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BOOK CATALOGUE – JULY 2017 It’s a great month for contemporary romance readers with new titles by Julie Garwood (Wired – in trade paperback) and Emily March (A Stardance Summer) and mass market paperback releases from Christina Dodd (Because I’m Watching), Susan Elizabeth Phillips (First Star I See Tonight) and J.R. Ward (The Angel’s Share). There are also new titles by bestselling authors Sarah MacLean (The Day of the Duchess) and Nalini Singh (Silver Silence). Enjoy! Top Books This Month Books Available Soon Christina Dodd Because I’m Watching# Ilona Andrews Wildfire Christine Feehan Power Game# Grace Burrowes Too Scot to Handle Julie Garwood Wired* Candace Camp A Momentary Marriage Sabrina Jeffries The Pleasures of Passion Karen Chance Ride the Storm Darynda Jones Eleventh Grave in Moonlight# Janet Evanovich Dangerous Minds* Sarah MacLean The Day of the Duchess Diana Gabaldon Seven Stones to Stand or Fall* Emily March A Stardance Summer Lorelei James When I Need You Susan E. Phillips First Star I See Tonight# Sherrilyn Kenyon Dragonsworn* Nalini Singh Silver Silence* Gena Showallter The Darkest Promise* J.R. Ward The Angels’ Share# J.R. Ward Devil’s Cut* # Paperback Release * Hardcover/TPB & Anthology Please contact us if you would like to reserve a book Title: Wired Author: Julie Garwood

Title: The Day of the Duchess Author: Sarah MacLean

Classification: Contemporary/Suspense

Classification: Historical

Book Type: Trade Paperback Price: $30 Annotation: Buchanan/FBI Series. Allison Trent doesn’t look like a hacker. But behind her gorgeous face is a brilliant mind and her real love is writing – and hacking – computer code … Hotshot FBI agent

Book Type: Mass Market Paperback Price: $17 Annotation: Scandal & Scoundrel Series. Marcus Bevingstoke, Duke of Haven, has lived the last three years in self-imposed solitude, paying the price for a mistake he can never reverse and a love he lost forever …

Liam Scott has a problem: a leak in his department. He needs a top-notch hacker to secretly break into the FBI servers and find out who the traitor is. He finds the perfect candidate in Allison. Only, there’s one problem – she turns him down flat … Allison is hiding secrets that she doesn’t want the FBI to uncover. But Liam will do nearly anything to persuade her to join his team ...

After years in exile, Seraphina, Duchess of Haven, returns to London with a single goal – to find happiness, unencumbered by the man who broke her heart. Haven offers her a deal; Sera can have her freedom, just as soon as she finds her replacement ... which requires her to spend the summer in close quarters with the husband she does not want, but somehow cannot resist.

Title: A Stardance Summer Author: Emily March Classification: Contemporary

Book Type: Mass Market Paperback Price: $17 Annotation: Eternity Springs Series. Brick Callahan enjoys every minute of chaos at his campground, Stardance Ranch, especially after the Tornado Alleycats arrive for an extended summer stay. The allfemale camping club members are primarily seniors – active, adventurous, friendly and fun. But when he discovers Liliana Howe frolicking with the glamping grannies in a late night skinny-dipping session, he fears he’s in trouble. Because his best friend’s sister has grown up to be gorgeous … Betrayed by those she trusted, Lili is reassessing her life as the newest member of the Alleycats. Will a summer romance stand the test of time?

Title: Silver Silence Author: Nalini Singh Classification: Fantasy & Paranormal Book: Trade Paperback/Hardcover Price: $28 / $40 Annotation: Psy/Changeling Trinity Series. Control. Precision. Family. These are the principles that drive Silver Mercant. At a time when the fledgling Trinity Accord seeks to unite a divided world, with Silver playing a crucial role as director of a worldwide emergency response network, wildness and chaos are the last things she needs in her life. But that’s exactly what Valentin Nikolaev, alpha of the StoneWater Bears, brings with him … When a shadow assassin almost succeeds in poisoning Silver, the stakes become deadly serious … and Silver finds herself in the heart of a powerful bear clan … Her would-be assassin has no idea what their poison has unleashed …

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Other Books Available This Month

