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Subject: Male Romance Writers
Date Posted: 12/6/2009 12:46 PM ET
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I'm new to romance.  I used to be strictly a mystery reader and then I got a couple of suspense/romance books and got hooked.  I still need something other than romance in my books to hold my interest, though.  The other day I was wondering if there are any male romance writers out there.  If you know of any, please post their names.  I would be curious to read a romance from a male point of view.

Date Posted: 12/6/2009 12:53 PM ET
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There are, and I'm so glad you brought this up... there was one recommended awhile ago and I'd forgotten all about him...  Here's the thread from awhile ago: http://www.paperbackswap.com/forum/topic.php?t=64303

If there are more out there I hope people will share!



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Date Posted: 12/6/2009 4:45 PM ET
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Leigh Greenwood.  I think Andrew M Greeley is romance.  Al Lacy.

Date Posted: 12/6/2009 7:07 PM ET
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The only one who jumps immediately to mind is Nicholas Sparks. He does defy "rules" for the genre because his books often don't include happily ever afters (HEAs). ;(

Colleen

Date Posted: 12/6/2009 7:55 PM ET
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Gill Sanderson writes for Harlequin Medical and is a man.

Date Posted: 12/7/2009 8:30 AM ET
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The only one I could think of off hand is W.E.D. Ross - an old writer who wrote a ton of Gothic Romances and also all the Dark Shadows books - he wrote under a bunch of different names but his most popular are under his wife's name Marilyn Ross.  I know several of his books were republished by  Harlequin in the 80's in their Gothic line.

Shaz H. (shaz) - ,
Date Posted: 12/7/2009 1:32 PM ET
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BOOKS I CAN RECOMMEND FROM MY BOOKSHELF:

Up Close and Dangerous  

IS A ROMANCE, A LITTLE MYSTERY (YOU KIND OF COULD FIGURE OUT WHO DUNNIT AND THEY DON'T FOCUS WHOLLY ON THAT, MAINLY SURVIVAL.

Murder List 

REALLY GOOD

Baby Contract (9 Months Later) (Harlequin Superromance, No 690)

LIGHT READING, ROMANCE, UNDERCOVER WORK

Code Name: Baby (Code Name, Bk 3)

SECRET AGENCY

The Gazebo

NOT JUST ROMANCE BUT CONFLICT BETWEEN A MOTHER, HER PAST, PRESENT,  AND THE EFFECTS ON HER CHILD.

Leaving Normal

FALLING FOR A YOUNGER GUY

Date Posted: 12/7/2009 3:49 PM ET
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Shaz, are those male authors?

Date Posted: 12/7/2009 7:12 PM ET
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At least a couple of them aren't.  Murder List is by Julie Garwood.  Up Close and Dangerous is by Linda Howard, and Code: Name Baby is by Christina Skye.