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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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Awakening is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Sempre  is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Ruthless People is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Innocence is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Bound By Honor is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Beautiful Disaster is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Crow's Row is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Monster In His Eyes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
J.M. Darhower

Ignazio Vitale is not a good man. It doesn't take him long to draw me into his web, charming me into his bed and trapping me in his life, a life I know nothing about until it's too late. He has secrets, secrets I can't fathom, secrets that make it so I can't walk away...

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Bound By Duty is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Elite is listed (or ranked) 10 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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King Of Diamonds is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Renee Rose

I told you not to set foot in my casino again. I told you to stay away. I’m king of the Vegas underground and I take what I want.

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Captive In The Dark is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Carter Reed is listed (or ranked) 13 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 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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Lucca is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Knight is listed (or ranked) 16 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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The Devil's Eyes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Jennifer Loren

To lure Nick into her trap, she has to become what he needs while trying to fight against her growing desires. On a destructive path, Kayla enters a secret world of underground crime.

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Raw is listed (or ranked) 18 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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The Devil's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Jennifer Loren

Only God could save me from a certain deadly fate, and so rightfully, he sent the devil to rescue me. 

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Raze is listed (or ranked) 20 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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American Savages is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Mafia Daddy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Renee Rose

Don G gave me an order - find his daughter. Straighten her out. Bring her home. Sure, taking the mafia princess in hand will be my pleasure. But she’s not going home - she’s staying with me. 

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The Missing Link is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
J.M. Sevilla

There are three things Lily Evans immediately notices about her new neighbor, Jay Lincoln. The first is his monstrous size, the second is the malicious way he glares at her, and thirdly, but most importantly, the three scars that mark his right eye. She knows the smart thing to do is stay away, but she has never met or seen anyone like him. 

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Disastrous is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
E.L. Montes

Marcus knows once Mia finds out the things he has done and who he truly is, she will never want to look at him again. Deep down he knows he must stay away but he can’t. Mia and Marcus are heading down a path of love, lies, heart break and betrayal.

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Mobster's Girl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mafia Romance Novels Ever
Amy Rachiele

Antonio and Megan have a timeless issue. They were told to stay away from each other. They try, they really do. But they are drawn to each other.