The Steamy Romance Releases of August 2020

August is here, the last summer month before fall. Where has this year gone?! At least you’ll have another wonderful month filled with some great books.

By the way, August is Read-a-Romance month. Go out and celebrate with your favorite books! Here are the steamy romance releases of August 2020:

(Note: Titles, book covers, and release dates are subject to change.)

August 1

Taken by the Vampires: A Reverse Harem Fated Mates Twisted Fairytale Paranormal Romance by [Charmaine Ross]His Personal Assistant: An Enemies To Lovers Romance by [Jess Winters]Cinderella Unmasked (Harlequin Desire) by [Susannah Erwin]

  1. Bad Reputation (The Pleasure Pact #2) by J.C. Harroway (contemporary)
  2. Cinderella Unmasked by Susannah Erwin (contemporary)
  3. Dark Possession (Pure Dark Ones #14) by Aja James (paranormal)
  4. The Enforcer Enigma (San Andreas Shifters #3) by G.L. Carriger (shifters)
  5. Hidden Ambition (Dynasties: Seven Sins #4) by Jules Bennett (billionaires)
  6. His Personal Assistant by Jess Winters (sports)
  7. Hooking (The Iced #1) by Kristine Allen (sports)
  8. In Bed with the Rancher (Return of the Texas Heirs #1) by Sara Orwig (billionaires)
  9. Marriage by Arrangement (Nights of the Mahal #1) by Sophia Singh Sasson (multi-cultural)
  10. Pure Attraction (Fantasy Island #2) by Rebecca Hunter (contemporary)
  11. Running from Love (What Are We Weighting For? #3) by Sophie Blue (contemporary)
  12. The Single Mom’s Second Chance (Sweet Briar Sweethearts #7) by Kathy Douglas (African American)
  13. Taken by the Vampires by Charmaine Ross (paranormal reverse harem)
  14. Tempt Me (Filthy Rich Billionaires #3) by Caitlin Crews (billionaires)
  15. Velvet Guild: Episode 10 (Velvet Guild #10) by Ninya (erotica)
  16. Wild Card (The Carneys #3) by Sophie Austin (dark mafia)

August 2

The Rules of Enchantment: An Erotic Fantasy Adventure Novel by [Wendy Tardieu]EVEN CAPTAINS CRY by [Beatrice Ballentine, Celia Duras]Callum (The Craigdon Family Dynasty Book 1) by [Chris Taylor]

  1. Callum (The Craigdon Family Dynasty #1) by Chris Taylor (contemporary)
  2. Even Captains Cry (Captain #2) by Beatrice Bellentine (regency)
  3. The Rules of Enchantment by Wendy Tordieu (erotic fantasy)

August 3

The Manny: A Guilty Pleasures Edition by [Romeo Preminger]Matilda Next Door (Outback Brides Return to Wirralong Book 1) by [Kelly Hunter]Undeniably His in Lockdown: A second chance, marriage of convenience, billionaire romance (Love Under Lockdown Book 20) by [Meg MacRose]

  1. Best Friend’s Sister (Slade Brothers #5) by Frankie Love (contemporary)
  2. Better Be True (Harrison Campus #3) by Andy Gallo and Anyta Sunday (LGBT)
  3. The Manny (Guilty Pleasures #2) by Romeo Preminger (LGBT)
  4. Matilda Next Door (Outback Brides Return to Wirralong #1) by Kelly Hunter (contemporary)
  5. The Shifter’s Lesson (Salvatore Ghost Shifters #1) by R.A. Bayer (shifters)
  6. Trey: Son of Tallav (Sons of Tallav #4) by Cailin Briste (sci-fi)
  7. Undeniably His in Lockdown (Love Under Lockdown #20) by Meg MacRose (billionaires)
  8. Want You to Want Me (The Want You #2) by Lorelei James (contemporary)

August 4

Intensive Care: A Diagnosis: Love Medical Romance by [Tawdra Kandle]Dare To Tempt (Dare Nation Book 2) by [Carly Phillips]The Hacker (The Consultants Book 2) by [Nancy Herkness]

  1. Bride of the Sea Monster (Welcome to Hell #9) by Eve Langlais (paranormal)
  2. Dare to Tempt (Dare Nation #2) by Carly Phillips (sports)
  3. The Hacker (The Consultants #2) by Nancy Herkness (romantic suspense)
  4. Hunted Mate (Fated Mountain Wolf Pack #4) by Jessica Aspen (shifters)
  5. Intensive Care (Diagnosis: Love #3) by Tawdra Kendle (medical)
  6. Pioneer Longing (The O’Rourke Family Mountain Saga #4) by Ramona Flightner (historical western)
  7. Truth (Betrothed #10) by Penelope Sky (contemporary)

