Historical Romance

Ride the Whirlwind (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Ride the Whirlwind (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Ride the Whirlwind (Love Across Time #4) Author: Jackie North Publisher: Blue Rain Press Release Date: September 17 2019 Genre(s): M/M Historical Romance, Time Travel Page Count: 374 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: In present day, Maxton is good at finding trouble and bad at everything else. In 1892, Trent Harrington, sheriff of Trinidad, Colorado, lives a…
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The Lion and the Crow (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

The Lion and the Crow (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: The Lion and the Crow (3rd Edition) Author: Eli Easton Publisher: Pinkerton Road LLC Release Date: August 26, 2019 Genre(s): M/M Historical Romance Page Count: 153 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: In medieval England, duty is everything, personal honor is more valued than life itself, and homosexuality is not tolerated by the church or society. Sir Christian…
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Ian and Edward (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Ian and Edward (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Ian and Edward Author: David McMullen-Sullivan Publisher: Self Published Release Date: July 27, 2019 Genre(s): Historical Romance, Time Travel Page Count: 351 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: If Jane Austen had written a gay romance with a murder mystery and time travel, this book would be it. Edward Ford Westcott has accepted a position in a clandestine…
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Ian and Edward (ParisDude’s Review)

Ian and Edward (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Ian and Edward Author: David McMullen-Sullivan Publisher: Self-published Release Date: July 27, 2019 Genre(s): Historical Romance, Murder mystery Page Count: 351 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.3 stars out of 5 Blurb: If Jane Austen had written a gay romance with a murder mystery and time travel, this book would be it. Edward Ford Westcott has accepted a position in a clandestine program…
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Sword Dance (ParisDude’s Review)

Sword Dance (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: Sword Dance Author: A.J. Demas Publisher: Sexton’s Cottage Release Date: July 31, 2019 Genre(s): Historical Romance Page Count: 265 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Five years ago, Damiskos’s brilliant military career was cut short, leaving him with a permanent disability and scars that are not all physical. Adrift and still grieving, he tries to find meaning in…
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The Ninth Ingredient (ParisDude’s Review)

The Ninth Ingredient (ParisDude’s Review)

Title: The Ninth Ingredient Author: Leon Mauvais Publisher: JMS Books LLC Release Date: July 13, 2019 Genre(s): Historical romance Page Count: 98 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.10 stars out of 5 Blurb: The Renaissance has invaded France! When a Medici princess lands with her army of Italian bakers, the royal kitchens of Fontainebleau erupt into chaos. The Italians serve up something new, gelato,…
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Spellbound (Magic in Manhattan #1) – CrabbyPatty’s Review

Spellbound (Magic in Manhattan #1) – CrabbyPatty’s Review

Title: Spellbound (Magic in Manhattan #1) Author: Allie Therin Publisher: Carina Press Release Date: July 29, 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance, Historical Romance Page Count: 243 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: To save Manhattan, they’ll have to save each other first… 1925 New York Arthur Kenzie’s life’s work is protecting the world from the supernatural relics that could destroy…
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New Release – Rise of a Nobleman by Valentina C. Brin

New Release – Rise of a Nobleman by Valentina C. Brin

Title: Rise of a Nobleman Author: Valentina C. Brin Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 10, 2019 Genre(s): M/M historical, dark romance Length: 113 800 words/352 pages Blurb: London, 1680. For the young Charles Rochester, Marquess of Bolton and heir to the Duke of Norfolk, desiring another man is unacceptable. His fierce attraction to the new scullery boy must be suffocated at all cost. But it’s not easy to silence your heart when the people who…
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Cover Reveal and Excerpt – Rise of a Nobleman

Cover Reveal and Excerpt – Rise of a Nobleman

Title: Rise of a Nobleman Author: Valentina C. Brin Publisher: Self-Published Release Date: June 10, 2019 Genre(s): Dark, historical Romance Length:  113 800  words/ 352 pages Blurb: London, 1680. For the young Charles Rochester, Marquess of Bolton and heir to the Duke of Norfolk, desiring another man is unacceptable. His fierce attraction to the new scullery boy must be suffocated at all cost. But it’s not easy to silence your heart when the people…
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Wild as the West Texas Wind (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Wild as the West Texas Wind (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

Title: Wild as the West Texas Wind (Love Across Time #3) Author: Jackie North Publisher: Blue Rain Press Release Date: February 23, 2019 Genre(s): M/M Historical Romance, Time Travel Page Count: 300 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Soulmates across time. Two hearts that were meant to be together. In present day, Zach takes a road trip to Trinidad…
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Any Old Diamonds (Lilywhite Boys #1)

Any Old Diamonds (Lilywhite Boys #1)

Title: Any Old Diamonds (Lilywhite Boys #1) Author: KJ Charles Publisher: KJC Books Release Date: January 30, 2019 Genre(s): Historical Romance Page Count: 229 Reviewed by: ColinJ Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Lord Alexander Pyne-ffoulkes, the younger son of the Duke of Ilvar, holds a bitter grudge against his wealthy father. The Duke intends to give his Duchess a priceless diamond…
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The Bibliophile (Crabbypatty’s Review)

The Bibliophile (Crabbypatty’s Review)

Title: The Bibliophile Author: Drew Martin Frayne Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: November 26, 2018 Genre(s): M/M Historical Romance Page Count: 221 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Nathanial Goldsmith is the only son of the richest man in the Idaho territory, Jessum Goldsmith, the Silver Baron of the Western Lands, as he is called in all the newspapers.…
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The Replacement Husband (Tosha’s Review)

The Replacement Husband (Tosha’s Review)

Title: The Replacement Husband Author: Eliot Grayson Publisher: Smoking Teacup Books Release Date: January 4, 2019 Genre(s): Historical romance Page Count: 160 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Goddess-blessed Owen Honeyfield is destined to enjoy perfect good fortune, and the arrival of handsome and eligible Tom Drake in his country town appears to be just the latest manifestation.…
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Book Blast – Pain and Promise

Book Blast – Pain and Promise

Title: Pain and Promise Author: Lazlo Thorn Publisher: MLR Press Release Date: December 5, 2018 Genre(s): Historical Gay Romance, Erotica Length: 73 000 words/230 pages Blurb June, 1981: The small town of Frentana on the Adriatic coast of Italy was the last place Bobby would have suspected that his titanic struggle with being gay would come to a head. But then he hadn’t reckoned on the town’s evil secret weapon – Dario, a Michaelangelo man with a…
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