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June 6 2017

Every J.R. Ward Fan Should Be Reading Ruby Dixon

Blue aliens, you say? My dear friend, romance reader and writer, Alexis Daria, sends me a screen shot of text from her Kindle, with mad giggly faces all around it: Do you know what kinds of...
Mala Bhattacharjee
May 18 2017

Horror’s Best Romances—Yes, You Read that Correctly

Something author Tiffany Reisz once said has always stuck with me — that, to her, the closest genre to BDSM romance is horror. Presumably because they both involve facing and conquering fear....
September 20 2016

7 Questions with Blood Red Kiss Authors Kresley Cole, Larissa Ione, and Gena Showalter

We're big fans of romance, obviously, at Heroes and Heartbreakers, but nothing gets our blood pumping quite like a expertly crafted paranormal romance. Today marks the publication of not one,...
May 6 2015

How Great Thou Art: Winged Heroes in Sci-Fi Romance

Winged heroes are majestic, cool, mysterious, and, of course, hot. When a sci-fi romance features a winged hero, it does so with a twist. A few authors have taken the concept of winged heroes and planted...
January 23 2014

Missing in Action: Alien Heroines

Interspecies science fiction romances aren't new, but those with an alien heroine and human male pairing seem to be fairly uncommon. Today's Big Question: Why is that? By “alien heroine,”...
November 13 2013

Are We Ready for Tentacle Romance Yet?

Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we have access to things like dino erotica and lizard man heroes (e.g., R. Lee Smith's The Last Hour of Gann and Barbara Karmazin's The Huntress). In fact,...
October 6 2013

Shipping Sunday: Star Trek’s Kirk/Spock

On very rare occasions you will find two characters who exist solely to be shipped together. Mulder and Scully, David and Maddie, Castle and Beckett, Kirk and Spock. Possibly the poster men for the...
July 20 2013

Perfect Unions: Jennifer L. Armentrout’s Obsidian in West Virginia

We’re reading our way across America…one romance at a time. West Virginia: Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout (Lux, Book 1) All I know about West Virginia—thirty-fifth state...
July 17 2013

Now Win This!: The Host

  Sorry, this sweepstakes has ended. Check our Sweepstakes page for more offers!   You may or may not have noticed that we here at Heroes and Heartbreakers have...
July 16 2013

Close Encounters of the UFO Erotic Romance Kind

UFO sightings and alien abductions are generally described as eerie, often terrifying encounters. There are countless reports about people being taken aboard alien spaceships and subjected to strange...
July 12 2013

Super Best Bros Forever: The Best Bromances of Comics

There is something special about a superhero romance. The heroes are often times defined just as much by their significant others as they are by their powers. Who is Superman with his Louis Lane? Where...
April 29 2013

The Apocalypse Has Been Canceled: Pacific Rim Trailer!

“Today we are cancelling the Apocalypse!” Here's the brand-new trailer for Pacific Rim, directed by Guillermo del Toro and coming out July 12. Here's the official synopsis: When...
April 14 2013

Vampires...In Space! Why Such a Rare Breed?

Seemingly ages ago, author and Star Trek guru Jacqueline Lichtenberg wrote about alien vampires in her books Those of My Blood (1988) and Dreamspy (1989). Given their mix of science fiction, fantasy,...
February 5 2013

First Look: Karen Lord’s The Best of All Possible Worlds (February 12, 2013)

Karen Lord The Best of All Possible Worlds Del Rey / February 12, 2013 / $25.00 print, $12.99 digital A proud and aloof alien society finds their homeland destroyed, and now must reach...
January 3 2013

Playing with a Joystick: Bioware, Mass Effect, and the Romance of Video Games

I've been thinking about this article for a very long time. Whether or not my fan-boyish squeeing would fall upon ears that just don't understand. Then something wonderful happened. In my Bromance...
December 10 2012

Extraordinary Heroines—and the Heroes Who Love Them—in Sci-Fi Romance

There are many, many romance stories wherein the hero is a creature of the paranormal world and he’s paired with a human heroine. But what about the reverse scenario? That is our $64,000 question...
November 13 2012

First Look: Jenna Bennett’s Fortune’s Hero (November 13, 2012)

Jenna Bennett Fortune’s Hero (Soldiers of Fortune) Entangled / November 13 (digital) & December 1, 2012 (print) / $14.99 print, TBA digital Quinn Conlan had it all: a fast ship,...
June 21 2012

Summer Lovin’: June 2012 TV Premieres, Part 3

Time was when summer TV meant reruns and sporting events – and sometimes even reruns of sporting events. But nowadays, there’s original programming to fill those dog days, some of it even eminently...
December 11 2011

Men Are Really From Mars: Alien Lover Fantasies

In paranormal romance, the vampires are most often embodied by the heroes. Heroes-as-vampires offers a specific fantasy, namely that of the dark and dangerous, yet ultimately safe lover. That subgenre’s...