August 5

Ash (Dragon Riders MC Book 3) by [Savannah Rylan]Bedroom Eyes (Makes My Heart Race Book 2) by [Shaw Hart]Savage Craving: A Shifting Destinies Lion Shifter Romance (Lion Hearts Book 4) by [Cecilia Lane]

  1. Ash (Dragon Riders MC #3) by Savannah Rylan (bikers)
  2. Bedroom Eyes (Make My Heart Race #2) by Shawn Hart (contemporary)
  3. Hot Enemy (Hot Billionaire Daddies #5) by Suzanne Hart (billionaires)
  4. Savage Craving (Lion Hearts #4) by Cecilia Lane (shifters)

August 6

Forbidden Frost: a sci-fi alien adventure romance (Elemental Alien Mates Book 2) by [Riley Onyx]Awakened by Him (Zinklaus Duet Book 1) by [Eyta Jade]Wager with a Warrior (Four Horsemen of the Highlands, Book 2) by [Emma Prince]

  1. Awakened by Him (Zinklav Trilogy #1) by Eyta Jade (billionaires)
  2. Forbidden Frost (Elemental Alien Mates #2) by Riley Onyx (sci-fi)
  3. Forged (Star Breed #10) by Elin Wyn (sci-fi)
  4. Hammer (Heartlands Motorcycle Club #9) by Dani Wyatt (bikers)
  5. That Swoony Feeling (Getting Lucky #4) by Meghan Quinn (contemporary)
  6. Wager with a Warrior (Four Horsemen of the Highlands #2) by Emma Prince (Scots)

August 7

Slow Hands (Makes My Heart Race Book 3) by [Hope Ford]The Bratty Dom by [Sophie Stern]Bound to You (Demon Knights Book 1) by [Alyson Caraway]

  1. Bound to You (Demon Knights #1) by Alyson Caraway (paranormal)
  2. The Bratty Dom by Sophie Stern (erotica)
  3. Slow Hands (Makes My Heart Race #3) by Hope Ford (contemporary)
  4. Their Controlled Chaos (Winterville Packs #4) by Milly Taiden (shifters)

August 10

Omega Bear's Secret (Hard Crush Bear Shifters Book 1) by [Scarlett Ray]Can't Help Falling in Love (Magnolia Sound Book 5) by [Samantha Chase]Tight Buns (Makes My Heart Race Book 4) by [Kate Hunt]

  1. Can’t Help Falling in Love (Magnolia Sound #5) by Samantha Chase (contemporary)
  2. Omega Bear’s Secret (Hard Crush Bear Shifters #1) by Scarlett Ray (billionaire shifters)
  3. Tight Buns (Makes My Heart Race #4) by Kate Hunt (contemporary)

August 11

He Owns My Heart: A Contemporary MM Romance (Owned Heart, Body, & Soul Book 1) by [Evie Drae]Highland Warlord (The King's Outlaws Book 1) by [Amy Jarecki]Billionaire Baby Daddy by [Jolie Day]

  1. Acts of Manipulation (Together We Stand #3) by Maggie Cole (new adult)
  2. Any Day Now (SWAT Generation 2.0 #8) by Lani Lynn Vale (police)
  3. Billionaire Baby Daddy by Jolie Day (billionaires)
  4. Dangerous Water (Cape Cod Shore #3) by Charlee James (contemporary)
  5. He Owns My Heart (Owned Heart, Body, and Soul #1) by Evie Drae (LGBT)
  6. Highland Warlord (The King’s Outlaws #1) by Amy Jarecki (Scots)
  7. Hot SEAL, Confirmed Bachelor (SEALs in Paradise #24) by Cynthia D’Alba (military)
  8. How Much I Feel (Miami Nights #1) by Marie Force (contemporary)
  9. Matchpoint (Dreamspun Desires #101) by Gus Ralthocco (LGBT sports)
  10. The Pool Boy (Nashville Neighborhood #2) by Nikki Sloane (contemporary)
  11. Roderick’s Purpose (The Victorian Highlanders #4) by Ellie St. Clair (regency Scots)
  12. Rogue Protector (Gone Rogue #1) by Patricia D. Eddy (romantic suspense)
  13. A Secret Surrender (The Untouchables: The Pretenders #1) by Darcy Burke (regency)
  14. Tate (Lighthouse Security Investigations #6) by Maryann Jordan (military romantic suspense)
  15. Unlikely Heroes (St. Brendan #3) by Carla Kelly (regency)
  16. Vixen (1001 Dark Nights series) by Rebecca Zanetti (paranormal)
  17. Wishing on a Sunrise (Forbidden Safe Summer II #8) by K.L. Fast & M.K. Moore (erotica)
  18. The Wrong Brother (A Perfect for You #1) by Amanda Siegrist (romantic comedy)

