So lately I've been asked for some clean romance book recommendations, there are many out there but here are some that I personally own that I really like and a few of these are just some of my EPIC favorites! I've marked the ones that are my favorite and could read again, and again. The others are just ones that I've picked up that are good and clean just not my favorite.
In the year 1912, nineteen-year-old Christy Huddleston leaves home to
teach school in the Smoky Mountains -- and comes to know and love the
resilient people of the region, with their fierce pride, their dark
superstitions, their terrible poverty, and their yearning for beauty and
truth. But her faith will be severely challenged by trial and tragedy,
by the needs and unique strengths of two remarkable young men, and by a
heart torn between true love and unwavering devotion.
Book 2 of Refiner's
Fire. The drama of the Civil War unfolds through the eyes of two very
different Northern girls. Lovely Julia Hoffman has always enjoyed the
carefree life of her well-to-do family, but when she fails to attract
the attention of Rev. Nathaniel Greene, a fierce abolitionist, she
determines to bring meaning to her empty and shallow existence. When she
becomes a Union nurse, her eyes are opened to the realities of war and
suffering. She also meets Phoebe, who has entered the army under false
pretenses--and whose journey to understanding herself, as well as the
tumultuous world about her, is revealed with sensitivity and drama.
Julie Wallace is just eighteen in 1934 when her father risks their
life savings on a struggling newspaper and moves the family to a
flood-prone Pennsylvania town.
It is here a young woman's
convictions take firm root, as Julie finds herself taking sides when
battle lines are drawn between desperate steelworkers and the mill
owners who control their lives. And it is here where her heart and her
loyalties are torn, divided between two special men. But when a
devastating natural catastrophe becomes the ultimate test of courage and
commitment, Julie's remarkable inner strength will come to the fore -- a
strength born of faith and love.
The year is 1835 and
Carolina Adams finds herself enchanted by an unlikely suitor...the
railroad. Frustrated by society's expectations upon her gender, she
longs to study more masculine subjects and is thrilled when her father
grants her a tutor.
James Baldwin arrives to serve as Carolina's
teacher, but of more importance, he is to court Carolina's beautiful
older sister, Virginia. Will expectations--and Virginia's southern
charm--elicit the hoped-for proposal? Or will James and Carolina dare to
acknowledge the mutual interests and feelings growing between them?
With the loss of her first true love, Carolina Adams finds life at the
family plantation nearly unbearable. Desperate to escape, she moves to
Baltimore to become a nanny to Victoria, a little girl whose mother has
After breaking his wedding engagement with Virginia Adams,
Carolina's older sister, James Baldwin immerses himself in work for the
B&O Railroad, the other passin in his life besides Carolina. But
when a shocking business proposal is given to Carolina, James and
Carolina seem destined to be apart. Can they dare to dream their
aspirations for love might come true?
she faces mounting debts and the realization it is all up to her. But
she has no idea how to run an orchard alone. When a stranger appears at
her doorstep, Eliza guesses he is no different than the other
out-of-luck characters searching for work during the Depression. But the
familiarity with which Gabe tends to the farm raises unanswered
questions. With a vulnerable heart, she is unwittingly drawn to his
gentle ways. But Eliza also fears that Gabe hides a past and motives
that could jeopardize all she has fought to attain for herself and her
hesitant to believe in Taylor's doctoring skills, Karl finds himself
oddly protective of this surprising woman who dares to drive about town
on her own, wearing the color red, for heaven's sake! Taylor, on the
other hand, wants only to prove that doctoring is her life's calling,
despite the town's opposition. The result? Pride meets attraction
head-on, and sparks begin to fly.
IF HER OWN TWO FEET DON'T END UP TRIPPING HER ...
Caldwell's mouth is likely to get her into equal trouble. But Ruth has
the best of intentions. Truly. It's just that her attempts to live up to
her mother's expectations of how a lady should act have often yielded
... well, less than impressive results.
Josh McCain is speechless
when he sees Ruth step off the stage in Folsom, California. Sure, it
looks like she's been sleeping in her gown for the past week, but with a
crown of riotous curls and those deep green eyes, she's certainly the
most beautiful woman he's ever met.
But attraction is not all
that causes sparks between Ruth and Josh. With Ruth's legitimate claims
to an inheritance, the Broken P Ranch's future is suddenly precarious.
And when Ruth's "accidents" --- going beyond even her normal bumbling
ways --- seem to take a sinister turn, Josh must decide where his
When Britisher Lady
Sydney Hathwell's father dies, the American who planned to wed her
suddenly reneges. Stranded in America and penniless, Sydney contacts a
relative in Texas who, mistaking her male-sounding name, invites his
"nephew" to join him on his ranch. "Big Tim" Creighton, however, is
appalled when this mincing fop arrives at Forsaken. He determines he'll
turn Fancy Pants Hathwell into a man before the boss returns home. From
the get-go, he has "the kid" mucking stalls, clearing and plowing a
field, and assisting with a difficult calving. But when Sydney's true
identity is uncovered, Tim resents being deceived. Yet in time, he also
finds that he doesn't like all the attention Sydney garners now that
she's wearing pretty gowns.... Together Sydney and Tim will discover the
importance of family and what it means to be a man--and a woman--of God