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Historical Romances

Romance Writers of America defines Historicals as "Romance novels set in any time period prior to 1945, and taking place in any location." That's a pretty broad definition and encompasses every time period and setting, from Medieval Scotland to the American West to the Tang Dynasty (800s China).

Good authors provide historical accuracy without overwhelming the story or the reader. There are often crossovers with Romantic Suspense and increasingly Paranormal Romance.

Author Readalike Suggestions

Some of the authors who consistently write popular historical romances include: 

Mary Balogh Tessa Dare
Lisa Kleypas Courtney Milan
Julia Quinn Sarah MacLean


Your European Tour

     Chasing spies in France or jewel thieves in England can lead these lords and ladies to True Love.

Regency England

Non-European Locales

     Different times, different places, but always in search of True Love.

American Frontier

Far East