ReadersRead.com Romance and Women's Fiction Excerpt Archives
Here you will find excerpts and first chapters from the latest romance novels. You can use the list below to navigate to specific titles. Click on the title to read an excerpt of the book.

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After Midnight
by Teresa Medeiros (Avon)

Ain't She Sweet?
by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (William Morrow)

All About Passion
by Stephanie Laurens (Avon)

All My Desire
by Margaret Moore (Avon)

An Accidental Woman
by Barbara Delinsky (Simon and Schuster)

Angels
by Marian Keyes (Perennial)

Answered Prayers
by Danielle Steel (Delacorte Press)

Ardor: A Novel of Enchantment
by Lily Prior (HarperCollins)

The Beachcomber
by Josephine Cox (Avon)

Beautiful Dreamer
by Elizabeth Lowell (Avon)

The Beautiful Stranger
by Julia London (Dell)

Beyond Seduction
by Stephanie Laurens (Avon)

Blind Faith
by Christiane Heggan (Mira Books)

The Book of Trouble
by Ann Marlowe (Harcourt)

Boy Meets Girl
by Meg Cabot (Avon)



Breathing Room
by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (Avon)

The Bronze Horseman
by Paullina Simons (HarperCollins)

Carpe Demon
by Julie Kenner (Berkley)

A Chance at Love
by Beverly Jenkins (Avon)

Code Name: Nanny
by Christina Skye (Dell)

The Color of Death
by Elizabeth Lowell (William Morrow)

Dark of the Night
by Dee Davis (Ballantine)

Dark Celebration
by Christine Feehan (Berkley)

Dark Demon
by Christine Feehan (Jove)

Dark Legend
by Christine Feehan (Leisure)

Dark Possession
by Christine Feehan (Berkley)

Daughter of Destiny
by Tracy Fobes (Pocket Books)

Dead Wrong
by Mariah Stewart (Ballantine)

Die in Plain Sight
by Elizabeth Lowell (William Morrow)

Drive Me Crazy
by Eric Jerome Dickey (Dutton)

Eden Burning
by Elizabeth Lowell (Avon)

Evenings at Five
by Gail Godwin (Ballantine)

Fires of Winter
by Johanna Lindsey (Avon)

Flight Lessons
by Patricia Gaffney (HarperCollins)

Flirting With Danger
by Suzanne Enoch (Avon)

Fool for Love
by Eloisa James (Avon)

The Further Observations of Lady Whistledown
by Julia Quinn, Suzanne Enoch, Karen Hawkins and Mia Ryan (Avon)

Gemstone
by Barbara Delinsky (HarperTorch)

Glass Houses
by Stella Cameron (Kensington)

Goddess for Hire
by Sonia Singh (Avon)

Going Overboard
by Christina Skye (Avon)

The Grotto
by Evelyn Rogers (Love Spell)

The Guy Not Taken
by Jennifer Weiner (Atria)

Gwyneth and the Thief
Margaret Moore (Avon)

Head Over Heels
by Susan Anderson (Avon)

Heart of the Flame
by Tina St. John (Ivy Books)

Heart's Desire
by Laura Pedersen (Ballantine)

Her Bodyguard
by Michelle Jerott (Avon)

Her Father's House
by Belva Plain (Delacorte Press)

Her Officer and Gentleman
by Karen Hawkins (Avon)

The Holiday Present
by Johanna Lindsey (Avon)

The Ideal Bride
by Stephanie Laurens (William Morrow)

The Immortal Highlander
by Karen Marie Moning (Delacorte)

In Deep Voodoo
by Stephanie Bond (Avon)

In My Wildest Dreams
by Christina Dodd (Avon)

Insufficient Mating Material
by Rowena Cherry (Dorchester)

Into the Storm
by Suzanne Brockmann (Ballantine)

It Had to Be You
by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (Avon)

Jimmy's Girl
by Stephanie Gertler (Dutton)

