Must Love Dogs: Heartwarming Dog Romance Novels
Enjoy these awesome romances featuring man's best friend!
Romance Novels With Dogs
You don't have to own a dog to appreciate this list of romance novels featuring dogs, but it definitely helps if you love dogs! Man's best friend can't help but give people the warm and fuzzies. After all, what's better than when a dog lays it's head on your knee and looks up at you with it's big, soulful eyes. It makes you feel special. It makes you feel chosen.
These seven dog romance novels are the same way! While the heat levels between the main couple may vary, the thing they all have in common is that the dogs rock! (And on occasion steal the story.) I don't know about you, but I'm always ready to read a romance with a heartbreakingly adorable animal in it.
Scroll down the list to find a handful of amazing dog romance books that will make you want to read more!
1. The City Girl's Homecoming by Kathy Douglass
It took a lot of hard work, but Megan Jennings was able to find a temporary home on Cade Battle's farm for sixteen displace pets. It's a pity Cade doesn't seem capable of extending the same kindness to Megan he shows animals. A woman from the city once broke Cade's heart and now he no longer trusts it, especially not the feelings Megan seems to have awakened within him. Megan was orphaned as a teen, so family is the most important thing to her. She thinks she's found her family, but will Cade come to feel the same way?
2. Lex Files by Celeste Castro
Something is wrecking havoc at a nature preserve in rural Idaho. Some people think it's some sort of beast while others are convinced it's actually the Lake Lowell Ghost. Because of her rather special expertise, Special Agent Winifred Ford gets called in. She teams up with State Fish & Wildlife Officer Daya Soto and Lexy, Daya's dog and partner. The two women have very different ideas when it comes to the supernatural and must learn to work together if they want to solve the case.
3. Troublemaker by Linda Howard
As leader of his paramilitary group, Morgan Yancy lives for his team. After getting ambushed and nearly killed, Morgan's supervisor is hellbent on getting to the bottom of who is after the team and why. Morgan gets sent to a remote location in a small West Virginian mountain town, staying with part-time police chief Isabeau "Bo" Maran. The last thing Bo needs is a mystery man with a boatload of secrets staying with her. As time passes, they begin to grow close, but after Morgan's cover gets blown, it could cost Bo her life.
4. A Dog Called Valentine by Roxanne Snopek
An unwanted Valentine's Day gift in the form of a dog gets dropped off at the animal shelter, and Lily can't help but fall in love. She decides to foster Valentine, knowing he needs a bit of attention in order to bloom. Too bad it isn't that simple. He wrecks Lily's home, refuses grooming, yet is a saint for a total stranger. Lily asks the man if he would be willing to help her out. A horrific accident took K9 officer Shane's canine partner from him. Against his better judgement, Shane agrees to help Lily, though he promises himself he won't care about the dog. He can't get hurt that way. Life has other plans.
5. Necromantia by Sheri Lewis Wohl
Circe Latham has her secrets. The biggest one is she can see the dead. She works with her search dog, Zelda, to bring closure to families who are missing their loved ones. A particularly gruesome case has her teaming up with Deputy Sheriff Diana Erni. A serial killer on the loose in Spokane. After a while, it becomes apparent Circe's life is in danger and she must do something she vowed never to do. She must share her secret with Diana in order to save her life.
6. Home to Stay by Kate James
K9 officer Shannon Clemens and her search dog are immediately on the case after a little boy goes missing. She is haunted by personal tragedy from her childhood and wants nothing more than to find Sawyer Evans' son and bring him home safe. She and Sawyer become friends, something she can't afford on her very first solo mission, but that doesn't stop the bond between them from growing as they search for his son.
7. In the Dog House by Traci Hall
Jackson Hardy still dreams about the woman he left behind when he joined the Marines ten years ago. He gets sent home to take care of his nephew and is blindsided when he runs into Emma and finds he still has feelings for her. He isn't looking to fall in love. It turns out Emma isn't either. Emma Mercer wants to get her doctorate in psychology and open a no-kill shelter for the EST dogs she trains. She isn't able to squeeze a love life into her already busy schedule. Too bad Jackson's nephew and a golden retriever aren't so convinced.
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