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473 thoughts on “Historical Romance Retreat Giveaway

  1. Love to win the mid west nf (neurofibromatosis ) Google please needs donations badly to raise funds for a cure and to help our kids for summer camp.. I donate if I won this to a raffle to raise funds a suffer with this diease . .. fingers crossed

  2. I have way too many favorites to pick a single one but usually ones that seem to involve kilts get my attention rather quickly. πŸ™‚

  3. My favourite historical romance? I have two sagas that I love: The Malory saga and the Bridgerton Saga… In the first saga I must choose Tender Rebel. In the case of the Bridgerton saga, my favorite is Seducing Mr. Bridgerton.

  4. I have so many favorites, it’s so hard to pick just one. One of my favorites is Romancing Mr. Bridgerton.

  5. If you are going to make me choose, how about Lord of Scoundrels I have read and listened to this multiple times

  6. So many! Jane Eyre, Gone with the Wind, Bridgerton Series and without a doubt all your books! πŸ˜€

  7. Way too many great ones out there, but if I had to pick it would be Jackson’s Justice by Maddie Taylor. The whole series was grea,t but I just love Friends to Lovers romances.

  8. I can maybe narrow it down to a series…Guardians of the Stone by Tanya Anne Crosby. That’s a really hard thing to ask a reader to do…so many books!

  9. My very favorite is Saving Grace by Julie Garwood. That’s one of the very first romance books I ever read.

  10. I have so many favorites but I have to say that “The Bride” by Julie Garwood is number one. The first line of chapter 11 always makes me laugh: She started three wars the first week.

  11. The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig, I love that who le series.

  12. My favorite? WOW-that’s really hard! I would have to say it was one of the first historical romances I read: The Flame & The Flower, by Kathleen Woodiwiss. But I loved all of her books and have re-read them countless times.

  13. My favorite historical romance is probably knight in shining armor. Does that count? Such a cool story.

  14. I don’t have a favorite. I enjoy each and every book i read and don’t compare one to the next

  15. My favorite has to be Sarah Maclean. Never Judge a Lady by her Cover. Though I love all her books. All your books, Julia Quinn, Lisa Kleypas.

  16. There is no way to pick just one. I love Barbara Cartland, Julia Quinn, Mary Balogh, Stephaine Laurens, Deborah Hale, Diane Gaston, Elizabeth Hoyt, Amanda McCabe, and many, many more. I love historicals!

  17. I enjoy books by Elizabeth Hoyt, Julia Quinn, Lynsay Sands, Eloisa James and, of course, you.

  18. I really love the Cabot Sisters series. My favorite is The Scoundrel and the Debutante. Thank you for the opportunity to win this contest. I didn’t have the joy of attending the Historical Romance Retreat this year but I’m going to do my very best to get to the next one. It looked like so much fun!

  19. I love medevil times.. the times of kings and queens ..knights in shining armor . .the code of honor.. maybe a dragon or two.. the royal balls.. and gowns.. the duals.. the fight for honor.. the kiss and the forever after.. and of course a whole series . .. the never ending story..

  20. Probably a tie between Not Quite a Husband by Sherry Thomas and The Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas

  21. That is so hard! I loved Teresa Medeiro’s Heather and Velvet, one of the first romance’s I can really remember just adoring!

  22. Alyssa Everett’s “Ruined by Rumor”. It’s so refreshing to have a male lead who’s a genuinely good and decent person – not a rogue.

  23. Asking a book lover to pick just one is nearly impossible! I’ll go with the one I go back to most often, Georgette Heyer’s The Corinthian.

  24. I have lots of favorite ones but the one I love the most is A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught.

  25. Asking me to pick my favorite Historical romance is like asking me to pick my favorite child. If I have to narrow it down, I’d probably choose A Rose in Winter by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss.

  26. The Perils of Pursuing a Prince (Desperate Debutantes #2) is my favorite. It was the book that got me into historical, when I picked it off the shelf read the back and thought I would give it a try. It gave me this historical romance habitat that takes over my bookshelves and one I will never stop!

