Set in 1813, this tells the story of Captain Jack Dryden of the 14th Light Dragoons, who is drafted by … More Cheryl Bolen’s WITH HIS LADY’S ASSISTANCE – A Fun Regency Romp!
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Lady Grace Mabry’s large inheritance has made it impossible for her to tell whether a suitor is in love with … More Lorraine Heath WHEN THE DUKE WAS WICKED – A Steamy Regency Well Told
Set in Cornwall in Georgian England, beginning in 1779 (with a prologue set in 1765), this is the story of … More Victoria Cornwall’s THE THIEF’S DAUGHTER – Smuggling on the Cornwall Coast in the Georgian Era
September is Georgian and Regency month on Historical Romance Review and I’m starting with a good one by Mary Jo … More Mary Jo Putney’s THE RAKE – Reforming an Alcoholic Rake Takes a Good Woman
Lausanne-Castle, Switzerland It’s the end of August and you’re home and you’re bored. You want an adventure, an around the … More Best Historical Romances Set in Exotic Locales
Another well-written story from Joyce but with a few ingredients that make it unique, including a trip to Russia! Set … More Brenda Joyce’s SPLENDOR – Unique Romance Between a Russian Prince and an English Girl
Just so you know, this is not your ordinary Victoria Holt gothic murder mystery. Set mostly in France in the … More Victoria Holt’s THE DEMON LOVER – Gripping Story of a Tumultuous Love, a Victorian Bodice-Ripper set in England and France
Set in England and the Caribbean in 1672, the story begins as Lacy Bennett, marked as a witch, is bound … More Judith E. French’s FORTUNE’S MISTRESS –Exciting Pirate & Privateer Saga Set in the Caribbean!
The story begins in England in 1774, the year after the Boston tea party, and soon moves to America, and … More Parris Afton Bonds’ MOOD INDIGO – Wonderful Story from Pre-Revolutionary War America, Rich in Historic Detail!
Set during the War of 1812, this is the story of Maren Jones, an American, sailing on her cousin’s ship … More Janelle Taylor’s FORTUNE’S FLAMES – Exciting Privateer Adventure in New Orleans!
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
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