A book that is set is a specific time in history. This can be as recent as the 90s or as far back as cavewoman times. It represents the era well and often nostalgically.

Pioneering by K’Anne Meinel

Pioneering by K’Anne Meinel is the third book in the Vetted Series. This lovely story emphasizes the point that love makes a family and anything is possible when everyone in a family works together to achieve a common goal.  The long and perilous journey from the east to the west is over and the real test of patience and endurance has begun. Erin, Molly and their children have arrived in

Shaken to The Core by Jae

Shaken to the Core by Jae is a historical romance set against the backdrop of the great San Francisco earthquake of 1906.  Kate Winthrop is the only daughter of a high society shipping magnate and her parents have her life completely planned out, including an advantageous marriage that will produce an heir to the family empire. However, Kate is her own woman. She is a feminist ahead of her time

Awake Unto Me by Kathleen Knowles

Awake Unto Me by Kathleen Knowles is a coming of age story following two young women in turn-of-the-century San Francisco (pre-earthquake) from very different backgrounds. Kerry comes from the rough-and-tumble Barbary Coast neighborhood of gamblers and whorehouses. She’s more comfortable in trousers than skirts and seems set to follow her father into a number of illicit professions. But his death brings her under the patronage of an up and coming

Rebeccah And The Highwayman by Barbara Davies

Rebeccah And The Highwayman by Barbara Davies could easily be the prototype for the lesbian highwayman romance. In early 18th century England, Rebeccah Dutton is strangely drawn to the gallant masked robber who stops her family’s coach. In a moment of sentimentality, the outlaw allows Rebeccah to keep her late father’s signet ring while stripping the family of their other money and jewelry. That sentiment is repaid when “Blue-Eyed Nick”

The Sagittarius by K Aten

The Sagittarius by K. Aten is the third book in The Arrow of Artemis Series. Love and loss have been the recurring themes so far in Kyri’s tender years. She never expected to lose her parents at a young age, become an Amazon, fall deeply in love with Queen Orianna and never in her wildest dreams did she ever expect to become a slave in the Roman Empire. No experience

That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole: Book Review

That Could Be Enough by Alyssa Cole is one of a trio of historical romance novellas (published as Hamilton’s Battalion) inspired by the musical Hamilton and the way it held a lens of marginalized identities to view the founding of the United States. Romance authors Courtney Milan, Rose Lerner, and Alyssa Cole each created a story of romance in wartime, connected by the framing story of Eliza Hamilton’s quest for

Demon In The Machine by Lise MacTague: Book Review 

Demon In The Machine by Lise MacTague is an exquisite steampunk and paranormal mashup permeated with action, mystery and romance! This book had my heart thundering in my chest on so many levels! It’s late Victorian London amidst the apex of the industrial revolution and the horseless carriage is the latest technological rage to hit the city. Briar, half human and half succubus, is plagued with intense feelings of dread surrounding

The Potion by RG Emanuelle

The Potion by RG Emanuelle is a historical romance that is as potent as the potion the two women are trying to create. From luxurious historical features to lush environmental descriptions, Emanuelle gives us a mystery where the women must discover the unscrupulous plots of learned men and begin to trust one another to secure their future together. Vera Kennedy wants to be a scientist. After assisting her husband, Professor

Murder On The Titania And Other Steam-Powered Adventures by Alex Acks: Book Review

Murder On The Titania And Other Steam-Powered Adventures by Alex Acks follows the adventures of Captain Marta Ramos and her outlaw crew through a steam-punk American West in a series of linked short stories. In addition to elements like luxury dirigibles and railway-accessible mountain hideouts, the reader is immediately signaled that history has taken a sharp turn when we’re introduced to that Regency staple, the Duke of Denver…except he’s duke

The Archer by K Aten

The Archer by K. Aten is the second book in the Arrow of Artemis Series. Sometimes the path your ancestors lay down for you is the path you do not choose to follow. Kyri was born and raised to become a master fletcher but she decides to remain with the Telequire Amazon tribe. She makes herself invaluable to them by using her skills to protect and serve them. Change is