A very interesting article about individuals who read Romance.
How many of you know there are many different sub genre of romance, and which do you prefer?
- Contemporary Romance is set after World War II
- Historical Romance is set before World War II
- Romantic Suspense involves an intrigue or mystery for the protagonists to solve
- Paranormal Romance blends the real with the fantastic or science fictional.
- Science Fiction Romance is a romance novel that takes place in a story that would otherwise be classified as a science fiction story.
- Fantasy Romance, also known as Romantic Fantasy, is a subgenre of fantasy fiction, describing a fantasy story using many of the elements and conventions of the romance genre.
- Time-travel Romances are a version of the classic "fish out of water" story. In most, the heroine is from the present day and travels into the past to meet the hero.
- Inspirational Romance, as the market exists today, combines explicitly Chriistian themes with the development of a romantic relationship.
- Multicultural Romance typically features a hero and/or heroine who is African-American, although some multicultural lines also include Asian or Hispanic heroes or heroines or interracial relationships.
- Erotic Romance, sometimes called romantica, is a blend of romance and erotica.