Regency romance is a subgenre of historical romance set in the Regency
era of Great Britain, which readers usually associate with the time of
Jane Austen. Stories often revolve around London's high society, the
ton, and the books are filled with witty banter. The setting is written
with a sense of authenticity, although certain anachronisms are widely
accepted. Well-known authors include Georgette Heyer and Julia Quinn.
are often less sexually-explicit than other romances, but in recent
years that has changed. Madeline Hunter's The Rarest Blooms series is a
good example of the more steamy strain of the genre. Book Country's
genre map will continue to change as new literary categories emerge and
others fall out of fashion. If you write novels focused on regency
romance, explore this subgenre to connect with other like-minded
writers, workshop, and publish your book.