Release date: 21 October 2013
As Crimson Romance celebrates its first anniversary, we honor those pioneers who helped shape the direction of romance novels for all of us. Suspense, mystery, paranormal activity and love—always love—have been the cornerstone of the genre since the early 1970s. Now we have updated the covers to these classics–but not the words—and reissued these timeless reads to let you relive the thrill of discovering a world of romance all over again.
Her heart was in his hands, but his arm was around another woman …
Bix Bullard was Judy’s childhood sweetheart and everybody thought they would marry one day. Unfortunately, when he returned to his beautiful estate, Oak Hill, after eight years of travel, he didn’t even remember Judy, and found the rural paradise a bore. When his city friends descended on the estate, it twas obvious that the beautiful and wealthy Marise considered him her exclusive property. Did Judy dare hope she could rekindle his lost love for her?
Sensuality Level: Behind Closed Doors
Eroline Pearl Gaddis Dern (1895 – 1966) began her literary career editing trade journals and fan magazines. For thirty years she wrote traditional romances for a single publisher, Arcadia House. For the last ten of those years she wrote principally nurse novels. She also wrote “love novels,” a romance genre invented by lending-library publishers that was considered a bit racier for the times.