Category: Historical Romance

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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 […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: Dusk’s Revenge by A.W. Exley

Audiobook Review: Dusk’s Revenge Author: A.W. Exley Narrator: Mary Sarah Audio Speed: 1.25x Series: Silent Wings #3 Genre: Historical Romance, Fantasy Audiobook Source: Tantor Audio Dusk’s Revenge is the third and final story in the Silent Wings trilogy by A.W. Exley. Although a standalone romance, and the author does a good job reminding listeners of the HUGE reveals from […]

Review: The Yankee Widow by Li..

Posted May 16, 2019 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating C, Reviews
Review: The Yankee Widow by Linda Lael Miller

The Yankee Widow Author: Linda Lael Miller Reviewer: Ang Rating: C What I’m Talking About: In my experience most historical fiction is a lot of fiction and a little history thrown in for background, color or general information; such is not the case in The Yankee Widow by Linda Lael Miller. Ms. Miller is a […]

Review: Highland Crown by May ..

Posted March 25, 2019 by Ang in Historical Romance, Rating B, Reviews
Review: Highland Crown by May McGoldrick

Highland Crown Author: May McGoldrick Reviewer: Ang Rating: B+ What I’m Talking About: Highland Crown is the first in a trilogy by May McGoldrick. It is set in Scotland in the 1820s. I was drawn to the novel for a several reasons; first I have Scottish heritage and know next to nothing about the country. […]

Review: What a Lord Wants by A..

Posted March 20, 2019 by Jen in Historical Romance, Rating A, Reviews
Review: What a Lord Wants by Anna Harrington

What a Lord Wants Author: Anna Harrington Reviewer: Jen Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: In the prologue we get a brief glimpse of the joyous, unhindered Dominick living in Italy as his alter ego, Domenico, perfecting his craft and falling in love. Fast forward ten years later and Dominick is living in London, now […]

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 […]