Posts Tagged ‘Mills and Boon’
DNF (Did Not Finish) is a strange grade. I use it if I’ve read three chapters or more of a book and I’m not feeling it. it might be that I’m not in the mood for that kind of story, or that the story features some of my unfavorite tropes, or that something isn’t working. [...]
LynneC’s review of Shameless Playboy (Bad Blood Collection, Book 2) by Caitlin Crews Contemporary Romance eBook published by Mills and Boon Modern Romance 6 May 11 Read this one. This is easily one of my favorite books of the year so far. This is the second of the new Mills and Boon series Bad Blood. [...]
A strange anomaly. I wrote to Mills and Boon about it, but they haven’t replied yet. There’s a new series from Mills and Boon Modern called Bad Blood Collection. They’re part of the May releases in the UK, and can be bought as a collection on Amazon.co.uk (be warned, though, it comes as one ginormous [...]
LynneC’s review of Dare She Date The Dreamy Doc? by Sarah Morgan Contemporary Medical Romance published by Mills and Boon 2 Jul 10 Whoever invented that title needs to be shot. Twice. Don’t let it put you off reading the story, because once you get past that, it’s a really enjoyable read. And the cover [...]
The new Mills and Boon covers. I really wanted to avoid writing this, but I can’t. I was so pleased that Mills and Boon/Harlequin took criticism onboard and decided to revise the titles and covers of their category lines.
Ten years ago, the once great giant Mills and Boon/Harlequin was in trouble. Its readership was aging and it wasn’t attracting young readers from the new generation of electronic savvy, newly affluent generation. The books were seen as dated and old-fashioned. If a hero used a laptop, it was a rarity, and condoms weren’t often [...]
Lynne Connolly‘s review of The Greek Tycoon’s Reluctant Bride by Kate Hewitt Contemporary romance released by Mills & Boon (UK) 1 Jan 08, Harlequin (US) 9 Feb 10 This book should really have been a full-length novel in a more serious line. The hero and heroine both have Issues, and they are nasty ones, ones [...]
Lynne Connolly‘s review of The Sheikh’s Chosen Queen by Jane Porter Contemporary romance released by Harlequin Presents 1 Apr 08 At last, a title I can remember! Jane Porter has done some research and describes the scenes, especially one set in Dubai, very well. It does make a difference to the story and helps to [...]
Welcome to our first Harlequin Historical Duck Chat! It’s Harlequin Historical Month, so we have several HH authors visiting us over the next couple of weeks to talk about their books and a lot of other fun stuff. Deb Marlowe is our first, so welcome Deb!