historical: All Posts | default | Original Stories | Reprints | Excerpts | Blogs | Author

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

Blogs
November 21 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of November 2014

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

First Look: Julie Klassen’s The Secret of Pembrooke Park (November 25, 2014)

Julie Klassen The Secret of Pembrooke Park Bethany House / November 25, 2014 / $14.99 print, $14.99...
Blogs
November 20 2014

Literary Devices: Different Types of E-Readers

First, what is an e-reader? When you stop to think about it, there are so many ways you can read an...
Blogs
November 20 2014

First Look: Eileen Dreyer’s Twice Tempted (November 25, 2014)

Eileen Dreyer Twice Tempted (Drake's Rakes) Forever / November 25, 2014 / $8.00 print, $7.99...
Blogs
November 20 2014

Throwback Thursday: What Book Boyfriend Have You Broken Up With?

Yesterday's post on Sexiest Romance Hero 2014, along with some pics from People's past pics...
Blogs
November 19 2014

Favorite Christmas Stories from Dickens, Putney, and More!

, Carolyn Jewel, and
Today we're pleased to have four authors joining us at Heroes and Heartbreakers. The four—Grace...
Blogs
November 19 2014

Horn of Plenty: Male/Male Romance Roundup for November 2014

A November blog post by an American practically writes itself — and indeed, fans of m/m have...
Blogs
November 19 2014

The First Cinderella Trailer Is Here!

The trailer for Disney's first live-action Cinderella movie is finally upon us!...
Blogs
November 19 2014

December 2014 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out...
Excerpts
November 18 2014

Fallen Angels: Sarah MacLean on the Rules of Scoundrels Series

Today we're thrilled to be joined by Sarah MacLean, author of the Rules of Scoundrels series....
Blogs
November 17 2014

Bountiful Harvest: Not-Your-Usual Historicals for November 2014

As winter not-so-slowly begins creeping up on many of us, this is typically the time of year that...
Excerpts
November 17 2014

The Duke’s Guide to Correct Behavior: Exclusive Excerpt

All of London knows the Duke of Rutherford has position and wealth. They also whisper that...
Blogs
November 17 2014

Not at Home (To You): Helpful Restrictions in the Victorian Era

Today we are thrilled to welcome author Tasha Alexander to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Tasha has just...
Blogs
November 17 2014

Head Female in Charge: Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth I—the Virgin Queen—succeeded to her throne on this day back in 1558, ushering...
Blogs
November 16 2014

Give Up the Chase: Anticipating Sarah MacLean’s Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover

**Note: This post contains spoilers on the Chase storyline from Sarah MacLean's The Rules of Scoundrels...
Blogs
November 15 2014

NSFW (Not Shy for the World): Counting Down the Top Moments of On-Screen Male Nudity

While you won't be seeing Jamie Dornan in the altogether when Fifty Shades of Grey comes...
Blogs
November 14 2014

H&H Debriefing #20: Fifty Shades of Adaptations

It's that time again! In a new edition of the H&H Debriefing, Team H&H's Megan,...
Blogs
November 14 2014

Two Angry Men: Pistols at Dawn

Today we're joined by author Lauren Smith, whose new League of Rogues novel, His Wicked Seduction, stars...
Blogs
November 14 2014

What is Your View of Romantic Love?

There are as many different interpretations of what love is, and how it feels, as there are romance...
Blogs
November 13 2014

Heroines Discovering Their Inner Alpha from Sarah MacLean and J.R. Ward

Today we're delighted to welcome author A.E. Jones to Heroes and Heartbreakers. A.E.'s Shifter...
Blogs
November 13 2014

Before The Flame and the Flower: Romance from Back in the Day

It is a truth pretty much universally acknowledged that the modern romance genre as we know it came...
Blogs
November 13 2014

Throwback Thursday: What Was the First Series You Committed To?

Nearly every romance novel published now is part of a series, but it wasn't always that way. It...
Blogs
November 12 2014

Are You in the Know?: 3 Reasons to Join the H&H Newsletter List

If you read the Heroes and Heartbreakers newsletter weekly, you already know that there are tons of...
Excerpts
November 12 2014

Twice Tempted: Exclusive Excerpt

Fiona Ferguson's troubles began with a kiss... It feels like a lifetime ago that...
Blogs
November 11 2014

Attention! Top 10 Military Heroes in Romance

Today we're joined by author Jessica Scott, whose All I Want for Christmas is You is released...
Blogs
November 11 2014

First Look: Jeannie Lin’s Gunpowder Alchemy (November 18, 2014)

Jeannie Lin Gunpowder Alchemy InterMix / November 18, 2014 / $4.99 digital In 1842, the...
Blogs
November 10 2014

Downton Abbey 5x08: Loose Ends and Tied Knots

Welcome back to Downton Abbey and what's sure to be another year of delicious upstairs/downstairs...
Blogs
November 10 2014

What is Your TBR Comfort Level?

We talk about books, and how much we love to read books, and what books we have yet to read,...
Blogs
November 9 2014

Shipping Sunday: Peaky Blinders’s Tommy Shelby and Grace Burgess

He's the leader of a British gang called the Peaky Blinders, and she's a spy—an Irish...
Excerpts
November 8 2014

A Spy Unmasked: Exclusive Excerpt

London, 1820 The mission did not go quite as Robert Ware—known in society as the...