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Historical romance

See below for a selection of the latest books from Historical romance category. Presented with a red border are the Historical romance books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Historical romance books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Widow of Rose House A Novel

The Widow of Rose House A Novel

Author: Diana Biller Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2019

Miss Lottie's Christmas Protector

Miss Lottie's Christmas Protector

Author: Sophia James Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

A Christmas mission... ...with the scarred and brooding gentleman! Part of Secrets of a Victorian Household. Working at her family's charity foundation for destitute women, caring but impulsive Miss Lottie Fairclough is desperately trying to find a missing woman. She's roped in family acquaintance Mr Jasper King to help her, and is equally impressed and annoyed when he rescues her from perilous danger! As she gets to know this injured entrepreneur it seems he needs her just as much...

Snowbound Surrender Their Mistletoe Reunion / Snowed in with the Rake / Christmas with the Major

Snowbound Surrender Their Mistletoe Reunion / Snowed in with the Rake / Christmas with the Major

Author: Christine Merrill, Louise Allen, Laura Martin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Stay snowed in this Christmas... ...with these three Regency short stories! After he broke her heart when he left for war, does Lucy dare give Jack Gascoyne a second chance? Find out in Their Mistletoe Reunion by Christine Merrill. In Louise Allen's novella Julia Chancellor, exiled into the countryside following scandal, finds herself Snowed in with the Rake! And in Christmas with the Major by Laura Martin, Lady Cecilia is hiding from her controlling guardian when she encounters Major Joseph Crawley...

Scandalously Wed To The Captain

Scandalously Wed To The Captain

Author: Joanna Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Bound to a stranger ...in a secret ceremony! With her finances, reputation and heart all broken by a family scandal, Grace Linwood seeks employment. But the lady she's companion to isn't long for this world. She's intent on seeing Grace protected and quickly wed to her son, curt and closed-off Captain Spencer Dauntsey. With little choice, all Grace can say is `I do' ...but who is the man she has just married?

The Truth Behind Their Practical Marriage

The Truth Behind Their Practical Marriage

Author: Marguerite Kaye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

A marriage hiding secrets ...but forged by passion! A Penniless Brides of Convenience story: Miss Estelle Brannagh has never met a man who has tempted her to renounce her hard-won independence-until an encounter with Irish landowner Aidan Malahide blossoms into spine-tingling attraction. He's carefree and charismatic...and accepting his proposal seems practical and shockingly desirable! Yet Aidan is hiding a dark secret, and it will take all Estelle's courage to ensure it doesn't tear them apart...

When the Marquess Was Mine The Wagers of Sin

When the Marquess Was Mine The Wagers of Sin

Author: Caroline Linden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

In the game of love... Georgiana Lucas despises the arrogant and cruel Marquess of Westmorland even before learning that he's won the deed to her friend Kitty's home in a card game. Still, Georgiana assures Kitty the marquess wouldn't possibly come all the way to Derbyshire to throw them out-until he shows up, bloody and unconscious. Fearing that Kitty would rather see him die, Georgiana blurts out that he's her fiance. She'll nurse the hateful man back to health and make him vow to leave and never return. The man who wakes up, though, is nothing like the heartless rogue Georgiana thought she knew... You have to risk it all He wakes up with no memory of being assaulted-or of who he is. The bewitching beauty tending him so devotedly calls him Rob and claims she's his fiancee even as she avoids his touch. Though he can't remember how he won her hand, he's now determined to win her heart. But as his memory returns and the truth is revealed, Rob must decide if the game is up-or if he'll take a chance on a love that defies all odds.

Regency Rogues: A Winter's Night The Winterley Scandal / the Governess Heiress

Regency Rogues: A Winter's Night The Winterley Scandal / the Governess Heiress

Author: Elizabeth Beacon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Forbidden Passion Since his father's scandalous affair, Colm Hancourt has lived life on his own terms...until he comes face to face with Eve, the daughter of his father's mistress! Eve has always lived in the shadow of her mother's scandalous affair, but with one kiss that sets tongues wagging, could the latest Winterley scandal be the start of something special? * To escape her family's scandals, Eleanor Hancourt lives as ordinary governess Nell Court. But when Fergus the new estate manager arrives, her quiet existence is disrupted. He may be unspeakably arrogant, but he's also irresistible! But is he who he really says he is...

