The hottest new enemies to lovers romance books!

The hottest new enemies to lovers romance books!

The enemies to lovers trope is deliciously addicting and filled with irresistible tension you could cut with a knife.

We’re celebrating the enemies who fall in love in our latest romance books. And trust us, you won’t hate to love these sizzling reads.

(This article contains spoilers!)


Willed to Wed Him by Caitlin Crews

This is a story of two enemies who are forced to marry each other because of a will. Her father’s will demands that Annika wed the super-rich yet intimidating Ranieri. Their only way out of this is to convince the other not to go through with the wedding, which means forfeiting their half of the inheritance!

But behind the doors of his luxury penthouse, Ranieri ignites a fire in Annika that she never dreamed possible…

Setting: Manhattan

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So Now You’re Back by Heidi Rice

Think Fifty Shades of Grey meets The Great British Bake Off. This books has relatable characters, tons of humour and irresistible heat!

Halle has turned her passion for baking into a media empire, but while her business life is thriving her personal life is a recipe for disaster. Halle only speaks to her ex husband Luke via her lawyer. But when Luke decides to write a tell-all book, keeping him at arm’s length won’t be so easy.

When he suggests a getaway to work through their past and repair their relationship for the sake of their 18-year-old daughter, Halle thinks he’s crazy. If they can survive two weeks together in the wilderness it will be a miracle! Yet reconnecting with her past, could be the only way to start her future.

Setting: Tennessee

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It Started with a Royal Kiss by Jennifer Faye

Surely one kiss can’t be completely life-changing…?

When artist Indigo is painting a formal portrait of Prince Istvan of Rydiania, her buttoned-up emotions are quickly derailed after they share an unexpected kiss!

Even though her head tells her they shouldn’t take things any further, Indigo sees something unique in Istavan. Putting her heart on the line, isn’t something that comes easily to Indigo, especially when she knows Istvan has a kingdom to think about! But he’ll work to prove that he’s worthy of her heart.

Setting: Greece

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Tempted by Her Outcast Viking by Lucy Morris

Brynhild had once been close to Erik – until he betrayed her. She hoped to never see him again but when her sister needs rescuing, the fiercely independent shieldmaiden knows she needs Erik’s skills and help.

Bryn stikes a mutually beneficial deal with the tough, isolated and virgin warrior Erik – he’ll help rescue her sister, if she helps him in his quest to find a wife…by teaching him how to please a woman in bed!

This story is atmospheric, angsty and full of adventure!

Setting: Scandinavia

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Meet me at the Wedding by Georgia Toffolo

This contemporary romance is set in the beautiful and quaint seaside town of Hawke’s Cove. Chef Lily is thrilled to be planning her best friend, Victoria’s wedding at the beautiful Hawkesbury estate. But when the estate owner suddenly passes away, Lily is forced to work with his son, Henry. And let’s just say Lily and Henry do not see eye to eye… Their complicated history only adds to the tension.

Henry wants nothing more than to return to Hawke’s Cove, sell his estranged late father’s estate and leave. He certainly does not want to host a wedding, or face Lily, who gets on with everyone – except him! But when Henry needs Lily’s help, she will only provide it if the wedding can go ahead. Working together means both must face each other and their pasts. But as the wedding day approaches, their sizzling chemistry becomes harder to ignore. Can two people afraid of love work through their past and build a future?

This is the stunning conclusion to the Lost Hour Girls’ story by Georgia Toffolo, featuring what Jo Bartlett calls a ‘modern, feisty heroine determined not to settle for anything less than she deserves’.

Setting: Devon

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Falling for the Village Vet by Rachel Dove

Keeping her distance is a lot harder than she first thought!

After a painful divorce, hospice nurse Susannah finds solace in a quiet village with rescue pup, Hendrix by her side. Until Dr Chris Jennings disturbs her peace. Straight-talking Susannah clashes with the brooding new vet, and the fallout has the locals gossiping for weeks!

Then, thrown together to host a charity drive, their sparks of anger turn to flames of attraction. Can Susannah’s sunny nature thaw out Chris’s guarded heart?

Setting: Yorkshire

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Rivalry at Play by Nadine Gonzalez

‘It’s your move. Go ahead and finish me.’

Lawyer Alexandra doesn’t play games, but entrepreneur Jackson brings out her competitive side. Her former high school enemy is all grown up and challenging her and tempting her in equal measure.

But she’s home to deal with family business. Is a casual fling the best strategy? Maybe…but succumbing to Jackson’s physical appeal is one thing; revealing her secrets is another.

After all, the Queen is the most powerful piece in the game.

Setting: Texas

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