54 Best Clean Romance Novels to Read

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Want to read a romance book without all of the vulgar sex scenes?

Below are 54 of the best clean and romance novels that you can read…


best clean and wholesome romance novels

See our newest picks for the month in the chart below:

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The Star and the ShamrockThe Star and the Shamrock by Jean Grainger

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The Tour: A feel-good Irish springtime read. (The Tour Series Book 1)The Tour: A feel-good Irish springtime read. by Jean Grainger
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Broken Trails: A second chance sweet western romance (The Montana Trails Series Book 1)Broken Trails: A second chance sweet western romanceView on Amazon
The Waratah InnThe Waratah Inn by Lilly Mirren
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Do Kiss the Superstar (Jewel Family Romance Book 5)Do Kiss the Superstar by Cami Checketts
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Amish Cooking Class - The Seekers by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Amish Cooking Class - The Celebration

Heidi Troyer hosts cooking classes from her home every other weekend to share her Amish recipes. But what Heidi could never expect is the variety of people she’ll meet at her class that need guidance, love, and a little bit of hope.

The class becomes a place for a troubled veteran, a widower, a single mother, a widow, and a young teacher to all come together in attempts to heal and find comfort.

Read if you’re a fan of

  • inspirational romance
  • and scripture reference.

Every character in this story is unique and make a delightful group that comes together beautifully and unexpectedly.

The story delves into very real human experiences and teaches important lessons throughout about forgiveness and faith.

The Imposter (The Bishop's Family Book #1): A Novel by Suzanne Woods Fisher

The Imposter (The Bishop's Family Book #1): A Novel

Katrina Stoltzfus is depressed after she’s dumped by the love of her life. Her father David moves her and her siblings to Stoney Ridge, where he’ll be involved with the church.

Katrina agrees to help a widow run her small business where she meets farmhand Andy Miller. There’s an undeniable attraction between them but Katrina is not willing to get her heart broken again.

Meanwhile, there are secrets that threaten to rock the peaceful community of Stoney Ridge.

If you like

  • multiple characters and storylines
  • twists and turns
  • and stories about community

then look no further!

The book is completely captivating, with a story not just about one person but about an entire community and how they react when they found out they’ve been deceived.

There’s romance, laugh out loud moments, and endearing characters that’ll keep you flipping pages rapidly.

A Love Made New (An Amish of Birch Creek Novel Book 3) by Kathleen Fuller

A Love Made New (An Amish of Birch Creek Novel Book 3)

Abigail Shrock wants to find love just like her sisters and everyone else in Birch Creek, but a recent heartbreak has her feeling hopeless and insecure.

Asa Bontrager has his fair share of women to pick from in town, so when God tells him to pursue Abigail, who shows absolutely no interest in said pursuit, he’s confused.

Will Abigail open her heart up to Asa and allow God to guide her towards a life of love and comfort?

Read to find out, especially if you like

  • pious heroes
  • curvy heroines
  • and stories about family.

The chemistry between Asa and Abigail is wonderful and sweet. Abigail is a relatable heroine who is grieving the loss of her love and uses food as a coping mechanism.

Watching her learn to love herself with Asa is beautiful!

A Plain Leaving (The Sisters of Lancaster County Book #1) by Leslie Gould

A Plain Leaving (The Sisters of Lancaster County Book #1)

When Jessica Bachman was twenty years old, she left the Amish community due to conflict with the new bishop. She left behind her two sisters, and Silas Kemp who had been courting her for years.

Three years later, Jessica returns home for her father’s funeral. Many feelings from the past come flooding back, especially when she sees Silas again.

Learning about her ancestor in the Revolutionary War, Jessica reflects on her life and her choices, wondering what her next steps should be towards finding peace and happiness.

Read if you like

  • Revolutionary War period pieces
  • emotional stories
  • and strong heroines.

