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Romance Books Set in London That Will Melt Your Heart

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Last Updated on July 9, 2024 by BiblioLifestyle

Romance Books Set in London That Will Melt Your Heart

London—a city filled with charming streets, iconic landmarks, and an enchanting ambiance that sets the perfect backdrop for love stories. If you’re a romance enthusiast with a penchant for tales set in this captivating city, you’re in for a treat! In this book list, I’m sharing some irresistible romance novels that will whisk you away to the heart of London. From Alexandra Paige’s Weekends with You that offers a delightful escapade filled with weekend rendezvous and unexpected love, while This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens promises a heartwarming narrative about fate and serendipitous encounters. Pick up one (or all) of these gems on this list of romance books set in London, and get ready to be transported to a world where love blossoms on every corner. After you’ve indulged, I can’t wait to hear your thoughts. Also, leave a comment below and share your favorite romance books set in London—your fellow readers’ recommendations might just inspire your next read!

9 Romance Books Set In London For Your Reading List

Weekends with You by Alexandra Paige

Weekends with You by Alexandra Paige

“Weekends with You” by Alexandra Paige is a heartwarming debut that spans one year, told through monthly weekend installments. It follows Lucy Bernstein, a flower shop owner in north London, who navigates love and friendship with her flatmates in a quirky warehouse. The story captures the magic of London and the essence of found family and new love. This book is a perfect romance set in London because it beautifully intertwines the city’s charm with the emotional growth of its characters, making it a touching and romantic read.

You can get a copy of Weekends with You by Alexandra Paige on Amazon or Bookshop.

The Sweetest Revenge by Lizzy Dent

The Sweetest Revenge by Lizzy Dent

“The Sweetest Revenge” is a charming and humorous romance set in London, where we meet Amy Duffy.  She is trying to recover from a disastrous night that ended her TV producer career and finds herself working at a failing TV channel and living a relatively mediocre life. Two years later, she begins to find hope, and sparks start flying with her handsome new neighbor, Jake. Just as things seem to be looking up, her ex-boyfriend, who ruined her life, reappears as her new boss. This book is a delightful blend of humor, heart, and romance, making it a perfect read set against the vibrant backdrop of London.

You can get a copy of The Sweetest Revenge by Lizzy Dent on Amazon or Bookshop.

Here for the Drama by Kate Bromley

Here for the Drama by Kate Bromley

“Here for the Drama” follows Winnie, an aspiring playwright who assists famous feminist playwright Juliette Brassard. When Juliette’s play is staged in London, the trip quickly becomes chaotic, and Juliette clashes with the director. Meanwhile, Winnie struggles with her own stalled work and a secret romance with Juliette’s charming nephew, Liam. This is a great romance book set in London because it combines the city’s vibrant theater scene with a charming love story, all while exploring professional and personal growth in a captivating setting.

You can get a copy of Here for the Drama by Kate Bromley on Amazon or Bookshop.

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

“The Flatshare” is a quirky romantic comedy about two strangers, Tiffy and Leon, who share an apartment but have never met. After a bad breakup, Tiffy needs a cheap place to live and answers an ad for a flatshare. Leon works night shifts and takes the apartment during the day, while Tiffy has it at night and on weekends. They communicate through notes, becoming friends and eventually more, despite never having met. This novel is a great romance book set in London because it offers a unique and heartwarming story about finding love in unexpected ways, all within the charming and bustling backdrop of the city.

You can get a copy of The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary on Amazon or Bookshop.

Love at First Knight by Megan Clawson

Love at First Knight by Megan Clawson

“Love at First Knight” by Megan Clawson follows Daisy Hastings, who feels she belongs in a different era, and Theodore ‘Teddy’ Fairfax, a disgraced royal relative. They clash while working at the Tower of London’s summer Knight school, but soon realize they both need saving. This romance novel is perfect for London enthusiasts, blending historical charm and modern romance with a unique twist on the classic love story.

You can get a copy of Love at First Knight by Megan Clawson on Amazon.

With Love from London by Sarah Jio

With Love from London by Sarah Jio

“With Love from London” by Sarah Jio is a heartfelt story about Valentina Baker, a librarian in her thirties who inherits her estranged mother’s bookstore in London’s Primrose Hill. Val’s journey begins when she learns of her mother’s passing and receives the deed to the bookshop and apartment. As she pieces together her mother’s past, Val discovers long-held family secrets and the possibility of new love. This romance book is set in the charming backdrop of London, with its pastel-colored flats and cozy bookstores, creating a perfect setting for a story of love, family, and forgiveness. The emotional depth and relatable truths about healing and loss make it an engaging and touching read.

You can get a copy of With Love from London by Sarah Jio on Amazon or Bookshop.

Meet Me in London by Georgia Toffolo

Meet Me in London by Georgia Toffolo

“Meet Me in London” by Georgia Toffolo follows aspiring designer Victoria Scott and department store heir Oliver Russell. Victoria dreams of opening her own boutique, while Oliver needs a fake girlfriend to appease his mother during the holidays. They strike a deal—she pretends to be his girlfriend, and he helps showcase her designs. Their arrangement starts to feel real, but secrets from Victoria’s past threaten their budding romance. This book is a delightful romance set in London, offering a charming blend of ambition, festive cheer, and heartfelt connections in one of the world’s most iconic cities.

You can get a copy of Meet Me in London by Georgia Toffolo on Amazon or Bookshop.

One Day in December by Josie Silver

“One Day in December” by Josie Silver is a heartwarming love story about Laurie, who believes in love at first sight after seeing a man through a foggy bus window one snowy day in London. Despite spending a year searching, she only meets him again at a Christmas party—as her best friend Sarah’s new boyfriend, Jack. Over ten years, their lives intertwine through friendship, heartbreak, and missed opportunities. Set in the vibrant city of London, this book beautifully captures the magic and unpredictability of fate, making it a compelling romance filled with emotional depth and relatable moments.

You can get a copy of One Day in December by Josie Silver on Amazon or Bookshop.

This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens

This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens

In “This Time Next Year” by Sophie Cousens, Minnie Cooper believes her New Year’s birthday is unlucky and blames Quinn Hamilton, a man she has never met, for winning the cash prize and name meant for her at birth. Thirty years later, they meet unexpectedly on their shared birthday. Despite their different worlds, their lives keep intertwining, and each encounter leaves them wanting more. Set in London, this romance novel is a moving and joyful exploration of fate and unexpected connections, making it a delightful read for those who love heartwarming love stories with a touch of serendipity.

You can get a copy of This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens on Amazon or Bookshop.

Have you read any romance books set in London?

What do you think about these romance books set in London? Have you read any of them? What romance books set in London, would you add to this list? Let’s talk all about romance books set in London in the comments below.

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  1. Alex says:

    The Lost Ticket by Freya Sampson – such a sweet story about three passengers of a London bus route.

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