Tag Archives: Historical Romance

Texas Splendor – Lorraine Heath [an attempted read]

Texas Splendor (1999) is the last book in a trilogy featuring the Leigh brothers who were all named after Texas towns: Houston, Dallas and Austin. I read and enjoyed the first two books in the series but for some reason, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Bound By Your Touch by Meredith Duran

BOUND BY YOUR TOUCH by Meredith Duran is the follow-up to last year’s impressive debut, THE DUKE OF SHADOWS which was a story partly set in India and featured a hero who was caught between two worlds. The first half … Continue reading

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Seducing an Angel (Huxtable Series), Mary Balogh

Seducing an Angel by Mary Balogh (2009) is the fourth book in the Huxtable series released in hardcover and published by Dell. The following review was written by fellow reader and contributor, Senetra. Enjoy. ****** Stephen Huxtable, the Earl of … Continue reading

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The Duke of Shadows, Meredith Duran

The Duke of Shadows (2008) by Meredith Duran is a historical romance set outside Regency England. The story is partially set in India during a most turbulent time when the British military was in occupation of the country. The growing … Continue reading

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Guest Review: 'Then Comes Seduction' by Mary Balogh

Then Comes Seduction (2009) by Mary Balogh, the second entry in this five part series featuring “the Huxtables.” This guest review was submitted by fellow reader, Senetra. ***** I read a preview of this book at the end of the … Continue reading

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Guest Review: First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh

First Comes Marriage by Mary Balogh (2009) and is the first in a five book series featuring the “Huxtables”. The following guest review was submitted by fellow reader, Senetra. As an aside, I haven’t read Mary Balogh in quite sometime … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Your Scandalous Ways' by Loretta Chase

Your Scandalous Ways (2008) by Loretta Chase is a romance that follows an English divorcée and demimonde residing in Venice, Italy. The subplot of the story involves her possessing some important, incriminating letters belonging to her ex-husband, Lord Elphick, a … Continue reading

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Author Watch: Lisa Valdez Updates Her Website

I am late to the party but Ms. Valdez website had been down and now I see it is back up and she has updated it with a bit of news. She promises to give readers an update about her … Continue reading

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Ebook Review: Calvary Wife by Donna Dalton

Calvary Wife by Donna Dalton is an ebook that is currently a bestseller at Fictionwise. I fell in love with the cover and was hoping this would be a good story. What I got was a formulaic romance that bored me to tears.  Here is … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab

Castle of the Wolf by Sandra Schwab, copyright 2007. Castle of the Wolf has a lot going for it without opening the cover: It’s set in Germany and it’s a historical romance with a gothic feel to it without nary a vampire around. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: As You Desire by Connie Brockway

Historical romances aren’t what they used to be. Just read this discussion here where the debate continues on the continued decline of the historical romance novel. However, Connie Brockway’s As You Desire has a wonderful hero and if your looking for a different setting, how … Continue reading

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