Category Historical Romance

BOOK REVIEW: My Scandalous Viscount by Gaelen Foley

CASTING INSIDE!
Genre: Historical Romance
Published: September 25th 2012 by Avon
Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★
Sebastian, Viscount Beauchamp, lives by a code of honor, and now honor dictates he must marry Miss Carissa Portland. He has no regrets over stealing a kiss from the adorable little busybody-a fitting punishment for putting her delectable nose where it didn’t belong. But now, caught….

Advertisements

BOOK REVIEW: The Secrets of a Scoundrel by Gaelen Foley

CASTING INSIDE!
Genre: Historical Romance
Published: June 24th 2014 by Avon
Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★
Nick, Lord Forrester, has a reputation that is legendary—both as a lethal warrior and a wicked lover. But when his rule-breaking ways land him in a Scottish dungeon, he’s left there to rot, until a mysterious lady visits his cell and offers him a way….

BOOK REVIEW: My Notorious Gentleman by Gaelen Foley

CASTING INSIDE!
Genre: Historical Romance
Published: July 30th 2013 by Avon
Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★
Shy, warm-hearted Miss Grace Kenwood knows she has no chance of tempting her new neighbor, Lord Trevor Montgomery. Every eligible beauty is swooning over the brooding former spy. Even though he….

BOOK REVIEW: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

CASTING INSIDE!
Genre: Historical Romance
Published: June 27th 2006 by Avon
Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★
By all accounts, Simon Basset is on the verge of proposing to his best friend’s sister, the lovely—and almost-on-the-shelf—Daphne Bridgerton. But the two of them know…

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Nov ’17): Until You by Judith McNaught

There is something quite special about this book. Like all historical romance novels, it’s of course, romantic, dreamy, and idealistic but nevertheless makes you want to believe in such a powerful love. Once in a while, it’s okay to indulge in fantasies and Until You is the perfect selection for that. I feel November exudes […]

BOOK REVIEW: Worth Any Price by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Worth Any Price Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: Bow Street Runners #3  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: May 26th 2015 by Avon Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ SYNOPSIS: Nick Gentry is reputed to be the most skillful lover in all England. Known for solving delicate situations, he is hired to seek out Miss Charlotte […]

BOOK REVIEW: Lady Sophia’s Lover by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Lady Sophia’s Lover Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: Bow Street Runners #2  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: June 4th 2002 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: Lady Sophia Sydney would do anything to ensnare the unattainable Sir Ross Cannon. Her goal: to ruin his reputation and cause a scandal that would be […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (AUG ’17): Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas

Before the summer is over, indulge in this toe-curling, butterfly-inducing and classically romantic tale of a country lady and a notorious gambler falling in love in the sweetest way. Kleypas once again shows us how she has mastered the art of leisurely story-telling that could captivate her readers from the first page to the last. […]

BOOK REVIEW: London’s Perfect Scoundrel by Suzanne Enoch

Title: London’s Perfect Scoundrel Author: Suzanne Enoch Series: Lessons in Love #2 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: April 29th 2003 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “If you ask for an opinion, expect to receive one, and don’t make fun of it.” SYNOPSIS: A determined young lady vows to give one of London’s infamous […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Rake by Suzanne Enoch

Title: The Rake Author: Suzanne Enoch Series: Lessons in Love #1 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: August 1st 2003 by Thorndike Press Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: Three determined young ladies vow to give three of London’s worst rakes their comeuppance ― but when these rogues turn the tables, who truly learns a lesson […]

BOOK REVIEW: Devil in Spring by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Devil in Spring Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: The Ravenels #3  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: February 21st 2017 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “There are young women who have goals other than finding a husband.” SYNOPSIS: An eccentric wallflower… Most debutantes dream of finding a husband. Lady Pandora Ravenel has different […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Jun ’17): Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn

Historical Romance novels are notorious for having bodice-ripper themes–that innocent heroine and rake of a hero combination–but lo and behold, Julia Quinn, who came and changed the game by having her stories innocently romantic but never lacking the fire. Just Like Heaven is one of my first reads from her and I immediately noticed how […]

BOOK REVIEW: Secrets of a Summer Night by Lisa Kleypas

Title: Secrets of a Summer Night Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: Wallflowers #1  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: November 28th 2006 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “I’m coming to believe that there are two kinds of people… those who choose to be masters of their own fate and those who wait in chairs […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever by Julia Quinn

Title: The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever Author: Julia Quinn Series: Bevelstoke #1  (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: June 26th 2007 by Avon Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★   “Society is capricious and rewards the bad as often as the good. But it never rewards the quiet.” SYNOPSIS: 2 March 1810 . . […]

BOOK REVIEW: Gentle Rogue by Johanna Lindsey

Title: Gentle Rogue Author: Johanna Lindsey Series: Malory-Anderson Family #3 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: Historical Romance Published: March 29th 2005 by Avon (first published December 1990) Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ SYNOPSIS: Heartsick and desperate to return home to America, Georgina Anderson boards the Maiden Anne disguised as a cabin boy, never dreaming she’ll be forced into […]