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10 Ghost Romances to Ring in the Halloween Season

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Jessica Pryde

Jessica Pryde is a member of that (some might call) rare breed that grew up in Washington, DC, but is happily enjoying the warmer weather of the desert Southwest. While she is still working on what she wants to be when she grows up, she’s enjoying dabbling in librarianship and writing all the things. She can be found drowning in her ever-growing TBR and exclaiming about romance in the Book Riot podcast ( When in Romance ), as well as on social media. Find her exclamations about books and pho on twitter ( JessIsReading ) and instagram ( jess_is_reading ).

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This list of romance novels about ghosts is sponsored by Shadow Mountain Publishing .

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We’ve all fallen in love with a ghost once or twice, right? Whether it was Rex Harrison on a widow’s watch, Hot Ghost in The Spirit of Christmas , or every Millennial’s first ghostly love, Devin Sawa, there’s something particularly romantic about ghosts. Sometimes they’re the thing bringing people together, and other times they’re the thing people are falling in love with. But when done right, they’re the best combination of creepy and cute.

Halloween Boo by Sarah Spade

The last thing Dani wants to do when she moves to Salem, Massachusetts, for work is to get mixed up in the witchy supernatural business. Of course, that’s before she realizes that her apartment is haunted. But it’s okay, because she’s got her own Casper. Zachary has been trapped in the apartment for as long as he can remember, but he’s getting over it now that he’s got Dani to haunt. And on October 31, he’ll be able to take human form. Ghosts might not have bones, but…well, you get the joke.

Not Dead Yet by Jenn Burke

When you’re not quite dead, and have the ability to go between planes, you can find a pretty lucrative job as a hired thief. But when Wes comes across a real dead body, he finds himself in the path of an ex-lover—who is also a police detective. The two work together to find the murderer, and might end up taking care of some unfinished business…if they survive this whole thing.

The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller

Alva inherits an old house that everyone says is haunted. Unsure of the existence of ghosts but certain something is going on, she enlists the help of Samuel Moore, the eccentric genius who shows up to offer her his assistance with whatever secrets the house is hiding. I’m gonna be honest. For days after I heard the publicist for Berkley Romance talk about this book, I called it “The Widow of Ghost House.” All I could remember was that there was a woman, she had a ghost, and the guy she got to help her deal with it was like Chris Hemsworth in Ghostbusters but smarter. I was sold.

Lex Files by Celeste Castro

Get it? LEX files? Here, a small town is being terrorized, and it might be because of a ghost. Or some other kind of creature. FBI agent Winifred Ford has a history with whatever creature is lurking, and she’s ready to partner with State Fish & Wildlife Officer Daya Soto to get to the bottom of it. Between the pair of them, there’s a battle between logic and belief, but the truth is out there, and they’re going to find it.

P.S. I Spook You by S.E. Harmon

For some reason, ghosts seem to often come with ex-lovers in tow. This time, Rain can’t help seeing the ghosts that he’s seen, but he’s now the laughing stock of the Bureau. Sent to a small town to help with a cold case, he can’t help it that he just keeps seeing ghosts. The sightings continue as he works with Danny, his ex, to solve the case of a missing person in his hometown.

The Ghost and Katie Coyle by Anne Kelleher

Irish history professor Katie Coyle moves into a house that might not be completely empty. There’s a man she can only see by the beach, and there are rocks, and from the subtitle I can determine that there’s some kind of time travel. The atmospheric voice of this book leans hard into its gothic roots.

Angelborn by L. Penelope

Caleb is an angelborn who gives off the appearance of a ghost but swears he isn’t dead. Maia sees the dead just like he sees the living, and is the one person who can keep him from living soulless for eternity. But she’s a distraction he can’t take on, because dangerous angels are hunting him.

Lord of the Last Heartbeat by May Peterson

Young mage Mio does bad things for his sorceress mother, and the only thing he wants is to make it stop. When he meets Rhodry, he solicits his help, and finds himself in Rhodry’s haunted mansion. Nobody who enters Rhodry’s property lives to tell the tale, and he’s certain that the assailant is his ex wife…who is a ghost on the property.

Phantasm by J.L. Campbell

Josette was riding high until an accident took her husband away from her. Now, she hasn’t completely made it out of her grief, and Dwayne has started appearing to her. But not as a loving spirit…his apparitions border on torture. Good thing Mario is there to fight for her, because she’s not in a place to do it herself.

An Unnatural Vice by K.J. Charles

Okay, so this one is a stretch, but it’s delightful so I couldn’t help but include it. Justin Lazarus, the Seer of London, is famous for his ability to communicate with the other side. Nathaniel Roy is determined to expose him as a crock. Fun abounds, particularly in the Séance room.

This isn’t an exhaustive list, but there definitely should be more ghost romances . Because ghosts are great, and everyone should have the chance to fall in love with one. Or vanquish them while they fall in love. Whatever. As long as there are ghosts, it’s all right.

And yes, I did write this with Casper playing in the background. Because ghosts are the best.

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It’s that time of the year again, the time for spooky reads to give yourself a good scare with a hint of romance thrown in.

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It’s time to read the spooky stories to celebrate the Halloween season. And what’s better than a ghost story to scare yourself? A ghost romance. Tales of love across the veil of life and death and tales of love found by those surrounding the veil of life and death. We’ve compiled a list of seven ghost romances for you to read this season.

Ghost Huntress: The Awakening by Marley Gibson

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Published May 4th, 2009, Ghost Huntress: The Awakening is the first book in a trilogy about a young girl, Kendall, who moves to a rural area from Chicago. When she moves to the historical town of Radisson, Georgia, Kendall begins to develop psychic abilities, which she then uses to investigate the ghosts that remain in her small town. This book has it all, the paranormal and technical side of hunting, friendships as well as a budding romance.

The reviews of Ghost Huntress: The Awakening, vary in ratings, from two to five stars. If you enjoy a good paranormal ghost story that is written with an understanding of the technical side of hunting, teenage angst, and romance, then this is the story for you. Of course, you should also be prepared for pop culture references for 2009, in this fresh and unique but slightly predictable ghost tale. To see the full reviews on Goodreads reviews click here, and to see the full Amazon reviews click here .

The Duke’s Ghost Bride by Fanny Finch

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Published October 4th, 2022, The Duke’s Ghost Bride is a genius plot featuring a witty, daring, and funny main character, Elaine, that creates an endearing story that is delightful to read. Finch’s story begins with a runaway bride that seeks refuge in a nearby castle and uses the castle’s ghost story to her benefit. Now I won’t tell you how she does this, because who wants spoilers? But don’t just take my word for it, see what reviewers had to say about Finch’s work.

Reviewers from both Goodreads and Amazon have said that Finch’s story captured their attention from the very first page. Finch’s characters are well-developed and the plot intriguing with a hint of the paranormal. Even those that don’t normally enjoy paranormal elements found this book to be enthralling because of the well-written plot and character development.

A Ghost of a Chance by Donna Hatch

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Published September 29th, 2022, A Ghost of a Chance is an enthralling tale of loss, redemption, and love. After suffering a loss, the main character, a young lady begins to search for her missing brother when she meets a soldier and begins to hope for more than loneliness. While seeking redemption for his past mistakes, a retired Calvary captain unable to escape the memories of war, finds hope in an entrancing young lady.

Published just this year, A Ghost of a Chance does not have many reviews but was rated with five stars by Mary Herrera. Herrera stated that Hatch’s story was an achingly sweet and melancholic romance that is quite satisfying. See Herrera’s full review here , and check out the author and editor reviews on Amazon here.

Possession by Lisa Demers

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Possession is a fairly new ghost romance published just last year on October 26th. Demers has written a tale of love found between a young lady, who has the ability to see spirits, and a spy for the royal family. As Luke, our spy, and Scarlett set about catching a criminal, a romance between them begins to bloom. But will they be torn apart by the curse upon Luke’s family? You’ll have to read Possession to find out all the juicy details.

Demers’ novel is written flawlessly, with the paranormal aspect woven into a compelling plot. Her novel details are immersive and well-developed across the board. From the story to the characters, every detail is well-planned for a thrilling read that will keep you up well into the night. To see the full review of Possession click here .

Haunted on Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase

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Deanna Chase’s novel Haunted on Bourbon Street, was published on December 4th, 2013. Jade, the main character, has moved to New Orleans but her apartment is haunted which is assumed wouldn’t be a problem. That is until the ghost decides to terrorize her friend, and she has to use her empathic gift to determine what he wants before her friend gets hurt.

Now the reviews for Chase’s novel are a mixture. A few of the reviewers loved her book for its intriguing plot and paranormal aspects. But it seems that despite the magic, spells, and spirits, the storyline had random time jumps that left quite a few readers confused. But don’t let me sway you one way or the other, check out the reader reviews on both Amazon and Goodreads for more information about Haunted on Bourbon Street .

Ghosts of Lovers Past by Bethany Sefchick

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Bringing you another ghost-hunting story with a twist is Bethany Sefchick. Published on December 29th, 2020, Ghosts of Lovers Past is a love story that spans not only time but the veil of death. Rose, Sefchick’s main character, is a murdered ghost who cannot find peace because her murder remains unsolved. But hope comes in the form of her reincarnated husband. Ironically, the reincarnation of her husband, Justin, doesn’t believe in reincarnation, or ghosts even though he’s a ghost hunter. Maybe that’s because Rose is the first ghost he’s actually seen. But how will they get their happily ever after if Rose is already dead? Guess you’ll have to read Ghosts of Lovers Past and find out how their story unfolds.

Reviewers of Sefchick love her novel for its complex storytelling and well-developed characters. Her reviews show that readers are huge fans of her strong, independent, and complicated female characters. Ghosts of Lovers Past is written to tell the tale of love across a century through the memories of Sefchick’s characters creating a well-told and intriguing story that her readers have fallen in love with. To see the full reader reviews for Amazon click here and for Goodreads reviews click here .

The Monster Mash by Angie Fox

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The Monster Mash is packed with action and adventure, suspense and mystery while throwing in some angst, humor, and romance. Fox’s main character, Dr. Petra, is a mash surgeon, recruited for a war started by the ancient gods which should be fine and all but she has a secret. A secret that would mean her death if anyone found out. She can see ghosts. But can she keep this secret while dealing with the dying on a daily basis? You’ll have to read The Monster Mash to find out.

Reviewers had quite a divided opinion on Fox’s story. Most seemed to be in favor of her writing style and well-developed characters. But it seems others struggled with the balance of her story, as the character development took a while, and even then the inner conflict was repetitive. But don’t take my word for it, check out the reviews on Amazon and Goodreads for yourself.

There are quite a few ghost stories out there to read for the Halloween season, but if you’re looking for someplace to start, check out these seven.

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When you start looking for the best paranormal romance books , you'll find countless sexy, swoony, and even funny love stories, featuring all manner of magical beings. We've got the classics, like witches , vampires, and werewolves, plus plenty of others, like merfolk, fae, ghosts, zombies, necromancers, and so much more. These supernatural romance books bring a touch of magic to the romance world, and they're just a little bit different from a few similar genres.

The closest comparison would probably be fantasy romance, or "romantasy," which usually brings in elements of the fantasy genre (epic scale, significant world-building, a complex system of magic) and layers those with a significant romance plot thread. For many readers, the line between these books and paranormal romance books for adults is somewhat blurry, but in most cases, the "paranormal" label indicates that you'll get a heavier focus on the supernatural beings — the vampires, the shifters, and so on — and on the romance, rather than the full-fledged fantasy world-building.

No matter your tastes, there's definitely a paranormal romance book out there for you! Some authors prefer to put a rom-com twist on the genre, like Lana Harper or April Asher. Others, like Nalini Singh or Kresley Cole, are mainstays of the genre for their sprawling, long-running series filled with all sorts of sexy supernaturals. Whether you take your paranormal romance with a side of chills or a side of laughs, check out these books to add some magic to your reading.

"Angels' Blood" by Nalini Singh

"Angels' Blood" by Nalini Singh

Nalini Singh is one of the premier names in paranormal romance, and her Guild Hunter series — starting with "Angels' Blood" ($9) — can't be missed. Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux is the best of the best, but even she's not sure she can handle the job she's just been hired for. Raphael, a dangerous and beautiful archangel, has hired her not to hunt a vampire, but a rogue archangel. As she's tossed into a divine war, she'll have to find new ways to complete her quest — all while trying to resist the perilous pull between her and Raphael.

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"Binding Shadows" by Jasmine Silvera

Jasmine Silvera's "Binding Shadows" ($14) takes on the world of witches and necromancers, all set against an eerie academic backdrop. Barbara hides her magic in a mundane library, only using her powers quietly to give herself a knack for finding lost books so that she can avoid the notice of greedy necromancers. Then, she encounters Tobias, a professor with a supernatural secret of his own, and their connection sparks something unexpected. When an enchanted book triggers a curse, they find themselves caught up in a centuries-old revenge plot and a choice that could devastate them either way.

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"A Curse in Darkness" by Sherilee Gray

Can't decide which paranormal elements you like the best? "A Curse in Darkness" ($16) by Sherilee Gray has it all: witches, shifters, hellhounds, demons, curses, and more. In this first book of the Thornheart Trials series, Willow is a witch newly promoted to Keeper of her coven, but the role is more than she bargained for. She's soon distracted (or assisted) by Warrick, the beastly alpha with a connection to the dangerous hellhound she's hunting, and their burning romance could put them both in mortal danger.

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"Dark Lover" by J.R. Ward

No list of paranormal romances would be complete without "Dark Lover" ($8), a classic of the genre and the first entry in J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood series. Wrath is the world's only purebred vampire, and he's on a mission: revenge on the hunters who killed his parents centuries ago. When his most trusted lieutenant is killed, however, Wrath is forced to focus on his fallen compatriot's daughter, Beth, who is unaware of her heritage. As Beth is drawn further into the Brotherhood's world, she's also irresistibly drawn to Wrath, with a fire that could consume them both.

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"The Dead Romantics" by Ashley Poston

"The Dead Romantics" ($12) by Ashley Poston is a ghostly romance with a twist. Florence, a romance ghostwriter (no, really!) is struggling with her faltering belief in love and the arrival of a grumpy new editor, Benji. When she reluctantly returns home to help her family bury her father, she feels just as out of place as ever at her quirky family's funeral home. Then she gets the real shock: Benji, standing in the doorway, in ghostly form. Benji and Florence will have to work together to figure out their unfinished business and find their way to a happy life (or afterlife, perhaps).

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"A Ghost in Shining Armor" by Therese Beharrie

Rom-com meets the paranormal in "A Ghost in Shining Armor" ($12) by Therese Beharrie. Gemma has always had an unusual gift: she can see ghosts, and she often helps them figure out how to settle their unfinished business on Earth. When she kisses a stranger on a bet, it transpires that he, too, is a ghost, but this time, he offers to help her. Levi might have a second chance at life if he can help Gemma reconnect with her sister, but the more time they spend together — complete with fake dating — the more he wishes for a second chance at finding love, not just being alive.

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"The Grim Reaper's Lawyer" by Mea Monique

Admit it: just the title of Mea Monique's "The Grim Reaper's Lawyer" ($16) has you intrigued, doesn't it? Newly murdered lawyer Joyce is faced with a very upsetting decision: head to her afterlife in hell, or do a favor for the Grim Reaper himself by representing him in the newly formed Reaper's Court. As Joyce works with the grumpy Grim Reaper (and maybe starts to fall for him, too), she'll soon have to save the whole Afterworld. She's never felt more alive.

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"Halfway to the Grave" by Jeaniene Frost

"Halfway to the Grave" ($8) by Jeaniene Frost is a paranormal romance with some serious "Buffy" vibes. Half-vampire Catherine is out for vengeance, seeking out her vampire father, who destroyed her mother's life. But she's captured by Bones, a vampire bounty hunter, and forced into a partnership with him. They'll have to work together to battle demons and other supernatural killers, all while the forbidden attraction grows until they can't ignore it anymore.

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"A Hunger Like No Other" by Kresley Cole

"A Hunger Like No Other" ($10) is the first in Kresley Cole's Immortals After Dark series, featuring all sorts of paranormal creatures, both good and bad. Lachlain, the leader of the Lykae werewolf clan, is horrified to find out that his destined soulmate is actually a vampire (actually a half-vampire). Emmaline, for her part, is more interested in finding out what happened to her parents, and her fear of the Lykae means she's far from happy about being claimed by Lachlain. The slow burn between them begins to break down their expectations, just in time for an ancient evil to threaten their tentative future.

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"Magic Bites" by Ilona Andrews

If you like your paranormal romance with a strong side of magical world-building, check out "Magic Bites" ($8), the first entry in the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews. In Kate's world, magic rises and recedes against technology, often leaving unpredictable messes in its wake. She's a fierce mercenary who makes a living cleaning up after that chaos, but her guardian's death draws her into the power struggles among supernatural factions. Stuck in the middle of an escalating rivalry between vampire-controlling necromancers and powerful shapeshifters, Kate will work to solve the dangerous mystery — and find unexpected romance.

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"The Magpie Lord" by KJ Charles

Historical romance meets the paranormal in KJ Charles's Charm of Magpies series, starting with "The Magpie Lord" ($9). After two decades in exile in China, Lucien returns to England when his father and brother mysteriously die, making him the new earl. When his family's powerful enemies come calling, he's forced to enlist the help of Stephen, a magician who also has plenty of reason to hate Lucien's family. Even as the dislike between the two men melts into a different kind of passion, the threats surrounding them get more dangerous, and even love might not be enough to fight them all off.

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"Night in His Eyes" by Alisyn Fae and Emma Alisyn

Are fae romances more your style? Try the Fae Prince of Everenne series by Alisyn Fae and Emma Alisyn, starting with "Night in His Eyes" ($13). Inspired loosely by Romeo and Juliet, the story centers on Aerinne Capulette, Lady of House Faronne, who is out for revenge against her mother's killer, Prince Renaud of House Montague. When Renaud wakes from centuries of rest, he has his own ideas for how to deal with Aerinne's plot — including claiming her for himself.

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"Not the Witch You Wed" by April Asher

For a lighter approach to paranormal romance, pick up April Asher's Supernatural Singles series, starting with "Not the Witch You Wed" ($10). As teenagers, wolf shifter Lincoln broke magicless witch Violet's heart. Now, as adults, they find themselves in a sticky situation: the Supernatural Laws require them to find mates. They reluctantly team up to fake date in hopes of buying themselves more time to find their true soulmates, but it quickly becomes apparent that there's nothing fake about the feelings they still have for one another.

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"Pack of Lies" by Charlie Adhara

"Pack of Lies" ($11) by Charlie Adhara combines werewolf romance with a bit of a mystery. After the mysterious death of his brother, Julien arrives in the small town of Maudit Falls, NC, in search of answers, but his investigations start to turn up secrets that the locals would prefer to stay buried. The only person Julien is able to turn to is Eli, the secretive manager of a half-deserted retreat — and a werewolf, too. Their investigative team-up soon leads to deeper feelings between them, but there's still a murder to solve and plenty of secrets left to uncover.

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"Payback's a Witch" by Lana Harper

It's impossible not to fall in love with the witches (and other beings) in Lana Harper's Thistle Grove series. The first book, "Payback's a Witch" ($11), sets up the rules of the secretive, magic-rich small town of Thistle Grove, where four ancient magical families compete each generation to decide which family will take charge. Emmy Harlow returns to town to help her family as arbiters in the tournament, but she soon finds herself in the thick of the competition, fighting against arrogant heartbreaker Gareth and teaming up with mysterious and gorgeous Talia. Emmy and Talia are allies in their quest for revenge, but falling for each other definitely wasn't part of the plan.

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"The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy" by Megan Bannen

"The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy" ($14) by Megan Bannen puts a "You've Got Mail" spin on the paranormal. Hart is a marshal, whose job is to patrol the strange wilds of Tanria and protect civilization from its dangers. He can't seem to stop clashing with Mercy, the daughter of an esteemed but fallen-on-hard-times family of undertakers. When the pair strike up an anonymous correspondence, neither realizes their most loathed rival is on the other side of the letters. But when danger draws nearer, the unlikely pair will have to decide what's stronger: their longtime enmity or their blossoming connection.

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"The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches" by Sangu Mandanna

For a cozier take on the paranormal, look no further than "The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches" ($14) by Sangu Mandanna. Mika has lived her life on the outskirts: orphaned, alone, and hiding her magical gifts to avoid notice — except when she posts the occasional online video "pretending" to be a witch. When she gets a note from a viewer begging her to come teach three young witches to control their magic, she's not sure what to do. Upon arrival, she immediately clashes with Jamie, Nowhere House's prickly librarian, but they'll soon have to work together to protect their young charges and the found family they didn't know they could ever find.

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"The Widow of Rose House" by Diana Biller

There's a bit more gothic flair than out-and-out paranormal beasties in "The Widow of Rose House" ($11) by Diana Biller. In 1875, Alva is finally able to return to New York after the death of the monstrous husband she fled. Despite the whirl of scandal around her, she's determined to restore the old mansion and rebuild her life — only to find that the mansion is, unfortunately, haunted. She enlists the help of an eccentric young professor, Samuel, to get to the bottom of the hauntings and the house's tragic past, and along the way, the two outcasts just might find what they've been missing in each other.

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"A Witch's Guide to Fake Dating a Demon" by Sarah Hawley

Who says all demons are monstrous, hideous hellions? "A Witch's Guide to Fake Dating a Demon" ($13) by Sarah Hawley has a much lighter take on this particular paranormal staple, as awkward witch Mariel accidentally summons the demon Ozroth when trying to perform a simple baking spell. Now, Oz and Mariel are stuck together until she agrees to a bargain of some kind, which he desperately needs to restore his own reputation. To explain his proximity, they stumble into a fake-dating arrangement, which soon turns all too real — but the secrets underlying both the world of witchcraft and the realm of the demons could turn them against each other again.

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"Witchful Thinking" by Celestine Martin

We don't see a lot of merfolk in paranormal romance — at least not as much as creatures like vampires and werewolves — but Celestine Martin's "Witchful Thinking" ($16) will definitely have you wanting more. Witch Lucinda leads a perfectly satisfying life in her small seaside town, but she longs for more. Then, she accidentally winds up under a spell that won't let her say no to any opportunity — and of course, it comes when her high school crush, Alex (a merman), needs her help to unhex his new house. They'll get a second chance at romance when they're stuck together by their mutual magical problems, but when the curses are gone, will Alex be gone again too?

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10 Ghost Story Paranormal Romance Novels That Are Actually About Ghosts

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I love ghost stories, especially ones with a little bit (or a lot) of romance thrown in. I like them so much, I wrote a series of romantic ghost stories , and I've got another one in the works. Unfortunately, finding a good paranormal romance ghost story on Amazon can be difficult. When you look at the top 100 best selling ghost romances, the list is populated with mostly books about shifters, vampires, and other fantasy-type creatures.

Don't get me wrong, I love a good shifter book (I'm working on my own werewolf series now). Vampires are awesome too. I've written a couple of vampire books myself. But sometimes, I just want to read a good, spooky ghost story, where the main characters are normal (or psychic) humans. And those can be hard to find.

So I did some searching, wading through the different types of paranormal books to compile a list of 10 paranormal ghost romances that are actually ghost stories. This isn't an exhaustive list; it's just 10 books that caught my attention that might be worth checking out if you like romantic ghost stories. If the book is part of series, I've only listed book 1.

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Ghost by Charmaine Ross

What happens if you could suddenly see ghosts? With amnesia?

Cassie Hunter wakes to find a man with serious green eyes staring down at her in the morgue, but her initial confusion turns to absolute horror when she realises this man has been dead for over seventy years.

Elliot Stone doesn’t know he’s dead. Or how he came to end up in the morgue. Or why he can’t keep his eyes off the sexy doctor. Or anything else, for that matter.

But the truth is, the family curse has awakened. Something Cassie went out of her way to prevent from happening. How can she turn away the soulful, amnesiac detective who strikes a chord in her like no—living—man has ever been able to do?

Ghost is a powerful new paranormal romance series that will captivate your imagination. Follow Cassie on her journey through perilous dimensions of reality to fight for the love of her life.

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A Gift of Ghosts by Sarah Wynde

Akira has secrets. But so does the town of Tassamara.

Akira Malone believes in the scientific method, evolution, and Einstein’s theory of relativity. And ghosts.

All the logic and reason in the world can’t protect her from the truth—she can see and communicate with spirits. But Akira is sure that her ability is just a genetic quirk and the ghosts she encounters simply leftover electromagnetic energy. Dangerous electromagnetic energy.

