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What regency romance series do I want?

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ShouldIBuyOrShouldIGo Wed 14-Dec-16 20:00:31

I confess to loving a simple regency romance - Julie Quinn, Galen Foley, Mary Baloigh, Eloisa James - stuff that doesn't request any thought and has the odd sex scene! DP wants to by me a series for Christmas, any recommendations?

hugoagogo Wed 14-Dec-16 20:05:21

Have you tried MC Beaton?
There are millions of 'em grin no sex though iirc

hugoagogo Wed 14-Dec-16 20:06:52

Oh yeah, Stephanie Laurens.

HarrietVane99 Wed 14-Dec-16 20:10:29

I suppose you"ve read Georgette Heyer? She invented the genre; most other Regency novels are just imitations. Witty and well researched. No sex though.

ShouldIBuyOrShouldIGo Wed 14-Dec-16 20:27:44

I like Georgette Heyer but books are better with a sex scene! Bit of a generalisation I know

hugoagogo Wed 14-Dec-16 20:33:00

I do know what you mean, I went through all the Julia Quinn books very rapidly smile

Okkitokkiunga Wed 14-Dec-16 21:06:27

Have you tried Lisa Kleypas or Lucinda Brant. LB has similar sorts of sex scenes to E James. Julia Quinn is a bit too flowery and desperate, not that that's stopped me from reading them grin. LB wrote a book that's a sexy fan fiction of GH's These Old Shades, though the rest of the series are her own stories.

Okkitokkiunga Wed 14-Dec-16 21:08:30

Noble Satyr - Roxton family series.

Ashley Gardner's quite good too though hers are regency crime with a smattering of bedroom stuff.

MauraFedora Wed 14-Dec-16 22:15:34

Mary Balogh every time! Have you read all her series?

Okkitokkiunga Thu 15-Dec-16 09:21:52

Amanda Quick too.

scaryteacher Fri 30-Dec-16 11:37:41

Second Stephanie Laurens, esp the Cynster books. Nowhere near as good as Georgette Heyer in terms of regency social observation and nuance, but great bodice rippers.

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