Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove):
Griffin York, the Duke of Halford, has no desire to wed this season - or any season - but his diabolical mother abducts him to "Spinster Cove" and insists he select a bride from the ladies in residence. Griff decides to teach her a lesson that will end the marriage debate forever. He chooses the serving girl. Overworked and struggling, Pauline Simms doesn't dream about dukes. All she wants is to hang up her barmaid apron and open a bookshop. That dream becomes a possibility when an arrogant, sinfully attractive duke offers her a small fortune for a week's employment. Her duties are simple: submit to his mother's "duchess training" and fail miserably. But in London, Pauline isn't a miserable failure. She's a brave, quick-witted, beguiling failure - a woman who ignites Griff's desire and soothes the darkness in his soul. Keeping Pauline by his side won't be easy. Even if Society could accept a serving girl duchess - can a roguish duke convince a serving girl to trust him with her heart?
ORDER # R513-1 $12-40 ISBN 9780062240125
A Brother's Honor (Grangers):
The Granger brothers left behind their family's Virginia estate and the bad memories it holds - years ago. But their dying grandfather's request brings them home: to a failing business, a legacy of secrets and a deathbed promise to make things right. As the eldest brother, attorney Jace Granger is determined to take responsibility for Granger Aeronautics, his family's failing business. But the years of mismanagement seem impossible to untangle. As CEO, he hires a consultant to turn the company around. Smart, sexy Shana Bradford is the right person for the job - and the right woman to turn Jace's world upside down. But the passion between them is jeopardized when old secrets begin to emerge. A woman from Jace's past suddenly reappears. And an explosive discovery changes everything Jace thinks he knows about his mother - and his father, who was convicted of her murder.
ORDER # R513-2 $12-40 ISBN 9780778314332
|A Reputation for
Notoriety: Diane Gaston
As the unacknowledged son of the lecherous Lord Westleigh, John "Rhys" Rhysdale was forced to earn a crust gambling on the streets. Now he owns the most thrilling new gaming establishment in London. Witnessing polite society's debauchery and excess every night, Rhys prefers to live on its fringes, but a mysterious masked lady tempts him into the throng. Lady Celia Gale, known only as Madame Fortune, matches Rhys card for card and kiss for stolen kiss. But the stakes are raised when Rhys discovers she's from the very world he despises.
ORDER # R513-3 $12-40 ISBN 9780373297412
The followers of King Charles continue to rise against Cromwell's superior armies and defiant Virginia Courtney risks her life by transporting Royalist fugitives to safety. Until Colonel Alexander Marshall takes her prisoner. Soon they are both torn between duty and desire.
ORDER # R513-4 $12-40 ISBN 9781420131444
Secret Agenda: Carla Neggers
Hannah understood what it meant to be a Marsh. She belonged on the coast of Maine in her little house on Marsh Point. Her family was fiercely loyal to each other, and to the memory of their ancestor, Priscilla Marsh, who'd been wrongfully executed three hundred years ago. And Hannah knew her enemies - Judge Cotton Harling, who'd sentenced Priscilla to death, and every Harling since. At least, she'd understood all of that until she met Win Harling. The handsome, urban businessman was everything Hannah didn't want, and yet somehow, he was everything she needed. But he was a Harling, and she was a Marsh. Three hundred years of history said they could never have a future. Unless they could make a little history of their own.
ORDER # R513-5 $12-40 ISBN 9780373180769
Kiss the Dead
(Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter): Laurell K. Hamilton
When a fifteen-year-old girl is abducted by vampires, it's up to U.S. Marshal Anita Blake to find her. And when she does, she's faced with something she's never seen before: a terrifyingly ordinary group of people - kids, grandparents, soccer moms - all recently turned and willing to die to avoid serving a master. And where there's one martyr, there will be more. But even vampires have monsters that they're afraid of. And Anita is one of them.
ORDER # R513-6 $12-40 ISBN 9780515153002
|Big Sky Summer:
Linda Lael Miller
With his father's rodeo legacy to continue and a prosperous spread to run, Walker Parrish has no time to dwell on wrecked relationships. But country-western sweetheart Casey Elder is out of the spotlight and back in Parable, Montana. And Walker can't ignore that his "act now, think later" passion for Casey has had consequences. Two teenage consequences! Keeping her children's paternity under wraps has always been part of Casey's plan to give them normal, uncomplicated lives. Now the best way to hold her family together seems to be to let Walker be a part of it - as her husband of convenience. Or will some secrets - like Casey's desire to be the rancher's wife in every way - unravel, with unforeseen results?
ORDER # R513-7 $12-40 ISBN 9780373777655
Shadows (Arcadia Bell): Jenn Bennett
Renegade mage and bartender Arcadia Bell has had a rough year, but now the door to her already unstable world is unhinging. When a citywide crime wave erupts, Cady's demon-friendly tiki bar is robbed by Earthbounds wielding surreal demonic abilities that just flat-out shouldn't exist. With the help of her devilishly delicious boyfriend, Lon Butler, Cady sets out to find the people who wronged her - but her targets aren't the only ones experiencing unnatural metamorphoses. Can Cady track down the monsters responsible before the monster inside her destroys everything - and everyone - she loves? If she survives this adventure, one thing is certain: it's last call for life as she knows it.
ORDER # R513-8 $12-40 ISBN 9781451695083
|Bond of Passion
(Border Chronicles): Bertrice Small
Called the handsomest man in the borders, Angus Ferguson, Earl of Duin, avoids political intrigues in order to keep his small clan safe. Now, in exchange for a piece of land he has long coveted, he has wed the homely daughter of the laird of Rath, Annabella Baird, whose tame demeanor hides a wildcat. But an invitation to the court of Scotland's Queen Mary will test their marriage as they are tossed about in a storm of deadly royal intrigue. Mary's unfortunate marriage to her cousin Lord Darnley has driven her into the arms of James Hepburn, the dashing, powerful Earl of Bothwell. When Darnley is murdered in spectacular fashion, and his body barely cold before Mary and Bothwell wed, the queen's adversaries retaliate with a war that divides Scotland and tries the long friendship between the Earl of Duin and James Hepburn - even as it tests the bond of passion between Angus and Annabella in ways they never expected.
ORDER # R513-9 $12-40 ISBN 9780451236319
1864, Colorado: Born and bred in Boston, Laura Cheney was used to civilized society. She never dreamed she would wind up in the Colorado wilderness with her newborn son - widowed and very much alone. But her fragile beauty and amber eyes hide a spirit to be reckoned with - and a mother's fierce protectiveness. When her son is kidnapped, Laura turns to a man feared by many and trusted by few. Raised by the Cheyenne, Deke Sheridan is considered a renegade to his own kind. But his steely reserve is no match for Laura's intoxicating beauty. And to win her trust and devotion, Deke will stop at nothing.
ORDER # R513-10 $12-40 ISBN 9780451239839
|Forever: World of
Nightwalkers: Jacquelyn Frank
After being brought back from death, police officer Jackson Waverly receives the shock of his life: he has become host to a Bodywalker, a spirit that is reborn in flesh and blood, and part of a proud, ancient race that uses its extraordinary gifts to battle dark, evil forces. Jackson's spirit is a powerful one - none other than the Egyptian pharaoh Menes, who longs to reunite with his eternal love, the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut. While Menes is obsessed with finding the perfect vessel for his queen, Jackson cannot stop thinking about Dr. Marissa Anderson, the gorgeous precinct shrink who keeps pushing him to confront his grief over the loss of his K-9 partner. But what Marissa really arouses most in Jackson is intense desire, which is exactly what Menes is looking for. To fight a great enemy, pharaoh and queen must join; but to host Hatshepsut, Marissa will first have to die. Fate has given Jackson a profound choice: save Marissa from Menes's plan or keep an entire species from the brink of extinction.
ORDER # R513-11 $12-40 ISBN 9780345534903
Park ranger Hope Banning's plans for a little R & R are put on hold when a plane crashes at the top of a remote mountain. Hope will have to climb the summit and assess the situation. And the only climbing partner available is Sam Rutherford - the enigmatic man she spent a night with six months ago. Ever since Sam lost his girlfriend in a falling accident, he insists on climbing solo. But Hope and any potential survivors need his help. As Sam and Hope set out on an emergency search-and-rescue mission, he realizes the sparks still sizzle between them. And when they learn a killer is among the survivors, they must place their trust in each other for a chance at happiness.
ORDER # R513-12 $12-40 ISBN 9780373777952
|Happy Endings: A
Will and a Way \ Loving Jack: Nora Roberts
She'd inherited $150 million, but all Pandora McVie wants is her uncle back and her infuriating co-beneficiary, Michael Donohue, gone. But that isn't part of the plan - one that isolates them both in a Catskills mansion for six months. Pandora knows it won't be easy living with Michael, but the hardest thing of all might be not falling in love with the man! Romance author Jackie "Jack" MacNamara is thrilled when her own fictional brooding hero turns up in person right under her roof! Unfortunately, confirmed bachelor Nathan Powell has no interest in fairy-tale romances. But Jackie is certain that together they can have their happily-ever-after - now all she has to do is convince her stubborn Prince Charming!
