From This Day

From This Day - Nora Roberts The more I read of these stories, the less I like the previous books I read. I'm disliking them retroactively. Things are repeating... all the heroes smoke (it's the 80s, so it's cool!), the heros grab the heroines by their hair when they're trying to flounce away after delivering a horrible parting shot, there is always a scene where things get kinda rapey and violent, the heroines keep falling for the jealous woman's lies, the jealous woman never gets called out or anything, the heroine dislikes the hero on principle before they've ever met. That's just the tip of the iceberg, too. I'm so worn out on this formula but I want to finish reading all the books just to get them out of the way.