Best of the best historical romance books

A Listmania! list by shelf (london)
 
The Wolf and the Dove
1.  The Wolf and the Dove by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
The list author says:
  "Historical, medieval - Read it so many times, plot and characters are amazing. Wulfgar is still one of the best heros I've come across"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

Forbidden Love (Dell Historical Romance)
2.  Forbidden Love (Dell Historical Romance) by Karen Robards
The list author says:
  "guardian/ward relationship, very heavy on 'forbidden love' theme. Hero is late 30s with 17 y/o heroine. One of the best romances I've read. Quite dark and heavy, very romantic"
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The Flame and the Flower (The Birmingham Family)
3.  The Flame and the Flower (The Birmingham Family) by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
The list author says:
  "hero is very alpha male, much older than 17 y/o heroine. set in 1800s, spans from London to the Carolinas in America."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

Once and Always
4.  Once and Always by Judith McNaught
The list author says:
  "Regency. Semi guardian/ward. Very well written. Hero is, once again, alpha male and arrogant etc but the romance b/w H and H is lovely"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Almost Heaven
5.  Almost Heaven by Judith McNaught
The list author says:
  "Regency. Based on a series of misunderstandings and bitterness. Recommend it very much"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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It Happened One Autumn (Wallflower Quartet)
6.  It Happened One Autumn (Wallflower Quartet) by Lisa Kleypas
The list author says:
  "great tension between Hero & Heroine"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Devil in Winter (Wallflower Quartet)
7.  Devil in Winter (Wallflower Quartet) by Lisa Kleypas
The list author says:
  "reformed rake story. sweet and light as apposed to dark and serious"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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