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Best Romance Mystery Books You Must Read

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

1. The Lake House Secret: A Jenessa Jones Mystery, Book 1 (Volume 1) (2014)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must Read Home is the last place reporter Jenessa Jones wants to be. It's been 12 years since the journalist's father sent her away, and the only thing that could bring her back was the man's funeral. Assigned to cover a local discovery of human remains near a frighteningly familiar lake house, she's shocked when Logan, her high school love, is named the prime suspect… Despite her better judgment, Jenessa digs deeper to clear Logan's name. But when she discovers an old friend named Michael has matured into an arrestingly…
Author(s): Debra Burroughs

2. The Square of Revenge: An Inspector Van In Mystery (2014)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadAn ancient family name hides sinister secrets of love and betrayal, riches and revenge in Pieter Aspe’s tantalizing English-language debut. The beautiful medieval architecture of Bruges belies the dark longings of her residents. When the wealthy and powerful Ludovic Degroof’s jewelry store is broken into, nothing is stolen, but the jewels have been dissolved in jars of acid so strong it can even melt gold. In the empty safe is a scrap of paper on which a strange square has been drawn. But when Degroof’s offspring also receive letters with this same square, Inspector Pieter Van In and the beautiful new DA Hannelore…
Author(s): Pieter Aspe

3. Cut and Run (2018)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadTrauma 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

4. Vienna Waltz (Malcom & Suzanne Rannoch Historical Mysteries) (2011)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadNothing is fair in love and war. . .Europe’s elite have gathered at the glittering Congress of Vienna–princes, ambassadors, the Russian tsar–all negotiating the fate of the continent by day and pursuing pleasure by night. Until Princess Tatiana, the most beautiful and talked about woman in Vienna, is found murdered during an ill-timed rendezvous with three of her most powerful conquests. . .Suzanne Rannoch has tried to ignore rumors that her new husband, Malcolm, has also been tempted by Tatiana. As a protégé of France’s Prince…
Author(s): Teresa Grant

5. The Committed Warrior: Navy SEAL Romance (Steele Family Romance) (2019)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadA free spirit happy to wander, a warrior destined to protect, and the devious woman who could destroy them both.Gunner Steele is hired to protect the daughter of a famous actress and assumes she’ll be as much of a diva as her mother. Lily Jewel proves him wrong time and again and he finds himself drawn to the feisty, independent, and yet innocent woman. When her mother’s stalker catches up with them and the truth spills out, can Gunner regain the carefree relationship they’d been developing, as well as her trust?Lily Jewel told her mother off…
Author(s): Cami Checketts

6. The Last Move (2017)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadCatching monsters helps FBI agent Kate Hayden keep her nightmares at bay. Now an urgent call brings her back to San Antonio, the scene of her violent past. A brutal new murder shows hallmarks of a serial killer nicknamed the Samaritan. Tricky part is, Kate already caught him.Either Kate made a deadly error, or she’s got a copycat on her hands. Paired with homicide detective Theo Mazur, she quickly realizes this murder is more twisted than it first appeared. Then a second body is found, the mode of death identical to a different case that Kate thought she’d put behind her.Now Kate and Detective Mazur aren’t just…
Author(s): Mary Burton

7. The Vanished Bride of Northfield House (2018)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadEngland, 1922. Times are hard. Anne Chatham is a clever, modest young woman with little money, no prospects for marriage, and a never-shared secret—she can see spirits. Anne finds employment as a typist at Northfield House, the grand country manor of the Wellington family. Her employer, the wheelchair-bound Mr. Wellington, is kindly. His haughty wife is not. He has two handsome sons, the wry and dashing Thomas and the dark and somber Owen. Anne feels sure her prayers have been heard. Until the terrifying night she stumbles upon a tortured spirit roaming the dark halls of Northfield, a spirit that only…
Author(s): Phyllis M. Newman

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

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadWhen 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…
Author(s): Angie Fox

9. The Stationmaster’s Cottage (River’s End) (2017)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadThomas is the poor son of a stationmaster, expected to follow in his father's footsteps. Martha, on the other hand, is the daughter of wealthy landowners. From such different backgrounds, this once in a lifetime love captures    the imagination of the small town.But not everyone wants them together. A plot to destroy this love unfolds on the night of their engagement party… After losing both parents, Christie was raised by her cold, bitter grandmother in Melbourne and leaves home the minute she can. Although she finds success in her career, and has been engaged for two years, Christie yearns for more.    For a family.Gran's…
Author(s): Phillipa Nefri Clark

10. THE COUNTRY INN MYSTERY an absolutely gripping whodunit full of twists (2019)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadThese charming mysteries will have you scratching your head to work out who the murderer is. THIS IS A BRAND NEW, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED FAITH MARTIN BOOK. is working at The Spindlewood Inn for the weekend. It’s hosting a Regency Extravaganza, involving historical costume, amateur dramatics and food.Leading actress of the amateur dramatic society and there’s suddenly a murder to investigate. The performers weren’t a happy troupe, and Jenny discovers a simmering romantic tension. Jenny Starling is going to need all her wits to crack this complex case.This is the seventh in a series of…

11. An Affair to Dismember (Matchmaker Mysteries) (Volume 1) (2017)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must Read“Fans of laugh-out-loud romantic suspense will enjoy this new author as she joins the ranks of Janet Evanovich, Katie MacAllister, and Jennifer Crusie.”—Booklist, on An Affair to Dismember*“Elise Sax will win your heart.”—New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis*Three months has been Gladie Burger’s limit when it comes to staying in one place. That’s why Gladie is more than a little skeptical when her Grandma Zelda—who is more than a little psychic– recruits her into the family’s matchmaking business in the quaint small town of Cannes, California. What’s more, Gladie is also…
Author(s): Elise Sax

12. Forgotten Secrets (Singing River) (2016)

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadAt 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. Thayne’s sister, Cheyenne, has been…
Author(s): Robin Perini

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

 Best Romance Mystery Books You Must ReadAs 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

Best Romance Mystery Books You Must Read

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 romance mystery 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.

Investigating Fascism Crime, Mystery, And The Fascist Ventennio In The Historical Novel

Author(s): Angelo Castagnino
Publisher: Peter Lang/International Academic Publishers, Year: 2017, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2525252

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 definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to USA Today, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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