Happy Valentine's Day!

heartsI supposed a romance blog can’t be without a Valentine’s day post. I’ve got nothing spectacular planned, so I thought I’d just post of a list of those romance books that captured what good heart-warming, gut wrenching romance should be. They’ve all influenced my writing romance writing and I re-read them for pointers.

So without any explanation other than I love these stories and in no particular order:

Vows – Lavyrle Spencer
Suddenly You – Lisa Kleypas
Blue-Eyed Devil – Lisa Kleypas
Once a Princess – Johanna Lindsey
Renegade Bride – Barbara Ankrum
Gone with the Wind – Margaret Mitchell
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
Ain’t She Sweet – Susan Elizabeth Philips
Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
Born in Ice – Nora Roberts