Thursday, February 5, 2015


Happy Thursday, everyone! This is a new feature hosted by Buried Under Romance and Love Saves the World.

What is Throwback Thursday: Historical Romance Edition?
Traditionally, Throwback Thursday celebrates nostalgia, asking participants to post a personal photo or an image from their past -- usually from 5 to 10 years ago. There are a lot of book blogs that also do a book-related Throwback Thursday.  Since Tin and Mary C. are unapologetic lovers of historical romances, they've decided to focus on this beloved genre.

Here are the rules:
1. It must be posted on a Thursday.
2. It must be a historical romance novel published before October 2008.


Beauty Like the Night (Rutledge Family, #1) Beauty Like the Night (Rutledge Family, #1) 
Beauty Like the Night by Liz Carlyle
Published in 2005

The daughter of London's wickedest widow, Helene de Severs has struggled to overcome her heritage. Renowned within Europe's emerging psychiatric field, Helene has a gift for healing children. When fate sends her back to England, the country she left in disgrace, Helene is confident she has learned to govern her own reckless emotions.

Ruthlessly, Treyhern has dragged his notorious family from the brink of ruin. But a disastrous marriage has left him with a traumatized child, and his rebellious brother is just one step ahead of the bailiffs. When his dissolute father drops dead while debauching the governess, Treyhern's infamous temper is truly tested.

But the forceful earl means to straighten everyone out - as soon as he has hired a reputable governess. Yet the moment she steps from his carriage, Treyhern's cold reserve is melted by a rush of desire he had long thought dead. With her elegant clothing and mountain of luggage, the woman is not who he expected. Or is she? Sometimes the workings of the mind are as dangerous as those of the heart. And soon, danger is truly everywhere...


  1. Oooo, this one sounds really interesting. Have you read this one Jennifer? I think I'm going to go add this to my TBR.

    1. I have read this, but don't remember much about it other than that I liked it. I need to get a copy and do a re-read.

  2. Hey, it's Liz. Has been awhile since I've seen this book. But I can say I definitely gravitate towards the bright colors of the first cover more

  3. Like Ki, I prefer the newer cover. This sounds like a really good book!

    Thanks for joining this week's TBT!


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