Ilsa Madden Mills Books in Order

The Ilsa Madden Mills books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Ilsa Madden Mills books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Briarcrest Academy Books

Very Bad Things

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2013

Born into a life of privilege and secrets, Nora Blakely has everything any nineteen-year-old girl could desire. She’s an accomplished pianist, a Texas beauty queen, and on her way to Princeton after high school. She’s perfect.Leaving behind her million-dollar mansion and Jimmy Choos, she becomes a girl hell-bent on pushing the limits with alcohol, drugs, and meaningless sex.

Then she meets her soulmate. But he doesn’t want her.When it comes to girls, twenty-five-year-old Leo Tate has one rule: never fall in love. His gym and his brother are all he cares about...until he meets Nora. He resists the pull of their attraction, hung up on their six year age difference.

As they struggle to stay away from each other, secrets will be revealed, tempers will flare, and hearts will be broken.Welcome to Briarwood Academy…where sometimes, the best things in life are Very Bad Things.Recommended for 18+ due to language and sexual situations.

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Very Wicked Things

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2014

"Angst, dark secrets, and off the charts sexiness abound in this twisty installment of the Briarwood Academy Series. First love never sounded so hot and good. Ilsa never disappoints!" Shanora Williams, NYT bestselling author "Cuba is hot, delicious, and intoxicating, the perfect book boyfriend.

Be prepared for a heartbreaking yet addictive read." Tijan, NYT bestselling author Author's Note: It's recommended you read Very Wicked Beginnings (Briarwood Academy 1.5), the prequel novella, prior to Very Wicked Things (Briarwood Academy 2). WARNING: This dark and twisty new adult romance contains sexual situations and graphic language.

Eighteen and older please. Ballerina Dovey Beckham is a scholarship student at Briarwood Academy, determined to prove she’s more than just a girl with the wrong pedigree. She does whatever it takes to succeed in her endgame, even if it means surrendering her body but never her heart.

Until the day she meets him, and he rips apart all her well-laid plans. Suddenly, the girl everyone thought unbreakable might just shatter. Cuba “Hollywood” Hudson is rich, spoiled, and a star football player. With his fast cars and superficial girlfriends, he lives the high-life, hiding his secrets from the world.

Until the day he meets her, and she offers him something he’s never tasted…love. But once in a lifetime kind of love doesn’t come easy…especially when dirty money, past sins, and old flames come calling. Welcome to Briarwood Academy, where sometimes, only the wicked survive.

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Very Wicked Beginnings

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2014

"Angst, dark secrets, and off the charts sexiness abound in this twisty installment of the Briarwood Academy Series. First love "Cuba is hot, delicious, and intoxicating...the perfect book boyfriend. Be prepared for a heartbreaking yet addictive read.

" Tijan, NYT bestselling authorVery Wicked Beginnings is a prequel novella (Briarwood Academy 1.5) The follow-up book is Very Wicked Things.100% of the May proceeds from the novella will be donated to the Keith Milano Memorial Fund for Suicide Prevention.

Meet Cuba Hudson:Girls say I’m a walking, talking sex god. Guys call me Hollywood because my life is golden. It’s not.But, ESPN did rank me as a four star recruit, calling me one of the best defensive players since Briarcrest Academy opened its esteemed doors.

So yeah, with football and a stellar GPA, my future seemed good.Then Dovey Beckham shows up in her short skirts and ballet shoes. Driving me insane. Making me want to beg for her attention. But that wouldn’t happen, because Cuba Hudson didn’t beg for anything.

She walked around BA like she owned the place, and most days she looked right through me…the one girl I couldn’t have. So, of course, I made it my mission to claim her, to put her notch on my bedpost.Because no girl can resist the Heartbreaker of BA.

Welcome to Briarwood Academy, where wicked love begins…and ends.WARNING: This dark and twisty new adult romance contains sexual situations and graphic language.

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Very Twisted Things

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2015

A beautiful violinist... And the rock star who spies on her… Blond, hot-as-hell, and straight up talented, Sebastian Tate is the most famous rock god in the world. Just ask him.A reclusive violinist, Violet St. Lyons is the lone survivor of plane crash where she lost everyone she loved.

