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Initial post: Dec 15, 2012 8:58:31 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Mar 3, 2013 7:23:38 AM PST
neon moon says:
i just started a top 10 favorite heroes, and thought that i would be remiss if i ignored the heroines. so, who are your favorite heroines?

mine are:
1) reena from Blue Smoke by nora roberts
2) kate daniels
3) harriet from Ravished by amanda quick
4) dora from Hidden Riches by nora roberts
5) sarah stevens from Dying to Please by linda howard
6) penelope featherington in Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgerton Family) by julia quinn
7) evie jenner in Devil in Winter by lisa kleypas
8) eve dallas from the in death series (i don't think i would like roarke as much if he didn't have eve)
9) bobbie faye from Charmed and Dangerous: A Bobbie Faye Novel by toni mcgee causey
10) mary from Devil's Cub by georgette heyer

Posted on Dec 15, 2012 9:07:55 PM PST
neon moon says:
honorable mentions: gina from "breaking point" by suzanne brockmann, venetia from "venetia" by georgette heyer, kit travers from "dancing on the wind" by mary jo putney and blue from "natural born charmer" by susan elizabeth phillips.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 15, 2012 10:39:13 PM PST
D. Campbell says:
Jessica Trent from "The Lord of Scoundrels" by Loretta Chase. (I added the Hero to the Top 10 Favorite Heroes.)

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 10:50:03 PM PST
Vdy says:
My top 10 heroines -

1. I second , third and fourth - Eve Dallas from the In Death series by JD Robb - First book - Naked in Death
2. Elena - Guild Hunter series - Nalini Singh - First book - Archangel's Kiss
3. Sascha Duncan - Psy - Changeling Series 1 - Nalini Singh - Slave to Sensation
4. Mercy - Psy - Changeling Series 6 - Nalini Singh - Branded by Fire (Psy-Changelings, Book 6)
5. Indigo - Psy - Changeling Series 9 - Nalini Singh - Play of Passion (Berkley Sensation)
6. Callie Dunbrook - Nora Roberts - Birthright
7. Yep Mary from Devil's cub ! by Georgette Heyer :) - Devil's Cub
8. Christine - Mary Balogh - Slightly Dangerous
9. Susannah - Susan Elizabeth Phillips - Hot Shot
10. Iphiginia - Amanda Quick - Mistress

Posted on Dec 18, 2012 3:08:08 PM PST
Kotori says:
Going to have to dwell on this!
Easily heroine from Lord Perfect
I love love Eloisa James feisty heroines, but which one? Fool for Love (Duchess Quartet)
Chloe from What Chloe Wants (Regency Romance)

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 18, 2012 3:09:39 PM PST
Kotori says:
What this post made me realise is... It's the Hero of the books I most remember. Could scuttle over to the other thread and immediately list 20 (starting with Devils Cub!)

Posted on Dec 18, 2012 4:50:32 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 18, 2012 4:51:18 PM PST
I basically love all the female counterparts for my list of FAVORITE HEROES!

TOP 5 - LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT THEM:
1. Claire Beauchamp Randolph Fraser - Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon
2. Elena Deveraux - Guild Hunter series by Nalini Singh
3. Winnifred Hathaway - Seduce Me at Sunrise by Lisa Kleypas
4. Meredith Bancroft - Paradise by Judith McNaught
5. Maggie Concannon - Born in Fire by Nora Roberts

NO ORDER, LOVE 'EM ALL
Anna Latham - Alpha and Omega series by Patricia Briggs
Eve - In Death series by JD Robb
Kate Daniels - Kate Daniels series but Ilona Andrews
Jane Darlington - Nobody's Baby But Mine by Susan Elizabeth Philips
Sascha Duncan - Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh
Evie Jenner - Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas
Hero Jarvis - Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery series by C.S. Harris
Amelia Peabody - Amelia Peabody series by Elizabeth Peters
Bella - Lover Awakened by JR Ward

Truth be told, I love most of Lisa Kleypas' heroes and heroines. =D

Louise Downe - Silver Lining by Maggie Osborne --- SUCH A STRONG CHARACTER!

