Top new romance books in August 2022

Last updated: August 8, 2022

August 2022 featuring new releases by Ali Hazelwood, Ilona Andrews, T.L. Swan, Mhairi McFarlane, Lisa Jewell, Blanka Lipińska, Sandra Brown, J.T. Geissinger, Kendra Elliot, Ruby Dixon and many more.

  • Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood

    Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood

    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis comes a new STEMinist rom-com in which a scientist is forced to work on a project with her nemesis—with explosive results...
  • Ruby Fever by Ilona Andrews

    Ruby Fever by Ilona Andrews

    #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews is back with the newest book in the exciting Hidden Legacy series—the thrilling conclusion to her trilogy featuring fierce and beautiful Prime magic user Catalina Baylor...
  • The Do-Over by T.L. Swan

    The Do-Over by T.L. Swan

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  • Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane

    Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane

    International bestseller Mhairi McFarlane delivers a sharp, emotional new novel about a woman who calls off her engagement to "the perfect man" and moves in with a charming stranger who makes her question everything about her life, her past, and the secrets she's kept for far too long…Harriet Hatley is the most in-demand wedding photographer in town, but she doesn’t believe in romance, loathes...
  • The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

    The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jewell comes an intricate and affecting novel about twisted marriages, fractured families, and deadly obsessions in this standalone sequel to the “brilliantly chilling” (Ruth Ware, New York Times bestselling author) The Family Upstairs.Early one morning on the shore of the Thames, DCI Samuel Owusu is called to the scene of a gruesome discovery...
  • The Next 365 Days: A Novel by Blanka Lipińska

    The Next 365 Days: A Novel by Blanka Lipińska

    The global phenomenon and USA TODAY bestselling inspiration behind the Netflix film of the same name—the 365 Days series—continues as it follows the sizzling story of Laura and Massimo.As the wife of Don Massimo Torricelli, one of the most dangerous Mafia bosses in Sicily, Laura’s life is a rollercoaster...
  • Overkill by Sandra Brown

    Overkill by Sandra Brown

    A killer walking free. A life hanging in the balance. The ultimate choice.Zach Bridger, former NFL star, has been divorced from Rebecca for five years, but he's still named as Agent of her Medical Power of Attorney - and his ex-wife is in a persistent vegetative state on life support. The man responsible for her condition is currently walking free...
  • Pen Pal by J.T. Geissinger

    Pen Pal by J.T. Geissinger

    The first letter arrived the day my husband was buried. It was postmarked from the state penitentiary, and contained a single sentence:I’ll wait forever if I have to.It was signed by Dante, a man I didn’t know.Out of simple curiosity, I wrote back to ask him what exactly he was waiting for. His reply?You.I told the mystery man he had the wrong girl. He said he didn’t...
  • In the Pines by Kendra Elliot

    In the Pines by Kendra Elliot

    A Wall Street Journal bestselling series.Clues to a hidden treasure. Clues to a family secret. Both lead to murder in a twisting novel of suspense by Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kendra Elliot.A national treasure hunt with a $2 million prize has driven obsessed fortune seekers to overrun the small town of Eagle’s Nest, Oregon...
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  • Flor's Fiasco by Ruby Dixon

    Flor's Fiasco by Ruby Dixon

    I'm not supposed to resonate to him.It's been a few years since I've landed here on Icehome Beach, and as resonance after resonance dwindled the list of bachelors, I knew who I'd end up with. As soon as we got past our differences, I'd end up as R'jaal's mate.On an everyday excursion, however, my khui decides otherwise. It sings all right...but not to R'jaal...
  • Storm Echo by Nalini Singh

    Storm Echo by Nalini Singh

    New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh takes us into the hearts of two fractured people in a world on the brink of a psychic Armageddon . . .Silence has fallen. The Psy are free to feel emotion. Free to love. But Silence was never a prison for Ivan Mercant. The biggest threat to his future lies dormant in his brain—a psychic monster that wants only to feed...
  • Royally Not Ready by Meghan Quinn

    Royally Not Ready by Meghan Quinn

    From USA Today and Amazon Charts bestselling author Meghan Quinn, comes a fresh take on a royal romance with a twist. Laugh out loud funny and full of some of her steamiest scenes yet, Quinn takes you on an unexpected, sizzling fairytale journey...
  • Reckless by Aurora Rose Reynolds

    Reckless by Aurora Rose Reynolds

    From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Aurora Rose Reynolds comes a steamy romance about what happens when a risk-taker tries to follow the rules.Jade has always been the reckless type. But after her relationship implodes and her business goes under, she realizes it might be time to change her ways. She decides on a fresh start in a new place: Montana...
  • She's Up to No Good by Sara Goodman Confino

    She's Up to No Good by Sara Goodman Confino

    For two women generations apart, going home will change their lives in this funny, poignant, and life-affirming novel about family, secrets, and broken hearts by the author of For the Love of Friends.Four years into her marriage, Jenna is blindsided when her husband asks for a divorce...
  • The Lies I Told by Mary Burton

