A Hero’s Blog Hop: My Heroes and Why I Love Them #HeroHop

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Friends, I’m super excited to welcome you all to A Hero’s Blog Hop. Starting today and ending on July 31st, over 100 Authors and Bloggers will share their favorite things about romance heroes, a character post from them, and what we love about romance and men in general.

We have THREE Grand Prizes and many authors are offering their own prizes. The more you hop, the more you win!

Why I love Heroes

My name is Kristine Cayne and I’m a hero addict.They can be dark or not, military or ordinary, covert or superstar. That doesn’t matter. What does matter is that they must be alpha. Yes, alpha heroes are my drug of choice.

I love writing about strong men who are willing to lay everything on the line for the woman they love. Men who might chose not to show their feelings or emotions, but who aren’t afraid to do it when the time is right. Their lives are raw, often violent, and they are forced to making difficult decisions that sometimes cross ethical lines, in order to do what needs to be done.

A few months ago, I wrote a post for Black Velvet Seductions called “He’s an Alpha Not an Ass.” I think it sums up very well why I love heroes, specifically alpha heroes 🙂


Meet My Heroes

Nic Lamoureux

Nic is the hero of Deadly Obsession, the first book in my Deadly Vices romantic suspense series.

Nic’s perfect movie star life is shattered by a stalker who threatens any woman who gets close to him. When he meets photographer Lauren James, the attraction is instant–and mutual. She’s exactly the sort of woman he craves, but the stalker makes it deadly clear Lauren is the competition. And the competition must be eliminated.

Deadly Obsession is currently on sale in ebook format for only 99 cents! Get Deadly Obsession here: Amazon ebook, Amazon print, Amazon UK, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, All Romance eBooks, Kobo, iTunes/Apple USA, Diesel, Sony.

Rémi Whitedeer

Meet Rémi, the hero of Deadly Addiction, the second book in my Deadly Vices romantic suspense series.

Alyssa Morgan is a maverick cop with nothing to lose. Rémi Whitedeer is a native warrior with everything on the line… Rife with crime and drugs, Rémi’s home, the Blackriver Reservation, is a powder keg. When a radical sovereigntist lights the fuse, these two natural enemies must join forces to save a nation. But will Rémi and Alyssa’s forbidden attraction bring them together–or blow them apart?

Get Deadly Addiction here: Amazon ebook, Amazon print, Amazon (UK), Barnes & Noble, All Romance eBooks, Kobo, Sony, Smashwords, Apple/iTunes US, Diesel.


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 100 times!

Now what are those prizes?

1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet
2nd Grand Prize: A $50 Amazon or B&N Gift Card
3rd Grand Prize: The following Swag Pack!

Note: The Kindle prize can be international if needed. If you live in a place that supports Kindle, we will work it out to get you the appropriate version.  Also, if you already own a kindle, we will get you a $199 gift card. The gift cards are also international. As for the large swag pack. That is US only. 

But that’s not all! I’m giving away a pair of tickets to AMC Movie Theatres. These tickets are good for any movie (except IMAX) in any AMC theatre in the US (sorry Canadian friends). To enter, leave a comment with your email address and the name/handle you used to either:

1) Like me on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/KristineCayneAuthor), or
2) Follow me on Twitter (@KristineCayne http://twitter.com/KristineCayne), or
3) Subscribe to my newsletter (http://www.kristinecayne.com/index.php/new-releases-lis/).

Start Hopping

You like the prizes? You want to win? Start hopping. The more blogs you visit from the links below and leave comments with your email address, the more chances you have of winning.

Best of luck to all of you!

157 Responses

  1. Thanks for the chance to win. I love a military hero.

  2. Thanks for the giveaway! I like the sound of Deadly Obsession and Deadly Addiction (especially the hero Remi Whitedeer).

    following you on Twitter as @crazymidwestgal

    junegirl63 at gmail dot com

  3. Thank you, Maria! I love both my heroes but Rémi has a special place in my heart. His conflicts, both internal and external, are very unique to his situation. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  4. I agree I love my heroes to be alphas. I am also a sucker for military heroes as well. Thank you for the giveaway. I'm following you on twitter as @kaylyn_davis

  5. Nice blog!

  6. All of it! Midu Hadi

  7. I really like your blog post. By the pictures you've posted of your heroes, damn they're SEXY! I loved your books and can't wait to read more of your work. I think your facebook page is very attractive. Liked it.

  8. already a "like" and a follow on FB and Twitter and networked blogs…


  9. hey, already subscribed to your newsletter and liked your facebook page 🙂 and great blog article!