He’s the life of the party with girls chasing him down for his autograph. She’s the introvert with a potty mouth who doesn’t even know who he is.And when they finally meet—he doesn’t dare mention that he’s been spying on her for weeks. Giving his heart to a girl isn’t Sebastian’s plan; falling for a guy who craves attention isn’t Violet’s.

Welcome to Briarwood Academy—Hollywood style—where sometimes the best things in life are VERY TWISTED THINGS. *Author’s note: Each book in the series is written as a stand-alone love story following a new couple, but you’ll enjoy reading the other titles and seeing familiar faces return.

1: VERY BAD THINGS (Nora and Leo) 2: VERY WICKED THINGS (Dovey and Cuba)3. VERY TWISTED THINGS (Violet and Sebastian)

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Publication Order of English / British Bad Boys Books

Dirty English

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2015

#8 on the Wall Street Journal; #1 book in the Amazon Store A scarred fighter.A girl with rules.One night of unbridled passion. There are three things you need to know about Elizabeth Bennett: she’s smart as a whip, always in control, and lives by a set of carefully crafted rules.

She’s learned the hard way that people you love the most always hurt you in the end. But then she meets Declan Blay, the new neighbor at her apartment complex. A tattooed British street fighter, he’s the campus bad boy she’s supposed to avoid, but when he saves her from a frat party gone bad, all her rules about sex and love fly out the window.

She gives him one night of unbridled passion, but he longs for more. With only a cardboard-thin wall separating their bedrooms, he dreams of possessing the vulnerable girl next door forever. One night. Two damaged hearts. The passion of a lifetime. *a modern love story inspired by Pride and Prejudice*

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Filthy English

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2016

ALTERNATE COVER VERSION:From Wall Street Journal Best-selling Author Ilsa Madden-Mills comes a new, full-length STANDALONE novel about HOT British alphas.A smokin' hot British player...A jilted girl...One night of mistaken identity...Two weeks before her wedding, Remi Montague's fiancé drops her faster than a drunken sorority girl in stilettos.

Armed with her best friend and a bottle of tequila, she hops a plane to London to drown her sorrows before fall semester begins at Whitman University.She didn't plan on attending a masquerade party. She sure didn't plan on waking up next to the British bad boy who broke her heart three years ago--the devastatingly handsome and naked Dax Blay.

Furthermore, she has no clue how they acquired matching tattoos.Once back at Whitman together, they endeavor to pretend they never had their night of unbridled passion in London.But that's damn hard to do when you live in the same house...One night. Two damaged hearts.

The passion of a lifetime.*A modern love story inspired by Romeo and Juliet***no one dies in the writing of this novel**This is a full-length novel.Other stand-alone titles:VERY BAD THINGSVERY WICKED BEGINNINGSVERY WICKED THINGSVERY TWISTED THINGSDIRTY ENGLISHFAKE FIANCEESPIDER

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Spider

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2017

From Wall Street Journal best-selling author Ilsa Madden-Mills comes a standalone romance about a flawed hero and the woman he can’t forget. He called himself Spider.I just knew him as the sinfully gorgeous guy with eyes of fire that fate put next to me on the airplane.

I didn’t know who he really was…future rock star…my stepbrother. He kissed me because he thought we’d never see each other again. We would. Everyone warned me about him. They said he was ruthless and screwed up.That he’d leave me with a hole in my heart.

Maybe I should have listened. Maybe I should have built up a fortress to keep him out. But I crumbled instead. They say an unbreakable thread connects those who are destined to meet. If that’s true, then the moment he sat next to me, we were bound together forever.

He just had to figure it out before it’s too late…

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Publication Order of Hook Up Books

I Dare You

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2018

Badass Athlete: I dare you to…Delaney Shaw: Who is this? The late night text is random, but "Badass Athlete" sure seems to know who she is… Delaney Shaw. Good girl.Lover of fluffy kitties and sci-fi. Curious.His dare? Spend one night in his bed—a night he promises will be unforgettable—and she can solve the mystery of who he is.

