Friday, April 22, 2011

My New Post At Heroes & Heartbreakers: When HEAs Fizzles



There are certain romance series that make you catch your breath and have you counting down the very second until you can buy yourself a copy of the next book and devour it on the spot. And what causes you to obsess so profoundly? It's the delicious sexual tension between the hero and heroine.

From those first moments when they meet—and no doubt shared a few choice words, especially if your leading lady is feisty—you long for when Mr. Sexy and Miss Adorable throw aside all pretenses and openly declare their feelings for each other. All longing glances filled with smolder are over. Those heated conversations where you never know whether they’ll end up fighting or making out have passed. They’re in love and are set to live happily ever after—The End — and as the reader, you’re left in a huge contented gooey mess.

That’s all great when it’s the end of the series, but what happens when there’s still more story to tell? Can the couple still hold onto the passion that made them set the pages on fire? Or now that the hero has caught his gal, will the sexual tension between them fizzle, leaving the reader wondering whether getting the ultimate “happily ever after” moment was worth the risk?


To keep reading, click HERE to go to Heroes And Heartbreakers