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August 28 2017

First Look: Lisa Berne’s The Laird Takes a Bride (August 29, 2017)

Lisa Berne The Laird Takes a Bride (Penhallow Dynasty #2) Avon / August 29, 2017 / $7.99 print, $5.99 digital Lisa Berne’s second novel, The Laird Takes a Bride, is a marriage-of-convenience...
August 24 2017

Candace Camp’s A Momentary Marriage Finds Lasting Happiness For an Unlikely Couple

The marriage of convenience trope is top-of-the-trees for me, especially in Regency historicals, even though marriage at the time was often more a case of convenience than true lurv. But this is...
August 17 2017

What Are Your Favorite “Forced Proximity” Circumstances in Romance?

Forced proximity... it sounds super bad. When you're talking about it in the case of a romance though, it can be delicious! A fake relationship between two people who don't necessarily...
July 19 2017

First Look: Joan Johnston’s Blackthorne’s Bride (July 25, 2017)

Joan Johnston Blackthorne's Bride (A Bitter Creek Novel) Dell / July 25, 2017 / $7.99 print & digital In 2013, Joan Johnston published Montana Bride, the third in her Mail-Order...
July 13 2017

20 Signs You’re Secretly Attracted to the Person You Say You Hate

We're thrilled to welcome Roan Parrish and Avon Gale to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Their book Heart of the Steal just came out last month and features a delicious enemies to lovers/reluctant...
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...
June 22 2017

Jenna Bayley-Burke’s Just Married: First Comes LoveFriends with Benefits, Then Comes Marriage

June’s book club pick is Just Married by Jenna Bayley-Burke. This book ticks all the romance trope boxes. For any romance reader, it’s like a big hug with all of the elements of a romance...
June 21 2017

Download June’s E-Book of the Month Pick: Jenna Bayley-Burke’s Just Married!

Our book club gives “summer of love” a whole new meaning. Each month through August, Heroes and Heartbreakers will spotlight a new romance to read and then invite readers to gather...
May 1 2017

First Look: Anne Gracie’s Marry in Haste (May 2, 2017)

Anne Gracie Marry in Haste (Marriage of Convenience #1) Penguin / May 2, 2017 / $7.99 print and digital I love Marriage of Convenience stories and Anne Gracie begins a new series featuring...
April 12 2017

First Look: Lenora Bell’s Blame It on the Duke (April 18, 2017)

Lenora Bell Blame It on the Duke (Disgraceful Dukes #3) Avon / April 18, 2017 / $7.99 print, $5.99 digital Lenora Bell’s third novel, Blame it on the Duke, follows in the pattern...
March 6 2017

Christina Lauren’s Roomies is a Marriage of Convenience Plot with a Broadway Twist—Exclusive Book Announcement!

The yumminess of a marriage of convenience, the delight of roommates to lovers all set to a Broadway backdrop?! It doesn't get much better than that in Christina Lauren's new book, Roomies. The...
February 20 2017

First Look: Lisa Kleypas’ Devil in Spring (February 21, 2017)

Lisa Kleypas Devil in Spring (Ravenels #3) Avon / February 21, 2017 / $7.99 print, $6.99 digital Is there a book that is more eagerly anticipated by the romance community than Lisa Kleypas’s...
June 23 2016

Can You Name Romance Novels that “Start” After the Marriage?

We love Outlander—we love the show, the books, and especially Jamie and Claire. However, it is no secret that while Diana Gabaldon has created one of the greatest couple in the history of...
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...
May 31 2016

First Look: Madeline Hunter’s The Wicked Duke (May 31, 2016)

Madeline Hunter The Wicked Duke (Wicked Trilogy #3) Jove / May 31, 2016 / $7.99 print, $6.99 digital When a book is entitled The Wicked Duke, the savvy reader knows from the outset that...
May 30 2016

First Look: Olivia Drake’s His Wicked Wish (May 31, 2016)

Olivia Drake His Wicked Wish (Cinderella Sisterhood #5) St. Martin's Press / May 31, 2016 / $7.99 print & digital Upon returning to England after a decade abroad building his business,...
May 25 2016

First Look: Lisa Kleypas’s Marrying Winterborne (May 31, 2016)

Lisa Kleypas Marrying Winterborne (The Ravenels #2) Avon Romance / May 31, 2016 / $7.99 print, $6.99 digital A ruthless tycoon Savage ambition has brought common-born Rhys Winterborne...
October 19 2015

First Look: Jessica Clare’s The Billionaire Takes a Bride (October 20, 2015)

Jessica Clare The Billionaire Takes a Bride (Billionaires and Bridesmaids #3) Intermix / October 20, 2015 / $3.99 digital A lie turns to love in the latest novel from the New York Times...
June 18 2015

Romance News Roundup: Waterloo, V.K. Sykes Deal, and More!

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: Claire Ashby's When...
May 21 2015

Exclusive Edie Harris Cover Reveal + Snippet from Crazed!

Today we're thrilled to have Edie Harris on Hereos and Heartbreakers! Edie is the author of the much-loved Blood Money series, a thrilling romantic suspense series featuring heroes and heroines...
Mala Bhattacharjee
April 10 2015

Haters Gonna Hate: Why Game of Thrones’ Sansa is a Total Boss

In any given discussion of Game of Thrones and the badassery of its characters, you'll hear about Arya Stark, the mischievous daughter of Ned Stark of Winterfell, who must find her way alone after...
March 26 2015

Cover Thursday: Exclusive Reveals from Megan Erickson and Katee Robert!

Today we're thrilled to reveal covers for Megan Erickson and Katee Robert. First up is Erickson's Dirty Thoughts, which takes us away from her Bowler University series, and gives us...
March 17 2015

First Look: Sandra Lake’s The Warlord’s Wife (March 17, 2015)

Sandra Lake The Warlord’s Wife (Sons of the North #1) Intermix / March 17, 2015 / $4.99 digital A stunning historical romance from debut author Sandra Lake transports readers to 12th...
December 16 2014

First Look: Sophia James’s Marriage Made in Money (December 16, 2014)

Sophia James Marriage Made in Money (Penniless Lords) Harlequin / December 16, 2014 / $6.50 print, $5.99 digital After her first disastrous marriage, wealthy heiress Amethyst Cameron swore...
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...
December 2 2014

Cover Tuesday: Exclusive Reveals from Alexandra Hawkins, Soraya Lane, Megan Erickson, and Megan Frampton!

Today we're thrilled to reveal the covers for books by Alexandra Hawkins, Soraya Lane, Megan Erickson, and Megan Frampton. Megan Frampton and Alexandra Hawkins both give us a duke to love when a...
October 6 2014

First Look: Melissa Cutler’s The Mistletoe Effect (October 7, 2014)

Melissa Cutler The Mistletoe Effect St. Martin's Press / October 7, 2014 / $3.99 digital A Texas resort is famous for its December nuptials. No couple that’s ever gotten married...
September 22 2014

Outlander Season 1, Episode 7 Recap: Was it Good for You?

Claire Randall's adventure continues in the first season of what is sure to be a long-running series on Starz based on the beloved historical fiction/fantasy/romance series by Diana Gabaldon, and...
August 7 2014

What Would You Say to an Arranged Marriage?

Today we're joined by author Lydia Netzer, whose  How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky has just been released. How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky features two astronomers whose mothers...
April 29 2014

10 Tropes That Make Historical Romance Awesome

Today we're thrilled to have not one but three authors—Gayle Callen, Laura Lee Guhrke, and Caroline Linden—weigh in on one of our favorite genres, historical romance. Gayle's latest...