ORDER # R513-13 $12-40 ISBN 9780373281695
To secure her family's alliance with the powerful Clan Mackenzie, Stella Morrison has no choice but to wed the notorious Kade Mackenzie. Unable to ignore the whispers that surround him, she resigns herself to a marriage in name only. Yet as the fierce warrior strips away Stella's doubt one seductive touch at a time, burgeoning desire forces her to question all she holds as truth. Leading a rebellious army should have been Kade's greatest challenge - but conquering the heart of his reluctant bride becomes an all-consuming need. Now more than ever, he's determined to find victory both on the battlefield and in the bedchamber. But the quest for triumph unleashes a dark threat, and this time, only love may prove stronger than danger.
ORDER # R513-14 $12-40 ISBN 9780373777679
|Just One Kiss
(Fool's Gold): Susan Mallery
Falling for Justice Garrett was a high point in Patience McGraw's otherwise awkward adolescence. Even after he disappeared, Patience never forgot the boy who captured her heart. Now he's back in Fool's Gold, California, and her passion for him is as strong as ever. But how can she trust that he won't abandon her again - and her daughter, too? When bodyguard Justice Garrett was a young man, witness protection brought him to this idyllic town and he never forgot its warmth, or the sweet beauty of his childhood friend. He's returned to open a defense academy, and the Patience he once knew is all grown up. He can't resist her smile, or her curves. But Justice's past doesn't make him husband, or father, material. Patience and Justice think they'll succumb to just one kiss. Then one more. Okay, just one night together. But they might learn that falling in love is beyond anyone's control.
ORDER # R513-15 $12-40 ISBN 9780373777600
|Leopard's Prey (A
Leopard Novel): Christine Feehan
From a tough stint in the armed forces to stalking the unknown as a bayou cop, leopard shifter Remy Boudreaux has been served well by his uncanny gifts. And right now, New Orleans could use a homicide detective like Remy. A serial killer is loose, snatching victims from the French Quarter with pitiless rage and unnatural efficiency. But something else is drawing Remy into the twilight - a beautiful jazz singer bathed night after night in a flood of bloodred neon. Sultry, mysterious and as seductive as her songs, she's luring Remy deeper into the shadows than he ever imagined. And as their passions swell, his keen instinct for survival will be challenged like never before. By a killer - and by a woman.
ORDER # R513-16 $12-40 ISBN 9780515151558
Diamonds and Dugouts: Jennifer Seasons
Mark Cutter has it all: a lucrative baseball career, fast cars, and faster women - and all thanks to his priceless good luck charm. At least, that's what he thinks before Lorelei Littleton shows up. Next thing he knows, he's waking up alone, the sexy brunette has vanished, and his good luck charm is gone. More than a little curious about the wicked-hot cat burglar and determined to get his property back, Mark's going to track down the thief and make her pay - big time. Maybe Lorelei feels a tiny bit guilty for stealing Mark's good luck charm, but when it's worth $100,000 and the money could save her niece's life? She's not losing sleep over it - but him? Lorelei can't get the ballplayer with the bad attitude out of her head. And now he's come after her with more than just revenge in his eyes. Lorelei has a choice: turn over the charm and lose the money, or keep it and risk losing everything - including her heart.
ORDER # R513-17 $12-40 ISBN 9780062271457
Viscount: Annie Burrows
Viscount Rothersthorpe can't tear his eyes from Lydia Morgan any more than he can calm the raging fury coursing through his veins. Is there no end to the irony? Come to town to find a wife, only to be taunted by the past? Furtive glances across the ballroom are not helping to ease Lydia's state of shock - the man who once uttered a marriage proposal as one might remark upon the weather has returned. But when he stuns her with a second, outrageous but now wickedly delicious proposal, it is clear that despite the rumors the rake from her past has not reformed!
ORDER # R513-18 $12-40 ISBN 9780373297405
When Special Agent Grayson Kincaid first encounters Olivia MacKenzie, she makes quite an impression. The beautiful, tough young attorney has stumbled into the middle of an FBI sting operation and reduced it to chaos. Olivia has ticked off the wrong guy. He's FBI. But Olivia is even more intimidating. She's IRS. Olivia is on the trail of an elaborate Ponzi scheme for her own very personal reasons, and her investigation has enraged some ruthless people and endangered her life. She's no stranger to tight situations, but she's smart enough to know when to call for help, especially if that help is tall, dark, and handsome. Together, Grayson and Olivia make a great team to fight corruption, but they're also fighting an intense attraction - the one battle they're bound to lose.
ORDER # R513-19 $12-40 ISBN 9780451415233
|Superb and Sexy
(Sky High): Jill Shalvis
Maddie has been driving Brody West crazy since he hired her a year ago as the über-efficient concierge for Sky High Air. So when she is shot on the job and subsequently drops out of sight, his mood deteriorates to the point where his two partners insist that he track her down and bring her back to work. But Maddie and her twin, Leena, are hiding from their Mob-connected uncle Rick, who needs their expertise in jewelry design to continue conning his clients into turning over family heirlooms (which he then replaces with fakes). Brody ends up flying Maggie to a small private island in the Bahamas to rescue Leena only to discover they are all trapped.
ORDER # R513-20 $12-40 ISBN 9780758221858
(Jane True): Nicole Peeler
Anyan may be trapped in an evil dragon and Blondie may be gone, but Jane knows one thing: she's not about to give up. She's ready to tear down heaven and earth to save her lover, despite those who believe he's lost. Luckily for Jane, those who've given up on Anyan do not include those closest to her. Defying The Powers That Be, Jane and Company form their own crack squad of misfits, in whose hands the fate of the world may well rest. With a little help from her friends, the Universe, and lots of snacks, Jane embarks on her greatest adventure yet, confident that with great sacrifice comes great reward. The question is, who will be that sacrifice?
ORDER # R513-21 $12-40 ISBN 9780316128100
|Surrender to the
Earl: Gayle Callen
Audrey Blake, blind since a childhood fever stole her sight, is hidden away by her family and needs help to claim the property that is rightfully hers. But her plan to gain independence by asking the visiting Earl of Knighsbridge, Robert Henslow, for his help goes awry when he insists they fake an engagement. Though he thought the ruse was for Audrey's benefit, Robert soon yearns to make the falsehood a fact and win the lady for himself. A seductive Victorian romance filled with steamy excitement and spicy ardor, Surrender to the Earl is sure to cast a spell on Gayle Callen's fans and new readers alike.
ORDER # R513-22 $12-40 ISBN 9780062076076
|The Care and
Feeding of an Alpha Male (Bluebonnet Series): Jessica Clare
Beth Ann Williamson is done with her on-again, off-again fiancé. The problem? No one in her small town believes that it's really over. Beth Ann is determined to show Bluebonnet, Texas, that she can take care of herself. But her plans go awry when she gets stranded in the woods and has to be saved by a handsome, if scowling, Marine. She got more than she bargained for. Survivalist Colt Waggoner is not pleased when he's sent to rescue the pampered princess, and he's even more annoyed when Beth Ann isn't grateful for his help. He decides to teach the sexy blonde a lesson - a weekend alone in the wild. Just the two of them, in muddy, wet clothing that needs to come off. But Beth Ann is not as spoiled as he thought. And when she propositions him for a one-night stand, he knows he should turn it down, because this alpha male might need more than one night to satisfy him.
ORDER # R513-23 $12-40 ISBN 9780425263402
|The Reason is
You: Sharla Lovelace
In the small town of Bethany, Texas, Dani never fit in. Being different pushed her to the fringes of society, and even leaving town for two decades didn't stop the talk. Now she's back, trying to settle in with her daughter and have a normal life. But the men in her life might not make it that simple. First, there's her old friend Alex. He's mischievous, sexy, and still hot enough to melt her shoes. And he's a ghost - a real one, who's always been there for her when she most needed him. Of course, there are actual men in Bethany, too. Like Jason with his hard body. Dani seems to have a habit of running into him - literally. Now she must decide between a man who long ago touched her heart and a man she can actually touch.
ORDER # R513-24 $12-40 ISBN 9780425254868
|The Sword Dancer:
Sword dancer Li Feng is used to living life on the edge of the law - a woman alone in the dangerous world of the Tang Dynasty has only her whirlwind reflexes to trust. She will discover the truth about her past, even if that means outwitting the most feared thief-catcher of them all. Relentless, handsome and determined, Han sees life - and love - as black and white. Until he finally captures the spirited, courageous Li Feng, who makes him question everything he thought he knew about right and wrong. Soon he's faced with an impossible choice: betray the elusive sword dancer he is learning to love, or trust his long-disregarded heart and follow her to dangerous, tempting rebellion.
