10 Sizzling Romance Novels Where Old Flames Reconnect And People From The Past Return

Most couples don't have a smooth progression from meet-cute to happily-ever-after. Some have minor bumps in the road, but others have major issues that can result in a long time apart. Of course, that doesn't necessarily mean that they can't get back together and find a way to work things out. The wonderful romance books listed here feature old flames reconnecting and re-kindling their spark. This video was made with Ezvid Wikimaker.

10 Sizzling Romance Novels Where Old Flames Reconnect And People From The Past Return

Title Author
1. Mack The Wife Debby Conrad
2. Too Close for Comfort Lynne Marshall
3. Last Chance Lauren Runow
4. Once and Again Elisabeth Barrett
5. Home for Love Aneesa Price
6. The Other Side of Later D.K. Hamilton
7. Always Yours Somi Ekhasomhi
8. Away in Montana Jane Porter
9. Sweet Reunion Melanie Shawn
10. Cora's Heart Rachael Herron

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8 Great Romantic Movies

If you enjoy reading about love, you probably have a good time watching it on the big screen as well. Check out these eight romantic movies (if you haven't already):

  1. Casablanca (1942)
  2. Love Actually (2003)
  3. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  4. The Notebook (2004)
  5. Dirty Dancing (1987)
  6. The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
  7. Amélie (2001)
  8. Ghost (1990)

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In Depth

Second chance romances typically revolve around couples who are separated by circumstances beyond their control. When these characters are reunited, their repressed feelings often lead to both heartbreaking and intimate moments, and the uncertainty of whether or not they'll end up together is sure to leave readers on the edge of their seats. With that said, here, in no particular order, are ten sizzling romance novels where old flames reconnect and people from the past return.

First up, at #1, we have "Mack The Wife" by Debby Conrad. Mackenzie O'Brien wants to get married in order to finally be free from her overprotective brothers. She sets her eyes on police officer Grady Sullivan, whom she used to date in high school. Grady wants nothing to do with her as she's broken his heart in the past, but deep down, he still has feelings for her. Mackenzie is determined to win him back, but conflict arises when he starts investigating one of her brothers for murder.

Next, at #2, is "Too Close for Comfort" by Lynne Marshall. Joy Waltham runs a food company in California, and in order to expand her business, she must get the signature of her ex-husband, Paul Donovan, to dissolve their silent partnership. Paul is the chief of police in the small town of Comfort, and while looking into deaths related to a new drug, his ex-wife shows up and constantly gets in the way of his investigation. The two eventually agree to work together, rekindling their love in the process.

The two eventually agree to work together, rekindling their love in the process.

At #3 is Lauren Runow's "Last Chance." Mackenzie has had a crush on her best friend's older brother, Connor, for years now. After a chance encounter, they have a one-night stand, where she learns that the feeling is mutual. Things seem great between them, but conflict arises when Mackenzie reveals that she is battling a serious illness that threatens to drive them apart forever.

Next up, at #4, we have "Once and Again" by Elisabeth Barrett. Carolyn Rivington comes from a rich family, and she broke up with her first love, Jake, after her parents had him arrested. Fifteen years later, her family is in debt, and she's forced to work at the golf club she used to be a member at. She soon realizes that her new boss is Jake, who still loves her. Now, they must come to terms with their pasts before they can take their relationship to the next level.

Next, at #5, is "Home for Love" by Aneesa Price. When Bree's parents learn that she's pregnant, she's forced to move out of Alaska, refusing to tell Todd, her high school sweetheart, about their baby. Seven years later, they're reunited when Bree returns home. Todd is pleased to see his old partner again, but is disgusted to learn that she's been keeping their child a secret from him for all these years. The pair agree to be co-parents, eventually setting their differences aside and falling in love once again.

The pair agree to be co-parents, eventually setting their differences aside and falling in love once again.

At #6 is D.K. Hamilton's "The Other Side of Later." Still reeling from her failed marriage, Julia Merina has been struggling to return to the dating pool. Nowadays, she only focuses on raising her three-year-old son and continuing to be successful in her professional endeavors. Sparks fly when she encounters one of her old classmates, Drew Parkington. Will she be able to put her past behind and learn to trust men again?

Next up, at #7, we have "Always Yours" by Somi Ekhasomhi. Sophie lives in Lagos, Nigeria, where she runs her own magazine. Despite her success, she's still missing one thing: Michael, the man she fell in love with when she was in college. It's been five years since they split up due to an unfortunate misunderstanding, and when she finally meets him again, she's devastated to learn that he's already engaged to someone else. Now, she must decide whether or not she wants to continue pursuing him.

At #8 is "Away in Montana" by Jane Porter. Heiress McKenna Frasier had to leave her first love, a miner's son named Sinclair Douglas, when she went to college. A few years later, her wealthy family disowns her after a manipulative man destroys her reputation. Now, she works as a teacher to make ends meet. Sinclair wants to help her turn her life around but is conflicted as he doesn't want to be associated with such a scandalous woman.

Now, she works as a teacher to make ends meet.

Next, at #9, is "Sweet Reunion" by Melanie Shawn. Justin Barnes is enamored with his boss's daughter, Amanda Jacobs, but he can't act on his feelings as she's far too young for him. One night, after an inappropriate encounter with her, he leaves without saying goodbye. Ten years later, he returns to the town of Hope Falls after receiving news that his former boss has passed away. There, he reconnects with Amanda, who's still head over heels for him.

Finally, at #10, we have Rachael Herron's "Cora's Heart." Cora, a young widow, makes a living by selling her knitting projects and other commodities made using materials from her late husband's farm. When Mac Wildwood, her husband's cousin, returns, memories of their past resurface. When they were teenagers, they used to be very close until Mac left to pursue his own goals. Now that he's back, Cora finds herself falling for him again, but are they both ready to pick up where they left off?