Laura Kinsale Books in Order

The Laura Kinsale books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Laura Kinsale books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Medieval Hearts Books

For My Lady's Heart

Kinsale, Laura 1993
A young knight will take up his sword for the honor of a beautiful and mysterious princess--and risk his life for the love that burns between them. Read More


Kinsale, Laura 2004

Willing to do anything to regain his rightful position in the wealthy Italian principality of Monteverde, Allegreto, a charismatic and dangerous assassin, plans to use the beautiful Lady Elena, a long-lost Monteverde princess, to solidify his claim, never expecting the passion that erupts between them.


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Publication Order of Victorian Hearts Books

The Hidden Heart

Kinsale, Laura 1986
Raised by her late father in the jungles and tropical forests, Tess Collier reluctantly agrees to return to England and boards the ship of captain Gryphon Meridon, whose promise to protect her evolves into feelings of passion. Reissue. Read More

The Shadow and the Star

Kinsale, Laura 1991

From nationally acclaimed bestselling author Laura Kinsale comes a boldly original, breathlessly unforgettable tale of honour, adventure and undying love. The Shadow is wealthy, powerful and majestically handsome, he is a man of dark secrets - a master of the ancient martial arts of an exotic distant land.

Scarred by a childhood of shocking degradation, he has sworn to love chastely ... but burns with the fires of unfulfilled passion. The Star is lovely, innocent and nearly destitute, and drawn to him by a fevered yearning she could never deny - following her enigmatic ′shadow warrior′ into a dangerous world of desire and righteous retribution.

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Uncertain Magic

Kinsale, Laura 1987

Praise for Laura Kinsale: "Laura Kinsale creates magic." -Lisa Kleypas, New York Times bestselling author of Seduce Me at Sunrise "Laura Kinsale has managed to break all the rules...and come away shining." -San Diego Union-Tribune "Magic and beauty flow from Laura Kinsale's pen.

" -Romantic Times "Readers should be enchanted." -Publishers Weekly A man damned by suspicion and innuendo Dreadful rumors swirl around the impoverished Irish lord known as "The Devil Earl." But Faelan Savigar hides a dark secret, for even he doesn't know what dreadful deeds he may be capable of.

.. A woman cursed by the gift of "sight" Roderica Delamore fears no man will ever want a wife who can read his every thought and emotion, until she encounters Faelan. As the two find their way to each other against all odds, Roddy becomes determined to save Faelen from his terrifying and mysterious ailment.

But will their love end up saving him...or destroying her? A breathtaking historical romance filled with poignancy, darkness, love, and an unexpected twist of Gaelic magic...

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Midsummer Moon

Kinsale, Laura 1987

Praise for Laura Kinsale: "Magic and beauty flow from Laura Kinsale's pen." -Romantic Times "Readers should be enchanted." -Publishers Weekly "One of the best writers in the history of the romance genre." -All About Romance "Laura Kinsale delivers powerful, unique romance.

" -Amanda Quick "A writer who always provides a triumphant novel." -Affaire de Coeur An impossible inventor... Ransom Falconer, Duke of Damerell, is sent to see if Merlin Lambourne, the famous inventor, has created a truly magnificent innovation that can be used in the war against Napoleon.

What Ransom doesn't realize is that Merlin is a woman, and not everyone wants to see her invention become a reality... With dreams of flight... Merlin Lambourne is a brilliant yet slightly eccentric scientist whose dream is to build a flying machine.

Nothing can distract her from her goals, and Ransom offers her refuge at his estate–a safe haven to work on her invention undisturbed. But when Merlin's dream puts them both at risk, Ransom must overcome his own fears and realize her invention may be the answer to saving both their lives.


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Seize the Fire

Kinsale, Laura 1989

Praise for Laura Kinsale: "Magic and beauty flow from Laura Kinsale's pen." -Romantic Times "Readers should be enchanted." -Publishers Weekly "One of the best writers in the history of the romance genre." -All About Romance "Laura Kinsale delivers powerful, unique romance.

" -Amanda Quick "A writer who always provides a triumphant novel." -Affaire de Coeur An unlikely princess, exiled and innocent... Her Serene Highness Olympia of Oriens longs to return to her tiny, embattled land and lead her people in peace and equality.

