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Do Jon Tenney and Rebecca Romijn match what you always pictured Sean King and Michelle Maxwell to look like?
While in the books Michelle is dark haired, Rebecca has the belly fire and tough, cool personality that I always envisioned in Michelle Maxwell. She's also long and lethal. She fits the mold perfectly. Jon is exactly what I had pictured Sean to look like. And his charm, vulnerability and occasional clumsiness and mistakes along the way make him warmly human. Neither viewers nor readers want perfection in characters. They know that's not the real world. They want characters who stumble and then pick themselves back up.
We see a little hint at Sean and Michelle having a romantic connection in the first episode. Is this something that is more prevalent in the book series or not at all?
It took four books for Sean and Michelle's relationship to move past business and then I moved the needle back the other way. It's a delicate balance. You want to keep that tension, that idea of never knowing what will happen. Once they get locked into a personal relationship the dynamic changes and, in my mind, not for the better.