Category: Historical Romance

SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: Proof of Virtue by Leila Snow

Purchase Now from Amazon “In struggling with misfortune, Lies the true proof of virtue.” – Shakespeare It is the year 1833, and a cholera outbreak has just ravaged Manchester, leaving Emma Belden an orphan, with two young siblings to care for. Left with few options, she is forced to enter the workhouse and suffer the habitual injustices commonplace to that...

AUDIO REVIEW: Slightly Dangerous by Mary Balogh – Narrated by Rosalyn Landor

Review by Lady Wesley Slightly Dangerous was released in 2004, as the culmination of Mary Balogh’s Bedwyn Saga, which follows the lives of Wulfric Bedwyn, Duke of Bewcastle, and his five siblings. It has gone on to become her most popular book, with a 4.6/5 rating on Amazon and 4.2/5 on Goodreads, and is firmly placed among the top ten...

SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: A Marchioness Below Stairs by Alissa Baxter

Escaping from Bath and the news that her former love is about to marry another, Isabel, the young widowed Marchioness of Axbridge, accepts an invitation to her cousin’s house party. Yet, instead of finding respite, she stumbles into a domestic crisis of majestic proportions: The kitchen staff has succumbed to the influenza. If that weren’t bad enough, her former sweetheart...

Retro Review: The Suffragette Scandal (Brothers Sinister #4) by Courtney Milan

Review by Lady Wesley My thoughts upon finishing this book: Wow! How can I write a review that does justice to this magnificent novel? Well, I can’t, but for what it’s worth, here goes. Huzzah! Courtney Milan! This heart-tugging story of two people living in a world into which they do not fit is an appropriate ending to Milan’s brilliant...

The Captain’s Disgraced Lady (The Chadcombe Marriages #2) by Catherine Tinley

Review by Caz The Captain’s Disgraced Lady is Catherine Tinley’s second novel, and tells the story of a young woman whose family history has always been shrouded in mystery and an army officer who is so haunted by the things he has seen and done that he believes himself defiled.  It’s not an especially original plotline, but it’s generally handled...

SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: Lady of Steel by Mary Gillgannon

Purchase Now from Amazon One rapturous hour sparks unforgettable passion between Lady Nicola and Fawkes de Cressy. The memory of their time together enables Fawkes to survive the horrors and perils of the Crusades and gives Nicola the hope and strength to endure a brutal marriage. Fawkes returns to rescue the woman of his dreams and finds Nicola enmeshed in...

SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: When Love Unlocks Time by Camilla Cornish

Purchase Now from Amazon When Love Unlocks Time is a gripping Tudor time-travel novel which gives Miranda a unique opportunity for another try at life. Things aren’t going well for Miranda when she finds a way to travel back in time. Without warning she is plunged into the intrigue and mesmerising romance of Tudor times amongst the wildly ambitious Boleyns...

The Lady in Red (Seasons for Scandal #3.5) by Kelly Bowen

Purchase Now from Amazon Lady Charlotte Beaumont has spent her whole life being ignored. By her parents, her brother, even the servants. So she was secretly able to develop her talent for painting well beyond the usual watercolors. Too bad no one will let her actually use it—women are rarely accepted into the Royal Academy. But when a connection at...

The Lady Flees Her Lord by Ann Lethbridge

Purchase Now from Amazon Driven to despair by her husband’s endless abuse and ridicule, Lucinda, Lady Denbigh, can endure no more. With no one to turn to, she flees London to take quiet refuge in the countryside, determined to build a new life of her own. Posing as a widow, she finds a small cottage to lease on the far...

SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: Sing to Me of Dreams by Kathryn Lynn Davis

Purchase Now from Amazon An historical novel from New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Lynn Davis: One woman’s journey of discovery…through all the mysteries of the human heart. As a child, Saylah held the magic and wisdom of her Salish Indian people. But when tragedy ravages the Salish, she must leave them for the world of the Ivys – an...

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