ORDER # R513-25 $12-40 ISBN 9780373297429
Promise (Angel Island): Thomas Kinkade
The inn is open for business, and owner Liza Martin has booked her first event - a wedding - even though renovations aren't completed. This brings more of attractive handyman Daniel Merritt into her life, but as Liza starts falling for him, she learns that Daniel is a man with secrets. Liza doesn't have time to dwell on her love life with all the wedding preparations taking place. She wants to make the event perfect, but the growing tension between the couple worries her. On the day of the wedding a storm rolls in - and the groom disappears. Everything is going wrong, and Liza needs a miracle. But, if you have faith and love, Angel Island is the sort of place where miracles can happen.
ORDER # R513-26 $12-40 ISBN 9780515151367
Unstable (Undead/Queen Betsy): MaryJanice Davidson
Betsy's heartbroken over her friend Marc's death, but at least his sacrifice should change the future - her future - for the better. But Betsy's next few hundred years will still be far from perfect. After all, her half sister Laura is the Antichrist and Laura's mother is Satan, which means that family gatherings will always be more than a little awkward. What's really bothering Betsy is that ever since she and Laura returned from visiting their mom in hell, Laura's been acting increasingly peculiar. Maybe it's Laura's new job offer as Satan's replacement down under. Unfortunately, the position comes at a damnable price: her soul. Now a war has been waged - one that's going to take sibling rivalry to a whole new level and a dimension where only one sister can survive.
ORDER # R513-27 $12-40 ISBN 9780515151350
(Guardians of Eternity): Alexandra Ivy
As the demon world celebrates the defeat of the Dark Lord, the vampire Santiago's mood remains bleak. He still yearns for the sensual, raven-haired Nefri, who has inexplicably disappeared. But brooding for Nefri is a luxury that Santiago does not have. His traitorous sire, Gaius, is unleashing a violent scourge upon the mortal world, and Santiago must stop him before it's too late. To her dismay, the all-powerful Oracles have sent Nefri on her own mission to find Gaius, and failure is not an option. Nefri's search leads her to the vampire's abandoned lair - and straight into Santiago's path. It's clear Santiago intends to seduce her, but then an ancient, banished evil reappears, threatening to thrust the world into a madness it cannot survive.
ORDER # R513-28 $12-40 ISBN 9781420111385
A Witch's Handbook of Kisses and Curses:
Renegade mage and bartender Arcadia Bell has had a rough year, but now the door to her already unstable world is unhinging. When a citywide crime wave erupts, Cady's demon-friendly tiki bar is robbed by Earthbounds wielding surreal demonic abilities that just flat-out shouldn't exist. With the help of her devilishly delicious boyfriend, Lon Butler, Cady sets out to find the people who wronged her - but her targets aren't the only ones experiencing unnatural metamorphoses. Can Cady track down the monsters responsible before the monster inside her destroys everything - and everyone - she loves? If she survives this adventure, one thing is certain: it's last call for life as she knows it.
ORDER # R513-29 $12-40 ISBN 9781451695083
Bride (The Hunted: 03): Jennifer Ryan
High-powered businessman Cameron Shaw doesn't believe in love - until he falls head over heels for beautiful, passionate, and intensely private Martina. She's perfect in so many ways, immediately bonding with his little girl. Martina could be his future bride and a delightful stepmother - if only Cameron weren't blinded by his belief that Shelly, the gold-digging woman he's promised to marry, is pregnant with his child. No matter how much his friends protest his upcoming marriage to Shelly, Cameron knows he has a duty to his children, so he's determined to see it through. Will he find out in time that Shelly's lying and Marti's the one who's actually carrying his child? It'll come down to the day of his wedding. After choosing Shelly over Marti at every turn, will he convince Marti she's his world and the only woman he wants?
ORDER # R513-30 $12-40 ISBN 9780062271358
Bride: Highland Lairds: Kathleen Harrington
He is Lachlan MacRath, laird and pirate. And he intends to be her lover. Lady Francine Walsingham cannot believe this warrior is to be her escort into Scotland. It is whispered that Lachlan MacRath has magical powers - how else do you explain his success as a pirate? But trust him she must, for a treacherous plot is about to reveal all her secrets and Francine has no choice but to act as his lover to keep her enemies at bay. When Lachlan first sees Francine, the blonde beauty stirs his blood like no woman ever before. As luck would have it, they must now play the besotted couple so he can protect her and Lachlan is determined to use all his seductive prowess to properly woo her into his bed.
ORDER # R513-31 $12-40 ISBN 9780062226341
Grimsley's Oxford Career: Carla Kelly
Beautiful and brilliant Miss Ellen Grimsley considers it a scandal that she - a female - cannot attend Oxford while her dunderhead brother can. That's why she dons his robes to do his work for him. But when a handsome lord learns Ellen's secret, he decides to teach her a lesson of his own. This delightful period romance will earn top marks from readers everywhere!
ORDER # R513-32 $14-40 ISBN 9781462112104
Life of Lady Julia: Lecia Cornwall
Lady Julia Leighton is engaged to a long-time family friend who doesn't spark her passion, and at her betrothal ball she meets a seductive stranger who steals hot kisses - and much more - from the beautiful innocent. Thomas Merritt is a thief of women's hearts, and their expensive jewels. His steamy encounter with Lady Julia unexpectedly has him rethinking his wicked ways, but in the end, Thomas flees temptation. When their paths cross years later, Julia has a secret she's desperate to bury and Thomas is hiding something dangerous, but he needs her help to set things right. Can two lovers with dark pasts overcome their tangled history and rekindle their former love?
ORDER # R513-33 $12-40 ISBN 9780062202451
Island (Ocean Breeze): Sherryl Woods
With her two younger sisters heading for the altar, will Samantha Castle exchange old dreams for new ones? Lately she'd rather be on the North Carolina coast with family than in New York with agents and actors. Though she vows not to let her teenage crush on Ethan Cole influence her decision, it's hard to ignore her feelings for the local war hero. Ethan lost more than his leg in Afghanistan. He lost his belief in love. Even being surrounded by couples intent on capturing happily-ever-after won't open this jaded doctor's heart. It's going to take a sexy, determined woman - one who won't take no for an answer.
ORDER # R513-34 $12-40 ISBN 9780778314462
Honor: Tonya Burrows
It's a good thing Gabe Bristow lives and breathes the Navy SEAL credo, "the only easy day was yesterday," because today, his life is unrecognizable. When his prestigious career comes to a crashing halt, he's left with a bum leg and few prospects for employment that don't include a desk. That is, until he's offered the chance to command a private hostage rescue team and free a wealthy American businessman from Colombian paramilitary rebels. It seems like a good deal - until he meets his new team: a drunk Cajun linguist, a boy-genius CIA threat analyst, an FBI negotiator with mob ties, a cowboy medic, and an EOD expert as volatile as the bombs he defuses. Oh, and who could forget the sexy, frustratingly impulsive Audrey Van Amee? She's determined to help rescue her brother - or drive Gabe crazy. Whichever comes first.
ORDER # R513-35 $15-40 ISBN 9781620612583
You: Cheryl Harper
Big shot producer KT Masters never apologizes. Especially not to showgirl waitresses. But when he tears Laura Charles's feathered costume and she gives him a piece of her mind, it sets him aflame. In fact, between Laura's feisty temper and how damn good she looks in that little number, KT wouldn't mind seeing a lot more of that costume - balled up next to his bed, that is. Despite KT's arrogant attitude, Laura can't help but be drawn to him. And when he offers her the fling of a lifetime - a week spent in his gorgeous celebrity arms - she's willing to play along - just so long as her heart stays out of it. But as things heat up between them, going back to the way things were isn't so easy. Could their passion be the real thing - or just a vacation from reality?
ORDER # R513-36 $12-40 ISBN 9780062276377
|A Hero to Come
Home to: Pappano, Marilyn.
Two years after losing her husband in Afghanistan, Carly Lowry has rebuilt her life in Tallgrass, Oklahoma. She has a job she loves teaching third grade and the best friends in the world: fellow military wives who understand what it means to love a man in uniform. She's comfortable and content - until she meets a ruggedly handsome stranger who rekindles desires Carly isn't quite sure she's ready to feel. Staff Sergeant Dane Clark wanted to have a loving family, a twenty-year Army stint, and then a low-key civilian career. But the paratrooper's plans were derailed by a mission gone wrong. Struggling to adjust to his new life, he finds comfort in the wide open spaces of Tallgrass and in the unexpected attention of sweet, lovely Carly. She is the one person who makes him believe life is worth living. But when Carly discovers he's been hiding the real reason he's come to Tallgrass, will Dane be able to convince her he is the hero she needs?
