The romance novel market is flooded right now with dark and edgy titles that have little to do with love and more to do with seduction. So many current romance novels are filled with so much sarcasm and so many one-liners, that they lack substance.
If you are looking for romance novels that really live up to the genre, here are a few series for you to look out for.
1) The Dark series by Chistine Feehan. The premise of this fantasy / paranormal romance series is that a race of men known as the Carpathians are on the brink of extinction and the only way to save their people is to find their one true lifemates. There is something so romantic about the search for true love. The intimate scenes are very steamy and not for the faint of heart.
2) The Heart Mate series by Robin D. Owens. This fantasy / sci-fi romance series takes place on a distant planet filled with myth and magic. Each protagonist is in search of their one true soulmate.
3) The Sisters of the Sun, Children of the Sun and Emperor's Brides series by Linda Winstead Jones. These fantasy romance series' take place in a magical world called Columbyana. Each novel is so heart-felt and deal with true love. The romantic scenes are very sensual and passionate; while being in very good taste.
Please keep in mind that books in the romance genre are usually rated 18+. As in, they are not intended to be read by those under the age of 18.