Fantasy Romance Heroes And Lovers: Fairytales Do Come True – Really?

Tune up your heartstrings, people, because we’re diving into the world of fantasy romance heroes and lovers! These irresistibly handsome enchanted creatures are the epitome of fantasy romance, with their charming personalities and magic at their fingertips. So, what makes the Fae Lover so swoon-worthy? Let’s take a closer look.

Fae Lover, Dark Lord, Mysterious Prince

With their captivating aura and mischievous demeanour, you can’t help but feel drawn to the dark and alluring nature of fantasy romance heroes. They’ll sweep you off your feet with their silver tongues and unearthly beauty, leaving you powerless to resist their magical ways.

The Magic Touch

Speaking of magical ways, have you ever been with someone who can make your problems disappear? That’s what you get with the Fae Lover. These fae princes or dark lords hold the power to cast spells and bend the elements to their will, making them the ultimate problem solvers. With just a wave of their hand or a whisper of a spell, they can whisk you away to a fantasy world where anything is possible, and what reader can resist a brooding, lonely royal looking for his other half?

The Mystery

And what’s more, one of the biggest draws of the Fae Lover is the air of mystery that surrounds them. They’re not from this world, after all, and they bring with them a sense of otherworldliness that’s hard to ignore and you’ll find yourself wondering about their past adventures and the secrets they hold, eager to uncover the hidden depths of their personality.

The Danger

We can’t talk about fantasy romance heroes and lovers without mentioning the element of danger that comes with them. It adds a touch of spice. These creatures are powerful, and sometimes, that power can be unpredictable.

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Consequently, they’re not always what they seem, and their motives can be mysterious and guarded. It’s this element of danger that makes the Fae Lover so alluring – the idea that you’re taking a risk by being with them, but that the reward will be worth it.

From brooding prince to dark lord,The Fae Lover is a fantasy romance hero that will have you swooning and speechless in no time. With their charm, magic, mystery, and danger, these creatures are the ultimate fairytale romance come to life. 

Fantasy Romance Heroes

Prince Cardan in The Cruel Prince (Folk of The Air) by Holly Black

Rook in An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

Lord Nightshade in Resurgence (Dark Forest Dryad) by Sapphire Lebesque

Brooding Vampire

Let’s face it, when it comes to the world of fantasy romance heroes, there’s just something about a brooding vampire that makes our hearts skip a beat. Maybe it’s the air of mystery surrounding them, or perhaps it’s the allure of danger that comes with dating someone who could easily suck you dry in your sleep. Whatever the reason, there’s no denying that this type of hero has had us under his spell for centuries.

Why We Can’t Help Falling for this Bloodsucking Hunk

But where did the idea of the moody vampire come from? We can thank Bram Stoker’s Dracula for popularising the trope. Then Anne Rice’s timeless Lestat de Lioncourt exploded on the book scene in her Interviews With The Vampire series in the 1970s. 

In Dracula, the titular character is described as having a dark and brooding demeanour, which made him all the more intriguing to the novel’s heroine, Mina Harker. It didn’t hurt that he also had the power to manipulate minds and shape-shift into a bat.

Since then, the brooding vampire has become a staple in the world of fantasy romance. From Twilight’s Edward Cullen to Vampire Diaries’ Damon Salvatore, this type of hero has been causing heart palpitations in readers and viewers alike. But why do we find these sexy bloodsuckers so irresistible? Well, there are a few reasons.

Firstly, there’s the whole forbidden love aspect. Dating a vampire goes against all societal norms, which can make it all the more exciting. Plus, there’s the added danger of being involved with someone who has a thirst for blood. It’s like a rollercoaster ride for your emotions – terrifying and exhilarating all at once.

Tortured Souls

Then there’s the fact that brooding vampires are often portrayed as tortured souls. They’ve lived for decades, if not centuries; they’ve lost and grieved over mortal lovers, and have seen and done things that would make any normal person go crazy. This can lead to a lot of inner turmoil, which can be seen as both alluring and heartbreaking, so we can’t help but want to be the one to soothe their troubled minds.

Bloodsucking fantasy romance heroes

Finally, there’s just something undeniably sexy about a vampire. Apart from the enviable high cheekbones, they’re often depicted as having chiselled features, piercing eyes, and an all-around hypnotic aura, never mind incisors dripping with your blood. And let’s not forget about their ability to glamour and hypnotise their victims. It’s hard not to fall under their spell, as innocent London lawyer, Harker, did once trapped in Dracula’s ancient castle.

