Possibly my favorite romance of all time. Definitely my favorite hero. Derek Craven is one of the first working-class historical heroes ever written, and this book will destroy you in all good ways.
Suffragette heroine reunited after the Civil war with her long-lost, thought-to-be-dead Union soldier love.
Victorian historical; autistic hero, widowed heroine. Lovely, lovely romance. Get tissues.
Deeply emotional BDSM male/male romance about a jaded aging submissive and the young dominant who changes everything.
Orphaned daughter turns up on the doorstep of an irresponsible duke. When he hires a governess, he doesn't realize he's destined for love.
Older heroine running for City Council canvasses the home of a younger, blind, dirty-talking, virgin, recluse billionaire.
Romantic suspense. Heroine who survived a a serial killer as a young woman returns home to find a copycat at play...and the childhood sweetheart (now FBI agent) who will do anything to keep her safe.
Comic book writer hero with legendary skill in the bedroom falls accidentally in love with his best friend's tomboy sister when she asks him how to land a boyfriend. Delightful.
Erotic contemporary; artist heroine paints tattoo on movie star hero, and they can't get enough of each other.
Medieval Scottish historical; honorable guardian and his beautiful headstrong ward. Terrific love letter to Scottish history.
Paris-set contemporary. Heroine leaves her cheating husband and finds herself in Paris, with the help of a dreamy painter.
Regency novella; a beautiful, near-perfect romance with unique story structure. I don't want to tell you anything about it, just trust me. And do not read about it before you read it.
New York-set sexy contemporary; enemies-to-lovers, great dialogue, great sex, wonderful to see these two characters succumb.
Regency historical; Hero with PTSD assists wild heroine (whom he once loved and lost) in helping London prostitutes.
Contemporary. Chef heroine has escaped an abusive relationship and returned home to start a food truck; falls for the gruff-but-kind chef next door.
Paranormal; Little Mermaid retelling. Merman hero, forced to hunt heroine who can foretell death. Delicious.
Georgian historical; widowed heroine agrees to be dark, wounded hero's secretary…and save him in the balance. Yummy.
Regency historical; gaming hell owning hero, heroine lost to him in a card game. Sexual tension for days.
Steampunk paranormal; Dirty talking hero has metal heart that is killing him. Heroine can manipulate metal and is the only one who can save him.
Regency Historical; Stuffy British ship's captain; young, scandalous American heroine in disguise as cabin boy. Sexual tension for days. Old School Romance.
Regency historical; retelling of The Hangover. Hero & heroine wake up in Scottish hotel room married with no memory of the night before.
Victorian historical. Heroine in pants, masquerading as Duke's footman. Bathtub scene that will slay you.
Erotic contemporary; 1st person hero POV. Hero is a priest, heroine is an exotic dancer. Beautifully written. As close to inspirational romance as erotic can get.
Heroine is obsessed with the wrong man, whose brother is wild about her. She doesn't realize it until she can't resist him. Very cleverly written.
Accidental drunken Vegas marriage to a rock star leads to two people falling into wonderful love. A delightful, sexy book.
Sweet contemporary; when her best friend and boyfriend end up together, heroine green-card marries a boxing dreamboat.
BDSM erotic contemporary. Club owner and cancer survivor hero falls for a heroine before realizing that her father is his enemy. Very sexy and emotional.
New York set erotic contemporary, Male/Male; best friend firefighting heroes discover their mutual attraction. Post-9/11 PTSD themes. Very emotional, extremely satisfying HEA.
Post Apocalyptic New Adult. Privileged heroine and self-appointed bodyguard hero. Eco-terrorism subplot.
First in a regency historical series; The Scarlet Pimpernel meets Regency Romance with a chick-lit wrapper. So charming.
Erotic historical. Hero is secretary of a Regency sex club; heroine is hired to work at the club and soon becomes his sexual dominant.
Warrior is a contemporary western-set category, originally published as a Silhouette Desire. Heroine is cat hunter. Hero is ex Black Ops & can scent pregnancy. As happens.
Sexy contemporary. Virgin NFL hero who’s been obsessed with heroine for years. Nails the long distance relationship.
Chicago-set contemporary. Billionaire heroine makes a deal to get her brother out of prison, FBI agent hero plays her fake boyfriend. Hijinx ensue.
Victorian historical. Plus sized spinster gives herself a male prostitute for her 30th bday. Her boss shows up instead.
London set erotic romance novella; Quick & rewarding -- Insecure heroine takes "sex lessons" from hot boss.
Medieval Scotland. Deaf, non-speaking heroine, thought to be mad. Arranged marriage to hot Scotsman.
Georgian historical. Plus-sized heroine bullied and mocked by her peers. Hero (in love with another) agrees to marry her for her reputation.
Smart, feminist, sweet contemporary. Librarian heroine with disdain for love becomes an internet meme; hero is a journalist trying to set her up for a story.
Former gang member hero is just out of prison and trying to set himself straight. Heroine is the girl next door from his childhood. A beautiful romance about life and love and how they intersect.
Small-town contemporary. French heroine with abusive past is now chef at ski resort. Hunky owner wants to love her.
Duke/governess romance--hedonistic Duke (complete with sex swing!) falls for a crusty governess and her twin charges.
Regency historical; Spinster heroine in disguise stumbles upon her family's mortal enemy and falls in love. Of course. Old school.
Regency historical. Marquess and war hero returns home with PTSD and a need for funds. Courts scandalous heiress who steals his heart.
Gorgeous historical. Princess heroine has always loved her father's head guard. He finally finds he can't resist her. Old School (ish).
Former military hero turned security expert hero finds heroine in a small town, the two are soon chasing a serial killer who is somehow connected to them.
Heroine is left at the altar on television, and the cameraman who made sure the world saw it all becomes integral in her finding a new guy...until he realizes he wants to be that guy. Delightful.
A beautiful, honest love story between two ordinary guys who feel like they don't fit...until they do. Asexual hero.
Regency historical. Heroine is a Regency-era fixer -- Olivia Pope in a corset. Hero is knocked for a loop when she arrives to solve a delicate matter involving his sister and a dead aristocrat.
Sexy contemporary. Plus-sized heroine horribly bullied in high school falls for her bully in college. You will feel everything while reading this. Stein is excellent at her job.
Bollywood star causes a media ruckus and gets shipped off to a distant estate where she falls in love with a crusty, beastly hero. What's not to love?
This sexy-contemporary is for pen-pal romance lovers out there...he's a grumpy old Special Forces dude. She's a plus-sized veterinarian, and their letters are awesome.
Secret baby, second chance at love story. After their failed elopement, the hero heads to war and the heroine marries another; when she's widowed, she places an ad for a new husband--only to have her first love reappear.
Two Regency Era spies married for work, and now she's looking for an annulment so she can marry for love. He's willing to give her what she wants...for a price. Of course, they fall in love.
First in a series of erotic contemporaries about Air Force fighter pilots and their fall into love. Each book features a different kink; explored with sexiness and emotion.
Bride left at the altar is rescued by the grooms hot Navy SEAL brother and his equally hot lover. MMF Menage.
Autistic heroine hires a male escort with an eye toward learning about sex and relationships. They tumble into love.
For May-December lovers, the heroine of this one was rebuffed by her dad’s prized employee (15 years older) seven years ago. Now she’s back, and he’s dreamy, and the timing is right. **
Rock star hero struggling with depression falls for an ordinary girl in an extraordinary way. Magnificent rep for mental illness. A slow burn of a romance that I couldn’t put down.**
Delicious Thanksgiving-themed romance. Heroine needs a fake-boyfriend to fend off irritating family questions, and finds one in sexy single-dad contractor. **
Shifter hero imprisoned by vampires for centuries finally escapes to find his fated mate is part vampire. The first in an unputdownable series. Once you’ve started, listen to my podcast (Fated Mates) for an in-depth read-along discussion!
Stunning erotic historical debut with hints of gothic and modern. Heroine is a delightful botanist with no choice but to enter into a marriage of convenience with an alpha-submissive duke—who fears what will happen if she discovers his kink.
Rich aristocrat and a thief-turned-investigator are an irresistible match in Regency London. Swoon.
Heroine who has been personal assistant to her best friend hero decides she can't live with her unrequited love any longer and quits. Hero has other plans.
College-set contemporary. Heroine with spinal cord injury, injured hockey-player hero. Sexy, honest romance.