Zane Latimer believes in telepathy, precognition, auras, and that playing Halo with your employees is an excellent management technique. He also thinks that maybe, just maybe, Akira can help his family get in touch with their lost loved ones.

But will Akira ever be able to face her fears and accept her gift? Or will Zane’s relatives be trapped between life and death forever?

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Love & Ghosts by Carrie Pulkinen

He sees dead people.

She refuses to believe they exist.

Psychic medium Sean LeBlanc runs the most popular haunted tour company in the French Quarter.  For years, he's been challenged by the loudest, most unbelieving critics, but he's always come away changing their minds.

When the toughest skeptic he’s ever met turns out to be the woman of his dreams, he makes it his mission to win her heart and dispel her disbelief.

Communicating with the dead is easy. Convincing her his ability is real?

Not so much.

Emily Rollins is a rational woman who doesn’t believe in ghosts, so when a mysterious wooden box arrives on her doorstep, she brings it inside without a second thought.

But the box contains a sinister force that threatens her sanity and her life.

She’s starting to fall for the alluring psychic, but if he can’t convince her to exorcise her demons—from her apartment and her mind—they both might end up communicating from the other side…

If you like intrigue, mystery, and suspense, you'll love this steamy, heart-melting romance.

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Sinister Summer by Colleen Gleason

Welcome to Wicks Hollow: a cozy town near Lake Michigan filled with quaint houses, eccentric residents, and more than its share of ghosts, murders, and romance.

Diana Iverson needs a break--from her stressful job, from her philandering boyfriend, and from the rest of her fast-paced life. When she inherits her eccentric Aunt Jean's home on Wicks Lake, Diana takes a much-needed vacation in the cozy little town.

But when the lake house becomes the scene of multiple break-ins and other unsettling events, Diana begins to suspect Aunt Jean’s death was not as innocent as it seems.

And then there’s Ethan Murphy, the sexy college professor who lives next door… He appears to know a lot more about Aunt Jean than he should, and Diana doesn’t trust him.

But most of all, there's Aunt Jean herself…who seems determined to communicate with Diana—from beyond the grave.

A ghost story romance set in a small town, featuring a cozy mystery about a ghost that just won’t rest until justice is served. The perfect blend of romance, suspense, and ghosts.

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Ghostly Liaison by Stacy McKitrick

Avoiding love is hard. Catching a killer can be fatal…

When Rob’s sister passed away, she left him her dog and her house. He can handle the dog part, but he doesn’t need another home. Especially a fixer-upper the neighbor swears is haunted. Then he meets Bridget, who’s working on getting her life back together after a car accident left her scarred in more ways than one. She can’t pass up Rob’s offer of free lodging, regardless of the shape it’s in. Or the roommate that’s part of the package. She’s never believed in ghosts, but now she’s living with one who wants Bridget’s help in catching a killer. There’s only one problem: the killer has unfinished business…

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Haunted on Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase

Jade loves her new apartment—until a ghost joins her in the shower.

When empath Jade Calhoun moves into an apartment above a strip bar on Bourbon Street, she expects life to get interesting. What she doesn’t count on is making friends with an exotic dancer, attracting a powerful spirit, and developing feelings for Kane, her sexy landlord.

Being an empath has never been easy on Jade’s relationships. It’s no wonder she keeps her gift a secret. But when the ghost moves from spooking Jade to terrorizing Pyper, the dancer, it’s up to Jade to use her unique ability to save her. Except she’ll need Kane’s help—and he’s betrayed her with a secret of his own—to do it. Can she find a way to trust him and herself before Pyper is lost?

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Ghost Gifts by Laura Spinella

All Aubrey Ellis wants is a normal life, one that doesn’t include desperate pleas from the dead. Her remarkable gift may help others rest in peace, but it also made for an unsettling childhood and destroyed her marriage. Finally content as the real estate writer for a local newspaper, Aubrey keeps her extraordinary ability hidden—until she is unexpectedly assigned the story of a decades-old murder.

Rocked by the discovery of a young woman’s skeletal remains, the New England town of Surrey wants answers. Hard-nosed investigative reporter Levi St John is determined to get them. Aubrey has no choice but to get involved, even at the terrifying risk of stirring spirits connected to a dead woman’s demise and piquing her new reporting partner’s suspicions.

As Aubrey and Levi delve further into the mystery, secrets are revealed and passion ignites. It seems that Aubrey’s ghost gifts are poised to deliver everything but a normal life.

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Electricity by Claire Gem

She’s an electrician starting over with her son. New job. New town. New life.

He’s a coworker who’s interested in more than her ability to run conduit.

The building they’re rewiring was once an insane asylum…but it appears some of the patients never left.

Mercedes Donohue pulled up roots in Atlanta when her marriage imploded. She’s come back to New England, to the place where she was born. Mercy’s focus is to stabilize her teenage son’s life—he took the breakup pretty hard—and to establish her place, gain the respect of Progressive Electrical’s team.

She never expected so many sparks to fly so soon, both on the job and after hours.

Daniel Gallagher has been alone since his fiancé’s death. He’ll never feel that way about any woman again, and certainly won’t try with another independent, strong-willed one. Then Mercy short-circuits his plans.

Although the asylum closed its doors over thirty-five years ago, Mercy & Daniel quickly realize the abandoned building is very haunted.

If you like a heart-melting romance laced with healthy dose of supernatural thrills and chills, you’ll love Electricity.

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Ghost Walk by Heather Graham

Yes, she believed in ghosts, or if not ghosts, per se, a memory that lingered in certain places.

It sure as hell wasn't something she was going to share with anyone.

Nikki DuMonde's newest employee is standing at the end of her bed at four o'clock in the morning begging for help. It's a joke, right? Besides, as manager of a successful New Orleans haunted-tour company, Nikki doesn't scare easily. But in the light of day, harsh reality sets in as a police officer informs her that Andy was brutally murdered—at the exact time Nikki swears the distraught woman was in her room.

No one believes her except for Brent Blackhawk, a paranormal investigator desperately trying to forget his tragic past. Half Irish, half Lakota—and able to communicate with the dead—Brent is used to living in two worlds. But when he realizes the ghost of a slain government agent is also trying to reach out to Nikki, he knows that she, too, must listen to the dead…if she wants to keep living.

