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The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever  

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Here are the best mafia romance books, ranked by readers everywhere. Featuring new mafia romance novels of 2019 and best-selling classics, this list of the most popular mafia romance books includes fan-favorites from authors, like Stasia Black, Belle Aurora, and Renee Rose. 

Mafia romance books typically feature mafia families, mob ties, and romance mixed with crime. Despite using common tropes, the top mafia romance bestsellers offer something for everyone, so you'll be flipping through the pages in no time. Vote up the must-read mafia romance novels.

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Bound By Honor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Cora Reilly

Born into one of the leading Mob families in Chicago, Aria Scuderi struggles to find her own path in a world where no choices are given. 

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Lucca is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Sarah Brianne

Chloe was scarred by her past, learning too young that nightmares are real. Lucca has waited long enough to claim her soul, but he must take it from the devil first.

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Bound By Duty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Cora Reilly

Valentina is tired of being ignored. She’s determined to get Dante’s attention and desire, even if she can’t get his heart that still belongs to his dead wife.

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Nero is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Sarah Brianne

Nero is the king of Legacy Prep, living a life of power. Elle is the school’s punching bag, living a life of fear. The only good girls Nero knows jump in his bed when he tells them to. The closest Elle has come to a bad boy like him is in the cafeteria line.

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Ruthless People is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
J.J. McAvoy

A romantic crime fiction set in modern day Chicago, Ruthless People follows the life and marriage of Melody Nicci Giovanni and Liam Callahan - rivals by blood and leaders through fear. 

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Carter Reed is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Tijan

Carter Reed. He’s a weapon for the rivaling mafia family, but he’s also Emma’s secret. Not only was he best friends with her brother, but she’s the reason he became that weapon in the first place.

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The Professional is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Kresley Cole

To remove Natalie from an enemy’s reach, Sevastyan spirits her into hiding. From an opulent palace in Russia to the decadent playgrounds of the mega-wealthy in Paris, the two lovers will discover that even their darkest fantasies can come true...

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Sempre  is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
J.M. Darhower

Haven, a second-generation slave, was isolated in the middle of the desert, her days full of hard work and terrifying abuse. Carmine, born into a wealthy Mafia family, lived a life of privilege and excess. Now, a twist of fate causes their worlds to collide. 

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Raze is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Tillie Cole

While working for her church, Kisa stumbles across a tattooed, scarred, but stunningly beautiful homeless man on the streets. Something about him stirs feelings deep within her; familiar yet impossibly forbidden desires...

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Crow's Row is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Julie Hockley

Held captive in rural Vermont, Emily Sheppard tries to make sense of her situation and what it means. While uncovering secrets about her brother and his untimely death, Emily falls in love with her very rich and very dangerous captor, Cameron.

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Jack Of Spades is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Renee Rose

Sorry, bella. You got dealt the losing hand. Witness to a crime, you’re my prisoner now. Even if I did trust you, now that I’ve had a taste, I’m not sure I’d let you go...

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Perfect Chemistry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Simone Elkeles

When he makes a bet with his friends to lure Brittany into his life, bad boy Alex thinks nothing of it. But soon Alex realizes Brittany is a real person with real problems, and suddenly the bet he made in arrogance turns into something much more.

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American Savages is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
J.J. McAvoy

Betrayed. Melody is nowhere to be found, Liam is in jail, and the Callahan family is cracking, just as Avian Doers, the FBI Director and puppet master behind their downfall, planned. But just because they’re down doesn't mean they’re out.

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The Untouchables is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
J.J. McAvoy

With a new target on their back and the media now focused on their family as the Presidential election approaches, Liam and Melody must fight on two battlefronts. Melody is torn between being in love with Liam and wanting to kill him for lying to her. 

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Knight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Kristen Ashley

Knight has a dark past, and just as he desires Anya for exactly who she is, he fears when she finds out exactly the man he has become and always intends to be, she’ll leave him for good, normal and clean.

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Beautiful Disaster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Jamie McGuire

Travis Maddox, lean, cut, and covered in tattoos, is exactly what Abby needs - and wants - to avoid. He spends his nights winning money in a floating fight ring, and his days as the ultimate college campus charmer.

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Innocence is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Lee Savino, Stasia Black

I’m king of the criminal underworld. I always get what I want. And she’s my obsession. Cora is new to the city of sin. Her innocent blue eyes beg for me to claim her. But I’m not the billionaire she thinks I am. There’s a darkness within me. And Cora is a shining light.

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Untouchable is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Lindsay Delagair

No one suspects the girl they know as Annalisa McKinnis to be a wealthy heiress in hiding, but things begin to unravel when two new guys enroll at school. Both guys are gorgeous, and both are trying to win her over. The only problem is that one of them has a million dollar contract to put a bullet in her.

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Raw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Belle Aurora

I feel his eyes on me. I see him hiding in plain sight. He watches me. He makes me feel. It’s unconventional. But it’s real. I’m sure you’re wondering how a person falls in love with their stalker. So am I.

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Captive In The Dark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
C.J. Roberts

Although she is frightened by the strong, sadistic, and arrogant man who holds her prisoner, what keeps Olivia awake in the dark is her unwelcome attraction to him.

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Elite is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Rachel Van Dyken

The Elect are always around Tracey Rooks, and it isn't long until she finds out the reason why they keep their friends close and their enemies even closer. She just didn't realize she was the enemy - until it was too late. 

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Killing Sarai is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
J.A. Redmerski

As Victor and Sarai slowly build a trust, the differences between them seem to lessen, and an unlikely attraction intensifies. But Victor’s brutal skills and experience may not be enough in the end to save her...

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Awakening is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Lee Savino, Stasia Black

The naive Cora can't get enough of the brooding Marcus. But when a rival mob tries to take Marcus' empire away from him, Marcus realizes that he is the danger Cora is trying to escape.

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Dante is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Bethany-Kris

Dante isn’t looking for love and Catrina doesn’t need attachments. In the end, life has a way of breaking down walls when you least expect it to, and once love gets in, there’s no bleeding it out. 

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Undeniable is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Madeline Sheehan

Eva sees in Deuce what he cannot see in himself—a man worthy of love—and Eva spends her lifetime proving to him that her undeniable love is the one thing he can’t live without.