15 Seafaring Pirates Romance Books You Must Read

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Piracy began more than two thousand years ago in ancient Greece. At its peak between 16 and 20, 17 was a golden age of piracy on the shore. But there were many different types of pirates. A pirate strictly roamed the Mediterranean, and a privateer is a name given to any armed ship or crew licensed to attack an enemy ship. Finally, we have the Buccaneers, originally hunters of cattle and pigs, but now the common name and term for pirate.

Pirate romance books are a subgenre of historical romance novels that focus on love stories set against the backdrop of piracy during periods like the Golden Age of Piracy (roughly the late 17th to early 18th century). These books feature swashbuckling heroes, daring high-seas adventures, buried treasures, and passionate love affairs. Here are some characteristics and elements common in pirate romance novels:

Strong Characters: The pirate (often the male protagonist) is typically portrayed as a dashing, rebellious, and sometimes roguish figure, while the heroine is a spirited woman, sometimes even a stowaway or captive, who challenges the pirate’s ways.

Exotic Settings: These stories unfold on the high seas, pirate ships, or tropical islands. This setting helps create a sense of adventure and escape.

Moral Complexity: Not all pirates in these novels are ruthless villains. Many pirate romances depict their characters as misunderstood or even noble figures who have turned to piracy due to circumstances rather than pure malice.

Action and Adventure: High-seas battles, sword fights, treacherous storms, and searches for hidden treasures are common elements in these books.

Passionate Romance: Like all romance novels, the romantic relationship is central to the story, filled with tension, misunderstandings, and, eventually, a deep and abiding love.

Historical Detail: Good pirate romance novels include rich historical details about ship life, pirate customs, and the political and social environment of the time.

Redemption Arcs: The pirate characters undergo a redemption arc, where, through love and personal growth, they transition away from their lawless ways.

This subgenre peaked in popularity in the late 20th century, but there are still writers today who focus on the adventurous world of pirate romance. If you’re interested in this theme, many books, both classic and modern, await your exploration!

