The Six Romantic Suspense Novels You Should Be Reading

by Karen Green

Love, lies, desire and deception are the hallmarks of the romantic suspense genre, where plotlines are unpredictable, narrators are unreliable and the books are unputdownable.

From the dangerous lair of a kidnapper’s prison to the shocking dissolution of one woman’s idea of a perfect marriage, these stories will keep you on the edge of your seat, guessing the outcome to the very last page, all the while dangling hints of mystery and sparks of passion that will ignite every reader’s imagination.

So we won’t keep you in suspense any longer—these are the newest, most exciting romantic thrillers you should be reading.

 

Law and Disorder (The Finnegan Connection) by Heather Graham

Graham’s latest page-turner features a kidnapping in the Florida Everglades, a captured woman determined to survive and a villain who may not be exactly what he seems. Kody Cameron wants to trust the man holding her captive, but it’s a risk to see how far either of them might go.

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Mountain Witness (Tennessee SWAT) by Lena Diaz

Tennessee detective Chris Downing must unravel a complicated mystery when he comes to the aid of his beautiful, reclusive neighbor late one night. After Downing kills the man attacking her, he must find out: Is the attacker the man his neighbor says he is…and is she the woman she says she is?

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The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle

Iris and Will’s perfect marriage ends when Will is killed in a plane crash—but the idea of their perfect marriage ends when Iris discovers that Will was supposed to be on a different plane, to a different destination. As she wades through her grief, Iris must decide how much of the truth she actually wants to discover.

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The Killer You Know by Kimberly Van Meter

A shocking murder in his hometown compels FBI agent Silas Kelly to return to the place his own brother was killed twenty years earlier. Can Kelly find a link and solve both murders? And will reporter Quinn Jackson prove to be a help or a beautiful hindrance to the investigation?

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Presumed Dead by Angela Ruth Strong

After being framed for a failed military operation, everybody thinks Preston Tyler is dead. But he’ll have to blow his own cover earlier than he planned when someone tries to kill the woman he once loved. In order to survive, they must escape to the wilderness of Lake Tahoe, but can they save themselves, or their future?

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Lucia in Love by Heather Graham

This rereleased classic features Lucia Lorenzo, a woman who must put up with her unpredictable family, an unexpected, though not entirely unpleasing, reunion with an ex and an entirely unpleasant ordeal with a stalker. Why Lucia, and why now?

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Any favorite new romantic suspense titles we left out? What’s on your shelf? Let us know in the comments!

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