Gilded Age American-set novella. Hero is a millionaire president of a bank. Heroine is a perfume girl on the run. They are trapped in his private rail car for three days. Delicious.
Black suffragette heroine hiding her work from her family and friends meets hero working to enforce the 15th Amendment...who thinks suffrage should take a back seat for a bit. She disagrees.
First in a contemporary duology. Newly graduated heroine falls for a graduate student in the summer after college, then realizes love might not be possible between them. Beautiful, honest, sexy book. Second book (How Not to Let Go) required for happily ever after.
Delicious secret billionaire story. Hero is sentenced to 200 hours of community service at a non-profit run by the heroine. She has no idea who he is.
Paranormal vampire romance; dentist heroine, vampire hero who loses a fang. Hilariously funny.
When hero needs a date to his ex's wedding, he's lucky enough to find one when he's stuck in an elevator with the heroine. Romantic comedy gold.
Victorian historical. The best romance novel ever written. Seriously. Look it up.
First in the delicious Twisted Wishes series — M/M rockstar romance. High school crushes reunited when one joins the other’s band as its new drummer. BDSM. Aro hero.
Regency historical; Byronic recluse hero, thought to be mad falls for a thief heroine. Gorgeously written
Contemporary first person heroine POV, Personal assistant to an NFL star finds herself falling for her seemingly unmoved boss.
Professional city-girl dancer is paired with an Alaskan wilderness mountain man on a Dancing With the Stars-style show. Chemistry for days.
Regency historical; Duke hero, barmaid heroine. Pygmalion retelling, catnip historical.
NYC-set contemporary romance; chef hero, heroine trying to prove herself to her celebrity chef mom. The two open restaurant together, very sexy and fun.
American historical; Escaped slave heroine, injured Underground Railroad conductor hero. One of the best historical romances ever written.
Sexy contemporary, plus-sized heroine; Outrageously sexy wealthy hero (who is a twin). Childhood friends to lovers. You want this one for the gelato.
Sexy contemporary brainy heroine trades tutoring to a cocky hocky-playing hero for tips on landing the guy of her dreams, only to discover that he was right there all along. Glee-inducing.
Contemporary. Personal chef to a rock band falls for studio musician with a devastating past. A love story set against the backdrop of family responsibility and expectation.
New Orleans-set contemporary category; unrequited love/teenage crush/one night stand made good. Set against backdrop of a rebuilding New Orleans.
Orphan gambler heroine wagers one week of her life against £5000. She loses (of course), but wins the hero's heart in the balance.
Paranormal shifter romance. Lion-shifter hero, heroine is reluctant conduit for his magical energy. The story of fated mates gone wrong.
Erotic contemporary; heroine turning over bad girl leaf, damaged artist hero. Terrifically romantic & bananas sexy.
Regency historical; hero responsible for cousin's infertility, agrees to impregnate cousin's wife and falls in love.
Regency historical; If 50 Shades were published in the Regency, how would women respond? And what would men do? Hero falls for his best friend's sister, who has read the book.
Regency historical; Charlie & the Chocolate Factory meets the Bachelor. (SERIOUSLY) Debut.
Charming f/f contemporary about a transwoman who joins a roller derby team, finds new friendships and falls in love with the team captain.
Regency historical; Wallflower heroine who is a rape survivor is stranded at an inn with the hero. Important and emotional
Romantic Suspense; Ex-US Special Ops hero and Israeli Mossad heroine have a fleeting affair. Five years later, a secret baby is revealed when Hamas kidnaps him.
Four erotic historical novellas set in a Regency-Era Sex Club. Includes older maid finding her sexy self!
New Orleans-set romantic suspense; heroine is suspect in TV evangelist murder. Hero is DA. Old school romance.
Sexy contemporary. Heroine has one torrid night with stepbrother before running to Italy, love triangle develops with gorgeous Italian in the seminary.
Medieval historical - The reimagined story of Eleanor Plantagenet and Simon de Montfort. Delicious and sexy and very very old school.
Regency historical; Heroine helps aristocratic women elope with inappropriate men. Hero loses his fiancee to her shenanigans, forces her to help him find a new wife.
Sports contemporary. Opposites attract/enemies to lovers. Journalist heroine, Arrogant hockey goalie hero. Deliciously funny.
