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Adult & contemporary romance

See below for a selection of the latest books from Adult & contemporary romance category. Presented with a red border are the Adult & contemporary 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 Adult & contemporary romance books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Call It Magic

Call It Magic

Author: Janet Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

True Betrayals

True Betrayals

Author: Nora Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2020

Dear Kelsey: I realise you might be surprised to hear from me . . . Kelsey Byden, divorced at just twenty-six, isn't looking for any more drama. But then she receives a letter from her mother, Naomi. Not so unusual - except Kelsey has always been told that Naomi was dead . . . During an extended visit to her mother's beautiful horse farm in Virginia, Kelsey begins to untangle a lifetime of deception. Who can she trust, when those she loves have lied to her for so long? To complicate things further, Kelsey is falling dangerously in love with Gabe Slater, Naomi's handsome and intriguing neighbour. But love and lies are a lethal combination. If Kelsey has any hope of a future with Gabe, she must first understand the terrible truth about her past . . .

Upstairs Downstairs Temptation / Hot Nashville Nights Upstairs Downstairs Temptation (the Men of Stone River) / Hot Nashville Nights (Daughters of Country)

Upstairs Downstairs Temptation / Hot Nashville Nights Upstairs Downstairs Temptation (the Men of Stone River) / Hot Nashville Nights (Daughters of Country)

Author: Janice Maynard, Sheri WhiteFeather Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

Upstairs Downstairs Temptation by Janice Maynard You want to kiss me? He should say no... Billionaire Farrell Stone needs a live-in housekeeper. Single mother Ivy Danby needs a job to support her baby daughter. Both problems solved. Except Ivy fascinates Farrell, more than any employee should. Would one sizzling night with Ivy be a huge mistake... or the fresh start they both need? Hot Nashville Nights by Sheri WhiteFeather I'm about to reunite with the lover from my past... But this time, it's strictly business! Alice McKenzie's career is taking off, thanks to her latest job: Cleaning up the image of one of Nashville's hottest stars. The trouble is, songwriter Spencer Riggs and Alice once were lovers. They can't hide their mutual desire. But Alice is not the wild child she was five years ago. And there's something Spencer isn't saying...

Gorgeous Greeks: Playing Her Games Playing by the Greek's Rules (Puffin Island) / Changing Constantinou's Game / Falling for Dr Dimitriou

Gorgeous Greeks: Playing Her Games Playing by the Greek's Rules (Puffin Island) / Changing Constantinou's Game / Falling for Dr Dimitriou

Author: Sarah Morgan, Jennifer Hayward, Anne Fraser Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

Dark Secrets Lily Rose craves a fairy-tale love, but in her experience it always ends in heartbreak. So now Lily's trying a different approach-a fling with her boss, infamous Greek playboy Nik Zervakis! It starts as a sensual game, but can Lily stick to Nik's rules? And what's more, can he? * Alexios Constantinou is notorious for his lethal charm, and doesn't waste the opportunity on reporter Isabel Peters! But Isabel's next story is Alex, and the closer she gets the closer she comes to discovering his secret. Now, with everything at stake, he'll need a whole new game plan... * Dr Katherine Burns has escaped to Greece to grieve. Yet her new sanctuary is disrupted by Dr Alexander Dimitriou. Katherine soon finds herself being swept away by this gorgeous man and his adorable young daughter. But falling for Alexander means Katherine can't hide from her old life forever...

The Ceo, The Puppy And Me / The Texan's Baby Bombshell The CEO, the Puppy and Me (the Bartolini Legacy) / the Texan's Baby Bombshell (the Fortunes of Texas: Rambling Rose)

The Ceo, The Puppy And Me / The Texan's Baby Bombshell The CEO, the Puppy and Me (the Bartolini Legacy) / the Texan's Baby Bombshell (the Fortunes of Texas: Rambling Rose)

Author: Jennifer Faye, Allison Leigh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

The CEO, the Puppy and Me by Jennifer Faye Has the search for her past... helped her find her future? Gia Bartolini's searching for her real father on the island of Lapri but is immediately side-tracked rescuing a trapped puppy, and falling straight into the arms of alluring Riccardo Moretti! Her passion for the all-business CEO burns bright. Could it be that in uncovering her roots, Gia has found her true love? The Texan's Baby Bombshell by Allison Leigh She can't remember her past ...except him When Baby Linus's missing mother Laurel Hudson is found-alive but suffering from amnesia-Adam Fortune will do whatever it takes to reunite mother and son, even if it means a road trip in extremely close quarters. But will the long journey home remind Laurel how much they truly share?

Scandalous Engagement / Back In His Ex's Bed Scandalous Engagement (Lockwood Lightning) / Back in His Ex's Bed (Murphy International)

Scandalous Engagement / Back In His Ex's Bed Scandalous Engagement (Lockwood Lightning) / Back in His Ex's Bed (Murphy International)

Author: Jules Bennett, Joss Wood Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

Scandalous Engagement by Jules Bennett Their engagement may be fake.... But the chemistry is real as it gets! Josie Coleman has the perfect plan to get rid of her bothersome ex-husband: Pretend she's about to marry again. But her fake engagement to her best friend Reese Conrad isn't going as expected. With steamy kisses their simple plan leads to very complicated feelings. But that isn't the only surprise Reese has in store.... Back in His Ex's Bed by Joss Wood When one impulsive moment leads to another... It's been nine years since Finn Murphy's marriage combusted, but his attraction to art dealer Bhea Jenkinson has never dimmed. When work lands them together in a London hotel, Finn hopes a casual affair will satisfy his yearnings. But he quickly discovers he and his ex have a lot of unfinished business...

