15 Interracial BWWM Romance Books

Multicultural Romance

In romance books, “BWWM” stands for “Black Woman White Man.” This genre is part of the broader interracial romance novels, which explore relationships between characters of different racial or ethnic backgrounds. BWWM romance novels cover cultural differences, societal perceptions, and the unique challenges and joys of interracial relationships. They introduce us to diverse characters and viewpoints. This diversity in storytelling is refreshing and enlightening, offering a break from more homogeneous narratives.

There’s a difference between African women and American women. But the difference comes from how women are raised in Africa compared to America. The difference also comes from the culture, norms, society, beliefs, and values women are taught as they grow up. So, American women are more independent. In Africa, women still have family structure values and need men to raise kids.

At the core of every woman, there’s hyperbole. The woman will always want to choose a man who can provide resources and security for her and her offspring, the kids. It comes naturally that a woman will always want to choose a man who can provide for her and has good genes. That’s how to work evolution. You can’t fight it, and it doesn’t matter whether she’s African or American. Also, you can not fight against the connection of love between a black woman and a white man. It’s also a natural process, and we love to see it.

These stories challenge and break down stereotypes about race and relationships. Presenting complex characters and relationships contributes to a more inclusive understanding of love and attraction.

15 BWWM Romance Books (Interracial/Multicultural Romance)

BWWM novels offer representation in romantic literature for readers who identify with the characters, which certain racial or ethnic groups have historically dominated. Seeing oneself reflected in literature can be empowering and validating.

Day by day, the number of interracial or multicultural relationships is increasing. So it’s going to be the popular category of romance. I am going to discuss 15 BWWM romance books for you. These novels deal with universal themes such as love, trust, compromise, and overcoming obstacles, making them relatable to many readers. Let’s go!

Roots of the Wicked by Keta KendricJax Saint-Pierre is dedicated to building her business and living on her terms until she encounters the driven and charismatic Chase Taylorson​​.Strong female lead, business-oriented protagonist, charismatic love interest, clash of personalities, explicit language, steamy-love, hidden secrets​​​​.
Let Me Be Your Motivation by Tay Mo’naeJordyn’s tumultuous situation where another woman claims to be already married to her fiancé and carrying his child at Jordyn’s wedding. This revelation turns Jordyn’s world upside down​​​​​​.Heartbreak, betrayal, resilience in the face of personal crisis, and reconnecting with a past love interest​​.
Fearless by Amarie AvantZariah Washington, the daughter of the Chief of the LAPD, unexpectedly falls for Vassili Resnov, a Russian fighter with Mafia connections.Forbidden romance, mafia and crime elements, strong female lead, dangerous love interest, clash of cultures, and law and crime dynamics.
Miscegenist Sabishii by Pepper PaceA Japanese American raised in a primarily Black neighborhood. He identifies more with Black culture and is attracted to Black women, despite his parents’ pressure to marry a woman of Asian descent.Cultural identity conflict, interracial romance, societal and familial expectations, and the exploration of personal identity in the context of differing cultural backgrounds​​​​​​.
Persaud by L.C. RileyRyan Persaud, a CEO who struggles with trust issues after being used by women, and Keva Nixon, a businesswoman looking to expand her business. Their paths cross in America, leading to an instant friendship​​.Wealthy and powerful male lead, a strong and independent female lead, trust issues, secrets and deception.
The Deep End by Deanna GreyLeo Reyes-Salgado initially wants nothing to do with the protagonist’s sister, but things change after he saves her from drowning, leading to unfulfilled promises and years of pretending the incident never happened​​​​.Fantasy, thriller, forgiveness, emotion, humor, angst.
If I Ever Fall in Love by Amy OliveiraMarcela Santiago, resilient and always with a plan, faces life’s chaos and disasters, including becoming undocumented, until an unexpected man enters her life.Marriage of convenience, powerful woman, reluctant to fall in love, life turned into chaos, undocumented challenges.
Be My Reason by Nia ArthursA passionate historian and a determined single father clash over a landmark, leading to unexpected romance and challenging choices between heart and career.Passionate historian, single dad, unexpected attraction, landmark preservation conflict, emotional dilemma, career vs. heart​​​​.
Choices by ROSE FRESQUEZA sweet, small-town standalone story involving a love triangle.Small-town setting, returning home, starting a new business, contemplation of a new relationship, and a love triangle​​​​.
The Mixtape by Brittainy CherryA rock star is grappling with depression and identity crisis following the death of his twin brother and musical counterpart, Alex, in a car accident. Emery, a single mother and bartender, meets Oliver at his lowest, beginning their intertwined journey.Rock star romance, single parent, trauma.
The Love Bet by G.L. TomasLuz De Los Santos, an expert in dating and relationships, faces a professional challenge that makes her question her commitment-phobic nature and views on love.Professional challenge, commitment-phobia, love and relationships, magazine industry setting, personal growth through professional tasks​​​​​​.
Never Too Late For Love by J A FieldingA strong, independent businesswoman who unexpectedly falls in love with her billionaire boss.Workplace, billionaire romance, age-gap.
713 Main St. by Mika JolieA tale of unexpected romance and healing in a small town, where a summer fling between two unlikely individuals hints at deeper possibilities.Small-town romance, past wounds, fleeting encounters, potential for love, healing through connection, busy life of a café owner, surprise romance, and emotional growth.
Make Me Stay by Amarie AvantAn emotional journey of Avery and Donavan, exploring a deep and evolving love that transcends personal and societal challenges.Second-chance romance, overcoming adversity, deep emotional connections, societal indifference, personal growth, communication beyond words, love defying odds, and individual dedication.
Their Unexpected Marriage Of Convenience by Cynthia ShawAn unforeseen yet strategic union that evolves into genuine affection.Marriage of convenience, unexpected romance, evolving feelings, strategic alliance, personal growth, emotional journey, societal expectations, love over convenience.
BWWM Romance Books List

