Rock Hudson: Alpha or beta?

Romance writers talk a lot about alpha men and beta men. Alpha heroes tend to be manly men, Navy SEALs, firefighters, cops, werewolf pack leaders, billionaires, who are arrogant and possessive and who would be horribly unlikable except for the fact they they fall for...
The darker side of life

The darker side of life

I’m a generally cheerful, sunny person, but occasionally, often during the extra-bright days of summer, I hanker for some darkness. I turn to noir, films and books generally from the 1940s and 50s that have tortured heroes, femmes fatales, and rarely a happy...