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Subject: Virgin heroines in contemporary romance
Date Posted: 9/17/2010 4:11 PM ET
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This is my first time posting on here...

I am looking for contemporary romance with a virgin heroine...I know it is hard to come by but I've also read a few

and I know they are out there..LOL

I have read all of those by Linda Howard, some by Diana Palmer, Christie Ridgeway, Anne Stuart and of course the Harlequin presents...My all  Time fave is

beverly Barton's Sweet Caroline's keeper. I also like paranormal with a virgin heroine...I just finished the Vampire and the Virgin by Kerrelyn Sparks (loved it)

ISo if you have read anything recently,(pr not so recently either!) let me know...Thanks!  :)

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 4:38 PM ET
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Pamela Clare's Naked Edge, the heroine is a virgin. I will have to think on this to figure out some more.

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 5:55 PM ET
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Theresa Weir's Cool Shade.

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 6:03 PM ET
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Midnight Run by Lisa Marie Rice comes to mind.

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 6:45 PM ET
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Renegade by Lora Leigh

The Greek's Virgin Bride   Lucy Monroe

Lawless  Diana Palmer

Midnight Angel    Lisa Marie Rice

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 6:47 PM ET
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Harvard's Education by Suzanne Brockmann.

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 6:48 PM ET
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All the Karen Marie Moning highlander books.

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 8:06 PM ET
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Lora Leigh does a lot of virgin heroines.  Loving the Highlander by Janet Chapman has a virgin heroine as well.  Some of Christine Feehan;s heroines are virgins but I can't remember which ones.

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 10:45 PM ET
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Murphy's Law by Lori Foster has a virgin heroine. The prequel to this book is Jude's Law. Both books are very good.

Date Posted: 9/17/2010 10:59 PM ET
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I have read all of the Karen Marie Moning Highlander series...and loved them..There are some you all mentioned that I haven't heard of and will definitely put them on my list! Thank you so much!

Date Posted: 9/18/2010 10:22 PM ET
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I think Lori Foster has a few virgin heroines.  The heroine in Gabe is a virgin.  (series is better when read in order).  I think one or 2 of the heroines in the Winston brothers book is a virgin as well.  Both are really good series to read anyway.

Date Posted: 9/19/2010 4:52 AM ET
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I think Lucy Monroe had one in Willing but sorta need to read all 3 of those back to back to get all the characters and IMO Willing was the worst of the 3 for the storyline and hero.

Date Posted: 9/19/2010 9:17 AM ET
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Heaven, Texas, Lady Be Good and Kiss An Angel by Susan Elizabeth Phillips come to mind.  Also the subplot romance in Dream a Little Dream has a virgin heroine.  Jayne Anne Krentz also has a lot of virgin heroines.  And like Mary said, Lora Leigh has many, many virgin heroines.   

Date Posted: 9/20/2010 1:35 AM ET
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Winter's Roses by Diana Palmer has an "innocent" character named Ivy.

Date Posted: 9/20/2010 7:36 AM ET
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Hummingbird, Years, Forgiving, The Gamble and Vows by Lavyrle Spencer

eta:  sorry, didn't notice "contemporary



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Date Posted: 9/20/2010 10:24 AM ET
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A Personal Matter
Author: Karyn LanghorneBinding: Paperback

 

I don't read many contemorary Romance but I loved this one and am sorry I traded it.

Date Posted: 9/29/2010 1:14 AM ET
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I just finished a book that would fit this theme, Compromising Positions by Jenna Bayley-Burke. It's WL on PBS but I got it as a free ebook from Amazon(Kindle) a few days ago.