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May 18 2016

May Days: Not-Your-Usual Historical Best Bets for May 2016

Spring is finally here and with it a new crop of not-your-usual historicals to entice romance readers.  This month’s offerings include new books by two bestselling romance superstars,...
January 10 2015

Beguiled by Ally Broadfield’s How to Beguile a Duke

He raised a brow. “Have you forgotten the circumstances under which we met?” He looked down. “I can only assume you are wearing slippers under your gown… Miss Malboeuf,...
December 5 2014

Friday Beefcake: Hook-ed on Isaacs, Brand, and O’Donoghue!

Last night, the world got the chance to see Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in Peter Pan. While it was throroughly entertaining, he's not what we imagine—especially when we have some very...
September 19 2014

Ahoy, Maties: Top 10 Pirate Romances from Hoyt, Lindsey, London and More!

Talk Like A Pirate Day is today, and what better way to observe the holiday than talking pirate romance? From Cape Cod to the Barbary Coast, Elizabethan times to Victorian era Brazil, these seafaring...
September 17 2014

Pirates Are the New Black: Black Sails

Author Elizabeth Essex, whose latest book is A Scandal to Remember, loves the high seas and piratical adventures. A Scandal to Remember takes place on board a ship, with a scientist heroine and a lieutenant...
May 14 2014

Keeping It All in the Family: Johanna Lindsey’s Malorys

One of my favorite romance novel families is that of the Malorys, Johanna Lindsey’s aristocrat family from Regency England. I’ve been a rabid fan since I first read Gentle Rogue in 1991....
January 22 2014

February 2014 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

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

Tidings of Joy: Not-Your-Usual Historicals for December 2013

December is a notoriously slow month when it comes to new releases, and the list of off-the-beaten track historicals holds true to that fact. But while the list may be light, that does not mean there...
November 23 2013

First Look: Anne Stuart’s Never Trust a Pirate (December 3, 2013)

Anne Stuart Never Trust a Pirate Montlake / December 3, 2013 / $12.95 print, $3.99 digital A Victorian beauty finds passion…with the man who may have murdered her father. Madeleine...
April 6 2013

I Don’t Need a Hero: The Kick-Ass Heroines of Gaming

Recently, game writer Ann Lemay wrote about how creating engaging female characters really shouldn't be an issue in regards to video games. (Her argument was covered pretty well by Jezebel.) As...
March 13 2013

Marsha Canham, the Pirate Queen of Romance Novels

Pirates play by their own rules. Maybe that's part of what makes Marsha Canham's pirates both engaging and authentic. This fan-favorite author dropped out of sight years ago when the winds of...
January 26 2012

Pirates: The Ultimate Bad Boys

In the spirit of Heroes and Heartbreakers, I’m discussing the inspiration for the hero of my forthcoming book, Bastien Harcourt. Bastien, aka Captain Cutlass, is a pirate. Well, he says he’s a privateer,...
May 25 2011

Unusual Pirates in Romance Novels: On Stranger Tides, Indeed!

Unusual pirates in romance novels make for a little different take on what is already a fascinating character. What’s the usual pirate romance novel, you ask? He's a handsome, powerful,...