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  1. Sons And Lovers
    Sons And Lovers
    by D. H. Lawrence

    Rating: 2.2/5 (99 votes cast)

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    This is a story of a gifted young man who is confused about life and relationships - both with his mother and the other women he loves. His confusion causes his family to struggle with strained relationships, high emotions and the challenges of love and lust.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  2. The Kama Sutra
    The Kama Sutra
    by Vatsyayana Vatsyayana

    Rating: 2.6/5 (2948 votes cast)

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    The ancient Indian Sandskrit text was considered to be the standard work on human sexual behavior. It contains practical advice on dating, sex, sexual pleasure within the confines of Indian life in the 4th to 6th centuries.

    Categories: Romance, Sex & Relationship, Historical Romance

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  3. Alexander's Bridge
    Alexander's Bridge
    by Willa Cather

    Rating: 2.5/5 (191 votes cast)

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    Bartley Alexander is a middle-aged construction engineer whose love is divided between his demanding American wife and his exciting British mistress. As he loses his integrity, he also struggles to keep the new bridge he's constructing from also collapsing.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  4. Venus in Furs
    Venus in Furs
    by Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

    Rating: 2.5/5 (227 votes cast)

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    Severin was so infatuated with Wanda that he asks to become her slave and to be treated in degrading ways. Initially Wanda refuses but she eventually agrees, and soon finds that she likes the idea; but, she starts to dislike Leopold for the role he wants to play.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romance

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  5. The Beautiful and Damned
    The Beautiful and Damned
    by F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Rating: 2.5/5 (300 votes cast)

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    Anthony, a fun-loving socialite, and his wife Gloria spend their time enjoying the finer things in their Roaring Twenties life while they wait to inherit the fortune of Anthony's grandfather. As time goes on their lust for life and their similarities threaten to destroy their innocence and their relationship.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  6. Little Women
    Little Women
    by Louisa May Alcott

    Rating: 3.2/5 (410 votes cast)

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    The four March sisters suffer because of growing up poor during the Civil War but they remain happy and learn about life and love while growing up in New England. A wealthy next door neighbor and one sister's tutor fall in love with two of the sisters in this first book of the series.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  7. And You Will Find Love
    And You Will Find Love
    by Walter Oleksy

    Rating: 2.8/5 (715 votes cast)

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    Barbara is a pioneer aviatrix in the mid 1930s who loves her flight instructor, but he chooses instead her best friend and Barbara lives by a code that enables her to give him up. She pursues happiness following the creed: Where there is no love, put love, and you will find love.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  8. The Bairn of Brianag
    The Bairn of Brianag
    by Ida Flowers

    Rating: 3.3/5 (794 votes cast)

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    The adored and indulged youngest child of a wealthy plantation owner in the South Carolina colony, Jessie Maclaine is determined to marry Robbie Stewart, her childhood playmate and recent obsession. She hatches a plan to capture the heart of her beloved, but the outcome shakes her world to the foundations and ultimately very nearly claims her life—and Robbie's.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Historical Romance

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  9. Domnei
    Domnei
    by James Branch Cabell

    Rating: 2.4/5 (240 votes cast)

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    Falsely accused of killing the king, Perion disguises himself as a count and falls in love with Lady Melicent, the true count's sister. She may be the only one who can save him when his ship is captured by the warlord Demetrios. Melicent even offers herself in exchange for her lover's freedom.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  10. The Gorgeous Isle
    The Gorgeous Isle
    by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

    Rating: 2.3/5 (177 votes cast)

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    Warner is a brilliant poet, but only when he is drinking. A Caribbean romance leads him away from the bottle and into marriage, but his writing comes to a stop as well. His new bride must decide whether to keep her husband to herself, or allow him to unleash the creative monster inside.

    Category: Historical Romance

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