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LorraineHeath
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...
teamhandh
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...
teamhandh
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,...
Myretta
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...
Janga
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...
JanetW
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...
CutMyTeethOnKleypas
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...
JanetW
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,...
juliabroadbooks
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,...
WendyCrutcher
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...
JanetW
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,...
Janga
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...
VictoriaJanssen
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...
Janga
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,...
JanetW
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...
Myretta
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...
Myretta
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...
Janga
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...
ValerieBowman
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...
Torifl
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...
BronwenEvans
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....
VictoriaJanssen
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...
RachelHyland
April 10 2012

Hey, I Know That Guy!: Historical Figures in Historical Romance

Just a couple of years ago, I first read one of Georgette Heyer’s lesser known—indeed, often thought Lost—works, The Great Roxhythe (of which, read much more here). Set in the latter days of Charles...
VictoriaJanssen
March 28 2012

Fresh Meat: Christine Merrill’s Lady Drusilla’s Road to Ruin (April 3, 2012)

Christine Merrill Lady Drusilla’s Road to Ruin Harlequin/Apr. 3, 2012/$6.25 print, $4.79 digital  Considered a spinster, Lady Drusilla Rudney has only one role in life: to chaperone...
VictoriaJanssen
March 25 2012

Fresh Meat: Alyssa Everett’s A Tryst With Trouble (April 1, 2012)

Alyssa Everett A Tryst With Trouble DP/April 1, 2012/$10.74 Dogged for years by painful gossip about his father’s homosexuality, the Marquess of Beningbrough—Ben, to his friends—has protected...
teamhandh
March 12 2012

Cover Reveal: Julia Quinn’s A Night Like This!

In more excellent romance news, Julia Quinn announced today on her Facebook page that the cover for A Night Like This had been released to retailer sites like Amazon and B&N, so of course we...
cjewel
February 6 2012

Pencil on Fire!: Carolyn Jewel’s Inspirations for Not Wicked Enough

Today, author Carolyn Jewel joins us to explain what faulty apertures  and a writing implement have to do with her upcoming release, Not Wicked Enough. What do these two things have in common? —A...
VictoriaJanssen
December 22 2011

“I Behaved Abominably": Mary Balogh’s Christmas Beau

I’ve recently begun trying to read all of Mary Balogh traditional Regencies that I missed when I first glommed the author. I have a particular fondness for Christmas Regencies, at least Balogh’s,...
MFrampton
December 16 2011

Happy Birthday, Jane! Jane Austen’s 236th Birthday

Worst proposal ever? But never mind that; today is Jane Austen’s birthday, and we want to take a moment here to thank her for all she has contributed to romance novels, and fiction in general. Without...
Janga
November 29 2011

A Fine Tradition: Signet Regency Christmas Anthologies

There’s been no dearth of Christmas romances this season. New York publishing houses, small presses, e-publishers, and self-publishers have offered something for every taste from stories as wholesome...