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

    Rating: 3.1/5 (245 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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  2. Over My Head
    Over My Head
    by justeve

    Rating: 4.1/5 (27 votes cast)

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    Steve a fifteen year old boy experiences the ups and downs of Love when he falls for a high class teenage girl

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Bookies

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  3. My strange friend
    My strange friend

    by KaLip1

    My strange friend
    by KaLip1

    Rating: 2.6/5 (14 votes cast)

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    It’s a lifelong love story.

    But his love is sinful. How can true love be a sin? Will Kai be able to overstep his principles for the sake of love?

    The main line of the novel is unconventional sexual orientation.

    Volume 1. "The Book of Flame"

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  4. Platform Begovaya. Book I
    Platform Begovaya. Book I

    by KaLip1

    Platform Begovaya. Book I
    by KaLip1

    Rating: 2.5/5 (12 votes cast)

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    It is the Russia at the beginning of the 1990s and 2000s. This is a story about the dashing nineties and the people who lived that time. And this is a work about equestrian sport and its dark side... The main line of the novel is unconventional sexual orientation.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Inspirational Romance

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  5. Nichoatra, The Love He Could Not Keep
    Nichoatra, The Love He Could Not Keep
    by Mackeline Wilson

    Rating: 2.9/5 (143 votes cast)

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    When a middle age woman meets a married man, she has no idea what’s in store for her. His obsession turns deadly when she finally decide to end their affair. [Publisher's Note: Includes sexual content]

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  6. Long Way Home
    Long Way Home
    by Neve Cottrell

    Rating: 3.7/5 (842 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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  7. A Better Class of Angels
    A Better Class of Angels

    by Lisa Adcock

    A Better Class of Angels
    by Lisa Adcock

    Rating: 3.2/5 (18 votes cast)

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    Categories: Other Fiction, Contemporary Romance, Bookies

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  8. New York: Allie's War, Early Years
    New York: Allie's War, Early Years
    by JC Andrijeski

    Rating: 3.3/5 (73 votes cast)

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    Allie calls it her New York jinx. Already she's had to deal with her boyfriend's band groupies, a stalker leaving cryptic notes, watching a seer get tasered. She also keeps running into this weird cop who's got some issue with her. But when she's targeted by a new religious cult, things turn deadly.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance, Fantasy & Paranormal Romance

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  9. The White Widow from Michigan
    The White Widow from Michigan

    by Stephanie Ann Annis

    The White Widow from Michigan
    by Stephanie Ann Annis

    Rating: 2.7/5 (137 votes cast)

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    Strong daughter of a high ranking mobster, she wants to be part of the mob and plans her moves well. There is mystery, going on the run, hiding out, violence and romance. A surprise ending explains the title of the book.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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  10. Executive Sweet (A Sample)
    Executive Sweet (A Sample)
    by Sage Ardman

    Rating: 3.4/5 (243 votes cast)

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    An erotic con game, played by the handsome CEO and the beautiful young MBA, targeting unsavory businessmen during high-finance deals.

    Categories: Romance, Contemporary Romance

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