11 Werewolf Romance Books to Sink Your Teeth Into

    In the mood for a little lycanthropy? These steamy stories will have you howling at the moon. 

    If you love paranormal romance, chances are you’ve clawed your way through a few werewolf romance books. Shifters are always hot, and werewolves are many readers' first foray into the world of shifting romance. 

    If you’re on the hunt for more werewolves, check out one of the 11 books below. This list includes many different types of romance—steamy, hilarious, intense, and even historical—but they’re all werewolf romance books that will leave you helplessly hooked from your first bite. 

    Buy Wolf With Benefits at Amazon

    Wolf With Benefits

    By Shelly Laurenston

    A friends-with-benefits arrangement gets extra bite in this eighth book in Shelly Laurenston’s Pride series. Werewolf Ricky Lee isn't looking for a relationship. But when he's tasked with protecting Toni, a jackal shifter, she drives him wild in more ways than one. With family complications and a shifter killer on the loose, their road towards a happy ending is a little bumpy. Lucky for us readers, that means a lot of laughs, as well as a lot of excuses for wildly hot werewolf action. 

    Wolf With Benefits

    By Shelly Laurenston

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    Burn Bright

    By Patricia Briggs

    This #1 New York Times bestseller in Patricia Briggs’ Alpha and Omega series has so much going for it: a gorgeous cover, incredible reviews, and a great pairing in mated wolves Charles and Anna. In the wilds of Montana, the two werewolves must work together when another unstable werewolf attacks their pack of exiles. Filled with magic and other paranormal creatures, Burn Bright is a great choice if you love fantasy romance in general.

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    Burn Bright

    By Patricia Briggs

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    Bitten

    By Kelley Armstrong

    Bitten is a favorite among paranormal romance fans, and it was even adapted into a Syfy TV series that ran three seasons. Elena is the only female werewolf in the world. But that's not as cool as it sounds, because she’s also just trying to have a normal life with a normal job and normal boyfriend. When Elena's pack asks her to help track some rogue werewolves, and the guy who turned her shows up and interrupts her life in Toronto, things get way more complicated. And you thought you had issues with your ex … 

    Bitten

    By Kelley Armstrong

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    Shiver

    By Maggie Stiefvater

    For those who’ve read Maggie Stiefvater’s other gorgeously-written young adult fantasy, it will be no surprise to learn that Shiver won or was shortlisted for many YA awards in 2010, including its Georgia Peach Book Award win. 

    Grace has long felt the protective presence of a yellow-eyed wolf in the woods by her house. But when she meets a boy with an uncanny resemblance to the creature in real life, her life explodes in magic. The trouble is, the boy, Sam, is a shifter who stays human only for the summer. If you can’t get enough of this YA wolf romance, there are three more books in The Wolves of Mercy Falls series.

    Shiver

    By Maggie Stiefvater

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    A Hunger Like No Other

    By Kresley Cole

    The second book in Kresley Cole’s Immortals After Dark series, this steamy enemies-to-lovers romance won the RITA Award in 2007. 

    Scottish Lykae Lachlain MacRieve manages to escape torture at the hands of vampires when he’s overwhelmed by the feeling that his chosen mate is near. But after he discovers small and fearful Emmaline Troy, he’s shocked to realize she’s not only half Valkyrie, but also half vampire. Lachlain is enraged to learn his mate is partly the same species as his torturers, and Emmaline is reluctant to give in to her desires. Their mutual denial makes for a fun, sexy read. If you’re into alphas, it doesn’t get more alpha than this!

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    A Hunger Like No Other

    By Kresley Cole

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    Feral Sins

    By Suzanne Wright

    Love fake relationships romance? What about fake mating? 

    In Feral Sins, wolf shifter Taryn is headed for an arranged mating with someone she detests when she convinces fellow shifter Trey to pretend like they’re true mates for a time. Trey agrees because of the political power the pairing will give him—and the knowledge that they don’t have to pretend for forever. But we all known how these pesky pretend situations can lead to real passion, for humans and werewolves alike.

    Feral Sins

    By Suzanne Wright

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    Born at Midnight

    By C.C. Hunter

    The first in a New York Times bestselling young adult series, Born at Midnight introduces us to Shadow Falls, a camp for supernatural teens struggling to use their powers and fit into the rest of the world. Newcomer Kylie is not sure if she belongs, but between the half-fae boy who’s crushing on her and werewolf Lucas, maybe she’ll find a way. The mystery of what Kylie is will keep you reading, as well as the romance and the nostalgia-filled camp setting. 

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    Born at Midnight

    By C.C. Hunter

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    Kiss of Snow

    By Nalini Singh

    Nalini Singh’s Psy/Changeling series is a favorite among supernatural romance fans, and this 10th book in the long-running series won the Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award in 2011 for Best Paranormal. 

    Powerful Psy Sienna and wolf Hawke have been drawn to each other since earlier in the series, but there have always been others in the picture. In Kiss of Snow, their relationship builds to an intense and satisfying climax as the two finally let go of their inhibitions and let the pure force of their passion show. 

    Kiss of Snow

    By Nalini Singh

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    How to Flirt With a Naked Werewolf

    By Molly Harper

    Like your wolves with a dose of funny? Molly Harper’s hilariously-titled How To Flirt with a Naked Werewolf will scratch that itch. Southerner Mo is new to Alaska—but she never expected her life in the northern town to include her neighbor Cooper naked on her porch in a bear trap. Turns out Cooper is a werewolf. What’s more, he’s worried he’s behind some recent attacks. Mo can help him sort out the mystery — but sorting out her feelings may prove a little trickier...

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    How to Flirt With a Naked Werewolf

    By Molly Harper

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    Blood and Chocolate

    By Annette Curtis Klause

    Many supernatural romances pair ordinary girls with otherworldly boys. Not so in Blood and Chocolate, a sensually-written young adult novel about Vivian, a 16-year-old coming of age as a young woman and a werewolf. 

    Vivian is as wild, passionate, and angry as any other teen girl, but her angst quadruples when she falls for human Aiden, who has no idea she’s a werewolf. Originally published in the late 90s, this novel was the basis for a film of the same name. The 2007 movie stars Agnes Bruckner as Vivian, Hugh Dancy as Aiden, and Olivier Martinez as Vivian’s older wolfish love interest and pack alpha.

    Blood and Chocolate

    By Annette Curtis Klause

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    One Touch of Silver

    By Elizabeth Cole

    Set in 1930s New Jersey, One Touch of Silver is a delectable novella about occultist Silver Salem and the hot, grouchy man who needs her help before the next full moon. The story is a prequel to Elizabeth Cole’s The Brothers Salem series about demon hunters, and this Halloween-set tale gives readers a glimpse of that series' world and the demons therein. If you’re not tempted enough by the prospect of werewolf romance in a cool historical setting, there’s also a psychic cat in the story. 

    One Touch of Silver

    By Elizabeth Cole

    Featured photo from cover of Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs

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