Hyena Heat Holiday Giveaway & Cover Reveal!!

I’m so excited to share the amazing cover of my soon-to-be-released new series debut:  Every Night Forever (Hyena Heat One).  The heroes of this story came from the “bad guys” in The Wolf’s Mate Four, but I knew that deep down, were-hyenas Dante, Mason, and Cairo were really just struggling to find their mate.  How could I leave them unmated and lonely?

Every Night Forever will appear on Amazon and Smashwords on Thursday, December 6.

Every Night Forever (Hyena Heat One)

by R.E. Butler

After narrowly avoiding a personal disaster, she-wolf Alyssa Morgan can’t wait to leave her wolf pack and start her life over.  Trying to rebuild her shattered self-esteem, she swears off relationships.  When she accepts a job at Stone’s gym, working for three hunky were-hyena brothers, she discovers the hardest thing she ever had to do wasn’t leaving her pack, but keeping them at arm’s length.

Dante, Cairo, and Mason Stone have been unlucky in love.  As were-hyenas, they need to share a mate, and they hadn’t found the right woman… until Alyssa walks through the door.  But the sweet she-wolf is anything but interested in a relationship with them.  Oppressed within her wolf pack, she doesn’t see herself as worthy of their affection.  When her life is threatened and they almost lose her, they decide it’s time to convince her that she is their mate and they are perfect for each other.

This story contains one she-wolf trying to find herself, three overprotective were-hyenas with love on their minds, m/f/m/m interaction, neck biting, and symbolic tattoos.

I LOVE this cover!  She’s a perfect Alyssa in my mind, beautiful and vulnerable.  I can’t thank Ramona Lockwood of Romance Book Cover Designs for coming up with this fantastic cover.  I am so glad that Ramona and I are working together on covers, she’s one amazing and talented lady.  If you’re in need of a cover designer, you can find her by clicking HERE or on the permanent link on the right side of the blog.

Now on to the contest!

I’m giving away THIRTEEN prizes this week to get ready for the holidays.  Since this book is about misunderstood bad boys finding their redemption, all you have to do to enter the contest is comment on this blog post and tell me, “Who’s Your Favorite Bad Boy?”  From TV, Movies, or Books….  My favorite bad boy from TV – Damon on Vampire Diaries (oh, those eyes!).  From movies?  Dom from The Fast & The Furious.  And from Books….so many to choose from – personally, I have to give it up for the hyenas, but I also really adore Rhage from Book 2 in the Black Dagger Brotherhood…so tormented, so amazing!  So that’s it my lovelies….who is your favorite bad boy??

Prizes up for grabs:

1.  Four ebooks of Every Night Forever

2.  Two $5 gift cards (Amazon or B&N, winners choice) along with two ebooks of Every Night Forever

3. Two $10 gift cards (Amazon or B&N, winners choice) along with ebooks of Every Night Forever

4.  Two $25 gift cards (Amazon or B&N, winners choice) along with ebooks of Every Night Forever

5.  Three Gift Bags (see contents below), three $10 gift cards (Amazon or B&N) along with three ebooks of Every Night Forever

Once more, I turned to the artisans at etsy.com and sought out gifts that went with the book.  I had a lot of fun searching for just the right things, along with getting to know three really special, talented women.  These three gifts are part of the three gift bags in #5 above, and will come packaged in a gift sack, and an email will follow with the gift card and ebook.  I’m thankful to Amanda, Karin and Roseann for their willingness to work with me, and I hope that the winners of these three prizes will love them as much as I do!

Item One:  Glass Bead Bracelet (colors vary), courtesy of Amanda Pearson and her awesome etsy store.  Click here to check out her adorable bracelets!

Item Two:  Small jar of wildflower honey and hand poured beeswax tea light, courtesy of Karin at her gorgeous etsy store.  Click here to check out her sweet wares at LuluIslandHoney.

Item Three:  Two personalized Every Night Forever Lipbalms, vanilla and cherry, courtesy of Roseann at Majestic Soaps.  Click here to check out all the fun things you can get personalized!

I am really looking forward to reading all of your comments and I wish you all the best of luck.

Winners and buy links will be announced at noon EST on Thursday, December 6th.  If the book happens to hit the virtual shelves before noon EST, I will still wait to post winners and buy links until the above time.  All the best, R


104 comments on “Hyena Heat Holiday Giveaway & Cover Reveal!!

