Tag: Historical

The Duke Next Door by Celeste Bradley

The Duke Next Door by Celeste Bradley

For me, this was a vast improvement over Desperately Seeking a Duke. This was more believeable, for one thing. It was also more like what I’ve come to expect when I pick a book up by Celeste Bradley. I’m always somewhat fascinated when an author takes a character that has previously been so un-likeable and […]

One Night With You by Sophie Jordan

One Night With You by Sophie Jordan

Anything can happen after dark . . . Tired of being treated like a servant by her own family, Lady Jane Guthrie finally has a chance to escape . . . at least for one night. Attired in a daring gown, she arrives at a scandalous courtesans’ masquerade ball looking forward to her few hours […]

Review: Temptation of the Warrior by Margo Maguire

Review: Temptation of the Warrior by Margo Maguire

There’s something to learn from picking up a book and pressing forward in reading it even though you don’t want to because even though this book was riddled with one cliche after the other, I still rather enjoyed this book. I still enjoyed the relationship formed between Merrick and Jenny. I enjoyed this story even […]

Review: Desperately Seeking a Duke by Celeste Bradley

Review: Desperately Seeking a Duke by Celeste Bradley

I was somewhat disappointed with this book. After reading the The Liars Club Series followed by The Royal Four Series, I had high expectations. Unfortunately it fell short of the mark. Let me start with the name “Marbrook”. Not that it has anything to really do with the storyline itself, but I don’t like that […]

Reading Historical Romances

Last week’s post kicking off our Read Jo Goodman Crusade brought out several readers who don’t read historical romances. That got me thinking…why? What is it about historical romances that certain readers just don’t like? Is it the time period? Is it the Lord and Lady of the manor storyline that gets old? The gowns […]