My Romance Shelf Keeper's -Historical Romance Part 2

A Listmania! list by Misuzmama (New York, USA)
The list author says: "My favorite authors include:
Lisa Kleypas
Loretta Chase
Sabrina Jeffries
Julie Garwood (only old ones)
Silvia Day
Kinely Macgregor
Jacquie D'Alessandro
Lynsay Sands
Krelsey Cole
Candice Hern
Kimberly Logan
Loraine Heath
Mary Balogh
Mary Jo Putney
Patricia Oliver
Deborah Simmons
Hannah Howell
Andrea Pickens
Gaelan Foley
........and I'm always looking out for more.


You won't find any hero-rapes-heroine in my shelf keepers -not romantic IMHO

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Once Upon a Wedding Night (The Derrings)
1.  Once Upon a Wedding Night (The Derrings) by Sophie Jordan
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Destitute widow heroine comes up with a scheme and pretends to be pregnant in order to prevent being thrown out of estate when the new earl shows up. Hero, her half-brother-in-law is actually pleased because he doesn't even want to be earl. But what happens when they start falling for each other? Really good book. (R)"
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Petals in the Storm
2.  Petals in the Storm by Mary Jo Putney
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Hero & heroine were once betrothed but it ended badly because of lies, now they meet again as spies. Not very romantic and there are practically two hero's in this book. I think most readers are disappointed at which one the heroine chose -but she had her own reasons. Fascinating book. I love re-reading the ending. (R)"
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Dancing on the Wind
3.  Dancing on the Wind by Mary Jo Putney
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. My fav book of this series along with Thunder and Roses. Spy master hero is trying to infiltrate Hellfire club he investigating while constantly running into mysterious heroine under a variety of disguises. Action packed and full of intrigue. Slightly disturbing. One of my favorite keepers. (R)"
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Slightly Dangerous (Bedwyn Saga)
4.  Slightly Dangerous (Bedwyn Saga) by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Think Lizzie and Darcy. The serious duke and the gregarious widow. Two polar opposites fall in love against all odds in this wonderful ending to the Bedwyn series. I loved to see the vulnerable side of both these characters. Balogh is one talented author.(R)"
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Beware a Scot's Revenge (School for Heiresses, Book 3)
5.  Beware a Scot's Revenge (School for Heiresses, Book 3) by Sabrina Jeffries
The list author says:
  "1800's Scotland. Book three in The School For Heiresses series. Lady Venetia Campbell returns to Scotland and is kidnapped by her father's sworn enemy, Sir Lachlan Ross "Scottish Scourge". His plans for her in his quest for revenge take a more romantic turn. Sooooo good! Great Hero *sigh*. Surprising twist at the end. Check out Jefferies other series.(R)"
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The Devil Earl
6.  The Devil Earl by Deborah Simmons
The list author says:
  "Medieval novel. Heroine tries to out-smart King by choosing an unsuitable husband, thinking that he will allow her to remain unwed. But SURPRISE! he accepts and then she's off to the lair of the dreaded Red Night. The man living under a veil of darkness and hiding some terrible secret. Soooo good! (R)"
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Maiden Bride
7.  Maiden Bride by Deborah Simmons
The list author says:
  "Medieval novel. Sequel to above. Hero lusts for revenge. His enemy is killed by his brother-in-law so he has no outlet. That is, until he learns of his enemies niece whom he plans to wed and suffer her uncles sins. Most intense hero-takes-revenge-upon-heroine I have ever read. Awesome! (R)"
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Heart's Masquerade
8.  Heart's Masquerade by Deborah Simmons
The list author says:
  "Regency? Pirate novel with Caribbean setting. Heroine flees murder and disguises herself and winds up on ship. No one discovers her true identity. Hero can't figure out why he cares for cabin boy. Later they meet as man and woman and the masquerade is revealed. My fav Simmons book and probably my fav pirate/captain book. Love Ransom!(R)"
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De Burgh Bride
9.  De Burgh Bride by Deborah Simmons
The list author says:
  "Medieval novel. Best book of the De Burgh series IMHO. Scholarly hero draws the short straw -literally- and must be the one of his brothers to marry the dreaded she-devil. What a crazy heroine!!!! Major shrew! She shrieks all the time, doesn't bother combing her hair and drives hero nuts but he takes it all in stride and wins her love. Worth finding a copy. (R)"
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A Passion for Him (Georgian, Book 3)
10.  A Passion for Him (Georgian, Book 3) by Sylvia Day
The list author says:
  "Georgian novel. Sequel to Passion for the Game. Heroine is all grown up and is getting ready to wed. Common hero (heroine's teenage sweetheart) is thought dead by her, but comes back alive and realizes that he might have waited too long to prove himself worthy . Time has slipped through his fingers. Filled with Day's signature sexual tension and prolific love scenes. Very good book. (R)"
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Laird of the Mist (The MacGregors)
11.  Laird of the Mist (The MacGregors) by Paula Quinn
The list author says:
  "Medieval novel. Enemy's come face to face. Kate Campbell is rescued by none other than the very man they call the 'Devil' -her clan's sworn enemy- Callum MacGregor. But who is really held prisoner here? Soon Callum realizes that Kate is his most dangerous foe -to his heart. Love the hero! He realizes pretty quickly that he doesn't want to let her go -but what can he do? Great doomed romance! (R)"
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Sleepless at Midnight (Mayhem in Mayfair, Book 1)
12.  Sleepless at Midnight (Mayhem in Mayfair, Book 1) by Jacquie D'Alessandro
