Best Friends-Before-Lovers or We’ve-Always-Known Each-Other Historical Romance

When you read historical romance novels, you already know what you’re in for to a certain degree: you know they’re going to get together by the end of the novel, and there’ll probably be at least… kissing.

As a reader, I know that sometimes I am in the mood for a certain type of story: the friend-before-lovers arc, or the ugly-duckling trope, or the managing-female-meets-her-match line… but I don’t want to read just ANY example of that trope, so below are lists of best-of, organized by trope!

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