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By Theresa Romain -
This Regency romance, set in England and Ireland in 1818, marries a love of horses and riding with the romance between Kate—the Lady ...Read Review
By Mary Wine -
Helen Grant is a stubborn woman whose will cannot be bent. Or so she thinks. After escaping MacPherson Castle and the equally stubborn ...Read Review
By Amanda Forester -
In the Scottish Highlands in 1362, Lady Jyne Campbell, the youngest girl of 15 children, seeks the independence and adventure she never had growing up. ...Read Review
By Jane Ashford -
Lord Sebastian Gresham and his fiancée, Lady Georgina Stane, are very much in love. He admires her wit and intelligence, she his ...Read Review
By Grace Burrowes -
More than most Regency authors, Burrowes probes the darkness behind the glittering façade of wealth and privilege among the aristocracy. The Captive ...Read Review
By Sally Orr -
1825: Lord Boyce Parker, called Piglet Parker by his “friends,” has a curious mind and a curious personal trait: he loves to sing. These ...Read Review
By Grace Burrowes -
What a Lady Needs for Christmas is set in late 19th-century Scotland. The Yuletide holidays provide a challenge for Lady Joan Flynn, who ...Read Review
By Katie MacAlister -
Bestselling novelist Katie MacAlister returns to her romance roots with her hilarious new Regency novel, and it was worth the wait. Irreverent and ...Read Review
In the second book of her interconnected Captive Hearts Regency series, the author undertakes a daunting challenge: to transform a traitor to his ...Read Review
Like the others, the third book of the interconnected Captive Hearts Regency series is set against a dark background. Here, however, the problems ...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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