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Historical Romance books have a long history within the romance fiction genre – from Walter Scott through Jane Austin (and the Brontes) to Jean Plaidy and beyond. With the continued popularity of Jane Austin and the Brontes, among ‘ordinary’ readers (not just academics and literature students) there remains a huge appetite for stories of love and romance in exotic, and historic settings – with all the accompanying difficulties of etiquette and circumstance. Whilst contemporary life allows a great deal of freedom to pursue your heart, historical settings provide those barriers to love which make such classics as Pride and Prejudice and, of course, Romeo and Juliet, classics! For a particular type of romance novel, only a journey back in history can provide just the right mix of difficulty and passion to satisfy!
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The historical romance book genre has expanded to include just about every historic period imaginable, and heroes and heroines of every class, tribe, and nationality: the romance reader can choose from multiple categories such as: Ancient World romances; Medieval Historical Romances; Regency Romances; Historical Scottish Romances; and Victorian Romances – all with multiple sub-genres.
Many add to the reader’s entertainment value by being set among great events of history, and using the drama of those events to accentuate and develop the main love story. The ‘escapist’ and ‘fantasy’ element of romance novels is clearly at work here – and much of the enjoyment comes from following and empathising with the internal difficulties of the characters, fighting for their love against mores and values of their times, which are long since dissappeared in the modern world, but somehow felt or projected onto the readers own, individual circumstances.
‘Love’ is still the name of the game, here, but for added interest, excitement and challenge – take a trip back in time and se how love survives!
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There were three men in my mind. One in the past, two in the present. How was a girl supposed to think like that? Lainie never expected to be admitted to the prestigious Time Travel Academy. She never expected to study runes, ancient languages and meet real life...read more
He wanted no woman, except one made of sails and wood and wind ... Handsome, wily Irish privateer Captain Brendan Jay Merrick is running from a painful past -- and fighting for a new nation's future when he arrives in the colonial town of Newburyport, Massachusetts,...read more
In twelfth century Scotland, it took a half-Gael with a Viking name to restore the clans to their rightful lands. Once an exile, Somerled the Mighty now dominates the west. He’s making alliances, expanding his territory, and proposing marriage to the Manx...read more
SNOWED IN WITH A ROGUE is a Regency anthology featuring authors Victoria Oliveri, Gina Danna, Tracy Edingfield, Cerise DeLand, Sandra Masters, Jacki Delecki, and Angelique Armae. Our stories cover women in every walk of life from slave to spy, and from worldly titled...read more
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Tempestuous and beautiful Wanda Miles, daughter of Ruth and Stephen Miles (or so she thinks), aspires to more than the life of a debutante, but the trouble is she doesn't know precisely what she wants. Then her aunt Marie, the family's renowned glassblower, arrives...read more
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He wasn't supposed to be with her, now he can't live without her...Lady Emily Caldwell has been raised all her life dreaming of the perfect gentleman, a noble knight that will sweep her of her feet.When her father and the king announce that she is to be married, Emily...read more
"The bluest of blood, the boldest of hearts; the de Montforte brothers will take your breath away." England, 1776: Lord Gareth de Montforte is known as an irresponsible rake with a heart of gold. When he takes a bullet for boldly thwarting a stagecoach robbery, he is...read more
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Bestselling Western author Duane Boehm has written another western novel with enough humor, heartbreak, love, and outlaws to keep you turning the page.While the ranchers around Trinidad are circling like buzzards in wait for Flannery Vogel to fail, the downtrodden...read more
George has a hard time dealing with his farm and his four children after the death of his wife. When the ladies at his church raise money for a mail order bride for him, he doesn't argue with them. He needs a caretaker for his family. Millie has a short time to find...read more
For eleven years, Gillian Rutherford has dreamed of escaping her family’s dark secret and living a normal life. Now, faced with an unwelcome marriage that will chain her to London and the secret slowly killing her, she’s desperate to save herself and the sister she...read more
