All in the Family

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This list contains romances with couples who closely related to each other either by birth or by marriage. It includes marriages between cousins, in-laws, and step-siblings, and also provides titles with best friend’s siblings and sibling’s best friends.

(List begun 02/04, updated 02/15)

  • Rose in Bloom (1876) by Louisa May Alcott – American Historical
  • The Disgraceful Mr. Ravenhurst (2009) by Louise Allen – Regency (C+ at AAR)
  • Mansfield Park (1814) by Jane Austen – Regency
  • The Obedient Bride (1989) by Mary Balogh – Regency (A at AAR)
  • Upon a Moon-Dark Moor (1988) by Rebecca Brandewyne – European Historical
  • Lord Deverill’s Heir (1980) by Catherine Coulter – Regency
  • The Wyndham Legacy (1994) by Catherine Coulter – European Historical
  • Tiger, Tiger (1/1998) by Robyn Donald – HP-1930
  • A House Called Bellevigne (6/1983) by Jacqueline Gilbert – HP-600
  • Hepburn’s Quay (3/1980) by Lucy Gillen HR-2319
  • The House of Kingdom (12/1976) by Lucy Gillen – HR-2026
  • Homer’s Daughter (1955) by Robert Graves – Historical
  • Emily (1992) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles – Historical
  • The Grand Sophy (1950) by Georgette Heyer – Regency (A at AAR)
  • The Talisman Ring (1936) by Georgette Heyer – European Historical
  • The Unknown Ajax (1959) by Georgette Heyer – Regency
  • Watch the Wall My Darling (1966) by Jane Aiken Hodge – Regency
  • When You Have Found Me (5/1960) by Elizabeth Hoy – HR-526
  • Master of Comus (7/1978) by Charlotte Lamb – HR-2181
  • The Counterfeit Heart (1991) by Anthea Malcolm – Regency
  • An Improper Proposal (1992) by Anthea Malcolm – Regency
  • The Wings of the Falcon (1977) by Barbara Michaels – European Historical
  • A Cousinly Connexion (1989) by Sheila Simonson – Regency (B+ at AAR)
  • Lady Elizabeth’s Comet (1985) by Sheila Simonson – Regency (A at AAR)
  • A Country Wooing (1987) by Joan Smith – Regency
  • Kissing Cousins (1995) by Joan Smith – Regency
  • The Gabriel Hounds (1967) by Mary Stewart – Contemporary
  • Touch Not the Cat (1976) by Mary Stewart – Contemporary (B+ at AAR)
  • The Mixed Blessing (1975) by Helen Van Slyke – Contemporary
  • The Temptation of the Night Jasmine (2009) by Lauren Willig – European Historical/Contemporary (B+ at AAR)
  • Margarita (1992) by Joan Wolf – Regency
  • The Rebellious Ward (1984) by Joan Wolf – Regency
  • Someday Soon (2000) by Joan Wolf – European Historical (C- at AAR)

