Thursday, February 7, 2013

Rock Stars--the ultimate heart-breakers!

Close up of The Rock Star Next Door, Lex and Jessie make out on the Beach

Valentine's Day is just around the corner for this blog hop and we're gearing up to see what exactly is a heart-breaker. 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 heart-breakers? 

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

But that's not all....

We have THREE grand 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!
Win this Awesome Swag Pack!

Leave a comment here to be entered to win the grand prize, the swag pack and also the prize for this blog: A $20 iTunes Gift Card and a print or e-book copy of The Rock Star Next Door! Be sure to leave your email address so we can contact you if you are the winner! 

 We've all done it, had that super sexy fantasy about a particular Rock Star falling in love with us. Or maybe, just maybe . . . we were groupies in a past life (ahem, I'll never tell) and got to go backstage and meet Mr. Sexy-hot-dangerous as hell.  

Let's not fool ourselves. A rock star is sort of like a demi-god. We all wish that his affections could be captured forever by just one woman, and that one woman--in our fantasies--is ourselves. But the reality is that Rock Stars, because they are so in demand and so damned Sexy-Dangerous, by definition, are not the kind of hero to sweep us off our feet and carry us away to paradise. That's the reality, but hey, we can dream, can't we? 

In my contemporary romance, The Rock Star Next Door, I created a hero who has a reputation as a heart-breaker and yet, he's become fixated and obsessed with the girl next door. Lex is every woman's fantasy, hot-sexy-dangerous, with a reputation that worries the heroine, Jessie. Worse for it, Lex is convinced that he and Jessie were lovers in a past life and their souls are destined for a reunion in this one. 

Jessie has her own secrets. Given Lex's reputation as a heart-breaker, she's not ready to trust him or his motives for announcing to the media that she's the girl he's going to marry--without even asking her first. He drops a bomb, a big one, causing a media sensation. Is it just a publicity stunt, a joke or is he serious about marrying her

So, who is your dirty little fantasy rock star hottie?  And if he came to your door, insisting you were his soul mate, a lover from a past life that tragedy stole you from him, would you marry the dude? Would you marry him in a heartbeat, as he insists, or would you be backing away with warning bells and the word 'stalker' ringing in your ears. 

Me, I'd fall for Jon Bon Jovi. And if he lived next door to a single me and insisted we were soul mates, hey, I might allow him to woo me a little while I consider my options . . . 
Here are a few other contenders for my secret heart-breaker heart-throb: Do you recognize anyone?   BTW . . . take a moment to enjoy this lovely manly scenery.
      (Elevator music plays as we all stop and admire the hotties below) 



 Okay, wipe the drool off your chin and fess up. 
Who is your hot fantasy celebrity hero? Be honest, its' only us girls here, after all. We all have had that dream, that idol, that teen age crush . . . who was yours? Would you toss caution to the wind if you were single and all grown up and he came a wooing little ol' you

Leave a comment here with your email address and be entered to win the grand prize for the Heart-Breakers Blog Hop or the 2nd and 3rd prizes.   

And that's not all, if you 'fess up and tell who your hot celeb romance hero is (it doesn't have to be a rock star . . . it can be a movie star or a hot country star who makes your heart soar), you'll be entered to win a print copy or e-book copy (winner's choice) of The Rock Star Next Door By Lily Silver along with a $20 iTunes gift card so you can add some hard rockin' music to your iPod or some romance books to your iPad!

Be sure and visit the other bloggers to continue the hop and enter to win more prizes!  

Main page for the Heartbreaker Blog Hop 



Amber said...

You had me at The Rock Star next door!! Love Rock Star Books!!!

christina tetreault said...

If we are talking rock stars I am with you on Jon Bon Jovi If we are talking about other celebs, well that is a much more difficult question to answer :)
Thanks for the pics, made a snowy day in New England more pleasurable.

Delphina Miyares said...

SO I am sure you had some amazing things to say on this blog today, but after I saw the hot guy covered in ink on a bike, I lost all concentration ;). I so have to read The Rock Star Next Door. I love blog Hops! Another score for my TBR!!!! delphinareadstoomuch at yahoo

teena3940 said...

Love the tats..Great giveaway..Thanks!! adgali@ymaildotcom

Ipro55 said...

Wow, I love the whole Rock Star fantasy. I'm with you on John Bon Jovi. That man is just hot with a capital H.

Meghan said...

Mine famous heartthrob is DEFINITELY Alexander Skarsgard. I think about him almost daily as my perfect man.

Swordlily said...

Love Eric Dane, that is a very nice picture of him. Not sure I'm into rock stars, however :D

lucy wright said...

i always use to drool over michael bolton, omg what i would have given lol :)

Anonymous said...

Fantastic! Um, does Josh Groban count as a rock star? Because I find him drool-worthy! *ggls*


Anonymous said...

How about John Mayer? Not so much a rock star, but wow, sexy

K. April Holgate said...

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!


Anonymous said...

I'm utterly weak for Sloan's Chris Murphy, have been for years...


Chynarey said...

Of course every girl fell in love with Jon Bon Jovi...


HaveBook WillSurvive said...