She knows she shouldn't, but what else is she going to do with her boring Valentine's Day? One sexy hook-up later, the secret's out. Maverick Monroe.Bad boy.The most talented football player in the country.Just ask him. Too bad for him Delaney's sworn off dating athletes forever after her last heartbreak.

But Maverick wants more than one night and refuses to give up on winning Delaney’s heart. She isn’t one to be fazed by a set of broad shoulders. Will the bad boy land the nerd girl or will the secrets they keep from each other separate them forever?I Bet You is now available!

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I Bet You

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2018

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills returns with an all-new swoon-fest of a novel about what happens when you look beyond labels and take a chance on love. Sexy Athlete: I bet you…Penelope Graham: Burn in hell, quarterback. The late night text is random but Penelope knows exactly who “Sexy Athlete” is.

And why she shouldn't take his wager. Ryker Voss.Football star.Walks on water and God's gift to women.Just ask him. His bet? He promises Penelope he’ll win her the heart of the guy she’s been crushing on. His plan—good old-fashioned jealousy. Once her crush sees her kissing Ryker, he'll realize what he's missing.

Sounds legit, right? The only question is…why is Ryker being so nice to her? Penelope Graham.Virgin.Lover of sparkly vampires and calculus.His mortal enemy. Penelope knows she shouldn’t trust a jock, but what’s a girl to do when she needs a date? And Ryker’s keeping a secret, another bet, one that could destroy Penelope’s heart forever.

Will the quarterback score the good girl or will his secrets mean everyone loses this game of love?

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I Hate You

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2019

Blaze Townsend: I hate you.Charisma Rossi: I hate you more.She’s been expecting this ever since their latest showdown. She had good reason.Hottest guy she’s ever seen.Former fling.Dumped her in front of all her friends.At her own party.So no, she’s not about to forgive and forget just because he sits next to her in class.

He thinks all he has to do is turn on those baby blues, and she’ll melt right back into his arms. Please. She’d be crazy to let this cocky player affect her again. (Tell that to her body.)Charisma Rossi.Nerd girl with a dash of bad.The one who got under his skin.

The one he cut loose.Blaze knows she’s the riskiest prospect at Waylon University, but none of the interchangeable girls he hooks up with have ever made him feel the way she did. There’s absolutely no way he can have the girl and the game.So why can’t he stop trying to win her back?Can this wide receiver score the girl or will he make the biggest fumble of his life?

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Publication Order of Hawthorne University Books

Boyfriend Bargain

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2019

Wanted: one hot guy with rock-hard abs and a big stick. Broke and desperate, Sugar Ryan has no use for arrogant, bad-boy athletes…until she’s forced to bargain with the cockiest of them all.If only he knew she was alive. Her mission? Get on this hockey player’s radar any way possible.

Zack Morgan is the king of the ice and the bedroom, but nothing prepares him for the mystery girl who shows up everywhere he does—frat parties, his favorite bar, and finally his front door with an offer he can’t refuse. The only rule in her boyfriend bargain: no falling in love.

But after one (um, two) smoking-hot hookups, he’s done with pretending and vows to make their fake relationship real. Too bad she can’t trust a player with a reputation for breaking hearts. Will this hockey star score his forever girl, or will this boyfriend bargain end in heartbreak?

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Publication Order of Kings of Football Books

The Revenge Pact

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2020

#1 Book in the entire Amazon Store #1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills delivers an all-new emotional and twisty enemies-to-lovers romance that blurs the lines between revenge and love… River Tate is a god on campus.

The king of football.A tattooed bad boy with gunmetal eyes that see right through you. The only chink in his armor is HER, the girl he pretends doesn’t exist, the forbidden one with the shy smile and lavender hair. Anastasia Bailey is a nobody. The queen of nothing.

An outsider with the face of an angel and a body made for sin. The only chink in her armor is HIM, her boyfriend’s frat brother, the football player who hates her. But when Anastasia’s life comes crashing down, River’s the one who sweeps in and saves her.

Torn between loyalty, lies, and secrets, he battles the temptation to take everything from her when they make their revenge pact. He can’t tell her no.Because revenge (or love) is sweet, and once you get a taste, the craving never ends. The Revenge Pact is an angsty college sports romance with a beautiful HEA.

