Friday, February 8, 2013

Nominate your favorite heartbreaking hero here.


Are our heroes heartthrobs or heartbreakers? Or are they just the same thing? Yummy right? Valentine's Day is just around the corner for this blog hop and we're gearing up to see what exactly is a heartbreaker.  We love those sexy men, but what about those times in the story when they aren't perfect. Because come on, we know they aren't perfect. What makes those men heartbreakers? What can those guys do to make it better? Or are they lost causes, forever?

Almost 300 bloggers have giveaways and posts about those men we love! 

But that's not all....

We have THREE grand prizes. You as a reader can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address and be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 200 times!


Now what are those prizes?

1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet
2nd Grand Prize: A $100 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!



So, you want to play, right?  Well each of us wants to tell you a little about the heartbreaking moments in our books, when it looks like the characters will never be able to work things out.  They're just too different, too angry, too stubborn, too everything for love to win the day.  Right?  Problem is, we'd be here all day if we attempted to do that.  So, instead, I'll post the covers and give you links to some excerpts and let you peruse as you wish...


For excerpts to Mortal Illusions and Deadly Enchantment, please visit: http://www.kathrynrblake.com/booksreviews.html

For 18+ only excerpts to Arrested by Love and A Dom's Dilemma, please visit:
http://www.kathrynrblake.com/spankingromance.html

Next, I'm going to offer an eBook copy of one my novels (readers choice) to the reader who can tell me which hero she would nominate as the ultimate heartbreaker, and why.  Don't include my heroes in the mix, since I'm looking for some new books to read.  So, go ahead and tell me who your favorite heartbreaker is.  Enter a comment on my blog, and it counts as a comment toward the grand prize, too.  What more could you want for Valentine's Day?  (Rhetorical question.  Don't answer that!)

Once you're done here, please go back to Carrie Ann's site and visit the other authors' blogs to see what they've got to offer.  It is a hop, after all.

Website: http://carrieannbloghops.blogspot.com/p/heartbreaker-hop.html

37 comments:

  1. Hmm, a heartbreaker. I read a post-apoc fantasy with a love triangle, and the breaker of the pair, Louis, was pretty swoon worthy. The series is Cargon.
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  2. I liked Brody "Brutus" Jackson in Darkest Sin by Mandy Harbin.
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  3. Sabastian would be one from Devil in Winter but he did eventual redeem himself... There is a couple of others that I could name but that is only one that is coming to my mind at the moment

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  4. Bad Boy Horse from Reaper's Property!!

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  5. Trent Emerson from Ten Tiny Breaths. Because he had the biggest heart. Dammit it love that fictional man!

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  6. Pick up nearly any book and it will have a heartbreaker in it. anpa@gmail.com

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  7. Thanks for the giveaway and participating in the hop!
    I think that Christian Grey from "50 Shades of Grey" is a good example of a heartbreaker. He used and abused Ana at first, but then came to his senses by book two.

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  8. I think Rhett Butler is the ultimate heartbreaker. He just walks away not giving a damn, breaking Scarlett's heart.

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  9. For me the heartbreaker is a bad boy who goes kicking and screaming into love! When he falls he falls hard!

    The only heartbreakers I have encountered are literary! And my all time fav is Mr Darcy! Although, I am currently crushing on Zadist from the Black Dagger Brotherhood!

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  10. Daniel Clever from Bridget Jones !
    Thanks so much for participation!
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  11. Barron's in the Fever series!

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  12. Thanks for participating!


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  13. Thanks for being part of the hop!
    -Amber
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  14. We all want to love a Heartbreaker. Maybe its because of his chiseled good looks, his bad boy attitude, or the mysterious nature of him. Some Heartbreakers are just that, they know what they got and how to use it to get what they want. Then there are those Heartbreakers that don’t even realize that they are doing it. The best part about a Heartbreaker is that there is always a woman that turns their world upside down until they realize it is love. I have read many Romance Novels over the years and have run into many memorable Heartbreakers and my favorites are usually the ones that don’t even know they are Heartbreakers! Some of my personal favorite Heartbreakers are :

    Kade Jamenson (Werewolf) from An Alpha’s Path. Kade is a sexy werewolf that will make you burn but a mishap with a potential mate makes him not think he will find love.

