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October 31 2015

Trick or Treat: See Your Favorite Romance Covers in Costume!

As romance readers, we love nothing more than to disappear into a new world for a few hours at a time and slip into the role of our favorite characters. One night a year, Halloween allows us to live...
October 14 2015

Friends to Lovers Are the Best...Unless They’re Also Roommates

After writing First Looks on Christina Lauren’s Dark Wild Night and Lauren Layne’s Blurred Lines, I began to notice a theme. Yes, I’m talking about the friends-to-lovers/roommates-to-lovers...
September 15 2015

Romance News Roundup: Kate Meader & Eloisa James Deals, Allegiant Trailer, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Deal Alert #1: Kate Meader's first...
August 21 2015

The Hardest Thing to Give Away: 5 Things an Author Must Do for Us to Forgive a Character

In novels you can have a variety of conflicts—Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature, Man vs. Society, and Man vs. Self.  But in romance novels the conflict is the element that keeps the hero and...
August 7 2015

Romance News Roundup: Eloisa James Cover, Linda Lael Miller Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Cover Alert: Your Friday's...
July 30 2015

First Come, First Served: New-to-You Romance Authors and the Age of (Digital) Discoverability

Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference has just ended and the winners’ books are getting a lot of buzz – which it is as it should be. These authors’ books have given us hours...
July 7 2015

Reluctantly Man and Wife: Forced Marriage in Romance from MacLean, Ashley, and More!

As I finished my post on historical romance stories featuring bachelors making wagers to remain single, it got me thinking about forced marriage and how ubiquitous a theme it is. Taking a...
June 15 2015

Heroine Worship: Top Traits a Heroine Must Have

Today we're so excited to have author Caroline Linden on Heroes and Heartbreakers. Last month, we saw the release of Love in the Time of Scandal. The secret to any great romance is giving us...
May 11 2015

Meet Team H&H at RT and BookCon 2015!

Will you be attending either the Romantic Times Booklovers Convention in Dallas this week or BookCon later this month? If so, we hope to see you there! Here are your opportunities to meet Heroes...
May 11 2015

Romance News Roundup: Vivian Arend Deal & More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —The Romance News Roundup is going on hiatus—but...
May 8 2015

Romance News Roundup: Mobile Site Update, Janet Evanovich Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —We've updated the H&H mobile experience...
April 29 2015

Art Imitates Life: Romance Author Protagonists from James, Kleypas, Sands, and More!

Supporting the old adage that you should write what you know, it’s interesting to note that there are many romance novels starring romance novelist protagonists. There are many stereotypes...
April 28 2015

April Showers: Not-Your-Usual Historical Romance Best Bets for April 2015

April is a time for spring showers to bring us May flowers.  What else does April bring?  Apparently a bumper crop of not-your-usual historicals with bountiful options for different settings,...
March 26 2015

First Look: Eloisa James’s Four Nights with the Duke (March 31, 2015)

Eloisa James Four Nights with the Duke HarperCollins / March 31, 2015 / $7.99 print, $6.99 digital Eloisa James returns with another fabulous romance in her New York Times bestselling Desperate...
March 18 2015

Romance News Roundup: Sleepy Hollow Renewed for Season 3 and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Sleepy Hollow has been renewed for a third...
March 12 2015

5 Favorite Families in Historical Romance from James, Chase, Quinn, and More!

When Julia Quinn announced that her next book will be a return to the Bridgertons, much discussion ensued among a group of online friends with some cheering for more Bridgerton books and speculating...
March 10 2015

Romance News Roundup: Eloisa James Deal & Shannon Stacey’s Boston Fire Series

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Deal Alert #1: Eloisa James's Much...
March 9 2015

The Swoonies 2015, Wildcard Round: Historical Couples

Welcome to H&H’s very first couples battle, The Swoonies, where romance’s most popular pairings go head-to-head for the title of H&H’s Swoonworthiest Couple of the Year!...
March 6 2015

What the Heart Wants: Spring 2015’s Can’t-Miss Romance Books, Movies, and Shows

March | April | May | Printable Version Even the most avid romance fan has trouble keeping track of all the amazing content released throughout the year. We’ve...
February 6 2015

We Ruined a Romance: Replace A Letter Ruin A Romance Results!

[View the story “HnH Replace” on Storify] Earlier this week, we had so much fun with #ReplaceALetterRuinARomance on Twitter —and we think you guys did too! As a treat—and...
January 9 2015

Make Mine a Virgin: Male Virgins from James, Gabaldon, Singh, and More!

We’re all used to stereotypical rakes with mad sex skills gleaned from years of practice who sexually awaken virginal heroines. It’s the dominant theme of the romance genre. But let’s...
October 13 2014

Talking ’Bout the Next Generation: The Second Generation in Historical Romance Novels

Perhaps it is because I grew up reading the family sagas on my mother’s bookshelves—books like Elswyth Thane’s Williamsburg series, Mazo de la Roche’s Whiteoak Chronicles, and...
October 4 2014

Meet-Cute (and Not So Cute): First Encounters in Romance from Roberts, James, and More!

Authors have a challenge to come up with creative ways for the heroine and hero to meet. For better or worse, this encounter sets the tone for the book, since it is pretty much the gotcha scene that...
September 2 2014

Meant for Each Other: Top 10 Couples in Historical Romance

If I say that I just did a quick tally of the historical romance keepers on one of my eight overflowing bookshelves and counted 180, you will have some idea of how daunting I found the task of selecting...
August 29 2014

Trope of the Month: Separated Spouses

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...
August 13 2014

So Romantic: Favorite Grand Gestures in Romance Fiction

I’m a romantic. I can appreciate a sizzling scene, but I confess that, with few exceptions, once I close a book, the scenes that earned it a high sensuality rating tend to blur into memories of...
July 9 2014

There When You Need It: How Eloisa James’s The Duke is Mine Landed on the Keeper Shelf

Today we're thrilled to welcome Sara Jane Stone, whose Full Exposure was just released. Full Exposure is the first book in the Independence Falls series and focuses on Georgia, a recently-returned...
July 2 2014

Fixer Upper: Manly Makeovers from Fox, Heyer, James, and More!

Sometimes, it is the duty of women to let a man know when his look is just not working. Sometimes, that opinion is even asked for. You would think that “the makeover” would be a device...
June 26 2014

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of June 2014

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...
Miranda Neville
June 18 2014

Separated Spouses in Historicals from Balogh, Haymore, Guhrke, and More!

Today we welcome author Miranda Neville to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Miranda's forthcoming release, Lady Windermere's Lover, has a married couple who've been apart for a year (his choice,...