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Wed
Nov 8 2017 4:00pm

Honor Bound: Romance News & Deals from JD Robb, Elizabeth Boyce, and More

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The Honorables by Elizabeth Boyce

Deal Alert: Elizabeth Boyce's Regency historical romance series The Honorables is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Get 5 complete stories from Boyce, including Honor Among Thieves “the first book in the new Honorables Series, this story is perhaps the most scandalous of all...” Enjoy 5 kick-ass heroines and a “band of brothers” know as The Honorables.

Deal Alert: Tricia O'Malley's paranormal romance Wild Irish Eyes is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Pub owner Cait Gallagher craves a moment of silence from the voices in her head...because she's a psychic. She's had feelings for her handsome landlord, Shane MacAuliffe for years, but their constant bickering back and forth infuriates and intrigues them both. This pseudo-office romance is sure to delight!

[+A deal from JD Robb]

Tue
Nov 7 2017 4:30pm

An Epic Body of Work: Romance News & Deals from Stacey Kennedy, Cathy Maxwell, and More

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Restrained Under His Duty by Stacey Kennedy

Deal Alert: Stacey Kennedy's erotic romance Restrained Under His Duty is $1.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* “This well-developed romance titillates and thrills with a forbidden vibe when a rigid, rule-following bodyguard begins having very dirty fantasies about his client’s daughter.” Senator's daughter Hadley doesn't want her secret visits to a sex club to become public...but doesn't expect to have a hot and heavy relationship with her bodyguard Ryder.

Deal Alert: Cathy Maxwell's historical romance Treasured Vows is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Phadra Abbott is a reckless heiress who won't  let anyone stand in the way of getting what she wants, not even her long-suffering guardian, Grant Morgan. Having no choice but to accompany Phadra on her latest hair-brained adventure, Grant finds himself fighting a new desire to win her love. Are guardian/ward stories your cup of tea?

Deal Alert: Lexxie Couper's contemporary romance The Mistaken Billionaire is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Thomas St. Clair ruined Mila Elderkin's journalism career years ago, so when a chance encounter throws her back into his sphere, she plans on seeking the revenge she's wanted...except for the tiny hiccup of falling in love. Tell us: do you love or hate revenge plots?

[+Sarah MacLean Bareknuckle Bastards Series news...]

Fri
Nov 3 2017 3:30pm

The Devil You Know: Romance News & Deals from Kelly Bowen, Dana Volney, and More

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Between the Devil and the Duke by Kelly Bowen

—Deal Alert: Kelly Bowen's historical romance Between the Devil and the Duke is $2.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* “Seeing this scoundrel fall for Angelique is so delicious, with all the subtle touches and tenderness in each word and action.” Alexander catches Angelique counting cards at vingt-et-un in his club and instead of throwing her out, proposes something much more interesting...

—Deal Alert: Dana Volney's contemporary holiday romance The December Deal is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Lilia Carrigan returns to her home in Wyoming in hopes of raising funds for an experimental cancer treatment for her father. Vincent Morgenstern is racing against the clock to fulfill the clause in his father's will and get married in order to receive his inheritance. When Lilia overhears his dilemma, she offers him up a solution—can they fake being married for year, or will holiday magic make things real? Here are 6 more great holiday reads to get you mood!

Deal Alert: Mimi Jean Pamfiloff's romantic suspense novel Mr. Rook is $.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* If you're craving pirates, try Pamfiloff's action-packed Mr. Rook. Stephanie Fitzgerald isn't interested in the idyllic world of Rook's Island; she simply wants to find her sister. In order to get the answers she seeks, Stephanie has to get close to the island's mysterious owner, who isn't keen to give the island's secrets away...

Deal Alert: Becky Wade's inspirational romance Undeniably Yours is $.99 at Amazon, and $1.99 at Kobo | iBooks | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Meg Cole has to return to her hometown in Texas after the death of her father to take over the family racehorse farm. She has no desire to run the place and tells the manager, Bo Porter, he has six months to close it down. Bo isn't thrilled with the prospect of leaving the one thing he's known and it angry with Meg for suggesting it, but he also can't deny the feelings that Meg stirs up in him. Try out some more inspirational romances! 

[+Enter for a chance to win Breathless by Beverly Jenkins]

Wed
Nov 1 2017 3:30pm

Never Gonna Give You Up: Romance News & Deals from Bella Andre, Liz Carlyle, and More

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Never Too Hot by Bella Andre

—Deal Alert: Bella Andre's contemporary romance Never Too Hot is $1.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Injured firefighter Connor thinks he'll be able to get some necessary R&R before returning to his crew, except when he gets to his family cabin in the Adirondacks, it's already occupied by the gorgeous and distracting Ginger Sinclair. Neither of them is willing to cede their time at the cabin, so they have to learn to deal with each other...and the desire igniting between them! Don't you just love an awkward first meeting?

—Deal Alert: Liz Carlyle's historical romance The Devil You Know is $1.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* After a disastrous season, Frederica d'Avillez is certain she'll not marry, but is determined to have a night of unforgettable passion. Rake, scoundrel, and all around hell-raiser Bentley Rutledge suits her needs quite well, and even though he knows he should resist, he can't bring himself to stay away from the magnetic Freddie. 

Deal Alert: Karen Rose's romantic suspense novel Closer Than You Think is $1.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Desperate to escape a stalker, psychologist Faith Corcoran goes back home and takes up residence in a recently inherited home where she has to confront the ghosts of her past. FBI Special Agent Deacon Novak is on a case that sends him right into Faith's path and intersects with her past in a way neither of them could've expected. Get pumped with 5 more intense romantic suspense novels this fall!

Deal Alert: Cat Sebastian's male/male historical romance The Ruin of a Rake is $.99 at Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | etc.* Reviewer Cerestheories says Sebastian earned a spot on her TBR list with this story of “an uptight man being completely undone by a cheeky man who’s both jaded and comfortable with his sexuality.” Lord Courtenay, tired of being perceived as a libertine and a rake, seeks to improve his reputation by spending time with the most proper man in London, Julian Medlock. These enemies become much more as Courtenay begins to feel a love he doesn't believe he deserves, and Julian sets aside propriety for a desire he can't ignore. 

[+Audible romance package, gay teen romance, and more...]

Tue
Oct 31 2017 3:30pm

Get Yourself a Bad Boy: Romance News & Deals from Shiloh Walker, Julie Garwood, and More

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Thirty Nights with a Dirty Boy by Shiloh Walker

—Deal Alert: Shiloh Walker's contemporary erotic romance Thirty Nights with a Dirty Boy: Part 1 is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Ella Cruise doesn't like to be touched but craves intimacy...even if just for the night. When she meets bartender and sex worker Sean Lachlan, she plans to pay him for his services for 30 nights of no-strings-attached sex. It's just enough money for Sean to be able to start over, but when he accepted the offer, he couldn't have known how deep his feelings would get. Try out a sample of this H&H original serial. Parts 2 and 3 are currently $1.99 each at e-tailers. 

—Deal Alert: Julie Garwood's Medieval historical romance The Secret is $1.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Travel to Medieval Scotland with Judith Hampton, an Englishwoman who leaves her home for the Highlands to help her friend. When she's escorted to her home by Iain Maitland, laird and barbarian, she's overwhelmed by how powerfully enamored she is with the hulking warrior. Iain comes to love and care for Judith because she “does not seek to impress him or cower like a submissive subject, she frees him from having to act the laird.”

Deal Alert: Beth Kery's erotic romance The Affair is $1.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Nurse Emma Shore's newest position finds her taking care of the stepmother of a handsome billionaire racecar driver, Michael Montand. Thinking her assignment will be easy enough, she doesn't foresee the sexual games and fantasies that await her with the enigmatic Michael. Don't miss 6 more erotic romances!

[+Free Penny Reid, Kristan Higgins rom-com, and romance book club!]

Mon
Oct 30 2017 3:30pm

Bound For Love: Romance News & Deals from Christine Feehan, Sabrina York, and more

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Earth Bound by Christine Feehan

—Deal Alert: Christine Feehan's paranormal romance Earth Bound is $1.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Nobles | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Lexi and Gavriil have deep scars from their past that pull them closer to one another. “Shared experiences can bring people together, especially when they’re traumatic. This is at the heart of Christine Feehan’s Sea Haven/Sisters of the Heart series – reclaiming life through bonds with people who understand what you’ve been through.” 

—Deal Alert: Sabrina York's historical romance Dark Fancy is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Lady Helena Simpson breaks free of her betrothal in this erotic historical romance. She flees and finds refuge in James, a man she begs to help her escape from her unwanted marriage. Helena unknowingly awakens James's desire with her request, and James is determined to give her everything she wants and more.

Deal Alert: Synithia Williams's contemporary romance collection Southern Love is $.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Get full-length romances You Can't Plan Love, Worth the Wait, and A Heart to Heal in Williams's sensual South Carolina-set stories. Check out some more Southern contemporary romances!

Deal Alert: B.J. Daniels's contemporary Western romance Outlaw's Honor is $.99 at Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | etc.* A pickpocket meet-cute may not make the best first impression, but it certainly makes for an unforgettable one, because Darby Cahill recognizes Mariah Ayres as the culprit the moment she walks into his bar looking for work. Get a peek at their auspicious first meeting!

[+Love in the time of zombies and more!]

Fri
Oct 27 2017 3:33pm

Remembering Miranda Neville: Romance News & More

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Editor's Note: We're very sorry to report that historical romance author Miranda Neville passed away earlier this week. She was beloved by the genre and everyone at Heroes and Heartbreakers, and she will be greatly missed. Many of her fellow authors and readers have begun to share their favorite memories of Miranda.

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Knowing the Score by Kat LathamDeal Alert: Kat Latham's contemporary sports romance Knowing the Score is $.99 in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | iBooks | etc.* In the first book of the London Legends series, rugby player Spencer is only looking for a short-term relationship when he meets Caitlyn, an American disaster relief worker with a temporary visa. So why does he find himself dreading the end of their arrangement? You can't hurry love!

Deal Alert: Jade Lee's historical romance Her Wicked Surrender, Book 1 in the Regency Hearts Redeemed series, is $.99 in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | iBooks | etc.* The daughter of an actress, Scher's greatest desire is to marry a respectable man and start a family, so she doesn't hesitate to accept a marriage proposal from the fourth son of a titled family. Then she meets his cousin, Viscount Blackstone, who steals her heart but belongs to another... If Regency romance is your jam, you'll appreciate these 4 bizarre Regency facts.

Deal Alert: Thea Harrison's Elder Races fantasy novel Shadow's End is $1.99 in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | iBooks | etc.* Beluviel and Graydon are forbidden to love each other, yet 200 years has done nothing to diminish the desire they feel. Now they must work together to save their souls while trying not to lose their hearts. What do you make of our fantasy cast picks for the Elder Races series?

[+Miranda Neville and more...]

Thu
Oct 26 2017 3:33pm

Romancing the Goblin King: E-Deals & News from Shona Husk and Mariana Zapata!

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The Goblin King by Shona Husk—Deal Alert: Shona Husk's paranormal romance Goblin King, Book 1 in the Shadowlands series, is $.99 in e-book at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | iBooks | etc.* Roan is cursed to roam the Shadowlands, avoiding the goblin horde, forever. Or so he thinks until a beautiful human summons him and begs a wish, making him wonder if she might join him as his queen... From movies to books, fantasy romance owns our hearts.

—Deal Alert: Mariana Zapata's contemporary romance Rhythm, Chord & Malykhin e-book is $1.99 at Amazon and $2.99 at Barnes & Noble | Kobo | etc.* Out of a job and short on prospects, Gaby takes her twin brother up on the offer to join his band's world tour as the merch girl. She never counted on being so drawn to the headlining band's lead singer, Sacha Malykhin. Zapata's a slow-burn romance pro.

[+Outlander preview clip & FIT news...]

Wed
Oct 25 2017 3:30pm

Irresistible You: Romance News & Deals from Rachel Gibson, Eliza Knight, and More

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Simply Irresistible by Rachel Gibson

Deal Alert: Rachel Gibson's contemporary romance Simply Irresistible is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Georgeanne Howard runs out of her wedding with the help of hockey bad-boy John Kowalsky. When John realizes he's helped his boss's would-be bride escape, he decides he doesn't want to be anyone's hero. That doesn't stop the two from sharing an intense night of passion that results in a shocking surprise for John seven years later...

Deal Alert: Eliza Knight's historical romance The Highlander's Reward is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* When Lady Arabella de Mowbray is caught in a battle between the English and Scots, Laird Magnus Sutherland comes to her rescue and brings her to his home in the Highlands, where they marry for convenience. She's safe under his watch, but when they share a kiss, Arabella fears that her heart might not be safe from Magnus's touch.

[+A reunited lovers deal]

Tue
Oct 24 2017 3:30pm

A Taste of the Forbidden: Romance Deals from Beverly Jenkins, Susanna Kearsley & More!

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Forbidden by Beverly Jenkins

Deal Alert: Beverly Jenkins's historical romance Forbidden is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Rhine Fontaine is a successful businessman in the Old West, but he carries a secret with him—he's a black man passing for white. When he rescues the beautiful Eddy from certain death in the desert, he can't fight the attraction he feels for her, but that attraction could cost him everything he's spent a lifetime building. Don't miss one of the top unusual historicals of 2016, and check out this month's Best Bets as well!

Deal Alert: Ainslie Paton's romantic suspense novel Detained is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | Amazon | etc.* Trapped together in an airport, journalist Darcy Campbell and billionaire Will Paker play a risky game of truth or dare, purposefully not exchanging names, and telling each other their deepest, darkest secrets. When the truth comes out after a night of intense passion, it threatens to rip them apart. 

[+ Deals on a Halloween anthology and Susanna Kearsley...]

Mon
Oct 23 2017 4:00pm

Burnin’ Up For Your Love: Romance News & Deals from Ilona Andrews, Mariah Stewart, and More

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Burn For Me by Ilona Andrews

Deal Alert: Ilona Andrews's urban fantasy novel Burn For Me is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* “Burn For Me is a dark, humorous, intensely action-packed David and Goliath story where the strongest always seem to win.” Let Andrews's first novel in the duo's Hidden Legacy series propel you into a world of magic and power that's devastating if wielded by the wrong people. Detective Nevada Baylor is facing her most challenging case yet. When Connor Rogan—tempting, rich, and powerful—joins forces with Nevada, the two of them can't help but succumb to their attraction, but at what cost?

Deal Alert: Mariah Stewart's women's fiction novel Almost Home is $1.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* “Mariah Stewart’s Chesapeake Diaries series is set in a very idyllic community.” Steffie Wyler's life  in St. Dennis is exactly what she wants it to be...with the exception of finding love with the “coolest boy in town.” When Wade MacGregor returns to St. Dennis carrying a precious secret with him, the sparks between him and Steffie are as potent as they were so many years ago.

Deal Alert: Stacy Reid's historical romance The Irresistible Miss Peppiwell is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Phillipa Peppiwell has no desire to marry, especially after a betrayal that leaves her with a wounded heart. So when the dashing and dastardly Lord Anthony Thornton catches her attention, she doesn't know if it's best to trust him or keep her pledge to marry. Lord Anthony, intrigued by the icy beauty, sets out to make her his own, but his secrets might spell disaster for their happily ever after. What's better than a reformed rogue?

Deal Alert: Kimberly Kincaid's romantic suspense novel Skin Deep is $.99 at Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* If you get hot under the collar for firefighters, don't miss out on Kellan and Isabella's enemies-to-lovers story. Kellan Walker is usually the picture of cool, calm, and collected, but when he gets assigned to work with Detective Isabella Moreno—the woman he holds responsible for putting his sister's life in danger—all bets are off. In order to catch a killer, the pair has to work together and find there's a thin line between love and hate...

[+Today on H&H]

Fri
Oct 20 2017 3:30pm

Tell Me About It...Stud: Romance News & Deals from Nichole Chase, Sarina Bowen, and More

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Bedmates by Nichole Chase

Deal Alert: Nichole Chase's contemporary romance Bedmates is $1.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* For Maddie McGuire, being the First Daughter is hard enough, so when her latest error lands her in police custody, it gives the press all the ammunition they need. In order to make amends, Maddie must perform community service alongside the annoyingly hot son of the VP, Jake Simmon. When the two of them meet, they prove there's a thin line between love and hate... Don't miss out on more enemies-to-lovers romances! 

Deal Alert: Rachel Grant's romantic suspense novel Covert Evidence is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Reviewer Dolly Sickles calls Grant her “new measuring stick for romantic suspense,“ adding: ”Her heroes and heroines are incredibly well-matched in intelligence, honor, quirkiness, vulnerabilities, and character.” Travel along and fall in love as archaeologist Cressida embarks on a trip to Turkey, where she crosses paths with CIA officer Ian, who is on a mission to intercept a microchip before it falls into enemy hands.

Deal Alert: Sarina Bowen's contemporary romance Keepsake is $.99 at iBooks | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Lark and Zack are both survivors trying to do their best to piece their lives back together. Shipley Farm ends up being a sanctuary for them both as they learn to trust their new circumstances and one another. Try out a scene from the third book in Bowen's True North series.

Deal Alert: Jamie K. Schmidt's contemporary romance Stud is $.99 at Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | etc.* Terri can't stand when Mick walks into her coffee shop every morning—no matter how intensely good-looking he may be. When Mick unexpectedly asks her out, she knows she should say no...so why does she find herself saying yes? Pour a drink and get into this double-shot of love! 

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Thu
Oct 19 2017 3:30pm

They’re Sexy and They’re Wicked: Romance News & Deals from Sara Humphreys, Deborah Simmons, and More

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Tall, Dark, and Vampire by Sara Humphreys

Deal Alert: Sara Humphreys's paranormal romance Tall, Dark, and Vampire is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | etc.* The first book in Humphreys's Dead in the City series introduces us to a paranormal world within the confines of New York City. Detective Doug Paxton is on the hunt for a killer. When his investigation leads him to the doorstep of Olivia Hollingsworth's club, he knows something is off, but he can't deny the pull he feels towards her. 

Deal Alert: Deborah Simmons's historical romance The Devil's Lady is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Don't miss this Medieval play on the Beauty and the Beast trope. Aisley de Laci is commanded by the king to marry one of his knights, but instead chooses the Baron Montmorency, a recluse rumored to possess mystical powers. When she starts to develop feelings for the man whose face she's never seen, she starts to believe there's something to the rumors about his powers. Don't miss out on more Unusual Historicals!

Deal Alert: Linda Wisdom's paranormal romance Demons Are a Girl's Best Friend is $.99 at iBooksAmazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Maggie is a witch who works as a paranormal law enforcement officer and gets a new assignment that taxes her considerable patience. In order to survive, she's going to have to call on Declan, the half-demon man who makes her hotter than hot. Treat yourself to even more laugh-out-loud paranormal romances!

[+A Dance With Me playlist, The Punisher trailer, and more...]

Wed
Oct 18 2017 3:40pm

Dream Lovers: Romance News & Deals from Susan Mallery, Ruby Lang, and More

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Dream Wedding by Susan Mallery

Deal Alert: Susan Mallery's contemporary romance Dream Wedding is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Get two wedding stories in one! In Dream Bride, Chloe Wright doesn't believe in the family legend or in the fate of finding “the one” until Arizona Smith walks into her life. And in Dream Groom, Cassie Wright believes the fantasy of getting swept off her feet by her boss, Ryan Crawford, will remain just that, but Ryan's out to prove her wrong. Sometimes weddings go right (and so wrong) in romance.

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Deal Alert: Ruby Lang's contemporary romance Practice Perfect is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Three couples find the perfect prescription for romance in this compilation of Lang's medical romance series. Read excerpts from Hard Knocks, as well as Acute Reactions. And find out why Miss Bates called Clean Breaks “strong and funny, sexy and vulnerable,” and recommended it as her top read for September.

[+Viking YA novel & Hallmark movies turned into romance novels]

Tue
Oct 17 2017 3:30pm

Fire & Fangs: Romance News & Deals from Joanna Wylde, Robin Covington, and More

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Reaper's Fire by Joanna Wylde

Deal Alert: Joanna Wylde's contemporary romance Reaper's Fire is $1.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Gage Cooper, manager for the Reaper's MC, is on a mission to infiltrate a rogue motorcycle club and in order to do it, he needs a believable cover. Luckily he sees a help-wanted ad for a handyman at a tea and antique shop. Gage expects “a blue-haired dame pushing eighty,” but when he comes face-to-face with Tinker Garrett, he's in for more than he bargained.

