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Historical Romance Novels New Orleans

Love in New Orleans Romance books are set in the 1880s and created by mother and daughter writing team Mary Scully and Helen Scully.  These romantic suspense books invite readers into a world of lavish garden parties, elegant opera premieres and masked Mardi Gras balls.  The name Ursula LeCoeur is derived from Ursula, a family cat, who was rescued as a kitten from the streets after Hurricane Katrina. LeCoeur is french for “heart” and is a common name in New Orleans. Mary and Helen Scully hope you enjoy their latest historical romance novels, which will whisk you away from the present day to the romantic world of 1880s New Orleans.

The Willing Widow

The Willing Widow

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Series: Love in New Orleans, Book 1
Genre: Romance
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Renee Desselle is a beautiful young widow who owns a thriving French Quarter millinery. Irishman William Collins is a newcomer to New Orleans who manages his uncle’s prosperous cotton brokerage. Each harbors a secret that makes a new love impossible. More info →
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A Christmas Kiss

A Christmas Kiss

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Series: Love in New Orleans, Book 2
Genre: Romance
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The daughter of a fisherman in Vacherie on the Mississippi River, Michelle D’Artois falls in love with Auguste Fabre, handsome son of the largest landowner in the parish. They pledge their love and promise to meet and marry in the city in six weeks. But when Michelle climbs from her window before dawn, boards a steamer and arrives in New Orleans on Christmas morning, Fabre fails to meet her. More info →
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The Devious Debutante

The Devious Debutante

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Series: Love in New Orleans, Book 3
Genre: Romance
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Fans of The Willing Widow will find familiar, fascinating characters in The Devious Debutante, a Victorian romance set in New Orleans in 1886—the Gilded Age. It immerses readers in Mardi Gras revelry as costumed and masked saints and sinners dance at formal balls and watch torch-lit parades wind from Bourbon Street to Canal Street to St. Charles Avenue. More info →