Historical romances with more substance than your average wallpaper setting

YMMV, but I prefer a bit more substance to my romances. Like strong storyline, realistic characters and a believable historical setting, and not the make-believe wallpaper that comes with some romances. Tastes vary, and that's fine, but the purpose of this list is to find those romances with a strong historical element. Or historical fiction with a strong romantic element.
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message 4: by Kaethe (new)

Kaethe The list of titles is awesome, but I resent the idea that "romance" uniformly means drek.


message 3: by Pat (new)

Pat Stearman Love this list - must come back to it and mark as read the ones I have - and put onto my 'to read' list those I haven't!


message 2: by Becca (new)

Becca Gordon Kaethe wrote: "The list of titles is awesome, but I resent the idea that "romance" uniformly means drek."
I second that


message 1: by Kelly-Anne (new)

Kelly-Anne Love this list! Will be returning to add titles to my ever-expanding 'to be read' pile.


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