The best romance books featuring sexy rockstars that will make your heart skip a beat

Why am I passionate about this?

I’ve always adored romance books—there’s nothing like the thrill of meeting characters that you know you’re going to fall in love with just as much as they’re going to fall in love with each other. I didn’t start out intending to write about rock stars. But when I was sitting down in front of that first blank screen looking for inspiration, it was a rock star that took shape in my mind. There is something so inherently appealing about the artistic, tortured souls of musicians. Relationships in the spotlight come with very special challenges, and I love exploring how characters navigate these while still developing passionate, soul-deep emotional bonds.

I wrote...

Fractured Hearts

By L.M. Dalgleish,

Book cover of Fractured Hearts

What is my book about?

After Lexie Daniels joins Fractured’s tour as their official photographer, she’s shocked by the desire the band’s gorgeous lead singer awakens in her—something she hasn’t experienced since losing her husband. Connor Byrne’s a playboy with no interest in love, and the last person in the world she should be drawn to, but one night with him might be exactly what she needs to bring her body back to life.

Except, there's more to the man behind the rock star than she thought, and one night isn’t enough for either of them. But Lexie can’t afford to give her still-healing heart to a man as out of reach as Connor. Because an already fractured thing is fragile—another break, and it might be shattered forever.

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The books I picked & why

Book cover of Dirty Like Me

L.M. Dalgleish Why did I love this book?

This book holds a special place in my heart. It was the first rock star romance book I ever read, and introduced me to the seductive world of rock stars and the women that love them. It’s a story about an ordinary girl thrust into an extraordinary situation with a man that every woman wants. What ensues is a story of off-the-charts chemistry, sexual tension, and learning how to deal with the pressures of life in the spotlight. It’s a hot, fun read that will have you wanting to find your very own rock star to go on tour with. 

By Jaine Diamond,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Dirty Like Me as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

A full-steam, fake-to-real romance, featuring a charming, famous heartbreaker, a sweet “regular” girl, a salacious job offer, a ridiculous bet and way too many shared hotel beds.

A gorgeous rock star. An indecent proposal. How can a girl resist?

Struggling barista Katie Bloom doesn’t even know who Jesse Mayes is until she inadvertently wins the coveted role of his hot new girlfriend in his latest music video.
But by the time she’s in bed with him, she knows his reputation.

Love maker.

Making out with a stranger in front of a camera crew isn’t how Katie imagined herself getting…

Book cover of Beneath the Stars

L.M. Dalgleish Why did I love this book?

A.L. Jackson is a fantastic writer, who sucks you into the world of her rock stars and makes it so you never want to leave. Her books are emotional and gripping, and she’ll have you smiling and crying—sometimes at the same time. Beneath the Stars is the last book in her Falling Stars series, but it’s my favourite. This story of a broken, damaged soul hiding his pain from the world, only to be rescued by a woman who has survived her own trauma, is absolutely gorgeous. If you enjoy sexy, southern rock stars, a forbidden, brother’s best friend romance, and a love that will sweep you off your feet, you’ll adore this book!  

By A.L. Jackson,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Beneath the Stars as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

A friends-to-lovers romance about an unattainable rockstar and his best friend’s younger sister from NYT and USA Today bestselling author A.L. Jackson

Maggie Fitzgerald is the last girl I should think about taking to my bed.

On the cusp of turning 21, she has her whole life waiting out ahead of her. Sexy AF while still radiating an innocence that I know better than to taint.

And here I am, itching to reach out and touch a girl who is so forbidden that just thinking about her feels like committing a mortal sin.

Thing is, I love playing with fire.…

Book cover of Blood and Bone

L.M. Dalgleish Why did I love this book?

Paula Dombrowiak writes non-traditional rock star romances that will absolutely touch your heart. This is the first book in her Blood & Bone series and tells the story of middle-aged rock star Jack, who is being interviewed by Erin about the rise and fall of his nineties grunge band, including his tumultuous relationship with his former bandmate and collaborator, Mia. Paula paints a vividly realistic picture of the nineties grunge scene, skillfully mixing past and present to tell Jack’s heartbreaking story. This book is a beautifully written and emotional look at the good, the bad, and the ugly of the rock star life. 

By Paula Dombrowiak,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Blood and Bone as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

A steamy, exciting, and emotional rock star romance with a bit of a slow burn, a love triangle and a '90s grunge aesthetic.

Two Days, One Interview, Twenty-Five Years of Rock 'N Roll. Telling his story might just repair past relationships and ignite new ones.

Jack O’Donnell is a middle-aged rock star with a long history of bad decisions. When unimaginable circumstances bring Jack and journalist Erin Langford, together, the two embark on a journey through Jack’s past where he recounts the rise and fall of his band and the profound bond he shared with his former bandmate and collaborator.…

Book cover of Asher

L.M. Dalgleish Why did I love this book?

I love Carian Cole’s books. She writes the most beautifully emotional rock star romances, and the final book in her Ashes and Embers series is an unapologetic tear-jerker. This book asks the question: if two soulmates meet and fall in love, and then tragedy fundamentally changes one of them, are they still soul mates? The answer Carian Cole provides is a breathtakingly romantic story that will make you believe in true love that lasts forever. The fact that Asher is a sexy rockstar who could make anyone swoon is absolutely the icing on the cake.

By Carian Cole,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Asher as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Carian Cole unapologetically pulls out all the feels in this romance! Reading this book will have you asking yourself if you would stay committed to your spouse in the face of unspeakable tragedy. And would they stay committed to you?

I should have died.
I should have been forgotten.
But I didn’t, and I wasn’t.

Living the life most women only dream about, I was madly in love with my soulmate—Asher Valentine—amazing husband, loving father, and rock’s favorite kick-ass frontman. A man who loved me every day, in every way, since we first met as teens. We were blessed with…

Book cover of Lick

L.M. Dalgleish Why did I love this book?

Lick was another of my earliest rock star romance reads. It takes the rock star trope and combines it together with the accidentally married trope, and I loved every second of it! It was so much fun reading about how these strangers deal with waking up after a wild night out on the town in Las Vegas only to realize they’re now married. That would be difficult enough without one of them being a very famous rock star. This story is sexy, entertaining, heartbreaking, and heartwarming, all at the same time. Not always an easy combination to pull off, but Kylie Scott manages it beautifully.

By Kylie Scott,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Lick as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Waking up in Vegas was never meant to be like this.

Evelyn Thomas's plans for celebrating her twenty-first birthday in Las Vegas were big. Huge. But she sure never meant to wake up on the bathroom floor with a hangover to rival the black plague, a very attractive half-naked tattooed man in her room, and a diamond on her finger large enough to scare King Kong. Now if she could just remember how it all happened.

One thing is certain, being married to one of the hottest rock stars on the planet is sure to be a wild ride.

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Book cover of Saving Raine

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Saving Raine

By Marian L Thomas,

What is this book about?

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