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August 7 2016

If You Like Mary Balogh... Try Edith Layton, Jo Beverley, and More!

What should you read after you've ready every Mary Balogh? Try... When someone asks me to recommend a Regency romance, the author I’m most likely to suggest is Mary Balogh. She’s...
July 1 2016

Pride and Prejudice and... Spinoffs?

Just because a book was published 203 years ago, doesn’t mean it shouldn’t have an important place in today’s pop culture conversation. Such is the case with Jane Austen’s...
April 13 2016

27 Best Romance Novels—Your Ultimate TBR Pile

Choosing only twenty-seven books for this epic post was painful, but cuts had to be made! Below, LucyH and TanyaLK tackle the impossible and give a very opinionated opinion of the twenty-seven...
November 2 2015

Romance News: Remember Georgette Heyer & Read a Regency

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Deal Alert #1: To celebrate the 80th anniversary...
September 18 2015

Romance News Roundup: Barbara Delinsky, Shapeshifter Romance Deal, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Barbara Delinsky's novel Commitments...
February 24 2015

First Look: Vicky Dreiling’s What a Devilish Duke Desires (February 24, 2015)

Vicky Dreiling What a Devilish Duke Desires Grand Central / February 24, 2015 / $8.00 print, $7.99 digital WILL A FEW FLIRTATIOUS STEPS Harry Norcliffe never wanted to inherit his...
November 6 2014

Joan Wolf Returns to Form with The American Earl

Connoisseurs of traditional Regency romances have long adored the spare, unforgettable stories of Joan Wolf (check out our Delicious Despair post on Wolf's His Lordship's Mistress). Precise...
July 30 2014

Top 10 Tips to Toppling from the Top of the Ton

Today we're joined by author Sophie Jordan, whose A Good Debutante's Guide to Ruin is out today! Sophie's good debutante takes on a bad persona when she discovers the only man she wants...
June 26 2014

Cowboys vs. Dukes: Comparing Western and Historical Heroes

Today we're pleased to welcome author Lorraine Heath to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Lorraine's latest release, The Gunslinger, is a Western historical featuring a gunslinger who doesn't...
June 23 2014

H&H Quickies #4: Valerie Bowman—Prompt Me!

PROMPTING IS NOW CLOSED. Thanks for all the awesome prompts. Check back at H&H on July 29 for an original scene from Valerie Bowman based on two or more of these prompts! If you can never...
October 5 2013

Poll: Who is Your Favorite Regency Romance Writer?

Recently, our 10 Regency Romances You Should Read sparked a conversation about what actually defines a Regency. The question would seem pretty straight forward but then you have authors like Jane Austen,...
October 1 2013

10 Regency Romances You Should Read (An Opinionated Opinion)

To follow Megan's example, I have chosen ten seminal Regency Romances for you. These are not my top ten best Regencies but books that have had an impact on the genre. In fact, if I were trying to...
September 5 2013

Trysting with Heroes: Mary Balogh’s Best Beta Heroes

Mary Balogh’s seventy-sixth novel, The Arrangement, was released on August 27. The hero, Vincent Hunt, Viscount Darleigh, is a beta, the most recent in an impressive list of Balogh’s beta...
August 27 2013

First Look: Mary Balogh’s The Arrangement (August 27, 2013)

Mary Balogh The Arrangement Dell / August 27, 2013 / $7.99 print & digital Desperate to escape his mother’s matchmaking, Vincent Hunt, Viscount Darleigh, flees to a remote country...
August 24 2013

First Look: Mary Jo Putney’s Sometimes a Rogue (August 27, 2013)

Mary Jo Putney Sometimes a Rogue Zebra / August 27, 2013 / $7.99 print / $6.99 digital Even the most proper young lady yearns for adventure. But when the very well bred Miss Sarah Clarke-Townsend...
August 16 2013