Deal Alert: Heather Long's paranormal romance When Danger Bites is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Marine Captain Jax Raymond runs a special forces recon unit with a secret—they're wolf shifters. Corporal Kaitlyn Amador is the first woman assigned to their unit and is determined to find out their secret, but every time she and Jax get near one another, they have other aims in mind... Don't just stop at wolf shifters!

Deal Alert: Robin Covington's paranormal romance Sex and the Single Vamp is $.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Vampire Cici Trent runs a dating agency for humans and supernatural beings. When someone tries to sabotage her business, she turns to the one person who can help her, who happens to be the one man who broke her heart two hundred and fifty years ago. Vampire Deacon's been patiently waiting for Cici, and now that she's back in his life, he's determined never to let her go again. Do you still love vampire romances?

[+Today on H&H]

Mon
Oct 16 2017 3:30pm

Don’t Believe Me Just Watch: Romance News & Deals from Suzanne Brockmann, Mira Lyn Kelly, and More

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Night Watch by Suzanne Brockmann

Deal Alert: Suzanne Brockmann's romantic suspense novel Night Watch is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Navy SEAL Wes Skelly reluctantly agrees to get set up on a date with Brittany Evans, the sister-in-law of a fellow SEAL. When their date puts her in danger, he knows the only way he can keep her safe is to keep her close to him... Need more SEALs in your life? Check out our ranking of Brockmann's Troubleshooters series.

Deal Alert: Cynthia Cooke's paranormal romance All Bets Are On is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Derek Wescott, ruler of the Eighth Level of Hell has been set up by his minions on an online date with sweet, unsuspecting Jaclyn Reynolds. Jaclyn, however, is in a bind and in danger of losing everything. Luckily, a deal with the Prince of Hell might just help her out... We love paranormal with a healthy dose of humor.

Deal Alert: Mira Lyn Kelly's new adult romance Touch & Go is $.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Ava Meyers has been in love with her best friend Sam Farrow for as long as she can remember, but she's never admitted it. When Sam pretends to be Ava's boyfriend for a night in order to stave off unwanted attention, the sexual tension between them is too hot to ignore. What are your favorite friends-to-lovers “light bulb” moments?

[+Black Panther trailer, Australian firefighters w/cuddly animals, and more]

Thu
Oct 12 2017 3:30pm

Sit. Stay. Read.: Romance News & Deals from Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy, Caroline Linden, and More

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Good Boy by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy

Deal Alert: Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy's contemporary romance Good Boy is $1.20 at Amazon.* Jess Canning is facing the challenge of hosting a wedding for her brother and their star-studded guest list. As maid of honor, her duties are vast and she has no intention of screwing up or falling into bed—again—with the irresistible best man Blake Riley. Do you love weddings that go wrong in romance?

Deal Alert: Maggie Wells's contemporary romance Seducing Steve is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Erotic romance author Sara uses the secret crush she's been harboring on her best friend, Steve, as fodder for her work. When Steve finds out, he pulls a page from her book—literally—to make her his.

Deal Alert: Caroline Linden's historical romance Six Degrees of Scandal is $.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Olivia Townsend is being pursued by a dangerous man and turns herself over to the protection of the one man who broke her heart so long ago, James Weston. James is determined to make amends for his past, help Olivia thwart a villain, and never again let her go. Is re-united lovers one of your most beloved historical romance tropes? 

[+ Outlander Season 4 news!]

Wed
Oct 11 2017 3:30pm

A Little Birdie Told Me: Romance News & Deals from Kristin Hannah, Lori Foster, and More

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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Deal Alert: Kristin Hannah's WWII women's fiction novel The Nightingale is $1.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Hannah's novel “weaves through years of despair, horrifying events and heartbreak. But through it all, the two sisters find strength in each other and their family.” Peruse some additional women's fiction titles from last month's Best Bets.

Deal Alert: Karen Fenech's romantic suspense novel Breath of Malice is $1.99 at Amazon | etc.* Reviewer Kimberly Bell named this book her best read in March 2017 and said it's “a great book if you like your romance with an edge.” FBI agent Paige Carson just wants to start a new life in a small town in South Carolina, but when a serial killer from her past catches up with her, she has to team up with FBI agent Sam McKade to bring him down. 

