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Character types!

Just as there are many romance book tropes, you can also consider character types sort of tropes as well. But we’ve put together a full list of the character types you’re guaranteed to find and you will also find some recommendations to find the exact book you’re in the mood for.

Browse the Full List of Character Types

general
  • Adult Entertainer
  • Alpha Hero
  • Anti-Hero
  • Artist
  • Assassin
  • Athlete
  • Bad Boy
  • Bartender
  • Bearded
  • Beta
  • Biker
  • Billionaire
  • Blue Collar
  • Bodyguard
  • Bully
  • Chef
  • Cinnamon Roll
  • Cop
  • Cowboy
  • Curvy Heroine
  • Disabled
  • Ex-Boyfriend’s Dad
  • Ex-Con
  • Farmer
  • Firefighter
  • Gamer
  • Geek
  • Jerk
  • Lawyer
  • Manwhore
  • Medical Profession
  • Military
  • Movie Star
  • Nanny
  • Older Characters
  • Plain Jane
  • Recluse/Grumpy
  • Rockstar
  • Royalty
  • Serial Killer
  • Single Parent/Guardian
  • Stepbrother
  • Tortured Hero
  • Ugly (Scarred/Disfigured)
  • Virgin Heroes
  • Widow(er)
  • Younger Hero
historical
  • Courtesan
  • Governess
  • Highlanders
  • Long Lost Heir
  • Military
  • Pirates
  • Rakes
  • Single Parent/Guardian
  • Wallflower
mystery
  • Amateur Sleuth
  • Unreliable Narrator
Paranormal & Sci Fi
  • Aliens
  • Angels
  • Cyborgs
  • Demons
  • Dragons
  • Fae
  • Gargoyle
  • Ghosts
  • God/Goddess
  • Merfolk
  • Shifters
  • Succubus/Incubus
  • Superheroes
  • Vampires
  • Witches & Warlocks
  • Zombies

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