Fresh Scent of Pining Hero
Romances with the best, angstiest scenes of the hero pining after the heroine. (Or the other hero. Or both. ;-)) Does not have to be an unrequited love story.
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131 books · 195 voters · list created December 12th, 2011 by willaful (votes) .
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Comments (showing 1-10 of 10) (10 new)

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message 1: by willaful (new)

willaful Mmm, I may vote for Scandal too. Have to reread it.


message 2: by Audrey (new)

Audrey willaful wrote: "Mmm, I may vote for Scandal too. Have to reread it."

:) I've been on the fence about trying her Lord Ruin. Might have to pick it up...


message 3: by Jan (new)

Jan I love this list :) I hope lots of people add books. And not only historicals. I want contemporary piners!


message 4: by seton (new)

seton What a cute list.

Scandal has way better pining/angst than Lord Ruin.


message 5: by Jan (new)

Jan Games of Commands has the best though. There's the diary excerpts (swoon), and all his inner angsting at his failing to act normal around her. Happy sighs all over :)


message 6: by Audrey (new)

Audrey seton wrote: "What a cute list.

Scandal has way better pining/angst than Lord Ruin."


Oh, good to know! I really really liked Scandal. I would say I even could have loved it, if it weren't for the blockhead heroine situation.


message 7: by seton (new)

seton I liked GAMES OF COMMAND ok. Thought it was low on the angst factor tho.


message 8: by Jan (new)

Jan I agree that there isn't much angst, but the couple of inner angsting bits that are there always manage to tug at my heartstrings big time.


message 10: by willaful (last edited Aug 29, 2013 10:54PM) (new)

willaful What on earth is It Had to Be You doing on this list? For that matter, what are any of the SEP books doing on it? (Other than Kiss an Angel) I love SEP as much as the next gal, but these are not pining heroes.


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