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by Amelia WildeA dark contemporary romance centered on the tumultuous relationship between a reclusive billionaire and a woman he becomes obsessed with.Billionaire romance, obsession, emotional intensity, alpha male, tortured hero, captive romance, enemies-to-lovers, redemption arc.
Sea of Ruin by Pam GodwinA dark historical romance that revolves around a fierce pirate queen, the men who love her, and the challenges they face in a brutal pirate world.Dark romance, pirates, love triangle, strong heroine, revenge plot, enemies-to-lovers, captivity, historical setting, betrayal, redemption.
Kidnapped by the Pirate by Keira AndrewsA gay historical romance set in the 18th century, focusing on the relationship between a young nobleman and the pirate captain who kidnaps him.Age difference, enemies-to-lovers, captivity romance, forced proximity, historical setting, gay romance, virgin hero, opposites attract, redemption arc.
Lady Pirate by Lynsay SandsA historical romance novel that tells the story of a woman who assumes her twin brother’s identity to take to the high seas, and the unexpected romance that blossoms amidst her adventures.Gender disguise, mistaken identity, twin switch, high-seas adventure, historical setting, strong heroine, humor, love amidst danger, enemies-to-lovers.
The Duke with the Dragon Tattoo by Kerrigan ByrneA man with no memory of his past and the woman who once saved him, their reunion, and the dark secrets that bind them.Amnesia, tortured hero, second-chance romance, dark past, revenge plot, Victorian setting, mysterious identity, strong-willed heroine, redemption arc.
Scandalous Desires by Elizabeth HoytA historical romance that revolves around the notorious pirate Charming Mickey O’Connor and the prim and proper widow Silence Hollingbrook, and the sparks that fly between them amidst a world of danger and intrigue.Opposites attract, enemies-to-lovers, tortured hero, love amidst danger, redemption arc, hidden depths, class differences, orphanage setting, love triangle, strong-willed heroine.
The Other Miss Bridgerton by Julia QuinnPoppy Bridgerton, who finds herself kidnapped by a privateer, Captain Andrew James Rokesby. As they journey together, an unexpected romance blossoms between the unlikely pair.Enemies-to-lovers, kidnapping, forced proximity, high-seas adventure, noblewoman meets rogue, Bridgerton family connection, opposites attract, witty banter, slow burn romance.
All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn GraceAmora Montara, a princess trained in soul magic, as she tries to prove herself fit to ascend the throne. After a demonstration goes awry, she strikes a deal with a mysterious pirate named Bastian to restore her reputation, leading to an epic quest across a series of islands.Chosen one, magic academy, forbidden magic, journey/quest, reluctant alliance, dark secrets, sea adventures, pirates, political intrigue, self-discovery, slow-burn romance.
Fable by Adrienne YoungFable, a young dredger determined to survive and reclaim her rightful place next to her father, a powerful trader, after being left alone on a dangerous island by him. To do this, she must face the treacherous world of traders, pirates, and dredgers while seeking the truth of her mother’s legacy.Survival, betrayal, found family, quest for identity, coming-of-age, high-seas adventure, dangerous environment, father-daughter relationship, secrets and lies, slow-burn romance.
Seafire by Natalie C. ParkerA young adult fantasy novel that tells the story of Caledonia Styx, captain of the ship called Mors Navis. After her family is killed by the corrupt warlord Aric Athair and his army of Bullets, Caledonia gathers an all-female crew to strike back and challenge Aric’s reign over the seas.Revenge quest, found family, strong female protagonists, sea adventures, dystopian setting, sisterhood and loyalty, betrayal and redemption, fight against oppression, all-female crew, trust issues.
Magic of Blood and Sea by Cassandra Rose ClarkeA tale of Ananna, a pirate’s daughter who escapes an arranged marriage, and Naji, the assassin sent to kill her. However, due to a magical misstep, they become bound together, leading to a series of shared adventures as they seek to break the curse binding them.Forced alliance, enemies-to-allies-to-lovers, magic curses, coming-of-age, high-seas adventure, quest to break a curse, strong-willed heroine, honor-bound hero, mythical creatures, magic and sorcery.
Pirates by Celia ReesNancy and Minerva, two young women from disparate backgrounds who escape their respective confines and turn to piracy. As they set out on high-sea adventures, they forge a deep bond and confront dangers, challenges, and the struggles of a life pursued outside societal norms.Strong female protagonists, escape from societal constraints, high-seas adventure, found family, friendship-to-deep bond, historical setting, coming-of-age, rebellion against gender roles, survival, treasure hunting.
Scavenge the Stars by Tara SimA girl seeking revenge against the man who wronged her and her family, and Cayo, a wealthy young man struggling with his own demons, as their paths entwine in a city rife with corruption and secrets.Revenge plot, class disparity, rich world-building, betrayal and redemption, hidden identity, gambling and debts, slow-burn romance, dual perspectives, social corruption, family secrets.
Frenchman’s Creek by Daphne du MaurierA historical romance novel set in 17th-century Cornwall. The story follows the life of Dona, Lady St. Columb, who, weary of the frivolous London court, escapes to her family’s Cornish estate. There, she discovers a world of adventure and romance when she meets a dashing French pirate named Jean-Benoit Aubéry.Forbidden romance, high-seas adventure, transformation of the heroine, rebellion against societal norms, love versus duty, double life, pirate romance, escapism, historical setting.
Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott LynchLocke Lamora and Jean Tannen are in new heists and adventures in the city of Tal Verrar and at sea as they become involved with pirates.Heist adventure, buddy dynamic, found family, high-seas piracy, complex cons and schemes, moral ambiguity, loyalty and betrayal, dark humor, revenge plot, anti-hero protagonists, high-stakes gambling.
Pirates Romance Books List

15 Pirates Romance Books

Pirate romance novels offer an escape from the mundane and transport us to a world of high-seas adventure, exotic locales, and thrilling times. They provide a break from the every day and an opportunity to live vicariously through characters who lead daring lives. In pirate books, people gather in a small space to get along or kill each other. There’s forced proximity, which forces people to get dedicated spaces. There are many female pirates, although for a woman to be accepted into a new crew, she had to dress up and pretend to be a man.