August 13

Erik the Tempered: A Fantasy Romance (Dokiri Brides Book 2) by [Denali Day]Fragile Things (Folkestone Sins Book 1) by [Samantha Lovelock, Opulent Designs, Brandi Zelenka]Firestorm: An Everyday Heroes World Novel (The Everyday Heroes World) by [Ellie Masters, KB Worlds]

  1. Beckham (Heartlands Motorcycle Club #10) by Olivia T. Turner (bikers)
  2. Dirty Talk (Filthy Rich #3) by Julie Kriss (billionaires)
  3. Erik the Tempered (Dokiri Brides #2) by Denali Day (fantasy)
  4. Firestorm (The Everyday Heroes series) by Ellie Masters & KB Worlds (cowboys)
  5. Flameover (The Everday Heroes Series) by Esther E. Schmidt (firefighters)
  6. Flashback (The Everyday Heroes World series) by Rhian Cahill (contemporary)
  7. Fragile Things (Folkestone Sins #1) by Samantha Lovelock (new adult)
  8. Needing You Close (Tyler and Gemma Duet #2) by Kennedy Fox (new adult)
  9. No Mercy (The Everyday Heroes World series) by D.M. Davis (contemporary)
  10. Taken (The Everyday Heroes World series) by M.A. Lee (police)

August 17

Just Trust (The Reluctant Heart Book 2) by [Jeannette Winters]Half Truths: An Opposites Attract Romance by [Rachael Brownell]Crimes of the Wicked: A limited edition criminal mayhem collective by [N.K. Stackhouse, A.J. Macey, Suki Williams, Elvira Bathory, Victoria Gale, Chiquita Dennie, DJ Shaw, Bee Murray, N.J Adel, Brooke Summers, Krista Ames, LA Fox, Mandy Melanson, Bian Allwright, Lashe Lacroix, K.R. Max]

  1. Crimes of the Wicked by various authors (anthology, criminals)
  2. Half Truths by Rachael Brownell (contemporary)
  3. Just Trust (The Reluctant Heart #2) by Jeannette Winters (contemporary)
  4. Marrying Her Best Friend (The Seymour Siblings #3) by Fiona Miers (regency)
  5. The Romance Plan (Cupids #5) by Lila Monroe (romantic comedy)

August 18

The Jackal (Black Dagger Brotherhood: Prison Camp Book 1) by [J.R. Ward]Blaze of Honor (Royal Bastards MC: South Australia Book 1) by [Khloe Wren]Enemy Biker: MC Protective Alpha Romance by [Jess Winters]

  1. Blaze of Honor (Royal Bastards MC: South Australia #1) by Khloe Wren (paranormal bikers)
  2. Chords (Forever Safe Summer Season II #13) by Brynn Paulin (musicians)
  3. Defiant (Wicked Hearts #3) by Sara Cate (new adult)
  4. Enemy Biker by Jess Winters (bikers)
  5. Fighting Happily Ever After (Ever After #4) by Elena Atlier (contemporary)
  6. For Her Benefit (See No Evil #3) by Nana Malone (billionaires)
  7. Forever Saved (Forever Bluegrass #14) by Kathleen Brooks (romantic suspense)
  8. From That Moment (Promise Me #2) by Carrie Ann Ryan (contemporary)
  9. Galen’s Gemma (Heroes for Hire #22) by Dale Mayer (military)
  10. Hard Fall (Trophy Boyfriends series) by Sara Ney (sports)
  11. How Much I Care (Miami Nights #2) by Marie Force (contemporary)
  12. Hunter’s Mate (Canyon Springs #2) by Becca Jameson (shifters)
  13. The Jackal (Black Dagger Brotherhood: Prisoner Camp #1) by J.R. Ward (paranormal)
  14. The Legal Affair (Singh Family Trilogy #2) by Nisha Sharema (multi-cultural, billionaires)
  15. Mating the Succubus (Takers #2) by Lorien Lyn (paranormal)
  16. Not My Romeo (The Game Changers #1) by Ilsa Madden-Mills (sports)
  17. SEAL on a Mission (SEALs of Coronado #7) by Paige Tyler (military)
  18. Waiting on a Cowboy (McGrath #1) by Jennifer Ryan (cowboys)
  19. Who’s That Earl? By Susanna Craig (regency)
  20. A Wicked Song (Brilliance Trilogy #2) by Lisa Renee Jones (contemporary)
  21. Wild by Jaci Burton (contemporary)