The Price Of Passion / Forbidden Lust The Price of Passion / Forbidden Lust (Dynasties: Seven Sins)

The Price Of Passion / Forbidden Lust The Price of Passion / Forbidden Lust (Dynasties: Seven Sins)

Author: Maureen Child, Karen Booth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

The Price of Passion by Maureen Child Broken trust is hard to rebuild. But temptation is even harder to deny... Camden Guthrie is determined to join the prestigious Texas Cattlemen's Club. To become a member, the widower needs help from Beth Wingate, the woman who broke his heart fifteen years ago. Their attraction flares as strong as ever-but will long-buried secrets threaten a future with Beth all over again? Forbidden Lust by Karen Booth Next stop, paradise- With the man of her forbidden fantasies? As her brother's best friend, Zane Patterson has always been off limits for Allison Randall. But when a storm strands them together, neither can hold back. Everything Allison dreamed of is finally in reach...until unwelcome revelations threaten a rude awakening!

The Billionaire's Island Bride / Coming To A Crossroads The Billionaire's Island Bride (South Shore Billionaires) / Coming to a Crossroads (Matchmaking Mamas)

The Billionaire's Island Bride / Coming To A Crossroads The Billionaire's Island Bride (South Shore Billionaires) / Coming to a Crossroads (Matchmaking Mamas)

Author: Donna Alward, Marie Ferrarella Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/05/2020

The Billionaire's Island Bride by Donna Alward She can't resist him... ...but can she trust him? Brooklyn Graves'peaceful existence is threatened when billionaire Cole Abbott wants to buy her corner of their shared private island. She'll never sell! But she quickly comes to enjoy her time with Cole... And Brooklyn soon realises she wants something from him money can't buy - his love. Coming to a Crossroads by Marie Ferrarella He needed a ride. Not a wife.... When Dr Ethan O'Neil becomes Liz Bellamy's rideshare customer, she sees an end to her financial problems. Yet the handsome doctor isn't her usual fare. Kind, witty, but emotionally guarded, Ethan thinks love walked out years ago... Until his unlikely connection with his beautiful, hardworking chauffer.

The Courtship of Carol Sommars

The Courtship of Carol Sommars

Author: Debbie Macomber Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

My House Is Falling Down

My House Is Falling Down

Author: Mary Loudon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

'A truthful, exciting, agonising adult love triangle. An emotional labyrinth, with monsters, great risks - and survival' - Laline Paull, author of The Bees For Lucy, marriage to Mark provided an anchor after several years of drifting casually across countries, into jobs and out of relationships. Now forty-two, her anchor is working loose. Bewildered by the demands of motherhood and dissatisfied by her work, she has also grown understandably resentful of her husband: Mark has serious difficulties of his own and whilst harsh self-reliance has kept him sane, it has alienated his wife. When Lucy falls in love with Angus, a pianist in his sixties, her shock is extreme. Adamant that she will not deceive her husband, she instead asks his advice. Mark's reaction, however, is startlingly unorthodox, leaving Lucy to steer an impossible course between duty and desire, adventure and security. As her marriage falters and Angus presses for commitment, she is forced to choose between family and self, with lifelong consequences for everyone. Infused with her trademark precision, clarity and dark humour, Mary Loudon's searing, highly-charged novel My House is Falling Down is a fearless exploration of what infidelity means when no one is lying, and how brutal honesty may yet prove the biggest taboo in our relationships.

Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up

Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up

Author: Alexandra Potter Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Nell Stevens' life is a mess. When her business goes bust and her fiance with it, Nell's happy ever after in California falls apart and she moves back to London to start over. But a lot has changed since she's been gone. All her single friends are now married with children, sky-high rents force her to rent a room in a stranger's house and in a world of perfect instagram lives, she feels like a f*ck up. Even worse, a forty-something f*ck-up. But when she lands a job writing obituaries, Nell meets the fabulous Cricket, an eighty-something widow with challenges of her own, and they strike up an unlikely friendship. Together they begin to help each other heal their aching hearts, cope with the loss of the lives they had planned, and push each other into new adventures and unexpected joys. Because Nell is determined. Next year things are going to be very different. It's time to turn her life around. A book for anyone who's ever worried life isn't going to plan, Confessions of a Forty-Something F##k Up by Alexandra Potter will make you laugh and it might even make you cry. But most importantly, it will remind you that you're not alone, because we're all in this together. Time to fall in love with your life.

Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up

Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up

Author: Alexandra Potter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Nell Stevens' life is a mess. When her business goes bust and her fiance with it, Nell's happy ever after in California falls apart and she moves back to London to start over. But a lot has changed since she's been gone. All her single friends are now married with children, sky-high rents force her to rent a room in a stranger's house and in a world of perfect instagram lives, she feels like a f*ck up. Even worse, a forty-something f*ck-up. But when she lands a job writing obituaries, Nell meets the fabulous Cricket, an eighty-something widow with challenges of her own, and they strike up an unlikely friendship. Together they begin to help each other heal their aching hearts, cope with the loss of the lives they had planned, and push each other into new adventures and unexpected joys. Because Nell is determined. Next year things are going to be very different. It's time to turn her life around. A book for anyone who's ever worried life isn't going to plan, Confessions of a Forty-Something F##k Up by Alexandra Potter will make you laugh and it might even make you cry. But most importantly, it will remind you that you're not alone, because we're all in this together. Time to fall in love with your life.