Tag: historical romance


Review: Honor & Roses (Swordcross Knights #1) by Elizabeth Cole

Review: Honor & Roses (Swordcross Knights #1) by Elizabeth Cole

  Steffi’s Review Get lost in the world of medieval England in Elizabeth Cole’s Honor & Roses! Originally drawn in by the beautiful cover, Elizabeth Cole quickly managed to transport me to another time and place. Honor & Roses starts off at a point when our heroine, Lady Cecily de Vere, is still quite young but there is already a strong bond between her and Alric of Hawksmere, one of her uncle’s trained knights. Not much older than Cecily, Alric leaves to fight in the war. When they meet again years later, the connection they once shared flares up again but Alric is below Cecily’s station and she is to be […]

Posted March 19, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

Review: Word Of Honor (Knights Of Valor #1) by Lauren Linwood

Review: Word Of Honor (Knights Of Valor #1) by Lauren Linwood

Steffi’s Review Lauren Linwood whisks readers away to another place and time in this historical romance with a love that is strong enough to overcome anything. Merryn and Geoffrey have been close since childhood, their friendship growing into love when they matured into adults. After years at war with France, Geoffrey is finally free to return to his betrothed and marry the love of his life. No one could have anticipated that they would only get to spend one night together as a married couple when Geoffrey disappears all of a sudden. Seven years later, Geoffrey returns but, unwilling to share the reason for his long absence, Merryn hardly recognizes her […]

Posted March 2, 2016 by sweptawaybyromance in Review / 0 Comments

The Baron’s Betrothal (Horsemen of the Apocalypse #2) by Miranda Davis

The Baron’s Betrothal (Horsemen of the Apocalypse #2) by Miranda Davis

What it’s about War hero and Horseman of the Apocalypse William Tyler de Sayre, Lord Clun, happens upon love while intending to avoid the catastrophe altogether by arranging a marriage to someone he’s never met.  Meanwhile, Lady Elizabeth Damogan, whose father betrothed her to the baron without so much as a ‘by your leave,’ will be damned if she marries a man she’s never met, much less a man who refuses to consider the possibility of love. Until she realizes, sometimes it’s the hero who needs saving.  Karla’s Review 4.5 Round and Round We Go Stars!! Will she, won’t she? Will he, won’t he? Will they, won’t they? That is the […]

Posted December 12, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Quickie Review: A Christmas Surprise – A Regency Romance by Emily Murdoch

Quickie Review: A Christmas Surprise – A Regency Romance by Emily Murdoch

What it’s about Every year for thirty years Lord Robert, the Viscount of Marchwood, throws a Christmas Ball. But this year the Marchwood Christmas Ball holds extra importance. His daughter, Lady Audrey, has just turned eighteen, and it is time for her to be introduced into society. It is Audrey’s first, best, and potentially only chance of securing a husband. Especially seeing as there are rumours that the Marchwood money is running dry. But headstrong Lady Audrey is not sure she wants a husband. Ever since her mother died she has been left to her own devices. Though she is very close to her father, it was often the servants she […]

Posted December 8, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Cold-Hearted Rake (The Ravenels #1) by Lisa Kleypas

Cold-Hearted Rake (The Ravenels #1) by Lisa Kleypas

What it’s about A twist of fate… Devon Ravenel, London’s most wickedly charming rake, has just inherited an earldom. But his powerful new rank in society comes with unwanted responsibilities . . . and more than a few surprises. His estate is saddled with debt, and the late earl’s three innocent sisters are still occupying the house . . . along with Kathleen, Lady Trenear, a beautiful young widow whose sharp wit and determination are a match for Devon’s own. A clash of wills… Kathleen knows better than to trust a ruthless scoundrel like Devon. But the fiery attraction between them is impossible to deny—and from the first moment Devon holds […]

Posted December 5, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Interview and Giveaway with Elizabeth Hoyt: Sweetest Scoundrel (Maiden Lane #9) Tour

Interview and Giveaway with Elizabeth Hoyt: Sweetest Scoundrel (Maiden Lane #9) Tour

We are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth Hoyt to Swept Away By Romance today. An avid fan, our Crista jumped at the chance to review the latest Maiden Lane romance and absolutely fell in love with the series all over again! Elizabeth stopped by with a short interview, excerpt from the book and a chance to win one of ten signed copies of Sweetest Scoundrel! So, check out Crista’s 5 star review, find out what Elizabeth loves most about Georgian England and fill out the rafflecopter to win a copy of ‘this gem of a book’!! What it’s about SHE’S TAKING CHARGE Prim, proper, and thrifty, Eve Dinwoody is all business when […]

Posted November 28, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Come To Me by Oberon Wonch

Come To Me by Oberon Wonch

What it’s about Comte Grégoire FitzHenri, the new Earl of Shyleburgh, is known for his prowess as one of the Norman Conquerer’s most favored warriors…but not for his romantic sensibility or his command of the English language. Grégoire looks forward to his imminent marriage with his seneschal’s beautiful daughter, his longtime betrothed. But as a rough-hewn soldier, he wishes to enchant the elegant lady before taking their wedding vows—which means an interpreter…and much-needed lessons in courtly love. The clever Bridget of Shyleburgh has been secretly in love with Grégoire since his visit as a dashing young warrior—when he was promised in marriage to her sister. But when he returns five years […]

Posted November 19, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

BRETON WOLFE (The Wolves of Brittany Book 1) by VICTORIA VANE ~ Excerpt + Review

BRETON WOLFE (The Wolves of Brittany Book 1) by VICTORIA VANE ~ Excerpt + Review

What it’s about She swore to defy him to her dying breath… But passion blurs the line between love and hate… The bluest blood and the hardest heart…at least when it comes to marriage…The daughter of a duke and granddaughter of a king, Adèle of Vannes was bartered at birth in a marriage treaty for the sole purpose of producing a royal heir. When her philandering husband is slain by Norse marauders, she is coerced to wed again in order to protect her home and her people. Adele knows that her beloved Brittany needs a strong hand to survive, but how can she ever reconcile her bitterness and hatred with the desire she feels for […]

Posted October 30, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

Quickie Review: Healing Montana Sky (Montana Sky #5) by Debra Holland

Quickie Review: Healing Montana Sky (Montana Sky #5) by Debra Holland

What it’s about After a grizzly bear kills Antonia Valleau’s trapper husband, she packs her few worldly possessions, leaves her home in the mountains of Montana, and treks to nearby Sweetwater Springs, seeking work to provide for her two young sons. Reeling from the loss of his wife during childbirth, Erik Muth must find a nursing mother for his newborn daughter to survive. For their children’s sake, Erik and Antonia wed, starting a new life together on his farm on the prairie. But it’s no easy union. Antonia misunderstands Erik’s quiet personality. He finds her independence disconcerting. Both hide secrets that challenge their growing intimacy. When Indians steal livestock from farms […]

Posted October 29, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Quickie Review: Spirit Of The Valley by Jane Shoup

Quickie Review: Spirit Of The Valley by Jane Shoup

What it’s about In Virginia, 1883, some things you can run from. . . some you have to fight. Pauline Ray is on the run, and she won’t get far. With thirty-four dollars, two small children to feed, the cold coming in fast, she has no idea how she’ll hide her tracks from her monster of a husband, let alone support her family. But Pauline is done with convention, and with nothing from her old life worth preserving, not even her name, she’s free to become a whole new person. All she has to do is singlehandedly turn a run-down homestead into the haven she and her children need, in a […]

Posted October 21, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments