Reese Monroe’s Dream Cast or Marked by Hades and Giveaway


This morning I’m delighted to have Reese Monroe, author of Marked by Hades, drop by the virtual offices to share her dream cast.  I’d go see this!


It’s every author’s dream to get the call that their book has been optioned and actually makes it to screen, so why not come up with dream cast, right?

I picked some big stars…but it’s about the dream right? **wink**

Justin Bradford. My 911-year-old Gatekeeper Companion faces his struggles head on in Marked by Hades for sure. He’s the younger brother to Theo (by twelve minutes), and with that younger brother role, he’s a little more…feisty.

For Justin, I picked Chris Hemsworth. Yeah, he would need to have black hair, but I would LOVE him to play my Justin.

I think of THOR when I envision Chris as Justin. Especially when Justin is in the thick of battle against the demons—against the idea of a Mate.

And of course the leather jacket helps, too. Love me some leather.

For Yvonne (aka Dyre) I picked Anita Briem.

I picture Yvonne as someone with inner strength, who maybe looks a little dainty on the outside, but once she finds her confidence, bam, it’s ballgame!

And Yvonne wakes up on a park bench without any knowledge of who—or what she is. All she knows is that if she touches any living thing, they turn to dust…and she had to learn this the hard way.

So she turns inward, shielding herself from everyone around her by wearing leather as her protective barrier. But all she wants to do is touch people, especially those who have such bright, alluring auras…like Justin!

Halena…oh my poor Halena.

I think Jaimie Alexander would make a great Halena. There’s so much emotion in Jaimie’s eyes, and her acting fits, too.

My Halena is so broken and…harsh, but she’s wicked-strong! We learn a little more about her in this book, but as her character developed while writing the books, she merited her own.

So, book three is all her…

Who are some of your favorite actors right now? I’m totally hooked on Jai Courtney right now. I know he was a total jerk in Divergent, but…oh, he could totally play one of my characters I’m writing right now… *Le Sigh*

If you’ve read any of the Bound by Hades novels, who would you pick for the characters?

Marked By Hades

Reese Monroe

Tagline: One choice away from eternity…

Blurb: For 911 years, Gatekeeper companion Justin Bradford has denied the possibility of being mated to only one woman. He enjoys them all too much to settle down. So when he feels his mate’s Ahavah mark surface, his first instinct is to ignore it. But when he sees the leather-clad beauty in need of his help that’s easier said than done…

Yvonne wakes up naked on a cold park bench in a small town with no memory of who—or what—she is. All she knows is the gentle man who woke her was turned to dust when she touched him. And now the strange mark that appeared on her shoulder throbs in the presence of the raven-haired man now offering to help her…

As Justin and Yvonne navigate the mystery of her past, their bond grows, but the secrets they discover and the sacrifices that must be made could be enough to rip them apart for eternity.

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Author Bio: Originally from Minnesota, Reese Monroe currently enjoys living in the sunny Arizona desert with her husband of seventeen years and her loveable Shetland Sheep dog, Maddux. Monroe holds a degree in psychology from Southwest Minnesota State University and a master’s degree from the University of Iowa. When she’s not busy writing her next trilogy, she can be found pounding the pavement, training to run her first marathon.

Reese Monroe is a contributing blogger at the widely popular site New Adult Alley and has been part of the New Adult revolution for years having penned over thirty novels in the exciting new category.

Connect with Reese on Twitter, through Facebook or her website. Reese also writes as Lynn Rush and you can find her alter ego here.

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9 thoughts on “Reese Monroe’s Dream Cast or Marked by Hades and Giveaway

  • April 22, 2014 at 2:45 pm

    Best wishes for the final days of the tour!

  • April 23, 2014 at 8:33 pm

    Have you ever wondered why men love women in leather? The mystery is finally solved……………. She smells just like a new truck!!!!! 😀

    Thanks for the awesome interview! It was fun reading.

  • April 23, 2014 at 8:44 pm

    I imagine a version of Thor when I read about Justin too 😛

  • April 23, 2014 at 9:23 pm

    It’s Chris Hemsworth for me!

  • April 24, 2014 at 1:48 pm

    What an awesome giveaway. I would love to read this book. I think Chris Hemsworth is so hot. Thanks for the giveaway.

  • April 24, 2014 at 1:57 pm

    I’d go see this movie! 😉 I’m still working on FBF but I adore Justin. CH with black hair? *melts*

  • April 24, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    I am so horrible at the whole character casting thing, mostly because I’m not really in the know about a lot of actor, but I can totally picture your picks as the characters is Marked by Hades.

  • April 24, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    My favorite film actors are Pierce Brosnan, Jason Statham, and Matthew McConaughey. As to the small screen, I’m a fan of Jim Caviezel (who’s starred in movies before), Simon Baker, and Jonny Lee Miller (specifically in his role as Sherlock Holmes).

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