11  Sizzling Small-Town Romances to Read After Flawless by Elsie Silver

Books Like Flawless by Elsie Silver

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If you loved Flawless by Elsie Silver, a steamy cowboy romance set in a small town, you might be looking for more books to satisfy your craving. Luckily, plenty of other stories feature rugged cowboys, sassy heroines, and heartwarming love in meddling small-town settings.

 In this blog post, I will share 11 cowboy small-town romances that are perfect to read after Flawless. You will find the perfect mood reading recommendation for your next read. 

About Flawless by Elsie Silver


by Elsie Silver

Series: Chestnut Springs Book #1
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Forced Proximity, Disgraced Hero, and Heroine tasked to rehab his image Couple: Summer and Rhett

Available on Kindle Unlimited

The rules were simple. Keep my hands off his daughter and stay out of trouble.

But now I’m stuck with her. There’s only one bed. And well, rules are made to be broken.

I’m the face of professional bull riding—the golden boy. Or at least I was, until it all blew up in my face. Now my agent says I have to clean up my image, so I’m stuck with his ball-busting daughter for the rest of the season as my “full-time supervision.”

But I don’t need a goddamn babysitter, especially one with skin-tight jeans, a sexy smirk, and a mouth she can’t stop running.

A mouth I can’t stop thinking about.

Because Summer isn’t just another conquest. She sees the man behind the mask, and she doesn’t run—she pulls me closer, even when she shouldn’t.

She says this means nothing.

I say this means everything.

She says there are boundaries we shouldn’t cross. That my reputation can’t take any more hits—and neither can her damaged heart.

I say I’m going to steal it anyway.

Read If You Want: Are you looking for a series starter that will make you laugh out loud with witty banter? Then you’ll love this small-town romance that features a large and lively ranching family of brothers. Meet Rhett, a famous rodeo star who has landed himself in hot water with a bad endorsement deal. He has to hide out until the media storm blows over. Enter Summer, a polished law school grad who is assigned to fix his tarnished image. But Rhett is not thrilled about having her around. Sparks fly as they clash and flirt in this steamy, enemies-to-lovers romance.

Flawless Frequently Asked Questions

How spicy is Flawless?

Flawless is a slow-burn small-town romance that features multiple sex scenes. It is a medium spice level.

Can I read Flawless on Kindle Unlimited?

Flawless is only available on Kindle Unlimited in the US, Canada, and the UK. 

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Done and Dusted by Lyla Sage

Done and Dusted

by Lyla Sage

Series: Rebel Blue Ranch Novel #1
Genre: Small Town Romance, Cowboy Romance
Tropes: Brother’s Best Friend Couple: Luke and Emmy

For the first time in her life, Clementine “Emmy” Ryder has no idea what she’s doing. She’s accomplished everything on her to-do list. She left her small hometown of Meadowlark, Wyoming; went to college; and made a career for herself by doing her favorite thing: riding horses. But after an accident makes it impossible for her to get back into the saddle, she has no choice but to return to the hometown she always wanted to escape.

Luke Brooks is Meadowlark’s most notorious bad boy, bar owner, and bachelor. He’s also the unofficial fifth member of the Ryder family. As Emmy’s older brother’s best friend, Luke spent most of his childhood antagonizing her. It’s been years since he’s seen her, but when she walks into his bar and back into his life, he can’t take his eyes off her. Despite his better judgment, he wants to do a whole lot more than just look at her.

Emmy’s got too much on her mind to think about romance. And Luke knows he should stay away from his best friend’s younger sister. But what if Luke is just what Emmy needs to get her spark back? Or will they both go up in flames?

Read If You Want:  If you’re a fan of cowboy romance, you’ll love Done and Dusted by Lyla Sage. This slow-burn romance book will keep you on the edge of your seat with its intense chemistry and emotional depth.

Emmy is a successful horse rider with a mental block that prevents her from finishing her novel. Luke is a former bad boy, now a bar owner who helps on Emmy’s family ranch and offers to help her overcome her riding fears.

As they work together, they discover a connection that goes beyond words. But will they be able to heal each other’s wounds and find their happy ending? Find out in this heartwarming and steamy romance.

