Top new romance books in December 2022

Last updated: December 9, 2022

December 2022 featuring new releases by Ilona Andrews, K.F. Breene, Scarlett St. Clair, Jen DeLuca, Layla Frost, Ruby Dixon, Jaymin Eve, Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti, Aurora Rose Reynolds, Kristen Ashley and many more.

  • Sweep of the Heart by Ilona Andrews

    Sweep of the Heart by Ilona Andrews

    From the New York Times #1 bestselling author, Ilona Andrews, comes a fun and action-packed new adventure in the Innkeeper Chronicles! We invite you to relax, enjoy yourself, and above all, remember the one rule all visitors must obey: the humans must never know.Life is busier than ever for Innkeeper, Dina DeMille and Sean Evans...
  • Magical Midlife Challenge by K.F. Breene

    Magical Midlife Challenge by K.F. Breene

    The signs are unmistakable, Momar isn't just targeting Austin's brother. When one of Momar's grunts breaks into Austin's territory looking to grab Jessie for questioning, Jessie and her crew realize they are under fire. In order to protect themselves, it becomes obvious they need backup.Thankfully, the basajaun's people have invited Jessie and her crew into the basajaunak lands...
  • Queen of Myth and Monsters by Scarlett St. Clair

    Queen of Myth and Monsters by Scarlett St. Clair

    The next book in the epic fantasy series by USA Today bestselling author Scarlett St. Clair.Isolde, newly coronated queen, has finally found a king worthy of her in the vampire Adrian. But their love for each other has cost Isolde her father and her homeland...
  • Well Traveled by Jen DeLuca

    Well Traveled by Jen DeLuca

    The Renaissance Faire is on the move, and Lulu and Dex are along for the ride, in the next utterly charming rom-com from Jen DeLuca.A high-powered attorney from a success-oriented family, Louisa "Lulu" Malone lives to work, and everything seems to be going right, until the day she realizes it’s all wrong...
  • Finding Mayhem by Layla Frost

    Finding Mayhem by Layla Frost

    𝙁𝙧𝙤𝙢 𝙐𝙎𝘼 𝙏𝙤𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝙗𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙨𝙚𝙡𝙡𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙪𝙩𝙝𝙤𝙧 𝙇𝙖𝙮𝙡𝙖 𝙁𝙧𝙤𝙨𝙩… 𝘼 𝙛𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙙𝙨-𝙩𝙤-𝙡𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙧𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙖 𝙜𝙧𝙪𝙢𝙥𝙮 𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙤𝙞𝙣𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙖 𝙨𝙪𝙣𝙨𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙚 𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙤.𝘞𝘦𝘭𝘤𝘰𝘮𝘦 𝘩𝘰𝘮𝘦, 𝘯𝘦𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘣𝘰𝘳…I wasn’t looking for a lover. I wasn’t even looking for a friend. After my life imploded around me, I only wanted one thing...
  • When She's Merry by Ruby Dixon

    When She's Merry by Ruby Dixon

    Homesteading on the remote farm planet Risda III can be lonely. So when I notice that my neighbor isn't doing so well, I ask for help to give her a Christmas celebration to brighten her spirits.Unfortunately, the person helping me is Sinath, the most infuriating male alien ever. He's got a weird sense of humor. He doesn't know what a Christmas tree is. He even tried to exterminate my pet rodent...
  • Glamoured by Jaymin Eve

    Glamoured by Jaymin Eve

    A standalone story in the Wall Street Journal bestselling Shadow Beast Shifters world. Best read after Compelled for storyline continuity.Samantha, of the Clarity shifters, has a secret. And it’s going to cost her everything.To save the most important person in her life, Samantha promises to form a mate bond with her pack’s future leader...
  • Zodiac Academy 8 by Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti

    Zodiac Academy 8 by Caroline Peckham, Susanne Valenti

    The final book in the Zodiac Academy series.Full synopsis coming soon.***This is a dark, bully romance – don’t go expecting a sweet school for magic with friends around every corner. Fae fight for everything they own and Zodiac Academy is a cutthroat school for students aged 18+ where only the strongest prevail...
  • Until Willow   by Aurora Rose Reynolds

