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Romance novels and women's fiction set in the Regency, Victorian, Medieval eras and more. Past times are our pastime, here.

Blogs
May 6 2016

Friday Beefcake: 5 Men to Take Home to Mama (+3 You Want Anyway)

Source: giphy.com Mom, meet dream man; dream man, meet...
Blogs
May 6 2016

Go Home to a Firefighter, Rock Star, AND MMA Fighter: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
May 6 2016

From Heroes to Heroines: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
Blogs
May 6 2016

Hitch and Ditched in Vegas: Real Life and the Quickie Wedding Trope

Sometimes real life can get in the way of enjoying a trope, but Kiersten Hallie Krum (an author...
Blogs
May 6 2016

What Fictional Mother is Most Like Yours?

Mother's Day in nearly upon us and that means in America that we take our mom's out for...
Blogs
May 5 2016

$.99 Shelly Laurenston & Mary Balogh’s Westcott Family Series: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
May 5 2016

What Do You Think of Second-Person?

The world of entertainment may be changing where YOU are the star, or at least feel like one....
Blogs
May 4 2016

Boss/Assistant Deal & Luke/Yoda Like You’ve Never Seen Them: 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
May 4 2016

From My Mother’s Bookshelves: Celebrate Mother’s Day with Classic Romance

My love affair with romance fiction began more than half a century ago with books borrowed from...
Blogs
May 4 2016

Do You Like Heroes/Heroines Who Are Similar to You?

Fiction, for many, is escapism—pure and simple. However, for some that means one of two...
Blogs
May 3 2016

Julian Fellowes’ British Period Drama Doctor Thorne to Stream in U.S. and More: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Excerpts
May 3 2016

Kill or Be Kilt: Exclusive Excerpt

It's been three years since Lady Elizabeth Walsingham ended her childish crush on Laird Ian...
Blogs
May 3 2016

First Look: Valerie Bowman’s The Untamed Earl (May 3, 2016)

Valerie Bowman The Untamed Earl (Playful Brides #5) St. Martin's Press / May 3, 2016...
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May 3 2016

How Many Books Do You Read in a Week?

Source: giphy.com Spring has sprung, kind of. Many...
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May 2 2016

Buzz Books & Julie Ann Walker Deal: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
May 2 2016

Secret Keeper Shelf: The Best Kept Secret Identities in Romance

Today we're thrilled to welcome author Eva Leigh to the site. Eva's recent release of...
Blogs
May 2 2016

First Look: Mary Balogh’s Only Beloved (May 3, 2016)

Mary Balogh Only Beloved (Survivors Club #7) Signet / May 3, 2016 / $7.99 print & digital For...
Blogs
May 2 2016

Here Comes the Baby Carriage: Mothers to Look Up to in Inspirational Romance

We are doubtless all familiar with the playground chant that describes the road to maternity—first...
Blogs
May 2 2016

Frenemies in Romance—The Characters We Love to Hate?

I stumbled upon a recent post in which people wrote to the frenemies who had passively aggressively...
Blogs
May 1 2016

“We Could Name Him Lambert”: Outlander 2x04 Jamie/Claire Heart-to-Heart

Show/Episode: Outlander Season 2, Episode 4, “Le Dame Blanche” (SPOILERS for the...
Blogs
April 29 2016

Cowboy & Baron Deals + Prince Harry is Very Amusing: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Blogs
April 29 2016

On Hiddlesbum and Favorite Tropes: Comments That Made Our Week

We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank you...
Blogs
April 29 2016

Does a Character’s “Voice” Ever Pull You Out of a Story?

Source: giphy.com Many times it's the voice, more...
Blogs
April 28 2016

At Home: Julian Fellowes’ Belgravia, Episode 4 (Chapter 3) Recap

Editor's Note: Julian Fellowes is taking his skills to the literary world in a new book,...
Blogs
April 28 2016

Free Piper Huguley & Sarina Bowen Reads, Plus Harry Potter Wall Art: Romance News

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

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of April 2016

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural,...
Blogs
April 28 2016

Reading FOMO— Do You Have It?

FOMO (the Fear of Missing Out) can feel pretty debilitating. When it comes to new releases, there...
Blogs
April 27 2016

Disgraced Lord & Amish Romance Deals, Plus a Jim/Pam Reunion: Romance News

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

7 Reasons to Binge-Watch The Night Manager—Starting with Hiddlesbum

When most of us think about John LeCarre’s novels (and their adaptations for the big and...
Blogs
April 27 2016

May 2016 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

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