Due to the success of Gina Holmes’ debut novel, Crossing Oceans, her September release Dry As Rain has been greatly anticipated. Enjoy meeting her latest protagonist, Eric Yoshida.
Over to you, Gina:~
Eric Yoshida, half-Japanese, half-caucasian. Attractive forty-five
No one I can think of. He was a hard one to find a picture on that I was satisfied with. He’s in my mind though.
Strengths and weaknesses
Strengths-hard worker, loves his family, good friend, fair boss.
Weaknesses: workaholic, reactive, jumps to wrong conclusions.
He knows what he wants and yet constantly does the opposite. For instance, he loves the ocean, but he moves his family away from it to give them a McMansion in the suburbs because he thinks that’s what he ought to do to be a good provider.
Your inspiration for the character
I just climbed inside the skin of a man who was tempted and stumbled and tried to discover what would cause him to do that.
Background to the story
Eric and Kyra Yoshida have been married two decades, growing slowly apart one misunderstanding and unkind word at a time until they finally separate. Kyra is involved in a car crash and a concussion causes her to lose parts of her memory, including the memory of the chasm between her and Eric. When she begins to look at him again with eyes of love, Eric realizes he still loves her too. But he’s already committed the unthinkable—infidelity. Eric takes his second chance to win back her heart, before her memory returns.
Thanks Gina ~ sounds like a great story