A Delicate Affair
Hot, heavy, and hard to stop watching, Netflix's hit show Bridgerton captivated historical romance fans like never before. As bookworms are sure to know, the popular show was inspired by Julia Quinn's book series, which follows a well-known and respected British family of eight siblings and their widowed mother, the wife of the late Viscount Bridgerton. The books fueled the fire behind the series, making both book- and movie-lovers alike begin searching for similar content in the reading and watching spaces.
If you consider yourself a Bridgerton fan, this list of historical romance books is sure to ruffle your petticoats in the best way. Complete with swoon-worthy romances, too-hot-to-handle sex scenes, and plots that get better with every page, these novels need to be added to your TBR list ASAP. From titles like The Worst Duke in the World that will sweep you off your feet to series like The Loyal League that will hook you from the start, these books will bring you the same Bridgerton feels that you fell in love with the first time around. Keep reading to see the best historical romance books, ahead.
— Additional reporting by Brinton Parker