New dark romance and mafia books

Last updated: August 10, 2020

Featuring new releases by Stephenie Meyer, Penelope Douglas, Mary Burton, J.R. Ward, Jessa Kane, Aleatha Romig, Callie Hart, L.H. Cosway, Meagan Brandy, Cora Reilly, J.T. Geissinger among others.

  • Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

    Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

    When Edward Cullen and Bella Swan met in Twilight, an iconic love story was born. But until now, fans have heard only Bella’s side of the story. At last, readers can experience Edward’s version in the long-awaited companion novel, Midnight Sun.This unforgettable tale as told through Edward’s eyes takes on a new and decidedly dark twist...
  • Nightfall by Penelope Douglas

    Nightfall by Penelope Douglas

    From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Douglas comes the thrilling, final installment in the Devil’s Night series… What happens when it's five against one and nowhere to run? EMORY They call it Blackchurch. A secluded mansion in a remote, undisclosed location where the wealthy and powerful send their misbehaving sons to cool off away from prying eyes...
  • Never Look Back by Mary Burton

    Never Look Back by Mary Burton

    Expect the unexpected in this gritty, tense, and page-turning mystery from New York Times bestselling author Mary Burton.After multiple women go missing, Agent Melina Shepard of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation makes the impulsive decision to go undercover as a prostitute...
  • Prisoner of Night  by J.R. Ward

    Prisoner of Night by J.R. Ward

    From #1 New York Times bestselling author J.R. Ward comes an unforgettable story of passion and vengeance in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood.When Ahmare’s brother is abducted, there is nothing she won’t do to get him back safely. She is unprepared, however, for the lengths she will have to go to save his life...
  • Daddy's Worst Nightmare by Jessa Kane

    Daddy's Worst Nightmare by Jessa Kane

    Damian has been my guardian angel since I was six, emerging from the shadows to save me time and time again from my father’s enemies. The night of my eighteenth birthday party, he finally comes to claim me. He’ll play dirty to make me his wife…and he’s not taking no for an answer.
In the bitter cold world where I grew up, Arya was the only one to show me kindness by feeding me when I was hungry...
  • Kiss Me in the Dark Anthology : A Taste of Dark Romance by Aleatha Romig, Callie Hart, Lili St. Germain, Cora Reilly

    Kiss Me in the Dark Anthology : A Taste of Dark Romance by Aleatha Romig, Callie Hart, Lili St. Germain, Cora Reilly

    Kiss Me in the Dark compiles a selection of deliciously dark chapters from bestselling romance authors with additional, never-before-seen content. We’re hoping to introduce new readers to our world and also give our loyal readers a chance to get lost in the stories they love with these bonus scenes. It’s only a taste, just three chapters each…but it’s enough for you to get addicted and want more...
  • Beyond the Sea: A Modern Gothic Romance by L.H. Cosway

    Beyond the Sea: A Modern Gothic Romance by L.H. Cosway

    On a lonely cliff beside the vast blue sea there is a house.In the house there lives a girl, and in the girl there lives a dream.Soon she'll be as free as the fishes that swim beneath the water. But until then she bides her time and lives quietly, her every move ruled over by an uncaring, heartless stepmother.The hope for freedom is all she has to hold onto. So close she can almost taste it...
  • Be My Brayshaw by Meagan Brandy

    Be My Brayshaw by Meagan Brandy

    From USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Meagan Brandy comes an enemies-to-lovers, standalone romance about love, lies, and finding the strength to forgive."Cross one, cross all."That's the Brayshaw way.She should have realized this before sliding into our world with secrets too big to bury.She didn't and now the target is on her back...
  • Bound by the Past by Cora Reilly

    Bound by the Past by Cora Reilly

    DanteMy life is a tale of betrayal.I killed so many because they betrayed our cause, because they betrayed the Outfit.A hypocrite. A liar. A murderer. That’s what I am.Five times I betrayed the Outfit. With my blood I made a vow to our cause, swore my life to it, promised to put the Outfit first. Above all else.Five times I chose a woman over the good of the Outfit. I betrayed my father. My vow...
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  • Beautifully Cruel by J.T. Geissinger

