Top 55 Steamy, Must Read Werewolf Romance Books
We love all those hunky alphas (and so do you!) but when it comes to werewolf romance books, which are the yummiest? There are plenty of sexy werewolf romance books to devour and fall captive to the alpha’s charms. But which are the hottest? Here’s our picks for the top 55 best. Which are your favorite?
From Alpha Romance and Urban Fantasy to Young Adult, we have got you covered! And if you scroll to the bottom of the page we threw in a whole section of top rated FREE Werewolf Romance Books!
ALPHA WEREWOLF ROMANCE BOOKS
Ally Marshall isn’t just a wolf shifter—she’s a Seer. But a girl doesn’t exactly need special powers to know that Derren Hudson despises her entire kind. Disdain practically rolls off the Beta of the Mercury Pack…disdain mixed with a healthy dose of desire. And no matter how much the ruggedly handsome male appeals to her, this is one call of the wild she’s determined to ignore.
Read book one of the Mercury Pack Series by Suzanne Wright
The arrogant vampire kings have always proclaimed themselves to be the rulers of all the non-humans making war between the species inevitable. In order to win, it is imperative that the shifters steal the chosen human female. The alpha wolf will take her for himself thus weakening the position of the bastard kings. Something Ward didn’t bank on was that the yellow bellied elves would turn tail forcing the wolves to flee or face defeat. Book two in the Chosen Series by the USA Today bestselling author, Charlene Hartnady
Gentry Striker is right back where he swore he would never be again—his hometown. All he has to do is tie up some loose ends and escape the darkness that has enveloped this place, but he can feel his destiny pulling him deeper into the shadows of this old town. The local pack has been taken over by one seriously unstable alpha, and Gentry is a rogue on a mission to escape. That is, until a striking beauty grabs his attention and demands to stay at the home he is renting out.
Book one in the Wolves of Winter’s Edge series by T.S. Joyce
Wolf shifter and carpenter Jake Rowly left his home town of Virtue straight out of high school and never planned to return. But a broken heart sends him back into the fold, because if there’s one thing Virtue doesn’t have, it’s any chance of romantic complications. Then he meets newcomer Mabs Brannigan, and realizes fate has brought him home again….
Book one in the Virtue Shifters Series by the author Zoe Chant
Destiny can always be altered or changed in our favor, especially when it involves love.
Amira is a werewolf living a peaceful life as a normal college student in human society. Not until the new alpha of the pack she belongs to and his parents pay a visit at their home. It is the end of the semester, and she is being sent to stay at the pack house.
Book 1 of 2 in the Alpha’s Dirty Little Secret series by Symone Ross.
“ALPHA’S TEMPTATION is so hot, you’ll need a fire extinguisher to put out the fire you create on your eReader.” The Romance Reviews Banished from my birth pack after a bloodbath, I never wanted a mate. Then I met Kylie. My temptation. I’m too dangerous. I should stay away. But when I discover she’s the hacker who nearly took down my company, I demand she submit to my punishment. And she will. This is a stand-alone novel in the Bad Boy Alphas series by the USA Today bestselling author, Renee Rose.
What’s an Alpha Male to do when he meets the Alpha Female of his dreams? Step one, hide all sharp objects. All Zach Sheridan ever wanted was to become Alpha Male, that was until he met Sara Morrighan and found something he wanted more and it is a meeting that vastly changes both of their lives. And that is only the beginning.
Book one in the Magnus Pack Series from New York Times Bestselling Author Shelly Laurenston.
Dominance and submission mean different things to werewolves than to humans. Once Marsdon and Bennett try things the human way – nothing can ever be the same for them again.
This is Book one in the Pack Discipline Series from Author Kim Dare and this is not your typical erotic alpha love story! Two alphas fall in love despite tradition but they can’t help their undeniable attraction for each other. This book is a must read for those who love the big, bad, dominant wolf.
MY CAPTIVE, MY MATE, MY PRIZE.
From Authors Renee Rose & Lee Savino comes this hot, demanding alpha wolf shifter romance, it is the third title in the Bad Alpha Boys series but can be read as a standalone.
Nerd Queen, Aliya Grey, has been picked on her entire life for being different. She is done with shifter society. When the chance comes to leave the pack, she jumps for joy. But she didn’t expect that during the exchange of power ceremony, the super-hot and totally lickable, incoming Alpha would tell her he wants her.
