Paranormal Romance, Regency Romance, Tropes

Trope Sighting! The Hero’s Dead Lover

When the hero's former lover/mate/wife died, making him leery of falling in love with the heroine. He doesn't want to suffer the pangs of love and/or loss and/or betrayal again.

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Paranormal Romance, Romance, Tropes, Urban Fantasy

Trope Sighting! Vampires and Telepathy

Reversing or confounding mental invasion in vampire romances indicates significant change to the archetype. In monster theory, one of the vampire's greatest weapons is the ability to penetrate personal sanctums/the mind.