Regency historical, lower-class. Second chance at love -- Heroine is a fence, hero is her first love, once accused of murder, now back to win her.
NYC-set contemporary, category romance. Bartender heroine loses apartment, must move in with sexy, amazing, single boss. As one does.
Bodyguard romance in reverse. Heroine is a member of the Royal Guard, sent to retrieve a cocky prince on walkabout and bring him home to resume his duties. Secret identities and sexytimes.
Small town contemporary. Heroine reunites with estranged mother, must face her past. Sexy local carpenter helps.
Regency historical. Hero is an “Ideal gentleman.” Heroine is faking perfection. They see through each other's secrets.
Regency debut that harkens back to the heyday of historicals...arrogant hero can't help but kiss an obstinate heroine, after which they're discovered and forced to marry.
Erotic historical. Four-volumes about young Ivy Leavold, who turns up at her cousin's home to find her dead, and her husband deeply compelling. Think sexy Jane Eyre.
LA-set contemporary. Doctor hero is eager to build a medical research center threatening heroine’s artists’ community.
Old-school regency romance; Pygmalion retelling. Linguist heroine. Rat-catcher hero. RAT CATCHER. So good.
An unrequited love story set in the NBA, heroine is in an abusive relationship with a basketball player, loved from afar by one of his rivals. She survives, finds hope and love. Beautiful.
Contemporary. American heroine with perfect life arrives in St. Petersburg to discover her dead father has left her a multimillion-dollar and a business arrangement with a billionaire French media mogul.
Regency historical. Heroine falls for betrothed's younger brother, who she then suspects might have killed her fiancé.
Forthright mathematician heroine and a terribly handsome duke work together to unlock a cipher that promises wild riches.
Sexy contemporary erotica. Con artist heroine tries to game super broken Alpha billionaire hero who is instantly drawn to her.
Delicious contemporary that is part billionaire romance, part motorcycle romance, and part best friend's older brother romance. So, pure catnip.
Romantic suspense. Imagine if the XMen were less superhero-y and also sexy, broken men. Add in serial-killers and a heroine with a secret.
When a small-town pastor and the owner of a sex-toy pavilion let sparks fly, they FLY. First in a delicious, catnippy series.
Second in a delightful erotic historical series -- hero is an Alpha submissive, heroine is the girl he loved madly but got away because he was afraid to tell her the truth.
Virgin heroine hires a male escort to take her virginity. Intense and romantic and complex.
Gothic Regency -- grave robbers sell the hero to the heroine's father for anatomy research, not realizing he's not actually dead (he's actually a duke!). Very bananas.
Australian Rugby player and the sexy plus-sized heroine who wins his heart. He doesn't believe in commitment; she won't settle for anything less...it doesn't matter how hot he is.
Enchanting WWII-era m/m retelling of Beauty & the Beast, where the beast falls in love with Belle’s father. **
SHAMELESS PROMO ALERT: My latest! The first in my new Bareknuckle Bastards series -- complete with a cane sword-wielding rake, a lock picking wallflower, and smoking-hot smooching. (In stores now!)
A food critic and a chef go head-to-head in New York City. Beautiful secondary love story, which arcs over the whole, delicious series.
Delicious enemies to lovers romance -- hero has been dumped by his fiancee and is convinced her best friend is the reason why...of course, the best friend is the heroine!
Incredibly intense erotic contemporary romance. Heroine is a senior in college, hero is a literature professor 10 years her senior. This book will gut you.
Sexy contemporary; first person hero POV. Arrogant lawyer hero laid low by amazing heroine & her 5 adopted kids.
A broad, sweeping romance that harkens back to the epics of the 80s and 90s. Hero and heroine were childhood sweethearts before he had to escape the orphanage where they lived. He's back, trying to win her under a different name.
New York-set paranormal; billionaire dragon shifter hero. Thief heroine steals one penny from his hoard. He tracks her down.
Tremendously fun catnip sexy contemporary about an arrogant hero who's phone lands in a strange woman's possession. They begin a texting relationship.
Delightful modern-day secret baby story -- a one-night stand turns into much more when the hero & heroine meet again 4 months later.
Delicious romance that is part "Heroine decides to change her life," and part "Hero needs a fake fiancée" and all wonderful read.
