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By Lorraine Heath -
Sebastian Eaton, the rightful Duke of Keswick, longs for revenge. Returning from the battlefields of the Crimea, he reappears in a London ballroom, ...Read Review
By Beverly Jenkins -
Former bounty hunter Ian “Preacher” Vance is a hero to many — a striking, half-Scots, half-black man who quotes Bible verses and travels the ...Read Review
By Stephanie Laurens -
In June 1829, Angelica Cynster is attending a ball at Cavendish House when she is suddenly aware that a tall man with dark hair, ...Read Review
By Anna Randol -
Constantinople, 1815. Outside an opium den, an attractive woman in Turkish garments and a handsome British officer in uniform are spotted kissing. Members of ...Read Review
By Laura Lee Guhrke -
In April, 1904, Annabel Wheaton, American heiress, is about to marry Bernard, Lord Rumsford, English Earl. Theirs is not a love match. It is ...Read Review
By Gaelen Foley -
In 1816, Drake, the Earl of Westwood has always fought for good as part of the Inferno Club. But then the evil Prometheus cult ...Read Review
By Jenny Brown -
In 1820 Captain Miles Trevelyan is home on leave from India. His main purpose is to find a bride and produce an heir before ...Read Review
By Katharine Ashe -
In 1812, sixteen-year-old Octavia arrives in Madras to reside with her aunt and sister, whose husbands are East India Company officials. Besides getting bedazzled ...Read Review
By Eloisa James -
Published 2011Published 2012
James’ most recent fairytale-inspired Regency romance features a plot that reaches beyond reimagining the classic Princess and the Pea tale. The fun begins ...Read Review
By Stephanie Laurens -
In this Regency romance, Eliza Cynster is awfully close to being on the shelf. Her rapidly advancing age makes her wonder if she ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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