  27. I have yet to meet a historical romance I didn’t like! Some writing was better than others, some storylines captured my interest more than others, but they all sprang from the imaginations of people willing to put their “children” out there for the world to praise or condemn. That, in my mind, takes a lot of courage and a lot of heart, so kudos to romance authors everywhere. Thank you for sharing your gifts with the world!

  28. Oh I can’t pick just one. A recent one that I read that was really good was A Scot in the Dark.

  29. I love so many it is hard to choose just one so I will go with the most recent one I read
    Claimed by the Highland Warrior (The MacKinloch Clan) by Michelle Willingham

    Thanks

  30. My all time favorite is Persuasion by Jane Austen, but these days I will read anything Elizabeth Hoyt writes.

  31. It”s too hard to decide! There are so many wonderful ones!

    Thanks for such a great giveaway!

  32. I have too many to even think about just one. I guess I could narrow it down to The Ugly Duchess.

  33. Hi Julia,
    Please enter me in your contest.

    I love your books,been reading your books for years!
    Have a great Halloween!

  34. My favorite historical romance is actually Gabaldon’s Outlander series. The massive scope of that story, the love across the ages shared by Jamie & Clare…. That series is one that leaves me wondering what Jamie and Clare are up to, what I’d love to share with them in the day-to-day…. Amazing.

  35. My favorite by you would be The Last Debutante. Jude Deveraux’s The Duchess was the first Romance I ever read & I will forever love it!

  36. Can’t tell you my favorite (too many), but Mary Stewart is responsible for the FIRST!

  37. I have so,so many favorites, but I think that Julia Quinn’s Romancing Mister Bridgerton is probably my all-time fave! Thank you so much for holding this contest!

  38. Julia London’s HIGHLAND SCANDAL. I love any story where Julia London puts men in kilts. I love HIGHLANDERS. I would love to win any historical romance stories.

  39. Just one? I love Lauren Willig, Julie Garwood, Diana Gabaldon, Philipa Gregory and, of course, YOU!

  40. I am old and have been reading my entire life it would be very hard to pick one favorite book. These sprang to mind first so I’m going with them.

    Katherine by Anya Seton, These Old Shades by Georgette Heyer, The Silver Devil by Teresa Denys, The Devil’s Bride by Stephanie Laurens, The Flame and the Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss, Angelique by Sergeanne Golon and Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell.

  41. Pick a favorite, pick a favorite…pick a favorite? So hard to pick just one! I’ll go with Because of Miss Bridgerton.

  42. My most favorite historical romance is “Slightly Dangerous” by Mary Balogh. I’ve read it at least a dozen times.

  43. My all time favorite is Gentle Rogue by Johanna Lindsey but I also love many other books.

  44. While I love your books, my all time favorite historical is Julie Garwood’s Ransom.

  45. It’s hard to choose just one but it’s between The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James. Probably one of the first romances I read.

  46. Devil’s Bride by Stephanie Laurens re-introduced me to the historical romance novels I read in my teens – 40 years later. It’s her first Cynster novel and has always stuck with me, hundreds of romance novels, and 7 years, later.

  47. So many favorites to choose from but Julia Quinn’s Romancing Mister Bridgerton has always been a favorite of mine. Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  48. There are so many good books out there, sometimes it’s really hard to choose. But, I think I would choose “One Good Earl Deserves a Lover” by Sarah Maclean. Awesome read and being a person who wears ‘spectacles’ I can relate to the main female character.

  49. Wow, amazing giveaway. I do not have just a favorite book. I have a series, The Highland Guard Series, by Monica McCarty. Love those books.

  50. I love a good epic historical so Outlander by Diana Gabaldon is one of my favorites and so is Into the Wilderness by Sara Donati. Thanks for the giveaway!

  51. I’ve read SO MANY historical romances that it’s hard to choose my absolute favorite, but right now, I think I’d have to go with Sabrina Jeffries’ “How to Woo a Reluctant Lady.” Minerva is my favorite of the Hellions of Halstead Hall. She’s tough in her own way – she’s not super-flashy like some of her siblings, even though she still flaunts society’s rules. And her love story with Giles is so much fun – that he loved her for so many years and FINALLY they get together in the book!

