Military romance is a whole subgenre of romance, featuring strong alpha males (Navy SEALs, Marines, Special Forces, etc etc). In general terms, what distinguishes a military romance in our minds is that the protagonist’s military service becomes central to the plot. Perhaps the hero and heroine have to work out what being in love between deployments looks like, or the hero draws on his Special Forces Skillz to defeat the bad guy.
Beyond Military Romance
However, military heroes and heroines show up in all sorts of different subgenres of romance, and therefore also come in different molds beyond the super-alpha super man.
Here are some of our favorites.