Linda Howard is a New York Times bestselling author and she’s a recipient of the Romance Writers of America’s Lifetime Achievement award. If you are a fan of rugged and earthy romance heroes, you should try her work. The men in her stories often exhibit alpha tendencies. They are territorial and protect their own, they are blatantly masculine, and when they fall in love with the heroine, they fall hard. ... Read More about Retro Romance: Linda Howard
Retro Romance: Linda Howard
Families create some of the most wholesome and laugh-out-loud moments in Hollywood romantic comedies. They're also usually the cause for the Big Moment where the heroine realizes she can't: ... Read More about 4 Classic Rom-Com Families to Love
If you’re new to reading romantic fiction, you might have come across the terms “category romance” or “series romance” while buying books and wonder what they mean. ... Read More about Intro to Category Romance
What is the most important quality of a romance heroine? When Maya Rodale surveyed romance readers for her Dangerous Books for Girls study, a whopping 89% said the most important trait was intelligence. A sense of humor was a close second at 87% and independence came in third with a 69%. Why is a romance heroine expected to be smart? ... Read More about Is a Romance Heroine Required to be Smart?
There's something about the detective genre that take "office romance" to another level. It might be the danger, the murder plots or the sweet, sweet justice. Oh, and the slow burn (because TV detectives are Disasters™ in their personal life, okay? All that mystery solving and they can't make out their partner pining from the corner of the room...) To make my case, let's look at some of the "beats" that these couples hit: ... Read More about Partners Against Crime