1. Roots of the Wicked

This sounds misleading, but you’re blown away when you read the story. In the story, we meet Chase and Jax. Jax Saint is mixed with Haitian and Dominican. She owns a software company where she does antivirus computing. She’s brilliant, smart, edgy, and all piercing and tattoos. Then we meet Chase, who is a billionaire white guy. He’s a company CEO and hires Jax company to do stuff. They needed Jax to come in, and she went in, and Chase was blown away.

So Chase has instantly attracted her. However, Jax is not about that life. She doesn’t easily give in to cheese, and she has a lot of trauma. When she was younger, she was forced into prostitution. However, she does not let this define who she is. But these things are revealed to Chase. The fire and passion between Chase and Jax are delicious.

Roots of the Wicked

Author: Keta Kendric
Average Rating: 4.6/5
Category: Black & African American Romance Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

2. Let Me Be Your Motivation

In this book, we meet a black woman, Jordyn, and a white man, Amir. Amir is an NFL football star, and he’s accustomed to getting women. His attitude towards women stings that he talks to them however he wants because he can get whoever he wants. But Jordyn isn’t that.

So when we meet Jordyn, she is getting married to Amir. Then, when she’s at the altar and the pastor asks about the objection, someone stands up and says yes. She said I’m pregnant with Amir’s child and married two weeks ago.

What is Jordan going to do? They meet and feel nice chemistry because Jordyn is not the typical woman. Amir likes her personality. It meshes so well that you could see it beyond the book’s pages. After what she’s been through, she deserved this.

Amir was going through a breakup, so they met when they exited their relationship. So he broke up with his good friend. Jordyn’s relationship ended, and they met at this vulnerable point. Both of them are the total opposite of what their partners will love.

Let Me Be Your Motivation

Author: Tay Mo’nae
Average Rating: 4.6/5
Category: African American Literature
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

3. Fearless

In this book, we meet Zariah Washington (Black Girl) and Vassili Karo Resnov (White Boy). They come from entirely different worlds. Zariah’s father is a police officer, so she’s going down the law enforcement road. Vassili’s family is connected to the Russian mob, but he is not. So he is into sports as an MMP fighter. That’s how the book starts, and I loved it.

