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bodice ripper

  • n  a romantic novel containing scenes in which the heroine is sexually violated
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  • 'Reign' hopes to seduce teens with its tales of Mary Queen of Scots
    The soapy, history-lite bodice ripper is a big gamble for the CW, which wanted a 'cable-quality show.' But its love triangle is a tried-and-true winner for the network. Royals are all the rage, with Kate, William and baby George splashed across the international media, and the CW network hopes American teens are ready for their own blue-blooded story about kings, queens and dynasties.        
    Sept. 13, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

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