An unexpected blend of settings works wonderfully in this book, as the author focuses on Jessica in Amish country and her ancestor Ruby from the Revolutionary War.

Both timelines are compelling and the story overall does a great job with themes including grief, sorrow, healing, and love.

Home All Along (An Amish Secrets Novel) by Beth Wiseman

Home All Along (The Amish Secrets Novels Book 3)

Charlotte, an Englisher, is in love with Daniel, an Amish man. They’ve made a life for themselves in Amish country, but Charlotte is seen as a threat by the community for being an Englisher in Amish country.

Daniel wants to be with Charlotte, even if that means abandoning his Amish way of life.

But when life deals both Daniel and Charlotte a bad hand, including a death, unexpected visitors, and a sick family member, it seems their relationship may not outlast the trials and tribulations.

Read to find out what happens, especially if you like

  • Inspirational romance
  • twists and turns
  • and Christian family values.

This beautiful love story is provoking and enchanting. There are real life situations that are touched upon with authenticity and heart.

Phoebe's Light (Nantucket Legacy Book #1) by Suzanne Woods Fisher

Phoebe's Light (Nantucket Legacy Book #1)

Phoebe Starbuck has decided to live for herself and not for her father, prompting her decision to sail away from Nantucket with her future-husband Captain Phineas Foulger.

Her father sends her on her journey with two things- a journal from her great grandmother and a cooper Matthew Macy to watch over her and the ship.

When Phoebe finds life at sea to be lonely, she opens to journal to find there are family secrets that could rock the boat for her, the Captain, and even the cooper. Phoebe begins to see her life from a totally new perspective.

If you like

  • colonial-era romance
  • Quaker romance
  • and stories within stories

then get your copy of this book today!

If you’re ready to be completely captivated by masterful storytelling, then this is the book you need to read.

The author does a fantastic job writing historical fiction, believable characters, surprising plot twists, and thought-provoking themes.

The Amish Twins: Amish Romance (The Amish of Pride Book 1)

Sarah Martin is a widowed Amish woman with a baby who has an unrequited love for Eli Yoder. Sarah grieves the tragic deaths of her family yet still yearns for Eli, who has just returned to Pride, Ohio after the death of his wife.

When two infant twins are abandoned and taken in by Sarah and Miriam Martin, Eli lends a helping hand. Sarah finally has Eli in her life, but will romance surface under the weight of all their grief and pain?

Read to find out, especially if you like

  • wholesome romance
  • slow burn romance
  • and stories about widows and widowers.

This book was a page-turner, as you can’t help but read quickly to find out the fate of both Sarah and Eli and the abandoned twins Sarah has become guardian for.

The story is thought-provoking, heartfelt, and does a great job covering topics like grief, guilt, and healing.

The Cost of Hope

The Cost of Hope (The Cost of Love Series Book 1)
Author: G.S. Carr

After Alexander Cummings gets his heart broken, he devotes himself entirely to the running of his plantation in Alabama. Soleil Dufor was abducted and sold into slavery, so when she frees herself and comes into contact with Alexander, her instinct is not to trust him. However, with Alexander becoming more and more attracted to her, she finds it difficult to thwart his advances and feels she can’t do so for long.

The Cowboy’s Ready-Made Family

The Cowboy's Ready-Made Family (Montana Cowboys)
Author: Linda Ford

Susanne Collins is running a farm and raising orphaned nieces and nephews, so she is quite busy. When a neighbor, Will Tanner, asks to use her corrals in exchange for planting her crops for her, she considers it a business deal and a win-win situation. She never expects to fall in love with Will, and she then has to decide if this is really the right man for her.

Evie’s Knight

Evie's Knight
Author: Kimberly Krey

An exciting paranormal novel with a twist, this story involves two people in love – Evie and Calvin Knight, but there’s a challenge to their relationship, and it’s in the form of a ghost. In fact, this ghost has haunted the Knight men for four generations, so Calvin has to decide between Evie and the ghost, and both decisions have consequences.