    Until Willow by Aurora Rose Reynolds

    Until Willow Are you ready for another...
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  • Smoke and Steel by Kristen Ashley

    Smoke and Steel by Kristen Ashley

    She wasn’t a white dress type of girl… Hellen Moynihan didn’t have dreams. She had goals. She knew who she was and what she wanted. She also knew what she didn’t. So when her long-term boyfriend didn’t make the grade, she moved on. And when her best friend’s boyfriend showed signs of being a scam artist, Hellen was on the case...
  • The Key to My Heart by Lia Louis

    The Key to My Heart by Lia Louis

    A Goodreads Most Anticipated Romance A heartwarming novel about hope after loss as a young widow receives mysterious messages of love from the “must-buy author” (Jodi Picoult) of Eight Perfect Hours.Sparkly and charming Natalie Fincher has it all—a handsome new husband, a fixer-upper cottage of her dreams, and the opportunity to tour with the musical she’s spent years writing...
  • Good Trouble by Lani Lynn Vale

    Good Trouble by Lani Lynn Vale

    Bain met Diana, a.k.a. Luce, the night before he was set to deploy to Afghanistan. It’s not every day that you take your brother’s girlfriend to prom because he refuses to put out the effort. That night was one of the best nights of his life and the next day, he leaves and doesn’t see her again. But there are letters. Not many, but enough for them to form a connection...
  • The Holly Dates by Brittainy C. Cherry

    The Holly Dates by Brittainy C. Cherry

    All she wanted for Christmas was a boyfriend for the holidays…All he wanted was for her to take her crappy first dates elsewhere… Quirky Holly Jackson was unlucky in love, yet her romantic heart refused to give up her search for companionship—even after her fiancé left her at the altar on Christmas Eve...
  • Heart2Heart: A Charity Anthology, Volume 6 by Con Riley, Lane Hayes, Daryl Banner, A.M. Johnson

    Heart2Heart: A Charity Anthology, Volume 6 by Con Riley, Lane Hayes, Daryl Banner, A.M. Johnson

    Once upon a time, a bunch of authors wondered..
  • Anastasia by Sophie Lark

    Anastasia by Sophie Lark

    Anastasia is the princess no one needs: the fourth daughter born to an emperor without a son, and the only royal lacking a magical gift.Until she collides with a young Cossack rebel, changing both their lives forever.Damien is taken from everything he knows and raised as a ward of the Romanovs.Anastasia develops a strange kind of magic shared only by the Black Monk Rasputin...
  • A Hard Day for a Hangover by Darynda Jones

    A Hard Day for a Hangover by Darynda Jones

    Some people greet the day with open arms. Sheriff Sunshine Vicram would rather give it a hearty shove and get back into bed, because there’s just too much going on right now. There’s a series of women going missing, and Sunny feels powerless to stop it. There’s her persistent and awesomely-rebellious daughter Auri, who’s out to singlehandedly become Del Sol’s youngest and fiercest investigator...
  • A Dirty Business by Tijan

    A Dirty Business by Tijan

    From New York Times bestselling author Tijan comes a raw, tempestuous romance between the criminal underworld and a parole officer that paints a thin line between right and wrong.When Jess Montell meets Trace West at a hockey game, she doesn’t know his name or occupation. What she does know is there’s an instant attraction that’s impossible to ignore—or forget...
  • Dirty Crazy Bad by Siobhan Davis

    Dirty Crazy Bad by Siobhan Davis

    The second book in the Dirty Crazy Bad duet. A dark college reverse harem romance, slated to release November 30, 2022.Blurb coming soon...
  • The Lone Wolf's Rejected Mate by Cate C. Wells

    The Lone Wolf's Rejected Mate by Cate C. Wells

    After one night, he walked away. He’s going to live to regret it.MariGrowing up alone in Quarry Pack, I always dreamed of a mate who’d sweep me off my feet and carry me away to our very own cottage that we’d fill with pups and love and laughter. A real family.What I got?Wham, bam, thank you ma’am.The pack sees Darragh Ryan as a tortured hero with a dark past, protecting the pack from afar...
  • Masters in This Hall by K.J. Charles

