Romance novels set in exotic locations have an irresistible allure. The prospect of falling in love amidst breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches, and clear blue waters is enough to make one’s heart skip a beat. These novels take you on a journey of passion, adventure, and unbridled romance, with steamy affairs in Belize and tender love stories in Italy. Let them transport you to a world of pure bliss.
“The Island Affair” by Helena Halme
After the devastating loss of their son, journalist Alicia, and surgeon Liam struggle to keep their marriage afloat. On holiday in Åland, where Alicia grew up, the couple’s problems only deepen. Enter Patrick, a tall and handsome Swedish reporter, who confides in Alicia about his own troubles. As secrets come to light, Alicia finds a new reason to live and love again in this family drama filled with mystery and passion, set on a captivating Scandinavian island.
“The Italian Villa” by Daniela Sacerdoti
In “The Italian Villa” by Daniela Sacerdoti, readers are transported to picturesque Montevino, where a young woman inherits a stunning villa from her estranged grandfather. As she begins to uncover the secrets of her family’s past, she meets a handsome Italian man who helps her unravel the mysteries of her family’s history. As their connection deepens, they fall in love against a backdrop of rolling hills, vineyards, and breathtaking sunsets.
“The Greek Escape” by Karen Swan
Karen Swan’s “The Greek Escape” takes readers to stunning Greece, where a young woman is trying to escape a painful breakup. As she immerses herself in the island’s vibrant culture, she can’t help but feel herself falling for Joe, a charming client who helps her rediscover her love for life. But when her past comes back to haunt her, she must choose between love and the life she’s built for herself.
“The Layover” by Lacie Waldon
The Layover by Lacie Waldon is about Ava Greene, a flight attendant ready to retire, who is stuck on a layover with the former pilot and longtime grudge holder, Jack Stone. When their plane experiences technical difficulties and they’re forced to stay at a luxurious resort in Belize, Ava can barely tolerate being stranded with her nemesis. However, as they spend more time together, Ava begins to reevaluate her feelings about Jack and the direction of her life. Will she choose stability or take a chance on a man who once caused her great humiliation?
“The Spanish Promise” by Karen Swan
“The Spanish Promise” by Karen Swan is a sweeping romance novel that takes place against the backdrop of the stunning city of Madrid. Wealth counselor Charlotte travels to Madrid to resolve a will dispute for Mateo Mendoza, who inherited a vast Spanish estate. But when Carlos Mendoza’s final bequest reveals a family divided by Spain’s Civil War and a tragic love affair, Charlotte becomes consumed in the drama. Meanwhile, her own tragic past threatens to disrupt the life she has worked so hard to build.