Top 5 Romantic Novels You Need to Read Now

5.) Lord Perfect by Loretta Chase

Loretta Chase is one of the greatest romance novelists — and this novel is one of her best to date. Benedict Carsington, Viscount Rathbourne is timid, shy, and perfectly obedient until it comes to Bathsheba Wingate, who is a smart, witty and sternly independent woman. The two of them know nothing can come of their insane attraction. But when her daughter and his nephew go missing, their obvious plan of action is to chase after them and surrender to lust and love as they struggle along their adventure.

4.) Again, My Lord by Katharine Ashe

Katharine Ashe is at it again with her latest novel. Calista Holland and the Marquess of Dare almost got married years and years ago but a series of obstacles kept them separate. Locked inside an inn together and destined to make the same old mistakes once again, Calista now has a second chance… and maybe a third and fourth to make things right in this book that is best explained as a blend of Jane Austen and Groundhog Day.

3. ) R is for Rebel by Megan Mulry

A Rebel heiress named Abigail Heyworth has spent her past ten years in a relationship- with a woman! The two were traveling the globe doing good for the communities they visited. Eliot Cranbrooke is a humble, down to earth and an intelligent American businessman. As the two keep meeting through friends and family from Paris all the way to middle America, their relationship gets very, very intimate and very, very complicated. This novel is a sexy, flirtatious, silly, emotional and epic contemporary romance story not to be forgotten.

2.) Shanna by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss

 In this epic novel, a promise is made secretly behind the overbearing walls of Newgate Prison. In return for one evening of pleasure, an incredibly handsome imprisoned criminal agrees to wed a beautiful heiress. Shanna needs to find a husband only in name, so she discovers and marries Ruark Beauchamp, who is a prisoner waiting out his time in Newgate. As one does. What comes after the two meet is a moving and unforgettable romance that takes place in several different settings such as England, parts of the Caribbean and America. This story is a true classic, by the author that thought of the romance novel as we know it.

1.) Pride And Prejudice by Jane Austen

This world-renown novel is set in early 19th century, England. It is the story of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet’s five single daughters after the wealthy and acceptable Mr. Bingley and his status-conscious associate, Mr. Darcy, have moved into their neighborhood. While Bingley begins to take a liking to the eldest Bennet daughter, Jane, Darcy has a difficult time adapting to local surroundings and she clashes with the second-eldest Bennet daughter, Elizabeth. Though Austen placed the plotline  at the turn of the 19th century, it remains a fascination for present-day readers, continuing every day to reach the top of lists of “most loved books.”

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