6 Beachy Romances for When You Can’t Beat the Heat
by Karen Green
Summer may be winding down, but the heat is still on with these dreamy reads. Set in lush and lovely locales, it’s hard to imagine a more fitting place for finding love than in the pages of a romance novel.
Surf, sun, sand and sunsets are the ideal ingredients for a beach romance, so don’t pack away that beach bag just yet—these six books each have the perfect recipe for some end-of-summer loving.
Mine at Midnight (Tropical Destiny) by Jamie Pope
After her plans for a storybook wedding are derailed by a shocking discovery days before the big event, Ava Bradley retreats to a tranquil beach cottage. Days of intense soul-searching turn into nights of passionate yearning when she clashes with her infuriatingly arrogant and incredibly sexy Hideaway Island neighbor. Derek Patrick is tempting her, not just as a lover but as a soul mate, and it’s a connection unlike anything she’s ever experienced before.
The Billionaire of Coral Bay (Romantic Getaways) by Nikki Logan
For Mila, Coral Bay’s coast is more than just paradise, it’s a safe haven, until gorgeous visitor Richard Grundy arrives—sending her senses into overdrive! Secret billionaire Rich has come to the Bay looking for business opportunities, not romance. This single-minded tycoon prides himself on making decisions with his head, until he’s captivated by gentle, exotic Mila! Now he has his toughest job yet…persuading Mila he has good intentions: to make her Coral Bay’s newest bride!
Shelter in the Tropics by Cara Lockwood
After a year of searching, ex-marine turned private eye Tack Reeves has finally located Cate Allen. She’s traded in her high heels for flip-flops but Tack would recognize the stunning beauty anywhere. He just needs proof. Posing as a tourist at her Caribbean resort is the perfect cover. Except that the closer Tack gets to Cate, the less his case makes sense…and their intense attraction is only fueling the confusion. When he learns that the mom and her four-year-old son are hiding from her abusive ex, he vows to protect them. But Cate may not let him when she learns why he’s on the island.
A Miami Affair (Millionaire Moguls) by Sherelle Green
Corporate raider Joshua DeLong is at the top of Miami’s list of most eligible bachelors, and happy to stay there. Always playing to win in the boardroom and the bedroom, he intends to shake up the refined Millionaire Moguls. Josh has big plans for their next benefit—especially once he meets the charity’s beautiful, buttoned-up PR director, Becca Wright. Although Becca isn’t looking for a bad boy with big bucks, she needs to convince Josh to support her foundation. That means visiting his yacht and accompanying the sexy tycoon to glitzy events. Suddenly Becca’s letting her hair—and her guard—down.
Bound to Her Greek Billionaire (The Billionaire’s Club) by Rebecca Winters
When Lys Theron inherits a hotel in Crete, her life is changed forever. Especially as she has to share ownership with gorgeous Greek billionaire Takis Manolis. Instantly attracted to stunning Lys, Takis can see only one way to protect both his family and his reputation—make her his temporary fiancée. But the more time he spends with her, the more Takis knows he’s living a lie. He’s falling for her—hard. Can he persuade Lys that their temporary engagement should be more permanent?
Love in Logan Beach (House of Thorn) by Shirley Hailstock
The storm that devastated the town of Logan Beach also ravaged everything Rosanna Turner once knew. First she lost her childhood home. Then the Thorn family bought out the store where she comfortably worked for most of her adulthood. Rosanna isn’t thrilled when eldest sibling David Thorn arrives in town, seeking her input before the grand reopening. Just like a Thorn, the man doesn’t play fair. He’s too charming, too gorgeous to resist…until she uncovers his secret agenda.
Did you head to the beach this summer? Which book would you like to read in the sand? Let us know in the comments!