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
In Gentle Rogue by Johanna Lindsey, her popular Malory series romance, ex-pirate James Malory meets his match in Georgina, an American girl disguised as his cabin boy! 5 stars
Christine Monson’s novel, Stormfire is the ultimate in bodice-ripping, a tale of two mentally unstable people and their violent, intense love.
Love Cherish Me, Rebecca Brandewyne his book is a western epic, filled with murder, sex, death, trauma 5 stars
Sweet Savage Flame podcast Episode #1: Bodice Rippers and Old School Historical Romance
For me, Devil’s Desire was a bland Regency romance written by Laurie McBain. 2 1/2 stars
Natasha Peter’s Splendid Torment–originally published as The Masquers– takes us to late 18th century Venice, to the world of Fosca Loredan, a titian-haired young noblewoman trapped in a loveless marriage to a much older nobleman.
Dangerous Obsession is the sequel to Natasha Peters’ first book, Savage Surrender, although the relation between the books is not revealed until midway through this 630 page epic.
The Taming Jude Deveraux Medieval romance where Lady Liana marries Sir Rogan and gets more than she bargained for!
Elaine Coffman’s Escape Not My Love is a fantastic old school romance with a dominant hero and spunky, defiant heroine. This western historical is set in Mexico & Texas.
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