Zariah’s best friend was beaten by her boyfriend. So Zariah wants to punish him. But she ended up in the wrong gym and followed the scariest individual dare. She did come down, and Vassili told her that we would look for this person and deal with it for you. Then, they developed excellent friendships. They had a spark and chemistry. They were out of contact due to her being in college. As soon as she graduated college, things picked up from there.

Vassili was into his fighting, trying not to get involved in his family’s illegal business. His sole focus was on fighting in the ring. The story ends on a cliffhanger, so be mindful of that. Many things in this book made it very interesting that you had police relations and cultural differences in an African-American. That made the story so interesting.


Author: Amarie Avant
Average Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Multicultural Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

4. Miscegenist Sabishii

This book is about Tony and Nikki. Tony is Japanese-American, and Nikki is African-American. Nikki goes to an interview, and she gets a job. Her supervisor is Tony. Yeah. Tony grew up in a predominantly black community, so he looks one way outside, but he’s black on the inside. Nikki wasn’t ready for that. She wasn’t looking for anything.

Although Tony was the supervisor, they formed a good relationship. Nikki then thinks that Tony is black enough, and they go out. She hooked up with a black guy who played her. But Tony was right there, supporting her. They got a good thing going. Then, the issues came with the parents because Tony’s mother kept setting him up with a Japanese girl because she wanted Japanese babies. In terms of Tony being Nikki’s supervisor and on top of all of that, you had race issues. This was an entertaining read.

Miscegenist Sabishii

Author: Pepper Pace
Average Rating: 4.4/5
Category: Black & African American Romance
Available: Paperback | Kindle

5. Persaud: Beautiful Liar

Our hero Ryan Persaud and heroine Keva Nixon have been put in the past. Ryan is a big CEO, so women always try to use him. He doesn’t know who to trust, and he falls in love with them, and they use him. The story begins with Ryan and his ex. He believed that she was cheating on him. Then he takes a break. He goes to America, and his company is British. But he needs a break from the situation.

In America, Ryan meets Keva. They form an instant friendship. They are both business savvy because she runs her business and wants to expand and return to the community. So they hit it off, and they embark on this relationship. However, Ryan believed it was all key if he told the truth, but not entirely.

So, Ryan was lying by omission because of his trust issues and past relationships. He decides he will not tell Keva who he is. He would know if she liked him for who he was. But it turns out that when she discovers she’s hood because she’s not about games, she has been hurt in the past.

Beautiful Liar

Author: L.C. Riley
Average Rating: 3.8/5
Category: Contemporary Romance
Available: Paperback | Kindle

6. The Deep End

The Deep End is a brother’s best friend romance and BWWM love story. It will have a lot of tension and build-up in the deep end. We meet Leo (white boy) and Kira (black girl). Leo’s into swimming, and his best friend is Kira’s Brother. However, he is attracted to her and puts up this barrier because he doesn’t want to cross any boundaries. One day, Kira was drawn in, and he came in and saved her. They have a moment and then nothing and try to keep their space.

They tried to stay in their lane for four years. But after that, things pick up between these two individuals. Something happens to Kira, and Leo decides to get serious and take things to another level. It will also be steamy because, after four years of this built tension, it will explode.

The Deep End

Author: Deanna Grey
Average Rating: 3.6/5
Category: Multicultural & Interracial Romance
Available: Kindle

7. If I Ever Fall in Love: (The Yellow Meadows)

This one is going to have so much drama. This book will be juicy because you have an Afro-Latino woman and an Irishman. On top of that, they have a forced proximity relationship or fake relationship, and they get married. So there’s this marriage of convenience in this fake relationship. How is this going to work?

We meet Thad and Marcela, and Marcello has lost her job. She became undocumented in the USA. She lost her job and didn’t have anywhere to go, and she met Thad. He is a very flirty musician, and he gives her a proposal to get married. Obviously, he would have his reasons for that. Although things start as fake relationships, they will turn into something real.