Tame the Heart

by Ava Hunter

Series: Runaway Ranch
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Grumpy/Sunshine, Forced Proximity Couple: Charlie and Ruby

Available on Kindle Unlimited

Keeping my heart guarded all my life has never been an issue. Until he saves me in a bar fight.

Charlie Montgomery is one grumpy rancher. Calloused hands, stubborn heart, the definition of a true cowboy.

He dislikes me from the second we meet. Warns me away from his tiny town of Resurrection, Montana. Well, what he doesn’t know is I’m armed with a bucket list and a secret. There’s no way I’m leaving. I’ll just keep my distance.

Only in a small town that distance doesn’t last for long. Because I owe him a favor: Work for him for three months and help him save his home. Runaway Ranch.

But our close confines mean I see what’s under all that strong. I see the real Charlie Montgomery. The man behind the rugged rancher who yells. Beneath his dark beard hides a rare smile. Beneath his mile-wide chest beats a tender heart. One that slowly starts to beat for me.

And instead of running back onto that open road, I run towards Charlie instead.

But a hidden danger is lurking. Someone who doesn’t want Charlie to save his ranch. Someone who is out to get us both. And I could lose more than my heart this summer—I could lose my life…

Read If You Want: Do you love ranch romance with a twist of suspense? Then, you’ll enjoy Tame the Heart by Ava Hunter.

This book is a forced proximity romance that will make you swoon and gasp. When a mysterious threat puts the ranch in danger, a grumpy rancher named Charlie has to team up with a spunky heroine named Ruby to save the day. But they don’t get along initially, and sparks fly as they bicker and banter.

Will they be able to tame each other’s hearts and find their true love in the beautiful Montana scenery? Read this book and find out.

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Tempt Our Fate by Kat Singleton

Tempt Our Fate

by Kat Singleton

Series: Sutten Mountain
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Enemies to Lovers & Age Gap Romance Couple: Camden and Pippa

Available on Kindle Unlimited 

Camden Hunter doesn’t belong here.

I’ve spent my entire life in the small town of Sutten Mountain where everyone knows everyone and you can spot trouble from a mile away.

Camden is trouble.

He’s an arrogant, self-absorbed billionaire from the city with too much money and not enough manners.

And he just opened a fancy art gallery next door to my bakery.

So when he comes to me desperately needing a favor, I can’t help but to propose a deal: I’ll cater his grand opening and in return he has to spend a day with me as a local–to experience the beauty and talent this town has to offer.

I expected him to see a different side of Sutten. What I didn’t expect was to see a different side of him.

Now instead of wanting him to leave, I find myself hoping he’ll stay. The more I see him fall for the town, the more I start to wonder if he could ever fall for me.

There’s just one problem. Camden Hunter doesn’t belong in my world, and I don’t belong in his.

He’s a flame and I’m gasoline, and the more we play with fire, the more I find myself questioning how long we can continue to tempt our fate.

Read If You Want: If you’re looking for a steamy small-town romance with a billionaire age gap twist, you’ll want to read Tempt Our Fate by Kat Singleton. This book is the second in a series of interconnected standalones set in Sutten Mountain, a charming town full of secrets and surprises. You can read the books in any order, but you’ll love the characters and the stories that link them. 

In this book, you’ll meet Camden, a wealthy and handsome businessman new in town, and Pippa, who owns the bakery next door. This book is about the enemies-to-lovers trope between city guy Camden and small-town girl Pippa, who get off the wrong foot. Find out in this hot and heartwarming book.

King of the Country by C.W. Farnsworth

King of the Country

by C.W. Farnsworth

Series: N/A (Stand-alone)
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Celebrity Romance & Forced Proximity Couple: Spencer and Piper

Available on Kindle Unlimited

Kyle Spencer is the king of country music.

She’s the city girl, sent to talk him into returning to the stage…

Piper Egan landed her dream job straight out of college—working at Empire Records. But instead of discovering new talent and changing lives, like she’d hoped, her time is spent taking meeting notes and catering to spoiled celebrities. When the chance to change that finally appears, she should be thrilled.