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Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts

Declan Fitzgerald had always been the family maverick, but even he couldn't understand his impulse to buy a dilapidated mansion on the outskirts of New Orleans. Ever since he first saw Manet Hall, he'd been enchanted—and obsessed—with it.

Determined to restore the mansion to its former splendor, Declan begins the daunting renovation room by room. But the days spent in total isolation in the empty house take a toll. He is seeing visions of days from a century past and experiencing sensations of terror and nearly unbearable grief. Local legend has it that the house is haunted, and with every passing day Declan's belief in the ghostly presence grows.

Only the companionship of alluring Angelina Simone can distract him from the mysterious happenings in the house, but Angelina has her own surprising connection to Manet Hall—a connection that will help Declan uncover a secret that's been buried for a hundred years.

There you go! Ten paranormal ghost romance books that are actually about ghosts. I hope this helps you narrow down your search next time you're looking for a spooky, romantic ghost story!

Did these books pique your interest?

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Proving, once again, that the ghost genre is not dead! (Pun intended)

A new book in this subgenre was just released in October: The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller. I read it and loved it!

I’ve discovered two more books that are clean paranormal romances with ghost stories in them. “A Bend in Time & Pamasaw’s Song,” and “Joshua’s Legacy.” They are both by C.M. Morgan and are very good.

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10 Paranormal Romance Books Involving Ghosts

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Here are all the paranormal ghost romance novels that I plan to read soon. I have even created a bookshelf on Goodreads for this specific plot point because I like those kinds of books so much. If you know of any ghostly romances let me know about them in the comments down below if they are not included in this list because I always need more books to add to my book lists!

1. The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller

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9. Halloween Boo by Sarah Spade

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Anna Dressed in Blood is on my TBR list. I went through a phase where I was obsessed with ghosts, but I haven't read a good ghost story in a while.

I own Anna Dressed in Blood, but I haven't read it yet. Definitely need to!

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Ghost Romance Books & Love Stories – Falling in love with a ghost…

June 11, 2015 By Maryse 34 Comments

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Why? Because of a certain angsty twist. The impossibility of that kind of love with that particular person. ‘Cause what happens when the love of your life… is a ghost? *sigh* I always seem to fall for the love stories where the human falls for the ghost.

Every time I see one of these angsty-sounding book blurbs, my HEART ACHES right on the spot. GOD I LOVE how the authors explore this subject. Because sometimes… there’s a solution. Whether it be a crazy plot twist that makes it feasible (*phew*), or finding each other in the “after”. Or maybe something “magical” that allows true love to actually “be” (even on “ghost” form). V and Jayne anyone? 😉

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But sometimes… there is no HEA. The truth has to be faced, and sometimes they have to let go, even though they will hopefully meet again in the afterlife, or in another life. *sob* And Kim inspired me to create this list, because we could all use a little angsty/devastating/sweet and magical “true-love” in our lives.

Kim: I’m reading Haunted Love I’ve been on a serious Ghost Romance kick I almost asked if you had any recommendations on ghost romances or your followers. I don’t read a ton of paranormal but I’m seriously obsessed right now lol Maryse: Oh great list idea Kim!!! I’m on it. I LOVE those kinds of books and have read a bunch and can’t resist ’em. They get me EVERY time. Kim: Yay!!!!!!!!!!! I’m so happy you’re doing this lol

Here is a list of all of these kinds of stories. Whether you’re into paranormal or not, I dare you not to lose yourself and your heart, in this kind of love story.

Our (and my) recommendations (tried & true!!)

Dark Needs at Night’s Edge (Immortals After Dark, Book 4)  by Kresley Cole <—  Hey Kim! Here’s one that will devastate you in angst!! THIS ONE!!! ( my review )

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Connected (Twists of Fate Book 1)  by Jolyn Palliata <— And this one!! I was just looking back to my reviews from 2012, and here’s a book I reviewed. I loved it, and it’s one of the ones I was thinking about in a few days ago… in regards to falling in love with a “ghost”… IT WAS SO GOOD! P.S. The “now ghost” is a super-famous rock star! ( my review )

Grave Refrain  by Sarah Glover <— Sheri recommends this one! “Grave Refrain is another great, great book. I found the author’s writing style to be similar to Sylvain Reynard’s & I loved, loved, loved the Gabriel books. Grave Refrain (by Sarah Glover) is a ghost/love story, but not a scary ghost story (I don’t like scary/horror stories). There’s romance, light humor, & light angst. It was a beautiful & awesome tale.” and Traci agrees: “Grave Refrain by Sarah Glover. Obsessed with Andrew. Kind of reminds me of Cole from the Shiver series.”

Haunted Love  by Jessica Frances <— Kim says: “Yes you MUST read Haunted Love!!!!!! It was sooooooo good!!!!!!” <— Oooooooh!!! She was murdered but has a chance to come back… temporarily. “ I wanted to say a proper goodbye. I needed justice for what happened to me. But even in death, things rarely go to plan. I never expected to meet him. I didn’t anticipate falling in love. I hadn’t considered the repercussions of coming back. ”

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Ghostly (Darkly Devoted Book 1)  by Brooke Kennedy <— Briana recommends this one! “It’s reminds my of American horror story! Need more Tate.” Wow… it sounds exciting!! “ Cade Michaels seems like the perfect boy next door. He’s attractive and the only other person in St. Augustine that sports the gothic style. The only thing is, there seems to be something he’s hiding, and Briar can’t quite put her finger on it.   Briar never expected to end up in a haunted house ready to claim her for its own devices. It’s no longer easy to tell who’s alive and who’s not. ”

Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna Dressed in Blood Series Book 1)  by Kendare Blake <— Kylie recommends it! “It’s more on the YA side, but I loved that it was told from the male’s POV, and the ghost is female 🙂 ”

Slow Dance in Purgatory (Purgatory Series Book 1)  by Amy Harmon <— Carissa suggests these! “The Purgatory books by Amy Harmon. Love them!” Oh. Em. Gee. YES!!! “ …17-year-old Maggie O’Bannon finally finds a permanent home with her elderly aunt in a small Texas town. Working part-time as a school janitor, she becomes enmeshed in a fifty-year-old tragedy where nothing is as it seems and the boy of her dreams might vanish when the bell rings. This volatile and mismatched romance is doomed from its start, as Maggie struggles to hold on to yet another person she is destined to lose… ”

