Romance Thrillers You Should Read

In these books, there is danger, excitement, death, mystery and above all love and passion. These books piece together the thrilling stories of murder and escape alongside the greatest struggle of all, dealing with the affairs of the heart.

 Naked in Death 

By J.D. Robb

This is the first novel in the In Death series, published in 1995 by author J.D. Robb. This story follows the exciting life of danger lead by Eve Dallas, a New York police lieutenant. Her current case has her on thru hunt for a ruthless killer. After ten years on thru force she thought she had seen it all but she is going to have to rely on her instincts to get out of this case alive. This is not a time to make brash decisions and yet … an Irish billionaire captures her interest and her passion, unfortunately he is also the lead suspect. But she might just be willing to risk it all.

Mr. Perfect

By Linda Howard

What would make the perfect man? Jaine and her friends laugh and get creative pondering over this question. But a simple joke quickly spreads throughout their office. While it seems like harmless fun, the game quickly turns sinister when one of Jaine’s friends is murdered. Turning for help from her unpredictable police detective neighbour, Jaine must try and unmask the killer before she and the rest of her friends are killed. This book was written by Linda Howard in 2000.

Don’t Tell

By Karen Rose

Published in 2003 by author Karen Rose, this first book in the Romantic Suspense series is dark, exciting and full of danger. Mary Winters takes a desperate step to save herself and her child from her abusive cop husband, she fakes their deaths. With the new identity of Caroline Stewart, the can finally be safe. In her new life, she is even able to find love again in Max Hunter. But this peace is more fragile than Mary thought. Just when true happiness seemed within reach Mary is tracked down by her husband.

For You

By Kristen Ashley

High school sweethearts Alexander Colton and February Owens seemed to be destined for each other, and everyone in town thought so. But February broke his heart and even when he did everything to save her from the abusive man she chose over him, she still turns her back on him and leaves town. Now its 15 years later and she has come home. When the people around her begin to get brutally murdered, Lieutenant Alexander Colton will do everything he can to catch the murderer and save February, all the while battling their attraction for each other. Written by Kristen Ashley, this book was published in 2011.

 Spellbound in His Arms 

By Angel Sefer

Reporter Jackie Alexander has become tangled up in a dangerous story. On the island of Corfu in Greece there is a grand mason but the heirs are being killed off one by one. Jackie cousin Aphrodite is next on the list. Jackie is forced to work with Detective Michael Apostolou but she doesn’t trust him, he seems to have his own motivation for investigating the case. Throughout the case, their attraction for each other grows but when Jackie is kidnapped Michael will have to choose between his secret mission and the girl of his dreams. Published in 2013 this book is by Angel Sefer.


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.