Next month, we're featuring a trio of books, also all historicals, that re-invigorate genres we're all very familiar with. Eloisa James is going to discuss this at length in her upcoming Reading Romance column at the B&N Review. Don't miss it - it'll be live next week.


But here's a little taste for you of what books we'll be reading while March comes roaring in like a lion:


Now, I don't want to get all giddy on you, but this is Christina Dodd's first historical in four years! An adventure tale about a masked Robin Hood-esque figure and the lady's companion who captures his heart, this is the perfect read for Dodd fans. I can't wait to see what you all think of it! If, like me, you can't wait until next week for this, head on over to Christina's website for an excerpt.



Can't wait for March, huh?


I'll be back in a few weeks with more RR updates. In the meantime, I'm off to have a baby, make a dent in my TBR pile and plot how many books I can conceivably order without my mailman killing me. I'll be popping in periodically at RR to see what's happening while I'm buried in diapers and to read your thoughts on our March features, what you're reading now, and anything else romantic you're dying to talk about.


Until then, happy reading!


Author Deanna Raybourn is Becke Davis's visitor today at the Mystery Board. Click here to chat with her, and don't forget to check out the other threads in Becke's Month of Romantic Suspense event.


Melanie Murray is the moderator of Romantic Reads,'s all-romance, all-the-time community forum.

by Moderator becke_davis on ‎02-23-2010 02:40 PM

My historical conversion continues . . .


I LOVE Deanna Raybourn's books, and we're having a very interesting chat about her new release (it comes out today). I hope some of you will stop in and join the conversation!

by Moderator dhaupt on ‎02-23-2010 04:06 PM

Oh Melanie, I've been waiting for Christine Dodd's new one.

by Moderator dhaupt on ‎02-23-2010 04:07 PM

Christina Dodd's new book that is, I just thought I'd change her name ;-0

by Moderator Melanie_Murray on ‎02-23-2010 04:19 PM

I know, Deb! I can't wait for it. Literally cannot wait! I'm looking forward to seeing how it's received.

by JulianneMacLean75 on ‎02-24-2010 07:57 AM

Enjoy the new baby, Michelle! 

by Moderator Melanie_Murray on ‎02-24-2010 10:45 AM

The threads for our March features are live now!


In Bed with the Duke


Fairest of Them All


Too Wicked to Kiss


Get copies, get reading, and get commenting! (I'm practicing my bossy mom personality.)

by Moderator dhaupt on ‎02-24-2010 11:03 AM

I'm ordering them all and I will read all three romances you have featured for March, Mom ;-)

by Moderator Melanie_Murray on ‎02-24-2010 11:56 AM

You're such an obedient child, Deb. Hope my daughters take after you.

by Moderator becke_davis on ‎02-24-2010 04:30 PM

Good luck with that, Melanie . . .

by Moderator dhaupt on ‎02-24-2010 04:50 PM

Yeah, I think what Becke is gently trying to say is, Dream On. ;-)