Tag: historical romance


Winner of Victoria Vane’s DeVere series!

We have a winner for our DeVere series giveaway! The winner is: GPemberton  Congratulations and have fun with your books! We are having another great contest starting today. We’re just getting ready and preparing for an amazing chance to win the complete MacKinnon’s Rangers series by Pamela Clare. Even better, one lucky winner will get a signed copy of Defiant (MacKinnon’s Rangers #3), coming out on July 3rd. We can’t wait to get started. Check back soon! **winner was chosen using random.org**

Posted June 29, 2012 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Surrender by Pamela Clare

Surrender by Pamela Clare

We’re starting our celebrations of the upcoming release of Pamela Clare’s Defiant on July 3rd with this fabulous guest review of Surrender (MacKinnon’s Rangers #1) by Kristen. In the next couple of days we will be posting a review of the second book in the series, Untamed, and to make the wait a little easier we have an amazing giveaway for you, starting on June 29th. You definitely don’t want to miss that!  Surrender To say I loved Surrender, by Pamela Clare, is an understatement. This is my first book by Ms. Clare and did she ever make a fan of me. I was in awe of her ability to not […]

Posted June 28, 2012 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Train Station Bride by Holly Bush

Train Station Bride by Holly Bush

Train Station Bride is a really sweet story about an educated young woman from a well-to-do family who learns that sometimes you have to leave duty and obligation behind to do the right thing. Julia Crawford feels like an outsider in her own family. The third of four girls, she doesn’t feel as beautiful as her sisters and gets told about her inadequacies quite frequently. One day, she decides that she’s had enough and replies to a mail-order bride ad in the paper. Shopkeeper Jacob Snelling needs someone to care for his ailing mother and a mail order bride is his best bet. When Julia arrives at the train station, it […]

Posted June 27, 2012 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

A Brooding Beauty and A Ravishing Redhead by Jillian Eaton

A Brooding Beauty and A Ravishing Redhead by Jillian Eaton

A Brooding Beauty tells the story of Catherine and Marcus Windfair, Duke and Duchess of Kensington. When Catherine and Marcus married they were considered the perfect couple of the ton and they were actually quite happy together until Marcus had to leave Catherine for a few months to take care of business. That separation marks the end of a happy marriage for Catherine and Marcus. When Marcus finally returns, he remains cool and standoffish and while Catherine suspects the reason for Marcus’ behaviour, she never confronts him about it. About three years later, Catherine can’t stand staying in a loveless marriage anymore and asks Marcus for a divorce. Well, let’s just […]

Posted June 3, 2012 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Historical Romance Week 4: The Duke of Shadows by Meredith Duran and Sea Change by Darlene Marshall

Historical Romance Week 4: The Duke of Shadows by Meredith Duran and Sea Change by Darlene Marshall

The last week of Historical Romance Month has arrived and we’ve got two wonderful books for you. One of our guest reviewers, Kathleen, recommended Sea Change by Darlene Marshall for Week 4, as we’re visiting exotic locations this week. Steffi decided to include The Duke of Shadows by Meredith Duran, which is an amazing book that’s partly set in India. We can’t believe Historical Romance Month is coming to an end already. This has been so much fun and we want to thank Kathleen, Kristen and Elizabeth again for being the fabulous reviewers they are and allowing us to publish their reviews on Swept Away By Romance. As always, directions on […]

Posted May 22, 2012 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 12 Comments

Historical Romance Week 3: The Bride by Julie Garwood and My Fierce Highlander by Vonda Sinclair

Historical Romance Week 3: The Bride by Julie Garwood and My Fierce Highlander by Vonda Sinclair

Please welcome our guest reviewers of week 3 of Historical Romance Month. We asked Kristen and Kathleen for their reviews of these books because their love for them shines through in their writing. Historical Romance Week 3 is all about sexy Scottish Highlanders and we thought we’d give you a little visual to keep your attentionJ Enjoy the reviews and the man candy! Directions on how to win the featured books are down below. I loved this book. It’s one of those feel good stories that leaves you smiling for days.  If I was to sum-up this book with one word, “delightful” comes to mind.  I honestly can’t think of a […]

Posted May 15, 2012 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 13 Comments

Historical Romance Week 2: Silver Lining by Maggie Osborne and Taming Eliza Jane by Shannon Stacey

Historical Romance Week 2: Silver Lining by Maggie Osborne and Taming Eliza Jane by Shannon Stacey

The hosts of this blog are back for Historical Romance Week 2. This week it’s all about America and the Wild West. Silver Lining by Maggie Osborne is Steffi’s choice for this week, while Karla decided on Taming Eliza Jane by Shannon Stacey. Two wonderful books by two talented authors. We are giving away all reviewed books this month and Silver Lining and Taming Eliza Jane are no exception. Directions on how to enter are down below. What a pleasant surprise! One of the most endearing love stories I’ve ever read. Think Maverick/Cheyenne Social Club/Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, all rolled into one. Eliza Jane, divorced women’s libber has come to […]

Posted May 8, 2012 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 24 Comments

Historical Romance Week 1: A Rogue By Any Other Name and Seven Years To Sin

Historical Romance Week 1: A Rogue By Any Other Name and Seven Years To Sin

We already mentioned that we are having three guest reviewers at Swept Away By Romance for Historical Romance Month. Elizabeth provided this amazing review for us. A Rogue By Any Other Name was in the discussion of being included in this contest from the start but her review made it a definite addition. Thank you for this wonderful review, Elizabeth! – The Story – A decade ago, the Marquess of Bourne was cast from society with nothing but his title. Now a partner in London’s most exclusive gaming hell, the cold, ruthless Bourne will do whatever it takes to regain his inheritance—including marrying perfect, proper Lady Penelope Marbury. A broken engagement […]

Posted May 1, 2012 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 26 Comments