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Charlotte Bronte
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LiaRiley
August 13 2014

Byronic Baby Daddy: Three Reasons I Adore Mr. Rochester

Today we're joined by author Lia Riley, whose Upside Down is just out this month. Upside Down's hero isn't perfect, and he has his own issues to work through before—perhaps—finding...
Deneane Clark
July 7 2014

We Are Family: Sisters in History from the Brontes, the Jeromes, and More!

Today we're joined by author Deneane Clark, whose Mercy has just been released. Mercy is the most recent release in Deneane's historical romance series about sisters, the youngest of whom just...
Myretta
May 8 2014

Jane Eyre’s Edward Rochester: Hero or Not?

Edward Rochester is nothing if not divisive. I spent last weekend harassing Megan Frampton about whether Edward Rochester (the ostensible hero of Jane Eyre) is actually heroic. We disagree. However,...
MFrampton
August 26 2013

Is Jane Eyre the Original New Adult Book?

The new genre New Adult is just as controversial as the topics it deals with—some readers think NA is just YA with sex, others think it's merely a marketing term, and the authors emerging...
MFrampton
November 2 2012

Jane Eyre Laid Bare: A Sexual Exposé

Many authors have taken inspiration for their books from classics. The inspiration can range from using a name or a setting, to using entire scenarios from the originals, albeit written in a different...
jenniferprobst
June 20 2012

Author Jennifer Probst on Complete Opposites in Romance

Today we welcome Jennifer Probst to Heroes and Heartbreakers to discuss the very real adage that “opposites attract.” Jennifer’s The Marriage Bargain has taken readers by storm, landing...
KateNagy
July 25 2011

Romantic Heroes as Superheroes: Jane Eyre’s Rochester at X-Mansion

When the endlessly inventive Rachel Hyland told me about her piece on superheroes as romantic heroes, and suggested that I wax eloquent on the opposite topic, romantic heroes as superheroes, I was intrigued. Indeed,...
KateNagy
May 15 2011

What’s in a Name?: The Importance of Names in Romance Novels

William Shakespeare famously wrote: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose/By any other name would smell as sweet.” But while it’s true that a rose would...
MFrampton
April 20 2011

Fierce, Broody Passion: A Timothy Dalton Tribute

For many, Timothy Dalton was the lamest James Bond ever, and that's all they know about him. Which is a shame (and a truth—he was the lamest James Bond ever! Rebuttals in comments, please)...
ElizabethKerriMahon
April 1 2011

Team Heathcliff or Team Rochester?: Choose Your Favorite Bronte Hero

Yet another reason to be glad there's a new version of Jane Eyre: a good excuse to pledge our allegiance. Because when it comes to the Bronte sisters, most people are either on Team Rochester or...