7 Dystopian Romance Novels That Make the End of the World Look Sexy
Love doesn't stop just because the world ends.
Dystopian Romance Novels
It's always fun to toss a little sci fi into the romance novels we read, and dystopian romance is a great subgenre.
We scoured the internet to find these seven amazing dystopian romance novels you'll love! Journey into the apocalypse with these seven truly incredible heroines!
Beyond Shame by Kit Rocha
Noelle Cunningham grew up the daughter of a councilman in Eden, a patriarchal city, the only bit of safety left in the world after solar storms destroyed much of the Earth. She gets banished from the city for violating their strict immorality laws. Once outside the walls, Noelle isn't prepared for life outside Eden. She finds Jasper McCray, a cage fighter and bootlegger, a man who's seen it all but still isn't prepared for Noelle's innocence.
2 Degrees by Bev Prescott
It's the year 2092 and Earth as we know it is gone. Disease, famine, and war ravage the land. Sharon Clauson grows her own food, including a secret apple tree, to feed her and her wife, Eve. Once a month, Sharon and Eve make the journey from Maine to Boston where they give apples to Dr. Ryan and his wife in exchange for leukemia treatment for Eve. After tragedy strikes and Eve gets kidnapped, Sharon sets out across North America to rescue hr wife with a ragtag group she meets along the way.
A Study in Honor Claire O'Dell
Dubbed a "clever, inclusive, and fresh feminist twist" on Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Honor follows covert agent Sara Holmes and Dr. Janet Watson set in a future Washington, D.C. While tending injured soldiers, Watson's arm was shattered during the New Civil War. Honorably discharged and given an only semi-functional mechanical arm, Watson returns to the capital without a job or home. There she meets Holmes who offers Watson a room. Soon they discover New Civil War soldiers are being picked off one by one, just the beginning of something even more dangerous.
The Queen of All that Dies by Laura Thalassa
The world has been at war for as long as Serenity Freeman can remember. King Lazuli, a man no one knows anything about other than he can't age or die, is taking over the world. Serenity's mother died in the war, but now, as future emissary of the Western United Nations, the last stronghold against King Lazuli, Serenity must work to create alliances. Sensing the alliances building against him, Lazuli and Serenity will come face to face. The results are unexpected.
Survival Instincts by May Dawney
Long before Lynn Tanner was born, the apocalypse struck. Nature has reclaimed the cities and wild animals are everywhere, but nothing is as dangerous as other people. Lynn lives alone with her dog, constantly watching her back. She's forced to journey into the jungle that is now New York City and schemes Dani Wilson into being her guard. Or so she thinks. Dani knows what Lynn is doing, but doesn't mind. As they begin to develop feelings for each other, Lynn finally comes to realize that you don't always go it alone.
Radio Silence by Alyssa Cole
Without warning, the world turns "off." The power goes out, cell phones stop working, water stops coming from the faucet. Arden Highmore and her roommate, John, decide their best option is to get off the grid, holing up in John's family cabin near the Canadian border. Scavengers attack and John's brother, Gabriel, comes to their rescue. He may be hot, but he's also a jerk. Along with John and Gabriel's sister Maggie, it seems like they're the only normal people left in a world full of chaos.
Thicker Than Blood by Michelle Sheehan and Claire C. Riley
When the apocalypse hits, both Leisel and Evelyn lose everything they've ever cared about: their husbands, their families, everything. Luckily, they still had each other. When their sanctuary is destroyed, they're faced with a much crueler than they expected. They meet Alex and Jami who help save their lives. Alex falls for Leisel quickly and wants to help her heal, but is love even possible when the world is ending?
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