He instantly falls in love with the 12 year old, and ends up living with the pair.
We gathered together six well-known romance authors to help dispel stereotypes about the genre, and discuss how their stories are especially meaningful to women. Tune in to the video below to see what they had to say.
Transcription of romance authors discussing the importance of the genre for women. You know romance gets a bad rap a lot, and we all know that.
And I grew up in the era of reading romance when it was his love lance and his man root. By women, about women. The entire purpose is to make women feel empowered and feel good about themselves.
The women are always their own savior, alongside with finding somebody to spend their lives with. And they have a love interest. I like the fact that my women are kick-asses in corsets.
My girls will have cool jobs. I loved the stories. They were fantastic and the romance was great. I have actually a female character in one of my books who comes down with a sexually transmitted infection.
And I did once get a letter from somebody who thanked me for writing that story, because that happened to her and she was horrified and embarrassed and felt a lot of shame.
We went through a phase in romance, I feel like, where we had nothing but what everybody said was kick-ass heroines. I want to relate to this girl. A Counterfeit Heart K. Devoted to Pleasure Shayla Black When a a blackmailer starts watching her every move, television star Shealyn West hires Cutter to keep her safe, never imagining their attraction will be too powerful to contain.
As Shealyn and Cutter navigate the scintillating line between business and pleasure, they unravel a web of secrets that threaten their relationship and their lives. When danger strikes, Cutter must decide whether to follow his heart or lose Shealyn forever.
But living in close quarters soon stirs up feelings inside them both that are far from platonic. Keyne needs a firm hand to keep her in line, but what she desires could lead Jasper into trouble.
Pipe Dreams Sarina Bowen Mike Beacon, a hockey player, widower, and a single father, has never forgotten Lauren Williams, an ex-lover who gave him the best year of his life.Let me tell you that I have never been so glad in my life that they effed up a 3D model so bad!
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Jan 11, · Mum (the goosegirl of #63!) gave me Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights when I was little and they remain favourites of mine now. Each time I read them I get more out of the experience and uncover more meaning and personal relevance than I did the time before.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. Another good candidate for my "first book" that I keep coming back to because, while it has its issues both in terms of writing quality and underlying ideology, Jane is a protagonist whose emotional journey I can believe in and gather some kind of personal strength from.
It is worth noting that the character of Jane Eyre, herself, is an orphan who always felt cast out and separated from the world. Annie's tendency to identify with Jane, despite the fact that she has a family, demonstrates how alienated and isolated she feels from her mother.