Steamy Romance Releases of May 2020

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I hope everybody is staying safe and healthy during these times. Despite everything, did you have a chance to catch up with your TBR romance list? If not, here are some releases coming up this May to give you some inspiration!

(NOTE: Books, titles, and covers are subject to change!)

May 1

Sweet Cider Sin (Bad Apples) by [Rexi Lake]Candidly Yours: Carnivale Chronicles by [Reese Ryan]Velvet Guild Episode 7 by [Ninya]

  1. A Biker Romance by Jess Winters (bikers)
  2. Candidly Yours (Carnivale Chronicles) by Reese Ryan (African-American)
  3. Daddy’s Marine Buddy by Nina Lee (erotica)
  4. Seduced by a Billionaire by Jill Downey (billionaires)
  5. Sweet Cider Sin by Rexi Lake (erotica)
  6. Velvet Guild (Velvet Guild #7) by Ninya (erotica)

May 4

Jenson (Silver Screen Doms Book 1) by [Meg Harding]Finding Bliss (The Moore Family Book 1) by [Abby Brooks]Can't Fight This Feeling (Indigo Royal Resort Book 1) by [Claire Hastings]

  1. Can’t Fight This Feeling (Indigo Royal Resort #1) by Claire Hastings (contemporary)
  2. The Dark Heart of the Sea (Pirates of the Isles #2) by Celeste Barclay (pirates)
  3. Finding Bliss (The Moore Family #1) by Abby Brooks (contemporary)
  4. Jenson (Silver Screen Doms #1) by Meg Harding (LGTBQ)
  5. One Night Forever by Amy Beckinsale (new adult)
  6. Trust in Love by Linda Kage (fantasy adventure)

May 5

Impossible Rogue (Desert Rogue Collection Book 1) by [Alexandria Ashcroft]The Chocoholic's Guide To Getting It On (The Lust List Book 1) by [Michele Renae]Orc's prize (Wicked Tales Book 1) by [Maisie Lyra]

  1. The Chocoholic’s Guide to Getting it On (The Lust List #1) by Michele Renae (contemporary)
  2. Impossible Rogue (Desert Rogue #1) by Alexandria Ashcroft (cowboys, interracial)
  3. Initiation: My Harem Academia by Xya Olson (LGBTQ, harem, shifters)
  4. Orc’s Prize (Wicked Tales #1) by Maisie Lyra (fantasy)
  5. Passion Awakened (The Hush #1) by Katherine Diane (paranormal)
  6. Risking it All (City of Fountains #1) by Hayden West (LGBTQ)

May 6

Cookies & Cream by [T White, Fari X]A King So Cold by [Ella Fields]Falling For the Bad Boy: A Steamy Second Chance Summer Romance (Summer Secrets Book 1) by [Emma Tharp]

  1. Cookies & Cream by T. White (African-American erotica)
  2. Counterpoint by Lauren Rico (new adult)
  3. Elizabeth Barrett and Cupid’s Brooch by Donna Ann Brown (time travel)
  4. Falling for the Bad Boy (Summer Secrets #1) by Emma Tharp
  5. Hooky by Alicia Stills (contemporary)
  6. A King so Cold by Ella Fields (paranormal)

May 7

Home to You: A small-town second-chance love story (Ferry Falls Book 1) by [Sandra Marine]Like You Care: A Dark High School Bully Romance (Devilbend Dynasty Book 1) by [Kaydence Snow]Malicious Envy (Sins of Proteus Book 1) by [Kitt Rose]

  1. Flirty (Nerdy, Flirty, & Dirty) by JB Heller (rom-com)
  2. Hardass by Train Lex (contemporary)
  3. Home to You (Ferry Falls #1) by Sandra Marine (contemporary)
  4. Like You Care (Devilbend Dynasty #1) by Kaydence Snow (new adult, bully romance)
  5. Malicious Envy (Sins of Proteus #1) by Kitt Rose (shifters)
  6. Play to Win by Ja’Nese Dixon (African-American, sports)

May 8

Machiavellian (Gangsters of New York Book 1) by [Bella Di Corte]Light (Spanking The SEAL Book 1) by [Julia Bright]Notes in Love (Studs in Stetsons Book 1) by [Megan Hetherington]

