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Historical romances in a Georgian setting

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Initial post: Jan 5, 2012 10:33:42 AM PST
Does anyone have an recommendations? Love this setting, but I can't really find a lot of works that feature it.

I've read Marsha Canham, Eloisa James and Jane Feather.... on the look out for more.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 5, 2012 11:15:50 AM PST
Julia Ross' books are Georgian. Also try Elizabeth Hoyt.

Posted on Jan 5, 2012 11:22:05 AM PST
Nel says:
I think Jo Beverly also has some books set in this time period

Posted on Jan 5, 2012 11:31:36 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 5, 2012 11:58:38 AM PST
Mary Balogh: Heartless, Silent Melody, Thief Of Dreams

Julia Ross: The Seduction, Wicked Lover

Jo Beverly: The Mallorean series starting with My Lady Notorious

Georgette Heyer: These Old Shades, Devil's Cub, The Convenient Marriage, Powder and Patch, the Talisman Ring

Anne Stuart: To Love A Dark Lord, Prince Of Swords, Ruthless

Patricia Veryan: The Golden Chronicles series, Jewelled Men seriesand The Wagered Widow (most are OOP and expensive but many libraries carry them)

Karen Ranney: Tapestry, Til Next We Meet and several others

Judith Bourne: The Forbidden Rose

Judith Ivory: Angel In A Red Dress (aka Starlit Surrender)

Laura Kinsale: Prince Of Midnight, Flowers from the Storm, with Uncertain Magic right on the edge

Connie Brockway has a Georgian trio Reckless One etc but I haven't read them yet

And of course Baroness Orczy - The Scarlet Pimpernel

Here's a site that focuses on Georgian Romance

Posted on Jan 5, 2012 11:41:05 AM PST
RP says:
Lucinda Brant has some titles:

Noble Satyr: A Georgian Historical Romance (Roxton Series)
Salt Bride: A Georgian Historical Romance
Midnight Marriage: A Georgian Historical Romance (Roxton Series)
Autumn Duchess: A Georgian Historical Romance (Roxton Series)

I purchased the first two titles but have not read yet. The sample read looked good though.

Posted on Jan 5, 2012 12:01:29 PM PST
tealadytoo says:
Through a Glass Darkly

This would likely fit the bill, if you haven't read it yet.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 5, 2012 12:19:53 PM PST
It's a great Georgian but it's not a Romance, more historical fiction with a romance.

Posted on Jan 5, 2012 3:15:33 PM PST
tealadytoo says:
Yeah, it's a fine line sometimes, but "Through a Glass . . . " does lean toward the epic saga side of the spectrum.

Posted on Jan 5, 2012 4:10:22 PM PST
Jean says:
I second the nomination of Patricia Veryan. They're romances, but her Jewelled Men and Golden Chronicles books are wonderful. IMO she's VERY underrated as an author.

Posted on Jan 5, 2012 6:53:12 PM PST
Let's not forget the "Prince" trilogy by Elisabeth Hoyt. I believe the "Maiden Lane" series is also Georgian.

Posted on Jan 5, 2012 10:26:42 PM PST
Nancy Lee says:
Life Mask - historical fiction rather than historical romance per se, but if you love this period I think it might be worth your while to check out this book. HUGE cast of characters, two of the main plotlines are intertwined love stories that ultimately resolve into two HEA's (one heterosexual couple, one lesbian couple). What's cool is that almost all of the characters are real people who lived during the Georgian period, you can google them and find pictures of what they looked like.

Posted on Jan 6, 2012 4:46:56 AM PST
Also by Georgette Heyer for this time period, "The Masqueraders".

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 6, 2012 6:55:37 AM PST
bookworm says:
I also recommend Veryan. She is very talented in the same scale as Heyer

Posted on Jan 8, 2012 8:14:33 PM PST
Just want to say... thank you so much to everyone who posted recommendations! It was greatly appreciated.

I've read a few of the books listed on here, but a lot of them are new to me. I'm so excited to start reading.

Posted on Jan 8, 2012 9:13:27 PM PST
cmh says:
Sylvia Thorpe

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 4:39:58 AM PST
Willread says:
At Your Pleasure was an incredibly good book. It takes place during George I so it`s a very early Georgian setting.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 4:54:01 AM PST
Grey says:
Danelle Harmon's de Montforte series- Starting with The Wild One (The De Montforte Brothers) (Which is free!)
Stella Riley has a few- The Parfit Knight, The Mésalliance
Mary Jo Putney's Guardian trilogy (which are also paranormal)- A Kiss of Fate, Stolen Magic, A Distant Magic
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