Welcome to Historically Yours where I share some of my top Historical Romance picks for the next 2 weeks!
Some Like it Scandalous by Maya Rodale (6/18)
[The Gilded Age Girls Club series]
Theodore Prescott the Third, one of Manhattan’s Rogues of Millionaire Row, has really done it this time. The only way to survive his most recent, unspeakably outrageous scandal is to marry someone respectable. Someone sensible. Someone like Daisy Swann. Of all the girls in Gilded Age Manhattan, it had to be her. Daisy has plans and they do not involve a loveless marriage with anyone. But when a devastating family secret threatens to destroy her standing in society, suddenly a fake engagement with Theo is just the thing to make all her dreams come true of selling cosmetics that she has created.
To Resist a Scandalous Rogue by Liana De la Rosa (6/24)
[Once Upon a Scandal series #2]
For Finlay Swinton, Viscount Firthwell and only son of a powerful earl, life has been a lark…until he discovers a terrible family secret that could ruin him. Determined to make a name for himself free of the scandal’s shadow, he runs for Parliament. Widowed, penniless, and desperate, Charlotte Taylor secures a teaching position at a foundling home and relaxes into a predictable existence. When Finlay reencounters Charlotte, the mysterious woman who disappeared after their one night together, he finds it impossible to stay away, despite her working-class status and Jewish faith that threaten to destroy his chance for success in Parliament.
Game of Spies by Pamela Mingle (6/24)
[Spies in Love series]
Life as a lady-in-waiting for Mary Queen of Scots isn’t at all what Isabel Tait expected. But she must either tolerate the mindless partying and ceaseless backstabbing of Mary’s other ladies or risk being sent home to a forced marriage. Gavin Cade is on a mission. Tasked with spying on the Queen, he’s found the perfect woman to help. Sweet, shy Isabel is an easy target for his charms. With the fate of England in the balance, his only hope is to seduce the information out of her without Isabel becoming
Say No to a Duke by Eloisa James [6/25]
[The Wildes of Lindow Castle series]
Lady Betsy Wilde’s first season has been a triumph by any measure, and a duke has proposed — but before marriage, she longs for one last adventure. No gentleman would agree to her scandalous plan — but Lord Jeremy Roden is no gentleman. He offers a wager. If she wins a billiards game, he’ll provide the breeches. If he wins…she is his, for one wild night. But what happens when Jeremy realizes that one night will never be enough? In the most important battle of his life, he’ll have to convince Betsy to say no to the duke.
Project Duchess by Sabrina Jeffries (6/25)
[Duke Dynasty series #1]
A series of stepfathers and a difficult childhood have left Fletcher “Grey” Pryde, 5th Duke of Greycourt, with a guarded heart, enviable wealth, and the undeserved reputation of a rogue. Grey’s focus on expanding his dukedom allows him little time to find a wife. But when his mother is widowed yet again and he meets the charmingly unconventional woman managing his stepfather’s funeral, he’s shocked to discover how much they have in common, but he isn’t interested in love. Beatrice Wolfe gave up on romance long ago, and the arrogant Duke of Greycourt with his rakish reputation isn’t exactly changing her mind. Then Grey agrees to assist his grief-stricken mother with her latest “project”: schooling spirited, unfashionable Beatrice for her debut. Now that Beatrice is seeing through Grey’s charms to his wounded heart.
Rogue Most Wanted by Janna MacGregor (6/25)
[The Cavensham Heiresses series # 5]
Raised on a remote Scottish estate by her adoring grandfather, Lady Theodora Worth has inherited an earldom. But when an upstart duke challenges her claim to the title and the estate, Thea is suddenly in need of a husband — in name, at least. Lord William Cavensham is entirely devoted to his family’s estate ever since he was jilted, but he agrees to meet the woman his aunt has taken under her wing. After just one meeting with beautiful, spirited Thea, Will is completely bowled over and determined to help her reclaim her title.
Renegade by Anna Schmidt (6/25)
[Cowboys & Harvey Girls series #2]
Lily Travis may be a Harvey Girl, but she’s a rebel — and a romantic — at heart. Too bad her impulsive nature led her to marry a man who promised her a life of ease and prosperity, only to disappear the very next day. She’s kept her secret as best she can, and now she’s convinced she’ll never find true love…not even with the handsome local sheriff she can’t get off her mind. Cody Daniels knows Lily isn’t the right woman for a by-the-book lawman with political ambitions. She’s brash, headstrong…and entirely too tempting. But when Lily’s past catches up with her and the villain she married threatens everything she holds dear, Cody is determined to defend her honor and show her the future they could have together — sno matter the consequences.
Highland Captive by Alyson McLayne (6/25)
[The Sons of Gregor MacLeod series #4]
Laird Gavin MacKinnon is a changed man — and not for the better. Ever since his young son, Ewan, disappeared two years ago, Gavin has grown callous and bitter. Scouring the countryside, his search leads him to a mysterious woman who maintains the boy is hers. He decides to take them both and ask questions later. Deirdre MacIntyre will go with the brooding laird if it will keep her son safe. Gavin admits that the beautiful lass has a bond with Ewan, but things aren’t adding up. When Deirdre’s clan comes to claim her under threat of war, Gavin has a choice to make: fight for her or let her go.
The Highland Earl by Amy Jarecki (6/25)
[Lords of the Highlands series #6]
With two young sons to care for and a large estate to run, John Erskine, the widowed Earl of Mar, needs to remarry as quickly as possible. And beautiful Lady Evelyn Pierrepont would be the perfect match. But there’s more behind the English lass’s calm demeanor than she’s letting on, including a smoldering allure not even John can ignore. Evelyn has no desire to wed the rugged Scottish earl, but at least she’ll be able to continue her work as a spy, as long as her husband never finds out. Yet the more time Evelyn spends with John and his boys, the fonder she grows of their little family, and the last thing she wants to do is put them in danger.