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Step into the glittering worlds of these spicy fantasy books for a steamy journey you will not soon forget. From the fiery depths of Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros to the erotic tale of Phédre nó Delaunay in Jacqueline Carey’s fantasy series Kushiel’s Dart, this curated list features many of the best steamy romantasy books on the market. So, if you’re looking for romantic fantasy books packed with heat, adventure, and magical worlds, look no further than these page-turners.
Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros
Violet Sorrengail’s dreams of joining the elite Scribe Quadrant are quashed when her mother, the commanding general, orders her to enter Basgiath War Academy. But graduating from Basgiath won’t be easy; among its notorious fire-breathing dragons and cutthroat candidates, survival requires cunning and strength.
Will Violet have what it takes to become a dragon rider and make it out alive? Fourth Wing, a New York Times bestseller and worldwide hit, is the perfect spicy fantasy full of suspense and intrigue—grab it and find out!
From the moment Phédre nó Delaunay is indentured as a child, her fate is changed forever. Educated to masterful levels in history, theology, politics, foreign languages, and pleasure by her charismatic nobleman owner, Phédre soon becomes a powerful and savvy spy. When a plot to put her homeland in peril presents itself, she disregards her station and embarks on an epic mission of justice.
Full of suspense, intrigue, and thrilling adventure, Jacqueline Carey’s Kushiel’s Dart series tells a captivating story of love, duty, and justice, perfect for fans of spicy fantasy books.
A Court of Silver Flames is undoubtedly one of the smuttiest installments of the ACOTAR series. The story follows Feyre’s sister, Nesta Archeron, a mortal turned High Fae who never wanted to become immortal, and battle-hardened warrior Cassian, a member of Rhysand’s glittering court. From the moment Nesta and Cassian crossed paths, the pair have been forever at odds, but with the perils of war at their gates, they must confront their pasts if they hope to survive the future.
Jennifer L. Armentrout returns to the enchanting world of Blood and Ash in the sexy, action-packed series Flesh and Fire, perfect for fans of spicy fantasy books with off-the-charts sexual tension and angst. The tale follows Seraphena Mierel, a Maiden born to become the Consort of the Primal of Death. What her betrothed is unaware of is Sera’s true mission—to steal his heart and, then, his life.
Oli Fallows has faced her fair share of hardship: orphaned and penniless after an accident, she’s been on the run ever since. But she can no longer hide from her fated Bonds, the five men she left behind. However, returning means facing the painful memories she thought she’d left behind. And if she breaks, no one will be safe.If you’re a fan of spicy fantasy books, dive into the unputdownable world of Broken Bonds.
In Gleam, the third installment of The Plated Prisoner series, Raven Kennedy turns up the heat, delivering the perfect blend of spice and fantasy. The day Auren was plucked from the slums and dropped into the gleaming, gold-dipped world of royalty, life as she knew it was forever changed. But in a world plagued by murder, wicked rulers, and the promise of war, a happily-ever-after is not in Auren’s future—at least not yet.
In a world where omegas and alphas reign supreme, betas like Lola Barnes struggle to make their way. But when the determined young beta meets Indy and Buzz, her life is flipped upside down. Now distrustful of alphas, Lola must get her life under control, starting with finding a job and her own place. But when Lola’s weekly night out goes astray, she lands on the radar of a powerful alpha pack. Can Lola ever feel safe around these four enigmatic alphas?
Dive into Lola & the Millionaires and be swept away into a spicy omegaverse romance filled with steamy moments, love and intrigue.
If you’re looking for erotic fantasy, A Ruin of Roses is a great option. It tells the tale of Finley, a shifter who makes a risky decision to try and help her cursed village only to wind up a hostage of the dragon prince and beast of the wood. A Ruin of Roses is a dark and steamy romantasy that is perfect for fans of the enemies-to-lovers trope and Beauty and the Beast retellings.
Raised to be a fighter, Xariana Anderson had climbed the ranks of the hunter guild, becoming one of their best. But when her father is kidnapped, it’s up to Xari to take the lead and protect her home from the onslaught of attacks. Enter Kieran Knight, an enigmatic, egotistical figure whose promises of pain, pleasure and possession challenge Xari, who refuses to be owned. King of the Shadow Fae is an intense, steamy fantasy overflowing with magic, suspense and powerful villains.
