Just like sci-fi planetary romances and fantasy adventures have a lot of issues, so too does the billionaire romance. And one of the biggest is racism.
The billionaire romance often ignores a key question: how the heck did they get all that money anyway? The answer is usually not pretty.
When I set out to write a billionaire romance with Boardroom Omega, I had a few goals in mind. One was that I wanted to end the novel with this obscenely wealthy person, to some degree, changing their ways and using that wealth to contribute to society instead of being a parasite. The other goal was to showcase how utterly insane—and I do not use that term lightly—the existence of a billionaire...
I wrote a billionaire romance. Yet I don't like billionaires. Writing these characters in romance, though, allows for escapism.