Author Archives: Rose

About Rose

Rose is an avid reader and reviewer, especially of historical romance. Her blog Rosesareblue.net also features reviews by Bonnie and Lady Blue.

Review – The Lady in Red by Kelly Bowen

A lady with secrets, a man with a burning desire, a love that breaks all the rules Lady Charlotte Beaumont has spent her whole life being ignored. By her parents, her brother, even the servants. So she was secretly able … Continue reading

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Review – Once Upon a Christmas Eve by Elizabeth Hoyt

Adam Rutledge, Viscount d’Arque, really rather loathes Christmas. The banal cheerfulness. The asinine party games. And, worst of all, the obligatory trip to the countryside. His grandmother, however, loves the holiday—and Adam loves his grandmother, so he’ll brave the fiercest … Continue reading

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Review – Regency Christmas Wishes by Carla Kelly, Janice Preston, and Christine Merrill

Three Regency tales of festive wishes come true…  CAPTAIN GREY’S CHRISTMAS PROPOSAL by Carla Kelly  Captain Grey had been fighting malarial fever in Savannah when he met Theodora Winnings. He proposed by letter—but it’s taken ten years to receive her … Continue reading

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New Releases – December 2017

Some good reading coming up in December.  My list looks a little shorter this month, which is OK – I’ve got some catching up to do from those great November books, as well as some Christmas stories.  Below the graphic, … Continue reading

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A Duke in Shining Armor by Loretta Chase – Blog Tour, Review, Excerpt, and Giveaway

    Not all dukes are created equal. Most are upstanding members of Society. And then there’s the trio known as Their Dis-Graces. Hugh Philemon Ancaster, seventh Duke of Ripley, will never win prizes for virtue. But even he draws … Continue reading

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Review – The Christmas Stranger by Anna Campbell

At Christmastime, a stranger crossing the threshold means good fortune… When Josiah Hale, society’s favorite aristocratic architect, stumbles upon an isolated manor house in the middle of a snowstorm, he feels like he’s entered a fairytale world. And Sleeping Beauty … Continue reading

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Review – At the Christmas Wedding by Caroline Linden, Maya Rodale, and Katharine Ashe

Snowed in at a castle full of handsome lords, three young ladies are about to have the holiday of their lives… Map of a Lady’s Heart by Caroline Linden The road to happily-ever-after… With Kingstag Castle full of guests and … Continue reading

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Review – Alec Mackenzie’s Art of Seduction by Jennifer Ashley

Alec Mackenzie earns a living in exile as an art instructor, a cover for his search of several countries for his missing brother. Lady Celia, an Englishwoman who refuses to marry gentlemen her martinet mother chooses for her, is sent … Continue reading

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Fresh Fiction Box-Not-to-Miss November 2017

It’s time to see what those wonderful folks at Fresh Fiction have packed into my November subscription box.  This month’s goodies includes two e-book downloads, three paperbacks, two trade size paperbacks, and two packets of pumpkin spice tea.  As always, … Continue reading

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Review – An Earl in Wolf’s Clothing by Emily Windsor

A pursuit is underway… From the hallowed halls of London’s Almack’s to the unkempt taverns of Drury Lane, from whispered words in glittering theatres to seductive kisses at Vauxhall Gardens – an earl must pursue his lady. Propriety be damned. … Continue reading

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