What are the best romance books set in Georgian Era?

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    #1Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice is a novel by Jane Austen, first published in 1813. The story follows Elizabeth Bennet as she navigates British society and is confronted with how people regard things like upbringing, education, manners, morality, and marriage.


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    Cecilia Sandoval
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "This is a great solution to a search for romantic books in the Georgian Era. It's brief and to the point."
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    #2This Duchess of Mine

    This Duchess of Mine

    This Duchess of Mine (Desperate Duchesses) is a romance and fiction book written by Eloisa James. It was published May 26, 2009 by Avon. It is also the fifth installment in the Desperate Duchesses series.


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    Carol Sims
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "I really enjoyed reading this book. I love romance books and this has to be one of my favorites. The story is very well told and it makes you want to read it again and again."
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    #3Flowers from the Storm

    Flowers from the Storm

    Flowers from the Storm is a standalone historical romance novel written by Laura Kinsale which centers on the love story of Duke of Jervaulx and Maddy Timms. 


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    Nicholas Warren
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Ive just started to get into regency romances and have read several "classics" from different 'best of lists'. I noticed this novel came up on several lists and decided to give it a read. It is by far superior to all I've read thus far. It was heart-pounding, beautifully written and now one of my instant favorites. The two main protagonists are so thoughtfully and thoroughly crafted. Although the heroine frustrates me in the second half of the book and I sometimes don't quite understand her, I think the hero is masterfully crafted. Some reviewers who gave this less than five stars complained that it was hard to read - that's the point. The novel moves very quickly from her (Maddy's) perspective to his (Christian's), but it is in Christian's perspective; one that is seriously disabled by stroke, who has a hard time hearing, understanding and articulating language, where we see the author's true gift for prose. The reader is MEANT to be as frustrated as the hero in understanding what others are saying. We are allowed to see into the depth of his mind and his consciousness. We are suppose to struggle to understand, just as he does. It takes us to another level of reading that I have really not seen in other authors. Especially in this genre. This was far beyond some other historical romances and I would put it up there (maybe not equal, but not far behind) to other classics, such as Persuasion, Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre). My only complaint would when the plot turns close to the end **spoiler** where Maddy writes her letter and agrees to have it published. After coming to Christian's defense so many times and staying by him so he would not be embarrassed, I could see her wishing to leave, but would not see how could she come to shame him - even if she is herself ashamed. That part seemed out of character - but it also led to such a heart wrenching confrontation in the Quaker Meeting House - something that was so beautiful, heartbreaking and exquisite that I can't bring myself to give it anything less than five stars. Highly recommend (and I never write reviews, so you know how much I loved it)."
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    #4Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility
    Sense and Sensibility follows the two sisters Marianne and Elinor Dashwood's lives as they experience romance and heartbreak for the first time. It was the first of Jane Austen's works to be published.


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    Vivaan Dutta
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I will confess right off the bat that I’m one of those readers who never “got” you. I tried to read Pride and Prejudice years ago, but gave up after a few pages because of your writing style. What can I say – I had less patience in those days with long, indirect sentences which seemed to use 20 words to say what could be easily said in five."
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    Heartless is a seductive historical romance written by Marissa Meyer that tells the story of a man and a woman who met each other in the midst of their own chaos but still found love in each other.


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    Howard Miller
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "A heartfelt story,very deep and emotional.I really enjoy these type of stories and the prologue just helped me keep reading"
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    #6To Seduce a Sinner (The Legend of the Four Soldiers)

    To Seduce a Sinner (The Legend of the Four Soldiers)
    To Seduce a Sinner is a historical romance novel by Elizabeth Hoyt. The second book in the Legend of the Four Soldiers series, it tells the story of Melisande Fleming, whose vested interest in Lord Vale finally gets reciprocated.

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    Ronald Wallace
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "Like all of Hoyt's stories, features a troubled male protagonist, a multi-layered heroine (in fact, Melissande seems to have more hidden depths than any of her other heroines, save that of her first book, "The Raven Prince"), and a plot with dark undertones of loss, betrayal, and rage. In this case, Lord Vale is determined to discover the traitor in his war regiment, a journey that takes him to unsavory places to meet with unsavory people. Melissande, in contrast, is suffering from her unrequited love for Vale, love she attempts to keep hidden, even after they marry and start a sexual relationship. This struggle is surprisingly heart wrenching, and it's easy to identify with Melissande's restrained longing for her husband"
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    #7Lady Susan

    Lady Susan
    Recently widowed, Lady Susan Vernon decided to spend a few days with her brother Charles and sister-in-law Catherine in their country residence. There she will meet Catherine's brother, who will soon fall for her charms, but Susan has other man to marry in her eyes...

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    Luis Gómez
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "A beautiful romance set in Georgina Era. What I love the most about this book is the sophistication and class that's depicted in the love triangle. This is no typical teenage love story, it's a wickedly attractive and dark romance that pulls you in. I would highly recommend this book, it's a beauty, in romance and its setting. "
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    Shanna is a historical romance novel by Kathleen. E. Woodiwiss. Set in the 18th century, it tells the story of Ruark Beauchamp and his obsessive love for the beautiful protagonist, Shanna.


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    Jennifer Dixon
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "Although I am not personally much for romance novels, this book meets all of the requirements for the solution. Kathleen Wooiwiss is an acclaimed mystery writer and a good choice for those who enjoy the genre"
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    #9Voyager (Outlander)

    Voyager (Outlander)
    Voyager is a historical romance novel by Diana Gabaldon. The third book in the Outlander series, it tells the story of Claire Randall, who must choose between returning to the 18th century for Jamie Fraser or staying in the present.