Unfortunately, Piper’s promotion involves the charming cowboy she’s spent years attempting to avoid. And flying to middle of nowhere, Texas, in a desperate attempt to talk the king of country music into returning to the stage.

It’s a work trip with no boundaries. Piper is determined to head back to New York with a signed contract in hand, no matter what it takes. But that plan becomes complicated when she’s greeted by a scowl instead of Kyle’s trademark grin. Becomes challenging when she glimpses the genuine guy beneath the superstar. Becomes impossible when she learns the reason he walked away from the spotlight.

When she realizes…her only plan should have been to protect her heart.

Read If You Want: Are you a fan of celebrity in hiding romance with a touch of enemies-to-lovers tension? Then, you’ll enjoy King of the Country by CW Farnsworth. This slow-burn romance book will make you feel all the emotions. It’s about a famous country singer, Spencer, who has disappeared from the public eye, longing to take a permanent break from singing and fame.. He’s hiding in a small town, where he meets  Piper, a record executive sent to persuade him to return to the spotlight.

But they don’t get along at first, and they have a lot of arguments and misunderstandings. However, as they spend more time together, they develop feelings for each other.

But can they overcome their differences and pasts to find happiness ever after? Read this book and find out.

The Brood by Willa Nash/Devney Perry

The Brood

by Devney Perry (Willa Nash)

Series: Calamity Montana
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Forced Proximity, Grumpy Hero, Best Friends Sibling, Widowed Hero, Roommate

Couple: Wilder and Iris

Available on Kindle Unlimited

The last thing Wilder Abbott needs is a houseguest. Solitude has been his stoic companion for nearly a decade. He prefers to brood over his mistakes in seclusion. Besides, he gets enough social interaction as a high school science teacher in Calamity, Montana.

But when his oldest friend calls, begging for a favor, Wilder begrudgingly agrees. For the next two months, he’ll give up his guest room to his friend’s little sister.

Iris Monroe isn’t the girl Wilder remembers. Gone is the shy, quiet mouse ten years his junior who always had her nose in a book. Grown-up Iris talks too much and asks too many questions, especially about his past. And her bright smile and clear blue eyes are hard to ignore.

Two months. He just has to survive two months. Except Iris is as nosy as she is beautiful. And his secrets prove hard to hide when she’s living under his roof.

Read if You Want: If you’re looking for a grumpy hero and a slow-burn romance set in Montana, you’ll want to read The Brood by Willa Nash. This book is written by Devney Perry, who knows how to create captivating stories with swoon-worthy characters. The Brood is about a hero, Wilder, who has to let his best friend’s sister, Iris, stay with him as a favor. But they don’t get along at first and must share a small cabin in the mountains. As they spend more time together, they start to feel a connection they can’t deny. But will they overcome their obstacles and find their true love? Read this book and find out.

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Indigo Ridge by Devney Perry

Indigo Ridge

by Devney Perry

Series: Edens
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Enemies to Lovers & Romantic Suspense Couple: Willow & Griffin

Available on Kindle Unlimited

Winslow Covington believes in life, liberty and the letter of the law. As Quincy, Montana’s new chief of police, she’s determined to prove herself to the community and show them she didn’t earn her position because her grandfather is the mayor.

According to her pops, all she has to do is earn favor with the Edens. But winning over the town’s founding family might have been easier if not for her one-night stand with their oldest son. In her defense, it was her first night in town and she didn’t realize that the rugged and charming man who wooed her into bed was Quincy royalty.

Sleeping with Griffin Eden was a huge mistake, one she’s trying to forget. He’s insufferable, arrogant and keeps reminding everyone that she’s an outsider. Winslow does her best to avoid Griffin, but when a woman is found dead on Eden property, the two of them have no choice but to cross paths.

As clues to the murderer lead to one of Quincy’s own, Griffin realizes Winslow is more than he gave her credit for. Beautiful and intelligent, she proves hard to resist. For him. And the killer.

