These Are The October Romance Novels We're Looking Forward To
Bury your nose in a great new romance!
New October Romances
Jack-o-lanterns, bats, witches, October is here! In addition to all things spooky, October also brings new romance novels! We found twelve great October romance novels coming out you'll immediately want to add to your reading list.
While none of these books are of the Halloween variety--there's actually a Christmas novel on the list--they're still backed with amazing stories. There's a cowboy who falls for a cook who resembles his deceased husband, a few second chance stories, and even a tale with a mermaid!
The books are available for pre-order, so make sure to order them today. They'll be waiting for you on their release day and you'll be able to read your next favorite romance ASAP!
1. Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory
Royal Holiday is the latest addition in Jasmine Guillory's Wedding Date series. Vivian Forest is excited her daughter invited to her accompany her on her latest job in England to style a member of the royal family. She's only been out of the country once before and the prospect of spending the holiday in England is enticing. What's also enticing is Malcolm Hudson, a man who works for the Queen. Soon they began coming up with excuses to spend time together and end up having a fling. But their fling has and expiration date, which makes it difficult because they both want so much more.
2. All I Do by Tamara Lush
The third book in Tamara Lush's Paradise Beach series, All I Do follows Paradise Beach playboy Remy Hastings who is lucky enough to have a beautiful mermaid approach his boat. Leilani Kostas isn't a real mermaid, but wearing a mermaid tail. Soon, she'll be opening Mermosa, a mermaid-themed bar, but first, a night on Remy's boat is what she desires. Their no-strings night quickly becomes more when Remy finds he wants more than just a hookup for the first time in his life.
3. American Love Story by Adriana Herrera
American Love Story is the conclusion to Adriana Herrera's epic American Dreamers series. We're sad to see the series end, but what an end it is! A year ago, Patrice Denis, a professor and activist from Haiti, and assistant district attorney Easton Archer, shared intense nights with each other. Tensions rise between their community and the sheriff's office when young men of color become unfairly targeted by law enforcement. Patrice and Easton's come together again as the personal and professional collide.
4. Faker by Sarah Smith
As one of the few employees at power tool company Nuts & Bolts, Emmie Echavarre has perfected the art of faking it. During the work week, she pretends to a tough as nails woman, but in reality? She's easy-going to the max. The worst part of work is her coworker, Tate Rasmussen, who has been nothing but hostile to her since day one. When they're forced to work on a charity construction project together, things begin to heat up between them, Tate finally opening up to reveal a man Emmie could never have dreamed was beneath Tate's gruff exterior.
5. Lush Money by Angelina M. Lopez
Angelina M. Lopez's debut novel, Lush Money, is the story of a Latinx woman, Roxanne Medina and Príncipe Mateo Ferdinand Juan Carlos de Esperanza y Santos. Surviving "small-town bullies, Ivy League snobs, and boardrooms full of men," Roxanne is a self-made billionaire and she wants to mother a princess. She propositions impoverished Prince Mateo, asking that he marry her for a year and father a child with her. At the end, she'll give him enough money to save his kingdom. Mateo is not keen on the idea despite the fact the money could save his principality. However, his desire for Roxane gets in the way of his convictions.
6. 30 Dates in 30 Days by Elle Spencer
Veronica Welch is on the verge of making partner at a prestigious New York City law firm. She's flying high, but for the fact she swore to herself she'd be married by thirty-five. Her assistant Bea steps in to make Veronica's dreams come true. Wedding photographer Rachel Monaghan has sworn off serious relationships. While helping out at her cousin's bar, Rachel discovers Bea's "plan to get her boss married off by scheduling thirty dates in thirty days. Veronica's efficiency and Rachel's distaste of love are no match for the chemistry that ignites between them.
7. The Inn at Netherfield Green by Aurora Rey
In just a week's time, Lauren Montgomery "loses her job, inherits and inn, and moves to England." None of this was in her plans, but she embraces her new life and wants re-do the inn, update the pub attached to it, and sell it so she can open her own advertising agency. However, gin distiller Camden Crawley is not on board with Lauren's plans for the pub. She doesn't feel right sticking her nose in where it doesn't belong, but she'll do it if it will save the bar. Too bad Lauren and Camden are attracted to each other, complicating everything.
8. Hard Chrome by Vanessa North
Tanner Ellis once left her father's business, American Heavy Metal, but now she's back, "determined to save her father's legacy...and bring the South's premier classic-car shop into the new century." But Duke Wilson doesn't think Tanner belongs and isn't keen on following Tanner's lead. But Duke is the one who is there to comfort her in her time of need just as Tanner is for him when his past threatens his future.
9. Lucky Break by A.M. Arthur
Living out of his car, Shawn Matthews knows life doesn't always go according to plan. After an accident at the Clean Slate Ranch, Shawn is hired as the new cook and ends up bunking with cowboy Robin Butler. Shawn is the splitting image of Robin's late husband and to protect himself, he avoids Shawn as much as possible. But that's hard when he bunks with the man. They both know of the chemistry between them, but Robin isn't ready to enter a new relationship and Shawn isn't one for flings. Maybe this will be their second chance at love.
10. Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren
Tate Jones was both Sam Brandis' first love and first heartbreak during a two-week trip abroad. She felt comfortable enough to reveal her secret to Sam, that she's the secret daughter of one of the biggest movie stars around, but she's shattered when he betrays his trust. Fourteen years pass and now Tate is an up-and-coming actress. On the verge of her big break, Sam waltzes back into her and Tate will be confronted with the realization that "it's possible [Sam did] the wrong thing for the right reason."
11. Finding Home Again by Brenda Jackson
The latest novel in Brenda Jackson's Catalina Cove series is about former couple Bryce Witherspoon and Kaegan Chambray. Ten years ago Bryce broke Kaegan's heart ten years ago, they both still have feelings for one another. Kaegan returns to Catalina Cove to help run the family business, and Bryce accidentally reveals a secret that helps him realize he was wrong to let Bryce go. Now he's determined to show her they still have the opportunity to have the future they both once dreamed of all those years ago.
12. Angel in a Devil's Arms by Julie Anne Long
Julie Anne Long's historical romance follows Lucien Durand, the notorious bastard of the Duke of Brexford who supposedly drowned in the Thames. However, Lucien is back from the dead, determined to claim his birthright. And Angelique Breedlove. She just knows Lucien will break her heart, but that doesn't stop her from falling for him. It turns out Angelique is the one person who can bring Lucien to his knees and he's determined to prove to Angelique, a woman who doesn't believe in love, just how much he loves her.
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