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Subject: Historical Romances
Date Posted: 11/2/2007 10:19 PM ET
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I used to be an avid fan of historical romances until I sort of got 'burned out' on them and went to contemporary romances...now I want to mix in some HRs to break up the monotony....I am a fan of regencies so I've read Amanda Quick, Jo Beverly, Catherine Coulter, Mary Balogh, to name a few...I am partial to books where the characters overlap......Any suggestions??

Date Posted: 11/3/2007 12:20 AM ET
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Patricia Grasso is a really good writer.

Date Posted: 11/3/2007 12:40 AM ET
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Julia Quinn has a long series (The Brigertons) and some shorter series with overlapping characters.  I also think Lisa Kleypas has some recurring characters.

Date Posted: 11/3/2007 5:49 AM ET
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Date Posted: 11/3/2007 9:08 AM ET
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Sabrina Jeffries has The Royal Brotherhood series and the School for Heiresses series. The 2 series are connected by the book Only a Duke Will Do.

Date Posted: 11/3/2007 6:07 PM ET
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Thanks for all of the suggestions--I will look for them!

Date Posted: 11/6/2007 10:15 PM ET
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Have you read Jude Deveraux's books, particularly her older books are great. You can go from historical all the way to modern with the Montgomerys and then the Taggarts.

 

I love Amanda Quick's books, too and I also like books that she writes under other names, Jayne Krentz, (modern) Jaynce Castle (paranormal/futuristic), etc.

Date Posted: 11/9/2007 9:10 AM ET
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One of my new favorites is Elizabeth Hoyt.She has three books out and they are all connected.

1.The Raven Prince

2.The Leopard Prince

3.The Serpent Prince