Love blooms from a single lie gone wrong in this Amazon bestselling regency romance. Mistaken by a handsome stranger for her legitimate sister, Sophy can't help playing along... Good English families all have a house in the country with a deer park, a trout stream,...read more
A novel of witchcraft and magic. Queen, beggar... cat? Caitlyn is all three. Lady Caitlyn has lost everything – her husband, her throne, her home. With her husband lying brutally slaughtered at her feet and with his enemies at her door, she flees for her life....read more
A man in search of a courtesan, and a woman in search of a ship – will they find what they are looking for?Lord George Northmere is tired of his lonely existence, and makes the radical decision to go against the ton and society's rules, and seek out comfort in the...read more
In 1958, a diary is found in a cave on the small Japanese island of Hatoma. Alongside it are the remains of three people. The journal reveals the story of Hiromi, a sixteen-year-old girl who'd grown up in the United States before living in Japan in the midst of World...read more
Helen Davenport, governess for a wealthy London household, longs for a family of her own -- but nearing her late twenties, she knows her prospects are dim. Then she spots an advertisement seeking young women to marry New Zealand's honorable bachelors and begins an...read more
Defense attorney Walt Gaines and Deputy Ellie Jeffries have danced around each other after a failed relationship. Walt has made no bones about his love for her, but Ellie's lingering fear from events in her past prevent her from falling into his strong arms. That all...read more
Like Pandora's Box, the opening of an old jewelry case marks the beginning of their end... Having only ever known the life of a servant, orphaned Georgiana Wells' peace is shattered by the arrival of an unexpected guest: her Lady's obnoxious niece. And she comes with...read more
A Christy Award-winning novel chronicling the forbidden romance between Martin Luther and his wife, Katharina von Bora, set against the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century. She was a nun of noble birth. He was a heretic, a reformer, and an outlaw of the...read more
A Top 10 Kindle Bestseller from a New York Times Bestselling Author! England, 1815: The eldest of three sisters, Lady Alexandra Chase has always done what was expected of her. But when the man she's loved since her girlhood returns from a long spell abroad, she quite...read more
LOVING THE MARQUESS is book 1 in Suzanna Medeiros’s LANDING A LORD series.She is on the verge of losing everything… To save her home and keep her two younger siblings safe, Louisa Evans must turn to the head of the family that ruined hers.He needs an heir…The Marquess...read more
What would you do if you believed someone you loved was murdered? Everyone suspected Peter Holland married Sarah Woodard's cousin for her money. Some were certain he killed her for it. Sarah is determined to learn the truth. Posing as a tutor for Peter Holland's blind...read more
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Dress comes a story of long-lost love and its redemption in future generations. Romance has never been actress Chloe Daschle's forte -- in life or on screen. But everyone knows who to call for a convincing...read more
A provocative novel that will leave you breathless as it explores the heartaches and triumphs of love. Can a woman's love really stand the test of time? He left all he loved behind... Will he be able to return and win her heart? “A powerful relationship novel that...read more
A story of love and intrigue that travels from Kennedy-era Manhattan to World War I Europe from the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Wives and The Golden Hour. Fresh from college, irrepressible Vivian Schuyler defies her wealthy Fifth Avenue family to...read more
A rugged Highlander sent to retrieve his king's bride finds a mysterious beauty adrift at sea... Maria had been forced to marry at seventeen, then was left widowed shortly thereafter. Now, five years later, her brother had chosen another husband for her, sight unseen...read more
He's failed before, but with her help, this time, he might just succeed. Henry Crawford has failed to secure the heart of a good woman before ? and quite spectacularly so! There are few in town who have not heard of his scandalous affair. While his debacle might have...read more
An unconventional parlor maid upends the lives of an aristocratic family in prewar England Cluny Brown refuses to know her place in society. Last week, she took herself to tea at the Ritz. Then she spent almost an entire day in bed eating oranges. So, to teach her...read more
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