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December 24 2013

Merry and Bright: 5 Favorite Contemporary Christmas Novels of 2013

I’m a fan of second chance stories, and I don’t think it is a coincidence that my five favorites from among the twenty or so contemporary Christmas stories I’ve read this year all...
December 20 2013

If It’s Christmas, I Must Be Reading Debbie Macomber

This year Harlequin reissued Debbie Macomber’s first Christmas romance, The Gift of Christmas, almost three decades after it was first published. Since that first holiday book in 1984, Macomber...
December 26 2012

Downton Abbey Season 3 (Series 3) Christmas Special Recap: Highest Highs and Lowest Lows

Last night's Christmas Special is the last episode of Downton Abbey Season 3. Enjoy the recap, and check back at H&H for Downton Abbey Series 4/Season 4 news, speclation, and...
December 24 2012

It Came Upon a Midnight Clear: December’s Erotic Reads

In need of some sexy reading material to fill your e-reader? I’m here for you. Each month I will bring you an assortment of erotic pleasure reads to tempt your palate—and your credit card.... Grab...
December 22 2012

Poll: What Do You Hope to Get This Holiday Season?

Christmas is upon us and we have all sent out our wish lists. But what are you hoping will be under your tree? Free Blog Poll Christmas lights image courtesy of waferboard via Flickr.
December 20 2012

Christmas Presents—Tales of Christmases Past: The Best Historical Christmas Romances of 2012: Jeffries, Burrowes, Balogh and More!

If I could fill a Christmas basket for each of you with my favorite Christmas historical romances of 2012, I’d include a book for each day of Christmas week: four new releases and three reissues. Lady...
December 20 2012

Author Opal Carew’s “Twelve Days of Christmas”

Want something extra naughty for the holidays? Erotic romance author Opal Carew, whose His to Command #1 releases on January 8, wrote her own version of “The 12 Days of Christmas” for the...
December 19 2012

Now Win This!: The Fully Stocked Holiday Stocking

Click here to log in or register to enter for a chance to win a fully stocked holiday stocking from Heroes and Heartbreakers! Have we got a stuffed stocking for you! Heroes and Heartbreakers has...
December 13 2012

From Page to Screen with Lisa Kleypas: Thoughts on Christmas with Holly

It's probably no secret that I'm a huge Lisa Kleypas fan, so when Lisa Kleypas announced that Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor was to be adapted for television by Hallmark Hall of Fame as...
December 12 2012

Plenty of Room on the Bookshelf: A Carla Kelly Christmas

If I were headed for a desert island and were allowed to take only one Christmas romance, I’d take one by Carla Kelly. The problem would be choosing just one. Of course, I could take Carla Kelly’s...
December 11 2012

Falling in Love with Ebenezer Scrooge: A Christmas Carol-Themed Romances

Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol is the best holiday story ever. Perhaps that's hyperbole. But according to some experts, Dickens' work is responsible for Christmas as we know it...
October 24 2012

First Look: Sabrina Jeffries’s ’Twas the Night After Christmas (October 30, 2012)

Sabrina Jeffries 'Twas the Night After Christmas Gallery Books / October 30, 2012 / $11.75 print, $9.99 digital Dear Sir, . . . I feel I should inform you that your mother...
December 22 2011

“I Behaved Abominably": Mary Balogh’s Christmas Beau

I’ve recently begun trying to read all of Mary Balogh traditional Regencies that I missed when I first glommed the author. I have a particular fondness for Christmas Regencies, at least Balogh’s,...
December 21 2011

Love Actually: A Romantic’s Perfect Christmas Film?

The success of Love Actually is the movie that started the romantic vignette comedy trend—since then we’ve had Valentine’s Day, He’s Just Not That Into You, and New Year’s Eve. Love...
December 18 2011

Vampire Holiday Gift Guide

Natasha and Tori have offered their Steampunk Holiday Gift Guide and their Werewolf Holiday Gift Guide; now they turn their thoughts to what to get people who like their heroes tall, dark, and undead:...
December 18 2011

Small-Town Christmas: Robyn Carr, Susan Wiggs, and Marilyn Pappano

Whether your vision of the perfect Christmas is “city sidewalks, busy sidewalks/dressed in holiday style” or “Christmas in the country/like another time and place,” chances are you can find...
December 17 2011

Werewolf Holiday Gift Guide

We have another list of holiday gifts for you! This time we’re finding gift for the werewolf in your life. From hair removal to kick-ass high heels, we have you covered this holiday season. Natasha:...
December 13 2011

Now Win This!: Victoria Alexander

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December 10 2011

Wishful Thinking: Dear Santa

Dear Santa, Hi, Santa. It’s Chelsea. I’m pretty sure you and I are on the same wavelength and agree that reading very sexy books should not put one on the naughty list. In fact, recommending...
December 8 2011

Christmas in Category Romance: Sappy, Sweet, and Perfect

I’m no cynic during any season, but Christmas, a holiday that is steeped in faith, family, and tradition for me, brings out the sentimentalist that I work at keeping under control, with varying degrees...
November 29 2011

A Fine Tradition: Signet Regency Christmas Anthologies

There’s been no dearth of Christmas romances this season. New York publishing houses, small presses, e-publishers, and self-publishers have offered something for every taste from stories as wholesome...