For years I have loved reading this sub genre in historical romance and I wanted to share my favorite series in this genre. Most of the them are not recently released, but they are some of the best romances ever to be written in historical romance!! So pay attention boys and girls and get your one click buttons ready. The list is a bit long though (I have read a whole lot in this topic) so I will probably do two parts since there are so many I love and want to share. So look forward to next week being part two.
This series is very recent, and I have no idea how long this author plans on making it. But I really wanted to mention it, because it has been a while since I have loved a regency themed series. This author is spectacular, and she really reminds me of Lisa Kleypas or Samantha James. Emotional read, great historic detail and page turners!!! This series involves a group of men that all of them have worked on the wrong side of the law…bad boys of regency really!! Rakes and alpha males and delectable to read. Highly recommend. These books are vibrant and real and written in the way romance should be written.
Royal Brotherhood Trilogy
This is a trilogy that is fantastic, and one of the first group of books I read in the Regency/Victorian theme. Sabrina Jeffries is a author that knows how to write this genre in such a way that leaves the readers spellbound, and this trilogy is one of my favorites to read from her. It features three brothers who are all bastards of the Prince (who was well known of having sex with any pretty female). These three form a brotherly bond even though they never grew up together. Each of them have various circumstances and each story written is simply beautiful and well written. I loved all three so much, but probably Byrne’s story is my favorite!! I wanted to include the stepbacks because they are gorgeous and I love them. Enjoy.
Can you tell I love Sabrina Jeffries—well this is another trilogy, that I fell in love with. This series features three sisters, and the rogues they fall in love with. But we also get two new characters that are connected with the sisters and we get their story!! The second book was one of the first historical romances I ever read and I was hooked on what Sabrina Jeffries brings us. Each book is different from the others, unique and full of adventure and mystery. Fully engaging and beautifully written.
This is a trilogy from Gayle Callen, that features three sisters and all three of them are forced to find means of work. Each story is sweet and charming and Callen is so engaging. Each of these books are so endearing and I love reading these books every chance I get.
The Lord Trilogy
oh my…what fun this trilogy is!! Yes another trilogy from Jeffries ( I really LOVE her older books) and back then she tended to go with smaller groups of related books. Which can be nice in some ways. Now first I want to say that each book here is fantastic. But my favorite book of the series is definitely Pirate Lord. It rocks!! Everything about it is fabulous and I can’t cheer enough for what Jeffries has done with these three books and how they are all related to each other. I love the witty humor and the entertaining engagements we see happen.
Lost Lords of Pembrook
Lorraine Heath is a queen in historical romance and when writing this set of books, she rocked it!!! It features three young brothers who are held by their uncle against their will. They manage to escape and end up separated, and find their way to getting their inheritance back to them. Each book is unique and packed with fantastic characters that melt your heart.
Maiden Lane Series
This series is so wonderful and I love what Hoyt has done with it so far!! It features a setting in the late 1700’s dealing with espionage, dukes and rebels, street pirates and characters of great spirit and integrity and doing what is right. Each book is packed with mystery, danger and passion!! Lively and sensual.
Malory-Anderson Family Saga
This series is pretty big, and some of my all time favorite books reside in this series. Johanna Lindsey is the queen of historical romance, but this series is pretty much for every romance lover (some of her other books aren’t—she gets very historically realistic and its not everyone’s cup of tea) however this series is fabulous and is a must read for everyone that loves this setting and sub genre in historical romance!! This family is rowdy and the men are rakes of the highest order and the women are passionate and strong willed and equal to their men in every way!! Each story is fun and easy going and filled with great witty humor you can’t get enough of. We begin the the streets of London and the series goes to the life on the seas to islands and exotic locales. This series is also a great way to get started with Johanna lindsey. These books are probably some of her lighter and more easy going of her stories but rich with history and romance.