15 Books With Extremely Possessive Obsessed And Jealous Heroes

Possessive, Obsessed & Jealous Romance

Are you being overprotective of her/him? When we control other people, it’s not because we control them. It’s because we control ourselves and the risk of being hurt and being betrayed. That’s what makes us manifest these tendencies of suffocating over protecting the partner in our lives. You’re doing it because you’re scared, and your heart is on the line.

15 Books With Extremely Possessive Obsessed And Jealous Heroes

As a human being, jealousy, possessiveness, and obsession is very common behavior in the relationship. When we love someone, we fear losing or betraying. So we show the possessiveness to overcome this fear. But some men are very obsessed and possessive, and they always want to control their wife/girlfriend. I will review 15 books with possessive, obsessed, and jealous heroes. Let’s go!

1. The Maddest Obsession (Made)

This is Book two in Made series, and in this one, we are following Gianna and Christian. Now, this is a mafia romance, and Gianna is twice widowed. She has been through a lot in her life. She’s not been treated very well, especially her first husband, and she’s a little tired. Then you have Christian. He is a crooked fed, and he lives by his own rules. He doesn’t let anyone tell him what to do, and he’s got this three-time rule.

So he’ll sleep with a woman three times, then he’s done with her. He doesn’t want anything else to do with it. No one has been able to break that whole three-rule thing until Gianna. Gianna and Christian have been circling each other for years, and the push and pull between these two characters were amazing. They are very much total opposites, but they work so well.

The Maddest Obsession

Author: Danielle Lori
Average Customer Review: (4.7 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Romantic Suspense
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

2. Little Dove

The hero in this book is the mafia, but the book’s mafia aspect isn’t discussed very much. At the beginning of this book, Maximo and his men go to Juliet’s house. There they go to deal with her father, kill her father, and they don’t know that Juliet is there. She was hiding in a closet, so she witnessed all of this.

Maximo decides to take her to his home, where he will provide for her. So Juliet has struggled her whole life. She wasn’t treated very well by her father, and the men that her father was mixed up with were very not pleasant to her. So she’s thrust into this life with Maximo, which is very luxurious and very opposite from everything she’s ever known.

At the beginning of this book, she is 17, but nothing happens until she turns 18. Nothing happens between them until she is of age and Maximo wants to take care of her. Also, he is one of the most powerful men in Vegas, and she’s a little terrified. But they slowly develop this relationship that turns into very much daddy kink.

Little Dove

Author: Layla Frost
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Contemporary College Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

3. Feral Sins (The Phoenix Pack)

This is a werewolf shifter romance. In this book, we follow Taryn Warner, a latent wolf shifter. She has not been able to shift into her wolf form, and her father has tried. Her father is trying to marry her to this man whom she wants nothing to do. So she runs to Trey to ally with him. She’s like, if we pretend to be mates, my father can’t ignore that, and he won’t make me marry this other guy. I will help you become aligned with more Pack in the community in return. Trey has started his Pack.

It is the first book in the Phoenix Pack, so Trey is the alpha of his Pack. He doesn’t have many alliances with other Pack in the community. But obviously, it isn’t pretended they fall in love. Trey is so reluctant because his wolf feels things for Taryn. Then Taryn is so snarky, and she puts him in his place. Trey is an alpha wolf. He’s very alpha and possessive and gets very growly when anyone comes near her.

Feral Sins

Author: Suzanne Wright
Average Customer Review: (4.4 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Paranormal Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

4. The Highwayman: To Tempt a Highlander Series

This is a historical romance, and it’s the first book in the Victorian Rebels series. It opens up with Farah and Dorian, and they are very young and in an orphanage. They develop a very beautiful friendship to help each other get through this awful time that they’re going through. Moreover, they promise each other forever that they’re going to love each other forever. Eventually, they do get separated.

Years later, Farah is now working for the Scotland Yard, and that job brings her in contact with some very unsavory characters. One of them happens to be Dorian Blackwell. Dorian is ruthless and very feared. When he and Farah meet, he immediately feels her. He has all the dark urges inside him, but he tries to keep them at bay to protect Farah. But he feels so much passion and is very obsessed with her. This one does deal with a lot of heavy topics. But the love story in here is so beautiful.

