Historical Romance Book Reviews

Image of Laird of the Black Isle (Highland Heirs)
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Since the loss of his wife and daughter, Lachlan MacKenzie has kept to the darkness while hiding away in his castle. Then he learns his daughter is... Read More

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Since their parents’ deaths, March Lawson has spent her young life raising her siblings. She has managed on little, but when money begins running o... Read More

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Gil has served his lord faithfully, but pretending to be him while fetching his resistant bride may be going too far. But the promise of owning his... Read More

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Following her harrowing escape from a private sanatorium, Adelaide Blake finds her way to Burning Cove and a job at the local tea shop. As word of... Read More

Image of Lord Stanton's Last Mistress (Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies)
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Stand-in governess/mother/sister for the Illiakan Princess has taught Christina quite a bit, but perhaps not enough on how to guard her heart when... Read More

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Lord Randolph Cavanaugh is a man determined to make his fortune by investing in inventions that will lead the way into the future; like Throgmorton... Read More

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Diana Martin wants nothing more than to be able to write and experience life before being forced to marry. Her chance for one last escapade lands h... Read More

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Katherine Brooke is a wealthy heiress, but there is no joy in her life. Her parents keep her in a gilded cage hoping to marry her off to a titled g... Read More

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In 19th century England, Garrett Wollstonecraft believes that his family is cursed; any woman that finds herself in love with a man in his family i... Read More

Image of Someone to Care (A Westcott Novel)
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After discovering her deceased husband, the Earl of Riverdale, was married when they wed, Viola Kingsley loses her wealth and position to his legit... Read More

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Lady Cassandra Shepherd is headed home to Virginia when her ship is attacked by the infamous Captain Rose. She is wary of the instant attraction sh... Read More

Following a horrific incident in a cave, Hana leaves her mother and twin sister in Hawaii to make a new life in New York City. The aftermath of the... Read More

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Gregory Drake is a businessman. His illegitimacy puts him on the fringes of society, but his skill as a “fixer” allows him entry to the Ton. His ne... Read More

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Through no fault of her own, Lady Lily Rutherford is abducted and trapped in a situation that will destroy her reputation. Oddly enough she is resc... Read More

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The first time Jesse Creed sees Laura Lee, she is wearing a wedding dress and looking bereft. The next time Laura Lee sees Jesse, he is wet, naked... Read More

Martha Gellhorn is remembered as a great journalist and the only woman to land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day — but when she met Hemingway in... Read More

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King Edward’s daughter, young widow Princess Isabel Plantagenet, is aware that she must comply with her father’s wish that she marry a man of his c... Read More

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Lady Isabel Morrow and Bow Street Runner Callum Jenks met under unusual circumstances — over her husband’s dead body. Later they were involved in a... Read More

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The ever practical Geoffrey, Earl of Harrington, needs a wife if he is to take a post in Vienna; it seems Elizabeth Turley meets his requirements.... Read More

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With a suitcase full of gold and bonds taken from the brutal Grady brothers, the three Barratt siblings join a wagon train headed to Oregon. To kee... Read More

Image of Too Wilde to Wed (Wildes of Lindow Castle)
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Lord Roland Northbridge Wilde is more than ready to wed Miss Diana Belgrave when she suddenly runs off, leaving North with a tarnished reputation a... Read More

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In 1906 Alma Mitchell reads of the murder of a Federal agent. It is the killer’s name that sends chills down her spine: Harry Muskrat (Asku), her c... Read More

Image of Tiffany Blues: A Novel
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Struggling art student Jenny Bell is given an opportunity to join a small group of artists for an eight week semester at Louis Comfort Tiffany’s es... Read More

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Of the four Warriner brothers, Jacob “Jake” Warriner seems bound to continue the family tradition of scandalous behavior. In truth, he is no rogue,... Read More

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Sheriff Ben Madison promised to help the new town doctor ease into life in Frost Falls. He never suspected that Dr. E. Ridley Woodhouse would be a... Read More

