Tag: romance and the military

And then I read your book

Film still, Cindy Gerard, interview

Books can save lives. Author Cindy Gerard received fan mail from a veteran who found hope in her books.

Military characters

Film still, Cindy Gerard, 2012, Joseph Friedman, Popular Romance Project

Cindy Gerard, author of romantic suspense, explains why she started writing novels about veterans and the difficulties they face.

The romance of WWII?

Photo, Fumiko Isumizawa and G McCaughey cutting their wedding cake, 25 Oct. 1952, Australian War Memorial, Flickr Commons

Was the reality of romance during World War II as satisfying as the images we see in popular culture? Scholar Karen Dunak takes a look.

Making modern love

Photo, Sailor Reading in His Bunk Aboard the USS Capelin at Submarine Base New London, Connecticut, August 1943, Naval Photographic Center, Original in the National Archives

Today we often turn to TV and the Internet to learn about love and romance. What did men and women turn to between World Wars I and II?

Choosing SEALs

Film still, Suzanne Brockmann, Joseph Friedman, Popular Romance Project

Suzanne Brockmann tells the Popular Romance Project how she chose to write about SEALs.