ORDER # R513-37 $12-40 ISBN 9781455520046
|An Outlaw in
Wonderland (Once Upon a Time: 02): Austin, Lori
Saving soldiers' lives at the Confederate army hospital Chimborazo, Annabeth Phelan is no ordinary Southern belle. She's never known work more exhausting or rewarding. And she's never known a man like Dr. Ethan Walsh, with his disarming gray eyes and peculiar ways. But now the Confederacy is charging her with another service: find the Union spy at Chimborazo. Ethan's one passion is saving lives, and if he can do that by helping to end the war, he will - even if it means spying for the North. He's gotten used to fooling Confederates, but he can't bear lying to Annabeth. And together, they are about to discover a new passion - one that could even transcend the chaos of war.
ORDER # R513-38 $12-40 ISBN 9780451239525
Thing Called Love: Cannon, Molly
Etta Green kissed Everson, Texas, goodbye years ago. A big city chef, she intends to return only long enough to settle her beloved grandmother's estate and then hightail it back to Chicago. But Grammy Hazel had other plans. In her will, she left Etta part-ownership of a B&B that's about to go bankrupt before it even opens. And what's worse - Etta's partner is Donny Joe Ledbetter, a handsome devil with some serious bad boy charm. Growing up, Donny Joe didn't give Etta a second glance. Now, she's got his whole attention. A far cry from the shy bookworm he once knew, sexy, spirited Etta Green is nothing but trouble. Yet Donny Joe decides to play nice. After all, the quicker they open the B&B, the faster this exasperating - and irresistible - woman will be on her way. Donny Joe has never been a one-woman kind of man. But one crazy little moment of unforgettable desire may change his mind - if he can convince Etta to stay for good.
ORDER # R513-39 $12-40 ISBN 9781455515769
(Dare Island: 02): Kantra, Virginia.
after she landed a high-powered job in New York City, she left and never looked back. But when she loses both her job and the support of her long-term, live-in boyfriend, she returns home to lick her wounds and re-evaluate her life. Helping out her parents at the family inn, she can't avoid the reminders of the past she'd rather forget - especially charming and successful Sam Grady, her brother's best friend. Their one disastrous night of teenage passion should have forever killed their childhood attraction, but Sam seems determined to reignite those long-buried embers. As Meg discovers the man he's become, she's tempted to open her vulnerable heart to him. But she has no intention of staying on Dare Island - no matter how seductive Sam's embrace might be.
ORDER # R513-40 $12-40 ISBN 9780425251225
|Heart of Texas
Volume 2: Caroline's Child / Dr. Texas: Macomber, Debbie
Promise, a ranching community in the Hill Country, is a place with a
mysterious past and a secret or two hidden under its everyday exterior.
It's also a place where family and friendship are the things that really
ORDER # R513-41 $12-40 ISBN 9780778314417
Exposed (Tracers): Griffin, Laura.
With the click of her camera, Maddie Callahan inadvertently added herself to the hit list of a criminal mastermind the FBI's been investigating for months. Agent Brian Beckmann is determined to protect the sexy photographer, but she may be his only lead. As a forensic photographer, Maddie is used to seeing violence up close, but she's never before been a target. When a freelance photo shoot goes awry, she realizes she may have seen, and perhaps photographed, the kidnapping of a key witness in a federal probe. And although her camera was stolen, Maddie has something that could be even more valuable to investigators. With the help of her colleagues at the Tracers crime lab, Maddie uncovers DNA evidence that provides a desperately needed break in the case.
ORDER # R513-42 $12-40 ISBN 9781451689334
Canary (Glorious Victorious Darcys: 02): Ciotta, Beth
For ambitious engineer Simon Darcy, winning Queen Victoria's competition to recover lost inventions of historical significance is a matter of pride - and redemption. After all, it was Simon's failed monorail project that left his family destitute, and winning the tournament would surely restore the Darcys' reputation. Simon sets his sights high, targeting no less than the infamous time-travel device that forever changed the world by transporting scientists, engineers, and artists from the twentieth century. The Mod technology was banned and supposedly destroyed, but Simon is sure he can re-create it. His daring plan draws the attention of Willie G., the Clockwork Canary, London's sensationalist reporter. Simon soon discovers that Willie is a male guise for Wilhemina Goodenough, the love of his youth, who left him jilted and bitter. He questions her motives even as he falls prey to her unique charm. As the attraction between the two reignites, Simon realizes that this vixen from his past has secrets that could be the key to his future - as long as he can put their history behind him.
ORDER # R513-43 $12-40 ISBN 9780451239990
How to Pursue a Princess (Duchess
Diaries: 02): Hawkins, Karen.
The sensible solution to her family's dire financial woes is for Lily Balfour to marry the Earl of Huntley, a wealthy widower handpicked by her matchmaking godmother, the Duchess of Roxburghe. Huntley is pleasant and attractive, the perfect candidate in every way. But Lily knows she's in big trouble as soon as passionate, unprincipled Prince Wulfinski sweeps a hot, possessive glance over her. By his own account, Wulf is a pauper, barely able to afford his own cottage. Yet nothing will stop him from pursuing the elusive beauty with every cunning trick he can muster. But which is more important: power and money - or love everlasting? To make the right choice, both Wulf and Lily must trust their hearts, not just their heads, to lead them to the happiness they desire.
ORDER # R513-44 $12-40 ISBN 9781451685206
How to Tame Your Duke: Gray, Juliana.
England, 1888. Quiet and scholarly Princess Emilie has always avoided adventure, until she's forced to disguise herself as a tutor in the household of the imposing Duke of Ashland, a former soldier disfigured in battle and abandoned by his wife. When chance draws her into a secret liaison with the duke, Emilie can't resist the opportunity to learn what lies behind his forbidding mask, and find out what adventure really means. The duke never imagines that his son's tutor and his mysterious golden-haired beauty are one and the same. But when the true identity of his lover is laid bare, Ashland must face the demons in his past in order to safeguard both his lady - and his heart.
ORDER # R513-45 $12-40 ISBN 9780425265666
Love at First Sight (Cupid, Texas):
In her sexy new series of romance novels, New York Times bestselling romance author Lori Wilde, introduces a town where the residents are more than likely to fall in love at first sight. Passion has been notably lacking in the life of sensible Natalie McCleary. But when ex-Navy SEAL Dade Vega roars into Cupid on his motorcycle, and she stumbles on him stark naked and soaking wet, she suddenly understands what it means to be struck by love. Dade feels it too. Will he stick around and give them both a happy ending or will this footloose loner move on and leave her heartbroken?
ORDER # R513-46 $12-40 ISBN 9780062218933
Lover Be Mine (Legendary Lovers):
The last thing Sophie Fortin expects at a masquerade ball is a dazzling kiss from a pirate. Her desire quickly falters when she learns that her masked gentleman is devilishly scandalous Lord Jack, a member of the captivating Wilde clan - and a man she's forbidden to acknowledge. But when Jack begins a breathtaking seduction, Sophie can barely resist. Jack never imagined that the daughter of his family's mortal enemy would awaken such fierce passion within him - until one unforgettable kiss changes his mind forever. Soon, Jack is hell-bent on winning Sophie's hand, going so far as to abduct her to save her from marrying a rival nobleman. Determined to woo Sophie and her unyielding parents, Jack is faced with the one decision he'd sworn never to make. The secret heir to a prince, Jack has spurned his royal heritage for years - but for Sophie he'll risk all to turn a legacy of heartbreak into love ever after.
ORDER # R513-47 $12-40 ISBN 9780345525291
When Marci and Stanton are caught in some illicit activity, Marci's father suggests that she leave Washington. She goes to Yellowstone with a female photographer, and becomes her assistant. There, Marci meets Lieutenant Myles Cade McDowell, known as Cade, who is part of the military contingent at Ft. Yellowstone, there to protect the park from poachers. When one of Cade's friends, James Moss, leads a troop of men by bicycle from Ft. Missoula, Montana to Yellowstone, Cade, who wants to equip the soldiers in Yellowstone with bicycles, gets permission to make the journey with Moss - and Marci accompanies them in order to make a photographic essay. And along their scenic trip, Cade and Marci discover their true feelings for one another.
ORDER # R513-48 $12-40 ISBN 9781476713151
|Once upon a
Tower: James, Eloisa.
As an extremely wealthy laird, Gowan Stoughton, Duke of Kinross, can have any of the maidens at the ball he attends. The only problem is they are all English and Gowan is not so certain they are suitable. He is accustomed to the hard-working lasses from his Highlands, not these dainty noblewomen who spend their days drinking tea or some other such nonsense. But then he makes the acquaintance of Lady Edith Gilchrist. Utterly bewitched by the emerald-eyed beauty with lush golden locks, he knows he must have her. "Edie" had the misfortune of being dreadfully ill at her debut ball and barely remembers what Gowan looks like. Even worse, she accepted his proposal the following day. Edie's only true passion is playing music - until Gowan writes a scandalous letter and stirs the most irresistible desire. Yet when they marry, Edie realizes her husband needs a lesson and locks herself in a tower. Somehow Gowan must find a way to enter the tower and convince his new bride that she belongs in his arms.
