I'm offering no explanation for any of them, but here, in reverse order, are my top seven literary crushes. (And of course none of them are a patch on my own, dear, Big G!)
7) Magnus Bane - The Immortal Instrument/Infernal Devices series by Cassandra Clare.
6) Jacob Black - Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
5) Remus Lupin - The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
4) Jackson Brodie - Case Histories et al by Kate Atkinson
3) Fitzwilliam Darcy - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
2) Tyrion Lannister - A Song of Ice and Fire series by G. R. R. Martin
1) Jean Tannen - The Gentlemen Bastard series by Scott Lynch