BAD BOYS of Romance Giveaway Hop

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Oh you know you love them. Those “bad boys” of romance.

And now we’re celebrating them and all their naughty deliciousness.

Which “bad boy” revs your motor? Is he a hero? Villain? A secondary character?

Show those boys off June 7th-June 17th in the “Bad Boys” of Romance Giveaway Hop hosted by

herding cats & burning soupRantings of a Reading Addict and author Blue Remy!

Under the Covers is happy to be participating
and sharing with you our favorite bad boys of romance.

This is how our giveaway is going to work.
We are each going to introduce a bad boy and tell you why we love him.
Four winners will be chosen.

Cole “Deuce” West from UNDENIABLE by Madeline Sheehan


Deuce is THE jerk.  When you talk about bad boys, Deuce is at the top of the list.  He is THE bad boy.  He is the leader of a motorcycle club, he gets things done.  Yes, that means bad things sometimes.  And when it comes to love, he’s not the roses kind of guy.  But he loves deep and intense.  Just what you would want your bad boy to do.

“He was a simple man. He liked kegs, country music, and down home pussy. He didn’t see the need to dress up the fact that he was getting drunk and laid. It was all the same in the end. Sloppy kissing, skin slapping, and a nasty hangover. Why the fuck put a decorative umbrella on it?”

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Warning: This is not a “typical love story”. This is an all-consuming, soul-crushing, tear-your-heart-into-pieces story. It’s intense, gritty and raw, dark and disturbing, and it doesn’t happen overnight. This is an epic love story that knows no boundaries and has no time limits. It grows and develops—with hurt, sacrifice, and heartache—over the span of a lifetime.

Eva Fox is the princess of the Silver Demons Motorcycle Club. Growing up with bikers in the club lifestyle is all that she knows. When she’s a young girl, Eva meets the reason for her existence. Deuce West is the sexy, biker bad-ass of the Hell’s Horsemen Motorcycle Club. Like Eva, he was born and raised in the club—but that’s where the similarities end. Their first meeting is innocent, but as Eva matures into a woman, their chance reunions evolve into a fit of lust and love. Fate continues to bring them together time and time again, but their twisted journey is filled with pain, betrayal, and bloodshed that could tear them apart. Eva sees in Deuce what he cannot see in himself—a man worthy of love—and Eva spends her lifetime proving to him that her undeniable love is the one thing he can’t live without.

This is Eva and Deuce’s story.

It wasn’t easy.
Nothing worth doing ever is.
And love is worth everything.



dallasokane The kingpin of Sector Four, Dallas O’Kane runs circles around other bad boy wannabes. Even hardcore thugs give him a wide berth. It’s that unfaltering confidence, his loyalty to the O’Kanes and that dash of “Say my name” that sets him apart from all alpha males. He’s a killer and a lover. And sometimes, part of the thrill is not knowing which he’ll be tonight. 

“I’ve always loved you.” A shudder worked through him, and he pulled her closer. “I’ve always wanted you. They don’t have a word for how much I need you. Everything good I am, everything good I’ve ever done…it’s all you. You make me a king. Without you, I’m just another psychotic thug.”


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She refuses to be owned. Alexa Parrino escaped a life of servitude and survived danger on the streets to become one of the most trusted, influential people in Sector Four, where the O’Kanes rule with a hedonistic but iron fist. Lex has been at the top for years, and there’s almost nothing she wouldn’t do for the gang…and for its leader. Lie, steal, kill—but she bows to no one, not even Dallas O’Kane. He’ll settle for nothing less. Dallas fought long and hard to carve a slice of order out of the chaos of the sectors. Dangers both large and small threaten his people, but it’s nothing he can’t handle. His liquor business is flourishing, and new opportunities fuel his ambition. Lex could help him expand his empire, something he wants almost as much as he wants her. And no one says no to the king of Sector Four. Falling into bed is easy, but their sexual games are anything but casual. Attraction quickly turns to obsession, and their careful dance of heady dominance and sweet submission uncovers a need so deep, so strong, it could crush them both.


 ANGELA ~ Sloane Michaels from The Proposition by Jennifer Lyons

photoThere a few on my Bad Boy of Romance list but my most recent addition is Sloane Michaels from The Plus One Chronicles series. From my review of The Proposition, “I knew he belonged to my book-boyfriend-list. He is sexy, strong, possessive, protective, rich, determined and every other cliché you can think of that an alpha male can possess. Sloane Michaels is an alpha male personified and I love him!!!”. In Possession, he showed us all that but he went from scorching hot to super nova.  Here’s a quote that explains what I mean:  “Are you my depraved baker girl who needs her pu**y spanked?”  This guy is just naughty to the core!!!

