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. Saving Scotty
    Saving Scotty
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.9/5 (1754 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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  2. Ever After
    Ever After
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.9/5 (1332 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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  3. Soldier Mine
    Soldier Mine
    by Lizzy Ford

    Rating: 3.9/5 (321 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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  4. Broken
    Broken
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.9/5 (3362 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. Deeper Illusions
    Deeper Illusions
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.9/5 (1076 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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  6. End of Illusions
    End of Illusions
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.8/5 (948 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. Semper Mine
    Semper Mine
    by Lizzy Ford

    Rating: 3.8/5 (291 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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  8. Long Way Home
    Long Way Home
    by Neve Cottrell

    Rating: 3.8/5 (281 votes cast)

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    A second chance at love... Tyler Barnes can't believe his eyes when Alexis MacAdams walks back into his life. His high school crush left Mangrove Island seventeen years ago and never looked back. He's held on to the memory of her, even though she never gave him a second glance. Now Alexis is back.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  9. Agent on the Run
    Agent on the Run
    by Guy Stanton III

    Rating: 3.8/5 (68 votes cast)

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    Book 5 - Agents for Good Series Kicked out! The agency is done with him all because of something beyond his control. Now what? Utah had a job and then he didn’t, but he actually still did. He just couldn’t tell anyone about it.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  10. Blood Song
    Blood Song
    by Jenny Doe

    Rating: 3.8/5 (163 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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