Historical Romance

ARC Review: A Very Highland Holiday Anthology

★★★ Synopsis It’s an enchanting Christmas in the Highlands with some of your favorite Historical Romance authors! It’s Christmas Eve 1747, and the Highlands are snowy. In the village of Calvine, north of Tay Forest, along a road that leads straight into Inverness, the only tavern in town is packed to the rafters with travelers.… Continue reading ARC Review: A Very Highland Holiday Anthology

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Review: The Widow of Rose House – Diana Biller

★★★★ The Synopsis It's 1875, and Alva Webster has perfected her stiff upper lip after three years of being pilloried in the presses of two continents over fleeing her abusive husband. Now his sudden death allows her to return to New York to make a fresh start, restoring Liefdehuis, a dilapidated Hyde Park mansion, and… Continue reading Review: The Widow of Rose House – Diana Biller

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ARC Review: Who Wants to Marry a Duke – Sabrina Jeffries (Duke Dynasty #3)

★★★ The BlurbA past kiss with adorably bookish Miss Olivia Norley should be barely a memory for Marlowe Drake, the Duke of Thornstock. After all, there are countless debutantes for a handsome rakehell to charm beyond a young lady whose singular passion is chemistry—of the laboratory type. But Thorn has not forgotten—or forgiven—the shocking blackmail… Continue reading ARC Review: Who Wants to Marry a Duke – Sabrina Jeffries (Duke Dynasty #3)

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Review: Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake – Sarah MacLean (Love by Numbers #1)

Rating 4 Stars What's the book about?A lady does not smoke cheroot. She does not ride astride. She does not fence or attend duels. She does not fire a pistol, and she never gambles at a gentlemen's club. Lady Calpurnia Hartwell has always followed the rules, rules that have left her unmarried—and more than a… Continue reading Review: Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake – Sarah MacLean (Love by Numbers #1)

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Review: Until Forever – Johanna Lindsey

Rating 4 Stars What's the story about?From the shadows of the past. Prim and beautiful professor Roseleen White clutches her new prized possession - a thousand-year-old Scandinavian sword. And suddenly, a dream stands before her: a magnificent Viking warrior sworn to satisfy Roseleen's every desire. Until forever. Accursed for untold centuries, mighty Thorn is now… Continue reading Review: Until Forever – Johanna Lindsey

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ARC Review: In Bed with the Earl – Christi Caldwell (Lost Lords of London #1)

Rating 4 Stars What's the book about?To solve a mystery that’s become the talk of the ton, no clues run too deep for willful reporter Verity Lovelace. Not even in the sewers of London. That’s precisely where she finds happily self-sufficient scavenger Malcom North, lost heir to the Earl of Maxwell. Now that Verity’s made him… Continue reading ARC Review: In Bed with the Earl – Christi Caldwell (Lost Lords of London #1)

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ARC Review: Seduce Me with Sapphires – Jane Feather (The London Jewels Trilogy #2)

Rating 3.5 stars Read the full synopsis here ReviewSeduce Me with Sapphires is the first 'modern' historical romance I've read by Jane Feather. All of the others were written in the 90's so I was excited to see how Feather's writing developed over the years. In terms of writing style, I enjoyed it and felt… Continue reading ARC Review: Seduce Me with Sapphires – Jane Feather (The London Jewels Trilogy #2)

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ARC Review: The Arrangement – Sylvia Day, Minerva Spencer & Kristin Vayden

Rating 4 Stars Read the full synopsis here ReviewThe Arrangement is a wonderful anthology of sweet, heartfelt historical romance novellas. It includes Mischief and the Marquess by Sylvia Day, The Duke's Treasure by Minerva Spencer and The Inconvenient Countess by Kristin Vayden. While each story may be short, they certainly pack a punch and I… Continue reading ARC Review: The Arrangement – Sylvia Day, Minerva Spencer & Kristin Vayden

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ARC Review: My Darling Duke – Stacy Reid (Sinful Wallflowers #1)

Rating 3 Stars Read the synopsis here ReviewMy Darling Duke is the first book in the Sinful Wallflowers series and a decent introduction into the wallflowers looking to change their circumstances. My Darling Duke features Katherine "Kitty" Danvers as a desperate wallflower attempting to save her family by pretending to be engaged to the reclusive… Continue reading ARC Review: My Darling Duke – Stacy Reid (Sinful Wallflowers #1)

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ARC Review: Night of the Scoundrel – Kelly Bowen (Devils of Dover #3.5)

Rating 3.5 Stars Read the synopsis here Review:This novella was a fun, interesting read and my first story by this author. Unfortunately, my only concern was that the beginning felt like somewhere in the middle of the story so I had some difficulty understanding who the characters were and what was going on. After reading… Continue reading ARC Review: Night of the Scoundrel – Kelly Bowen (Devils of Dover #3.5)