August 20

The Lighthouse: A Small Town Lesbian Romance by [Carly Cane]Jackal of All Trades (The Wild Operatives: MacArthur Security Book 1) by [Vivienne Savage]Cinders & Ashes Book 1: A Gay Retelling of Cinderella by [X. Aratare]

  1. Accidental Hubby Next Door (Hate to Love You #4) by Alexa Hart (contemporary)
  2. Bulldog (Heartland Motorcycle Club #11) by Hope Ford (bikers)
  3. Cinders & Ashes: A Gay Retelling of Cinderella by X. Aratare(LGBT, fairy tales)
  4. Collision (The Driven World series) by Karen Frances (sports)
  5. Enchanted by the Alien Explorer (The Kurians #4) by Ashlen Houchev (sci-fi)
  6. Her Virtuous Viscount (Wicked Husbands #6) by Scarlett Scott (regency)
  7. Jackal of All Trades (Wild Operatives: MacArthur Security #1) by Vivienne Savage (shifters)
  8. The Lighthouse by Carly Cane (LGBT)
  9. Mated to the Chaos (Portal City Protectors #5) by Georgette St. Clair and LeTeisha Newton (shifters)
  10. Tackling Love by Kathleen Kelly (sports)
  11. Working with the Doctor (Hot and Heavy in Paradise #18) by Dezi Dixon (medical)

August 24

The Solace of Sharp Claws: Season of the Wolf (Fae Guardians Book 2) by [Lana Pecherczyk]Bad in Boots (Crossroads Book 1) by [Em Petrova]Prince Michael the Bad (Dracula's Bloodline Book 7) by [Ana Calin]

  1. Bad in Boots (Crossroads #1) by Em Petrova (contemporary)
  2. Bodyguard Beast by Georgia LeCarre (new adult)
  3. Prince Michael the Bad (Dracula’s Bloodline #7) by Ana Colin (paranormal)
  4. The Solace of Sharp Claws (Fae Gardens #2) by Lana Pecherczyk (fantasy)
  5. Tempting the Prince (Sexy Misadventures of Royals #3) by Christi Barth (royals)

August 25

Cocky Earl (Regency Cocky Gents Book 1) by [Annabelle Anders]Blood of Zeus: (Blood of Zeus: Book One) by [Meredith Wild, Angel Payne]Enchant the Night by [Amanda Ashley]

  1. Alien Rapunzel (Trilyan Alien Fairy Tales #7) by Zara Zenia (sci-fi)
  2. Ancient Enemy (Ancients Rising #2) by Katie Reus (shifters)
  3. The Billionaire’s Stolen Love (Brokenhearted Billionaires #3) by Autumn Stone (billionaires, BWWM)
  4. The Blood King (Inferno Rising #2) by Abigail Owen (fantasy)
  5. Blood of Zeus (Blood of Zeus #1) by Meredith Wild & Angel Payne (paranormal)
  6. Brazen in Blue (The Muses’ Salon #5) by Rachael Miles (regency)
  7. Catastrophic Attraction (The Deviant Future #4) by Eve Langlais (dystopian)
  8. Cocky Earl (Regency Cocky Gents #1) by Annabelle Anders (regency)
  9. Cocky M.D. (Steel #6) by Victoria Pinder (contemporary)
  10. The Cowboy’s Secret Baby (Colorado Dreamin’ #3) by Maddie James (cowboys)
  11. Damaged (Triple Canopy #31) by Riley Edwards (military)
  12. The Dragon of Cecil Court (The Treasure of Paragon #5) by Genevieve Jack (shifters)
  13. Emerald Blaze (Hidden Legacy #5) by Illona Andrews (fantasy)
  14. Enchant the Night by Amanda Ashley (paranormal)
  15. Finessed a Dope Boy’s Heart by Racquell Williams (African American, police)
  16. Highland Gladiator (Scots and Swords #1) by Kathyrn LeVeque (Medieval Scots)
  17. How to Catch a Sinful Marquess (The Disrespectful Debutantes #3) by Amy Rose Bennet (regency)
  18. How to Win a Wolf (The Beasts of the Big Easy #5) by Sheryl Quinn (shifters)
  19. Inferno (Dark Kings #18) by Donna Grant (shifters)
  20. Knight of South Holland (Knights of the Castle #3) by Karen D. Bradley (multi-cultural)
  21. Mission for Love (Love by Design #6) by M.C. Cerny (military)
  22. Mitch (Eidolon Black Ops #5) by Maddie Wade (military)
  23. Playing with Her (The Players Club #5) by Erika Wilde (billionaires)
  24. Scandalous Secrets (Jackson Falls #3) by Synithia Williams (African American)
  25. Season of the Wolf (The Legend of All Wolves #4) by Maria Vale (Shifters)
  26. Shielding Kinley (Delta Team Two #2) by Susan Stoker (military)
  27. Sold to the Dragon Bratva (The Drakon Bratva #1) by Meghyn King (mafia shifters)
  28. Sparks by Wendy Higgins (romantic comedy)
  29. The Valet Who Loved Me (The Footmen’s Club #3) by Valerie Bowman (regency)
  30. Web of Betrayal (Together We Stand #4) by Maggie Cole (new adult)
  31. Who Wants to Marry a Duke (Duke Dynasty #3) by Sabrina Jeffries (regency)
  32. Wishing on a Sunset (Forever Safe Summer Season II #14) by M.K. Moore & K.L. Fast (erotica)

