Demons are thought to be evil spirits or devils with the power of demonic possession and act as one’s tormentor in Hell. Demons are supernatural entities often associated with evil. They were prevalent historically in religion and occultism and can be found in science fiction and mythology. We also see them in horror and exorcism genres.
Today, demonology is romanticized as authors bring us their take on demon romance.
With that being said, check out our top demon books. WARNING: These demons are not for exorcising! You wouldn’t want to get rid of these scorching hot demons, who will do anything for your pleasure. These are some demon romance books you will want to adorn your bookshelves with.
Demon Romance Books
1. Pleasure Unbound – Larissa Ione
Tayla Mancuso is a demon-slayer who hungers for sensual pleasure – but fears it will always be denied her. Until she lands in a hospital run by demons in disguise, and the head doctor, Eidolon, makes her body burn with unshakable desire. But to prove her ultimate loyalty to her peers, she must betray the surgeon who saved her life.
2. Burn – Suzanne Wright
Part of a small demon lair in Las Vegas, tattooist Harper Wallis lives a pretty simple life. That changes overnight when she discovers that her psychic mate, or ‘anchor,’ is a guy who’s rumored to be the most powerful demon in existence.
Compelling, full of secrets and armed with raw sexuality, Knox Thorne is determined to claim her as his anchor, creating a psychic bond that will prevent their inner demons from ever turning rogue.
3. Demon King – Elizabeth Briggs
When my best friend goes missing in Las Vegas, there’s only one man I can turn to for help. Lucas Ifer. Billionaire playboy. CEO of Abaddon Inc. King of Sin City. And…the devil himself? Lucas—aka Lucifer—agrees to help me, but he wants one thing in exchange: me.
He’s dark, dangerous, and wickedly handsome. Oh, and evil incarnate. I should say no, but I can’t. I’m that desperate. But when you make a deal with the devil, there’s no escaping it. Now he owns my body for seven nights of sin. Even worse, he owns my soul for all eternity.
4. White Hot Kiss – Jennifer L. Armentrout
Layla just wants to fit in at school and go on a date with Zayne, whom she’s crushed on since forever. Trouble is, Zayne treats Layla like a sister—and Layla is a half-demon, half gargoyle with abilities no one else possesses.
And even though Zayne is a Warden, part of the race of gargoyles tasked with keeping humanity safe, Layla’s kiss will kill anything with a soul—including him.
5. The Darkest Pleasure – Gena Showalter
Reyes is a man possessed. Bound by the demon of pain, he is forbidden to know pleasure. Yet he craves a mortal woman, Danika Ford, more than breath and will do anything to claim her—even defy the gods. Danika is on the run.
For months she’s eluded the Lords of the Underworld, immortal warriors who won’t rest until she and her family have been destroyed. But her dreams are haunted by Reyes, the warrior whose searing touch she can’t forget. Yet a future together could mean death to all they both hold dear….
6. Demon From the Dark – Kresley Cole
Malkom Slaine is tormented by his sordid past and racked by vampiric hunger, he’s pushed to the brink by the green-eyed beauty under his guard. Carrow Graie is hiding her own sorrows; she lives only for the next party or prank until she meets a tortured warrior worth saving.
For Malkom and Carrow to survive, he must unleash both the demon and vampire inside him. When Malkom becomes the nightmare his own people feared, will he lose the woman he craves, body and soul?
7. Personal Demon – Kelly Armstrong
Hope Adams, tabloid journalist and half-demon, inherited her Bollywood princess looks from her mother. From her demon father, she inherited a hunger for chaos, and a talent for finding it. Like full demons, she gets an almost sexual rush from danger – in fact, she thrives on it. But she is determined to use her gifts for good.
8. Blaze – Suzanne Wright
Defeat the enemy. Win the boy. Live happily ever after. But life “ever after” isn’t as easy as it used to be. Harper’s gone from being a member of a small demon lair to co-Prime of one of the most powerful lairs in the US with a mate who, though hot as Hell, is just a mite overprotective. Then one of Knox’s demons goes rogue and, in his madness, decides Knox Thorne must die. Harper’s worried. Knox isn’t – at least until he discovers his mate’s willingness to get between him and danger. Now, Knox has a new priority: Keep Harper safe . . . no matter what it takes.
