Magical Desires: 10 Adult Fantasy Novels That Will Take You on a Wild Ride​

I made a list of 10 adult fantasy novels that are sure to captivate you. So sit back, relax, and get ready to embark on a journey into a world of wonder and desire! 

From Blood and Ash jennifer L.armentrout

the book that has taken the adult fantasy world by storm. Let me tell you, if you haven’t read this one yet, you are seriously missing out.

The world-building in this book is absolutely phenomenal. Armentrout has created a world so vivid and detailed that you’ll feel like you’re right there in the thick of things. And the characters? OMG, the characters. Poppy and Hawk are two of the most complex, intriguing, and swoon-worthy characters I’ve ever come across. I won’t spoil anything, but let’s just say that their relationship is not your typical fairy-tale romance.

But let’s get down to what we’re all really here for – the Spice. Armentrout has a way of writing steamy scenes that will have you fanning yourself and reaching for a cold drink. But it’s not just mindless spice the scenes are written with care and emotion, and are an integral part of the story.

So, if you’re looking for a book that has it all – spice, magic, adventure, and a swoon worthy romance, then “From Blood and Ash” is the one for you. Trust me, you won’t be able to put it down.

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Rhapsodic Laura Thalassa

This adult fantasy book is the perfect blend of magic, adventure, and spice. Yes, you read that right SPICE is the keyword here. Thalassa’s writing is like a delicious, exotic dish that leaves you wanting more. 

Her characters are so well developed that you feel like you know them personally. And let’s talk about the romance – it’s hot, it’s steamy, and it’s oh so satisfying. But it’s not just all about the spice – the story itself is gripping and full of twists and turns that keep you on the edge of your seat. If you’re a fan of adult fantasy books, then “Rhapsodic” should definitely be on your reading list. Get ready to be swept away into a world of magic and spice.

A ​Court of Silver Flames Sarah J maas

This adult fantasy novel is not for the faint of heart. It’s steamy, it’s intense, and it’s full of magic and adventure. The main character, Nesta, is a fiery and independent woman who doesn’t need a man to save her. She’s also not afraid to speak her mind, which can get her into some trouble. But when she meets Cassian, a powerful and handsome warrior, sparks fly in more ways than one.

The story takes place in a world where humans and fae coexist, but tensions are high. Nesta is forced to confront her own demons and past mistakes as she becomes embroiled in a dangerous political game. And let me tell you, the chemistry between Nesta and Cassian is off the charts. But it’s not just about the smut, there are deeper themes at play here about trauma, redemption, and self-discovery.

It’s a thrilling and satisfying read that will leave you wanting more. If you’re a fan of adult fantasy books with a side of spicy romance, then this one is definitely for you.

A Touch of Darkness (Hades & Persephone) Scarlett St Clair

Alright, let’s talk about “A Touch of Darkness” by Scarlett St. Clair. I have to admit, I was a little hesitant to dive into this retelling of the Hades and Persephone myth, i’m so glad i did! St. Clair’s modern spin on the classic tale in this adult fantasy novel had me hooked from page one.

The chemistry between Hades and Persephone was off the charts, and the steamy scenes had me fanning myself. But it wasn’t all about the romance, the world-building was rich and imaginative, and I found myself completely immersed in the world of the Greek gods and goddesses.

If you’re looking for a sizzling romance with a touch of mythology and plenty of action, then this adult fantasy novel  is definitely worth a read.

Her Soul to Take (Souls Trilogy) Harley Laroux

This book had me hooked! It follows the story of a young woman named Lacey who discovers she has the ability to see and communicate with ghosts. But that’s not all – she also finds out that she’s part of a magical world full of danger and adventure.

The romance in this book is absolutely swoon worthy, and the magic is just the right amount of whimsical. Plus, the world-building is so immersive that I found myself wishing I could hop into the pages and join Lacey on her journey.

If you’re a fan of urban fantasy with a healthy dose of romance and adventure, then “Her Soul to Take” is definitely a book you need to add to your reading list. Get ready to fall in love with Lacey and her world of magic and mayhem.

The Awakening Caroline Peckham

one of my all-time favorite adult fantasy novels. The story follows a young woman named Aurora who discovers that she’s not entirely human, but rather a powerful mage with a destiny to fulfill. But of course, nothing is ever that easy in the world of fantasy. Aurora is thrown into a dangerous and complex world of politics, magic, and betrayal, all while trying to navigate her growing feelings for the handsome, brooding hero.

