Medical Romance Books
Here, in no particular order, are 13 must-read and best medical books.
1. Trapped in Time: A Modern-Historic Love Story (Time Travel)
Author: by Denise Daye
Published at: Timeless Papers (January 20, 2020)
On the day she and her mother escaped her cruel father, Emma Washington vowed to never fall in love. Now, Emma is a back-to-school PhD student with bigger and better things to worry about. That is, until one night, exhausted, slightly tipsy, and on her way home from a party, the glaring white light of a car comes crashing toward her, changing her life forever.
Instead of waking up in a 21st-century hospital, she finds herself waking up in the backwaters of London, Victorian England, 1881 Trapped in a time where everything she once knew is considered witchcraft, Emma discovers that Victorian London is a harsh world for a woman without wealth or status.
She faces yet another life-changing twist when she learns her only chance of survival depends on the very thing she has tried to avoid her whole lifemarriage. As if that isn't bad enough, she must betroth herself to none other than the most powerful duke in all of England, the notorious and feared Lord William Blackwell.
2. 500 Miles from You: A Novel
Author: by Jenny Colgan
Published at: William Morrow Paperbacks; Illustrated edition (June 9, 2020)
What happens when two medical professionals-ex Army medic from a village in the Scottish Highlands and an inner city nurse from inner-city Londonswitch jobs for three months and become unlikely pen pals? Lissa, is a nurse in a gritty, hectic London neighborhood.
Always terribly competent and good at keeping it all together, she's been suffering quietly with PTSD after helping to save the victim of a shocking crime. Her supervisor quietly arranges for Lissa to spend a few months doing a much less demanding job in the little town of Kirrinfeif in the Scottish Highlands, hoping that the change of scenery will help her heal.
Lissa will be swapping places with Cormack, an Army veteran who's Kirrinfeif's easygoing nurse/paramedic/all-purpose medical man. Lissa's never experienced small-town life, and Cormack's never spent more than a day in a big city, but it seems like a swap that would do them both some good.
In London, the gentle Cormack is a fish out of the water; in Kirrinfief, the dynamic Lissa finds it hard to adjust to the quiet. But these two strangers are now in constant contact, taking over each other's patients, endlessly emailing about anything and everything.
3. The Broken Miracle: Part One (01) (The Broken Miracle Duology)
Author: by J.D. Netto
Published at: All Heart Publishing, LLC (February 2, 2021)
"I belonged to an exclusive club with only one membership requirement: be born with half a functioning heart." We take many things for granted, but having a heart isn't one of them. Paul Cardall is an internationally acclaimed pianist whose career has been an inspiration to millions.
But before the awards and success, he was just a little boy with half a functioning heart. Numerous surgeries and many decades later, Paul is building a successful career despite the limitations his condition have infringed upon him. Now a husband and father, it seems that Paul has everything he could have ever hoped for...
Until his heart begins to fail. As time passes, the pressure of his waning health and the seemingly endless wait for a new heart test not only Paul's faith, but his marriage and relationships as well. He begins to wonder if luck will ever be on his side or if it's time he let the curtains fall in what could be the final act of his life.
Though characters and places were fictionalized for storytelling purposes, the main events in the duology are real. Drawn from private notes and journals made available to the author, The Broken Miracle is a riveting story that will take the reader on an unforgettable journey.
4. Amor a Cuatro Estaciones: El Diario De Una Ilusión (Spanish Edition)
Author: by Nacarid Portal Arráez
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 7th edition (June 9, 2016)
Mi nombre es Christopher y soy as como t, o tal vez sea todo lo contrario, tal vez no nos parezcamos en nada, tal vez no tengamos nada en comn. Sin embargo, podemos ser muy iguales y tener preguntas sin respuestas y bsquedas constantes.
Aunque creo que mejor no, creo que no me parezco a ti, amigo introvertido, transparente en multitud, adicto a ser adicto. Al nal, poco importa a quin me parezco, ni tampoco quin soy. Lo que tienes en tus manos es mi diario y te est invitando a vivir adentro de un TAL VEZ, y enamorarte tanto como para ignorarlo.
La vida me la present para presentarme con ella las ganas de vivir. Todo empez en mayo, pero no puedo decirte qu fecha es hoy. Te invito a mi vida llena de excesos y diversin, te invito a un mundo en crisis, y a una vida de msica, conciertos y poesa.
Te invito a pasar, a que me conozcas a fondo, a que me juzgues y a que me ames, quedando expuesto a futuras similitudes, a metforas constantes y amor por ella, sobre todo eso, una loca historia de amor sumergida en un imposible.
5. Beyond The Moon
Author: by Catherine Taylor
Published at: The Cameo Press Ltd (June 26, 2019)
Longlisted for the Exeter Novel Prize 2019A strange twist of fate connects a British soldier fighting in the First World War in 1916 and a young woman living in modern-day England a century later, in this haunting literary time travel novel.
