Top new romance books out this week: 2 May - 8 May 2021

Last updated: May 8, 2021

This week featuring new releases by Helen Hoang, Mhairi McFarlane, Beatriz Williams, Tijan, Jojo Moyes, Mary Kay Andrews, Rina Kent, Bree Porter, Meghan Quinn, Jessa Kane and many more.

  • The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

    The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang

    USA Today bestselling author Helen Hoang returns with a witty and sizzling new romance that shows how wrong you can be about someone…and how right they can be for you.To most people, Quan Diep is nothing but a surly-looking, underachieving playboy. The problem is he’s not any of those things...
  • Just Last Night: A Novel by Mhairi McFarlane

    Just Last Night: A Novel by Mhairi McFarlane

    Eve, Justin, Susie, and Ed have been friends since they were teenagers. Now in their thirties, the four are as close as ever, Thursday night bar trivia is sacred, and Eve is still secretly in love with Ed. Maybe she should have moved on by now, but she can’t stop thinking about what could have been. And she knows Ed still thinks about it, too...
  • Her Last Flight: A Novel by Beatriz Williams

    Her Last Flight: A Novel by Beatriz Williams

    The beloved author returns with a remarkable novel of both raw suspense and lyric beauty— the story of a lost pilot and a wartime photographer that will leave its mark on your soul...
  • The Insiders by Tijan

    The Insiders by Tijan

    The Insiders is the first in a brand new, page-turning romance trilogy from New York Times bestseller, Tijan!Bailey is as normal as could be, with a genius IQ and a photographic memory. But still, normal for her. Then, things happen—a guy breaks into her house in the middle of the night to take her hostage...
  • The Giver of Stars: A Novel by Jojo Moyes

    The Giver of Stars: A Novel by Jojo Moyes

    Set in Depression-era America, a breathtaking story of five extraordinary women and their remarkable journey through the mountains of Kentucky and beyondWhen Alice Wright marries handsome American Bennett Van Cleve, she escapes her stifling life in England, but small-town Kentucky quickly proves equally claustrophobic...
  • The Newcomer: A Novel by Mary Kay Andrews

    The Newcomer: A Novel by Mary Kay Andrews

    The New York Times bestselling author and Queen of the Beach Reads delivers her next page-turner for the summer. Letty Carnahan is in trouble. She’s on the run from New York City; she has her four-year-old niece, Maya in tow, and her sister was found dead in the entry hall of her glamorous townhome. Letty believes she knows who did it: her sister’s awful, money-grubbing ex-husband, Eli Wingfield...
  • Consumed by Deception: A Dark Marriage Mafia Romance by Rina Kent

    Consumed by Deception: A Dark Marriage Mafia Romance by Rina Kent

    My husband. My monster.The truth isn’t always what it seems.Lia doesn’t realize that, but she will. Soon.I chose this life. This road. This twisted arrangement.For her, I made a deal with the devil.For her, I toyed with fate and death.There’s no going back.I stole her and like any thief, I won’t return her.Lia is my addiction. My obsession. My love.Mine...
  • Empress of Poisons by Bree Porter

    Empress of Poisons by Bree Porter

    What is a Pakhan without an empress?Three years have passed since the end of Kingpin's Foxglove. Elena Falcone has left her new family and the man she loves, destroying her own heart in the process...the only thing she has left is the blond-haired, green-eyed boy who calls her 'mama'...
  • The Brentwood Boys by Meghan Quinn

    The Brentwood Boys by Meghan Quinn

    The Brentwood Boys have come together in a three book boxset. Over 300,000 words of delicious baseball players (The Locker Room, The Dugout, and The Lineup) with a LARGE 15,000 word epilogue of where they are now. Marriage? Maybe. Babies? Possibly. Abs? Oh yes, they still have abs...
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  • Step Stalker by Jessa Kane

    Step Stalker by Jessa Kane

    While Navy SEAL Vale Butler is overseas, letters from his stepsister have kept him sane. Now he's returned home a hero, eager to match a face to the words, never expecting to be attracted to the girl. Ferociously. Urgently. Dangerously. Lula is off limits, but for the first time in Vale's life, he is breaking protocol and following the orders of his heart, no matter the consequences...
  • Marriage and Murder by Penny Reid

