Contemporary Romance Writer: What is the appeal of Christmas Romances?
A blog post or two ago, we chatted about how romance sells.
Side note: I love when the conversation flows on this blog. I read every comment and am determined to respond to every one. After all, if you take time to read and comment on my post, I want to respond in kind.
Back to today’s topic: ‘Tis the season for Christmas romance novels. My friend, Camille Eide, has a delightful contemporary romance Christmas novel titled Savanna’s Gift, published by White Rose Publishing. The novel is part of the publisher’s holiday specials that go through December 22nd.
Yes, industry statistics back up the “readers love Christmas romances” belief. The question today is why? Why do readers love Christmas romances? Is Christmas the most wonderful time of the year to fall in love? The theme of love is so deeply woven through the true Christmas story begun so long ago in Bethlehem that it’s a perfect backdrop for those themes often woven into romances: forgiveness, second chances, hope, happily ever after.
In Your Words: Why is a Christmas romance novel an extra-special read? What are your favorite Christmas romances?
Other Christmas romance novels:
A Log Cabin Christmas Collection (Historical romance)
Love Finds You on Christmas Morning (Contemporary romance)
Sleigh Bells for Dry Creek (Contemporary romance)
The Prodigal’s Christmas Return (Contemporary romance)