Two people, two battles: one against the invading Germans on the battlefields of 1916 France, the other against a substandard, uncaring mental health facility in modern-day England. Part war story, part timeslip, part love story and at the same time a meditation on the themes of war, mental illness, identity and art, Beyond The Moon is an intelligent, captivating debut novel, perfect for book clubs."Historical fantasy at its very best." Historical Novel Society"*Shortlisted for the Eharmony/Orion Love Story Prize 2019"Taylor's accomplished, genre-bending book succeeds as a WW1 historical novel and a beguiling, time travel love story...
The sharply written narrative deftly moves back and forth between the past and present." Kirkus Reviews "An unflinching portrait of the horrors of war, and a look at the torturous extremes a human soul can endure. It is a sonnet to the transformative power of love, even as it is also a criticism of the futility and pointless destructiveness of war." Shaylin Gandhi, author of By The Light of EmbersIn 1916 1st Lieutenant Robert Lovett is a patient at Coldbrook Hall military hospital in Sussex, England.
6. A Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald
Author: by Natasha Lester
Published at: Sphere (March 19, 2020)
PRAISE FOR NATASHA LESTER...'A fantastically engrossing story. I love it' KELLY RIMMER'Intrigue, heartbreak... I cannot tell you how much I loved this book' RACHEL BURTON'A gorgeously rich and romantic novel' KATE FORSYTHA Kiss From Mr Fitzgerald is a deliciously evocative love story of a small-town girl with big ambitions in 1920s New York.
Perfect for fans of The Paris Wife, Gill Paul, Kate Furnivall and Penny Vincenzi. It's the Roaring Twenties in the Manhattan of gin, jazz and prosperity. Women wear makeup and hitched hemlines and enjoy a new freedom to vote and work.
Not so for Evelyn Lockhart, who is forbidden from pursuing her passion to become one of the first female doctors. Chasing her dream will mean turning her back on her family: her competitive sister, Viola; her conservative parents; and the childhood best friend she is expected to marry, Charlie.
In a desperate attempt to support herself through Columbia University's medical school, Evie auditions for the infamous late-night Ziegfeld Follies on Broadway. But if she gets the part, what will it mean for her fledgling relationship with Upper East Side banker Thomas Whitman - a man Evie thinks she could fall in love with, if only she lived a life less scandalous ...
7. The Billionaire's Obsession:: (The Billioniaire's Obsession ~ Simon) (Volume 1)
Author: by J. S. Scott
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (December 1, 2013)
Down on her luck, nursing student and full-time waitress Kara Foster gets a massive blow to her already desperate financial situation that will surely find her living on the streets. Needing nothing less than a miracle to save her, Kara gets rescue from an unknown, unlikely and overwhelming source.
Billionaire Simon Hudson makes her an offer that is impossible to refuse, but terrifying to accept from a man that she's never met. Will the handsome billionaire really be a solution to her problems, or will he end up being a major complication and a danger to her emotional sanity?
Reclusive billionaire Simon Hudson would rather be behind a computer creating computer games than rubbing elbows with the elite and he knows exactly what he wants... Until he meets Kara Foster. Something about Kara touches Simon in ways he's never experienced and definitely doesn't like.
For over a year, Simon watches over Kara, but stubbornly refuses to admit his desire to possess her, not even to himself. But when she ends up in a situation that could very well be her destruction, Simon steps up to help her, not realizing that in saving Kara, he might very well be salvaging his own soul.
8. Eternity Between Us
Author: by Stephenia H. McGee
Published at: By the Vine Press (October 7, 2018)
Two sides.Two hearts. And a gulf between them as deep and wide as eternity. "This tale brings a turbulent time to life with nuance and sensitivity."JOCELYN GREEN, award-winning author of the Heroines Behind the Lines Civil War seriesVirginia, 1861After being forced to use a pistol against invaders, Evelyn Mapleton is no longer the timid girl her extended family expects.
The more her aunt and cousin resent her new independence, the more Evelyn is determined she'll make her missing father proud by taking up his cause and aiding Confederate soldiers-even if she has to outmaneuver the Yankees guarding her home to do it.
Samuel Flynn's life is consumed with two priorities: learning to become a proper guardian for the young orphans he's adopted and obtaining his physicians license. When his final testing sends him to a Federal Army field hospital, the last thing he expects is to be entranced by a mysterious woman.
But when Evelyn's misguided exploits put her life in danger, will he risk everything he's worked for to save a woman he thinks is his enemy? Based on first-hand accounts from the Civil War and with a strong romantic thread, this is a tale of faith, espionage, hope, and courage historical fiction fans won't want to miss.
