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 (1909 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 (1429 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 (352 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. Semper Mine
    Semper Mine
    by Lizzy Ford

    Rating: 3.9/5 (360 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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  5. Blood Song
    Blood Song
    by Jenny Doe

    Rating: 3.9/5 (196 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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  6. Deeper Illusions
    Deeper Illusions
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.9/5 (1153 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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  7. Broken
    Broken
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.9/5 (3685 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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  8. End of Illusions
    End of Illusions
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.8/5 (1003 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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  9. Beautiful Illusions
    Beautiful Illusions
    by Annie Jocoby

    Rating: 3.8/5 (2537 votes cast)

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    Struggling attorney Iris Snowe and handsome wealthy man Ryan Gallagher meet in a bar. Despite the fact that they are from different worlds, they still find themselves falling in love. However, the romance is marred by obsession, jealousy and dark secrets. One of those secrets just might be deadly...[Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  10. The Vampire Gene
    The Vampire Gene
    by Jenny Doe

    Rating: 3.8/5 (761 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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