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. Ever After
    Ever After
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.8/5 (853 votes cast)

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    #3 in Broken Series. Scotty is determined that she is going to bring down the evil Mr. Lucas. Prosecuting a wealthy man is never an easy task; however, Nick has a back-up plan that is risky and dangerous. Is it too late to get justice and closure? [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  2. Soldier Mine
    Soldier Mine
    by Lizzy Ford

    Rating: 3.8/5 (149 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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  3. Saving Scotty
    Saving Scotty
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.8/5 (1166 votes cast)

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    #2 in Broken Series. Scotty is sure that she was betrayed by Nick, so she wants nothing more to do with him. She is abducted by Mr. Lucas to an island far away from New York City and is horribly suffering. Can Nick find her before too much damage is done? [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  4. Broken
    Broken
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.8/5 (2234 votes cast)

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    #1 in Broken Series. Nick is a wealthy womanizer with no desire for an emotional connection. He meets Scotty, who is broken from traumatic experiences in foster care and homelessness. Can she overcome her trust issues and let Nick in? [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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

    Rating: 3.7/5 (3357 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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  6. End of Illusions
    End of Illusions
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.7/5 (669 votes cast)

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    In this sequel to Deeper Illusions, Ryan, having suffered a near-death experience, starts to ruminate about his past mistakes, Iris grows closer to Nick, Ryan's best friend. What happens next is something that none of them could have imagined. [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  7. The Vampire Gene
    The Vampire Gene
    by Jenny Doe

    Rating: 3.7/5 (580 votes cast)

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    Book 2 in The Iron Trilogy. Rebecca Harding discovers that there is much more to being a vampire than she had originally suspected. Meanwhile, she continues to be pursued by Jack, a brutal and relentless vampire who wants Rebecca for himself, and Angus must do all he can to protect her.

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

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  8. Deeper Illusions
    Deeper Illusions
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.7/5 (730 votes cast)

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    In this sequeI to Beautiful Illusions, Iris and Ryan are now married. But the issues facing the two only get more complicated and dark. Iris is finding that being married to a man with such a dark past keeps threatening her present and the couple's future. [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  9. Complications (The Rebound Series #1)
    Complications (The Rebound Series #1)
    by Emilia Winters

    Rating: 3.7/5 (571 votes cast)

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    Olivia wants nothing more than to forget her deceitful ex and rebuild her demolished self-confidence. But then a devilishly handsome man with piercing hazel eyes and a sinful smile enters her life, offering to be her rebound. [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Contemporary Romance

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  10. Wallflower Girl
    Wallflower Girl
    by Guy Bailey

    Rating: 3.7/5 (407 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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