Great Contemporary Romance


PilesOfBooksAJ and Mel’s Recommendations

Contemporary romance spans a huge range of books, but these series are ones that have a great mix of drama, angst, fun and sweetness, with gorgeous and passionate romance.

 

 

 

 


The Fighting series by J.B. Salsbury

Inter-connected standalones

             

Fighting for Flight (#1) (Jonah & Raven)
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Fighting to Forgive (#2) (Blake & Layla)
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Fighting to Forget (#3) (Rex & Georgia)
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Fighting the Fall (#4) (Cameron & Eve)
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A Father’s Fight (#4.5) (Blake & Layla)
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Fighting For Forever (#5) (Mason & Trix)
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Fighting Fate (#6) (Killian & Axelle)
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The Final Fight (#7) (Braeden)
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The Walshes by Kate Canterbary

Inter-connected ‘standalones’ – definitely read in order.

Underneath it All  The Space Between  Necessary Restorations  The Cornerstone  Restored  the-spire-ebook-cover  

Underneath It All (#1) (Matt)
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The Space Between (#2)  (Patrick)
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Necessary Restorations (#3)  (Sam)
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The Cornerstone (#4) (Shannon)
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Restored (#5) (Sam)
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The Spire (#6) (Erin)
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Preservation (#7) (Riley)
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Beneath by Meghan March

Inter-connected standalones

Beneath This Mask  Beneath This Ink  Beneath These Chains  Beneath These Scars  Beneath These Lies  beneath-these-shadows  

Beneath This Mask (#1)
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Beneath This Ink (#2)
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Beneath These Chains (#3)
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Beneath These Scars (#4)
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Beneath These Lies (#5)
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Beneath These Shadows (#6)
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Beneath The Truth (#7)
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Stage Dive by Kylie Scott

Inter-connected standalones with a bunch of hot, sexy rockers.

Lick  Play  Lead  Deep

Lick (#1) (David & Evelyn)
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Play (#2) (Mal & Anne)
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Lead (#3) (Jimmy & Lena)
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Deep (#4) (Ben & Lizzy)
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The Consolation Duet by Corinne Michaels

Consolation  Conviction

Consolation (Consolation Duet, #1) (Salvation, #3)
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Conviction  (Consolation Duet, #2) (Salvation, #4)
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This duet can be read as a standalone but forms part of the Salvation series.  Check out our Series Info page for more information and to see how the books all fit together.

 


Aerial Ethereal by Krista & Becca Ritchie

Inter-connected standalones.  Can be read independently, but if you’re going to read both, read them in order.

Amour Amour - 80  Infini - 80

Amour Amour (#1) (Nikolai & Thora)
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Infini (#2) (Luka & Baylee)
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Hearts by L.H. Cosway

Inter-connected standalones.

(A series of inter-connected standalones)

Six of Hearts - 80   Hearts of Fire - 80  King of Hearts - 80  Hearts of Blue - 80  Thief of Hearts     

Six of Hearts (#1) (Jay & Matilda)
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Hearts of Fire (#2) (Jack & Lille)
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King of Hearts (#3) (King & Alexis)
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Hearts of Blue (#4) (Lee & Karla)
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Thief of Hearts (#5) (Stu & Andie)
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One Epic Night (#5.5) – Prequel to Hearts on Air (Trevor & Reya)
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Cross my Heart (#5.75) – part of the Hearts Boxset Bundle (Liam & Iris)
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*novella published separately on iBooks

Hearts on Air (#6) (Trevor & Reya)
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Like Us by Krista & Becca Ritchie

 Crazy Like Us  Like Us 3

Damaged Like Us (#1)
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Lovers Like Us (#2)
To be released 31 October 2017
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Untitled (#3)
To be released 2017

 

 


Addicted by Krista & Becca Ritchie

Addicted to You - 80  Ricochet - 80  Addicted for Now - 80  Kiss the Sky - 80  Hothouse Flower - 80

Thrive - 80  Addicted After All - 80  Fuel the Fire - 80  Long Way Down - 80  Some Kind of Perfect - 80

Addicted to You (Addicted #1) (Lily & Lo)
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Ricochet (Addicted #1.5) (Lily & Lo)
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Addicted for Now (Addicted #2) (Lily & Lo)
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Kiss the Sky (Calloway Sisters #1, Addicted #2.1) (Connor & Rose)
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Hothouse Flower (Calloway Sisters #2, Addicted #2.2) (Ryke & Daisy)
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Thrive (Addicted #2.5) (Lily & Lo)
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Addicted After All (Addicted #3) (Lily & Lo)
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Fuel the Fire (Calloway Sisters #3, Addicted #3.1) (Connor & Rose)
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Long Way Down (Calloway Sisters #4, Addicted #3.2) (Ryke & Daisy)
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Some Kind of Perfect (Calloway Sisters #4.5, Addicted #3.5) (Series Epilogue)
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On Dublin Street by Samantha Young

Inter-connected standalones.

On Dublin Street  Until Fountain Bridge  Down London Road  Castle Hill  Before Jamaica Lane  Fall from India Place

Echoes of Scotland Street    Moonlight on Nightingale Way  One King's Way 

On Dublin Street (#1) (Braden & Joss)
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Until Fountain Bridge (#1.5) (Adam & Ellie)
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Down London Road (#2) (Cam & Jo)
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Castle Hill (#2.5) (Braden & Joss)
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Before Jamaica Lane (#3) (Nate & Olivia)
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Fall from India Place (#4) (Hanna & Marco)
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Echoes of Scotland Street (#5) (Cole & Shannon)
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Valentine (#5.5) (Excerpts with each couple)
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Moonlight on Nightingale Way (#6) (Logan & Grace)
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One King’s Way (#6.5) (Craig & Rain)
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Stars Over Castle Hill (#6.6) (Braden & Joss)
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Bonus
Samantha Young has a series of On Dublin Street bonus scenes on her website.  A must-read for fans!!!

 


Boston Love by Julie Johnson

Inter-connected standalones.

Not You, It's Me  Cross the Line  One Good Reason  

Not You, It’s Me (#1) (Chase & Gemma)
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Cross the Line (#2) (Nate & Phoebe)
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One Good Reason (#3) (Parker & Zoe)
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Take Your Time (#4) (Luca & Lila)
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The Storm by Samantha Towle

More hot rockers!  Books 1, 2 and 3.5 are about the same couple.  Book 3 is a spin-off.

The Mighty Storm  Wethering the Storm  Taming the Storm  The Storm

The Mighty Storm (#1) (Jake & Tru)
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Wethering the Storm (#2) (Jake & Tru)
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Taming the Storm (#3) (spin off, Tom & Lila)
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The Storm (#3.5) (Jake & Tru)
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Traveling by Jane Harvey-Berrick

Books 1 and 2 are one continuous story, book 3 is a spin off.

The Traveling Man  The Traveling Woman  Roustabout

The Traveling Man (#1) (Kes & Aimee)
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The Traveling Woman (#2) (Kes & Aimee)
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Roustabout (#3) (spin-off, Tucker & Tera)
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