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maggieboyd66
September 9 2014

Heroines to Die for from Armstrong, Howard, Robb and More!

Framing a love story around characters with a dark past is a challenge. The angst the character deals with internally often causes the story to take a morose twist that makes the believability of a...
ldosch
September 3 2014

First Look: J.D. Robb’s Festive in Death (September 9, 2014)

J.D. Robb Festive in Death Putnam Adult / September 9, 2014 / $27.95 print / $14.99 digital Personal trainer Trey Ziegler was in peak physical condition. If you didn’t count the kitchen...
teamhandh
June 25 2014

J.D. Robb’s In Death Series Optioned for Film!

Ready for some big news, In Death fans? Amber Entertainment announced on Monday that it has acquired the film rights to the series! Here's their tweet, which links to an announcement on J.D....
PenSingleton
April 17 2014

10 Things I’ve Learned from J.D. Robb’s In Death Series

When I first started reading J.D. Robb's In Death series, there were maybe just six books written in the series, and I had happened to pick up the second book. I loved it and went back the following...
ldosch
February 17 2014

First Look: J.D. Robb’s Concealed in Death (February 18, 2014)

J.D. Robb Concealed in Death Putnam Adult / February 18, 2014 / $27.95 print, $11.99 digital In a decrepit, long-empty New York building, Lieutenant Eve Dallas’s husband begins the...
jennyb845
November 4 2013

Power Couples: Eve and Roarke, Mac and Barrons, and More!

Romance readers are in the age of the billionaire and young, virginal, innocent heroine—many of the books being published now have a power imbalance between the hero and heroine. It is common...
ldosch
September 13 2013

First Look: J.D. Robb’s Thankless in Death (September 17, 2013)

J.D. Robb Thankless in Death Putnam Adult / September 17, 2013 / $27.95 print, $14.99 digital Lieutenant Eve Dallas has plenty to be grateful for this season. Hosting Roarke’s big...
jennyb845
August 27 2013

Hear Me Out: The Best Audiobooks

Perhaps this sounds familiar: As of right now, my to-be-read list is 762 books. So how is it possible to get through more books? After thinking on it, I realized I spend a lot of time in my life...
MFrampton
July 3 2013

The Ten Romance Novels You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion)

Romance readers agree on only one thing: Each romance novel should have a Happily Ever After. For more of what is required, take a look at What Rules are in the Romance Novel Covenant? We've...
HeatherMassey
March 28 2013

Love and Death: Noir Sci-Fi Romance

“A woman doesn't care how a guy makes a living, just how he makes love.” —Rita (Helen Stanton) in The Big Combo (1949) Even if you’ve never heard of the term “film...
ldosch
February 23 2013

First Look: J.D. Robb’s Calculated in Death (February 26, 2013)

J. D. Robb Calculated in Death Putnam / February 26, 2013 / $27.95 print, $14.99 digital On Manhattan's Upper East Side a woman lies dead at the bottom of the stairs, stripped...
Myretta
September 12 2012

Top 10 Reasons In Death’s Roarke is the Billionaire Who Dominates the Competition

On August 7, H&H asked Which Romance Billionaire Dominates the Competition?  and the overwhelming response was J.D. Robb's Roarke (no first name—it's part of his mystique)...
ldosch
September 2 2012

First Look: J.D. Robb’s Delusion in Death (Sept. 11, 2012)

J.D. Robb Delusion in Death (In Death #35) Penguin Group / Sept. 11, 2012 / $27.95 print, $14.99 digital It was just another after-work happy-hour bar downtown, where business professionals...
WickedLilPixie
July 2 2012

Which Hero is on Your “List"?, Part 2

We are back with Part 2 of our H&H bloggers “List” choices—the list is the fictionalized version of characters you would love to see nekkid if you could, where not even your spouse or partner...
LaurieGold
April 29 2012

Dear Ms. Nora Roberts: Please Give In Death’s Eve and Roarke the Holidays Off

I look forward to a new In Death novel from J.D. Robb twice a year. Early on I felt the same about her holiday offerings (“Midnight in Death,” “Interlude in Death”), but if I...
MFrampton
February 22 2012

All They’re Cracked Up To Be: Series Crack

Many of J.R. Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood series readers joke that the books are like crack (or “crahck,” if you’re  spelling BDB style), so we went to Twitter and asked...
ldosch
February 18 2012

Fresh Meat: J.D. Robb’s Celebrity in Death (Feb. 21, 2012) (Spoilers)

J.D. Robb Celebrity in Death (In Death #34) G.P. Putnam’s Sons, $27.95/digital $14.99, Feb. 21, 2012 Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she’s managing to have a reasonably good...
ldosch
October 26 2011

Series-ish Addiction: When to Stick With ’Em, When to Move On

Authors writing series books is now the norm in romance; but what makes a series great, and what makes readers decide not to follow the series through to its end? The draw of any series is the characters....
LaurieGold
May 5 2011

Order of Importance: Reading Series in Order (or Not)

The just-released Black Magic Woman is the 11th book in Christine Warren’s Others series. In her preface to the book, Warren talks about the original six book series—the Fixed series, published...
LaurieGold
May 2 2011

This is the End: Why I Won’t be Buying Charlaine Harris’s Dead Reckoning Tomorrow

It’s hard to imagine that after a decade, I’m giving up on a series that I’ve long adored, one that helped open up an entirely new avenue of reading for me. And yet, when Dead...
CharliMac
April 27 2011

Tokens of Affection: Romance Hero Keepsakes

If the love of your life were to be taken from you, what would you keep, save, or do to have a piece of them with you…always? We sappy ladies keep all kinds of things from the great loves...
TheSpinecracker
April 23 2011

Please Turn to Page 99: Romance and the Page 99 Test

Can romance survive the Page 99 Test? I first encountered the Page 99 Test in one of those airline mags on a flight where I'd forgotten to bring enough reading material (I know!), and my literary...
MarisaONeill
March 14 2011

Can Great Characters Save a Bad Plot?

Can great characters save a bad or flawed plot? A flawed or bad plot is like fleeing a blind date and then getting a flat tire on the way home on the side of a deserted road. But when you finally see...
CharliMac
March 6 2011

Eve and Roarke Are DOA and So Not a Supercouple

Great crime fighting duos are timeless. Batman & Robin, Starsky & Hutch, Holmes & Watson, and the list goes on. But they’re not very romantic. Not to me anyway. So, who are the couples...
JessicaTripler
February 19 2011

Seeing is Believing: The Heroine’s Journey

Novelists often talk about the importance of “showing, not telling” in their writing, which means something like, as Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) put it: “Don't tell us that the...
Myretta
February 16 2011

When Historical Romance Readers Go Rogue (or Robb), Pt. 2

Cheryl, You asked about secondary characters in your last letter; I think the depth of the secondary characters is one of the things that has allowed J. D. Robb to continue this series as long...
CherylSneed
February 15 2011

When Historical Romance Readers Go Rogue (or Robb), Pt. 1

Dear Cheryl, When you sent me Naked in Death and told me to read it, I was stunned.  We had both been reading solely historical romance for years and eschewed anything that was remotely...