  1. My fav bad boys…hmmm…tv would be Darryl from The Walking Dead, movies would be Sean Connery in The Rock, and books would be Bones from Jeaniene Frosts books. Can’t wait to read your new book!!!

  2. Favorite bad boy from tv would have to be Nolan from Revenge; from a movie Danny from Grease; and from a book Dex James from Their Virgin Captive

  3. My favorite bad boy would def have to be Eric Northman from Trueblood for TV and books. For movies, that’s a toughy, prob have to go with Johny Depp in Cry Baby. Really looking forward to all your upcoming released. x

  4. My favorite bad boys… tv Miles (Billy Burke) from Revolution movies would have to be Dom (Vin Diesel) from The Fast and Furious Series. Books hmm that’s hard to say I read so much, I’d have to say one of my fave’s is Colt McKay for Lorelei James Rough Riders series. Can’t wait to read your new book. I’ve devoured all the other books you have written they are absolutely wonderful.

    • Yee haw, Rough Riders! Yum! Dom…I love him, too. Of course I dig a guy that shaves his head and has tatts, that’s just so awesome. Thanks so much for the compliment, I’m glad you’ve enjoyed the stories!

  5. My favorite bad boy is Cullen from Cherise Sinclair’s “Lean on Me” in the Shadowlands series.
    Happy Holidays!!

    rmwyer at shaw dot ca

  6. My favorite bad boys… let me think.
    From movies, it would be Keanu Reeves as John Constantine, from Constantine. I loved that tortured character, trying to save his soul.
    TV, Mark Valley as Christopher Chance, from Human Target. I loved the series, I can’t believe they cancelled it 😦
    Books, would be Val, from Starved for Love (Annie Nicholas), I loved him. It’s not as tortured type, but a very bad and decided type. It’s the kind of character I’d give everything to make him real…. yummie 🙂
    Thanks for the giveaway

    • Human Target? I loved that show! I can’t believe it got canceled, too, such a shame! He was great on it, I’d love to be rescued by him. I want to check out Starved for Love now, sounds great! Good luck!

  7. Bad Boys huh I would have to say eric northman from true blood (tv), Books it is hands down for me Zadist from the black dagger brotherhood( , Movies well would have to be (drum roll please) Heath Ledger as the joker in Batman Black Knight. Loving the Wolf Mate series. Just found them on amazon and enjoying them. I am glad that you are writing about the hyenas from your last book. They deserve a mate that wants only them. Thanks for the many books that you have written. I have enjoyed them.

    • Hi Cappi! Eric is awesome, so sexy on the TV show and in the books, too. I almost put down Zsadist, because I love him, too. I’m so glad you found my stories and have enjoyed them!

  8. My favorite bad boy oh there are so many.
    From TV probably Dean from Supernatural.
    From movies Vin Diesel in XXX.
    From books, this one is the hardest, but because I just re-read it Ryne Taylor from The Keeping by Nicky Charles.
    I can’t wait to read the new book love me some hot bad boys.

    • See, there’s just so many bad boys on TV, how could I forget Supernatural? I liked The Keeping a lot, too, and Ryne was really an awesome alpha. I hope you love the hyenas, I’m really thrilled for their story to be told.

  9. My favorite bad boy fom tv Damon from vampire diaries also I love him and From my books there’s so any it hard to choose but Duncan from the immortal trilogy

  10. I have to agree with you on Rhage. Now, don’t get me wrong, you have some awesome bad boys of your own, but there’s just something about Rhage. IN FACT, he was so “real” to me, that i actually named my son, who i was pregnant with at the time while reading his story, Rhaige. I have my own blue eye, blonde hair bad boy now! LoL! I swear it’s true, you and I are friends on FACEBOOK, go look!(Theboysrwx4@gmail) 😀
    I changed the spelling just a bit, to make it his own name, by adding an “I”. So I’d definitely go with Rhage for the ultimate BadBoy!

  11. My fav bad boy from tv would be Vex from the lost girl he’s so naughty but he’s adorable.
    Books there are so many but one that sticks out is Jonas Wyatt from Lora Leigh’s Breeds even getting mated hasn’t stopped his interfering and manipulating of others
    Movies Keifer Sutherland from Lost boys he was nasty but ohh so hot 🙂

  12. my favorite bad boy from a movie would be Lestat from Queen of the Damned and from a book is Bishop from Meet me when the sun goes down and from Tv is everyone from American Horror Story Aslyum Because if you really think about it all the guys from that show are bad.. Cant wait for the new book

  13. That cover is amazing!!! Definitely bookmarking Ramona’s site for my clients. I’m not sure if I’m eligible for the contest, but I have to give a shout-out to my favourite bad boy- Ethan Banning from Demonised by Naomi Clark!

