Winter Wonderland Blog Hop- Jan 16th to 19th

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This blog hop post is all about asking, “What makes a hero in movies and books wonderful to the point your toes curl?”

That’s a bit of a leading question for me. It doesn’t take much to make my toes curl and give me a warm feeling in the pit of my stomach. And believe me, I see a lot of pictures of gorgeous, sexy half and fully naked men in various states of undress and arousal. In fact ‘man poker’ has become a bit of thing on my Facebook page when the urge strikes. You know, I raise you one man picture, then someone comes along and bets me a picture of two men together, then another posts three men doing God knows what and …well, you get the idea.
I digress. Whether it be a book or a movie, I like my men dark, confident, and intelligent. Gerard Butler material, or the gorgeous Craig Olejnik from the TV series, ‘The Watcher.’ I like them tough, with great eyebrows, mesmerising eyes and a tight backside. I like cheek and wit, compassion and tenderness and a little bit of pure attitude.

I like men who respect themselves, who are professional and committed to their profession and yet able to laugh at themselves. I like a man to be emotional and show his feelings just a little bit. That wet gleam in the eye as tears threaten, the swallowing of the throat, the flicker of the eyes – it makes me shiver all over. I’ve read books where my own throat swells and tears appear as a hero shows his vulnerability, his hurt and you feel it deep inside, feel his pain because a scene has been so well written and you get so immersed in it.
So this is what makes my toes curl. What floats your boat?


To celebrate this blog hop, I’m giving away one e-book copies of each of my M/M books, ‘Stripped Bare’, ‘Saving Alexander’, and ‘Worth Keeping’. Three lucky winners, drawn at random, will win one of these books.

You only have to leave a comment to enter but if you’d like to increase your chances of winning one of the books, then you can do one or all of the following – these are optional and if you only leave a comment, you’ll still be entered into the giveaway –

Follow my blog at
Follow me on Twitter @SusanMacNicol7
Connect with me on Facebook
You can find me here too –

Once the blog hop is over, the random winners will be drawn and announced here on my blog. I’ll also contact you via email. In your comment, leave me the following –

Your email address -Very Important!
Preference for which one of my books you fancy if you have one
If you followed or connected, which one of the above did you pick?
If you want to tell me what e-book format you’d prefer if you win, feel free.

Stripped BareSaving AlexanderWorthKeeping_Cover Final

And most of all – thanks for stopping by, participating and making contact.

In case you missed it this is the link to follow the other wonderful bloggers on this hop –

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Grand Prize!

In addition to the giveaway at each blog, one commenter from the tour will win at least a $35 gift card to Barnes & Noble.

$35 Barnes & Noble or Amazon Gift Card, winners choice.

Winter Wonderland Blog Hop- Jan 16th to 19th

25 thoughts on “Winter Wonderland Blog Hop- Jan 16th to 19th

  1. Thanks for the giveaway!! I would love to win Worth Keeping! I’ve read and loved both of the others!! I follow on Twitter & Facebook & on this blog My email is jasdarts at hotmail dot com

  2. I’d love a chance at winning any of these 3 books – mobi/prc format. I’ve read great reviews and added to my wish list. I’m following your blog and checked out your website. Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  3. Thanks for the giveaway! I’m stuck between Saving Alexander and Worth Keeping, I want to read both. I’ll go with Worth Keeping though. And I follow you on Twitter, Facebook, and your blog.


  4. Susan,
    Your description of the toe-curling hero works for me. Thanks for the chance to get in on the blog-hop – and you know how I love your tweets, your posts, and your FB photos!!
    Good Luck with your books!!

  5. There are so many great men with so many great qualities that I would like to roll them altogether and create the perfect man for me!
    I am friend on FB (susan platt)
    I am not sure which one I would like, I love BDSM type books so Saving Alexander looks great but the cover of Worth Keeping is sexy intense! I would need kindle format if I am lucky enough to win,.

    susanmplatt AT Hotmail DOT com

  6. Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
    elizabeth @ bookattict . com
    WordPress: BookAttict
    Worth Keeping (mobi)

  7. Its a hard choice between the books! They all have such great reviews, but I think I’m going to go with my gut and keep Saving Alexander is at the top of my kindle TBR list. Glad to see you on the hop! Thanks for the giveaway! ghwasd at gmail dot com (.mobi preferred)

  8. I love the alpha men who are a little possessive and all sexy. 🙂
    Thank for joining the hop. I’d love to win Stripped Bare(mobi).
    Blog follow and witter- @FredrickLynn


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