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Best Mystery Romance Books

Twist your heart with tales of love laced with secrecy, chosen as the best mystery romance books from the whispers of the blogging realm.

Recommendations from 15 articles, Meg Cabot, Glen Mazzara.
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Mr. Perfect
Linda Howard - 2003-01-01 (first published in 2000)
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A tongue-in-cheek checklist for the perfect man becomes an overnight sensation, but turns deadly serious when one of the women is murdered. Jaine turns to her unpredictable neighbor, a police detective, to unmask the killer and save herself and her friends. Trust and love become a matter of survival in this chilling tale.
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One for the Money
The First Stephanie Plum Novel (1) (A Stephanie Plum Novel)
Janet Evanovich - 2006-01-01 (first published in 1994)
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Looking for a charming yet tough protagonist who can't seem to catch a break? Meet a department store lingerie buyer turned bounty hunter in this riveting novel. Struggling to make rent, she decides to go after the big money, taking on a dangerous job that puts everything on the line. With a touch of humor and plenty of grit, follow this resourceful heroine as she battles ruthless adversaries, including a cop gone bad who just so happens to be her former lover.
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The Witness
Nora Roberts - 2012-04-17
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A woman living under a new identity in a small town draws the attention of the police chief due to her secretive nature and elaborate security. As they grow closer, he begins to suspect that she may be in danger and soon discovers a harrowing story that she has been hiding. With an intriguing heroine and heart-stopping plot, this thriller by a bestselling author is sure to leave readers wanting more.
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A Study In Scarlet Women
Sherry Thomas - 2016-10-18
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This captivating novel follows Charlotte Holmes, a woman who defies the traditional expectations of upper-class society. When her family is suspected of a string of deaths, Charlotte must clear their name and unravel the mystery. With the help of new and loyal allies, she adopts the persona of Sherlock Holmes and challenges societal norms to solve the case.
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The Shark
Mary Burton - 2016-05-24
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This gripping thriller follows Virginia state trooper Riley Tatum as she investigates a gruesome murder scene that triggers memories of her own past abduction. With the help of former flame and Shield Security member Clay Bowman, they unravel a chilling serial killer case known as the Shark. Can they stop the killer before it's too late?
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The Search
Nora Roberts - 2010-07-06
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A woman who survived a serial killer's attack finds solace in her life on an island off Seattle's coast. Fiona's peaceful life of running a dog-training school and performing search and rescue is disrupted when Simon, a private artist with an out-of-control puppy, seeks her help. As they work together, a copycat killer emerges, forcing Fiona to confront her past and the man who wants to reclaim her.
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Nine Coaches Waiting
Mary Stewart - 2006-05-01 (first published in 1958)
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A governess named Linda Martin finds herself becoming close to her young charge, Philippe, and begins to uncover dangerous family secrets when she realizes he is set to inherit a vast estate. Mary Stewart's suspenseful tale set in the picturesque countryside of Savoy is a classic that shouldn't be missed.
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Sandra Brown - 2011-09-20
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A woman and her daughter are held hostage by a dangerous man accused of murdering seven people. He promises their safety in exchange for her help, claiming her late husband had something valuable. Together, they evade the law and uncover a dark conspiracy that endangers them and society itself.
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Hither, Page
Cat Sebastian - 2019-06-18
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Set in postwar England, this novel follows a jaded spy and a shell shocked country doctor as they team up to solve a murder in a quiet village. The doctor, James, just wants to enjoy a peaceful life, but when a handsome stranger mixed up in the murder appears, things get complicated. Meanwhile, the spy, Leo, is still doing dirty work for intelligence and must cover up the murder. As they work together to unravel secrets and lies in the village, they realize the truths they uncover will have a big impact on their future and their growing feelings for each other.
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Poisoned Primrose
Dahlia Donovan - 2020-07-25
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Get ready to immerse yourself in a fun and quirky British mystery! Join Pineapple "Motts" Mottley, an almost 40-year-old autistic and asexual woman, as she escapes to a peaceful village in Cornwall with her cat and turtle. But when she discovers a dead body buried in her garden, she can't resist the urge to investigate, putting herself in danger. Follow Motts as she tries to balance her business and survival while falling for the attractive detective inspector Teo Herceg. Can she solve the mystery before it's too late? Poisoned Primrose is a must-read cozy mystery full of quirky characters and unexpected twists.
What Happens in Miami... by Nadine Gonzalez
Proper English by KJ Charles
Flawless by Heather Graham
Agnes and the Hitman by Jennifer Crusie
Till Death by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Murder Takes the High Road by Josh Lanyon
Spellbound in His Arms by Angel Sefer
The Accidental Alchemist by Gigi Pandian
Magic, Lies, and Deadly Pies by Misha Popp
Sex, Murder and a Double Latte by Kyra Davis
In the Winter Woods by Isabelle Adler
Mimi Lee Gets a Clue by Jennifer J. Chow
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Mayhem by Manda Collins
A Deadly Inside Scoop by Abby Collette
Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto
Love Sold Separately by Ellen Meister
Name Dropping by Jane Heller
Verity by Colleen Hoover
Winter Solstice in the Crystal Castle by Jennifer Ivy Walker