Monday, April 16, 2012

Hunky Hero Giveaway Hop

Hunky Hero Giveaway Hop

Welcome to the Hunky Hero Giveaway Hop hosted by Riverina Romantics and well, we couldn't pass up on this opportunity to showcase some sexy man chest.And the books we've chosen definitely have some serious man chest. But before we get to the giveaway and such, we would like to share some of our favorite eye candy and two of them happen to be romance book cover models...





We have a thing for men in saddles. Don't judge us.

Okay, now on the giveaway. That's what you're here for aren't you? Not to ogle those pictures above.

The Play-by-Play series by Jaci Burton feature mega hunky hot athletes. Like smoking hot, want to drop your panties in public hot. These books should be read with a glass of ice water to pour down your shirt to cool you off. We'll let you judge for yourselves.

THE PERFECT PLAY:
Football pro Mick Riley is an all-star, both on the field and in the bedroom. But a sexy, determinedly single mom just might be the one to throw him off his game...

For years Mick has been taking full advantage of the life available to a pro athlete: fame, fortune, and a different girl in every city. But when he meets and beds confident, beautiful event planner Tara Lincoln, he wants much more than the typical one-night stand. Too bad Tara's not interested in getting to know football's most notorious playboy any better.

As the single mother of a teenage son, the last thing Tara needs is the jet-set lifestyle of Mick Riley; even though their steamy and passionate one-night stand was unforgettable. Tara's life is complicated enough without being thrust into the spotlight as Mick's latest girl du jour. Tara played the game of love once and lost big, and she doesn't intend to put herself out there again, especially with a heartbreaker like Mick.

But when Mick sets his mind to win, nothing will stop him. And he has the perfect play in mind.
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CHANGING THE GAME:
Most people play by the rules. Gavin and Liz aren't most people...

Win at any cost. That's always been the mantra of sports agent Liz Darnell. When she carries things too far and risks losing her number-one client, baseball pro Gavin Riley, Liz realizes that she'll have to work extra innings to win him back. It might not be too much of a stretch. She's had a thing for this player's moves since she first laid eyes on him, and by the looks of it, he wants her just as bad.

Gavin's more than ready—especially when Liz is offering herself as part of the bargain. And as much of her as Gavin wants. For added thrills, he decides to throw a little curve ball Liz's way to see just how far she's truly willing to go to keep him as a client. But when love unexpectedly enters the playing field, neither Liz nor Gavin are ready for the biggest game-changer of them all.
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So tell us dear readers: Who is YOUR choice of hottest hunk (in real life or in a book). Share in the comments and one(1) lucky US READER gets both The Perfect Play and Changing the Game. Get your sexy on:
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63 comments :

  1. I will pick a real person for this question. We interviewed the charming and sexy Jason Vendryes (cover model for TAKING A SHOT) on our blog recently and there aren't words for how sweet this man is!! thanks for the give away

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  2. Thats a hard question but I'm going to choose Ares from Heart of War by Lisa Beth Darling.

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  3. I had the hardest time coming up with my Hunky Hero--seriously, two days before the post was set to go live, and I was still trying to decide! LOL.

    There are just so many in the various genres--from a historical HH to a paranormal HH (BDB--really, that's all that I need to say!), to the contemporary HH. I went with a contemporary choice, Brian from Backstage Pass. :) Sexy, wicked and always up for sex. What more could you want? LOL.

    Enjoy!
    TBQ
    TBQ's Book Palace

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  4. I like a few but I'll say Roarke from the In Death series and Daegus from Karen Marie Moning's Highlander series.
    Great giveaway opportunity. I'm dying to read this series from Jaci Burton.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

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  5. Matt Bomer is incredibly attractive in real life. In books, Adam Hauptman from the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs. He is just the right amount of Alpha - not too overbearing, but still a leader who protects his own.

    AquarianDancer at gmail dot com

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  6. So many choices! Right now I'm reading Monica McCarty's Highland Guard series - those Highlanders were heroes of their time.
    In real life I'll go with firefighters, police officers & members of the military.
    And for the sports addicts - lets go with Tim Tebow who looks like he's going to be a great role model.
    sallans d at yahoo dot com

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  7. Um how do you narrow that down???? I would love V, Z, Butch and Rhage from the BDB. A ton of highlanders and various assorted hunks on my bookshelf.
    But all fantasy aside after 20 yrs my real hunk is my hubby. He has been there for me and done things for me that no one else in the world would/could do. He is by far my superman.
    musicalfrog at comcast.net

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  8. Eric from the Sookie Stackhouse series.

