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By Grace Burrowes -
Published 2014Published 2014-07-14
First in the Captive Hearts Series, this Regency romance is set at the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Christian Severn, Duke of Mercia, ...Read Review
By Sherri Browning -
Published 2014Published 2014-06-03
Eve Kendal, a 25-year-old widow who deeply loved her husband, has returned to England after living in India for six years. The mysterious ...Read Review
By Theresa Romain -
In 1819, Michael Laywood, the Duke of Wyverne, realizes he has to throw in the towel and leave his beloved Lancashire for the teeming ...Read Review
By Jane Ashford -
Jane Ashford, author of Once Again a Bride, delivers a charming historical romance set in Regency England. Governess Clare Greenough unexpectedly finds out ...Read Review
By Shana Galen -
This is the last book of Galen’s Diamonds trilogy. Lily Dawson, the “Countess of Charm,” masquerades as a notorious courtesan, but is, ...Read Review
By Christy English -
Angelique Beauchamp, ship owner and spirited widow, is the talk of the ton, dallying with whomever she pleases. Previously abandoned, Angelique vows never ...Read Review
By Jade Lee -
The fourth book in Lee’s Bridal Favors quartet focuses on Wendy Drew, co-owner of a women’s clothing store. Forced to work ...Read Review
By Grace Burrowes -
Asher MacGregor, after spending years in the Canadian wilderness, returns to Victorian-era Scotland to a new life as the Earl of Balfour. Although ...Read Review
By Jayne Fresina -
Miss Molly Robbins has a quiet exterior, a grim mouth, and a determination to be in control of her life. That’s why ...Read Review
By Connie Mason - By Mia Marlowe -
It is 1818. Princess Charlotte, the only legitimate grandchild of George III, has died in childbirth, which means her three bachelor uncles are in ...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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