Fall Into A Romantic Mystery
With the temperature dropping and leaves turning colors, it’s time to get ready for the cool days of fall. And what better way to prepare for the long nights ahead than to download a great whodunit novel with a dash (or heaping helping) of romance. Below we have crafted a quiz to help you find your next great read, but be warned, the titles all have mysteries that need to be solved and villains that must be brought to justice. So grab a thick blanket, a cup of hot cocoa, and answer the following questions to discover which romantic mystery you will want to “fall” into next.
1. Where is your perfect romantic mystery set?
a) In “small town USA”. The everyday setting makes the violent crimes all the more shocking.
b) The rolling hills of Texas where there are lots of places to hide.
c) In a historic mansion near the choppy waters of Virginia, giving the story a Gothic feel.
2. I want to read about a heroine who is …
a) ... one hundred percent devoted to her family yet balanced enough to find success in her chosen career.
b) ... intelligent and diligent, with a pressing drive to help others.
c) ... currently in mourning after losing a loved one, but strong enough to take on any challenge.
3. Is your heroine in peril?
a) She may face down a bad guy (or two), but thankfully her significant other is always there to guard her with his life.
b) In my fictional world nobody is safe. NOBODY!
c) The heroine doesn’t face physical danger, but her emotions take a severe beating as she learns terrible secrets from the past.
4. When your heroine needs backup, who is she going to call?
a) Her BF who just happens to be a private investigator that solves crimes for a living.
b) A steely-eyed Texas Ranger who is known for delivering justice.
c) The town leader who is a successful businessman and pillar of the community.
5. My ideal hero is....
a) ... totally and completely devoted to supporting his woman.
b) ... dependable and incredibly strong, however, he has suffered a loss and every once in a while his vulnerability shows through.
c) ... steadfast, principled, and dedicated to his community.
6. When sitting down to read a mystery, the crimes should be…
a) ... studied in a clinical, professional manner.
b) ... frequent and terrifying! I want something that keeps me up at night.
c) ... in the past. I like trying to figure out who the bad guy is instead of focusing on violence.
7. When the last page of the book is read, I want to feel...
a) ... that second chances are not only real, but they can be incredibly joyous.
b) ... a sense of deep satisfaction that justice has been found and order restored.
c) ... tremendous hope and optimism for the future.