Brave Fans Will Read 6 Best Paranormal Romance Novels in the Dark

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Paranormal Romance Novels

When you want to take a break from the real work for a while, making a reading date with a paranormal romance novel is one of the best things you can do! What's better than getting to kick back and relax while your mind is transported to another world so different from everyday life?

One of the best parts about paranormal romance novels is that there are just so many different various on the romance subgenre. For example, some of the books on this list involve vampires, while another features someone that can see ghosts, and another still has the far underused kelpie! How cool is that? We're always here for little known and under-utilized supernaturals!

Whether you dive into these paranormal books immediately or save them for summer, we think you'll find a few gems you'll really love! Check them out, and happy reading!

1. Masked Desire by Alana Delacroix

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Centuries old, Michaela Chui serves as the security chief of the supernaturals' ruling council. Her survival depends on her planning and caution, so when the single human member of the council is found murder, Michaela's life gets upended. Time and again, her investigation is disrupted by coincidences, until her only choice is to turn to Cormac Redoak, a man exiled from court. Though Michaela must work with him, it doesn't mean she trusts him, leaving Cormac to find a way to win her trust without her discovering his deepest secrets.

2. The Haunting of Hillwood Farm Paperback by Kathryn Knight

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Callie Sinclair experiences an awful tragedy and is in return given the ability to speak to the dead. A desperate and grieving widow, Mrs. Turner, begs for Callie to help her at Hillwood Farm. Strange things have been happening and when Callie shows up, she discovers something more dangerous than anything she's ever seen. Mrs. Turner's grandson, Luke Turner, believes Callie to be a scam artist preying on vulnerable people. He doesn't believe in ghosts and just wants to help restore the farm, both resenting Callie's presence and the fact he likes her. Eventually, Luke realizes something paranormal is happening, especially when Callie becomes the spirits target.

3. Dark Water by K.L. White

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Drifting from human memory and their numbers dwindling, kelpies are forced to sacrifice a human twice a year to ensure their survival. A former Navy officer and kelpie named Rez spies a man ready to end his life and decides he would be a good choice for the next sacrifice. Benjamin D'Arcy was blinded during an accident he thought killed his best friend, Rez. Now all he wants to do is die. Rez has love Benjamin for a long time and while he's excited to see his friend, he's already been marked for death. Now he must discover a way to break the power of the mark and convince Benjamin it's really him.

4. The Devil and the Dancer by Eliabeth Hunter

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Part of the Elemental Legacy series, Chloe Reardon is done with dangerous guys because they're all totally overrated. That includes her boss, a wind vampire named Gavin Wallace. He's basically the last person Chloe needs to develop feelings for, even if he's really hot, has great taste in music, and shows off his incredible legs in those kilts he always wears. However, there's something about Gavin that makes Chloe feel powerful, something she hasn't felt in a long time, and if feels incredible. It feels right.

5. Both Ways by Ileandra Young

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A field agent for the Supernatural Prohibition, Extermination, and Arrest Regiment, or SPEAR, Danika Karson is the organization's best agent. The mayor of Angbec's son is kidnapped, presumable by vampires, and offers Danika an opportunity that's too good to pass up. During her investigation, the only lead she finds is Rayne, a vampire with kind heart. Together, they search for the boy, forced to avoid SPEAR agents and vampires along the way. An attraction grows between them, but will Danika be able to put her trust in a vampire?

6. Natural Witch by K.F. Breene

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Penny has always felt an emptiness in her life, like something crucial was missing. She mistakenly turns a witch coven into the thing of nightmares and discovers what that missing thing is: magic. Something powerful awakens within her, and it exposes her to the powerful, corrupt Mages' Guild. Untrained and unable to run from them, she meets a dangerous mage named Emery. He is a man with a vendetta and the only thing keeping Penny from becoming enslaved by the Mages' Guild.

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