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darlenemarshall
November 13 2014

Before The Flame and the Flower: Romance from Back in the Day

It is a truth pretty much universally acknowledged that the modern romance genre as we know it came into its own with the publication of The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss in 1972. The market...
maggieboyd66
October 3 2014

Pick Me! Auctions in Romance Novels

If you’ve ever seen the musical Oklahoma! you know that auctions can be synonymous with love play. In that story, farm owner Laurie is wooed by cowboy Curly and farmhand Jud during a day and evening...
Janga
February 17 2013

Keepers of the Dream: Reading the Classics in Historical Romance

When offered the chance to propose a “core curriculum” for historical romance, I eagerly accepted, knowing full well the problems I would have narrowing the list to a reasonable length....
RachelHyland
March 2 2012

Forced Seduction in Kathleen Woodiwiss’s Ashes in the Wind

We’re reading our way across America...one romance at a time. And, to make it even more fun, we’re doing it in order of incorporation into the United States. Louisiana: Ashes in the Wind by...
CybilSolyn
March 28 2011

Chick-in-Pants Heroines: Historical Hotness

Everyone has a sub-category of romance that makes them sit up and take notice. Maybe it's a vampire, a secret baby, an arranged marriage, or a governess story. Me? I love a chick-in-pants romance. A...
KinseyHolley
March 22 2011

Kathleen Woodiwiss: The Beatles of Historical Romance Pt. 2

Continuing from “Kathleen Woodiwiss: The Beatles of Historical Romance, Part 1”: As for the rapey-rapey aspects of the story—it’s not unique to The Wolf and the Dove, or to Kathleen Woodiwiss....
KinseyHolley
March 21 2011

Kathleen Woodiwiss: The Beatles of Historical Romance Pt. 1

Kathleen Woodiwiss didn’t invent the romance novel; Harlequin and Mills and Boon were publishing romances before Woodiwiss’ first book appeared in 1972. She didn’t invent the sweeping historical...