ORDER # R513-49 $12-40 ISBN 9780062223876
(Dark Warrior: 05): Grant, Donna.
Dr. Veronica Reid is a world-renowned archaeologist whose Druid abilities help her to unearth ancient magical items. The arrival of the all-too-attractive and charismatic Arran MacCarrick puts her on the defensive when he begins to question how she really finds her artefacts - until an unknown foe attacks and Ronnie discovers that Arran has a secret as great as her own. Together, they unleash an all-consuming passion that won't be denied Immortal Warrior Arran is on a mission to find the spell to bind the god within him. But one look at the impossibly beautiful Ronnie and he knows there is more to her than meets the eye. With danger lurking around every corner and an undeniable hunger that grows with every kiss, Arran must reveal who he is to keep Ronnie from his nemesis. Now he is left with no choice but to fight - or fall - for the woman he loves.
ORDER # R513-50 $12-40 ISBN 9781250017260
|Own the Wind
(Chaos): Ashley, Kristen.
Tabitha Allen grew up in the thick of Chaos-the Chaos Motorcycle Club, that is. Her father is Chaos' leader, and the club has always had her back. But one rider was different from the start. When Tabby was running wild, Shy Cage was there. When tragedy tore her life apart, he helped her piece it back together. And now, Tabby's thinking about much more than friendship - Tabby is everything Shy's ever wanted, but everything he thinks he can't have. She's beautiful, smart, and as his friend's daughter, untouchable. Shy never expected more than friendship, so when Tabby indicates she wants more-much more-he feels like the luckiest man alive. But even lucky men can crash and burn.
ORDER # R513-51 $12-40 ISBN 9781455599257
Highlander (McTiernays: 03): Sinclair, Michele
Meriel Schellden knows that marrying Craig McTiernay will strengthen the ties between their clans. She insists she is motivated by duty and responsibility, nothing more. But when a mere formality becomes a kiss far from platonic, Meriel must question where her true intentions lie. Though Meriel entices him far more than she realizes, Craig's commitments have always kept his passions restrained. But no sense of duty to his clan can make Craig forget the way Meriel's touch left him teased, tantalized, and desperate for more. Now as a surprising rival contends for Meriel's affections, there has never been a better time to listen to what his heart has desired all along.
ORDER # R513-52 $12-40 ISBN 9781420126518
Shapeshifted (Edie Spence): Alexander,
Nurse Edie Spence is once again called upon to save a life and this time, it's personal. Can her new community of zombies, vampires, and shapeshifters come to her rescue when she needs them most? When Edie was fired from her paranormal nursing job at County Hospital, her whole world came crashing down. Now she's is once again shaken to her core. Her mother is deathly ill and there's only one thing that will save her: vampire blood. But with the paranormal community shunning Edie, where can she obtain it - without losing her own life in the process? Edie hopes to procure it at her new job at the clinic across town, where the forces of evil loom large. Vampire gang wars are rampant. Old underground enemies are rising to the surface. And Edie's zombie ex-boyfriend has arrived at the scene - but is he the same man he used to be? And what should she make of the enigmatic doctor with whom she shares an unexpected connection? She'll have to figure it out soon, because all hell is about to break loose - literally - and time is running out.
ORDER # R513-53 $12-40 ISBN 9780312553418
Sleeping With the Entity: Devon, Cat.
Meet Daniella Delaney. She's all ready to open her shop, Heavenly Cupcakes, in one of Chicago's sleepier districts. But she's having a hard time convincing the local business association - namely Nick St. George - that she's a good addition to the neighborhood. Daniella hopes that her famous red velvet cupcakes will be enough to melt any man's heart. But Nick is no ordinary man. He's got fangs. As leader of the Vamptown clan, Nick has no intention of letting Daniella breathe new life into his old haunts. But something about her leaves Nick hungry - for more. He can't control her mind like other humans, a trait that makes Daniella irresistible. Could it be that, for the first time in centuries, Nick has met his match? Love is always a force to be reckoned with. But can this vampire have his cake and eat it too?
ORDER # R513-54 $12-40 ISBN 9780312591465
Summer at Mustang Ridge:
Recovering from a difficult divorce and having problems with her daughter, Shelby accepts a summer job cooking at a family-run dude ranch. She hopes the animals will be just what her daughter, Lizzie, needs. Little does she know that ranch life will work some healing magic on her too. When Shelby meets the head wrangler, Foster, she is put off by his brusque nature, but Lizzie takes an instant liking to the cowboy and his horses. While both Foster and Shelby have been scarred by love, it's not long before Shelby is drawn to the rugged cowboy and his thoughtful ways. But with summer nights in short supply and Foster wary of falling for a city girl, a simple summer romance soon grows complicated. As the days dwindle, Shelby will have to decide not only what is best for her daughter, but also where her future - and her happiness - will be found.
ORDER # R513-55 $12-40 ISBN 9780451239822
Stroke of Midnight (Cinderella Sisterhood:
02): Drake, Olivia
The infamous Laura Falkner has returned to Regency London society in disguise. Determined to clear her father's name, she becomes a companion to elderly Lady Josephine - only to learn the woman's nephew is none other than Alexander Ross, the devilish Earl of Copley, the man Laura once loved with all her heart. The same man who'd accused her father of theft and forced them to flee England. Alex has never forgotten Laura - or forgiven himself for letting her go. Today, Laura is as lovely - and stubborn - as ever, and her attempts at crime-solving are putting her in danger. The only way Alex can keep her safe is to marry her. But how can this notorious rake convince Laura that his heart is true - before the clock strikes twelve?
ORDER # R513-56 $12-40 ISBN 9781250002099
(Dark Angels): Arthur, Keri.
Half-werewolf, half-Aedh Risa Jones is beginning to believe that the only way to find the keys she's been searching for and save her friends is by dying. And when Wolfgang Schmidt, the lover of her boss at the vampire council, is found dead, her worst fears are confirmed. With the first portal of hell permanently open, the energies of the dark path are leaching into the world. Searching for Schmidt's killer and the keys at the same time, Risa and reaper Azriel track a shape-shifting spider spirit capable of changing her form into a seductive woman. But when they finally find the second key, the Aedh Lucian snatches it and disappears. Risa is intent on finding Lucian and fighting him to the death - for in her mind, she knows that neither can remain while the other lives.
ORDER # R513-57 $12-40 ISBN 9780451237132
Sweet Revenge (Nemesis, Unlimited):
When Jack Dalton escapes from Dunmoor Prison, he has only one thing in mind - finding the nobleman who murdered his sister and making him pay. But when he reaches the inn where the Lord Rockley is rumored to be staying, three well-dressed strangers are there to meet him instead. And the pretty blonde is aiming a pistol right at his head. Joining Nemesis, Unlimited has made Eva Warrick much more than the well-mannered lady she appears to be - one who can shoot, fight, and outsmart any man in the quest to right the injustices so often suffered by the innocent. She's not afraid of the burly escaped convict, but she is startled by their shared attraction. She and her partners need Jack's help to get to Rockley, but Eva finds she wants Jack for scandalous reasons all her own.
ORDER # R513-58 $12-40 ISBN 9781250015594
The Duchess Hunt (House of Trent): Haymore,
Simon Hawkins, duke of Trent, is no stranger to scandal. Rumors and innuendo have darkened the House of Trent for decades, and it has fallen to Simon to restore his tattered family name. He lives by a strict code of honor, but when he is called home to investigate his mother's disappearance, the distinguished duke will tangle with temptation. For there waits the only woman he has ever loved - and the last woman he should desire. Sarah Osborne has spent her life dreaming of Simon's touch. But dukes do not long for lady's maids - or so Sarah believes, until a stolen kiss sparks a passion that could be her ultimate undoing. As the couple begins a forbidden romance, a cunning enemy plots to destroy the duke and everything he loves. Now, caught in a blackmailer's web, Simon faces an agonizing choice: sacrifice his family's future or break Sarah's heart.
ORDER # R513-59 $12-40 ISBN 9781455523399
The Look of Love: Andre, Bella.
Chloe Peterson has vowed never to make the mistake of trusting a man again. Her reasons are as vivid as the bruises on her cheek. So when her car skids off a wet country road straight into a ditch, she's convinced the gorgeous guy who rescues her must be too good to be true. As a successful international photographer, Chase Sullivan has his pick of beautiful women. He's satisfied with his life - until he finds Chloe and her totaled car on the side of the road in Napa Valley. With every loving look - and every sinfully sweet caress - the attraction between them sizzles, and Chloe can't help but wonder if she's met the man who may be the exception to her rule.
