DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that romance novels sell as much as fantasy, mystery, and science fiction novels combined? More than 70 million Americans read at least one romance novel every year. The sales for romance novels reached more than a billion dollars per year making it one of the most profitable industries related to literature. These numbers really show how much people like to read about romantic love and relationships.
Though others might not know that there is actually a wide range of romance novels. There are romance sub-genres that differs by time frames, locations, or plot devices. Historical romance novels are one of the most popular sub-genre romance novels. Plots for historical romance novels usually take place in a setting located in the past. A huge factor why readers admire historical romance novels is the fascinating time period. The lovely period clothes, castles, social standing, family and political issues and the "Me and You against the world" story are the key ingredients for some of the best historical romance novels of all time. Pride and Prejudice, Outlander, Devil in Winter, Jane Eyre, The Duke and I, and A Kingdom of Dreams are one of the best selling historical romance novels.
#4A Kingdom of Dreams (Westmoreland Saga)
#5The Duke and I (Bridgerton)
#7Dreaming of You (The Gamblers of Craven's)
#8Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers)
#9Ransom (Highlands' Lairds)
#10Mine Till Midnight (The Hathaways)
#11Lord of Scoundrels (Scoundrels)
#12The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgerton Series)
#13It Happened One Autumn (Wallflowers)
#15Flowers from the Storm
#16The Admiral's Penniless Bride
#17The King's Grey Mare
#18A Whisper of Roses
#19Afternoon of Autocrat