Books by Michelle Styles

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A Noble Captive

Set on Crete during the days of the Roman Republic, A Noble Captive by Michelle Styles was definitely an unusual historical and largely an enjoyable one as well. Tribune Marcus Livius Tullio is captured on the high seas with his men and brought by pirates to Crete. When the pirates come to pay tr ...

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A Christmas Wedding Wager

Michelle Styles is best-known for romances set in Ancient Rome, and I know that some of her readers were disappointed that her latest romance is set in Victorian England. I had never read anything by her and was happy to pick up A Christmas Wedding Wager. I enjoyed many facets of the book, but one i ...

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The Roman's Virgin Mistress

When I first laid eyes on The Roman's Virgin Mistress, I thought surely the folks at Harlequin Presents had played some kind of practical joke on the Harlequin Historicals line. What's next? Banging the Baron? Still, I've read enough romance to know that the covers and titles are often vastly ...

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The Gladiator's Honor

There's something so thrilling about reading a really good debut novel and, while Michelle Styles' debut is not perfect, there is something quite compelling about it. The setting is one not often seen in historical romance and she manages to create characters who are strong without coming off li ...