  1. Celestial Prison (For the Faeiry Absolutes #1) by Avery Song & Veronica Agnus (fantasy)
  2. Light (Spanking the SEAL #1) by Julia Bright (erotica)
  3. Machiavellian (Gangsters of New York #1) by Bella DiCorte (mafia)
  4. Missing Hearts by Kenya Wright (BWWM, romantic suspense)
  5. Notes in Love (Studs in Stetsons #1) by Megan Hetherington (cowboys)
  6. To Blake, With Love by KT Webb (new adult)

May 11

Filthy Beast (Junkyard Shifters Book 1) by [Liza Street]Love Thine Enemy by [Alice Wootson]Shattered Pieces (Cresthill Alumni Book 1) by [Rebekah Vasick]

  1. Boudreaux’s Lady (Boudreaux Universe) by Lauren Smith (regency)
  2. Filthy Beast (Junkyard Shifters #1) by Liza Street (shifters)
  3. Heired Lines by Magan Vernon (royals)
  4. Hometown Player by Jules Hahn (new adult)
  5. Love Thine Enemy by Alice Wootson (historical, Civil War, interracial)
  6. Shattered Pieces (Cresthill Alumni #1) by Rebekah Vasick (LGBTQ)

May 12

Dare To Resist (Dare Nation Book 1) by [Carly Phillips]Melissa and The Vicar (The Seducers Book 1) by [S.M. LaViolette]Mission: All In (Brantley Walker: Off the Books Book 1) by [Nicole Edwards]

  1. Dare to Resist (Dare Nation #1) by Carly Philips (sports)
  2. Melissa and the Vicar (The Seducers #1) by S.M. LaViolette (regency)
  3. Mission All In (Brantley Walker: Off the Books #1) by Nicole Edwards (military)
  4. The Naughty Princess (The 1001 Dark Nights series) by Claire Contreas (royals)
  5. Original Sin (The Order of the Vampires #1) by Lydia Michaels (paranormal)
  6. Prognosis Temporary by Amy Andrews (doctors)
  7. Reckless Memories (The Wrecked #1) by Catherine Cowles (contemporary)

May 13

His to Protect (Lake Powell Firefighter Romance Book 1) by [Jewel Allen]Synnr's Saint (Zulir Warrior Mates Book 1) by [Kate Rudolph]Razor Kisses: a superhero reverse harem romance (Razor's Harem Book 1) by [Cookie Scott]

  1. Crossing the Line by Megan Hart (contemporary)
  2. His to Protect (Lake Powell Firefighter #1) by Jewel Allen (firefighters)
  3. Razor Kisses (Razor’s Harem #1) by Cookie Scott (superhero reverse harem)
  4. Synnr’s Saint (Zulir Warrior Mates #1) by Kate Rudolph
  5. Veil of Lies by G.D. Madsen (romantic suspense)
  6. Warriors Secret (Elite Warrior #1) by McKayla Jade (dark fantasy)

May 14

Behind Closed Doors (Tutela Brotherhood Book 1) by [S.J. Cupla, S.E. Isaac, Josette Reuel]French Press by [Sienna Waters]Night Justice (A Chicago Vigilantes Novel Book 1) by [India Kells]

  1. Behind Closed Doors (Tutela Brotherhood #1) by S.J. Cupla (dark paranormal reverse harem)
  2. False Assumptions by Jerica MacMillan (sports)
  3. French Press by Sienna Waters (LGBTQ)
  4. Heart of Fire by Sedona Venez (firefighters)
  5. Night Justice (Chicago Vigilantes #1) by India Kells (erotic suspense)

May 15

Bioluminescent (The Mimics Book 1) by [Auryn Hadley]Rogue Wolf (Lycans of Eve Book 1) by [Alexis Pierce]Purgatory by [Hayley Smyth]

  1. Bioluminescent (The Mimics #1) by Auryn Hadley (sci-fi)
  2. Purgatory (Purgatory #1) by Hayley Smyth (dark)
  3. Rogue Wolf (Lycans of Eve #1) by Alexis Pierce (shifters)
  4. The Rogue Irish Boss by Nicole Houston (dark BWWM mafia)
  5. The Two of Us (Love in Isolation #1) by Kennedy Fox (new adult)
  6. When We Were Us (Alpha Boyfriends #3) by J.S. Cooper (new adult)

May 18

His to Shelter (The Guard Book 1) by [Em Petrova]As Greek as It Gets: A fun, feel-good romantic comedy by [Sue Roberts]Maid to the Mafia: Totally Devoted by [Wanitta Praks]