But with her evil uncle plotting against her, she needs a protector, and Captain Drake seems like the answer to her dreams... A war hero with hell to pay... Captain Sheridan Drake has fought his way to acclaim. Now destitute, desperate, and tortured by nightmares of the carnage he's seen, he plans to steal Olympia's jewels as well as her innocence, but is ignited by a passion so intense he can think of nothing but protecting her, even from himself.

.. Without each other, they might not survive, but their love threatens to tear them both apart...

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The Prince of Midnight

Kinsale, Laura 1990

Praise for Laura Kinsale: "Magic and beauty flow from Laura Kinsale's pen." -Romantic Times "Readers should be enchanted." -Publishers Weekly "One of the best writers in the history of the romance genre." -All About Romance "Laura Kinsale delivers powerful, unique romance.

" -Amanda Quick "A writer who always provides a triumphant novel." -Affaire de Coeur She is seeking only to learn how to kill...   Lady Leigh Strachan has dressed as a boy and crossed all of France in search of her family's killer. Her only wish is to be trained to kill by a notorious highwayman, a legend throughout England, so she can avenge their deaths.

. He's in hiding and desperately lonely... The reclusive S.T. Maitland, once known as the Prince of Midnight, is now hiding out in a crumbling castle in France. He is deaf in one ear, suffers from vertigo, and is desperately longing for a woman's company.

He seems revoltingly sentimental to the stoic Lady Leigh... When fate forces them onto a quest together, she discovers the dangerous and vital man behind the reputation, and he finds a way to touch her ice cold heart...

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Flowers from the Storm

Kinsale, Laura 1992

The Duke of Jervaulx was brilliant and dangerous. Considered dissolute, reckless, and extravagant, he was transparently referred to as the ′D of J′ in scandal sheets, where he and his various exploits featured with frequency. But sometimes the most womanising rake can be irresistible, and even his most casual attentions fascinated the sheltered Maddy Timms, quiet daughter of a simple mathematician.

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The Dream Hunter

Kinsale, Laura 1994
Searching for a legendary mare known as String of Pearls, restless wanderer Lord Winter discovers the disguised Zenia Stanhope, the daughter of the Queen of the Desert, who longs to reach the bloodless lands in England. Reprint. Read More

My Sweet Folly

Kinsale, Laura 1997
With her correspondence with her husband's cousin Robert growing into a secret passion, Folie finds her illusions shattered after her husband dies and she actually meets Robert and learns that he is on the brink of madness. Original. Read More

Lessons in French

Kinsale, Laura 2010

Laura Kinsale's unique and powerfully written love stories transcend the romance genre. In this, her first new book in five years, she delivers a poignant, funny, sexy, Regency romance sure to delight her many fans and attract a whole new readership. Trevelyan and Callie are childhood sweethearts with a taste for adventure, until the fateful day her father discovers them embracing in the carriage house and, in a furious frenzy, drives Trevelyan away in disgrace.

Nine long, lonely years later, Trevelyan returns. Callie discovers that he can still make her blood race and fill her life with excitement, but he can't give her the one thing she wants more than anything-himself. For Trevelyan, Callie is a spark of light in a world of darkness and deceit.

Before he can bear to say his last goodbyes, he's determined to sweep her into one last, fateful adventure, just for the two of them.Praise for Lessons in French: "Laura Kinsale creates magic. Her characters live, breathe, charm, and seduce, and her writing isas delicious and perfectly served as wine in a crystal glass.

"― Lisa Kleypas"I loved it! Lessons in French is a delicious new Kinsale that couples the charm of Midsummer Moon with the intensity of Seize the Fire or The Shadow and the Star. Intrigue, drama, secrets, passion, and a grand romance make this a wonderful addition to Laura Kinsale's already excellent repertoire.

"― Jennifer Ashley, USA Today bestselling author of The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie"A rich and rewarding romance from the legendary Laura Kinsale!"―Mary Jo Putney, New York Times bestselling author of Loving a Lost Lord"A truly gifted writer, Laura Kinsale is one of the romance genre's brightest stars.

"―Loretta Chase, New York Times bestselling author of Don't Tempt Me

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