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Victoria Holt
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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 6 2014

Spooky, Sexy, and Mysterious: Top 10 Gothic Romance

Gothic romance is one of the oldest styles of romance novels; the formula of girl meets enigmatic boy in spooky location equals love has been around since the 1800s, but had its heyday during the 1960s...
EvangelineHolland
August 29 2013

“You’re My Obsession": Best Lines in Romance Novels

While introducing her upcoming historical romance and her debut YA historical fantasy, The Burning Sky, on her blog, Sherry Thomas spoke about the description or bit of dialogue that perfectly encapsulated...
Janga
November 30 2012

The Many Facets of Victoria Holt

Decades before it became trendy for romance fiction authors to adopt different pseudonyms to reinvent themselves or to publish in a new subgenre, Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert was publishing under eight...
EvangelineHolland
June 6 2011

In Praise of the Heroine’s Journey

One of the elements that draws me to the romance genre is the heroine’s story. When catch my first glimpse of a new release, my interest sharpens if the cover features a woman—or if the heroine...
DonnaCummings
April 11 2011

Dark and Dangerous: The Lure of Gothic Romances

The first Gothic romance I encountered was by Mary Stewart, and what an introduction! I was a suburban high-schooler, and had never even come close to a dark, broody man, let alone one with an exotic...