Romantic Regencies - not historically accurate but fun!

A Listmania! list by Helen Hancox "Auntie Helen" (Essex, England)
(TOP 500 REVIEWER)   
 
Flowers from the Storm
1.  Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale
The list author says:
  "This one IS historically accurate (unlike most of the rest below) but it has to get honourable first mention as it's SUCH a great book. Buy it and read it now - you won't be disappointed!"
4.75   Used & New from: 0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

More Than a Mistress
2.  More Than a Mistress by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "An excellent Mary Balogh book (she writes a lot of those!) with two strong characters who spark from each other and help each other to learn to love"
Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

See buying options
A Summer to Remember (Get Connected Romances)
3.  A Summer to Remember (Get Connected Romances) by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "The story that introduced the Bedwyn Clan (focus of the "Slightly" series) but a great story in its own right of people coming to terms with disappointments in life"
Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

See buying options
Slightly Scandalous
4.  Slightly Scandalous by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "Three of the six Bedwyn "Slightly" series are excellent. This is the first (chronologically) of those three, Freyja Bedwyn's story"
Used & New from: 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

See buying options
Slightly Tempted: Number 6 in series (Bedwyn Series)
5.  Slightly Tempted: Number 6 in series (Bedwyn Series) by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "The Bedwyn story after Freyja's, this is Morgan's story. Interesting setting in Brussels around the battle of Waterloo and an enjoyable tale"
6.29   Used & New from: 3.42
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Slightly Dangerous (Bedwyn Saga)
6.  Slightly Dangerous (Bedwyn Saga) by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "The final book in the Bedwyn series, Wulfric the Ice Duke's story. Well we all know global warming is causing icebergs to thaw, and here it's happening 200 years ago!"
4.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Duke And I: Number 1 in series (Bridgerton Family)
7.  The Duke And I: Number 1 in series (Bridgerton Family) by Julia Quinn
The list author says:
  "First in the "Bridgerton" series, not all of which are worth reading - but this one is. An enjoyable story with interesting characters"
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

The Viscount Who Loved Me: Number 2 in series (Bridgerton Family)
8.  The Viscount Who Loved Me: Number 2 in series (Bridgerton Family) by Julia Quinn
The list author says:
  "'Woman on the shelf gets her man' - another good read and the second in the Bridgerton series"
7.19   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)

Lord of Scoundrels (Avon Romantic Treasure)
9.  Lord of Scoundrels (Avon Romantic Treasure) by Loretta Chase
The list author says:
  "This is a really good fun book with two strong lead characters"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

No Ordinary Groom (Avon Historical Romance)
10.  No Ordinary Groom (Avon Historical Romance) by Gayle Callen
The list author says:
  "Can a fop really be a hero? But what if he's only disguised as a fop? This is a good story, the sequels weren't as good though."
4.71   Used & New from: 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Perfect Rake (Berkley Sensation)
11.  The Perfect Rake (Berkley Sensation) by Anne Gracie
The list author says:
  "Enjoyable story of the first of five sisters (Prudence) and how she gets her man"
5.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

The Perfect Waltz (Berkley Sensation)
12.  The Perfect Waltz (Berkley Sensation) by Anne Gracie
The list author says:
  "Hope's story this time - she proves that assumptions that men make about women's skills and talents can be rather awry"
4.75   Used & New from: 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Secret Pearl
13.  The Secret Pearl by Mary Balogh
The list author says:
  "Another excellent Mary Balogh book - heroine is a prostitute, hero is a scarred man in a loveless marriage. How the heck does she make us care for these two difficult characters - but she does!"
4.75   Used & New from: 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife: Pride and Prejudice Continues (Pride & Prejudice Continues)
14.  Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife: Pride and Prejudice Continues (Pride & Prejudice Continues) by Linda Berdoll
The list author says:
  "I list this one only because it is fun and gives you plenty to talk about. Historicity is just appalling and she isn't true to Jane Austen but it's a wild ride!"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01
3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

The Spymaster's Lady (Berkley Sensation)
15.  The Spymaster's Lady (Berkley Sensation) by Joanna Bourne
The list author says:
  "Fantastic book with great characters. Definitely one for the keeper shelf!"
4.70   Used & New from: 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Private Arrangements (Bantam Books Historical Romance)
16.  Private Arrangements (Bantam Books Historical Romance) by Sherry Thomas
The list author says:
  "Interestingly original plot. Not everyone likes the behaviour of the heroine but I think this was a good study of human nature."
Used & New from: 8.24
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

See buying options

More Actions

Discover more about this author
 See all of their Listmania! lists
Make your own list
 Create a Listmania! list
View your page on Amazon.co.uk
 Go to Your Profile page

About this Listmania!

 

Author

Helen Hancox "Auntie Helen" (Essex, England)
(TOP 500 REVIEWER)   
Qualifications: Reader of rather a lot of Regencies!
Last updated: 02/06/2008
Report abuse
    

More Listmania!

 

Great Romances you MUST read! Great Romances you MUST read!

Great Romances you MUST read!: A list of 15 items by Ms. Z. M. Cherry "Book fairy"

The 10 best books from my first 1000 reviews
The 10 best books from my first 1000 reviews: A list of 10 items by Helen Hancox "Auntie Helen"

My (growing) list of favourites My (growing) list of favourites

My (growing) list of favourites: A list of 16 items by sufisu "sufisu"

Superb romances Superb romances

Superb romances: A list of 13 items by M. N. Pedersen

The Best Of Mary Balogh The Best Of Mary Balogh

The Best Of Mary Balogh: A list of 18 items by Helen Hancox "Auntie Helen"