42 Sizzling Hot Shifter Romance Books

Shifter Romance Books are hot right now.  No longer are we restricted to only werewolf shifters.  Now we have cats, bears, dragons, and even unicorns! Shifters are a dream come true, the men come in all shapes and sizes and the women can hardly resist them. These are our top 42 sizzling hot shifter novels that you didn’t know you needed.

Shifter Romance Books: Dragons

Dragon Bound – Thea Harrison

As the most feared and respected of the wyrkind, Dragos Cuelebre cannot believe someone had the audacity to steal from him, much less succeed.

And when he catches the thief, Dragos spares her life, claiming her as his own to further explore the desire they’ve ignited in one another.

Shifter Romance Books: Dragon Bound

Heart of the Dragon – Gena Showalter

Searching for her missing brother, Grace Carlyle never dreamed she would discover a secret world populated by mythological monsters.

Now Grace’s life was in his hands, Darius had to choose between his centuries-old vow and the woman who had slipped beneath his defenses and stolen the heart of Atlantis’s fiercest dragon.

Dragon Actually – G.A. Aiken

It’s not always easy being a female warrior with a nickname like Annwyl the Bloody. Men tend to either cower in fear—a lot—or else salute.

It’s true that Annwyl has a knack for decapitating legions of her ruthless brother’s soldiers without pausing for breath. But just once it would be nice to be able to really talk to a man, the way she can talk to Fearghus the Destroyer.

Love in the Time of Dragons – Katie MacAlister

As the most feared and respected of the wyrkind, Dragos Cuelebre cannot believe someone had the audacity to steal Tully Sullivan just woke up in a strange place, surrounded by people she’s never met. Which is quite bad enough.

But then the strange people insist they are dragons. And, worse, that she is also a dragon, named Ysolde de Bouchier, one of the most notorious of them all.

Cowboy Dragon – Terry Bolryder

Harrison didn’t expect to find the curvy, stubborn human woman so interesting. After saving her from coyotes and more, the experienced cowboy boss of Dragonclaw Ranch knows he owes Marian for a favor her father did for him a long time ago.

But his dragon says “mate” every time he looks at her, and even though he’s going to help the determined woman, it will be difficult to keep the monster inside him from wanting to make her his own.

Dragon’s Guard – Eva Chase

When Ren Landis goes looking for excitement on her 21st birthday, getting kidnapped is a little more than she bargained for. So is finding out that shifters exist—and that she’s one too.

As the last of the dragon shifters, she’s got a role to fulfill: Take the alphas of the four shifter groups as her mates and unite all shifter kind. No pressure, right?

Billionaire Dragon’s Nanny – Brittany White

After my escape from an abusive ex, I lost everything.
Resigned to sleeping on the streets, I was broken and alone. But a hot billionaire rescued me and saved me from that fate. He took me in and gave me shelter.

Now I’m living with my powerful boss — as his nanny. During the day, I care for his son. But on warm Texas nights, I crave my boss’s touch. This sexy CEO ignites passion inside me, but I’ve vowed to never trust another man.


Shifter Romance Books: Werewolves

Wicked Deeds On A Winter’s Night – Kresley Cole

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.

Bitten – Kelly Armstrong

As the most feared and respected of the wyrkind, Dragos Cuelebre cannot believe someone had the audacity to steal from him, much less succeed.

And when he catches the thief, Dragos spares her life, claiming her as his own to further explore the desire they’ve ignited in one another.

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Cry Wolf – Patricia Briggs

Charles Cornick is his pack’s enforcer and lives a harsh life, doing jobs other wolves can’t – or won’t. And his most recent task was rescuing Anna Latham from a life of brutality.

This leaves him shot and wounded, but he’s happy to pay the price. Charles is strongly drawn to Anna, and her growing ‘Omega’ powers will see his people through dangerous times.

Shifter Romance Books: Cry Wolf

Feral Sins – Suzanne Wright

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—who was only fourteen when he defeated his own father in a duel, winning the right to be alpha of his pack—can’t have anything to offer the talented healer besides trouble, or so she thinks.

Night Play – Sherilyn Kenyon

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.

Deadly and tortured, Vane Kattalakis isn’t what he seems. Most women lament that their boyfriends are dogs. In Bride’s case, hers is a wolf. A Were-Hunter wolf. Wanted dead by his enemies, Vane isn’t looking for a mate. But the Fates have marked Bride as his.

