7 Mafia Romance Novels for the Ladies Who Love Wise Guys
Because everyone loves a bad boy.
Mafia Romance Novels
Some people love a bad boy, and they don't get much badder than the leading men in these seven mafia romance novels we've rounded up for you. These leading lads are all dark, mysterious, and more than a little brooding in just the right way, a perfect combination for intrigue for protagonist and reader alike!
Read through the list and find a book or two you'd like to check out and get to reading!
Destino by Sienna Mynx
In book 1 of the Battaglia Mafia Series, it's 1989 and Mirabella Ellison is a prominent fashion designer living in Italy. A mysterious Sicilian businessman walks into Mira's life and changes it forever. They begin a fast friendship and it doesn't take long before their friendship turns into a harmless fling. Or so Mira things. It turns out Mira's mystery man is Don Giovanni Battaglia, leader of the Camorra. It turns out the Battaglia's want Mira's design house and Giovanni orchestrated their friendship. But their passion is real, so does it even matter?
Where the Sun Hides by Bethany-Kris and London Miller
Violet Gallucci is an Italian mafia princess and Kaz Karkovic is a Russian Bratva heir. They're supposed to be eternal enemies, but their paths crossed once upon a time and cross again, sparking something deep within both of them. But they're force to keep their love hidden from their families or war could descend upon the star-crossed lovers.
By Any Other Name by J.M. Darhower
Daughter of Primo Galante, boss of the Galante crime family, Genna knows trouble and mayhem. Her life may be dictated by rules, but she isn't that great at following them. As the first-born son of the Barsantis, Matty has his life mapped out, even if he wants nothing to do with it. But it's his duty, and the Galantes are the enemy. Then Genna and Matty unexpectedly meet in an elevator and the course of their lives change forever.
Zero at the Bone by Jane Seville
Jack Francisco witnesses a mob hit and put into protective custody until he can testify against the killer. A hitman called D gets blackmailed into taking out the star witness. After D tracks Jack down, his conscience gets the better of him and he finds himself unable to kill an innocent man. It doesn't take long for both of them to become targets. Jack and D must work together in order to survive and as they do so, passion develops between them. Before long, their lives aren't all they're fighting for but also their love.
Declan + Coraline by J.J. McAvoy
Prequel to the Ruthless People series, Declan + Coraline follows Coraline Wilson, a twenty-three-year-old woman who only recently graduated from college. She wants to live her life on her own terms for the first time and experience everything she can. That includes meeting Declan Callahan, a man with a lot of secrets. They both fall for each other quickly, but family obligations may just be their downfall.
Crow by A. Zavarelli
After her best friend goes missing, Mack decides to infiltrate the Irish mob in order to get answers. Both the cops and a PI weren't able to help her and this is her last resort. There she meets Lachlan Crow, someone who is both dangerous and so sexy that Mack almost forgets that part. When the Russians come after Mack, Lachlan takes it upon himself to protect her. He knows she's trouble, but she may just be worth it.
In the Beginning by London Miller
It wasn't Lauren Thompson's plan to fall Mishca Volkov. Not his charm or his smile or the tattoos covering his body. It doesn't matter because she falls for him anyway. Mishca Volkov is the son of a Russian mafia boss and has even earned the title of Bratva captain at a young age. Having blood on your hands is the only way to achieve that. Lauren eventually because suspicious of Mishca and wants to know what he's hiding. Some things are better left buried.
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