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Subject: alaska
Date Posted: 4/6/2010 11:11 PM ET
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does anyone  know of any historicals that take place in alaska? or in the redwoods of california? washington?

Date Posted: 4/6/2010 11:56 PM ET
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Historicals in Washington... (both good stories I've read)

Daniel's Bride by Linda Lael Miller

Lily and the Major by Linda Lael Miller (Book 1 of her Orphan Train Trilogy - Book 2, Emma and the Outlaw, is set in Nebraska (?) and Louisiana; Book 3, Caroline and the Raider, is set in Wyoming)

Also did a quick search for historical romance with "Alaska" in the synopsis on fictiondb.com. There are 27 titles in the search results with the oldest being from 1978. Excluding the bodice-ripper decade, I'll list those from 1993 forward. These I haven't read so you might want to check the synopses and reviews before requesting.

A Light in the Window by Janelle Jamison (Heartsong)

Yukon Love Song by Veronica Blake

Emerald Dreams by Caroline Bourne

Tender is the Touch by Ana Leigh

Midnight Sun by Amanda Harte

I Do, I Do, I Do by Maggie Osborne

Rainbows at Midnight by Amanda Harte

The Unlikely Groom by Wendy Douglas (Harlequin Historical)

Under the Northern Lights by Tracie Peterson

Golden Dawn by Cathy Marie Hake (Heartsong)

Golden Days by Mary Connealy (Heartsong)

Golden Twilight by Kathleen Y'Barbo (Heartsong)

Alaskan Renegade by Kate Bridges (Harlequin Historical)


Titles with "Yukon" in the synopsis:

Ice and Rapture by Connie Mason

Wester Enchantress by Wendy Garrett

Band of Gold by Zita Christian

Gold Dust by Emily Carmichael

Harper's Bride by Alexis Harrington

The Jewel Palace by Jo Ann Ferguson (Precious Gems Historical)

Marriage by Design by Jill Metcalf

Just After Midnight by Lori Handeland (Precious Gems Historical)

Chastity's Angel by Linda Ford (Heartsong)

The Seduction by Kathryn Fox

Klondike Doctor by Kate Bridges (Harlequin Historical)


With "Klondike" in the synopsis:

Heart of Alaska by Kathleen Sage

Silent Stranger by Peggy Darty (Heartsong)

The Ballad of Jack O'Dair by Linda O. Johnston

Klondike Wedding by Kate Bridges (Harlequin Historical)

Klondike Fever by Kate Bridges (Harlequin Historical)


As I typed all these in, I remembered that the very first romance I ever read was set in Alaska, but it was a contemporary (well, in 1930) It was Lighted Windows by Emilie Loring.

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Date Posted: 4/7/2010 10:08 AM ET
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Jenna Kernan(think that's right) also does harlequin historicals set in Alaska.  I've read several Kate Bridges-most were pretty good.  Linda Lael Miller's series-Banner O' Brien,Darling  Melissa, Corbin's Fancy, and the other one with the sexy preacher(how many times can one say that) who has issues with his faith?-are all set in Washington territory. 

Alexis Harrington's Harper's Bride is still on my keeper shelf.  Love it!

Date Posted: 4/7/2010 1:30 PM ET
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Valentine's Knight - Renee Rozel 

It's on my bookshelf if you want it.

Date Posted: 4/7/2010 2:00 PM ET
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I Do, I Do, I Do by Maggie Osborne   -   really fun book!  I loved it.

All of Kate Bridges books are Canada, Alaska and places cold and North.  They are all good, quick reads.

I just read Harper's Bride by Alexis Harrison.  Also a Klondike story.  the Characters eventually end up in Seattle.

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Date Posted: 4/7/2010 4:16 PM ET
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Linda Lael Miller has quite a few in the Washington/Oregon area. 

Date Posted: 4/7/2010 5:09 PM ET
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Heaven in his Arms - Lisa Ann Verge - Takes place in Canada and its a superb book.

Date Posted: 4/7/2010 5:46 PM ET
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thanks you guys! alot of them i have read, but needed reminding. some of them are new to me. so i will go hunting and see what i find.