Category: Historical Fiction

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BOOK BLAST: The Painter’s Apprentice by Laura Morelli

Purchase Links: Amazon * ~ * Barnes & Noble * ~ * iBooks * ~ * Kobo * ~ * Scribd Star-crossed lovers with a costly secret. As the plague grips Venice, more than a quarantine divides them… Venice, 1510. Maria Bartolini wants nothing more than to carry on her father’s legacy as a master gilder. Instead, her father has sent her away from the only home she’s ever...

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A Conspiracy in Belgravia (Lady Sherlock #2) by Sherry Thomas

Purchase Now from Amazon Being shunned by Society gives Charlotte Holmes the time and freedom to put her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. As “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, she’s had great success helping with all manner of inquiries, but she’s not prepared for the new client who arrives at her Upper Baker...

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The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn

Purchase Now from Amazon England, 1815: Two travelers—Rachel Katzman and Liam Finucane—arrive in a field, disheveled and weighed down with hidden money. They are not what they seem, but colleagues from a technologically advanced future, posing as a doctor and his spinster sister. While Rachel and Liam aren’t the first team of time travelers, their mission is the most audacious...

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AUDIO REVIEW: Fair, Bright and Terrible (Welsh Blades #2) by Elizabeth Kingston, narrated by Nicholas Boulton

This title may be downloaded from Audible via Amazon Wales is conquered, and Eluned has lost everything: her country, her husband, her hope. All that remains is vengeance, and she will stop at nothing to have it. When Robert de Lascaux is asked to marry the woman he has loved for eighteen years, he never hesitates. No wealth has ever...

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The Star in the Meadow (Spanish Brand #4) by Carla Kelly

Purchase Now from Amazon. Marco Mondragón and his wife Paloma are living hectic but happy lives at the Double Cross, on the edge of Comanchería. Five years after the death of Comanche leader Cuerno Verde, cautious diplomacy between the tribe and the colonists is underway to end Comanche raids into New Mexico. Paloma’s time has been fully consumed by her...

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AUDIO REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY: A Splendid Defiance by Stella Riley, narrated by Alex Wyhdham

This title may be downloaded from Audible via Amazon. For two years, England has been in the grip of Civil War. In Banbury, Oxfordshire, the Cavaliers hold the castle, the Roundheads want it back and the town is full of zealous Puritans. Consequently, the gulf between Captain Justin Ambrose and Abigail Radford, the sister of a fanatically religious shopkeeper, ought...

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The Saxon Outlaw’s Revenge by Elisabeth Hobbes

At the mercy of her enemy! Abducted by Saxon outlaws, Constance Arnaud comes face-to-face with Aelric, a Saxon boy she once loved. He’s now her enemy, but Constance must reach out to this rebel and persuade him to save her life as she once saved his Aelric is determined to seek vengeance on the Normans who destroyed his family. Believing...

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Looking Back at 2016 – Our Favourite Books of the Year

Amazingly, another year has passed, and it’s time for us all to look back at the books we most enjoyed reading in 2016. Here are some of the books chosen by the RHR team as their favourites of the year; if you’ve read any of them do you agree with our assessment? What are your own personal favourites of 2016? Please...

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Miss Millie’s Groom by Catherine E. Chapman

Purchase Now from Amazon – also available through Kindle Unlimited It is the summer of 1914 and Britain teeters on the brink of war. Society girl, Millicent Awbridge, is oblivious to the impending conflict and preoccupied with the recent shooting of her horse. When she confronts the culprit, Ryan O’Flynn, a groom in her father’s service, Millie finds romance rather...

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The Autumn Throne (Eleanor of Aquitaine #3) by Elizabeth Chadwick

Purchase Now from Amazon England, 1176 Imprisoned by her husband, King Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of England, refuses to let her powerful husband bully her into submission, even as he forces her away from her children and her birthright. Freed only by Henry’s death, Eleanor becomes dowager Queen of England. But the competition for land and power that...

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