Today, author Molly Harper joins us to share her nominations for the most unusual places for a hero and heroine to get romantic. Molly's latest release, Rhythm and Bluegrass, is a novella in her contemporary romance Bluegrass series, and she's in the midst of writing the third Bluegrass title—which inspired this post. Thanks for joining us, Molly!
I just finished writing my first sex scene to take place in a pillow fort. In my third Bluegrass contemporary story, my characters are snowed-in at a work retreat and build the fort to escape the coworkers who are driving them crazy. Small enclosed spaces combined with lots of available pillows leads to nakedness.
Hypothermia has to be prevented somehow.
With this scene, I join a long and distinguished history of romance writers who set love scenes in unusual locations. Sex on a horse, sex in a carriage, sex in an elevator—basically sex on any form of transportation—have become commonplace in the romance genre. Romance characters are getting it on anywhere and everywhere, particularly as more erotic titles require more creativity from the authors.