Category Archives: Romance

Love us some  Richard Armitage as Harry Kennedy quotes & memes in HJK_Daily collage,  July 28, 2022  Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1471)

   Handsome stranger 😍🥰💖 pic.twitter.com/Vj8bGD6lMb — Daily Harry Jasper Kennedy (@hjk_daily) July 25, 2022 Sighhhh!  Thanks for sharing, to the @hjk_daily! Wishing everyone a safe, healthy, & peaceful day! Hugs & Love! Grati ;->

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Tenderly Sexy Saturday!  Love Richard Armitage’s kind words about his “Damage” love interest and costar Charlie Murphy!  May 21, 2022 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1458)

The talented and handsome British actor Richard Armitage is such a gentleman! Though his recently finished filming tv miniseries “Damage” is touted to be an “erotic thriller” about the damaging effects of adultery upon a family, Richard Armitage softens that … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 10 (End):  Slipping away for some privacy,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  March 27, 2022 (Post #1454)    

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.];    [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left)]   [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as I write my stories—to help myself and my readers … Continue reading

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Esther and Daniel Farewell gif is poignantly romantic, March 07, 2022 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1452) 

  Love this Esther and Daniel in Berlin Station gif (2nd one) shared by CatiaB, Thanks!  Sighhh! ♥️💫#DanielMiller🕵️🕵️🕵️#RichardArmitage💫♥️ pic.twitter.com/QdIpzk2QUP — Catia Battistini ❤️ (@BattistiniCatia) March 5, 2022 My reply to Catia’s gif tweet was, with a slight edit: “With every … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 9:  A slight misunderstanding,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  February 27, 2022 (Post #1450)

  [“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.];   [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left)] [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as I write my stories—to help myself and my readers … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 7:  Post rescue–more couples time this week,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  February 13, 2022 (Post #1447)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.]; [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left); other image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post] [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 5:  More than cross country skiing for Connie & Eddie,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 30, 2022 (Post #1443)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; all rights reserved];  [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left); other image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post] [Author’s notes:  I cast my characters as … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 4: After breakfast negotiations,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 21, 2022 (Post #1441)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; all rights reserved];   [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left) image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post] [Author’s note:  I cast my characters as I … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 3: Dream lovers lead to morning cuddles,  by Gratiana Lovelace,  January 15, 2022 (Post #1439)

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; all rights reserved];  [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (left) image credits are at the end of each chapter post]  [Author’s note:  I cast my characters as I … Continue reading

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“Winter Rental”, Ch. 0 Prologue, Ch. 1 Snow Falls and the ski tourists return, Ch. 2 Dinner ends unexpectedly  by Gratiana Lovelace, January 10, 2022 (Post #1438) 

[“Winter Rental” is an original contemporary romance  story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2022; All rights reserved.]; [(1) the “Winter Rental” story cover (below left) image credits are at the end of each chapter(s) post]  [Author’s note:  I cast my characters … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 25 End & Epilogue:  Babies, etc.,  by Gratiana Lovelace, December 30, 2021 (Post #1435)  

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved); [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 22:  Christmas Blessings, Part 1,  by Gratiana Lovelace, November 13, 2021 (Post #1424)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved); [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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My new November 2021 sidebar image CelebRAtes the 17th Anniversary of Richard Armitage in North & South (2004), by Gratiana Lovelace, November 07, 2021  (Post #1423)  

  Though my 2010 introduction to the multi-talented British actor Richard Armitage’s character portrayals (RA portrait below in 2021, courtesy of KatieC) came more than midway through his now  twenty nine years and counting tv, film, stage, and audiobook, etc., … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage bts image filming as Fr. Quart from The Seville Communion via Guylty, October 07, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1418) 

The Man from Rome is in Seville https://t.co/NL38ZT9HMi — Sonja 🌞 /zɔn ja/ (@GuyltyPleasure) October 6, 2021 And be sure to also follow the link to Guylty’s blog post about the bts filming of The Man from Rome/The Seville Communion. For … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 20:  A Mother’s Love, by Gratiana Lovelace, September 20, 2021 (Post #1414) 

 (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved);  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 19 (PG-13):  In the family way, by Gratiana Lovelace, September 07, 2021 (Post#1411) 

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved);  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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#ThorntonThursday! #RichardArmitage as #JohnThornton in #N&S2004 is a romantic hero for the ages,  July 29, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1401)

  The talented British actor #RichardArmitage’s portrayal of #JohnThornton in #North&South2004  is definitely a heart swooning  love story romantic hero!  Sighhh! Thanks for sharing, Mujer Tropical! https://twitter.com/chattypatra/status/1420697498465751040 And here’s the lovely North & South (2004) collage, since the tweet won’t … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 15:  A Lady Intrigues Lord Kitt, July 18, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1399)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved);   [(1) story cover below left]   [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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Richard Armitage shines in shy Sir Guy gif, July 16, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1398)

Love this gif of an uncharacteristcally shy & very young looking Sir Guy of Gisborne as portrayed by the talented British actor Richard Armitage!  Sighhh! https://twitter.com/JanBlac89089506/status/1415938986074382338 Thanks for sharing the gif, Jan Black! And Richard was two years older above … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 14:  Another Wedding, July 11, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1397) 

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved); [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 13:  Making a Home Together in London,  July 05, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post#1396)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved);  [(1) story cover below left]  [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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Fun Day Sunday:  Which #RichardArmitage character would you like to date? July 04, 2021 Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1395)

If you could go on a date with your favorite of the talented British actor Richard Armitage’s many character portrayals: 1) who would it be? 2) where would he take you on your date? 3) and then …? I’ll start. … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 12 (PG-13):  Newlywed Heaven, June 27, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1393)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 11:  Bride & Groom, June 20, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1392)

  (An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors … Continue reading

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“Seeking the Niceties of Marriage”, Ch. 09:  Courting Couple, June 12, 2021 by Gratiana Lovelace (Post #1389)

(An original Regency Romance story copyrighted by Gratiana Lovelace, 2021; All rights reserved)  [(1) story cover below left] [Illustrations:  I cast my stories as I write them.  So from time to time, I will illustrate my story with actors and … Continue reading

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