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Need some romance in my life, please!

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Ansumpasty Sat 25-Apr-20 08:39:56

Any recommendations? I’m looking for a literary (well written) novel with a good love story, rather than a trashy type romance. Thanks!

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BeardedMum Sat 25-Apr-20 10:02:49

Jane Austensmile

highlandcoo Sat 25-Apr-20 12:58:48

My Dear I Wanted To Tell You has a rubbish title, chick-lit type cover but is actually a well written novel dealing sensitively with the aftermath of WWI, facial injuries etc with a beautifully told love story intertwined with the events of the war.

hidingmystatus Sat 25-Apr-20 16:00:54

Try Georgette Heyer - the original Regency Romancer, and still by far the best. There's some very sly humour in there.

CromfordGreyhound Sun 26-Apr-20 15:24:40

Rosanna Ley, Santa Montefiore and Susan Lewis may fit the bill.

Also Lucinda Riley- start with The Seven Sisters -the first of six books in the series, each one concentrating on a different sister. Her writing is wonderful.

This weekend I've just finished 'The Letter' by Kathryn Hughes which was an effortless read covering romance and heartbreak over two periods - World War 2 and the Seventies. The author has two further books in the series so I'll try those asap smile

GlummyMcGlummerson Sun 26-Apr-20 21:17:46

I agree Jane Austen is my romance go to!

Ansumpasty Mon 27-Apr-20 07:56:39

Thanks, everyone smile

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karinalouise Wed 29-Apr-20 19:51:07

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riotlady Wed 29-Apr-20 20:06:41

The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett is amazing

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