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For September, 3 Twisty, Turny, Thrill-Packed Romances

As the weather turns cooler and we start to emerge from summer's torpor, it's time for some faster-paced romances with plenty of exciting twists and turns on the way to the happily-ever-after.

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Maya Rodale is a bestselling romance author.

A romance novel can be so much more than just "boy meets girl, feelings ensue," and romance authors know it — so there are lots of love stories out there packed with twists and turns on the way to happily-ever-after. Here are three that have fun with literary conventions: A classic Regency plot reimagined as a sexy, pop-culture driven contemporary romance. An epic

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