Contemporary Romance & Romantic Suspense

Claiming His Convenient Fiancee by Natalie Anderson (Paperback – $11). NZ Author. Impulsive Catriona Parkes-Wilson must retrieve a forgotten family heirloom, and if that means breaking into the mansion she grew up in, so be it! But she never expected to get caught by the house’s hot-tempered new owner, Alejandro Martinez, nor be forced into posing as his date for one night! … Desire rips through Alejandro the minute he sees Kitty, her reckless abandon igniting an animal urge to take her as his own. So when Kitty is mistaken as his fiancee, Alejandro is determined to take full advantage – and unleash the powerful hunger that rages between them!. Because I’m Watching by Christina Dodd (Paperback Release – $18). Virtue Falls Series. The survivor of a college dorm massacre, a woman accused of her lover’s murder, Madeline Hewitson is haunted by ghosts and tormented by a killer only she can see. At night, she works, writing and drawing the monster that slithers through her imagination, and living in fear of those moments when the doors of her mind unhinge and her nightmare lives in the daylight … A seasoned military veteran, Jacob Denisov lives alone in his small, darkened home, sleepless, starving, and angry. Every day he lives with the guilt that comes from his own failures and the carnage that followed. When neighbor Madeline Hewitson drives her car through the front wall of his house, she breaks his house – and his life – wide open. Forced to view the world outside, Jacob watches Maddie, recognizes a kindred spirit and wonders what she fears more than herself. Has someone caught her in a twisted labyrinth of revenge and compassion, guilt and redemption, murder and madness? … When Maddie’s imaginary killer takes form, she fights back. But will she be strong enough to triumph, or is the killer she fears no more than a shadow, an illusion ... that watches? Boardwalk Summer by Kimberly Fisk (Paperback – $17). Single mother Hope Thompson has built a happy life for herself and her twins in beautiful Tranquility Bay, Washington. She doesn’t dwell on her painful past – especially not on the man who broke her heart all those years ago. But when Hope’s beloved son needs help, she takes a desperate chance and reaches out to her children’s father … Nick Fortune lives life in the spotlight as a champion race car driver. He’s shocked to hear from Hope and even more surprised to learn that he’s a father. He immediately heads to the Pacific Northwest to confront the past – and the woman he once loved … There, on the quiet lakeshore, Nick and Hope must work together to save their son – even if it means facing their complicated past – for a second chance as a family. Don’t Tempt Me by Lori Foster (Paperback Release – $17). Guthrie Brother Series. Jason Guthrie has no time for entanglements – between helping out his widowed brother and teenage nephew and getting his hometown back on its feet, his days are spoken for. But his nights are another story ... And when his lovely new neighbor, Honor Brown, reluctantly accepts his help in remodeling her house, Jason finds himself wishing his handyman skills could knock down the defenses she keeps building around herself … Martial arts teacher Sullivan Dean knows real danger when he sees it – even when it takes the form of the gorgeous blonde helping her friend move in across the street. After putting his wayward past behind him to focus on teaching control to troubled kids, Sullivan has learned