If I Ever Fall in Love

Author: Amy Oliveira
Average Rating: 5/5
Category: Multicultural Contemporary Romance
Available: Paperback | Kindle

8. Be My Reason (Make It Marriage)

This book centered around a single dad who is a contractor who wants to tear down some type of historical structure. Then you have the heroine against this, and they’re enemies. So things will be spicy between the main characters and a single dad. Many questions arise: What happened to his wife? Why he’s a single dad?

Be My Reason

Author: Nia Arthurs
Average Rating: 4.4/5
Category: Black & African American Romance Fiction
Available: Kindle

9. Choices: An Eron Romance

The heroine (Chloe) has a boutique. She has given up on it. However, she’s at a point in her life where she wants to settle down. There’s this guy who wants to settle down and start a family. A doctor comes as soon as she’s about to do that. His parents died and left him property in this small town.

When sparks fly between the hero and the heroine, Chloe forgets about the first guy being her only option to settle down and have a family. Now she has new dating options, and you see new things. Also, you get to see how intercultural/multicultural romance works well.

An Eron Romance

Average Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Contemporary Christian Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Audio CD

10. The Mixtape

This is another small-town BWWM romance. The cover gives you all the fall vibe, taking place in a small town in Colorado. Also, this book is going to make you cry and emotional. It talks about a musician called Oliver (white man). He lost his band member and his twin brother, and he has been using alcohol to deal with the pain and debt.

Then we have Emery (a black woman), a single mom working as a bartender, trying to keep a roof over her head and care for her daughter. She’s not getting any type of support. She is struggling financially and emotionally. So you have these two characters dealing with so much in their lives. When they first meet, they both fall in love with each other.

The Mixtape

Author: Brittainy Cherry
Average Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Multicultural & Interracial Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

11. The Love Bet (Love Unexpected)

In this book, we’ll see healing, emotional walls coming down, and hearts being mended. The heroine (Luz) has a phobia of commitment. She works for a sex and relationship magazine, so she writes columns about hooking up and the act of dating. But she’s not into dating and being in a relationship. Then, her editor gives her the assignment to write a Valentine’s Day piece.

Luz ends up meeting her ex, and now her ex is Evan. He is taking this as the perfect opportunity to get back with her because they broke up and did not break up under good circumstances. So, this book is going to be juicy and emotional. There is about a second chance BWWM romance that pulls at my heartstrings. Are they going to get back together? What exactly does he regret? Why did they break up?

The Love Bet

Author: G.L. Tomas
Average Rating: 4.2/5
Category: Hispanic American Literature & Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle

12. Never Too Late For Love

This book gives me drama vibes, but not the type of drama I’m usually into. It is an older couple’s romance. We meet two intercultural couples, Samantha and Clayton. Samantha is a powerful, independent businesswoman, and Clayton owns the business. He is a billionaire. They were both previously married.

Now, they decide to embark on some type of relationship. Samantha was not expecting her boss to come and super off her feet, but he did so only for her ex through legal issues and caused problems. You will see what the ex-husband did and how this relationship between her boss and herself began. So it’s a billionaire office romance between an older couple.

Never Too Late For Love

Author: J A Fielding
Average Rating: 4.0/5
Category: Black & African American Urban Fiction
Available: Kindle

13. 713 Main St. (Cherry Falls)

Our heroine, Cora, has been blunt in the past. She’s not looking for any type of relationship. Now, she runs a cafe. It’s located in the middle of town. She’s pretty busy and doesn’t have any type of dating life. One day, our hero, Grayson, came to her cafe. They have a strong connection. It’s going to be for this period. Her past haunts her, and who is there to help grease the flame?

The person passing through the small town and I enjoy reading small-town romances around this time. The blurb is interesting. Is it that the cafe is located at 713 Main Street? This book is also twenty-eighth in the Cherry Falls romance, so check it out. It’s a complete standalone.

