Bodice Ripper

Bodice ripper is a pejorative term for romance in general that has been recycled to refer to a specific sub-genre of historical romance. Epic in scope and usually featuring more violent sexual content, bodice rippers are the books that ushered in the era of the modern romance novel. Generally published in the 1970s and 1980s.

The Flame and the Flower
The Wolf and the Dove
The Silver Devil
Sweet Savage Love (Brandon-Morgan #1)
Devil's Embrace (Devil, #1)
Fires of Winter (Haardrad Viking Family, #1)
Prisoner of My Desire
The Conqueror (deWarenne Dynasty, #1)
Whitney, My Love (Westmoreland, #2)
Wicked Loving Lies (Brandon-Morgan #6)
Island Flame (Pirates, #1)
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Devil's Desire
This Other Eden (Eden, #1)

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