Ainsley, the heroine from On Second Thought, faces a problem a lot of people have faced—when the person you love dumps you. And not just dumps you, but blindsides you. There you are, assuming you’re both happy and in love, only to find that, whoops, no, that was just you. For Ainsley, this moment comes… Read More
Kristan Higgins is the New York Times, USA
TODAY, Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly
bestselling author of 15 novels, which have been translated
into more than twenty languages. Her books have received
dozens of awards and accolades, including starred reviews
from Kirkus, the New York Journal of Books,
Publishers Weekly, Romantic Times, Library
Journal and Booklist. She is a two-time recipient
of Romance Writers of America RITA Award and a five-time
nominee for The Kirkus Prize.
Kristan lives in Connecticut with her heroic firefighter
husband, two atypically affectionate children, a neurotic
rescue mutt and an occasionally friendly cat.
Way back when I was in college, I fell for a cute boy. His name was Rick, and he had a little space between his front teeth, and he played classical guitar. Le sigh, right? Also, he was a Lands End model or something like that. Please. I was helpless. But Rick told me right… Read More
There are plenty of bad marriages that beg for a bullet, but as you grow older and wiser you also come to realize that some great passionate marriages were not actually a mistake but rather done in by pride and stubbornness (sounds almost like an Austen title). Meant to be together in real life, or… Read More
by Kristan Higgins Aside from my dad and grandfather’s pet names for me, I never really had a nickname. My sister and brother both struggled to say my name as tots and came up adorable mispronunciations of my name—Kree-Kree and Din-Din. (They’ve mastered Kristan by now, not to worry. Most of the time, anyway.) Otherwise,… Read More
Did you ever listen to friend talk about the one who got away? That perfect guy who broke her heart but was so stinkin’ nice about it. They were so in love. They were amazing together! Life was so happy, right up until he dumped her. Or maybe, like me, you’ve been that person, left… Read More
There is something so achingly wonderful about remembered heartbreak, isn’t there? Or maybe not. Maybe remembering that guy wakes up your inner Al Capone. I have an ex-boyfriend. It was the whole schmere—first love (for me, anyway), first relationship out of college. Figured we’d get married and all that good stuff. But no. Can you… Read More
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Remember When Opium Was Legal?
by Bronwen Evans Okay, I’ll prefix that title by explaining that I write early 1800’s historical romance. Believe it or not, opium could be bought over the counter like a tonic until 1864, and was not restricted as a medicine until 1901. In the early 1800’s opium, available in many forms, became the recreation past… Read More