Tag: historical romance

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Elusive Miss Ellison by Carolyn Miller

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Elusive Miss Ellison by Carolyn Miller

Posted March 22, 2017 / 6 Comments

Handsome appearance counts for naught unless matched by good character and actions. That’s the firm opinion of not-so-meek minister’s daughter Lavinia Ellison. So even though all the other villagers of St. Hampton Heath are swooning over the newly returned seventh Earl of Hawkesbury, she is not impressed. If a man […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd

Posted March 21, 2017 / 36 Comments

In this intriguing novel of romance, mystery, and clever disguise set in Victorian England, a young woman investigates the murder of her own father. After the mysterious death of her father, Miss Gillian Young takes a new job as the principal costume designer at the renowned Drury Lane Theatre Royal. […]


Book Review: Shine Like the Dawn by Carrie Turansky

Book Review: Shine Like the Dawn by Carrie Turansky

Posted March 13, 2017 / 18 Comments

In a quiet corner of northern Edwardian England, Margaret Lounsbury diligently works in her grandmother’s millinery shop, making hats and caring for her young sister. Several years earlier, a terrible event shattered  their idyllic family life and their future prospects. Maggie is resilient and will do what she must to […]



Book Review: The Reluctant Guardian by Susanne Dietze

Book Review: The Reluctant Guardian by Susanne Dietze

Posted February 12, 2017 / 28 Comments

Under the Spy’s Protection When Gemma Lyfeld inadvertently interrupts a dangerous smuggling operation in her English village, she’s rescued by a mysterious Scottish spy. Now with criminals after her and her hopes for an expected marriage proposal recently dashed, she will make her society debut in London. But not without […]


Book Review: An Uncommon Protector by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: An Uncommon Protector by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted February 11, 2017 / 10 Comments

Overwhelmed by the responsibilities of running a ranch on her own, Laurel Tracey decides to hire a convict—a man who’s just scary enough to take care of squatters and just desperate enough to agree to a one year post. The years following the war have been hard on Laurel Tracey. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Outlaw’s Secret by Stacy Henrie

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Outlaw’s Secret by Stacy Henrie

Posted February 3, 2017 / 46 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Lawman in Disguise   Getting taken hostage by a gang of train robbers wasn’t in dime novelist Essie Vanderfair’s plans, but interviewing these men could make her career soar. Especially since the gang includes legendary outlaw Tex Beckett, better known as the Texas Titan. Tex […]



Book Review: Legacy Redeemed by Aubrey Grayson

Book Review: Legacy Redeemed by Aubrey Grayson

Posted January 23, 2017 / 16 Comments

Susannah Blackmon is desperate when she learns her fiancé jilted her and her dowry is gone. Her guardian devises a nefarious scheme to ensnare Susannah in an unsavory life, and she knows she must flee. But to where? When she meets a mysterious stranger at a masquerade ball, he inadvertently […]


Author Interview: Kristi Ann Hunter

Author Interview: Kristi Ann Hunter

Posted January 16, 2017 / 28 Comments

Y’all. I am super excited about my blog guest today!! Because it’s KRISTI ANN HUNTER!! I got to meet Kristi at the Christian Fiction Readers Retreat last August (and I’ve heard rumors she might be at this year’s CFRR in Cincinnati on August 12th!), and she is super fun! I […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Never Forget by Jody Hedlund

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Never Forget by Jody Hedlund

Posted January 10, 2017 / 74 Comments

Click here to purchase your copy. Rose Island Lighthouse, Rhode Island June 1880 Will she betray his trust to stay on the island she loves? Abbie Wilson is content to spend her days clamming, crabbing, and tending Rose Island Lighthouse. Her grandpa is the head light keeper, but his senility […]


Book Review: For the Record by Regina Jennings

Book Review: For the Record by Regina Jennings

Posted December 29, 2016 / 6 Comments

Betsy Huckabee might be a small-town girl, but she has big-city dreams. Writing for her uncle’s newspaper will never lead to independence, and the bigger newspapers don’t seem interested in the Hart County news. Trying a new approach, Betsy pens a romanticized serial for the ladies’ pages, and the new […]


Book Review: Seven Brides for Seven Texans

Book Review: Seven Brides for Seven Texans

Posted December 28, 2016 / 23 Comments

Meet the seven Hart brothers of the 7-Heart ranch in central Texas. Each man is content in his independent life, without the responsibilities of a wife and children—until their father decides 1874 will be the year his grown sons finally marry, or they will be cut from his will. How […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Thorn Healer by Pepper Basham

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Thorn Healer by Pepper Basham

Posted December 10, 2016 / 28 Comments

Jessica Ross’ scars run much deeper than the wounds of a world at war. Determined to escape the ghosts of her past and the German influence on her nightmares, she returns home to the sleepy Appalachian town of Hot Springs, NC, only to find the renowned Mountain Park Hotel has […]


Author Interview: Regina Jennings

Author Interview: Regina Jennings

Posted December 7, 2016 / 23 Comments

I’m so excited to welcome Regina Jennings to the blog today! Mary Connealy yesterday and Regina Jennings today? Yes please!! Picture this with me, if you will. I’m walking through a hotel lobby in Nashville. With Julie Lessman and Bonnie Roof. I know, right? That’s already squeal-worthy. But then Julie […]



Book Review: The Refuge by Regan Walker

Book Review: The Refuge by Regan Walker

Posted December 4, 2016 / 4 Comments

For anyone whose faith has ever faltered… Scotland 1072 The Norman Conqueror robbed Steinar of Talisand of his noble father and his lands, forcing him to seek refuge in Scotland while still recovering from a devastating wound. At the royal court, Steinar becomes scribe to the unlettered King of Scots […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love for All Seasons by Stacy Henrie

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love for All Seasons by Stacy Henrie

Posted November 30, 2016 / 26 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. If you like the inspirational historical romances of Deanne Gist and Lauraine Snelling, you’ll love USA Today bestselling author Stacy Henrie! With four novellas—one for each season of the year—you’ll find a heartwarming collection of couples from a simpler time in America who discover the […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love in the Seams by Jodie Wolfe

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Love in the Seams by Jodie Wolfe

Posted November 11, 2016 / 19 Comments

Mae Stafford longs for the companionship and unconditional love her sister has found in her new husband. But after years of refusing potential suitors because of a pact they made as children, Mae no longer has any choices left once their agreement is broken. She’s given up hope that God […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Convenient Christmas Wedding by Regina Scott

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Convenient Christmas Wedding by Regina Scott

Posted November 9, 2016 / 32 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. The Marriage Agreement Proposing a marriage of convenience to a rugged logger is the boldest move of Nora Underhill’s sheltered life. In return for Simon Wallin’s protection from her overbearing family, the unassuming seamstress offers prime frontier farmland. But their paper marriage changes when Nora’s […]