Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021



Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Romantic Suspense. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Verity


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

A thrilling, instant bestseller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author.  Lowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin when she accepts the job offer of a lifetime. Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish.  Lowen arrives at the Crawford home, ready to sort through years of Verity's notes and outlines, hoping to find enough material to get her started. What Lowen doesn't expect to uncover in the chaotic office is an unfinished autobiography Verity never intended for anyone to read. Page after page of bone-chilling admissions, including Verity's recollection of the night their family was forever altered.  She decides to keep the manuscript hidden from Jeremy, knowing its contents would devastate the already grieving father. But as Lowen's feelings for Jeremy begin to intensify, she recognizes all the ways she could benefit if he were to read his wife's words. After all, no matter how devoted Jeremy is to his injured wife, a truth this horrifying would make it impossible for him to continue to love her.  Due to extremely mature content, this book is recommended for readers 18+. Sensitive topics that may be triggering to some readers include graphic death/murder, child abuse, graphic sex

  • Author: Colleen Hoover
  • Publisher: Hoover Ink, Inc. (December 7, 2018)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Romance

                 

2. Chasing the Storm (Stealth Ops Book 10)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

From Wall Street Journal bestselling author Brittney Sahin comes a sizzling new romantic suspense. Cold one minute. Hot the next. She gives him whiplash, and he’s either going to ditch his duties . . . or make her his. She was only supposed to be a quick assignment for Dalton “Finn” Finnegan—bodyguard for the sister of a friend, kind of gig. As the only single guy on Echo Team, an elite unit of off-the-books Navy SEALs, Finn’s certain his teammates are hoping to play matchmaker between him and the headstrong and gorgeous brunette. Julia Maddox, a millionaire businesswoman with a passion for helping veterans, doesn’t want protection or love. But when she starts receiving threats from an unknown source, her brother calls in a favor. The last thing she needs is a sexy six-foot-tall roadblock standing in her way as she’s desperate to atone for her past and help save a friend. And yet, her ice-cold attitude toward Finn slowly melts and things between them start to heat up when they find themselves halfway across the world on a wild adventure neither saw coming. But despite their sizzling chemistry, Finn’s as reluctant to fall for Julia as she is for him, and he’s all too familiar with guilt. As they travel from Egypt and on to Dubai, they learn they’re mixed up in something much more dangerous than either imagined, and Finn is forced to conquer his own demons or risk losing the girl. Will they be able to shelter their hearts while they weather the storm, or is one bound to get broken? Chasing the Storm is a full-length standalone romance military novel with no cliffhanger and a happily-ever-after.

  • Author: Brittney Sahin
  • Publisher: Emko Media, LLC (July 29, 2021)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Romance

                 

3. Layla


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

A Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover comes a novel that explores life after tragedy and the enduring spirit of love. When Leeds meets Layla, he’s convinced he’ll spend the rest of his life with her—until an unexpected attack leaves Layla fighting for her life. After weeks in the hospital, Layla recovers physically, but the emotional and mental scarring has altered the woman Leeds fell in love with. In order to put their relationship back on track, Leeds whisks Layla away to the bed-and-breakfast where they first met. Once they arrive, Layla’s behavior takes a bizarre turn. And that’s just one of many inexplicable occurrences. Feeling distant from Layla, Leeds soon finds solace in Willow—another guest of the B&B with whom he forms a connection through their shared concerns. As his curiosity for Willow grows, his decision to help her find answers puts him in direct conflict with Layla’s well-being. Leeds soon realizes he has to make a choice because he can’t help both of them. But if he makes the wrong choice, it could be detrimental for all of them.

  • Author: Colleen Hoover
  • Publisher: Montlake (December 8, 2020)
  • Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction

                 

4. The Spy (Kingmakers)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

I’ve waited three long years for this… Hiding. Lying. Spying. Waiting like a spider for her to wander into my web… Now she’s here, and I have to get even closer to her. I’ll help her. Befriend her. Seduce her, even. The only thing I can’t do is fall in love with her. Her father took everything from me: my money, my family, my life. He has to pay for what he’s done. And she’s the only thing that can hurt him… The Lark Notes : I’ve been planting clues and Easter Eggs all the way through the first three Kingmakers books — now it’s time for the secrets to be revealed, and the mysteries to find their conclusions. The moment you finish “The Spy”, you’re going to want to go back and read the whole series all over again! – Sophie “The Spy” is the final installment in the epic dark mafia Kingmakers series. It’s a forbidden romance, full of mystery, betrayal, and an explosive conclusion that will give you the biggest book hangover of your life!

  • Author: Sophie Lark
  • Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers & Suspense

                 

5. Trusting Molly (Silverstone Book 3)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Susan Stoker comes a heart-pounding installment in the Silverstone series about a love-shy ex-military man and a beautiful scientist reeling from a family tragedy. When Mark “Smoke” Chamberlin ventures into the Nigerian jungle with his team of government assassins, his mission is clear: get in, kill the target, and make it out alive. With his extensive military experience, Smoke has no problem heading into dangerous territory. When it comes to love, though, he’s always been a little wary. But then he meets the beautiful, intrepid Molly Smith. Schoolteacher Molly has been trying to outrun a lifetime of bad luck, and now she finds herself kidnapped along with a hundred schoolgirls in the jungle. But when Smoke finds them, Molly thinks her luck might be turning around—until she returns to the US to find her beloved grandparents murdered. Devastated by their deaths and mystified by the turn of events, Molly turns to Smoke for comfort. But as Molly and Smoke grow closer, a different threat emerges…one that will put their relationship to the test and their lives in grave danger.

