Welcome to Historical Romance Books – a place for readers and authors to gather and share their love for stories set in centuries past.

Historical romance is a wonderful way to escape into a world far different from today.  It is a time when men and women courted with different rituals. Good character was a virtue, polite behavior an expectation, and fashions in society breathtakingly beautiful.   Of course, in reality, it had its challenges.

Take a moment and visit our site.  It’s filled with author news, book promotions, and interesting historical tidbits about centuries past.

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Promotional opportunities will open January 1, 2018.

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Visit our page with interesting articles relating to historical romance and life in the romantic past from Vikings to Edwardians. Former promos and reviews are buried in older posts but for quick links visit the tabs above. (Header Auguste Toulmouche 1877 – Sweet Doing Nothing)

Historical Tidbits

Authors take particular care to romanticize centuries past.  Let’s face it, we have kings, queens, dukes, earls, lords, barons, and every other aristocratic title possible to give our heroes.   Our settings are in stately homes and castles.  Occasionally, you’ll find other interesting eras to read about including knights, Vikings, and pirates.   But what was life … Continue reading Historical Tidbits


Covers, covers, covers. Here are a few books that have been featured on our website. Where do authors get period romance pictures? Here are some of our favorite places: Romance Novel Covers Period Images Illustrated Romance Various Stock Image Sites, such as Dreamstime, iStockPhoto, Shutterstock, etc. Authors, if you would like your cover added, please … Continue reading Covers


5This blog is a personal blog written and edited by its owner, Vicki Hopkins (READ ABOUT ME). For questions about this blog, please contact: romanceblog@outlook.com. At the present time, I charge nothing for promoting works of other authors on this blog and on various media websites under the name of Historical Romance Books.  I receive … Continue reading Disclosure

About Me

I am an independent author who publishes under the Imprint of Holland Legacy Publishing.  My work is set in the Victorian and Edwardian eras in the European countries of France, Austria, and England from 1870 through 1910. My Legacy Series is classified as Historical Fiction with romantic elements that span three generations of characters.  The … Continue reading About Me

Audio Books

I love audio books. They open up a whole new world of entertainment. They save time from sitting down and reading a book. You can listen while driving to work, during work, taking a walk, running, or working outside and around the house. It’s a time-saving opportunity to take a moment and enjoy your favorite … Continue reading Audio Books