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See below for a selection of the latest books from Romance category. Presented with a red border are the Romance books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Romance books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

An Amish Year Four Amish Stories

An Amish Year Four Amish Stories

Author: Beth Wiseman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Spend a year in Amish country with four sweet romances. Rooted in Love (also published in An Amish Garden) Rosemary Lantz is doing her best to run her family's household. She excels at all her tasks except one: gardening. Saul Petersheim has pursued Rosemary for years, but Rosemary keeps turning him down. What Saul doesn't know is that she has good reason-something no one can know-especially not him. A Love for Irma Rose The year is 1957, and young Irma Rose has a choice to make. Date the man who is right for her? Or give Jonas a chance, the wild and reckless suitor who refuses to take no for an answer? Irma Rose steps onto the path she believes God has planned for her, but when she loses her footing, she is forced to rethink her choice. Patchwork Perfect Eli Byler has been a widower for two years when he chooses to make a fresh start in Paradise, Pennsylvania. As Eli juggles the admiration of two women, he meets Miriam Fisher-the most unconventional Amish woman he's ever met. She doesn't fit the mold for what Eli is looking for, but it isn't long before Eli realizes that Miriam is everything he wants. But Miriam has no plans to get married-ever. Will Eli be able to change her mind? When Christmas Comes Again (also published in An Amish Second Christmas) Katherine knows the first Christmas without Elias will be hard for her and the children. But when a mysterious Englischer appears with photographs of her late husband, Katherine begins to wonder what other blessings Christmas could have in store.

Plain Perfect

Plain Perfect

Author: Beth Wiseman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Lillian Miller hopes the Plain life will offer her the peace of mind her heart desperately seeks. Lillian's first twenty-seven years have been challenging at best. Her decision to get reacquainted with her Amish grandparents in Lancaster County, PA, is an attempt at finding peace in a complicated world. But her plan has a flaw . . . Lillian is practicing the Amish lifestyle with no real understanding or relationship with God. And despite her best efforts, complications arise when she takes a fancy to Amish widower Samuel Stoltzfus who has an eleven-year-old son, David.

Wilde Women

Wilde Women

Author: Louise Pentland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

'Gorgeously warm and relatable - I loved being in Robin Wilde's world!' Paige Toon 'Louise is a beautiful writer and has created a world in which I want to hide away forever. I'm in love with Robin Wilde and can't believe it's time to say goodbye. I wish we were all Wilde women! May we know them, raise them and read them' Lindsey Kelk The funny and relatable new novel from Louise Pentland - perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Giovanna Fletcher and Lindsey Kelk. Meet Robin Wilde: mum, newly-appointed official girlfriend, make-up artist extraordinaire and general plate-spinning, life-juggling, balance-seeking badass. Or so I like to think. Everything seems to be slotting into place, not just for me but for my close-knit little world of friends and family too. Yet despite all that, I still feel like I'm blagging it. Although our lives sound great on paper, cracks are beginning to show. My best friend Lacey is struggling to bond with her baby, my lovely Auntie Kath suddenly seems distant and my daughter Lyla is finding it hard to adapt to having a man in our lives. I love that for once everybody is depending on me, but I'm starting to feel a bit overwhelmed - it's like I have too many tabs open in my brain. Now I've been asked to go to the States for work, and it seems like the getaway we all need. Look out New York, me and my girls are on our way! But will the city that never sleeps make or break us? * * * Pre-order Wilde Women for a chance to win some fantastic prizes from Ohh Deer, The Cake Tasting Club, Joanie Clothing and Posh Totty Designs, worth up to GBP400! To enter, follow us on Twitter @ZaffreBooks and check the pinned tweet for more details. T&C's. #WildeWomen First prize (1 lucky winner) A large Ted Baker suitcase GBP100 voucher to spend on Joanie Clothing A personalised Russian Ring Necklace from Posh Totty A cover jacket of the book personalised by Louise Pentland A three month subscription to The Cake Tasting Club An Ohh Deer Papergang gift box Second prize (10 winners) A three month subscription to The Cake Tasting Club A cover jacket of the book personalised by Louise Pentland An Ohh Deer Papergang gift box Runner ups (100 winners) A cover jacket of the book personalised by Louise Pentland * * * Praise for the Robin Wilde books 'Warm, engaging . . . [Robin Wilde] is a chatty winning yet poignant heroine' SOPHIE KINSELLA 'I fell in love with Robin and her family before the end of the first page . . . A fabulous mix of escapism and relatability, this is a hug of a book' DAISY BUCHANAN 'Wonderfully written and full of humour. Funny, heartfelt, tender and empowering' GIOVANNA FLETCHER 'Hilarious, moving and extremely well written' SUNDAY TIMES STYLE 'If it's great big belly laughs you're after, then meet Robin Wilde' FABULOUS MAGAZINE This is what you've been saying about the Robin Wilde books: 'Amazing' 'Had me gripped from start to end' 'I just loved it so much' 'So real, so relatable, so inspiring' 'I was hooked and couldn't put it down' 'Uplifting, touching and very true to life' 'Addictive . . . it made me laugh and it made me cry' 'Witty and heart-warming' To be the first to find out all the latest news, join Louise at #WildeWomen and sign up to her #WildeWednesday newsletter.