    • I love it when they mix a murder/mystery with a romance/comedy. I loved the first book, can’t wait to read the rest!!!

  52. My favorite historical romance novels would have to be the Hurst Amulet seriespecially by Karen Hawkins because they were the first historical romances I’d ever read.

  53. This question is too hard. Lisa Kleypas Wallflower series. Sarah Mac leans Fourth Rule Scoundrels series. Elizabeth Hoyt, Suzanne Enoch, Maya Rodale…

  54. That is hard. I guess I would have to say the O’Malley series. That was my first foray in the genre.

  55. Holy catfish, Batman! Choosing a favorite historical romance is like choosing a favorite child. Can’t be done!

  56. Wow, what an awesome giveaway! My favorite historical romance is Saving Grace by Julie Garwood. Thanks for the chance to win!

  57. Devil’s Cub by Georgette Heyer although Lord Johnnie by Leslie Turner White is a close second.

  58. No one favorite but since you mentioned the Hadley Green books, I loved that series and also the Cabot sisters’ series, to mention a few.

  59. I’m looking forward to your next book, you are one of my favorite modern and Victorian writers!

  60. I can’t just pick one, but I’ll name one that I read this year. Lady Isabella’s Scandalous Marriage by Jennifer Ashley

  61. Picking one is practically impossible, but I often find myself returning to Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas

  62. How can I pick just one? One of my favs is Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. Any book by Stephanie Laurens or Eloisa James.

  63. This is a hard one for me because I have so many favorite ones. I have always loved Beauty and the Beast themed historical romances and though I have many of them that I love my favorite one is The Bride and the Beast by Teresa Medeiros. The Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn is my absolute favorite series but I could never name just one of them as my most favorite book as I loved every one of them.

  64. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon is amazing, The Bride by Julie Garwood, would Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden count? I love them all. (I also dig the classics, but I wanted to give props to these modern classics)

  65. There are so many wonderful books and authors to choose from. How do you pick just one? One of my new favorites is the The Highwayman by Kerrigan Byrne.

  66. I think my favorite would have to be “Suddenly You” by Lisa Kleypas. The beginning is so hilarious. It was also one of my first historical romances. It’s hard to forget your first! “Flowers from the Storm” by Laura Kinsale would have to be a close second.

  67. How can I pick just one? It’s my favorite genre! One of my favorites is
    The Hazards of Hunting a Duke. Loved the desperate debutantes.

  68. Please forgive me, but Shanna by Kathleen Woodweiss was probably of the first that I just loved….and it seemed as if everyone was reading it at the same time I was.

  69. Hands down, it’s Kathleen Woodiwiss’s Ashes in the Wind. From the opening sentence, it transports you back to the Civil War and the lives that were upended. I have one well-loved copy that I still read from time to time and one fairly pristine copy that occupies a space of honor on my bookshelf.

  70. If I have to choose: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen or Saving Grace by Julie Garwood

  71. Wow β€” I have so many historicals that stay with me … although I can’t always come up with the titles (especially hard now that my local bookstore closed and I’m almost entirely on Kindle). Have to go back to a long-ago fave, A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Devereaux … LOVED the way she handled the whole time travel situation β€” one of the first romance authors to do so.

  72. I really love Diana Gabaldon’s “Outlander” book. Although she says it is not a romance novel, in my mind, it is. I love all of hat series but have read the first book the most times.

  73. Well, I love your books and I love Sabrina York’s books! I can’t just pick one from all the books you two have written!!!

  74. Pride and Prejudice is my favorite book of all time. I also love The Chief by Monica McCarty and Please for Pleasure by Eloisa James. There’s just too many wonderful books and authors to choose from!!!

  75. Lol one of my top favs is The Perils of Pursuing a Prince as it holds sentimental value. I named my son Rhodrick after the hero β™‘

    I LOVE It Happened One Autumn by Lisa Kleypas and Ten Things I Love About You by Julia Quinn

  76. Pride and Prejudice is my favorite historical romance. But for modern day authors – I do enjoy time traveling, fish out of water type, …just about any historical book that has romance and intrigue is fine w/me.

  77. so I don’t offend any of my favorite authors, I’ll go old school with Pride and Prejudice.