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to avoid party girls like Lexie Perkins. But Sullivan can’t seem to keep his hands off the real woman behind that flirty charm – or keep his heart from landing at her feet ... The Legend by Donna Grant (Paperback – $17). Sons of Texas Series. Callie Reed doesn’t need a man to protect her. An expert sharpshooter and renegade hacker, this Texas-born spitfire’s got the skills and the courage to stand up to any danger – no matter how deadly. But when she becomes the target of a shadowy organization known as the Saints, Callie is forced to team up with the one man she can’t outshoot: the gorgeous, and infuriating, Lone Star legend named Wyatt Loughman ... A Delta Force Colonel with a rockhard body and stone-cold heart, Wyatt has been teasing and tormenting Callie since they were playmates on his family’s ranch. Of course, he’s wildly attracted to the fiery, strong-willed Callie. But he’s always hidden his feelings behind a wall of Texas tough and military cool, even as he’s burning up with desire. Can Wyatt save Callie’s life – without putting her love in the line of fire? Gone to Dust by Liliana Hart (Paperback – $17). Gravediggers Series. Miller Darling is one of the most popular romance novelists of her time. Not bad for a woman who doesn’t believe in romance. She’s as logical as they come, and she doesn’t believe in happily-ever-afters. What she does believe in is family, so when her brother disappears, she doesn’t think twice about packing her bag and heading out to find him … Elias Cole lived and breathed the life of a Navy SEAL. Now he’s “dead” and his hero’s honor tarnished. The only thing keeping him sane are the men who are like him – The Gravediggers – and the woman who makes his head spin. He’s never met anyone like Miller Darling. Her smart mouth and quick wit keep him on his toes, and damned if he doesn’t find that appealing … When Miller receives a package from the brother who abandoned her asking for help, it’s clear she’s in over her head with the mess he’s gotten himself into. She needs a professional, and Elias is just the man for the job. Only her brother is a former SEAL – the man who left his team to die – and Elias is more interested in vengeance than saving his life. The Wedding Shop by Rachel Hauck (Paperback Release – $17). Wedding Collection Series. It’s the early 1930s, but Cora Scott is walking in stride as a career woman after having inherited her great aunt’s wedding shop in Heart’s Bend, Tennessee, where brides come from as far away as Birmingham to experience her famed bridal treatment. Meanwhile, Cora is counting down the days until her own true love returns from the river to make her his bride. But days turn into months and months to years. All the while, Birch Good continues to woo Cora and try to show her that while he is solid and dependable, he can sweep her off her feet … More than eighty years later, former Air Force Captain Haley Morgan has returned home to Heart’s Bend after finishing her commitment to military service. After the devastating death of her best friend, Tammy, and discovering the truth about the man she loved, Haley is searching for her place in life … When Haley decides to reopen the romantic but abandoned wedding shop where she and Tammy played and dreamed as children, she begins a journey of courage, mystery, and love … As Cora’s and Haley’s stories intertwine through time in the shadow of the beloved wedding shop, they both discover the power of their own dreams and the magic of everyday love.

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The Watcher by Bella Jewel (Paperback – $17). Seven years ago, Marlie Jacobson was kidnapped by a serial killer – and lived to tell about it. But it was actually her mother who told the story, in a best-selling book that made Marlie famous. Today, she’s known as the girl who slew a killer. The one who got away. Now, there’s just one thing Marlie wants to get away from: her past. But when her little sister disappears, her worst fears come rushing back – with a vengeance ... Kenai Michelson is a world-renowned investigator. Dark, brooding, and dangerously good-looking, he’s the kind of man Marlie would normally avoid at all costs. But Kenai is her only hope in finding her missing sister. Together, Kenai and Marlie follow a trail of clues that leads them toward the truth – and into each other’s arms. As her trust in Kenai grows, so does their fierce connection. But will their desire turn deadly as they close in on a ruthless enemy who’s watching their every move?

The third left him wondering … what if? What if he had told the woman of his dreams how he felt before his world fell apart? … Spitfire CIA agent Chelsea Duvall has always had a thing for bossy, brooding Dagan. It’s just as well that he’s never given her a second look, since she carries a combustible secret about his past that threatens to torch their lives …

Keeping It Hot by Sydney Landon (Paperback – $17). Breakfast in Bed Series. Zoe Hart owns the coffee shop in one of the hottest upscale resorts in Florida, run by her childhood best friend, Dylan Jackson. Even though Dylan is a workaholic, he still finds time to enjoy the beautiful women who pass through his hotel – all of them except Zoe. She has been in love with Dylan for years without him noticing. But with her thirtieth birthday fast approaching, she realizes she can’t keep pining away for a man who doesn’t show the merest sign of romantic interest in her … When Zoe launches her plan to shed her tomboy image in Dylan’s eyes, she’s thrilled once he starts to notice her in a whole new way. But she’ll have to face the risk that seducing her best friend might come with lasting changes to their longtime friendship ... First Star I See Tonight by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (Paperback Release – $17). Chicago Stars / Bonner Brothers Series. He’s the former quarterback of the Chicago Stars football team … She’s trying to make a success of her very own detective agency … Her first job? Follow him … Let’s just say it’s not going well … Not well at all ... Piper Dove is a woman with a dream – to become the best detective in the city of Chicago. First job? Trail former Chicago Stars quarterback, Cooper Graham. The problem? Graham’s spotted her, and he’s not happy. Which is why a great detective needs a first rate imagination. “The fact is ... I’m your stalker. Not full-out barmy. Just ... mildly unhinged.” Piper soon finds herself working for Graham himself, although not as the bodyguard he refuses to admit he so desperately needs. Instead, he’s hired her to keep an eye on the employees at his exclusive new nightclub. But Coop’s life might be in danger, and Piper’s determined to protect him, whether he wants it or not. (Hint: Not!) If only she weren’t also dealing with a bevy of Middle Eastern princesses, a Pakistani servant girl yearning for freedom, a teenager who just wants to fit in, and an elderly neighbor demanding that Piper find her very dead husband. And then there’s Cooper Graham, a legendary sports hero who always gets what he wants – even if what he wants just might be an intrepid detective hell bent on proving she’s as tough as he is. From the bustling streets of Chicago to a windswept lighthouse on Lake Superior to the glistening waters of Biscayne Bay, two people who can’t stand to lose will test themselves and each other to discover what matters most. Fuel for Fire by Julie Ann Walker (Paperback – $17). Black Knights Series. Dagan Zoelner has made three huge mistakes. The first two left blood on his hands.