Love rock stars!!!! Your cover is hot. Cant wait to read it!!

Veronika said...

I love reading about heartbreakers! They are usually bad-boys, they’re witty, funny and sexy and the female population is drooling after them lol

verusbognar (at) gmail (dot) com

Cassandra said...

Rock star would have to be honestly I just don't know but just a regular celebrity would be Channing Tatum and they could have me lol
Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

doxymom said...

Jensen Ackles, but he can sing too!
doxisrcool at

Mary @SweepingMe said...

LOVE rock stars who doesn't even if they aren't the hottest they are still hot. Music speaks to all of us!

Thanks for the giveaway!

mary_reiss @

Jeanette Platt said...

Oh it would have to be Adam Lavine he is to sexy in his nerdy/rockstar way... Not to mention have you seen some of his pictures omg lol...

VampedChik said...

Thanks for the yummy pics! Jensen Ackles, Alexander Skarsgaard, Ryan Gosling. Just to name a few. :)

Natasha said...

Eric from True Blood.
Thanks for the chance to win!
natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

Mer said...

Rock stars certainly are heartbreakers! I remember my boyband days...I was so silly over Justin Timberlake.

dancingcelt at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

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.

Liese2 said...

My favorite heartbreaker is Damon from the Vampire Diaries.
Thanks for the chance!

strawberryrose said...

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 wants to be. And loves horses.

Judy Peterson

Sue Sattler said...

Give me Gerard Butler and I would be a very happy camper! :D


veRONIca said...

Bon Jovi without a doubt


Pepper Penn said...

thanks for the pics! yum. would love to win the book. my celeb crush has always been george clooney, but i must say i have been LOVING on david gandy as of late. thanks for the giveaway.
pepperpenn42 at gmail dot com

Amber Turner said...

I may not have much experience in the whole love department, but I have had my heart broken. Being considered a Heartbreaker can come from various actions that you do. I am a newbie when it comes to reading romance books but what I have learned is that it is not bad to have a chiseled body or an amazing personality. If you look at it over all, if you never put your heart out there, you may never have a chance at true love and happiness. I may get broken once in a while but only you are strong enough to pick yourself up and try all over again. One of my favorite Heartbreakers is Taylor Qualls the Earl of Sandlin from the book His Impetuous Debutante. Lady Phoebe kinda reminds me of myself, accident prone and finding trouble in every corner. Taylor doesn’t think he is good enough for Phoebe, so he’s a heartbreaker and doesn’t know it.

Snow87 said...

Rock stars... well, they definitely rock!!! :)
Thanks for the giveaway!

Shadow said...

One of my favorites is Justice from Justice by Laurann Dohner. Thank you for the awesome hop and giveaway!!! :)

Stacey said...

thanks for the yummy pictures! Can't wait to pick up your book :)

thanks for participating!

michedt said...

Love me a rock star. A couple years ago I had a meet and greet with KISS. Now, I know they're older, but man oh man, it's pretty damned sexy to see a man who is confidant enough to dress in heels higher than I'd ever wear and still look incredibly good in them. Hah! Thanks for participating in this awesome hop. Have a good one!
Michelle Tucker
michelletucker at baconnation dot net

magic5905 said...

I'm not usually attraced to rockstars. The book looks good. Thanks.
magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

susanmp said...

Gerard Butler or Jason Statham are my fantasy men!!

susanmplatt AT hotmail DOT com

Carla said...

I don't know that I've met a heart breaker, but I've read about quite a few. My current favorites are both Lauren Dane characters. One is Shane from Fated and the other Todd from Laid Bare. I think the redeeming thing about them is that when they realize how wrong they are they are quite good at communicating their understanding and groveling.
planterofhope at aol dot com

Charles Sailey said...

Charlie Hunnam from SOA...true heartthrob

Kaylyn D. said...

I love the pic of Mcsteamy! Thanks for the giveaway and the Eye candy!

myboo63 said...

love the pics wow thanks for the hop

KaryRN said...

Thank you for the giveaway!
I love seeing all the new books!

Shannon Bereza said...

Ooh my, I love your choices and being that I love them all I am so happy with your choices. McSteamy, Gilles, Mr. Cruise, and of course Bon Jovi. You have great taste. As for my celebrity crush would have to be Colin Farrell and Adam Levine and Paul Walker, and I could go on forever but I will end right there. I'll Be There For You by Bon Jovi is enough to make any girl swoon. Thanks for the fun giveaway. sbereza22(at)gmail(dot)com

Joanne Wadsworth said...

I hope I haven't missed the end of the hop. I think I still have an hour left. Thanks for the chance to win, and my heartbreaker is the man who turned into a heartthrob, and I married.

Ashley Applebee said...

Clay Matthews and Bret Michaels totally!!
Thanks for the great giveaway!! So many great prizes!! Happy Valentine's Day!
Ashley A

bn100 said...

Bradley Cooper
Thanks for participating.

Missie1 said...

Mine is Alcide from True Blood. God I love that man. He is a greek god. oops sorry....ranting...hehe
Happy Valentines Day :D
Missie Jones
missie25524 (at) netzero (dot) com

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