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April 23 2016

Sex, Love, and Second Chances for the Eternal in Shakespeare

Today we're thrilled to welcome May McGoldrick to Heroes and Heartbreakers. While a “death day” doesn't typically offer much to celebrate, today we're here to celebrate the life...
April 4 2015

All the Right Love in All the Unusual Places: Epic Romances in Unexpected (Non-Romance) Books

Gravitating toward the romance section makes the most sense if you are looking for a love story to make you swoon. However, epic romances sometimes pop up in the most unexpected places like in a gritty...
February 3 2015

Good Over Evil: Redemption in Romance Novels and Classic Literature

Today we're delighted to have author Sylvain Reynard joining us at H&H. Sylvain's The Raven is out today, and is an intensely dark and mysterious Gothic-style romance, including paranormal...
January 7 2015

Fairytale of New York: Rebecca Rogers Maher’s The Bridge

Authorial Disclosure:  Rebecca Rogers Maher and Alexis Hall once teamed up against Nazis to recover the lost Ark of the Covenant. Please bear that in mind while evaluating this post. People...
Kate Nagy
December 7 2014

Happily Never After: Romances Without a HEA

Recently, H&H’s Jennifer Proffitt took some time to speculate upon the likely fate of The Hobbit’s Kili and Tauriel. Although the adorable, mismatched dwarf-and-elf pair are not precisely...
August 29 2014

First Look: Barbara Davis’s The Wishing Tide (September 2, 2014)

Barbara Davis The Wishing Tide NAL / September 2, 2014 / $15.00 print, $9.99 digital Five years ago, Lane Kramer moved to Starry Point, North Carolina, certain the quaint island village...
August 20 2014

First Look: Pam Jenoff’s The Winter Guest (August 26, 2014)

Pam Jenoff The Winter Guest Harlequin MIRA / August 26, 2014 / $14.95 print & digital Life is a constant struggle for the eighteen-year-old Nowak twins as they raise their three younger...
August 7 2014

What Would You Say to an Arranged Marriage?

Today we're joined by author Lydia Netzer, whose  How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky has just been released. How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky features two astronomers whose mothers...
March 3 2014

Love Under the Big Top: Circus-Themed Romances

Circus-themed romances are few and far between, but a few stand out as literary gems—and then there are some that would make the Ringling Brothers blush. The first book that stands out in...
January 12 2014

First Look: Sarah Addison Allen’s Lost Lake (January 21, 2014)

Sarah Addison Allen Lost Lake St. Martin's Press / January 21, 2014 / $25.99 print, $12.99 digital The first time Eby Pim saw Lost Lake, it was on a picture postcard. Just an old photo...
August 24 2013

First Look: Lisa Van Allen’s The Wishing Thread (August 27, 2013)

Lisa Van Allen The Wishing Thread Ballantine / August 27, 2013 / $15.00 print, $9.99 digital The Van Ripper women have been the talk of Tarrytown, New York, for centuries. Some say they’re...
July 6 2013

First Look: Stephanie Evanovich’s Big Girl Panties (July 9, 2013)

Stephanie Evanovich Big Girl Panties William Morrow / July 9, 2013 / $26.99 print, $11.89 digital A rollicking, sensuous, feel-good romantic comedy about a grieving young widow who decides...
June 24 2013

First Look: Gerry FitzGerald’s Redemption Mountain (June 25, 2013)

Gerry FitzGerald Redemption Mountain Henry Holt / June 25, 2013 / $28.00 print, $12.74 digital On the surface, Charlie Burden and Natty Oaks could not be more different: She, the daughter...
June 21 2013

How Sweet It Is!: Chocolate in Romance Novels

Some foods are sexier than others. Spam? So not erotic, not even when nibbled in a Hawaiian setting—and yes, for some reason, Spam very popular in Hawaii. Alcoholic drinks sometimes enhance a...
June 6 2013

Good Writing, Great Stories: Literary Fiction Meets Paranormal Romance

Like the vampire on the prowl for fresh prey, it seems that the paranormal element is on a search for new territory. The hunt is closing in on the Literary Fiction Genre. Is this shift a result of fiction...