A good friend of mine writes historical romance novels, and her latest, Season for Desire just came out. Here’s her page on Amazon:
Admittedly, I haven’t read any of these myself. I’m more of a sci-fi guy, and haven’t been reading much of anything lately anyway. But if you’re interested in history combined with romance, here’s a suggestion. She gets really favorable reviews, but if you pick one up and hate it, feel free to blame me.