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If I had to list the most evil of the villains I've created so far, Denise Sanderson would certainly be at the top of the list, especially since she's the last person readers would expect to be evil.
Denise is a young, pretty nurse who, at first glance, appears to be genuinely compassionate and caring. And maybe she was, at least for a time, but Denise also has a darker side. It all goes back to when she was in nursing school. Back then she liked to frequent a bar called O'Malley's Grill, and she became friendly with one of the bartenders--Jeremy Palmer. She even fell in love with Jeremy, but he didn't feel the same about her so he turned down her advances. He soon moved on and forgot about her, but unfortunately for him, Denise neither forgave, nor forgot, his rejection.
Jeremy and Denise would meet again, but this time under entirely different circumstances. Denise, now a nurse, has been assigned to care for Cassie Palmer, Jeremy's new wife, who's been seriously injured in a car crash. She quickly befriends both Cassie and Jeremy, and while Jeremy can't quite place her, she seems familiar nonetheless, and he feels he can trust her. Unfortunately for him, Denise will use his trust to unleash her revenge, and Jeremy's life will never be the same.
Denise is a fictitious character, but she also represents a deep-seeded fear many of us may have. What if the people we trust to take care of us during our most vulnerable times really don't have our best interests in mind? Kind of makes you wonder, doesn't it?