Tag: historical romance

Book Review (and Giveaways!): The Cautious Maiden by Dawn Crandall

Book Review (and Giveaways!): The Cautious Maiden by Dawn Crandall

Posted October 12, 2016 / 57 Comments

Violet Hawthorne is beyond mortified when her brother Ezra turns their deceased parents’ New England country inn into a brothel to accommodate the nearby lumberjacks; but when Violet’s own reputation is compromised, the inn becomes the least of her worries. In an effort to salvage her good name, Violet is […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The General’s Wife by Sara R. Turnquist

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The General’s Wife by Sara R. Turnquist

Posted October 7, 2016 / 41 Comments

Ismene, a beautiful, somewhat naïve, young noblewoman, is torn from her childhood home in Greece and her first love. Bound by honor and duty, she marries Pharoah’s chief military commander, Alistair. Though determined to remain true to the man she left behind, her new husband stirs feelings in her she […]





Book Review: The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray

Book Review: The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray

Posted August 2, 2016 / 9 Comments

Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn’t expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places. Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer in the Civil War, made a promise to his comrade Phillip Markham. If anything […]



Book Review: A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter

Book Review: A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter

Posted July 23, 2016 / 31 Comments

Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but inside she longs to be bold and carefree. Approaching spinsterhood in the eyes of society, she pours her innermost feelings out not in a diary but in letters to her brother’s old school friend, the Duke of Marshington. Since she’s never […]


Book Review: The Ringmaster’s Wife by Kristy Cambron

Book Review: The Ringmaster’s Wife by Kristy Cambron

Posted June 26, 2016 / 19 Comments

An ounce of courage. A split-second leap of faith. Together, they propel two young women to chase a new life—one that’s reimagined from what they might have become. In turn-of-the-century America, a young girl dreams of a world that stretches beyond the confines of a quiet life on the family […]


Book Review: Forever Safe by Jody Hedlund

Book Review: Forever Safe by Jody Hedlund

Posted June 25, 2016 / 9 Comments

Race Point, Massachusetts, 1876 Will she ever be able to stop running, even when she believes she’s finally safe? Heiress to a vast fortune, Victoria Cole has everything she wants, including the perfect fiancé. Having left two other men at the altar, Victoria is sure that now she’s found her […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Blanton

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Heather Blanton

Posted June 17, 2016 / 92 Comments

  I am very pleased to have author Heather Blanton with me on the blog today! A Promise in Defiance, the third book in Heather’s popular Romance in the Rockies series releases June 22nd, and we’re chatting about that as well as westerns and movie scripts and superpowers. Heather Blanton […]


Book Review: Dawn at Emberwilde by Sarah E. Ladd

Book Review: Dawn at Emberwilde by Sarah E. Ladd

Posted June 12, 2016 / 18 Comments

Isabel Creston never dared to dream that love could be hers. Now, at the edge of a forest filled with dark secrets, she faces a fateful choice between love and duty. For as long as she can remember, beautiful and free-spirited Isabel has strained against the rules and rigidity of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Finders Keepers by Sarah Monzon

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Finders Keepers by Sarah Monzon

Posted June 11, 2016 / 28 Comments

1698, Spain The same evil that stole her mother’s life stalks Isabella Castellano. Afraid for her safety and with no one to help her, Isabella disguises herself as a cabin boy and hires on to one of His Majesty’s treasure fleet vessels. But has her flight from a known threat […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

Posted June 3, 2016 / 12 Comments

In a time of sacrifice, what price can one put on true love? Pharmacist Lillian Avery and Ensign Archer Vandenberg are about to find out in Sarah Sundin’s new book, Anchor in the Storm. During the darkest days of the war, Arch’s destroyer hunts German U-boats in vain as the submarines sink dozens of […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Rachel McMillan

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Rachel McMillan

Posted May 28, 2016 / 42 Comments

  A couple of days left in the HUGELY AWESOME Readers Appreciation Giveaway put together by 10 of your fave authors!  Today we get to hear from the super cool and always delightful Rachel McMillan. I am an author, but I am first and foremost a reader. I love readers because I […]


Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Sarah Monzon

Readers Appreciation Giveaway: Sarah Monzon

Posted May 24, 2016 / 123 Comments

  The Readers Appreciation Giveaway is still going strong! Today, we have a note from another of my very faves – Sarah Monzon! My heart is so full that words can’t express my gratitude to you, readers. Thank you so much for taking a chance on this newbie, debut indie author. Never in my […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Plus One Equals Trouble by Sondra Kraak

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): One Plus One Equals Trouble by Sondra Kraak

Posted May 21, 2016 / 11 Comments

Humiliated after her broken engagement, Claire Montgomery flees her comfortable life in San Francisco for a teaching position in Pine Creek, Washington, a dot of a town nestled in the rugged Cascade Mountains. She’s determined to succeed—for once in her life—only to discover, upon her arrival, that success will have […]


Book Review: His Prairie Sweetheart by Erica Vetsch

Book Review: His Prairie Sweetheart by Erica Vetsch

Posted May 19, 2016 / 8 Comments

After being jilted at the altar, Southern belle Savannah Cox seeks a fresh start out West and accepts a teaching position in Minnesota. But between her students’ lack of English, the rough surroundings and sheriff Elias Parker’s doubts and distrust, Savannah’s unprepared for both the job and the climate. However, […]


Review: A Flight of Arrows by Lori Benton

Review: A Flight of Arrows by Lori Benton

Posted May 4, 2016 / 8 Comments

October 1776–August 1777 It is said that what a man sows he will reap–and for such a harvest there is no set season. No one connected to Reginald Aubrey is untouched by the crime he committed twenty years ago. Not William, the Oneida child Reginald stole and raised as his […]


Review (and a Giveaway!): Hold Me Close by Marguerite Martin Gray

Review (and a Giveaway!): Hold Me Close by Marguerite Martin Gray

Posted April 16, 2016 / 35 Comments

Louis Lestarjette, a Frenchman, arrives in Charles Town, South Carolina, in 1772 without purpose or plans. He encounters a society on the brink of revolution and is forced to make decisions that include finding meaning and direction in his carefree life. Who can he trust in his endeavors to prosper? […]