Plot Devices (Tropes)

Friends to Lovers

Best Friends to Lovers Romances (Constantly Updating)

Best Friends to Lovers Historical Romance

Best Friends to Lovers Paranormal Romance

Best Friends to Lovers Contemporary Romance

Roomie: Falling in Love with Your Roomate

Best Friends to Lovers Romance (MF)

Enemies to Lovers

Pulling Pigtails: I Bullied You Because I love You

Power and Class Differences

Class Differences in Historical Romance

Class Differences in Contemporary Romance

Class Differences in Paranormal Romance

Class Differences in Category Romance

In love with the Boss Category Romance

In love with the Boss Contemporary Romance Non Category

Bosswoman: In Love with the Female Boss

Employer/Employee Romance PNR

In Love with the Boss Historical Romances

In Love with the Boss Romances

Age Difference

Older Woman and Younger Man Romances

For Love of an Older Man

Office/Workplace Romance

In Love with the Boss Romances

In love with the Boss Contemporary Romance Non Category

In love with the Boss Category Romance

Bosswoman: In Love with the Female Boss

Employer/Employee Romance PNR

In Love with the Boss Historical Romances

Secret Baby/Discovered Child

Doorstep Baby: Best Romance Hero Discovers He has a Child

Best Secret Baby in Series Romance

Secret Baby in Contemporary Romance

Amnesia and Back from the Dead

Amnesia in Paranormal Romance

Amnesia in Contemporary Romance

Fame and Celebrity

Famous Love: Romances Novels that Deal With Fame

Opposites Attract

Odd Couples: Opposites Attract in Historical Romance Novels

Odd Couples: Opposites Attract in Catagory Romance Novels

Odd Couples: Opposites Attract in Contemporary Romance Novels

Odd Couples: Opposites Attract in Paranormal Romance Novels

Odd Couples: Opposites Attract in Romance Novels

Stuck Together/Cabin Romance/Forced Proximity

Lights Out: Power Outages and Blackouts in Romance Novels

Love in an Elevator

Stranded: Romances About Being Stranded on an Island

Snuggle: Snowed in Series Romance Style

Plain Janes and Joes, Wallflowers, & Spinsters

Plain Joes: Romance Heroes who are ordinary looking

Plain Janes of Contermpary Romance

Dusty Shelf: Best Spinsters of Historical Romance

Wallflowers in Romance

Fake Relationship

Best Pretend Marriage Romance

Pretend Dating Romance Plots

Fake Fiancee in Contemporary Romance

Best Pretend Boyfriend/Girlfriend Romance Plot

I need a date! Romance

 

Marriage: Convenience, Mail Order, Fated Mate Arranged, Shotgun

Contemporary Marriage of Convenience in Romance

Green Card: Marriage of Convenience Romance

Best Fated Mate Romance: Your Love was meant to be

Saved from the Noose Romance

Married by Proxy

Mail Order Brides

Dream: Historical Western Mail Order Bride Romance

 

City and Country

Main Street: Small Town Contemporary Romance

Nerd, Geek, Bookworm, Awkward

Nerdy Geeky Heroines of Paranormal and Science Fiction Romance Novels

Nerdy Geeky Heroines of Contemporary Romance Novels

Nerdy Geeky Heroines of Romance Novels

Book Club: Romance Novels featuring Book Clubs

Bookworms of Paranormal Romance

Bookworms of Historical Romance

Bookworms of Contrmporary Romance

Character Driven

Best Character Driven Historical Romance

Slow Burn

Gradual Love: Not Love at First Sight (Adult Romance)

Slow Seduction in Historical Romance

Slow Seduction in Paranormal, Fantasy and Science Fiction Romance

Slow Seduction in Contemporary Romance

Pirates and Ships

Top Pirates of the Sea:Best Pirate Romance Heroines and Heroines

Blackmail, Tricked and Conned

Bamboozled: Romance Plots based on being Conned

Neighbors

Love Thy Neighbor: Romance Between Those that Live Next Door

Roomie: Falling in Love with Your Roomate

Already Married

Trouble: Marriage on the Rocks Romances

Mid Marriage: Revisiting Romance Couples

Bad Boys and Bad Girls

Cycle of Love: Bikers!

