Holiday Gifts for the Booklover

Christmas is only 19 days away, can you believe it?

In case you need some last minute ideas for the book lover in your life (or for others to buy for you!) I have teamed up with a few other historical romance authors to create the list below.

I hope you find something you love!

1. Kindle Oasis

The new Kindle Oasis is the e-reader we've been waiting for, and it's already been added to my Christmas list. Waterproof with built-in Audible, this 8GB WiFi-enabled reader will allow you to read your favorite historical romance novels in comfort and style.

Contributed by Cecelia Mecca, author of Medieval Romance


2. Purple Agate Bookends

Make your bookcase stand out with these gorgeous agate bookends, adding to the gems that you already have on your shelves. There are a variety of colors and RockParadise often runs a holiday discount.

Contributed by Emily Murdoch, author of Medieval, Regency, and Western historical romances


3. Literary Scarves

Get all wrapped up in a classic story and show some literary love with these bookish infinity scarves. Go ahead and choose the one you like the most between Pride & Prejudice, Jane Eyre, or Alice in Wonderland.

Contributed by Liana De la Rosa, author of To Love A Scandalous Duke


4. The Book Seat

Fed up getting cold hands holding your book in bed at night?The Book Seat hands-free book holder is the perfect answer! Prop your book on the beanbag and the only time you'll need to move a finger is to turn the page!

Contributed by Belle McInnes, author of Scottish historical romance


5. Literary Gifts for Book Lovers and Readers

Jewelry becomes even more romantic with inscriptions of popular book quotes. A favorite is a necklace etched with Mr. Darcy’s proposal to Elizabeth Bennett. Choose from the variety of handcrafted pieces of jewelry with the quotes.

Contributed by Ellie St. Clair, author of Regency romance


6. Bordeaux Journal for Book Lovers

These stunning gilded journals make a beautiful gift for any book lover. From Peter Pauper Press: "Luminous detailing in the forms of iridescent and gold foil highlights and gilded-gold page edging make this lovely journal shine."

Gift idea from Ashley Merrick, author of sweet western historical romance


7. There's Always Time for Tea

The idea of "tea time" is a luxurious concept, but it needn't take an hour or be accompanied by a fox hunt. Treat yourself to a daily dose of antiquity with this literary set of 25 teabags. Each teabag is individually tagged with the quotes from your favorite authors.

Gift idea from K. C. Bateman, author of Regency Historical 'Secrets & Spies' series


8. Beautiful Bookworm Necklace

Featuring the quote every historical romance reader self-identifies with, this gorgeous, simple necklace is handmade in England. “She is too fond of books, and it has turned her mind.” And yes - the artist offers it in both gold and silver, and even has a few other famous literary quotes available!

Gift idea from Jamaila Brinkley, author of historical fantasy romance


9. 'Not All Those Who Wander' Art Print

Take a book quote and early 20th-century dictionary pages out of the book and onto the wall with these prints from Vintage Art Co. Quotes and images are available! Each print is one of a kind.

Audrey Adair, author of Scottish and time travel Historical Romance


10. My Love for All Times Series

Give the Love for All Times trilogy, now complete!

Did you know you can gift books through Amazon?

Paperback copies are also available.

Find them all here!


Weekly Reads

The Counterfeit Duke

By Agnes Forest

Essex, England (1812)

Andrew wishes he could turn back time, make another choice in his life. He is not at all whom he proclaims to be. And the woman who has captured his heart is not at all whom he should consider marrying. 

When he meets Ella, he realizes covering up his growing feelings for her may be harder to hide than the fact he’s not really a duke. 

Only by unmasking his past can he unleash his love. 

This is a clean stand-alone historical Regency Romance novella.

Buy on Amazon


By Amanda Mariel

Lady Josephine Watkins never meant to shoot the Duke of Constantan. Driven by guilt and determined to see him well, she refuses to leave his side. She could not have guessed that the devilish duke would capture her heart.
Devon Mowbray, Duke of Constantan, came to Favershame Abbey out of curiosity. He'd only planned to meet the earl known as the beast of Favershame, then be on his way. He never intended on the head strong beauty sticking him with her arrow and stealing his heart in the process.
Despite the magic burning between them, a dangerous secret leaves Devon no choice but to push Josie away. Unbeknownst to him, she's already unraveled the truth and become more determined than ever to have his heart. Is their love strong enough to withstand what threatens to keep them apart?

Buy on Amazon

A Viscount's Second Chance

By Joyce Alec

Henry is thrilled to have a second chance at love, but he risks losing Eleanor again when a scandal threatens to tear them apart!

Lady Eleanor Dawson married the Earl of Brooke after it had been arranged by her father. However, soon after their wedding day, the earl passed away in a riding accident. After her year of mourning, Eleanor is finally ready to enter society once again, although marriage is the furthest thing from her mind.
When Henry learns that Eleanor has returned to London and is once again free to marry, he longs for a second chance at earning her love. However, he must first build up the courage to speak to her, and then find out if she can overlook his sordid past. 
His dreams are shattered when Eleanor is involved in a scandal that shocks society. Henry may be the only one that can help Eleanor reveal the truth. 
If you love clean, Regency-era romances with a strong woman heroine, you will love A Viscount’s Second Chance.

This is a clean, stand-alone romance, so there are no cliffhangers. This is a 130-page romance with bonus books included.

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Christmastide with my Captain

By Tammy Andresen

Can a wallflower find love?

Lady Emilia McDougal has watched love find each of her beloved sisters. When will it be her turn? She fears it will be never. Quiet and bookish, her shyness masks a fearless heart.

Captain Jack Andrews lost his love of the sea long ago, but he doesn't deserve to find the love of his life. Especially not with someone as stunning and kind as Emilia. When she saves his life, he wonders how she could ever think herself plain. If it were his place in life, he’d show her just how fascinatingly beautiful she is. But it isn’t.

How long can he resist those tempting lips, soft smile, and heartfelt words? And what will her father, the Earl of Ravenscraig, do if Jack doesn’t?

This is a Christmas novella that will introduce you to the heartfelt series, A Laird to Love. Each story is a standalone gauranteed to fill you with love and satisfy with an HEA (Happily Ever After). 

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Audrey's Books

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