Tag: Cinderella

Review: Cinderella and the Sheikh by Teresa Morgan

Hero: Sheikh Rasyn (Ra-sin) Al Jabar has no interest in becoming the next ruler of his homeland, Abbas in North Africa. He decides a Western wife will surely…

Review: Cynders and Ashe by Elizabeth Boyle

Heroine: Ella Cynders is a companion for a young lady in love with a gentleman, whom her family doesn’t approve. Ella agrees to switch places with her charge…

Review: The Temporary Wife by Mary Balogh

Hero: To say that the Marquess of Staunton does not have a good relationship with his father is an understatement. When summoned to return home after eight years…

Review: An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, Book 3) by Julia Quinn

Heroine: Sophie Beckett might be the daughter of an earl, but she’s not legitimate. She’s lived as an unpaid maid to her stepmother and stepsisters since her father…

Story Tropes: Rags to Riches

Guest blog by Katherine Givens, author of In Her Dreams One of my favorite romance tropes is the rags to riches story. I’m not talking about the traditional…

The Cinderella Trope

Guest blog by Aubrey Rose, author of Me, Cinderella? Hi everyone, my name is Aubrey Rose and I just finished my first new adult novel, Me, Cinderella?. The…

Review: Operation Cinderella by Hope Tarr

Reviewed by Sandra Scholes Synopsis: Manhattan is the setting for this urban fairytale, and let’s face it, we’ve seen plenty of these novels on the bookshelves recently, as…

Gold-Digger or Gravedigger?

Guest blog by Wendy Holden, author of Marrying Up I’m a big fan of gold-diggers, which is why I’ve got one as the main character in my new…

Review: Bewitching by Jill Barnett

There are a bunch of novels by Jill Barnett that are being released specifically for ebook format this year and Bewitching was one of them. I found out…

Movie Review: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella Starring Brandy Norwood and Paolo Montalban

I love Cinderella. I don’t really know anybody who doesn’t adore this type of character. Her story is one of rags to riches; poor in money but rich…

Review: The Glass Stiletto by Rachel Kenley

Once upon a time, in a land far far away a beautiful girl by the name of Mariella decides to find herself a husband. Not just any husband…

Review: No Man’s Bride by Shana Galen

This sweet and ultimately upbeat story has elements of abuse that form the background of the heroine. Catherine Fullbright, the eldest daughter of Edmund Fullbright, is the Cinderella…

So What Does A Man Want In A Woman…

by Tessa Radley, guest blogger and author of Millionaire Under the Mistletoe. I’ve been thinking a lot about heroines lately. About the careers they have, the jobs they…

Review: A Kiss at Midnight by Eloisa James

In Eloisa James’ author note she mentions that this story is more Cinderella fairytale than historical romance. It explains the improbabilities, irregularities, and absurdities found within the pages…

When Characters Just Won’t Shut Up!

by Judi Fennell, guest blogger Back in 2004 when I joined Romance Writers of America, I had one manuscript (in sore need of craft workshops!) and the dream….

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