I may read a shit ton of romance, but that doesn't have to mean hearts & flowers. Sometimes I just want to read something twisted. Something with adult themes, and violence, and tragedy, and triggers.
If you like your romance with a bit of pain (not, like, the BDSM kind - I'm thinking the emotional kind), and you get off on characters who are most at home in society's underbelly... then hello, bookfriend! These are the reads that hit that cold, dark spot inside my soul: