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April 1 2016

Friday Beefcake: 5 Reasons to Love Guys Who Love Dogs

Today we're thrilled to welcome Candis Terry to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Candis' newest book, A Better Man, came out on Tuesday and has us swooning over home-again hero, Jordan. If you follow...
October 9 2015

Romance News Roundup: Kresley Cole’s Sweet Ruin, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Trailer, and More!

Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Kresley Cole shared 7 Facts about...
September 2 2015

Animal Activism and Opposites Attract in Rachel Lacey’s Ever After

Featuring animals in romance is more or less a given now, but you won’t hear me complaining. Rachel Lacey in her last two books, For Keeps and Unleashed, focused on dog rescue, but with Ever...
August 26 2015

Who Are Your Favorite Dogs of Romance?

Today is National Dog Day! Dogs are man's best friend but the ladies love 'em too! Heroes and Heroines alike have a very special bond with their animals and some authors really know how to integrate...
April 4 2015

First Look: Jill Shalvis’s Still the One (April 7, 2015)

Jill Shalvis Still the One (Animal Magnetism #6) Penguin / April 7, 2015 / $7.99 print & digital Love is a dare in the sexy new romance by the award-winning New York Times bestselling...
March 30 2015

Puppy Love and Military Men: Reasons to Love Jill Shalvis’s Animal Magnetism Series

The first—and most obvious—reason to love Jill Shalvis's Animal Magnetism series is simple: puppies! As a dog lover, and a Doggy Mom to two Great Pyrenees, I loved Gertie, the big, lovable...
February 2 2015

First Look: Catherine Mann’s Rescue Me (February 3, 2015)

Catherine Mann Rescue Me (Second Chance Ranch) Berkley / February 3, 2015 / $7.99 print & digital A rescued dog returns the favor in the latest Second Chance Romance from USA Today bestselling...
January 20 2015

Romance News Roundup: Nalini Singh, “Romance to the Rescue,” and More!

Welcome to H&H's brand-new daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now. —Nalini Singh has released via...
December 15 2014

First Look: Diane Kelly’s Paw and Order (December 30, 2014)

Diane Kelly Paw and Order (Paw Enforcement) St. Martin's Press / December 30, 2014 / $7.99 print, digital Police officer Megan Luz and her loyal K-9 partner Brigit are back on the beat—and...
September 10 2014

Hot Guys and Cool Dogs Have a Lot in Common

Today we're pleased to welcome author D.D. Ayres to Heroes and Heartbreakers. D.D.'s new release, Irresistible Force, offers not only a hero and heroine, but a canine best friend to both of...
August 6 2014

Dog Daze: Working Dogs in Romance Novels from Ayres, Kantra, and More!

I am no stranger to perusing books because of dogs on the cover, or because canines are mentioned in the blurb. I discussed it in an H&H post, Must Love Dogs (and Cats): Animals in Romance...
July 6 2014

Going to the Dogs in Kristan Higgins’s Romance Novels

**Spoiler Alert: This post may contain some spoilers about Kristan Higgins's books and some of the very cute companions within.** Sometimes you pick up a book with a dog on the cover and think,...
May 30 2014

First Look: Diane Kelly’s Paw Enforcement (June 3, 2014)

Diane Kelly Paw Enforcement  St. Martin's / June 3, 2014 / $7.99 print / digital Officer Luz is lucky she still has a job after tasering a male colleague where it counts the most....
February 21 2014

Friday Beefcake: Guys with Dogs from Kenworthy, Gosling, Gandy, and More!

It's been said that you can tell the character of a person by how they treat waiters, children, and animals. Well, our hearts were certainly melting earlier this week when American Olympian, Gus...
January 29 2014

Exclusive Cover Reveal: D.D. Ayres’s Irresistible Force

Today we're thrilled to reveal the cover for D.D. Ayres's Irresistible Force, because what's more irresistible than a man in uniform (who's only half-dressed, at that) and his K-9 companion? Here's...
January 9 2014

Must Love Dogs (and Cats): Animals in Romance Novels

While Heroes and Heartbreakers have covered tropes in many forms, there's one that hasn't yet been covered—and also one I find irresistible—which is incorporating animals into the...
December 16 2013

First Look: Colette Auclair’s Thrown (December 16, 2013)

Colette Auclair Thrown Pocket Star / December 16, 2013 / $1.99 digital Professional horse trainer Amanda Vogel dreams of riding jumpers in the Olympics, but after seeing her best friend...
September 3 2013

First Look: Shirley Jump’s The Sweetheart Bargain (September 3, 2013)

Shirley Jump The Sweetheart Bargain Berkley / September 3, 2013 / $7.99 print, $7.59 digital The Sweetheart Sisters, a trio of sassy, well-meaning grannies (who aren’t against a sip...
August 27 2013

Author Kerrelyn Sparks on What Not to Were

Today H&H is joined by author Kerrelyn Sparks, whose The Vampire with the Dragon Tattoo has just been released. It's the fourteenth book in the Love at Stake series, and alternates humor with...
November 23 2012

Make Mine Canine: Heroes and Heroines and Their Dog Breeds

Dr. Wright's Breedfreak is a short book by a vet about the characteristics of various dog breeds. To say Dr. Wright has some strong opinions is like saying the ocean has some water. Maybe that’s...
June 4 2012

And the Cutest Pets Are...: The “My Pet Is Way Cuter Than Yours” Sweepstakes Winners!

We had high hopes for H&H’s first-ever Facebook photo contest, the “My Pet Is Way Cuter Than Yours” Sweepstakes, and boy, did you all deliver! All of the pictures were ridiculously cute, and...
May 21 2012

For the Birds: Author Elsa Watson on Love in the Animal Kingdom

Today we welcome guest author Elsa Watson to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Elsa’s Dog Days is the story of a dog-hater who is struck by lightning, and switches bodies with a dog—but not before finding...
May 17 2012

Introducing H&H’s “My Pet Is Way Cuter Than Yours!” Sweepstakes

In honor of Elsa Watson’s upcoming release, Dog Days, (out May 22), Team H&H is offering you the chance to get barking bragging rights for your pet. We’re looking for the cutest pet, any...
January 16 2012

Animals in Historicals, from Tessa Dare, Ivory, Kinsale, and More!

Romantic Animals in History, or, no, this is not a post about bestiality in historical romance! Geez, people. I recently saw the movie War Horse, about a horse named Joey and his One True Love,...