    Masters in This Hall by K.J. Charles

    John Garland was in love: now he's in disgrace. He's jobless, alone, and determined to avenge himself on the thief who ruined his life. All he wants for Christmas is to see Barnaby Littimer in gaol.Barnaby has secured a job running the extravagant traditional Christmas at a rich man's country house. John intends to thwart whatever he's up to...
  • The Devil Gets His Due by Elizabeth O'Roark

    The Devil Gets His Due by Elizabeth O'Roark

    Keeley: Last January, I drunk-married my nemesis—hot, oversized geek Graham Tate. With no memory of how it came about, there was only one solution: run off before he woke up and pretend it didn’t happen. It would have worked perfectly if I hadn’t wound up pregnant...
  • A Million Little Moments by Riley Hart

    A Million Little Moments by Riley Hart

    Sutton Jasper’s been my best friend my whole life. From losing my family when I was young, to living together and running our business, it’s always been me and Jasp. I feel more for him than I should, but confessing the truth would be the first step to losing him. Our lives are so entwined, it’s hard to tell where one of us ends and the other begins...
  • The Wolf and the Wildflower by Ella Fields

    The Wolf and the Wildflower by Ella Fields

    A standalone fantasy romance about the healing yet deadly power of fate and love.When I was young, I was told that my true love would be a faerie king. I didn’t heed the warning.I tumbled into love as soon as our eyes first met, unaware that he wasn’t what he seemed.My king wanted marriage, power, devotion, and a family...
  • Playing Hard to Get by Monica Murphy

    Playing Hard to Get by Monica Murphy

    Knox Maguire is the king of our college campus.Star offensive tight end on the football team.He is the complete opposite of me in every way.I'm quiet. He's loud.I'm shy. He's definitely not.Everyone loves him. No one knows me.Fresh out of a breakup, I don't really trust him, and why should I? Knox is the ultimate player...
  • Always Him by Cora Rose

    Always Him by Cora Rose

    If there’s one thing I’ve learned this year it’s that life isn’t always fair.Sometimes things happen that test our resilience and our strength.My life was changed forever one fateful night last year when I lost my leg in an accident. It’s affected my independence and my confidence.But there is one thing—one person—that hasn’t changed, hasn’t wavered when life gets hard.Finn Ledger...
  • Merry Christmas Cupid by N.R. Walker

    Merry Christmas Cupid by N.R. Walker

    After a year of tragedy, forty-four-year-old Gunter Zuniga is leaving heartbreak behind and moving to the peaceful and picturesque town of Hartbridge, Montana. He buys an old house in need of some work, which he naively thinks he can manage now that he’s single and retired—he has nothing but time.Clay Henderson runs the local sawmill with his dad, and it’s the busiest time of year...
  • Sweetest Secret by Lucy Darling

    Sweetest Secret by Lucy Darling

    EmilyBeing the sweet, popular girl next door with a family name everyone knows isn't always what it's cracked up to be. In fact, I'm starting to crumble under the pressure of the facade. I tried to be perfect. I tried to be what I thought everyone wanted, but in the end it only left me lonely. They think they know me. They think they see me, but no one really does...
  • Souls and Sorrows by Sav R. Miller

    Souls and Sorrows by Sav R. Miller

    Nobody asked him to step in.I had everything under control, but by the time I shuffled onstage, there was no chance to stop him.Men ogled and touched as I offered my body and soul to the highest bidder, and I could tell my stranger didn’t like what he saw.Or maybe he did.Maybe he liked it too much, and that was why his number shot up...
  • A Third Moment in Time: A Collection of Short Stories by Susan Stoker

    A Third Moment in Time: A Collection of Short Stories by Susan Stoker

    A Third Moment in Time is a collection of stories by Susan Stoker, including 3 short stories that have been published previously in recent anthologies, a story written specifically for social media, and a brand new, never been published novella featuring a beloved character from the Silverstone series.The Bully: When a bully at school targets the seventh-grader, Annie Fletcher is on her own...
  • Trolled: An Urban Fantasy Adventure by Lindsay Buroker

