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Janga
December 18 2014

Alive and Well: Living, Happy Parental Pairs in Historical Romance from Beverley, Chase, and More!

Even in historical romance fiction, with its near mandatory promise of happily ever after for the hero and heroine and the new family they create, families that are not split by death, divorce, or abandonment...
teamhandh
September 27 2014

Trope of the Month: Mistresses and Courtesans!

Academically put, tropes are “common or overused theme[s] or device[s]," which makes them sound like cliches, which makes them seem like a bad thing. But they’re totally not! Romance...
JenniferMcQuiston
March 28 2014

He’s All That: Historical Romance Heroes with Unusual Professions

Today we're joined by author Jennifer McQuiston, whose Moonlight on My Mind is out this week. Moonlight On My Mind's hero is an Earl who's accused of murder—by the heroine, who might...
AlexisHall
February 10 2014

Officially Better Than the Queen: Cecilia Grant’s A Lady Awakened

I read Cecilia Grant's A Lady Awakened not so much over Christmas as on Christmas, ignoring my partner’s family, the Queen’s speech, and even Toy Story 3 to finish reading it. Because...
teamhandh
December 31 2013

Team H&H Recommends: Best of 2013

Last week we asked our bloggers to give you their top picks for 2013 and now it's Team H&H's turn! Our resident shipper, Heather Waters, gives you her favorite couples; Megan Frampton shows...
Scarlettleigh
November 18 2013

All is Forgiven?: When Characters Do Bad Things

There are numerous reason why a book doesn’t work for a reader. But one of the most common is that the reader doesn’t have empathy for the character or condone his or her actions. But as...
Janga
July 17 2013

Class Differences in Historical Romance, Part 1: The Triumph of Love Over Level

Part One: Marrying the Maid (Or the Governess or . . .) The theme of love powerful enough to overcome the boundaries of class is rooted deeply in the tradition of romance fiction. Whether one views...
teamhandh
June 28 2013

Trope of the Month: Deadline Love

Academically put, tropes are “common or overused theme[s] or device[s]," which makes them sound like cliches, which makes them seem like a bad thing. But they’re totally not! Romance...
VictoriaJanssen
June 12 2013

First Look: Cecilia Grant’s A Woman Entangled (June 25, 2013)

Cecilia Grant A Woman Entangled Bantam / June 25, 2013 / $7.99 print & digital Kate Westbrook has dreams far bigger than romance. Love won’t get her into London’s most consequential...
teamhandh
May 22 2013

June 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in June. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a very...
teamhandh
April 16 2013

April 2013 Bloggers’s Recommendations: Wedding Nights, Family Reunions, and Hot British Vamps

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural, if our bloggers declare a tie ’cause they just can’t choose). It doesn’t have to...
Taragel
March 5 2013

The Bad Girls’ Club: Romantic Anti-Heroines

Confession: When it comes to heroines, I have a definite type. I don’t particularly care what the hero is like (although alpha-holes need not apply), but I like my fictional women a little bit...
teamhandh
February 18 2013

February 2013 Bloggers’s Recommendations: Playboy Neighbors, Sweet Romances, and Mysterious Bikers

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural, if our bloggers declare a tie ’cause they just can’t choose). It doesn’t have to...
EVail
January 10 2013

It’s Not the Size of the Boat, It’s the Motion in the Ocean: Bad Sex in Romance from Balogh, James, and Grant

While romance novels can be written in a variety of ways, with countless combinations of settings, time periods, cultures, and conflicts, the genre is generally bound by two ironclad rules. One,...
EVail
January 6 2013

Rarer Than Hen’s Teeth: Sexually Experienced Heroines in Historical Romance

With Chelsea Mueller’s recent Heroes and Heartbreakers article on sexually experienced contemporary and paranormal romance heroines, she took an excellent look at the slut-shaming that can often...
MFrampton
December 27 2012

Ring in with Romance!: Best of 2012, Day 1

May old friends be forgot? We don't think so! We're celebrating our favorite reads with five days of the Best of 2012. We asked our bloggers for their favorite reads of 2012, with one stipulation,...
teamhandh
June 17 2012

June 2012 Recommendations: Vampires, Cowboys, and Highwaymen

At the end of last year, we ran our fabulous bloggers’ lists of top reads of the year. Those posts were so fun that we’ve decided to continue, asking our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve...
CherylSneed
May 28 2012

First Look: Cecilia Grant’s A Gentleman Undone (May 29, 2012)

Cecilia Grant A Gentleman Undone Bantam / May 29, 2012 / $7.99 Lydia Slaughter understands the games men play—both in and out of the bedroom. Not afraid to bend the rules to suit her needs,...
teamhandh
April 25 2012

May 2012 Upcoming Romance Releases Shopping List!

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in May. This time around, we’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve...
AnnaBowling
April 12 2012

Beyond the Wallpaper: Historical Romance with History

My favorite kind of historical romances have heaping helpings of both history and romance; when the history shapes the romance, I am one happy camper. Sometimes this combination comes in the form of...
EVail
March 24 2012

Top 5 Alpha Females: Kinsale’s Melanthe, Chuck’s Sarah Walker, and More!

Alpha-Beta, or opposites-attract stories are a common and winning formula in romances today. Fire and ice. Action and reaction. Passion versus logic. While there are many different flavors for this...