Read If You Want: Do you love a big family drama with a lot of romance? Then, you’ll want to read Indigo Ridge by Devney Perry. This book is about the Eden family, who owns the town of Quincy. When Willow, a newcomer, arrives in town, she catches the eye of Griffin, the eldest Eden brother. But he doesn’t trust her and thinks she has a hidden agenda. They have a one-night stand, but they can’t seem to move on.

They discover a deeper connection they can’t ignore as they get to know each other better. But will they be able to overcome their differences and find their happiness? Read this book and find out.

This is a slow-burn romance that also has a romantic subplot that will keep you hooked. It’s the perfect series starter for family sagas and small-town romance fans.

Here with Me by Brooke Montgomery

Here With Me

by Brooke Montgomery

Series: Sugarland Creek
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Age Gap & Ex-Boyfriend’s Dad Romance Couple: Fisher and Noah

Available on Kindle Unlimited

When we met at the rodeo, I only knew his first name.

Sparks ignited between us, and we spent an unforgettable night together.
It’s not until the morning after when I recognize his last name do I realize who he is.

So I do what any rational woman would and make the walk of shame while he sleeps. It’s not like I’ll ever see him again or have to explain why I left.

But I’m proven wrong when he shows up at my family’s ranch as the new farrier.

We can’t be more than friends—for many reasons.
He’s twice my age, workplace relationships are off-limits, and he moved back to rebuild a relationship with his son—the one I used to date.

Getting involved would ruin everything.

As we struggle between right and wrong, our connection deepens even though his traumatic past makes him doubt he deserves a second chance.

But it doesn’t matter when everything’s against us, including a rival who’s out to get me and my ex who’s determined to win me back.After a riding trick goes wrong on his watch, he insists on taking care of me. Even though the odds are stacked against us, we keep the truth to ourselves.

But secrets don’t stay hidden for long in a Southern small town.

Read If You Want: If you’re looking for a small-town romance with a forbidden twist, you’ll love Hear with Me by Brooke Montgomery. This book is about a secret relationship between a woman, Noah, and her ex-boyfriend’s dad, Fisher. They are opposites in every way, but they can’t deny their attraction to each other.

But they have to keep their affair hidden from everyone, especially from Noah’s ex, who is Fisher’s son.

Will they overcome the obstacles and the guilt and find their true love? Read this book and find out. This opposite-attraction romance is the series starter of the Sugarland Creek series.

Big Bad Cowboy by Carly Bloom

Big Bad Cowboy

by Carly Bloom

Series: Once Upon in Texas
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Guardian Romance, One Night Stand, Enemies to Lovers. Secret Identity Couple: Travis and Maggie

After one too many heartbreaks, Travis Blake hung up his cowboy hat and put Big Verde, Texas, behind him. But when he gets the call that his young nephew needs him, he knows he has to return home. His plan is to sell the family ranch and hightail it back to Austin, but there’s a small problem: the one person who stands in his way is the one person he can’t resist. Maggie is pretty sure she hates Travis Blake. He’s irritating, he’s destroying her business, and . . . and he’s just so frickin’ attractive. But when they’re forced to work together, Maggie discovers that the Most Annoying Man in the World is more than he seems. He’s sweet with his nephew, he helps out in the community, and he makes her heart flutter. Maggie doesn’t want to risk everything on a man who wants to leave, but what if she can convince this wayward cowboy to stay?

Read If You Want: If you’re looking for a cowboy romance that is hot and spicy, you’ll want to read Big Bad Cowboy by Carly Bloom. This book is about a couple, Travis and Maggie, who hate each other but have a secret relationship after a steamy night together. They must keep their affair hidden from everyone, especially Travis’s nephew, who is Maggie’s student.

This book features a cute kid and a lot of angst and drama.

Will they be able to overcome their differences and find their true love? Read this book and find out. This is a hate-to-love romance that will make you swoon and sigh.

When It Burns by Hallie Luckie

When it Burns

by Hollie Luckie

Series: Springside
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Explosive Meet Cute, Meddling Small Town, Friday Night Lights Couple: Caroline  and Theo

Available on Kindle Unlimited

When I agreed to take the job as fire chief in the small town of Springside, Alabama, I don’t know what I expected, but Caroline Tyler walking into my life was not on the list.

