Childless and Infertile

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This list contains romances with couples who are voluntarily child-free, infertile couples, couples pursuing or adoption and/or adoptive parents, and couples who have no children for whatever reason (though there may be children from a previous relationship).

(List begun 01/04, updated 10/09)

  • Anyone But You (9/1996) by Jennifer Crusie – HLL-4
  • Bet Me (2004) by Jennifer Crusie – Contemporary
  • Sunburst (2/1984) by Jeanne Grant (Jennifer Greene) – THTH-14
  • Danger in the Shadows (1999) by Dee Henderson – Contemporary
  • Dark Fate (9/1995) by Charlotte Lamb – HP-1763
  • Miss Emmaline and the Archangel (3/1993) by Rachel Lee – SIM-482
  • First Kiss (2000) by Marilyn Pappano – Contemporary
  • The Older Woman (1/2002) by Cheryl Reavis – SSE-1445
  • The Dream Wedding (12/1997) by M.J. Rodgers – HI-445
  • The Last Key (9/1984) by Beverly Sommers – HAR-69
  • Family Blessings (1994) by LaVyrle Spencer – Contemporary
  • Small Town Girl (1997) by LaVyrle Spencer – Contemporary
  • Elegance (2003) by Kathleen Tessaro – Contemporary
  • Strange Bedfellows (1/1984) by Elaine Tucker – THTH-12

  • Teller of Tales (1993) by Laurel Ames – European Historical
  • Lady X’s Cowboy (2006) by Zoe Archer – European Historical
  • Legacy (1996) by Jeanette Baker – Alternate Reality
  • Wrapped in Wishes (1996) by Olga Bicos – Alternate Reality
  • Fascination (5/1984) by Jackie Black – CES-28
  • The Outlaw Hearts (1986) by Rebecca Brandewyne – American Historical
  • Nobody’s Baby (1/1988) by Barbara Bretton – HAR-230
  • The Midwife’s Secret (2003) by Kate Bridges – HH-644American Historical
  • Fetters of the Past (1/1985) by Laurey Bright – SSE-213
  • Scenes of Passion (7/2003) by Suzanne Brockmann – SD-1519
  • The Courtesan (2005) by Susan Carroll – Medieval
  • The Dark Queen (2005) by Susan Carroll – Medieval
  • Satin and Steele (9/1982) by Jaelyn Conlee (Fayrene Preston) – SCAL-71
  • Balancing Act (7/2003) by Lilian Darcy – SSE-1552
  • Tyler’s Folly (12/1984) by Joan Darling – THTH-45
  • The Return of Eden McCall (7/1995) by Judith Duncan – SIM-651
  • Always Annie (1999) by Liz Flaherty – Contemporary
  • Crooked Hearts (1994) by Patricia Gaffney – American Historical
  • Killjoy (2002) by Julie Garwood
  • True Confessions (2001) by Rachel Gibson – Contemporary
  • Head over Heels (1/1988) by Judy Gill – LS-228
  • The Painted Lady (1993) by Lucia Grahame – European Historical
  • The Star King (2000) by Susan Grant – Alternate Reality
  • Dark Hills Rising (6/1975) by Anne Hampson – HP-95
  • Twelve Days (2000) by Teresa Hill – Contemporary
  • Star Light, Star Bright (9/1986) by Naomi Horton – SD-302
  • Heartbreak Hero (8/2003) by Frances Housden – SIM-1241
  • The Yellow Sock in The Story Jar (2003) by Angela Elwell Hunt – Inspirational
  • The Impossible Alliance (4/2003) by Candace Irwin- SIM-1214
  • The Magic Hour (1995) by Susan Isaacs – Contemporary
  • Days of Grace (1984) by Brenda Jagger – European Historical
  • Desperation (9/1989) by Charlotte Lamb – HP-1202
  • Miss Emmaline and the Archangel (3/1993) by Rachel Lee – SIM-482
  • To Touch the Sun (1991) by Barbara Leigh – HH-98Medieval
  • Strategic Engagement (11/2003) by Catherine Mann – SIM-1257
  • Cupid’s Dart in From the Heart (1994) by Melinda McRae – Regency
  • Looking Good (11/1991) by Judith McWilliams – HT-372
  • Something Shady (1995) by Pamela Morsi – American Historical
  • The Last of the Honky Tonk Angels (2003) by Marsha Moyer – Contemporary
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife (2003) by Audrey Niffenegger – Time Travel
  • The Trouble with Joe (3/1994) by Emilie Richards – SSE-873
  • Almost a Gentleman (2003) by Pam Rosenthal – European Historical
  • Terms of Engagement (9/2001) by Kathryn Ross – HP-2204
  • A Piece of Heaven (2003) by Barbara Samuel – Contemporary
  • This Merry Bond (1961) by Sara Seale – HR-583
  • Lady Delafont’s Dilemma (2000) by Donna Simpson – Regency
  • A Glimpse of Heaven (1995) by Barbara Dawson Smith – European Historical
  • Happy New Year, Darling (1/1992) by Margaret St. George – HAR-421
  • Not Quite a Husband (2009) by Sherry Thomas
  • The Volan Curse (7/1994) by Jane Toombs – SS-35
  • The Daughters Series (1977-1984) by Aola Vandergriff – American Historical
  • A Secret Sorrow (6/1981) by Karen Van Der Zee – HP-433
  • Expectations (7/1994) by Shannon Waverly – HR-3319
  • Husband by Arrangement (5/2003) by Sarah Wood – HP-2323

