From Alpha Romance and Urban Fantasy to Young Adult, Fantasy Romance, Romantic Fantasy, and Paranormal Romance, we’ve got you covered! These are some of the best werewolf romance books that we highly recommend!
Although supernatural creatures of any kind (werewolves, vampires, bear shifters, and demons) may not be to everyone’s taste, there is a huge audience for these werewolf books.
Big bad werewolves being completely helpless to love and their predestined partner have a deliciously seductive appeal.
It also helps that the heat level in werewolf relationships is typically higher because the characters’ bodies are more aware of the need to get it on right away.
You may find a complete area of highly regarded; free werewolf romance books at the bottom of the page if you scroll down.
The Best Werewolf Romance Books
1. The Wolf by JR Ward
Things get steamy when Lucan, a wolven forced into bartering deals for the infamous Prison Colony, meets Rio, the second in command for the shadowy Caldwell supplier, Mozart.
After a deal goes awry, a wolf with piercing golden eyes swoops in to save her from certain destruction.
As shocking truths unfurl, Rio is uncertain of whom to trust and what to believe—but with her life on the line, true love rears its head and growls in the face of danger.
We couldn’t help but include a J.R. Ward werewolf romance. In the Black Dagger Brotherhood spin-off series, which is set in the glymera’s prison camp, this is the second novel.
Give this unique werewolf romance book a try if you like a dark and steamy read.
2. Healing of the Wolf by Cherise Sinclair
Despite a decade in captivity, Margery never lost her resolve to help the sick. Finally rescued, she has a chance at her dreams—at least for meaningful work.
With her leg crippled and her face scarred, she knows she has no hope of ever finding love.
After years away from his littermate as a police officer among humans, Tynan is finally home, a beta in the wolf pack, and serving his people as a law officer.
Assigned as Margery’s mentor in the pack, he patiently works to earn the skittish little wolf’s trust, wanting more from the gentle female than just friendship.
Separated from his littermate for years, Donal has remained unmated, devoting his energies to healing.
Believing ugly rumors about their new neighbor—a banfasa—he won’t have her in his clinic or his life—no matter what his newly returned brother wants.
But a feral shifter’s strike on Tynan shows Margery in a whole different light. What male could resist her?
I enjoy variety, therefore I particularly enjoy the menage romance between Margery and her two wolf littermates in this werewolf romance book.
The thing that interests me the most is how different Tynan and Donal are from one another while still being attracted to Margery.
This is a novel to check out if you’re searching for one with tons of alpha hotness and an emotional draw.
3. Wolfsong by TJ Klure
Ox was twelve when his daddy taught him a very valuable lesson. He said that Ox wasn’t worth anything and people would never understand him. Then he left.
He was sixteen when he met the boy on the road, the boy who talked and talked and talked.
Ox found out later the boy hadn’t spoken in almost two years before that day, and that the boy belonged to a family who had moved into the house at the end of the lane.
He was seventeen when he found out the boy’s secret, and it painted the world around him in colors of red and orange and violet, of Alpha and Beta and Omega.
Ox was twenty-three when devastation came to town and tore a hole in his head and heart. The boy chased after the monster with revenge in his bloodred eyes, leaving Ox behind to pick up the pieces.
It’s been three years since that fateful day—and the boy is back. Except now he’s a man, and Ox can no longer ignore the song that howls between them.
If the book’s description doesn’t pique your interest, I’m not sure what will.
Definitely can’t wait to read this incredibly well-liked werewolf romance novel because it seems a little bit different from the other books in the genre.
We have a hunch that this romance will enthrall you and leave you feeling satisfied. This definitely ought to be read.
4. Wolf Rain by Nalini Singh
Taken as a young girl, her psychic powers harnessed by a madman, Memory lives a caged and isolated existence until she comes face-to-face with a wolf.
Labeled an empath by her bad-tempered rescuer, Memory knows that her ‘gift’ is nothing so bright. It is a terrible darkness that means she will always be hunted.
Alexei prefers to keep his packmates at bay, but Memory awakens the most primal part of his nature—and soon, he must make a choice: risk everything or lose Memory to a darkness that wants to annihilate her from existence.
This book made the list because we believe Memory and Alexei will engage in some fantastic push-pull.
You’ll absolutely love how Memory overcomes her past and isn’t scared to square off against the wolf who would prefer to keep his distance.
Singh is renowned for his fantastic psy-changeling worlds, and this one sounds like it’d be ideal to delve into.
5. Tattered Loyalties by Carrie Anne Ryan
When the great fight between the Redwoods and the Centrals occurred three decades ago, the Talon Pack risked their lives for the side of good.
After tragedy struck, Gideon Brentwood became the Alpha of the Talons. But the Pack’s stability is threatened, and he’s forced to take a mate—only the one fate puts in his path is the woman he shouldn’t want.