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Cold Kiss  by Amy Garvey <— Amy recommends this one! “ Oh hey, I have a rec! Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey. Not really a “ghost story” and is more YA but still deals with the dead and is really good. Just try to read that blurb without your heart clenching. She didn’t think of what would happen once he was back, and when she finally realizes the repurcussions of what she’s done and now what she must decide to do…oh, my freaking heart!! That. One. Hurt. ”

The Ghost Bride: A Novel (P.S.)  by Yangsze Choo <— bev found it! “Duh! I have a book, too. The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo. Have not read it, so not sure how the ghost angle plays out, but very high on my tbr. On sale. Beautiful Cover.” OMG OMG OMG!!!!! This one sounds CRAZY and I LOVE asian ghost stories!!!!! But this??? WHOA. It’s on all sorts of bigs lists too. “ Li Lan, the daughter of a genteel but bankrupt family, has few prospects. But fate intervenes when she receives an unusual proposal from the wealthy and powerful Lim family. They want her to become a ghost bride for the family’s only son, who recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practiced, a traditional ghost marriage is used to placate a restless spirit. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at a terrible price. ”

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Laura: It’s a must it’s a ugly cry one for me Amy will love it lol Maryse: LOL!!!! Oh gosh… and she’ll throw things at us. Laura: Well I will just get my peanuts ready now cause I know she hasn’t read this lol. Haha I will have to teach her some new Scottish cuss words so she can chew me out in a way I will understand lol oh u have to read it it’s sort of love triangley <– not even a word but it’s good she will like it Lee: WHERE ONE GOES!!! ** grabs peanuts while looking at Maryse** Kimberly: Where One Goes by Author B N Toler Jeanie: Where One Goes by BN Toler!!! Soooo good!!! Maryse: Ruh Roh… the peanuts are a flying!!!!

And here are some finds that sounds so perfect for us !

  • The Ghost In My Bedroom  by Heather Jones <— “Lucy Warner has managed to fall in love with her roommate Ryan – who has been dead for about 25 years. Since he’s been haunting her bedroom from the time when she was a baby, they have grown to be very close friends; a secret no one else knows about…”
  • For Always  by Janae Mitchell <— “Malyn Reed meets, and quickly falls in love with, Beau Brogan, who seems to be perfect in every way… Except for the fact that he died in 1910…” and Jamie recommends it!!
  • The Deepest Cut (MacKinnon Curse novel Book 1)  by J.A. Templeton <— “Riley believes her life couldn’t get worse––that is until the ghost of nineteen-year-old Ian MacKinnon catches her purposely cutting herself. An uneasy truce quickly turns into friendship, and soon Riley’s falling hard for Ian.”
  • Saving Mercy  by Nicole Tillman <— she falls in love with the ghost in the place that she just moved into… ooooh I think I wanna cry already over this one!! “ Mercy is convinced it’s her job to help Ryan cross over, but as she grows to know him, she’s not entirely sure she’s selfless enough to let him go.   As they struggle through the complexities of their relationship, they realize that the collision of their worlds isn’t just coincidence. It’s fate. “
  • Won’t Cross Over  by Amanda Kay <— *sob*!!! OMG listen to this one: “ He’s still here, I feel him all around. At night his arms wrap around me and I can breathe again. I know he should go. I know he no longer belongs here, but I’m selfish and I don’t want him to leave me. “
  • Spiritus, a Paranormal Romance (Spiritus Series, Book #1)  by Dana Michelle Burnett <— “ Becca accidentally makes contact with a one hundred and sixty year old ghost, Alastor Sinclair, that haunts the halls of her new home.To Becca, Alastor is a seductive spirit that seems to see straight into her soul. To Alastor, Becca is what he has waited a century for–A second chance. “

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And while we’re at it how about a few ghost-movie love stories?

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  • Just Like Heaven  <— Bev recommends this one: “There is also Just Like Heaven with Reese Witherspoon & Mark Ruffalo.” and I agree!! It was good, and I loved how the whole thing played out. Very smart!
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir  <— Another bev recommendation! She says: “You should give The Ghost & Mrs. Muir a shot. If you don’t mind old movies. It’s with Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney (that face!), and a young Natalie Wood. Hmm, review it, lol. Cause you know we don’t hound you to do enough just with books.” <— LOL! I do like movies and reviewing ’em. Hmm… maybe I should do more of that?
  • LOVE WITH THE PROPER STRANGER  <— And well… while we’re on a bev movie recommendation roll, why don’t we check out this recommendation, too! She says: “ Speaking of Natalie Wood, she was in a movie with Steve McQueen (that face!) that if I remember correctly is a bit like some of the books we like in feeling. Though been along time since I’ve seen it. Its called Love with the Proper Stranger. I swear I read a book(or another movie?) were it was the heroines favorite and it was pointed out to her that maybe she should try a more realistic story, lol. “

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Amy… there’s a dedication to you in this one. Okay… maybe not “dedicated” but recommended due to ugly crying. LOL!!


I have not read many with this story line. I remember loving the movie The Ghost and Mrs. Muir.

Oh I gotta look that one up.

And what about “Ghost” with Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. Still an absolute CLASSIC love story.


OMG, do I have one for you!!!! Apartment 2B by K Webster. Read it last year and still think about it sometimes. Many similarities to “Where One Goes” (but better) which is the only other one I’ve read from this list. Yeah, really, really good.


LOL!!!! Y’all know me so well!! Ugly cry is such a magic word for me. 😀 I actually have Where One Goes, and this post made me get flutters in my tummy so guess what’s just moved to the top of my TBR list!

Let’s see…going down the list, I already have but haven’t read Haunted Love, The Last Hour, Slow Dance in Purgatory and Saving Mercy. And of course The House come October…OMG, perfect for the Halloween month! Oh! I’m also one-clicking Won’t Cross Over ’cause *SOB*!! I’m making a new collection in my Kindle app for these!!

Oh hey, I have a rec! Cold Kiss by Amy Garvey. Not really a “ghost story” and is more YA but still deals with the dead and is really good. Just try to read that blurb without your heart clenching. She didn’t think of what would happen once he was back, and when she finally realizes the repurcussions of what she’s done and now what she must decide to do…oh, my freaking heart!! That. One. Hurt.

