When In Romance

Hosted ByTrisha Brown & Jessica Pryde

When In Romance is a biweekly romance podcast dedicated to romance novel news, enthusiasm, and romance book recommendations from Book Riot!

E48: Cozy With a Side of Crime

It’s part two of romance recs! Jess and Trisha talk historicals, slow build romance, SFF romcoms, and much (much) more!

This episode is sponsored by theRead Harder Journal,TBR from Book Riot, andLibro FM.

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Not news exactly, but here’s theSFF Yeah!episode we mentionedthat highlights SF/F romance.

And here’s the Kit Rocha“search by theme/trope” page– have fun!


The Tiger and Del series (starting withSword-Dancer) by Jennifer Roberson

Slave to SensationandSilver Silence(which is the first in the later trilogy) by Nalini Singh

Hither, Pageby Cat Sebastian

Bring on the BlessingsandDestiny’s Embraceby Beverly Jenkins

The Firebirdby Susanna Kearsley

The Ladies Guide to Celestial Mechanicsby Oliva Waite

Dithered Heartsby Chace Verity

Beyond Jealousyby Kit Rocha

Ayesha At Lastby Uzma Jalaluddin

The Bollywood Bride,A Distant Heart, andPride, Prejudice and Other Flavorsby Sonali Dev

In Her Sights(first in the Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters series by Katie Ruggle)

SanctuaryandXeniby Rebekah Weatherspoon

Beard Scienceby Penny Reid

Fix Her Upby Tessa Bailey

Flirting With Disasterby Victoria Dahl

RendandIn the Middle of Somewhereby Roan Parrish

Reverbby Anna Zabo

Shadows You Leftby Jude Sierra and Taylor Brooke (Quick correction: we named the wrong “Taylor” in this ep. Taylor Brooke is the very talented co-author of this book – our apologies for the error!)

Unsolicited Duke Picby Nico Rosso

In Case You Forgotby Frederick Smith and Chaz Lamar

Anything by by Jay Northcote (A Family For Christmasis a great option!)

Anything by T.J. Klune (Wolfsongis a great place to start!)

The Widow of Rose Houseby Diana Biller

The Unleashingby Shelly Laurenston

Legend of the Highland Dragonby Isabel Cooper

SoullessandThe Sumage Solution(which kicks off the San Andreas Shifters series) by Gail Carriger

The Liberators of Willow Runby Marianne K. Martin

Heart’s Ordersby Jaycie Morrison

Morning Gloryby LaVyrle Spencer

Thank you again for all of your enthusiasm, and let us know if you have recs we missed – especially for the requests that left us a little bit stumped! As always, you can find Jess and Trisha at the WIR email address (wheninromance@bookriot.com). You can also find us on Twitter (@jessisreading and @trishahaleybrwn), or Instagram (@jess_is_reading and @trishahaleybrown).

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