Portugal

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Marrying the Royal Marine

What is special about historical romance is that in the hands of the right author it can transport you to love in another time, another place. Carla Kelly is exactly that type of writer, able to bring the Regency Era to life and people it with honorable, amazing characters that make you fall in love ...

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The Surgeon's Lady

This is a very lucky year for Carla Kelly fans: two new books to enjoy, after years of more occasional publishing. If you've read Kelly before, you know her books stand out. In a veritable sea of Duke This and Earl That, she writes about ordinary people who fall in love. Her language is never canned ...

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Red, Red Rose

Red, Red Rose is set primarily in Portugal during the Napoleonic Wars. With its rich historical and military detail, it is somewhat reminiscent of Mary Jo Putney's Shattered Rainbows. It has an exciting sub-plot involving spies and treason, and it's quite a good read. The only problem is that the ro ...