    Beautifully Cruel by J.T. Geissinger

    Alpha (noun): 1) Having the highest rank in a dominance hierarchy 2) The most powerful man in a group 3) Dominic Black He was a stranger to me, a dark and dangerous presence who materialized from the shadows one rainy night to save me from a vicious attack. I didn’t know his name or where he was from. All I knew was that the only place I’d ever felt safe was in his arms...
  • The Hunter by L.J. Shen

    The Hunter by L.J. Shen

    Hunter: I didn’t mean to star in a sex tape, okay?It was just one of those unexplainable things. Like Stonehenge, Police Academy 2, and morning glory clouds.It just happened.Now my ball-busting father is sentencing me to six months of celibacy, sobriety, and morbid boredom under the roof of Boston’s nerdiest girl alive, Sailor Brennan...
  • Madam Temptress by Meghan March

    Madam Temptress by Meghan March

    I didn't choose this path. No one would. I played the cards I was dealt. The life made me. The city made me. I won't apologize for who I've become. Moses wouldn't have me any other way. He says he want forever, and I'm starting to believe him. But I can't outrun my past, and my sins are catching up with me. It's time to atone, I'll gladly pay my penance...
  • His by Natasha Knight, A. Zavarelli

    His by Natasha Knight, A. Zavarelli

    I’ve been in hiding for four years. On the run from the man in whose bed I once slept.   
  I saw something I shouldn’t have seen.  Took something I shouldn’t have taken.   
  And he’s just found me.   
  But it’s not just my safety I have to worry about. I have a little boy. His little boy. The secret baby of a Russian mobster.   
  He told me in no uncertain terms that I’m his...
  • Tell Me Pretty Lies by Charleigh Rose

    Tell Me Pretty Lies by Charleigh Rose

    Three things my mother acquired when she became engaged:1. A brand new Tiffany's ring. 2. A lavish home on Heartbreak Hill. 3. Three privileged stepsons.The last thing I expected was to fall for one of them, least of all Thayer Ames.Beautiful, brooding, and untouchable. I knew it was a bad idea. He warned me himself. But he was a thunderstorm, and I never could resist the rain...
  • Stealing Cinderella by A. Zavarelli

    Stealing Cinderella by A. Zavarelli

    Every royal has their dirty little secret. His was… me. It should have been simple. Go to the ball, meet the prince, and secure his patronage for my favorite charity. But beneath the mask, the brooding beast of a man was not at all who I expected. He was dark and intense and eerily quiet. When I left, I could still feel the ghost of his touch branded into my skin...
  • Legacy of Lies by Whitney G.

    Legacy of Lies by Whitney G.

    We’re in this together—lie for lie, truth for truth. We’ve both been damaged by our pasts, both terrified of building a future…Still, there’s a sliver of hope for the both of us—if one of us is willing to fold first. He’s the king of lies, I’m the queen, and together we’re going to build one hell of a legacy..
  • Where the Truth Lives by Mia Sheridan

    Where the Truth Lives by Mia Sheridan

    When the director of a local mental health hospital is found murdered and mutilated, Homicide Detective Reed Davies is first on scene. What was done to the body is gruesome. Inexplicable. But Reed is dealt another curveball when he finds that the doctor who discovered the victim is someone Reed is intimately familiar with—a woman with whom he shared one passionate night weeks before.Dr...
  • Pike by T.M. Frazier

    Pike by T.M. Frazier

    **A King Series Spin-Off**Born into chaos. Baptized in the gutter. I was raised by the violent laws of the streets, spilling blood without the hindrance of useless emotions or connections.Unfeeling. Unloved. Alone.My life was perfect.Until her.While on a manhunt for a mysterious enemy, one hellbent on taking both my business and my life, I find Mickey...
  • The Sinner by J.R. Ward

    The Sinner by J.R. Ward

    A sinner’s only hope is true love in this passionate new novel in J.R. Ward’s #1 New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series.Syn has kept his side hustle as a mercenary a secret from the Black Dagger Brotherhood. When he takes another hit job, he not only crosses the path of the vampire race’s new enemy, but also that of a half-breed in danger of dying during her transition...
  • Reaper's Pack by Rhea Watson

