Tag: historical romance


Dearest Rogue (Maiden Lane #8) by Elizabeth Hoyt

Dearest Rogue (Maiden Lane #8) by Elizabeth Hoyt

What it’s about HE CAN GUARD HER Lady Phoebe Batten is pretty, vivacious, and yearning for a social life befitting the sister of a powerful duke. But because she is almost completely blind, her overprotective brother insists that she have an armed bodyguard by her side at all times-the very irritating Captain Trevillion. FROM EVERY DANGER Captain James Trevillion is proud, brooding, and cursed with a leg injury from his service in the King’s dragoons. Yet he can still shoot and ride like the devil, so watching over the distracting Lady Phoebe should be no problem at all-until she’s targeted by kidnappers. BUT PASSION ITSELF Caught in a deadly web of […]

Posted June 2, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Once Upon a Plaid (Spirit of the Highlands #2) by Mia Marlowe

Once Upon a Plaid (Spirit of the Highlands #2) by Mia Marlowe

What it’s about A wife may be courted, too… Many would count Katherine Douglas fortunate indeed. Laird William Douglas is broad-shouldered, gentle-handed, everything a lass could dream. But after four years of marriage, Katherine still knows little of what goes on in his heart. And she has yet to bear him an heir. The distance between them is too great—and so she flees over the snowy highlands to Glengarry Castle, home of her childhood, to set her husband free. But William won’t let his wife slip away without a fight. Before long, he’s at her father’s threshold himself, witness to the rumbles of discontent in Glengarry, the bright joy of Yuletide […]

Posted January 6, 2015 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

The Demon Count Novels (Demon Count #1-2) by Anne Stuart

The Demon Count Novels (Demon Count #1-2) by Anne Stuart

What it’s about The Demon Count In a world of grandeur but also nightmarish evils, his dangerous passion drew her to him . . . As soon as she arrives in Venice, golden-haired Charlotte Morrow is pursued by the city’s most dashing and celebrated men. Young and reckless, the orphaned English ward of a mysterious guardian expects a life of parties and adventure. Instead she finds herself little better than a bird in a gilded cage at Edentide, her guardian’s immense palazzo on the Grand Canal. A “Ghoul of Venice” is terrorizing the city, draining beautiful young women of their blood. To Charlotte’s horror, her handsome, brooding guardian, whom she secretly […]

Posted November 15, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 5 Comments

Darling Beast (Maiden Lane #7) by Elizabeth Hoyt

Darling Beast (Maiden Lane #7) by Elizabeth Hoyt

What it’s about A MAN CONDEMNED . . . Falsely accused of murder and mute from a near-fatal beating, Apollo Greaves, Viscount Kilbourne has escaped from Bedlam. With the Crown’s soldiers at his heels, he finds refuge in the ruins of a pleasure garden, toiling as a simple gardener. But when a vivacious young woman moves in, he’s quickly driven to distraction . . . A DESPERATE WOMAN . . . London’s premier actress, Lily Stump, is down on her luck when she’s forced to move into a scorched theatre with her maid and small son. But she and her tiny family aren’t the only inhabitants—a silent, hulking beast of a […]

Posted November 12, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

The Wicked Ways of Alexander Kidd (The MacGregors: Highland Heirs #2)

The Wicked Ways of Alexander Kidd (The MacGregors: Highland Heirs #2)

What it’s about AN INNOCENT STOWAWAYAs the sheltered niece of a Highland chief, Caitrina Grant longs for adventure beyond the lush hills of Scotland. So when a pirate ship glides into the loch, tempting her with promises of exotic lands and hidden treasures, Trina sneaks aboard. But she is unprepared for the consequences-and the seductive captain who demands the ultimate price for her deception . . . A SINFUL PIRATE For Alexander Kidd, the sea is no place for a lady. Pursued by deadly enemies from every direction, Alex won’t rest until he claims the bounty of riches left to him by his father, the notorious Captain Kidd. A stowaway will […]

Posted October 30, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

The Sweet Surrender of Janet Buchanan Paula Quinn

The Sweet Surrender of Janet Buchanan Paula Quinn

What it’s about New York Times bestselling author Paula Quinn continues her Highland Heirs series in this not-to-be missed novella. SHE WOULD NOT BE CONQUERED . . . Janet Buchanan is no man’s property. She refuses to marry her family’s sworn enemy-consequences be damned. She’d rather take a dagger to the brute herself. Yet when a tantalizing-and infuriating-man from her past comes to her rescue, Janet finds herself undeniably tempted by his hot, hungry kiss. HE COULD NOT BE TAMED . . . Notorious for his prowess as a lover and a fighter, Darach Grant has only one goal in mind: to defend his kin’s land from the impending siege of […]

Posted October 20, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Never Marry a Viscount (Scandal at the House of Russell #3) by Anne Stuart

Never Marry a Viscount (Scandal at the House of Russell #3) by Anne Stuart

What it’s about She’s crept back into the home she lost. He’s crept into her heart. Sophie Russell was once society’s darling. But after the disgrace and death of her father, she now finds all doors firmly shut to her—including those of her family home. To discover the secrets now hidden within its beloved walls, she’ll pose as a cook and spy on the estate’s new owner, a broodingly handsome viscount, who may have schemed against the Russells. Instead of dishing up the truth, the viscount tempts Sophie with delicacies of his own… Viscount Griffiths suspects that there is more to his new cook than meets the eye—especially since it was […]

Posted September 25, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Unexpected Hero (Southern Seas Series #2) by Gwendoline Ewins

Unexpected Hero (Southern Seas Series #2) by Gwendoline Ewins

What it’s about  Polynesia, 1866: Charity Trescothick and Sebastian Churnside have been acquainted with one another forever but when disaster strikes and he sails to her aid, they discover how wrong they have been. Sebastian is much more than an aloof businessman, Charity is far more than a dutiful daughter. Charity’s father, Reverend Trescothick, is dying. He sees Sebastian’s arrival as the answer to his prayers for her security and connives at their marriage. He succeeds, but the question is, will these two people, scarred by childhood tragedy, marry for his sake alone or will tenderness and passion set their marriage alight. Kathleen’s Review Story Rating ~ 5 Stars Hero Rating […]

Posted September 21, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

A Man’s Desire by Kathryn Anne Dubois

A Man’s Desire by Kathryn Anne Dubois

What it’s about New Orleans, 1798 Ethan Peron requires only his pleasures – drink, women, cigars, and gambling – to keep him content. When Ethan arranges his younger brother’s marriage, he is disturbed to find himself increasingly attracted to Kathleen Gallagher, his new sister-in-law… Karla’s Review  4 Stars! This book is HOT!! Have the misting fan ready! Curiosity got the best of me, and after reading an informative review for A Man’s Desire, I settled in and prepared to get my reading glasses steamed up…oh, they steamed up alright, and nearly burst into flames! There is a lot of depravity, voyeurism, and wicked ways of the flesh that takes place in this […]

Posted August 24, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

What a Duke Dares (Sons of Sin) by Anna Campbell

What a Duke Dares (Sons of Sin) by Anna Campbell

What it’s about A REPUTATION AT RISK What woman in her right mind would say no to marrying the dashing Duke of Sedgemoor? Miss Penelope Thorne, that’s who. She’s known Camden Rothermere since they were children-and she also knows she’d bring nothing but scandal to his name. Cam can hardly believe Penelope turned down his proposal. But if she wants to run off to the Continent and set the rumor mill ablaze, he can’t stop her. Then her brother’s dying request sends him to bring home the one woman he thought he’d finally gotten over. The only way they’ll both get back to London without their reputations in tatters is to […]

Posted August 14, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments