5 Cool Books to Guarantee a Suspense-Filled Winter

by Karen Green

Romantic suspense is a category that defies convention. From dark and thrilling mysteries that offer twists and turns to inspirational stories about secrets and confessions, the plots may be different but the slow-building tension and surprising resolutions link the stories in this genre together.

These five intrigue-filled titles cover the broad spectrum of suspense styles but they each deliver a reading experience that will keep you hooked and keep you guessing until the very last page.

We won’t leave you in suspense: these are the thrilling romances you should be reading this winter.

Safety Breach (Longview Ridge Ranch) by Delores Fossen

Safety Breach by Delores Fossen

On the opposite end of the spectrum we have this thriller that delivers fast-paced action, danger and twists with every turn of the page—and still manages to find room in the story for a tension-building, hot romance.

In the first of this series, we meet Sheriff Kellan Slater and Gemma Hanson as they try to outsmart a serial killer that seems to be only steps away.

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Evidence of Attraction (Bachelor Bodyguards) by Lisa Childs

Evidence of Attraction by Lisa Childs

If you enjoy the more scientific aspects of criminology, the forensic details in this story will only add to the excitement and suspense. Branching out from the lawmaker’s perspective, the expert in this romance is someone well versed in what it takes to solve a crime.

The problem is that evidence technicians are used to investigating crimes—not becoming a killer’s next target.

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Christmas Witness Pursuit by Lisa Harris

Christmas Witness Pursuit by Lisa Harris

There’s a killer on the loose and a killer storm on the way. Can Deputy Griffin O’Callaghan keep his star witness safe from both?

This intriguing story, blending romance, suspense and inspiration is the perfect read for a cold winter’s night but make sure you have nowhere to be in the morning—you’ll be staying up late to finish this one.

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Family Under Fire (Colton 911) by Jane Godman

Colton 911: Family Under Fire by Jane Godman

This second-chance romance features the crime-fighting Coltons, as alpha protagonist and FBI agent Everett Colton works to protect an orphaned baby—as well as the ex he never thought he’d see again—all while chasing down the child’s killers.

A fast-paced family saga with plenty of surprises awaits.

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Amish Christmas Hideaway by Lenora Worth

Amish Christmas Hideaway by Lenora Worth

This seasonal suspense title will thrill readers of Amish romance as a woman must retreat to an Amish community to escape danger.

The man she loves accompanies her, but will their stay in the secluded rural town offer them a safe haven as well as a chance to change their lives?

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