    Marriage and Murder by Penny Reid

    The Devil is in the details . . . Cletus Byron Winston wishes to marry Jennifer Anne Donner-Sylvester (aka The Banana Cake Queen) posthaste! He’s spent the last year wanting nothing more than for the celebrations to be brief, libations flowing, and BYOB (bring your own blueberries)...
  • Irish Fairy Tales Illustrated by James Stephens, Arthur Rackham

    Irish Fairy Tales Illustrated by James Stephens, Arthur Rackham

    The captivating Irish stories collected in this new edition include both comic tales such as Paddy O'Kelly and the Weasel, and tales of heroes from ancient literature such as How Cormac Mac Art went to Faery. By turns funny, fantastical and mysterious, the stories are matched in liveliness by the original illustrations of John D. Batten...
  • The Lady Has a Past by Amanda Quick

    The Lady Has a Past by Amanda Quick

    Beauty and glamour meet deception and revenge in this electrifying novel by New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick.Investigative apprentice Lyra Brazier, the newest resident of Burning Cove, is unsettled when her boss suddenly goes on a health retreat at an exclusive spa and disappears without another word...
  • The Hate of Loving You by Maya Hughes

    The Hate of Loving You by Maya Hughes

    Six years ago, in the dead of night, I woke up to a cold bed and an even colder future without her. I would’ve followed her anywhere and she left. I thought I’d moved on and left all she meant to me behind. But a first love is never easy to forget. Even harder when I once felt our love is inevitable--inescapable. And I’ve been proven right once again...
  • Bright Midnight: A Second-Chance Romance by Karina Halle

    Bright Midnight: A Second-Chance Romance by Karina Halle

    From the New York Times bestselling author of Where Sea Meets Sky and Racing the Sun comes a wildly romantic STANDALONE about a young American abroad in Norway who runs into the man who broke her heart eight years ago...
  • The Rock: A DCI Ryan Mystery by L.J. Ross

    The Rock: A DCI Ryan Mystery by L.J. Ross

    When a fishing boat is wrecked off the treacherous North Sea coast and the body of a young woman washes up on the beach beside the iconic ‘Marsden Rock’, DCI Ryan cannot ignore the call to duty.With one already dead and more human cargo missing from the wreckage, Ryan and his team race to find the remaining souls — before it’s too late, and their investigation turns to murder...
  • The Stud by Barbara Delinsky

    The Stud by Barbara Delinsky

    She had something to ask of Spencer Smith. A favor of sorts. A proposition of sorts. A personal, very personal request. An unusual one, for sure. Jenna McCue wants a baby. Not something that the president of a large chain of successful department stores is used to asking for - and certainly not from her best friend's older brother...
  • Toxic Creek by K.C. Kean

    Toxic Creek by K.C. Kean

    “It’s so nice when toxic people stop talking to you. It’s like the trash took itself out.”I had everything I ever wanted, until my life was flipped upside down. Now, I’m suddenly being forced to live in my parent’s hometown, with complete strangers. Like my heart isn’t broken enough. Could I fall any further?Yes. Yes, I could.Why might that be?The Allstars...
  • The Rise of Fortune and Fury by Sawyer Bennett

    The Rise of Fortune and Fury by Sawyer Bennett

    It’s time to meet my destiny. Kymaris has everything she needs to bring down the veil between Earth and the Underworld. If she’s successful in completing the ritual, Earth will be darkened by evil. Demons will swarm our lands and the human race will be decimated.It’s up to me to stop her. My fate is to thwart the prophecy, but I’m not sure what to do...
  • Love in Lockdown: They’re falling in love, but they’ve never met. A feel-good, uplifting romance book to curl up with by Fiona Woodifield, Chloe James

    Love in Lockdown: They’re falling in love, but they’ve never met. A feel-good, uplifting romance book to curl up with by Fiona Woodifield, Chloe James

    A joyful love story set against the backdrop of lockdown – perfect for fans of The FlatshareDo you believe in love before first sight?Lockdown is putting Sophia’s life on pause – just as she planned to put herself out there and meet someone. When the first clap for the keyworkers rings out around her courtyard, she’s moved to tears for all kinds of reasons...
  • The Heartbreaker by Claire Contreras

