Originally Posted by Nyssa
This did not read like a Romance to me. Yes the elements were there (again towards the latter half of the book) but this was certainly more Historical Fiction.
For me, historical fiction is set in a time before that in which it was written, ie, it's historical fiction from the get-go. Town
was contemporary fiction when it was written and it remains so. Historical fiction relies on research and can reveal an author's expertise or lack of knowledge regarding the setting; it also frequently benefits from authorial knowledge of what happens next.