Paranormal Shifter Romance from New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Milly Taiden.
He may be half alpha, but he’s 100% sure he can do anything for the woman he loves. Sparks fly from the moment he sees Lily and her beautiful curves again. Now he’ll have to fight his way through full blooded alphas with powerful advantages. But Lucas isn’t worried. He will do anything to fight for the woman he loves.
From the author of over sixty bestselling shifter romances this is the first book in the Wolf Protectors Series from Terry Bolryder.
PARANORMAL ROMANCE AND URBAN FANTASY
Danger, intrigue, and forbidden love in a wolf shifter world so compelling, you’ll swear it’s real life…
Book One in the Heart of the Wolf series from USA Today Bestselling Author Terry Spear, this follows the story of Bella and Devlyn as they face danger and a possible fight to the death for their love to survive. This steamy couple’s chemistry crackles and this one is a sizzling page turner.
Considering his history with Mariketa the Awaited, Bowen MacRieve of the Lykae clan should be pleased when dark forces unite against her. Yet when he discovers how vulnerable the beautiful, wee witch truly is, Bowen, a ruthless warrior, finds himself using all his strength and skill to keep her alive.
This is the fourth book in electrifying The Immortals After Dark Series (werewolf romance books) from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole.
‘I’ve been fighting it all night. I’m going to lose … Nature wins out. It always does.’
It’s terrific. The heroine is the most appealing I have come across in ages. It’s clever, quirky, hip and funny, skating between genres with style and grace. More please!’ – Joanne Harris, author of Chocolate
From bestselling Author Kelly Armstrong this is the first book in the Women of the Otherworld Series.
Grace is fascinated by the wolves in the woods behind her house; one yellow-eyed wolf in particular. Every winter, she watches him, but every summer, he disappears. Sam leads two lives. In winter, he stays in the frozen woods. In summer, he has a few precious months to be human . . . until the cold makes him shift back again. When Grace and Sam finally meet, they can’t bear to be apart. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human – or risk losing himself, and Grace, for ever. Book one in The Wolves of Mercy Falls Series from Maggie Stiefvater.
Since the moment of her defection from the PsyNet and into the SnowDancer wolf pack, Sienna Lauren has had one weakness. Hawke. Alpha and dangerous, he compels her to madness.
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Nalini Singh’s Psy-Challenging series book 10. This is a dark sensuous story that will have you gripped from the start!
No one knows Kitty’s a werewolf – until she starts a midnight radio show for the supernaturally disadvantaged and finds she may have bitten off more than she can chew.
Book one in Kitty Norville Series by Carrie Vaughn (a werewolf romance book series).
For years, wolf shifter Jaime Farrow has harbored a not-so-secret crush on gorgeous Dante Garcea. But the time has come for Jaime to face facts: despite her best efforts, Dante just isn’t interested. And that’s probably for the best. The last thing Jaime needs is for anyone to find out about her little “problem.” The one that haunts her past and threatens to destroy her and everyone she loves…
Book two of the Phoenix Pack Series by Suzanne Wright
Nina only has the vaguest memories of who she is or why two men tried to kill her one terrifying night. All she knows is how quickly she’s falling in love with her rescuer — a man with secrets of his own. With her, he’s kind, gentle, and fun — but there’s a ferocious, animal side to Boone . Can Boone help her uncover the past before the killers catch up with her? Or will an unexpected twist of fate steal her only chance at true love?Book two in the Aloha Shifters: Jewels of the Heart series, but can be read as a standalone, by the USA Today bestselling author Anna Lowe
She has survived inhuman horrors. They will protect her at all costs. But can they save her from the monsters within them?
Captive of Wolves is the first in a new series of werewolf romance books featuring possessive wolf shifters, dangerous fae politics, and a wounded heroine finding her strength. Grab it now and get swept away in the fantasy!
When Marty Andrews gets bitten by a mutt, the hair on her legs starts growing at an alarming rate and her mood swings put her dream job as a cosmetic sales rep in serious jeopardy. Then a drool-worthy man shows up at her door claiming that he accidentally bit Marty. And since he’s a werewolf, that means she is now, too…
Book one in the Accidentally Paranormal werewolf romance books from Dakota Cassidy
Anne Rice reinvented the vampire legend.
Discover what she’s done with the werewolf myth.
