating in the hop and the chance to win. starsia_70@yahoo.com kim

  16. Oh no! you had 69 comments and now I’m wrecking it!

    Just might have to check out your Drake. He sounds yummy.

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  17. Loved the interview! Drake sounds like someone I definitely wouldn’t mind reading about~ Thank you for the giveaway. 🙂

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  18. Loved the interview!
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  19. I absolutely LOVE character interviews!

    Thanks for the great post and the amazing giveaway!
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  20. I love Alpha males and how strong and confident they are!

    Thanks for participating in this hop!
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  21. Awesome hop and wonderful Character Interview. thanks
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  22. enjoyed the trailer thanks for the chance to win drakes story sounds intrintrqing angelwolfmystic@yahoo.com

  23. Thanks for the chance! I enjoyed the book trailer. I love Alpha Male Heroes.

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  24. Always love interviews like this, though I imagine some guests can be difficult.

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  25. Thank you so much for sharing! And for the great giveaway! 🙂

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  26. The Strong Silent Type sounds great and I enjoyed the trailer. Thank you for your generous participation in this fun hop 🙂
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  27. PG: Thank you. That doesn’t really tell us much about you that we couldn’t get from your recent bio in the Fire Gorge Sentinel. How did you become Police Chief?

    DS: I applied for the job.

    hehehe -love it. Great interview

  28. Your alpha sounds yummy and good. Can’t wait to get to know him more. Keep up the great work. calley228 at gmail dot com

  29. I do love Alpha men 🙂
    Thanks for taking part in the blog hop!
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  30. These are great!!! Love the interviews. Thanks for sharing your story with us. 🙂

    Tami

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  31. I love alpha males and how strong and loyal they are.

  32. Oh that sounds awesome! xstitchdiva at att dot net

  33. Having an awesome time checking out new authors and old favorites in the Alpha Male and Bewitching Blog Hops!

    I love sexy alpha take charge men! They are more fun to tease and it means something when they talk feelings.

    My “to read” list keeps getting longer!

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  34. Great interview since I loved the story the interview was a lot of fun to read. kbmckee at mail dot com

  35. I love everything about the alpha male! mygirls01@yahoo.com

  36. I love character interviews, they are so much fun.

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  37. Great interview. Thanks for being part of the hop

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  38. Nice interview. The Oompa Loompa comparison is cute.
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  39. Thank you for having the giveaway!

    I really enjoyed the interview 🙂

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  40. Why I love Alpha Males is no real surprise! The perfect Alpha Male for me could be a Vampire, a Scottish Laird, an English Rogue/Gentleman, a Werewolf or Shape-shifter, or a Knight. He’s the rogue who thinks he can’t be reformed into a gentleman. He’s the rough and scarred Scottish laird that has a heart of gold. He’s the werewolf or shape-shifter that needs to heal an aching heart because it took him years to find his true mate. He’s the vampire who has waited decades for that special someone’s blood to sing to him and wake him up. And he’s the knight who can defeat the enemy with a quick swing of his sword, but can’t see the love in front of his face. My Alpha Male has eyes that can see into your soul and are as blue as the sea, or as black as a storm. He’s tall and brooding. His heart can enfold you into its grasp and make you fall in love when he gives it to you freely and completely. He is protective and passionate. In the end he is the one that makes your heart jump and butterflies fly in your stomach, and still kiss you until your legs melt!

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  41. Great interview. Thanks for the chance.

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  42. Sounds like a great read. Thx for the hop stop.

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  43. Greetings,
    Doing the Alpha Male blog hop….oh yeah! I‘m excited to be a part of this hop! Wow, 200+ authors—a perfect opportunity to meet new authors! It’s always fun trying to visit as many sites as possible.

    I love alpha heroes who are take charge men! They are loyal, loving and caring men. They usually have sexy looks, brains, money and a commanding presence that draws people. When they find their mates and fall in love they will move heaven and earth to stake their claim. This is exciting to watch even when they are not sure why they have to have or be with this particular person. An awesome love dance! It’s definitely addicting to read.

    Thanks for the opportunity to win some great prizes.
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  44. Thanks for the preview and the hop!

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  45. I’ll be adding this to my “wish list”
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  46. I have the book and just moved it up on my tbr list.

  47. Awesome interview…Thanks for the chance to win.

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  48. Thank you for the great giveaway sounds like a great book!
    What a fun blog hop Love Alpha Males!
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  49. putting it in my tbr list , it just keeps growing LOL , but love alpha males margie subia: rophill63@yahoo.com

  50. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
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  51. Awesome interview…Thanks for the chance to win.
    Yvette
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  52. Woo Alphas, whats not to love:0 thaey make a great thing better
    Great hop, thank you for the chance
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  53. Loved the interview! “The Strong, Silent Type” is going on my to read next list! Thanks!
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  54. Sounds like a fabulous read! Thanks for a chance to win and for being part of this fun hop!

  55. I love Alpha men, because I need someone as confident and Dominant as me to have an equal, loving relationship. oceanrebel333@gmail.com

  56. Mae is one lucky girl :), thanks for the giveaway!

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  57. I just loved the character interview! and who doesn’t like the strong silent type? *Sigh*
    Thanks for being part of the blog hop and for your giveaway!
    Best wishes
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  58. Love the character interview and love Alpha Males!! Thanks for joining the hop!!
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  59. Great interview 🙂 I like how he is relieved at the end 🙂

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  60. Yummy!!
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  61. What a great interview!!

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  62. love this character interview…I’d like to meet him! Thanks for the giveaway chance!
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  63. I have to say I love the strong, silent type. Drake sounds wonderful!

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  64. Hmmmmm….his answer was was awesome!
    Thanks so much for the chance….
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  65. Drake sounds lovely I will have to checkout your books

  66. A shy alpha male? Hmmm – I like.
    Have fun on your hop, Patricia!

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  67. Alpha males are totally buff. Thanks for giveaway.

  68. Great interview! Thanks for being a part of the hop.
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  69. I like Drake. I can’t wait to read his story. This is what I like about these hops, finding new authors…

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  70. Great Interview. I love everything about Alphas! Awesome Blog Hop!

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  71. Enjoyed the interview !

    Thanks for the hoppin fun 🙂

    ~Kym
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  72. Great interview. I love an alpha male in uniform. It makes them twice as sexy. Thanks for the giveaway.
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  73. Great interview. I love a hot, strong and sexy alpha.
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  74. Great interview, can’t wait to read more about him.
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  75. Fabulous interview! This book is going on my wishlist for sure! Thanks!

    Alpha males are the best….strong, independent, fiercely protective, but on the inside they are nothing but a big ol’ teddy bear!

    Thanks for participating in the hop!

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  76. Liked the interview! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  77. Thanks for the great giveaway!
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  78. Thanks for the great giveaway!

    – Tin
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  79. I just love the Alpha male . thank you. DebP
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  80. OMG I love him! “You know. Hand to butt.” That’s priceless 🙂

    Thanks Patricia!
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