We explore the controversial romance trope of the “hero kidnapping heroine.” This element was a staple of bodice ripper novels. Enjoy this list of 100+ books with this plot.
We’ve compiled a list of ten retro Western romances that we hope you’ll enjoy. These passionate tales set in the Wild West featured sexy cowboys, rugged outlaws, and courageous women who loved them.
The rise of Black romance novels–especially historicals–provided a platform for diverse representation in a genre that had long ignored this socio-demographic. The last decade of the twentieth century was a time of great change and progress for African American fiction in general.