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13 Brand-New Romance Books We're Falling for This September

These sizzling and sweet new releases deserve a spot on your TBR list.

Summer is almost over, but these new September romance releases will keep you breaking a sweat long after you've traded in your sundresses for a sweater. Whether you prefer historical romances, stories of paranormal temptation, or flirty, funny contemporaries, September's new books have what you need — and more. Here are thirteen new romance books you're sure to fall for this September. 

Buy Hate the Game at Amazon

Hate the Game

By Holly Hall

RELEASE DATE: September 12th

A relationship consultant who takes pride in patching up other people’s love lives is suddenly confronted with her own messy feelings for her neighbor in this sexy, funny novel. He’s not her usual type and she’s definitely not his. She’s relying on her professional experience to navigate their intense chemistry, despite not having a single thing in common with him. But she knows that logic and reasoning can only get her so far. Ultimately, she’s going to have to trust her own heart...and trust him not to break it. 

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Hate the Game

By Holly Hall

Buy Captivating in Love at Amazon

Captivating in Love

By Bella Andre and Jennifer Skully

RELEASE DATE: September 12th

Recently returned from war, Gideon Jones is trying to straighten out his life, which means finding someone to love. He can’t stop thinking about Rosie Diaz, his brother’s best friend. She’s a single mother who is secretly attracted to Gideon, but won’t admit it, since she doesn’t have time for relationships in her hectic life. The two pair up to babysit their friends’ young son while the boy's parents goes on their honeymoon. But Gideon and Rosie are unprepared for how the chaos of babysitting is about to bring them close–very close–together. 

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Captivating in Love

By Bella Andre and Jennifer Skully

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Flame

By Chelle Bliss

RELEASE DATE: September 17th

A new college graduate, Gigi Gallo takes a job at her family’s tattoo studio, the same place where she grew up. She feels completely at home at Inked, but her first day she's met with a big surprise–Pike Moore, the sexy biker she had a fling with then ghosted. While the two reconnect and things start to heat up, Pike’s secretive past comes back to haunt him. Pike thought he left his demons behind, and he certainly never expected anyone else to be in harm’s way because of him. When danger rears its head, he’ll have to do whatever it takes to protect Gigi, even if that means losing her again. 

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Flame

By Chelle Bliss

Buy Before We Fall at Amazon

Before We Fall

By Jordan Marie

RELEASE DATE: September 17th

Junie has had enough of bad relationships and heartbreak. She moves to Stone Lake in search of a fresh start. There she meets Ben, who gives her exactly the kind of loving she needs. But when a hurtful confession causes their relationship to go south, Junie officially loses all hope. But unlike the others before, Ben isn’t about to let Junie go without a fight. He believes he can redeem himself, if only he can convince Junie to forgive him for his mistakes. 

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Before We Fall

By Jordan Marie

Buy Fake Date at Amazon

Fake Date

By Monica Murphy

RELEASE DATE: September 17th

Sarah Harrison doesn’t judge the different kinds of customers who come into her lingerie store. One attractive and wealthy businessman, Jared Gaines, frequents her store more than others. One day, he comes in with a proposition for Sarah: be his pretend girlfriend for the weekend while he attends his brother’s wedding. Fly out to San Francisco for a weekend of fun, all while being close to Jared? The offer is almost too good to resist. But when Sarah feels herself getting too comfortable in her role, she has to remind herself that it’s all supposed to be fake.

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Fake Date

By Monica Murphy

Buy Wrapped Up in You at Amazon

Wrapped Up in You

By Jill Shalvis

RELEASE DATE: September 24th

Ivy Snow has never been one to settle down. Now that she’s getting older, she decides that if she has to work in one place, it’s going to be mobile–a taco truck. Kel O’Donnell is taking a vacation from his job as a sheriff in Idaho and visiting sunny San Francisco when he meets Ivy. Now that she’s making permanent changes in her life, Ivy wonders if Kel can be permanent, too. But he was never planning on staying in California forever, and when Ivy’s past secrets come to light, there are even more reasons for him to leave. Can Ivy atone for her mistakes and convince Kel to stay? 

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Wrapped Up in You

By Jill Shalvis

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Once a Spy

By Mary Jo Putney

RELEASE DATE: September 24th

Two people who believed they’d never find love dare to care for each other under the shadow of war in this emotional romance set during the Napoleonic wars. After Napoleon gives up his throne, British spy Simon Duval retires from a life of espionage and returns to London. There, he’s surprised to fall for Suzanne Duval, the widow of his cousin. Suzanne’s life, too, has been totally transformed by the violence of Napoleon’s war. The two lonely souls, sensing sympathy between them, agree to marry. But what was initially just a pragmatic union transforms into a marriage of tender passion. When Napoleon escapes for Elba, though, Suzanne and Simon’s unlikely love is threatened once again by the chaos of conflict. 