The Highwayman

Author: Kerrigan Byrne
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Victorian Historical Romance
Available: Audiobook | Mass Market Paperback | Kindle | MP3 CD

5. A Hunger Like No Other (Immortals After Dark)

This one is also the first book in a series. We follow Lachlain and Emmaline in this book, and Lachlain is a werewolf. So he is very powerful, and he has been locked up for decades. The only thing that helps him escape is his mate. So he’s in this dungeon underground, and he smells Emmaline, his mate, and he breaks through from his chains. He gets out, and he goes and searches this city for his mate. She is the least the last person he would ever expect when he finds her.

Emmaline is a vampire, which is his mortal enemy, and she’s also a very fragile, gentle person. Also, he again is the last person he ever expected to mate with. Lachlain wants revenge on the people who imprisoned him, and he plans to accomplish that through Emmaline. In addition, he is very much possessive when someone gets near their mate.

A Hunger Like No Other

Author: Kresley Cole
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Fantasy Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Mass Market Paperback

6. Forget Me Not

This one is amnesia romance, but it’s contemporary, and it’s a marriage in trouble romance. We are dropped in the story when our hero and heroine are months out from their divorce. They haven’t been living together. Then, the hero gets into a car accident, and he loses his memory of the past two years. So in his mind, they are still madly head over heels in love with each other.

Bennett is so confused why she’s acting standoffish and very uninterested in him. But he is the one who cheated on her. There’s also a trigger warning for miscarriage and fertility issues in here. It is integral to the storyline, and he’s obsessed with her. Bennett was utterly overprotected and madly in love with her.

Forget Me Not

Author: Q. B. Tyler
Average Customer Review: (4.3 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Multicultural Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

7. The Risk

If you like Criminal Minds, you’re going to love this because Logan Bennett is an FBI profiler. So he works with one, hunting down serial killers and understanding who they are as people and as criminals. Our heroine, Lana, is great at profiling, but she’s a serial killer herself, and she is hunting down men who wronged her in her past. So something bad happened in our past. We don’t fully understand what it is yet.

Lana is hunting all the men down and brutally torturing and murdering them. She’s doing it because of what they did to her. The agent, the criminal profiler, sees her at a coffee shop and gives her his card. She likes him, and he is smitten. There’s this other case he’s working on that’s intertwining with the relationship, but he’s obsessed and possessive with her.

The Risk

Author: S.T. Abby
Average Customer Review: (4.7 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Contemporary Romance Fiction
Available: Paperback | Kindle

8. The Forbidden Man

This one is an age-gap romance. Thalia Blackwood recently divorced her husband, who was a soccer coach. She was a physical training for the soccer team. Also, she ends up moving to Madrid to work for their soccer team. The hero is one of the soccer players. He’s in his twenties, and he is immediately like her. Moreover, he is so adamant that he finds her attractive. Thalia is hesitant because her job’s on the line, and they aren’t allowed to date people on the team.

The Forbidden Man

Author: Karina Halle
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Multicultural & Interracial Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

9. Then Came You (The Gamblers of Craven’s)

This is book one in the series dreaming of you as book two. It is Lily and Alex’s story, which is about enemies lovers. So they detested each other. Alex cannot stand Lily. He’s engaged to her sister. He lost his betrothed before she was in a riding accident and broke her neck on the way down. So he is terrified of falling in love again. Alex is ready to settle down with someone pleasant and grows old.

Lily is in love with our other friend, Zachary. So she’s trying to plot a way for Zachary and Penelope to get together. You never want to get married. She wants her freedom. Her family ostracized her, and she has a lot of personalities, and Alex cannot stand her. But then he becomes obsessed with her, and he doesn’t even want her as a mistress.