Full Moon Rising – Keri Arthur

A rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, Riley Jenson and her twin brother, Rhoan, work for Melbourne’s Directorate of Other Races, an organisation created to police the supernatural races – and protect humans from their depredations. Then her brother goes missing on one of his missions.

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…

Moon Called – Patricia Briggs

Mercedes Thompson runs a garage in the Tri-Cities. She’s a mechanic, and a damn good one, who spends her spare time karate training and tinkering with a VW bus that happens to belong to a vampire.

Her next-door neighbour is an alpha werewolf – literally, the leader of the pack. And Mercy herself is a shapeshifter, sister to coyotes. As such, she’s tolerated by the ‘wolves but definitely down the pecking order. As long as she keeps her eyes down and remembers her place, the pack will leave her in peace.


Shifter Romance Books: Bears

Kodiak’s Claim – Eve Langlais

Hands full taking care of his clan, the last thing this Kodiak bear needs is a woman poking her cute little nose into his affairs. But when she refuses to back down—and shows the courage to stand up to him—he can’t resist the allure of a curvy city girl.

And when a rival clan thinks to use her to force his paw, he’ll show them why you never piss off a Kodiak, or threaten what’s his.

Mated to the Bear – Celia Kyle

The house her grandfather left her looks ready to crumble, boxes cover every inch of the floor and—oh—there’s a bear cub in her pantry. It gets worse when the cub’s uncle comes by and busts out his fur and claws while on her front porch.

Then it gets loads better because suddenly there’s a hot hunk of badge-wearing werebear on her lawn ready to rescue her. Yum. Of course, he has to ruin things by trying to take the cub out of her hands. Ha! The cub is hers… No ifs, ands, or bears about it.

Shifter Romance Books: Mated to the Bear

Blackstone Ranger Chief – Alicia Montgomery

A bride walks into a bar …
No, it wasn’t the start of a bad joke. Damon isn’t sure what’s going on, but the moment the mysterious woman in the wedding dress saunters into the local watering hole, his bear immediately knows: she’s his mate, the one fate intended for him.

But a troubled past has left scars on his heart and soul, and claiming the runaway bride could only end tragically for both of them. He does his best to stay clear of her, but he can only control his animal, and his desire for her, for so long.

Alpha’s Secret – Renee Rose

I’m the ultimate predator. I live by a code. Hunt or be hunted. Kill or be killed. Then I meet her. The second I catch her scent, I know she was meant for me. She was born to wear my mark and I was born to protect her.

She belonged to my enemy until I took her. He wants her back. He’ll wage war to get her, but no one’s taking her from me. She’s mine, and I’m not letting her go.

Boss Bear – Scarlett Grove

Leland Kincaid hasn’t been back to Fate Mountain for seven years. Now he’s the new Alpha of his clan, and in charge of Timber Bear Ranch.

He soon discovers that his father left the ranch in so much debt that he and his brothers might be forced to sell everything. As if that’s not tough enough, the new auditor examining his books is his mate!

Son of the Cursed Bear – T. S. Joyce

Nevada Foxburg has a life full of secrets. One chance meeting with a feral grizzly shifter from Damon’s Mountains puts not only her at risk, but her people too.

He makes life fun, and keeps her on her toes. But he’s got secrets too, and when she finds out he’s in her hometown hunting the most dangerous creature on earth, she has to make a choice. Stay safe deep in the sanctuary of her crew, or risk her life to have Nox’s back.

Rocky – Blanca D’Arc

Maggie is on the run from those who killed her husband nine months ago. She knows the only one who can help her is Rocco, a grizzly shifter she knew in her youth. She arrives on his doorstep in labor with twins. Magical, shapeshifting, bear cub twins destined to lead the next generation of werecreatures in North America.

Rocky is devastated by the news of his Clan brother’s death, but he cannot deny the attraction that has never waned for the small human woman who stole his heart a long time ago. Rocky absented himself from her life when she chose to marry his childhood friend, but the years haven’t changed the way he feels for her.

Shifter Romance Books: Rocky

Shifter Romance Books: Lions

Chasing Tail – Celia Kyle

Werelioness Penelope Little has a growling lion pacing the library’s shelves. Not just any lion, either. He’s the most powerful feline in the country. And for some reason, he’s got his sights set on curvy, slightly nerdy, and totally frumpy Penny Not-So-Little.

When he finally calms enough to shift… Well, gorgeous doesn’t begin to describe him. He’s sexy, sinful, and has a smile that nearly brings her to her knees. Even better, he’s all hers. Or is he? When a witch is involved in his sudden appearance, there’s no telling.

Lion on the Job – Milly Taiden

Remy Leandros is busting his fur to make the Lakeside Pride stronger than ever. It’s as easy as one, two, three. Or so he thought. He’s afraid if something doesn’t change soon, their numbers may decrease.

What he doesn’t count on is his mate coming to his rescue. Wait. Mate? He doesn’t want a sexy, sensual, smart mate staying in his guest room. Much less saving his ass.

I’m Not Lion To You – Krystal Shannan

Kann is a lion shifter from another world. Literally. Even though he’s learned how to walk, talk, dress and sound just like everyone else in Mystery, Alaska, he still can’t find his mate.

Until she walks right into the local grocery store. Her blue eyes and killer legs make his lion stand up and roar. Well, that and her soul is glowing just for him. That only happens with soulmates. Which means the magick of his world did cross over to earth with the survivors.

Lion’s honor – Celia Kyle

Sometimes the Queen of the Jungle needs to lean on her King. Okay, she’s really not the queen and he’s totally not the king, but damn it, they need each other.

Four years ago, werelioness Honor Mauer walked away from Ridgeville and hopped on a plane bound for London. She had college dreams and none of them included her pesky maybe-mate Grayson. (Even if he is the hottest thing to ever walk on two legs—and four.)

Savage Pride – Cecilia Lane

Running from a devastating betrayal, Hailey’s wound is salted when car trouble strands her in the path of a snarly lion shifter with a chip on his shoulder the size of Pride Rock.

She can’t decide what’s worse—his snarky, human hating attitude, or the fact that her judgement sucks and she is falling in love with the devil in sexy blue jeans. But refusing to trust will cost her more than her future happiness… it could cost her life.

Shifter Romance Books: Savage Pride

Tropical Lion’s Legacy – Zoe Chant

Graham Long left his career—and his real name—behind to make a fresh start for himself at Shifting Sands. He’s done with dueling, and wants nothing more than to quietly raise his strawberries and tend the lawns at the tropical shifters-only resort.

A fight is the last thing he wants when his lion insists that his friend’s bear shifter bridesmaid is his destined mate.

Hunting Ember – Milly Taiden

Lion shifter Kai Mason is proud of his family’s security business. They’re in charge of all things security at F&D Network, from actors to infuriating reality TV competitors. The studio is his domain and his to protect.

If only the stubborn baker with a death wish would just let him save her. Doesn’t she understand that she’s his mate?

Shifter Romance Books: Hunting Ember

Shifter Romance Books: Tigers

All’s Were That Ends Were – Krystal Shannan

Fate made a mistake. The woman who’s soul glows for Tor…he can’t have. The attraction, the spark. It means nothing because she’s already got a ring on her finger.

When tensions rise and the situation in Mystery, Alaska spirals out of control, Tor won’t be able to look the other way. He’ll do anything to keep his mate safe…even if it he can never claim her as his own.

Tiger Magic – Jennifer Ashley

He was once a captive, but his urges were never caged. Now he’ll release them on a beautiful stranger whose own secret desires are longing to be sated…

He doesn’t have a name. He doesn’t have a clan. The humans who held him prisoner for forty years have taken them away. He knew nothing but captivity until nearly a year ago, when he was released into the light. Now Tiger lives in the Austin Shiftertown, where he struggles to belong and searches for an identity.

Shifter Romance Books: Tiger Magic

Tiger’s Bounty – Terry Bolryder

Jace is tall, dark and handsome. He’s also a super rare tiger shifter, with orange eyes and a keen sense of justice that has him constantly on the hunt for the worst criminals in the shifter world.

When a particular case brings him in contact with a beautiful, vulnerable woman needing rescue, he has no choice but to step in and offer protection. But the longer he spends time with Amber, the more he isn’t sure he can ever let her go. And that’s dangerous for a man in his position.

Here Kitty, Kitty – Shelly Laurenston

What do you do when you’ve got a hillbilly tiger by the tail? Or maybe the question should be: what wouldn’t you do…

Nikolai Vorislav likes his single life just as it is.What he doesn’t need is some foul-mouthed Texas hellcat living in his house, eating his food, flirting with his idiot brothers, and shooting holes in his home with his granddaddy’s gun. But those long legs, dark eyes, and lethal tongue are making Nik insane and he fears he may be caught in the sexiest animal trap ever.