Last Stand Ranch

Last Stand Ranch (Love Inspired Suspense)
Author: Jenna Night

Olivia Dillon is always on the run because she made a mob lawyer angry, and when Elijah Morales, the rancher who lives next door to her Arizona ranch, offers to help, she accepts cautiously. Constantly afraid of putting Elijah in danger, too, she plods along to try and get through this with both her life and her relationship with Elijah intact.

Tying the Knot

Tying the Knot (Deep Haven Series #2)
Author: Susan May Warren

Anne Lundstrom, an EMT, tries to escape her past by moving to a small town. When she agrees to help Noah Standing Bear run a camp for inner-city kids, sparks fly, but not for long. The danger from her past comes crashing into her life, and she has to face both her fears and the one person who might hold the key to her tumultuous past.

Nashville by Heart

Nashville by Heart
Author: Tina Ann Forkner

Gillian Heart moves to Nashville in hopes of jump starting her music career, and ends up getting involved with her agent, Will. Unfortunately, Will soon starts to remind her of the father who abandoned her, which puts a dent in the relationship. As her career takes off, she tries to find a way to trust Will and deal with the past, which may be harder than she thought.

Forever in the Keys

Forever in the Keys: A 'Florida Keys Romance' Novel
Author: Miki Bennett

After impulsively moving to Key West to make it big as an artist, Abbey Wallace quickly gets a great job, where she meets the handsome Zach Isler, who is instantly smitten with her. Wishing to put her career first, Abbey rejects his advances at first, until something happens that makes her take a good look at everything going on in her life.

Wrangling the Cowboy’s Heart

Wrangling the Cowboy's Heart (Big Sky Cowboys)
Author: Carolyne Aarsen

Jodie McCauley has calmed somewhat from the wild child she used to be, so she moves back to Montana to sell horses. To do this, she has to ask a man she once loved for help, and Finn Hicks is happy to oblige. When they start working together, he starts to fall for her, but will he be able to see that she is not the person she used to be, and will this be enough for him?

Unknown Enemy

Unknown Enemy (Love Inspired Suspense)
Author: Michelle Karl

When Professor Ginny Anderson starts translating ancient tablets, she doesn’t realize there are people who go to any lengths to keep them from being translated. Colin Tapping, a former Secret Agent who wants his job back, appoints himself as her protector, but is he willing to risk everything for that job, and is Ginny worth it to him?

A Baby for the Rancher

A Baby for the Rancher (Lone Star Cowboy League, 6)
Author: Margaret Daley

Once a carefree bachelor, Ben Stillwater awakes from a coma to find he is now a father – to a child who needs a mother. When he becomes attracted to Sheriff Lucy Benson and tries to help her solve the mystery of a string of thefts in the area, he wonders if she could be what he’s looking for. Could the serious sheriff and the carefree dad really become a couple after all?

Through the Autumn Air

Through the Autumn Air (The Every Amish Season Novels Book 3)
Author: Kelly Irvin

Mary Katherine is an Amish widow and mother of ten, and she begins to write stories after her last child is grown. When she meets Ezekiel, a widower, they both concentrate on a mutual friend, Burke, who needs them for many reasons. But, as they work together towards a common goal, can love come between the two of them, or are they both too hurt from the past to take another chance on love?

No One to Trust

No One to Trust (Love Inspired Suspense)
Author: Melody Carlson

When Leah Hampton is rescued from people believed to be wanting her for human trafficking by love shy Jon Wilson, they soon find that the pursuers are after both of them. They hide out among the dunes to escape these people’s wrath, and they are in a race against time to find a solution so that neither of them ends up dead.

Alaskan Reunion

Alaskan Reunion (Alaskan Grooms)
Author: Belle Calhoune

Paige Reynolds returns to Alaska to explain the actions of her father, whom everyone is now against and has negative feelings toward. She is also there to tell Cameron Prescott that he is the father of her baby girl. Paige and Cameron are both older and wiser now, so can they make it together while dealing with the town’s turmoil at the same time?