The Serpent and the Wings of Night by Carissa Broadbent
In the deadly world of The Serpent and the Wings of Night, Oraya, the adopted daughter of the Nightborn vampire king, knows that to prove herself, she must enter the Kejari—a dangerous competition where the deadliest vampires compete—and live to tell the tale. Surviving will not be easy, but an alliance with a mysterious competitor might just tip the scales in her favor. If you’re looking for spicy romantasy books, Carissa Broadbent’s must-read is the perfect choice, especially for fans of The Hunger Games
Warrior princess Lara has been trained to do one thing: overthrow King Aren and dismantle his kingdom. But when she is sent as a peace offering to the kingdom in the form of a bride, Lara must find a way to put her mission into motion without sacrificing her heart. With unstoppable battles, a passionate love story, and unexpected betrayals, The Bridge Kingdom is the ideal read for anyone looking for exciting and spicy fantasy romance books.
In this dark reimagining of Persephone and Hades, Persephone is trying to live a low-key life as a journalist in New Athens when she unwittingly captures the attention of the God of the Dead in a game of cards that ends in an impossible bargain. A Touch of Darkness is a spicy urban fantasy perfect for fans of mythological retellings packed with adventure, action, and sexy scenes.
In the world of Blood & Steel, women are forbidden from wielding weapons. However, Althea Zoltaire has no plans of following that antiquated law. With only three years left to live, Althea plans to fulfill her dreams and become a legendary warrior. It’s a dangerous choice that becomes even more risky when she unwittingly falls for the brooding warrior Wilder Hawthorne. Join Althea on her heart-pounding journey in the exciting spicy fantasy from Helen Scheuerer.
In Throne of the Fallen, Kerri Maniscalco returns to her popular Kingdom of the Wicked world. The standalone follows Camilla Antonius, an artist who unwittingly finds herself caught up in a game of riddles with Envy, a dark prince and notorious rake. If you are looking for a spicy fantasy romance that journeys through the luminous courts of the Underworld to the seductive vampire realm, this is a must-read.
Matthew, a recently turned vampire, never expects to be held captive by the powerful High Lord General Tarrick. But when he finds himself his servant, he quickly learns of the centuries-long battle between incubi and vampires. Little does he know, he’ll be the one to change the course of their war.
Captive is a thrilling spicy fantasy romance full of action, adventure, and of course romance. Pass on the popcorn and pop in your seat: this page-turner will have you transfixed until the last page.
In the ACOTAR series, the spice ramps up in A Court of Mist and Fury, the sequel to A Court of Thorns and Roses. The sexy, adventure-filled fantasy follows mortal Feyre Archeron, a huntress who embarks on a journey of danger and intrigue after being whisked away to the magical realm of the Fae after a fateful murder. Faced with unimaginable decisions, a love that defies all odds, and deadly foes that wish to see her dead, Feyre’s world will never be the same.
Fallon, a half-fae with no magic, seeks to fulfill her ambition of becoming queen and to do so, she embarks on a quest to unearth an ancient hoard of iron relics. With this spectacular saga of romance, power, and fate, Olivia Wildenstein brings us House of Beating Wings, a slow-burn spicy fantasy adventure that gets spicier in the following installment.
On the brink of an arranged marriage to the abusive son of the prime minister, Brexley Kovacs has nothing left to lose. Taking her last chance at freedom, Brex and her best friend Caden embark on an adventure that lands her in the looming Halalház – the notorious House of Death. In this Hell on Earth, Brex must use her wit and strength to survive.
If you’re a fan of slow-burn romantic fantasy books featuring courageous heroines, Savage Lands is the perfect read. Follow her nail-biting journey as she fights for her life and unravels a shocking betrayal.
When Emelin is discovered using forbidden magic, she is taken to the Fae Isles and thrown into a world of fairy tales and secrets, ruled by the Mother of faekind. But Creon, the fearsome fae assassin known as the Silent Death, has his own plans for Emelin and her magic. Gasp-worthy, steamy, and smuttier with each installment, Court of Blood & Bindings is the perfect read for fantasy fans seeking a spicy adventure.
Seven-year-old Ash is used to friends with sharp teeth and magical abilities. But that all changes the day the visits stop. Twenty-one year old Ash has long since forgotten the visitors from his childhood. However, that all changes when he finds himself kidnapped and swept away to the Unseelie Court where he catches the eyes of the Queen’s son and notorious assassin. Mortal Skin is a page-turning romantic fantasy that goes from a slow, smoldering burn to the type of off-the-charts heat that can light your kindle on fire.