Georgette Heyer’s THE TOLL-GATE – Clever, Cant-filled Regency!

This Regency is the story of Captain John Staple, back from the battlefront and bored with…

Sue London’s TRIALS OF ARTEMIS – Her Name is Jack And She Knows How to Fight, a Regency

This is book 1 in the Haberdashers series though I might have thought it was book…

Lisa Kleypas’ WORTH ANY PRICE – Last of the Runners Gives into Love

Book 3 of the Bow Street Runners trilogy begins in 1839 and tells the story of…

Elizabeth Chadwick’s TEMPLAR SILKS – Forbidden Love in Jerusalem in the time of the Templars!

  This story shifts from William Marshall (“The Greatest Knight”) as a knight in the Holy…

Patricia McAllister’ GYPSY JEWEL – The Crimean War and Moscow!

Another great story from McAllister, this one about a gypsy who isn’t a gypsy and a…

Caroline Warfield’s THE PRICE OF GLORY – Modern Woman on a Medical Mission in 19th century Egypt Resists Love

August is Exotic Locales month on Historical Romance Review and I’m beginning with a wonderfully exotic…

Shirlee Busbee’s MIDNIGHT MASQUERADE – Love in Louisiana in 1814 as the Battle of New Orleans Approaches!

  I love Shirlee Busbee’s romances because I know I’m going to diving into a deep…

Marti Ziegler’s CLINGSTONE – Wonderful Love Story Set in Post Civil War America

The story begins as the Civil War is winding down. Mae Parrish works in a mill…

Johanna Lindsey’s ONE HEART TO WIN – Handsome Cowboy for a New York Girl

Set in Montana in the last half of the 19th century, this is the story of…

Candice Proctor’s THE BEQUEST – Unusual Western Historical Worth the Read!

Set in Central City, Colorado in 1874, this story of the post-Civil War west makes for…

Sally Platt’s ANNIE’S AUTUMN – Unique Western Historical Romance is Delightful

Set in Sweetwater Springs, Montana, presumably in the last quarter of the 19th century, this is…

Shirl Henke’s A FIRE IN THE BLOOD – Enthralling Classic from Wyoming Cattle Baron Days

Not many romance authors would start their story with a black moment but Henke does it…

Brit Darby’s DAVY’S LAST RIDE – A Worthy Tale of Love in the Scottish Borderlands in the 17th century

Another fascinating, well-told story from the writing team of Patricia McAllister and Fela Dawson Scott, otherwise…

Aleen Malcolm’s CHILDREN OF THE MIST – Suspenseful Love Story of a Campbell and a MacGregor

 This is not my first by Malcolm and there is a reason. She writes great stories.…

Jan Cox Speas’s MY LORD MONLEIGH – A Beautifully Written, Poignant Love Story From the Scottish Highlands in the late 17th Century… A Keeper!

This wonderful story is set in the Scottish Highlands in the late 17thcentury (mostly on the…

Paula Quinn’s TEMPEST HEART – Good Story of a Highland Assassin and a Protected Lass!

May is Scottish month on Historical Romance Review and I’m starting with a great story by…

Virginia Henley’s THE DRAGON AND THE JEWEL: Enthralling 13th Century Love Story and a Classic!

  In the words of the author, “The story of Simon and Eleanor is one of…

Evelyn Anthony’s CLANDARA – Enthralling Story of Star-crossed Love Amidst the Jacobite Uprising of 1745

Set in 1745, in the time of feuds between the clans and the Scottish support for…

Georgette Heyer’s ARABELLA – Wonderfully Intricate Tale of an Unlikely Match

Heyer brings great detail to her stories and I love that. That’s why they are classics.…

Teresa Denys’ THE SILVER DEVIL – Enthralling, Terrible and Wonderful, a Classic set in 17th century Italy

  It’s Classics Month! I’ll be sharing my reviews for my favorite classic historical romances…all are…

Gretta Curran Browne’s TREAD SOFTLY ON MY DREAMS – A Wonderful, Poignant and Deeply Emotional Story of a True Irish hero

Robert Emmet is a young man born to Ireland’s Protestant upper class with a promising career…

Pamela Clare’s CARNAL GIFT: Wonderful Irish Love Story

This is the second in Clare’s Blakewell/Kenleigh Family trilogy and it’s a good one. Set in…

Gail Link’s WOLF’S EMBRACE – Stockholm syndrome Irish Style

This was a difficult book to review. On the positive side, the story was well-written, fast…

Karen Robards’ DARK OF THE MOON – A Very Worthy Hero and a Different Irish Romance

I’m a huge fan of Karen Robards historical romances and many of them grace my best…

Best Pirate, Privateer and High Seas Romances!

  Who doesn’t love a good pirate or privateer story? All that capturing, swashbuckling and romancing…