Category: Historical Romance

Review: The Princess Plan by J..

Posted November 22, 2019 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Princess Plan by Julia London

The Princess Plan Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Eliza Tricklebank was once the picture of the demure, polite young lady. But her heart was broken by a cad who spoke of love and marriage while courting and marrying a woman with large purse strings. Now Eliza is content to run […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Spellbound by Allie Therin

Audiobook Review: Spellbound Author: Allie Therin Narrators: Erik Bloomquist Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Magic in Manhattan #1 Genre: Historical Romance, Paranormal/Magic, LGBTQ, Gay Romance Audiobook Source:  Tantor Audio You know the joy when you pick up a new-to-you author/narrator and find a gem? That is the case for me and Spellbound. I was engrossed from beginning to end […]

Review: After the Spy Seduces ..

Posted November 11, 2019 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: After the Spy Seduces by Anna Harrington

After the Spy Seduces Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Kit has worked as a spy for the Home Office for a decade, recruited while serving in the military. After ten years, he doesn’t trust anyone and sees darkness and suspicion in everything / one around him. He wants revenge […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Reflection of Shadows by Anne Renwick

A Reflection of Shadows Author:  Anne Renwick Narrator: Anais Inara Chase Audio Speed: 1.3x Series: Elemental Web World #3.6; An Elemental Web Tale Genre: Steampunk Romance Source: Author Having read and enjoyed A Reflection of Shadows, I jumped at the chance to listen to and review the audiobook version. I found that I delighted in the story equally […]

Review: Highland Jewel by May ..

Posted October 4, 2019 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: Highland Jewel by May McGoldrick

Highland Jewel Author: May McGoldrick Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: Highland Jewel is the second novel in the Royal Highlander series and revolves around Maise Murray and Niall Campbell during a time of great unrest and reform in the Scottish HIghlands. Maise is an actively working for change with Fiona, Niall’s older […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Thornbound by Stephanie Burgis

Audiobook review: Thornbound Author: Stephanie Burgis Narrator: Emma Newman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Harwood Spellbook #2 Genre: Fantasy Romance, Historical Source: Author Picking up a few months after the conclusion of Snowspelled, Thornbound follows Cassandra as she fights to open the first ever school of magic for girls. Shared once again from Casandra’s first person POV, […]

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Posted September 12, 2019 by Jen in Historical Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

Audiobook Review: Bringing Down the Duke Author: Evie Dunmore Narrator: Elizabeth Jasicki Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: A League of Extraordinary Women #1 Genre: Historical Romance Source: Penguin Random House Audio Annabelle is trapped in a life as an unpaid servant for her male cousin, so she jumps at the chance to be one of the first women to […]

Review: The Duke is But a Drea..

Posted August 29, 2019 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Duke is But a Dream by Anna Bennett

The Duke is But a Dream Author: Anna Bennett Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The Duke is But a Dream is a charming tale about expectations, forgiveness, remaining true to oneself, and learning to love despite the messiness of it. Honestly I think the best way to summarize the book is with […]

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Posted August 20, 2019 by Jen in Historical Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Project Duchess by Sabrina Jeffries

Audiobook review: Project Duchess Author: Sabrina Jeffries Narrator: Beverley A. Crick Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Duke Dynasty #1 Genre: Historical Romance Source: Recorded Books (Publisher) The Duke Dynasty is a new historical romance series about a dowager duchess who was married and widowed by three different dukes. She has five grown children – three are dukes themselves. […]

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Posted August 14, 2019 by Jennifer in Historical Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Brazen and the Beast by Sarah MacLean

Audiobook Review: Brazen and the Beast Author:  Sarah MacLean Narrator: Justine Eyre Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Bareknuckle Bastards #2 Genre: Historical Romance Source:  Purchased After enjoying the second novel The Bareknuckle Bastards series, Brazen and the Beast I’m officially a fan of Sarah MacLean. I enjoy her voice and the characters she pens. I plan on reading and/or listening […]

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Posted August 13, 2019 by Jennifer in Historical Romance, Listen Up!, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean

Audiobook Review: Wicked and the Wallflower Author:  Sarah MacLean Narrator: Justine Eyre Audio Speed: 1.0x Series: Bareknuckle Bastards #1 Genre: Historical Romance Source:  Library I’m fairly new to historical romances. I’ve read a few with paranormal elements and believe those are great for bridging the gap between paranormal romance and historical romance. I always thought I wouldn’t enjoy […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Snowspelled by Stephanie Burgis

Audiobook review: Spellswept and Snowspelled Author: Stephanie Burgis Narrator: Emma Newman Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: The Harwood Spellbook #0.5 & #1 Genre: Fantasy Romance, Historical Source: author Note: The audiobook edition of Snowspelled includes the prequel novella, Spellswept. I include reviews for both, below. Spellswept: Spellswept is the prequel to the Harwood Spellbook series. It is shared […]

Quickie Review: Marry in Secre..

Posted July 10, 2019 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Quickie Review: Marry in Secret by Anne Gracie

Marry in Secret Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Marry in Secret was a fun, fast moving novel. Lady Rose is easily my favorite of the Rutherford sisters, and she does not disappoint in her novel. She is quick-witted, smart, and proves to be both fearsome and soft as the […]

Review: The Earl Next Door by ..

Posted June 4, 2019 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The Earl Next Door by Amelia Grey

The Earl Next Door Author: Amelia Grey Reviewer: Ang Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: The Earl Next Door is full of feisty characters and lots of chemistry. Lyon and Adeline butt heads from the moment they meet but can’t deny the sparks that ignite between them every time their paths cross. Adeline shows Lyon […]