Category: historical romance

Review: Once Upon a Christmas ..

Posted December 11, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Once Upon a Christmas Eve by Elizabeth Hoyt

Once Upon a Christmas Eve Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Adam Rutledge, Viscount d’Arque, loves his grandmother and will do anything to please her, including traveling in a snow storm just before Christmas. When their carriage is damaged, the pair finds refuge in the home of Godric St. John, […]

Review: Enchanted by the Highl..

Posted November 21, 2017 by Una in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Enchanted by the Highlander by Lecia Cornwall

Enchanted by the Highlander Author: Lecia Cornwall Reviewer: Una Rating: A I absolutely love Ms. Cornwall’s Highland Fairy Tale series.  This latest installment, Enchanted by the Highlander, is another delightfully romantic and compelling tale. In this story, we have a retelling of Cinderella.  But like the other stories in this series, it is a fresh […]

Review: Christmas in Kilts Ant..

Posted November 14, 2017 by Una in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Christmas in Kilts Anthology

Christmas in Kilts Authors: Terri Brisbin, Lavinia Kent, Bronwen Evans, May McGoldrick, and Lecia Cornwall Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Christmas in Kilts is a delightful collection of historical Christmas-themed novellas all featuring brawny Scots.  It is a lovely collection, and I enjoyed this anthology immensely.  I look forward to reading it […]

Review: Once upon a Maiden Lan..

Posted November 6, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Once upon a Maiden Lane by Elizabeth Hoyt

Once upon a Maiden Lane Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: B What I’m Talking About: After a case of mistaken identity, Lord Henry Blackwell identifies the orphaned Miss Mary Whitsun as Lady Cecilia Albright, the long-lost daughter of an earl, the very woman he is supposed to wed. She is welcomed by her birth […]

Review: Duke of Desire by Eliz..

Posted October 17, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: Duke of Desire by Elizabeth Hoyt

Duke of Desire Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Reviewer: Jen Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Duke of Desire jumps right into the thick of things, with Iris, the Lady Jordan, kidnapped four days ago as she departed from the Duke of Kyle’s wedding. She is currently bound on an alter in front of the masked Lords […]

Review: The Last Gentleman Sta..

Posted September 27, 2017 by Ang in historical romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: The Last Gentleman Standing by Jane Ashford

The Last Gentleman Standing Author: Jane Ashford Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: My understanding is the The Last Gentleman Standing is a re-release that was originally published some 25 years ago. This helped me understand the book so much better. The characters are fun and witty, but the character development isn’t as […]

Review: A Strange Scottish Sho..

Posted September 19, 2017 by Ang in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: A Strange Scottish Shore by Juliana Gray

A Strange Scottish Shore Author: Juliana Gray Reviewer: Ang Rating: B What I’m Talking About: First, I apologize that this review is not very long; there are just too many places where a spoiler could be dropped and there is nothing worse than a spoiler when it comes to a mystery novel. I am not […]

Review: When the Scoundrel Sin..

Posted August 28, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: When the Scoundrel Sins by Anna Harrington

When the Scoundrel Sins Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The book opens six years in the past, at Annabelle’s London debut. Unfortunately, Quinton (Quinn) Carlisle couldn’t stop teasing his long-time acquaintance, leading to misunderstanding, scandal, and heartbreak. Fast forward to a month before Belle’s twenty-fifth birthday, by which she […]

Sunday Snippet: His Hand-Me-Do..

Posted August 13, 2017 by Jen in erotic romance, historical romance, Sunday Snippet
Sunday Snippet: His Hand-Me-Down Countess By Sorcha Mowbray

 About the Book His Hand-Me-Down Countess Author:  Sorcha Mowbray Publisher:   Jack’s House Publishing Released:  September 20, 2017 (available for pre-order now) Series:   Lustful Lords #1 Genre:  Historical Erotic Romance Author contact links: BookBub | Amazon | Newsletter Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram |  GoodReads | Pintrest Sorcha’s Ravishing Readers | Passion & Pentagrams Reader Group Purchase links: Kindle: http://geni.us/hhmdcamz iBooks: http://geni.us/hhmdcibks Nook: http://geni.us/hhmdcbn Kobo: http://geni.us/hhmdckobo Google: […]

Review: The Highland Commander..

Posted July 3, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating B, reviews
Review: The Highland Commander by Amy Jarecki

The Highland Commander Author: Amy Jarecki Reviewer: Jen Rating: B- What I’m Talking About: Aiden Murray is the second son to Duke of Atholl. He is the first lieutenant and master of the watch aboard the Royal Mary, a queen’s vessel operated by Scottish sailors. Having spent time with many Scotsmen, Aiden’s becoming sympathetic to […]

Review: Say Yes to the Scot An..

Posted June 26, 2017 by Una in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Say Yes to the Scot Anthology

Say Yes to the Scot: A Highland Wedding Box Set Author: Lecia Cornwall, Anna Harrington, May McGoldrick, Sabrina York Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: I picked up this anthology so I could read the contribution by Lecia Cornwall.  I love her Highland Fairy Tale series.  However, the other three novellas were just […]

Review: The Highland Duke by A..

Posted June 21, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: The Highland Duke by Amy Jarecki

The Highland Duke Author: Amy Jarecki Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: The book opens with healer Akira finding the badly injured Geordie on the battlefield. Unwilling to provide his name because he’s a Duke who just rode against Queen Anne’s army, Geordie is smitten with the wisp-of-a-girl who is like an angel. […]

Review: Marry in Haste by Anne..

Posted May 10, 2017 by Ang in historical romance, Rating A, reviews
Review: Marry in Haste by Anne Gracie

Marry in Haste Author: Anne Gracie Reviewer: Ang Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: I really enjoyed Marry in Haste. Cal and Emmaline are a good match even though they don’t realize it at first. Emm is spirited and strong. She knows when to fight a battle and when to let something slide, which is a […]

Review: Hard-Hearted Highlande..

Posted April 24, 2017 by Jen in historical romance, Rating C, reviews
Review: Hard-Hearted Highlander by Julia London

Hard-Hearted Highlander Author: Julia London Reviewer: Jen Rating: C+ What I’m Talking About: Rabbie Mackenzie longs for the days before the Scots and English were at war, a time before his beloved was murdered and worse. Nearly suicidal: he doesn’t want to live, but doesn’t have the courage to die. Set to fulfill a family […]

Review: The Lady and the Highl..

Posted April 5, 2017 by Una in historical romance, reviews, sci-fi/fantasy
Review: The Lady and the Highlander by Lecia Cornwall

The Lady and the Highlander Author: Lecia Cornwall Reviewer: Una Rating: A What I’m Talking About: The Lady and the Highlander is another great story in the Highland Fairy Tale series. This retelling of Snow White was inventive, creative and enthralling. I loved Laire and Iain’s story. It was unique and I enjoyed the obstacles […]