  10. Thank you for the chance to win! I liked your facebook and follow you on twitter @jesscaashley

  11. Awesome giveaways! I LOVE the picture you used for Remi!!
    Sheri – feike@juno.com

    • Thank you, Sheri. He's actually the same guy as on my Deadly Addiction book cover and on my FB author page header. I'm really happy to have found him 🙂 Thank you for stopping by and good luck with the giveaways!

  12. Thanks for a chance at Movie Tickets!

    I love blog hops ~Thanks for the Giveaway ~Heather

  13. Thanks for the post. I'm really enjoying all the different heroes on the hop.
    Facebook: Molly Nudo Frenzel
    Twitter: @dg_molly

    • Molly – you're so welcome. It's really interesting to read what all the author/bloggers are saying about their heroes. Thank you for following me and best of luck with the giveaways!

  14. Thanks for the giveaway!

  15. Your hero's are HOT! Thanks for the chance.
    I liked you on FB Carin Walker
    followed you on twitter MAWmum
    and signed up for your news letter, Carin

    • Thank you, Carin! I tried very hard to find photos that represented as closely as possible the image I had of them in my mind. I'm glad you find them hot 🙂 Thank you so much for following me! Good luck with the giveaways!

  16. Yay, what a great blog hop! Thanks for participating! emily joy drake at gmail dot com

  17. You're so welcome, Emily! Have fun and best of luck with the giveaways 🙂

  18. Movie tickets, WOW!!! Thanks for doing the hop! If I win I'll take my grandson and granddaughter to the movies. They are both three, so that should be a whole lot of fun. lol


  19. Liked your FB page as Renee Bennett <^_^>
    Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win.
    reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

  20. This is an awesome Hop Idea"

  21. You hero has nice abs. Just saying! LOL

  22. I wanted to enter the contest for a chance to win books from so many differnt authors. daphnedeaton@yahoo.com and thanks for the chance to win.

  23. Subscribed to newsletter.
    "He's an Alpha Not an Ass" was an enlightening read.
    bituin76 (at) hotmail (dot) com

    • Hi Jan – I'm glad you enjoyed the "He's an Alpha Not an Ass" guest post. I really love alpha heroes so this is all fun for me 🙂 Thank you for subscribing to my newsletter and best of luck with the giveaways!

  24. Thanks for the heads up! BTW — groovy site! Major kudos. I don't have any awesome covers, but my artwork for the cover was off the chain.

    My email — flipflops.and.my.pearls@gmail.com
    Jilda Leigh

  25. Great giveaway. Thanks for being part of the blog hop


  26. I love military heros. There's just something about them that others just don't possess. It hard to really expalin unless you have been in the military and then you just know.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

    • Ora – I haven't been in the military myself, but as a military brat, I got some sense of it. I have nothing but respect and admiration for the real-life heroes who face harsh living conditions and combat situations as a regular part of there lives. It's almost unimaginable to those of us who are safe at home. Thank you so much for your comment. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  27. My heroes are our military. Both past and present. They are a much maligned group of people who serve their country, often without being asked, and serve in the most deplorable conditions. They come back home scarred and injured (
    both mentally and physically). In the past, our veterans have been treated with contempt, hatred, spat on, protested against or ignored. Any military service personnel should be considered a hero!

    Jilda Leigh Sharp
    Email: jldaleigh@gmail.com

    • You're right, Jilda. Not only do they experience horrors beyond belief, they often return home to a society that cares very little for what they've been through. Male or female, they and their families are all heroes. Thank you so much for stopping by and commenting. Good luck with the giveaways!

  28. Awesome!! I'm loving this blog hop 🙂

  29. This is sooo much fun, thx for giveaway.


  30. We love the same kind of heroes…


  31. Thanks for the giveaway!

  32. Thanks for being a part of this great blog hop and for the giveaway. I follow you on FB as Christine Sheets and subscribed to your newsletter.
    I like a hero who is willing to give his all for his country, his beliefs and those he loves and values.


    • Christine – you've described an alpha hero perfectly! Thank you for stopping by and commenting and for connecting with me on FB and via my newsletter. It means a lot to me. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  33. Hi I'm following you on twitter(minnie2297) and like you FB page(Minnie Medina). BTW awesome prize!


  34. Awesome giveawY thanks for the chance to win micheleann oboyle angelwolfmystoc@yahoo.com

  35. Thank you for participating in this blog hop! I have stumbled across many new authors that I haven't had the pleasure of reading & I've been adding them to my TBR list in GoodReads. Thank goodness for the app on my iPhone.


    • LOL – I completely understand about the ever growing TBR list 🙂 Blog hops are definitely great ways to find new authors and win wonderful prizes at the same time. Thank you for stopping by my blog and commenting. Good luck!

