Celebrate Valentine's Day with These DC Romances

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Celebrate Valentine's Day with These DC Romances

Don't want to go out in the cold for Valentine's Day? Whether you love a good mystery, a romantic comedy or a throwback to the 80s, curl up with one of these hot reads showcasing romance in D.C.

Love Will Always Remember by Tracey Livesay – Love Will Always Remember combines amnesia and mistaken identity for an intriguing premise. Leighton is a lobbyist and Jonathan is a chef but can the two manage to get past the hurt and lies that led Jonathan to pretend he was her fiancée after Leighton loses her memory?

Sustained by Emma Chase – An anomaly in romance, Sustained is told entirely from the hero’s point of view. Jake is a playboy and defense attorney but when he finds his path crossing Chelsea’s, he starts to fall without even realizing it. Chelsea is the guardian of six kids after her brother dies in an accident and the kids provide a great deal of levity and comedy in this contemporary romance.

Fatal Affair by Marie Force – Detective Sam Holland teams up with a Senate chief of staff, Nick, to solve the murder of Nick’s boss. Only Nick and Sam have a steamy history and Sam’s career is already in tatters. She can’t make the mistake of sleeping with a witness who could be vital to her case like Nick. This romantic suspense novel will please fans of J.D. Robb and the television show Castle.

Sacred Sins by Nora Roberts – Maryland author Roberts is a prolific author but she has very few novels set in D.C. This romantic suspense novel features a criminal psychologist and an MPD officer on the hunt for a serial killer the media has called “The Priest”. A lack of cell phones and other ubiquitous technology may throw some readers but this older work is quintessential Roberts, the queen of romance.

Switch and Bait by Ricki Schultz – Blanche is a high-end, online matchmaker for all the most eligible women of D.C. When a former paramour shows up as a top match for one of her clients, can Blanche make a successful match between them or will she end up finding she has met her own perfect match in this light hearted romantic comedy?