  1. As Greek at It Gets by Sue Roberts (romantic comedy)
  2. His to Shelter (The Guard #1) by Em Petrova (military)
  3. Maid to the Mafia: Totally Devoted (Maid to the Mafia #4) by Wanitta Praks (mafia)
  4. Mean Right Hook (The Fever Brothers #1) by Michele Mills (sci-fi)
  5. Royal Bastard (Instantly Royal #1) by Avery Flynn (royals)
  6. The Stockman’s Secret by Mandy Magro (rural)

May 19

Every Little Piece of Me (Orchid Valley Book 1) by [Lexi Ryan]Runaway (Cascade Mountain Manhunt Book 1) by [Mia London, Susan Sheehey]Sacrificed (Wild Hunt Book 1) by [Nancy Corrigan]

  1. Every Little Piece of Me (Orchid Valley #1) by Lexi Ryan (billionaire)
  2. Misadventures of a Biker by Scott Hildreth (contemporary)
  3. Runaway (Cascade Mountain Manhunt #1) by Mia London & Susan Sheehey (thriller)
  4. Sacrificed (Wild Hunt #1) by Nancy Corrigan (paranormal)
  5. Stirred (Twisted Fox #1) by Charity Ferrell (contemporary)
  6. With Every Beat (Rescued #1) by Lyndsay Marie (new adult)

May 21

Freedom Mine: Dystopian Sci Fi Romance (Mine to Protect Book 1) by [Julie K. Cohen]Summer Surprises (Calloway Brothers Book 1) by [Audrey Palmer]My Stepbrother, The Cop by [Ashley Sands]

  1. BEAM (The Men of Whiskey Mountain #3) by Frankie Love (contemporary)
  2. Freedom Mine (Mine to Protect #1) by Julie K. Cohen (sci-fi)
  3. His Forbidden PA (ARGENN Billionaires #2) by Pippa Lux (billionaires)
  4. My Stepbrother, The Cop by Ashely Sands (police)
  5. Shark Bite Blues (Primal Mates #2) by Bella Shaw (shifters)
  6. Summer Surprises (Calloway Brothers #1) by Audrey Palmer (contemporary)

May 22

A Demon in Dallas (Hunters' Chronicles Book 1) by [Amy Armstrong]Dancin' with Demons (Smoky Mountain Regulators MC Book 1) by [Courtney Lynn Rose]The Beginning Of The End by [R Holmes]

  1. The Beginning of the End by R. Holmes (erotica)
  2. A Demon in Dallas (Hunters’ Chronicles #1) by Amy Armstrong (paranormal)
  3. Dancin’ with Demons (Smoky Mountain Regulators #1) by Courtney Lynn Rose (bikers)
  4. Gemini Kings by King Penn (MFM)
  5. My Sinful Temptation by Lauren Blakely (contemporary)
  6. Seven Sins of Snow by Loxley Savage (dark paranormal romance)
  7. Silver Rogue by Ebony Olson (paranormal)

May 26

Fireflies & Strippers (A Reckless Billionaire Romance Book 1) by [D.H. Gibbs]The Hideaway Inn (Seasons of New Hope Book 1) by [Philip William Stover]HOLY F*CK (ABCs of Love Book 1) by [Vanessa Booke]

  1. Desiring the Devil of Duncraven (Secret Wallflower Society #3) by Jillian Eaton (regency)
  2. Fireflies & Strippers (A Reckless Billionaire Romance #1) by D.H. Gibbs (billionaires)
  3. The Hideaway Inn (Seasons of New Hope #1) by Philip William Stover (LGBTQ)
  4. HOLY F*CK (ABCs of Love #1) by Vanessa Booke (contemporary)
  5. How I Accidentally Slept with a Prince by Susan Laine (LGBTQ)
  6. Loving Violet (Rockers’ Legacy #4) by Terri Anne Browning (musicians)
  7. Maliki (Guardian Defenders #2) by Kris Michaels (military)
  8. Never Conspire with a Sinful Baron (The Infamous Lords #4) by Renee Ann Miller (regency)
  9. Night of the Billionaire Wolf by Terry Spear (shifters)
  10. Pushing His Luck (Surf, Sun & Sex #3) by Rhyannon Byrd (contemporary)
  11. Queen Move by Kennedy Ryan (BWWM)
  12. Savage Wolf (Black Mesa Wolves #8) by J.K. Harper (shifters)
  13. Voices from a Distant Room by Marcia Gloster (fantasy)
  14. Wolf Under Fire (STAT #1) by Paige Tyler (shifters suspense)
  15. The Words to Bind (The Playgrounds #1) by P. Stormcrow (erotica)

