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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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THE DOUGLAS LEGACY The Douglas sisters, beauties all, are valuable pawns in their family's bitter struggle to control the Scottish Crown. But when their enemies strike, each Douglas lass will find she’s been left to face them alone. CLAIMED BY A HIGHLANDER Lady...read more
A forgotten love, a twist of fate, and a second chance at a happily-ever-after. Book 1 in the "Happy Ever Regency" series is now available. Read for FREE with Kindle Unlimited! After being swept out to sea, Nessa Barrett, Countess of Wentford, is nursed back...read more
Three full-length novels and a prequel novella in one set! Rogue Countess Forced into marriage by her family and abandoned by her husband, Anna vowed to never again be anyone's pawn. Her only weakness might be the love she still harbors for the man who betrayed her....read more
MONTANA SNOWFALL – McCutcheon Family Series, Book 7 Y Knot, Montana Territory, 1886 When Roady Guthrie, longtime foreman for the McCutcheon ranch, takes time off to go bear hunting, he never expects to find a young woman asleep in his hunting cabin in the midst...read more
From New York Times Bestselling Author Jill Barnett comes a funny, heartwarming battle of the sexes love story.... When Addie Pinkney inherits her aunt's farm, the legacy feels like an answer to her prayers...until she arrives and meets Montana Creed. Creed also has a...read more
#1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood brings the soaring adventure, love and rivalry of medieval Scotland to glorious life in this classic historical romance. Journeying from England to Scotland, Lady Brenna has resigned herself to an arranged...read more
Haunted by a dark secret, Sebastian Rockwood, Earl of Melton, values emotional control above all else. Unlike his younger siblings, Sebastian never yields to the famed Reckless Rockwoods family trait of impulsive, rash behavior. But his prized self-control crumbles...read more
HOT HOT Bargain!! Eugenia Riley's classic, captivating "Bride Switch" Time Travel Romance is bargain-priced for a limited time!! Don't miss out on Eugenia's most hilarious, tempestuous and memorable Time Travel Romance ever!! A #1 Bestselling Time Travel...read more
From the bestselling author of Sometimes a Rogue. “Of all Putney’s heroes, the Lost Lords are the most irresistible—bad boys who are so very good.”—RT Book Reviews Marry in haste, repent at leisure. James, Lord Kirkland, owns a...read more
A USA Today Bestselling book 8/21/19! Reader's Favorite Gold Medal Winner 2020 in Historical Romance! You met Achilles and Susanna in Book Two of the Executioner Knights series – and sparks flew! Now, read their endearing and touching love story in...read more
Enjoy three of award-winning author Miriam Minger's bestselling medieval Irish romances: Wild Angel, Wild Roses, and Wild Moonlight! "Fast paced, exciting, and love scenes to curl your toes. Miriam Minger is a 50-carat jewel! Five stars!" - Affaire de Coeur...read more
“Patricia Rice weaves magical love stories”--Mary Jo Putney, NY Times Bestselling Author"Rice takes her readers on an amorous adventure in this magical tale."--RT Book Reviews"There is never a dull moment.”--Nightowl ReviewsThe...read more
The married daughter of an English aristocrat, Beth Ridgeway believes Rafael Santana cruel and insensitive; a man who uses women only for selfish pleasure. The arrogant son of a wealthy Texas family, Rafael thinks Beth flirtatious and unfaithful; a woman who takes...read more
Tartly elegant. . . . A vigorous, sparkling, and entertaining love story with plenty of Austen-ite wit." -Kirkus Reviews, STARRED review "Matthews ups the ante with a wildly suspenseful romance..." -Library Journal, STARRED review "This page-turner...read more
A reckless duke meets his match in a determined young woman – and throws her future into jeopardy with one stolen kiss. Miss Anna Hawkins, the daughter of a poor country doctor, knows the mysterious stranger who kissed her at the ball cannot really be the Duke...read more
Phoenix, Spring 1983. For the Carsons, five siblings from the present day, it has come down to this. Find the parents they have chased through time for more than two years or go home and resume their lives without them. While Adam and Greg remain in Arizona and...read more
A sword-wielding Cinderella. An enchanting Beauty. A villain who might not be so bad after all… Once upon a time, before the Brothers Grimm, when fairytales were romantic fantasies for entertaining adults and frightening children… Three twisted tales...read more
Notorious earl seeks lady outlaw for secret partnership. Courage required. Clothing optional. One of the most disreputable lords in London, Marcus Worthington is determined to bring down the man who ruined his family. There's just one obstacle in his path: the lovely...read more
