While Christi Caldwell's 15-book Heart of a Duke historical novels lead the pack in quantity, all these long series are high-quality reads, with romance galore.
Whether you prefer your fictional relationships on the sweeter side or spiced up super-hot, these books will keep you flipping the pages. And the only thing better than each book's happily-ever-after is knowing you can jump right into another will-they-or-won't-they? story right away.
If small-town romances set off a chord of longing or nostalgia, you can't do better than RaeAnne Thayne's Haven Point books. Everyone knows everyone else's business, so strangers to town are always a source of excitement…as well as a newfound romance. Thayne isn't all sunshine and sugar—her heroes and heroines often deal with some tough troubles they can't outrun—but you too will want to set down roots in Haven Point, as so many of her characters eventually do. If you like reading Debbie Macomber, try Thanye. (9 books)
Three Steel brothers. Nine books. You do the math. Each brother's romantic turmoil is more complex and passionate than one book can hold, making this a great series for those who enjoy the extended romantic rollercoaster of Meredith Wild's Hacker series and J. Kenner's Stark novels. Secrets and hot sex galore will have readers racing to finish the books only to jump immediately into the next one. (9 books)
The billionaire Sinclairs might have tons of money but their lives have been nothing but trouble. Whether they are a homicide detective, movie star, famous singer, or the boss of their own companies, the Sinclairs have learned to trust no one, and their only retreat is the family mansion in Amesport, Maine. Luckily the Amesport residents can see past the sexy, billionaire façade to the person beneath. Steamy and glamorous, the Sinclairs' stories are full of ups and downs, wringing the heart even as they speed up the pulse. (8 books)
Dukes are the billionaires of historical romances, and Caldwell's heroines have reasons, good and bad, for wanting to land one. The dukes have reasons, good and bad, for not wanting to be landed. Caldwell's heroes tend to lean more alpha, and they aren't afraid of dark emotions, while the heroines manage to find the glimmers of light in their souls. If you read Grace Burrows or Sarah MacLean and haven't tried Caldwell, give her a shot. (15 books)
Some people don't like historical romances because they consider them to be fairly cookie-cutter, but Evans's books—and characters—are anything but predictable. And that's good. Whether the heroines are wicked widows or wronged women bent on revenge, they are more than a match for the men they set their sights on in these marvelously complex romance novels. (8 books)
Feehan's Ghostwalker books center on men and women endowed with paranormal abilities by rogue scientists and their terrible experiments. If you like your characters damaged but powerful, and only vulnerable to their one true love, then Feehan's action-heavy and tense books might be a good match for you. And if you like the Ghostwalker books, you have a lot more to look forward to with her Leopard and Carpathian novels. (14 books)
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