Tag Archives: historical romance

Finding Your Heroine in Historical Romance

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When I’m asked why I write historical romance, I usually give an answer like “I love history. I grew up surrounded by American history.” And that’s true. My earliest memories involve trotting along next to my parents over three-hundred-year-old cobblestones in Philadelphia. One of my first jobs was at Buckley’s Tavern, a restaurant built in […]

The Art of Romance


By Amanda Weaver, author of A RELUCTANT BETROTHAL Art figures prominently in A RELUCTANT BETROTHAL. Grace, the heroine, is a great lover of art, and champion of contemporary painters. By 1897, the year A RELUCTANT BETROTHAL takes place, European art was going through a transition. The stately historical scenes and flattering portraiture of the early […]

2016 Carina Press Pride Sale


Looking to try a new romance in the male/male or female/female genres this Pride Month? All of these titles are 99¢, June 14–23. Not sure where to start? Take our quiz!     STATUS UPDATE by Annabeth Albert #gaymers, book 1 Opposites attract on an accidental road trip in book one of #gaymers, a geektastic […]

A Rebellious Debutante’s Thoughts on Her (Third) Season


By Amanda Weaver, author of A COMMON SCANDAL Victorian Society was all about adhering to the rules. Every aspect of a woman’s behavior was strictly dictated, from the way she walked across a ballroom to the way she held a teacup. Amelia Wheeler, the heroine of A Common Scandal, is pretty terrible at following those […]

2015 Year in Review – August 2015 Dear Reader Letter


Every Carina Press ebook includes a letter from Carina Press Editorial Director Angela James to you! She gives you a peek inside all of the amazing books published by Carina Press that month. Here is a handy recap of all of our August 2015 releases. Enjoy!   Dear Reader, This month, Julie Anne Lindsey kicks […]