713 Main St

Author: Mika Jolie
Average Rating: 4.1/5
Category: Short Story Anthologies & Collections
Available: Kindle

14. Make Me Stay

In this book, We meet the deaf beauty Avery and the hero Donavan. They were friends growing up. However, Avery’s father disapproved of their friendship, and then he took the time to learn sign language to communicate. She fell in love with music because of him. Things were going so well.

Then, one day, Avery and her father disappeared, and Donavan didn’t know what to do. Seven years later, they’re able to reconnect. This book is going to make me laugh and cry. Try this one if you love childhood friends to lovers romance, and multicultural relationships.

Make Me Stay

Author: Amarie Avant
Average Rating: 4.3/5
Category: Fiction Urban Life
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

15. Their Unexpected Marriage Of Convenience (Big City Dreams)

This book is about a marriage of convenience, billionaire romance, and a surprise marriage. Kevin and Denise went to Vegas, and they unexpectedly got married. They liked each other, but they weren’t expecting to get married. We can get a divorce. They could not because Kevin’s father was dying, and he wanted to see his son happy, settle down, and get married. So they pretended to marry.

This is a fake relationship and marriage of convenience. Will they stay married? But they get a divorce after his dad kicks the bucket? What is going to happen? How long will they continue being or pretending to be happily married? Is it that they will call it quits halfway through their deal despite his dad still alive? If you want to know the answers, then read this book anytime.

Their Unexpected Marriage Of Convenience

Author: Cynthia Shaw
Average Rating: 4.3/5
Category: Black & African American Romance
Available: Kindle

5 Enemies to Lovers BWWM books

Enemies to Lovers: A BWWM Romance by Tyla Walker and Vixa Vaughn – This story revolves around Brooklyn Miller and Finn Mitchell, who initially hate each other​​.

Unlovable: Enemies to Lovers BWWM Romance (British Bully Series Book 1) by Jamila Jasper – This book is the first in the British Bully Series and tells the story of a rugby player and a new nerdy black scholarship student at his school​​.

Bargaining with the Enemy: BWWM Enemies to Lovers Romance (Stockton Men) – Yvonne Jackson and Damian Stockton are the main characters who despise each other, each having strong preconceived notions about the other​​.

Kings Have No Mercy: A BWWM Dark Enemies to Lovers MC Romance (Steel Kings MC Book 1) by Sienne Vega – This novel is part of the Steel Kings MC series and features a storyline where crossing a “King” is known to have severe consequences​​.

Devoted: An Enemies to Lovers BWWM Romance (Impulse Book 2) by Rinne Cates – Part of the Impulse series, this book offers another intriguing enemies-to-lovers storyline​​.

5 BWWM dark romance books

Varsity Property: BWWM Dark Hockey Romance (Laguna Grove Vipers: BWWM Dark College Hockey Romance Book 3) by Jamila Jasper – This is the third book in the Laguna Grove Vipers series, blending dark themes with a college hockey romance setting​​.

Wicked Marriage: A BWWM Dark Mafia Romance Bundle (Interracial Love Book 2) by Jolie Damman – Part of a series, this book combines dark mafia elements with a BWWM romance, offering a twist-filled narrative​​.

Only: A BWWM Dark Romance (Seabrook Series Book 10) by Estelle H – This is the tenth book in the Seabrook Series, popular for its dark romantic themes and complex character dynamics​​.

The Wraith: A BWWM Dark Romance by Tierra Cox – This novel offers a unique blend of dark romance elements in a BWWM setting, providing an intense and emotionally charged reading experience​​.

Body Like A Back Road: BWWM MC Biker Romance (Devil’s Dissidents MC Book 1) by Tarin Lex – The first book in the Devil’s Dissidents MC series, this novel combines the thrill of a biker romance with dark and intense themes​​.

Reading BWWM romance novels is a way to support authors from diverse backgrounds, contributing to a more inclusive and varied literary landscape. Whether you find these aspects intriguing, are looking for something new to read, or enjoy romance novels, they are a worthwhile addition to your reading list.

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