  • Author: Susan Stoker
  • Publisher: Montlake (July 13, 2021)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Romance

                 



6. The Ravishing: A Billionaire Enemies-to-Lovers Romance


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

From USA Today bestsellers Ava Harrison and Vanessa Fewings comes the lush world of New Orleans filled with twists, turns, deceit and seduction. Anya My father was ruthless. Cold. Calculated. Formidable. Every decision. Every step. Every thought. Every breath he controlled. I never thought anyone could despise him as much as I did. I was wrong. So wrong. There was one person. He wanted revenge. I was the willing pawn. He was dangerous, beautiful, broken, and most of all a way to get back at my father. But there’s one thing I didn’t count on . . . Falling in love. Cassius Stephen Glassman is my sworn enemy. And so, I felt no guilt as I took his most valuable possession. His darling daughter. Anya’s suffering is my new favorite pastime. My promise to kill her one day? Inevitable. She’s mine now. Mine to control. Mine to seduce. Mine to own. Who knew revenge would be this sweet?

  • Author: Ava Harrison
  • Publisher: AH Publishing (July 18, 2021)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Literature & Fiction

                 

7. Den of Vipers


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

Ryder, Garrett, Kenzo, and Diesel—The Vipers. They run this town and everyone in it. Their deals are as sordid as their business, and their reputation is enough to bring a grown man to his knees, forcing him to beg for mercy. They are not people you mess with, yet my dad did. The old man ran up a debt with them and then sold me to cover his losses. Yes, sold me. They own me now. I’m theirs in every sense of the word. But I’ve never been meek and compliant. These men, they look at me with longing. Their scarred, blood-stained hands holding me tight. They want everything I am, everything I have to give, and won’t stop until they get just that. They can own my body, but they will never have my heart. The Vipers? I’m going to make them regret the day they took me. This girl? She bites too. *18+ Reverse Harem Romance. Warning this book contains scenes and references of abuse/assault that some readers may find triggering. Along with graphic sex scenes and violence. This is a dark book*

  • Author: K.A Knight
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Romance

                 

8. No More Words: A Novel


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

From the Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author comes the first book in a trilogy about love, betrayal, and the secrets families keep. Forced to choose between abortion or adoption, Olivia Carson’s younger sister, Lily, runs away from home. Sixteen and pregnant, she never returns. But she writes. Once a year, Lily mails a picture of her son, Josh, to Olivia until his thirteenth year. Then it’s Josh himself who arrives at Olivia’s house, alone, terrified, and in possession of a notarized declaration from Lily. It begins, “In the event I go missing…” Josh has difficulty talking. He can’t read or write, but he’s a prolific artist, exhibiting skill beyond his age. His drawings are as detailed as they are horrific. Olivia soon realizes Josh’s artwork tells a story. There’s more to his arrival and to Lily’s untimely disappearance than it seems. Using the drawings as a road map, Olivia traces Josh’s path back to his mom. Each drawing sheds light on Lily’s past and reveals a darkness that forces Olivia to question everything she thought she knew about her family.

  • Author: Kerry Lonsdale
  • Publisher: Lake Union Publishing (July 6, 2021)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Literature & Fiction

                 

9. Invincibles Boxed Set Books 1-4


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

They’re rugged and powerful intelligence agents With a desire for sexy, feisty women. As one, they’re unstoppable. Together, they’re INVINCIBLE. When security and intelligence is threatened, the partners of the Invincible Intelligence and Security Group come to the rescue. They save lives. They challenge each other. And they protect the strong women they fall for. The men and women of the INVINCIBLES get the job done. In this four-book boxed set, Slade will take you on a global journey of espionage, passion, danger, and desire. As these fearless operatives conquer perilous obstacles, one thing is crystal clear: they’re INVINCIBLE.

  • Author: Heather Slade
  • Publisher: Sparrow Publishing (March 27, 2021)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Romance

                 

10. Vow of Deception: A Dark Marriage Mafia Romance (Deception Trilogy Book 1)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Romantic Suspense - August 2021

★ TOP 30 BESTSELLER IN THE ENTIRE STORE!★ My husband. My Tormentor. The most notorious man in the city offers me a job. Act as his dead wife. Adrian Volkov isn’t the type of person who takes no for an answer. He commands with an iron fist and all his orders are met. When he approaches me with the offer, I have two options. Go to prison or put myself under his wrath. I choose to have a roof over my head. What’s so hard about acting, right? Wrong. The moment I step into his wife’s shoes, everything spirals out of control. My only way of survival is through Adrian. Or is it? This book is part of a trilogy and is not standalone.

  • Author: Rina Kent
  • Publisher: Blackthorn Books, LLC (March 15, 2021)
  • Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Thrillers & Suspense