In Meet the New Dawn, the penultimate book of her “Savage Destiny” Western historical romance series, author Rosanne Bittner brings the reader to tears with lots of love, drama, and deaths.
Category: Historical Romance Authors
Author Spotlight: Rebecca Paisley
Between 1990 and 1997, Rebecca Paisley released eight full-length historical novels and five short stories/novellas. Each of her books featured her characteristic fantastic sense of humor and quirky heroines that you’d unlikely come across anyplace else.
Historical Romance Review: Beloved Betrayal by Carol Finch
Beloved Betrayal, a standalone Zebra Lovegram historical, by Carol Finch is for readers who like humor to go with their romance novels. 4 Stars
Breaking News: Bertrice Small’s Skye O’Malley Is Coming to Apple TV+ as a New Series
Finally, a true bodice ripper historical movie for us to enjoy! Bertrice Small’s epic erotic romance is coming to television soon!
Historical Romance Review: Tazia’s Torment by Sylvie F. Sommerfield
Sylvie F. Sommerfield’s California-set bodice ripper Tazia’s Torment is not a bad book, but it’s not as good as it could have been. 3 Stars
Dueling Reviews: Texas Star by Deana James, #2 (IntrovertReader)
We’re posting a pair of Dueling Reviews where our reviewers have two very different opinions on Texas Star by Deana James. Here is IntrovertReaders’ take. 5 stars
Dueling Reviews: Texas Star by Deana James, #1 (Blue Falcon)
We’re posting a pair of Dueling Reviews. Here is Blue Falcon’s take. Texas Star a Zebra western romance by Deana James is not the worst book I’ve read, but it does rank in my list of top ten worst ever. .5 star
Covers of the Week #91: Beverly Jenkins
For the week of Monday, February 20, 2023, to Sunday, February 26, 2023, we’re selecting these beautiful Beverly Jenkins historical romance covers from the 1990s for this Covers of the Week theme.
Historical Romance Review: Climb the Highest Mountain by Rosanne Bittner
Frequent readers of Rosanne Bittner’s books know what they’re getting from her work. It’s all here in Climb the Highest Mountain (Savage Destiny Series Book #5): exceptional emotionalism, and rawness. 5 Stars
Historical Romance Review: Embrace the Wild Land by Rosanne Bittner
This review is of Embrace the Wild Land, book #4 in the “Savage Destiny” series by Rosanne Bittner. It’s not my favorite book by Ms. Bitter, but it’s still darn good.
Historical Romance Review: Rapture’s Rendezvous by Cassie Edwards
Rapture’s Rendezvous is not one of Cassie Edwards’ bests. The characters vacillate between whiny and likable in this historical romance. 2.5 Stars
Historical Romance Review: A Breath of Scandal by Connie Mason
Having read a few Connie Mason books in the past and (more or less) entertained by them, I picked up A Breath of Scandal expecting some ahistorical yet sexy, romantic fun. Sadly, except for the wallpaper Georgian background, this one lacked all those standard Mason elements. 1 Star
Historical Romance Review: River of Love by Rosanne Bittner
The Book This review is of River of Love, book #3 in the “Savage Destiny” series by Rosanne Bittner. River of Love begins in 1853. Abigail Trent Monroe, her husband “Cheyenne” Zeke Monroe, and their three children, son Little Rock, and daughters Blue Sky and Young Girl, are living in Colorado. Abbie is also expecting…
Historical Romance Review: Hearts Aflame by Johanna Lindsey
With her 14th book, Lindsey was on a roll, writing blockbuster romance after blockbuster romance. Hearts Aflame was the sequel to Lindsey’s third book, Fires of Winter.
Historical Romance Review: Lone Star Surrender by Carol Finch
Readers who like humor and romance with high-spirited heroines and strong heroes will find lots to like in Carol Finch’s Lone Star Surrender. 5 stars