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When I Wasnâ€™t at Writing Camp by Grace Burrowes
March 9, 2022
My success as an author depends on my creativity—my ability to imagine interesting characters in fascinating predicaments and intriguing settings. When the Read More...
Valentine's Day Recipe Roundup Day 3 | Historical Romance Authors
February 13, 2019
Welcome back to the Fresh Fiction Valentine's Day Recipe
Roundup! Every day this week, some of our favorite authors will be on the blog Read More...
Grace Burrowes | A Few of My Favorite Things (about the holidays)
December 12, 2018
So here we are again, approaching the end of another
calendar year, and the beginning of another holiday season in many traditions. My yuletide
memories Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Exclusive Interview
November 7, 2018
Please welcome New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Grace Burrowes! MY
ONE AND ONLY DUKE, the first book in her new series Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Top Five Things About Having a Dog
February 2, 2016
As I grew up, my family had any number of cats. I also had a horse, as did one
of my brothers. The occasional hamster Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Symbolism in Romance Novels
November 3, 2015
Once upon a time, I wrote a little Scottish contemporary novella about an
American florist who falls in love with a Scottish farmer, and as Read More...
Grace Burrowes | When Our Hero Is Feeling Sheepish
August 26, 2015
LOVE is the first in my Read More...
Grace Burrowes | The Duke's Disaster
April 7, 2015
In the first line of THE DUKE'S DISASTER, Noah Winters, Duke of Read More...
Grace Burrowes | The Best for Last: Why Itâ€™s Hard to Say Good-bye
March 10, 2015
Iâ€™m an author who takes her characters seriously. They arenâ€™t chess pieces to be
moved through the plot for my convenience, theyâ€™re Read More...
Grace Burrowes | The Best of Brothers
February 11, 2015
The Sweetest Kisses contemporary romance series is built around three
brothers who are partners in and co-owners of a western Maryland law Read More...
Grace Burrowes | The Best Way to Heal a Bad Day is a Romance
January 7, 2015
Pretty Woman was the first movie I considered a â€śkeeperâ€ť. Richard Gere
and Julia Roberts made that story pop, and Iâ€™ve watched Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Beating the Holiday Blues
October 7, 2014
So much about the Christmas holidays is wonderful. We get together with friends
and family we might not see at any other time of year Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Highland Hospitality
September 3, 2014
Anybody who reads Scottish history will come across mention of the Massacre at
Glencoe, an incident involving the English government of William of Orange and Read More...
Grace Burrowes | My Anti-Heroine
August 13, 2014
St. Clair was attempting a confession or a condemnation of
himself; Milly wasnâ€™t sure which, but she did know she wanted to Read More...
Grace Burrowes | To Say 'I Do', Or Not To Say 'I Do' â€” That Is The Proposal Question
July 17, 2014
One of the dynamics weâ€™re told characterized Regency society was that the young
ladies desperately hoped for a handsome swain to be smitten with Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Who Can Top Mr. Darcy?
February 6, 2014
I've written English heroes of Georgian, Regency, Victorian and (in my work in
progress), contemporary extraction, and I love every one of them. When Read More...
Grace Burrowes | How being a lawyer is like writing romanceâ€¦ well, sorta .
August 15, 2013
When I attend a romance writerâ€™s conferences, Iâ€™m likely to hear that yet
another authorâ€”often one whose books I very much enjoy Read More...
Grace Burrowes | The Importance of Being Unproductive
April 4, 2013
One of the questions an author hears most is, "Where do you get your ideas?" and
for a book about a hero who has very Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Why I Had to Write Horse Romance
February 7, 2013
I am a horse girl. Those similarly afflicted know that for every birthday,
Christmas, Easter, and visit from the tooth fairy, all I ever wanted Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Ten things I didn't know about the Victorian Era
December 6, 2012
THE BRIDEGROOM WORE
PLAID is my first venture into Victorian romances, and writing Read More...
Grace Burrows | Why I Love Writing Christmas Romances...
October 26, 2012
I'm hard at work on my third Christmas romance (out next Fall), a story, like Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Love, Honor and Torture
May 3, 2012
As romance authors, we're often told to "Torture the hero!" Make him a deeply
conflicted, wounded (irresistibly attractive) fellow, and spend the next 376 Read More...
Grace Burrowes | What My Characters Taught Me
November 2, 2011
It's axiomatic that protagonists in romantic fiction are going to have to face
their worst fears. They'll be forced by fate (or the Read More...
Grace Burrowes | If I Could to Trade Places with My Characters...
June 2, 2011
The temptation to trade places with my heroine is great and the reason obvious:
when the candles have been doused and the book closed, Emmie Read More...
Grace Burrowes | Nightmares into Fairy Tales
December 16, 2010
As a kid, I shared a bedroom with three siblings. The other three wanted the
hall light turned off at night, I wanted it kept Read More...
Grace Burrowes started writing romance novels as an antidote to empty nest, and soon found that penning happily ever afters is an antidote to all of life’s little challenges. She has published more than fifty Regency, contemporary, and Victorian love stories, including Publishers Weekly, Library Journal, Kirkus, and Apple Book Store books of the year. She spent more than 25 years representing children in foster care court, and lives in western Maryland.