12 Historical Romance Novels Bridgerton Fans Will Burn For

From the gorgeous Regency-era costumes to the very thirsty sex scenes, there’s a whole lot to love about Bridgerton (and that’s before we even get into the casting and plot adjustments that have made it a far more inclusive story). But the books the hit Netflix series is based on...oh, the books are even better.
 
Julia Quinn, who penned the eight-part series, is a master of blending warmth, humor, touching moments, and delicious sex — all the things fans love about the romance genre. And with millions of new JQ fans around the world, it’s no wonder her books are selling as fast as they can be reprinted.
 
Whether the Bridgerton series is your introduction to romance or you’re a longtime fan, don’t stop there. There’s a whole wide world of delicious historical romance novels out there that will get your toes curling. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 books guaranteed to pull at your heartstrings and leave you more satisfied than Daphne after that library scene.
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