  78. I’ve been enjoying Glynnis Campbell’s Knights of DeWare series. Thanks for the giveaway.

  79. I love historical romance it is almost exclusively what I read. My fav time period is Regency. I can’t pick a favorite book because there are too many to pick from.

  80. it’s hard to pick one. I really liked the Julie Garwood Scottish books and Amanda Quick and early Elizabeth Hoyt.

  81. Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier. I have read the book many times and seen the movie. Her other books are great also.

  82. So hard to choose a favorite! I’m going to go with a classic, Gone With The Wind. Great Giveaway! Thank You!

  83. SINFUL by Charlotte Featherstone. The cover is beautiful! But the story between the covers gripped my heart and didn’t let go. I cried, raged, and loved along with the characters.

    On another note; I enjoyed all of the pictures everyone shared from #HHR2016. Thank you for this lovely giveaway.

  84. Whichever historical I am reading at the time is my favorite, there are simply too many for me to pick just one. Books are priceless to me, I cherish them all!!!

  85. Can I choose only one? That’s hard! I would say the Cynsters and the Bridgertons are the best historical romance families in my opinion but anything by Boyle, Hoyt, James, Maclean, Laurens, Dare, Quinn or you need to be read immediately!

  86. The Viscount Who Love Me by Julia Quinn. It was my first Bridgerton, and it has stayed with me for years (especially the scene when Kate tells Anthony why she’s afraid of thunderstorms).

  87. I can’t choose just one. I’ll settle for Top 5.

    Not in any order
    The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley
    The Viscount Who Loved Me but Julia Quinn
    Jilting the Duke by Rachel Miles
    Duke of Sin by Elizabeth Hoyt
    The Hazards of Hunting a Duke by YOU!

  88. My favorite historical romance is regency romances. I loved your Cabot Sisters series and your Desperate Debutantes series.

    Thanks for offering this great giveaway contest!

  89. so many to pick just one, but I’ve remembered years later is Stephanie Laurens Devil’s Bride

  90. Teresa Medeiros wrote Yours Till Dawn and it was beyond amazing. All these years later I still turn to it as a must read.

  91. You sure picked a hard question to answer! I guess I would have to pick “Gone with the Wind.” Then again, maybe “The Flame and the Flower” … or “Skye O’Malley” … or …

  92. I also love the Secrets of Hadley Green. Your books are such a great escape from the day’s stress.

  93. Historical Romance is my favorite genre so it’s hard to choose a favorite but… Devil’s Bride by Stephanie Laurens. I Love the Cynsters!

  94. My favorite historical romance novel is “The Devil in Winter” by Lisa Kleypas. I love a good redemption story.

  95. I normally don’t read a book a second time or keep it. ( I pass books on to friends or donate to the library.) The one exception is A Knight in Shining Armor by Jude Deveraux. It is a time travel from present day to old England.

  96. What a great giveaway and that was a real excitement retreat from all the comments I saw.

  97. That is almost an impossible task. There are so many good authors and wonderful books. As my favorite, I will go back to the first romance book I read which got me firmly in the ranks of romance readers. It was also an historical book. It was THE PRIZE by Julie Garwood. There have been so many I have enjoyed since. I am so glad I picked that book up and read it.

    Thank you for this wonderful giveaway. Someone is going to be a very lucky reader.

  98. Did I spot an older Harlequin in that batch? How strange but by this time I guess I qualifies as a “historical” from the 60’s possibly.

    My favorite historical is one by Heyer–but I have trouble deciding which one “The Ajax”, “The Nonesuch”, “Devil’s Cub” or the classic about the battle of Waterloo “An Infamous Army” (which seems more historic than romance but is surely a classic often imitated).

