Tag: historical romance


Woman Of The Mists (Edge Of The New World) by Lynn Sholes

Woman Of The Mists (Edge Of The New World) by Lynn Sholes

What it’s about Long before the arrival of Columbus to the new world, a magnificent and brave people flourished in a verdant tropical land. Their culture, steeped in spiritual life and tradition, provided them sacred wisdom and strength that survived generations. In this land of abundance, a young a woman, Teeka, surrendered her heart to the shaman’s son, Auro. But when a raiding rival tribe invaded their peaceful village and she was stolen away by their leader, her life changed forever. Steffi’s Review  I can with all honesty say that I have never read a book like this, or anything slightly comparable. Woman Of The Mists is the introduction into a […]

Posted December 12, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

The Risqué Resolution by Jillian Eaton

The Risqué Resolution by Jillian Eaton

What it’s about Due to a clause in her father’s will, Lily has until Christmas to find a husband. Having yet to find a single man she would ever consider marrying after six failed seasons, she fears all hope is lost… until she meets the mysterious, insufferable, and oh so handsome Captain James Rigby. Recently returned and still recovering from the bloody battlefields of war, James is missing an arm and, it would seem, a heart. The last thing on the embittered soldier’s mind is marriage, especially to Lily Kincaid, a woman who is as infuriatingly stubborn as she is beautiful. With time running out, can Lily convince James – and […]

Posted December 9, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday: Comanche Moon (Comanche series, #1) by Catherine Anderson

Flashback Friday: Comanche Moon (Comanche series, #1) by Catherine Anderson

What it’s about Orphaned after her parents were killed by Comanches, Loretta Simpson still lives in terror that the warriors will return—her fear so powerful, she is no longer able to speak a word.  Hunter of the Wolf believes that Loretta is a woman of ancient prophecy whom he must honor. But Loretta can only see him as the enemy who has kidnapped her, and she refuses to succumb to his control—or his touch.  Despite the hatred between their peoples, Loretta and Hunter gradually find their enmity changing to respect and care. In the midst of such conflict, it will take all the force of their love to find a safe […]

Posted November 22, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Guest Post and Giveaway: Daughter of Sherwood (The Guardians of Sherwood Trilogy #1) by Laura Strickland

Guest Post and Giveaway: Daughter of Sherwood (The Guardians of Sherwood Trilogy #1) by Laura Strickland

We have an awesome Halloween guest post for you today. Laura Strickland, author of Daughter of Sherwood, the first book in The Guardians of Sherwood Trilogy series, talks about Halloween, how the holiday came to be and why it’s one of her favorites.  Then you can check out what her new book is all about and read Kathleen’s great review. There is also a giveaway, just to fill out the Rafflecopter for your chance to win an ecopy of Daughter of Sherwood! Have a Happy Halloween!!   What it’s about Raised as a scullery maid in Nottingham Castle, Wren has no idea she is the daughter of the legendary Robin Hood. […]

Posted October 31, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 7 Comments

Quickie Review: The Untamed Mackenzie (Highland Pleasures, #5.5) by Jennifer Ashley

Quickie Review: The Untamed Mackenzie (Highland Pleasures, #5.5) by Jennifer Ashley

What it’s about A WOMAN OF BREEDING MEETS A MAN OF NO STANDING… To redeem her family’s disgraced name, Lady Louisa Scranton has decided to acquire a proper husband. He needs to be a man of fortune and highly respectable in order to restore both her family’s lost wealth and reputation. She enters the Marriage Mart with all flags flying, determined to find the right bachelor. But Louisa’s hopes are dashed when the Bishop of Hargate drops dead at her feet—and she is shockingly accused of murder! Soon, Louisa’s so-called friends begin shunning her, because the company of a suspected killer is never desirable in polite society. The problem comes to […]

Posted October 20, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday: The Darkest Heart by Brenda Joyce

Flashback Friday: The Darkest Heart by Brenda Joyce

What it’s about She was called the bell of the Southwest Beautiful Candice Carter enjoyed the attentions of every eligible man in the New Mexico Territory, until her reckless heart led her to near death in the desert. But rescue came from a savage…Jack Savage, the hard-muscled Indian warrior who both terrified and fascinated her. Suddenly she was at the mercy of an arrogant halfbreed whose forbidden passion she dared not admit she wanted to taste. He was called Savage From the moment he saw her, Jack branded Candice his woman. No matter that he had chosen the Indian way…no matter that he could hang for touching her. nothing could stop […]

Posted October 18, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Blog Tour: Review and Backlist Giveaway – The Sheik Retold by Victoria Vane and E.M. Hull

Blog Tour: Review and Backlist Giveaway – The Sheik Retold by Victoria Vane and E.M. Hull

We have a great post for you today! Award winning, best-selling author and SABR favorite, Victoria Vane, took The Sheik by E.M. Hull and put her own spin on this 1919 romance classic. Three of our reviewers, Kathleen, Crista and Kristen read The Sheik Retold and give you their thoughts in an amazing joint review! Be sure to check out the exciting excerpt, find out about the author herself, and then fill out the Rafflecopter for your chance to win an ebook of one of Victoria Vane’s popular reads, A Breach of Promise or A Wild Night’s Bride (The Devil DeVere, #1)…winner’s choice!!  Good luck and enjoy!  Also, for a limited […]

Posted October 15, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 6 Comments

Guest Post: Enticing The Earl by Christie Kelley

Guest Post: Enticing The Earl by Christie Kelley

Today we have a special treat for our historical romance lovers! Author Christie Kelley is a guest on Swept Away By Romance and talks about her reasons for writing romance in a very interesting guest post. If you’d like to know about this historical romance author and her novel, Enticing The Earl, check out the blurb and author bio down below and don’t forget to leave Christie a comment. What it’s about Only His Passion. . .  With his estate near bankruptcy, Simon Blakesworth, Earl of Hartsfield already has a perilous secret to keep. Still, when he finds Mia Featherstone badly beaten, he doesn’t hesitate to shelter her in his home. […]

Posted October 14, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

Guest Post and Review: In Her Dreams by Katherine Givens

Guest Post and Review: In Her Dreams by Katherine Givens

What it’s about A flirty, fun, mix-and-match romance about two sisters who are betrothed to the wrong men…  Evangeline Vernon is a woman on the verge of spinsterhood — until the prim and proper Duke of Manchester steps in. Her family is pleased with the match, but the duke is not the passionate man Evangeline craves. Her heart belongs to an alluring, golden-haired gentleman, perfect in every way…except one: he doesn’t exist. Angela Vernon is everything a proper, well-brought-up woman should be. She knows her place and understands society’s expectations — which include not being jealous of her sister and not coveting her sister’s suitor. But how can she bear the […]

Posted October 10, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Flashback Friday Favorite: Annie’s Song by Catherine Anderson

Flashback Friday Favorite: Annie’s Song by Catherine Anderson

What it’s about THE GIFT  Annie Trimble lives in a solitary world that on one enters or understands. As delicate and beautiful as the tender blossoms of the Oregon spring, she is shunned by a town that misinterprets her affliction. But cruelty cannot destroy the love Annie holds in her heart.  Alex Montgomery is horrified to learn his wild younger brother forced himself on a helpless “idiot girl.” Tormented by guilt, Alex agrees to marry her and raise the babe she carries as his own. But he never dreams he will grow to cherish his lovely, mute, misjudged Annie—her childlike innocence, her womanly charms and the wondrous way she views her […]

Posted September 20, 2013 by sweptawaybyromance in Uncategorized / 2 Comments