Do you like humor in your paranormal romance? I know I do. Don't get me wrong, I love a dark, gritty PNR as much as the next girl, but sometimes I like to lighten things up. Sometimes I want a good giggle and the hazard of spewing coffee on my Kindle while I read. That's where the paranormal romantic comedy comes in.
If you look on Amazon, you'll find categories for paranormal romance, and of course the romantic comedy category, which is full of contemporary (non-magical) stories. But if you want a mash-up of the two--both magic and humor--you'll have to wade through the main groups in your search. Amazon hasn't caught on to how great these books are and created a specific category for paranormal romcoms, but have no fear!
Here are ten paranormal romantic comedy books for your reading enjoyment!
Running a dating agency can be a killer...
Shelley Linley is sick of sickos. Yet another prankster has applied to her dating agency. This one says he's a vampire and he wants Shelley to help him find a wife.
Meeting him for a second interview against all her better judgement, Shelley discovers that he has no clue about women. A shame because he's super-hot, amusing, and has a lot of single friends he could recommend her struggling business to, even if he does say they're werewolves and demons. She has to help him, even if he's crazy.
If she can ignore his delusions, she's sure she can help him meet someone. But when death threats start arriving on her doorstep, Shelley's not sure she's cut out for the job...then her dating algorithm states she's his ideal partner. Now she's not sure if she should take the risk for love, or run like hell.
Welcome to Withernsea and the Supernatural Dating Agency, for readers of Michelle Rowen, Gerry Bartlett and Michele Bardsley who like their humour to have bite.
A god with a complex. A nymph on the run. A curse that leads them to Nowhere. What on Earth could possibly go wrong?
Egotistical Apollo has been cursed to forever chase water nymph Daphne. To escape his unwanted attention, her father turns her into a tree. When she suddenly disappears after centuries stuck in the same spot, Apollo enlists his trusty assistant and muse, Calliope, to help him find Daphne before his shiny reputation as revered victor is tarnished. Getting the nymph to return willingly will take all his strength, but the real test? If he can’t learn a little humility, all of Olympus will know the truth—their ultimate winner is really a giant loser.
After thousands of years, Daphne is fed up living her best life as an evergreen. Determined to ditch Apollo for good, she transforms back into a nymph and makes a break for it. She hides in the last place on Earth she thinks he’ll look, but when she ends up in the kitchen of down-to-earth sheriff’s deputy Sam Carson, she discovers she might actually want to stop running after all. There’s only one problem—Apollo will decimate anyone who gets in his way.
Sometimes it takes a trip to Nowhere to discover exactly who you’re supposed to be. Join Apollo and Daphne as this modern-day twist on their centuries-old myth takes them to a place neither thought they’d find themselves. A heartfelt journey down the dusty road to forgiveness and the winding path to redemption, Mergers & Acquisitions will have you rooting for love from start to finish.
Drinking blood sucks.
Governor's daughter Jane Anderson is used to getting what she wants. When a girls' trip to Mardi Gras thrusts her into the arms—and fangs—of New Orleans' hottest vampire, he gifts her with immortality, super strength, and a complexion to die for.
There's only one tiny problem. Jane faints at the sight of blood.
When Ethan Devereaux meets Jane, his cold, lifeless heart learns to beat again. Convinced she's his late fiancée reincarnated, he turns her, claiming her as his own. But when Jane wakes up dead in Ethan's attic, she's loud, obnoxious, and downright ornery. He doesn't know if he should kiss her or stake her, but one thing's for certain…
She is so not his long-lost love.
But Ethan turned her, so he's stuck with her. Jane has three weeks to learn the ways of the vampire and get her license, or she'll be staked. If Ethan can't help her overcome her aversion to blood, his undead life might also be on the line.
Join the supes of New Orleans Nocturnes as they lighten up the darker side of the Big Easy in this fast, steamy romantic comedy.
Arrows flying, love’s in the air, Valentine's Day should come with hazard pay.
Leave it to Krissy Kissinger to pick the worst time ever to declare her undying devotion to the God of Love…in a text message…after her sister, Chloe's, bachelorette party.
As if things weren’t already in the crapper, Krissy just woke with a hangover the size of Zeus’ ego only to find out that Cupid’s missing, the Cherubs contracted mono from a gaggle of strippers, and Ares used all the golden arrows for target practice. As the Fairy Extraordinaire in charge of all things Valentine's Day, our little Fae has precisely seventy-two hours to shake off her pink-champagne-induced brain fog, rescue her lost love from a horrendous horde of two-and-half-foot men, and save V-day before there’s more broken hearts than petals on a rose.
With no time to spare, this lovelorn lovely must pull out all the stops to make sure the chocolate doesn't melt, and the bubbly is at its bubbliest if she's to save the Love of the World and, more importantly, the love of her life.
Holy Fairy farts, this shit could only happen on a Leap Year.
Burning alive is nothing compared to the heat of his touch.
