Read Free Romantic Suspense Novels

Looking for a romantic novel with a bit of mystery, intrigue or suspense woven in? PublicBookshelf has romantic suspense novels that combine the sensuality of romance with the thrill and suspense of a good mystery.

The heroine is just as likely to be the victim of a crime as she is to be the inspector who solves the crime. The hero and heroine could be the cause of the suspense or the mystery could be happening around them. Either way, the predicable joy of a romantic suspense novel is that their romance will endure it all. Romantic suspense novels are just one of the many types of free online romance novels on PublicBookshelf.

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  1. Missing Heiress
    Missing Heiress
    by Marti Talbott

    Rating: 3.8/5 (500 votes cast)

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    A Jackie Harlan Mystery. Handsome and single attorney, Austin Steel, needed to find the heir to a fortune totaling over 1.6 billion dollars, but which one was she - a maid, an office worker, or the young woman tragically killed in a car accident?

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  2. Do Or Die
    Do Or Die
    by E.R. Baine

    Rating: 3.1/5 (236 votes cast)

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    Nothing to lose, everything to gain… Multi-Billionaire Russian tycoon Viktor Mackmillian and his family are enjoying a peaceful vacation in Trinidad. But when his wife is kidnapped he becomes a man on a deadly mission and turns to a werewolf pack for help. [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  3. Rock Con Roll
    Rock Con Roll
    by Sage Ardman

    Rating: 3.0/5 (81 votes cast)

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    Why was I conning Alejandro? I could con a crook easily enough, but cheating my favorite rock god was an entirely different story. In the end, nearly every con rule got broken, especially one of the most important ones: Never fall for the mark.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  4. The Avalanche
    The Avalanche

    by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

    The Avalanche
    by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

    Rating: 2.4/5 (103 votes cast)

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    All seems perfect when a ship-board romance leads to a quick marriage for a wealthy San Francisco businessman and 19-year old beauty, Helene. Suspicions about Helene's past soon arise, however, and her new groom decides to investigate. Questions of possible infidelity, illegitimacy, and prostitution follow.

    Categories: Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  5. Wallflower Girl
    Wallflower Girl
    by Guy Bailey

    Rating: 3.8/5 (851 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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  6. At the Time Appointed
    At the Time Appointed

    by A. Maynard Barbour

    At the Time Appointed
    by A. Maynard Barbour

    Rating: 2.6/5 (119 votes cast)

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    How does a man construct his identity when he has lost his memory? In this romance novel, a mining accident erases a young engineer's memory and gives him the chance to create his character afresh, leading to a new life of struggle and adventure.

    Categories: Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  7. East of the Shadows
    East of the Shadows

    by Mrs Hubert Barclay

    East of the Shadows
    by Mrs Hubert Barclay

    Rating: 2.1/5 (175 votes cast)

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    Francis Heathcote has lived in a dream world since his accident and cannot tell the past from the present. Is the girl at his side truly his long lost Philippa? He believes she is, not realizing the decades that have gone by. When he awakens fully, he must decide if this Philippa is the right one.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  8. Behind a Mask
    Behind a Mask
    by A M Barnard

    Rating: 2.5/5 (259 votes cast)

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    A fast-paced thriller, Behind a Mask is the story the demure governess Jean Muir and her adventures in the home of the seemingly tranquil Coventry family, where she has come as a tutor. Mystery, love, and betrayal follow Miss Muir into the home and stir up suspicions, deceptions, and passions.

    Categories: Mystery & Suspense, Romance, Romantic Suspense

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  9. Rainbows End
    Rainbows End

    by Rex Ellingwood Beach

    Rainbows End
    by Rex Ellingwood Beach

    Rating: 2.2/5 (160 votes cast)

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    Plantation owner Esteban is rumored to harbor a great fortune, secret caches of gold, silver, and jewels. When his wife dies giving birth to twins, and Esteban remarries the money-hungry Isabel, the future of the fortune becomes more uncertain than ever. Only one other man knows the truth.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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  10. The Last Woman
    The Last Woman
    by Ross Beeckman

    Rating: 2.5/5 (287 votes cast)

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    Is twenty million dollars too high a price for love, or too low? Patricia Langdon ponders this when her father makes the outrageous proposal that she marry rich Roderick Duncan and thus solve her family's financial woes. To get Patricia, Roderick is not above bribery, or even murder if necessary.

    Category: Romantic Suspense

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