Mark of the Gladiator by Heidi Belleau and Violetta Vane is an intricately researched historical set during the time of moral corruption that marked the Roman Empire. It weaves together two storylines. The first involves a romance and mystery set within an aristocratic family. Someone is trying to kill one of two highborn brothers, and our hero is drawn to both men. Here, I think the mystery takes center stage over the romance.
The second storyline, which I found most compelling, focuses on our hero ...more
Sarah’s Heart by Ginger Simpson is an interracial, historical romance with a rich and colorful story, gripping from beginning to the end. The Wild West, complete with Indians and settlers, is always fascinating and Sarah’s Heart begins right off with a major clash between both. Sarah is the sole survivor and so begins her journey. The first person to help is an Indian. Wolf cannot change who he is and just wants to be left alone instead of judged for what he cannot change. Sarah is ...more
Nearly 70 years ago this week, Allied forces celebrated victory in Europe over the Nazis. After all this time, this period in history continues to fascinate – there’s a certain romanticism attached to WWII as lovers are separated and unsure if they’ll meet again. For readers of romance novels who prefer historical settings, conflict, and plenty of sexual tension, All Romance has what you need.
Celebrate your own freedom to enjoy hot romance and adventure with these recommended titles.
Kat says: This is a cute time-travel story that matches at 21st century self-professed computer chick with a handsome Regency-era hero plagued with romance woes. While it takes a while for the Earl to warm up to his future-world visitor, when they get together there’s a tension that is both entertaining and heated.
The Stakes Have Never Been Higher…
An avid gamer, Jamie Marten loves to escape into online adventure. But when she falls through an antique mirror into a lavish bedchamber-200 years in the past!-she realizes she ...more
I can’t resist a rakish earl, a Civil War soldier or a marauding pirate. But I also can’t deny a sexy mechanic, a hot construction worker or the arrogant CEO of a company. To be honest, I can’t choose between contemporary and historical heroes. But the good news is that writing erotic romance for Ellora’s Cave means I don’t have ...more
In a few weeks we’ll be at RT looking for great reads to try. In the meantime, check out what’s hot in historical romance:
The Fair, Laudanum and Passion by Madeleine Swann
A Perfect Cat Lover: Cats Nipped by Chad Galvin
Lust of the Vikings by Virginia Wade
The Reluctant Bride by Temple Hogan
High Stakes Bride by Caroline Clemmons
The Most Unsuitable Wife by Caroline Clemmons
A Wolfish Valentine by Sandra Sookoo
Men of Stone Mountain, Book 1
Hope Montoya didn’t know who was out to get her but she had proof that poison ran through her blood. She was not only faced with that fact, but also with the probability that her mother had been poisoned too, and that the person who’d shot and killed her father was behind it all. Swapping out her food and medicine had slowly allowed her to get a little strength but she now had to find out who wanted her land, ...more
The Briar Rose Story Book #6
Newly engaged, the pirate’s daughter had a new life, new love and a new legal enterprise and sloop to sail in the waters of Bermuda. Leaving her old life, ship and love behind, Nancy Black was swept away with the thoughts of starting over with Rufus.
Rufus Hardy was well matched to his new bride. His plan to wed her a top priority for his plans, he quickly swooped in, taking Nancy away from the pirate ship she called ...more
Danewyn couldn’t keep her mouth shut when the soldier spewed off about becoming a knight and the rewards he would reap from the king. After the whore had taken care of him and his three friends, she had had enough of his talk and told him exactly what lie ahead of him before she noticed yet another man with his wary eye on her. When he and his two friends took her to “talk” she had no idea if she would ever return. Taken from the ...more
Allie Ritch: Today (5/20/13), my log line for Husbandry is up at The Log Line Blog at theloglineblog.blogspot.com. Anyone who comments on my or any of the other daily log lines is entered in the monthly contest (as outlined by The Log Line Blog).
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