Monthly Archives: May 2015

Romance Novels

rndrbnlogoTopic: What changes have your seen in romance novels in the past decade? Is there a change in romance novel direction? Is there still a market for non-explicit sex stories?

When I first started reading romance novels, they were simply romances with maybe a shade or two of intrigue. Now a great many novels are romantic suspense, have a touch of mystery, or involve a kidnapping or two. When I first started reading them, the heroes were princes  — or perhaps princes of industry — millionaires, with a luxurious lifestyle. Now they’re more likely to be cowboys or soldiers.

 

So who am I reading these days? Donna Alward, Diana Palmer, Robin Carr, Norah Roberts, Jayne Ann Krenz, to name a few.

Am I reading the wrong authors, or has the genre really changed so much? Leave a comment and weigh in.

And while you’re at it, check out my science fiction romance, Broken Bonds. Yes, folks, the main character is a soldier.

Beverley Bateman http://beverleybateman.blogspot.ca/
Fiona McGier http://www.fionamcgier.com/
Connie Vines http://connievines.blogspot.com/
Skye Taylor  http://www.skye-writer.com/
Margaret Fieland http://www.margaretfieland.com/blog1/
Helena Fairfax  http://helenafairfax.com/
Anne Stenhouse  http://annestenhousenovelist.wordpress.com/
Marci Baun  http://www.marcibaun.com/
Diane Bator http://dbator.blogspot.ca/
Rachael Kosinski http://rachaelkosinski.weebly.com/
Rhobin Courtright http://www.rhobinleecourtright.com/

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