One fun romance-is-a-small-place intersection that occurred to me after Alexis and I chatted was that Laura Florand’s new series starting with Once Upon a Rose, takes places in and around the same region of France as Beast and also features a hero who grows flowers for perfumes, about a hundred years apart. So now I really have to get to that book. I’m curious to see how the business changed!
And the next beauty and the beast trope book I’m really looking forward to is Erica Monroe’s next historical, Beauty and the Rake, which comes out in April, but can be preordered now. It’s a TOTALLY different take and since it’s pretty much my favorite trope, I can’t wait.
And stay tuned to AAR next month when Alexis and I will chat about Getting Dirty by Erin Nicholas. Everything is more fun with friends.