  • A Marine for Christmas (11/2010) by Beth Andrews – HSR-1670
  • Something Wicked (1991) by Jo Beverley – European Historical
  • Thee, I Love (1999) by Annette Blair – American Historical
  • Billy Bob Walker Got Married (1993) by Lisa G. Brown – Contemporary (A at AAR)
  • Where There’s Smoke (1993) by Sandra Brown – Contemporary
  • A Rare Gift (2010) by Jaci Burton – Contemporary (B- at AAR)
  • Susannah Morrow (2002) by Megan Chance – American Historical
  • The Way Home (1997) by Megan Chance – American Historical
  • Double Trouble (2001) by Claire Cross – Contemporary (A- at AAR)
  • A Bollywood Affair (2014) by Sonali Dev – Contemporary (B at AAR)
  • If Wishes Were Horses (4/2001) by Judith Duncan – SIM-1072
  • The Accidental Bride (1999) by Jane Feather – Medieval (A- at AAR)
  • Deadly Game (2007) by Christine Feehan – Alternate Reality
  • Homeplace (1991) by Dorothy Garlock – American Historical
  • His Brother’s Child (3/1997) by Lucy Gordon – HR-3450
  • Secret Desires of a Gentleman (2008) by Laura Lee Guhrke – European Historical (A- at AAR)
  • Parting Gifts (1994) by Lorraine Heath – American Historical
  • Fools Rush In (2006) by Kristan Higgins – Contemporary (B at AAR)
  • Lucky’s Lady (1992) by Tami Hoag – Contemporary
  • Savannah Purchase (1971) by Jane Aiken Hodge – American Historical
  • Beyond Innocence (2001) by Emma Holly – European Historical (B- at AAR)
  • Shades of Twilight (1996) by Linda Howard – Contemporary (D at AAR)
  • Greenstone (1981) by Yvonne Kalman – Historical
  • Come to Me Freely (2008) by Beth Kery – Contemporary
  • Dawn in Eclipse Bay (2001) by Jayne Ann Krentz – Contemporary (B- at AAR)
  • Chieftain (1994) by Arnette Lamb – Medieval
  • The Borrowed Bride (2008) by Elizabeth Lane – American Historical (C+ at AAR)
  • The Substitute Bride (2009) by Elizabeth Lane – American Historical
  • The Earl’s Return (1993) by Emma Lange – Regency
  • When I Met My Duchess in At the Duke’s Wedding Anthology (2013) by Caroline Linden – European Historical (B+ at AAR)
  • The Fifth Kiss (1981) by Elizabeth Mansfield – Regency
  • Deceptions (1982) by Judith Michael – Contemporary
  • Possessions (1984) by Judith Michael – Contemporary
  • The Disgraced Marchioness (2005) by Anne O’Brien – European Historical
  • Lady Cat (1999) by Joan Overfield – European Historical (B+ at AAR)
  • Heaven Forbids (1998) by Karen Ranney – European Historical
  • Because of the Baby (1/2015) by Cat Schield – HD-2359
  • The Fulfillment (1979) by LaVyrle Spencer – American Historical (C- at AAR)
  • Led Astray (11/1985) by Erin St. Claire (Sandra Brown) – SIM-120
  • Waiting in Vain (2010) by Charlotte Stein – Contemporary
  • Silver Falls (2009) by Anne Stuart – Contemporary (B- at AAR)
  • Patience (2010) by Lisa Valdez – European Historical (B at AAR)
  • Apples Should Be Red (2014) by Penny Watson – Contemporary
  • The Deception of the Emerald Ring (2001) by Lauren Willig – European Historical/Contemporary (B+ at AAR)
  • The Guardian (1997) by Joan Wolf – Regency
  • Hajar’s Hidden Legacy (8/2012) by Maisey Yates – HPE-209
  • Heir to a Desert Legacy (4/2013) by Maisey Yates – HP-3133
  • The Girl from Paris (1982) by Joan Aiken – European Historical
  • Baby, Don’t Go (2000) by Susan Andersen – Contemporary (A- at AAR)
  • Courting Julia (1993) by Mary Balogh – Regency
  • Across a Starlit Sea (1989) by Rebecca Brandewyne – European Historical
  • Slow Heat in Heaven (1988) by Sandra Brown – Contemporary
  • After the Frost (1994) by Megan Chance – American Historical
  • Never Count Tomorrow (8/1981) by Daphne Clair – HR-2420
  • Summer Storm (1994) by Denise Domning – Medieval
  • The Colour of Midnight (1/1995) by Robyn Donald – HP-1714
  • A Suitable Match (1980) by Joy Freeman – Regency
  • Fire Song (1984) by Roberta Gellis – Medieval
  • Truly, Madly Yours (1999) by Rachel Gibson – Contemporary (B+/C- at AAR)
  • One of the Family (6/1987) by Victoria Glenn – SR-508
  • Angel of Darkness (1/1995) by Lynne Graham – HP-1712
  • Harper Connelly series (2005 – 2009) by Charlaine Harris – Contemporary (B+ at AAR)
  • Just One of the Guys (2008) by Kristan Higgans – Contemporary (A/C+ at AAR)
  • The Edge of Heaven (2002) by Teresa Hill – Contemporary (A- at AAR)
  • A Good Debutante’s Guide to Ruin (2014) by Sophie Jordan – European Historical (B at AAR)
  • Greenstone (1981) by Yvonne Kalman – Historical
  • Seduce Me at Sunrise (2008) by Lisa Kleypas – European Historical (A- at AAR)
  • Glass Beach (1998) by Jill Marie Landis – American Historical
  • She’s Got It Bad (4/2009) by Sarah Mayberry – HB-464 (A- at AAR)
  • A Whisper of Roses (1993) by Teresa Medeiros – European Historical
