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Romance novels and women's fiction set in the modern-day world. No better time than the present, eh?

Excerpts
July 29 2016

Far From Home: Exclusive Excerpt

My name is Rachel. I'm straight ... I think. I also have a mountain of student loans and...
Blogs
July 28 2016

Lisa Kleypas’ Wallflower E-Deal & Jodi Ellen Malpas Video Excerpt: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
July 28 2016

July 2016 Women’s Fiction Best Bets—Laugh as Much as You Cry

My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and...
Blogs
July 28 2016

First Look: Debbie Macomber’s Sweet Tomorrows (August 2, 2016)

Debbie Macomber Sweet Tomorrows (Rose Harbor #5) Ballantine / August 2, 2016 / $26.00 print,...
Blogs
July 28 2016

Are You Still Looking for the Story of a Tertiary Character?

Earlier this week, we received an email from Reader Brenda. Brenda, like many of us, has been...
Blogs
July 27 2016

Gilmore Girls Premiere Date and Christina Dodd Deal: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
July 27 2016

An Embarrassment of Riches: Humiliation Kink in Erotic Romance

Today we're thrilled to welcome Tamsen Parker (True North) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Tamsen's...
Blogs
July 27 2016

Now Win This!: RWA 2016 Souvenir Sweepstakes!

  RWA 2016 Souvenir Sweepstakes!* Enter...
Excerpts
July 27 2016

Burn Down the Night: Exclusive Excerpt

The only thing that matters to me is rescuing my sister from the drug-cooking cult that once...
Blogs
July 27 2016

August 2016 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out...
Blogs
July 27 2016

How Often Do You Get in a Reading Slump?

We've asked you about reading slumps in the past: how do you get out of one, is your keeper...
Blogs
July 26 2016

Dark-Hunter Emojis and a Chicagoland Spinoff Series?!: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
July 26 2016

Love is a Battlefield: The Pros and Cons of Falling in Love with a Fellow Soldier

Today we're thrilled to welcome Nico Rosso (One Minute to Midnight) to Heroes and Heartbreakers....
Blogs
July 26 2016

First Look: Piper J. Drake’s Ultimate Courage (July 26, 2016)

Piper J. Drake Ultimate Courage (The True Heroes Series #2) Forever / July 26, 2016 / $6.99...
Excerpts
July 26 2016

The Theory of Deviance: Exclusive Excerpt

Deviance is unacceptable. It’s taboo. And it’s the one thing he’s always wanted....
Blogs
July 26 2016

First Look: Jackie Ashenden’s Dirty for Me (July 26, 2016)

Jackie Ashenden  Dirty for Me (Motor City Royals #1) Kensington / July 26, 2016 / $9.95...
Blogs
July 26 2016

Can a Trope Be Your Favorite and Least Favorite at the Same Time?

Tropes can walk a fine line. We love them here in Romancelandia—though they're considered...
Blogs
July 25 2016

New J.D. Robb & Anne Rice Sneak Peeks Ahoy!: Romance News

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Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
July 25 2016

Dream Destinations... Only a Page Away!

Heroes and Heartbreakers is thrilled to welcome Anita Hughes (Santorini Sunsets) to the site....
Blogs
July 25 2016

First Look: Erin Watt’s Broken Prince (July 25, 2016)

Erin Watt Broken Prince (Royals #2) EverAfter Romance / July 25, 2016 / $14.99 print, $4.99...
Blogs
July 25 2016

Male/Male Romance Best Bets for July 2016

What male/male romance novels should you read this month? What is love without a little angst?...
Blogs
July 25 2016

First Look: B.J. Daniels’s Into Dust (July 26, 2016)

B.J. Daniels Into Dust  (The Montana Hamiltons #5) HQN Books / July 26th 2016 / $7.99...
Blogs
July 25 2016

Are Labels Helpful or Harmful?

What's in a label? We've discussed this many times with our reader friends—both...
Blogs
July 24 2016

First Look: Ainslie Paton’s Damaged Goods (July 29, 2016)

Ainslie Paton Damaged Goods (Sidelined #2) Supervised by Cat / July 29, 2016 / #3.99 digital Jesus...
Blogs
July 23 2016

“The Bisexual Dilemma”: When Writing Becomes True to Life

Today we're thrilled to welcome Deidre Knight (Butterfuly Tattoo). Deidre is well known in...
Blogs
July 23 2016

First Look: Jaci Burton’s Don’t Let Go (July 26, 2016)

Jaci Burton Don't Let Go (Hope #6) Jove / July 26, 2016 / $7.99 print & digital By...
Blogs
July 22 2016

Yes, We Really Went There: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
Blogs
July 22 2016

E.L. James on Instagram and a Wonder Woman Poster: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Excerpts
July 22 2016

The CEO Daddy Next Door: Exclusive Excerpt

He wants a mother for his child. She won't settle down. And now they're living together… After...
Blogs
July 22 2016

Friday Beefcake: A Love Letter to Our Potential TV Crushes

This weekend is San Diego Comic Con. It's always the perfect time to let our inner geek shine,...