  14. Hi RE
    From movies:Johnny Depp from Public Enemy because he is so hot he is the perfect bad boys and such a romantic with the ladies oh that body. : )
    From books: Dante from The Maker Song series Adrian Phoenix because he is such a hottie, mega bad boy and rock star and such a tormented soul oh so hmmmm.
    From TV: Angel from Forever Knight oh my god what a body and those eyes and that smile would love to have come and save me or bite me for that matter. : )

  15. I have a lot of Fav Bad Boys butt I have to say my current favorite Bad Boy from Books and Movies is Paul Lahote from the Twilight series played by the AMAZING Alex Merez:) I just wish someone else would have done justice to her shapeshifters the way you have:)

    • Wow, what a great compliment! I like Paul from the series as well. Doesn’t hurt that Alex is HOT, but I like the barely controlled temper and protective vibes from him. You’re so sweet! Thanks!

      • I have to tell you some of my La Push Wolfpack girls are HUGE fans of yours and eagerly await your next book and we discuss them when they come out and I recommend you to all who ask do I know any good shapeshifter books, you are always at the top of the list

  16. Right now Christian Grey from Fifty Shades always comes to mind.Christian Grey always took control of every situation.Mr.Grey is very dominering,sexy ,and still has that vulnerable side to him that only Anna was able to touch.I love a man that knows how to take charge of the situation.

  17. My favorite tv bad boy would have to be Damon from Vampire Diaries. My favorite book bad boy is Aeron from Lords of the Underworld.

  18. My favorite bad boy is Jerricho Barons from Karen Marie Moning’s fever series. Can’t wait to read this one and I love that the bad boys get to redeem themselves.

  19. There are so many! Let’s see Paul Walker in the Takers. I like Zane in Zane’s Redemption by Tina Folsom. Not necessarily a bad guy, Gerard Butler. I’m sure he could be bad. The list could go on.

  20. Well, well of all the FANTABULOUS bad boys out there, my most favorites are, and in no particular order LOL:
    Favorite TV show, has to be my Vampire Diaries Addiction~ Joeseph Morgan as the so yummy Klaus! There is just something about his voice and that old but charming character he portrays
    Favorite movie, without a doubt is the ever so amazing Mark Sinclair Vincent~AKA Vin Diesel in the The Fast and the Furious.
    Favorite book, has to be that Ryne Taylor from The Keeping, by Nicky Charles. The author paints an ever so lovely picture in your mind when he is sitting on his sofa watching Mel come to…OH my skittles!
    Happy Holidays to all!

    • Desiree, I LOVE your comment! So descriptive! I adore everyone you mentioned, too! Klaus, I forget about him because I love Damon so much, but he’s really awesome as well. I love a good accent. *shiver* Happy holidays to you, too!

  21. Right now, I would have to say my favorite Bad Boy is Vishious from BDB Book 5, I just finished his story.
    But, my all time favorite Bad Boy is Rhett Butler from Gone with the Wind. He had debonair , sexy & bad boy down to an art form. And Clark Gable was the perfect actor for the movie. 🙂

    • I really do adore all the BDB men. Wow, what a classic bad boy you mentioned! I love him so much I even named one of my mountain lions Rhett (from Callie’s story). I watch that movie once a year, I adore it. 🙂

  22. Yes, another give away, I would have to say my fav bad boys of all time are Riddick from Pitch Black and Harry Callahan (Dirty Harry).

      • I know what you mean, his a lovable bad ass, I love the seen in PB were he snick’s up on the captain and you think his going to kill her but just cuts her hair and smells it that gets me every time. I looking forward to the installment in the trilogy.

  23. I’ll have to agree with Desiree on Ryne, he was AMAZING. I also like Chase from Mia Castile’s Butterfly series, he’s a lover bad boy. I still can’t forget Bo, even though he’s got a limp, I still can’t help but picture him as a total BADASS. I can’t wait for his story. From tv I otta go with Eric Northman, he is more badass in the books but Askars does him justice. I also like Jon Snow(kit harington) from game of thrones, he’s badass in a solitary kind of way. My all time-would drop everything-kill anyone for tv bad boy is Cullen Bohannon, hell on wheels played by Anson Mount. Mmmmmmm love me some Anson Mount, yummmmm From movies I gotta go with Frank Christmas (Jason Statham) in the expendables, dom from fast n furious along with Paul walker(baby blues).

