Contemporary romances come in many shapes and sizes. Often these don't just fall into one category of romance, for a contemporary romance is considered any romance that takes place after World War II. Often the women in these novels are seeking success and fulfillment on many levels, including romantic fulfillment. This genre of romance can also be broken down into subgenre such as ethnic/multicultural, traditional, chick lit, and women's romantic fiction. The authors below each write some type of contemporary romance, though they may also write in other genres.