As much as you want to deep dive into a massive romance novel, you don’t always have the time or the attention span. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a love story that is quick, complete and genuinely romantic.
Many fan-favorite authors have written romantic fiction for Harlequin that you can view online. You might have to create an account and register with the Harlequin.com site to access some of the stories. Signing up is a simple and free process.
Below is a suggested reading list for the next time you’re rushed but need a momentary escape. All of these stories have a variation of the one-night stand trope. You can finish any one of these sexy contemporary romances in 30 minutes or less.
A Gift from the Billionaire by Abby Green: After years of denying his importance in her life, Sasha finds the courage to spend the night with Dante, her brother’s best friend. The two are at their most vulnerable in this sensual Christmas read.
The Prince’s Mistress by Sandra Marton: Nicolas is a secret prince and in his last act of freedom before assuming the throne, he seduces a mysterious woman who challenges him in every way. This royal romance has all the glamour and intensity you’d expect from a Harlequin Presents.
Thief of Hearts by Sheri WhiteFeather: Kristen is ready to shed her ladylike reputation and indulge in her fantasy of having sex with a stranger. But nothing is as it seems. The chemistry between Kristen and Brent is fierce in this one night stand romance.
The Thrill of It All by Isabel Sharpe: Jenna wins an all-expense-paid weekend at a luxurious hotel and invites Travis, her best friend since childhood, to join her. This friends-to-lovers romance explores the vulnerability and fear when two people know each other so intimately.
The Tycoon’s Surprise by Katherine Garbera: Sabrina has an adventurous spirit, but she knows nothing about seduction or pleasure. She has a chance to learn both with Max for one night. This sexy romance is about a woman who wants to take a control and a man who rarely surrenders.
The Ultimate Proposition by Maya Blake: Sabine made a deal with the devil and the price is one night in his bed. Now how does she tell a man whose name she doesn’t know that she’s carrying his child? This hot romance is filled with sophistication and seduction!
Want more free online reads? I recommend these sexy contemporary romances.