    • I hope you love Bo’s story when it comes out in January, too! Finally someone mentioned GoT! I LOVE that show! Jon is so adorably clueless about women but he’s got the protective vibe going for him. I love Ason Mount, he’s so sexy with that long hair. Yum! You have some awesome choices!

  24. fav bad boy….TV: Eric from True Blood, MOVIES: Riddick from Chronicles of Riddick, and best Bad Boy Book character is just way to hard to choose, there are all those Dark/Dream Hunters and countless Weres not to mention all those Brothers of the BDB and lets not leave out the Vamps, Faeries and Druids…..the list really does go on…lol

  25. Would have to say Silar from the Tv show Heros..Theres just something about him..Looking forward to reading the new series…

  26. Mine would have to be Vin Diesel in the Pacifier. I could entertain myself wqtching him chase the kids any day. 😉

  27. Hey, I have to agree with you on Damon being my favorite bad boy on tv, though in the movies I have to say Dominic Purcell as Drake in Blade 3, and in books there are a bunch, Rhage is great, but I have to go with Sin in Sherriynn Kenyon’s Dark Hunter series.

    • I completely forgot about Drake. I really loved Dominic in Prison Break, he’s so gorgeous, and I loved him Blade 3, too. That’s my fav of the series, mostly ’cause of him. OK, I must read the Dark Hunter series!

  28. Bad boys… where do I start? Christian from the 50 Shades books, Damon from Vampire D, Jason from Jason and Cadence,Mr. Wickham from Pride and Prejudice, Eric from the Sookie Stackhouse novels… So many, so little time!!

  29. Bad boy from TV has to be spike from Buffy the vampire slayer!! Book Zane from Jill myles the succubi saga but I’m very partial to nicky charles Kane and rayne mmmmmm. Film gotta be kiefer Sutherland in the lost boys xxx

    • All very ‘good’ bad boys! Love all of them. I especially loved Spike early in the series when he was with Dru and all sorts of insane but still managed to treat her like a queen.

  30. Definately can’t beat Dean from Supernatural…mmrroww! My heart belongs to Zhadist from the J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood…sooo jealous of Bella and film I go all the way with Spartacus….any one of them…mmmmmm. Can’t wait to read about your bad guys. Bring them on!

  31. I already commented once but there is are so many like Gildeon cross in bared to you by Sylvia Day and Sam and Dean from Supernatural oh and Christian from fifty shades of grey and I love all the bad boys from your books.

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  33. Oh wow thats difficult to say, there are soo many bad boys i like… Vin diesel in pretty much every movie he has been in (fast & furius, riddick…), Dwayne Johnson in Welcome to the jungle, Damon in Vampire diaries, Eric in True blood – (both of them both in the books and TV series), Johnny Depp in Pirates… and the list could go on and on 🙂 its just to difficult to choose my favorite 😉

  34. Oh…I cannot wait for this book!!! Thanks so much for the chance to win. I’m so happy that you wrote about Dante, Cairo and Mason and gave them a chance to redeem themselves!! lol My favorite 2 Bad Boys are Tack from Motorcycle Man by Kristen Ashley and Knight from Knight by Kristen Ashley. They are both so bad that they are good!! Oh..and in tv it would definitely be Jax from Sons of Anarchy. I love my Bad Boys!! lol 😉 Congrats on the new release!! Have a great day!! 😉

    • Hi Mariann! You’re so sweet. And what a great list of bad boys! I am a huge Jax fan. In fact, I patterned Jason after him. I love the show so much, I named the pack tracker Teller, too. 🙂 Good luck!

  35. My sister got me watching Teen wolf so I’d have to say my favorite “Bad Boy” would have to be Derek Hale from Teen wolf. There’s just something abut him.. WOW is all I can say..

  36. Well from books to many come to mind its hard to narrow it down. One of my favorite ‘bad boys’ is Lothaire from the Immortals After Dark series. Though my all time favorite bad boy is ‘Ricardo de Salamanca’ a pirate from a Spanish soap opera called Pasíon.

  37. My favorite bad boyfrom a book is Christophe from the strange angels series by lili st. crow and from tv it is also damon i just love his eyes!

  38. Omg there are so many bad boys like Dean for supernatural & spike & Ezri morreals for bad boys for the 80’s. I like so many those are just a few.

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