Most of us love to read about pirate stories after watching the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ movie based on the book series. It has a huge fan like you who wants to read more. I am going to talk about 15 pirate romance books for you. They involve character arcs centered on redemption, growth, and transformation. These arcs can be fulfilling as characters confront their pasts, change their ways, and find love and acceptance. Let’s go!

1. The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (The Devil Trilogy)

This is a retelling of Poseidon set in the modern-day. It is about a girl named Ashley. She’s on vacation with her boyfriend. They get pulled over by these drug people that her boyfriend is involved with, and her boyfriend ends up getting shot. So they’re going to steal the yacht. She happened to have been hidden, so she jumped overboard. He’s clinging to a dinghy, and she floats all night. Also, she gets picked up by this man, Poseidon, who has his boat and his pirates.

Poseidon is a modern-day pirate, and he quickly finds out who this girl is when he rescues her and realizes that she’s worth a lot of money. So she is now his captain, and she’s not as safe as she thought. This book has a crazy cliffhanger. Moreover, it’s only about two hundred pages long. If you want to read a modern-day pirate romance and the idea of Gods of Olympus retelling, try this.

The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Author: Amelia Wilde
Average Rating: 4.2/5
Category: Romantic Suspense
Available: Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle

2. Sea of Ruin

This one is historically set about a female pirate named Bennett Sharp. She is a young pirate. She and her husband are on the outs of each other. They have a crazy thing going back and forth with each other. They’re both wanted pirates. Bennett is the daughter of a famous pirate, and now she’s famous herself. She ends up getting captured by a pirate named Ashley Cutler. He’s a pirate hunter, and he gets a hold of Bennett. He is planning to take her back to England and have her hung for her crimes.

Bennett knows her only chance is to make this man fall in love with her, so they begin this battle of sexuality between the two of them. He may or may not affect how this journey will end for everyone. There are non-consensual situations in this book, but the journey that it takes you on is unparalleled.

Sea of Ruin

Author: Pam Godwin
Average Rating: 4.3/5
Category: Historical Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle

3. Kidnapped by the Pirate

This is an LGBT pirate romance. It’s also an age gap with a grumpy sunshine story. The story is about a young man named Nathaniel. He’s on the way to his father’s island plantation, where his dad’s the governor, and he’s on his way to an arranged marriage.

When he and his older sister get kidnapped by pirates, in exchange for him staying there and waiting for his father to pay the ransom, his sister is sent on ahead, and he ends up staying there. Now, the ship’s pirate, his name is Hawk, has a grudge that he’s holding against Nathaniel’s father because Nathaniel’s father took away his letter from Mark. It meant that it took him from being a privateer to an illegal pirate and ruined his life.

Nathaniel has always had feelings towards men, but he’s never been with a man or a woman. He only has this clue that he likes men, and being in close quarters with this captain helps things start to happen. This one doesn’t have anything non-consensual in it.

Kidnapped by the Pirate

Author: Keira Andrews
Average Rating: 4.6/5
Category: Gay Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

4. Lady Pirate

This is another female pirate, Valoree. Although she’d been undercover as a man when their parents died, her brother was a pirate, and she was under him and always dressed like a boy. When her brother died, she took over being the pirate. There is an inheritance that she’s supposed to come into.

But there’s this rule that she needs to be married and have a child by the time she reaches the age of 30. For her to have that, it so happens that the same lawyer who drew up that rule for her also drew up a rule that allowed Daniel. He also has to get married and have an heir by the time he reaches a certain age.

