Regency literature is generally set during the period of the English Regency or early 19th century. Rather than simply being versions of contemporary stories transported to a historical setting, Regency novels are a distinct genre with their own plot and stylistic conventions that derive from the works of Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer, and from the fiction genre known as the novel of manners. In particular, most Regencies feature a great deal of intelligent, fast-paced dialog between the protagonists and (traditionally) very little explicit sex or discussion of sex.

Other common elements of R

Something in the Heir
Murder at the Serpentine Bridge (Wrexford & Sloane #6)
The Bachelor and the Bride
How the Wallflower was Won (Last Chance Scoundrels, #2)
Duke Most Wicked (Wallflowers vs. Rogues, #3)
Worthy of Legend (The Secrets of the Isles, #3)
Pleasantly Pursued (Bradwell Brothers, #2)
A Spring Dance (The Mercer's House, #2)
Millstone of Doubt (Thorndike & Swann Regency Mysteries #2)
Never Inconstant: a Sequel to Jane Austen's Persuasion
Heartbreaker (Hell's Belles, #2)
Aphrodite and the Duke
Much Ado About Dukes (Never a Wallflower, #2)
Death at the Manor (Lily Adler Mystery, #3)
The Secret of Bow Lane (Kat Holloway Mysteries #6)
A Lady's Guide to Fortune-Hunting
A Duke for Diana (Designing Debutantes, #1)
Mrs. Wickham
A Bargain with the Rake (Necessary Arrangements, #3)
Murder at the Serpentine Bridge (Wrexford & Sloane #6)
Daring the Duke (The Debutante Dares, #1)
The Work of Art (Somerset Stories #1)
A Spring Dance (The Mercer's House, #2)
Pleasantly Pursued (Bradwell Brothers, #2)
The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband (Rokesbys, #2)
Heartbreaker (Hell's Belles, #2)
First Comes Scandal (Rokesbys #4)
The Other Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys, #3)
The Detective Duke (Unexpected Lords, #1)
Bringing Down the Duke (A League of Extraordinary Women, #1)
The Duke and I (Bridgertons, #1)
Pride and Prejudice
The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgertons, #2)
The Grand Sophy
Romancing Mister Bridgerton (Bridgertons, #4)
An Offer From a Gentleman (Bridgertons, #3)
Sense and Sensibility
To Sir Phillip, With Love (Bridgertons, #5)
When He Was Wicked (Bridgertons, #6)
Edenbrooke (Edenbrooke, #1)

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Julianne Donaldson
You are brave and loyal and true. You have such a good heart." He held my hand close to his chest and covered it with his other hand. "It is only afraid. But I would take such good care of it, love, if you would give it to me. ...more
Julianne Donaldson, Blackmoore

Georgette Heyer
The end of the idyll was implicit in the beginning: I at least knew that, though you might not. And also that the more enchanted the idyll the greater must be the pain of its ending. That won’t endure. Hearts don’t really break, you know.
Georgette Heyer, Venetia

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