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On Romance Novels, The Last Great Bastion Of Underground Writing

Hi Maria, just loved this article. I have a vast collection of vintage romances and tend to prefer anything written before 1980. Most people would probably say I'm prudish but I find that some of the modern story lines portray men and situations that are in fact too real and rather sordid for my old fashioned tastes. When I read a Mills and Boon I don't want realism. I can get that just about anywhere but finding it in between the covers of my romances doesn't leave me with a 'Pleasant' feeling as promised by earlier M & B s. This isn't to say there aren't brilliant writers in the modern lines. Just that I'm not willing for my Prozac reading to be brought quite so up to date. Fi

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 7:38 am 0