Love Angsty Romance Novels? Here Are 7 To Read

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Romances books to add a little angst into your life!

For Those Who Like A Little Angst In Their Romance

There are those who love fluffy romances and those who love angsty romance novels (and, of course, those who love both).

It's so satisfying to read about two people overcome incredible obstacles before finally getting together by the end of the book. What can we say, we love a star-crossed love.

There's so much to love about a romance book filled with angst, much of which we can't quite put our fingers on why we love. But who cares? Reading a great story is what ultimately matters!


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1. Tangled Up in You by Lara Ward Cosio

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Begin with a rock star with a need to be loved yet a boatload of abandonment issues. Add in a woman who has the need to fix him. Stir in a bit of childhood broken hearts, a family secret surfacing in the tabloids, and a few other bumps in the road. What do you get? A whole lot of angst!

2. Flinging It by G. Benson

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If you're looking for a novel about two women who want to make the world a better place and yet will have their own morals tested, then you've come to the right place. Their romance is taboo, but ends up happily.

3. The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata

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At 672 pages, The Wall of Winnipeg and Me will take a bit of time to get through. But that shouldn't dissuade you from reading it. The slow burn between Aiden and Vanessa is sweet agony, but the pay off? So worth it!

4. Wrong to Need You by Alisha Rai

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He was accused of a crime he didn't commit and forced to leave his home. She is a widow and mother and confused by her feelings for her deceased husband's brother. He's always loved her and wants nothing more than to have a place in her life.

5. Clipped Wings by Helena Hunting

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Tenley and Hayden meet when she turns up at his tattoo parlor seeking a large back piece. Tenley has a dark past, one that brings her to seek out Hayden for escape. But Hayden has his secrets too, something they'll be forced to reckon with.

6. The Song of the Sea by Jenn Alexander

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This story is a difficult one involving a mother's grief over losing her baby, so please don't read it if it may trigger you. When she falls for a woman who has a child, Lisa will be confronted with contradictory feelings of grief and love.

7. Simply Love by Mary Balogh

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Anne has a scandalous past, one that results in her becoming an unwed mother. She meets Sydnam, a recluse and steward of seaside manor. The two are kindred souls and see something in one another, something they've never had with anyone else.

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