ORDER # R513-60 $12-40 ISBN 9780778315568
Tiger Magic (Shifters Unbound: 05):
He was once a captive, but his urges were never caged. Now he'll release them on a beautiful stranger whose own secret desires are longing to be sated. He doesn't have a name. He doesn't have a clan. The humans who held him prisoner for forty years have taken them away. He knew nothing but captivity until nearly a year ago, when he was released into the light. Now Tiger lives in the Austin Shiftertown, where he struggles to belong and searches for an identity. Carly Randal thinks her fabulous life is complete - until her car breaks down on the side of the road, and a wild-looking Shifter is the only one to help her. Tiger takes one look at Carly and knows instantly - she will be his mate. As Carly is drawn into his Shifter world, she risks everything she has for that forbidden something she still wants: passionate love.
ORDER # R513-61 $12-40 ISBN 9780425251218
The Night Is Watching (Krewe of Hunters):
The Old West town of Lily, Arizona, is home to the Gilded Lily, a former theatre - and bawdy house. These days, it offers theatrical productions geared to tourists, but the recent discovery of a skull, a real skull, among the props and costumes shakes everyone up. So, who do you call? The Krewe of Hunters, a special FBI unit of paranormal investigators. In this case, it's agent Jane Everett. Jane's also a talented artist who creates images of the dead as they once were. But the Krewe always works with local law enforcement, and here that means Sloan Trent, former Houston cop and now sheriff. His great-great-grandmother was an actress at the Gilded Lily - and she's not resting in peace.
ORDER # R513-62 $12-40 ISBN 9780778315063
Unforgiven: Calhoun, Anne
Raised by a single mother, Adam Collins resolved to take no chances with a girl's future - or his own. That's why, as hard as it was, he resisted everything he felt for Marissa Brooks. Then one night a reckless challenge left a fellow student dead and changed both their lives forever. As penance, Adam took the boy's place in the Marines, where he could disappear into discipline and duty, and left Marissa behind to struggle with her dreams. Twelve years later, Adam is back in Walkers Ford to serve as the best man in his friend's wedding. The years haven't diminished the electric connection he has with Marissa. But Adam's mistake continues to haunt him, and Marissa is stumbling under the weight of her family's legacy. Together they wrestle with demons and dreams, but if there's any hope for a future together Adam has to not only find a way to forgive himself, but also ask others for forgiveness - especially from the woman whose heart he broke.
ORDER # R513-63 $12-40 ISBN 9780425265024
You're the One (Bad Boys of Red Hook: 02):
Logan Blaise expected to be taking a quick break from his successful vineyard in Napa to visit his hometown of Brooklyn. But what he finds is a complete mess: His father is sicker than he'd imagined, and Logan is responsible for keeping the family restaurant running smoothly. When the chef quits, he's forced to hire the first person who applies for the job - Skye Maxwell, a beautiful enigma with great skills and gaps in her résumé. Skye is determined to make it on her own, without trading on her famous family name. Working in the community of Red Hook offers the perfect opportunity to stay out of the limelight while pursuing her dreams. At first glance, charismatic Logan seems exactly like all the shallow men she knew back home. But as she notices his small-town roots and strong family ties, the Brooklyn bad boy and his restaurant start to feel exactly like where she really belongs.
ORDER # R513-64 $12-40 ISBN 9780451413567
Darkest Desire of the Vampire: Byrd, Rhyannon & Lauren Hawkeye
Wicked in Moonlight by Rhyannon Byrd:
ORDER # R513-65 $9-50 ISBN 9780373885718
Phantom Wolf: Vanak, Bonnie
When a dangerous mission leads him deep into the jungles of Honduras, Navy SEAL Sam Shaymore is confronted with his fiery past in the form of Kelly Denning. Once their romance had been forbidden because of class differences. Then a tragedy drove them apart. But the minute he looks into her eyes, Sam knows he's never forgotten the sultry kisses and luscious curves of the beautiful Enchanter Mage. Nor can he turn his back on helping her. Sam's unit has been charged with arresting Kelly. But if he can believe her, Kelly needs his help now to save some kidnapped Mage children and to stop a conspiracy with far-reaching implications. Threatened with being kicked off his SEAL unit if he does not follow his orders, Sam must risk everything - even his heart!
ORDER # R513-66 $9-50 ISBN 9780373885725
|Large Size Paperbacks|
|An Affair of
Deceit: Jamie Michele
Diligent attorney Abigail Mason doesn't have a lot of time - not for the father, a legendary spymaster, who abandoned her years ago, and not for the charming CIA agent who's suddenly asking questions about his whereabouts. But her interest is definitely piqued - just what has her father done to find himself in the agency's crosshairs? A trained psychologist, Agent James Riley doesn't need his degree to figure out that the persistent, sexy Abigail will be a problem - both for his investigation and his heart. And while he needs her cooperation, he's not ready for the hands-on, dangerous role she insists on taking in the search for her father. As the two uncover startling truths about a secretive past, can Riley shield the woman he's come to love from a madman who wants her to pay for the sins of her father?
ORDER # R513-67 $15-90 ISBN 9781611099560
|A Few Good Men
(Red, Hot & Blue): Cat Johnson
Deployed in the deadliest place on earth, Army Staff Sergeant John Blake relies on caffeine, adrenaline, years of training and sheer force of will to get through his days. He has no problem with his tank crew passing around a sexy romance novel, but John's a fighter, not a lover. He'll pass. Winding up as the author's accidental pen pal wasn't in his plan, but there's something about her sweet, caring emails that has him looking forward to checking his inbox. Week after week, Maureen Mullen, aka erotic romance writer Summer Winters, has dated one loser after another in a quest to find the last decent man on earth. Now it seems she's found him - halfway around the world. When it comes to falling for unavailable men, she's batting a thousand.
ORDER # R513-68 $17-90 ISBN 9781619211308
(The Fallen): Cynthia Eden
With a messed up family background and a tendency to grow claws and fangs, Tanner Chance isn't exactly the boy next door. But he's a decent cop, and he keeps himself on the side of the good guys. Convenient, because when he rescues a survivor of a horrific shifter attack he finds himself instantly smitten - with an honest-to-goodness angel, as innocent as she is irresistible. Marna may be angelic, but she's not stupid or weak. She can take care of herself. Tanner is more temptation than protection anyway. Or so she thinks, until someone wearing her face starts taking out some of New Orleans's more unsavoury paranormals. With police and predators both gunning for her blood, Marna has no choice but to trust Tanner
ORDER # R513-69 $16-90 ISBN 9780758267658
Madeline Stone is determined to heal from her tragic past, one difficult step at a time - and she doesn't need any distractions. Then she meets a mysterious and captivating stranger - and over a glass of outrageously expensive wine, her world turns upside down. Try as she might to banish the wealthy business mogul from her thoughts, Madeline can't fight Alex's staggering appeal or his enticing offer of intimate discovery. Alex doesn't date - at least, not in the traditional sense. Still, he wants Madeline - and his sexual intensity provides her with a much-needed escape. They embark on a tumultuous erotic affair, one that takes them to the pinnacle of obsession and desire. But underneath each explosive encounter lie dangerous secrets waiting to consume them.
ORDER # R513-70 $17-90 ISBN 9780451419729
|Catch a Falling
Star: Beth K Vogt
What does a girl do when life doesn't go according to her plan? At thirty-six, Kendall Haynes has seen some of her dreams come true. She's a family physician helping kids with severe allergies and asthma achieve more fulfilling lives - a childhood struggle she knows all too well. But are Kendall's dreams of having it all - a career, a husband, children - nothing more than a childhood fantasy? God says He knows the plans He has for her - why can't Kendall figure them out and be content with her life? Griffin Walker prefers flying solo - both as an Air Force pilot and in his personal life. But a wrong choice and health problems pulled him out of the cockpit. His attempts to get out of "flying a desk" are complicated by his parents' death - making Griffin the reluctant guardian of his sixteen-year-old brother, Ian. How did his life get so off course? Can he get his life back on track - or has there been a divine plan all along?
ORDER # R513-71 $18-90 ISBN 9781451660272
Shifters): Dana Marie Bell
Julian DuCharme, a rare Spirit Bear with legendary healing powers, is finally free from the threat of death, finally free to claim his mate - but she's not having it. While his Bear screams it's time to mate, the love of his life wants to date. Holding his Bear in check while convincing her he's not out to control her won't be easy. She's stubborn and a closeted geek - in other words, perfect for him. Cynthia "Cyn" Reyes, owner of Living Art Tattoos, thinks Julian is the hottest thing on two legs. That doesn't mean she's going to roll over for his masculine charm. She watched her mother flounder when her father passed away, and she's determined to never lose herself to someone else. Not even a man who would jump the moon for her, if she asked that of him.
