formula romance

January 7, 2010

The Problem with Formula Romance

Formula romances are a part of the business. Whether you read paranormal romance, historical romance, contemporary romance or romantic suspense – the basic formula is boy meets girl, boy and girl fall in love, boy and girl confront and overcome obstacles and then boy and girl lives happily ever after. The problem with formula romance is that romantic interactions and story development should not be exact from book to book. Unfortunately, I just hit the wall with this in two series that I read on a regular basis. Books That Disappoint In the first, the main character confronts craziness and […]