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Welcome to the Alpha Male Blog Hop! Over 200 authors and bloggers are participating–that means TONS (like hundreds!) of prizes!!! But that’s not all… There are 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! Leaving a comment on this post will enter you not only in the grand prizes but in my special giveaway: a signed print copy of THE HIGHLANDER’S REWARD (Book One: The Stolen Bride Series), Scottish yummy smelling soap, and chocolate!!!

Now what are the grand prizes?

1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet  (Worldwide)
2nd Grand Prize: A $130 Amazon or B&N Gift Card (Worldwide)
3rd Grand Prize: The following Swag Pack! (US Only)

Onto one of my fav topics Alpha Males…

I love an alpha male. A strong, broad chested, stubborn hero with a dark tormented past. He’ll stop at nothing to protect his woman, and boy do I want to be his woman! All of my heroes tend to be Alpha males–real men’s men. Warriors, knights, Highlanders (and even he’s-the-boss contemporary alphas in my non-historicals!).

An alpha male is the one in charge. He’s got the answers–and when he doesn’t, he’ll figure it out. Everyone looks up to him. Everyone wants to be him. All the women want to be with him. He’s hot, intense, with the face of a God. The alpha hero has a sculpted body you want to touch or lick constantly, and he’s a dominant force in the bedroom. He gets his heroine hot and bothered by just looking at her. Can make her shiver with the brush of his fingertips on her cheek. Never leaves her unsatisfied. And yet, despite this tough exterior and intimidating persona, he is tender to his heroine, loves her passionately and would do anything for her.

Let me introduce you to some of my alpha heroes…

THE HIGHLANDER’S REWARD, Book One: The Stolen Bride Series

She belonged to another… But was destined to be his…

Lady Arbella de Mowbray abhors the idea of marrying an English noble occupying Scotland. When she arrives in Stirling, she is thrown into the midst of a full battle between the Scots and the English. Besieged by rebels, she is whisked from her horse by a Highland warrior who promises her safety. But when he kisses her she fears she’s more in danger of losing herself.

The last thing Magnus Sutherland wants is to marry the beautiful English lass he saved. As the laird of his clan, he has a responsibility to his clan and allies. But when Arbella is attacked by one of his own men, he determines the only way to keep her safe is to make her his. A decision that promises to be extremely satisfying.

Magnus brings Arbella to his home of Dunrobin Castle in the Highlands. And that’s where the trouble begins… Their countries are at war and they should be each other’s enemy. Neither one considered their mock marriage would grow into a deeply passionate love. What’s more, they were both unhappily betrothed and those who’ve been scorned are out for revenge. Can their new found love keep them together or will their enemies tear them apart?

Read it!Amazon / Barnes and Noble

THE HIGHLANDER’S CONQUEST, Book Two: The Stolen Bride Series

What is a Highlander to do when he falls for the daughter of his enemy?

Highland warrior, Blane Sutherland, has one mission: disguise himself as an Englishman, cross the border and retrieve Lady Aliah de Mowbray. Always up for a challenge, he agrees, pursuing his conquest with vigor—and trying to deny the powerful desire that eclipses him each time he touches his charge. A rogue of the highest order and a younger son, he has nothing to offer a lady but a broken heart.

And what is a lady to do when she cannot trust her heart?

Aliah is skeptical of the English noble who has come to take her to her father and sister in Scotland, but she pushes her doubts aside. Without word in months, she must make certain her family is safe, then she can return to England to join the convent to which she has sworn to pledge her life. But then her escort reveals his true self—he’s a Highlander and his kisses are more seductive than the sweetest of wines.

Surrender never tasted so sweet…

Read it!: Amazon / Barnes and Noble
THE HIGHLANDER’S LADY, Book Three: The Stolen Bride Series

A Highlander tamed…

Laird Daniel Murray seeks adventure, battle and freedom for his countrymen. Putting off his duties as laird—with a promise to his clan he’ll return come spring—Daniel sets off with his men to fight alongside William Wallace and the Bruce. But soon he stumbles across an enchanting lady in need. She tantalizes him with an offer he simply can’t refuse and a desire he attempts to dismiss.

A lady’s passion ignited…

Escaping near death at the treacherous hands of a nearby clan, Lady Myra must find the Bruce and relay the news of an enemy within his own camp. Alone in a world full of danger and the future of her clan at stake, she must trust the handsome, charismatic Highland laird who promises to keep her safe on her journey—and sets her heart to pounding.

Together, Daniel and Myra will risk not only their lives, but their hearts while discovering the true meaning of hope and love in a world fraught with unrest.

Releasing 12/15/12!!!

What do you love about an alpha hero? Who is your fav alpha hero?

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