Why would a hero and heroine in a contemporary romance novel wed if they are not in love? There are a few tropes writers use to get the couple living as husband and wife. The close proximity allows the characters to learn about each other and work together before they fall in love and find their happily ever after. ... Read More about Arranged, Convenient and Forced Marriages
Arranged, Convenient and Forced Marriages
I have way too many coffee mugs but that doesn’t keep me from looking. It was fun browsing the selection for romance readers. Which of these coffee mugs matches your point of view? ... Read More about Coffee Mugs for Romance Readers
Bantam Loveswept published over 900 category romance novels from 1983 to 1999. Many well-known authors wrote for this line, including Sandra Brown, Janet Evanovich and Iris Johansen. Random House relaunched Loveswept in 2011 as a digital-first imprint focusing on romance and women’s fiction stories. They also made some of their romance classics available in eBook format for the first time. ... Read More about Have You Read a Loveswept Classic?
There are some songs that capture the idea of summer. They often tell a love story and make you think about a more innocent or carefree time in your life. If you’re feeling nostalgic about summer vacation, download these songs: ... Read More about Love Songs Playlist: Summer Romance Country Rock Edition
The Seductress uses her looks and charm to gain the upper hand in any situation. She’s a survivor, independent, clever and savvy. She’s also a notorious cynic, and can find herself isolated through her own tactics as she manipulates and takes from those around her without giving anything in return. ... Read More about Hero & Heroine Archetypes: The Seductress