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. The Wife In Waiting
    The Wife In Waiting
    by Carla Godfrey

    Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote 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. Glaring Shadow - A stream of consciousness novel
    Glaring Shadow - A stream of consciousness novel
    by B S Murthy

    Rating: 4.0/5 (3 votes cast)

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    In a stream of consciousness mode, this is a poignantly romantic self-account of the life 'n times of a man, whose love for a woman molded him into a materialistic mold in which he lost his soul that he regains in the wake of a fatal mishap whereby he consigns his immense wealth to the pangs of..

    Categories: Other Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Bookies

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  3. Missing Heiress
    Missing Heiress
    by Marti Talbott

    Rating: 3.8/5 (507 votes cast)

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    A Jackie Harlan Mystery. Handsome and single attorney, Austin Steel, needed to find the heir to a fortune totaling over 1.6 billion dollars, but which one was she - a maid, an office worker, or the young woman tragically killed in a car accident?

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  4. Yellowstone
    Yellowstone

    by Philip H

    Yellowstone
    by Philip H

    Rating: 3.8/5 (10 votes cast)

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    A couple vacations in Yellowstone National Park. They also inadvertently explore their relationship.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Contemporary Romance

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  5. Soldier Mine
    Soldier Mine
    by Lizzy Ford

    Rating: 3.8/5 (832 votes cast)

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    Petr’s life changed overnight when an ambush killed his twin and left him wounded beyond repair as well. His heart aches to be with his buddies at war, and nothing seems soothe the hole inside him. Until he meets Claudia, a local waitress with a dark secret that threatens their chances at love.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  6. Blood Song
    Blood Song
    by Jenny Doe

    Rating: 3.8/5 (434 votes cast)

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    Book 3 in The Iron Trilogy. Jack is gone, but his army of blood drinking vampires remains, and now there is someone else in charge. Mark disappears, and Angus and Oliver launch a desperate search for him before he is gone forever.

    Categories: Contemporary Romance, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance, Vampire Romance

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  7. Courtship of the Recluse
    Courtship of the Recluse
    by Linda Louise Rigsbee

    Rating: 3.8/5 (4446 votes cast)

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    Cindy accepts a housekeeping job at a remote west Texas ranch. The stoic and reclusive rancher has offered her access to a horse and 3000 plus acres in her spare time. Eventually, respect and admiration for him spawns a much deeper emotion – one that gets out of control in fuzzy stages that blend into each other.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Western Romance

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  8. Semper Mine
    Semper Mine
    by Lizzy Ford

    Rating: 3.8/5 (1253 votes cast)

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    A Marine captain tormented by the loss of his men returns home to face the sister of one of them. Fiery, sweet Katya blames him for the death but is also drawn to the cool, calm man struggling to help her heal while he himself is hurting. Can love triumph over pain and loss?

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  9. Wallflower Girl
    Wallflower Girl
    by Guy Bailey

    Rating: 3.8/5 (860 votes cast)

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    Romance and a past life experience: What is déjà vu? Anne has seen this place before but has never traveled this road in her life. Well, not in this life. Her greatest fears and desires are realized when she suddenly comes face to face with her-um-husband? [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  10. Husband Wanted: Will Train
    Husband Wanted: Will Train
    by Helen Conrad

    Rating: 3.8/5 (1942 votes cast)

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    It seemed a harmless game until she found out who he really was. Charity Ames needs a man to pretend to be her husband for a few days—so she hires one. Expecting a gargoyle, she’s amazed when he turns out to be a very appealing hunk. But why is there? [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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