Dublin International Writers’ Festival!

When you read this, I will be in Dublin, Ireland, attending the International Writers’ Festival–for the…

Georgette Heyer’s THE GRAND SOPHY – A Brilliant Classic from the Queen of Regency Romance!

Set in the Regency period (no date is given but it’s sometime after May 1816 when…

Nadine Crenshaw’s FIELDS OF THE SUN: Simply Superb Storytelling!

I love the way Nadine Crenshaw breaks rules as she tells a great story. For example,…

Victoria Holt’s THE JUDAS KISS – Death, Love and Mystery in Bavaria!

A wonderful, intriguing Victorian mystery romance that pulls you in. I could not put this one…

Loretta Chase’s CAPTIVES OF THE NIGHT – A Captivating Story Set in Paris

I bought all the romances in this loosely woven series before I read one of them.…

Day Taylor’s THE BLACK SWAN – Civil War Saga and a Classic!

Set in the Civil War between the years 1850 and 1865, it’s a sweeping saga of…

Judith E. French’s SCARLET RIBBONS – Exciting Story of Love in the time of the Revolutionary War!

Set in Maryland in 1777, scarlet ribbons tells the story of Sarah Turner, originally from England…

Anita Mills’ BITTERSWEET –Post Civil War Heading West

A well-written story of two people who find love in the midst of recovering from the…

Christopher Nicole’s OLD GLORY – Irish Hero and the Forming of the Young American Navy and Love Amidst War

July is Patriotic Historical Romances month when I feature stories from America’s past when the country’s…

Kaki Warner’s BEHIND HIS BLUE EYES – 1st in the Heroes of Heartbreak Creek trilogy will capture your heart

 Continuing on from the Runaway Brides trilogy, it’s 1871 and we’re back in Heartbreak Creek, Colorado…

Susanna Kearsley’s THE ROSE GARDEN – Smugglers, Time Travel and Love Across the Centuries

Eva Ward has returned to Cornwall from Los Angeles, following her sister’s death. She remembers Cornwall…

Meggan Connors’ HIGHLAND DECEPTION – A Love Story Set in the Highlands in Between Jacobite Risings

  Set in the Highlands in 1725, this is the story of Kenneth Mackay, marked by…

Elizabeth English’s THE BORDER BRIDE – Treachery, Betrayal and Love in 14th century Scotland

Set in 1375, mostly in Scotland, this is the story of Alyson Bowden, bastard half-sister to…

Elizabeth Chadwick’s IRISH PRINCESS – Ireland in the 12th Century with the Coming of the Normans and an Alliance that Led to Love

Aoife MacMurchada is just 14 years old when her father Diarmit, King of Leinster, is brutally…

Collette Cameron’s TO LOVE A HIGHLAND ROGUE – Charming Story of a Match Made by the King

Set in the Highlands in 1720, this is the story of Logan Rutherford, Laird of Lockelieth…

Johanna Lindsey’s LOVE ONLY ONCE – The First of the Rogues and a Good Beginning to the Malory Saga

In this first in the Malory series, we meet Lord Edward and Lady Charlotte Malory and…

Karen Robards’ FORBIDDEN LOVE – Masterful Storytelling Will Keep You Reading Late Into the Night!

Seduced by her guardian, Justin, Earl of Weston, at his estate in Ireland when she was…

Christine Monson’s RANGOON – A Love Story from 19th century Burma and a Wild Ride!

Set Burma in the 19thcentury in the era of Queen Victoria, this story is brought to…

Lisa Gregory’s BONDS OF LOVE – Exciting Civil War Love Story—a Classic!

What can I say about this book? It’s a well-written page-turner, a bodice ripper and Lisa…

Laurel McKee’s DUCHESS OF SIN – Entertaining Irish “Regency Style” Romance

  This is the second in McKee’s Sisters of Erin trilogy (Countess of Scandal, Duchess Of…

Sara Hely’s THE LEGEND OF THE GREEN MAN – Superb Storytelling in this Irish Classic

  Set at the dawn of the Regency period (years after the defeat of the Irish…

Karen Robards’ ISLAND FLAME – An Exciting Bodice Ripper with Pirates—very well done!

  You cannot beat Robards for an exciting read. This one and its sequel Sea Fire…

Dorothy Dunnett’s CHECKMATE – A Scottish Hero Like None Other and the Woman who Loves Him, a Keeper in a great series!

  Set in 1557, this is book 6 in a most exceptional series. Our hero, Francis…

Catherine Coulter’s DEVIL’S EMBRACE – Enthralling 18th Century Story of Capture and an Earl who acts like a Pirate!

  This was Coulter’s first historical romance, published in 1985, and it is a superbly written,…

Victoria Vane’s BRETON WOLF – Excellent Viking Novella Set in 10th Century Brittany

  Set in 10th century Brittany, this is the story of Adele of Vannes, the daughter…