Throwback Thursday: Historical Romance Edition (20)


Throwback Thursday: Historical Romance Edition is a meme hosted by Tin @ Love Saves the World and Mary @ Buried Under Romance where you get to feature historical romance novels published before October 3, 2008.

Visit Ki Pha @ Doing Some Reading and check out her pick for the week as well.


This week, I’m featuring Judith McNaught.

 once and always

Once and Always, re-published in April 2006

From Goodreads:

“Once and Always,” one of Judith McNaught’s most masterful and moving love stories, powerfully brings to life the fiery passion of a free-spirited American beauty and a troubled English lord.

Across the vast ocean sailed Victoria Seaton, a free-spirited American beauty left suddenly orphaned and alone. Eager to claim her long-lost heritage, she was amazed at the formal elegance of Wakefield, the sumptuous English estate of her distant cousin…the notorious Lord Jason Fielding. Sought after at plays, operas, and balls by London’s most fashionable ladies, Jason remained a mystery to Victoria. Bewildered by his arrogant demeanor, yet drawn to his panther-like grace, she came to sense the searingly painful memories that smoldered in the depths of his jade-green eyes.

Unable to resist her spitfire charm, Jason gathered her at last into his powerful arms, ravishing her lips with his kisses, arousing in her a sweet, insistent hunger. Wed in desire, they were enfolded in a fierce, consuming joy, free at last from the past’s cruel grasp. Then, in a moment of blinding anguish, Victoria discovered the shocking treachery that lay at the heart of their love…a love she had dreamed would triumph…Once And Always.


My Thoughts:

Another Judith McNaught winner! She writes books that are some of the most heartbreaking and epic love stories I’ve ever read and ONCE AND ALWAYS is no exception. Your heart will fall in love with them, break for them, bleed a bit (or a lot) for them, and be filled with joy for them.

Have you read this book? What are your thoughts about it? I’d love to hear from you guys.


Check out fellow TBT: HR edition participants for their picks for the week.

Renee @ Addicted to Romance

Jennifer @ Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews

Cerian @ Rookie Romance

Kimberly @ Turning the Pages

11 thoughts on “Throwback Thursday: Historical Romance Edition (20)”

  1. I’ve not read anything by Judith McNaught either, I’m pretty sure this is almost a crime amongst historical romance readers lol. But I love the sound of this- another to add to my TBR list this week 😀


    1. She’s literally the first historical romance author I’ve read so her books hold a very special in my heart 🙂 I hope you get to read her novels soon. 🙂


    1. It has been years since she last published a book. Her last novel was a contemporary romance so I’m really missing her writing historical romances. I have my fingers crossed that she’d write again very soon.


  2. She was one of my first HR authors, too! This was a great book~

    Agree, I’m waiting for her to publish a new book. There was an update last year about this… I’m hoping she releases it soon. ^_^


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