This is a “keeper” that blends the period of the American Revolution and the pirate/privateer culture. Krahn weaves a compelling, … More Betina Krahn’s PASSION’S RANSOM – Absorbing American Revolution Story of a Smart Heroine who Becomes a Pirate Captain’s Woman
All articles by Regan Walker
He was only 7 years old in 1600 when John Fire Hawk, grandson of the great Powhattan, was deemed the … More Judith E. French’s FIREHAWK’S BRIDE – Fascinating Love Story from the Early American Frontier!
No date is given but since this concerns a wagon train leaving out of Independence, Missouri for the California gold … More Linda Colwell’s TOWARD THE SUNSET – Great Wagon Train Adventure!
Set in Utah in 1888, this is the story of Tempest Whitney, a widow struggling to survive on her small … More Charlene Raddon’s TO HAVE AND TO HOLD – Love on the Utah Frontier
I was really excited to read this story as I loved Joyce’s Fires of Paradise. In that book, the wonderful … More Brenda Joyce’s THE DARKEST HEART – Exciting Western with a Half-Apache Hero
Set in 1815 in England and Scotland, this is the story of Rev. Tysen Sherbrooke, an English vicar and a … More Catherine Coulter’s THE SCOTTISH BRIDE – Utterly Charming Regency Love Story of an English Vicar and Scottish Lass
Set in 1346, this is the story of Rhona MacLeod, the headstrong daughter of a clan chief on the Isle … More Jayne Castel’s THE BEAST’S BRIDE – Great first in the Brides of Skye trilogy!
This Scottish historical by Shannon Drake (aka Heather Graham) is set in 16th century Scotland and England during the rise … More Shannon Drake’s THE QUEEN’S LADY – Get Swept Away to 16th century Scotland!
May is Scottish Historicals month on Historical Romance Review and I’m starting with one that is also a classic keeper. … More Jennifer Roberson’s LADY OF THE GLEN – Superb Storytelling and a Keeper—a Highland Love that Survives the Massacre of Glencoe!
A classic that is well worth the re-read. Virginia Henley is one of my very favorite authors and she masterfully … More Virginia Henley’s THE DRAGON AND THE JEWEL: Enthralling 13th Century Love Story
Set in 1818, three years after the Battle of Waterloo, this is a sweeping saga that begins as a group … More Jennifer Blake’s THE STORM AND THE SPLENDOR – Captivating Adventure with a Mysterious Ship’s Captain Sailing From New Orleans to London to Algiers!
It’s Classics & Bodice Rippers month! Did you know some of the very best historical romances are bodice rippers? Yes, … More Karen Robards’ ISLAND FLAME – Classic & an Exciting Bodice Ripper with Pirates—very well done!
Another classic by Laurie McBain. Regrettably, for lovers of historical romance, this was McBain’s last novel. I have read, reviewed … More Laurie McBain’s WHEN THE SPLENDOR FALLS – Sweeping Saga of Southern Life Before the Civil War and New Mexico Territory After
This is a well-written set of novellas that, together, make up a sweet story of three sisters from Ireland and … More Debra Holland’s THE IRISH SISTERS TRILOGY of Novellas: A VALENTINE’S CHOICE, AN IRISH BLESSING, and A ROLLING STONE
Set in Ireland’s deep past, this is the story of Fionna O’Donnel, a sorceress from a line of magick women, … More Amy J. Fetzer’s THE IRISH ENCHANTRESS – Delightful Story of an Irish Princess Gifted with Magic and an English Knight
This is the story of Hollywood legend Maureen O’Hara in her own words: “Above all else, deep in my soul, … More In honor of St. Patrick’s Day…Maureen O’Hara’s autobiography ’TIS HERSELF – The Hollywood Legend Tells of Her Life in Her Own Words
Set in 1665, this is the story of Charlisse Bristol, who leaves England for the Caribbean, looking for a father … More MaryLu Tyndall’s THE REDEMPTION – Christian Pirate (well, sort of) Finds Love in this exciting tale!
Set in Massachusetts in 1715-16, this is the story of Maria Hallett, a 15-year-old innocent who—through a mistaken assumption—is deflowered … More Danelle Harmon’s PIRATE IN MY ARMS – The Pirate and the Puritan Find Love
Set in 1818, the Regency period, this 3rdin Lindsey’s Malory series is a worthy read. After all, it’s got a … More Johanna Lindsey’s GENTLE ROGUE: A Rogue Pirate and a Viscount
February is Pirate, Privateer and Love on the High Seas month! So, prepare for adventure. First up is one that … More Ellie St. Clair’s QUEST OF HONOR – Female Pirate Steals the Heart of a Captain in the Royal Navy!
This is the second in the Wolves of Brittany novella trilogy and continues the Vikings’ struggle to gain Brittany. Ivar … More Victoria Vane’s IVAR THE RED – Great Viking Novella!
Every now and then I love a good Viking Romance. Not fantasy, not paranormal, just straight up historical romance from … More Best Viking Romances!
A well-told Viking tale set in the Danelaw (Danish-ruled territory of England) and Norway in the late 9th century. Like … More Catherine Coulter’s SEASON OF THE SUN – Superb Tale of the Norsemen
Though no date is given, this story is likely set in the early 11th century when the Norse made voyages … More Emma Merritt’s VIKING CAPTIVE – Engaging though sometimes Unlikely Viking Tale
For medieval romance lovers, this one should be on your keeper shelf. I loved it, and though it was my … More Anita Mills’ LADY OF FIRE – A Keeper with a Great Heroine!