The Angels’ Share by J.R. Ward (Paperback Release – $17). Bourbon Kings Series. In Charlemont, Kentucky, the Bradford family is the creme de la creme of high society – just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. And their complicated lives and vast estate are run by a discrete staff who inevitably become embroiled in their affairs. This is especially true now, when the apparent suicide of the family patriarch is starting to look more and more like murder ... No one is above suspicion – especially the eldest Bradford son, Edward. The bad blood between him and his father is known far and wide, and he is aware that he could be named a suspect. As the investigation into the death intensifies, he keeps himself busy at the bottom of a bottle – as well as with his former horse trainer’s daughter. Meanwhile, the family’s financial future lies in the perfectly manicured hands of a business rival, a woman who wants Edward all to herself … Everything has consequences; everybody has secrets. And few can be trusted. Then, at the very brink of the family’s demise, someone thought lost to them forever returns to the fold. Maxwell Bradford has come home. But is he a savior ... or the worst of all the sinners?

Crime & Mystery & Thriller The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth (Trade Paperback Reissue – $29). The Jackal. A tall, blond Englishman with opaque, gray eyes. A killer at the top of his profession. A man unknown to any secret service in the world. An assassin with a contract to kill the world’s most heavily guarded man … One man with a rifle who can change the course of history. One man whose mission is so secretive not even his employers know his name. And as the minutes count down to the final act of execution, it seems that there is no power on earth that can stop the Jackal. The Archangel Project by C.S. Graham aka Steven Harris & C.S. Harris (Paperback – $17). October Guinness and Jax Alexander Series. A murdered psychologist with ties to a secret CIA-funded remote viewing project … A haunted young Iraq War vet with a “psycho” discharge and a talent that has marked her for death … A deadly secret that will rock the world … You can’t hide the truth from those who can see … When the charred remains of Tulane professor Henry Youngblood are discovered in the burned-out ruins of his New Orleans offices, the CIA sends maverick troubleshooter Jax Alexander to investigate. Joined in a reluctant partnership with remote viewer October “Tobie” Guinness, Jax struggles to decipher a cryptic set of clues that leads from the devastated neighborhoods of New Orleans to the power corridors of Washington, D.C. Pursued by agents of an influential oil and defense conglomerate with ties to the President himself, Jax and Tobie soon find themselves in a breakneck race against time to stop a ruthless killer and avert a diabolical plot that could devastate America.

Fantasy & Paranormal Romance Power Game by Christine Feehan (Paperback Release – $17). Ghostwalker Series. When members of a United Nations joint security force are taken hostage by radical terrorists in Indonesia, Captain Ezekiel