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  9. My Hunky Hero Is Phury Oh Yea butterfli262002@yahoo.com

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  10. This is tough so I'm going to cop out and go by genre: historicals I love Jamie Fraser from Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series and Jericho Barrons from Karen Marie Moning's Fever series for PNR.

    Thanks for participating in the hop and for the giveaway opportunity.

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  11. My choice of hottest hunk Timothy Olyphant, love that scruffy, long and lean look.

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  12. It's always so hard to choose from books because it changes with whatever I am reading at the time. I just finished The Duke's Perfect Wife by Jennifer Ashley, so it would have to be Hart MacKenzie. In real life, Chris Hemsworth.

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  13. Barrons from the Fever series, and since Eric Etebari is her inspiration I guess you can say he is my pick. But I will just call him Barrons =)

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    1. So many hotties, so little time. Saw the latest Mission Impossible, so I'm all about Jeremy Renner.

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  14. My current hunky obsession is Chris Hemsworth...so sexy *swoon*

    Hillary
    hillacurr@gmail.com

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  15. I really like the real life Chris Hemsworth... he's the hero of every story I read!

    yadkny@hotmail.com

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  16. I have a few hunky heros that I love...Chris Hemsworth, Nathan Fillian, Ewan McGregor...Oh so many more.
    Mel
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

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  17. There are sooooo many hot men in books etc. Picking one would be difficult. In books i would have to pick Johnny Duane Reed from CindY Gerard Black ops series. Real life ummm that's hard....

    Lisa B
    modokker at yahoo dot com

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  18. My favorite Hunky Hero would have to be Caine from Sarah Mccarty's Hell's Eight Series. I love a cowboy!

    New follower!

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  19. William Levy is really melting my butter right now. So Latin and sex-ay!!!

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  20. Wow! I so many choices! I really love the Steele Street boys from Tara Janzen's Crazy & Loose series;) Lori Foster has some def hunks in here books & Jaci's boys are def hot as well! Those are just the tips of the iceberg for me LOL! Not to mention my very own favorite my hubby:)

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  21. Chris Hemsworth (Thor). hes yummy in his Thor costume and the long hair.

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  22. cky15: this is a hard question to answer because each of the books that I read can be the one. I do love the characters in Jaci's books. I am a fan and have tried to read all of her books.Where is finds these guys is a total surprise to me but great!

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  23. I would love to see a pic of JD Robb's Rourke, but I do have a great imagination, any of those Hunks on Jaci's books will do too, I am not that picky

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  24. The hunks on Jaci's books are great. Also love the hunks on Lorelei Jame's books as well. Beggers can't be chooser, I'll take anything

    Shelly
    shelly@ledgetoplogistics.com

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  25. I am going with book hunks. Wraith from the Demonica series and Lucian from the Mark of the Vampire series. I just love bad boys!!

    kandj7299 at verizon dot net

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  26. That's a hard question to answer. My first thought was my husband. But he isn't this muscled guy sporting a six pack. He's just your normal everyday guy that makes my heartrate spike every once in awhile.

    But a real life guy that totally took my breathe away was this guy in an eye candy photo from author Janelle Denison. Unfortunately, I don't know the guys name. But his image is burned into my memory.

    From a book, I would have to say Gabe Sullivan from Bella Andre's the Sullivan series.

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  27. My fav hunk in a movie is Chris Evans and my fav hunk in a book are Dare and Trace from Lori Foster's books.

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    1. zomg! I finished reading Dare and Trace a few weeks ago. I'm struggling through Jackson's.

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  28. My favorite hunk from a book is a 3 way tie between V and Rhage from the BDB series and Alexander Roman from the Mark of the Vampire series by Laura Wright!

    melissalamb(at)musfiber(dot)com

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  29. My favorite would be Logan from "The Lucky One".

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  30. Mmm though choice, but my vote is for Roarke by JD Robb.

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  31. From literature, I'd have to say the original hunky hero, at least for me, is Sydney Carton from Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities. Of course, you have to use your imagination to fill in the physical details (heck it was written in 19th century England), but seriously: he's dark, brooding, tortured, and gives his life so that the woman he loves can live happily ever after with another man. What's more sexy than that?

