Best Paranormal Romance Authors

Best selling paranormal romance authors seem to be a dime a dozen in the world of electronic self publishing. Check out our list if you want to get to know distinguished authors that have real world followings for their novels, and not just artificial online reviews.

Our list of authors in this article is in no particular order.

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Here's the List of our Favorite Writers

J.R. Ward

J.R. Ward (also known as Jessica Bird outside of her paranormal work) is one of the few #1 New York Times best selling paranormal romance authors on this list. She is known for her Black Dagger Brotherhood works which brought her into the ranks of a #1 New York Times best selling author. She’s written over 20 novels in the paranormal romance sub-genre, and has no sign of letting up anytime soon.

Her fourth installment in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series Lover Revealed brought her the Best Paranormal Romance RITA award. She’s also won many other awards throughout her writing career. If you’re looking for a steamy vampire-centric read with cocky heroes & strong heroines, J.R. Ward is for you. 

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Patricia Briggs

Patricia has books under her belt, but her romantic urban fantasy series Mercy Thompson is her most well known writing. She’s made the New York Times best sellers list, and has peaked at number one once. Her official site has all the information you need about Patricia, including book lists, up and coming & new releases.

Her Mercy Thompson series revolves around a heroine that is a coyote shifter and is based in a modern but paranormal world. She also has a series called Alpha and Omega, which exists in the same world as Mercy Thompson. If you love werewolf romance books for adults, you're going to love this read. 

Jeanie Frost

Jeanie is known for her Night Huntress series - which brought her a Vampire Romance Award in 2010. While the series has ended, she has done a wonderful job at infusing the world you come to know into different stand alone series. She has a new paranormal romance series on the horizon, and you can read the first chapter on her official website. If you love paranormal, you'll love Jeanie - she's one of the best paranormal romance writers out there. 

Nalini Singh

Singh is an award winning author that has appeared on USA Today, Publishers Weekly and New York Times best sellers lists. She has won more awards than we can even go into. If you want to learn more about Nalini, her official website has a lot of information on her, including awards, interviews, appearances, and books. She is most known for her work in the paranormal romance, but she has also been releasing contemporary romance since 2014. Nalini Singh is still actively releasing books. The Psy/Changeling & Guild Hunter series are the two works she is most well known for.

The Psy/Changeling series has 17 novels, and many accompanying short stories and novellas. Her official website has a wonderful list of both full length & shorter works. This series follows three unique races & spans everything from telepathy & telekinesis to wolf & hawk shifters. If you're looking for one of the best paranormal romance book series out there, you'll need to give Singh a chance.

The Guild Hunter series is considerably shorter than her Psy/Chanegling works, but is just as acclaimed. Currently there are 11 official releases, with some short stories & novellas to accompany the series. This series incorporates angels & vampires and builds a gripping world as you read the series. 

Larissa Lone

Larissa is a USA Today and New York Times best selling author. She is most known for her Demonica series. Her spin-off series to Demonica, Lords of Deliverance, is also well known being nominated at the RITA Awards. Her Demonica series is a work in progress, and she plans on releasing at least a few more in the coming years. She also writes the Moonbound Clan Vampires series, however that is completely stand-alone from the Demonica universe.

Lara Adrian

Lara is a very agile writer, writing in the paranormal, contemporary and historical genres. Her Midnight Breed series is a seductive read that mixes the paranormal with the real world. Oh, and don’t forget the vampires! She is a #1 best-selling author because of Midnight Breed, and there are more books on the way.

She has a newer series in the paranormal genre called Hunter Legacy. The second book is set to release September 2018. Her new series is still vampire-centric, with a strong heroine & a swoon-worthy hero. You can learn more on her website, and also sign up for her mailing list. 

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