Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Hot Summer Heroes Blog Hop

LINK to participating authors!
GRAND PRIZE - $100 Barnes & Noble or Amazon Gift Card - winners choice! Plus, every participating author is giving something away. 
Dawna N. from's blog won the grand prize of the gift card of $100 to Amazon or Barnes & Noble (her choice). Congratulations to magic5905 for winning a copy of Someone to Love Me!

What's your idea of a hot hero? Is it his looks, his character or sense of humor?  Maybe he has fangs, tattoos, or body piercings. What if he's a werewolf, cowboy or clown? We all have our own preferences of what attracts us to the opposite sex. It's not just men you know. Why can't a woman be a hero? 

What exactly is the definition of a hero? I looked it up. Seems that women were left out of the equation. A hero is -  A person, typically a man, who is admired for courage or noble qualities. The chief male character in a book, play, or movie, who is typically identified with good qualities. 

But wait, I found another definition.  A hero is - A person admired for bravery, great achievements, or good qualities. The hero is the main character of a story, play, or movie. This description definitely leaves the door open for a woman. I guess what it boils down to folks is that a hero can really be anyone, depending on the situation.

Here's my definition of a hot hero. Tall, dark and handsome, but with battle scars. I want the alpha, people. He's not in some store selling books. He's the fire-fighter, werewolf, sheriff, vampire, cowboy, or cop. He's big, and tough, and doesn't back down from a fight. He knows what he wants and goes after it, and he gets it too. He's loyal, and faithful to his woman. 

I want John Wayne in The Quiet Man, Chris Hemsworth in Thor, and Victor Mature with those sexy bedroom eyes. Give me Bruce Willis in Tears of the Sun, and Daniel Day-Lewis in Last of the Mohican's, Shemar Moore in Criminal Minds, and David Paetkau in Flashpoint. 

I think you get my point. So, who's your hot hero? My giveaway is a download of Someone to Love Me, a different kind of hero who will melt your heart. Leave a comment and your email addy, and have fun!


laurie said...

thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

BLHmistress said...

I love the Tall Dark and Dangerous, who is fiercely loyal and protective for those he cares about.


hhkaufman78 said...

I love military heroes, such as my husband.

ncprincess96 at yahoo dot com

Nay Nay said...

I love Alpha Males. They keep me coming back for more. They are …strong, independent, fiercely protective, but on the inside they are nothing but a big ole’ teddy bear with the one they love! I love the way their mouths talk trash, but their eyes show their vulnerability. They can be rough and tough in the bedroom, but still have the gentle caress of an attentive and protective lover.

Nay Nay said...

Oops! I forgot to leave my email address. LOL
Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>
reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Jean MP said...

Love a hero with a sense of humor, who protects and stands up for those he loves.
skpetal at hotmail dot com

Tory Richards said...

Thank you for stopping by everyone. I hope you're having some fun. Enjoy the rest of the hop.

so said...

I love the tough guy who's really a gentle guy underneath. I have a husband and four sons who are all so different but yet they all the heart of heroes just in different ways. I love the alpha males but I also love Frank Mosses in Red. He's protective, caring, and gets the job done to the best of his ability. sonsethues at yahoo dot com

BookLady said...

Tall, dark and handsome with a great sense of humor!
Thanks for the great giveaway.

Belinda G said...

My hot superhero was Dean Cain as superman. He was perfect in the role. The other regular hero is probably Josh Duhmel. He is sexy and has a great sense of humor.

Leni said...

I like the anti-hero type. He doesn't really want to draw attention to himself and doesn't have to be outspoken and gets his point across with less words. And he lets his guard down with those that are close to him.

Debby said...

Alpha males for me as well. Nothing better.
debby236 at gmail dot com

Tory Richards said...

I love you hero choices ladies! Military...YES! There's a couple in my books. Tall, dark and handsome...always! Dean Cain...yeah baby! A sense of humor is a must. And I know exactly what you mean, Leni. The hero in Someone to Love Me is a little like that.

Thanks for coming by!

hhkaufman78 said...

My hero is always military, like so many people in my family…including my awesome husband!

ncprincess96 at yahoo dot com

joe hawk said...

My idea of a hot hero is my fiance she is the most wonderful person that i have ever met. She is caring loving and always been their for me through thick and thin.

magic5905 said...

His strong protective nature, of course nice abs and biceps aren't bad either.
magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

Natasha said...

Thanks for the chance to win!
I love ones that are strong and protective.
natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

Book Attict said...

My perfect hero is tall, muscular,confident,loyal, Alpha,bad-ass, intelligent, protective, vulnerable and majorly damaged -- but ultimately redeemable!

Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
elizabeth @ bookattict . com

miki said...

For me he needs to be persistant, loyal and protective

thank you


JanD said...

My hot hero is loyal and has a tough exterior but can be sensitive.
bituin76 at hotmail dot com

bn100 said...

a smart one

bn100candg at hotmail dot com

tori whitaker said...

thanks for the giveaway!!

Pam said...

I love a fighter.


Michelle Willms said...

I love a hot, sexy, dangerous when needed alpha man, but always kind to his woman hero. He needs to remember that she's his equal and treat her with respect and generosity. He must also love animals. Ideally, he should be of a paranormal nature.

Ashtrie Karana Putrie said...

Often we forget that hero is just an ordinary men surviving an extra ordinary event, or something like that. ;p
shinigami_light @ ymail. com

latishajean said...

I love Alpha males who are strong and protective. Thank you for the great giveaway!
Latisha D

mariehahn13 said...

Someone who is strong, vulnerable, possessive, protective and romantic is what I'd consider seriously hot :)

Thanks for a great giveaway!

songbird1613 at yahoo dot com

Shadow said...

Hi! For me, i love an alpha hero, someone brave, protecting there own, helping, and i love a bit of cockiness. And they have to have a bit of humor! I have to agree with Daniel-Day Lewis. He was amazing in that movie! Thank you for sharing and for the awesome hop & giveaways!

Krista said...

Great post !

Tory Richards said...

We had a nice turn out guys, thanksma so much for visiting and leaving a comment. Looks like we all have our own ideas of what we want when it comes to our heroes.

My winner for a download of Someone to Love Me is magic5905! Congratulations!