    The Heartbreaker by Claire Contreras

    They say you never forget your first.Jagger Cruz, the popular, gorgeous, athletic, heartbreaker, was my introduction to college flings.Over the years, I’ve tried to pay no attention to every wicked rumor I heard about him, even though deep down I knew they weren’t just rumors. Unable to face the consequences of what we’d done, if we were ever in close quarters, I ran in the other direction...
  • Malice by Coralee June

    Malice by Coralee June

    There are three rules for being best friends with a mafia princess:1. Don't ask any personal questions.2. Don't show up at her house unannounced.3. Don't ever, ever let anyone know you're friends.For three years, I followed the rules. Vicky and I met once a week at the diner where I worked. I was her slice of normalcy, she was the one person I could confide in...
  • The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

    The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

    At the end of the nineteenth century, three revolutionary women fight for freedom in New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton’s captivating new novel inspired by real-life events and the true story of a legendary Cuban woman–Evangelina Cisneros–who changed the course of history.A feud rages in Gilded Age New York City between newspaper tycoons William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer...
  • Rising Moon by Linsey Hall

    Rising Moon by Linsey Hall

    For centuries, my kind was thought to be extinct. We aren't, but I'm the only one. I was chosen for reasons that I don't understand, but I'm going to have to prove myself worthy when madness overtakes my species. It's up to me to save them, and I'm going to need Lachlan's help. I still can't allow myself to fall for the Alpha werewolf who is my mate, but that's not stopping me...
  • The Offer by Becca Steele

    The Offer by Becca Steele

    One offer. A few fake dates. What could possibly go wrong?All I have to do is pose as the girlfriend of London Hawks player Jake Savage. The bad boy of rugby, he has a reputation both on and off the pitch.Neither of us are interested in a relationship, so our arrangement is perfect. We just have to go on a few dates and pretend to be into each other while we’re photographed for the tabloids...
  • Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton

    Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton

    For fans of Close Enough to Touch and Me Before You comes a poignant and moving novel about two patients who fall in love as they recover from traumatic injuries in the same hospital ward…all without seeing each other.Alice Gunnersley and Alfie Mack sleep just a few feet apart from one another. They talk for hours every day. And they’ve never seen each other face-to-face...
  • To Save a King by Rachel Hauck

    To Save a King by Rachel Hauck

    A modern-day fairy tale of hope and rescue from NYT bestselling author Rachel HauckAfter growing up in small-town Hearts Bend, Tennessee, Gemma Stone set off to Hollywood to make her mark in the world.But her ambition turned into a journey of a “thousand” bad decisions and after twelve years of seeking fame and fortune, Gemma returns home with a limp and a dark secret...
  • The Forgotten Orphan by Glynis Peters

    The Forgotten Orphan by Glynis Peters

    From the internationally bestselling author of The Secret OrphanA world at warA secret from her pastA chance to be together…A moving and compelling historical novel about love, second chances and resilience in the darkest of times...
  • Spring Fling by Laurelin Paige, Kayti McGee

    Spring Fling by Laurelin Paige, Kayti McGee

    They say the best way to get over one man is to get under another one… and another. And another.I’m on the wrong side of my quarter-life crisis. Dead-end job, lease ending, and single af. It’s made all the harder by knowing exactly who the perfect man for me is: my super hot, incredibly kind, and extremely taken friend Austin...
  • The Blind Date by Lauren Landish

    The Blind Date by Lauren Landish

    A Blind Date? It could be a match made in heaven. Or a total disaster.I’m Riley Watson, bringing a dash of sunshine here and a drop of positivity there. That’s how I live my life, focusing on the good that’s all around us if we look for it. There’s just one thing missing—Mr. Right.So I agree to try a new dating app and find my perfect match. The catch? No pictures.Fun times..
  • Maybe We Will by Melissa Foster

    Maybe We Will by Melissa Foster

    From Melissa Foster, the New York Times bestselling author of She Loves Me, comes a sexy and heart-warming novel about finding love—and family—where you least expect it...
  • The Cowboy and the Girl Next Door:  Wyle Away Ranch Book 1 by Janette Rallison

