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Rhyll Biest
June 22 2015

The 10 Romance Heroes You’ll Want Between Your Covers

Forget about those articles that tell you what type of guys you should and shouldn’t date, what about the men between your book covers? Here’s a round up of some of the more unusual...
J.Patrick
June 19 2015

Friday Beefcake: Jurassic Men

Jurassic World hit theathers last week and fans were left quite entertained—how could one not gush over Chris Pratt or freak out over those huge dinosaurs? In 1993's Jurassic...
J.Patrick
June 12 2015

Friday Beefcake: Classic Heroes from Kelly, Dean, and More!

It is hard to earn the title of “classic hero.” You have to be dapper, memorable, lovable, and able to sweep the most iconic heroines off their feet. Well, these men put the “class”...
JanetW
June 10 2015

Go with the Flow: Mary Balogh’s Passive Heroes

Before launching into a discussion of Balogh’s passive heroes, I’d like to showcase the opposite. There are many examples of Mary Balogh’s pro-active heroes—Edmund of The...
JenniferProffitt
June 5 2015

Are You Into The “Dad Body”?

Today is Friday when we'll be sharing our weekly Friday Beefcake with all of you. However, a new trend in male bodies has been on our minds lately: the Dad Bod. This is a trend that has been...
J.Patrick
May 15 2015

Friday Beefcake: The Flawed Men of TV from Lincoln, McKidd, Hamm, and More

Jon Hamm may be the ultimate mad man of Mad Men, but there have been times when our favorite male character leads needed time to recollect themselves mentally. Someone might have even suggested...
J.Patrick
April 24 2015

Friday Beefcake: 4 Lords a-Leaping from Cavill, Smith, and More!

“My lord” or “My prince” is what these men like to be referred to on our TV screens. Their tactics in defending their family’s honor, not to mention their other gentlemanly...
Nichole Severn
April 22 2015

The Undeniable Sex Appeal of Zoe Forward’s Matt Ryan

Protecting His Witch is the first book in Zoe Forward’s Keeper of the Veil series. At 252 pages this book was passionate, compelling, and sexy. I was immediately taken with this story...
JessicaMoro
April 15 2015

Protective, Possessive, and Passionate: The Alpha Heroes of J. Lynn’s Wait for You Series

J. Lynn aka Jennifer L. Armentrout’s New Adult series Wait for You is a witty, sexy look into a group of friends that are more like family. Since the first, Wait for You to Fall with Me I’ve...
DarleneMarshall
April 12 2015

Short, Dark, and Handsome: Average Height Heroes in Romance Novels from Balogh, Bujold, and More!

“Tall, Dark and Handsome.” What a cliché! How boring to always have the same old, same old in our novels and films. How do you recognize the hero? He’s the tall one! The...
JenniferProffitt
March 27 2015

Who’s the Handiest Hero/Heroine?

The weekend approaches, and while we prepare to take a few days off from our day-jobs, the call of home improvement beckons—especially with the nice weather just around the corner!  What...
Nichole Severn
March 23 2015

In Pursuit of Perfection: Qualities of the Perfect Romance Hero from Ward, Weber, and More!

Today we're thrilled to welcome Nichole Severn to Heroes and Heartbreakers, whose latest release, Her Fallen Protector, came out last month. In Her Fallen Protector, former archangel has to jump...
JenniferProffitt
March 20 2015

Where Are the Dudes?

Recently we stumbled across an article about Dudes Who Read Romance (not to be confused with the Hot Dudes Reading Instagram or our Reading is Sexy beefcake), in which one male romance reader confessed...
teamhandh
December 17 2014

Quiz: Who Is Your Ideal Romance Hero?

It's the holiday season and while hot cocoa and eggnog go a long way to warm us up, nothing beats a hero! Heroes and Heartbreakers has put together a special quiz, just for you, so you can find...
JenniferProffitt
December 14 2014

Shipping Sunday: Sherlock Holmes and John Watson (JohnLock)

I love Sherlock Holmes. I will take him in every iteration—BBC's modernization with Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr. in a historical action version, and Johnny Lee Miller in Elementary,...
JessicaMoro
December 10 2014

All About the Geek, No Floppy: Computer Prodigies in Romance from Moon, Yates, and More!

