Love Cherish Me by Rebecca Brandewyne is an
is a western epic, filled with murder, sex, death, trauma. Absolutely amazing. 5 stars
Bodice Ripper is a category designation under Historical Romance. The books usually have tropes of forced seduction, plots where the hero rapes the heroine or uses force, multiple partners, and long separations. They were published in the 1970s to 1990s and are no longer in vogue.