Saturday, September 8, 2012



Complied by Therese Stenzel

Thanks to all the readers who responded to my question--who is the one hero who stayed with you long after you finished a book? I have read some of these books and the heroes will not disappoint you.

I have listed the top five, and then to make it easier for you to find a hero you like, I broke it down by genre. Enjoy!

Top Five Heroes in order of popularity:

1.      Rhett Butler, from Gone With The Wind

2.      Jamie Fraser, from Outlander

3.      Fitzwilliam Darcy, from Pride and Prejudice

4.      John Knightly, from Emma

5.      John Thornton, from North and South


Young Adult

Pony Boy, from The Outsiders

Historical Fiction (American)

Atticus Finch, from To Kill a Mockingbird

Harold de Vries, from She Walks In Beauty

John Murphy, from Vienna Prelude

Michael Hosea, from Redeeming Love

“Nevada", from Forlorn River

Rhett Butler, from Gone with the Wind

Historical Fiction (English)

Captain Alex Randall, from Shadow of the Moon

Collin McGuire, from A Passion Most Pure

Fitzwilliam Darcy, from Pride and Prejudice

Jamie Fraser, from Outlander

John Knightly, from Emma

John Thornton, from North and South

Lord Damerel, from Venetia

Ruark Beauchamp, from Shanna

Historical Fiction (Biblical)

Ari Ben Canaan, from Exodus

Judah Ben Hur, from Ben Hur

The apostle John, from John, Son of Thunder


Ty Buchanan, from the Ty Buchanan Series.


Roland Deschain, (aka Roland of Gilead), from the Dark Tower series

Thomas Covenant, from the Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever series.

Wedge Antilles, from Starfighters of Adumar


1 comment:

  1. Love the list, Therese. We have a love of Britain in common. :)