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. First book in the new Mayhem in Mayfair series. Meddlesome & curious heroine spies hero up to no good and investigates. His grand plans of rescuing his family from ruin are side-tracked by the chit who catches him -NAKED! Well, two can play this game and he intends on returning the favor! A great book with lots of good love scenes (think bathtub ;)). (R)"
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Lord of Fire
13.  Lord of Fire by Gaelen Foley
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Hero (spy) attempts to secretly infiltrate members of a depraved society in order to uncover their secrets. Heroine becomes an unexpected intruder, jeopardizing his plans. Action packed. Love this series. (R)"
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Lord of Ice: A Novel
14.  Lord of Ice: A Novel by Gaelen Foley
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Identical twin to above hero is a battle scared war hero. He becomes guardian to his friends ba*tard niece and tries to find her a husband, knowing already that none will do but himself. Fantastic tortured hero. (R)"
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Lady of Desire
15.  Lady of Desire by Gaelen Foley
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Spirited heroine needs to escape from her arranged marriage. During the flight, she finds herself in a dark alley alone with a gang leader, whose running away from his noble past. They kiss & the rest is history. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this hero. Heroine? -not so much. One of my fav hero's of any book. (R)"
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Devil Takes a Bride
16.  Devil Takes a Bride by Gaelen Foley
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Heroine is a companion to Dowager Viscountess. The lady dies & leaves a caveat in her will which says that the heroine must marry hero, nephew, in order to get inheritance. Hero needs $ to fuel revenge plot & can't get heroine involved in danger.  This and the duke are my two fav of this series. Awesome! (R)"
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Gallant Waif
17.  Gallant Waif by Anne Gracie
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Surly hero is a injured (facial scar and bad limp) Major returned from war in Spain/Portugal. He's poor. Fickle fiance dumps him. Heroine, destitute, is kidnapped by hero's grandma (who was godmother to her mom) and taken to his home to act as an housekeeper. They yell and scream INSECENTLY! They hate/secretly love each other -both very insecure. LOVE THIS BOOK! (R)"
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The Spymaster's Lady (The Spymaster Series)
18.  The Spymaster's Lady (The Spymaster Series) by Joanna Bourne
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. H/H are both master spies. She -French. He -British. Two enemies are forced to work together & then at odds across the backdrop of both France and England. Absolutely riveting! THIS is spy romance! Disguise, weapons and cunning galore. Simply put -10 stars. (R)"
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The Notorious Rake
19.  The Notorious Rake by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Its expensive & hard to find but worth it (I paid $24 & don't regret it). H/H are caught in a thunderstorm at Vauxhall. She's terrified and he 'comforts' her. Later -both realize their mistake -completely incompatible. She's a bluestockig & he a notorious rake, but that doesn't stop him from pursuing her RUTHLESSLY! So great! (mild R)"
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His Wicked Ways
20.  His Wicked Ways by Samantha James
The list author says:
  "Medieval novel. Hero abducts heroine from convent for revenge. He sees to it that her father (his enemy) believes that his daughter is dead. Heroine believes in her father's innocence in hero's fathers/siblings murder. Takes her to his keep and demands from her: bear him a son for her freedom. I love it when the hero sees the evil of his ways! (R)"
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A Lady of Letters
21.  A Lady of Letters by Andrea Pickens
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Oh this is a GREAT book!!!Disillusioned rake (aren't they all!) starts to correspond with radical writer. Blue-stocking spinster attempts to covertly open eyes of ton to plight of child abuse in coal mines. Neither know of others true identity. Both get embroiled in investigation of child kidnapping. Seriously a 10 star book! -by no means a simple reformed rake. (PG)"
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The Defiant Governess (Signet Regency Romance)
22.  The Defiant Governess (Signet Regency Romance) by Andrea Pickens
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Duke's daughter runs away from a forced marriage and becomes a governess at a Marquis estate. The cold man's facade begins to melt when he's challenged by the impudent chit whose overseeing his sensitive nephew. Wonderful book! (PG)"
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The Storybook Hero (Signet Regency Romance)
23.  The Storybook Hero (Signet Regency Romance) by Andrea Pickens
The list author says:
  "Regency set in Russia. Hero and Heroine embark on journey from war ravaged Moscow (Boney's invasion) to St. Petersburg. With their two young charges in tow, they elude French troops and escape hit-men. Another Picken's not to be missed. Her older regencies are fantastic, I'm working on getting them all. (PG)"
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The Prize
24.  The Prize by Julie Garwood
The list author says:
  "Medieval novel. AWESOME book!! Heroine is captured by hero and brought before the king, who will choose her husband (thus giving away her keep). By a twist of fate, she gets to decide and she picks the hero *grin*. Words cannot describe how good this book is. Read the reviews. LOVE LOVE LOVE Royce!!!!Such a *GOOD* hero. (R)"
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Castles
25.  Castles by Julie Garwood
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. A princess (who wants to marry for love) marries a second son of nobleman who never really wanted to get married. A really fun book. The heroine is funny and the antics kept me turning the pages. Colin's "list's" are a riot. A really good Garwood. Fourth in the series. (R)"