Gem Babies Odyssey

Gem Babies Odyssey: A Journey to the Discovery of Hope
Author: Juliana Gerace

Mariel Turner, an artist who shows the horrors of human trafficking, is enjoying her success even while the traffickers themselves are seeking revenge on her. Mariel has to work through this and confront evil in the meantime, hoping that light and love will win out in the end.

Licensed for Trouble

Licensed for Trouble (PJ Sugar)
Author: Susan May Warren

After PJ Sugar inherits a mansion that’s in shambles, she asks Max Smith, a handyman, for help. He agrees to help if he can borrow her investigative skills for a bit, but PJ already has a full PI load. She is also at the beginning of a relationship with her boss, Jeremy Kane, so can she take on Max’s case and handle her love life at the same time?

Alleghany Hideaway

Allegheny Hideaway
Author: Kimberly Tanner Gordon

Iris Elaine Picket leaves her abusive husband – and everything else in her life – and moves to the mountains of Pennsylvania. She eventually finds good people in those she once considered slaves, faces her own prejudices, and becomes a better person because of it all.

Secrets at Cedar Cabin

Secrets at Cedar Cabin (A Lavender Tides Novel)
Author: Colleen Coble

After her mother is murdered, Bailey Fleming flees to a remote cabin and hides herself from the world. When Agent Lance Phoenix asks for her help in getting rid of a human trafficking ring they feel is nearby, bodies mysteriously start to appear. Lance is also trying to find his sister, who ran away from home as a teenager, and the mysteries deepen when he wonders if Bailey is really who she says she is.

The Matrimonial Advertisement

The Matrimonial Advertisement (Parish Orphans of Devon Book 1)
Author: Mimi Matthews

Helena Reynolds leaves London to escape her life, and ex-army captain Justin Thornhill has just placed an advertisement for a wife. She is looking for sanctuary and he is looking for someone to take care of his home, but is it possible that the two will end up with more than just a business arrangement?

Glory Road

Glory Road
Author: Lauren K. Denton

This is the story of three generations of women navigating through life and love – the fiery Gus, an elderly woman starting to forget things, her grown daughter Jessie who is being pulled in two directions by two different men, and Jessie’s teenaged daughter, who has a crush on the new guy who just moved in down the street.

Hearts in Harmony

Hearts in Harmony (An Amish Journey Novel)
Author: Beth Wiseman

Mary Hershberger and Levi Shetler had two very different upbringings, but they share one important trait – their love of music. Unfortunately, their Amish communities do not approve of this, so they must determine whether God wants them to use their talents or ignore them, all the while starting to fall in love with one another.

The Memory House

The Memory House
Author: Rachel Hauck

After losing a husband and child during a tornado, Everleigh Applegate marries old flame Don Callahan and they begin a life together. Years later, Beck Holiday, an angry cop living in New York City, inherits a house from Everleigh, and the house connects the two in more than a few ways.

Running Around (and Such

Running Around (and such): A Novel Based On True Experiences From An Amish Writer!
Author: Linda Byler

Lizzie is a high-strung, uninhibited Amish girl trying to figure everything out, including her desire to wear shoes with high heels and her dislike of babies. She’s attracted the attention of the egg-truck driver, but not the Amish boys in the community. Will she ever calm down enough to straighten out her life?

The Road to Magnolia Glen

The Road to Magnolia Glen: A Natchez Trace Novel (Thorndike Press Large Print Christian Historical Fiction: Natchez Trace)
Author: Pam Hillman

On his way to Natchez, Mississippi from Ireland, Quinn O’Shea meets three sisters who seem to need his help. By the time they reach Mississippi, one of them has been promised to Quinn’s brother Connor. Quinn intends to drop off the sisters then leave, but he can’t get Conner’s fiancée Kiera off of his mind. Ever the bachelor, he starts to feel that Kiera could be the one to change his mind, if only Connor wasn’t in the way.

