What makes us love Bad Boys in Historical Romance novels or any Romance novel?
Confidence with a capital “C”
The thing is, bad boys are uber confident, they know what they want and tell it to their women truthfully. They are totally “take charge” and rarely, if ever, seek approval for their actions. That’s an attractive trait.
Brawn and Brains, yummy!
Bad Boys are never cowardly in any situation. They never run from a confrontation. They have superior strength and intelligence.
There is never a dull moment with a Bad Boy. There is always adventure and passion or the promise of passion. They infuse us with the feeling of being adventurous even if our lives are rather 9 to 5.
Consummate Lovers, oh yeah!
Those Bad Boys know all the techniques for seduction and how to put them to good use.
Bad Boys can make us “Bad Girls” (yes they can)
Those of us who read romance novels, like the idea that we can fantasize about those bad boys and maybe fantasize about being a bad girl, then we can go back to being the “good” women we are day to day. Those novels
can also spice up that “good” woman to act in adventurous ways. Take note men.
Here is a video that shows us some very bad boys from those Historical Romance novels:
Sense & Sensibility (1995 & 2008)
Pride and Prejudice (1995 & 2005)
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1982)
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Let It Rock – Kevin Rudolf
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