New historical romance books

Last updated: July 4, 2022

Featuring new releases by Mary Ellen Taylor, Jack Kerouac, Chris Bohjalian, Emily Giffin, Sonali Dev, Chris Bohjalian, Jean Grainger, Adriana Trigiani, Jolene Perry, Charlie N. Holmberg, Sarah Manguso among others.

  • The Brighter the Light by Mary Ellen Taylor

    The Brighter the Light by Mary Ellen Taylor

    From the bestselling author of Honeysuckle Season comes an evocative dual-timeline novel detailing one woman’s journey to discover the hidden stories of her family’s seaside resort.When a shipwreck surfaces, old secrets are sure to follow.Or so goes the lore in Ivy Neale’s hometown of Nags Head, North Carolina...
  • Maggie Cassidy  by Jack Kerouac

    Maggie Cassidy by Jack Kerouac

    "When someone asks 'Where does [Kerouac] get that stuff?' say: 'From you!' He lay awake all night listening with eyes and ears. A night of a thousand years. Heard it in the womb, heard it in the cradle, heard it in school , heard it on the floor of life's stock exchange where dreams are traded for gold...
  • The Lioness by Chris Bohjalian

    The Lioness by Chris Bohjalian

    A luxurious African safari turns deadly for a Hollywood starlet and her entourage in this riveting historical thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant Tanzania, 1964...
  • Meant to Be by Emily Giffin

    Meant to Be by Emily Giffin

    The Kingsley family is practically American royalty, beloved for their military heroics, political service, and unmatched elegance. When Joseph S. Kingsley III is born in 1960, he inherits the weight of that legacy. Growing up with all the Kingsley looks and charisma, Joe should have no problem taking up the mantle after his father’s untimely death...
  • The Emma Project by Sonali Dev

    The Emma Project by Sonali Dev

    Emma gets a fresh Indian-American twist from award-winning author Sonali Dev in her heartwarmingly irresistible Jane Austen inspired rom com series.No one can call Vansh Raje’s life anything but charmed. Handsome—Vogue has declared him California’s hottest single—and rich enough to spend all his time on missions to make the world a better place...
  • The Lioness by Chris Bohjalian

    The Lioness by Chris Bohjalian

    A luxurious African safari turns deadly for a Hollywood starlet and her entourage in this riveting historical thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of The Flight AttendantTanzania, 1964...
  • The Trouble With Secrets: The Kilteegan Bridge Story by Jean Grainger

    The Trouble With Secrets: The Kilteegan Bridge Story by Jean Grainger

    Kilteegan Bridge, County Cork 1958For eighteen year old Lena Mullery, life is predictable and dull. A future of hard work, marriage to a local boy, and a family of her own one day is all she has to look forward to. People from her background know not expect too much, but Lena yearns for something different.Malachy Berger was different, for him, the world is at his feet...
  • The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani

    The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani

    **THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**THE SWEEPING, SUN-DRENCHED STORY OF LOVE, FAMILY AND UNTOLD SECRETS SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF WWII, FROM THE MULTI-MILLION COPY BESTSELLER'Adriana is a storyteller second to none' HEATHER MORRIS, bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz'Trigiani never fails to sweep you away . .
  • Horses, Hounds & Happily Ever After by Jolene Perry, Charlie N. Holmberg, Josi S. Kilpack, Julie Wright

    Horses, Hounds & Happily Ever After by Jolene Perry, Charlie N. Holmberg, Josi S. Kilpack, Julie Wright

    Escape with over 20 Historical Romance stories with all the feels!✔ Horses, animals and love, oh my!✔ Happily ever aftersThis sweet romcom collection contains over 20 original historical romance novellas from best-selling authors...
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  • Very Cold People by Sarah Manguso

    Very Cold People by Sarah Manguso

    The much-anticipated debut novel from the author of 300 Arguments: a shattering account of growing up and out of the suffocating constraints of small-town America.For Ruthie, the frozen, snow-padded town of Waitsfield, Massachusetts, is all she has ever known. But this is no picturesque New England...
  • Falling for You: Two Novels in One by Lisa Kleypas

    Falling for You: Two Novels in One by Lisa Kleypas

    Two of bestselling author Lisa Kleypas's beloved novels, now available in one volume, Falling for You.In Married by Morning, for two years, Catherine Marks has been a paid companion to the Hathaway sisters—a pleasant position, with one caveat. Her charges' older brother, Leo Hathaway, is thoroughly exasperating...
  • The Unknown Beloved by Amy Harmon

    The Unknown Beloved by Amy Harmon

    From the bestselling author of Where the Lost Wander and What the Wind Knows comes the evocative story of two people whose paths collide against the backdrop of mystery, murder, and the Great Depression.Chicago, 1923: Ten-year-old Dani Flanagan returns home to find police swarming the house, her parents dead...
  • Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

    Young Mungo by Douglas Stuart

    From Booker-prizewinner Douglas Stuart an extraordinary, page-turning second novel, a vivid portrayal of working-class life and a highly suspenseful story of the dangerous first love of two young men: Mungo and James. Born under different stars, Protestant Mungo and Catholic James live in the hyper-masculine and violently sectarian world of Glasgow’s housing estates...
  • To Marry and to Meddle by Martha Waters

    To Marry and to Meddle by Martha Waters

    The “sweet, sexy, and utterly fun” (Emily Henry, author of The People We Meet on Vacation) Regency Vows series continues with a witty, charming, and joyful novel following a seasoned debutante and a rakish theater owner as they navigate a complicated marriage of convenience.Lady Emily Turner has been a debutante for six seasons now and should have long settled into a suitable marriage...
  • Blind Tiger by Sandra Brown

