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Highland romances at the Internet Archive. Some popular authors: Candace Camp, Gayle Callen, Hannah Howell, Nicole Jordan, Iris Johansen, Margaret Mallory, Michelle Marcos, Juliette Miller, Paula Quinn, Karen Ranney, Lynsay Sands. These includes some of the best.
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Romances that take place in the American West. Some authors of Historical Fiction in the American West: Norah Hess, Linda Lael Miller, Connie Mason, Steff Ann Holm, Gail Link, Janette Kenny, Patricia Potter, Madeline Baker, Sylvie Sommerfield. Read historical Western romances online free.
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Romantic fiction from the Signet Regency Romance publisher’s imprint, set within the Regency period in England. Some authors include Barbara Hazard, Evelyn Richardson, Amanda Scott, Sandra Heath, Mary Balogh, Barbara Metzger, Ellen Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Fairchild, Gayle Buck, Eileen Jackson.
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Avon Romances online free. Authors include: Stephanie Laurens, Tessa Dare, Margo Maguire, Connie Mason, Anna Campbell, Cathy Maxwell, Sophie Jordan, Lori Copeland, Karen Ranney, Laura Lee Guhrke, Johanna Lindsey, Donna Fletcher, Kathleen E. Woodiwiss, Hannah Howell, Karen Robards, Tracy Anne Warren, Alexandra Benedict.
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Coventry historical romances at the Internet Archive. Coventry Romance was a Historical Romance series published by Fawcett Coventry from 1979 to 1982. Most of the stories were set in the Regency era, with some in the Georgian and Victorian eras. Authors include: Leonora Blythe, Eleanor Anne Cox, Helen Tucker, and many more.
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Romance reads that take place in the Middle Ages. Some authors here: Andrea Cremer, David Clement-Davies, Melanie Dickerson, Elizabeth Ann Michaels, Tori Phillips, Johanna Lindsey, Lynn Kurland.
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This book and its complement (American Historical Fiction) fill a gap in the bibliographic reference shelf by identifying historical novels for both adult and young adult readers. World Historical Fiction contains over 6,000 novels set outside the U.S. The newest titles, as well as old favorites, are covered and books that are appropriate for young adults are indicated. Each volume is indexed by author, title, genre, subject, and geographic setting for ease of reference.
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