Best Werewolf Romance Books for Adults
Werewolf romance books are hot. Nobody is questioning that. Once you get bit by this subgenre, you’ll never stop your search for the best werewolf and human romance book. Or the hottest one!
Luckily, you got a lot of novels to work with in this exciting subgenre. Many consider these books as a guilty pleasure or easy reads because of their taboo and sometimes basic storylines.
That said, this subgenre isn’t void of excellent written books that combine story & romance. If you’re looking for new werewolf romance books for your shelf, keep reading.
Alright, let’s get into it!
Here’s Our Favorite Wolf-centric Romance Novels
Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
The painful memories of her parents’ death come alive when Bryn discovers Chase, a teenage boy locked in a cage in her guardian alpha wolf’s basement. The pain pushes her to seek for answers.
Bryn’s painful memories of her parents tragic death are stirred when she witnesses a new teen locked in her Guardian’s basement turn into a wolf. Adopted by the Alpha of a pack at a young age, Bryn has been raised by wolves her whole life. After her witnessing the human shift into wolf form, curiosity ensues and she starts looking for answers.
She does this at the risk of going against the code of the pack by which she has lived for many years. Pushing the boundaries of the rigid hierarchy could mean exile for Bryn, or does it? This is a gripping story about identity, truth and about how far a person hungry for truth will go.
If you are looking for a werewolf romance book that will keep you thrilled, intrigued and fascinated from the first to the last page, this is it for you.
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Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
Mercedes “Mercy” Thompson lives in Washington DC – Tri-Cities area, and survives by fixing cars in her one-woman garage. She is a gifted Volkswagen mechanic. Taking place in a world where the paranormal meet the world we all know; Moon Called is an exciting adventure from cover to cover.
Moon Called is the first in a thrilling werewolf fantasy series for adults by Patricia Briggs. Mercy is a strong and independent woman, and a coyote shapeshifter. She owns and runs her own business. If you love a strong protagonist, you just might want to check out Moon Called from the Mercy Thompson paranormal romance series.
Blood & Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause
Vivian Gandillon, the teen heroine packs a serious punch in Blood & Chocolate. Longing for love, she seems to find something special in the company Aiden, another teen. The difference? Vivian is a shifter that moves from human to wolf, and Aiden has no idea. Can Aiden keep a secret? Will he judge her? And most important; what will the pack say?
Blood & Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause is an intriguing but not overly sophisticated read. And honestly, sometimes that in itself makes for a great read. Romance & emotion run wild throughout this book, and if you like a good paranormal read, this one just might fit your fancy.
Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs
The protagonist Anna has lived a bit of a traumatic life. First, she was attacked by wolves. Oh - actually, they were werewolves. And she survived! Then turned into a werewolf.
Existing at the bottom of the pack, staying out of the way had become the norm. Meeting Charles Cornick, the son of the leader, starts to change that after coming into her life. The son is sure Anna is an Omega wolf, and can help in the search for the rogue werewolf they have been hunting. The same rogue werewolf that threatens the entire pack’s existence.
This is a great read where alpha and omega meet, literally. If you’re an urban fantasy lover with a thing for Alpha wolf romance novels, you will enjoy this read.
And the best part? It’s just the first in the series.
Pack Challenge by Shelly Laurenston
Graphic. Explicit. Funny. This werewolf romance is not easy to put down.
Pack Challenge follows an Alpha Male, Zach Sheridan, that seems to have things figured out; until he meets the tough Sara Morrighan. After one steamy encounter things start to change for Sara. Literally - she’s become a werewolf.
If you love a hot and heavy read, this one's for you. The romance never dies between Sara and Zach, and the comedic plot makes it an enjoyable read. Pack Challenge is the first book in the Magnus Pack series.
Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
Ugh, Twilight!? Sorry, just preemptively addressing the fact that we know some people love it, and some people hate it. The fact is with its commercial success, this sexy read belongs on this list.
At the beginning of Twilight, heroine Bella and her father move to the seemingly boring town of Forks. However, her life changes to a heart-pumping and blood-chilling experience when she meets handsome and enigmatic Edward Cullen. While this definitely fits the bill for a vampire novel - there are many, many werewolf shifters introduced as the story progresses.
Twilight is the first book in the Twilight Saga series that introduces Isabella (Bella) and Edward to the readers. With this romance told in the first person, the reader only gets to know the story from Isabella’s perspective. Throughout the series, she unravels the mystery that is Edward’s vampire family.
Graphic and vividly written, the description of places and events in the story leaves you almost feeling as if you have been there. The forlorn romance between Isabella and Edward feels doomed but both of them are not ready to give up. Eventually, their love becomes a terrifying race to keep alive.
If you love young adult romances and aren't afraid of some heavy vampire action in your werewolf books, this series is definitely for you!
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