Contemporary Romance Contemporary romance is broadly described as the time period for romance set after World War II, and is sometimes referred to as "modern romance". It is the most popular classification in the Romance genre, with Historical coming in at a close second.
I've been writing and traditionally publishing romance novels for several years. I've written many a love scene, but as soon as the word "erotic" was attached to my latest venture -- my debut erotic romance A TASTE OF YOU-- even my friends started to titter and ask probing questions. Was I now ...
Because RS elements appear in every romance category except contemporary, if a book can’t fit a better-defined category’s criteria, then it will most certainly be able to find a place on the wide, unmarked terrain that is Romantic Suspense because it contains RS elements, and can be truthfully called a romantic suspense if nothing else fits.
But no matter how many different types of Romance sub genres we have they all have one thing in common: An emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending I’ve been a reader of romance for more then a decade and I just started realizing about two years ago that there was a whole world of romance I didn’t know existed.