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Janga
May 20 2015

From Merchant Heiress to Countess: Cross-Class Romance in Mary Balogh’s Traditional Regencies, Part 2

This post is Part 2 of a two-part series exploring the cross-class romances featured in many of Mary Balogh's traditional Regency romances. For the other types of cross-class romances Balogh...
Janga
May 13 2015

Fall from Grace: Cross-Class Romance in Mary Balogh’s Traditional Regencies, Part 1

This post is Part 1 of a two-part series exploring the cross-class romances featured in many of Mary Balogh's traditional Regency romances. Part 2 will be coming soon! The cross-class romance...
JohnJacobson
February 24 2015

First Look: Vicky Dreiling’s What a Devilish Duke Desires (February 24, 2015)

Vicky Dreiling What a Devilish Duke Desires Grand Central / February 24, 2015 / $8.00 print, $7.99 digital WILL A FEW FLIRTATIOUS STEPS Harry Norcliffe never wanted to inherit his...
JessicaEvans
January 14 2015

Today’s Hardly Plain Jane: Thoroughly Modern Austen

Today we're joined by author Jessica Evans, who has been inspired by Jane Austen's iconic Pride and Prejudice, and written The Muse, updating the characters of Elizabeth and Darcy to modern...
Janga
October 23 2014

First Look: Mary Balogh’s Only Enchanting (October 28, 2014)

Mary Balogh Only Enchanting (Survivors’ Club #4) Signet / October 28, 2014 / $7.99 print, digital The Survivors' Club: Six men and one woman, all wounded in the Napoleonic...
Scarlettleigh
September 5 2014

Broke, Homeless, and Hated: Susan Elizabeth Phillips’s Most Down-on-Their-Luck Heroines

A down-on-her-luck heroine is a fairly common and an often used plot device. but that said, nobody writes them better than Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Phillips’s forte is melding pathos and humor...
Myretta
August 13 2014

First Look: Maggie Robinson’s The Reluctant Governess (August 19, 2014)

Maggie Robinson The Reluctant Governess  (Ladies Unlaced #3) Intermix / August 19, 2014 / $4.99 digital A secretary for the renowned Evensong Agency, Eliza Lawrence may have a...
Janga
September 4 2013

Class Differences in Historical Romance, Part 2: She Stoops to Conquer and to Fall (in Love)

While tales of the gentleman ignoring the strictures of society to marry a heroine of humble status is a long-established tradition in romance fiction, tales of the lady marrying the groom or even the...
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...
CharliMac
June 27 2013

Mixing Up the Tropes: Jeannie Moon and Jennifer Haymore

Who doesn’t love a good remix? Take something you like, kick it up a notch, and voila; you have the next dance hit waiting to earworm us all summer long. Romance novels do a bit of remixing as...