Tag: historical romance


Quickie Review: Passionately Yours (Hellions Of High Street, #3) by Cara Elliott

Quickie Review: Passionately Yours (Hellions Of High Street, #3) by Cara Elliott

What it’s about Proper young ladies of the ton-especially ones who have very small dowries-are not encouraged to have an interest in intellectual pursuits. Indeed, the only things they are encouraged to pursue are eligible bachelors. So, the headstrong Sloane sisters must keep their passions a secret. Ah, but secret passions are wont to lead a lady into trouble . . .   PASSIONATELY YOURS With her older sisters both happily married, Caro Sloane yearns for a romantic adventure of her own. Unfortunately the muddy, sulfur-scented waters of Bath seem the least likely setting for love or excitement. But the aspiring young poet soon finds inspiration when she runs into a […]

Posted May 11, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Meet the Earl at Midnight (Midnight Meetings #1) by Gina Conkle

Meet the Earl at Midnight (Midnight Meetings #1) by Gina Conkle

What it’s about It’s going to take a Beast to tame this Beauty Enigma Earl. The Phantom of London. That’s what the gossip pages call Lord Edward Greenwich, a mysterious nobleman who doesn’t show his face in London Society. With a reputation like that, no wonder Lydia Montgomery is horrified to be dragged from bed and packed off to live with him to save her mother from penury. While Lydia has received all of the training a lady should endure, she’s decidedly un-ladylike. She despises her corset and isn’t interested in marriage. She’d prefer to remain unmarried and spend her time improving her art. But if she wants a chance at […]

Posted May 6, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 3 Comments

Knight of My Dreams by Lynsay Sands Release Day Blitz + Giveaway

Knight of My Dreams by Lynsay Sands Release Day Blitz + Giveaway

Knight of my Dreams was originally published in the anthology A Mother’s Way and titled, Mother My I?. Now it’s being released as a standalone novella…and we can tell you, it’s fantastic!! Kathleen and Karla decided to get together to do a joint review. Kathleen is familiar with Lynsay Sands’ books and has enjoyed many of her historicals, while this is Karla’s first taste of this talented author’s writing. Their glowing reviews will no doubt stir interest in this fun book about a mother meddling in her son’s love life. While you’re here, you can gawk at that delicious cover, read the fun teaser excerpt and enter the giveaway. The publisher, […]

Posted April 29, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

An Unexpected Sin (Sins of Salem #2) by Sarah Ballance

An Unexpected Sin (Sins of Salem #2) by Sarah Ballance

What it’s about The moment the stranger’s dark eyes meet hers, Anne Scudder’s world is immediately overthrown by chaos. That single flare of desire is immediate, driving away all notions of propriety. Instead, Anne is consumed with sinful thoughts – ones that no unmarried girl should ever have for a man who isn’t her husband… But Josiah Cromwell is no stranger. It’s been six years since Josiah stole kisses from Anne, his best friend’s younger sister. Six years since Josiah left after his best friend’s death, burdened by the knowledge that he was responsible for destroying Anne’s family. Now he’s returned to claim the woman he can’t live without. But even as […]

Posted April 16, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Quickie Review: One Hundred Horses by Elle Marlow

Quickie Review: One Hundred Horses by Elle Marlow

What it’s about Grey Fox grew up listening to tales about a love so passionate and rare that it has become worth more than all the horses upon the face of the Earth. He doesn’t believe any of it until the day he finds the rancher woman injured and near death after an attack by Brother Lion. Grey Fox now knows that it will be impossible to fulfill the dreams of a love so magnificent that he would give up everything to win the heart of a woman who is not of his people. Sarah will do anything to escape. She cannot not possibly be the girl the Comanche predicted would […]

Posted March 23, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Blog Tour & Giveaway: Tangled Hearts by Heather McCollum

Blog Tour & Giveaway: Tangled Hearts by Heather McCollum

Today is our day on the blog tour for Tangled Hearts by Heather McCollum! Kathleen didn’t just like this book, she LOVED it!! She wrote a fantastic 5 star review that you check out along with the book blurb. Cruise on over to some of the other blogs on the tour and enjoy the guests posts and interviews with Heather McCollum, the schedule and links are down below.  Then don’t forget to enter for you chance to win a $25 gift card from Amazon (US only), and one of three ebooks of Tangled Hearts (international), just fill out the Rafflecopter. Enjoy and good luck!  What it’s about The Tudors take on […]

Posted February 3, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 7 Comments

Jewel of the East (The Devil DeVere #5) by Victoria Vane

Jewel of the East (The Devil DeVere #5)  by Victoria Vane

What it’s about Having once lived his life only for larks, laughter, and ladies of easy virtue, Captain Simon Singleton has returned from the war with the colonies a shambles of a man. Now free from six years of captivity, he’s still fettered by irrational fears that confine him to a life of seclusion. Once the crowning jewel of the most lavish brothel in London, the exotic Salime finds her reputation and livelihood destroyed by a bitter rival. With a closely guarded secret stripped away, Salime fears no man will ever desire her again. Seeking aid from the man who once saved her life, Salime accepts a proposition to repay her […]

Posted January 18, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Venice In The Moonlight by Elizabeth McKenna

Venice In The Moonlight by Elizabeth McKenna

What it’s about Considered useless by his cold-hearted father, Nico Foscari, eldest son of one of the founding families in Venice, hides his pain behind gambling, drinking and womanizing. After her husband’s untimely demise, Marietta Gatti returns to her hometown of Venice in hopes of starting a new life and finding the happiness that was missing in her forced marriage. When Fate throws them together, friendship begins to grow into love until Marietta learns a Foscari family secret that may have cost her father his life. Now, she must choose between vengeance, forgiveness, and love. Elizabeth McKenna’s latest novel takes you back to the days of eighteenth century Carnival, where lovers […]

Posted January 12, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Looking Forward To and Sneak Peek: Jewel Of The East (The Devil DeVere #5) by Victoria Vane

Looking Forward To and Sneak Peek: Jewel Of The East (The Devil DeVere #5) by Victoria Vane

What are we looking forward to in 2014?? Well Jewel of the East of course, and it’s almost here! It’s set to release on 1/20/14 and we can’t wait! This is the fifth book in The Devil DeVere series by the fabulous Victoria Vane! Simon and Salime…oh my…this is gonna be GOOD!! If you haven’t read this series you are missing out on something very special. No one does witty steamy historical romance quite like Victoria. The set up for Simon’s story starts in The Trouble With Sin (Devilish Vignettes, #2) and you can read Karla’s review here. Honestly, we think you should read all the books in both series, because […]

Posted January 1, 2014 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments

Never Trust A Pirate (Scandal At The House Of Russell, #2) by Anne Stuart

Never Trust A Pirate (Scandal At The House Of Russell, #2) by Anne Stuart

What it’s about  A Victorian beauty finds passion…with the man who may have murdered her father. Madeleine Russell, the beautiful daughter of a shipping magnate, counted on marrying a wealthy husband. Then her father’s disgrace and death left her with no dowry and no suitor. But Maddy and her sisters fully intend to restore their good name. Their first step: find the villain who framed their family. One of her father’s captains, a notorious former pirate, becomes a prime suspect. When Maddy joins the captain’s household disguised as his newest servant, her dark-eyed, charismatic employer soon develops his own agenda: seduction… Captain Thomas Morgan spent most of his life amassing vast […]

Posted December 16, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments