Friday, October 19, 2012

Strong. Sexy. Stubborn. The Alpha Male Blog Hop #AlphaHop

Draw Straws has spoken and the 2 winners are Natasha and Vanessa N.
Thanks to everyone for dropping in, and double thanks to those who participated in the poll and were eligible for the drawing.

Welcome to my stop on the Alpha Male Blog Hop! 

1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet
2nd Grand Prize: A $130 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
3rd Grand Prize: swag pack pictured below: (US shipping address required for this one, ladies)

I'm giving away one (1) e-copy of my latest release, Wildly Inappropriate, for every 20 people leaving a comment with a valid e-mail address. EX: sixty (60) comments equals three (3) copies to be given away.

In order to be entered to win you must:
1. Vote for your choice in my poll at the top right-hand corner of the blog  

2. leave a comment telling me which way you voted, along with the e-mail address where I can send your book should your name be chosen by the Draw Straws online application. 

Okay, now we need to talk about those sexy alpha males.

In our day-to-day lives, these may be the men we fantasize about pushing in front of a bus, but put them between the covers of a romance novel and they make us shiver, they make us moan, and we keep turning the pages to watch them deliver.

An alpha male won't hesitate to ask for what he wants. Take, for example, the hero in my current release, Daniel De Marco:

"I won't lie. I goddamn wanna touch you." He choked out a short laugh that didn't sound like he was amused. His breath tickled her lips. "Brian started out by sending balloon bouquets with his offer typed on a little card. They made great target practice. After a couple of years doing that, he sent a stripper over to the garage. She gave my brothers lap dances and left the little portable tape player with her music. I guess his offer was recorded after the music ended, but I don't know, because I threw it out, along with her. My middle brother didn't talk to me for a week." His sudden grin was lopsided. "That was an unexpected bonus."
The chill caressing her skin from the air conditioning seemed to disappear when he smiled. He straightened, but reached to pick up a strand of her hair that had fallen across her chest. "Do you braid it? Corn rows, I think it's called. With long stacks of those little wooden beads at the end? Ten or so, I should think." He rubbed the strand between his thumb and forefinger as if testing the texture.
"Plastic beads," she corrected automatically, forgetting she wasn't supposed to speak.
"Wooden beads." His tone became stern. "And not damn neon. White beads." His smile seemed to soften and the look in his eyes appeared almost shy but his words were bold as brass. "I'd like to hear them clicking together while you ride my cock. Plastic won't make the same sound. There must be a salon in town that has 'em. Straight rows, not those insane zig-zaggy ones I see sometimes. Those hurt my eyes."
His words seemed to sink into her skin. The hairstyle he described was unique to her race, she felt. White girls tried to wear it sometimes, but their hair was too soft to hold the braids for long, and the beads fell out.
"Last year Brian sent six skinny bleached blondes in bikinis. They were supposed to wash our trucks, I guess, but ended up washing each other." Some emotion flashed in his eyes. She thought it might've been scorn. "One of 'em wrote Brian's offer in shoe polish on my windshield." His expression became stern. "Getting those six back into that van was like herding wet cats. Two female customers who had their vehicles up on lifts and couldn't leave haven't been back to the shop since. Now, he's sent you. Why am I finding it so hard to throw you out?"
Cynda had no idea how to respond. The stinging hand prints on her butt were warning enough not to think out loud.
"So, I hope like hell Brian picked your outfit and not you. It won't matter, really, because if you want to go through with this, I'll be choosing your clothes." He shoved his fingers through his hair, whirling away to begin pacing back and forth. "What's your name?"
The soft feeling his comment about her hair had induced evaporated with his insult, but she answered his question. "Cynda Avery."
He continued talking, his long legs eating up the distance between the back door and the table where she sat. His pacing made her think he was the one on a chain, but that made no sense. "I'm not going to put my cock in you, Cynda, but if you'll allow me the privilege, I want to make you come. Look at this as an exercise in trust. And to see if we're compatible, before we discuss anything else."

Daniel's such a bad boy. Can Cynda tame this guy

Thanks for dropping by. If you'd like to join the blog, or my Facebook page, that's optional, but I'd be honored if you did. Every reader counts around here. :)

Over 200 authors are participating in the Alpha Male hop, so be sure to return to the main blog page for links to other sites. Every comment you leave is another entry to win one of the fabulous grand prizes.


  1. Great Post!!

  2. great blog thanks for a chance to win

  3. Definitely the female POV. I want to experience everything she does! Thanks so much! Loving Soft Sounds of Pleasure!!
    hschrock24112 at yahoo dot com

    1. I'm glad to hear that, thank you for telling me :)

  4. great blog thanks for a chance to win and i also like the female POV too

  5. Male POV, because guys fascinate me!

  6. Oh, my address is vitajex(at)aol(dot)com. Sorry about that...

  7. Since I'm a gay man and want to hear what the guy is doing, I picked from the lady's perspective. :)


  8. Difficult poll - I want both!

    oceanrebel333 @ gmail .com Rachel

  9. I voted for female view, but have to admit it is nice to read both views..that what is nice about books, you can read so many different views, thoughts, etc.


  10. I voted for the female view but I do like reading from the males once and awhile.


  11. thanks for the chance to win and these blog hops are fun and i vote for the female point of view

  12. The males because I rarely see it. xstitchdiva at att dot net

  13. I like the male's view the best!

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  15. I picked male cause i love to hear what they are thinking

  16. Female, they give more information. , But hearing from the male is nice too.

  17. I voted female POV :O) Thanks Carin mawmom at gmail dot com

  18. I voted for the male perspective because I want to know what they're thinking at that particular moment.
    I read romance novels because of the plethora of alpha males available which makes dealing with the real life ones seem easier.
    bituin76 AT hotmail DOT com

  19. I voted for female but honestly I like reading about both :)

    Thanks for participating in the hop!

    dmr8888 at yahoo dot com

  20. I voted for the female POV.

  21. I voted for the male perspective. I haven't read too many of those, but I really would like to see more of it.

  22. Hello Eden,
    MY VOTE WENT 2 The male's perspective,buttttttttt I definitely luv,luvvvv variety..a little her voice or his voice would B rather nice..Heyy variety adds 4 some tasty spice..:D!
    I appreciative of UR gift giving! all the best 2 U! ThanQ:D

  23. I voted female perspective. Mostly because I read quite a bit of m/m romance as well, so I get plenty of male perspective there.

    Jyl22075 at

  24. Male perspective. I have a pretty good grasp of the female, but really, as long as it's well written, I'm 50/50!

    rfg dot wwe at gmail dot com

  25. I voted female, but I do like it from the male perspective also.Some books that I have read go back and forth to both the male and the female.

  26. Female
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  27. It was a hard decision to make because I like hearing it from both points of view.. but this time I voted Male.
    Thanks for being part of the blog hop and your giveaway.
    cms72023 at gmail dot com

  28. Love alpha males, thanks for the hop. Just entering for the grand prize.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

  29. Awesome post!! I wanna read that story so much!! I voted for "The female's! I wanna feel every shiver and quiver she feels, please." on the poll :)
    Thanks for joining the hop!!
    Ashley A

  30. The female. Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  31. I voted for the male. I love reading what they might be thinking and feeling.


  32. Awesome post. Thanks for the giveaway.

  33. I voted Male POV!
    verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

  34. I voted for the female point of view! I like to live vicariously through their experiences!

    Thanks for being part of the blog hop!
    Best Wishes,

  35. I voted male Thank you for the great giveaway!

  36. I love my Alpha Males. They keep me coming back for more.
    I voted female.
    Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>

  37. i vote for the male cause the more intense in the alpha male the better

  38. I voted female.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    inga.kupp @

  39. I voted for the female view, thank you for the giveaway and hop!

    artgiote at gmail dot com

  40. I voted for male POV. Thanks!
    molly dot frenzel at gmail dot com

  41. I voted male POV. Thanks for the giveaway.

  42. I voted female POV!

    Jack Gordon from Liz Crowe's REALTOR series rocks!

    Alpha males are the best….strong, independent, fiercely protective, but on the inside they are nothing but a big ol’ teddy bear! I love the way their mouths talk filthy, but their eyes portray their sensitive sweet. They can be rough and tough in the bedroom, but still have the gentle caress of an attentive and protective lover. It's all in the heart.....alpha males are the best!

    Thanks for participating in the hop!

    molly at reviewsbymolly dot com

  43. I love hearing a woman's point of view because then i can imagine.. though i always wonder what its like for a guy..

  44. I like both points of view. I feel like I'm missing something if there is only one POV. I chose female since I had to make a choice.


  45. Great hop!

    Thanks for the chance!

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  46. Thanks for being a part of the hop (don't see where I vote but I add the one to my TBR list on Goodreads)


  47. I love alpha heros. So hot! :) I love how dominant, possessive, loyal and protective they are. Thank you for the awesome hop and giveaway! This is so much fun!
    FB: Shadow Kohler

  48. I voted female. They seem to have the market on adjectives when it comes to sex scenes. With men it seems to be more verbs.
    I like adjectives. ;)

    j.lennidorner AT facebook DOT com

  49. I voted female! I love to feel what the heroine feels.
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  50. I voted female.


  51. I voted for the males perspective tho I actually like to read it where they tell both points of view. Thanks for being a part of the hop.
    jessangil at gmail dot com

  52. ****CONTEST ClOSED**** Thanks so much for all your responses, and for your votes in my poll. The information is incredibly helpful. Winner announcement will be posted shortly. Two (2) e-copies of Wildly Inappropriate will be awarded, based on the number of comments.

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