The whole troubleshooters series is fabulous, but this one is my favorite. +1 for delicious "loves all women" hero, +1 for curvy girl, crack shot heroine, +1 for delicious m/m secondary love story.
M/M Georgian historical. Owner of personal-ad newspaper and a man looking for an eloped couple go searching together.
Cabaret owner heroine using her power to encourage men to give women the vote and an Indian hero disillusioned with the American Dream. Sexy, smart and incredibly scintillating.
Contemporary M/M. Emotionally lost bellboy finds rockstar dead in hotel room. His ghost haunts him and they fall in love. Thoroughly charming.
Sexy contemporary; friends-to-lovers. Socially awkward graphic novelist heroine and her friend, a comic book store owner hero, who she is crushing on, have a drunken Vegas wedding.
Four beautiful historical novellas set in post-Civil War and Civil Rights Era America.
Contemporary romance; genius heroine desperate for a child seduces NFL quarterback and quickly discovers the mistake. BONKERS. Best bad sex ever. Old School Romance.
Charming contemporary romance: Heroine is an allergist, hero is a restauranteur who needs allergy shots to settle down with his on-again-off-again girlfriend.
Steampunk M/M; Wounded soldier receives clockwork heart from genius scientist -- they fall in love while on the run in alternate history Europe. Very erotic.
18th C. Caribbean-set historical; pirate hero & innocent heroine seek a missing jewel. Banana scene that wins everything. My favorite old school romance.
Erotic contemporary; rape survivor heroine meets abuse survivor hero. Consensual rape fantasy. Beautifully done. (Book 1 of 2.5)
Fabulous, sweet new-adult friends-to-lovers. Hero & heroine have been best friends since 4th Grade, and finally discover that they're in love. Of course, it's not that simple.
Romantic suspense. Motorcycle gang member, widower and single dad hires a nanny who soon becomes irresistible. Beautiful book about family and love.
NYC-set sexy contemporary; New York police officer hero, rich-girl heroine. Enemies to lovers/wrong-side-of-the-tracks. So much chemistry.
Regency historical, M/M/F/F; quiet regency featuring stiff husband, his adventurous bride & their respective lovers.
Medieval historical; Love at first sight that immediately goes south. My first historical. Blame her for all of this. Old school romance.
Sexy contemporary; advice columnist heroine who is faking relationship experience, librarian hero helps her make it all real. Bullying subplot. Gorgeous, important book.
Edwardian historical; Male/Male. Uncomfortable scarred war hero, verycomfortable Jewish hero, suspense added in.
Chicago-set sexy contemporary; rough & tumble badass firefighter heroine, Mayor of Chicago hero. Smokin' hot (see what I did there?).
Gut-wrenching romance about two broken people finding love. Heroine is an exotic dancer, hired by the hero to teach him how to accept human touch.
You loved Magic Mike XXL and now there’s a romance novel just for you.**
Medieval historical; political forced marriage between feuding families, one of the black moments ever. Old School Romance.
Sexy contemporary; Sporty, comic-loving heroine and nerdy switch hero. Geeky, fun sexy times!
Old-school historical. Hero is a crusty duke who falls in love with the heroine, then discovers she's a witch. He thinks she's bewitched him into loving her.
Full disclosure, it’s difficult for me to limit the number of Sophie Jordan books on my list because I love her writing almost as much as I love her. But this one might be my very very favorite. Plus-sized heroine and her unrequited childhood crush.
Contemporary romance, opposites attract. Hero and heroine work in same room, loathe each other, are up for the same promotion. And then they fall for each other. Under duress.
Paranormal; heroine has emotions in a world that devalues them. Hero feeds on emotion. First in terrific, long-standing series.
High fantasy romance. Hero and heroine thrust together by the gods to heal a broken land.
Regency historical; My favorite Quinn. The heroine has been obsessed with hero since childhood. He’s broken now, and skeptical of love.
Heroine falls in love with honest, hardworking disabled hero who is falsely labeled "simple." Beautiful and emotional. Old school romance.
College-set contemporary; Poor heroine & billionaire hero trade places. Love blossoms in a minefield of class & race issues and family expectations.
Chicago-set contemporary romance; Bollywood star heroine returns to US to face emotional past & childhood love. Mental illness subplot. Vibrant and emotional.
