Top Twelve Historical Romance Reads for Summer 2022

Historical romance is a genre of sexy, sultry trysts that are set during major historical time periods throughout the world. 

From dashing dukes and lords to ladies in waiting; these romances are sure to heat up even the chilliest night. 

Take your pick of these top twelve historical romance reads and let us know which one was your favorite! 

Bridgerton: The Duke and I by Julia Quinn

Set in England, this first installment of the series that practically plunged Netflix into the light porn industry has everything a reader wants in a historical romance. 

The Charm School by Susan Wiggs

Taking place during the 1850s when the Fugitive Slave Law was in full effect; Wiggs spins a beautiful twist on the Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Anderson. 

Butterfly Swords by Jeannie Lin

Set in 8th Century China during the Tang Dynasty, this culturally rich romance has a little of everything for a well-rounded reader.