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Lauren Layne

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Lauren Layne writes contemporary romance for Grand Central Publishing (Forever Yours) and Random House (Loveswept).

After dabbling in an e-commerce career in Seattle and Southern California, Lauren moved to New York City where she now writes full time.

Lauren graduated from Santa Clara University with B.S. in Political Science that she has yet to put to good use. She lives with her husband and plus-sized pomeranian in a tiny Manhattan studio.

Genres: Romance
Lauren Layne recommends
Leather Pants (2017)
(Happy Pants Cafe, book 2)
Mimi Jean Pamfiloff
"I was laughing out loud by the second page, and had completely fallen for the hero by the second chapter. Another delicious hit from the wildly talented Pamfiloff."
A Star to Steer Her By (2017)
Beth Anne Miller
"The best sexual tension I've read in a long time-combined with the wonderfully fresh plot and memorable characters, I didn't put this book down once!."
Bad Bachelor (2018)
(Bad Bachelors, book 1)
Stefanie London
"Wonderfully witty and achingly romantic, Bad Bachelor is an absolute must-read for anyone who loves a sexy playboy in a suit."
Stripped (2018)
(Blue HEAT, book 1)
Tara Wyatt
"Pure, page-turning perfection. Stripped had off-the-charts chemistry, sharp writing, and the emotional moments delivered on every level."
Bishop (2018)
(Arizona Vengeance, book 1)
Sawyer Bennett
"One of the best voices in contemporary romance."
Going Down On One Knee (2018)
(Mile High Matched, book 1)
Christina Hovland
"I. Loved. It."
The Accidental Beauty Queen (2018)
Teri Wilson
"The Accidental Beauty Queen effortlessly delivers on all of the charm and emotion you hope for in a romantic comedy. Utterly enchanting."
The Tourist Trap (2019)
(Moose Springs, Alaska, book 1)
Sarah Morgenthaler
"A breath of fresh air on the romantic comedy scene-Morgenthaler's voice feels both wonderfully familiar and delightfully fresh."
The Kissing Game (2020)
Marie Harte
"Sexy, sweet, and thoroughly satisfying."
The Worst Best Man (2020)
Mia Sosa
"Smart, emotional, and sexy, this delightfully modern love story hits all the right notes. Sosa knows exactly what romance readers want, and delivers at every turn."
Love on Beach Avenue (2020)
(Sunshine Sisters, book 1)
Jennifer Probst
"There’s a reason Probst is the gold-standard in contemporary romance."
Tools of Engagement (2020)
(Hot & Hammered, book 3)
Tessa Bailey
"I could not stop smiling. Romantic comedy perfection."
A Princess for Christmas (2020)
(Royal Christmas, book 1)
Jenny Holiday
"Delightfully sexy and sweet, Holiday knows how to deliver the perfect combination of sexual tension and happily-ever-after."
Ten Rules for Faking It (2020)
Sophie Sullivan
"Impossible to read without smiling - escapist romantic comedy at its heartwarming best."
Shipped (2021)
Angie Hockman
"An extraordinary debut. Witty, romantic, and completely addictive."
Drop Dead Gorgeous (2022)
Rachel Gibson
"Funny and touching, Gibson's fearless storytelling reveals that even the most painful parts of life can be achingly beautiful."

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