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kellyann-f-zuzulo's picture
Aug.23.2009
We want our heroes to be heroic.  We want them to have skills and abilities beyond your typical protagonist.  Since The Epic of Gilgamesh was first told more than 5,000 years ago (the first historic romance in history), readers have looked to a main character’s strength or insight, virtue or...
alicia-villasenor's picture
Aug.19.2009
I remember as a teenager my grandmother always read romance novels. You know, the kind where the dashing Vicotrian man uses his charm and good looks to sweep the beautiful and willing virgin off her feet and into his bed? Yeah, those kind. Despite my childish giggles when reading the sex scenes I...
cheryl-kaye-tardif's picture
Aug.19.2009
This new contest is very easy to enter. But make sure you follow all the rules or you'll be disqualified. By now, you've probably heard that my debut romantic suspense Lancelot's Lady has been entered in the Dorchester/Textnovel "Next Best Celler" contest. I need more votes and...
dk-christi's picture
Aug.15.2009
Hidden at the new Immokalee Technical Center (iTECH) in Florida, under the pen name D. K. Christi, is an author with two stories in two recently released anthologies:  The World Outside the Window and Romance of My Dreams.  “Rose’s Question” in The World Outside the Window, explores the themes of...
lynda-fitzgerald's picture
Aug.13.2009
It's a valid question:   What makes a character the hero of the story?  Is it untold bravery in the face of certain danger?  Protectiveness?  Kindness or compassion? My favorite hero of all time is (who else) Mr. Darcy, from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice.  Mr. Darcy exhibited none of the above...
terry-odell's picture
Aug.10.2009
I ran into a surprising opinion about my book's classification when one on-line review site listed Romance among the genres it would accept for review, with the caveat that it didn't review erotica. Reading further, I was astonished to find that the review site's definition of erotica was any book...
annette-dunlea's picture
Aug.07.2009
Bella Online Romance http://www.bellaonline.com/site/romancenovels Romance Novels Site Elizabeth DarrachBellaOnline's Romance Novels Editor S U B J E C T S F E A T U R E S * Articles Index * * Directory of Reviews * * Must Reads! * * Romantic Notions Shops * Author Interviews Author Websites, by...
annette-dunlea's picture
Aug.07.2009
Romantic Novelist Association http://www.rna-uk.org/index.php?page=rnoty_award Romantic Novel of the Year AwardThis is the RNA’s major award. It is open to all romantic fiction first published in the UK in the current year. The presentation is made at the RNA Awards Luncheon. Previously held in...
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Aug.07.2009
The Romance ReaderNew ReviewsArchivesEmporiumFeatures MailbagContributors      Welcome to The Romance Reader™! If this is your first visit, please come in and look around. We have thousands of book reviews for your romance reading pleasure. We also have features, author interviews and much...
lisa-lane's picture
Aug.04.2009
Readers and reviewers agree: THE DARKNESS AND THE NIGHT trilogy takes vampires to a creatively new level, while still staying true to the vampire mythos. The trilogy is a work of erotic horror, with some romantic elements. If you are looking for a series that is scary, provocative, and eclectically...