“Let me tell ya ‘bout the birds and the bees…and a thing called love!”

“Let me tell ya ‘bout the birds and the bees…and a thing called love!”

May 06, 2022

“That’s a mighty fine cock you got there boy!” and so starts Lucy Lennox’s fiery romance ‘Wildefire’. Now like me you’re probably thinking wow, these romance novels don’t muck about but it turns out Seth Walker (the small town of Hobie’s newly-appointed Sheriff) was referring to poultry not the throbbing member of his first love Otis Wilde (a now tattooed and muscle-bound Fireman). Spoiler alert, you’ll find it won’t be long before appendages of a more erogenous variety are described as well but don’t be fooled into thinking it’s all raunch, there’s plenty of sweet nothings and misty-eyed moments included and 'Wildefire' is sure to strike a chord with those whose reading palette is sentimentally-inclined.

 

Speaking of sentiments, trees be damned, as tissues aplenty will be used up on another of our in-store romance offerings ‘P.S I Love You’ (okay I’m kidding about the trees but be sure to have those fabric hankies ready). Not one for the faint-hearted, this one will crush you painfully before filling you with bitter-sweet delight but fans the world over have sung this romance novel’s praises and Film Studio Execs were quick to adapt it to screen, so it seems Cecelia Ahern’s swoon-worthy storytelling can be trusted.

 

As can the writing skills of veteran romance novelist Georgette Heyer whose heroine Venetia’s twenty-five year old bosoms are set a-heaving when she steps beyond the bounds of rural Harrogate and meets her scandalous neighbour Jasper Damerel for the first time. But what will come of this dalliance with a 19th Century cad? You’ll have to pick up your own copy of ‘Venetia’ to find out.  

 

Who's your favourite heartthrob or fictional strumpet? I won’t lie, ‘Pride and Prejudice’s’ Mark Darcy was always capable of bringing a flush to my cheeks. How I envied Elizabeth and Bridget Jones for that matter, as modern day Mark Darcy was also quite the catch. What’s the lesson - we shouldn’t be too quick to dismiss the shy ones and bookish types perhaps?! Fear not, we love our bookworms here!

 

Relevant romance titles available in-store include:

 

The Boy Is Back - Meg Cabot

Bridget Jones’s Diary - Helen Fielding

Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason - Helen Fielding

The Brightest Star In The Sky - Marian Keyes

The Charming Man - Marian Keyes

The Choice - Nicholas Sparks

Dear John - Nicholas Sparks

Eden Close - Anita Shreve

Emma - Jane Austin

Fifty Shades Of Grey  - E.L James

Fifty Shades Darker - E.L James

Fortune’s Rock - Anita Shreve

The Gift - Cecelia Ahern

How To Fall In Love - Cecelia Ahern

If You Could See Me Now - Cecelia Ahern

The Longest Ride - Nicholas Sparks

The Lucky One - Nicholas Sparks

Mad About The Boy - Helen Fielding

Outback Dreams - Rachel Johns

Outback Sisters - Rachel Johns

A Place Called Here - Cecilia Ahern

Pride & Prejudice - Jane Austin

Promises, Promises - Erica James

P.S. I Love You - Cecelia Ahern

The Rescue - Nicholas Sparks

The Road To Hope - Rachel Johns

Sea Glass - Anita Shreve

See Me - Nicholas Sparks

Sense & Sensibility - Jane Austin

Two By Two - Nicholas Sparks

Venetia - Georgette Heyer

Where Or When - Anita Shreve

Wildefire - Lucy Lennox

 

Happy Reading from the Team At Dorothy Dickens Books & Music!