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Simply Perfect
26.  Simply Perfect by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Best of the Simply series IMHO. Plain 35yr old heroine is the owner of girls academy. She disdains the ton/titles esp duke due to her past experience. But whom does she meet but a Marquess who turns her life upside down. Only he has a fiance and a secret. LOVE this book. Great old fashioned romance. (R)"
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Entwined
27.  Entwined by Emma Jensen
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Hero catches heroine in his home trying to return money her father stole. She figures out his secret, so he blackmails her into becoming his secretary. Soon they fall in love, but someone is trying to kill him. Great plain heroine. (R)"
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The Irish Rogue (Signet Regency Romance)
28.  The Irish Rogue (Signet Regency Romance) by Emma Jensen
The list author says:
  "Regency period Ireland. Patriotic heroine snubs brother's friend because he holds an English title. She secretly has a crush on a masked robin-hood highwayman to who steals from rich English to give to poor Irish. Could they be one and the same? Very good old regency. (PG)"
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Stranger in My Arms
29.  Stranger in My Arms by Lisa Kleypas
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Hero returns to England afters years away. Heroine is shocked by the man calling himself her husband. He certainly looks like him, but doesn't act like her cold husband. Soon she is falling in love. But who is this man really? Awesome stolen identity story. One of my fav Kleypas. Great Hero. (R)"
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Flame (Leisure historical romance)
30.  Flame (Leisure historical romance) by Connie Mason
The list author says:
  "Post Civil War. Yankee heroine 'hires' ex-confederate soldier to be her temporary husband for a wagon train trek west. She needs to get to her soldier brother who has been wrongfully accused of murder at a Fort. Yank & Reb have a hate/love thing going on. There's tons of action, some with Sioux Indians- the best part! (read it just for that and you won't be sorry) (R)"
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The Paradise Will
31.  The Paradise Will by Elizabeth Hanbury
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Spirited heroine is shocked to find that she has inherited an estate. Only one catch. In order to lay claim she has to move there for six months & during that time dine alone once a week with the handsome, but rude, hero neighbor. Hero gets benefits too if he cooperates. An original and witty story. (PG-13)"
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Angel Rogue
32.  Angel Rogue by Mary Jo Putney
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Half-Mohawk half-English heroine overhears disturbing information surrounding her father's death. She decides to go to London to investigate his possible murder further. On the way she meets (or stumbles upon literally) the hero who helps her. Such a great story. This is Robins book. Sequel to Petals in a Storm. Robin was the other hero? in that one. Love Love Robin. (R)"
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Tapestry
33.  Tapestry by Karen Ranney
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Beauty and the Beast type. Hero secludes himself in his home because he is severely disfigured (wears a mask) hiding his injures from the war. Heroine has been in love with her neighbor for years. She decides to get this beast out of his *lair* and into her arms. OMG! Get the tissues ready!!! (R)"
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Almost Heaven
34.  Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. H/H meet fall in love and then the fun starts (lies, deception etc). Although the heroine annoys me in some parts, get past it and read this just for the ending, its sheer *perfection*. Ian is a TOO-DIE-FOR hero. Can't stop gushing about him. (R)"
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A Kingdom of Dreams
35.  A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught
The list author says:
  "Medieval novel. Heroine must choose between the man she forced to marry (and falls in love with) and her family who hates him. Another McNaught winner. WOW! Another FANTASTIC ending. I get goosebumps just thinking about it.(R)"
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Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, Book 2)
36.  Seduce Me at Sunrise (The Hathaways, Book 2) by Lisa Kleypas
The list author says:
  "Victorian novel. Heroine returns to England from France after recovering from illness. Has been in love with Gypsy hero forever but he won't allow her to degrade herself by being with him and pushes her away. Can you say *smoldering romance*. Kev is soo darn hot and crazy, crazy in love with Win. Loved it! (R)"
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The Reluctant Cavalier (Signet Regency Romance)
37.  The Reluctant Cavalier (Signet Regency Romance) by Karen Harbaugh
The list author says:
  "Regency novel. Best *SHY* hero I've ever read about! Hero is second son and has little hopes of gaining beautiful heiresses attention. But one night at masked ball he steals a kiss and her heart. Now all she has to do is find out who  the masked Cavalier is. Great book! (PG-13)"
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Pistols For Two
38.  Pistols For Two by Georgette Heyer
The list author says:
  "Regency anthology. A set of extremely short (<30 pages each) 11 short stories from Heyer. Great for a quick 20 minute read. (G)"
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Faro's Daughter (Regency Romances)
39.  Faro's Daughter (Regency Romances) by Eve Matheson
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Viscount Vagabond and Devil's Delilah (Signet Regency Romance)
40.  Viscount Vagabond and Devil's Delilah (Signet Regency Romance) by Loretta Chase
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