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January 5 2017

Dreamy Romance Deal from Linda Howard and Charmed Prequel 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...
May 13 2016

Impulse Control: Top 5 Romantic Impulsive Decisions

I met Jamie Fraser when I was nineteen years old. He was tall, red-headed, and at our first meeting at least, a virgin. He was, in fact, the perfect man. That he was fictional hardly entered...
April 12 2016

Power Cooker: Women Rule the Kitchen

Today we're thrilled to be joined by Laura Florand. Laura is as famous for the food featured in her romances, as she is for the characters cooking and eating it. The second book in her Paris...
June 30 2015

H&H Bloggers Recommend: Best Reads of June 2015

Each month, we ask our bloggers to share the best thing they’ve read (or things, plural, if our bloggers declare a tie ’cause they just can’t choose). It doesn’t have...
May 25 2015

3 Types of Series for Every Reader

Today we're thrilled to have Nalini Singh on Heroes and Heartbreakers! Nalini's book, Shards of Hope, releases on June 2 and is the 14th book in her Psy-Changeling series. She has kept...
May 22 2015

Romance News Roundup: Laura Florand and Carolyn Brown Deals!

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. —Deal Alert #1: Laura Florand's contemporary The...
March 21 2015

Keep Your Enemies Closer: Best Enemies and Frenemies in Series Romance

A common scene in romance: the hero introduces his new love to his friends and their heroines from previous books. There is immediate bonding, and sympathy for whatever the new heroine has endured....
March 4 2015

The Je Ne Sais Quoi of Romance Novels Set in France

Recently, I read two France-set romances back to back: Laura Florand’s Once Upon a Rose and Cole McCade’s A Second Chance at Paris. Those novels got me wondering what it is about France...
February 4 2015

Gorgeous, Grumpy, and Growly: A Modern Goldilocks Retelling in Laura Florand’s Once Upon a Rose

You might think from the description of this book, that this will be a “Beauty and the Beast” retelling, but the clue is actually more in the growling, and the curls. French rose grower...
May 19 2014

The Man Who Wasn’t There: Memorable Offscreen Characters from Beverley, Balogh, Eagle, and More!

One of the fascinating aspects of Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca is how alive and present the title character is, even though she's dead and the story's narrator never met her. Her remembered...
November 13 2013

The Elegance of the S’more: Romantic Meals from Florand, McKenna, and Ward

Envision the Platonic Ideal of a romantic meal and it will probably bring to mind an elegant restaurant, gourmet food, candlelight; perhaps even a tasteful proposal. But romance is unpredictable and...
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...