Books by Elizabeth Lane

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The Borrowed Bride

The Borrowed Bride by Elizabeth Lane is a romance set in rural Colorado in 1899. While I liked the setting, and was not put off by the love triangle of a woman who has to choose between two brothers (a no-no for a number of readers), ultimately the romance failed to convince me. Quint ...

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On the Wings of Love

I've long thought that the 20th century would make the perfect backdrop for a historical romance. While the latter half of the century is still a little too close to living memory, the earlier part of the century is filled with all manner of events and fascinating characters waiting to be discovere ...

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Navajo Sunrise

I've heard some readers say they dislike reading Scottish historical romances from the period immediately preceding the battle of Culloden because they have a hard time believing in any happy ending when they know such happiness is doomed by history. I have the same sort of difficulty with 19th cent ...

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My Lord Savage

My Lord Savage wasn't quite what I expected when I picked up the book. The cover touts it as a "Native American Romance," which suggests either a book set in the 1880s west with a stoic, proud, chief hero - or a book set in Regency England featuring the half-breed offspring of a duke. My Lord Savage ...

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Bride On The Run

Bride on the Run is a mail-order bride story with a potboiler plot. So many disasters befall its characters that they spend their time reeling from one crisis to another, with hardly any time to breathe. While the prose is interesting, the relentless pace makes for an exhausting read. ...

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Shawnee Bride

The Indian romance sub-genre of romance fiction has its fans. I am not generally among them because, when it comes to Indian romances, I have great difficulty in doing something that is normally quite easy for me - suspending my disbelief. I have been a long time fan of science f ...