Category: Reading on the Dark Side

A Scandalous Affair: Scottish StyleReading on the Dark Side

A Scandalous Affair: Scottish Style

Welcome to Under the Covers historical week! It’s a week where we catch the historical romance fever and try and show you why we love this genre. I know when I first contemplated reading some historical I was a little embarrassed, I mean it’s a genre only old ladies read right? Oh how wrong I was! Historical romance is a rich and diverse genre that can be light and fun or dark and thought provoking with […]

A Scandalous Affair: Regency StyleReading on the Dark Side

A Scandalous Affair: Regency Style

Welcome to Under the Covers historical week! It’s a week where we catch the historical romance fever and try and show you why we love this genre. I know when I first contemplated reading some historical I was a little embarrassed, I mean it’s a genre only old ladies read right? Oh how wrong I was! Historical romance is a rich and diverse genre that can be light and fun or dark and thought provoking with […]

A Scandalous Affair: Old West SyleReading on the Dark Side

A Scandalous Affair: Old West Syle

Welcome to Under the Covers historical week! It’s a week where we catch the historical romance fever and try and show you why we love this genre. I know when I first contemplated reading some historical I was a little embarrassed, I mean it’s a genre only old ladies read right? Oh how wrong I was! Historical romance is a rich and diverse genre that can be light and fun or dark and thought provoking with […]

A Scandalous Affair: Victorian StyleReading on the Dark Side

A Scandalous Affair: Victorian Style

  Welcome to Under the Covers historical week! It’s a week where we catch the historical romance fever and try and show you why we love this genre. I know when I first contemplated reading some historical I was a little embarrassed, I mean it’s a genre only old ladies read right? Oh how wrong I was! Historical romance is a rich and diverse genre that can be light and fun or dark and thought […]

Dear Santa: Part TwoReading on the Dark Side

Dear Santa: Part Two

Warm up the mince pies and get out the cherry brandy, we are soon to be visited by our favourite jolly man in red. Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Papai Noel, Babbo Natale, Swiety Mikolaj…however, you say it we all all rubbing our hands in anticipation. Or atleast…some of us are, those of us who have been good, if you’ve been naughty you might be left with nothing but a lump of coal. So, us ladies […]

Dear Santa: Part OneReading on the Dark Side

Dear Santa: Part One

Warm up the mince pies and get out the cherry brandy, we are soon to be visited by our favourite jolly man in red. Santa Claus, Father Christmas, Papai Noel, Babbo Natale, Swiety Mikolaj…however, you say it we all all rubbing our hands in anticipation. Or atleast…some of us are, those of us who have been good, if you’ve been naughty you might be left with nothing but a lump of coal. So, us ladies […]

Apollycon Spotlight: Lara AdrianReading on the Dark Side

Apollycon Spotlight: Lara Adrian

LARA ADRIAN How to Pick the best Midnight Breed vampire for you I know what you’re thinking…how the hell can you pick only one Midnight Breed when there are so many great heroes in this series. Well, that’s the whole point of this post. I’m going to try and outline each hero in this series so you can decide if they are for you or not. I’ve been a big fan of this series for […]

Bookmas Gift GuideReading on the Dark Side

Bookmas Gift Guide

*rubs hands together* It’s finally come to that time of year, we can whip our credit cards out without impunity and go on some guilt-free shopping sprees…after all it’s Christmas. Along with being able to eat chocolate for breakfast without being judged as a gluttonous devil, going on a socially acceptable shopping spree is one of my favourite perks of December. But now comes the pleasureable agony, what do you buy for your nearest and dearest? […]

UTC After Dark: If you Love…WitchesReading on the Dark Side

UTC After Dark: If you Love…Witches

We are saying goodbye to our After Dark week here at Under the Covers! For most of us, PNR and UF are the genres that got us into romance, so it’s always a lot of fun to spend some time to appreciate it. This year we’ve decided to combine our love of this genre with a problem all of us have been having lately…PNR/UF book slumps. I blame the slumps of a bad case of nostalgia, […]

UTC After Dark: If You Love…VampiresReading on the Dark Side

UTC After Dark: If You Love…Vampires

Welcome to Under the Covers After Dark week, it’s one of our favourite times on the blog as we devote entirely to our favourite genres: Paranormal Romance (PNR) and Urban Fantasy (UF). For most of us, PNR and UF are the genres that got us into romance, so it’s always a lot of fun to spend some time to appreciate it. This year we’ve decided to combine our love of this genre with a problem […]