The Duke's Stolen Bride The Rogue Files

The Duke's Stolen Bride The Rogue Files

Author: Sophie Jordan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

From USA Today bestselling author Sophie Jordan comes a scandalously sensual romance in her beloved Rogue Files series. Deliciously sexy! -Sarah MacLean, New York Times bestselling author An urgent dilemma... To save her impoverished family, Marian Langley will become a mistress. But she will not be just any mistress. Marian intends to become so skilled, so coveted, that she can set her own terms, retaining control over her body and her fate. Only one problem remains: finding a tutor... A scandalous solution... Other men deprive themselves of pleasure for propriety's sake. Nathaniel, Duke of Warrington, would much rather be depraved. He slakes his desires with professionals who ask nothing of him but his coin. Marian's proposal-that he train her without taking her virtue-is an intriguing diversion, until their lessons in seduction spin out of control. And a most unlikely duchess... When Marian is blackmailed into engagement by a man she despises, Nate impulsively steals her away. Though he never intended to take a wife, he can't tolerate the idea of Marian forfeiting her freedom to another. But can he bear to give her what she demands-a real marriage?

The Guardian of Lies

The Guardian of Lies

Author: Kate Furnivall Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

*** THE TOP TEN BESTSELLING AUTHOR *** Discover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally bestselling author of The Survivors. 1953, the South of France. The fragile peace between the West and Soviet Russia hangs on a knife edge. And one family has been torn apart by secrets and conflicting allegiances. Eloise Caussade is a courageous young Frenchwoman, raised on a bull farm near Arles in the Camargue. She idolises her older brother, Andre, and when he leaves to become an Intelligence Officer working for the CIA in Paris to help protect France, she soon follows him. Having exchanged the strict confines of her father's farm for a life of freedom in Paris, her world comes alive. But everything changes when Andre is injured - a direct result of Eloise's actions. Unable to work, Andre returns to his father's farm, but Eloise's sense of guilt and responsibility for his injuries sets her on the trail of the person who attempted to kill him. Eloise finds her hometown in a state of unrest and conflict. Those who are angry at the construction of the American airbase nearby, with its lethal nuclear armaments, confront those who support it, and anger flares into violence, stirred up by Soviet agents. Throughout all this unrest, Eloise is still relentlessly hunting down the man who betrayed her brother and his country, and she is learning to look at those she loves and at herself with different eyes. She no longer knows who she can trust. Who is working for Soviet Intelligence and who is not? And what side do her own family lie on? Further praise for Kate Furnivall's novels: 'Gripping. Tense. Mysterious. Kate Furnivall has a talent for creating places and characters who stay with you long after you've read the final word' Jane Corry 'Exquisitely heart-wrenching & utterly engrossing' Penny Parkes 'A thrilling, compelling read. Wonderful!' Lesley Pearse `Wonderful . . . hugely ambitious and atmospheric' Kate Mosse `A thrilling plot ... Fast-paced with a sinister edge' Times `Truly captivating' Elle `Perfect escapist reading' Marie Claire

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

Author: Betina Krahn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2019

Footsteps

Footsteps

Author: Reid Lance Rosenthal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2019

Temple of Dreams A Novel of Now and Then

Temple of Dreams A Novel of Now and Then

Author: Carolyn Mathews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2019

Homeless and jobless following the death of his adoptive parents, Sebastian enrols at a college of natural medicine which boasts a sanctuary modelled on an ancient Greek healing centre. After a night in the temple, he dreams of Apollos, a young Athenian defeated in a pankration contest, suffering memory loss. More dreams follow, decrypted by Sybil, the lecturer who insists he keeps a dream journal. Seb is kept busy in the 21st century by a budding relationship with Fliss, which stalls when she tries to persuade him to search for his birth parents. Meanwhile, Apollos, in the fifth century BC, readies himself to attend the festival of the Greater Eleusinian Mysteries, to discover the secrets of how to avoid the perils of the underworld and make it to Elysium.