A reunion with a rogue?Polished Jesslyn Chance has one of the most enviable positions in the little Regency coastal village of Grace-by-the-Sea. She is the hostess of the spa, arranging introductions and entertainments and playing matchmaker to the ladies and...read more
Reeling from the death of her parents, eldest daughter Octavia strives to be a source of strength for her sisters. She defies their grandfather’s high-handed meddling—and his desire to see the Staunton girls married. She forges her own path to...read more
Read the book that started it all, first in the Wild West Frontier Brides series set in Tombstone, Arizona in the 1880s. All Sadie had ever known, or ever wanted to know, was being a baker. She'd been raised to bake in her parents' bakery, and after their deaths, she...read more
A Classic Love Story of a Fearless Lordand the Woman Who Tamed Him Darkly handsome and rich beyond imagining, the boldEnglish conqueror was called “the Black Lyon” for hislionlike ferocity. He had no match among enemies,or women . . . until he met...read more
High-spirited medieval lasses and the daring heroes who give them Love’s First Kiss! Whether they’re crossing swords with a fierce bridegroom, tangling with a knight disguised as a beggar, seeking sanctuary with the laird’s huntsman, or dodging...read more
To pioneering settlers, Oregon is the "promise land". To the Rogue Indians, it is home. Dark Water is the keeper of her tribe's history. Pregnant, she searches for her missing husband. When she finds him dead, murdered by the whites, her labor pains begin....read more
Elspeth Fraser, a beautiful Highland seer, has a sudden vision of a handsome stranger's death. Then he rides into her life. Duncan Macrae is the Queen's lawyer, sent north to end the feud between Elspeth's wild Highland cousins and a neighboring clan. Determined to...read more
When poor orphan Ava Smith comes face to face with a girl who looks exactly like her, she is certain she has seen a ghost! But, Lady Emily Fairfax, is no ghost and is sure that she and Ava must be long lost twins. Despite her better judgement, Ava allows Emily to...read more
Kathleen James has put her practical side away for once and looks forward to the perfect romantic evening: an intimate dinner with the man of her dreams—and an engagement ring. She is not prepared to hear that he wants to bring his grandmother back from Italy to live...read more
In a time he doesn’t belong, in an alliance she shouldn’t have made, they’ll fall dangerously, hopelessly in love. New Orleans, 2020. Billionaire Rhys McCaim doesn’t believe for one second that his missing mother is a time traveler. Still,...read more
Lady Phoebe Darlington’s life as she knows it is over. Impoverished and desperate, she has been forced to take up employment as a shop girl, which is humiliating enough. But when she and her mother are thrown out of their boarding house, she may have no choice...read more
Henri lives to uncover secrets, but this man has everything to hide...Lady Henrietta Bloomfield has built a fortune gambling on the utterly predictable foibles of her peers. When her latest wager fails thanks to the stodgy Earl of Colefax and his surprisingly rash...read more
Alys Dewitt’s sister is getting married. Lucky for her she gets to be the maid of honor in a Regency themed wedding at an actual Ducal estate in England. While attending the wedding, she falls through a time hole and wakes up in 1815. Everything is strange,...read more
“A diamond that shines among the pearls.” —All About Romance on The Weaver Takes a Wife Four witty and romantic Regency frolics suitable for all ages. THE WEAVER TAKES A WIFE Haughty Lady Helen Radney is one of Regency London’s most...read more
Set in Regency England, a dangerous time of spies, treachery, and intrigue. A stranger has washed up on shore, half dead, with no memory of who he is or why he has been accused of treason. His only hope of avoiding death is a shadowy memory hovering just beyond his...read more
An earl hiding from his future . . . Lawrence Browne, the Earl of Radnor, is mad. At least, that’s what he and most of the village believes. A brilliant scientist, he hides himself away in his family’s crumbling estate, unwilling to venture into the...read more
Following the westward route of the Orphan Trains, itinerant photographer Shea Waterston is searching for the infant son she was forced to give up ten years ago. To pay her way, Shea photographs everything from church choirs to outlaws, and is setting up her camera at...read more
Swept up in political intrigue, an assassin and a princess embrace a passionate love in this fourteenth-century romance by a New York Times–bestselling author. As the last unmarried princess of Monteverde, Elayne is trapped in a marital bond when her...read more