  99. There are so many great ones. Some of my all time favorites were by Laura Kinsdale.

  100. I have many favorite books, so it’s very hard to choose. On my favorite list is Love According to Lily.

  101. WOW, Julia. What a fantastic giveaway! I wish I could have gone to the HRR. Isn’t there one next year? OK, one of my favorite Historical Romance’s is a western. It’s TEXAS MAIL ORDER BRIDE by Linda Broday. Her BACHELORS OF BATTLE CREEK series is AWESOME! I have so many favorites. Yours, Linda Broday, Samantha James, Caroline Linden, Julianne MacLean, Vivienne Lorret, Tessa Dare, Jodi Thomas, Elizabeth Boyle, Anne Mallory, Candice Hern, Kathleen Woodiwiss, Kathryn Caskie, Diane Gaston, Karen Kay….I could go on and on. I’m reading so much these days. Beat cancer twice and recuperating from a Mastectomy. Still in Austin. Hope to see you in the future at a book signing.

  102. love all yours of course but When Beauty Tamed The Beast by Eloisa James was wonderful and made me cry.

  103. Lord of Scoundrels is my favorite right now. I recently found it and have fallen in love with it. I also love the early Julie Garwood books which make me laugh out loud. I am quite fond of books which show the characters as being humans, with a sense of fun. Conversations which show the heroine and hero as people who are witty and bright. I like those a lot.

  104. One of my favorites from when I first started reading Romance, was Rosemary Rogers ‘Wicked Loving Lies’. I can’t give you a real good reason, but being one of my first reads, that really got me into reading and I always avoided reading because it took me so long to read anything.
    I was hooked on Romance and my library grew and grew…..

  105. Books by Mary Balogh are what turned me on to Historical Romance. Hard to pick a favorite book.

  106. The Duke and I by Julia Quinn (it was the first historical romance that I ever read)

  107. I can’t say what my favorite Historical Romance is because I love so many- Regency mostly but do love Scottish and others too. But my first Historical novel I read was Gone with the Wind and it introduced me to a whole new world of reading. I loved seeing all the pictures from the Spokane trip online and hope to go one of these years. Thanks for the chance to win!

  108. I have been reading historical for so long I find great ones quite often and have read so many (my favorite sub-genre) I couldn’t name just one!

  109. Really tough question!
    Among others I like to read over and over again, it’s Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale πŸ™‚

  110. I like books by Phillipa Carr. Most of the historical romances are really good. Love reading history!

  111. I have read a few historical romances that I’ve loved and it’s hard to choose one as a favorite. However, one of my favorites is “The Scottish Witch” by Cathy Maxwell which was the second book in her Chattan Curse trilogy. The first book was “Lyon’s Bride” and “The Devil’s Heart” was the third.

  112. My very favorite is an oldie, THE BLACK LYON by Jude Deveraux. Thank you so much for a chance!!! πŸ™‚

  113. I cut my romance reading teeth on historical romance! Thank you for the chance to win all this HRR goodness! β™‘β™‘β™‘

  114. Outlander is #1 but in case you don’t consider that to be Historical Romance, #2 is The Ideal Wife by Mary Balogh

  115. I would have to say my favorite historical romance is The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons!!

  116. I honestly don’t know if I can pick just one! I’ve read so many,by so many different authors and they are different in their own way.

  117. I can’t say as I have A favorite historical romance book. Though my favorite genre is historical romance, especially one with a strong female character. I love to read, and do so quite often, so I cannot pick just ONE book.

  118. One of my faves is Jane Eyre by Charlotte BrontΓ« and that reminds me I need to read it again.

  119. My favorite historical romance book is Honor’s Splendour by Julie Garwood. There’s just something about this book that I absolutely adore.

  120. There are too many historical romances to name, but the last book I read was ‘What The Duke Desires’ by Sabrina Jeffries.

  121. I love Julie Garwood’s “The Bride”. It is a beautiful book and I often read it again when I want to read something warm and comforting.

  122. I’d have to say Georgette Heyer’s historical romances come to mind!
    She had such witty characters!

  123. I love all of your books, it would be impossible to pick just one. Thank you very much for all of your books.

  124. My favorite is usually the book I’m currently reading, which is My Fair Princess by Vanessa Kelly at the moment. I usually read one Regency or close historical romance a month.

  125. I don’t think I have favorite historical romance. But I love reading historical romances. I recently read The Maiden of Ireland by Susan Wiggs and was fascinated by all the info about the Irish rebellion that I didn’t know about.

