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. A Change of Hearts
    A Change of Hearts
    by Linda Louise Rigsbee

    Rating: 3.0/5 (271 votes cast)

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    Book 5 in the Carmen & Alex series. Faced with challenging issues, Carmen must make choices that may determine whether or not their marriage survives.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  2. A Courageous Battle
    A Courageous Battle
    by Susan Bracken

    Rating: 2.8/5 (781 votes cast)

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    Lacey Wilson overcomes neglect as a child and abuse in her first marriage to find fame and fortune and true love. When cancer strikes Lacey wants help to die. Her daughter will help but her doctor does not approve and those two have fallen in love. Can they resolve the conflict?

    Categories: Contemporary Romance, Inspirational Romance

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  3. A Dangerous Love
    A Dangerous Love
    by Linda Louise Rigsbee

    Rating: 3.6/5 (3088 votes cast)

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    After the death of her family in an auto/train accident, Lisa returns to the wild mountains of her youth. There she meets a man who employs her as a companion for his mother - which includes babysitting his daughter. At his secluded home, nothing is as it first appeared. The young man's volatile moods are nothing compared to her suspicions about the source of his wealth. She is determined to solve the mystery - if she lives long enough!

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  4. A Good Little Girl Like You (A Sample)
    A Good Little Girl Like You (A Sample)
    by Sage Ardman

    Rating: 3.2/5 (103 votes cast)

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    This romance novel tells you what happens when you combine a surfing billionaire, a globe-trotting businesswoman, and "The Wizard of Oz." [Publisher's Note: This sample includes the first fifteen chapters - about half of the book - and includes sexual content.]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  5. A Heart to Mend
    A Heart to Mend
    by Myne Whitman

    Rating: 3.1/5 (1038 votes cast)

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    The book is about two people, Edward and Gladys, who meet and are attracted to each other almost immediately, but have difficulty in resolving their feelings, especially because of Edward's past and other twists. The concept for "A Heart To Mend" is from the theme of unconditional love.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  6. A Prelude to a Dance
    A Prelude to a Dance
    by Kay Edwards

    Rating: 3.2/5 (223 votes cast)

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    Helen jumps into an icy river to save a child, becoming a hero. She is asked to do a dance, for medical bills. A past Helen kept a secret, now collides with her present, as the famous dancer Logan Day teaches her to dance. He sees past her anxiety, and with God's help, gently helps her to heal.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  7. A Tutelarius Love
    A Tutelarius Love
    by Linda Louise Rigsbee

    Rating: 3.5/5 (1418 votes cast)

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    Megan is ready to take control of her destiny, even if she has to fly to another state to escape an overprotective father. From the elite in California to a rustic cabin in Arkansas is culture shock enough, but what she finds in Arkansas isn't at all what she expects.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  8. A Walk on the Water
    A Walk on the Water
    by Melissa Woodrow

    Rating: 3.5/5 (308 votes cast)

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    Determined to break free of her father's grasp, Alannah at the age of fourteen runs away from home. She lives her life on the run, until she meets and falls in love with a wealthy islander named Dominic.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  9. Agent Finds a Warrior
    Agent Finds a Warrior
    by Guy Stanton III

    Rating: 3.5/5 (162 votes cast)

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    Book 6 - Agents for Good Series He'd saved her. He wanted her. He resisted her. He came to love her. Could it really be true that he no longer had to charter his journey alone through time? She has a choice that will require her to surrender everything. She's survived too much to throw it away.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  10. Agent for a Cause
    Agent for a Cause
    by Guy Stanton III

    Rating: 3.4/5 (274 votes cast)

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    Book 2 - Agents for Good Series She was amazing and he loved to touch her with his eyes, but that was as far as their relationship could ever go, because if she ever learned of what a cold blooded killer he was she would hate him.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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