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Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate Collection

Here is a list of the best Mystery Romance books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Dying for a Date (2010)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionWhen her dating service turns deadly, Laurel must race to find the killer before she becomes the next victim… Not sure if she is looking for Mr. Right, or Mr. Every Other Saturday Night, recently divorced Laurel McKay reluctantly joins THE LOVE CLUB, a matchmaking agency advertised as the safe alternative to on-line dating. After Bachelor one decides he wants her for dessert, Laurel dispatches him with her cell phone. The next day she discovers her drop dead gorgeous date has literally dropped dead. When Bachelor two disappears during dinner, Laurel’s only alibi is a friendly bottle of Dom Perignon. The…
Author(s): Cindy Sample

2. Cut and Run (2018)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionTrauma victims are not new to medical examiner Faith McIntyre, but this one is different. The unconscious woman clinging to life after a hit and run is FBI agent Macy Crow. What the woman from Quantico was doing in a dark alley after midnight is just one mystery. The other is more unsettling: Macy is Faith’s mirror image—the twin sister she never knew she had.Faith knew that she was adopted, but now she’s finding that her childhood concealed other secrets. Following the trail of clues Macy left behind, Faith and Texas Ranger Mitchell Hayden make a shocking discovery on an isolated country ranch—a burial ground for three women who…
Author(s): Mary Burton

3. The Big Lead: A Stella Reynolds Cozy Mystery (Stella Reynolds Mystery) (Volume 1) (2015)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionStella Reynolds is new to the job, new to the state, and new to making mistakes in front of thousands of people, but that’s exactly what she signs up for when she takes a reporting job in Bozeman, Montana. Being on live TV in a small town has never been so funny, until Stella covers the town’s first murders in years. When the prime suspect’s girlfriend enlists Stella to help clear his name, she uncovers another shocking crime that could expose a handful of powerful insiders. Who is honest, who can’t be trusted, and who committed the murders? Stella is on a tight deadline to find out. Can she free an innocent man, or will the…
Author(s): LibKirsch

4. Say You’re Sorry (Morgan Dane) (2017)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionAfter the devastating loss of her husband in Iraq, Morgan Dane returns to Scarlet Falls, seeking the comfort of her hometown. Now, surrounded by family, she’s finally found peace and a promising career opportunity—until her babysitter is killed and her neighbor asks her to defend his son, Nick, who stands accused of the murder.Tessa was the ultimate girl next door, and the community is outraged by her death. But Morgan has known Nick for years and can’t believe he’s guilty, despite the damning evidence stacked against him. She asks her friend…
Author(s): Melinda Leigh

5. Dog Collar Crime: Misadventures of a Frustrated Mob Princess (A Lucie Rizzo Mystery) (Volume 1) (2013)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionOut of work and down on her luck, Lucie Rizzo is forced to do the one thing she’s long avoided—move home to her nutty, mob-infested family. A move that brings her back into the tempting arms of Frankie Falcone, the ex that never fails to make her heart sit up and beg. When Lucie parlays her temporary dog-walking gig into a career making fancy dog accessories, Frankie becomes her number one supporter. Life starts to look like a walk in the park…until three of her bling-wearing clients are dogjacked. Despite help from the on-again, off-again Mr. Fix-It in her life, Lucie is thrown into an…
Author(s): Adrienne Giordano

6. Someone Else’s Daughter: Book I (A Miranda’s Rights Mystery) (Volume 1) (2015)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionA Miranda’s Rights Mystery – Book IBook I of the popular Miranda’s Rights Mystery series by Linsey Lanier.A woman can never make herself too tough, too strong, or too street smart.THE SEARCHING MOTHERMiranda Steele. Smart-talking, hot pepper-eating loner whose abusive ex-husband stole her baby and gave it up for adoption. She comes to Atlanta to hunt for her daughter.THE PIWade Parker. Wealthy owner of the Parker Investigative Agency and most eligible forty-four-year-old bachelor in Atlanta. He still mourns the death of his socialite wife but must now solve a disturbing…
Author(s): Linsey Lanier

7. TRAIL OF Secrets (Love & Lies in Paradise) (2019)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionWho killed the vivacious Emily McGuire and laid out her body at the water tower? Orderly, rule-abiding Mia McGuire is the least likely person to answer this question. Lately, her life has taken a downward spiral with her sister Emily’s murder, the breakup with her boyfriend, and the loss of her editing position. But when the homicide investigation crawls, Mia can’t stand by doing nothing. She’s convinced the murderer is nearby, watching. She hires the problematic former bad boy Lucas Davis to help her find the truth.After suffering trauma form a shooting on the job, ex-police officer Lucas Davis…
Author(s): Nora LeDuc, Patti Roberts

8. Verity (2018)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionLowen Ashleigh is a struggling writer on the brink of financial ruin. When Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, asks Lowen to complete the remaining books in a contract his permanently injured wife is unable to fulfill, Lowen has no choice but to accept. Lowen arrives at the Crawford home with the intention of only staying one or two nights—long enough to sort through Verity’s chaotic home office to collect all the notes and outlines she’ll need to start writing the first novel. But the more time Lowen spends with Jeremy Crawford, the less of a hurry she is in to leave. While there, Lowen uncovers a…
Author(s): Colleen Hoover

9. Merciless (2018)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionFrom USA Today bestselling author Willow Winters comes a heart-wrenching, edge-of-your-seat gripping, romantic suspense. I should’ve known she would ruin me the moment I saw her. Women like her are made to destroy men like me. I couldn’t resist her though. Given to me to start a war; I was too eager to accept. But I didn’t know what she’d do to me. That she would change everything. She sees through me in a way no one else ever has. Her innocence and vulnerability make me weak for her and I hate it. I know better than to give in to temptation. A ruthless man doesn’t let a soul close to him. A…
Author(s): W. Winters, Willow Winters

10. THE GYPSY WARNED YOU!: A LIGHT HEARTED, SUPERNATURAL, CHICK LIT IN LARGE PRINT (2019)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate Collection“Maybe you’ll be seduced by a hot blooded gondolier with a sexy curling moustache, and he’ll serenade you with operatic arias as you drift gently under the Bridge of Sighs…”Recently single, Kate Elliot is haunted by dreams of being pursued. Her fears intensify when she visits a tarot reader who warns of death, destruction and deception and tells her to beware of ‘tall, dark and handsome men’. Kate believes that something, or someone, is summoning her to Venice, and against her better judgement she goes, but why does it all seem so familiar? Her search for the truth leads to romance and mystery, but also evokes…
Author(s): Carol Prior

11. Midnight Magic (A Ghost & Abby Mystery) (2017)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionAs the janitor in a haunted house, single mom Abby Jenkins has many contacts with the living and the dead in the small Pacific Northwest town of Sunset Cove, which puts her in a perfect position to solve local mysteries. Or so she thinks. Hired to find diamonds hidden in a haunted manor she gets help from a Viking ghost with existential issues. Will she survive? This book contains bad-boy ghosts, mischievous magic, and a woman who knows what she wants in a Viking hayloft….
Author(s): Jo-Ann Carson

12. Forgotten Secrets (Singing River) (2016)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionAt age ten, Riley Lambert watched helplessly as her sister was abducted from her bedroom. Fifteen years later, she’s channeled the pain of her past into a career as an FBI profiler. Riley devotes her life to bringing violent criminals to justice…and secretly uses government resources to search for her sister, who was never found.When Riley gets a call from the only man who’s ever swept her off her feet with a killer two-step and dangerous smile—ex-Navy SEAL Thayne Blackwood of Singing River, Wyoming—it stirs up dark memories….
Author(s): Robin Perini

13. Moonshine & Murder: Moonshine Hollow #1 (2019)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionZoey Mathers had everything going for her until one night she lost her biggest client, her job, and her reputation. Leaving her life up to fate, Zoey closed her eyes and pointed. She would serve out her career exile in the small mountain town of Moonshine Hollow where moonshine flowed as freely as a mountain stream.Giving up the law to become a baker in Moonshine Hollow turned out to be the best thing Zoey had ever done. She was happy and enjoying life in her new small town. But Zoey should have learned the first time . . . one night can change…
Author(s): Kathleen Brooks

14. Southern Spirits (Southern Ghost Hunter) (Volume 1) (2015)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionWhen out of work graphic designer Verity Long accidentally traps a ghost on her property, she’s saddled with more than a supernatural sidekick—she gains the ability see spirits. It leads to an offer she can’t refuse from the town’s bad boy, the brother of her ex and the last man she should ever partner with.Ellis Wyatt is in possession of a stunning historic property haunted by some of Sugarland Tennessee’s finest former citizens. Only some of them are growing restless—and destructive. He hires Verity to put an end to the disturbances. But soon, Verity learns there’s more to the mysterious estate than floating…
Author(s): Angie Fox

15. Convenient Lies (Hidden Truth) (2016)

Best Mystery Romance Books: The Ultimate CollectionWhat happens when a woman marries her greatest enemy?When investigative journalist Reagan McAdams discovers her new husband Julien is part of a powerful international crime family, she flees Paris with their newborn, returning to her childhood home in Nutfield, New Hampshire. She plans to gather her inheritance, collect her beloved grandmother, and disappear forever. She’ll do whatever it takes to protect her son from his criminal father. But when Reagan arrives home, her heart breaks at the news of her grandmother’s death. Finding her missing inheritance—hidden somewhere on the property—is as impossible as a second…
Author(s): Robin Patchen

So we’ve searched far and wide and compiled a list of the best romance books mysteries we could find, the ones that get hearts racing and brains whirring, from classic murder mysteries with clandestine romance, to cute and comforting cosies, there’s something here for everyone. Mysteries and romances are my two favorite genres. An excellent romance can sweep me away from the existential drudgery of everyday life. A good mystery can keep me guessing and engaged with awesome characters. But only mystery romance novels can engage my mind and emotions. There are basically two Books shelved as mystery-romance: Spellbound in His Arms by Angel Sefer, Naked in Death by J.D. Robb, One for the Money by Janet Evanovich, Angels Fall b Do you like your romance novels with a touch of mystery and suspense, or your crime novels with a hint of romance? Look no further than these 10 books. Have we missed something? Let us know in the comments! 1) Lethal, by Sandra Brown

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some mystery romance books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Pot and How to Use It: The Mystery and Romance of the Rice Cooker

Author(s): Roger Ebert
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, Year: 2010, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1394449

Kitsuné: Japan’s Fox of Mystery, Romance & Humor

Author(s): Kiyoshi Nozaki
Publisher: Hokuseido Press, Year: 1961, Size: 32 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2343626

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really record-breakers according to USA Today, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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