Posts Tagged ‘Historical Romance’

REVIEW: Three Weeks with Lady X by Eloisa James

Saturday, October 25, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Three Weeks with Lady X (Desperate Duchesses, Book 7) by Eloisa James Historical Romance published by Avon 25 Mar 14 The Duke of Villiers is one of my favorite characters in this author’s series about dukes and duchesses and their rocky paths to romance. I am pleased to see that she has […]

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REVIEW: Dreams of Lilacs by Lynn Kurland

Thursday, October 23, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Dreams of Lilacs (Di Piagets, Book 16) by Lynn Kurland Historical Romance published by Jove 29 Apr 14  I discovered Ms. Kurland when I read The Mage’s Daughter in the Nine Kingdoms series. Since then I have been a fan of the books written in that series. I am not sure why I never picked up any of her […]

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Rules for a Proper Governess by Jennifer Ashley

Monday, October 20, 2014 0:00 3 Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of Rules of a Proper Governess (Highland Pleasures, Book 7) by Jennifer Ashley Historical Romance published by Berkley 7 Oct 14 This Highland Pleasures series is one of very few lately that hasn’t disappointed me, especially considering how many books there are so far. I had a terrific time with Sinclair McBride and […]

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REVIEW: The Governess Club: Louisa by Ellie Macdonald

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Governess Club: Louisa (The Governess Club, Book 4) by Ellie Macdonald Historical Romance published by Avon Impulse 07 Oct 14 This is a series that has improved with each book, at least in so far as it mirrors my taste for independent heroines. We hadn’t seen much of Louisa in […]

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REVIEW: What A Lady Needs For Christmas by Grace Burrowes

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of What a Lady Needs For Christmas (MacGregors, Book 5) by Grace Burrowes Historical Romance published by Sourcebooks Casablanca 07 Oct 14 I live in Southern California, so the weather never quite supports the fantasy of a white Christmas with cheerful fires burning in fireplaces, but reading this book in early October […]

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REVIEW: How The Scoundrel Seduces by Sabrina Jefferies

Monday, October 13, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of How the Scoundrel Seduces (Duke’s Men, Book 3) by Sabrina Jeffries Historical Romance published by Pocket Books 19 Aug 14 This series, prior to this book, had failed to capture my imagination and I was ready to throw in the towel but couldn’t resist reading this last one, because Tristan, with his passionate […]

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REVIEW: The Governess Club: Sara by Ellie Macdonald

Saturday, October 11, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Governess Club: Sara (The Governess Club, Book 3) by Ellie Macdonald Historical Romance published by Avon Impulse 02 Sep 14 I’ve been enamoured of the premise for this series from the very start, although the first two books didn’t quite live up to my expectations for a number of (mostly […]

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REVIEW: Romancing the Rumrunner by Michelle McLean

Friday, October 10, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Romancing the Rumrunner by Michelle McLean Historical Romance published by Entangled: Scandalous 09 Jun 14 I do like twentieth century stories set in decades when women were finding ways to explore their newfound freedoms – the 1920s being a prime example. Of course, if we’re talking stories set in the US, […]

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REVIEW: Moonlight Raider by Amanda Scott

Friday, October 3, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of Moonlight Raider (Border Nights, Book 1) by Amanda Scott Historical Romance published by Forever 30 Sep 14  I have long enjoyed these stories set during the turbulent times when the borders between England and Scotland were fluid and loyalties changed sides frequently.  I like Ms. Scott’s characters and her depiction of Scotland, especially the borders, […]

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REVIEW: Christmas Brides by Enoch, Hawkins, Essex & Bowman

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of Christmas Brides by Suzanne Enoch, Alexandra Hawkins, Elizabeth Essex & Valerie Bowman Historical Romance anthology published by St. Martin’s 30 Sep 14 This is one of those rare anthologies in which every novella actually works for me. That doesn’t happen very often, because there’s usually one or two that just aren’t up […]

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REVIEW: To Love a Highlander by Sue-Ellen Welfonder

Sunday, September 28, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of To Love A Highlander (Scandalous Scots, Book 1) by Sue-Ellen Welfonder Historical Romance published by Hatchette Books 29 Apr 2014 This book starts of with an intriguing back story of a handsome Highland laird who impregnates four of the king’s mistresses at the same time and is exiled from court for […]

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REVIEW: Rogue in Red Velvet by Lynne Connolly

Thursday, September 18, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Rogue in Red Velvet (Emperors of London, Book 1) by Lynne Connolly Historical Romance published by Lyrical Press 04 Aug 14 Disclaimer: I actually read and enjoyed an early draft of this novel, back when some of the characters were going by different names and not all the subplots were in […]

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REVIEW: The Arrow by Monica McCarty

Monday, September 15, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of The Arrow (Highland Guard, Book 9) by Monica McCarty Historical Romance published by Ballantine Books 26 Aug 14 The Arrow is the next book in Ms. McCarty’s continuing saga of the Highland Guard and Robert the Bruce’s battle to gain the throne of Scotland. Set during a period when the tide is turning in […]

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REVIEW: Once More, My Darling Rogue by Lorraine Heath

Thursday, September 4, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Sandy M’s review of Once More, My Darling Rogue (Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James, Book 2) by Lorraine Heath Historical Romance published by Avon 26 Aug 14 I had a bit of a scare when I first started reading this book. I was a couple of chapters in, and I had that feeling I’ve gotten a […]

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REVIEW: Accidental Duchess by Madeline Hunter

Friday, August 29, 2014 0:00 No Comments

Tweet Veena’s review of The Accidental Duchess (The Fairbourne Quartet, Book 4) by Madeline Hunter Historical Romance published by Jove 03 Jun 14 Madeline Hunter has been a long-time favorite, and while I’ve read some of the books in the series, I have to admit that I really had to search my memory for the […]

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