What are the best romance novels set in the Civil War era?

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    #1Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind
    Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell is a bestselling novel of all time and won the Pulitzer Prize. Widely considered The Great American Novel, it explores the depth of human passion with an intensity as bold as its setting.
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    Joseph Hunter
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "This is a classic, but well worth the read. Everyone should read this one at least once in their life. It's just really good! "
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    #2True Colors

    True Colors

    True Colors is a women's fiction chick lit written by Kristin Hannah. This tells the story of the Grey sisters (Winona, Aurora and Vivi Ann) and their rivalry. With over 300 pages, this book is published in 2009 by St. Martin's Press.

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    Charlie Tian
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "True Colors is a fun Civil War era romance novel. The book has plenty of drama and romance. You will fall in love with all of the characters, and feel transported back in time. It has realism and heartbreak, but is also encouraging and uplifting at times. I highly recommend it."
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    #3Ashes in the Wind

    Ashes in the Wind
    Ashes in the Wind is a historical romance novel written by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss which centers on Alaina MacGaren who flees the Yankee troops ravaging her Virginia plantation but was accosted by a group of male.
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    #4I Shall Be Near to You

    I Shall Be Near to You

    I Shall be Near to You is a historical fiction novel written by Erin Lindsay McCabe which centers on Rosetta Wakefield after her husband Jeremiah enlist to fight for the Union leaving her without a proper goodbye. 

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    Adam Black
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Great book for the civil was buffs in the family.Interesting mix of romance and history."
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    #5Candle in the Darkness (Refiner's Fire)

    Candle in the Darkness (Refiner's Fire)

    Candle in the Darkness is the first book in the Refiner's Fire written by Lynn Austin which centers on Caroline Fletcher who is born and raised in a culture wherein people believe slavery is God-ordained and acceptable.  

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    Roger Fox
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Candle in the Darkness (Refiner's Fire) is a gripping novel about love in war. It has a very authentic feel to it, I liked it for the history as well as fiction."
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    #6Glorious Angel (Southern)

    Glorious Angel (Southern)

    Glorious Angel is the first book in the historical romance series Southern written by Johanna Lindsey which follows the love story of the daughter of an Alabama farmer Angela Sherrington and dashing Bradford Maitland.

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    Joseph Washington
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "My wife likes history and romance novels. I needed a gift for her birthday. Glorious Angel (Southern) combines both the Civil War time period and romance. She really liked it."
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    #7An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League)

    An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League)

    An Extraordinary Union is the first book in the historical romance series The Loyal League written by Alyssa Cole which follows the romance between Elle Burns and Malcolm McCall during the Civil War. 

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    Gloria Woods
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This storyline would be boring to me personally. It does have good ratings from those that enjoy this genre. "
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    #8Wedded to War (Heroines Behind the Lines)

    Wedded to War (Heroines Behind the Lines)
    Wedded to War is the first book in the Heroines Behind the Lines: Civil War series written by Jocelyn Green which centers on Charlotte as she embarks on the life of servicing the army's sick and wounded.
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    Marisol Arenas
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Wedded to War (Heroines Behind the Lines) is the best romance novel set in the Civil War era. This is the first book tin the Heroines Behind the Lines: Civil War series that is authored by Jocelyn Green. It centers around Charlotte and her life assisting the army."

Summary

Best What are the best romance novels set in the Civil War era
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Gone with the Wind Books 38 Paid
2True ColorsBooks 33 Paid
3Ashes in the WindBooks 32 Paid
4I Shall Be Near to YouBooks 31 Paid
5Candle in the Darkness (Refiner's Fire)Books 29 Paid
6Glorious Angel (Southern)Books 28 Paid
7An Extraordinary Union (The Loyal League)Books 25 Paid
8Wedded to War (Heroines Behind the Lines)Books 24 Paid
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