The story begins in the South in 1875 and tells of Francesca (“Chess”) Standish, raised to be a lady but … More Alexandra Ripley’s FROM FIELDS OF GOLD – Unusual Love Story of the American South and Aristocratic London in late 19th Century with a Great Heroine.
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It’s Park City, Utah Territory in 1886 and Emma O’Toole is pregnant by her fiancé Billy John “the only boy … More Elizabeth Lane’s THE BALLAD OF EMMA O’TOOLE – Unusual Marriage and Utah Mining Make for an Entertaining Tale!
Set in Dundee Scotland in 1780, this is the story of Stone Sinclair, Earl of Alban, whose harsh countenance earned … More Tammy Andresen’s SCOTTISH DEVIL – A Scottish Laird with a Face of Stone and a Heart of Gold
After reading On a Highland Shore and its sequel Rivals For The Crown, I became a devoted fan of Givens … More Kathleen Givens’ KILGANNON – A Very Worthy Heroine in a Great Highland Romance – a Keeper!
Set in Scotland in 1589, this is the story of Sorcha Cunningham, a girl gifted with the second sight, who … More Carmen Caine’s Heather House: Witch of the Moors – Well-Written Story of Scotland at the time of King James’ Witch Hunting
Since he lost the love of his youth to the English, Bryce Fraser is only concerned with serving King Robert … More B.J. Scott’s HIGHLAND QUEST – Hotheaded Hero Finds Love With a Determined Woman
Sometimes when I talk to fellow readers of historical romance, or even authors, and I mention a name from the … More How We Got to Where We Are Today: Modern Historical Romance Over the Last Several Decades, a Recommended Reading List for the Uninitiated
Originally published in 1984 and updated for the eBook version, this is a classic romance from a great historical romance … More Shirlee Busbee’s DECEIVE NOT MY HEART – A Case of Mistaken Identity and an Intriguing Love Story from old Louisiana—and a Bodice Ripper!
This is a classic from 1981 set in 1788 and the years following in France (mostly) on the dawn of … More Veronica Jason’s SO WILD A HEART – Love in the Midst of the French Revolution
From your favorite USA Today, bestselling and award-winning historical authors come adventure and passion in one set! A WARRIOR’S HEART… … More A New Collection of Medieval Romances… A WARIOR’S HEART!
Set in 1171, this is the story of a powerful, undefeated warrior (“the Irish Devil”) who was awarded lands and … More Donna Fletcher’s THE IRISH DEVIL – Endearing Irish Love Story
While not strictly a part of Seymour’s Irish historical trilogy (THE BLACK SWAN, ROSE IN THE MIST and THE IRISH … More Ana Seymour’s MAID OF KILLARNEY – A Worthy Tale, Well-told Irish Love Story
Rock of Cashel Tipperary, Ireland I first developed this list for a friend of Irish descent who loves Irish historical … More Best Irish Historical Romances
If you are a fan of the Irish tales and mythology, you will enjoy this story. The hero, a man … More Heidi Ashworth’s O’ER THE RIVER LIFFEY – Irish Girl Saved From an Arranged Marriage to an English Lord
Free for a limited time the story that began it all on all Amazon sites: US, UK, Canada, Australia, India. … More FREE! The Red Wolf’s Prize, book 1 in the Award-winning Medieval Warriors Series
This is a wonderful novel from a winner of the Romantic Time Lifetime Achievement Award. Set in New Orleans and … More Becky Lee Weyrich’s TAINTED LILIES –Old New Orleans and the Pirate Jean Laffite in the time of the War of 1812
This was Kathleen Woodiwiss’ first romance, first published in 1972, and it’s still a gold standard. She set the bar … More Kathleen Woodiwiss’ THE FLAME AND THE FLOWER – Captivating Tale of a Sea Captain and the Woman he mistook for a Doxy—a Keeper!
Jean Donet, comte de Saintonge Rogues Who Make Readers Sigh by Regan Walker I like my heroes to be alpha … More Rogues Who Make Readers Sigh
February is Pirates and Privateers month in which I feature books with love on the high seas! So let the … More Karen Robards’ DESIRE IN THE SUN – A Handsome Sea Captain, a Forbidden Love and a Tropical Isle—Formula for a Lasting Love!
My guest today is Gina Conkle, author of Viking and Georgian romances, some of which have been featured on Historical … More Guest Author Gina Conkle shares from her research on Vikings!
This is an unusual Viking tale set in Northeast England in 836 (the beginning) and Norway in 844. This is … More Julia Knight’s THE VIKING’S SACRIFICE – An Unusual Love Story of a Viking and a Saxon
This is the story of Miss Annis Wychwood, who, at twenty-nine, is independent and determined to live on her own. … More Georgette Heyer’s LADY OF QUALITY – Another Regency with Delightful Characters and a Splendid Heroine
Set in 10th century in Ireland and Greenland, this is the story of Yngveld Sveinsdatter whose father once contracted her … More Theresa Scott’s FORBIDDEN PASSION – Worthy Viking Tale with an Irish Hero
Set at the outset of the American Revolution, beginning in December 1773, this is the story of Ian MacGregor, who … More Nora Roberts’ IN FROM THE COLD – Brilliant Christmas Story of a Scot and an Irish Lass on the eve of the American Revolution… A Keeper!
Proctor has delivered an enthralling romance set “down under,” on that mysterious island country, Tasmania, lying south of Australia. Set … More Candice Proctor’s WHISPERS OF HEAVEN – Tasmania and Love in the 19th Century—a Great Story with a Wonderful Heroine!