Top 10 Historical Romance Books on Goodreads
Love isn't what it used to be. Head back to the good ol' days of steamy courtships and extravagant wardrobes—corsets and kilts and bonnets, oh my!—with our roundup of the top historical romances on Goodreads. How many have you read?
The Duke and I
by Julia Quinn
Their courtship is a sham…or is it? As Daphne and the Duke fake a romance, real feelings begin to emerge, much to their mutual chagrin.
Pride and Prejudice
by Jane Austen
It's the classic tale of bad first impressions! Fall in love with Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth all over again as the two meander their way to happily ever after.
Mine Till Midnight
by Lisa Kleypas
Cam Rohan wants to leave London and return to his uncivilized roots. Then he meets Amelia. Suddenly, "being civilized" doesn't seem so bad.
by Diana Gabaldon
The beloved story of Claire Randall and Jamie Fraser begins here. The year is 1945—until a brush with fate sends Claire hurtling back in time to 1743.
by Julie Garwood
At his king's decree, Alec takes an English bride. To his immense surprise, he ends up liking her. Too bad she suspects he killed his first wife.
by Charlotte Bronte
Full of heart and heartbreak, the love story between plain, spirited Jane and arrogant, brooding Mr. Rochester is one for the ages.
Through the Storm
by Beverly Jenkins
With her life in peril, escaped slave Sable chooses to put her trust in Union Officer Raimond, a man she once betrayed…and still loves.
Into the Wilderness
by Sara Donati
In a remote New York mountain village, a young teacher befriends a mysterious man, known to the Mohawk people as Between-Two-Lives.
A Kingdom of Dreams
by Judith McNaught
It begins with an abduction. Headstrong Jennifer vows to make life miserable for her captor until one night changes everything.
North and South
by Elizabeth Gaskell
Whisked away to the north of England, Margaret Hale begins a tempestuous relationship with a mill owner in this classic of Victorian literature.
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