    Trolled: An Urban Fantasy Adventure by Lindsay Buroker

    Busy looking for her missing mother and dodging enemies that are after her magical hammer, Matti Puletasi doesn’t need any more problems. She definitely doesn’t need the person who hired an assassin to kill her mother to show up—and target her.As if that wasn’t bad enough, the handsome elven ally she’s falling in love with… may be working for the other side...
  • The Girl and the Christmas Past by A.J. Rivers

    The Girl and the Christmas Past by A.J. Rivers

    ‘Twas the night before Christmas, while all of Sherwood were asleep, something sinister and unexpected came out to play...The most wonderful time of the year is here!And at Trinity Pointe Amusement Park all are welcomed.From Santa’s Village to the dazzling lights, and the smell of the delicious holiday treats emanating through the air.The merry and festive spirit could be felt at every turn...
  • Brutal Conquest by Lilith Vincent

    Brutal Conquest by Lilith Vincent

    She stole my birthright, so I’ll claim her by any means possible. I was banished from my family two years ago by my Pakhan and brother, and any mention of the Belyaevs makes me burn with red-hot anger. I’m no longer heir to the Belyaev crime family fortune. But she is. Zenya Belyaev, the most beautiful girl I’ve ever seen. She’s the mirror of my soul. The second half of my treacherous heart...
  • Home of the Heart by Carolyn Brown

    Home of the Heart by Carolyn Brown

    A heartwarming novel of complicated families, new neighbors, and fresh hope from a New York Times bestselling author who writes "Southern comfort in a book." —Sheila Roberts    Allie Logan has her hands full with a bad breakup, a struggling renovation business, a sister who won’t stop flaunting her engagement ring, and a grandmother who keeps wandering off at the most inopportune times...
  • The Scramble by Kristen Proby

    The Scramble by Kristen Proby

    There are two things you need to know about me. 1: I’m never late. And 2: I hate Christmas. Yes, I’m a girl who hates the holidays.My entire, enormous family is already enjoying their holiday vacation in Iceland, but thanks to my busy job and having to meet them there, I’m late...
  • The Sisters of Sea View by Julie Klassen

    The Sisters of Sea View by Julie Klassen

    When their father's death leaves them impoverished, Sarah Summers convinces her sisters to open their seaside home to guests to provide for their ailing mother. Emily and Georgiana agree, but Viola, who wears a veil to cover a scar, detests the idea. Determined to stay together, the sisters begin the new venture...
  • The Vibrant Years by Sonali Dev

    The Vibrant Years by Sonali Dev

    Living on their own terms means being there for one another.When sixty-five-year-old Bindu Desai inherits a million dollars, she’s astounded―and horrified. The windfall threatens to expose a shameful mistake from her youth. On an impulse, Bindu quickly spends it on something unexpected: a condo in a posh retirement community in Florida...
  • The Vibrant Years by Sonali Dev

    The Vibrant Years by Sonali Dev

    Living on their own terms means being there for one another.When sixty-five-year-old Bindu Desai inherits a million dollars, she’s astounded—and horrified. The windfall threatens to expose a shameful mistake from her youth. On an impulse, Bindu quickly spends it on something unexpected: a condo in a posh retirement community in Florida...
  • The Vibrant Years by Sonali Dev

    The Vibrant Years by Sonali Dev

    Living on their own terms means being there for one another.When sixty-five-year-old Bindu Desai inherits a million dollars, she’s astounded―and horrified. The windfall threatens to expose a shameful mistake from her youth. On an impulse, Bindu quickly spends it on something unexpected: a condo in a posh retirement community in Florida...
  • Billionaire Unclaimed: Chase by J.S. Scott

    Billionaire Unclaimed: Chase by J.S. Scott

    She's an investigative journalist in trouble. He's a billionaire CEO who has sworn off women for the foreseeable future, but has the ability to save her. They're two people who belong together and never really recognize it until the unthinkable happens!I've known Chase Durand since childhood. He's drop-dead gorgeous, sophisticated, ridiculously wealthy, and wildly intelligent...
  • State of Shock by Marie Force

    State of Shock by Marie Force

    They never saw this coming… Hold on to your hat for the next First Family book, coming December 20, 2022...