10 Paranormal Romance Novels Full Of Enticing Creatures

If you fantasize about escaping into the night with a powerful vampire, werewolf, or demon, you've come to the right place. These books explore everything from enemies-to-lovers romance to forbidden love through a paranormal lens. Fans of romance novels and fantasy books alike are sure to enjoy the ten works listed here. This video was made with Ezvid Wikimaker.

Paranormal Romances: Our 10 Picks

Title Author
1. When You Believe Jessica Barksdale Inclan
2. Lash L.G. Castillo
3. Alpha Awakened Payne Hawthorne
4. The Demon's Daughter Paula Altenburg
5. The Light of Asteria Elizabeth Isaacs
6. Dearborn Jenni Moen
7. Nathan's Heart Minx Malone
8. Easy Bake Coven Liz Schulte
9. Breaking the Storm Sedona Venez
10. Ruby Jettie Necole

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8 Great Paranormal Romance Films

  1. Death Takes a Holiday (1934)
  2. Graveyard Shift (1987)
  3. Ghost (1990)
  4. Practical Magic (1998)
  5. Tuck Everlasting (2002)
  6. Warm Bodies (2013)
  7. Beautiful Creatures (2013)
  8. Vampire Academy (2014)

Monsters in Mythology

In Depth

Featuring everything from vampires and dragons to warlocks and demons, the books on this list are sure to excite readers looking for epic love stories that focus on mythical and otherworldly beings. Here, in no particular order, are ten paranormal romance novels full of enticing creatures.

First up, at #1 is "When You Believe" by Jessica Barksdale Inclan. While running from criminals on the streets of San Francisco, poet Miranda Stead rushes through a strange door to find a group of mind readers, including Sariel Valasay, a member of an ancient tribe who is sworn to protect humankind from dark forces. Sariel is immediately and irresistibly drawn to Miranda, and he doesn't want to let her leave. All he has to do is touch her and her memories of the evening will be erased, but first, he wants to show her his world.

#2 is "Lash," the first novel in the "Broken Angel" series by L.G. Castillo. Banished to a life on Earth and stripped of his powers, guardian angel Lash is given a chance for redemption. All he has to do is protect Naomi Duran, a woman whose life is in danger. This simple task grows increasingly difficult as Lash slowly learns more about Naomi and her mysterious past. He must not only keep her safe, but also deal with his growing feelings for her.

Banished to a life on Earth and stripped of his powers, guardian angel Lash is given a chance for redemption.

Next up, at #3 is "Alpha Awakened" by Payne Hawthorne. When Scottish billionaire Jacob and American horse trainer Allison meet on a flight to Scotland, their attraction is undeniable. They feel such an intense desire for one another that they make a plan to reunite in ten days. While they are apart, both experience transformations that lead them to believe their meeting wasn't an accident. Soon they're involved in a race against time to solve an ancient riddle that holds the key to understanding their newfound powers.

#4 is "The Demon's Daughter" by Paula Altenburg. In a world overrun by demons, Hunter is a slayer who can kill the creatures that have decimated his world. He is hired to bring Airie, a girl who is half human and half demon, to justice. On their way to see the priestess, both Hunter and Airie see the humanity in each other. Though revenge is what motivates Hunter, it might just be love that saves him.

#5 is "The Light Of Asteria," the first book in the "Kailmeyra" series by Elizabeth Isaacs. While helping her friends move into their college dorm, Nora meets handsome student Gavin. With just one touch, he seems to change something deep inside of her, and from that moment on, she can't get him out of her mind. Soon she discovers that Gavin is not who she thought he was, and finds herself stuck in an otherworldly battle with more power than she ever dreamed possible.

Soon she discovers that Gavin is not who she thought he was, and finds herself stuck in an otherworldly battle with more power than she ever dreamed possible.

Coming in at #6 is "Dearborn" by Jenni Moen. Quinn Dearborn, a retired army veteran suffering from PTSD, returns to his hometown of Woodland Creek and reunites with his childhood friend Willow. The town is populated by humans and shapeshifters, people who turn into animals. Willow is startled when she sees Quinn running naked through the woods one night, and together they try to uncover the truth behind what's happening to him. Even though she has vowed not to interfere with shifters, Willow must figure out who Quinn truly is and decide if she will follow her head or her heart.

Next, at #7, is "Nathan's Heart," the first book in the "Brotherhood of Bandits" series by Minx Malone. Nathan is a dragon shifter, which means he is part dragon, and many people believe he should be king. He earns a living stealing goods and selling them back to people for a profit. One night, on a normal delivery, a storm forces him to safety, where he meets the cargo he's been carrying, a woman named Evie. It doesn't take long before Nathan is convinced that she is meant to be his mate for life, though it will take some convincing and probably a little romance to get Evie on board.

#8 is "Easy Bake Coven" by Liz Schulte. Selene is a witch who has been discouraged from using her magic. Raised by her grandmother after the death of her parents, she's enjoyed a normal existence in which few know of her true nature. But then she meets Cheney, a stranger who seems to know more about her past than she does. In the face of war with a race of elves, Selene must quickly learn a lot about this fantastical world and her place in it.

Selene is a witch who has been discouraged from using her magic.

#9 is "Breaking The Storm" by Sedona Venez. Going back centuries, every woman in Stormy's family has been cursed. Any man they fall in love with is destined to die a horrible death. Knowing this, Stormy makes a vow that she will never fall in love, a promise that is tested when she meets rock star Knox. Luckily for him, she breaks it off before it's too late. But five years later, when they meet again, the attraction is still there. The more time they spend together, the more perfect they seem to be for each other. If it is true love, can they break the ancient curse and be together?

Finally, at #10 is "Ruby" by Jettie Necole. It's 1811, and Ruby has just been introduced to London society by her grandfather. Moving to the city to find a suitable husband, she is quickly pursued by two suitors: Nathan, a handsome stranger, and Fredrick, her childhood friend. Marriage proves to be the least of her worries when she becomes the target of a vindictive vampire. Now she must discover the truth about her bloodline as she uncovers magic, love, and the secret behind her own identity.