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The Winter Sea
it was amazing
8/15/11 - Addendum to original review. I did not rate this book after reading it because I was so upset about the ending, but in retrospect I have to ...more
Jul 26, 2011
Jul 23, 2011
Fortune's Son
it was amazing

not set
Apr 14, 2011
Noble Satyr (Roxton Family Saga, #0)
it was amazing

Ms. Brant was a previously unknown author to me but after reading the first book in the Roxton Series, she has won my heart. I love that t
Nov 30, 2011
Nov 21, 2011
The Queen's Pawn
really liked it
Although I had read a number of great reviews, I had put off reading this book simply because I have never been really enamored of the middle ages. Th ...more
Jan 06, 2011
Jun 16, 2010
Outlander (Outlander, #1)
it was amazing
Diana Gabaldon has created in Jamie Fraser the man every man would wish to be and the one every women would wish to have.
Jul 10, 2010
May 14, 2010
Devil Water
liked it
Similar to other reviewers, I had very mixed feelings about this book. From a historical perspective, the research was impeccable, from the dialect an ...more
Mar 22, 2011
Feb 01, 2011
really liked it
This was an excellent historical romance and something a bit out of the ordinary.

In this beauty and the beast kind of story, I found the characters of
Apr 19, 2011
Jul 13, 2010
The Tea Rose (The Tea Rose, #1)
liked it
At first the Prologue of this novel sucked me right in!

"Polly Nichols a Whitechapel whore, was profoundly grateful to gin. Gin helped her. It cured he
Sep 02, 2010
Aug 15, 2010
Libertine's Kiss
really liked it
Having read more than a few Harlequin Historicals in my time, I thought I knew what to expect when I opened this book. I could not have been more mist ...more
May 15, 2010
May 13, 2010
A Wild Night's Bride (The Devil DeVere #1)
it was amazing
I wrote this book under the pseudonym Victoria Vane but I stand by my rating. It's a fabulously fun and sexy adventure and currently av
Apr 27, 2012
Feb 05, 2012
Laiden's Daughter (Clan MacDougall, #1)
it was amazing
This was a gripping and emotionally charged story from the first page. The developing romance was engaging and tender. It was sweet torture how the au ...more
Jun 19, 2012
Jun 12, 2012
Outrageously Yours (Her Majesty's Secret Servants #2)
When I first picked up this title, I though the premise just a bit too hokey for me to enjoy, but I was pleasantly surprised and charmed.

The “secret s
Jan 24, 2011
Jan 24, 2011
Autumn Duchess (Roxton Family Saga, #2)
it was amazing
As many people who will read this already know, I am a history geek with a singular fascination with the Georgian era. This also make me a pretty hars ...more
Jan 27, 2012
Dec 27, 2011
Open Country (Blood Rose, #2)
it was amazing
Although I am a lifelong equestrienne, I am surprisingly not a huge fan of western romances, but then again, I'd never read Kaki warner. This second r ...more
Jan 22, 2011
Jan 21, 2011
The Irish Warrior
This was quite differrent from my "normal" choices in historical romance. The setting is Medieval Ireland, and the plot has elements of fantasy center ...more
Jan 27, 2011
Jan 25, 2011
Addicted (Addicted #1)
really liked it
First of all, I would like to say that while this is a highly erotic book, it should by no means be thought of as erotica. It is a wonderful,
Apr 08, 2011
Nov 06, 2010
The Prince of Midnight
liked it
I LOVE Laura Kinsale for her depth of emotion and effortless imagery but this book really fell short for me. The best part, by far was the ending , th ...more
Jan 09, 2011
May 13, 2010
The Wild Heart
really liked it

Reviewed for Romantic Historical Lovers 12-17-12

When this book was offered up for review I was immediately intrigued, as it was not only set in my fav
not set
Dec 09, 2012
Kings General (R)
really liked it
It's been many years since I've read anything by Daphne DuMaurier. I had expected the gothic feel to the book but this was much more of a historical t ...more
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 02, 2011
Broken Wing
really liked it
Judith James weaves a dark and compelling spell in Broken Wing, the story of a seemingly irredeemable man, a former male prostitute raised in a Parisi ...more
Aug 05, 2010
May 13, 2010
The Doctor's Mission
really liked it
This book will not be for everyone as it is a romance between missionaries and clearly inspirational. There is much prayer and discussion of the Chris ...more
May 06, 2012
May 07, 2012
The Belly Dancer
really liked it
A wonderfully unique story set in the "gilded age".

When reading any historical work, be it HF or HR, I want to feel swept into the era as well as int
Nov 10, 2011
Nov 09, 2011
The Sometime Bride
it was amazing
According to the author:

"This is the book where I inadvertently broke all the rules of romance. But when I read it again, more than 15 years after I
Dec 06, 2011
Nov 05, 2011
The Virgin Huntress (The Devil DeVere #2)
it was amazing
I wrote this novella under my erotic romance pseudonym, Victoria Vane. This is the second title in the Devil DeVere series and a deli
Jun 30, 2012
Apr 01, 2012
The Pirate Captain, Chronicles of a Legend
really liked it
This started out to be one of my favorite books in a very long time!There are so many wonderful things to recommend it until the damned ending! I was ...more
Aug 20, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
The Highest Stakes
it was amazing
THE HIGHEST STAKES - commentary author Emery Lee

Since THE HIGHEST STAKES' release, I have done a number of guest blogs to answer questions about my cr
not set
May 12, 2010
it was amazing
Completely contrary to what the terrible book cover conveys, this is a romance of the classical variety-a combination of swashbuckling action, adventu ...more
May 20, 2011
May 16, 2011
Sea Change
really liked it
4.5 stars - Reviewed for Romantic Historical Lovers Blog: http://romantichistoricallovers.wordp...

Although heavily favored by Shakespeare, and there i
Jun 17, 2013
Sep 25, 2011
Defiant (MacKinnon's Rangers, #3)
it was amazing
As many of you already know, two and a half years ago I founded a Goodreads group called ROMANTIC HISTORICAL FICTION LOVERS(http://www.goodreads.com/g ...more
Jun 29, 2012
Nov 08, 2011
The Beggar's Opera
Although it may be odd to read a musical, this is fascinating to me! It was written for the stage and employed many popular tunes from the day (1728). ...more
Jun 28, 2010
Jun 12, 2010
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