Two Weeks: A Novel

Two Weeks: A Novel
Author: Karen Kingsbury

Cole Blake is in his senior year of high school and wishes to be a doctor, but he starts to change his mind when he falls in love with Elise. When Elise becomes pregnant with someone else’s baby, Cole is so in love with her that he wants to marry her so they can raise the baby together, but Elise decides to give up the baby for adoption. Two weeks before her due date, and with expectant parents waiting nearby, something happens that changes all of their plans, and it changes each of them forever.

A Family for the Soldier

A Family for the Soldier (Lone Star Cowboy League, 4)
Author: Carolyne Aarsen

After being injured in Afghanistan, Grady Stillwater returns to Texas and tends to his ranch and his brother’s abandoned baby. He then meets a physical therapist named Chloe Miner, and in the next few weeks he starts to fall for her, unaware that she has a baby on the way. What will the results be when he discovers this fact?

For You, Forever

For You, Forever (The Inn at Sunset Harbor-Book 7) (7)
Author: Sophie Love

Emily Mitchell has a lot on her mind – a baby on the way and a new inn to take care of. When she learns an out-of-town developer is going to build an inn in her small town, she is scared it will take away all of her business, but she is determined not to let that happen.

Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light
Author: Dan Gordon

Sol Harkins is a successful writer with a beautiful girlfriend, but he has had past troubles and feels empty inside. An atheist, Sol resents other people trying to convert him, and when he is clinically dead for four minutes after a car accident, he cannot forget the words he hears while unconscious – Daddy, let there be light. He spends the next months trying to figure out what that means.

Hello Again

Hello Again (In The Garden Book 1)
Author: Heather Tullis

A decade after Piper’s heart was broken by Reece, this enigmatic young man is the only thing standing between her and her dreams. Is it possible for them to forget the past and work together?

Taming Rafe

Taming Rafe (Noble Legacy Series #2)
Author: Susan May Warren

Katherine Breckenridge is distraught when money from the organization her mother left her turns up missing. Rafe Noble accidentally drives into the hotel during a fundraiser, ruining Katherine’s chances of saving the organization. She goes to see him at his ranch while he recuperates, attempting to ask him for help with the fundraiser, but soon other things develop between the two.

Under the Midnight Sun

Under the Midnight Sun (The Heart of Alaska)
Author: Tracie Peterson

Tayler Hale accepts a new job in Alaska and meets recent graduate Thomas Smith, but when Tayler, one of only a handful of female naturalists, and Thomas have to work together, he has mixed feelings about the arrangement. Is it possible for these two to make it work?

Runaway Tide

Runaway Tide (Sea Glass Inn Book 2)
Author: Julie Carobini

A fast-paced novel with some twists, the story revolves around Meg and her new boss, Jackson, who just happens to be her ex-flame. She’d promised the former owner, who recently died, that she’d remain working at the Sea Glass Inn, but can she keep that promise while Jackson is there?

Dark Days of Promise

Dark Days of Promise
Author: Shaunna Gonzales

Vicki is a recent widow trying to rebuild her life and support her children. She falls for Staff Sergeant Chase, but is concerned about his potential as a husband and father because of his PTSD. She must deal with everything – her husband’s death, a rebellious son, and her attraction to Chase – all while trying to piece her life together and make ends meet.

Disaster Status

Disaster Status (Mercy Hospital, Book 2)
Author: Candace Calvert

Candace Calvert

Charge nurse Erin Quinn is good at her job, but when a disaster strikes and she has to work with Fire Captain Scott McKenna, sparks fly as they work together to save lives. But what will their relationship be like after the disaster is over?

