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Interested in a specific time, place, or subgenre? All of our reviews about Scotland / Ripped Bodices / Governesses / etc. are handily sorted for your viewing pleasure.


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Subgenre

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The Hero

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The Heroine

Activist | Actress | Artist | Athlete | Bad-Ass | Barkeep | Billionaire | Chef | Companion | Criminal | Doctor | Duchess | Entrepreneur | F/F | Healer | Heiress | Law Enforcement | Lawyer | Magic User | Military | Musician | Nanny or Governess | Scientist | Secretary or Assistant | Servant or Slave | Sex Worker | Shifter | Spy | Supernatural | Teacher | Vampire | Veterinarian or Animal Rescue | Widow | Writer


Trope

Accidental Pregnancy | American Heiress | Amnesia | Bedding the Boss | Best Friend’s Sibling | Bluestocking | Childhood Crush | Coming of Age | Compromised! | Conspiracy Theory | Dishonest Beginnings | Enemies to Lovers | Fake Relationship | Fated Mates | Feuding Families | Fooling Around | Forbidden Love | Forced Proximity | Friends to Lovers | Gender Role Reversal | Governess | Horny Hero | Hot for Teacher | House Party | Journey of Self Discovery | Kidnapped! | Makeover | Marriage of Convenience | May-December Romance | Menage | One-Sided Courtship | Paternalistic Hero | Reincarnation | Revenge | Road Trip | Secret Baby | Secret Relationship | Second Chance | Seducing My Spouse | Shameful Secret | Single Parent | Sparring Partners | Stealing the Fiancee | Swingers | Time Travel | Unequal Match | Unrequited Love | Uptown Girl | Vacation Romance | Wager | Ward


Mood

Adventurous | Angsty | Brooding | Calm | Charming | Dramatic | Feisty | Hilarious | Light-Hearted | Melancholy | Mysterious | Suspenseful | Tense | Thoughtful


Representation

Note: We are talking about the protagonists here. Sassy Gay Best Friends do not count.

Author of Color | Character of Color | Disability | LGBTQ | Neurodivergence | Polyamory | Religious Minority | Senior Citizen


Other Categories

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