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Subject: Recommend good Romance Authors? Similar to Stephanie Laurens?
Date Posted: 11/20/2008 12:32 PM ET
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I am on a romance novel kick, rather uncharacteristic of me but in any case I really like series. Like Stephanie Laurens Cynster series, and the Wallflowers series by Lisa Kleypas. I have also recently finished 2 trilogies by Liz Carlyle. I mostly prefer historical english romance. Can anyone reccomend some good authors that write in a style similar to the ones I've listed here? 


Date Posted: 11/20/2008 1:27 PM ET
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Don't miss Elizabeth Hoyt and Madeline Hunter, my two favorites.  They are both steamy romance writers as well as very interesting books because they write about the laws, life styles, class issues and all of that. 

Also the Essex Sisters books starting with Much Ado About You by Eloisa James is really fun. 

In one of these discussions, someone recommended The Knight In Shining Armour by Jude Deveraux and that is one of the best books I have ever read in this genre.  It is part of a much bigger series but stands alone just fine.


 PS.  I forgot to mention the series starting with Miss Wonderful (Carsington book 1) by Loretta Chase.  These four books are really fun.  Laugh out loud fun, especially Mr. Impossible.     And  Scoundrels series by Loretta Chase is really wonderful, expecially Lord of Scoundrels book 3.

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Date Posted: 11/20/2008 5:55 PM ET
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come visit us on the love & romance forum! there are lots of threads about favorites or start a new one. I just got started with historical and those authors are in my TBR so I can't recommend any..sorry..but we have fun on that forum! ;-)

Date Posted: 11/20/2008 6:46 PM ET
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Definitely the Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn.   They are all wonderful!

Date Posted: 11/23/2008 3:03 PM ET
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Julia Quinn's Bridgerton books and Loretta Chase's Carsingtons (and Lourd of Scoundrels) are all definitely on my keeper shelf, so I can second the reccomendations for those.  I've also recently discovered a passion for Elizabeth Hoyt's books.  You also might try Mary Jo Putney's Fallen Angel series, which is an old favorite of mine.