May 1st, 2010
Have we seen it all yet or are we just at the tip of the paranormal romance fiction iceberg? We have romances with ghosts, vampires, werewolves, shapeshifters, zombies, demons, angels, aliens. mermaids, imaginary friends…and this is just off the top of my head.
I wonder what it is that propels us beyond romance literature between consenting adult humans. I mean we’ve had the bad boys, the cowboys, the wealthy beyond-belief men, the soulful artists, the guys next door, the dedicated professional men, the ne’er do wells and we’ve paired them up with the ingenues, the career women, the single mothers, the seasoned women, the sworn-off men women, the wealthy women, the princesses, and the down on their luck women. Have we run out of types?
Are you a paranormal romance fan? Do you think the trend will continue or will human romance win out? What types of creatures are creeping into romances that I haven’t mentioned?