  36. Ooops…. forgot following you on FB as
    Jessie Mora Llewellyn

  37. Thanks so much for the giveaway. I am actually already following on:
    FB: June Manning
    Twitter: @juneannm
    and newsletter subscriber
    manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

  38. Thanks for the giveaway.
    Twitter: @mythic021


  39. Thanks for participating.

    Twitter as caitymack56
    Fb as Cathy macdonald
    Newsletter subscriber

    Caity_mack@yahoo dot com

    • Thank you for commenting on my blog and connecting with me on FB, Twitter and may newsletter, Cathy! The hoppers make the hop possible 🙂 Good luck with the giveaways!

  40. thanks for the chance to win!

    catherine0807 at hotmail dot com

  41. Thanks for the chance to win these awesome prizes. thesolitarybookworm(@)gmail.com

  42. Kristine, your blog is lovely! Thanks so much for this awesome giveaway! 🙂


  43. Thank you for the chance to win…


  44. Great duo of heros you have!

    • I'm glad you think so, KH! Nic and Rémi have kept me entertained for a few years now and it's my pleasure to share them with all of you 🙂 Thank you for commenting. Please add your email address so you can be entered for the giveaways. 🙂

  45. It's so nice to see you participating in this awesome hop, Kristine! Thanks for the great giveaway!

    I'm following you on:

    Twitter as MichelleW @MsRomanticReads
    Facebook as Michelle Wilson
    Subscribed via email to your blog under msromanticreads(at)gmail(dot)com

    • Hi Michelle! I'm thrilled to be doing this hop, since as you know, I LOVE heroes 🙂 Thank for commenting and for connecting with me on FB, Twitter and my blog! Good luck 🙂

  46. What better time than the present? Deadly Obsession sounds great. Added to my TBR list. I already like you on FB, but didn't know we don't Twitterize. @BrandieBuckwine.
    brandiebuckwine *at* hotmail *dot* com

    • Whoo-hoo! That's great, Brandie. I hope you enjoy Deadly Obsession and that you get hooked on my heroes. LOL Thank you for stopping by and commenting. We are Twitterizing now 🙂 Good luck!

  47. Love blog hops where I find new to me authors! I'm going to be going to ARe and getting Deadly Obsession! Thanks for the giveaway!
    Facebook – Susan White

    • That's fantastic news, Susan! I hope you enjoy Deadly Obsession and all the new to you authors you've found during this blog hop. I'm having a great time making new friends 🙂 Good luck with the giveaways!

  48. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  49. Thank you for the great giveaway! Fun blog hop!
    Facebook-latisha D
    Twitter- latishajean
    Newsletter subscriber
    tishajean@ charter.net

    • You're very welcome, Latisha. I'm having a blast too! Thank you for connecting with me on FB, Twitter, and my newsletter. I really appreciate it. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  50. Remi sounds divine!
    Twitter follower: @capefearlibn
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

  51. Personally, my favorite are the bad boys turned heroes.
    Great Giveaway by the way.


  52. Lovely heroes you have here! I'm enjoying
    the blog hop and all the heroes being
    mentioned by the commenters!

    Pat C.

    • Thank you, Pat! I'm pretty partial to them myself 🙂 I agree, this has been a fantastic blog hop for meeting new to me authors and their heroes. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  53. Excellent eye candy, yum!

    Thank you for the opportunity 🙂 Loving all the stories about Heroes!!!

    brunettelibrarian AT gmAil . c0m
    The Brunette Librarian Blog

  54. Your heroes sound intriguing – and look good too, especially Remi!
    paulamartinromances(at) gmail.com

    • Hi Paula! I'm really happy to have found that image of Remi. It's fairly close to what I imagined Remi would look like. Thank you for participating in the blog hop and good luck with the giveaways!

  55. gosh, i so want all of these books!!!

    • Mary – that's a fantastic compliment 🙂 I hope you get a chance to read them some day. I love writing about sexy, strong, heroes so much I keep inventing more of them each day! Thank you for stopping by and commenting. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  56. Oooh. I'm a fan of romantic suspense and love the sound of your heroes. I definitely have to add your Deadly Vices series to my tbr.

    rjofus at gmail dot com

  57. Thanks for participating!! I follow on twitter as chickie434.


  58. Thanks for doing the hop. You heroes have me wanting to read your books now.

  59. Thanks for the chance to win 🙂 I followed your on FB (Larissa Rodgers)

    raynman1979 at yahoo dot com

  60. Fb friend request sent from Michelle mcqueen my email is valerie.mcqueen@yahoo.com
    Thank you for the opportunity!!!

