Let’s take a trip back in time to the year 1973, a time when romance novels were innovative fantasy escapades. And what other notable events took place around 50 years ago? As we are all about retro vibes here at Sweet Savage Flame, we look at what made this year so memorable.
In this article, we’ll look at the latest romance book genre sales statistics and insights into the world of romance novels. Learn about the average reader, the bestselling romance novels of all time, and the evolving trends in the genre.
These 15 Historical Romances published before 2000 either caused radical changes in the romance novel industry or they are so pivotal and unforgettable, they are must-reads. Please note, we at Sweet Savage Flame may not have read all books ourselves, but recognize their importance to the genre. Our aim is to review all books on this list if we haven’t already.