Lady Pirate

Author: Lynsay Sands
Average Rating: 4.6/5
Category: Women’s Adventure Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Mass Market Paperback

5. The Duke with the Dragon Tattoo (Victorian Rebels)

This is about the Rook, a pirate terrorizing the seas. This book is hard to discuss because it is the sixth book in a series, and we have slowly been hearing about the Rook through a few of them. He is a man who doesn’t fully remember his past. He is a man that many men have been looking for, but he’s in the knowledge that people are looking for him.

On Lorelei’s wedding day, she gets kidnapped from her wedding, and she gets stolen by the Rook because of reasons, and they want to use her to get their revenge. But his revenge turns into a beautiful relationship and romance with Lorelei.

The Duke with the Dragon Tattoo

Author: Kerrigan Byrne
Average Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Scottish Historical Romance
Available: Audiobook | Mass Market Paperback | Kindle | Audio CD

6. Scandalous Desires (Maiden Lane)

This is book three in the Maiden Lane series. It is about a pirate named Charming Mickey. There is Silence, Hollingsbrook. Mickey ruined her marriage. So, her husband was a captain. Further, he ended up having all his stuff stolen, and Mickey had stolen it because her husband wasn’t paying his tithe.

Mickey keeps her with him for one night. He doesn’t do anything to her. But make her sleep in his bed beside him and then send her home. But her husband doesn’t believe that nothing happened. So, a few years down the road, her husband is gone now he’s died.

Mickey hasn’t forgotten about Hollingsbrook. She ends up staying at his castle and his servants. Mickey starts as the pirate and does the dirty work himself. Now, he’s higher than that because the Lord has it all.

Scandalous Desires

Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
Average Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Historical Regency Fiction
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Mass Market Paperback

7. The Other Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys)

This is book three in the Bridgerton sequel series about Poppy Bridgerton. She is going to be the aunt to all the Bridgerton’s. Then there’s Captain Andrew James, who is a privateer. So he’s not fully a pirate, but he’s like in disguise as a pirate. He’s on a mission for the British government, but he’s pretending to be a pirate to do it.

Poppy ends up being in the wrong place at the wrong time, and keeps her from talking about it. So Andrew doesn’t know that this is Poppy, even though the rogue spies and the Bridgerton are our neighbors. So his men know that this woman overheard something that could get them all in trouble, and they kidnap her and bring her to a ship.

Then Poppy has to go on the trip to Portugal with him because it’s time-sensitive when he finds out that this is Poppy Bridgerton. So this was an interesting one.

The Other Miss Bridgerton

Author: Julia Quinn
Average Rating: 4.6/5
Category: Victorian Historical Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Audio CD

8. All the Stars and Teeth

This is all about seafaring and the sexy pirate bastion. You are going to be part of kingdom-controlled, different magic. Something goes wrong with the magic trick. For the celebration, somebody has to step onto a pirate ship with Bastion, and we have another group of people going to do a thing. This book has that trope.

We have Bastian and his crew and a couple of other different characters. Batik is a mermaid, and Feyerick is Amore’s Fiance, sneaking away onto the ship. It’s a group of people forced into proximity to best friends in a room they might kiss. In addition, it’s a super fun seafaring adventure. Most of it takes place on the boat.

All the Stars and Teeth

Author: Adalyn Grace
Average Rating: 4.4/5
Category: Wizards & Witches Fantasy
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Audio CD

9. Fable

This is all about our main protagonist (Fable) getting by her father, and ten years later, she’s trying to get back to him and get aboard to sneak aboard the ship. So Fable sneaks aboard Captain Rescue Ship and buys her way to return to her father to prove that she should. He should never abandon her. So, it’s a great seafaring novel.

In this one, we get more romance and crew aspects. It is more character-driven and more about the crewmates. There are many fun crew members on the ship in this book. Fable is fun, spicy, very rigorous, and has been through a lot of crap in her life, and she goes for it in this novel.

