Home » Fiction Directory » Historical Romances

Historical Romance Novels Online Free to Read

Historical Romance Novels Online Free to Read

Thousands of historical romance novels online free to read. Grouped by subject, publisher, era. Includes numerous best-sellers. These books are scanned modern paperbacks and hardbacks, legally available for free use.

You can search for historical romances by author, in the 1st entry below.

Century Past has a wide variety of fiction books, which you can find at Fiction in the top-of-page menu.

Looking for a way to escape into a world of passion and adventure without spending a dime? Look no further than the world of online historical romance! Whether you’re in the mood for a steamy Scottish highland romance or a Regency-era tale of forbidden love, there are countless options available to you. So why not curl up with a cup of tea and lose yourself in a world of romance and intrigue?

Century Past Historical Fiction pages

See our Guide for Finding History Books on Century Past

Collections of Historical Romance Novels Online Free

Search for an Author’s Books – Free Online Novels Historical Romance

Try searching for books by author. In the search bar in this link, in the creator field, replace LAST, FIRST with the author’s name. Save books you like to your Internet Archive account by clicking “Favorite” while logged in.

See the Menu at the top of every page for Directories of Free Online Fiction and NonFiction Books, Magazines, and more, on 400 pages like this at Century Past

Romance Period Novels – Collection

Some popular authors here: Kathleen Woodiwiss, Brenda Joyce, Elizabeth Mansfield, Karen Ranney, Connie Mason, Rexanne Becnel, Susan Napier, Julie Garwood, Jennifer Ashley, Bertrice Small, Jude Deveraux free download or read online.

See our Mills and Boon free online reads

Popular Historical Romance Authors

Click a name to find many of that author’s books.

Julia Quinn, Lisa Kleypas, Sarah MacLean, Judith McNaught, Tessa Dare, Diana Gabaldon, Julie Garwood, Philippa Gregory.

See our collection of Travel Books & Guides for destinations worldwide.

Highlander Romance Novels Online – Collection

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.

See our webpage of Fiction Magazines

Read Historical Romances Online – Collection

Read steamy historical romances at the Internet Archive, from a variety of publishers, including free Regency romance novels. Authors include: Nicole Jordan, Celeste Bradley, Amanda Scott, Kate Donovan, Prue Phillipson, Susan Vreeland, Sarah Mallory, Kate Emerson, Robin St. Thomas, many more.

See our webpage for Writers and Writing Magazines

Free Historical Romances Set in England – Collection

Read Historical romances that take place in England. Some authors here: Celeste Bradley, Susan Spencer Paul, Jude Deveraux, Gayle Callen, Johanna Lindsey, Bertrice Small, Anna Jacobs, Gaelen Foley. Avon romance books free. Free Regency romances.

Read Western Romance Online – Collection

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.

Articles Collection – the History of Popular Culture

Harlequin Historical Romance Books Online – Collection

Harlequin historical romances online, arranged by author. Some popular authors here: Silvia Andrew, Bronwyn Scott, Elizabeth Rolls, Carole Mortimer, Michelle Willingham, Sophia James, Emily French, Kathleen Eagle, Georgie Lee, Stacey Kayne.

See our webpage of Movie & TV magazines

Signet Regency Romances Free Online – Collection

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.

See our collection of LP records, old radio shows, and audio books, all free

Avon Romance Novels Online Free – Collection

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.

See Mademoiselle Magazine free on this site

Zebra Romances Online – Collection

Zebra romances. Popular Zebra authors of historical romances: Christie Kelley, Bobbi Smith, Tamara Lejeune, Sharon Ihle, Joyce Myrus, Kathryn Kramer, Gina Delaney, Kate Donovan, Kaitlin O’Riley, Hannah Howell, Colleen Faulkner, Constance O’Banyon, Michalann Perry, Christine Elliott, Sophia Johnson, Cassie Edwards, Lynn Hayworth.

Free Online Historical Romances – Coventry Collection – Free Online Novels Historical Romance

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.

Free Online Scottish Historical Romances – Collection

Free Highland romance books. Some authors: Donna Fletcher, Karen Hawkins, Terry Spear, Lori Leigh, May McGoldrick, Hannah Howell, Pam Binder, Grace Livingston Hill, Amanda Scott. Free Historical Romance Books Online.

See our collection of Vintage Novels, published from the 1700s to the early 1900s.

History Romance eBooks Set in France – Collection

Free Historical romances that take place in France. Some authors here: Claire Thompson, Leda Swann, Charles Todd, Suzanne Goodwin, Patricia Vaughn, Joanna Bourne, Susan Vreeland, Tracey Devlyn, Jacqueline Morley, Danielle Steele.

Images Collection – Historical Photos from Around the World

Free Historical Romance eBooks Set in Canada – Collection – Free Online Novels Historical Romance

Historical romance novels that take place in Canada. Some authors here: Stephanie Laurens, Julia Justiss, Rosie Thomas, Janette Oke, Susan Wiggs, Elizabeth Lowell, Lynn Kositsky.

See our Free Women’s Fiction

Historical Romance eBooks Free for Young Adults – Collection

Free historical romance books online free download for Young Adults at the Internet Archive.

See our History of the Roman Empire PDF

Romances Set in the Middle Ages – Collection

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.

See our collection of Ancient World History PDF Free Download Books

World Historical Fiction: An annotated guide to novels for adults and young adults

Oryx 1999

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.

Search for Books on the Internet Archive

Articles on Popular Culture in the Victorian Era

Collected links here at Century Past to articles about popular culture in the Victorian era (late 1800s). Topics include fashion, food, recreation and more. The articles were found in leading magazines and newspapers. Free online historical romance books.

See our Free PDF Books on India

Photos from Historic Britain and Ireland

Collected links here at Century Past to selected photography collections from the late 1800s & early 1900s in the UK and Ireland.

Scroll to Top