Tag Archives: historical romance

“Miss Jacobson’s Journey” – Jewish Regency spy-romance-adventure

Miss Jacobson’s Journey by Carola Dunn is a lighthearted spy romance set during the Napoleonic wars and starring an Ashkenazi Jewish hero and heroine. I am so glad I found this book and read it on Shabbat. It was a quick … Continue reading

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Lesbian detective romance in 1880’s New York

Despite being listed as the second book in a series, Debra Hyde’s The Tattered Heiress stands completely alone, surpasses the first volume in quality in my opinion, and details a relationship backstory completely missing from the other book. I’d say you’re … Continue reading

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Think of England: Edwardian gay suspense novel with Jewish romantic interest

If Alfred Hitchcock had made a movie where one of the two leads was an effeminate gay Sephardic Jew – snarky, intelligent, dark-eyed and handsome – and then invited us, the audience, to love him and root for him – … Continue reading

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