Edie Browne's Cottage by the Sea A Heartwarming, Hilarious Romance Read Set in Cornwall!

Edie Browne's Cottage by the Sea A Heartwarming, Hilarious Romance Read Set in Cornwall!

Author: Jane Linfoot Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

`Beautifully crafted and wrapped in romance' Sunday Times bestseller Heidi Swain Those who don't jump will never fly... Hurtling through the sky was supposed to be Edie Browne's flight of independence. But when she falls head over champagne bucket while celebrating her successful landing, her life is changed in an instant. But starting over has its benefits, and as Edie relearns the basics under the watchful eye of her Aunty Josie and an entire Cornish village of new friends and neighbours, she finds love and joy she never could have imagined in the unlikeliest of places... Come home to St Aidan and Periwinkle Cottage for a romance full of love, laughter and friends for life! Why readers love Jane Linfoot: `Have you ever liked a book so much that you wanted to give it a hug...chicklit GOLD' Pretty Little Book Reviews `Jane Linfoot combines fabulous friendship with gorgeous true love...a fantastic captivating story with a sweet romantic ending' With Love for Books `A character that you genuinely like' Mrs Wheddon Reviews `The perfect holiday read...you feel as if you are part of the group of friends' Coffee and Kindle Book Reviews `Where should I begin with this wonderful, delicious novel...a stunning, fabulous read' Kat, Goodreads `An uplifting, warm and romantic story that was a real pleasure to read' Rae Reads

The Bishop's Son

The Bishop's Son

Author: Kelly Irvin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Two men offer Leila two very different futures. Will she choose with her heart or with her faith? Leila Lantz has been in love with Jesse Glick from the day she first saw him at his father's store, but she can't make sense of his intentions. One day he wants to come courting, the next he seems to be putting distance between them. Jesse may be the bishop's son, but his faith has been wavering of late. If he is so unsure, is it fair to give Leila false hope for a future he doubts he can provide? Then there's Will, Jesse's cousin. He has been trying to keep his feelings for Leila a secret, but he also knows Jesse is wrestling with his faith. Would declaring his feelings for Leila be in her best interest or simply serving his own selfish desires? Leila knows she can choose Will and be secure in her own future. But when her heart speaks, it's Jesse's name she hears. When will God make His will known to her? Could leaving everything she knows-even her own faith-be a part of God's plan?

Cross My Heart

Cross My Heart

Author: Robin Lee Hatcher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Hatcher writes with realism and compassion about how hope and healing can grow from our deepest wounds. -Beth K. Vogt, Christy Award-winning author Can two broken paths lead toward God's redemption? When Ashley Showalter and Ben Henning meet on Ashley's horse rescue farm, they quickly discover how much they have in common. Both were raised by single moms. Both want to help where they see a need. And both work with horses in the Boise valley. Ben needs Ashley's help and expertise after starting an equine therapy barn on his great-great-grandfather's farm-and the more time they spend together, both Ashley and Ben have the feeling that there could be something more between them. They also carry the burden of past experiences that may drive them apart if the truth is ever revealed. Ben is a recovering alcoholic with five years of sobriety behind him, while Ashley's brother is an opioid addict residing in court-ordered rehab. Holding fast to the belief that addicts can never be cured, Ashley has promised herself she will never walk knowingly into the chaos created by addiction. Ben knows that with God, all things are possible-but will Ashley find it within herself to give love a chance? Or will her brother's mistakes and the pain of her past jeopardize her future with Ben? Cross My Heart threads together a contemporary love story with the heartwarming tale of Ben's great-great-grandfather, Andrew Henning-reminding us that God's Word is timeless and that His promises are new every morning.

