Posts Tagged Historical Romance
The Art of Love (Decades: A Journey of African-American Romance Book 4)
Ava Lydell is chasing her dream. A gifted artist, she’s fled the violence of the Deep South for the seduction of sunny California. As luck would have it, the economic crisis of The Great Depression interferes with her hopes and plans. Without patronage and reliable sales, her fledgling art studio fails. Now, she faces poverty, eviction…and the distraction of a mysterious, young stranger engaged in a questionable trade that delivers danger to Ava’s front door.
In an age of Prohibition and poverty, Chase Jenkins has more than most Colored men. He’s savvy, successful, and hazardously employed. A bootlegger living on the wrong side of the law, he’s determined to discover who murdered his baby brother. He has no time for diversions. Especially one packaged in the form of a “midnight beauty” with sultry lips and curvaceous hips. Unable to deny her allure, he involves himself in her affairs despite better judgment. What begins as a crisis quickly becomes a risky romance. Join Chase and Ava on their journey to outlive danger and indulge in the art of love.
Love’s Serenade (Decades: A Journey of African-American Romance Book 3)
by Sheryl Lister
Genre: Historical Romance/African-American
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Escaping an arranged marriage, Leigh Jones flees her southern hometown for Harlem’s vibrant jazz scene to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. She finds more than she expected, namely Miles Cooper. The smooth-talking musician walked out on her three years ago, taking her music and her heart with him. Leigh has no intentions of falling for Miles or his charms again until he tempts her with the one thing she can’t resist: a recording contract. But when her past comes calling, she realizes Miles is the one person who can save her from a man who won’t take no for an answer.
Miles isn’t one for putting down roots or staying in one place for longer than a season. Yet, memories of Leigh’s sultry voice, beauty and sass make him long for the life and love he forfeited. Having walked away once, but never again, Miles sets out to prove he’s a changed man willing to go to any lengths to protect his woman. He’s determined to show Leigh, one passionate note at a time that the music they make together will last a lifetime.
Scent of the Soul
by Julie Doherty
Genre: Historical Romance/Ancient World/Scottish
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In twelfth century Scotland, it took a half-Gael with a Viking name to restore the clans to their rightful lands. Once an exile, Somerled the Mighty now dominates the west. He’s making alliances, expanding his territory, and proposing marriage to the Manx princess.
It’s a bad time to fall for Breagha, a torc-wearing slave with a supernatural sense of smell.
Somerled resists the intense attraction to a woman who offers no political gain, and he won’t have a mistress making demands on him while he’s negotiating a marriage his people need. Besides, Breagha belongs to a rival king, one whose fresh alliance Somerled can’t afford to lose.
It’s when Breagha vanishes that Somerled realizes just how much he needs her. He abandons his marriage plans to search for her, unprepared for the evil lurking in the shadowy recesses of Ireland—a lustful demon who will stop at nothing to keep Breagha for himself.
Wild Angel (The O’Byrne Brides Series Book 1)
by Miriam Minger
Genre: Historical Romance/Ancient World/Medieval
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Ronan was a legend among men…and the last thing he needed was a troublesome woman. Yet this fierce Irish warrior took a deathbed oath to protect a chieftain’s rebellious daughter.
Triona was a hellion of a woman…who would let no man rule her. Raised in the ways of a warrior, she defied Ronan’s every command. So he planned to marry her off, to be rid of the wild lass forever. But in the heat of battle–enflamed by her passionate spirit–Ronan decided he wanted this beautiful, impossible woman for himself!
Loki (The Highland Clan Book 1)
by Kiera Montclair
Genre: Historical Romance/Medieval/Scottish
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A warrior with a haunted past and the lass who vows to love him forever.
Loki Grant’s first memories are of living in a crate behind an inn in Ayr, struggling to survive. Clan Grant saved him from his lonely existence and took him in as one of their own. But though the Highlands have become his home and he loves his adopted parents, Brodie and Celestina, Loki feels lost. Part of him is still that scrappy wee lad who relied on his wits to survive the streets, and he is not sure he belongs. The feistiest and most beautiful lass in the clan, Arabella, steals his heart, but when her father resists the match because Loki is not of clan blood, Loki decides to confront his past. He wishes to satisfy Bella’s father by discovering his parentage, but he also hopes his quest will help him understand his purpose.
As far as Arabella is concerned, Loki Grant is the wiliest, brawest, and most handsome warrior in existence. She is determined to have him as her husband regardless of what her father thinks. So when Loki’s search for his sire leads him into trouble, she rushes headlong after him.
Together, Loki and Arabella must discover the dark secrets of Loki’s origins, for only by confronting the past can they hope for a bright future together.
The Mysterious Governess (Daughters of Sin Book 3)
by Beverley Oakley
Genre: Historical Romance/Victorian/Regency
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Two beautiful sisters – one an illegitimate governess, the other a celebrated debutante – compete for love amidst the scandal and intrigue of a Regency London Season.
Lissa Hazlett lives life in the shadows. The beautiful, unacknowledged daughter of Viscount Partington earns her living as drudge to the social climbing Lamonts while her vain and spoiled half sister, Araminta, enjoys London’s social whirl as its most feted debutante.
When Lissa’s rare talent as a portraitist brings her unexpectedly into the bosom of society – and into the midst of a scandal involving Araminta and suspected English traitor Lord Debenham – she finds an unlikely ally: charming and besotted Ralph Tunley, Lord Debenham’s underpaid, enterprising secretary. Ralph can’t afford to leave the employ of the villainous viscount much less keep a wife but as an accepted member of the ton he can help Lissa cleverly navigate a perilous web of lies that will ensure everyone gets what they deserve.
A Kiss to Die For (Boxed Set)
by Elizabeth Rose
Genre: Historical Romance/Historical Fiction/Ancient World/Scottish
Murder, mystery, and romance; this collection of four full-length novels has it all. A murder has taken place in each story. Come along for the adventure as the heroes and heroines search for answers and find love and romance along the way.
This boxed set includes:
The Baron’s Bounty – Book 2
Barons of the Cinque Ports Series
Scottish Lady, Isobel MacEwen’s only weakness is her love of shoes. Sent as her cousin’s proxy to marry the English baron, Lord Conlin de Braose, she witnesses the Scottish king’s murder on the road one night. However, she has only seen the killer’s feet and can only identify him by his shoes. Can a Scottish proxy and a baron of the Cinque Ports keep their alliance when one of them is suspected of being a murderer?
Ruby – Book 1
Daughters of the Dagger Series
Lady Ruby de Burgh is betrothed to Lord Nyle Sheffield – a man who is known as the Lord of Death. He’s has three wives murdered in the past month, and now he is looking for a pawn to flesh out the killer. Will murder and mayhem place a wedge between an unconventional wife and the Lord of Death, or bring them closer together as emotions are brought to the surface?
Summer’s Reign – Book 2
Seasons of Fortitude Series
When Summer’s abusive husband is found dead in his bed, the rumor is on everyone’s lips that he was murdered. Summer is a single mother granted permission from the king to choose her next husband. However, when Sir Warren Mowbray, her late husband’s nephew shows up asking questions, she wants nothing to do with him. Can a strong, determined woman who is the main suspect and a controlling warrior find love between them or will they destroy each other first?
Doubting Thomas – Book 1
Tarnished Saints Series
Thomas Taylor, a single father of six young boys, has been accused by the town of murdering his second wife. Angel DeMitri works for Child Protective Services and comes to Thunder Lake on vacation. While there, as a favor to a friend, she decides to investigate Thomas to determine if he is a good father. A tortured man and a woman trying to do her job come together in challenging circumstances that will change both of their lives forever.