Andy Williams: Leading Man in Romantic Music

Andy Williams, beloved crooner and mainstay among the world of performers, passed away on September 25 after battling bladder cancer for almost a year. He was 84. Williams recorded 18 gold records, hosted his own variety show and owned the Moon River Theatre in Branson, Missouri, named after the song “Moon River,” with which he was closely identified. Moon River became a …

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Tom Hanks + Rita Wilson

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The Right Chemistry These days, a lengthy Hollywood romance is counted in months, not years. And then there’s Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson. With a marriage more than two decades long and still going strong, they are thought of by many as the celebrity world’s perfect couple. The pair appear to have been destined to meet. Both Tom and Rita …

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Kirkus Reviews Starstruck Romance

“A delightful diversion”. – Kikus Reviews STARSTRUCK ROMANCE AND OTHER HOLLYWOOD TAILS  An intrepid young matchmaker in Hollywood sparks chemistry with an old flame, an ex-flame and an A-list actor, all while finding love for her clients in this engaging romance. Cynthia Amas has no trouble juggling her new dating service and a slew of fresh clients from among the Hollywood elite. …

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USA Today Features Julia Dumont

Remember your grandma’s True Romance magazines? I do. And I’m still blushing. Of course, I was young then. It takes a lot more to make me blush these days. At any rate, those magazines will live on through a new community for romance readers, TruLOVEstories.com, developed by media company BroadLit. Julia Dumont, author of Sleeping with Dogs and Other Lovers, which came out …

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Enjoy a Vintage Tale of Romance

The Road to Madness Her dreadful secret was out! Even the man she loved knew – and knowing, despised her. What could she possibly do? My father is a good-natured, absent-minded teacher of mathematics. He favors the great Ein­stein a little, and my mother has always looked after his comfort just as Mrs. Einstein looks after the comfort of her …

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Radio Drama-That Crazy Girl

In the radio days of the 1930’s and 1940’s, the family gathered around the Zenith at night only to be spellbound as they listened to the dramatized tales of adventure, thrillers and torrid romances. The mood, emotions, and excitement these elaborate radio dramas elicited are timeless, and we still enjoy some of the shows from radio drama’s heyday — The Shadow, …

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Sleeping With Dogs and Other Lovers Reviews

From Kirkus Reviews The Worlds Toughest Book Critics have given their two cents on Julia Dumont’s latest vintage romance novel. Enjoy! SLEEPING WITH DOGS AND OTHER LOVERS In the first installment of Dumont’s planned romance series, paranormal dogs and oversexed exes plague a matchmaking service. Cynthia Amas wants to start a new career. The former marketing executive is launching herself …

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Romance Magazines Get a New Home

From RT BOOK REVIEWS, APRIL 26, 2012 | PERMALINK If you’ve been following our coverage of Dorchester’s demise, then you know that the publishing giant recently sold off their magazines, True Romance and True Love, which according to a recent Publishers Weekly report had, “published more than 12,000 stories, photos and illustrations from the 1920s to 2011.” That’s a lot of content to be at risk of disappearing, so we …

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Publishers Weekly Praises TruLoveStories.com

BroadLit, a new transmedia company from the founders of boutique branding and business development firm Broadthink, is launching TruLOVEstories.com, an online romance hub featuring e-books, casual digital games, customized avatars, licensed merchandise, and other features. The site will offer both vintage and original romance content. “We can now deliver romance to women in a direct way,” says Nancy Cushing-Jones, BroadLit’s …

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Kate Winslet Has Titanic Heart

The Woman  Actress, Kate Winslet, has always made an impact in the roles she has portrayed in her career since it began in early 1990s. Possibly best known for her role as “Rose” in the highest grossing movie of its time,Titanic, Winslet has also accrued massive respect within the artistic community, starring in blockbusters as well as indie films. She …

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