Free Online Romance Novels to Read NOW!

Are you looking for a romance novel that really pulls on the heartstrings, but you’re trying to save a few pennies? I hear you, we all love a freebie, and I especially love a free online romance novel that I can really sink my teeth into.

However, when you’re looking for a free online romance novel to read now you should be aware that unless you have Kindle Unlimited, you might not be getting the whole book for free.

In this guide, I will be focusing on books that are either completely free or are free under the Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscription service.

So without further adieu, here are my top free online romance novels to read now!


How to Read Romance Novels Online for Free

A fantastic feature of Amazon Kindle is that you can now try before you buy, meaning you can read the first five or so chapters for free to see if you like it.

If you don’t, no biggie, you haven’t wasted any money.

If you’re a mega book worm, you can also get free books using your Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscription. Now using Kindle Unlimited isn’t exactly free, since you need to pay a small fee of $9.99 per month, but you do get access to a wide library of novels and you can borrow 20 books at a time. So it’s really a big saving, especially if you like romance novels.

You can also read romance books for free using Amazon Prime, which gives you fast delivery on products, access to Prime Video and over 3,000 free books. Like Kindle Unlimited, it runs like a virtual library card and you can borrow up to 10 books at a time.

Another great way to read romance novels for free online is to find generous bloggers who write romantic short stories or fiction on their blogs.


The Best Free Online Romance Novels to Read On Kindle Unlimited!

Now that you know how to read romance books online for free, it is time to introduce to you my favourite free online romance novels to read now on Kindle Unlimited.

1. A Secret in the Keys – Hope Holloway

This is the first in a series of books, the Coconut Key series, which celebrates older women looking for a second chance at romance.

A Secret in the Keys is where you are first introduced to Beck Foster, who after 34-years of marriage, has her world turned upside down when her husband announces he is leaving her.

To escape the turmoil of a broken heart, she heads to Florida Keys to attend a party of her estranged Aunt where she forms a life-changing relationship with her estranged family members.

This story is not without drama though, as her dreams are once again threatened by lies once told.


2. Going Down Easy – Erin Nicholas

If you like raunchy, hot, and sexy books that leave you a little flustered, then this book is for you.

Single dad Gabe Trahan meets single mom Addison Sloan, who both want just one thing – a hot, steamy night of passion once a month down in New Orleans.

But was that really the intention? Is one man ready to settle down and is she just after a bit of fun? Well, this man ain’t giving up without a fight. And he’s not afraid to get dirty.


3. Abigail’s Shop – Rachel Herron

After Abigail mysteriously inherits a cottage in the middle of nowhere, she decides to move open a new knitting shop, and to escape the man she had been trying to avoid, a nasty cowboy named Cade.

But he was not going to let that happen so easily. After buying all the land around her new property, Abigail must now face her stalker from hell.

This gripping story combines passion, romance, humor, and graphic violence. Be prepared for an emotional rollercoaster.


4. Stroke of Midnight: A Cinderella Novel – K. Webster

From the New York Times bestselling author, Stroke of Midnight is the first in a series of dark romance novels about a kinky, foul-mouthed, Maserati driving, alpha-male type Prince Charming called Winston Constantine.

He’s the type of man who loves to humiliate women, until Elliott AKA the Cinderella of the story, starts working for the family and is in desperate need of cash.

Winston is attracted to Ash as she gives him a run for his money, and the pair strike a deal – he does what he wants with her and she gets paid.

But do feelings start to form? This is no fairytale story, and there’s no knight in shining armour.

Those who love the Fifty Shades of Grey series will enjoy this read. It tells a story of how romance can be dark, degrading, and complicated.


5. The Lakeside Inn: A Small Town Romance – Leeanna Morgan

Penny Terry has a great job in Seattle and loves her life. But when her grandmother dies and leaves her house to Penny and her four sisters, she decides to move to Sapphire Bay to renovate the home.

Their neighbour, a dashing Wyatt Johnson, is disturbed by the noise and an immediate dislike to the sisters.

As time moves on, this dislike transforms into friendship, and possibly more, when he helps them uncover a mystery left behind by Penny’s grandmother.


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Final Word on Free Online Romance Books

So there you have it, my favourite free online romance books to read today. I hope you managed to find something that piques your interest.

Do you have a favourite on this list? Let me know in the comments.

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About Louisa

Editor/Founder - Epic Book Society

Louisa is the founder, editor, and head honcho of Epic Book Society. Once a published poet at the age of 7, she aspired to become a journalist, but that career hit a wall so here she is writing about books instead. When she's not writing about books, she's teaching English to primary school kids around the world.

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