    The Cowboy and the Girl Next Door: Wyle Away Ranch Book 1 by Janette Rallison

    She won't lose the ranch without a fight, even if it means fighting him. Kate Benton has wanted nothing to do with ranchers since she was fifteen and too-hot-for-his-own-good Landon Wyle caught her kissing his little brother during a cattle drive. Yep, that event pretty much put an end to a lot of things, like her dignity...
  • Alpha Unhinged by Olivia T. Turner

    Alpha Unhinged by Olivia T. Turner

    They call me the hot headed brother.Mean. Fierce. Disgruntled. Prick.It’s easy for them to judge.They’re not the only one on the ranch left without their mate.They’re not tormented by a furious Kodiak bear.With the heat barreling down on us from our past,They need a vicious bastard like me...
  • The Dark Elite: Complete Series Box Set by Eva Ashwood

    The Dark Elite: Complete Series Box Set by Eva Ashwood

    This set contains all three books in the bestselling Dark Elite series. Dive into a world of violence, obsession, heart-twisting angst, and dangerous romance. Complete trilogy with a HEA!They say the devil goes by many names, and I know four of them:Ciro, Hale, Zaid, and Lucas.My father was once a powerful player in the Chicago underground, but six years ago, he left that life behind...
  • The Rebel  by Sophie Lark

    The Rebel by Sophie Lark

    I Want The One Girl I Can’t Have...Zoe Romera is trapped in a marriage contract with the most sadistic psychopath at Kingmakers.She couldn’t be more off-limits. Stealing her from Rocco Prince would break the most ironclad rules of the mafia world.But I have to have her. She’s my soulmate. I want her, or no one at all.I’ll do anything to save her. Rocco will do anything to destroy her...
  • Marked: Warfare and Sin City by Sylvia Day

    Marked: Warfare and Sin City by Sylvia Day

    EVE OF WARFARELycans, vampires, and cherubs... oh my.All Evangeline Hollis wants is to stay out of trouble long enough to lose the Mark of Cain, which drafted her into hunting demons for God. A former agnostic, she's still recovering from being the latest point of contention between the two men in her life--Cain and Abel...
  • His Everything: A Friends-to-Lovers Romance by Jenika Snow

    His Everything: A Friends-to-Lovers Romance by Jenika Snow

    Ace Renaldo and Lauren Dunn have known each other since high school, and she’s loved him for longer than she’d ever admit. But the darkness that Ace has in his life has changed the boy she once knew.
He’s harder, damaged. Scarred. And she doesn’t know if any amount of love could penetrate the thick wall he’s built around himself and his heart.
To block the pain in his life, Ace fought...
  • Hot-Bites: Volume One by Jenika Snow, Jordan Marie

    Hot-Bites: Volume One by Jenika Snow, Jordan Marie

    Volume One includes the first five books in the bestselling Hot-Bites series.Book 1: Bought and Pair ForHe wanted my body.He wanted to own me.I just wanted to be his.Book 2: Ride My BeardI’m all wrong for her, but too damn stupid and hard up to stay away. She can run, but I’ll follow.By the time it’s all said and done she’ll be riding my beard...
  • Love and Decay: Revolution, Episode Twelve by Rachel Higginson

    Love and Decay: Revolution, Episode Twelve by Rachel Higginson

    It’s not easy being a badass Zombie killer, but somebody’s got to do it.Page Parker has infiltrated The Colony—although not in the way she’d hoped. Matthias Allen’s prisoner and bargaining chip for peace with the Underground, Page is locked away in his extravagant home, hoping her submission will keep Miller safe...
  • The Merchant of Death by Lisa Henry, J.A. Rock

    The Merchant of Death by Lisa Henry, J.A. Rock

    All's fair in love and war. There's something rotten in the state of Indiana. When con man Henry Page takes it upon himself to investigate the death of an elderly patient at a care facility, he does so in true Shakespearean tradition: dressed as a girl. FBI Agent Ryan "Mac" McGuinness has more to worry about than Henry's latest crazy idea...
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