August 27

Red Hot Texan (Corbyn Sisters of Last Stand Book 1) by [Katherine Garbera]Bring You Back (Bellsby Beach Book 1) by [Malynda Schlegel]Snow White and Her Huntress: A Lesbian Fairy Tale Retelling (Sapphic Fairy Tale Retellings Book 1) by [Emma Dean]

  1. Bring You Back (Bellsby Beach #1) by Malynda Schlegel (new adult)
  2. Darkest (The Boyne Club #3) by Vi Carter (dark billionaires)
  3. Entrapped (The ROGWEB Billionaires #3) by Tracie Delaney (billionaires)
  4. Jaded by Love (Written in the Stars #8) by A.J. Alexander (contemporary)
  5. Married to the Boss (Loving the Boss #5) by Lexi Noir (billionaires)
  6. Oath of the Alpha (Blood Rites Duet #2) by Eva Dresden (dark fantasy omegaverse)
  7. Playmaker (The Scoring #3) by Jami Davenport (sports)
  8. Reckless Invitation (The Reckless Rockstar #2) by Samantha Christy (musicians)
  9. Red Hot Texan (Carolyn Sisters of the Last Stand #1) by Katherine Barbara (contemporary)
  10. Snow White and Her Huntress (Sapphic Fairy Tale Retellings #1) by Emma Dean (LGBT fairy tales)
  11. The Takeover (The Miles High Club #2) by T.L. Swan (billionaires)
  12. To Claim a Fae (Winter’s Thorn #3) by Mila Young (fantasy)

August 28

Helpless (Steel Demons MC Book 5) by [Crystal Ash]The Wicked Prince (A Faeted Mates Omnibus Book 2) by [Ariel Hunter]Julius's Passion (Regency Club Venus 4) by [Carole Mortimer]

  1. Helpless (Steel Demons MC #5) by Crystal Ash (bikers)
  2. Julius’s Passion (Regency Club Venus #4) by Carole Mortimer (regency)
  3. Sweet Ride (South Florida Riders #6) by Breezie Bennett (sports)
  4. The Wicked Prince (Fated Mates #2) by Ariel Hunter (fantasy)

August 31

Angel Condemned: a Sci-Fi Prison Romance by [J.S. Wilder]To Love A Ghost (The Ghost Protectors Book 1) by [Annabella Stone]Rogue Mates by [Iris Sword]

  1. Angel Condemned by J.S. Wilder (sci-fi)
  2. Beautifully Moved (Candied Crush #5) by Charity Parkerson (LGBT)
  3. Crave (The Dark Christmases #10) by Z.L. Arkadie (billionaires)
  4. Deny Me (Southern Nights Enigma #4) by Ella Sheridan (romantic suspense)
  5. Love by Chance (A Perfect Billionaire #2) by Shilpa Mudiganti (billionaires)
  6. Necessary Pursuit (Trinity Masters #12) by Lila DuBois & Mari Carr (romantic suspense)
  7. Quarantined on the Island (Unexpectedly Sequestered Together #3) by Lucy McConnell (contemporary)
  8. Rogue Mates by Iris Sword (LGBT shifters)
  9. A Scot’s Favor (MacLomain #4) by Sky Purington (Scots)
  10. The Sheikh’s Forbidden Lover (The Sheikhs of Havilah #3) by Diana Fraser (billionaires)
  11. Taken by the Bratva (Bratva Brotherhood #5) by Bianca Cole (mafia)
  12. Tamed (Wolverine MC #2) by Alexi Ferreira (biker shifters)
  13. To Love a Ghost (The Ghost Protectors #1) by Annabella Store (military LGBT)
  14. Wanting Shaw (Rochers’ Legacy #5) by Terri Anne Browning (new adult)

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