    The Lies I Told by Mary Burton

    For a woman obsessed and a killer in her shadow, remembering the past becomes a mind game in a novel of psychological suspense by New York Times bestselling author Mary Burton.Twin sisters Marisa and Clare Stockton were sixteen when Clare’s body was found in Virginia’s James River. No arrests were made...
  • Strange & Unusual by Lani Lynn Vale

    Strange & Unusual by Lani Lynn Vale

    Book 6 of the Battle Crows MC with Jeremiah & Gracelynn...
  • Husband Material by Alexis Hall

    Husband Material by Alexis Hall

    Wanted: One (very real) husbandNowhere near perfect but desperately trying his best In BOYFRIEND MATERIAL, Luc and Oliver met, pretended to fall in love, fell in love for real, dealt with heartbreak and disappointment and family and friends…and somehow figured out a way to make it work. Now it seems like everyone around them is getting married, and Luc’s feeling the social pressure to propose...
  • Mafia Madman by Mila Finelli

    Mafia Madman by Mila Finelli

    She’s no angel . . . and he’s the very devil. GIAI may be a mafia princess, but I have bigger plans than to stay in this sheltered world.I’m in Milan to pursue my dreams as a fashion designer. Having an affair is the last thing on my mind, except he’s handsome and charming and Italian. In other words, he’s irresistible...
  • The Challenge by Danielle Steel

    The Challenge by Danielle Steel

    In this thrilling novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel, a small community is tested when their children go missing while exploring a dangerous local peak, forcing them to band together during the crisis.Fishtail, Montana, is home to Anne and Pitt Pollock, local royalty, high school sweethearts, and owners of the successful Pollock ranch...
  • Heartbreaker by Sarah MacLean

    Heartbreaker by Sarah MacLean

    New York Times bestselling author Sarah MacLean follows her highly acclaimed Bombshell with Heartbreaker, featuring a fierce, fearless heroine on a mission to steal a duke's secrets...and his heart...
  • Only for the Weekend by Riley Hart

    Only for the Weekend by Riley Hart

    SamNothing in my life is really mine. I take care of my mama, work three jobs, I’m there when anyone needs me. Something about the beautiful, lonely man on my mail route interests me. He’s different in my world, where everything’s the same. I think he hates me, but that doesn’t stop me from hand-delivering every package and trying to find ways to make him smile...
  • Asher: A Billionaire Opposites Attract Novel by Samantha Whiskey

    Asher: A Billionaire Opposites Attract Novel by Samantha Whiskey

    From Amazon top ten bestselling author Samantha Whiskey comes the billionaire, opposites attract romance you won't want to miss!I execute many roles: owner of the NHL’s Carolina Reapers, CFO of Silas Tech, and genuine fan of all things professional sports.One thing I’m not?Chaotic.I’ve made my billions off of structure, discipline, and very little risk...
  • The Cabin on Willow Lake by A.J. Rivers

    The Cabin on Willow Lake by A.J. Rivers

    How did everything go so wrong...?A much-needed getaway for agent Ava James takes an unexpected and gruesome turn, as a friendly encounter leads to a fatal end.A week at a cabin on willow lake. A relaxing and picturesque getaway to escape from all the stressors of work.But like most things in life, not everything will go according to plan...
  • Meet Me There by K.M. Neuhold

    Meet Me There by K.M. Neuhold

    Two men, dozens of cities, and a connection they just can't seem to shake.We haven't spoken in fifteen years, and Marlon is the last person I expected to run into in a bar on Bourbon Street.He's not my gangly internet pen pal anymore, he's all muscles, body hair, and temptation.Our friendship feels like it never faded, but the heat between us is brand new...
  • Deserving Alaska by Susan Stoker

    Deserving Alaska by Susan Stoker

    A brand new series by New York Times bestselling author, Susan Stoker.The Refuge is a place to heal. Where those who have experienced traumatic events can go to heal. It’s run by seven former military men who’ve seen more than their fair share of the ugliness in the world...
  • Better Man by Penelope Sky

    Better Man by Penelope Sky

    All this time, I thought Cauldron was the answer to all my problems.But nope.Now he's a much bigger problem...
  • Lesser Evil by Penelope Sky

    Lesser Evil by Penelope Sky

    When I tried to leave, Grave forced me to stay. He's obsessed with me, and not in the good kind of way. Griffin is out of the game, but he gives me a piece of information that can set me free."There's only one guy Grave's afraid of. If you want him dead, I suggest you make an alliance.""Who's the guy?" I ask."Cauldron Beaufort. But you didn't hear that from me...
  • Definitely Not Him: A Single at Thirty Story by Whitney G.

    Definitely Not Him: A Single at Thirty Story by Whitney G.