  126. Georgette Heyer’s The Grand Sophy. I read it again recently. I’m 56 & I’ve been reading it since I was about 14. STILL love it!

  127. The author doesn’t consider it a romance in the traditional sense, but I think it’s romantic….Outlander by Diana Gabaldon!

  128. I liked K.Websters series of Becoming but I also like yours the characters you can connect to

  129. My favorite, which I usually read once a year, is “Every Breath I Take”, by Judith McNaught. All of her fans have been waiting 10 years now for the sequel, but I am afraid it is not going to happen. Does not change my love for this wonderful book!

  130. Favorite romance? Friday’s Child by Georgette Heyer. It got me started reading romance!

  131. I have too many to choose from but love the Bridgerton series, the Boscastles series, …..

  132. My favorite Historical Romance is A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught. This is first Historical Romance I read, and I fell in love with Royce Westmoreland. Thank you for this giveaway.

  133. My all time favorite is The Present by Johanna Lindsey love the Mallory Series. This was really hard for me to choose at 63 yrs young, I have read many, many historials and have a lot of favs but this book, captivated me. Thank you for the chance to win #HRR2016 Book Bag.

  134. Tough question, but I’m going to name the first historical romance I ever read: The Pretty Horse-Breakers, by Barbara Cartland. I bought it at the used book store when I was about 12 years old, because it had a horse on the cover. It changed my life!

  135. I actually love all historical romance. At the moment, my favorite is Four Nights With The Duke by Eloisa James.

  136. Oh just one. That is so hard too choose from. I absolutely love your snowy night with a highlander. I think it was the first I had read of yours and I was addicted.

  137. Sweet Possession which is a historical romance novel. I like reading about western settings and this one is with the white settlers and different Indian tribes.

  138. I love the series The School for Heiresses by Sabrina Jeffries. It is really hard to pick just one book. I love reading historical romances.

  139. I have a few favorites πŸ˜€ πŸ™‚
    The Bride by Julie Garwood,Duke and I by Julia Quinn,Once and Always by Judith McNaught,Honor Splendour by Julie Garwood,Judtih McNaught Books,etc… πŸ˜€
    Thank you for the amazing contest πŸ™‚

  140. I love Western Historical novels. Thanks!!!❀️❀️❀️

  141. I will never forget the first Historical Romance book that I read, “Saving Grace” from Julie Garwood will always have a special place in my heart.

  142. My favorite historical romance? Well that is interesting. My all time favorite is Mistress of Mellyn by Victoria Holt. The first one I read that got me hooked in this amazing genre. If you want something a little more current, well that would be which ever historical romance I happen to be reading at any given moment. It changes. There are so many good ones.

  143. Flowers from the Storm by Laura Kinsale. A very unique and unconventional love story with an imperfect hero and a strong intelligent heroine.

  144. I have so many, but one of the first ones I read was Velvet Angel by Julie Garwood . After reading that one that was it. I haven’t stopped since.

  145. It’s not such an easy thing to narrow down to A favorite historical romance, Julia! Can I pick a favorite series? (Not an easy task either, btw) I’m really going to cheat and pick Grace Burrows’ Lonely Lord series as my favorite. πŸ˜‰

  146. I love historical romance but don’t really have a favorite, but I do have a soft spot for my first historical, Venetia by Georgette Heyer.

  147. Oh my goodness. This would be so cool. Thanks for letting me out my name in the contest.

  148. My favorite historical romance is The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley.

  149. All time favorite is The Duke by Catherine Coulter or Wishes by Jude Deveraux. I can barely narrow it down!

  150. My all time favorite is Gentle Rogue by Johanna Lindsey but I love all the books I read. I have found very few that I didn’t care for.

  151. I think the first one I ever read is still my favorite, Laurie McBain’s book, Devil’s Desire hooked me on historical romance. It’s still my favorite genre after all these years.