Living Lies

Living Lies

Author: Natalie Walters Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/07/2019

In the little town of Walton, Georgia, everybody knows your name--but no one knows your secret. At least that's what Lane Kent is counting on when she returns to her hometown with her five-year-old son. Dangerously depressed after the death of her husband, Lane is looking for hope. What she finds instead is a dead body. Lane must work with Walton's newest deputy, Charlie Lynch, to uncover the truth behind the murder. But when that truth hits too close to home, she'll have to decide if saving the life of another is worth the cost of revealing her darkest secret. Debut novelist Natalie Walters pulls you to the edge of your seat on the first page and keeps you there until the last in this riveting story that will have you believing no one is defined by their past.

Summer at Sandcastle Cottage

Summer at Sandcastle Cottage

Author: Christina Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2019

The full-length sunny follow-up to the snowy short story, Christmas at Sandcastle Cottage. It's a glorious summer in Firefly Common, the old-fashioned seaside village where Kitty Appleby (almost forty, recently-single, a bit of a Julia Roberts look-alike) and her friends, Apollo and Jemini, rent the delightful Sandcastle Cottage. But life is far from being all sunshine and lollipops as Kitty's elderly neighbours, the kindly but overbearing Mr H and his wife, keep reminding her, very soon Mavis Mulholland - the owner of Sandcastle Cottage - will return from her lottery-winning round-the-world-cruise, and will want her home back. Kitty, Apollo, and Jemini found themselves desperately on the brink of homelessness just before Christmas, and having to face this again is devastating. And the idea of leaving Firefly Common without finding out more about the enigmatic, mysterious Vinny pulls at Kitty's heart. As the scorchingly gorgeous Firefly Common summer unfurls, as Apollo and Jemini try to make their dreams come true, as Kitty tries hard not to fall spectacularly stupidly in love, and as Mavis Mulholland's cruise ship nears port - who will end up living happily ever after? And where...?

Unmarriageable Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan

Unmarriageable Pride and Prejudice in Pakistan

Author: Soniah Kamal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2019

Alys Binat has found happiness teaching English literature to schoolgirls. Although she knows that many of her students won't finish their education before dropping out to marry, Alys still hopes to inspire them to dream of more than what's expected. When an invitation arrives for the biggest wedding their town has seen in years, Mrs Binat excitedly prepares her five unmarried daughters to hunt for prospective husbands. On the first night of the festivities, Alys's eldest sister, Jena, catches the eye of Fahad Bingla. But his friend Valentine Darsee is clearly unimpressed by the Binat family. As the days of lavish wedding parties unfold, the Binats wait breathlessly to see if Jena will land a proposal - and Alys begins to realise that Darsee's manner may hide a very different man to the one she judged at first sight. An essential guide to marriage, class and sisterhood in modern-day Pakistan.

The Cotton Lass and Other Stories

The Cotton Lass and Other Stories

Author: Anna Jacobs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2019

This collection of stand-alone short stories is a treat for new readers and dedicated fans alike. In each of these 17 stories, an ordinary person takes on an extraordinary journey to a new life, discovering facets and strengths they never knew they possessed. Across a variety of time periods and settings, these stories capture Anna Jacobs' unique style and showcase her mastery of emotional tales. The collection includes: The Cotton Lass: Widow Sarah is struggling to make ends meet as England suffers from the cotton famine brought on by war in the United States. Will the opportunity to move to Australia provide a new life for her? Sunshine and Parrots: Penny has moved to Perth, Australia to be closer to her brother. She finds herself attracted to her handsome new neighbour, Matt, but will a series of misunderstandings keep them apart? Going Out in Style: Mrs Kelly is widely acknowledged as uncooperative and a trouble maker in her nursing home, but forms a bond with Raelene, a young woman doing community service at the home. Their friendship will transform them both.

Our Super Adventure: Video Games and Pizza Parties

Our Super Adventure: Video Games and Pizza Parties

Author: Sarah Graley, Stef Purenins Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/07/2019

Just how much of the bed should your cats get to take up? If you lose at your video game, should you get a conciliatory hug? Does your partner think that you're beautiful even though you feel like a goblin today? If any of this sounds familiar, you're in the right place! Sarah Graley's second collection of hit diary webcomic Our Super Adventure shares three more years of cute and weird moments of Sarah's life with her partner Stef and their four cats: Pesto, Toby, Pixel and Wilson! So whether you're a heat vampire, the person who doesn't want to share that last donut, or even someone who's late to a party because a cat was sleeping on them, you'll find that Video Games and Pizza Parties is packed full of strange yet wonderful moments that anyone can relate to!