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Want to read romance books without sex or profanity that are geared toward adults rather than teens? Below are a few of our favorite suggestions for clean romance books for adults.

We (Sara and Stacy) love a good romance book, and I’m guessing you do too if you found this page. But we need your help in building this sweet romance book list. Readers, please make your suggestions in the comments! Authors, please click the link below to tell us about your novel.

This list will consist of books that we (the editors) have read and also some that were suggested by trusted sources and authors. As we come across new clean romance books for adults, we’ll add them to this page. Check back often and don’t forget to check the comments.

Other romance book lists:

Clean YA books for teens (all genres)
Clean YA fantasy romance books
Clean romantic comedy books (rom-com)

What is a clean romance book?

To us, a clean romance book for adults would have little to no language and no on-page sex.

Other names for a clean romance novel:

  • Sweet romance
  • Closed-door romance
  • Clean romance

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Our suggestions for clean romance books for adults:

Royally (Re)Arranged by Emma St. Clair

From Amazon:
There WILL be a royal wedding. The only question–who will be my groom? more…

A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter

From Amazon:
Lady Miranda Hawthorne acts every inch the lady, but inside she longs to be bold and carefree. more…

Scrooge and the Girls Next Door by Melanie Jacobson

From Amazon:
When the sunniest woman in Creekville buys the house next to the grumpiest man on the street, sparks fly . . . and not just because she keeps blowing his fuses…more…

Emma’s Marshal by Samantha Thomas

From Amazon:
What happens when a marshal’s mission meets Miss Adventure?

Falling for your Best Friend’s Twin by Emma St. Clair

From Amazon:
There are a million and one reasons why I shouldn’t fall for my BFF’s twin…
Too bad love isn’t reasonable. more…

The Paris Soulmate by Brooke Gilbert

From Amazon:
A woman with autoimmune disorders and a “no dating policy.” A mysterious, cocky British stranger. A dream trip to Paris. What could go wrong? more…

Hunted by K.M. Shea

From Amazon:
Ever feel like you don’t belong? Try being a hunter living with werewolves. I’m the definition of “doesn’t fit in”. I’m not Pack, but I’m not the enemy, either. more…

The Block Island Charade

From Amazon:
Rhode Island, June 1900

She wants a day of freedom.
He’s looking for redemption.
A simple charade can accomplish both… more…

Healing Hearts Ranch

From Amazon:
Visit the Healing Hearts Ranch for a wholesome story of choices in life, and the horses that help those hear what’s in their souls. more…

A Distance Too Grand (American Wonders Collection)

From Amazon:
Meg Pero has been assisting her photographer father since she was big enough to carry his equipment, so when he dies she is determined to take over his profession. more…

Edenbrooke (Proper Romance)

From Amazon:
Marianne Daventry will do anything to escape the boredom of Bath and the amorous attentions of an unwanted suitor. more…

I Hated You First (Sworn to Loathe You)

From Amazon:
Sometimes love is war. more…

Brand of Light (The Droseran Saga Book 1)

From Amazon:
There’s a price on her head, and it has everything to do with the brand on her arm.

Man in the Mist

From Amazon:
Raey Davenport, a young American widow grieving the loss of the love of her life, turns to the Isle of Skye, Scotland, for solace and healing.

The Ideals of Adelia

From Amazon:
Readers who enjoy historical fiction, wholesome romance, and a feisty heroine will want to discover The Ideals of Adelia!

We need your suggestions! Tell us about your favorite reads in the comments, and we’ll add them to the list.

We are looking for clean romance books for adults in all genres. As the list grows, we may make new pages for each category. Please make your romance novel suggestions below: contemporary, rom-com, western, mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, historical, regency, etc.

Additionally, you can find more clean contemporary romance books on Sara’s website in her post called clean romcom books.

5 thoughts on “Clean Romance Books For Adults”

  1. I have written one!! I’m currently querying. It’s called Mary Anne’s Rhapsody, and it’s about a violinist.

    1. Thanks for telling us about it! Let us know when it’s for sale, and we might add it to the list!

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