  61. Great giveaway!
    Fb Andie Wardlow
    Newsletter andieleah78@gmail.com

  62. Love your heroes!! Long time follower on FB: Mel Bourn, and twitter: @MelCamino5.
    Great idea for a giveaway. Very unique!! Now we can see our heroes on the big screen.
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

    • Mel! I'm so glad you love Nic and Rémi! And seeing your heroes on the big screen is exactly what I was thinking with this giveaway 🙂 Thank you for being connected with me on FB and Twitter. Good luck with the giveaway!

  63. Rémi sounds like fun.

    • J. – I'm so happy you think so! Because of his passion, integrity, loyalty and, best of all, humor, Rémi was a great character to write. Thank you for stopping by the blog and commenting. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  64. Nic is definitely hot! What a fantastic idea and so nice to read about your heroes. I love the Alpha ones myself – strong but not arrogant. ngowriter (at) gmail (dot) com

    • Hello Natalie! I'm so happy you could stop by. I love the alpha ones just as you described and I made sure to pack my series with them. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  65. Awesome contest! I have lots of fictional boyfriends 🙂 smwr324 at yahoo dot com

  66. Love getting to see everyone's perfect hero 🙂 I love a bad boy myself. Well they're all pretty great really! Thanks!

    I'm a new twitter follower 🙂 @herdingcats2012


    • I know exactly what you mean, Herding Cats! Even though bad boys and alphas are my favorites, I also love the geek turned hero ones too 🙂

      Thank you for participating in the blog hop and connecting with me on Twitter. Good luck!

  67. Wow… I'm actually not sure which prize I'd be most excited about!

    loonyalana at gmail dot com

    Also 'Liked' you via Facebook (Alana Lee Rock)
    My name is Alana- you might remember me from Making Connections on GR

    • Hi Alana – yes, I do remember you from Making Connections! I'm so happy you could join us on the blog hop 🙂 Than you for connecting with me on FB and best of luck with the giveaways! (And you're right, they're all great 🙂 )

  68. #41 Overly Fond of Books… can't find a posting on her blog. FYI

  69. Love a good, hot and hunky hero!!
    Michelle Leclair Stevens

  70. facebook: Beth Blanchard

    miabama at gmail dot com

  71. Love your heroes!!

    feathermaye at gmail dot com

    I follow you on FB as Heather K Hyde-Herndon (facebook.com/feathermaye)
    I follow on Twitter as @feathermaye

    Thanks for such a fun giveaway!

  72. Those are some droolworthy heroes, Kristine!

    f dot chen at comcast dot net

  73. Wow! I am totally impressed with the "hugeness" of this! I'm a YA, urban fantasy, paranormal thriller author (just 2 published so far) & although I don't write the mega-romance stories I do like to READ them! LOL! I know you're super swamped, but, drumroll…I still want to gift you with a Blog Award on my site…
    (direct link to post, sometimes not clickable here) http://www.ginamarielong.com/2012/07/a-liebster-blog-award.html
    and am recommending YOU & YOUR blog as a TOP PICK to my visitors! If you get a chance, go check it out. If too busy, no worries! I still want to recommend you to some of my readers! Thanks & take care!

    • Aw, thank you so much, Gina Marie! This is an awesome compliment 😀 I'll check out your link as soon as I can. Thank you so much for participating in the blog hop and recommending m blog to your visitors. I'm very touched. Best of luck with the giveaways!

  74. Hi!! How are you? I hope your doing great!! Enjoying the hop? I am! I love this! 🙂 Thanks for participating! You have a fantastic week!! 🙂 And thank you for the awesome giveaway! Very sweet of you and very much appreciated!
    Facebook: Shadow Kohler
    Twitter: @LuvToRead09
    Newsletter Subscriber

    • Hi Shadow! This blog has been a blast for me. I'm so happy you're enjoying it too. Thank you for connecting with me on Twitter, FB, and my newsletter. Good luck with the giveaways!

  75. thanks for the chance!!

    Heather C. Cox on Facebook 🙂


  76. Love the eye candy and the blurbs. Thank you for the great giveaway! 🙂
    FB ~ Tina Becker
    trb0917 at gmail.com

  77. Hey! Following you on Twitter (@ilesleybooks) and liked you on Fb (Iulia Dragan). Thanks for the giveaway!


    Julia xo

  78. I'm following you on Twitter (@MissBrandiBea). Thanks for the giveaway and for being a part of the blog hop!

  79. Nice heroes. I already subscribe to your newsletter.


  80. I so wish I'd been part of this blog hop! Sigh

    Very nice! hopewelshwrites@gmail.com

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