Book List: Criminal Romance

My last book list was romances where the love interest was rich. But what if the love interest was on the other side of the law? Make sure to check the trigger warnings of these!

  • Transcending Darkness by Airicka Phoenix

Genre: Romance

Average Goodreads Rating: 4.11

Juliette Romero had a debt to pay, a debt that wasn’t even hers. But it was the only way to keep her family safe and all she had to do was sell her body and soul to the devil.

Killian McClary wasn’t called the Scarlet Wolf for nothing. He’d been the head of the McClary Organization since he was fifteen and had built a reputation for being a ruthless son of a bitch

She must become his for a year, and they mustn’t fall in love. But when Killian’s enemies threaten her…

  • Hooked by Emily McIntyre

Genre: Fantasy Romance

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.90

James has always had one agenda: destroy his enemy, Peter Michaels. When Peter’s twenty-year-old daughter Wendy shows up in James’s bar, he sees his way in. Seduce the girl and use her for his revenge. It’s the perfect plan, until things in James’s organization begin to crumble. Suddenly, he has to find the traitor in his midst, and his plan for revenge gets murkier as James starts to see Wendy as more than just a pawn in his game.

Wendy has been cloistered away most of her life by her wealthy cold father, but a spontaneous night out with friends turns into an intense and addictive love affair with the dark and brooding James. As much as she knows James is dangerous, Wendy can’t seem to shake her desire for him. But as their relationship grows more heated and she learns more about the world he moves in, she finds herself unsure if she’s falling for the man known as James or the monster known as Hook.

  • A Spy in the Struggle by Aya De Leon

Genre: Mystery

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.54

Since childhood, Yolanda Vance has forged her desire to escape poverty into a laser-like focus that took her through prep school and Harvard Law. So when her prestigious New York law firm is raided by the FBI, Yolanda turns in her corrupt bosses to save her career—and goes to work for the Bureau. Soon she’s sent undercover at Red, Black, and Green—an African-American “extremist” activist group back in her California college town. They claim a biotech corporation fueled by Pentagon funding is exploiting the neighborhood. But Yolanda is determined to put this assignment in her win column, head back to corporate law, and regain her comfortable life…

Until an unexpected romance opens her heart—and a suspicious death opens her eyes. Menacing dark money forces will do anything to bury Yolanda and the movement. Fueled by memories of who she once was—and what once really mattered most—how can she tell those who’ve come to trust her that she’s been spying? As the stakes escalate, and one misstep could cost her life, Yolanda will have to choose between betraying the cause of her people or invoking the wrath of the country’s most powerful law enforcement agency.

  • Velvet Cruelty by Eve Dangerfield

Genre: Romance

Average Goodreads Rating: 4.50

Raised to be a good society wife, the main character is pulled by her desires as four men want her for different reasons.

  • Bound by Honor by Cora Reilly

Genre: Romance

Average Goodreads Rating: 3.88

Aria is a mafia princess and must marry Luca, a monster, to bring peace two mafia families.

By myadventure2017

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