ORDER # R513-72 $18-90 ISBN 9781619211285
Sienna's dreams lie in California, but when she discovers her grandmother's Nashville home has been foreclosed, she has no other choice but to move back to Music City, where she comes face to face with the flawed, gorgeous man she never thought she'd see again - and who now holds the deed to her grandma's estate. Millionaire rock star Lucas Wolfe is just as surprised to find the outspoken redhead glaring at him from across a courtroom. Both infuriated and intrigued, he still can't forget the night Sienna spent with him, and the chemistry between them is as undeniable as ever. Now, Lucas is determined to do whatever it takes to lure Sienna into his bed, even if that means making a deal with her: if she spends ten days with him, playing by his rules, he'll hand over the deed to her grandmother's home. Though she agrees to the arrangement for her family's sake, Sienna struggles with the promises she's made to herself and a past that still haunts her.
ORDER # R513-73 $18-90 ISBN 9781476744087
(Shenandoah Album): Emilie Richards
Sam Kinkade is finally feeling at home as a minister in rural Toms Brook, Virginia, content with his life and Shenandoah Valley congregation. But his plans to welcome the area's growing Hispanic community are being met with resistance. Fortunately, when the church-run community center is threatened, a stranger named Elisa Martinez walks through his door and Sam realizes he has found a woman capable of building bridges. Elisa isn't looking to make connections. She has come to Toms Brook to hide. But despite her fears of discovery she is enchanted by the beautiful work and the friendship offered by the women who invite her to join their quilting circle. And even though she fears the consequences for both of them, she finds herself powerfully drawn to Sam, and to a generations-old love story rooted in the town's past. Will she and Sam repeat the past, or can they find the love and the freedom they seek at last?
ORDER # R513-74 $14-90 ISBN 9780778315438
(Daughters of Askara): Hailey Edwards
When an exchange of stolen goods in the Feriana marketplace turns sour, Isabeau stumbles from the encounter bruised and laden with new orders to complete an even larger heist. With her child's life at stake, there's no room for error - or allies. Armed with a lethal book of spells, she strikes a dangerous bargain with Roland Bernhard. Steal a shipment of salt from the Feriana colony, and she'll have her freedom - and her daughter. It's all she's ever wanted. At least it was - until she runs into Dillon Preston. Dillon is out of commission after a mine explosion, and itching for a distraction. He gets it when the female who saved his leg arrives at the colony with nothing but flimsy excuses and even flimsier attire. She's after something, but is it him - or the salt?
ORDER # R513-75 $18-90 ISBN 9781619211292
|First Do No Evil:
There's a killer lurking in Dr. Skylar Novak's family tree: the gene for breast cancer. That's why her brilliant brother invented the Bella vaccine. But even if the miracle drug protects her from the cancer that took her mother's life, it can't save Sky from the flesh and bone evil stalking her in secret. When the killer strikes, detective Daniel Benson finds himself in the wrong place at the right time. The bold detective manages to save Sky's life - just in time for her to return the favor. Survival leads to seduction, and Danny risks everything - his career, even his life, to keep Sky safe. But will the buried sins they uncover cost him her heart? Danny's strong arms may hold her close, but only Sky can stop the terror that's coming next.
ORDER # R513-76 $18-90 ISBN 9781609289355
|Ours to Love
(Wicked Lovers): Shayla Black
Xander Santiago spent years living it up as a billionaire playboy. Never given a chance to lead his family business in the boardroom, he became a master in the bedroom instead. His older brother, Javier, inherited the company and worked tirelessly to make it an empire. But while cutthroat corporate espionage took its toll on Javier, nothing was as devastating as the seemingly senseless murder of his wife. It propelled him into a year of punishing rage and guilt - until Xander came to his rescue. Eager to rejuvenate Javier's life, Xander shanghais him to Louisiana, where they meet beautiful London McLane. After a decade of tragedy and struggle, London is determined to make a fresh start - and these sexy billionaire brothers are more than willing to help. In every way. London is stunned to find herself open to every heated suggestion - and desperately hoping that her love will heal them.
ORDER # R513-77 $18-90 ISBN 9780425253397
(Northern Shifters): Joely Skye
Seamus O'Connor thought his friendship with Zachariah Smithson was just that - a relationship born on one horrific night seven years ago. He never thought he'd end up inheriting the old man's farm. Tons of chores and hard work are nothing new for Seamus. The farm comes equipped with all he needs - and something he didn't expect. Unsettling, late-night visits from Zachariah's grandson Ri, a man who appears and disappears like a ghost. Ri has had little contact with the outside world, with good reason. Horse shifters aren't any human's idea of normal. Plus, he's wary of being the next target of the werewolves who took his twin brother. Trust his matchmaking grandfather to give him a reason to come home - Seamus.
ORDER # R513-78 $17-90 ISBN 9781619211377
After her last job ended with a broken heart and a humiliating exit from the company, Shelby Leighton's project management career is back on track with a new job and a high-profile project. The problem: her new boss is a little too friendly, and the staff is talking. Can you say, "déjà vu?" The solution: casually mention a fictional new boyfriend. New problem: She's expected to bring her new man to the upcoming corporate picnic. Jake Magill doesn't do relationships. It's casual or nothing, but the hot blonde he's been eyeing at the coffee shop sure is something. Especially when she confesses her problem, and he finds himself offering to act as her date. Sounds simple. Stroll around the party with Shelby's sexy curves clinging to his arm? He's all over it. Until he meets her boss - the man who once stole and married the one woman Jake thought he loved.
ORDER # R513-79 $18-90 ISBN 9781619211407
|Red Plague Affair
(Bannon and Clare): Lilith Saintcrow
Emma Bannon, Sorceress Prime in service to Queen Victrix, has a mission: to find the doctor who has created a powerful new weapon. Her friend, the mentath Archibald Clare, is only too happy to help. It will distract him from pursuing his nemesis, and besides, Clare is not as young as he used to be. A spot of Miss Bannon's excellent hospitality and her diverting company may be just what he needs. Unfortunately, their quarry is a fanatic, and his poisonous discovery is just as dangerous to Britannia as to Her enemies. Now a single man has set Londinium ablaze, and Clare finds himself in the middle of distressing excitement, racing against time and theory to find a cure. Miss Bannon, of course, has troubles of her own, for the Queen's Consort Alberich is ill, and Her Majesty unhappy with Bannon's loyal service. And there is still no reliable way to find a hansom when one needs it!
ORDER # R513-80 $17-90 ISBN 9780316183734
Detective: Crin Claxton
A girl meets girl, girl meets ghosts, funny, fast-paced thriller stretching from the streets of London's theatre-land to the sand dunes of Provincetown. When Tony Carson wakes to a pretty drag queen perched on her chest of drawers, she thinks she's dreaming. But it's Tony's powers that have awoken, and the ghosts just won't leave her alone. Struggling with the mystery surrounding the death of her father, attractive herbalist Maya Silva needs Tony more than she knows, and it's not just for her supernatural detecting. Dark storms are brewing and Tony's about to discover the spirit world can be a very dangerous world indeed.
ORDER # R513-81 $20-90 ISBN 9781602828612
the Rough: Da Costa, Portia.
Thanks to her grandfather's complicated will, Miss Adela Ruffington, along with her mother and sisters, is about to lose her home and income to a distant cousin, the closest male heir to the Millingford title. For Adela, nothing could be more insulting - being denied her rightful inheritance for a randy scoundrel like Wilson, the very man who broke her heart following a lusty dalliance years ago. Still smarting from the betrayal of his latest paramour, Wilson Ruffington never anticipates the intense desire Adela again stirs within him. Despite his wicked tongue and her haughty pride, their long-ago passion instantly reignites at a summer house party, the experience they've gained as adults only adding fuel to the flames.
ORDER # R513-82 $18-90 ISBN 9780373778119
|Down London Road:
It has always been up to Johanna to care for her family, particularly her younger brother, Cole. With an absent father and a useless mother, she's been making decisions based on what's best for Cole for as long as she can remember. She even determines what men to date by how much they can provide for her brother and her, not on whatever sparks may - or may not - fly. But with Cameron MacCabe, the attraction is undeniable. The sexy new bartender at work gives her butterflies every time she looks at him. And for once, Jo is tempted to put her needs first. Cam is just as obsessed with getting to know Jo, but her walls are too solid to let him get close enough to even try. Then Cam moves into the flat below Jo's, and their blistering connection becomes impossible to ignore. Especially since Cam is determined to uncover all of Jo's secrets - even if it means taking apart her defenses piece by piece.
