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willaful
September 16 2014

5 Classic Secondary Couples from SEP, Kleypas, Brockmann, and More!

Secondary couples are often an opportunity for authors to take interesting risks; consequently, they're sometimes more memorable than the primary couple. Here are five secondary couples that have...
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...
JanetW
March 17 2014

Getting Your Irish Up: Irish Romance from Roberts, Heyer, and More!

Whether it’s a mystery with romantic elements, a historical, or a contemporary, commonalities persist when the story takes place in Ireland. An exploration of Irish romances shows that there’s...
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
January 30 2014

Keeping You in...: Top 10 Romantic Suspense Novels You Should Read

Romantic Suspense is a tricky genre, requiring a perfect balance between its two main elements. If the plot is too heavy on the suspense, romance readers are bound to be disappointed because we love...
RachelHyland
November 22 2013

Giving Thanks for Romance: Thanksgiving-Themed Books

I have holiday envy. There, I’ve said it. Whether it be Passover or Ramadan, Diwali or the Mooncake Festival, there is barely an international observance, whether religious or otherwise, that...
willaful
November 21 2013

“Holding On” and “Not Letting Go”: Favorite Phrases from Romance

Favorite romance couples become favorites because of those moments that are uniquely them, and some of their best moments come from iconic lines that live on in our minds long after the book is done....
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...
LaurieGold
October 3 2013

Murky and Glorious Pasts: Authors Who Switch Genres

Over the summer I wrote a blog entry at All About Romance listing my top ten romances. Among the responses was one from a reader unfamiliar with “historical Garwoods.” It reminded me of...
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...
teamhandh
August 21 2013

September 2013 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in September. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got...
teamhandh
August 10 2013

Poll: Which Hero Has the Sexiest Voice?

Last week Megan Frampton asked in her Morning Coffee: Which Hero Has the Sexiest Voice? You guys gave some pretty awesome answers and so we want to make it official in this week's poll: Which Hero...
jennyb845
August 7 2013

The Balancing Act of Romantic Suspense: Kennedy, Robb, Gerard and More!

Romantic Suspense is a tough sub-genre to write. Instead of just having one subject to deal with, the author has to balance both romance and suspense. Usually, one of those elements is overwhelmed by...
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...
Torifl
December 2 2012

Criminal Heroes from Cole, Kane, Stuart and More!

Everyone loves a good hero, but what about the bad hero? The anti-hero? The criminal hero? A hero who not only walks the dark side, but enjoys the journey. According to Wikipedia, an anti-hero is a...
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...
Dolly_Sickles
August 19 2012

An Author By Any Other Name: Exploring Nina Bruhns and Nikita Black’s Writing

Before I became a romance and children’s book novelist, I had a long and interesting career in the arts, public relations, and as a journalist. For five of them, I was a volunteer Senior Docent at...
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...
teamhandh
March 17 2012

Éirinn go Brách: More St. Patrick’s Day Romance Recs

St. Patrick’s Day got you in the mood to read a good Irish romance? In a follow-up to Laurel McKee’s Kiss Me, I’m Irish: St. Patrick’s Day Recs, we’ve gathered more recommendations, including...
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...
teamhandh
December 26 2011

H&H Bloggers Pick the Best of 2011: Myretta Robens, Amber McMichael, and Janga

Want to know what books your favorite bloggers most enjoyed in 2011? Be sure to check out each post in the Best of 2011 series! Myretta Robens Loretta Chase (who else?) Silk is for Seduction:...