25 Steamy Romantic Books You’ll Want To Get Lost In

Ah, the romance novel. From The Song of Solomon in the bible (read it. As an adult. It’s…yeah) to 50 Shades of Twilight Fanfic, people have been reading about the intimacies between people for eons.

If you think the genre includes cheesy paperbacks like 50 Shades, allow us to open your mind a little bit. There’s something for nearly everyone in this genre, from free romance books online to those you won’t mind paying for. To get you started, here are 25 Steamy Romantic Books You’ll Want To Get Lost In.

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The Chief by Monica McCarty

TheChiefSource: https://www.barnesandnoble.com

So you like kilts? Do you like a nice six pack and shaved chest to go with that kilt? Does the phrase Historical Highland Romance perk up your…ears? The Chief by Monica McCarty has all those things. And plenty of…swordplay.


Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon

IcePlanetBarbariansSource: http://goodbadandunread.com

Did you know that there are a lot of romantic/erotic novels about humanoid aliens? Let’s be honest, this isn’t exactly a new or weird idea. Who didn’t have a crush on a Vulcan back in the day? If you’re curious about erotic aliens, give this novel a shot.

Girls get kidnapped from earth to be sold as slaves, crash land on an icy planet, and are rescued by a tribe of large blue men who are…devoted. And horny. Literally, they have like, horns.


Haven by Rebekah Weatherspoon

HavenSource: http://smexybooks.com

Some series are thankfully very upfront about their content, and Beards & Bondage series is one such series. The first book, “Haven,” is about a woman recovering from a brutal attack in the woods which resulted in the death of her brother she’d gone camping with.

The guy, Shep, is single and hangs out for one week a year at a BDSM club. He’s got hangups. She’s got trauma to move past. They take a week to, ahem, explore all sorts of fun things together.


Dance With Me by Heidi Cullinan

DanceWithMeSource: http://smexybooks.com

Sexy romance novels are not just for heterosexual pairings. There are plenty of sexy men who prefer sexy men to read about. Such is the case with Dance With Me.

An Ex-football player whose career was ended by injury meets a gifted dancer. They meet while volunteering at a center for underprivileged youth. It’s sweet and sexy.


Nine Rules To Break When Romancing A Rake by Sarah MacLean

NineRulesSource: http://smartbitchestrashybooks.com

Nine Rules is about a “spinster” and a lovely male lead named Gabriel St. John, the Marquess of Ralston.

Yeah. Lady Calpurnia Hartwell is a bit of wallflower and a bit past prime marrying age when she makes a list of things that will make her happy and…goes after them. Enthusiastically.

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