regency romance

Review: The Beauty Within by Marguerite Kaye

Review: The Beauty Within by Marguerite Kayeby Sandra Scholes

Reviewed by Sandra Scholes Considering he thought he was only as good as the subjects he painted, prominent artist, Giovanni di Matteo is a modest man and often wonders why women of a certain age throw themselves at him, and although others who have commissioned paintings from him think him as an amazing artist, he […]

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Three Reasons Why Dating During the Regency Period is Like Dating Today – But Sexier

Three Reasons Why Dating During the Regency Period is Like Dating Today – But Sexierby Keira G

One of the many reasons I like reading Regency romances, is how dating is portrayed. It’s courtly. Upon closer examination though, I find there isn’t that much difference between dating back then and dating today. It just sounds sexier. Here are three areas dating is the same, but where I still think Regency dating habits […]

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Review: The Quiet Gentleman by Georgette Heyer

Review: The Quiet Gentleman by Georgette Heyerby Keira G

Summary: When Gervase Frant returns to England to become the new Earl of Stanyon he finds his welcome home to be not so welcoming. Turns out his stepmother and half-brother would have been happier had he died in battle! As he faces his stepmother’s resentment and his brother’s disdainful jealousy, a chilling midnight presences in […]

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Review: Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grange

Review: Mr. Darcy, Vampyre by Amanda Grangeby Keira G

Amanda Grange picks up where Pride and Prejudice ends. Jane and Elizabeth are getting ready for their double wedding, both eager and anxious about the life spreading out before them. On the way to the wedding, Elizabeth experiences a brief foreboding chill but shrugs it off as wedding nerves. The ceremony goes smoothly, Darcy’s vows […]

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Review: Pride and Prejudice: Hidden Lusts by Mitzi Szereto

Review: Pride and Prejudice: Hidden Lusts by Mitzi Szeretoby Sandra Scholes

by Sandra Scholes, guest reviewer Just as when Jane Austen had written this novel over a hundred years ago, Mrs. Bennet finds out that Netherfield Park is to be let to a gentleman of means and position in society, and, she finds out, he is also a very handsome man indeed. It isn’t long before […]

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Review: Never a Mistress, No Longer a Maid (Kellington Book One) by Maureen Driscoll

Review: Never a Mistress, No Longer a Maid (Kellington Book One) by Maureen Driscollby Keira G

Story: Nurse Jane Wetherby and Lord Edward Kellington have a very brief and hot affair behind enemy lines at the Battle of Waterloo. Jane convinces Edward (Ned) of her widowhood when in fact she’s an unmarried virgin – talk about your virginity surprise! Of course the dunderhead ruins it all by proposing they continue the […]

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Regency Romance versus Historical Romance

Regency Romance versus Historical Romanceby Keira G

What is regency romance and how does it differ from historical romance? You may well recognize Jane Austen as a regency romance writer. She is best known for works such as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. So what makes an authentic regency romance? Well if you look at Pride and Prejudice you can […]

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Review: A Marriage of Inconvenience by Susanna Fraser

Review: A Marriage of Inconvenience by Susanna Fraserby Carla F.

by Carla F., guest reviewer Summary: Be quiet. Be obedient. Don’t displease the family. Don’t reveal your true feelings. These are the rules that Lucy Jones has lived by since she and her brothers were saved from the workhouse by their uncle and aunt after the death of Lucy’s parents. Lucy has always been very […]

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