9. Paradise Cove (Matchmaker Bay, 2)
Author: by Jenny Holiday
Published at: Forever (July 28, 2020)
From the USA Today bestselling "master of witty banter" (Entertainment Weekly) comes a hilarious and heartwarming romance about a big city doctor who never expected to find the man of her dreams in the tiny town of Matchmaker Bay. Dr. Nora Walsh has just been dumped in spectacular fashion, making it the perfect time for a major life change.
She figures taking over the medical practice in tiny Matchmaker Bay for a couple of years will help her get over her broken heart, and then she can head back to the big city. But when the first man she sees looks like a superhero god, she wonders if maybe there's something to small-town living after all.
Jake Ramsey also has a broken heart - one he never expects to heal. He doesn't need people anyway and is content hiding out in his secluded cottage on the beach. But after helping Nora with a medical emergency, he finds himself opening up to the witty, warmhearted doctor.
Soon the local matchmakers are working overtime to pair them off, and Jake begins to wonder if his campaign to get Nora to stay is for the town or because he can't bear the thought of her leaving.
10. Her Place in Time: A Time Travel Romance Novella
Author: by Stephenia H. McGee
Published at: By The Vine Press (June 7, 2018)
Can love offer a new futurein the past? A mysterious gown, unexpected courage, and a love that transcends time. Nursing student Lena Lowery faces a grim diagnosis and a dangerous surgery. On the cusp of the life-changing procedure, Lena stays at the Rosswood Plantation Bed and Breakfast for one last weekend with her mother.
There in an antique armoire, Lena discovers a Civil War-era gown that holds an unimaginable curea trip back in time to when the house served as a hospital. Confederate Sergeant Caleb Dockery lost his brother, his eye, and nearly his life.
Stuck in a makeshift infirmary, he's counting the days until he can return to dutyand seek revenge. When a stranger appears, he suspects she's a spy. If he can't return to duty and find the revenge he craves for his brother's death, he can serve his country by stopping this traitor.
But her nursing skills are saving lives, and her courage and independence stirs his heart. When Lena's safety is threatened, Caleb must strain the loyalties that bind him or risk losing her forever. Caught between a future that holds no promises and a past that could offer new life, Lena must face an extraordinary decision.
11. Christmas at Saltwater Cove: a Westcott Bay novella
Author: by Amelia Addler
Published at: Independently published (October 3, 2020)
The ghosts of relationships past are threatening her happily ever afterPediatric surgeon Sandy Randall has given up on love. At 53, with a divorce and a string of bad dates behind her, she just doesn't see the point of it. Besides, her career keeps her way too busy to worry about romance.
But when a trip to San Juan Island brings her face-to-face with her high school sweetheart, she can't help but wonder how the icy walls she's built around her heart can possibly survive him again. Jack Pappas is thrilled when a holiday catering gig puts him back in contact with Sandy.
In his mind, she was the one that got away and she's more beautiful and delightful than ever. All he'll have to do now is convince her to give him (and love) a second chanceSomewhere between the caroling and mistletoe (and the unwanted medical mystery that hits San Juan Island), can Jack and Sandy figure out how to take one last shot at love?
It might take a Christmas miracleThis stand alone novella is the perfect holiday pick-me-up, whether you're new to San Juan Island or have already read all about Sandy's sister Margie in the Westcott Bay series. Get your copy today and dive into this small town, feel good Christmas romance!
12. The Prophecy
Author: by Kim Sakwa
Published at: Taggart Press LLC (July 15, 2019)
Read the #1 bestselling novel that's romance at its most magical. Gwendolyn Reynolds's career path is secure... So why does she feel so restless? Haunted by recurring dreams, she breaks away on a soul-searching trip to coastal Scotland. But when a storm forces her off the road, she plunges into icy waters, only to resurface in the arms of a handsome highlander.Scotland, 1426.
Fierce and feared, Laird Greylen MacGreggor has yet to meet his match. Eagerly awaiting the woman foretold in prophecy, he never expects her to be a 21st-century stunner with a feisty temper. But when he rescues her from the icy waters behind Seagrave Castle, his first touch confirms that Gwen is his destiny.
As sparks fly between the unlikely pair, they discover their passionate fate could be both powerful and deadly. Can Gwen and Greylen overcome centuries of differences to find true love If you like your time-travel romance filled with steadfast lovers, steamy nights, and a dash of riotous humor, get spell-bound by The Prophecy.
Author: by Sara Fujimura
Published at: Tanabata Wishes Enterprises, LLC; 1st edition (June 12, 2018)
After being pressed into service as a nurse, seventeen-year-old Virginia discovers her innate talent, begins a clandestine romance with her father's Italian assistant, and learns what it truly means to be a modern woman during the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918.