The second book of the Fable series is Namesake. The story continues with Fable and her crew. This one starts with a bit of a bang with a couple of crewmates. One of her crewmates is missing, and she is trying to find them and overcome these trials to get together.


Author: Adrienne Young
Average Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Sword & Sorcery Fantasy
Available: Audiobook | Hardcover | Kindle | Audio CD

10. Seafire

We have our main girl, Caledonia Styx, the captain of the Mors Navis, eight all-female crew of women on a ship. This crew of girls has some bad and good energy. They all run this ship, and it’s pretty amazing. Aric has taken over the ocean and has ruined the lives of many of these girls who are refugees that Caledonia has taken onto her ship.

One day, they think they run for a different shape and find a guy (Aric). They all want this guy on the ship, and he might be the key to getting down there. They’re full-time on the ship of the border states, and they keep their head over to stay away from Aric. But now, with their chance to, they take revenge and get back into you bigger than all those years ago.

Overall, super fun read, very pro-woman, and we love some pro-woman stuff and some sexy female pirates. This book does have some good LGBT romance in it. So, as a female pirate, it’s been less about women who take what they want.


Author: Natalie C. Parker
Average Rating: 4.3/5
Category: Pirate Action & Adventure
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle

11. Magic of Blood and Sea (The Assassin’s Curse)

This book has a pirate clan and a well-developed world with an amazing back story of the main heroine, Ananna. She is the daughter of a pirate king trying to arrange a marriage between himself and another pirate clan to merge their ships and vessels. Ananna does not want to get married, and she decides on her wedding day she will run away, and she does.

The clan she was supposed to marry into is unhappy with that fact and sends an assassin after her. It’s a story of Ananna and the assassin eventually coming to work together to defeat this curse that they’ve both been placed under. It’s got a lot of amazing qualities. For example, Ananna is described as ugly. She is not good-looking, and she doesn’t trust beautiful people because they’ve never had to work for anything. Also, She’s not the typical pirate girl with so many negative qualities and isn’t afraid to show them.

Magic of Blood and Sea

Author: Cassandra Rose Clarke
Average Rating: 4.1/5
Category: Action & Adventure Romance
Available: Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle

12. Pirates

This one concerns slavery and is more on the historical fiction side of pirate books. Nancy Kington is the daughter of a rich merchant. She’s orphaned when her father dies, and she has no decisions about any of her future options. Moreover, she feels like she’s going to suffocate. The family that she is being forced to live with is very abusive.

Nancy decides that her only option is to run away and join a band of pirates. One of her, one of the enslaved people on the plantation where she’s living, takes with her because she can’t stand to leave her behind. It’s written almost in a diary, so you get the perspective of Nancy as they go through this journey, and it’s an eight-year journey. So it covers a long time, which is interesting. Together, they find out more about their history and roots and come to find themselves. It’s a finding yourself journey, but it also has pirate romance.


Author: Celia Rees
Average Rating: 4.6/5
Category: Teen & Young Adult Historical Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Audio CD

13. Scavenge the Stars

This book is about a strong girl (Amaya) who wants revenge on her family. A man destroyed her whole family and made Amaya an orphan. One day, she sees an attractive man. This man turned out to be a very wealthy and pretty epic. He gets her.

So there’s a lot of political intrigue and romance, and she realizes who she can trust. This one’s an enjoyable seafaring adventure meets Monte Carlo, where there’s a lot of high-stakes gambling and political intrigue. If you’re looking for a good pirate, swashbuckling romance, this one will be one for you to read.

Scavenge the Stars

Author: Tara Sim
Average Rating: 4.0/5
Category: LGBTQ+ Romance
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Audio CD

14. Frenchman’s Creek

This is more of an adventure slash romance about a pirate story. The story is about a woman (Lady Dona) who she and her kids visit one of their other manners by themselves. Also, it turns out that a crew of French pirates has docked in her area, and she is not fully happy with her life.