Just Breathe
by Dee Davis (Ballantine)

Killing Time
by Linda Howard (Ballantine)

Kiss Me Quick
by Margaret Moore (Avon)

A Kiss of Fate
by Mary Jo Putney (Ballantine)

Lady in Red
by Karen Hawkins (Avon)

The Lady Chosen
by Stephanie Laurens (Avon)

Lady Sophia's Lover
Lisa Kleypas (Avon)

The Lily and the Sword
by Sara Bennett (Avon)

Lost in Your Arms
by Christina Dodd (Avon)

Love With a Scandalous Lord
by Lorraine Heath (Avon)

Magic Hour
by Kristin Hannah (Ballantine)

The Maiden and Her Knight
by Margaret Moore (Avon)

The Marriage Spell
by Mary Jo Putney (Ballantine)

To Marry the Duke
by Julianne MacLean (Avon)

Material Girl
by Julia London (Berkley)

Midnight in Ruby Bayou
by Elizabeth Lowell (HarperCollins)

Mourning Glory
by Warren Adler (Kensington)

My Favorite Bride
by Christina Dodd (Avon)

My Favorite Witch
by Annette Blair (Berkley)

A Necessary Bride
by Deborah Mullins (Avon)

Nights in Rodanthe
by Nicholas Sparks (Warner Books)

Nights of Rain and Stars
by Maeve Binchy (Dutton)

A Notorious Love
by Sabrina Jeffries (Avon)

An Offer From a Gentelman
by Julia Quinn (Avon)

On a Night Like This
by Ellen Sussman (Warner Books)

Once Upon a Wedding
by Kathleen Eagle (William Morrow)

One Kiss From You
by Christina Dodd (Avon)

The Outlaw and the Lady
by Lorraine Heath (Avon)

The Perfect Lover
by Stephanie Laurens (Avon)

The Pursuit
by Johanna Lindsey (William Morrow)

The Puzzle Bark Tree
by Stephanie Gertler (Signet)

The Reluctant Suitor
by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss (William Morrow)

The Rogue
by Claire Delacroix (Warner Books)

Romancing Mister Bridgerton
by Julia Quinn (Avon)

Running Scared
by Elizabeth Lowell (William Morrow)

The Seduction of an English Lady
by Cathy Maxwell (Avon)

Shadow Touch
by Marjorie M. Liu (LoveSpell)

She's No Princess
by Laura Lee Guhrke (Avon)

Shopaholic & Baby
by Sophie Kinsella (Dial)

Shopaholic & Sister
by Sophie Kinsella (Dial)

Slightly Dangerous
by Mary Balogh (Delacorte Press)

Some Like It Haute
by Julie K.L. Dam (Warner Books)

Spell of the Highlander
by Karen Marie Moning (Delacorte)

The Summer I Dared
by Barbara Delinsky (Scribner)

Sushi for Beginners
by Marian Keyes (William Morrow)

Sword of Darkness
by Kinley MacGregor (Avon)

Tell Me Why
by Stella Cameron (Kensington)

Texas Rich
by Fern Michaels (Ballantine)

Then Comes Marriage
by Christie Ridgeway (Avon)

This Time Love
by Elizabeth Lowell (Avon)

Tiger Eye
by Marjorie M. Liu (LoveSpell)

A Touch So Wicked
by Connie Mason (Avon)

Twelve Times Blessed
by Jacquelyn Mitchard (HarperCollins)

Untie My Heart
by Judith Ivory (Avon)

A Visit From Sir Nicholas
by Victorial Alexander (Avon)

What Price Love? (A Cynster Novel)
by Stephanie Laurens (William Morrow)

When Strangers Marry
by Lisa Kleypas (Avon)

Wired
by Liz Maverick (Shomi)

A Woman Betrayed
by Barbara Delinsky (Morrow)

You Never Can Tell
by Kathleen Eagle (Morrow)

Yours Until Dawn
by Teresa Medeiros (Avon)