Dorothy Dunnett’s THE SPRING OF THE RAM – Nicholas Strives to Overcome in Trebizond

This second in The House of Niccolò is set in the 15thcentury at the edge of…

Alexandra Ripley’s SCARLETT – If You Only Saw the Movie…you must read this sequel to Gone With The Wind. It’s a great love story!

After seeing the movie Gone With The Wind for the umpteenth time and once again being…

Victoria Holt’s THE PRIDE OF THE PEACOCK –Mystery, Opals and Love with a Peacock in Victorian Australia

Set in the Victorian era (about 1880), beginning in England, this is the story of Opal…

Candice Proctor’s SEPTEMBER MOON – A Masterful Tale set in Australia

Set in 1864 in Australia, this is a story of love in a foreign land, of…

Dorothy Eden’s RAVENSCROFT – Mystery, Suspense and a bit of Romance

 I am a huge fan of Dorothy Eden. One of the things she does really well…

Jennifer Roberson’s LADY OF THE FOREST – An Opus Telling of the Robin Hood Legend, Rich in Historical Detail

Set in Nottinghamshire in 1194, at 608 pages, this is a thorough telling of how Robin…

Carmen Caine’s THE BEDEVILED HEART – Superb Love Story from 15th century Scotland!

Ever wonder what a 5 star historical romance looks like with no love scenes? Well, this…

Denise Domning’s AUTUMN’S FLAME –A Medieval Rich in Historical Detail

Set in 1194, this is the story of Elyssa of Freyne, a pregnant widow, who seeks…

Best Georgian & Regency Romances

I have read many Georgian and Regency romances over the years, so it was inevitable that…

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…