May 27

Smuggler: A Dark Sci Fi Romance (Mortal Corruption Book 2) by [Hazel Jonas]Rule Breaker (New Orleans Bourdons Book 1) by [Lisa B. Kamps]Return of the Fox (Mission Belles Book 2) by [Pamela Gibson]

  1. Distracted by The Highlander (Highlander Forever #4) by Rebecca Preston (time travel)
  2. A Love Song for Rebels (Rivals #2) by Piper Lawson (contemporary)
  3. Return of the Fox (Mission Belles #2) by Pamela Gibson (historical western)
  4. Rule Breaker (New Orleans Bourdons #1) by Lisa B. Kamps (sports)
  5. Smuggler (Mortal Corruption #2) by Hazel Jonas (dark sci-fi)
  6. Tender Cargo (Forgotten Cargo #3) by Beva John (sci-fi)

May 28

Curse of the Fae King (Dark Faerie Court Book 1) by [Delia E Castel]Dark Protector (Black Hoods MC Book 1) by [Avelyn Paige, Geri Glenn]The Vampire's Familiar: mm paranormal romance (Familiar Mates) by [TJ Nichols]

  1. Born to be Mine (The Alpha God #3) by Lexa Luthor (LGBTQ, sci-fi, omegaverse)
  2. Curse of the Fae King (Dark Faerie Court #1) by Delia E. Castel (fantasy)
  3. Dark Protector (Black Hoods MC #1) by Avelyn Paige & Geri Glenn (bikers)
  4. Fire Maidens: Ireland (Billionaires & Bodyguards #5) by Anna Lowe (shifters)
  5. Summer Nights (Calloway Brothers #2) by Audrey Palmer (contemporary)
  6. The Vampire’s Familiar (Familiar Mates) by T.J. Nichols (LGBTQ, shifters)

May 29

Out of Play (Love in the Arena Book 2) by [Kayla Tirrell]Rhythm to my Heartbeat (Blues City Love Book 1) by [R.J. Ware]Alluring Temptation (Temptation Series Book 2) by [Spencer Pearson]

  1. Alluring Temptation (Temptation #2) by Spencer Pearson (LGBTQ)
  2. Angel Unchained by J.S. Wilder (sci-fi)
  3. Cook’s Choice (Lost Boys MC #4) by Janice M. Whiteaker (bikers)
  4. Out of Play (Love in the Arena #2) by Kayla Tirrell (sports)
  5. Principessa of Chicago (The Rocchetti Dynasty #2) by Bree Porter (royals, romantic suspense)
  6. Rhythm to My Heartbeat (Blues City Love #1) by R.J. Ware (African-American)

May 30

The Darkest Rose: A Paranormal Prison Romance (The Black Garden Book 1) by [Niobe Marsh]The Barbarian: Fantasy Hot Romance by [Jessie Rose Case]Knight Time Kiss by [Brynn Paulin]

  1. The Barbarian by Jessie Rose Case (medieval)
  2. The Darkest Rose (Black Garden #1) by Niobe Marsh (paranormal)
  3. Feel My Love (Lovelly #5) by Clara Stone (contemporary)
  4. Knight Time Kiss by Brynn Paulin (medieval)
  5. Netherfield Nights by Emma East (regency)
  6. Protected by Love (Taking Chances #4) by Aliana James (LGBTQ)

May 31

Disciplinary Action by [Onley James]Shared by Four: Mortal Mates (Book One) by [Xya Olsen]ROGUE TREASURE: An Unconquered Stars Novella by [Odyssey Rose]

  1. Daddy’s Law (Lost Coats Daddies #4) by Olivia Fox (contemporary)
  2. Disciplinary Action by Onley James (LGBTQ)
  3. Liam (The Campbell Brothers #3) by T.C. Clark (BWWM)
  4. An Outlawed Heiress and Her Duke (Time Travel Romance #3) by Denise Daye (historical western)
  5. Rogue Treasure by Odyssey Rose (African-American sci-fi)
  6. Shared by Four (Mortal Fates #1) by Xya Olsen (fantasy LGBTQ)


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