Category Archives: Romance – Historical

Tougher Than the Rest by Shirleen Davies

Tougher than the Rest by Shirleen Davies

Bushra Zia

Niall MacLaren, as the oldest of the four brothers, plans to expand the Arizona ranch. As a widower, with a young child, he zeroes on a wealthy widow to further his investment and political gains.

Katherine starts out to the Western frontier for the teacher’s post in the growing town of LA. With a determined set of young shoulders, she plans on expanding her career until Niall knocks her down, literally.

A story of pain, family ties, honor, and hard decisions.

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Rating: 4/5

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Alexandra by Lauren Royal and Devon Royal

Alexandra by Lauren Royal and Devon Royal

Regency Chase Brides (Book I)

Bushra Zia

Since childhood, Alexandra is in love with her brother’s best friend, Tristan. Except, how could her father agree to an untitled marriage. When Tristan unexpectedly inherits a title, Alexandra hopes to attain him. But, the ton’s society forces her to see the scandal that Tristan is buried in. Now, Alexandra is even more determined to clear his name.

The Royals are a fresh voice in clean romance, which are appropriate for all ages. They bring the wonderful world of living with siblings a new perspective.  With sisters’ rivalry and friendship, a brother’s protective instincts, and evergreen romance, the Royals entertain us for a family time read.

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Rating: 5/5

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Discovering You by Melissa Kean

Discovering You by Melissa Kean

Bushra Zia

Lucy is a romantic bookworm who runs her father’s bookshop meticulously. Nicholas Davenport is a grieved man from his young wife’s untimely death. Trying to get out of his melancholy existence, Nicholas summons for a librarian to rearrange his personal library. When Lucy happens to be that meticulous librarian, Nicholas finds not only his library but his whole household rearranged by her!

A romance that will reminiscent of Beauty and the Beast.

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Rating: 4/5

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His Stolen Bride by Shelly Thacker

His Stolen Bride by Shelly Thacker

Stolen Bride Series (Book 0)

Bushra Zia

The Highland Lord Darach of Glenshiel plans on abducting the bride of his enemy, Lady Laurien d’Amboise. The plan is to barter for peace treaty with the safe return of Lady Laurien d’Amboise. What Darach doesn’t take into account is Lady Laurien’s unwillingness to be returned to a forced marriage.

The story is interwoven with international rivalries, treachery, love triangles. A willful and strong minded heroine makes the story a sizzling read.

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Rating: 4/5

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Forgotten No More by Christina McKnight

Forgotten No More by Christina McKnight

Lady Forsaken (Book II)

Bushra Zia

A young country girl, Ruby St. Augustin, finds out about her mother’s trysts in an old diary. She begins the search for her real father amongst the ton. If the society gets a rumor of her birth, then her marriage prospects and reputation are at stake. But one man could care less about his own status or hers.

The plot is passable. The storyline makes it a dull read.

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Rating: 3/5

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Chills by Heather Boyd

Chills by Heather Boyd

Distinguished Rogues (Book I)

Bushra Zia

Now a young lady, Constance is no longer under the guardianship of the Marquess of Ettington, Jack.  The Marquess needs Constance help in taking care of his psychologically ill, twin sister. Constance soon finds out that her well-managed estate is bankrupt due to her mother’s gambling habits. With the looming threat of debtor’s prison, Constance decides to search for a rich husband.

The reader may lose respect for the relaxed morals of Constance.  For instance, she keeps accepting exorbitant gifts from the Marquess while well aware of the society’s gossip regarding her.

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Rating: 3/5

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The Hunter Bride by Cynthia Woolf

The Hunter Bride by Cynthia Woolf

Bushra Zia

Jo is a bounty hunter who wishes to leave her past behind and become a western mail-order-bride to Sam. Jo miscalculates her enemy’s ability to follow her to the distant western town.

Woolf’s story line and characterization is interesting. However, her literary language is crude, lacking in imagery and descriptions.

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Rating 3/5

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