Category: Historical Romance

Review: Dukes Are Forever by B..

Review: Dukes Are Forever by Bec McMaster

Dukes Are Forever Author: Bec McMaster Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Dukes Are Forever is finally here. Readers of the London Steampunk: The Blue Blood Conspiracy series have been waiting for the final showdown between the head of the Company of Rogues (CoR), Duke Malloryn, and his life-long arch-nemesis, Balfour. The story arc has […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Day’s Patience by A. W. Exley

Audiobook Review: Day’s Patience Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #2 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Day’s Patience is the fantastic sophomore story in the Silent Wings series. Ms. Exley has created a fascinating world set in historic England, filled with unique and fantastical creatures that live among the humans. […]

Review: Not the Duke’s D..

Posted December 18, 2018 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Not the Duke’s Darling by Elizabeth Hoyt

Not the Duke’s Darling Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Right from the opening lines, I knew I was going to enjoy Not the Duke’s Darling. There is mystery and intrigue, but more importantly, there is a wonderful, well-written romance between two passionate characters. When she was only 12, Freya […]

Review: Earl to the Rescue by ..

Posted December 17, 2018 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Earl to the Rescue by Jane Ashford

Earl to the Rescue Author: Jane Ashford Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: I wanted to like Earl to the Rescue. The storyline had a ton of potential, but it just never lived up to it. The characters, when they weren’t bland and predictable, were annoying; for example the heroine, Gwendeline constantly refers […]

Review: How the Earl Entices b..

Posted November 12, 2018 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: How the Earl Entices by Anna Harrington

How the Earl Entices Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Ross Carlisle, cousin to the original Carlisle men of the first three books in the Capturing the Carlisles series, has found himself in a heap of trouble. He’s uncovered a conspiracy within the British Ambassador’s Parisian office; however, the Ambassador […]

Review: First Earl I See Tonig..

Posted November 6, 2018 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: First Earl I See Tonight by Anna Bennett

First Earl I See Tonight Author: Anna Bennett Reviewer: Ang Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: I found First Earl I see Tonight to be a lovely diversion on a rainy, cold Saturday. The characters are fun and multi-dimensional, and the settings are well written and easily pictured.  Fiona is strong, sweet, smart and fiercely […]

Review: Seduced by a Scot by J..

Posted October 18, 2018 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Seduced by a Scot by Julia London

Seduced by a Scot Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Seduced by a Scot is the sixth title in Ms. London’s entertaining Highland Grooms series. Although there is mention of previous characters and activities, the story is very much a standalone romance and enjoyable by its own rights. Readers briefly […]

Review: Brave New Earl by Jane..

Posted August 8, 2018 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Brave New Earl by Jane Ashford

Brave New Earl Author: Jane Ashford Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Jane Ashford writes a lovely story full of charm and wit about how two broken people are able to help each other heal. Benjamin is a widow with a young son unable to find healing after the death of his wife. […]

Review: Highland Betrayal by A..

Posted August 7, 2018 by Nima in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Highland Betrayal by Alyson McLayne

Highland Betrayal Author: Alyson McLayne Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I enjoyed Highland Betrayal every bit as much as McLayne’s last book in the series, Highland Conquest.  This is the third book of five in the Sons of Gregor MacLeod series following the five boys fostered by Gregor MacLeod and raised as […]

Review: Tempting the Laird by ..

Posted July 6, 2018 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Tempting the Laird by Julia London

Tempting the Laird Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Catriona (Cat) Mackenzie lives her live on her own terms and does not care what polite society thinks. She, along with her Aunt Zelda, runs a shelter for less fortunate woman: those that society turned its back to. However, when Zelda […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise by A.W. Exley

Welcome to my feature that focuses on audiobooks. It’s time to…   Audiobook Review: Dawn’s Promise Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #1 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Dawn Uxbridge was born with a fragile heart and not expected to make it past her teen years. Now in her twenties, […]

Review: A Gentleman Revealed b..

Posted April 17, 2018 by B. in Gay Romance, Historical Romance, LGBTQ, Rating C, Reviews
Review: A Gentleman Revealed by Cooper Davis

A Gentleman Revealed Author: Cooper Davis Reviewer: B. Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: While A Gentleman Revealed is the beginning of a series, I believe that the narrative would have benefitted greatly if I’d read the original stories that prefaced it. There are private jokes and intricacies which are crucial to the various relationships […]