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Rebecca Zanetti Excerpt: <i>Twisted Truths</i>
Excerpts
November 5 2017

Rebecca Zanetti Excerpt: Twisted Truths

Rebecca Zanetti
You can't escape the past . . Noni is desperate. Her infant niece has been kidnapped,...
So Many Ships Ready to Sail on <em>The Gifted</em>
Blogs
November 5 2017

So Many Ships Ready to Sail on The Gifted

ChelseaMueller
The number of reasons to love Fox's The Gifted are plentiful. It's fantastic to see a...
Stacey Agdern, Adriana Anders, Ainsley Booth, Jane Lee Blair, Amy Jo Cousins, Tamsen Parker, Ainsley Booth, Olivia Dade, Kris Ripper Excerpt: <i>Rogue Affair: A Romance Anthology</i>
Excerpts
November 4 2017

Stacey Agdern, Adriana Anders, Ainsley Booth, Jane Lee Blair, Amy Jo Cousins, Tamsen Parker, Ainsley Booth, Olivia Dade, Kris Ripper Excerpt: Rogue Affair: A Romance Anthology

Stacey Agdern, Adriana Anders, Ainsley Booth, Jane Lee Blair, Amy Jo Cousins, Tamsen Parker, Olivia Dade and Kris Ripper
When all else fails, find passion. Even more new romances for readers who can’t get...
The Devil You Know: Romance News & Deals from Kelly Bowen, Dana Volney, and More
Blogs
November 3 2017

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

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Auctions—Getting More Than You Bargained For
Blogs
November 3 2017

Auctions—Getting More Than You Bargained For

Andrew Grey
Today we're thrilled to welcome Andrew Grey (Auction Action) to Heroes and Heartbreakers....
“I Believe in You": <em>Arrow</em> 6x04 Olicity Heart-to-Heart
Blogs
November 3 2017

“I Believe in You": Arrow 6x04 Olicity Heart-to-Heart

Marilyn Porter
Show/Episode: Arrow Season 6, Episode 4, “Reversal” Ship(s): Olicity We...
Should You Get a Passionflix Subscription?
Blogs
November 3 2017

Should You Get a Passionflix Subscription?

Cerestheories
Do you open Netflix late on a Saturday night, only to pop in your aging DVD copy of The Notebook?...
Would You Rename a Subgenre?
Blogs
November 3 2017

Would You Rename a Subgenre?

Jennifer Proffitt
Earlier this week while browsing the list of categories on the new Audibile Romance site, we...
Romance News & Deals from Jayne Castle, Grace Burrowes
Blogs
November 2 2017

Romance News & Deals from Jayne Castle, Grace Burrowes

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Romance as Grief Counseling: When Real Life HEAs Are Hard To Come By
Blogs
November 2 2017

Romance as Grief Counseling: When Real Life HEAs Are Hard To Come By

Jen Doyle
Today we welcome author Jen Doyle (Holiday House Call) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Jen, like...
The Indomitable Heroine of Brenda Novak’s <em>Right Where We Belong</em>
Blogs
November 2 2017

The Indomitable Heroine of Brenda Novak’s Right Where We Belong

Janet Webb
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me is a novel by Richard Fariña: the title encompasses...
6 Essentials on Our  <em>Afterburn/Aftershock</em> Movie Wish List
Blogs
November 2 2017

6 Essentials on Our Afterburn/Aftershock Movie Wish List

Robin Lovett
Sylvia Day’s Afterburn/Aftershock releases Nov. 3rd on Passionflix, and we can’t...
Navy SEAL Romances for a Real Navy SEAL
Blogs
November 2 2017

Navy SEAL Romances for a Real Navy SEAL

Jennifer Proffitt
H&H blogger Elizabeth Poteet wrote to us with a request for a newbie to romance! A friend...
Never Gonna Give You Up: Romance News & Deals from Bella Andre, Liz Carlyle, and More
Blogs
November 1 2017

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

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Helena Hunting Excerpt: <i>Hooking Up</i>
Excerpts
November 1 2017

Helena Hunting Excerpt: Hooking Up

Helena Hunting
Amalie Whitfield is the picture of a blushing bride during her wedding reception–but for...
What’s Your Latest Audio Obsession?
Blogs
November 1 2017

What’s Your Latest Audio Obsession?

Jennifer Proffitt
It's a new month, which means time to share new obsessions! Whether it's a podcast, narrator,...
Get Yourself a Bad Boy: Romance News & Deals from Shiloh Walker, Julie Garwood, and More
Blogs
October 31 2017

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

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
Alisha Rai on the Forbidden Hearts Series, Writing Complex Characters, and Family Dynamics!
Blogs
October 31 2017

Alisha Rai on the Forbidden Hearts Series, Writing Complex Characters, and Family Dynamics!

Team H & H
After a wonderful spring and summer, H&H’s E-Book of the Month Club program is going...
9 Romances H&H Reviewers Loved in October 2017
Blogs
October 31 2017

9 Romances H&H Reviewers Loved in October 2017

Team H & H
Our reviewers give us the scoop every day on the books they're loving and share their opinions...
Did You Carve a Romance- or Book-Themed Pumpkin?
Blogs
October 31 2017

Did You Carve a Romance- or Book-Themed Pumpkin?

Jennifer Proffitt
Happy Halloween! Halloween is a much-loved holiday for many people—Team H&H included....
Bound For Love: Romance News & Deals from Christine Feehan, Sabrina York, and more
Blogs
October 30 2017

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

Jen Wattley
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
The 7 Best Opening Lines of Romance from Kenyon, Frost, and More!
Blogs
October 30 2017

The 7 Best Opening Lines of Romance from Kenyon, Frost, and More!

Winter Austin
Today we're thrilled to welcome Winter Austin (Liar, Liar) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Every...
What Real Historical Couple Would You Like to See Get a Movie?
Blogs
October 30 2017

What Real Historical Couple Would You Like to See Get a Movie?

Jennifer Proffitt
It seems like every fall historical figures get a new biopic. Many times these movies feature...
Elizabeth Hayley Excerpt: <i>The Proposition</i>
Excerpts
October 29 2017

Elizabeth Hayley Excerpt: The Proposition

Elizabeth Hayley
Professional hockey player Ben Williamson doesn't quite know how he got himself into this...
Karen Ranney Excerpt: <i>The Texan Duke</i>
Excerpts
October 28 2017

Karen Ranney Excerpt: The Texan Duke

Karen Ranney
As the ward to the late Duke of Lothian, Elsbeth Carew resides at the ancestral estate of Bealadair....
Remembering Miranda Neville: Romance News & More
Blogs
October 27 2017

Remembering Miranda Neville: Romance News & More

Jennifer Proffitt and Heather Waters
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
“Will one-click that today”: Comments That Made Our Week
Blogs
October 27 2017

“Will one-click that today”: Comments That Made Our Week

Team H & H
We at Heroes and Heartbreakers are so proud of and thankful for this wonderful community. Thank...
What Is Your Favorite Movie to Watch on Halloween?
Blogs
October 27 2017

What Is Your Favorite Movie to Watch on Halloween?

Jennifer Proffitt
It's Halloween weekend! Many people are preparing their homes for trick-or-treaters, getting ready...
Romancing the Goblin King: E-Deals & News from Shona Husk and Mariana Zapata!
Blogs
October 26 2017

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

Heather Waters
Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did...
9 Halloween Movie Classics That Are Secretly Romances
Blogs
October 26 2017

9 Halloween Movie Classics That Are Secretly Romances

Jennifer Proffitt
It’s my favorite time of year—Halloween! While I usually—I say usually, because...