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August 1 2017

Amanda Quick’s 4 Best Old School Historical Moments

Readers of historical romance know that Amanda Quick (the nom de plume of Jayne Ann Krentz) writes a beautifully hilarious sort of historical romance. Her “formula” involves a jaded...
May 23 2017

Sweet Surrender: Romance News & Deals from L.A. Banks & Jayne Ann Krentz

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...
May 9 2017

First Look: Amanda Quick’s The Girl Who Knew Too Much (May 9, 2017)

Amanda Quick The Girl Who Knew Too Much Berkley / May 9, 2017 / $24.00 hardcover, $12.99 digital I was in for quite a surprise when I began Amanda Quick’s new novel, The Girl Who...
December 28 2016

It Opens at the Close: 2016’s Women’s Fiction Best Bets

The beginning is the word and the end is silence. And in between are all the stories. ~Kate Atkinson For some of us the end of 2016 will be in silence—as we stay at home curled...
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...
April 19 2016

First Look: Amanda Quick’s Til Death Do Us Part (April 19, 2016)

Amanda Quick  'Til Death Do Us Part  Berkley / April 19, 2016 / $27.00 print, $13.99 digital Amanda Quick is my crack. Jayne Ann Krentz has a lot of commendable work under...
Nicola R. White
March 27 2016

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall, Who’s the Most Prolific Romance Novelist of Them All?

One of the first names that comes to mind is Nora Roberts (La Nora to some of her most diehard fans). She began writing when stranded at home in a snowstorm with her two young sons in 1979. By...
December 7 2015

First Look: Jayne Ann Krentz’s Secret Sisters (December 8, 2015)

Jayne Ann Krentz Secret Sisters Berkley / December 8, 2015 / $26.95 print, $13.99 digital Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters—until a secret tore them apart. Now...
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...
Rhyll Biest
December 3 2014

Inconveniently Yours: Marriage of Conveniences in Contemporary Romance

Usually, when someone slaps a ring on a girl’s finger and proposes marriage everyone gets all dewy-eyed and crushing embraces ensue, but not here, not in this trope, no siree. In the marriage...
March 26 2014

Binding, Broken, or Unraveling: Family Ties in Romance Novels

Family: any group of persons closely related by blood, as parents, children, uncles, aunts, and cousins. For better or worse, we all have families. And this unit influences us for most...
January 17 2014

Good As It Gets: Nice Guy Heroes from Carr, Mayberry, Gibson, and More!

Heroes come in all sorts of different varieties from tortured, Alpha, Beta, wild and dangerous, to just all around nice guy. The journey of the tortured hero’s growth as the author peels back...
January 4 2014

First Look: Jayne Ann Krentz’s River Road (January 7, 2014)

Jayne Ann Krentz River Road  Putnam Adult / January 7, 2014 / $26.95 print, $10.99 digital It’s been thirteen years since Lucy Sheridan was in Summer River. The last time she...
August 9 2013

August 2013 New Reissues in Digital: Krentz, Gardner, Johansen, and More!

Those of you looking to enter a digital way back machine will be happy this month. A couple of very early releases from Jayne Ann Krentz under her Stephanie James pseudonym are being reissued, as is...
June 6 2013

Author Cat Devon and Editor Jennifer Enderlin Discuss Vampires, Heroes, Death, Sex, and Chocolate

We're delighted to welcome author Cat Devon, whose Sleeping with the Entity is out this week, and her St. Martin's Press editor, Jennifer Enderlin, here to talk—in their words—about...
December 5 2012

January 2013 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in January. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got a...
August 7 2012

September 2012 Upcoming Romance Novel Releases Shopping List!

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in September. We’ve divided them up by subgenre to make it easier for those who’ve got...
June 20 2012

Author Jennifer Probst on Complete Opposites in Romance

Today we welcome Jennifer Probst to Heroes and Heartbreakers to discuss the very real adage that “opposites attract.” Jennifer’s The Marriage Bargain has taken readers by storm, landing...
October 4 2011

Favorite Category Romances Spanning Three Decades: Seidel, Roberts, Korbel, and Others!

I’ve read category romances since Harlequin had a single imprint and writers such as Essie Summers, Mary Burchell, and Sara Seale topped my list of favorite authors. I can remember how exciting it...
August 9 2011

Deliciously Charming: The Allure of Sabrina Jeffries

I first discovered Sabrina Jeffries in the checkout line at a Meijer store in Michigan over a decade ago. Seduced by the purple cover of a book that promised mystery, adventure and a happy ending, and...
July 4 2011

2011 Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference Roundup

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you already know that Team H&H attended the annual Romance Writers of America (RWA) conference this past week (June 28-July 1, 2011). Below is a roundup...
May 23 2011

I Heart Betas!: Beta Heroes in Romance

Quickly now, name your top five heroes from romance novels. I'll wait. Now think about the heroes you’ve named and tally those who are audacious alphas or tormented loners. I suspect that...