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.
Betsy Drummond was the girl next door, a passionate and beautiful young woman who was fighting to protect the man she loved—a man blinded in battle, who remembered her only as his carrot-topped teen-aged neighbor. Betsy had always known that when Peter Marshall came home from the war, she’d make him realize she was grown up now and ready for romance. What she hadn’t counted on was Peter’s blindness and the presence of Marcia Eldon, a gorgeous singer with a one-track mind, and the track she had settled on was Peter Marshall…
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.