No cliffhanger. Other interconnected standalone books in this series: The Romantic Pact by Meghan Quinn and The Relationship Pact by Adriana Locke.

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Publication Order of The Game Changers Books

Not My Romeo

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2020

An Amazon Charts bestseller.Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills delivers a smart and sexy contemporary romance about a smoking-hot professional football player and the small-town girl he can’t resist.We start off with a lie on Valentine’s Day.

My blind date isn’t the studious guy I expected: he’s a drop-dead gorgeous player with sinful amber eyes. Somehow we end up at his penthouse. I blame the gin and tonic.The next day I learn he’s Jack Hawke—bad-boy professional quarterback with a murky past.

The NDA he has me sign should be a warning that he isn’t a regular person. Please. I sign it Juliet Capulet, so goodbye, famous football player with abs of steel, and good luck tracking down this small-town librarian.But Jack keeps showing up in places I least expect him.

Just when I’m sure he’s gone, he waltzes into my community theater and wins the part of Romeo to my Juliet. How’s a plain, mostly innocent girl like me supposed to resist a man like him?Is Jack my real Romeo…or will this gorgeous football player only break my heart?

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Not My Match

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2021

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills delivers a smart and sexy romance about a professional football hottie and the girl he’s sworn to never touch.Homeless and heartbreakingly innocent, Giselle Riley walks into my penthouse and chaos follows.

I shouldn’t have invited the girl genius to live with me, but it’s clear she needs my help―not only for a place to lay her pretty blonde head but in finding real love, which she’s not going to get with the crazy men she picks up online.Too bad she’s a twenty-four-year-old virgin and I’m a bad boy wide receiver.

She’s off limits for a hardcore player like me―and we’re just friends.Instead, I’m her matchmaking service, no matter how jealous it makes me when I tag along on her dates.I can keep my self-control. Right? No way will I give in to everything inside me that dreams of a girl like her in my world.

I may be the best wide receiver in the country, but how could I hold on to a girl like her?

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Fake Fiancée

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2017

#7 on the Wall Street JournalThey say nothing compares to your first kiss,But our first kiss was orchestrated for an audience.Our second kiss . . . that one was REAL.He cradled my face like he was terrified he’d f*ck it up.He stared into my eyes until the air buzzed.

Soft and slow, full of sighs and little laughs,He inhaled me like I was the finest Belgian chocolate,And he’d never get another piece.A nip of his teeth, his hand at my waist . . .And I was lost.I forgot he was paying me to be his fake fiancée. I forgot we weren’t REAL.

Our kiss was pure magic, and before you laugh and say those kinds of kisses don’t exist,Then you’ve never touched lips with Max Kent, the hottest quarterback in college history.

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The Last Guy

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2017

From Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills and international bestselling author Tia Louise… The first rule of office romance is don’t do it—especially if your dream is to hold the anchor spot on the nightly news and your boss is trying to get you fired.

But one look at Cade Hill, the sexy new sports director, and uptight reporter Rebecca Fieldstone is daydreaming about other things. Sex in his office… Sex in the on-set kitchen… Sex in the supply closet… She can’t stop thinking about the former NFL quarterback and how perfect he’d look between her sheets—except he’s an arrogant jerk with a huge… ego.

He’s the last guy she’d ever have a one-night stand with. Cade Hill draws a thick professional line on office romance—until it comes to the hyper-focused Rebecca. He wants her, and he gets his wish when a chance encounter has them having the hottest sex of their lives.

It’s just a hook-up, she says. When can we do it again? he says. With Rebecca determined to keep Cade in the friend zone, it’s going to be an uphill battle for Cade to convince her he’s the last guy she’ll ever want. THE LAST GUY is the first white-hot CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC COMEDY from Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills and Tia Louise.

It features Fireball-fueled hookups, Doritos Locos Tacos, attack monkeys, toddlers in tiaras, and one fabulous drag queen. Prepare for frantic page flipping and smoking-hot sexytimes all the way to the out-of-this-world happily-ever-after.

