I’m a big fan of Lara Temple’s historical romances, so I’m delighted to be part of the blog tour for The Earl She Should Never Desire!
Today it’s my stop on the blog tour for this sweet second chance historical romance!
Today it’s my stop on the blog tour for this fun medieval romance!
Today I’m delighted to be on the blog tour for the start of a new historical romance series from Catherine Tinley!Continue reading “Blog Tour: A Laird for the Governess”
The second book in the Highland Alliances trilogy is a wonderfully romantic read!Continue reading “Review: The Highlander’s Tactical Marriage by Jenni Fletcher”
If you say Highlander romance, I say yes please! This is an exciting new series starter that is sure to thrill those who like their romance heavy on the plot…Continue reading “Review: The Highlander’s Substitute Wife”
I’m always a sucker for childhood friends-to-lovers in historical romance, and Virginia Heath’s new book has a lot of fun with the trope!Continue reading “Review: How Not to Chaperon a Lady”
Get your biscuits ready because the third book in Jenni Fletcher’s Regency Belles of Bath series is here to sweep you off your feet and make you hungry!Continue reading “Review: The Duke’s Runaway Bride”
I’m a big fan of Lara Temple’s capable heroines and rakish heroes, and her latest book serves up both in a fantastic Regency romance!Continue reading “Review: A Match for the Rebellious Earl”
I’ve been reading lots of historical romance lately, and with not much time on my hands, I thought I’d do a little mini review round up. Read on for Darcy Burke, Erica Ridley, Louise Allen, and more!
Content warnings: death of spouse/mother mentioned; hero has facial scars which are discussed by him and others negatively; hero is injured badly at one point; war and violent death discussed; kidnapping.
A Marquis In Want Of A Wife was a very sweet marriage of convenience story that had lots of heart. I loved how starkly practical both characters were, and their journey to falling in love after their marriage. Though at first they treat their marriage as a strictly business practice, with Ross gaining a mother for his son, and Prue gaining protection after a romantic indiscretion, they slowly warm to each other in a very fulfilling way. I did find that the plot got a little bit farfetched in places, once the war against Napoleon was brought in as a major plot point – I would have preferred the stakes to stay smaller, and have focused more on the emotional danger the two found themselves in, but that is my personal preference for most romance, and overall this was very enjoyable.
Also, it’s a small thing, but I appreciated the detail put into having a baby in the story – there is plenty of discussion of his nursemaid and wet nurse, which is not something you often see in historical romance, but certainly something that would have had to be considered for a baby without a mother! It helped to make the story feel more realistic for me, as I often find babies to be little more than window-dressing in these sorts of books; here, Jon is a real part of the family and having that realism made it easier to connect with both Ross and Prue’s love for him. Three and a half cats! Continue reading “Mini Romance Reviews!”