"Some people think you need to like sports in order to enjoy a good sports romance. To those who wonder this, I ask, do you like a hot, sexy romance? Do you like a strong and muscular athletic hero? Do you like journeying with the hero and heroine as they strive toward their HEA despite obstacles being thrown in their way? If you answered yes to any of these, then you’ll like a sports romance!"
It's Feed Your e-reader Friday! Heading into the weekend, we bring you the best low-priced e-deals to feed your reader without breaking your budget. Enjoy!
"Kiss Me is the 17th book in the Fools Gold series by Susan Mallery, and I continue to be amazed that Mallery can come up with such different stories for one series."
The R@R book club launches tonight 6-8 PM EST with an online discussion of ASKING FOR IT on the Romance at Random Facebook page. We welcome you to join us with your thoughts or questions. Author Lilah Pace will be with us a 7PM to take your questions. ** Reader Advisory: Asking for It deals explicitly with fantasies of non-consensual sex. Readers sensitive to portrayals of non-consensual sex should be advised.
Remember the good old days of romance covers? Scandal does -- and every Thursday she reminds us of the golden era of the '70s, '80s, and '90s.
Michelle A. Valentine first won readers over with her independently published Black Falcon series about sexy rockers on the road and the ladies who love them and has two other series featuring cocky alpha heroes. This week she celebrates her first foray into traditional publishing with the release of Wicked White. Her fans are thrilled to know she is back on the rocker beat with the start of this new series.
New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh tells a story of two Breeds who are united by animal desires, only to find it’s vengeance that stirs the mating heat…
Happy #HunkDay! I am SOOO excited for Maggie McGinnis' return to Whisper Creek in ONCE UPON A COWBOY—so, obviously, I giddy-upped over to Pinterest to find only the sexiest cowboys in the wild, wild west. Without further ado, here are a few cowboy hunks this chickadee would love to saddle up with.
Paranormal romance is one of my all time favorite sub-genres. I love it: the world-building, the danger, the claiming and mating -- it’s the ultimate in reading escapism. We all know about the basics of paranormal romance (PNR) so this week’s On The Shelf is offering you some ideas that you may not have thought of.
Want the inside scoop on what goes into publishing a successful eBook? Join us to learn that and more at our July 23 BEA luncheon. The afternoon will feature a panel of Loveswept/Flirt’s lead team members, a Q&A with bestselling Random House authors J. Kenner, Tracy Wolff, and Claire Kent, and a meet-and-greet with top industry professionals...
Ten things we didn't know about about New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, Lynn Cahoon...
Prostitution is a dark sector of society usually left to the shadows -- but not in romance. And the result has been some great stories. This week’s Trope Talk is all about prostitutes in romance, and some of these books are among my top keeper shelf picks.
"Remember when Dynasty and Dallas ruled the ratings, and each week Robin Leach each week introduced the world to the over-the-top Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous? The glitz and glamour novels of Sidney Sheldon, Jackie Collins and Judith Krantz? If you do, then you will want to pick up a copy of Kevin Kwan’s new novel, CHINA RICH GIRLFRIEND."
Alexandra Monzelle is a hard-fighting, heat-packing Seattle vice cop, and she’s not much interested in being protected. Her short skirt and sex-kitten heels are tools to lure her suspects into talking about the deadly new drug hitting the streets. She can take care of herself and then some. Unfortunately, she can’t seem to get that through to Kellach Dunne...
Start your week with Tiffany's thoughts on the ships -- past, present, and future -- that make her heart pound.
Last night Masterpiece Theater introduced a new generation to 18th Century Cornwall and Ross Poldark played to smoldering perfection by Aiden Turner...
"Maggie McGinnis once again leaves me in awe and cements her place at the top of my must- read list."
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lauren Dane truly delivers with book #1 in her Ink & Chrome erotic romance series.
What are you reading this week? We're checking out these new releases this week from J. Kenner, Jude Devereaux, Lora Leigh, Jane Feather, Tessa Bailey, Maya Banks, Mariah Stewart, and Jane Green. Enjoy!
"Despite my gripes over the last few episodes, I must say I loved the conclusion of this season. I was kept at the edge of my seat, I got wrapped up in a few short, but heartfelt moments, and said goodbye to a few characters."
Father’s Day is almost here! To honor dads and the women who love them, we have an excerpt from Katie Ashley’s VICIOUS CYCLE featuring the best kind of romantic here – a father. (And congratulations to Katie, who just welcomed new daughter Olivia Caroline!)
Welcome to Feed your e-reader Fridays! Every week we bring you the best low-priced e-deals to feed your reader without breaking your budget. Enjoy!
Book two of the Stark International trilogy picks up right where the first book left off; Jackson and Sylvia are up to their eyeballs in secrets! She has secrets, he has secrets, they have secrets – so many secrets. We all know what happens when you keep secrets -- they bite you in the rear eventually...
Remember the good old days of romance covers? Scandal does -- and every Thursday she reminds us with picks from the '70s, '80s, and '90s!
"Last movie I cried at was: I cried at the Outlander finale. But I cry at everything. I literally just cried at a Wells Fargo commercial. I'm a leaky bucket of both happy and sad tears."
They say the apple doesn't fall to far from the hunk tree. In honor of Father's Day, we're dedicating #HunkDay to some hot actors with equally hot sons.
Welcome to On The Shelf. Who doesn’t love a good list? Each Wednesday I will give you a list of books to add to your shelf based on a theme. This week: unrequited love.
Today we have an exclusive excerpt from Mallory Crowe's TRUSTING THE BOSS -- the fourth book in her Billionaires in the City series.
"Chantal Fernando has outdone herself with this installment of the Wind Dragons MC Series. ARROW'S HELL was just as good as the first book if not better; I think I need to find a motorcycle club to join and find me a man, that's how great this story was."
We know what themes we like when it comes to our books. Themes are the lifeblood of a good romance novel. There are the new trends and old favorites, but we all have our favorite tropes: go-tos when we want to be almost certain we’ll love the book. Sometimes they’re our triggers and push all of our buttons, sometimes we auto-read based on a few descriptive phrases, but we know them and we love them. Every Tuesday, this is the place to talk tropes…