Then Came You

Author: Lisa Kleypas
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Viking Historical Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Mass Market Paperback

10. 40-Love (There’s Something About Marysburg)

Our heroine, Tess, is a plus-size woman, and she’s in the ocean in her bikini, and a wave comes by and takes her top off. So she’s horrified and trying to get a principal job. A young guy is on the beach, and she waves him down. He is the tennis trainer at the club, and he is younger than her.

Tess is adamant that they shouldn’t be together, much more so than the forbidden man. She thinks he is way too immature, way too young, hangs out with all these young people. Also, she was obsessed with her age gap. It would never work outside of here. She has a job to go back to. He doesn’t even know what he’s doing with his life. At one point, Tess got her period, and he was trying his best to help her with it.

There's Something About Marysburg

Author: Olivia Dade
Average Customer Review: (4.2 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Sports Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

11. Winds of the Storm (Le Veq Family)

It is a spy romance. So our heroine, Zahra, rescues our hero at the beginning of the book, and she is a famous spy. She saved his life because he was kidnapped, and they never saw each other again. Then she is working at a brothel as a madam, and she always wears a veil over her face in public. She’s working on trying to get information from the enemy side. They meet, and he’s instantly attracted to her, and he does end up figuring out who she is.

Zahra is very adamant that they can’t be together, and he is much more willing to sacrifice things for the relationship than she is. She doesn’t think they’ll ever be able to be together. So the story goes from there, and it’s sweet. Zahra tried their best not to fall for him. She knows who he is. Then she slowly started to accept that they could have a future together.

Winds of the Storm

Author: Beverly Jenkins
Average Customer Review: (4.8 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: American Historical Romance
Available: Mass Market Paperback | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Audio CD

12. Office Hours

Deja Evans, and Alejandro Mendoza are both professors. Deja is severely overworked, and she has so many classes to do. We have this other professor that she’s always had a crush on, and they figure out they like each other. Also, it goes from there. Alejandro is not afraid to say that he likes her, and they go out together. Also, they’re exhausted working together. Try this one if you want an office romance in a college setting.

Office Hours

Author: Katrina Jackson
Average Customer Review: (4.3 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Multicultural Romances
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

13. Transcendence

This one is a caveman romance. Elizabeth time travels back to caveman days, and Ehd is immediately like her. He is so obsessed with her and protective of her and tries to make her happy. They can’t communicate because he doesn’t speak English, and she can’t communicate with language. But Elizabeth is trying to deal with that. She time-traveled back to the caveman era.


Author: Shay Savage
Average Customer Review: (4.5 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Historical Erotica
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

14. The Happy Ever After Playlist (The Friend Zone)

Sloan Monroe loses her fiance, and she is devastated grief-stricken. Then she finds a dog, and she’s trying to find who it belongs. It belongs to Jason, and he is on tour with his band, and someone was watching his dog. So he wants his dog back, but they text each other. It’s epistolary. They get to know each other through text, then they meet.

Sloan has a lot to overcome because she is still very grief-stricken over losing her fiance, but he is so patient and in love with her. That does play into the relationship, whether they can make it work while he’s on tour and traveling.

The Happy Ever After Playlist

Author: Abby Jimenez
Average Customer Review: (4.7 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Romantic Comedy
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

15. On the Way to the Wedding (Bridgertons)

This is the last book in the Bridgerton series. Gregory Bridgerton is a little child in the show and the first book. But it is time for his romance because he’s seen all of his siblings fall in love. He is the opposite of his brothers. So he falls in love at first sight with a woman. He’s never talked to her. So he enlists the help of her best friend. Mandy’s best friend is Lucinda or Lucy, and her mind is in love with someone else.

It’s about Lucy and Gregory’s romance. In the prologue, though, we get that Gregory is trying to break up a wedding, and we don’t know whose wedding it is. It’s so good because he does become smitten by the end and will do anything in his power to have this woman marry him. There is a lot of conflict and drama, but he is possessive with her.

On the Way to the Wedding

Author: Julia Quinn
Average Customer Review: (4.6 out of 5, on Amazon)
Category: Regency Romances
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Mass Market Paperback

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