Rhonda S. Sims

5 Historical Romances to Keep You Hooked All Winter

5 Historical Romances to Keep You Hooked All Winter

Winter is the perfect season to enjoy a good book while being bundled up in a warm blanket, a cup of hot cocoa, and a historical romance novel. If you’re a fan of timeless love stories that challenge societal norms, then these five historical romances will keep you hooked all winter long.

“A Slight Interruption” by Rhonda Sims

Our first recommendation takes us back to a time of forbidden love and enduring passion. Graci, hailing from the most prominent family in town, and Gabriel, a resident of the nearby home for boys, found love against all odds in high school. Just as they thought their problems were over, tragedy struck when Gabriel was drafted into the Vietnam War. Now, after three decades, Graci embarks on a journey to find answers. Will their love stand the test of time, or is a happily ever after still possible?

“Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon

This timeless classic takes readers on a thrilling journey through time and love. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is mysteriously transported from 1945 to 1743 Scotland. Amid political turmoil and danger, she encounters Jamie Fraser, a dashing young Scotsman. As their fates intertwine, a passionate and epic love story unfolds, challenging the boundaries of time itself.

Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen

No list of historical romances is complete without this classic. Set in early 19th-century England, “Pride and Prejudice” follows Elizabeth Bennet as she navigates love, class, and societal expectations. The brooding Mr. Darcy provides the perfect romantic foil as misunderstandings and social conventions threaten to keep them apart.

The Bronze Horseman” by Paullina Simons

Against the backdrop of World War II, Tatiana and Alexander’s love story unfolds in the streets of Leningrad. As the siege intensifies, their passion and determination to be together are tested by the brutal realities of war. “The Bronze Horseman” is a gripping tale of love, sacrifice, and the indomitable spirit of the human heart.

“The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

This historical romance is set in the backdrop of Nazi-occupied France during World War II. Sisters Isabelle and Vianne experience love, loss, and the hardships of war in their own unique ways. “The Nightingale” beautifully shows themes of love, sacrifice, and the strength of familial bonds.

As the winter winds howl outside, these historical romances will transport you to different eras, where love conquers all, even in the face of adversity. So, grab your favorite blanket and prepare to be swept away by these heartwarming tales that will keep you warm all winter long. Happy reading!