The Best New Romantic Suspense Books to Read

02 Oct 2015

“Thrills” can mean multiple things when describing a romantic suspense novel, which is perhaps why they’re so great. Romantic suspense books take the beautifully heartwarming parts of a great contemporary romance novel and combine them with the action-packed suspense of a thriller novel. The end result is something engaging and incredibly popular: a novel that is equal parts mystery and love story.

If you’re a fan of romantic suspense books, you’re in luck. Several of the best romantic suspense authors released new titles in the past few months, which means your list of books to read just got a little happier.

The Best New Romantic Suspense Books to Read: Fall 2015

Beautiful Storm

Barbara Freethy

Release Date: October 1, 2015

Why read it: bestselling author Barbara Freethy brings her contemporary romance clout to this new suspenseful trilogy about a photographer who stumbles upon a missing persons case. Mystery and a brooding hero – what more could you ask for?

Perfect Touch

Elizabeth Lowell

Release Date: July 28, 2015

Why read it: Perfect Touch features a gorgeous scene on a ranch in the Grand Tetons – the perfect place to fall in love. Except for the double murder that just happened nearby.

Time for Hope

Anna Jacobs

Release Date: February 1, 2015

Why read it: imagine throwing out your cheating husband, only to discover his entaglement with organized crime in Europe – that is now putting your own life in danger. Luckily, Gabrielle has the help of an attractive PI.

The Silenced

Heather Graham

Release Date: June 30, 2015

Why read it: a fast-paced political thriller set in DC meets a beautiful romance in Heather Graham’s new book. This is more psychological thriller than contemporary romance – so prepare to be on the edge of your seat (while swooning over Matt ang Meg’s love story).

All the Beautiful Brides

Rita Herron

Release Date: September 15, 2015

Why read it: Cal Coulter, FBI special agent is investigating a murder in small-town Graveyard Falls – a murder that looks eerily similar to one that put a man in jail thirty years ago. Cal must protect Mona Monroe, the woman he’s always loved, as she’s pegged as the next target.

The Harbor

Carla Neggers

Release Date: June 30, 2015

Why read it: Carla Neggers is known for her skilled writing, which shines in this new release set in small-town Goose Harbor, Maine. Zoe West returns home to the small town only to meet special agent JB McGrath, who is looking for a killer who McGrath believes is hiding out in Goose Harbor.

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Taylor loves books with a heavy dose of absurdity, hilarity, and beautiful prose. She is a marketer, adventurer, nature-lover, Hufflepuff, wannabe world traveler, and advocate of laughter.