My Name is Clary Brown by Charlotte Keppel (nee Ursula Torday) was first published in 1976 under the title When I Say Goodbye, I’m Clary Brown. Diamond is an actress of little renown and loses her “protector’s” patronage. She returns to her home village where she finds many of her childhood friends have died. There are dark forces that seem directed at her. Could she be the next victim in a long string of murders? 5 stars
Category: Gothic Romance
Set in the past or present, Gothic Romance mixes romance with mystery, horror, or intrigue.
6 Gothic & Paranormal Romances That Will Haunt You
It’s that spooky time of year again…Halloween! We’re preparing for one of our favorite holidays by reading some paranormal and gothic romances to get us into that creepy spirit. Here are six romances we think you’ll appreciate, too.
Covers of the Week #75: Gothic Romances
We’re celebrating Halloween with creepy, yet gorgeous art. For the week of Monday, October 24, 2022, to Sunday, October 30, 2022, our Covers of the Week shows off some eerie Gothic covers.
Historical Romance Review: The Silver Devil by Teresa Denys
I’ve put off posting an analysis of Teresa Denys’ first book, The Silver Devil, for a long time because I didn’t quite know how to critique it. If you’re a hard-core lover of old-school romance or bodice rippers, you might be familiar with this legendary novel. 4 1/2 stars
Covers of the Week #29
Gothic romances hold an important place in the annals of the romance genre, with dark brooding heroes, strong-willed heroines, and gorgeous covers illustrated by the master artists. For the week of Monday, October 25, 2021, culminating on Halloween Day, Sunday 31, 2021, let’s delight and take fright in these creepy Gothic romance covers!
Gothic Romance Review: The Curse of Kenton by Janet Louise Roberts
In the Gothic historical romance, The Curse of Kenton by Janet Louise Roberts, a young woman falls into a whirlwind marriage to a Lord with a secret family curse.
Historical Romance Review: The Jacaranda Tree by Rebecca Brandewyne
The Jacaranda Tree was my least favorite of Rebecca Brandewyne’s historicals, mainly because it was almost a verbatim regurgitation of conversations, plot points, and love scenes from other book
Historical Romance Review: Across a Starlit Sea by Rebecca Brandewyne
Across a Starlit Sea was a tempestuous romance written by Rebecca Brandewyne. This was a sequel to one of my all-time beloved love stories, Upon a Moon-Dark Moor. 4 stars