This one shouldn’t have stymied me, but it did. While I love all the traditional elements of ‘romance’—candles, firelight, flowers, chocolate, wine—I don’t have a single idea that constitutes a ‘romantic date.’

So I thought about it aFile Feb 08, 10 58 42 AMnd decided that I couldn’t come up with one idea because romance is very specific to not only the couple, but the time in their lives. One of the most romantic things my husband did for me recently was to break off from our New Year’s traveling party and wait in line with me so that I could ride the Ferris Wheel on the Santa Monica pier. Continue reading

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In case you missed it, a brand-new, FREE, short, Christmas Eve story featuring Thea and Wyn from Duchess Decadence is one of the historical holiday short stories featured on Ramblings From This Chick’s Historical Romance Christmas Eve event. Thea & Wyn’s story takes place on Christmas eve 1784 and is titled An Unexpected Guest. Stop by and comment before Christmas eve and you’ll be entered to win a $15 gift card from me as well as the grand prize from Danielle! There are many, many short stories to be enjoyed, all of them authored by my favorite historical romance writers–and they are all fantastic! Holiday cheer, guaranteed!