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November 17 2017

3 Pets from Romance We Wish Were Ours

Today we're thrilled to welcome Tara Leigh (Deal Breaker) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Many of us are long-time animal lovers and pet owners, and it can be a special joy to see cute creatures...
November 9 2017

Everything I Learned About Wilderness Survival I Learned in Girl Scouts

Today we're thrilled to welcome Cecilia Tan (Watch Point) to Heroes and Heartbreakers! Research can sometimes be the most fun part of writing, but with Cecilia everything she learned for her...
November 8 2017

How ’90s YA Taught Me to Love the Reformed Bad Boy

Today we're thrilled to welcome Alexis Daria (Take the Lead) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. It's always fun to talk about how each of us came to romance, and Alexis is here today to talk...
November 6 2017

The Romantic and Tragic Last Voyage of the Titanic

Today we're thrilled to welcome Karen Harper (The It Girls) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. In April 1912, the Titanic took its first and final voyage. The event was a horrible tragedy, and yet...
November 3 2017

Auctions—Getting More Than You Bargained For

Today we're thrilled to welcome Andrew Grey (Auction Action) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Everyday events can greatly influence a writer's work, and that's no exception for Andrew's...
November 2 2017

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

Today we welcome author Jen Doyle (Holiday House Call) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Jen, like many of us, turns to romance when life gets rough. She's here today to talk about her experience...
October 31 2017

The Haunting of Maria

Today we're thrilled—and a little anxious—to host Cecy Robson (Eternal) on Heroes and Heartbreakers. Why are we anxious you ask? Because to celebrate Halloween, Cecy is here to...
October 30 2017

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

Today we're thrilled to welcome Winter Austin (Liar, Liar) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Every author—and reader—knows you need to snag the reader's attention right from the...
October 23 2017

Our Power, Our Stories: A Survivor on Hope, Healing, and Happily Ever Afters

Today we welcome author Adriana Anders, who is here today to share her personal story about an event that happened to her as a teenager and how that has influenced her as a writer.  Warning:...
October 9 2017

Unearthing Geologist, Paleontologist & Archaeologist Heroines

We Dig Heroines in STEM! Today we're thrilled to welcome Tamsen Parker (In Her Court) to Heroes and Heartbreakers as she dons her author hat. We've loved Tamsen's series on heroines...
October 3 2017

The Evolution of LGBTQ+ Representation and How Technology Played a Part

Today we're thrilled to welcome Ginn Hale (The Long Past and Other Stories) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Ginn has been writing for 30 years and has been on the frontlines of watching queer...
Liz Maverick
September 27 2017

4 Authors Who Will Make You Laugh Out Loud (No, Really)

Today we're thrilled to welcome Liz Maverick (The Transporter) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Liz is the former site manager of Heroes and Heartbreakers, but today she's wearing her author...
September 26 2017

5 Real-Life Historical Icons That Spice Up Fiction

Today we're thrilled to welcome Rue Allyn (The French Duchess) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. One of the greatest thrills of reading historical romance is learning a little bit about history...
September 21 2017

The Quiet Revolution: Victorian Women & the Periodical Press

Today we're thrilled to welcome Sandra Schwab (Yuletide Truce) has done a lot of research for her Victorian romances. While in historical periods it's often assumed that women were oppressed,...
September 20 2017

“Found Family” Can Be the Best Family

4 Favorite Found Families Family doesn't always have to be the people you're related to by blood. Many of us have found that the people we're closest too are the ones that we share...
September 15 2017

4 Authors That Will Have You Planning A Trip to the Big City

City life has it all for some people, but even if you prefer to experience the city at a fictional distance it can still be a fun place to visit! Tara Leigh (Penthouse Player) definitely has a...
September 14 2017

You Might Be Reading an Edwardian Romance If…

Sometimes it's hard to tell the difference between various historical periods. Regency and Victorian and Edwardian can sometimes be indistinguishable if a date isn't given. Last week we...
September 13 2017

5 Things You Might Not Have Guessed About Highland Warriors

Today we're thrilled to welcome Eliza Knight (Laird of Darkness) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Like any good historical romance author, Eliza has done a lot of research on Scotland and our beloved...
September 12 2017

14 Authors Dish on the Dos and Don’ts of Second Chance Romance

Today we're thrilled to host 14 of the authors from RWA's Second Chance Anthology. We love second chance romances, but any time you're revisiting a past love there are a few guidelines...
September 11 2017

Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures... Even in Romance

Today we're thrilled to welcome Robin Lovett (Keeper) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Robin wears two hats on H&H—one as one of our bloggers and one as an author. Today Robin is wearing...
September 5 2017

Twists on the Amnesia Trope That Will Make You Love It Again!

Today we're thrilled to host Tracey Livesay (Love Will Always Remember) on Heroes and Heartbreakers. The amnesia trope has been around in romance for a long time, and the trope is even more...
Sarah Morgan
September 1 2017

The Best Movies Where The Real Star Is the Dog

These movie dogs get 11 out of 10—“Because they're good dogs, Brent” Today we're thrilled to host Sarah Morgan (Holiday in the Hamptons) on Heroes and Heartbreakers....
August 30 2017

Cowboy Professions: He Wears More Hats Than Just a Stetson!

Today we're thrilled to host Jennifer Ryan (Montana Heat: Escape to You) on Heroes and Heartbreakers. Most people know being a cowboy isn't just a job... it's a way of life! That means...
August 29 2017

Historical Romance Fact Check: How Hard Was It to Get Divorced?

Today we're thrilled to invite Anna Harrington (When the Scoundrel Sins) to Heroes and Heartbreakers! Divorce is a topic we see handled in many contemporary romances, however, it's not...
August 28 2017

A Baby Carriage Doesn’t Have to Be Part of the Happy Ending

Today we're happy to host A.E. Ash (Temporary Duty Assignment) on Heroes and Heartbreakers. Once upon a time, the happy ending of a romance novel meant the hero and heroine rode off into the...
August 24 2017

Food Is Love: How I Got Married Over a Sandwich

Today we're thrilled to host Kimberly Kincaid (Crossing the Line) on Heroes and Heartbreakers. Kimberly knows a thing or two about food and love—after all, she knew her husband was the...
August 22 2017

Dating Is Hard... Even in Romance Novels!

Today we're thrilled to welcome Kristen Proby (The Beauty of Us) to Heroes and Heartbreakers). In romance, there are plenty of good dates to help us escape the bad dates we face in reality......
August 9 2017

4 Beloved On-Screen Romantic Suspense Couples

Today we're thrilled to welcome Layla Reyne (Barrel Proof) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. We all had relationships (of the fictional variety) that influenced the couples we love to read and watch...
August 8 2017

Why the Fish-Out-of-Water Story Will Always Be a Favorite

What is it about the fish-out-water trope that readers love so much? Today we're thrilled to have Shelly Stratton (Between Lost and Found) on Heroes and Heartbreakers. One time or another...
July 27 2017

Romance as Resistance: The Important Role Romance Plays in Our Lives

Today we're thrilled to have Tamsen Parker (Rogue Desire) on Heroes and Heartbreakers in her role as an author. In an eight-book anthology, Tamsen and her fellow authors tackle politics in...