Tag Archives: historical romance

Review of “Mistress Moderately Fair”, historical f/f romance between actress and playwright

This review originally appeared in The Lesbrary The English Restoration, i.e. when Charles Stuart II returned to England to take his father’s throne back from the Puritans, fascinates me for being a renaissance of both art and hedonism. Theaters opened … Continue reading

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“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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