  152. The first romance I read was Katherine Woodiwiss, all of them, the Flame and the Flower, the Wolf and the Dove, and all the rest. πŸ’•

  153. Hi. I like about all books. Being Scot, a scoundrel and sometime paranormal historical romance.

  154. I don’t have just one but many. These are just a few:

    Christina Dodd’s – Candle in the Window
    Stephanie Laurens’ – Devil’s Bride
    Elizabeth Lowell’s – Untamed
    Julie Garwood’s – The Gift (I’ve read this one like 5 times) and The Bride
    Julia Quinn’s – Ten Things I Love About You
    Tarah Scott’s – Claimed
    Victoria Alexander’s – His Mistress Before Christmas

    and soooo many others πŸ™‚

  155. The one that got me hooked on reading… The Sherbrooke Bride by Catherine Coulter.

  156. My favorite Historical Romance is an oldie, but I Love it. It’s The Wolf and The Dove by Katheline E. Woodiwiss.

  157. A Courtesan’s Guide to Getting Your Man by Celeste Bradley was a fun read.

  158. I really like Gone with the Wind but am a fan of a lot of historical romance books and authors.

  159. Devil’s Desire by Laurie McBain. I still have all seven of her books and try to read them every year.

  160. My favorite is an oldie but a goodie for its unique storyline…Annie’s Song by Catherine Anderson. As a disabled person it was the first time I discovered a heroine I could relate to for all her imperfections. The hero showing her a life beyond her small town, inspiring her to want more for herself, was heartwarming and cheer-inducing and led to an ending that utterly charmed me.

    • Also one of my favourites!
      Loved how she finally could connect with the world around her and the hero’s patience and intuition.

  161. The Preacher’s Wife by Cheryl St. John and many other authors. Lately I have really gotta into them more.

  162. Hard to pick one but one I still remember after all these years is My Dearest Enemy. I loved the banter in the letter writing.

  163. I loved Outlander, a truly wonderful time traveler historical romance.. So great! I can’t wait for book #9.

  164. It might be Highland Velvet or The Princess, by Jude Deveraux. For sure, it is a Jude Deveraux and one of the Montgomery historical.

  165. Oooh! That is so hard as I rarely read a book I don’t really like. I must say that you are one of my favorite authors for historicals.

  166. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. My late mother in law gave me the book after she read it πŸ™‚

  167. Pride and Prejudice was my first historical romance many, many years ago and which I regularly re-read.

  168. That is a hard one! There are so many! It would have to be The Truth About Lord Stoneville by Sabrina Jeffries. I had not read a historical romance in years and somehow I got on a website that offered readingvit for free. I think it was the first “ebook” I had ever read!

  169. I love every thing historical romance but my to go to HR book is Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell. Thank you Mrs. London for your wonderful books. Thank you for this giveaway.

  170. I have so many, but one of my favorites has always been One Wore Blue by Heather Graham Pozzessere.

  171. I am quite partial to Scottish Historical Romances I love the countries rich history and their zest for life and love

  172. Anything by Elizabeth Hoyt but the first book I read of hers remains one of my favorite, The Raven Prince. Outstanding!!

  173. It is impossible to pick just one! I must say that I like series and one of my favorites is the Maiden Lane Series by Elizabeth Hoyt.

  174. Hard to pick a favorite but I’d have to go with The Duke and I by Julia Quinn. Love the Bridgerton series.

  175. No one title really comes to mind for me but when I was just really getting into romance novels when I was younger Barbra Cartland and Georgette Heyer were two of my favorites.

  176. What a hard question! Right now, I’ve been reading a lot of Courtney Milan’s works recently, so I’ll say her Unraveled is my current favorite historical romance.

  177. I don’t have one particular favorite these days. For many years, before the more modern historical romances, my favorite was Georgette Heyer’s Devil’s
    Cub.

  178. My favorite historical romance is a tie between Secrets by Julie Garwood and Ransom by Julie Garwood. I re-read both those books at least once a year.

  179. My favorite historical is A Year of Living Scandalous by Julia London, of course!

  180. The one that started me reading historical romances. …
    The Wolf and The Dove by Kathleen E Woodiwiss

  181. One of my favorite historical romances is an old one called Skye O’Malley by Bertrice Small. I have everything she ever wrote. That book was one of the first that I read that had a continuing saga.

