"The Promise" of Romance

Last Thursday was the kick-off for Gulf Coast Reads 2015, which means people all across the Gulf Coast region are reading Ann Weisgarber’s The Promise, a historical fiction novel largely set in Galveston during the time leading up to the deadly 1900 hurricane.  Here are some titles to feed your appetite for historical romance after finishing The Promise.

Go West Young Woman

Check out these romances that feature heroines traveling out west, choosing to become mail-order brides, shotgun weddings and marriages of convenience. 



Music of the Heart

Here are a few romances that feature heroes or heroines with a passion for music as well as love, or in the case of the Smythe-Smiths, a passion for not massacring music as well as love.


Do you have a favorite arranged marriage romance?  A favorite musically inclined hero or heroine?

Don’t forget to read The Promise by Ann Weisgarber and visit Gulf Coast Reads to get details on book discussions and events in your area.