King of the Bad Boys

Reformed: Ex Bad Boys to Love

Jailhouse: Contemporary Romance Hero Just Out of Prison

Loners, Recluses, Feral and Mountain Men

Grizzly Adams: Romance Heros Who Are Mountain Men

Hideaway: Recluse in Historical Romance

Reclusive: Recluse Leads in Contermporay Romance

In Shadow: Recluse in Paranormal Romance

Cheated On, Jilted,Runaway Bride and Dumped

Cheated on in Contemporary Romances

Left at the Altar in Contemporary Romance

Left at the Altar in Historical Romance

Cheated on in Historical Romances

Cheated on in Paranormal Romances

Solo Honeymoon

Bachelor’s Auctions

Bid: Bachelor Auctions in Romance

How We Met

Internet Connection: Romances that began on line

Met in a Bar: Romance Novel Style

Dating Services and Online Dating in Romance Novels

Going in Blind: Blind Date Romance Novels

Must Get Married or Need  a Date!

Bride Quest: Looking For a Wife Romances

I need a date! Romance

Forbidden/Frowned Upon Love

Widow’s Keeper

Who Pursues Who?

Heroine in Pursuit in Contemporary Romance

Historical Romance Heroine in Pursuit

Paranormal Romance Heroine in Pursuit

Hero is Pursuit: Paranormal, Science Fiction, and Fantasy Romance

Hero in Pursuit: Contemporary Romance

Road, Quest, Prophesies and Travel

Drive: Best Paranormal Road Romances

Overland or Sea: Best Historical Road Romances

Road Trip! Best Contemporary Romance Novels with Road Trips

Treasure Hunting Romance Novels

Romances with Prophesies

Love Letters  (Texts, Emails, Phone Sex)

Wonderful Historical Romances with Letters

Love Letters, Seductive Texts, Sexy Notes, and Romantic Emails in Romance Novels

Internet Connection: Romances that began on line

Love Text: Best Contemporary Romance with Love Notes

Bets, Wagers, Auctioned, and Sold

Wager: Romance Novel Plots based on a Wager

Inheritance and Windfalls

Windfall: Lottery Winners in Romance

Weddings

Wedding Themed Paranormal Romance

Always a Bridesmaid in Romance Novels

Maids of Honor in Romance Novels

Best Man in Romance Novels

Left at the Altar in Contemporary Romance

Wedding Planners in Romance Novels

Survival

Grizzly Adams: Romance Heros Who Are Mountain Men

Stranded: Romances About Being Stranded on an Island

Space Crash: SFR Romances with Space Ship Crashes

On The Run/In Hiding

Witness Protection Program in Romance

In Danger

Witness Protection Program in Romance

She got a Stalker!

Language, Accents, and Culture

Language Barrier in Romance Novels

Fish Out of Water Romance Hero

Second Chance/Reunion

Childhood Sweethearts

Disaster

Flooded: Floods in Romance Novels

Conflagrations: Great Urban Fires in Romance Novels

Snuggle: Snowed in Series Romance Style

Shaken Up: Earthquakes in Romance Novels

Twisted: Tornados in Romance Novels

Solve a Crime

Romance and Mystery

Imprisoned/Captured/Kidnapped

Jailhouse: Contemporary Romance Hero Just Out of Prison

Prison Blues: Romance Heroine Just Out of Prison

Actually Tortured Romance Heroines

Dating and Courtship

Dating Services and Online Dating in Romance Novels

Matchmaker! Matchmaker!

Internet Connection: Romances that began on line

Going in Blind: Blind Date Romance Novels

Fish Out of Water

Fish Out of Water: Romances

Fish Out of Water Romance Hero

 Favorite Things

Any Rose: Roses in Romance Novels

Petal: Flowers in Romance Novels