  182. I enjoyed ‘November Of The Heart’ by Lavryle Spencer. Her home town is near me and her book have local settings. November Of The Heart is set in my hometown

  183. I’m a huge fan of Joanna Bourne & Elizabeth Hoyt’s books, but don’t ask me to pick just one fave as I’ve got books shelves w/ their books but many others too πŸ™‚

  184. I am not sure I can pick just one favorite! I love all of it. Lisa Kleypas was my introduction with her Wallflowers and Hathaway series. But of course I love Eloisa James, Julia Quinn and Julia London and many more great authors. Historical romance is definitely my all time favorite genre to read.

  185. There are too many to choose from, but I’d pick something by Eloisa James, Julia Quinn, Jane Austen or you.

  186. Love reading historical romance it takes me away to a different time and place to escape from life’s realities.

  187. Taken by Storm by Donna Fletcher. That’s my all time favorite but not my only one I love your books. You were one of the first authors I ready and fell I love with. I can’t get enough of Historical romance now.

  188. Pride and Prejudice… Love Mr Darcy… Gotta love any kind of Historical really, they can be so breathtaking.

  189. The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin was my most recent historical romance read.

  190. My favorite historical romance is any and all of them, by all historical romance authors. I love reading about the different time periods.

  191. I am rereading Georgette heyer who was my introduction to historical romance – presently the nonesuch but have favourites in most of my authors – any Bridgetown book by Julia Quinn Tessa dare grace burrowes Julia London Jennifer mcquiston Shana Galen – the list goes on πŸ™‚

  192. There are so many historical authors that I love. Yours would be one of my favorites a long with Mary Balogh.

  193. Julia Quinn’s “Just Like Heaven” is my favorite historical romance so far.

  194. It’s so difficult to name a favorite…I love most historical romances. If I have to whose one I would chose the first one I ever read… The Saint and the Sinner by Barbara Cartland.

  195. Love the Sky Bar thrown in for good measure! Can you tell thaat chocolate is my second love to reading!

  196. I don’t have a favorite I love and appreciate all authors of historical romance and their work

  197. What an amazing prize. I am 62 and been reading for over 40 years, no way could I choose a favorite, lol. I do love the western historicals also. Thanks for the chance. #HRR2016 Book Bag

  198. Honestly they are all my favorite I just love how they are written so well that you actually feel like you are there. From the scenery to the clothes. I love it all

  199. I actually just read your book the scoundrel and the debutante and loved it!

  200. The first Historical Romance I read was Lynsay Sands THE KEY. Johanna Lyndsay’s MALLORY series and Jude Deveraux’s MONTGOMERY/TAGGERT series and the ROGUES series and many more. How can you pick a favorite?

  201. My all time favorite is
    Lord of Scoundrels by Loretta Chase, followed closely by
    Whitney, My Love, by Judith McNaught.

  202. I love historical romances. I have several favorite authors. In addition to Julia London, I love nary balogh and Lisa kleypas.

    • thats a great one too! i had it in ebook and read it then just had to get it in paperback for my collection. i reread it all the time.

  203. I love historical romances, but the very first one I read as a teenager will always be my favorite. It was called “Mistress of Mellyn,” by Victoria Holt. That book, and all of Victoria Holt’s books, kicked off my lifelong love of historical romance.

      • I enjoy Lauren Smith’s books and many other authors.Funny mistress of Mellyn was mentioned. It was the very first historical romance I ever read and hooked me me

  204. I know there have been many since Garwood’s The Bride, but that one is my go-to when I need a pick-me-up. I think it was probably my first πŸ˜‰

  205. WOW this is a dream come true for me. An avid reader. WOW I would be in reading bliss if I won this great contest sponsored by Julia London.
    Thank you so much for the chance to keep this woman very happy!

  206. Eloisa James, Three Weeks with Lady X, I loved the mix of the proper lady and the almost-properly reared guttersnipe

  207. I like the historical romances that are set in England . . .kind of like a peek into the past!

  208. One of my favorites is The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie by Jennifer Ashley. I also love The Captive by Grace Burrowes. Both take complex subject matters and render them into compelling and beautiful stories. I reread them because I enjoyed them so much the first time.

  209. Jude Deveraux Knight in Shining Armor – the first romance book I read (apart from the Georgette Heyers).