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DarleneMarshall
October 20 2017

In Defense of the Flawed Heroine

You Keep the Sweet, I’ll Take the Salty Romancelandia seems to do fine with the bad boy in need of redemption, the rakes and rogues who are only waiting for the love of a good woman to...
Nicola R. White
October 4 2017

These Are The Best Bodyguards of Romance

You know the saying—everyone loves a man (or woman) in uniform! But is it the uniform that excites us, or is it the fantasy of a strong protector? Romance readers know that whether our heroes...
Rhyll Biest
August 7 2017

4 Romance Novels to Read If You Love Grumpy Heroes!

Step right up, step right up, get your grumpy male heroes here! We’ve got your circus grumps, your broody gay grumps, your shifter grumps, and your hermit grumps. Each and every one of your...
LizLincoln
August 4 2017

3 Series You Have to Read If You Love Football Romances

Sports romances have been getting ever more popular for several years now, with MMA fighting and hockey leading the way. I haven't done a formal count, but my guess is that football takes third....
AnnMarieWalker
June 26 2017

5 Reasons to Say “I Do” When You Really Want to Say “I Don’t”

Marriages of convenience: Super common in romance novels, not so common in real life. Ann Marie Walker (Black Tie Optional) is here at Heroes and Heartbreakers today to give us a few reasons that we...
HeatherWaters
December 15 2016

Star-Bright Romance News & Deals from Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Donna Grant, and More!

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up to have your daily cuppa delivered...
teamhandh
November 24 2016

Trivia: Can You Remember These Romance Novelists’ First Novel?

It's H&H Trivia Night, and what could make trivia more fun!?—make it about romance novels! Flex your brain muscles and see if you can recall your favorite romance author's very...
teamhandh
October 21 2016

Pitch Slapped: What to Read If You Love Ginny & Mike

Like any great sports romance, FOX’s freshman series Pitch balances authentic baseball drama and the palpable sexual tension between its leads, rookie pitcher Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury)...
Scarlettleigh
October 9 2016

They’ve Got Our Vote: Politics and Politicians in Romance Novels

It’s pretty much understood that in writing a romance novel, it is risky to include politics and political agendas because either way, it can be a lose/lose situation. You only need to check...
JenWattley
August 16 2016

Happy Birthday, Georgette Heyer!: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up to have your daily cuppa delivered...
Scarlettleigh
August 15 2016

First Look: Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ First Star I See Tonight (August 23, 2016)

Susan Elizabeth Phillips  First Star I See Tonight (Chicago Stars #8) William Morrow / August 23, 2016 / $26.99 print, $12.99 digital There is no doubt that Susan Elizabeth Phillips’...
Scarlettleigh
August 14 2016

U.S. Authors and Their World Counterparts: “Read If You Like...” International Edition

Imagine that you live in a city with a bakery that makes one of  Best Cheese Cakes in America.  That cheesecake is wonderfully decadent, and it is your weekly treat for all the hours...
Scarlettleigh
August 8 2016

Susan Elizabeth Phillips: “Captain” of Sports Romance and the Chicago Stars!

A Susan Elizabeth Phillips book is always cause for celebration but with First Star I See Tonight readers have a double reason to celebrate— a new book, and this book is...
HeatherWaters
July 29 2016

Wolf Shifters & Playboys for Sale by Owners: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up to have your daily cuppa delivered...
JenniferProffitt
June 22 2016

Meet Sarina Bowen’s Hard Hitter and Outlander’s Grown-Up Brianna & Roger: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up have your daily cuppa delivered...
JulieAnneLong
June 13 2016

At the End of the Road: The Romance of... A Broken Down Car?

Heroes and Heartbreakers is thrilled to welcome Julie Anne Long (Hot in Hellcat Canyon) to the site! Julie's latest release starts with a break up... and a break down (of the car variety)!...
Scarlettleigh
June 12 2016

Why Do Readers Like Tropes So Much?

Tropes—we talk about them a lot. In fact, Jennifer Proffitt, in her Morning Coffee blog “Do You Like Tropes?”, said almost exact same thing. If you do a search on the site, 51...
maggieboyd66
June 8 2016

This Won’t Be the Best Day of Your Life: When Weddings Go Wrong in Romance Novels

In the brilliant and witty How To Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran, the author assures us that wedding days are not the happiest days of our lives. “Weddings,” she tells us, “do women...
JenniferProffitt
May 12 2016

Have You Ever Read Susan Elizabeth Phillips?

Very soon a new generation of readers will be introduced to Susan Elizabeth Phillips. The eighth book in her Chicago Stars series, First Star I See Tonight is coming out very soon—more than 8...
JenniferProffitt
May 11 2016

Daily Deals on Tattoo Artists, Chicago Stars & Ice Skaters: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance. {Did you know you can sign up to receive Afternoon Tea as an e-mail? Sign up have your daily cuppa delivered...
Scarlettleigh
May 6 2016

Monster-in-Law: 5 Mothers-in-Law You’ll Be Glad to Not Have

Mother’s Day. A day to celebrate the bond usually formed at birth. This is a woman we know well—sometimes our best friend, sometimes our nemesis (we still won’t let her forget...
TanyaLK
April 13 2016

27 Best Romance Novels—Your Ultimate TBR Pile

Choosing only twenty-seven books for this epic post was painful, but cuts had to be made! Below, LucyH and TanyaLK tackle the impossible and give a very opinionated opinion of the twenty-seven...
Nicola R. White
March 4 2016

The Merry Widow: Hot Romance and the Widowed Heroine

There’s a reason the term “merry widow” has become synonymous with the sexy corselet—love the second time around can be hot, hot, hot! Just like the corset/bra combination...
HeatherWaters
January 11 2016

Romance News: Susan Elizabeth Phillips Announces Next Chicago Stars Title!

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. {Did you know you can sign up to receive...
Scarlettleigh
October 12 2015

5 Things You’ll Always Find in a Reunited Lovers Story (Besides Sex with the Ex)

There is no doubt that as a collective group, romance readers have favorite things—which lead to tropes. Not only does Romance Writers of America (RWA) support authors, but they also...
maggieboyd66
October 7 2015

Going Goth: 5 Signs You Might Be a Gothic Romance Heroine

My first experiences of romance novels were the terrific tales of Victoria Holt, Mary Stewart and Phyllis A. Whitney. I was disappointed when I realized that the delicious men who made me shiver...
Rhyll Biest
September 18 2015

Beyond a Grovel: 8 Heroines Who Make Their Heroes Work For It!

Some heroines are so hot for the hero they practically have to shove a bag of frozen peas down their panties to ward off spontaneous combustion whenever he looks their way, while others are slower...
Scarlettleigh
September 4 2015

Make New Friends, But Keep the Old: The Appeal of the Comfort Read

We love gadgets, whistles and bells, but more than these items we love our comfort. Comfort like a snuggly terry cloth robe on a cool fall morning; worn thread-bare jeans that seem almost to caress...
Scarlettleigh
August 21 2015

The Hardest Thing to Give Away: 5 Things an Author Must Do for Us to Forgive a Character

In novels you can have a variety of conflicts—Man vs. Man, Man vs. Nature, Man vs. Society, and Man vs. Self.  But in romance novels the conflict is the element that keeps the hero and...
Scarlettleigh
August 13 2015

Eye of the Beholder: Beauty, Self-Esteem, and Worthiness in Romance Novels from Kleypas, Phillips, and More!

Margaret Wolfe Hungerford (1855-1897), an Irish romance novelist is credited with this idiom, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” first using it in her novel Molly Bawn. Pretty...