After a brutal attack Reuben finds himself changing. His hair is longer, his skin is more sensitive and her can hear things he never could before. Now he must confront the beast within him or lose himself completely. This is classic Anne Rice from the Queen of Gothic!
In New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Kresley Cole’s sizzling series, a fierce werewolf and a bewitching vampire become unlikely soul mates whose passion will test the boundaries of life and death.”
A unique romance — it truly stands on its own!”– Sherrilyn Kenyon, “New York Times” bestselling author
Book 7 in the Immortals After Dark series from #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Kresley Cole.
No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Briggs presents the first Alpha and Omega novel – the start of an extraordinary series set in the world of Mercy Thompson, but with rules of its own . . . Charles Cornick is his pack’s enforcer and lives a harsh life, doing jobs other wolves can’t – or won’t. Charles is strongly drawn to Anna, and her growing ‘Omega’ powers will see his people through dangerous times. Discover the first page-turning Alpha and Omega adventure, from the queen of urban fantasy Patricia Briggs.
When female wolf shifter Taryn Warner first encounters Trey Coleman, an alpha male wolf shifter with a dangerous reputation, she’s determined to resist his charms. After all, Trey can’t have anything to offer the talented healer besides trouble, or so she thinks. Taryn finds herself drawn in by Trey’s forceful demeanor and arctic-blue eyes, and she eventually agrees to enter an uneasy alliance with him.
The first book in The Phoenix Pack series from Suzanna Wright .
She’s supposed to be the alpha’s mate but her dark secret drives her away from the pack. When being in the wrong place at the wrong time gets her accused of murder, she is reunited with her past and he won’t leave her alone until he knows the truth.
Read the first book in the Shadow Guild: Wolf Queen series by the bestselling author, Linsey Hall. Follow the story of Eve as she tries to prove her innocence to the alpha and hunt down the real murderer.
Bride McTierney has just been dumped via FedEx. There’s not much that could ease such a broken heart until Vane Kattalakis wanders into her shop and her life. Their whirlwind affair feels too good to be true.
The seventh book in the Dark-Hunter World by the New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon is a steamy rollercoaster which takes place in a dangerous dog-eat-dog world and asks the question: can a human learn to love and trust the wolf that she is destined to be with?
A rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, Riley Jenson is a mere office worker whilst her twin brother, Rhoan, is an exalted guardian who both work for Melbourne’s Directorate of Other Races. Then, her brother goes missing. The timing couldn’t be worse. More werewolf than vampire, Riley is vulnerable to the moon heat, the weeklong period before the full moon, when her need to mate becomes all-consuming…
Book one in the Riley Jenson Guardian series by Keri Author. (werewolf romance books)
Mercedes Thompson runs a garage in the Tri-Cities. She’s also a shapeshifter, sister to coyotes, who are tolerated by the wolves but low down on the pecking order. And it just so happens that her next-door neighbour is an alpha werewolf.
Read book one in the New York Times bestselling Mercy Thompson series by Patrica Briggs and follow Mercy as she tries to stay out of trouble so the pack will leave her in peace, but with the sexy werewolf next-door, it’s easier said than done.
As a wolf shifter growing up in a strong pack, I should be living my best life. But after my father tried to kill our leader, I’m labelled an outcast, traitor, less than dirt. I run, but apparently they don’t like losing their punching bag. Torin, the leader’s son, drags me back before my first shift… a shift that will reveal my true mate. I never could have predicted who mine would be, but the moment my wolf looks upon him, I’m filled with hope for a brighter future. Book one in the Shadow Beast Shifters Series by Jaymin Eve. (werewolf romance books)
When my parents were banished from Wolf City before I was born, I thought there was no way I would ever live in a pack again. Cuffed, with my shifter magic bound, I was forced to go to school with witches and vampires in order to keep my true nature from coming out.
Then I met him. Sawyer Hudson.
Book one in the Lost Girls series by USA Today bestselling author Leia Stone. (series of werewolf romance books)
YOUNG ADULT WEREWOLF ROMANCE BOOKS
Grace Divine, daughter of the local pastor, always knew something terrible happened the night Daniel Kalbi disappeared—the night she found her brother Jude collapsed on the porch, covered in his own blood—but she has no idea what a truly monstrous secret that night held. The memories her family has tried to bury resurface when Daniel returns, three years later, and enrolls in Grace and Jude’s high school.
Book one in the Dark Divine Series (werewolf romance books) by Bree Despain.