  • Lady X’s Cowboy (2006) by Zoe Archer – European Historical
  • Fascination (5/1984) by Jackie Black – CES-28
  • The Christmas Children (12/2003) by Irene Brand – LI-234
  • The Outlaw Hearts (1986) by Rebecca Brandewyne – American Historical
  • Embraced by Love (1995) by Suzanne Brockmann – Contemporary
  • Adopted Dad (1/2000) by Donna Clayton – SR-1417
  • Family Likeness (11/1996) by Margot Dalton – HSR-714
  • Child is Waiting (7/1993) by Christine D’Angelo – SIM-509
  • Her First Mother (3/1998) by Kayla Daniels – SIM-844
  • Balancing Act (7/2003) by Lilian Darcy – SSE-1552
  • Tyler’s Folly (12/1984) by Joan Darling – THTH-45
  • Baby of the Bride (4/1996) by Kay David – SIM-706
  • The Return of Eden McCall (7/1995) by Judith Duncan – SIM-651
  • Heroes Great and Small (6/1993) by Marie Ferrarella – SIM-501
  • Twelve Days (2000) by Teresa Hill – Contemporary
  • The Yellow Sock in The Story Jar (2003) by Angela Elwell Hunt – Inspirational
  • Open Secret (3/2006) by Janice Kay Johnson – HSR-1332
  • With this Ring (1997) by Carla Kelly – Regency
  • Strategic Engagement (11/2003) by Catherine Mann – SIM-1257
  • AKA: Marriage (7/1998) by Jule McBride – HAR-733
  • Mission: Motherhood (9/1997) by Jule McBride – HAR-693
  • Looking Good (11/1991) by Judith McWilliams – HT-372
  • Make Way for Babies (4/2000) by Laurie Paige – SSE-1317
  • For the Love of a Child (2/1994) by Catherine Palmer – SIM-55
  • Desperately Seeking Dad (2/2000) by Marta Perry – LI-91
  • The Trouble with Joe (3/1994) by Emilie Richards – SSE-873
  • Baby Makes Three (11/1996) by Marion Collins Smith – SIM-747
  • Baby Mine (3/1992) by Erica Spindler – SSE-728
  • What Child Is This? (12/1999) by Karen Young – HSR-881

  • Scenes of Passion (7/2003) by Suzanne Brockmann – SD-1519
  • Captives of the Night (1994) by Loretta Chase – European Historical
  • Crazy for You (1999) by Jennifer Crusie – Contemporary
  • A Silver Mirror (1989) by Roberta Gellis – Medieval
  • The Veil of Night (2005) by Lydia Joyce – European Historical
  • Do-Over (11/2003) by Dorien Kelly – HFL-3
  • Fortune’s Smile (9/1984) by Cassie Miles – THTH-35
  • Remember the Time (1997) by Annette Reynolds – Contemporary
  • In Death Series (1995-) by J.D. Robb – Futuristic
  • After All These Years (7/1984) by Kathleen Gilles Seidel – HAR-2
  • Fathers and Other Strangers (9/2003) by Karen Templeton – SIM-1244

This list is currently closed for submissions.