Okay I’m adding ’em!!! 😀 YAY LOVE-GHOSTS!!!

Yes, Ghost, ditto. There is also Just Like Heaven with Reese Witherspoon & Mark Ruffalo. You should give The Ghost & Mrs. Muir a shot. If you don’t mind old movies. It’s with Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney (that face!), and a young Natalie Wood. Hmm, review it, lol. Cause you know we don’t hound you to do enough just with books. Speaking of Natalie Wood, she was in a movie with Steve McQueen (that face!) that if I remember correctly is a bit like some of the books we like in feeling. Though been along time since I’ve seen it. Its called Love with the Proper Stranger. I swear I read a book(or another movie?) were it was the heroines favorite and it was pointed out to her that maybe she should try a more realistic story, lol.

Okay I added Chris’s and Amy’s. 😀 The both sound AWESOME!

Duh! I have a book, too. The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo. Have not read it, so not sure how the ghost angle plays out, but very high on my tbr. On sale. Beautiful Cover.

Okay I’m adding it too!


That sounds AWESOME. I’m an addict of asian ghost stories… and that sounds beyond unique!!!!

I gotta read it. I’m totally one clicking it right.

Bev…I just got the chills from that blurb. Have you ever seen Raise the Red Lantern? It’s set in China and is based on a novella from a book of the same name (haven’t read it though) and it is haunting…not in the same way as these ghost books but haunting in the sense of where the stories go. Your rec reminded me of it…

Do you have any idea how much I appreciate y’all? For SO many reasons, but one big one being the books that you guys have introduced me to! 😀

I one clicked it so darn fast I forgot to say “now”. I stopped at “right”.

Amy… OMG I could TOTALLY do a post on my favorite asian ghost stories… or just even the “haunting” ones. Doesn’t even have to involve a ghost.


Lol, Maryse. I bought last month and keep it on my home screen so it doesn’t get lost in the shuffle. Amy I haven’t seen that. Looks very interesting, I’ll have to check it out sometime.:-D I thought for a sec you meant it was a horror. Those scare me, my love of WD besides. I’d drive you nuts the way I watch it. I have one scary book, Bird Box, that I bought last Halloween on sale. Very positively rec’d on a blog I visit, but scary. I mean to read it sometime straight through no peeking. Someday.

Jeanie V

Wished Away by S.P. Cervantes – it’s book 2 in A Broken Fairytale series. It’s sort of a mix between The Last Hour & Where One Goes. Had me bawling my eyes out because I loved Dave (the ghost/spirit) so much!!!


What about Sublime by Christina Lauren. A bit dark but a ghostly love story.

Also Emma Hart’s Deeper. Bess returns to the seaside town where she met and loved a wild local boy when she was young. She’d always wondered what happened to Nick….and his ghost has been there all the time just waiting for her to return.

Kim Box Person

Okay Saving Mercy I really ended up loving it!!!

Grave Refrain is one of my favorite books!!!! Same with Connected!!!!

I’m laughing cause I’ve been searching for ghost romances and I had 3 on the list I haven’t read DUH……

I ALSO one clicked yippee


Spiritus, a Paranormal Romance (Spiritus Series, Book #1) is free at amazon right now!

Diane M

I keep forgetting about The Last Hour! I have it from back in the day, hopefully I can read it without reading the others? Bumping it up…


For ghost stories you have to include Kristen Ashley’s ghost & reincarnation books. Classic KA with a ghost twist.

Also Christine Zolendz’s Fall From Grace/Saving Grace, although more paranormal than ghost and the paranormal part doesn’t really play in until the second and third books, it is still way to good to pass up.


Lisa I read Deeper by Emma Hart about a year ago. First time I read something in this genre. Went in blind! Balled my eyes out so I’ve avoided this genre since. I mean I snotty cried!!! Don’t “wike” that feeling!

I’m looking for Deeper by Emma Hart and can’t find it anywhere. Or any mention of it… does anyone have the link?

I know Linda…I ugly cried over Deeper too. But kept thinking about it long after it ended. Maryse I read the old fashioned, dog-eared, soggy pages (from tears), real book smell version I picked up on a whim at a book store. It’s on Amazon but a bit $$$

Lisa, that’s the one! It’s by Megan Hart…here’s the link for it on the U.S. Amazon site.

I don’t mind paying more for a book if it promises an ugly cry. 😉

Allyson Lindt

So many good titles here, and I love a lot of these and am adding others to my TBR. Another favorite ghost, love story is Come to Me by Sofia Grey.

Sotia Lazu

I’ll second “Come to Me,” by Sofia Grey, and add her “Dreaming of a Wolf.”


Is it bad that I just clicked on this post to check if Maryse added Where One Goes and Haunted Love??

I was ready to use shouty caps.. LOL


Hey! Have you tried reading The Mediator series by Meg Cabot? There are 6 books-kind if small too-and while the romance is slow coming between the girl and the ghost (who haunts her room), it’s a GREAT series. I think the series was started in 2000…

Tam Francis

WOW! What a totally inspirational list. I just finished writing a paranormal time travel murder mystery romance and wondered if anyone would read it. I need to do a lot of editing and hit the query trail. But I’m thrilled to know someone else shared my obsession! Woo hoo.

I’ve always loved to read ghost stories, but became obsessed with writing them a few years ago with a collection of short vintage romantic ghost stories.

Now, I’ve got to go find these books and read them. Thanks for your post!

Ruth Reynolds

I really find this website a treat to my eyes. I read all the books recommended in here but i guess i’m in love wit “The Ghost Bride”. I also where one goes<<<< this one was worth an ugly cry as u call it. Now i also discovered this book "Enchanted by those Magnificent ruins" a little interesting in that respect.I guess its worth a try.

Thank you for your sweet comments, AND for your book recommendations!! 😀

Barbara Neill

Separated by death, all seems tragically lost for Jane and Nathan, her first love and the love of her life. Against seemingly impossible odds, Jane miraculously finds a way to reconnect with Nathan but is it enough to rekindle their love?

With distractions in the form of Barry her hapless ex-husband, and James the perfect lover, is the veil between Jane and Nathan thin enough for their love to survive or is it lost for ever?


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