 Rich, sexy and volatile, Sloane Michaels has a dark agenda that keeps his heart on ice. His extreme wealth gives him the control he craves and his skills as an ex UFC fighter the tools he’ll need to extract his ultimate revenge. But when the woman he never believed he’d see again crosses his path, Sloane is caught between the vengeance he needs and a sexual conquest he craves.

Kat Thayne has been in survival mode for six years, hiding behind the sweet creations for her bakery. But when a random carjacking brings her face-to-face with her darkest fears and hottest fantasy, Kat is forced out of hiding and offered a dangerously passionate proposition. One she knows she isn’t strong enough to refuse.

**The Proposition is an adult contemporary novel and is not intended for younger readers due to mature content.**

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SUZANNE ~ Lord St. Vincent from THE DEVIL IN WINTER by Lisa Kleypas

gabriel-aubry-1-sizedWhenever a bad boy is mentioned, my mind always pings straight to Sebastian St. Vincent. His ruthlessness, his cutting wit, his ability to make me weak at the knees (and wet in the knickers) with just a few lines and a smouldering look. He may be a Lord, but he is no gentleman.

A DEVIL’S BARGAIN Easily the shyest Wallflower, Evangeline Jenner stands to become the wealthiest, once her inheritance comes due. Because she must first escape the clutches of her unscrupulous relatives, Evie has approached the rake Viscount St. Vincent with a most outrageous proposition: marriage! Sebastian’s reputation is so dangerous that thirty seconds alone with him will ruin any maiden’s good name. Still, this bewitching chit appeared, unchaperoned, on his doorstep to offer her hand. Certainly an aristocrat with a fine eye for beauty could do far worse. But Evie’s proposal comes with a condition: no lovemaking after their wedding night. She will never become just another of the dashing libertine’s callously discarded broken hearts — which means Sebastian will simply have to work harder at his seductions … or perhaps surrender his own heart for the very first time in the name of true love.


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Zita R

My favorite bad boy is currently Ethan Blackstone from the Raine Miller books. Though the ones mentioned above are great too!

Kim M.

Wow!! That’s a hard question to answer because their are soooooooo many bad boys that I love!! My all time favorite is Mr. Ethan Blackstone from Raine Millers series! But a very, very close second is Remington RIPTIDE Tate!!

Denise Haynes

My favorite bad boy is currently Deuce from Madeline Sheehan’s book Undeniable.

Karen G.

My favorite bad boy is Vishous from the Black Dagger Brotherhood series!

Tammy V.

Damon from Vampire Diaries series – even before Ian played the part. lol

Rita Domingos

I love Zsadist from BDB (JR Ward) and Deamon Sadi from The Black Jewels Trilogy (Anne Bishop)!!


Travis Maddox 😉

Sue G.

Gabriel Sharpe from To Wed A Lord by Sabrina Jeffries.


One? Right! Okay let’s see… Reyes from Lords of the Underworld, Zhadist and Rhage from Black Dagger Brotherhood, Maddox from Beautiful Disaster, Jericho Barrons from the Fever series, Eric Northman from Sookie Stackhouse series, Damon from Vampire Diaries… I could go on and on 😉

Chris A

Gosh. Ethan Blackstone, Hawk Delgado, Deuce, Knight, and Reaper. Those are the guys off the top of my head. Non-biker? I would go with Ethan. Biker? Deuce.


Deuce was such a bad boy, but you couldn’t help but love him.

Angela Love

My Favorite Bad Boy of Romance is Deuce from Undeniable he is one Yummy Bad Ass Biker guy!!!!

Then you have BDB Bad Ass Vampires just pure Mmmmm!!!!

Thank you for the giveaway and the chance to enter!!!!

Victoria Sloboda

Wraith Seminus of Larissa Ione’s Demonica series is my bad boy followed by Cynthia Eden’s Niol ;). Thank you.

Maryann Buchanan

Hmm, so tough I love all of Kristen Ashley’s allphas, from this list it would be Deuce but I forgot about Z…


Max Savoie in Nancy Gideon’s shifter series.