Computer geniuses are a minority in the romance genre. This seldom-explored hero is not one who immediately comes to mind when thinking of the typical Alpha romance character; heroes are less Sheldon...
LauraKaye
November 26 2014

Why Do We Love Dirty Talking in Romance?

Today we're thrilled to have author Laura Kaye joining us at Heroes and Heartbreakers. Laura's latest in her Hard Ink series, Hard to Come By, is just out, and has a hero—Derek DiMarzio—with...
November 14 2014

Two Angry Men: Pistols at Dawn

Today we're joined by author Lauren Smith, whose new League of Rogues novel, His Wicked Seduction, stars a best friend's little sister and a rakehell. Sounds like an awesome combination!...
JenniferProffitt
October 31 2014

Trope of the Month: Villains to Heroes

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...
CathyMaxwell
October 22 2014

Sex, Food, and More: What Do Men Need to Be Happy?

Today we're thrilled to welcome author Cathy Maxwell to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Cathy's latest release, The Groom Says Yes, is a delicious historical romance with an earl who's also a...
MFrampton
October 21 2014

What Do You Want to See More Of?

Romance novels feel like the Wild West, with authors blazing trails all over the place, from criminal heroes with no plans to change, to addicted heroines, to a lizard hero. And there are so many other...
AudraNorth
October 9 2014

Unsung Heroes: Charlie Bennett from Molly Harper’s Snow Falling on Bluegrass

I have a thing for heroes in romance novels whose only claim to heroism is being good to a woman. And by that, I mean that I love heroes like that with an unbridled passion. That’s not to say...
teamhandh
October 8 2014

6 Reasons to Love Arrow’s Stephen Amell (Besides His 6-Pack)

There is a lot to love about the CW superhero series Arrow. The fight scenes, the tension between hero and sidekick, Oliver and Felicity (fondly known in fandom as Olicity), and, of course, star Stephen...
AmyPine
September 15 2014

Beta Heroes: Ten Contemporary Romance Heroes Who Show Us That Good = Hot.

**Spoilers! This post may cause a minor to severe reaction to spoilers from books featuring the top contemporary beta heroes—but don't worry, these guys will nurse you back to health.** I...
DDAyresAuthor
September 10 2014

Hot Guys and Cool Dogs Have a Lot in Common

Today we're pleased to welcome author D.D. Ayres to Heroes and Heartbreakers. D.D.'s new release, Irresistible Force, offers not only a hero and heroine, but a canine best friend to both of...
MelScott
September 5 2014

The Boys of Summer: Baseball’s True Appeal

Today we're joined by author Melanie Scott, whose The Devil in Denim is out now, and is set in the world of the All-American pasttime—baseball. Melanie knows just why so many of us like to...
Scarlettleigh
September 3 2014

Sweet Sacrifice: Heroic Sacrifices from Kleypas, O’Keefe, Phillips, and More!

This past spring, I talked about heroines that made sacrifices for their family in What We Do for Love: Sacrificing Heroines from Higgins, Carr, and More so it only seemed fair that I chat about the...
willaful
August 28 2014

A Journey, Not a Destination: Alcoholic and Addicted Heroes in Recovery

Even with the modern disease model, there's so much societal shame around addiction that romance authors probably approach it cautiously as a potential conflict. As Leigh Davis pointed out in her...
MeganErickson
August 27 2014

Sweatpants Are the New Wranglers: Hot Heroes in Cotton

Today we've asked author Megan Erickson to come talk about a very serious topic: Men wearing sweatpants. Megan's upcoming release, Make it Right, is a companion book to Make it Count. Both books...
ShannonStacey
August 26 2014

Action! Adventure! Larger-than-Life Heroes in Romantic Suspense

Today Heroes and Heartbreakers is delighted to welcome author Shannon Stacey. Shannon's No Place to Hide, the fourth book of her Devlin Group series, is a thrilling romantic ride with the hero having...