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July 25 2017

Revenge Plots: Love or Hate?

Inigo Montoya explained it best: “You killed my father, prepare to die.” Sometimes seeking revenge can be the just deserts for a character, but when we're talking about romance,...
February 21 2017

First Look: Lisa Renee Jones’ Damage Control (February 21, 2017)

Lisa Renee Jones Damage Control (Dirty Money #2) St. Martin's Griffin / February 21, 2017 / $15.99 print, $7.99 digital The second book in a four-part series is always tricky....
January 10 2015

Beguiled by Ally Broadfield’s How to Beguile a Duke

He raised a brow. “Have you forgotten the circumstances under which we met?” He looked down. “I can only assume you are wearing slippers under your gown… Miss Malboeuf,...
January 9 2015

Served Up Hot: Revenge Stories from Jeffries, KCole, and More!

Have you ever wanted to walk up to someone and kick him? Why don’t you? Because probably, like me, you were raised to be nice. While we are often rewarded for being nice, sometimes I just...
March 25 2014

First Look: Meredith Duran’s Fool Me Twice (March 25, 2014)

Meredith Duran Fool Me Twice Pocket Books / March 25, 2014 / $5.99 print / $1.99 digital All Olivia Holladay wants is the chance to make a home for herself. When she realizes that the...
July 11 2012

Breaking Dishes and Setting Fires: Revenge-Inspired Songs and Stories

Adele’s 21 took the world by audible storm, the singer’s very real and poignant failed romance resonating with anyone who’s ever fallen in love, and had it fall apart. 21 is perhaps the most successful...
February 21 2012

Revenge in Romance: A Dish Best Served Hot, or Leaving Readers Cold?

Given the recent success of ABC’s romantic soap, Revenge, it seems like a good time to discuss one of the most narratively interesting of romance plots: the revenge romance. The storylines tend to...
January 19 2012

Marrying the Enemy: Revenge Ups Its Game—Again

ABC’s Revenge keeps getting juicier. ****Spoilers for this week’s episode**** This week saw poor, unwitting pawn Daniel Grayson (that’s kinda how I think of him now: Poor Daniel) make...
January 9 2012

Fresh Meat: Kresley Cole’s Lothaire (Jan. 10, 2012)

Kresley Cole Lothaire Gallery Books, $25.00/$11.99 digital, Jan. 10, 2012 ALL FEAR THE ENEMY OF OLD Driven by his insatiable need for revenge, Lothaire, the Lore’s most ruthless vampire,...
January 4 2012

Sunshine, Surf, and Schadenfreude: 5 Reasons to Watch ABC’s Revenge

The Klingons have always said that revenge is best served cold—and in the case of ABC’s gloriously entertaining new hit, Revenge, it’s better to serve it chilled, in a martini glass, in the Hamptons...
April 27 2011

Fresh Meat: Anna Campbell’s Midnight’s Wild Passion

Anna Campbell Midnight’s Wild Passion Avon, April 26, 2011, $7.99 (print and digital) London’s most notorious seducer, Nicholas Challoner lives solely for revenge . . . The...
March 27 2011

Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Smokin’: Romantic Suspense Recommendations

Revenge plots in romances never fail to deliver incredibly emotional reads. The hero or heroine’s raison d’être is inherently fueled by passion: Passion for justice, steeped in fury...
February 16 2011

Romance Novel Tropes: Cliches We Love and Hate

Secret babies, ladies disguising themselves as men, ugly duckling stories, guys in love with their best friend’s girlfriend . . . What are all of these? Tropes. Tropes are regularly used...