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Tara Janzen
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February 20 2013

Fast, Dangerous, and So, So Hot: Romantic Suspense

At the end of 2012, we did a poll here at Heroes and Heartbreakers asking what you, our loyal readers, were most looking forward to reading in 2013. Romantic suspense was one of the top answers. Readers,...
September 28 2012

“As You Wish”: Great Lines in Movies and Romance Novels

When I was a kid, my mother and I had the regular habit of going to Sunday matinees after church. Then when I was in college, I worked at a video store during summer and holiday breaks, as did my husband....
November 10 2011

Worldbuilding in Contemporary Romance: Shalvis, Higgins, Janzen, and More!

When we think of worldbuilding, we’re likely to think about fantasy or paranormal romance where a writer creates an entirely new world for their characters to inhabit. But worldbuilding isn’t just...
Donna Cummings
October 24 2011

“This Changes Everything”: The Morning After

The “moment after,” when the hero and heroine have finally done it, is one of the most pivotal moments in a romance. There has typically been a lot of buildup and tension before they get to this...
September 14 2011

Fast Heroes in Fast Cars: Tara Janzen’s Hot Rod Males

I’ve got a great relationship with my car, a Nissan Altima I call Mrs. Gladys. Her zippy 2.5 liter, 5-speed manual transmission gets me where I need to be, and fast. And while I comfort myself with...