One of those writers whose paranormal books have been our to-read list for far too long is Ryan.
The offspring of the lovers from her previous novel, The Redwood Pack, are the focus of her second werewolf romance book series, which may be easily read alone.
This ten-book series is fantastic if you enjoy getting to know a whole wolfpack of characters.
6. Moonglow by Kristen Callihan
Widow Daisy Ellis Craigmore is ready to embrace her new-found freedom until a string of unexplained crimes brings danger to her door, forcing her to turn to the most unlikely of saviors.
Ian Ranulf, the Marquis of Northrup, has spent lifetimes hiding his primal nature from London society. But now a vicious danger threatens to expose his secrets.
Ian must step out of the shadows and protect the beautiful, fearless Daisy, who awakens in him desires he thought long gone.
As their quest to unmask the villain draws them closer together, Daisy has no choice but to reveal her own startling secret, and Ian must face the undeniable truth: Losing his heart to Daisy may be the only way to save his soul.
A historical romance book with werewolves in it? I’ve made it big.
You will love Callihan’s more recent contemporary romance novels so much that you can’t wait to read some of her earlier paranormal works, beginning with this one.
Given Daisy’s peril, I am quite interested to see how Ian, who has had to suppress his wolf nature for years, will fare.
7. Feral Sins by Suzanne Wright
When female wolf shifter Taryn Warner first encounters Trey Coleman, an alpha male wolf shifter with a dangerous reputation, she’s determined to resist his charms.
But Taryn finds herself drawn in by Trey’s forceful demeanor and arctic-blue eyes, and she eventually agrees to enter an uneasy alliance with him.
If the two succeed in convincing their respective packs that they’ve chosen each other as mates, Trey will win valuable political allies, while Taryn will escape an odious arranged mating.
Even if you’re not into paranormal romance, you’ll enjoy this werewolf romance book if you like alpha guys and sassy, caustic, strong heroines.
Even though Taryn was a latent wolf, she more than held her own against Trey, who was undoubtedly a hot alpha werewolf. I heartily endorse it.
This is less of a fantastical, paranormal romance and more of a modern werewolf romance, in my opinion. Additionally, there are 8 novels in the series that feature the full pack.
8. War of Hearts by S. Young
Thea Quinn has no idea what she is. All she knows is that her abilities have been a plague upon her life since she was a child.
After years of suffering at the hands of a megalomaniac, Thea escaped and has been on the run ever since.
Conall MacLennan, Alpha and Chief of Clan MacLennan, the last werewolf pack in Scotland can’t just sit around while his sister is failing.
When he’s offered a chance to save her, Conall agrees to use his rare tracking ability to find Thea – the only one who can provide a cure.
But Conall is not the only one searching for Thea and he never imagined having to make the choice between saving his sister or Thea.
For this werewolf romance novel, Young used a current, contemporary scenario that incorporated Scotland and numerous locations in Eastern Europe.
This book would still be a great contemporary romantic suspense read even if the paranormal aspects were removed.
You would want Collan, a wonderful alpha Chief and wolf, on your side. Thea is a strong female lead, and you’ll see that her past was extremely fascinating.
This is the first book in a 5-book series, yet it may be easily read as a solo and complete novel.
9. Wanted by the Werewolves by Casey Morgan
Love’s Hollow, NY is a place where magic is real. When I’m put under the influence of an evil witch, this small town is the only place to find a cure.
But I didn’t expect to also find such handsome men until two wolf shifters catch my eye at the local bar. Each wants to make me his mate though they don’t know about my curse.
The cure for breaking it will be pricey so I have no choice but to put myself up for auction where my wolves will have to buy me to keep me.
In a quartet of urban fantasy reverse harem paranormal romances titled Wanted by the Werewolves, virgins fall in love with werewolves. The same characters and world appear in all of the books, despite their independence.
If you’re looking for something quick and steamy and want to read about not just one but perhaps two or three werewolves at once, these are entertaining stories!
10. Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
Elena Michaels is the world’s only female werewolf. No longer satisfied hunting down rogue werewolves and living in hiding, she’s left the pack and now trying to live as a human.
When the Pack leader calls asking for her help fighting a sudden uprising, she only agrees because she owes him.
Once this is over, she’ll be squared with the pack and free to live life as a human. Which is what she wants. Really.
You just have to adore how this novel is solely about a female werewolf.
It has to be on this list because it’s undoubtedly one of the most well-known werewolf romance novels with a healthy serving of urban fantasy.
11. Wolf Signs by Vivian Arend
When her brother cancels their backcountry ski trip, Robyn Maxwell takes it in stride.
The fact she’s deaf doesn’t make her survival skills any weaker, and she’s been craving the chance to escape into the Yukon wilderness.
Only the man she bumps into at the cabin starts cravings of another kind and raises strange questions about wolves, mates, and pack challenges.
All wilderness guide Keil Lynus wanted was a nice quiet retreat before challenging for the Alpha position of his Alaskan pack. He wasn’t planning on meeting his destined mate, or finding out she’s not aware she has the genes of a wolf.
Between dealing with his accident-prone younger brother, a deaf mate with an attitude and an impending duel, his week—and his bed—is suddenly full.
Because of its diversity, I can’t wait to read this werewolf romance novel. characters who are all members of the First Nation or Native American and a deaf heroine.
Additionally, you’ll enjoy a good bit of witty dialogue in my romance novels, and we’ve been told that this one contains a considerable amount of sarcasm. Go for it!
Given the characters and plot of the novel, kudos to the author for a terrific title. I have great hopes for this one because I enjoy it when even the smallest things are taken into mind.
12. Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs.
Anna never knew werewolves existed, until the night she survived a violent strike… and became one herself.
After three years at the bottom of the pack, she’d learned to keep her head down and never, ever trust dominant males. Then Charles Cornick, the enforcer—and son—of the leader of the North American werewolves, came into her life.
Charles insists that not only is Anna his mate, but she is also a rare and valued Omega wolf.
And it is Anna’s inner strength and calming presence that will prove invaluable as she and Charles go on the hunt in search of a rogue werewolf—a creature bound in magic so dark that it could threaten all of the pack.
It’s easy to see why this werewolf romance book is so well-liked in its category.
You’ll love a wolf who is a strict enforcer and who is very domineering and that he mates with a rare Omega wolf whose mating is shrouded in mystery.
Just a brief reminder that you should read “Alpha & Omega” first, as it contains the narrative of Charles and Anna’s first encounter, before reading Cry Wolf.
13. Wolf King by Bella Jacobs
As a shifter from the wrong side of the tracks who’s just been rejected by my abusive fated mate, I don’t have a lot of options in this city.
I have no choice but to make a deal with Maxim Thorn, the ruthless Alpha and mob king.
He wants revenge on my pack leaders for poisoning his father, and I hold the key to his enemy’s destruction.
In exchange for one month of protection from my ex and his friends, I promise to give Maxim what he wants—me.
The fact that this book is more than just a werewolf romance makes it stand out. Additionally, there is a dark mafia romance between ex-lovers, which adds even more to the potential for love.
As the leader of his pack AND the mob king, Maxim exudes the hotness that everyone loves in a good alpha guy.
It naturally ends on a cliffhanger because it is the first book in a quartet, but that simply means there will be more to enjoy.
14. A Hunger Like No Other by Kresley Cole
After enduring years of torture from the vampire horde, Lachlain MacRieve, leader of the Lykae Clan, is enraged to find the predestined mate he’s waited millennia for is a vampire. Or partly one.
Sheltered Emmaline finally sets out to uncover the truth about her parents—until a powerful Lykae claims her as his mate and forces her back to his ancestral Scottish castle.
There, her fear of the Lykae—and their notorious dark desires—ebbs as he begins a slow, wicked seduction to sate her own dark cravings.
This paranormal romance contains a combination of vampire and werewolf elements, yet it’s so extensively read that it had to be on the list.
Additionally, any romance novel with a hot Scottish werewolf must be worthwhile to read!
15. Sanctum by Hannah McBride
Skye Markham and her mother fled their dangerous pack and are now living in sanctuary within Blackwater, trying to create a new life for themselves.
Remy Holt has spent years guarding his pack and now he’s poised to protect Skye too if his wolf has anything to say about it.
As Skye and Remy’s lives collide, the shifter world starts to implode. Missing shifters, a depleting population, and pack fights are causing their sanctuary to crumble around them.
Skye thought she was finally safe … but maybe there’s no such thing.
The mysteries that surround werewolf romance novels are always intriguing, and this one is no exception—plus, it doesn’t end on a cliffhanger!
If powerful lead characters in young adult romances are your thing, then this is the option for you.
16. Shifter Wars by Kelly St. Claire
When I lost my Mum, I inherited a lot more than a pack of lies. I landed a $410,000 debt, and discovered her previous surname and her real place of birth.
Desperate to uncover the truth, I drive to a tiny dot on the map called Deception Valley where nothing is as it seems.
But supernaturals, thongs, and mounting financial strain aside, Mum’s past is somewhere in this valley, and I need to dig up the truth or find a way to live with her lies.
Games that pit wolves against humans and mate bonds? You’ll enjoy this read!
As the first in a three-part series, this book does conclude on a cliffhanger. This one will appeal to readers who like the spooky St. Claire’s Vampire Towers series.
17. Wolf Marked by Veronica Douglas
I was just an ordinary girl waiting tables in a small-town bar until I backed my car over a werewolf.
Now I’ve got a cult of rogue wolves on my heels, and the only one who can protect me is Jaxson Laurent—the Chicago Alpha.
He suspects I’m special and can’t take his eyes off me, but the problem is—he’s the sworn enemy of my family.
Every time we get close it feels like something is going to rip out of my soul, but the heat between us is irresistible.
With danger around every corner and wolves howling in the night, I need to master my magic and stand my ground, or I’ll be gone before the next moon rises.
Do you enjoy reading stories about foes to lovers? We had to include this urban werewolf romance on this list. It’s a steamy ride as long as there’s a hot, slow-burning romance involving a strong female lead and an alpha male.
This is undoubtedly a book to check out if you enjoy romances set in imaginative settings with a touch of magic.
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18. Harley-Awakening by Claudy Conn
From New York Times bestselling author Claudy Conn. Harley has everything a vampire-white witch hybrid could want: wonderful parents, a hunky sort-of boyfriend, and a clan of loving friends.
When that life is taken away from her, Harley doesn’t want to serve revenge up cold. She wants to serve it up now, and she wants to serve it up hot.
And then Kian enters her life, and she knows she is in trouble because it isn’t wise to let yourself look too long at a hunk that takes your breath away when you think his heart might belong to someone else.
But what can you do when he is in your face every single time you turn around, and dark magic and werewolves keep getting you into trouble?
19. Jaxson by Alisa Woods
“Three brothers. Three Secrets. One hope is to save the shifters of Seattle. Former SEAL Jaxson River would give his life for his brothers and pack, but he’ll be forced to step down as their alpha if he doesn’t claim a mate soon.
He claimed that there’s only one problem: Jaxson’s dark secret would kill any mate. With someone kidnapping shifters off the street—and only Jaxson and his brothers, Jace and Jared, to stop them—now is not the time for his secret to come out.”
20. Lost Wolf by Stacy Claflin
She’s hiding a dark secret. It had already killed her once.
This urban fantasy romantic thriller will keep you on the edge. In this book, you’ll find a supernatural world far beyond the normal scope of vampires and werewolves. Buckle up and get ready for a ride full of twists and turns.
It’s one for all ages – as long as you have an imagination and love surprises. Book One in the Curse of The Moon series from USA Today bestselling author Stacy Claflin.
21. Wolf Kiss by Christine DePetrillo
“When a pained howl echoes from the dark forest beyond the sanctuary fence, Brandy meets a wolf unlike any to cross her path.
Why does she grow instantly connected to him? Why does he become so important to her? She’ll only get answers if she accepts a wolf kiss. ”Full of memorable characters with a solid plot and plenty of passion.”
22. The Mating: The Original Law of the Lycans Story by Nicky Charles
Elise had no idea when she came home that day that she’d end up mated to a complete stranger. A new Alpha and the need for an alliance between packs have made her a pawn.
“A very unique and interesting take on modern-day werewolves. The Mating is a hot, romantic novel embedded inside an edge-of-your-seat mystery.” SC Stephens.
23. The Billionaire Shifter’s Curvy Match by Diana Seere
“When Lilah Murphy started serving drinks at the exclusive Platinum Club, she never expected to be on the menu. Biotech billionaire Gavin Stanton had one taste of the new, curvy server, and his craving could never be satisfied until he had her fully. Completely.”
24. Tattered Loyalties by Carrie Ann Ryan
“When the great war between the Redwoods and the Centrals occurred three decades ago, the Talon Pack risked their lives for the side of good. After tragedy struck, Gideon Brentwood became the Alpha of the Talons.
But the pack’s stability is threatened, and he’s forced to take a mate—only the one fate puts in his path is the woman he shouldn’t want. “
25. Lone Wolf’s Claim by L.E. Wilson
“Run, little faerie. Run.
I have all kinds of plans for what I’ll do when I catch you. Brock Hume is a lone wolf, and right now, he’s hunting the most tempting prey he’s ever encountered.
He really can’t help himself. Her scent reminds him of the heather blossoms of his homeland, and she has curves he can’t wait to get his paws on. And she was running from him… A werewolf.”
25. Wolf Signs: Northern Lights Edition by Vivian Arend
“When her brother cancels their ski trip, Robyn Maxwell takes it in stride. The fact she’s deaf doesn’t make her survival skills any weaker, and she’s been craving the chance to escape into the Yukon wilderness.
Only the sexy beast of a man she bumps into at the cabin starts cravings of another kind, setting her hormones raging and raising strange questions about wolves, mates, and pack challenges.”
This is the first title in New York Times bestselling author Vivian Arend’s light-hearted, feel-good paranormal Granite Lake Wolves series.
Do you know of any hot and sensual werewolf books that we missed? You can check out our manga series list for a good read.
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