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Lady Eva Hyde, aka Lady Unlucky, leaves England and three deceased fiancés behind to come to America and complete the hotel her father designed for... Read More

In 1949 Charlotte dreams of completing college and working in advertising, but when her father demands she work in the family business, Charlotte f... Read More

Image of A Duke Like No Other (Playful Brides)
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General Mark Grimaldi has dedicated his life to his country; now he is in line for a promotion to Home Office Secretary, a position that requires a... Read More

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Ziyaeddin, an exiled prince, is a renowned portraitist living and working in Scotland. A short time ago he was enchanted by a young woman. Her face... Read More

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Amanda Waverly’s mother sent her away to school to be educated as an accomplished lady; very far from her childhood training as a thief. Amanda has... Read More

Image of The Patchwork Bride: A Novel

Grandma Ellen is making a quilt from old family wedding dresses for her soon-to-be-wed granddaughter June. That’s when June arrives with news she i... Read More

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Lady Cecily has just seen her last brother happily wed, but that means she is now the family spinster. Dreading having to live off their charity, s... Read More

Image of The Locksmith's Daughter: A Novel

Mallory Bright is the locksmith’s daughter. Trained by her father, Mallory learns to pick any lock imaginable. However, it is her grasp of language... Read More

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Due to her facial scars — and the rumors about them — Celia has long been the outcast of Rock Springs; so when an equally scarred stranger appears,... Read More

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Before she can accept a marriage proposal from a Boston beau, Alexandra Brighton decides to return to her childhood home. Stranded in Colorado, Ale... Read More

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In the bloody, political wake left by Napoleon when he marches toward Russia, Celeste Fournier goes by many names. Her disguises are legendary, and... Read More

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The summer of 1951 is a turning point for Miranda Schuyler. It is when her mother marries Hugh Fisher and she arrives on Winthrop Island. Isobel Fi... Read More

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Harrison has just secured his future. He’s got the money, he’s got the fiancée and it’s time to settle down. In an effort to finally marry his one... Read More

During WWII Lena works for the Canadian government breaking Japanese coded messages. Though she is dedicated and loyal she fears her past as a gang... Read More

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Princess Leonor is the eldest of the Sultan’s daughters and fed up with living in a gilded cage. When she notices the Spanish Knights being held fo... Read More

Image of Never Deceive a Viscount (The Infamous Lords)
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When portrait artist Emma Trafford’s sister spies on their new neighbors and believes she’s seen a murder, she attempts to find evidence of the cri... Read More

Image of An Earl to Save Her Reputation (Harlequin Historical)
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Widowed three times, Lady Anna Fortescue is known as the Black Widow. Finally free from her last abusive husband, Anna thrives on her independence,... Read More

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After years of doing his rakish best, the Duke of Rathburne is seeking redemption and in a weak moment accepts the guardianship of Miss Marlena Fas... Read More

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Cheyenne warrior and US Army scout Two Wolves was raised in two worlds between his Cheyenne father and white mother. When he marries his beloved Cl... Read More

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It is 1942 when General Dwight D. Eisenhower arrives in London to strategically plan the Allies next move with Churchill. He is assigned a driver w... Read More

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Lilah Holcutt has little use for her best friend’s brother-in-law, Constantine “Con” Moreland. The prim and proper miss believes Con is far too fli... Read More

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Jacinda and her sisters deal with all types of clients at the Bourne Matrimonial Agency, but there is something about the Duke of Rydstrom’s reques... Read More

Marrying Joyce is Odell Watson’s ticket to rising out of poverty. Thanks to her privileged upbringing, he’s now a respected businessman. Joyce is a... Read More

While Grace Baker mourns her brother dying in France, rumors fly that enemy submarines are near. But life must go on, she still has her family and... Read More

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A mysterious blond warrior saves 12-year-old Lady Isabel from being raped by soldiers, and though she isn’t able to see his face clearly, she will... Read More

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