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A Fierce Wind is here!

A Fierce Wind, book 3 in the Donet trilogy is here! From now until August 23…

Parris Afton Bonds’ THE CAPTIVE – Classic Tale of Love in the Highlands After the Battle of Culloden

Set in 1751, this is book one in The Clan Box Set, a post-Culloden tale from…

Christine Dorsey’s TO LOVE A REBEL – Unusual Revolutionary War Romance Between a Patriot and a Loyalist Scot

Set in 1775 in North Carolina, this is the story of Fiona MacLure and her clan…

Leigh Lee’s Rules of Decorum – The Civil War and a Woman in the Union Army Medical Corps

Set in 1864, this is the story of Eugenia Johnson who dons the clothes of a…

Christine Dorsey’s THE CAPTAIN’S CAPTIVE – English Girl and American Privateer Fall in Love in the War of 1812

July is American Patriotic month on the blog, that time when I feature romances set during…

Charlene Raddon’s THE SCENT OF ROSES – Western Romance with Mormons, Ghosts, Too Man Wives and a Man Falsely Accused

Set in the mining town of Whiskey Ridge, Arizona Territory in 1889, this is the story…

LaVyrle Spencer’s HUMMINGBIRD – A Second Chance at Love From a Very Unlikely Place

Set in 1879 in Colorado, this is the story of the very proper Miss Abigail McKenzie…

Kaki Warner’s HEARTBREAK CREEK – Great 1st in the Brides Trilogy, a Must Read Western!

First in the Brides trilogy (Heartbreak Creek, Colorado Dawn and Bride of the High Country), and…

Hunter Jones, et al – SEXUALITY AND ITS IMPACT ON HISTORY – A great addition to the knowledge of women’s lives in history!

Taking a short break from Western historical romances, I have just read a new book that…

Best Scottish Historical Romances!

Geddes MacGregor once wrote, “No one in Scotland can escape from the past. It is everywhere,…

Virginia Henley’s TEMPTED – Captivating Story of Scottish Love in the Borderlands—a keeper!

In a complex, lusty tale of feuding Scottish clans during the time of James IV of…

Happy Mother’s Day!!

“Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet…