Tag Archives: heroines

H is For Historical Heroines

Heroines are the life’s blood of the romance novel.  Even though I hear time and time again “I read romances only for the heroes,” the heroines of romances are just as, if not more critical to drawing the reader into … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites–The Feisty Heroine

 Welcome back to Friday Favorites where each week I’ll ask you to post an excerpt about a favorite.  Last week was favorite hero.  This week it’s the ladies turn.  Tell me about your favorite heroine. Who is the favorite feisty … Continue reading

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I want to begin this post with a question to you:  Do you, as romance readers in today’s society, only want to read about plucky, spirited heroines?  Women whose attributes of courage and positive self-worth are established from page 1 … Continue reading

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