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All the Romance Tropes (that I can think of)

*** Most books contain several or many tropes *** /* updated 5/30/2021 */  Accidental Cuddling (see also Only One Bed) Accidentally falling/tripping into one another Accidental text / email or phone call Action / Adventure  Adopting a baby/child Affair  Age Gap  Alien Alpha Hero Amnesia/Fugue state Angels  Anti-hero Apocalypse  Arranged Marriage Artist  Athlete  Auction Avenging a Death   Back to School Baby On The Doorstep: this might be an actual baby left for hero or heroine, or someone close to the hero/heroine leaving them unexpectedly in charge of a child Bad Boy / Rebel Bachelor Auction Bad girl  Beards  Best Friend’s sibling Beta Hero  Big City  Big family and lots of family dynamics  Billionaire (Golden Sand by C.J. Miller) Bodyguard  Books Ends (location): have the book start and end in the same place, but the hero/heroine are drastically different from the start of the book Boss/Employee Break up  Bridesmaid / Groomsman Affair  Broken Hero/Heroi