    All I wanted for my 30th birthday was an epic night to remember…Instead, I got knocked up by my boss.Okay, wait.Before you start judging me (I can *see* you), I didn’t know he was my boss at the time. All I knew was that he was the sexiest man I’d ever seen in my life, complete with a deep British accent and lips that owned me for hours in bed...
  • Just Another Love Song by Kerry Winfrey

    Just Another Love Song by Kerry Winfrey

    Two high school sweethearts get a second chance at their perfect ending in this charming new romance by Kerry Winfrey, author of Very Sincerely Yours.Once upon a time, Sandy Macintosh thought she would have her happily ever after with her high school sweetheart, Hank Tillman...
  • Requiem by Callie Hart

    Requiem by Callie Hart

    SORRELLHe’s going to pay for what he’s done…Theo Merchant was born into a kind of privilege I’ve never known.He has everything I don’t: Money. A private school education. Popularity. A bright and shiny future, full of success to look forward to. He took the only thing I had going for me—my best friend, Rachel. Now that she’s gone, I have nothing left to lose.I will infiltrate his world...
  • Paladin's Kiss by Elizabeth Hunter

    Paladin's Kiss by Elizabeth Hunter

    It’s the vampire wedding of the century… and maybe the end of an empire.The upper echelons of immortal society have gathered in New Orleans, all of them curious to witness the joining of Gavin Wallace, the immortal business mogul, to the human woman who captured his heart...
  • A Spanish Sunrise: A Novel by Boo Walker

    A Spanish Sunrise: A Novel by Boo Walker

    A widowed father and his young daughter embark on a life-changing journey in a heartening novel of family and second chances by the bestselling author of The Singing Trees.Adjusting to the death of his wife hasn’t been easy on Baxter Shaw—or on their eight-year-old daughter, Mia...
  • My Beacon by Alanea Alder

    My Beacon by Alanea Alder

    Gage Fabre has been attending meetings regarding the city’s dimming lights, but so far, no one knows why it’s happening. He and his fellow unit brothers can only concentrate on recovering kidnapped fae and supporting their queen.Nightly visions of a beautiful woman engulfed in flames haunt him. Sleepless nights and increased drills leaves him feeling frayed...
  • Mine To Hold by Natasha Madison

    Mine To Hold by Natasha Madison

    Are you ready for The Southern Wedding Series?Things are supposed to go smoothly on your wedding day.Aren't they?Shelby I got a love letter the night before I was supposed to marry the love of my life.Except the letter wasn't for me.My future husband had written it to someone else. Weston (Ace)Standing at the altar to watch my best friend get married was an honor...
  • A Crown of Starlight by Linsey Hall

    A Crown of Starlight by Linsey Hall

    The crown I never wanted could be the only thing that can save me...Well, I'm locked up in prison and I've lost my magic. Not what I expected, to say the least. To make things worse, my husband locked me in here. 'To have and to hold' doesn't necessarily apply when you're the king and queen of a fae court.A chance at freedom comes when our realm is attacked by an ancient enemy...
  • Ruthless by Gena Showalter

    Ruthless by Gena Showalter

    Don't miss the second book in New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter's captivating and unforgettable Immortal Enemies series…Forbidden. Powerful. Ruthless. Micah the Unwilling, fae King of the Forgotten, can tame even the most violent of beasts...
  • The Make Out Artist by Sara Ney

    The Make Out Artist by Sara Ney

    From USA TODAY Bestselling Author Sara Ney comes a new series about strong, single girls falling in love: accidentally...Love finds you when you least expect it. That’s what my nan always said. Love? I wasn’t looking for it so how will I know when I’ve found it? I’m not romantic like she was—I’m realistic and practical...
  • Chosen By A Sinner: An Italian Mafia Romance by Michelle Heard

    Chosen By A Sinner: An Italian Mafia Romance by Michelle Heard

    From USA Today & Wall Street Journal bestselling author Michelle Heard, comes a new standalone, full-length Italian Mafia Romance novel.My family rules the world, and I always get everything my heart desires.Well, almost everything.Okay, so there’s one thing I can’t have.Luca Cotroni.Rude, arrogant, and demanding as hell, he’s the man I lust after and despise more than anything...
  • Single Girl Rules #GoddessContest by Ivy Smoak

    Single Girl Rules #GoddessContest by Ivy Smoak

    My BFF has been kidnapped.And in less than 24 hours, her kidnapper is going to auction off her virginity.Don’t get me wrong – it’s amazing to have your virginity auctioned off.Especially if a guy is willing to pay millions for it.What a compliment!But I can’t let my BFF lose her V-card all alone.So I’ll do whatever it takes to save her.WHATEVER IT TAKES...
  • The Reckless Union by Monica Murphy

    The Reckless Union by Monica Murphy

    THIRD BOOK IN THE ARRANGED MARRIAGE TRILOGY!Welcome to the Midnight Dynasty... The warring Morelli and Constantine families have enough bad blood to fill an ocean, and their brand new stories will be told by your favorite dangerous romance authors...