Read Free Contemporary Romance Novels

The dramas and challenges of life are woven through the basic romantic themes in a contemporary romance novel. The hero and heroine attempt to build and sustain their romantic relationship, while they live and love in a contemporary setting.

Set in a post World War timeframe, the contemporary romance novel is not limited to just a single theme. Instead it usually encompasses many facets of other types of romance novels including humor, drama and suspense. The scene may be set in the jet set world of Monte Carlo or in a cubical in a downtown office building. Either way the romance is current. Be ready for a page-turner. Contemporary romance novels are just one of the many types of free online romance novels on PublicBookshelf.

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  1. Just A Number paperback
    Just A Number paperback
    by Carla Godfrey

    Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes cast)

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    Living a double life hasn't always been easy for Benjamin but when his wife thinks it would be a good idea to hire an events organiser for her birthday, fate deals him a blow when the woman in question turns out to be non other than his lover!

    Categories: Contemporary Romance

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  2. Puppy love snag
    Puppy love snag

    by MarySoni

    Puppy love snag
    by MarySoni

    Rating: 1.5/5 (2 votes cast)

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    "Puppy love snag" is all about an old love trying to find its way back to the life of Daniella who is married to Tony.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Inspirational Romance

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  3. Blind to Joy.
    Blind to Joy.

    by Mumbi

    Blind to Joy.
    by Mumbi

    Rating: 1.7/5 (3 votes cast)

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    Love doesn't just find us. It fights us,it breaks us,it hurts us. But if it is the right love, all that doesn't really matter, what does is that we fight back for we have a reason to hold on.

    Categories: Contemporary Romance

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  4. Onto the Stage – Slighted Souls and other stage and radio plays
    Onto the Stage – Slighted Souls and other stage and radio plays
    by B S Murthy

    Rating: 2.0/5 (1 vote cast)

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    While 'Slighted Souls' deals with the rebellion of the downtrodden, 'Men at work on Women at work’ is about sexual harassment at the work place and even as 'Castle of Despair' is built on the ground of man's urge for success, the radio play 'A Love on Hold' depicts the drama of love and possession.

    Categories: Other Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Bookies

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  5. The unknown girl from my dreams..
    The unknown girl from my dreams..

    by wellington souza

    The unknown girl from my dreams..
    by wellington souza

    Rating: 2.1/5 (8 votes cast)

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    Can you love a girl that you've never seen before?

    that's what happened with david, he loves a unknown girl but the question is.does she really exist?

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Bookies

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  6. Alisa Paige - A Book Sample
    Alisa Paige - A Book Sample
    by Robert W. Chambers

    Rating: 2.2/5 (257 votes cast)

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    Set against the backdrop of the Civil War, Chambers brings all of the fiery passion of wartime back to the homefront in this historical romance. We move between New York and Virginia as a young soldier strives to do his duty on the battlefront and keep love alive with rich widow Ailsa Paige back home.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  7. The Brimming Cup
    The Brimming Cup
    by Dorothy Canfield Fisher

    Rating: 2.3/5 (269 votes cast)

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    A young couple could hardly choose a more idyllic place to settle down and raise a family than the small town of Ashley, Vermont, the home of Marise and Neale and their children. Yet, Marise feels a certain excitement is missing between her and the reticent Neale. Enter rich Eugenia from New York City, who has her sights set on igniting Neale's passions. Will she succeed, and if she does, who will ultimately benefit from his affections?

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  8. Shades of Deception
    Shades of Deception
    by Vivienne Diane Neal

    Rating: 2.3/5 (302 votes cast)

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    A collection of ten fictional short stories about how ordinary citizens who are sophisticated, successful and financially smart fall prey to insightful predators that use love, romance, lust and money as embellishments to destroy lives.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Contemporary Romance

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  9. In Red
    In Red
    by Monica Euen

    Rating: 2.3/5 (111 votes cast)

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    One quiet, moonlit night, two girls run away from a remote castle. They are terribly scared: they have never been anywhere but in that far-off place and, what's more, the night hides fatal specific dangers for them. So, why have they decided to risk it all... and why now?

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  10. Goodmans Hotel
    Goodmans Hotel
    by Alan Keslian

    Rating: 2.4/5 (283 votes cast)

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    As pressure mounts in his job in the City of London, Mark decides on a radical career change and sets up a gay hotel, the ‘Goodmans Hotel’ of the title. He is irresistibly attracted to Tom, a local handyman and he takes in an eighteen year old runaway, Darren, who is escaping from parental bigotry.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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