I hadn’t been in Springside for more than twenty-four hours before I managed to become enemy number one in town. Now I have to find a way to fix my image and convince the townspeople that I deserve to be their chief.

Between juggling my new job, a rundown farm property, and my new title as a volunteer football coach for the Springside Saints, I have more on my plate than I can handle. Despite all that, I can’t seem to keep my mind off a certain local teacher.

There’s no doubt Caroline Tyler is way too good for a man like me, but that’s not going to stop me. But can I keep my past from catching up with me?

Read If You Want: Are you seeking a small-town romance with much meddling and sparks? Then you’ll love When It Burns by Hollie Luckie.

This book is about a local teacher, Caroline, and a new Fire Chief, Theo, who moves to a small Alabama town to start a new life. Theo has a traumatic past that haunts him. They have an explosive meet-cute that leads to an instant attraction. But they must deal with the town’s gossip and issues.

This book has a content warning for a hero who suffers from PTSD due to a childhood event.

Read this book to discover how they overcome challenges and find their true love. This fiery and emotional romance will make you feel all the feels.

Someday by Willow Aster


by Willow Aster

Series: Landmark Mountain
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Childhood best friends to lovers, Second Chance Couple: Sofie and Theo

Available on Kindle Unlimited

From childhood best friends to high school sweethearts…to a relationship so broken it seems impossible to fix…

I’ve loved Sofie Copewell for as long as I can remember.

She was all I ever wanted.

We said someday we’d have a family together and raise them on our ranch in Landmark Mountain.

She was my home. My forever.

I spent my whole life chasing her, hanging on her every word, and lighting up when she smiled at me.

And I never had a single doubt that she felt the same way.

Until she left and didn’t come back…

For eight years.

Now she’s returned, and I’m resentful and want answers.

Answers to why she left without a goodbye, taking all our dreams with her.

But as angry as I am and as much as I fight it, the electricity between us is still as strong as it was before.

And when I get the answers I’m looking for, I realize that she never stopped loving me either.

I want to believe our someday is now, but can I trust her not to leave again?

Read If You Want: Do you love a second chance romance with a grumpy hero and a heroine who broke his heart? Then you’ll want to read Someday by Willow Aster.

This book is about a heroine, Sophie, who returns to her small town and runs into her high school sweetheart, Theo, who is still bitter about their breakup. They have to face their past and their feelings for each other. But will they be able to forgive and forget and find their true love? Read this book and find out.

This is book 2 in the Landmark Mountain series, but it can be read as a standalone. It’s part of an interconnected small-town standalone series that will make you fall in love with the characters and the stories.

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Southern Secrets by Natasha Madison

Southern Secrets

by Natasha Madison

Series: The Southern Series
Genre: Small Town Romance
Tropes: Brother’s Best Friend Romance Couple: Asher and Ameia

Available on Kindle Unlimited

Some secrets have a way of coming back and haunting us, no matter how much we try to bury them.


Never make the same mistake twice is my motto.

After being left in the dust of an old pickup truck, I promised that I would take care of myself and never trust another man with a sexy smirk and cowboy boots.

Then he showed up, and he’s everywhere I turn.

He’s at the barn, he’s at the bar, and now, he’s my roommate.

He makes me want things I shouldn’t.


I grew up in foster care, and on my eighteenth birthday, I was set free.

I spent years coasting from town to town.

Staying wasn’t a part of my plan and neither was love, especially with someone off limits.

This was all supposed to be temporary.

I’m just hoping my secret doesn’t destroy the only family I’ve ever known.

Buried secrets are never buried for long.

Read if You Want: If you’re looking for a romance where the hero falls first and hard, but the heroine wants to stay single, you’ll love Southern Secrets by Natasha Madison.

This book is an angsty and emotional read that will make you feel everything. Asher and Amelia have a sizzling attraction that they can’t resist but must deal with their own issues and secrets.

Will they be able to find their true love in the small town of Lake Starlight? Read this book and find out. This is book 7 in an interconnected series, but it can be read as a standalone. It’s a perfect choice for fans of Southern Small Town romance.

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