ORDER # R513-83 $18-90 ISBN 9780451419712
Mackenzie "Max" Miller has a problem. Her parents have arrived in town for a surprise visit, and if they see her dyed hair, tattoos, and piercings, they just might disown her. Even worse, they're expecting to meet a nice wholesome boyfriend, not a guy named Mace who has a neck tattoo and plays in a band. All her lies are about to come crashing down around her, but then she meets Cade. Cade moved to Philadelphia to act and to leave his problems behind in Texas. So far though, he's kept the problems and had very little opportunity to take the stage. When Max approaches him in a coffee shop with a crazy request to pretend to be her boyfriend, he agrees to play the part. But when Cade plays the role a little too well, they're forced to keep the ruse going. And the more they fake the relationship, the more real it begins to feel.
ORDER # R513-84 $18-90 ISBN 9780062273260
(Shenandoah Album: 03): Richards, Emilie
Confused about her troubled marriage, Kendra Taylor needs time to sort out her feelings. Retreating to an abandoned cabin left to her husband, Isaac, by the maternal grandmother he never knew, she is quickly welcomed into the rural community of Toms Brook. She soon becomes curious about a beautiful heirloom quilt and the past Isaac has always refused to explore. The unusual quilt clearly has a story to tell, and Kendra hopes that helping her husband connect with his roots may also help him reconnect with her. At first Isaac's reluctant visits to the cabin only underscore the difficulties in their marriage. But as circumstances force them to piece together a new relationship, Isaac discovers that the history of a family he never knew may hold the key to his future. As a passionate story of strength, loss and desperation unfolds, the secrets of the quilt are revealed and the threads of an unravelling marriage are secured.
ORDER # R513-85 $15-90 ISBN 9780778315445
Play: Reed, Shelby.
Sydney Warren is a successful painter of erotic landscapes - just the
artful fantasies of a woman whose own life has been stripped of passion.
Though she has stayed loyal to her boyfriend, Max, he's unable to ignite
the sparks they once shared, leaving Sydney wanting. Then comes the
stranger, a work of art himself, and everything changes.
ORDER # R513-86 $18-90 ISBN 9780425265062
|One Sweet Ride:
Gray Preston was born into money, but he's built his racing empire on hard work and muscle. And now that Gray has millions of fans, his senator father sends one of his aides, Evelyn Hill, to elicit Gray's help in garnering votes for the upcoming national election. Gray wants nothing to do with his estranged father's campaign, but Evelyn can be pretty persuasive. She's willing to learn about racing, and maybe even get a little dirty. Evelyn's number-one goal is politics, which makes working with Gray difficult, because his only passion is fast cars. As she and Gray spend time together, he teaches her about the sport he loves, and she learns a lot about the man behind the wheel. The more she learns, the more she wants him. But any desire that threatens to derail the carefully laid plans for her future is a dangerous one. With the passion Gray and Evelyn share running hotter than either imagined, one of them is going to have to compromise, or else run the risk of losing more than their hearts.
ORDER # R513-87 $18-90 ISBN 9780425253380
|Once Upon a
Prince (The Royal Wedding): Hauck, Rachel
Susanna Truitt never dreamed of a great romance or being treated like a princess - just to marry the man she has loved for twelve years. But life isn't going according to plan. When her high school sweetheart-turned-Marine-officer breaks up instead of proposing, Susanna scrambles to rebuild her life. The last thing Prince Nathaniel expects to find on his American holiday to St. Simons Island is the queen of his heart. A prince has duties, and his family's tense political situation has chosen his bride for him. When Prince Nathaniel comes to Susanna's aid under the fabled Lover's Oak, he is blindsided by love. Their lives are worlds apart. He's a royal prince. She's an ordinary girl. But everything changes when Susanna receives an invitation to Nathaniel's coronation. It's the ultimate choice: His kingdom or her heart? God's will or their own?
ORDER # R513-88 $18-90 ISBN 9780310315476
|Taken By a
Vampire: Hill, Joey W.
Groomed from birth to be an Inherited Servant and serve only the most powerful vampire Masters, Alanna never resented her destiny. Then she did the unthinkable: she betrayed her Master to the Vampire Council. Now death is her future, but until her Master is captured, she must be protected. The Vampire Council assigns her to Evan, a vampire whose wandering lifestyle makes him the perfect guardian. Alanna's training was for a vampire of power and ambition, not for someone like Evan who lives in mountainside shacks and caves. Even his servant, Niall, is rough mannered. But these two men are about to teach Alanna something her rigorous training never did: how to feel, how to desire - perhaps even how to love. Then the Council captures her Master, and Alanna has no choice but to accept her destiny. But Evan and Niall are no strangers to defying fate - and they will stop at nothing to make Alanna theirs forever.
ORDER # R513-89 $19-90 ISBN 9780425260678
|The Sassy Belles:
They're strong as a mint julep, sweet as peach cobbler, and no matter what, they stick together. There are only two seasons in Tuscaloosa - football and waiting-for-football. When Lewis Heart, football announcer and voice of the Crimson Tide, vanishes after an impromptu romp with Vivi Ann McFadden at the Fountain Mist Motel, Vivi does what any Southern woman would do: call her best friend, Blake O'Hara Heart, attorney-at-law. With the town gossip swirling around them, Vivi and Blake are determined to find out what happened to Lewis and clear Vivi's reputation. Because after all, men may come and go, but the Sassy Belles are forever.
ORDER # R513-90 $18-90 ISBN 9780778315285
In a fertile valley undisrupted by the aether-shattering death of the old Aian Empire, the Tower and its Guardians have entertained generations of wealthy mirror-scrying mages while adventurers from around the world risk their lives for fortune and fame. But on the one day the Tower stood unguarded, an intruder tried to seize the magic powering the vast structure. Now, locked out of the Tower's innermost chambers, Kerric Vo Mos must brave the deadly traps keeping trespassers at bay in order to reclaim control. Unfortunately, Kerric wields a pen far better than a sword, and the way into the Tower's sanctum is treacherous. Only the help of an experienced player like Myal the Mendhite can get him to where he must go. But mutual respect will not be enough. Passion must also be employed, along with armor and weapons, as they embark on a perilous quest past monsters, riddles, and other dangers that even the Tower's most dedicated viewers have never seen before.
ORDER # R513-91 $18-90 ISBN 9780425262221
|When Love Calls
(The Gregory Sisters): Seilstad, Lorna.
Hannah Gregory is good at many things, but that list doesn't include following rules. So when she is forced to apply for a job as a telephone switchboard operator to support her two sisters, she knows it won't be easy. "Hello Girls" must conduct themselves according to strict - and often bewildering - rules. No talking to the other girls. No chatting with callers. No blowing your nose without first raising your hand. And absolutely no consorting with gentlemen while in training. Meanwhile, young lawyer Lincoln Cole finds himself in the unfortunate position of having to enforce the bank's eviction of the three Gregory girls from their parents' home. He tries to soften the blow by supporting them in small ways as they settle into another home. But fiery Hannah refuses his overtures and insists on paying back every cent of his charity.
ORDER # R513-92 $18-90 ISBN 9780800721817
Thorn Mackenzie was a young Viking when he met Sparkle Stardust long ago. She used him and then abandoned him. Over a thousand years later, he has finally found a way to repay her. Employing his power of persuasion, he assembles a team that can create the ultimate fantasies and illusions. The group will work together in Nirvana, the amazing amusement park Thorn has built - right across the street from Sparkle's Castle of Dark Dreams. To fight back before Thorn bleeds her business dry, Sparkle must hire a spy. Kay Stanley needs extra money, so she reluctantly agrees to do some sneaking and peeking for Sparkle. But as she gets closer to Thorn, she discovers they have a lot more in common than just a need to crush the competition and a willingness to fight dirty. As sexual tension between them mounts, she finds it harder to see the gorgeous Viking as her enemy. But with an evil force working to destroy their city, they may not survive long enough for her to help him overcome his.
ORDER # R513-93 $18-90 ISBN 9780425256077
His brother had been the only family he had left in the world. Hayes, a long, tall and serious Texan, has long been suspicious of the blond-haired, bright-eyed Minette Raynor, who is both mysterious and beautiful. And now he's convinced that Minette was involved in giving his brother the drugs that killed him. As far as Hayes is concerned, neither her looks nor anything else will stand in the way of him righting what is so very wrong. Minette can't get Hayes off her mind, or off her back. His investigation of her is a nuisance, but as an undercover DEA agent, that's the least of her worries. Until she finds herself in great danger, and he's the only one who can save her. Can she count on Hayes believing the truth - and saving her life?
ORDER # R513-94 $32-90 ISBN 9780373777716
|Heart of Obsidian
(Psy/Changeling: 12): Singh, Nalini.
A dangerous, volatile rebel, hands stained bloodred. A woman whose very
existence has been erased. A love story so dark, it may shatter the
world itself. A deadly price that must be paid. The day of reckoning is
ORDER # R513-95 $31-90 ISBN 9780425263990HARDCOVER TITLE
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