Day: August 26, 2015

Romance

Why do we love romance novels?  As a romance author, what drives me?  What makes romance novels the #1 seller over all books? My favorite romance author would have to be Joanna Lindsey.  I love stories that are written in bygone days.  Men weren’t the same as they are now.  They were tough because their survival depended upon it. I can’t speak with certainty on any subject from the days before my time, but I’m pretty sure that a man married his first love.  I find this to be enticing, romantic and alluring.  One man, one woman -for life!  Love really meant something back then.  At least, Joanna Lindsey makes me believe it.  That’s why I love her stories. I just read the hook for Barbara Freethy’s new book, “If I Didn’t Know Better.”  I think I’m going to give this one a try.  It sounds good!  I’ve always liked romance stories where there is adventure, mystery, water and a soldier.  She’s managed to capture all of these goodies in one book.  I’ll let you know what I …