Romantic suspense is all the rage in the Christian fiction market. In fact, it’s difficult to find any mystery in Christian fiction that doesn’t have romance in it, much to my annoyance.
But if you want to write in this subgenre of romance, take a look at this post by Fay Lamb on the basic components of romantic suspense. A lot of her advice can be applied to any genre, such as making your main character likable.
If you’re a fan of romantic suspense, which ones would you recommend to me as someone who loves mysteries but gets tired of the romance eclipsing it? And I hate stalker stories. If there’s a romantic suspense without a stalker playing cat-and-mouse with the heroine, I might make it to the end.