Shifter Romance Books: Here Kitty, Kitty

Turned by a Tiger – Felicity Heaton

On the verge of bleeding out and hunted by his merciless torturers, Talon has no choice but to seek sanctuary at Underworld, a nightclub run by a jaguar shifter liable to kill him on sight for being a tiger shifter male.

What he finds in the old warehouse isn’t the grim shadow of Death though but an angel of mercy, one who offers him salvation and revenge—one who happens to be his fated mate.

White Tiger – Jennifer Ashley

In a diner in the middle of nowhere, lonely waitress Addison Price has seen a lot of unusual drifters come and go, but none has ever captivated—and intimidated—her like the imposing fugitive who wields a broadsword with incredible skill.

But when he risks all to protect her, Addison’s fear turns to empathy—and empathy to desire as she learns more about her savior. Soon she’s more than willing to help the crushingly sensual white tiger and his cubs in a passionate bid for freedom. Whatever the cost.

Shifter Romance Books: White Tiger

You’re Kitten Me – Celia Kyle

Braden, the Second in the national weretiger pride, put Veronica on a plane back to wolf lands for her own protection. With DoPE—the Department of Paraphysical Entities—secretly determined to control shifters through any means necessary, he needed her out of harm’s way.

Especially since “any means necessary” includes the forced mating of the daughters of alphas to humans of DoPE’s choice.

Shifter Romance Books: You're Kitten Me

Shifter Romance Books: Mythical/ Other

Firefighter Unicorn – Zoe Chant

Paramedic and firefighter Hugh Argent is no one’s idea of a unicorn, and he’s careful to keep it that way. His life depends on hiding his secrets…and on never meeting his true mate.

Ivy would give anything to be touched, just once. But as a wyvern shifter, her skin is lethal even in human form. Targeted by a shifter crime boss for her deadly abilities, Ivy finds herself in trouble over her head…and pulled out of danger by a cranky, mysterious, and jaw-droppingly gorgeous firefighter. Literally pulled out of danger.

Hector – Zoe CHnat

Myrtle thought her Australia trip was to study endangered moths. But her grant proposal should’ve said, “I propose to co-parent a baby pegasus shifter with an insatiable appetite for mashed apples while getting chased across the outback with a smoking hot Australian undercover agent named Hector. Did I mention that he’s smoking hot?”

But Hector isn’t just any incredibly hot undercover agent with an amazing accent – he’s also a griffin shifter, and he’s certainly being cagey about showing her his badge.

Shifter Romance Books: Hector

Unicorn Vet – Zoe Chant

Angel is a small-town veterinarian with a horny secret. Everly is a stressed-out manager on vacation who just found a darling baby dragon.

He knows they were made for each other. But a few things stand between them and true love.

For the Love of a Unicorn – Catherine Lievens

Sam has been living in the forest since his parents were killed and his brother taken because of what they were—unicorn shifters.

He hasn’t approached the wolf pack living nearby because he doesn’t know if he can trust them, but when he meets a wolf at the stream and realizes they’re mates, he knows he will have to get over that distrust.

Rejected – Jaymin Eve

When the wolves attack, my soul screams for vengeance, and somehow I touch the shadow world. Somehow I bring him to our lands.

The Shadow Beast. Our shifter god. The devil himself.
Turns out being rejected by my mate was only the beginning.

Shifter Romance Books: Rejected

The Griffin’s Mate – Zoe Chant

Lainie Eaves never wanted to return to Hideaway Cove, the small town where her own family rejected her years ago. When she inherits the family estate, she decides to sell the crumbling old mansion and leave her painful history where it belongs: in the past. Then she meets Harrison, and her world turns upside down.

Lonely griffin shifter Harrison Galway thought he’d found paradise when he moved to Hideaway Cove, where shifters can live without having to hide their true natures. But when his mate Lainie walks into his life, he discovers that paradise comes at a price too high to pay.

Shifter Romance Books: The Griffin's Mate

Firefighter Phoenix – Zoe Chant

Swan shifter Rose knows she doesn’t have a true mate. She isn’t the one for Ash, the Phoenix Eternal. She knows he can never be more than a friend, no matter how his dark eyes and hard body make her burn.

But everything Rose knows is wrong.

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