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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
January 23 2015

Friday Beefcake: It’s Sweater Weather with Common, Felton, and More!

Okay, we know that beefcake is supposed to be filled with shirtless guys—and we deliver!—but...
Blogs
January 23 2015

Romance News Roundup: Kit Rocha & Loretta Chase Sale, Vanity Fair on Fifty Shades of Grey

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 23 2015

Fresh Starts: Male/Male Best Bets for January 2015

Although many of us love dark and painful situations in our books, romance is ultimately an optimistic...
Blogs
January 23 2015

First Look: Karen Ranney’s In Your Wildest Scottish Dreams (January 27, 2015)

Karen Ranney In Your Wildest Scottish Dreams Avon / January 27, 2015 / $7.99 print, $6.64 digital...
Blogs
January 22 2015

Meredith Duran and the Romance of Uncertain Loyalties

Where does loyalty lie? To the past, family, tradition, a profession, mission, aspiration, country?...
Blogs
January 22 2015

Romance News Roundup: Jennifer Ryan Deal, Cumberbatch, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 22 2015

Trope of the Month: Held Captive!

Academically put, tropes are “common or overused theme[s] or device[s],“ which makes them...
Blogs
January 22 2015

Throwback Thursday: Who Was Your First Byronic Hero?

George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron Byron, was born on this day in 1788, and his personality, looks,...
Blogs
January 21 2015

Romance News Roundup: Outlander DVD/Blu-ray Release Date, Fifty Shades of Grey Leaving Out That Scene

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 21 2015

“Do You Hear Me, Rafe? You’re Mine:” Tessa Dare’s Say Yes to the Marquess

I have loved Tessa Dare ever since her debut The Goddess of the Hunt—it remains on my Best...
Blogs
January 20 2015

Romance News Roundup: Nalini Singh, “Romance to the Rescue,” and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 19 2015

First Look: Julia Quinn’s The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy (January 27, 2015)

Julia Quinn The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy Avon / January 27, 2015 / $7.99 print, $6.99...
Blogs
January 19 2015

Plans Go Awry in Vanessa Kelly’s How to Plan A Wedding for a Royal Spy

The consummate spy understands the life they’ve chosen will undoubtedly be a lonely one. The...
Excerpts
January 17 2015

Earls Just Want to Have Fun: Exclusive Excerpt

His heart may be the last thing she ever steals... Marlowe is a pickpocket, a housebreaker-and...
Blogs
January 16 2015

Romance News Roundup: Fifty Shades, #1 Book Couple, Sexiest Farmer, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 16 2015

What Couple Has the Best Chemistry?

If you watched the Golden Globes last week, and are a romance fan, likely you took note of...
Blogs
January 15 2015

Romance News Roundup: Frost and Dahl Deals, Oscar Nods, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 15 2015

Cover Thursday: Exclusive Reveals from Amelia Grey, A.C. Arthur, and Paige Tyler!

Today we're thrilled to reveal the covers from books by Amelia Grey, A.C. Arthur, and Paige Tyler!...
Blogs
January 15 2015

How Not to Propose from McNamara, Neville, and More!

Today we're joined by author Ally Broadfield, whose How to Beguile a Duke pairs an unconventional...
Blogs
January 14 2015

Resolve to Read: Unusual Historical Romance Best Bets for January 2015

December is always a slow month in publishing and that translated into slim pickings for unusual historicals....
Blogs
January 14 2015

Romance News Roundup: Nora Roberts TV Show, Wet Chris Hemsworth, and More!

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Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 14 2015

Glitter is the Best Revenge?

Trying to dishonor someone's family name is SO nineteenth century. If you're looking for a...
Blogs
January 13 2015

Romance News Roundup: Sabrina Jeffries & Loretta Chase Deals, Sexy Villains, and More

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 13 2015

Honor (and Love) Among Thieves? The Lure of the Con Artist

Today we're joined by author Rose Lerner, whose True Pretenses, the second in her Lively...
Blogs
January 12 2015

Romance News Roundup: Golden Globes, New E.L. James?, Robinson Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's...
Blogs
January 12 2015

First Look: Rose Lerner’s True Pretenses (January 13, 2015)

Rose Lerner True Pretenses Samhain / January 13, 2015 / $5.50 digital Never steal a heart...
Excerpts
January 12 2015

The Other Duke: Exclusive Excerpt

For years Serafina McPhee has been engaged to marry the heir to the Duke of Hartholm and for...
Blogs
January 12 2015

Maybe Brooding IS Good for You

Tell your BFF she has to listen to you for awhile longer: a new study finds that thinking about a...
Blogs
January 10 2015

“I Won’t Give Up on Jamie”: New Trailer Previews Outlander Season 1.5

Outlander fans, guard your hearts—Jamie and Claire are out to steal and break 'em,...
Blogs
January 10 2015

Beguiled by Ally Broadfield’s How to Beguile a Duke

He raised a brow. “Have you forgotten the circumstances under which we met?” He looked...