  • A Reckless Beauty (2007) by Kasey Michaels – European Historical (B at AAR)
  • Lady of Fire (1987) by Anita Mills – Medieval
  • Daring to Dream (1996) by Nora Roberts – Contemporary
  • Honest Illusions (1992) by Nora Roberts – Contemporary (A/A at AAR)
  • Montana Sky (2006) by Nora Roberts – Contemporary (A- at AAR)
  • Waiting for Nick (3/1997) by Nora Roberts – SSE-1088
  • Taboo (3/1991) by Olivia Rupprecht – LS-461
  • The Ashford Affair (2013) by Lauren Willig – Historical/Contemporary
  • The Guardian (1997) by Joan Wolf – Regency
  • Heir to a Dark Inheritance (5/2013) by Maisey Yates – HP-3141
  • Having Her (2014) by Jackie Ashenden – Erotic Contemporary (A at AAR)
  • Then Comes Seduction (2009) by Mary Balogh – European Historical (A- at AAR)
  • First Comes Love (10/2000) by Elizabeth Bevarly – SD-1323 (B+ at AAR)
  • Letters to Kelly (4/2003) by Suzanne Brockmann – SIM-1213 (B- at AAR)
  • Taylor’s Temptation (7/2001) by Suzanne Brockmann – SIM-1087 (B at AAR)
  • Tempt Me Not (1995) by Eve Byron – European Historical
  • The Princess Diaries Series (2000 -) by Meg Cabot – Young Adult (A/A- at AAR)
  • Bride (1995) by Stella Cameron – European Historical (B at AAR)
  • Knowing You (2003) by Maureen Child (Kathleen Kane) – Contemporary (B+ at AAR)
  • Least Likely to Wed (2/2002) by Judy Christenberry – SR-1570
  • Goddess of the Hunt (2009) by Tessa Dare – European Historical (B at AAR)
  • Naughty by Night in I Love Bad Boys (2002) by Janelle Denison – Romantica Novella (B at AAR)
  • Take a Chance on Me (2003) by Susan Donovan – Contemporary (A- at AAR)
  • Better than Before (3/1992) by Judith Duncan – SIM-421 (A at AAR)
  • Ruined by Rumor (2012) by Alyssa Everett – European Historical
  • The Nobody (1999) by Diane Farr – Regency (B+/C at AAR)
  • The Last Season (2000) by Ronald Florence – American Historical (B+ at AAR)
  • Just the Way You Are (2000) by Barbara Freethy – Contemporary (B- at AAR)
  • Heartbreaker (2000) by Julie Garwood – Contemporary (A at AAR)
  • Bad for Each Other (6/1997) by Kate Hathaway – SIM-791 (A at AAR)
  • Too Close to Resist (6/2014) by Nicole Helm – HSR-1927
  • Just One of the Guys (2008) by Kristan Higgans (A/C- at AAR)
  • Coup de Grace (1996) by Emma Jensen – Regency
  • The Irish Rogue (1999) by Emma Jensen – Regency (B+/B at AAR)
  • Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married (1999) by Marian Keyes – Contemporary (A+ at AAR)
  • An Inconvenient Kiss (2014) by Caroline Kimberly – European Historical (B at AAR)
  • Surrender in Christmas Love Stories Anthology (1991) by Lisa Kleypas – European Historical
  • The Chance (2000) by Edith Layton – European Historical (B at AAR)
  • The Christmas Thief in A Regency Christmas Eve Anthology (2000) by Edith Layton – European Historical (B- at AAR)
  • Love and Other Scandals (2013) by Caroline Linden – European Historical (A- at AAR)
  • Treasures of the Heart (2002) by Terry McDermid – Contemporary
  • Thick as Thieves (7/2003) by Jennifer McKinlay – HD-104
  • The Unexpected Wedding Guest (5/2003) by Patricia McLinn – SSE-1541
  • Nine-Month Protector (9/2007) by Julie Miller – HI-1015
  • A Heart Full of Miracles (2000) by Stephanie Mittman – American Historical (B- at AAR)
  • Cold Dawn (2010) by Carla Neggers – Contemporary
  • Darling Enemy (10/1983) by Diana Palmer – SR-254
  • Irresistible Enemy (8/1992) by Lilian Peake – HP-1485
  • The Unlikely Romance of Kate Bjorkman (1995) by Louise Plummer – Young Adult (A at AAR)
  • The Duke and I (2000) by Julia Quinn – European Historical (A-/B- at AAR)
  • Romancing Mr. Bridgerton (2002) by Julia Quinn – European Historical (B+ at AAR)
  • The Rushden Legacy (1985) by Ellen Randolph – Regency
  • Heart of the Falcon (1998) by Francis Ray – Contemporary
  • Nightfire (2012) by Lisa Marie Rice – Contemporary
  • Savor the Moment (2010) by Nora Roberts – Contemporary (C+ at AAR)
  • Gentle Persuasion (7/1993) by Sharon Sala – KIS-158 (C+ at AAR)
  • Snow Bride (8/1994) by Dallas Schulze – SIM-584
  • Till the Stars Fall (1994) by Kathleen Gilles Seidel – Contemporary (A at AAR)
  • Exclusively Yours (2010) by Shannon Stacey – Contemporary
  • Love a Little Sideways (2013) by Shannon Stacey – Contemporary
  • Pure Temptation (8/1999) by Vicki Lewis Thompson – HT-744
  • Till the End of Time (2/1991) by Elise Title – HAR-377
  • Can’t Forget Him (1/1996) by Cara West – HSR-674
  • The Wrong Wife (1/1996) by Eileen Wilks – SD-1065
  • The Masque of the Black Tulip (2005) by Lauren Willig – European Historical/Contemporary (B at AAR)
  • His Tomboy Bride (6/1998) by Leanna Wilson – SR-1305
  • Michael’s Discovery (4/1997) by Sherryl Woods – SSE-1513

This list is currently closed for submissions.