Posted on Jan 7, 2013 12:41:52 PM PST
SAB says:
Beatrix Hathaway - Love in the Afternoon
Passion Elizabeth Dare - Passion
Haven Travis - Blue Eyed Devil
Jamie Kincaid - The Bride
Claire Fraser - Outlander

Posted on Jan 7, 2013 1:10:17 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 7, 2013 1:47:46 PM PST
Jean says:
Claire Randall Fraser - Outlander
Lexie Walker - Lady Luck (Colorado Mountain Series)
Eve Dallas - In Death
Freda ( I can't remember her last name) - Painted Faces
Madelyne - Honor's Splendour
Evie Jenner - Devil in Winter
Laurel - Fated
Gwen - Mystery Man (Dream Man Series)

ETA my favorite heroine that I love to hate (she's awful and I adore this book) Leah - Dirty Red (Love Me With Lies #2)

Posted on Jan 7, 2013 1:44:15 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 7, 2013 2:09:35 PM PST
Favorite Heroes are more plentiful but 10 er 20 Heroines wasn't hard

MM Kaye: The Far Pavilions: Anjuli
Judith Merkle Riley: Margaret Of Ashbury
Judith Merkle Riley: The Oracle Glass: Genevieve
Mary Balogh: Beyond The Sunrise: Joana
Carla Kelly: Mrs Drew Plays Her Hand: Roxanne
Mary Balogh: A Summer To Remember: Lauren
Joanna Bourne: The Black Hawk: Justine
Laura Kinsale: For My Lady's Heart: Melanthe
Loretta Chase: Lord Perfect: Bathsheba
Mary Jo Putney: Angel Rogue: Maxie
LaVyrle Spencer: The Gamble: Agatha
Patricia Veryan: Mandarin of Mayfair: Gwen
Julia Quinn: Romancing Mr Bridgerton: Penelope
Madeline Hunter: Stealing Heaven: Nesta
Lynn Kurland: From This Moment On: Aliénore
Eloisa James: Duchess Quartet books: Esme
Georgette Heyer: Venetia: Venetia
Georgette Heyer: Faro's Daughter: Deborah
Elizabeth Peters: Vicky Bliss

Posted on Jan 7, 2013 2:04:39 PM PST
In order...

1-Haley - Playing For Keeps (R.L. Mathewson)
2-Sara Feilding - Dreaming of You (Lisa Kleypas)
3-Marnie Wright - Kiss and Tell (Cherry Adair)
4-Lady Calpurnia - Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake (Sarah MacLean)
5-Passion Dare - Passion (Lisa Valdez)
6-Anna Wren - The Raven Prince (Elizabeth Hoyt)
7-Melisande Flemming - To Seduce A Sinner (Elizabeth Hoyt)
8-Miranda - Bunny and the Bear (Eve Langlais)
9-Devon St. James - A Perfect Bride (Samantha James)
10-Eloise Bridgerton - To Sir Phillip, With Love (Julia Quinn)

Posted on Mar 3, 2013 7:27:13 AM PST
neon moon says:
i would definitely change some of my favorite heroines. i would put hannah from Miss Whittier Makes a List by carla kelly, jeannie mcvinnie fromMrs. Mcvinnie's London Season (Signet Regency Romance) by carla kelly and elizabeth cameron from Almost Heaven by judith mcnaught on the list and take out bobbie faye, sarah stevens and evie jenner.

Posted on Mar 4, 2013 4:20:36 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Mar 4, 2013 4:23:00 AM PST
Bling says:
1) Harriet from Ravished by Amanda Quick
2) Sarah from Broken Wing by Judith James
3) Sarah from Fallen from Grace by Laura Leone
4) Faye from Breathe by Kristen Ashley
5) Grace Thorne from Finding Grace by Rhea Rhodan
6) Ella from Morning Glory by Lavryle Spencer
7) Gwen from Kiss of the Highlander by Karen Marie Moning
8) Callie from All I Ever Wanted by Kristan Higgins
9) Nina from Anyone but you by Jennifer Crusie
10) Shea and Grace (both the twins!) from Whispers in the Dark and Echoes at Dawn by Maya Banks

Okay, now that I think of it, definitely Jessica Trent and Louise Downe would feature near the top of that list. Can't believe I forgot them!
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