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Once a Spy

By Mary Jo Putney

Buy How the Dukes Stole Christmas: A Christmas Romance Anthology at Amazon

How the Dukes Stole Christmas: A Christmas Romance Anthology

By Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan, Joanna Shupe

RELEASE DATE: September 24th

Some of the biggest names in historical romance — Tessa Dare, Joanna Shupe,Sarah MacLean, and Sophie Jordan — unite for a historical romance collection that’s definitely naughty and nice. Featuring stories set in regency-era London, the ancient Scottish highlands, and Gilded Age New York, this collection will make your heart grow two sizes. 

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How the Dukes Stole Christmas: A Christmas Romance Anthology

By Tessa Dare, Sarah MacLean, Sophie Jordan, Joanna Shupe

Buy Say It Again at Amazon

Say It Again

By Catherine Bybee

RELEASE DATE: September 24th

Sasha Budanov was trained in the art of stealth at the Richter academy, now making her a desirable protector-for-hire. But Sasha has questions about her own shady childhood, and she’s returning to Richter to find the answers. AJ Hofmann has also returned to Richter on a similar mission, but Sasha wants nothing to do with him. She’s a loner and always has been. But when several of their former classmates are suddenly found dead, the two have no choice but to rely on each other for survival. The closer Sasha gets to AJ, the more she falls for him against her better judgement. It was in this very school they learned not to trust anyone. Can they overcome their training to pursue their feelings for each other, and to save their own lives? 

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Say It Again

By Catherine Bybee

Buy No Judgments at Amazon

No Judgments

By Meg Cabot

RELEASE DATE: September 24th

Sabrina Beckham is laying low while working at the Mermaid Café on Little Bridge Island. Her co-worker and the boss’s nephew, Drew Hartwell, is a well-known heartbreaker, and Sabrina knows to steer clear of him. But when a torrential hurricane cuts off all power and connection to the mainland, Sabrina–being the animal lover she is–realizes that there are dozens of dogs and cats who are stranded outside and need to be brought to safety. She can’t possibly help them all by herself, so she reluctantly enlists Drew. He's all too eager to help... until Sabrina’s ex-boyfriend unexpectedly shows up. Then, the real storm begins. 

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No Judgments

By Meg Cabot

Buy Enchanting Sebastion at Amazon

Enchanting Sebastion

By Kristen Proby

RELEASE DATE: September 24th 

When your father is the King of England, marriage is a must. That’s the reality Sebastian Wakefield has to face on his thirty-fifth birthday. Still single, Sebastian is in no rush to get married, but royal tradition says otherwise. To escape the oppressive expectations, Sebastian leaves for America where he meets Nina Wolfe, a focused publicist whose job it is to avoid scandals. Nina’s world is turned upside down when the press gets wind of her secret, sudden relationship with Sebastian, who was trying to escape from marriage but now thinks he’s found the one. The unrelenting spotlight might be too much for Nina — but if she trusts Sebastian and their love, she might just become a royal.

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Enchanting Sebastion

By Kristen Proby

Buy The Stopover at Amazon

The Stopover

By TL Swan

RELEASE DATE: September 26th

In a stroke of luck, one young woman is upgraded to a first class flight where she sits next to a charismatic businessman and they instantly hit it off. After their plane is unexpectedly grounded, they spend the rest of the day and night together, making it the most enjoyable flight delay of her life. A year later, she walks into a new job only to find out that the CEO is the man she shared that unforgettable night with. He hasn’t forgotten it either. And although she’s not the same carefree girl she was the year before, neither of them can deny the powerful attraction that is still there. 

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The Stopover

By TL Swan

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Edge of Darkness

By Lara Adrian

RELEASE DATE: September 30th 

Knox is a vampire assassin who is long retired–both from his line of work and from love. He mostly avoids people, reluctant to even make friends, and doesn’t expect kindness from anyone. His hardened way of life is soon thawed by an enigmatic woman who requires his service. Though Knox doesn’t take jobs anymore, he makes an exception for her, and soon starts to believe that she could be the exception to his no-romance rule, too. 

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Edge of Darkness

By Lara Adrian

Featured photo: Brigitte Tohm / Unsplash

Published on 15 May 2019

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