How to define this? Is it simply a thrilling
feeling? Attraction? Something from a
bygone era, perhaps around the time
the knights and their ladies?
I am unashamedly biased. I enjoy reading
mystery, suspense, occasionally a sci-fi.
But I love a true romance. Some view
romance as a little out of date. If what
see on our TV screens and the way movies
depict a relationship
between a girl and a
man is true. Most often it appears that
romance is mistaken for lust. Everything is
named sexy which seems to be the most
accepted compliment a person of the
opposite sex can give. And I'm concerned
that many young women feel that going to
bed with an attractive man is the only way
to hold him.
Oh, such a shame and such a lost opportunity to experience the genuine
joys of romance. Even the Bible speaks about the way of a man with a
maid. Romance should be the promise of a deeper experience...that of
That's why I believe bringing a Christian World View into our stories is totally relevant.
Every woman wants to be loved.
Really loved for herself... not just for her body alone. She wants to be
courted and shown courtesies. Lots of little
things that add up to that
person saying by their actions that they really
care for their
I freely admit I love the inspirational historical romance genre. I love the way a man and a woman are attracted despite circumstances conspiring to keep them apart. Yet love prevails and somehow they find a way against impossible odds. But oh, the temptation they face to go against the proprieties of the day. Especially those of the Victorian Era, with all its undercurrents, intrigues, and meddling relatives adding many plot twists and turns.
Rita is a historical romance writer with two books published in Australia. She has recently gone into Independent Publishing known as Rita Stella Press.com ( Soon online.)
Signed Sealed Delivered - Book I
The Tie That Binds -Book II
A Parcel of Promises - Book III, (coming)
At her book signings, she wears a 19th century costume of a governess and speaks
about the sometimes strange and amusing customs of the Victorian Era.
www.ritastellagalieh.com www.inspirationalromance.blogspot.com Facebook and #RitaSGalieh