The Highlander’s Bride, the first in Amanda Forester’s Highland Trouble series, has all the trappings of an old-fashioned romance with some delightfully feminist twists thrown in. The heroine is a sheltered noblewoman, and the hero is a Scots warrior who offends her tender sensibilities with his legs and his disregard for her possessions. However, the Lady is no delicate flower, and the Scotsman is no domineering alpha.
New York Times best-selling author Jodi Thomas introduces readers to her new series, Ransom Canyon, with an eponymous novel about four families struggling to hold it all together. Set against the beautiful, rugged landscape of a west Texas town, Ransom Canyon is a subtle, sweet start to a new small-town saga.
New York Times best-selling romance author Kristan Higgins branches into women’s fiction with her latest novel, If Only You Knew. This is an engaging story of sisters Jenny and Rachel, who are forced to make difficult choices in an effort to turn their lives around.
Sally MacKenzie’s What to Do with a Duke is the first in a new series and a masterful mélange of Regency romance pleasures. The small English town of Loves Bridge vibrates with heritable curses, tension between social castes,and the insatiable longings of its beguiling inhabitants.
Brown-Eyed Girl is the final book in the Travis Brothers series by beloved romance author Lisa Kleypas. This is a contemporary series about a family of rich Texans, but each book in the quartet works as a stand-alone.
est-selling author Ilona Andrews—a pseudonym for husband and wife writing team Gordon and Ilona—returns fans to the world of Kate Daniels in Magic Shifts. The novel is the eighth installment in the wildly popular post-apocalyptic series. Kate and her mate, shape-shifter and Beast Lord, Curran, have abdicated their role of running the Pack and are living in suburban Atlanta.
Without Restraint is an explosively erotic start to Angela Knight’s Southern Shields series. When a killer out for revenge starts targeting local South Carolina police, deputy Alexis Rogers turns to Navy SEAL and new addition to the department, Frank Murphy, a man with a dominant streak and the only one attuned to Alex’s deepest desires. With their personal needs mixing into their professional lives, and Alex and Frank’s private moments only fueling the killer’s aggression, Without Restraint is a steamy, white-knuckle-intense read.
Set in the shadow of the craggy Grand Tetons, New York Times bestseller Elizabeth Lowell opens The Perfect Touch with San Francisco art dealer and design studio owner Sara Medina deciding to go to Jackson, Wyoming. Having grown up dirt-poor on a dairy farm, she’d be the first to tell you cowboy country is the last place she’d choose to be.
If He's Noble, the latest in Hannah Howell’s Wherlocke series, is a historical romance with a kind and honorable hero, a feisty but sweet heroine and an over-the-top evil villainess bent on destruction. The story weaves in paranormal elements, and Howell is able to make several comments on the ridiculous double standards of Regency society, all while developing a fine romance. Although the writing style is sometimes a bit awkward, the story contains many elements that are sure to be irresistible to fans of Regency romance.
A Sword for His Lady is just as unabashedly silly, sensual and fun as its cover suggests. It has no pretensions of being deeply intellectual or literary—it's simply a sexy, entertaining romance unfolding in the exotic setting of early 12th-century England. The first in Wine's Courtly Love series, it’s perfectly suited for a summer vacation read.