My Summer of Harlequin: By the Numbers

Only TWO man-titty covers. TWO. I clearly did something wrong.

Heroes/heroines:

Ranch Romances

  • Alpha Males: 5
  • Brooding/stoic/angsty heroes: 10
  • Cowboys: 3
  • Sheiks/sheikhs: 2
  • Tycoons/billionaires (male, non-sheik): 3
  • Title/peerages: 4 (all male)
  • Cops/spies/detectives: 3
  • Nerds: 1
  • Heroines with believable careers: 7
  • Heroines with romance-novel- plot-device-only careers: 7
  • Wallflowers/Plain-Janes: 2
  • Pregnant heroines: 1

Kids and dogs:

  • Secret Babies: 6
  • Plot moppets: 8
  • Dogs: 2

Plots:

Don't Ever Love Me

  • Villainous/Reckless/Annoying Siblings: 8
  • Kidnappings: 5
  • In Disguise: 4
  • Coma/Amnesia: 2
  • Airplane Rescue: 1
  • Ski trail groomer chase: 1
  • Accidental nakedness: 1
  • Twin-switching:  1
  • Dream sex: 1
  • Helicopter shoot-outs: 1
  • Use of log as weapon: 1
  • Use of screwdriver as weapon: 1
  • Cult leaders: 1
  • Serial killers: 1

One thought on “My Summer of Harlequin: By the Numbers

  1. Connie333 says:

    The cowboy is wearing blusher and pinning his beloved to him with an accordian. The look on the poor horse’s face says it all. (Also I really want to read that book now).

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