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Whether you are looking for romantic stories of southern bells longing for lost lives or steamy, hot romance stories, PublicBookshelf has free online romance novels to meet your romance reading needs.

Today's romance novels are not your mother's romance novels. While some titles still center on lonely women longing for lost loves, today's authors are more likely to include career driven heroines or vampires searching for love in all the wrong places.

There are many types of romance novels - historical, erotic, paranormal, multicultural, inspirational, suspense, and contemporary romance. Each type typically follows the format of traditional romantic stories, but writers today can add their own personal twist and put the hero and heroine in any situation at any place and time.

While the core of any good romantic book is the budding relationship between two characters, don't be surprised if you find some awesome action sequences or side-splitting humor subplots. It is through these attention-grabbing scenes that the characters are allowed to grow and learn more about each other. After all, real life is more than romance, and books typically mirror real life in the most important aspects.

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  1.   LOVE MAIL
    LOVE MAIL

    by ASHA DARWIN

    LOVE MAIL
    by ASHA DARWIN

    Rating: 2.8/5 (18 votes cast)

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    Story Parts:

    PEN OF LOVE, IMMERSES THE UNBLEMISHED FEELING!

    DEN OF LOVE, COMPRISES THE POLISHED EMBLEM!

    EYES OF ATTRACTION VANISHES THE DEEP TOUCH!

    HEART OF INTERACTION CLASHES THE TWO SOUL!

    DECORATED LONGING FOR EACH OTHER HOLDS INTACT!

    FASCINATED CLINGING WITH ONE ANOTHER IS CEMETRICAL!

    ARROW OF INTEGRITY, PIERCE THE EMOTIONS OF LOVE!

    FURROW OF MEMORIES, SINK THE SHIP OF HATRED!

    NATURE DESTROYS ITS CULTIVATION OF PROFOUND GROWTH!

    CULTURE CREATES ITS ACTORS TO PERFORM THE DEEP AND TRUE LOVE!

    SCARLET OF SHADES ATTRACT TO THE ART OF THE IMAGE!

    DROPLET OF GROPING IN LOVE THEORY, MAKES ONES LASTING PROMISE IN LIFE!

    PRICELESS PICTURE PORTRAITS THE LOVE TRIANGLE!

    NEVERTHELESS, GENUINE LOVE CANNOT BE REPLACED FOR A GIFT!

    Categories: Poetry, Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  2. 60 Days Submission
    60 Days Submission

    by Alenalove36

    60 Days Submission
    by Alenalove36

    Rating: 3.5/5 (256 votes cast)

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    Story Parts:

    Darryl Stone came into my life like lighting in the darkness. Brilliant and beautiful. A stranger I had met online. I didn't want to be attracted to him. I didn't want to get sucked into his world. But he wasn't willing to take no for an answer, even if it meant breaking his own rules.

    Categories: Romance, Bookies

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  3. A Bicycle of Cathay
    A Bicycle of Cathay

    by Frank R. Stockton

    A Bicycle of Cathay
    by Frank R. Stockton

    Rating: 2.4/5 (130 votes cast)

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    A restful bicycling vacation in the country takes a young professor down more adventurous paths than he had planned. Staying with various families along the way, he meets beautiful women, receives marriage proposals, survives a bear chase and more. An amusing, romantic story.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  4. A Damsel in Distress
    A Damsel in Distress
    by Pelmam Grenville Wodehouse

    Rating: 2.4/5 (151 votes cast)

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    An American composer searches for a beautiful young woman who he met in a taxi. He tracks her to a rural manorhouse and the romance takes interesting turns. The 1919 novel was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post, made into a black and white movie and then made into a 1937 Hollywood musical.

    Categories: Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  5. A Daughter of Fife
    A Daughter of Fife

    by Amelia Edith Barr

    A Daughter of Fife
    by Amelia Edith Barr

    Rating: 2.6/5 (130 votes cast)

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    Maggie, a simple Scottish fisher-girl, finds herself pursued by a passionate young artist in this romantic story. While Maggie breaks with the family fishing tradition with Allen, her brother David also leaves the nets behind for a very different career. The next generation will be different.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  6. A Daughter of the Land
    A Daughter of the Land

    by Gene Porter-Stratton

    A Daughter of the Land
    by Gene Porter-Stratton

    Rating: 2.4/5 (122 votes cast)

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    Kate Bates feels the weight of the world on her shoulders, left to care for her aging mother while her siblings acquire land and education. To get a life of her own, she will have to pursue her dreams against the wishes of her parents. Will a wealthy suitor help or hurt her in her quest?

    Category: Romance

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

    Rating: 3.1/5 (107 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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  8. A Heart to Mend
    A Heart to Mend
    by Myne Whitman

    Rating: 3.1/5 (1057 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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  9. A new story..
    A new story..

    by wellington souza

    A new story..
    by wellington souza

    Rating: 2.3/5 (11 votes cast)

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    Story Parts:

    Gabriela is a girl who lost her parents when she was just a child now she is 18 years old and she's struggling to overcome the hard situation that she is facing..

    She is a homeless with a big dreams,became a model and finally get a family,,what she craves most...

    Categories: Romance, Inspirational Romance, Bookies

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  10. A Rogue's Life
    A Rogue's Life

    by Wilkie Collins

    A Rogue's Life
    by Wilkie Collins

    Rating: 2.5/5 (215 votes cast)

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    An adventure cliffhanger, this tells the story of a grand life in Paris filled with art, friendship, fun and adventures. The many set backs faced by the narrator are met with optimism. It was originally serialized, with the cliffhanger chapter endings leaving the reader looking for the next adventure.

    Categories: Romance, Other Fiction, Romantic Suspense

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