So Lady Dona decides to go exploring and makes friends with these pirates. That’s a pretty simplistic way of putting it anyway. She becomes one of them. She has adventures, and it’s so much fun. Daphne du Maurier can write her books in the most atmospheric way, where you can enjoy pirate stories so much.

Frenchman's Creek

Author: Daphne du Maurier
Average Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Historical Romances
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Mass Market Paperback

15. Red Seas Under Red Skies

The first book is not pirate-esque, so the series’s setup is a band of orphans. In book one, we get a lot of their back story, a lot of them coming together, as well as them trying to pull off. This elaborate book two is largely focused on the consequences of Book One, and one of those consequences is that they’re blackmailed into becoming pirates.

We learn with them how to become pirates and manage a ship. We deal with seasickness, these issues and myths, and lore of what will keep you lucky on the sea. You get to see them on the sea. Plus, it’s a crew of people that’s so easy to love. There are many twists and turns, and it was so much fun to read.

Red Seas Under Red Skies

Author: Scott Lynch
Average Rating: 4.5/5
Category: Humorous Fantasy
Available: Audiobook | Paperback | Hardcover | Kindle | Mass Market Paperback

5 YA Pirate Romance Books

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller: A strong-willed pirate princess allows herself to be captured by an enemy ship to search for a hidden treasure map.

Tropes: Strong Female Lead, Enemy-to-Lover, Adventure, Treasure Hunt.

Seafire by Natalie C. Parker: The book follows the journey of an all-female pirate crew seeking vengeance against a ruthless warlord.

Tropes: Feminism, Crew Loyalty, Revenge Plot, Slow-Burn Romance

Pacifica by Kristen Simmons: Set in a future where the ocean is filled with pirates and outcasts, two young people from different worlds find romance.

Tropes: Dystopian, Class Differences, Adventure, Enemies-to-Lovers.

Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman: A reimagining of Blackbeard’s early life, focusing on his romance with a servant girl.

Tropes: Historical Romance, Forbidden Love, Class Differences, Origin Story

To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo: A dark twist on “The Little Mermaid,” featuring a siren princess and pirate prince.

Tropes: Retelling, Enemies-to-Lovers, Adventure, Betrayal.

5 Clean Pirate Romance Books

The Pirate and His Lady by Linda Lee Chaikin: Set in the Caribbean, this book offers a clean romance with adventure and faith elements.

Tropes: Historical Setting, Faith-Based, Adventure.

Swept to Sea by Heather Manning: A young lady disguises herself and joins a pirate crew, finding friendship and clean romance.

Tropes: Disguise, Adventure, Friends-to-Lovers.

Pirate of My Heart by Jamie Carie: This novel explores a woman’s journey with a sea captain and their struggles against the odds.

Tropes: Historical Romance, Adventure, Journey.

The Redemption by M. L. Tyndall: Centered around a woman captured by a privateer, this book combines clean romance with a Christian message.

Tropes: Captive Romance, Faith-Based, Transformation.

The Pirate’s Bastard by Laura Nelson: Although a tale of love and adventure, this book is geared towards a clean romance audience.

Tropes: Hidden Identity, Adventure, Family Secrets.

5 Historical Pirate Romance Books

Gentle Rogue by Johanna Lindsey: Features an English lady who stows away on a pirate ship and falls for the rogue captain.

Tropes: Rogue Hero, Stowaway, Historical Setting, Emotional Complexity.

The Windflower by Laura London (Sharon and Tom Curtis): This book follows an innocent girl kidnapped by a pirate, leading to romance and adventure.

Tropes: Kidnapping, Innocent Heroine, Emotional Growth, Adventure.

Sea Fire by Karen Robards: It centers on a female pirate captain who captures a British naval officer, leading to a volatile romance.

Tropes: Strong Female Lead, Enemy-to-Lover, Adventure, Naval Setting.

Across a Moonlit Sea by Marsha Canham: A lady pirate finds love with a privateer during the age of Elizabethan sea warfare.

