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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
September 2 2014

First Look: Rosanne Bittner’s Desperate Hearts (September 2, 2014)

Rosanne Bittner Desperate Hearts Sourcebooks / September 2, 2014 / $7.99 print & digital SHE'S...
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September 2 2014

Meant for Each Other: Top 10 Couples in Historical Romance

If I say that I just did a quick tally of the historical romance keepers on one of my eight overflowing...
Blogs
September 2 2014

What Book Lives Up To the Hype?

As an avid book reader, chances are you're always on the hunt for something new and amazing to...
Blogs
September 1 2014

First Look: Victoria Roberts’s My Highland Spy (September 2, 2014)

Victoria Roberts  My Highland Spy Sourcebooks / September 2, 2014 / $5.31 print, $6.49 digital...
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September 1 2014

Change Is Gonna Come: New Downton Abbey Season 5 (Series 5) Trailer!

ITV has released an intriguing new trailer for Downton Abbey Series 5 (or Season 5 here in the...
Blogs
August 31 2014

Outlander Season 1, Episode 4 Recap: Party Like It’s 1743

Claire Randall's adventure continues in the first season of what is sure to be a long-running...
Blogs
August 30 2014

Mad Dogs and Englishmen: Not-Your-Usual Historicals for August 2014

Here in the States, August is the last month of freedom before the kids go back to school and the...
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August 29 2014

Friday Beefcake: Back to School Edition 2014

Last year, we gave you Back to School Beefcake to celebrate all those moms sending their kids back...
Blogs
August 29 2014

Trope of the Month: Separated Spouses

Academically put, tropes are “common or overused theme[s] or device[s],“ which makes them...
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August 28 2014

First Look: Grace Burrowes’s The Laird (September 2, 2014)

Grace Burrowes The Laird (Captive Hearts) Sourcebooks Casablanca / September 2, 2014 / $7.99 print...
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August 28 2014

Throwback Thursday: Old School Romance Book Club

Author Sarah MacLean has started a Facebook group titled Old School Romance Book Club for readers...
Excerpts
August 27 2014

Lord Savage: Exclusive Excerpt

I’d never felt so vulnerable, at once both lost and found, as I now did sprawled half-naked...
Blogs
August 27 2014

Time Traveling, Your Way: Would You Rather Be Claire or Jamie?

Outlander, as we know, has a heroine who falls back through time. In other scenarios, a person from...
Blogs
August 26 2014

First Look: Elizabeth Vail’s The Duke of Snow and Apples (August 26, 2014)

Elizabeth Vail The Duke of Snow and Apples Entangled / August 26, 2014 / $0.99 digital Frederick...
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August 25 2014

First Look: Lorraine Heath’s Once More, My Darling Rogue (August 26, 2014)

Lorraine Heath Once More, My Darling Rogue (Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James #2) Avon / August...
Blogs
August 25 2014

Outlander Season 1, Episode 3 Recap: Years Apart and Minutes Away

Claire Randall's adventure continues in the first season of what is sure to be a long-running...
Blogs
August 25 2014

Gothics Are My Weakness: Favorite Gothic Romance Authors

Today we're joined by author Susan Elizabeth Phillips, whose Heroes Are My Weakness is released...
Blogs
August 25 2014

What Genre Do You Wish You Had More Of?

A week ago, we asked you What's Your Favorite Genre Right Now? Some of the commenters said...
Blogs
August 22 2014

First Look: Anna Campbell’s What a Duke Dares (August 26, 2014)

Anna Campbell What a Duke Dares (Sons of Sin #3) Grand Central / August 26, 2014 / $8.00 print,...
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August 22 2014

H&H Debriefing: Gothic Heroes!

Another day, another way to follow H&H—we're now on YouTube! Subscribe to...
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August 22 2014

First Look: Kristen Callihan’s Evernight (August 26, 2014)

Kristen Callihan Evernight (Darkest London #5) Forever / August 26, 2014 / $6.00 print,...
Excerpts
August 22 2014

Not Quite a Wife: Exclusive Excerpt

Marry in haste, repent at leisure. James, Lord Kirkland, owns a shipping fleet, half...
Blogs
August 22 2014

First Look: Mary Jo Putney’s Not Quite a Wife (August 26, 2014)

Mary Jo Putney Not Quite a Wife Zebra / August 26, 2014 / $7.99 print, $7.59 digital James,...
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August 22 2014

What is Your #FridayReads?

Each week on our Facebook page, we ask the H&H community what they're reading. Today...
Blogs
August 21 2014

First Look: Liz Carlyle’s The Earl’s Mistress (August 26, 2014)

Liz Carlyle The Earl's Mistress Avon / August 26, 2014 / $7.99 print, $6.99 digital Women...
Excerpts
August 21 2014

A Scandal to Remember: Exclusive Excerpt

The rules of courtship are swept out to sea when a shipwreck offers a Reckless Bride a true...
Blogs
August 21 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of August 2014

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural,...
Blogs
August 21 2014

Throwback Thursday: Who Was Your First Book Boyfriend?

We've asked who your most recent book boyfriend was, and now we want to know who was your...
Blogs
August 20 2014

First Look: Pam Jenoff’s The Winter Guest (August 26, 2014)

Pam Jenoff The Winter Guest Harlequin MIRA / August 26, 2014 / $14.95 print & digital Life...
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August 20 2014

Outlander IS a Bodice Ripper

Bodice ripper*: A controversial term for the earliest of romance novels with a certain formula. Sure,...