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The Right Stud

Louise, Tia 2018

Wall Street Journal bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills and USA Today bestselling author Tia Louise are back with an all-new romantic comedy filled with Southern sass and steamy scenes that will have you laughing out loud and fanning yourself. Pour the sweet tea and get ready… “The best way to get over your sh**ty ex-fiancé is to get under a shiny new stud…” As soon as Mr.

Tall, Blond, and Handsome walks into that bar, I know he’s the hook-up I need to get over stupid Cheater Kyle. A few stolen kisses in a dark hallway, and I’m pretty sure we’re headed for a home run—until he disappears without a trace. Whatever.

Men are all snakes in the grass, and I don’t need a new one anyway. I resolve to forget about his perfect lips (and chest of steel) and instead focus on turning my Granny’s old beach house into a profitable B&B. What I don’t expect is for him to show up the next day in my kitchen! You see, my sexy mystery man is none other than Jax Roland, the drop-dead gorgeous home improvement star of The Right Stud, and he’s got an offer I can’t refuse.

With a suitcase in one hand and a hammer in the other, he wants to move in and renovate my old house while he films his new show. But my roommate has secrets, and they threaten to rip our blossoming friendship—and possible love—apart. When push comes to shove, is Jax really The Right Stud or is he just another nail in the coffin of love?

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Dear Ava

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2020

WSJ bestselling author Ilsa Madden-Mills delivers a gripping enemies-to-lovers, secret admirer, high school romance.The rich and popular Sharks rule at prestigious, ivy-covered Camden Prep. Once upon a time, I wanted to be part of their world—until one of them destroyed me.

The last thing I expected was an anonymous love letter from one of them.Please. I hate every one of those rich jerks for what they did to me. The question is, which Shark is my secret admirer? Knox, the scarred quarterback. Dane, his twin brother. Or Chance, the ex who dumped me.

. . Dear Ava,Your eyes are the color of the Caribbean Sea.That’s stupid. What I really mean is, you look at me and I feel something REAL. It’s been ten months since you were here, but I can’t forget you. I’ve missed seeing you walk down the hall.

I’ve missed you cheering at my football games. I’ve missed the smell of your hair.The truth is, I wanted you back then—but you had him.And then everything fell apart that night.Don’t hate me because I’m a Shark. I just want to make you mine.

Still. Not part of any other series. Dark high school romance. Mature Content. Recommended for 18+.

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I Promise You

Madden-Mills, Ilsa 2020

#2 Book in the Amazon Store From #1 Amazon Charts and WSJ Bestselling Author Ilsa Madden-Mills comes an all-new swoony romance between the football hottie and the mystery girl he kissed years before… Dillon McQueen: Babe. I promise. You want me.Serena Jensen: Um, who are you? There’s a legend at Waylon University: the first girl you kiss freshman year at the bonfire party is the one you’ll never forget.

She’ll crawl under your skin. She’ll spark a passion so fierce you’ll burn the world down to possess her. You might even put a ring on it. But...timing is everything. That kiss can go horribly wrong. She might run in the opposite direction. And boy, did Serena run.

Dillon is Waylon’s hotshot quarterback with something to prove. All he wants is to graduate and make it to the NFL. What he doesn’t need is to finally meet the mystery girl he kissed at the bonfire freshman year. Isn’t it enough that she’s haunted his dreams for more than a thousand nights? Fate laughs in his face when he runs into the plucky girl at the Piggly Wiggly.

Surrounded by his entourage, he’s got all of her favorite cookies in his cart; she gets revenge by buying every six-pack of his favorite beer. Obviously, that legend is a curse. She’s not his type and hates him. Worst of all, how can she not remember him when she left a Serena-shaped hole in his heart for the past three years? So why can’t he stop trying to win her? Will this quarterback score the girl or make the biggest fumble of his life? Author’s Note: I Promise You is a complete stand-alone college sports romance.

Expect hot football jocks, strong women with pluck, a tell-it-like-it-is Nana, deep feels, fun banter, and a sigh-worthy happy ending. No cheating or cliff-hangers. *Also read I Dare You, I Bet You, and I Hate You, ALL STAND-ALONE COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROMANCES.

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