    Ian MacPhie (Vampire) from All I Want For Christmas is a Vampire. Ian is a heartbreaking Highland Vampire that was frozen in his immortality when he was only 15. With the help of his friend he is given a drug that helps him age to 28 so he could look like a man instead of a child after hundreds of years. He has no idea that he looks of a warrior and the lover.

    Lothaire Daciano (Vampire) from Lothaire. Lothaire is definitely a heartbreaker and his cocky attitude proves it! Thinks he’s a gift to women! Its just the sucker punch from a woman he doesn’t realize is his equal that brings him down a notch.

    Marius Parker from His Contrary Bride. Marius is every part the gentlemen but doesn’t realize he could also easily be the rogue!

    Benjamin Gateway from To Win His Wayward Wife. Benjamin doesn’t realize that he is a heartbreaker because the one woman he loved, he lost….or did he?

    Fury North (Human with Canine DNA) from Fury and Valiant North (Human with Feline DNA) from Valiant. Fury and Valiant are strong New Species and gorgeous to boot, but because they are damaged they doesn’t think they can hold onto to the women they love.

    Sigimor Cameron from Highland Conqueror. Sigimor is every bit the Highland Laird and warrior but can he hold onto to the beautiful English lady?

    Joshua Striker (Werewolf) from Alexandra’s Legacy. Joshua is a scared and battle hard enforcer for his pack and he thinks that he doesn’t have what it takes to make the women melt.

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  15. My favorite is Alex from Kiss An Angel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips!

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  16. Jesse from This Man. havebookwillsurvive@gmail.com

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  17. My favorites are Kresley Cole's Lothaire, Jeaniene Frost's Bones, JR Ward's Z & V, & Charlaine Harris's Eric :)
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!
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  18. right now, i think i have to say Adam from kallypso Masters Rescue Me series

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  19. I'm going with Eric Northman from the Southern Vampire series. Thanks for the giveaway.
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  20. My favorie heartbreaker is Damon from the Vampire Diaries.
    Thanks for the chance!
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  21. My favorite is Rick from The Walking Dead! He's so hot!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Mary
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  22. Eric from True Blood.
    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  23. My favorite heartbreaker is the one that your heart can’t live without. One of my best is Lucas from D B Reynolds book “Lucas” (Vampire in America series). Strong mind, well put together and tender when he needs to be.

    Judy Peterson
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  24. I kind think Travis Maddox from A Beautiful Disaster is a heartbreaker. He has that bad boy attitude about him and he has tattoos which makes him extra sexy. Also, a friend just recommended the book Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry and she told me there is a bad boy/heartbreaker that I will fall in love with. Thanks for the fun stop on the hop. sbereza22(at)gmail(dot)com

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  25. Eric Northman because he is a gorgeous bad boy Viking vampire...how much more of a heartbreaker can you get?
    Thanks for the great giveaway!! So many great prizes!! Happy Valentine's Day!
    Ashley A
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  26. One of my favorites is Justice from Justice by Laurann Dohner. Thank you for the awesome hop and giveaway!!! :)
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  27. There are so many but a favorite of my is Hawke from Nalini Singh's Psy/Changling series.

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  28. My favorite part of having a heart breaker is the world class groveling. Todd in Lauren Dane's Laid Bare is my perfect example.
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  29. One of my favorite heartbreakers is Eric from True Blood. Thanks for the giveaway. Happy Valentine's Day!
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  30. I have to go with a classic -- Rhett Butler

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  31. Ryan from Battered not Broken my Ranae Rose... He has a TBI and PTSD from the Marines... Not to mention is a MMA fighter great read... total heartbreaker.

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  32. Vance from Witches and Warlocks.

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  33. Zsadist
    Thanks for participating.
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  34. I like the heartbreakers. They make the make up sex so much sweeter. Thanks for being Heartbreakers Blog Hop.

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  35. Thanks to everyone who entered and gave a recommendation. I need to go through all the entries, pick a winner through Randomizer, then post the winner here. Hope to get that done tomorrow (12th). I've read a lot of the recommendations and definitely agree that the heroes listed are indeed heartbreakers. For those books haven't read, looks like I'm going to be adding a lot to my TBR pile shortly.

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  36. Finished compiling the results and ran them through Randomizer. Judy Peterson/StrawberryRose is the winner. Judy, I will e-mail you separately. Thanks to all who entered.

    KRB

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