What I love most about this book is the way Peckham weaves together action-packed adventure with heart-wrenching romance. And let’s not forget the steamy scenes that are sure to leave you feeling a little hot under the collar. If you’re looking for a book that has it all, “The Awakening” is definitely one to add to your list.

Broken Bonds J Bree

If you’re looking for a gripping read that will leave you on the edge of your seat, then Broken Bonds is the book for you! This dark and twisted tale of love and betrayal is a page-turner from start to finish. The characters are complex and flawed, making them all the more interesting to follow. And the plot twists? Oh, get ready for a rollercoaster ride of emotions!

But, this book is not for the faint of heart. It’s gritty, intense, and downright smokin’ hot. If you’re looking for a little bit of spice in your adult fantasy novels, then you won’t be disappointed with “Broken Bonds.” Just make sure you have a fan nearby, because things are about to get steamy. Overall, this book is a must-read for fans of dark romance and fantasy. Trust me, you won’t be able to put it down!

Kingdom of The Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

The book that made me question whether I really knew anything about the supernatural world. This novel had everything I wanted in an adult fantasy book: romance, magic, and, of course, a dash of darkness.

The story follows Emilia and her twin sister, Vittoria, who are witches living in a small village in Italy. When Vittoria is brutally murdered, Emilia will stop at nothing to find her sister’s killer, even if it means making a deal with the devil himself. And let me tell you, this devil is not your typical red-horned guy with a pitchfork. Nope, he’s hot, he’s mysterious, and he’s got a soft spot for Emilia.

I was immediately hooked by the intense chemistry between Emilia and the devil, and the world-building was so vivid that I felt like I was right there with them, fighting off demons and unraveling ancient mysteries. If you’re looking for a book that will keep you on the edge of your seat while also making you swoon, then “Kingdom of The Wicked” is a must-read.

A Strange Hymn by Laura Thalassa

Laura Thalassa strikes again with her amazing storytelling! “A Strange Hymn” is definitely a book that’s not to be missed. This novel follows the story of Callie, a young woman who finds herself in a world of magic and danger. With the help of the mysterious Des, she must navigate this new world and uncover the secrets hidden within it.

Thalassa has once again managed to weave together a story full of romance, action, and intrigue. The world-building in “A Strange Hymn” is absolutely amazing, and I found myself completely immersed in the world she created. Callie is a fantastic protagonist who is both strong and relatable, and Des is just swoon-worthy. The chemistry between these two is off the charts, and I found myself rooting for them from the very beginning.

Thalassa has once again proved herself to be a master storyteller, and I can’t wait to see what she has in store for us next. So, grab a copy of this book, get cozy, and prepare to be transported to a world full of magic and wonder!

Daughter of No Worlds by Carissa Broadbent

This book is like a portal to another realm. The story follows a young woman who is transported to a different world, where she discovers that she has extraordinary powers. And let me tell you, this book is not for the faint of heart. It’s full of danger, suspense, and just the right amount of steamy romance to keep you on the edge of your seat.

The world-building in this book is top-notch, and the characters are so well-developed that you’ll feel like you know them personally. The author does an excellent job of balancing action and romance, making for a truly captivating read.

And if you’re a fan of character fan art, you’ll definitely want to check out some of the amazing artwork inspired by this book. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed.

So, if you’re in the mood for a thrilling and romantic escape to another world, “Daughter of No Worlds” should definitely be on your reading list. Just be prepared to be swept away by the magic and adventure of this incredible story.

And that’s it! We’ve come to the end of our journey through the world of adult fantasy books. I hope you’ve enjoyed our exploration of 10 must-read books that will transport you to new realms of magic, adventure, and spice.

Remember, reading doesn’t have to be a serious endeavor. It can be fun, entertaining, and even a little naughty. So if you’re in the mood for something different, why not give adult fantasy a try? I promise you won’t regret it.

And don’t forget, if you fall in love with these characters as much as I have, consider checking out some fan art or creating your own. Let your imagination run wild, bring these beloved characters to life in your own unique way and share with me in the Fan Art Category comments.

Thanks for joining me on this journey, and happy reading!

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