Deceived & Honored: The Baron’s Vexing Wife

Deceived & Honoured: The Baron's Vexing Wife (Love's Second Chance Series Book 6)
Author: Bree Wolf

Lady Madeline promised herself never to marry someone below the rank of earl, but her plans change when she is compromised by the wrong man. Derek McKnight is a loner whose only concern is keeping his family and tenants happy, but when he sees Lady Madeline on the arm of someone he knows is wrong for her, he feels he has to take action.

Jeffrey’s Only Wish

Jeffrey's Only Wish - A Novella: A Sweet, Scottish, Time Travel Romance (Magical Matchmaker's Legacy)
Author: Bethany Claire

Jeffrey Oakes has traveled back to the 17th century and is having trouble finding the woman of his dreams. Kathleen Carter is busy working on a Scottish castle she just inherited. The two loners finally meet, but they will each have to give up something if they want to be together.

One Simple Favor

One Simple Favor
Author: J.L. Salter

Tricia Pilgrim is having a bad vacation, and to make things worse, she now has to pick up a cousin she’s never met and take him to Tennessee. The long night gets even longer when she discovers that Mike is also a hunk who immediately attracts her attention, yet for some reason, she feels safe with him.

Most Highly Favored Daughter

Most Highly Favored Daughter: A Novel (Sanctified Suspense)
Author: Janice Lane Palko

Heiress Cara Hawthorne Wells is framed with a heinous crime and is about to lose everything. When she enlists the help of PI Jake Gold to help prove her innocence, she learns more about the city she loves and its people than she bargained for – and not all of it is good.

Finding Faith: A Novel

Finding Faith: A Novel (3) (New Heights)
Author: Denise Hunter

This story centers on two women and the men they love. Paula Landin-Cohen is an investigative reporter who recently landed her dream job in Chicago, and Linn Caldwell is a woman who cannot forgive herself for some of the mistakes she’s made. How will the two women handle their love lives in scenarios such as the ones they run into?

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Mending Places: A Novel (1) (New Heights)
Author: Denise Hunter

High-strung Hanna Alexander hires mountain guide Micah Gallagher to raise funds for her family’s lodge, and despite the fact that they both have secrets, they fall in love. In order to be together, both must have a sense of forgiveness and be willing to face their pasts, which could prove to be difficult.

A Seat by the Hearth

A Seat by the Hearth (An Amish Homestead Novel)
Author: Amy Clipston

Upon returning to her Amish home and upbringing with her young son, Priscilla Allgyer is forced to marry a farmer named Mark Riehl, but the marriage is a sham and they live as friends. They work hard to remain friends, but as time goes by, their affection for one another looks like it is turning to love, changing the entire relationship for both of them.

With Winter’s First Frost

With Winter's First Frost (An Every Amish Season Novel)
Author: Kelly Irvin

Both Laura, a widow, and Zechariah, a widower, feel they have outlived their usefulness and wish for a new purpose in life. When they meet each other, they find that purpose and together, they explore what they believe God has in store for them next.

A Desperate Hope

A Desperate Hope
Author: Elizabeth Camden

When Eloise Drake, a financial wizard, becomes involved in a project that puts her face-to-face with a man who once broke her heart, she is determined to remain aloof. He, however, has other plans. Will working together change things between the two?

Who I Am with You

Who I Am with You (A Legacy of Faith Novel)
Author: Robin Lee Hatcher

A wonderful story of how faith can heal, this book is about two people, Jessica and Ridley, who both have heartache and turmoil in their pasts, but whom are relying on their faith to get them through it. They use each other and faith to heal from the past so they can move forward with their lives – hopefully together.

Reason to Breathe

Reason to Breathe (Chandler Sisters, 1)
Author: Deborah Raney

Phylicia Chandler feels stuck. She recently nursed her mother until her untimely death, and now her father is suddenly engaged to a much younger woman. When she meets Quinn Mitchell and he offers her and her sisters a chance at a business opportunity, she thinks life might be getting better. But skepticism is overtaking her, and when Quinn starts to fall for her, even more complications abound.

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