There are better ways to break up with a girl than having her roasted at the stake as a witch. Is it any wonder Ysabel has trust issues? She got her revenge, though, and it only cost her a slightly tarnished soul.
Working for Lucifer isn't all bad, until her ex-boyfriend escapes the bowels of Hell and she's forced to team up with a womanizing demon to fetch the jerk back.
As a minion in Lucifer's legion, Remy's seen a lot of things, but nothing can prepare him for the witch with the acerbic tongue - and voluptuous figure. The more she pushes him away, the more determined he becomes to seduce her. However, what's a poor demon to do when he accidentally falls in love and wants to keep her forever?
Welcome to Hell where you're screwed if you do and damned if don't. And just so you know, Lucifer has a special spot reserved for you...
You are cordially invited to join Love Bites, Paranormal Dating Agency. Where fangs, fur, feathers, and the occasional human, meet their match.
Witch Harper is pretty sure misfortune follows her around like a bad smell. Her spells end in chaos, her dating agency for supernaturals has an embarrassing lack of clients, and her love life is a washout. So when a vampire signs up to the agency and she can’t find him a match, she agrees to date the vamp herself.
Charmer Damon Vertefeuille has it all; power, status, wealth, but becoming a vampire isn't what he expected. Newbie vamps aren’t supposed to be dangerous, but one look at his witchy date and he has a sudden desire to sink his fangs into her neck.
Thing is, she wants his bite.
Chemistry sizzles, but when Damon’s brother threatens to tear them apart, the lines blur between loyalty, love and dark desires.
Take 1 wedding. Add fangs, fur, and fairy dust…stir.
A wedding phobic in a family of wedding planners… Alex Bennett’s life is complicated enough, until she discovers their clients aren’t exactly human. Paranormals exist, and when weddings are sabotaged, Alex will stop at nothing to save the business—even partnering with a sexy investigator with secrets of his own.
A paranormal with no powers… Devin Cole is guilty until proven innocent. His powers have been placed in a supernatural time out until his upcoming trial. He doesn’t have time to investigate a runaway bride case. But the bride is a supermodel who also happens to be supernatural, so he has to handle damage control. His biggest concern—a tempting woman who insists on being part of the investigation.
Can a wedding phobic and a powerless paranormal work together to solve the case while finding their own fairy-tale…or faery-tale…happy ever after?
Welcome to Nocturne Falls, the town that celebrates Halloween 365 days a year.
The tourists think it's all a show: the vampires, the werewolves, the witches, the occasional gargoyle flying through the sky. But the supernaturals populating the town know better.
Living in Nocturne Falls means being yourself. Fangs, fur, and all.
After seeing her maybe-mobster boss murder a guy, Delaney James assumes a new identity and pretends to be a mail order bride. She finds her groom-to-be living in a town that celebrates Halloween every day. Weird. But not as weird as what she doesn’t know. Her groom-to-be is a 400-year-old vampire.
Hugh Ellingham has only agreed to the arranged set up to make his overbearing grandmother happy. In thirty days, whatever bridezilla shows up at his door will be escorted right back out. His past means love is no longer an option. Not if the woman’s going to have a future. Except he never counted on Delaney and falling in love for real.
Too bad both of them are keeping some mighty big secrets...
Welcome to Hedgewitch Cove, Louisiana, where there's no such thing as normal.
Cat-shifter Curt Warrick doesn't want to take a road trip with five other guys but when his best friend leaves him no choice, he finds himself in a van, stuffed full of men, headed to Louisiana. It should come as no surprise when everything that could go wrong on the trip does. That’s okay though, Curt is used to the weird and wacky, after all, he was born and raised in a town that is the epitome of it all. There is a bright side. The trip will give him a chance to expand his enterprise.
There is nothing Missi (Mississippi) Peugeot hates more than rich men who think they can throw money around to get what they want. Okay, that’s a lie. She hates change. That’s why she’s happy to stay in her tiny hometown of Hedgewitch Cove, Louisiana. Protected by magic, the town has kept its quaint, cozy feel—that is until a flashy, yet fetching, stranger shows up in a van that screams “flower power,” announcing he’s looking to buy property and begin developing the town. Missi’s grandmother always warned her that her words had consequences. When she speaks out of anger, the magic in her rises to the challenge, putting a curse on Curt. Not that the man needed any help in the cursed department, seeing as how he already has a spell of chaos cast over him. By who, they don’t know.
Now Missi just has to keep Mr. Flashy alive long enough to get him back up north where he belongs before her words come back to haunt him. There is only one slight hiccup with her plan: every second she tries to keep mishap from befalling Curt leaves her one step closer to wanting him to stay.
Silence is golden. Honesty … not so much.
Gwen Palmer's saucy mouth gets in the way of her heart's desire. All thanks to her fairy godmother's mixup.
Ethan isn't immune to Gwen's loose lips. Nor her quirkiness. Even after their first awkward encounter.
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