Category: Romantic Historical Fiction

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SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha And Ragnar by Rachel Tsoumbakos

Purchase Now from Amazon Lagertha was known to be one of the wives of the famous Viking Ragnar Lodbrok. But did you know they first met each other at a brothel? And just how long did their marriage last? Was Lagertha really the revered shield maiden we see her as today? ‘Vikings: The Truth About Lagertha And Ragnar’ aims to...

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SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: Murder in the Forbidden City (Qing Dynasty Mysteries #1) by Amanda Roberts

Purchase Now from Amazon Peking, 1867 When one of the Empress’s ladies-in-waiting is killed in the Forbidden City, she orders Inspector Gong to find the killer. Unfortunately, as a man, he is forbidden from entering the Inner Court. How is he supposed to solve a murder when he cannot visit the scene of the crime or talk to the women...

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VIRTUAL TOUR: Traitor’s Knot by Cryssa Bazos

Purchase Now from Amazon England 1650: Civil War has given way to an uneasy peace in the year since Parliament executed King Charles I. Royalist officer James Hart refuses to accept the tyranny of the new government, and to raise funds for the restoration of the king’s son, he takes to the road as a highwayman. Elizabeth Seton has long...

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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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SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: The Du Lac Chronicles Book 1 by Mary Anne Yarde

Purchase Now from Amazon AD 495, Wessex, Briton. If all you had left was your heart, would you give it to your enemy? A generation after Arthur Pendragon ruled, Briton lies fragmented into warring kingdoms and principalities. The powerful Saxon King, Cerdic of Wessex, has spent the last twenty years hunting down Arthur’s noble knights. He is determined to secure...

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SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: Castles in the Air by Sheila Myers

Purchase Now from Amazon In Castles in the Air, author Sheila Myers crafts a tale of greed, ambition, and drive for freedom as she continues the fictional account of the Durant family begun in Imaginary Brightness. When their father dies, William and Ella are finally free of his domineering control to pursue their ambitions. William is now head of the...

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