9. Dark Desires After Dusk – Kresley Cole
Nothing will stop Cadeon of the Rage Demons from finding the means to atone for the one wrong that haunts him. But once he captures the key to his redemption, the halfling Holly Ashwin, he finds that the woman he thought he could use for his own ends and then forget haunts him as much as his past.
Raised as a human, Holly Ashwin never knew that some legends are real until she encounters a brutal demon, who inexplicably guards her like a treasure. Thrust into a sensual new world of myth and power, with him as her protector, she begins to crave the Cade’s wicked touch.
10. Desire Unchained – Larissa Ione
Runa Wagner never meant to fall in love with the sexy stranger who seemed to know her every deepest desire. But she couldn’t resist the unbelievable passion that burned between them, a passion that died when she discovered his betrayal and found herself forever changed.
Now, determined to make Shade pay for the transformation that haunts her, Runa searches for him, only to be taken prisoner by his darkest enemy.
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11. Demon Mine – Marina Simcoe
“They are big, strong and silent. Their faces are hidden behind masks, and their bodies are enclosed in armor suits. They took me from my home in the middle of the night and have been holding me in isolation for months. I don’t fully understand the purpose of my captivity. No one explains anything to me.”
“No one even talks to me. Nearly driven to madness with no more hope for freedom, I no longer care if I live or die. And then he speaks to me. Just a few words . . . He throws me a lifeline and helps me find my way back to sanity. He becomes my only companion. My light in the darkness.”
12. Good Intentions – Brenda K. Davies
“When the war ended, the government erected a wall to divide the surviving states from the destroyed ones. I never expected to leave my town, but I wasn’t given a choice, unlike those who volunteered to go.”
“The soldiers came for me with a dim knowledge of my strange abilities. They took me beyond the wall, where I learned the truth is far more terrifying than I imagined. Alone, with humans and demons eager to see what I can do, I find myself irresistibly drawn to the one man I should avoid most—a man who isn’t even really a man.”
13. A Demon and His Witch – Eve Langlais
There are better ways to break up with a girl than having her roasted at the stake as a witch. Is it any wonder Ysabel has trust issues? She got her revenge, though, and it only cost her a slightly tarnished soul. Working for Lucifer isn’t all bad, until her ex-boyfriend escapes the bowels of Hell and she’s forced to team up with a womanizing demon to fetch the jerk back.
14. The Devil in Disguise – Cynthia Eden
Luke Thorne loves having one hell of a good time. As the ruler of every dark creature to walk the earth, he certainly has more than a bit of a bad side. He lives for danger and isn’t the type to lose his heart—mostly because he doesn’t have one. Then she walks into his life. Mina James is seduction in the flesh, a perfect temptation that the devil himself couldn’t pass up.
15. Demons Not Included – Cheyenne McCray
Meet Nyx. This half-human, half–Drow private eye investigates paranormal crimes by day and is an elite Tracker of demons by night. She prefers working solo―and playing rough. So when a terrifying force starts murdering innocent humans and paranorms, and leaving strange demonic symbols burned into their buildings, it’s a case Nyx takes very personally…
16. Katie’s Hellion – Lizzy Ford
Katie thinks she’s going crazy when a baby angel and death’s personal assistant appear on her doorstep. Both claim she’s destined for something great. If she can survive, that is. She’s drawn into a world filled with immortals like Rhyn, an outcast who claims her as his mate in a show of defiance to his brothers.
Katie rescues Rhyn from Hell, and he discovers fast just how special his little human is. With Death counting his days on one hand, Rhyn must learn to love, before his own time is up and Katie becomes the first human casualty in the brewing war between immortals.
17. Mark of the Demon – Diana Rowland
Kara was hoping to use her occult skills to catch a serial killer, but never had she conjured anything like this unearthly beautiful and unspeakably powerful being whose very touch set off exquisite new dimensions of pleasure.
But can she enlist his aid in helping her stop a killer who’s already claimed the lives—and souls—of thirteen people? And should she? The Symbol Man is a nightmare that the city thought had ended three years ago. Now he’s back for an encore and leaving every indication on the flesh of his victims that he, too, is well versed in demonic lore.