Seduction in Prose: A Jo Beverley Appreciation

English-born Jo Beverley has written medievals, Georgians, Regencies, science fiction and oh-so-au-courant, a trilogy featuring three young men all bearing the royal baby name of the summer of 2013,...
June 19 2013

First Look: Megan Frampton’s Baring It All (June 24, 2013)

Megan Frampton Baring It All Loveswept / June 24, 2013 / $.99 digital It is with great discretion that this columnist discusses the sensitive topic of undergarments. Some ladies, it seems,...
June 10 2013

Wishlisting on a Historical Star: A Historical Romance Starter Kit

One thing I love about the romance genre is the amount of variety. I can literally go from reading a book featuring a shape-shifting vampire angel to a contemporary action-adventure story featuring...
April 4 2013

First Look: Megan Frampton’s Hero of My Heart (April 8, 2013)

Megan Frampton Hero of My Heart Loveswept / April 8, 2013 / $2.99 digital When Mary Smith’s corrupt, debt-ridden brother drags her to a seedy pub to sell her virtue to the highest bidder,...
April 1 2013

The I’s Have It: First-Person Point of View in Historical Romance

Try changing the point of view from first person to third person in the opening of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, and you will understand the power a first-person narrative can have. I doubt that...
February 19 2013

First Look: Ashlyn Macnamara’s A Most Scandalous Proposal (February 26, 2013)

Ashlyn Macnamara A Most Scandalous Proposal Random House / February 26, 2013 / $7.99 print & digital At the age of two and twenty, Julia St. Claire is headed firmly and happily...
February 18 2013

First Look: Sophia Nash’s The Duke Diaries (February 26, 2012)

Sophia Nash The Duke Diaries Avon / February 26, 2013 / $7.99 print, $6.64 digital Six Regency heroes—One royal hangover After a royal bachelor party of the century,...
February 13 2013

First Look: Julia Justiss’s The Rake to Ruin Her (March 1, 2013)

Julia Justiss The Rake to Ruin Her Harlequin Historical / March 1, 2013/ $6.25 print, $5.99 digital Known as “Magnificent Max,” diplomat Max Ransleigh was famed for his lethal...
January 28 2013

Pride & Prejudice 200 Years Later

On January 28, 1813,  publisher Thomas Egerton released Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice. In the 200 years since, this single novel has become a sizable industry, spawning not only...
January 3 2013

Torn Between Two Lovers: Picking Out the Hero

In my First Look on Susan Carroll's The Lady of Secrets ,  I talked about the fact that, in the beginning of the book, it was not possible to tell which of the two men introduced...
December 20 2012

Christmas Presents—Tales of Christmases Past: The Best Historical Christmas Romances of 2012: Jeffries, Burrowes, Balogh and More!

If I could fill a Christmas basket for each of you with my favorite Christmas historical romances of 2012, I’d include a book for each day of Christmas week: four new releases and three reissues. Lady...
September 24 2012

Author Valerie Bowman on Regency Weddings

Today, we're thrilled to have Author Valerie Bowman (and regular H&H contributor!) at Heroes and Heartbreakers. Valerie's Secrets of a Wedding Night is released tomorrow, and is a delicious...
June 18 2012

First Look: Elizabeth Hoyt’s Thief of Shadows (June 26, 2012)

Elizabeth Hoyt Thief of Shadows Grand Central / June 26, 2012 / $7.99 Winter Makepeace lives a double life. By day he’s the stoic headmaster of a home for foundling children. But...
May 16 2012

Author Bronwen Evans on Regency Working Girls (Companions, Governesses, Smugglers, and Courtesans)

Today we welcome author Bronwen Evans to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Bronwen’s most recent release, Invitation to Scandal, features a heroine who makes her not-quite-honest living as a smuggler....
May 16 2012

First Look: Alyssa Everett’s Ruined by Rumor (May 21, 2012)

Alyssa Everett Ruined by Rumor Carina / $5.99 digital / May 21, 2012 After waiting five years for her fiancé to return from the war and marry her, Roxana Langley has been jilted! She may have...