Sexy contemporary. Heroine lives next door to hero, whose bed bangs the wall every time he does it. Which is a lot.
New York set with chick-lit overtones. Heroine is having the worst week of her life when an actor moves into her apartment and makes everything more complicated. Delightful.
Regency historical. Revenge plot. Hero plans to ruin heroine's charge. Instead, Heroine stops him & ruins him instead.
Regency Trading Places. Hero is aristocrat masquerading as servant, falls in love with governess. First in a duology. Second book features the servant masquerading as a lord.
Old school regency historical. Nerdy spinster accidentally ruined by dark, brooding lord. Thieves run amok in seaside caves.
Romantic Suspense. Heroine raised in a cult returns home to investigate a series of murders alongside sexy local sheriff.
Toronto-set m/m contemporary. Asexual hero matched with a sex-obsessed hero. Art heist subplot.
A twist on the Duke/governess trope, the hero hires a governess intending to seduce her, not realizing that heroine is there to exact revenge.
UK-set contemporary. Hero is a bad-boy actor with a reputation problem. Heroine is London’s darling. Fake boyfriend story.
Paranormal; hero is a human-phoenix hybrid rescued from scientific experiments by journalist heroine who is somehow immune to his fire.
Heroine who runs a gossip rag seduced by a hero attempting to keep her from discovering his secrets.
Delicious, emotional erotic contemporary. Hero is a SWAT team leader who must be in control at all times. Heroine is the domme who helps him let go.
Friends-with-benefits turned lovers. Very sexy/bordering on erotic. Heroine is unable to have children, and thinks that she's unable to have the hero because of it. Emotional and sexy (menage scenes).
Fun, fluffy diversion of a book. After her wedding reception is ruined by her groom sleeping with someone else, the heroine finds herself on her honeymoon with his cousin...a guy who's had a thing for her for years.
Workaholic single dad falls in love with his daughter's dance teacher...who has dreams that will take her away from him forever.
A blind naval hero and a courtesan looking to shore up her future meet in the wilds of England to chase down treasure. Romantic adventure at its best.
Beautiful twist on the heroine-in-pants trope--crusty, proper Alistair falls for non-binary Robin, who has assumed the identity of a dead man.
Best-maid heroine goes into competition for best bachelor(ette) party with the bride's brother, whom she's carried a torch for forever.
Houston, 1965. An accidental pregnancy leads to a shotgun marriage between an astronaut and a woman he doesn’t have time to love, because love will distract from winning the Space Race.
Where it all begins -- the wallflower/rake romance I wanted to read so much, I sat down and wrote it. "Kisses should not leave you satisfied...they should leave
Childhood friends, turned enemies, turned lovers. To get back the estate where he grew up, a cold-hearted scoundrel must marry the only girl who ever warmed his heart.
A lady casino-owner and the newspaperman desperate for all her secrets. There's a swimming pool in this one that I hope will stick with you! (Many would tell you this one is best read last in the Scoundrels quartet.)
Scandal & Scoundrel Book III - Marriage in trouble, with a Bachelor-style competition for a new duchess and a duke who's still in love with his wife.
What happens when Britain's most eligible bachelor ends up at a country house filled entirely with women? He falls in love with his hostess...who wants nothing to do with eligible bachelors.
London's strangest debutante seeks out a notorious rake to teach her about the science of love before she marries...only to discover that this rake is nothing like he seems.
Scandal & Scoundrel Book I - My road trip romance! Pre-Victorian Romancing the Stone, but with fewer crocodiles and more celebrity scandal.
My only YA novel -- a little bit rompy Regency, a little bit the story of three best friends, a little bit murder mystery. And yes, some smooching. Perfect for the tween/early-teen in your life.
When a crusty British duke makes a deal with a beautiful Italian scandal, nothing can possibly go right...except for how fast and furiously they fall in love.
London's winningest bareknuckle boxer is also a fallen duke, who is thought to have murdered a woman decades earlier...until she turns up very much alive, and irresistible.
Scandal & Scoundrel Book II - My sex tape romance, except it's 1835, so there's no sex tape. But there is a nude painting and a big burly Scot. (Yum.)
A holiday romance anthology with three of my favorite historical authors…and people. Each based on a famous Christmas movie, set at Christmas, and tied together with my delicious (eventually) shortbread.