Gripping Romantic Mystery Books

These books hold within them both terrifying mysteries, where a slight mistake can mean death for you and those around you, and the equally dangerous game of love, where trust and attraction often find themselves opposed. These novels, written between 2000 and 2011, are by some of the best writers in the genre. Full of excitement, danger and hot passionate love, these books are must read.

Heartbreaker by Julie Garwood

Father Thomas Madden is pulled into a sick game when a madman tauntingly confesses that he plans to commit murder, and his victim is to be Tom’s sister Laurant. Filled with fear Tom calls his best friend Elite FBI agent Nick Buchanan. While working to protect Laurant, she and Nick become closer than ever. But the more their attraction grows, the more danger the face. One false step could get them all killed. Written in 2000 by author Julie Garwood.



Something About You by Julie James

Female Assistant U.S. Attorney Cameron Lynde is having a bad day. Out of all the rooms rented by adulteress politicians, Cameron had to pick the room next to 1308, the place where hot sex turns to death. And to top it all off, the FBI agent assigned to the case is Special Agent Jack Pallas, a man who still holds a grudge against Cameron because of a botched crackdown a few years before, one that nearly ruined his career. Now the pair will have to work together if they want to solve the case, putting aside their annoyance and sexual tension, if they can. Written in 2010 by Julie James.

Lethal by Sandra Brown

When Honor Gillette’s 4-year-old daughter tells her, there is a sick man in their yard, Honor immediately rushes out to help. When she approaches the man, she realizes he is Lee Coburn, a man recently accused of murdering 7 people. He tells her no harm will come to her or her daughter as long as she does everything he asks. With no other choice, she accepts his offer. He soon tells her that her husband possessed something he wants and he has come to find it. Completely baffled by her deceased husband’s secrets she begins losing trust in everyone around her. Honor and Lee end up having to run from the law and she quickly realizes that even those sworn to protect her may be hiding dark secrets.

Prey by Linda Howard

Angie Powell and Dare Callahan have a three-year-old rival, or rather Dare has asked Angie out twice, and they both run competing hunting businesses. When Angie is forced to close her anger at Dare is only strengthened. As a last job, she takes a client and his guest bear hunting. Things go terribly wrong when she becomes witness to a cold-blooded murder. Before she is shot, a bear comes crashing through, giving her time to run. Dare is camping nearby and rushes to her aid. Now both must deal with their feelings while surviving together in the woods while being stalked by a ferocious bear and a desperate murderer. Written by renowned author Linda Howard in 2011.

No Turning Back by Tiffany Snow

Kathleen Taylor had a vision for her life with goals to strive for, she moves to Indianapolis to start making her dreams come true. Unfortunately, things do not go to plan. She becomes a runner for a high-powered law firm but has to also work as a bartender to pay the bills. Life gets more awkward when she face plants in her cute boss’s lap. The only plus in her life is her new friend Sheila. IN the middle of the night Kathleen hears fighting from Sheila’s apartment when she goes to check on her, she finds her dead body. While at first, her abusive ex is to blame a darker plot begins to unfold around Kathleen. Written in 2011 by Tiffany Snow.


About the Author

My name is Emerson Rose Craig. I am a creative writing student and aspiring novelist. I love fantasy, historical literature, sci-fi and classic literature but will read whatever I can get my hands on. I also write in all of these genres and more for inspiration does not limit itself and neither will I. If you ask me what my favorite book is I will not answer because picking a favorite book is, to me, like picking a favorite star.