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November 15 2017

A Virtual Tour of Regency England: Clubbing in London

When novelist Georgette Heyer created the first Regency Romance with 1935’s Regency Buck (discuss!), she began a tradition of both namechecking and fictionalizing, for dramatic or comedic...
September 10 2017

First Look: The Duke’s Bridle Path Anthology (September 12, 2017)

Grace Burrowes and Theresa Romain The Duke's Bridle Path Grace Burrowes / September 12, 2017 / $3.99 digital The Duke's Bridle Path by Grace Burrowes and Theresa Romain, is billed...
September 3 2017

What’s the Difference Between a Regency Romance and a Victorian Romance?

Regency vs Victorian Romance: A Reader’s Guide One look at the romance shelves in any bookstore will show that the nineteenth century is hot, hot, hot when it comes to historical romance....
August 29 2017

Historical Romance Fact Check: How Hard Was It to Get Divorced?

Today we're thrilled to invite Anna Harrington (When the Scoundrel Sins) to Heroes and Heartbreakers! Divorce is a topic we see handled in many contemporary romances, however, it's not...
July 6 2017

Grumpy and Charming Heroes—You Get it All in Cat Sebastian’s The Ruin of a Rake

Cat Sebastian has carved out a place in my TBR: it looks like an uptight man being completely undone by a cheeky man who’s both jaded and comfortable with his sexuality. Said cheeky man is...
June 2 2017

How Will You Spend Your Regency Evening Out? (Game)

Today we're thrilled to welcome Jane Ashford (Nothing Like a Duke) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. As a historical romance author, Jane has to know a thing or two about planning extravagant nights...
April 13 2017

5 Fascinating Things I Learned from Jane Austen’s England

Husband and wife team Roy and Lesley Adkins’ Jane Austen’s England is a delightful, fascinating work of non-fiction that will capture the attention of even the most reluctant history...
April 3 2017

First Look: Anna Bennett’s I Dared the Duke (April 4, 2017)

Anna Bennett I Dared the Duke (The Wayward Wallflowers Series #2) St. Martin's Press / April 4, 2017 / $7.99 print & digital The second in the Wayward Wallflowers series does not...
March 2 2017

An Uncommon Courtship’s Ode to Love and Breakfast

They say that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and that is certainly true for the hero of Kristi Ann Hunter’s latest Regency inspirational romance novel An Uncommon Courtship....
February 2 2017

First Look: Cat Sebastian’s The Lawrence Browne Affair (February 7, 2017)

Cat Sebastian The Lawrence Browne Affair Avon Impulse / Feburary 7, 2017 / $1.99 digital Cat Sebastian’s second male/male regency novel is a beautiful story about the ways in which...
November 23 2016

4 Bizarre Regency Facts: Rakes and Their Peccadilloes

Today we're thrilled to welcome historical romance author Sabrina Jeffries (The Danger of Desire) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. When you're an author, you can find many of history's...
November 8 2016

A Ladies’ Guide to the Dangers of Riding in Carriages

A Cautionary Guide by a Concerned Party Dear Readers, it can be a clever and a dangerous game, riding in carriages. We have all heard the stories: Abductions! Entrapments! Elopements! One shudders...
October 12 2016

We Need to Talk About the Almack’s Scene in Pam Rosenthals’s Almost a Gentleman

Recently Heroes and Heartbreakers asked readers, can a trope be your favorite and least favorite at the same time? It's a strange alchemy that makes a trope that's tiresome in one writer's...
October 9 2016

The Unromantic Lady (and the Man She Can’t Resist) by Lucy Gordon

Originally published in 1996, under the name Penelope Stratton, Lucy Gordon's The Unromantic Lady is a traditional Regency from the era when they were still highly influenced by Georgette...
September 28 2016

A Lady’s Guide to Historical Dress: What Went into Getting Ready for a Ball

Julia Kelly (The Governess Was Wicked) has put a lot of research into historical dress and is here today to share a little of her knowledge with us—and give you some insight into how those...
September 21 2016

Game the System: Video Games that Are Essentially Romance Novels, Part 2

Love, Gamified, Part 1 | Love, Gamified, Part 3 In my last article, I made some recommendations for videogames that I thought might appeal to a romance reading audience. The first batch of...
September 21 2016

Cover Wednesday: Exclusive Reveals from Suzanne Enoch and Anna Bennett!

Today Team H&H is pleased to bring you covers for two upcoming historical romances from authors Suzanne Enoch and Anna Bennett! My One True Highlander by Suzanne Enoch takes us to the rugged...
September 19 2016

How Did Women Make a Living in the Regency Era?

Today we're thrilled to welcome Madeline Hunter (Dressed to Kiss) to the site. Dressed to Kiss is an anthology centered on a dressmaker’s shop in Regency London. All of the main female...
August 31 2016

10 Things I Love About Regency Heroes

Today we're thrilled to welcome Ella Quinn (When a Marquis Chooses a Bride) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Like many of us, Ella loves Regency heroes. Let's count the reasons, shall we? Thanks,...
August 29 2016

Just How Naughty Were Those Regency Balls, Anyway?

Today we're thrilled to welcome Vanessa Kelly (My Fair Princess) to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Ballrooms are the backdrops to many naughty historical romance moments, but just how naughty did...
August 7 2016

If You Like Mary Balogh... Try Edith Layton, Jo Beverley, and More!

What should you read after you've ready every Mary Balogh? Try... When someone asks me to recommend a Regency romance, the author I’m most likely to suggest is Mary Balogh. She’s...
July 1 2016

Pride and Prejudice and... Spinoffs?

Just because a book was published 203 years ago, doesn’t mean it shouldn’t have an important place in today’s pop culture conversation. Such is the case with Jane Austen’s...
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...
November 2 2015

Romance News: Remember Georgette Heyer & Read a Regency

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: To celebrate the 80th anniversary...
September 18 2015

Romance News Roundup: Barbara Delinsky, Shapeshifter Romance 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. —Barbara Delinsky's novel Commitments...
February 24 2015

First Look: Vicky Dreiling’s What a Devilish Duke Desires (February 24, 2015)

Vicky Dreiling What a Devilish Duke Desires Grand Central / February 24, 2015 / $8.00 print, $7.99 digital WILL A FEW FLIRTATIOUS STEPS Harry Norcliffe never wanted to inherit his...
November 6 2014

Joan Wolf Returns to Form with The American Earl

Connoisseurs of traditional Regency romances have long adored the spare, unforgettable stories of Joan Wolf (check out our Delicious Despair post on Wolf's His Lordship's Mistress). Precise...
July 30 2014

Top 10 Tips to Toppling from the Top of the Ton

Today we're joined by author Sophie Jordan, whose A Good Debutante's Guide to Ruin is out today! Sophie's good debutante takes on a bad persona when she discovers the only man she wants...
June 26 2014

Cowboys vs. Dukes: Comparing Western and Historical Heroes

Today we're pleased to welcome author Lorraine Heath to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Lorraine's latest release, The Gunslinger, is a Western historical featuring a gunslinger who doesn't...
June 23 2014

H&H Quickies #4: Valerie Bowman—Prompt Me!

PROMPTING IS NOW CLOSED. Thanks for all the awesome prompts. Check back at H&H on July 29 for an original scene from Valerie Bowman based on two or more of these prompts! If you can never...