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  32. At the moment, hunk is Alex OLoughlin. Dont know how to spell it right, but I am only looking at him anyhow. Dont really care about his name. haha
    From a book, at the moment, I am reading You Dont Know Jack, by Erin McCarthy. So it would have to be Jonathon Davidson or maybe his Pops.... Bet he is a looker even still. :-)
    lisakhutson (at) cox {dot} [net]

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  33. I have to say Vin Diesel or Jesse Williams? I just love looking at them. And Jesse Williams has those lights eyes that just do something for me.

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  34. Gabe Jones from Cindy Gerard's "Show No Mercy" is one of my all time favorites.

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  35. I totally have a crush on Niall Matter. Yum.

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  36. Nichoals Eden from You love only Once

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  37. So Many Hotties so little time, but I would have to choose Wrath from J.R.Ward BDB series. In my minds eye he would have to be the one. He is dark headed and green eyed with a kick ass body and height!!! But there is so many to choose from, its really difficult to pick just one!!

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  38. Jericho Barrons from the Fever series

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  39. Oh my gosh, I'm dying to read those books. LOL
    Okay, on to answering the question. Well, right now I would have to choose Chris Hemsworth. There are just too many hunky heroes in the books I've read that I can't choose one. :)
    Thanks for the giveaway.

    Pam

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  40. Sheesh! There are just way too many hunky heroes for me to list. Most recent, I would have to choose Teague from Joan Swan's FEVER. He is a hero and he's beyond hunky. Thanks so much for the giveaway!
    Kendra

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  41. I love all the sexy heroes in Larissa Ione's Demonica and Lords of Deliverance series especially Wraith.
    Thanks for the great giveaway!
    June

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  42. I'm in love with Alexander Skarsgard. He's sexy in real life AND as a vampire. Win win.

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  43. After 17.5 years, my hubby is still my hunky hero! He's Scottish (need I say more?!) and works hard to take care of our daughter and I...what mores is there?!

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  44. Finn Emerson from Terry Spears' A SEAL In Wolf's Clothing :-)

    Thanks!
    Molly at reviewsbymolly dot com

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  45. Thanks for stopping by ladies! Now we've got a full arsenal of hotties to choose from :)

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  46. I have too many faves to list them all -- Jack Reacher from the series by Lee Child, Curran from Ilona Andrew's Kate Daniels series, Roarke from J.D. Robb's In Death series, Atticus from Kevin Hearne's Iron Druid series and Severn from Michelle Sagara's Chronicles of Elantra!

    Thanks for another amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

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  47. Oh goodness, how to decide. I think I'll go with Wrath from BDB. He is so raw and sexy and loves his queen more than life itself.
    Lmackesy @ gmail.com

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  48. Cristiano Ronaldo! :)
    For some reason I keep considering the hottest soccer player out there! there's something about athletes like Jaci Burton would tell you ;)
    also, Patrick Sharp. Hottest hockey player out there ;D

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  49. I would have to say Chris Hemsworth.

    mythic021@gmail.com

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  50. So many to choose from, but I'm crushing on James Bond right now (pick one... they're almost all hunky, lol).

    Jen
    admin.bookblog AT gmail.com

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  51. Roarke from the In Death series.

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  52. Great giveaway! I've read so many great reviews with all of the books in that series.
    I'm kinda digging Vin Diesel this week.

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  53. My hottest hunk choice is Zsadist from JR Wards BDB!! Yummilicious:)
    andieleah78@gmail.com

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  54. Robert Downey Jr. That man is hot! Thanks for the giveaway!

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  55. My current hunky hero is Shane from Suzanne Brockmann's Born to Darkness. Shane is a former Navy SEAL and well, I love a man in uniform!

    thanks for participating in the hop!

    mimirose41209 at hotmail dot com

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  56. My favorite from a book is Demetrius from Elisabeth Naughton's Eternal Guardians Series (Tempted)! He is so sexy! Thank you for the hunky hop.

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  57. Chris Hemsworth and the BDB boys are at the top of y'alls list. Awesome! We heart BDB too.

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  58. Ash from Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark Hunter series.

    jmesparza821(at)gmail(dot)com

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