Tropes: Female Pirate, Elizabethan Era, Privateer, Adventure.

The Pirate Lord by Sabrina Jeffries: A pirate kidnaps a shipload of convict women to be wives for his crew but doesn’t expect to fall for the leader of the women.

Tropes: Kidnapping, Reluctant Love, Emotional Complexity, Crew Dynamics.

5 Fantasy Pirate Romance Books

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller: A pirate princess allows herself to be captured to find a treasure map, but romance intervenes.

Tropes: Strong Female Lead, Treasure Hunt, Enemy-to-Lover, Fantasy Elements.

Dark Shores by Danielle L. Jensen: A soldier and a pirate are reluctantly united in a mission that involves navigating deadly seas and political intrigue.

Tropes: Enemies-to-Lovers, Quest, High Fantasy, Political Intrigue.

The Pirate’s Wish by Cassandra Rose Clarke: A tale of a pirate and an assassin bound by a curse and their journey to break it.

Tropes: Cursed Lovers, Quest, High Fantasy, Magic Elements.

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning: A twist on the story of Ursula from “The Little Mermaid,” merging pirate elements with fantasy and romance.

Tropes: Retelling, Sea Magic, Forbidden Love, Transformation.

Pirate Nemesis by Carysa Locke: Set in a telepathic space pirate universe, this book offers fantasy and sci-fi elements and romance.

Tropes: Space Pirates, Telepathy, Strong Female Lead, Sci-Fi Elements.

5 Steamy Pirate Romance Books

The Pirate Prince by Gaelen Foley: The story follows a pirate prince on a quest for revenge, but his plans get complicated when he falls for a strong-willed woman.

Tropes: Revenge Plot, Steamy Scenes, Strong Female Lead, Emotional Depth.

Sea of Ruin by Pam Godwin: This dark romance tells the story of a female pirate captain caught in a complicated relationship with two men, one of whom is a bounty hunter set to capture her.

Tropes: Dark Romance, Love Triangle, Strong Female Lead, Steamy.

Master of Seduction by Kinley MacGregor: This book centers around a notorious pirate and a woman who vows to resist him but ultimately falls for his charms.

Tropes: Steamy Encounters, Rogue Hero, Resistance to Love, Emotional Tension.

The Pirate’s Booty by Alex Westmore: Set in the Golden Age of Piracy, this lesbian romance focuses on the steamy relationship between a pirate captain and a kidnapped noblewoman.

Tropes: LGBTQ Romance, Historical Setting, Kidnapping, Steamy Scenes.

Captive of the Corsairs by Elizabeth Ellen Carter: In this steamy historical romance, a woman is captured by Barbary Corsairs and finds unexpected love.

Tropes: Captive Romance, Historical Accuracy, Steamy Interactions, Emotional Growth.

5 Pirate Romance Books Kindle Unlimited

The Black Lily by Juliette Cross: A mix of fairy tale and pirate romance, features a vampire prince and a fearless archer.

Tropes: Retelling, Vampire Romance, Adventure, Resistance.

Hook’s Little Mermaid by Suzanna Lynn: A retelling of the classic tales of Captain Hook and the Little Mermaid.

Tropes: Fairy Tale Retelling, Enemies-to-Lovers, Magic and Adventure.

Bound by the Pirate’s Passion by Rachel Sullivan: A story of a fierce pirate captain and a woman who finds herself involved in his world.

Tropes: Enemies-to-Lovers, Adventure, Resistance, Passionate.

The Pirate’s Temptation by Tara Kingston: Set in Victorian England, this story involves a pirate seeking revenge and a woman caught in his scheme.

Tropes: Historical Romance, Revenge Plot, Emotional Depth, Hidden Identity.

The Pirate’s Bride by Cathy Skendrovich: This book follows the tale of a reluctant pirate and the fiery woman he marries for convenience.

Tropes: Marriage of Convenience, Adventure, Hidden Agendas, Transformation.

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