What would it be like to have a true mate? What if that mate was a werewolf? Three best friends are about to find out.
Jacque is an ordinary girl who’s life changes when a mysterious Romanian exchange student moves in across the street. She feels an instant attraction to him, but little does she know that he is actually a werewolf and that she is his mate. This the first book in the Grey Wolves series by the multi-award winning author, Quinn Loftis.
Tessa doesn’t realize that kissing the wrong guy in her new Texas town could land her in far more trouble than she ever imagined. Even if the wrong guy did accidentally turn her into a shapeshifter and doom her to attending the weirdest high school ever.
“This is absolutely one of the most amazing books of 2013! Paranormal YA at its best. It doesn’t matter if you’re an adult or Young Adult. You will love this one.” — Paranormal Cravings Blog. Book one in Alpha Girl series by Aileen Erin
She can control her pack, but not her heart . . . Calla Tor has always known her destiny: graduation, marriage and then a life leading her pack. But when she defies her masters’ laws to save a human boy, she must choose. Is one boy worth losing everything?
Book one in the Nightshade Legacy Series (werewolf romance books) by New York Times and international bestselling author, Andrea Cremer.
Vivian Gandillon relishes the change, the sweet, fierce ache that carries her from girl to wolf. At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the young wolves are on her tail. But Vivian still grieves for her dead father; her pack remains leaderless and in disarray, and she feels lost in the suburbs of Maryland. She longs for a normal life. But what is normal for a werewolf? “…as addictive as chocolate.” –Publishers Weekly.
This is stand-alone werewolf romance book by Annette Curtis Klause
My heart was left shattered into a million jagged pieces. To survive, I did the only thing I could and forced myself to play the part of the perfect girlfriend. The perfect daughter. Because no one wants someone broken. But now, the boy who owned my heart is a grown man — hardened and cold. Seeing Aidan four years later forces me to face my greatest fear, and realizing he is my fated mate only makes things worse.
Book one in the Marked Wolf (werewolf romance books) series by Jen L. Grey.
After refusing the laws of her sadistic pack, Skye Markham barely escapes with her life, seeking sanctuary with the feared Blackwater pack. Hunted by her former Alpha and his soldiers, she’s determined to create a life even though she knows they will come for her.
Book one in the Blackwater Pack Series by Hannah McBride
She’s trained her entire life to lead her pack, and the elite school is where she’ll receive the elemental magic that distinguishes her as an alpha heir. But the four sexy guards sent to escort Nai are not only early—they’re her sworn enemies. Then when she arrives at Alpha Academy, the Alpha King is not happy to see her. There is no way things could get worse. Until she meets her fated mate at a masquerade party… He’s sexy as sin. And completely and totally forbidden. Book one in the Shifter Island Series by authors, Leia Stone and Raye Wagner
Xavier Blackwood is the man every girl at my college dreams about at night.. Standing at 6’8 with steel grey eyes, he might look like a walking dream, but he acts like a first-class jerk. Who would have thought that one night, I’d be jumped by three men…only to have Xavier come to my rescue…but the thing I saw, the CREATURE that ripped those men to shreds, wasn’t the Xavier everyone thinks they know. He wasn’t human… He was a wolf, a demon, a creature from myth, but before I had time to process, he knocked me out too. Book one of the Luna Rising Series (excellent werewolf romance books) by the international bestselling author, Sara Snow
As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob – knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf.
Book three in the number one international bestselling Twilight Series by Stephenie Meyer.
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When her brother cancels their ski trip, Robyn Maxwell takes it in stride. The fact she’s deaf doesn’t make her survival skills any weaker, and she’s been craving the chance to escape into the Yukon wilderness. Only the sexy beast of a man she bumps into at the cabin starts cravings of another kind, setting her hormones raging as well as raising strange questions about wolves, and mates, and pack challenges. This is the first title in New York Times bestselling author Vivian Arend’s light-hearted, feel-good paranormal Granite Lake Wolves series.
The war between humans and shapeshifters must end. There has been too much bloodshed, and it’s time for the factions to sign a peace treaty. But there is one man, one wolf warrior, who does not want peace. Not even when humans would be forced to provide shifters with brides to bear them heirs. Ruarc Bloodmoon is not interested in a willing human bride. All he wants is power.
Book One in the Alma Venus Shifter-Brides Series (werewolf romance books) from Cara Wylde
Run, little faerie. Run.