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    #10To Beguile a Beast (Legend of the Four Soldiers)

    To Beguile a Beast (Legend of the Four Soldiers)
    To Beguile a Beast is a historical romance novel by Elizabeth Hoyt that tells the story of Helen Fitzwilliam, who starts working as a housekeeper for Sir Alistair. It is the third book in the Legend of the Four Soldiers series.

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    Martha Vargas
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "A tasteful bodice-ripper. Perfect to enjoy on a rainy afternoon or a lazy weekend. Indulge yourself and get the first three books in the Legend of the Four Soldiers series."
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    #11A Rose in Winter

    A Rose in Winter
    A Rose in Winter is a historical romance fiction book written by Kathleen Woodiwiss. This romance novel is first published in 1982 by Avon Books. 

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    Gerald Wilson
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "I simply can't get enough of this book. I've read it over and over again. Specifically, I identified with the character Erienne. She was a strong, courageous woman that we can all aspire to be. Christopher's character was very funny, and very witty. Overall this was a very entertaining read."
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    #12Wicked Intentions (Maiden Lane)

    Wicked Intentions (Maiden Lane)
    Wicked Intentions is a historical romance novel by Elizabeth Hoyt. Set in London during the early 18th century, it tells the story of Temperance Dews who gets an offer she can't refuse from the renowned rake, Lazarus Huntington.

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    Magdalena Paredes
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "I love period romance novels, and this ranks up there with one of the best I've read! It's wildly romantic and sensual, and the period setting completely pulls you in. It also keeps you on pins and needles to see how it ends. An excellent read!"
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    #13A Duke of Her Own (Desperate Duchesses)

    A Duke of Her Own (Desperate Duchesses)

    A Duke of Her Own is a historical romance novel by Eloisa James. It is the 6th book in the Desperate Duchesses series, and it tells the story of the Duke of Villiers who jumps into a hasty marriage with the daughter of the Duke of Gilner.


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    Angela Lee
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "The cheesy bedroom details seem to go hand in hand when using words like Duke and betroths! This is a quick steamy read that doesn't provoke much thought. It was a good distracting book to bring on vacation!"
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    #14Devil's Cub (Alastair)

    Devil's Cub (Alastair)

    Devil's Cub by Georgette Heyer is a historical romance novel originally published in 1932. The story of this book was set during the Georgian era. It is preceded by The Conqueror and followed by An Infamous Army.


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    Michael Garrett
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "I didn't really enjoy Devil's Club as much as I though I would. I just felt like the story moved a bit too slow and the characters were a bit shallow for my liking. It wasn't bad though."
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    #15Ruthless (The House of Rohan)

    Ruthless (The House of Rohan)
    Ruthless is a historical romance fiction and the first book in The House of Rohan series written by Anne Stuart. It is first published in  2010 by Mira. 

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    César Correa
    Written on May 17, 2018
    "This is the sort of book that I would get for my wife, which of course I did. She left the world for a while as she got pulled into the book for an entire weekend. She absolutely loves this style of Gregorian era romance and from her initial reaction it is quite a good read."
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    #16The Leopard Prince (Prince Series)

    The Leopard Prince (Prince Series)
    Many aristocrats tried to seduce her, but Lady Georgina Maitland has yet to find a man worth of her time.What nobody would have never expected that the man she will fall in love with would be none but her own servant Harry Pye. 

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    Timothy Howard
    Written on May 3, 2018
    "Give enough details to entice the reader without spoiling too much. It capture enough of what the book is about."
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    #17The Serpent Prince (Prince Trilogy)

    The Serpent Prince (Prince Trilogy)
    The Serpent Prince is a historical romance novel by Elizabeth Hoyt. Set in the Georgian era, it tells the story of the love between Lucy Craddock-Hayes and Viscount Simon Iddesleigh. It is the final book in the Prince Trilogy.


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    Crystal Hill
    Written on May 14, 2018
    "I purchased this book on Amazon and it met my expectations for a historical love story. I like that it is a trilogy, so I can continue to be a part of the story and move on to the next part of this adventure/love story. "
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    #18Silent Melody (Georgian)

    Silent Melody (Georgian)

    Silent Melody is the second book in the historical romance series Georgian written by Mary Balogh which centers on the love story of Lady Emily Marlowe and Lord Ashley Kendrick.


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    Jesse Mendoza
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "I'm a big fan of the Georgian Era so this book was a really fun read for me. It's a romance book so if that's not your thing then look somewhere else but I was into it despite the fact that I;m not typically huge into romance. The characters are good, there is a lot of depth to the story and you won't be bored as much as many other romance novels."


Best What are the best romance books set in Georgian Era
1Pride and PrejudiceBooks 50 Paid
2This Duchess of MineBooks 50 Paid
3Flowers from the StormBooks 46 Paid
4Sense and SensibilityBooks 41 Paid
5HeartlessBooks 37 Paid
6To Seduce a Sinner (The Legend of the Four Soldiers)Books 36 Paid
7Lady SusanBooks 33 Paid
8ShannaBooks 31 Paid
9Voyager (Outlander)Books 27 Paid
10To Beguile a Beast (Legend of the Four Soldiers)Books 27 Paid

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