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Regency Romance Podcast
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♥ Season 01 Episode 01 Hell's Belle by Annabelle Anders ♥


A deluxe sample of Hell's Belle (Devilish Debutantes, Book 3), and interview with Historical Romance author and olympic medalist in speeding-ticket evasion, Annabelle Anders.
Hosted, edited, etc. by Tessa Candle.

Book author: Annabelle Anders https://www.annabelleanders.com
Book narrator: Mary Sarah http://www.mary-sarah.com
Get Hell's Belle on Amz.com: https://www.amazon.com/Hells-Belle-Annabelle-Anders-audiobook/dp/B07X4378B7/&tag=tessacandle02-20
Get Hell's Belle on Audiobooks.com: https://www.audiobooks.com/audiobook/hells-belle/392596

Description:

A Bespectacled Bluestocking, A Clueless Rake and a mad dash to Gretna Green

Miss Emily Goodnight – who cannot see a thing without her blasted spectacles – is raising the art of meddling to new heights. Why leave her future in the hands of fate when she’s perfectly capable of managing it herself?

The Earl of Blakely, London’s most unattainable bachelor, finds Miss Goodnight’s schemes nearly as intriguing as the curves hidden beneath her frumpy gowns. Secure in his independence, he's focussed on one thing only: evading this father's manipulating ways.

Hell’s Belle Indeed – What with all the cheating at parlor games, trysts in dark closets, and cases of mistaken identity, complications arise. Because fate has limits. And when it comes to love and the secrets of the past, there’s only so much twisting one English Miss can get away with…

Hell’s Belle is the third book in the Devil’s Debutantes Series but can also be read as a standalone novel. It has been nominated for Best Historical Short Novel as a finalist in RWA's Distinguished 2019 Rita © Awards.

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♥ Season 01 Episode 02 Flaming June by Emma V. Leech ♥


A deluxe sample of Flaming June (Rogues and Gentlemen Book 10), and interview with Historical Romance author and world-renowned crazy cat lady, Emma V. Leech.
Hosted, edited, etc. by Tessa Candle.

Book author: Emma V. Leech https://www.emmaleech.com
Book narrator: Phillip Battley https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1642245/
Get Flaming June on Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/Flaming-June-Emma-V-Leech-audiobook/dp/B07KQJBBTD/&tag=tessacandle02-20
Get Flaming June on Nook: https://www.audiobooks.com/audiobook/hells-belle/392596

Description:

When the beautiful Lady Isabella Scranford finds herself in the family way and her lover refuses to do the honorable thing, she knows her life is at an end. With a reputation for being a cold-hearted bitch, there will be no sympathy for her, only shame and ridicule. Finding that even her best - and only - friend refuses to be associated with her any longer, Isabella decides she cannot go on and makes a fateful decision.

Henry Barbour is known locally as the Bear of Barcham Wood. Living alone in the vast and decaying splendor of Barcham Place, surrounded by wilderness and woodland, he inspires such tales of madness that no one locally will go near the once grand house.

When a filthy and frightening man rescues Isabella from drowning, she begins to believe her fate has taken an even darker turn. Yet appearances can be deceptive, and an unlikely bond is created between two damaged souls who need to hide from the world.

As Isabella comes to understand the meaning of compassion, she begins to realize the most important things in life are not at all what she expected them to be.

Flaming June listed in the top 20 from over 6000 entrants in the AMAZON UK Kindle Storyteller Awards 2018 "Romance Reads You Can't Miss".

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This story blew me away. I have never gone back and bought a book I've read through the Unlimited program before. My reading material is vast, from politics to history to mysteries to Booker Man and Novel Prize books and the classics, and in between it all I read romance novels. I've read thousands in my lifetime and this was a wonderful and simply remarkable book.” ~ Amazon customer review

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “This book had all the components of a fantastic read. Imperfect people which made them perfect characters. Great storyline, details flushed out. No loose ends which I highly appreciate. A complete book with a worthy epilogue.” ~ Amazon customer review

**** Warning: This book contains a careful selection of quiet determination, resolute tight-lipped-ness and (almost) insurmountable levels of tension. Although coupled with the presence of occasionally descriptive sexual encounters, we are very pleased to highlight that this book - and series - is in no way verging on erotica. ****

The Rogues & Gentlemen series can be enjoyed as stand-alone regency romance and historical romance novels, or as part of the wider series. If the full series appeals, the suggested – but by no means essential - reading order would be:
•Book 1: The Rogue
•Book 2: The Earl's Temptation
•Book 3: Scandal's Daughter
•Book 4: The Devil May Care
•Book 5: Nearly Ruining Mr Russell
•Book 6: One Wicked Winter
•Book 7: To Tame a Savage Heart
•Book 8: Persuading Patience
•Book 9: The Last Man in London
•Book 10: Flaming June
•Book 11: Charity and The Devil
•Book 12: A Slight Indiscretion
•Book 13: The Corinthian Duke
•Book 14: The Blackest of Hearts
•Book 15: Duke and Duplicity
Happy reading! And please do leave a review if you can – it would mean the world to hear what you enjoyed most about the book.

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♥ Season 01 Episode003 The Ice Queen by Sasha Cottman



Mild Content warnings for this episode.
We speak briefly about the issue of consent in sex scenes, which we both think is important. Although I refer somewhat lightly to past eras when consent was (to put it mildly) not a revered part of the romance genre, I would like to assure you that I am not in the least glib about the topic. But if you are highly sensitive, maybe turn down the volume for that part (from about 30:20 to 31:37).♥ OK, that’s all the serious stuff. :)

A deluxe sample of The Ice Queen (Duke of Strathmore, Book 7), and interview with Historical Romance author and wrangler of fearsome man-eating house cats, Sasha Cottman.
Hosted, edited, etc. by Tessa Candle.

Book author: Sasha Cottman https://www.sashacottman.com
Book narrator: Janine Haynes https://www.facebook.com/VoiceActorHaynes/
Get The Ice Queen on Amazon.com or Audible: https://www.amazon.com/The-Ice-Queen-Sasha-Cottman-audiobook/dp/B07WZX1RMT/&tag=tessacandle02-20
Get The Ice Queen on Apple Books Audio: https://books.apple.com/us/audiobook/the-ice-queen/id1476878818?mt=11&at=1010lSvG
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Get The Ice Queen on Nook Audio: https://www.nookaudiobooks.com/audiobook/1006376
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Description:

For Caroline Saunders, beauty is a curse. Everywhere she goes, she is surrounded by men who worship her. But Caroline knows none of them could ever love her just for herself.

She treats her court of suitors with cool disdain, gaining herself the title of the Ice Queen.

After an ugly altercation with an insistent suitor, Caroline decides it is time to escape the crowded ballrooms of London.

With a heart scarred by his parent’s disastrous marriage Julian Palmer, Earl Newhall has been in no particular hurry to take on a wife. But men with titles need heirs.

He reluctantly agrees to allow his aunt to arrange a week-long party at his Derbyshire estate. A handpicked group of eligible young women and their chaperones will be in attendance.

When a sudden heavy snowstorm stops all but one carriage from making the journey to Newhall Castle, Julian decides he should make the best of a bad situation.

However, matters turn from bad to worse when he discovers that it is Caroline Saunders who has arrived wet and freezing cold on his doorstep in the middle of the night.

The Ice Queen is the one woman in all of London society, he knows he could never be prevailed upon to marry, let alone love.

But when Newhall Castle becomes Caroline’s only place of sanctuary, Julian quickly discovers that beneath her icy demeanor there beats a passionate heart.

Two stubborn souls come together in this beautiful tale of enemies to lovers.


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