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Friday Top Ten by Liz Fichera

Liz Fichera is one of the new Carina Press authors.   She offers up her following list of favorite stories with romance themes in them.


My Top Ten List is a little bizarre in that not all of my favorite books are typically considered romance novels.   Half of them don't have happily-ever-afters either. However, each book contained a romance that tugged at my heartstrings and kept me up reading till the wee hours.   I also have a soft spot for Native American characters, rugged settings, and historical romance.   In no particular order, my list is as follows:

  1. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
  2. Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon
  3. Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare (I still have my worn copy from high school.)
  4. Last of the Mohicans, by James Fenimore Cooper
  5. Wuthering Heights, by Emily Brontë
  6. I Am Apache, by Tanya Landman
  7. Gone With The Wind, by Margaret Mitchell
  8. The Bridges of Madison County, by Robert James Waller
  9. The Last Summer (of You and Me) by Ann Brashares
  10. The Clan of the Cave Bear, by Jean Auel

Liz Fichera

Author of CAPTIVE SPIRIT (Carina Press, June 2010)