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Mar 28 2011 3:00pm

Chick-in-Pants Heroines: Historical Hotness

Chicken PantsEveryone has a sub-category of romance that makes them sit up and take notice. Maybe it's a vampire, a secret baby, an arranged marriage, or a governess story. Me? I love a chick-in-pants romance.

A chick-in-pants romance is where a female dresses up and passes as a male—and not just any male either. A true chick-in-pants doesn’t just throw her hair in a hat and pull on pants. No! She works at being a man, and holds her own as one of them until her hero discovers her true identity and falls madly in love with her.

[Of course he does!...]