I have all kinds of plans for what I’ll do when I catch you.Brock Hume is a lone wolf, and right now he’s hunting the most tempting prey he’s ever encountered. He really can’t help himself. Her scent reminds him of the heather blossoms of his homeland, and she has curves he can’t wait to get his paws on. And she was running from him… A werewolf.
Book One in the The Kincaid Werewolves Book 1 from L E Wilson
When the great war between the Redwoods and the Centrals occurred three decades ago, the Talon Pack risked their lives for the side of good. After tragedy struck, Gideon Brentwood became the Alpha of the Talons. But the Pack’s stability is threatened, and he’s forced to take a mate—only the one fate puts in his path is the woman he shouldn’t want.
Book One in the Talon Pack Series from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Carrie Ann Ryan.
When Lilah Murphy started serving drinks at the exclusive Platinum Club, she never expected she would be on the menu. Biotech billionaire Gavin Stanton had one taste of the new, curvy server and his craving could never be satisfied until he had her fully. Completely.
Book One in The Billionaire Shifters Club series from bestselling Author Diana Seere.
Elise had no idea when she came home that day that she’d end up mated to a complete stranger. A new Alpha and the need for an alliance between packs have made her a pawn. “A very unique and interesting take on modern day werewolves. The Mating is a hot, romantic novel embedded inside an edge of your seat mystery.” SC Stephens.
Book One in the Law of the Lycans Series from Nicky Charles.
Grace Shaw just wants to be left alone, but then she meets Hunter Tate – the alpha of the Black River Pack. Grace tries to hold Hunter at arm’s length, but there’s just no reasoning with an alpha male werewolf who insists she’s his mate.
Book one in the Black River Pack series from bestselling author Rochelle Paige.
When a pained howl echoes from the dark forest beyond the sanctuary fence, Brandy meets a wolf unlike any to cross her path. Why does she grow instantly connected to him? Why does he become so important to her? She’ll only get answers if she accepts a wolf kiss.”Full of memorable characters with a solid plot and plenty of passion.”
Book one in The Warrior Wolves Series from Author Christine DePetrillo “
She’s hiding a dark secret. It already killed her once.
This urban fantasy romantic thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat. In this book you’ll find a supernatural world far beyond the normal scope of vampires and werewolves. Buckle up and get ready for a ride full of twists and turns. It’s one for all ages – as long as you have an imagination and love surprises. Book One in the Curse of The Moon series from USA Today bestselling author, Stacy Claflin.
When the Blood Moon rises, the wolves come out to play… and find their mates.”
Suspenseful, steamy and bloody.” Amazon reviewer.
Book One in the Blood Moon Rising series from Lola Taylor.
I lived a pretty ordinary life—a kid raised in my family’s bar who went off to college to escape the small-town life. But when my grandfather died and I returned to take over the family business, I discovered a much more extraordinary world waiting for me.
Vampires, werewolves and fae are real.
Book One in the The Last Witch Book 1 from Karpov Kinrade
Three brothers. Three Secrets. One hope to save the shifters of Seattle. Former SEAL Jaxson River would give his life for his brothers and his pack, but if he doesn’t claim a mate soon, he’ll be forced to step down as their alpha. There’s only one problem: Jaxson’s dark secret would kill any mate he claimed. With someone kidnapping shifters off the street—and only Jaxson and his brothers, Jace and Jared, to stop them—now is not the time for his secret to come out.
Book One in the first in the Riverwise Private Security trilogy by Alisa Woods.
From New York Times bestselling author Claudy Conn. Harley has everything a vampire-white witch hybrid could want: wonderful parents, a hunky sort-of boyfriend, and a clan of loving friends. When that life is taken away from her, Harley doesn’t want to serve revenge up cold. She wants to serve it up now, and she wants to serve it up HOT.
And then Kian enters her life and she knows she is in trouble because it isn’t wise to let yourself look too long at a hunk that takes your breath away when you think his heart might belong to someone else. But what can you do, when he is in your face every single time you turn around and dark magic, and werewolves keep getting you into trouble?
“The man wants to seduce you with words. The wolf wants to throw you over my shoulder, take you to my bed and pleasure you until you say you are mine.”-Lucien, Alpha of the Last Hope Werewolf Pack
His instinct is to claim her. Her instinct is to run.
Soul Mates Book 1 from Diana Persaud
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