romance

With a Little Bit of Luck

With a Little Bit of Luckby Guest Blogger

Guest Post by Alina Adams, author of When a Man Loves a Woman In 1998, I wrote a non-fiction coffee-table book, “Inside Figure Skating,” where I interviewed ABC-TV’s multi-Emmy award winning director, Doug Wilson. Doug told me about directing Brian Boitano’s Long Program during the 1988 Olympics.  He’d been all set to open with a […]

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Why The World Needs Romance

Why The World Needs Romanceby Guest Blogger

Guest Post by Liz Newman, author of An Affinity for Shadows What the world needs is more romance!  The thing that bothers me about genre romance is the same thing that makes genre romance so appealing.  Somehow everything in my life compares to food, but indulge me, please.  You’ve got your standard genre romance which […]

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What Do Readers Love About Romance?

What Do Readers Love About Romance?by Guest Blogger

Guest Post by Kat Martin, author of Against the Storm It’s a question that dozens of people have tried to answer.  On Valentine’s Day, article after article attempted to explore the concept.  Non-fiction books are written about it, essays are printed.  Internet sites Chat about it. The truth is there is no single answer. From […]

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Review: Lucky in Love by Carolyn Brown

Review: Lucky in Love by Carolyn Brownby Keira G

Lucky in Love is a riot. Brown had fun putting phrases together that read like classic stereotypical western and modern feisty romance rolled into one. You’ll find expressions like: “my hide tacked to the smokehouse door,” “she belongs like a horse apple in a church social punch bowl,” and “heartache bigger than Dallas” to name […]

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Review: Healing Luke by Beth Cornelison

Review: Healing Luke by Beth Cornelisonby Keira G

Healing Luke is a modern day retelling of the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. It’s quick and lighthearted with a few gems revealed towards the end on love and relationships. Luke Morgan was on a boat when it blew up leaving him with burns, one eye, and no thumb on one hand. He […]

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Review: The Price of Desire by Leda Swann

Review: The Price of Desire by Leda Swannby Mandy Dougherty

by Mandy Dougherty, guest reviewer In a world where all is proper and sexual desires are too taboo to be uttered, a relationship forged on all that society deems improper is brewing… Caroline Clemens knows the pain of the plummet from London’s elite class to the lowly status of a mere pauper.  The recent death […]

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The #1 Reason Women Love Triangles in Romance

The #1 Reason Women Love Triangles in Romanceby Keira G

They are always two men and one woman. I have never come across a Love Triangle in romance involving two women loving one guy where it’s a matter of serious deliberation for the hero. If there are two women, the non-heroine woman is easily distinguished by being a nasty piece of work. She’s possessive, catty, […]

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Review: His by Elizabeth Coldwell

Review: His by Elizabeth Coldwellby Sharon S.

by Sharon S., guest reviewer Okay, when I was offered a chance to review this, I jumped! You should know by now I *love* m/m especially when there is a dominant/submissive relationship, and after reading the blurb I was excited. I have mixed feelings about this story. I will start with what I liked. The […]

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