    Blind Tiger by Sandra Brown

    With a “knack for romantic tension and page-turning suspense, this one is a winner.” The year 1920 comes in with a roar in this rousing and suspenseful New York Times bestselling novel by Sandra Brown. Prohibition is the new law of the land, but murder, mayhem, lust, and greed are already institutions in the Moonshine Capitol of Texas (Booklist, starred review)...
  • The Viscount Who Loved Me [Tv Tie-In]: Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

    The Viscount Who Loved Me [Tv Tie-In]: Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

    # 1 New York Times BestsellerThe inspiration for season two of BRIDGERTON, a series created by Shondaland for Netflix, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn: the story of Anthony Bridgerton in the second of her beloved Regency-set novels featuring the charming, powerful Bridgerton family.ANTHONY'S STORYThis time the gossip columnists have it wrong...
  • Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler, Polly Jones

    Life and Fate by Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler, Polly Jones

    Based around the pivotal WWII battle of Stalingrad (1942-3), where the German advance into Russia was eventually halted by the Red Army, and around an extended family, the Shaposhnikovs, and their many friends and acquaintances, Life and Fate recounts the experience of characters caught up in an immense struggle between opposing armies and ideologies...
  • Bridgerton Boxed Set: The Duke and I/The Viscount Who Loved Me/An Offer from a Gentleman/Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

    Bridgerton Boxed Set: The Duke and I/The Viscount Who Loved Me/An Offer from a Gentleman/Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

    Together in a beautiful boxed set, the first four novels in #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn's beloved Regency-set world of the charming, powerful Bridgerton family--now a series created by Shondaland for Netflix...
  • The Curse of Braeburn Castle by Karen Baugh Menuhin

    The Curse of Braeburn Castle by Karen Baugh Menuhin

    A centuries-old skeleton is discovered in a lonely Scottish Castle. It wears a crown and hides a curse. Lennox's detective friend, Swift, now lives at Braeburn Castle and it was he who uncovered the skeleton. As ghosts are heard and treasure-seekers appear, the murders begin. Lennox must go to Braeburn and investigate as Halloween draws near...
  • Meditations in an Emergency by Frank O'Hara

    Meditations in an Emergency by Frank O'Hara

    Frank O’Hara was one of the great poets of the twentieth century and, along with such widely acclaimed writers as Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, and Gary Snyder, a crucial contributor to what Donald Allen termed the New American Poetry, "which, by its vitality alone, became the dominant force in the American poetic tradition...
  • By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate

    By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate

    From # 1 New York Times bestselling author Lauren Kate comes an enemies-to-lovers romance about an editor, her bestselling author, and one life-changing secret.What she doesn’t know about love could fill a book.With a successful career as a romance editor, and an engagement to a man who checks off all ninety-nine boxes on her carefully curated list, Lanie’s more than good. She’s killing it...
  • We Were Soldiers Once... and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore, Joseph L. Galloway

    We Were Soldiers Once... and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore, Joseph L. Galloway

    Each year, the Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps selects one book that he believes is both relevant and timeless for reading by all Marines. The Commandant's choice for 1993 was We Were Soldiers Once . . . and Young. In November 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley...
  • An Impossible Impostor by Deanna Raybourn

    An Impossible Impostor by Deanna Raybourn

    While investigating a man claiming to be the long-lost heir to a noble family, Veronica Speedwell gets the surprise of her life in this new adventure from the New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-nominated author Deanna Raybourn.London, 1889. Veronica Speedwell and her natural historian beau Stoker are summoned by Sir Hugo Montgomerie, head of Special Branch...
  • Perfect Temptations: 2-in-1   by Lisa Kleypas

    Perfect Temptations: 2-in-1 by Lisa Kleypas

    Two of Lisa Kleypas's beloved Hathaways novels, now collected in one volume,Perfect Temptations.In Seduce Me at Sunrise Kev Merripen has longed for the beautiful, well-bred Winnifred Hathaway ever since her family rescued him from the brink of death when he was just a boy...
  • Highland Wolf: Highland Brides by Lynsay Sands

    Highland Wolf: Highland Brides by Lynsay Sands

    New York Times Bestselling Author Lynsay Sands delivers another sexy historical romance set in the wilds of the Highlands In all her daydreams about her wedding day, Lady Claray MacFarlane never once imagined being dragged to the altar by her greedy uncle and forced to marry a man she didn't know...
  • Highland Wolf by Lynsay Sands

    Highland Wolf by Lynsay Sands

    New York Times Bestselling Author Lynsay Sands delivers another sexy historical romance set in the wilds of the HighlandsIn all her daydreams about her wedding day, Lady Claray MacFarlane never once imagined being dragged to the altar by her greedy uncle and forced to marry a man she didn't know...
  • Something Fabulous by Alexis Hall

    Something Fabulous by Alexis Hall

    From the acclaimed author of Boyfriend Material comes a delightfully witty romance featuring a reserved duke who’s betrothed to one twin and hopelessly enamoured of the other.Valentine Layton, the Duke of Malvern, has twin problems: literally.It was always his father’s hope that Valentine would marry Miss Arabella Tarleton...
  • The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

    The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers

    A breath-taking debut novel that chronicles the journey of generations of one American family, from the centuries of the colonial slave trade to our own tumultuous eraThe great scholar, W.E.B. Du Bois, once wrote about the Problem of race in America, and what he called ‘Double Consciousness,’ a sensitivity that every African American possesses in order to survive...
  • The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard

    The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard

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  • The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

    The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

    From bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel that perfectly interweaves history, mystery, and social justice.When Kayla Carter's husband dies in an accident while building their dream house, she knows she has to stay strong for their four-year-old daughter...