All of the bad boys you mentioned are certainly noteworthy and wonderfully bad. The one I hate to love and love to hate is Kane from Heat by R. Lee Smith.


Having just reread The Blackstone Trilogy I am going to say Ethan Blackstone!

Sophia Rose

My mind turns to a few popular ones like Zsadist or Eric Northman, but I’m going to go with Stephen Bonnet in Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander Series.

Thanks for the giveaway opportunity.


I’m a fellow O’Kane fan and they are the ultimate bad boys! I’m also very eager to read Finn’s book from Gina Gordon’s Madewood Brothers series.


There are soooooo many to choose from but my favorite would be Vishous from the Black Dagger Brotherhood. I. Love. Him.
Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

Starla Y.

I would have to say Cash from Down to You (the bad boys #1) by M. Leighton. Although I also liked Travis Maddox in Beautiful Disaster.

Amanda Ray

Dimitri from Nicole Kuhn’s Mohawk series


I recently read Beyond Shame and I have to say Kit Rocha’s O’Kane men definitely qualify! Reyes Farrow 🙂


One of my favorite bad boy heroes is Ryan McBride from Debra Webb’s “Nameless.”


Love Lucky from Eden Winters’ DIVERSION series!


Thanks for the awesome giveaway! I’d have to say Curran from the Kate Daniels series

Alicia Jespersen

My favorite badboy of romance would have to be Vlad from Jeaniene Frost’s Dark Prince series! Oh my god I love him!

Thanks so much for the chance to win!


I’ve been stuck on Deuce for quite a while now…… but Remy Tate is moving up the ladder super quickly! Also, love Rhage– Oh my, so many bad boys to love!

Leanna h

All the Mckay cousins in the Rough Riders series.

Minnie Medina

My fave Bad Boy is Zsadist and Wrath

Sandy Lion

Tegan from Lara Adrian’s Midnight Breed’s series. sdylion(at)gmail(dot)com

Lori H

I like Kresley Cole’s bad boy Trehan.
Thanks 🙂
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Elizabeth P

wow just one? ….well a few are Reyes (Charley davidson) zsadist (bdb) jzb (fever)

Krysten M

Hmm… Definitely Reyes from Darynda Jone’s Charley Davidson followed by any of Larissa Ione’s demons 🙂


Travis Maddox from Beautiful Disaster! But I’m more of a PNR gal, so I will also have to say Ash from Far From Heaven. But then there’s Veiron from Her Demonic Angel. How many favorites can I choose again? 🙂

Rosarita Reader

Ripper from Unbeautifully is my favorite bad boy… Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

Allison Lane-Motherway

I have 2. One is Travis Maddox from Beautiful Disaster ( Jamie MCGuire). The other is LLC from Saving Dallas ( Kim Jones)….Love them both…Both have lots of tats, strong minded and love their women.

Amber H

I have to go with Vishous from the BDB. Though there are ALOT of good ones. 🙂


My favorite bad boys are Vishous and Zsadist from the Black Dagger Brotherhood.


Picking just one is really hard………….V from BDB has a special place in my heart but I tend to compare all book boyfriends to Japh from The Dante Valentine series.


Marlene Howard

That’s hard to pick just one but I would have to say Trouble from Stacia Kane’s series. But I can’t leave out Bones from Jeaniene Frost series and Knight from Kristen Ashley and Barrons from Karen Marie Moning I can’t leave him out lol. I haven’t read but one from this list that’s Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas and I loved him ,he is the one who got me loving Bad boy’s.I downloaded The Proposition on my kindle . Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

Christina G

My most current bad boy of romance would be Tyler Mann from Erin McCarthy’s TRUE.

Allison W

Z from Black Dagger Brotherhood is def a favorite

Veronica De Luna

My favorite bad boy right now is Sloane Michaels since I just finished reading The Possession. Gotta love a guy who is such a bad ass and super protective, yet can be gentle when he needs to be.


Daemon from Jennifer Armentrout’s Lux series…


My favorite bad boy right now is Dallas…but don’t tell Barrons!


Oh my gosh I don’t know! Barrons is always a staple fave, but I really haven’t been reading enough recently to pick another.


My three favorite bad boys are; Vishous from Black Dagger Brotherhood, Tegan from Midnight Breed and Nathaniel Silivasi from the Blood Curse Trilogy, I can’t pick just one….

Susan T.

The brothers from BDB.

Arely Z.

I can’t choose from all of the amazing choices!