    Reaper's Pack by Rhea Watson

    One grim reaper. Three hellhounds who refuse to bow down to her. A monster hunting them in the shadows… Ten years ago, I was judged worthy of life after death and returned to the mortal realm as a grim reaper. Scythe in hand, I guide souls to deliverance—and it’s time for a promotion.My new territory is triple the size of any I’ve worked before...
  • Mine by Natasha Knight, A. Zavarelli

    Mine by Natasha Knight, A. Zavarelli

    She was never supposed to walk into my club.   But she did.   I shouldn’t have looked twice at her.   But I did.   The criminal underworld is no place for a girl like her.   One night with Katerina isn’t enough, but men like me can’t afford to be weak.   So, I tell her to leave me behind.   She does, but not before she sees something she shouldn’t...
  • Creole Kingpin by Meghan March

    Creole Kingpin by Meghan March

    New York Times bestselling author Meghan March goes back to New Orleans with a brand new anti-hero when Magnolia Marie Maison finally gets to tell her story. The fiery former madam meets her match in a bad m*therf*&ker who would do anything to make Magnolia his alone. Can a woman who doesn’t believe I love still fall hard? She doesn’t need a man..
  • The Queen's Bargain by Anne Bishop

    The Queen's Bargain by Anne Bishop

    POWER HAS A PRICE. SO DOES LOVE.Return to the dark, sensual, and powerful world of the Black Jewels in this long-awaited new story in the New York Times bestselling fantasy sagaAfter a youthful mistake, Lord Dillon’s reputation is in tatters, leaving him vulnerable to aristo girls looking for a bit of fun. To restore his reputation and honor, he needs a handfast—a one-year contract of marriage...
  • Sweet Temptation by Cora Reilly

    Sweet Temptation by Cora Reilly

    An Arranged Marriage Standalone Mafia Romance.The first time Cassio met his fiancée, she called him ‘Sir’.After losing his wife, Cassio is left to take care of two small children while trying to establish his rule over Philadelphia. Now he needs a mother for his children, and someone who can warm his bed at night.But in a traditional world as his, choosing your wife is duty not pleasure...
  • House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas

    House of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas launches her brand-new CRESCENT CITY series with House of Earth and Blood: the story of half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance...
  • Queen of Lies by Whitney G.

    Queen of Lies by Whitney G.

    The twists and turns in Michael & Meredith's story continue... The woman I fell in love with is a walking contradiction... She's sexy as hell, yet infuriating. Hopelessly in love with me, but carefully plotting to get the hell away. She honestly thinks that I'm the 'king of lies'? Well, she f-cking fooled you... She's the queen...
  • Disavow by Karina Halle

    Disavow by Karina Halle

    From New York Times bestselling author Karina Halle comes a seductive novel of riches, romance, and redemption. In the Dumont fashion empire, no heir has a reputation as decadent, arrogant, and ruthless as that of Pascal Dumont. Every transgression, an indecent pleasure. Every woman, a conquest. And none is more challenging than his new personal assistant, Gabrielle Caron...
  • Altered By Lead by C.M. Stunich, Tate James

    Altered By Lead by C.M. Stunich, Tate James

    My life will never be the same, altered by lead, damaged but not broken.I’m becoming a new me.I won’t run any longer; this time, I’m the hunter instead of the prey.But it takes hard work, skill, and a bit of luck to catch a mob boss.I’m going to need all three to survive this.Especially when I’ve got five gorgeous a**holes for teachers—and occasional bedmates.The Blackbirch Company...
  • The Life You Stole by Jewel E. Ann

    The Life You Stole by Jewel E. Ann

    Sex. Lies. Revenge. On the heels of a devastating loss, Evelyn fights to put her life back together. Only … part of her husband belongs to another woman, and the devil owns her soul. “If you tell her the lie, I will tell her the truth...
  • Angry God by L.J. Shen

    Angry God by L.J. Shen

    From #1 Amazon Bestseller L.J. Shen comes a new, emotional standalone about first love, second chances, and overcoming breathtaking losses at a young age. Vaughn Spencer. They call him an angry god. To me, he is nothing but a heartless prince. His parents rule this town, its police, every citizen and boutique on Main Street...