03/05/2015 10:04 am ET Updated Mar 05, 2015

What Older Heroines Bring To A Romance

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Melanie Jayne, author of The Party Plan, explores why an older heroine might be just the right heroine for some readers.

Melanie: Shh, lean closer, I'm going to tell you a secret. I think there are others who feel this way but won't talk about it, so I will. I just passed the mid-century mark, and there are days when a 22-year-old heroine who has a passionate affair with a billionaire just doesn't do it for me. There. I said it.

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