Deal Alert: Lori Foster's contemporary romance Don't Tempt Me is $1.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Two romances bloom in this title from Foster when handyman Jason does his best to knock down the defenses of Honor, his next-door neighbor who's remodeling her home. Across the street, martial arts teacher Sullivan tries his best to ignore Lexie's flirty charm and her hold on his heart. Sometimes things can get steamy in small-town romance!

Deal Alert: Isabel Cooper's paranormal romance Highland Dragon Warrior is $.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* The first book in Cooper's Dawn of the Highland Dragon series is a historical and paranormal romance rolled into one. English magic controls the Highlands and Cathal MacAlasdair needs a warrior strong enough to break the enemies power—what he gets is alchemist Sophia Metzger. STEM heroines come in all shapes, sizes, and subgenres.

[+Hello Again & a library romance auction]

Tue
Oct 10 2017 3:30pm

We’ve Got A Secret...It’s a Good One: Romance News & Deals from Monica Murphy, J. Kenner, and More

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One Week Girlfriend by Monica Murphy

Deal Alert: Monica Murphy's new adult romance One Week Girlfriend is $.99 at Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Drew needs a girlfriend to take home for Thanksgiving dinner and ends up asking Fable, a girl at a local bar he frequents. During their week together, Drew and Fable grow closer and realize that even though their lives are very different, they have more in common than they thought. Need some more new adult romance? Try out these 7 Best Bets for September. 

Deal Alert: J. Kenner's erotic romance Dirtiest Secret is $1.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Dallas and Jane's lives intersect through the darkest of circumstances—a kidnapping they both survived. The event that changed them forever is the same one that should keep them apart, but Dallas and Jane can't keep fighting their connection to one another. Add some more sizzle to your e-reader with these 5 erotic romance Best Bets.

Deal Alert: RaeAnne Thayne's contemporary holiday romance Snow Angel Cove is $1.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Geeky billionaire Aidan meets Eliza, an independent heroine with bad luck, a child, and a reluctance to accept help. “If you like Christmas stories rich in sentiment or if you are a fan of the [Haven Point] Caines,” you'll be delighted by the heartwarming holiday tale. 

[+Remembering Julie Brannagh, Downton Abbey exhibition, and more]

Fri
Oct 6 2017 3:30pm

Behold Your (Weekend) Destiny: Romance News & Deals from Amanda Bouchet, Brenda Novak, and More

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A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

Deal Alert: Amanda Bouchet's fantasy romance A Promise of Fire is $.62 at Amazon and $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | etc.* Bouchet is one of the 6 fantasy authors you should be reading right now, and A Promise of Fire is the start to her Kingmaker Chronicles series where “mythology [blends] with magic... [and] vividly creates a fascinating world in which magic reigns supreme.” The second book in the series,  Breath of Fire, is also currently on sale for $1.99. 

Deal Alert: Brooklyn Skye's contemporary romance A Moment of Weakness is $.99 at Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | etc.* Strapped for cash until the school year begins, Laurel Harris agrees to become a nanny for her best friend's older brother, Micah Crane. Micah, however, isn't interested in hiring a nanny, especially one as tempting and appealing as the hot and opinionated Laurel.  

Deal Alert: Brenda Novak's women's fiction novel Until You Loved Me is $.99 at Kobo | Amazon | etc.* After one wild, out-of-the-ordinary night, Ellie Fisher finds herself pregnant with her one-night stand, football player Hudson King. Distrustful, but unwilling to miss being a part of his child's life, Hudson urges Ellie to move to Silver Springs where he can help raise their child, and the two of them find that their passion is still as potent as ever. Don't miss out on some more Women's Fiction Best Bets!

Deal Alert: Peggy Bird's contemporary romance Unmasking Love is $1.99 at iBooks | Kobo | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | etc.* Trace and Julie hook up one hot Halloween night at a costume party, but when their true identities are revealed, their burgeoning romance hits a major snag—Julie is suing the bank Trace manages. The situation gets tricky for the couple until they can face the ghosts of their pasts. Are you a Halloween lover?? Here are some book treats you can't miss!

[+The Princess Bride 30th-anniversary...]