18. Beyond the Veil – Pippa Dacosta
Half demon, Charlie Henderson, is living a lie. Her real name is Muse, and her attempt at a normal life is about to go up in smoke. After an assassin tries to kill her, leaving a trail of destruction in his wake, Muse must return to the one man she hoped never to see again and ask for help.
The Prince of Greed isn’t known for his charity. His price is high and the cost could tear her apart. Trapped between a scheming Prince of Hell and an assassin with ulterior motives, Muse must embrace the demon inside her if she has any hope of surviving them both.
19. The Darkest Night – Gena Showalter
All her life, Ashlyn Darrow has been tormented by voices from the past. To end the nightmare, she has come to Budapest seeking help from men rumored to have supernatural abilities, not knowing she’ll be swept into the arms of Maddox, their most dangerous member—a man trapped in a hell of his own.
Neither can resist the instant hunger that calms their torments…and ignites an irresistible passion. But every heated touch and burning kiss will edge them closer to destruction—and a soul-shattering test of love…
20. Her Soul to Take – Harley Laroux
Her Soul to Take is Book One in the Souls Trilogy. The books are interconnected but are also standalone, so you don’t have to read them in any particular order. Rae always believed in the supernatural, and hunting for ghosts was a passion. However, summoning a demon was never part of the plan. When a demon is stalking you, you only have one shot at survival.
21. Claimed by a Demon King: A Fated Mated Demon Paranormal Romance – Felicity Heaton
This is Book 2 in the Eternal Mates Paranormal Romance Series. As soon as the demon King Thorne set eyes on the mortal huntress Sable, he knew she was his fated one. She awakened a hunger he had never experienced before. A dark craving and passion consumed him when they were apart. Nothing will stand in his way of claiming his forever with her.
22. Fallen University: Year One
This is a reverse harem paranormal romance novel. In it, ordinary people can be turned into demons. One day, she was a regular college student working her boring job while studying for finals. The next, she was transformed into a creature of the night. Will the four hot as hell guys she keeps bumping into be able to help? Can she trust them? They have secrets of their own and are definitely dangerous.
23. The Demon Prince – Amanda Aggie
She had spent years dreaming she was talking to the devil, but they weren’t nightmares. She is a witch that sucks at casting magic and has scared her roommates on more than one occasion. When she gets upset, her eyes turn black. No wonder she is still single. But let’s not forget – she is destined to marry a prince.
The Demon Prince is a steamy dark fantasy romance novel and is Book 1 of the Dark Halos series. In this book, you will find enemies turned into lovers, arranged marriage, royalty, and mature content.
Other Demon Books You Might Find Interesting
If you want to take a break from the paranormal romance for a bit but want to stay within the realm of demonology, try picking up one of these demon books in the meantime.
Demon War: Shadowguard Academy Book 4
This is Book 4 of the Shadowguard Academy demon books series. Nothing has been easy since she learned the truth of who she is. She is at war with demons, has power she can’t control, and the fate of the Shadowguard hangs in the balance.
As if this all wasn’t enough, her feelings and heart are torn into two. All she wanted was to be with Logan, but she cannot deny the link that exists between Belial and the soul that lives within her.
Come Closer – Sara Gran
Noises in her apartment that she can’t identify. Memos to her boss have been replaced by obscene insults. Burning her husband with a lit cigarette. She dreams of a beautiful woman with pointed teeth at night and has a new voice in her head.
A book on demon possession suggests the figure she sees could be the demon Naamah. As her erratic behavior increases, Amanda knows she must act to put her life right, or she will see it destroyed. She is on a desperate quest to return to normal.
The Demon Cycle Book Series (1-5) – Peter V Brett
She had spent years dreaming she was talking to the devil, but they weren’t nightmares. She is a
The Demon Cycle series is the complete collection of the epic fantasy from New York Times bestselling author Peter V Brett. His collection includes The Warded Man, The Desert Spear, The Daylight War, The Skull Throne, and The Core.
If you are a fan of demonology, you will love this series. Arlen Bales is the main character in the Demon Cycle series, and it is told from his point of view.
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