Genre: Historical Romance

I wanted more girl power! Mistress of the Seas by Ruth Langan [Reread Review]

I wanted more girl power! Mistress of the Seas by Ruth Langan [Reread Review]

Mistress of the Seas by Ruth Langan is a reread for me. And what an emotional reread it was! It has been years since I read this book and I remember why I loved it so much! In fact, I went out of my way to buy a copy on Amazon because my own copy is back in my hometown gathering dust! Mistress of the Seas was the perfect book to read to get out of the current reading slump I was in. This book is about a female pirate and a Scottish prisoner of war who got sold into […]

• Posted November 15, 2018 • 0 Comments

Heartwarming and Emotional! How the Dukes Stole Christmas by Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan & Joanna Shupe [ARC Review]

Heartwarming and Emotional! How the Dukes Stole Christmas by Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan & Joanna Shupe [ARC Review]

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I normally avoid novellas like the plague but when I found out that 4 of my favorite authors were releasing How the Dukes Stole Christmas anthology, I could not resist! How the Dukes Stole Christmas is a heartwarming Christmas anthology that is loosely connected to each other by shortbread cookies and features Dukes that are total Grinches! Coincidentally, […]

• Posted October 15, 2018 • 8 Comments

Blew me away! When a Duke Loves a Woman by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review + Giveaway]

Blew me away! When a Duke Loves a Woman by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review + Giveaway]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the excerpt?  Click to jump to the Review? “What are you doing?” “As I intend to be here through the night, I decided to get comfortable.” The slow unknotting and unwinding of his neckcloth was next. Then he began rolling up the sleeves of his shirt. She’d seen him naked. Why was it the baring of only his forearms was so much more provocative? […]

• Posted August 24, 2018 • 6 Comments

I wanted more! The Duke Buys a Bride by Sophie Jordan [ARC Review]

I wanted more! The Duke Buys a Bride by Sophie Jordan [ARC Review]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review.   The Duke Buys His Bride was an interesting read for me, but it honestly didn’t blow me away. Unfortunately, I have been reading a lot of contemporary romances in the last few months and I am just not loving historical romance at the moment. THE HORROR, I know! The Duke Buys a Bride […]

• Posted July 26, 2018 • 2 Comments

No Earls Allowed by Shana Galen [Excerpt + Giveaway]

No Earls Allowed by Shana Galen [Excerpt + Giveaway]

In this scene, Lady Juliana must deal with a local crime lord who threatens her and the orphanage she loves. Fortunately, she’s saved, for the moment, by a handsome guest. ____________________________________________________________________________________ His hand came down hard on her shoulder, and she flinched from the feel of his leather gloves on her bare skin. “Allow me to remind you, Lady Juliana. I offered you my protection.” “Thank you very much.” She slid out of his grip. “Now, if you will excuse—” “Stop playing games. I am a man of business, and you are not a stupid woman. There are dangerous men […]

• Posted March 29, 2018 • 0 Comments

Lady in Waiting by Marie Tremayne [Excerpt]

Lady in Waiting by Marie Tremayne [Excerpt]

  “My lord, are you well?” Ashworth’s hand slowly dropped from the doorknob and he stared openly at her, his expression unreadable. Clara guessed it could have been weeks or months since he’d had a loved one or a friend ask him that question. He cocked his head to the side, eyeing her curiously. “Do I appear to be unwell?” Clara bit her lip. Of course, he appeared very well indeed. She couldn’t stop her eyes from scanning over him and felt herself flush hotly in response. “Yes…no…that is, you look distressed. As if something is wrong.” Ashworth stepped forward. […]

• Posted March 23, 2018 • 0 Comments

Hello Stranger by Lisa Kleypas [ARC Review + Giveaway]

Hello Stranger by Lisa Kleypas [ARC Review + Giveaway]

I received this book for free from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.   Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review. I don’t know how to start reviewing Hello Stranger! I have been waiting for this book for OVER A YEAR now and I thought I would be blown away! I wasn’t but that doesn’t mean I didn’t enjoy it! Hello Stranger was an interesting read! Lisa Kleypas is one of my favorite authors and I am absolutely […]

• Posted March 2, 2018 • 11 Comments

The Underbelly of London | Beyond Scandal and Desire by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review]

The Underbelly of London | Beyond Scandal and Desire by Lorraine Heath [ARC Review]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the whole review?  Click to jump to the Skinny Review.   Lorraine Heath is one of my favorite historical romance authors (as evidenced by her being my most read author in 2017) and she did not disappoint! Beyond Scandal and Desire is the first book in her newest series Sins for All Seasons and what an amazing story it is! The Sins for All Seasons series is about six illegitimate babies who […]

• Posted January 5, 2018 • 2 Comments