Top Ten: Marriage of Convenience Regency Romances

One of my favorite romance tropes (especially if comedy) is the marriage/engagement of convenience.  I haven’t analyzed why I love it very deeply, but my instinct tells me its a delight in the absurd about two people forced together who end up falling in love (because, of course, its romance and there has to be a HEA). This plot is perhaps most believable in the … Expand

Top 10 Favorite Clean Masquerade/Mistaken Identity Theme Reg Roms

One of my favorite Regency plots is the masquerade or mistaken identity.  I have compiled a list of ten favorite clean (kisses only) masquerade/mistaken identity themed Regency Romances for your wish lists.  Book images takes you to amazon for purchase, or the author name/title take you to my review.  I offer this list in no particular order. Candice Hern: A Garden Folly  In a quest … Expand

June Calvin: The Jilting of Baron Pelham

Though new to the London marriage mart, Miss Davida Gresham had three marvelous men in her young life. One was the devastatingly attractive Baron Montgomery Pelham, newly jilted by the most beautiful belle of the ton, and seeking to use Davida as an instrument of vengeance. One was the dazzingly handsome, fabulously wealthy Harrison Curzon, bored with experienced mistresses and lusting for an innocent bride. … Expand

Anya Wylde: The Wicked Wager

The infamous rake, Lord Richard Hamilton, has finally chosen his bride—the very appropriate Miss Emma Grey. The ton approves, Lord Grey is pleased, Lady Grey delighted, and Emma is over the moon, but her uncle, (the blasted) Duke of Arden opposes the match, and Emma is ordered to move to the duke’s estate to think things over. ‘Richard Hamilton refuses to take things lying down … Expand