Whether you like to gobble up contemporary romance, historical romance, romantic suspense or inspirational romance there is a buffet of romance subgenres to satisfy anyone’s taste. According to Kristin Ramsdell, author of Romance Fiction, A Guide to the Genre, part of the appeal of the romance genre is the predictable HEA (happily ever after) resolution and how that comes about through exciting encounters between would-be lovers pacing the plot.
Here are a few recommended titles in the genre of romance:
This contemporary African American Kimani romance series never slows in pace as architect Ms. Hunter McKay comes home to open a firm and meets up with her high school romance, Tyson Steele, now a surgeon.
Taking over for her ailing father, Caroline Taylor mans the Windmill Point lighthouse, when the town’s lighthouse board chooses a battle-fatigued Civil War veteran to replace her. Their initial meeting doesn’t bode well, but they discover a kindred spirit in each other in this heartwarming story of love and healing.
Nora Roberts never fails to seduce her readers with a tantalizing plot of a young heroine determined to start over from her murky past, who then meets a hunky mechanic in the small cozy town of Sunrise Cove, Washington.
The first in a trio of the popular Crossfire series, this erotic romance was listed on Amazon’s 2012 Best Books of the Year in Romance. While Eva and Gideon are outwardly successful and attractive, they are hiding traumatized pasts from each other.
Here is a short list of the latest summer romances: