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What Is Sweet Savage Flame About?

Sweet Savage Flame is a site dedicated to loving old-school romance novels.

You know, those trashy, campy sex romps your mother, grandmother, or older uncle read? Perhaps you might have read one or two yourself!

From vintage books to bodice rippers, historicals to category romances, we unashamedly love them!

The plots were sometimes shocking, even not politically correct. These are books that had their day, and we look back at the past with fondness, not scorn.

Besides, we can’t get enough of romance covers! Many talented artists illustrated gorgeous clinch images.

Our Mission for Old-School Romance

We cherish this monumental era in the romance genre, from the 1970s into the 21st century, so we’re keeping a historical record of it all.

Sweet Savage Flame will focus on the top old-school romance authors (plus some of our personal favorites), the publishers, and the cover artists who made it all happen.

Our blog will discuss a range of genre-relevant topics. Best of all, we’ll review lots of crazy bodice rippers and sweet vintage romances.

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