Historical Romance

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As You Desire (#54 on our Top 100 Romances List)

An AAR Top 100 Romance originally published on March 11, 1998 When Harry Met Dizzy. Only better. My first Connie Brockway, and thank goodness, I have her others in my stockpile. This is a terrific book! Lovely Desdemona Carlisle is a young Englishwoman living with her grandfather in Victorian E ...

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No Other Duke Will Do

In this third installment in Ms. Burrowes’ Windham Brides series, Julian St. David, Duke of Haverford, has zero interest in taking a wife. Past choices and financial woes have forced his hand, however, and the time is nigh for matrimony, even though he refuses to admit it. He begrudgingly agrees t ...

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Twelfth Night with the Earl

This emotionally charged novella is billed as the third book in Anna Bradley’s current Sutherland Sisters series, although it doesn’t actually feature a Sutherland.  It's linked to the other books by virtue of the fact that its hero, Ethan Fortescue, Earl of Devon, is one of the secondary chara ...

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Someone to Wed

Someone to Wed is the third book in Mary Balogh’s series following the fortunes of the Westcott family as its members struggle to put their lives back together after the revelation of a long-buried family secret impacts all of them in many different ways.  The author once again proves herself to ...

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Third Son's a Charm

In Third Son’s a Charm, Shana Galen introduces us to some of the gentlemen who will feature in stories of their own as her new Survivors series progresses.  These men are closer than brothers; they served together during the Napoleonic Wars under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Draven in a unit ...

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The Bride Who Got Lucky

Oh, I do love an intellectual heroine!  Janna MacGregor writes a complicated one with some rather facepalm-worthy qualities in The Bride Who Got Lucky the second in her Cavensham Heiresses series. This  tale of a headstrong bluestocking and an independent earl who meet their match in one another, ...

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The Right Kind of Rogue

Do you like stories of unrequited love? What about ladies falling for their best friends’ brothers? Jealous heroes? If you nodded vociferously to any of those, I’d recommend picking up the newest addition to Valerie Bowman’s Playful Brides series, The Right Kind of Rogue. In this tale, two ...

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A Duke in Shining Armor

A new book from Loretta Chase is always cause for celebration, and her latest, A Duke in Shining Armor, gets her new Difficult Dukes trilogy off to a start worthy of much festivity.  On the face of it, it’s the very simple story of two people falling in love with the ‘wrong’ (right) person an ...

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The Scot's Bride

The latest MacGregor boy gets his bride in this charming and adventuresome but uneven addition to Paula Quinn’s Highland Heirs series, The Scot’s Bride. Patrick MacGregor – the latest Devil of the Highlands – is having a great time carousing his way across Scotland on his way to see his ...

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A Midnight Feast

After months of watching NASA videos on YouTube of shuttle launches and various spacecrafts and astronaut interviews and the movie Hidden Figures, this sixth book in the Fly Me to the Moon series fell on fertile imagination and I loved it. Former World War II pilot Mitch Dunsford loves his job as ...