So, there you have it – the brooding vampire. He may be dangerous, troubled, and potentially deadly, but we can’t help but love him all the same.

Vampire Heroes

Lestat in Interview With The Vampire series by Anne Rice

Edward Cullen in The Twilight Saga series by Stephenie Meyer

The vampire prince in Kingdom of Blood and Ash series by D.S.Murphy

The Dragon Tamer 

Okay, let me introduce you to a fantasy romance hero that will set your heart afire – The Dragon Tamer! Picture this – a tall, dark, and handsome man with a draconian demeanour. He has the power to control the mightiest of dragons with just a snap of his fingers. Now, who wouldn’t want that kind of power and control? But wait, there’s more to The Dragon Tamer than just his dragon-taming skills. Let’s dive deeper into his character, shall we?

What makes The Dragon Tamer send your Heart Soaring?

First of all, let’s talk about his confidence. The Dragon Tamer is not afraid to take charge and make decisions, even if they’re risky. He’s the kind of hero who will do anything to protect his loved ones, especially his dragon. That kind of loyalty is rare, don’t you think? Plus, his bond with his dragon is just so beautiful and heartwarming. You can see the love and respect they have for each other, which only adds to his charm.

The Dragon Tamer’s Flaws – Scaly, much?

As much as we love The Dragon Tamer, he’s not perfect. He can be arrogant at times and stubborn too. He’s not the kind of hero who likes to ask for help, even when he needs it. But hey, nobody’s perfect, right? And his flaws just make him more human and relatable.

The Dragon Tamer’s Love Interest

Last but not least, let’s talk about The Dragon Tamer’s love interest. She’s not your typical damsel in distress, waiting to be rescued. No, she’s fierce and independent, just like our hero. And when these two come together, it’s fireworks all around. They challenge each other, push each other’s limits, and their chemistry is off the charts.

In conclusion, The Dragon Tamer is a fantasy romance hero that will make you swoon, laugh, and maybe even shed a tear or two. He’s flawed, but he’s also kind-hearted and fiercely loyal. And honestly, who wouldn’t want a man who takes you for a ride on his dragon?

Fantasy Romance Dragon Taming Heroes

The Scarred Earth Saga series by G. A. Aiken

The Royal Dragon by Rena Morgan

The Dragon Kings series by Kimberly Loth

The Charming Witch: Spellbinding Fantasy Romance Hero

Careful, you’ll fall under her spell. Looking for a female fantasy romance hero who’s witty and a master of magic? Look no further than the Charming Witch!

As a spellcaster, the Charming Witch is a jack-of-all-trades in the realm of magic. From casting spells to brewing potions, this hero can do it all. But unlike the serious and brooding necromancer or warlock, the Charming Witch brings a lighthearted and playful energy to any fantasy romance story.

Putting a Spell on You

With a wave of her wand and a sly smile, the Charming Witch can turn any situation to her advantage. Whether she’s charming the pants off a love interest or thwarting an enemy’s plans with a well-placed spell, this hero is always quick on her feet and ready for anything.

But don’t let her playful glance fool you – the Charming Witch is a force to be reckoned with. With her mastery of magic and her cunning wit, she can outsmart even the most powerful of foes.

She’s a Witch

Whether you’re a fan of swoon-worthy romance or edge-of-your-seat action, the Charming Witch is a hero you won’t want to miss. So if you’re looking for a fantasy romance story that’s equal parts enchanting and thrilling, be sure to add the Charming Witch to your must-read list today!

Charming Witch Heroines Reading

The Unlucky Charms series by T. M. Cromer

The Witches Of Eastwick by John Updike

The Witches Of Moonshyne Manor by Bianca Marais

The Mysterious Shapeshifter 

Alpha wolves, lions and other big beasts of prey. Shifter Romance is huge right now, the favourite being wolves, but if the romantic main character has fur, fangs or claws – ideally all three – then he’s the fantasy romance hero-beast for you.

This alpha lover struggles to keep his temper contained and his beast under wraps. He’s touchy, powerful and devastatingly handsome (of course). If you like dominant and possessive male romantic heroes, this type is for you.   

Fantasy Shifter Romance Heroes Reading

Cade (The Society Series Book 1) by Mason Sabre

The Phoenix Pack Series by Suzanne Wright

Fae Touched Series by Lisa Rae Roman

What’s Your Favourite Fantasy Romance Hero Type?

I’m partial to dark fae lords and mysterious necromancers. How about you? Let me know your fave fantasy romance heroes in the comments.

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