4 Fantasy & Paranormal Romance continued Fortunes is called to lead the rescue team. Part of a classified government experiment, Zeke is a supersoldier with enhanced abilities. He can see better and run faster than the enemy, disappear when necessary and hunt along any terrain. There are those in the world willing to do anything for power like that ... A formidable spy genetically engineered to hide in plain sight, Bellisia rarely meets a man who doesn’t want to control her or kill her. But Zeke is different. His gaze, his touch – they awaken feelings inside her that she never thought possible. He’s the kind of man she could settle down with – if she can keep him alive ... The Sweetest Burn by Jeaniene Frost (Paperback Release – $17). Broken Destiny Series. Conquering a supernatural realm turned out to be easier than getting over a broken heart. But her initial victory has made Ivy a target for revenge, forcing her to reunite with the dangerous – and dangerously sexy – Adrian. Ivy isn’t sure which will be harder: finding the hallowed weapon that will repair the crumbling walls between the demon and human realms, or resisting Adrian, who’s decided that come hell or high water, he will make Ivy his … At first, Adrian tried to resist his feelings for Ivy. Now, determined to break the curse that dooms their love, he’s vowed to save her and to have her. If only he can persuade her to forgive his past sins. But defying destiny – and surrendering to the smoldering desire between them – will bring consequences and sacrifices they never imagined ... Crimson Death by Laurell K. Hamilton (Paperback Release – $17). Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series. Anita has never seen Damian, her vampire servant, in such a state. The rising sun doesn’t usher in the peaceful death that he desperately needs. Instead, he’s being bombarded with violent nightmares and blood sweats … And now, with Damian at his most vulnerable, Anita needs him the most. The vampire who created him, who subjected him to centuries of torture, might be losing control, allowing rogue vampires to run wild and break one of their kind’s few strict taboos … Some say love is a great motivator, but hatred gets the job done, too. And when Anita joins forces with her friend Edward to stop the carnage, Damian will be at their side, even if it means traveling back to the land where all his nightmares spring from … a place that couldn’t be less welcoming to a vampire, an assassin, and a necromancer … Ireland. Spellbinder by Thea Harrison (Self Published Print-OnDemand Paperback – $35). Moonshadow Series. Kidnapped while on tour, musician Sidonie Martel is transported to the mystical land of Avalon. A human without magical ability, she is completely vulnerable to the deadly forces surrounding her … When she defies her captors and refuses to share her music, an act of violent cruelty leaves her broken, her ability to play silenced, maybe forever. Her only hope is a whisper in the dark, gentle hands that offer healing, and a man who refuses to show her his face yet who offers advice she dare not ignore … One of the most feared and powerful sorcerers in history, Morgan le Fae serves a Queen he despises, Isabeau of the Light Court. Once a famous bard and an advisor to kings, Morgan has been enslaved to Isabeau for hundreds of years, acting as enforcer and the commander of her deadly Hounds … Sidonie’s music touches Morgan in places he had abandoned centuries ago, and her fiery spirit resurrects feelings he had believed long dead. For Sidonie, trapped in captivity, passion offers a comfort she cannot resist … But Isabeau holds Morgan bound in magical chains that only Death can break. And in the court of a cruel,

Fantasy & Paranormal Romance continued jealous Queen, the only thing that burns hotter than love is revenge … Eleventh Grave in Moonlight by Darynda Jones (Paperback Release – $18). Charley Davidson Series. A typical day in the life of Charley Davidson involves cheating husbands, errant wives, missing people, philandering business owners, and, oh yeah ... demons, hell hounds, evil gods, and dead people. Lots and lots of dead people. As a part time Private Investigator and fulltime Grim Reaper, Charley has to balance the good, the bad, the undead, and those who want her dead … Now, Charley is learning to make peace with the fact that she is a goddess with all kinds of power and that her own daughter has been born to save the world from total destruction. But the forces of hell are determined to see Charley banished forever to the darkest corners of another dimension. With the son of Satan himself as her husband and world-rocking lover, will Charley be able to defeat the ultimate evil and find a way to have her happily ever after after all? Grave Ransom by Kalayna Price (Paperback – $17). Alex Craft Series. Grave witch Alex Craft is no stranger to the dead talking. She raises shades, works with ghosts, and is dating Death himself. But the dead walking? That’s not supposed to happen. And yet reanimated corpses are committing crimes across Nekros City. Alex’s investigation leads her deep into a web of sinister magic. When Briar Darque of the Magical Crimes Investigation Bureau gets involved, Alex finds herself with an unexpected ally of sorts. But as the dead continue to rise and wreak havoc on the living, can she get to the soul of the matter in time?

Historical & Regency Romance A Most Unlikely Duke by Sophie Barnes (Paperback – $17). Diamonds in the Rough Series. Raphe Matthews hasn’t stepped foot in polite circles since a tragedy left his once-noble family impoverished and in debt. The bare-knuckle boxer has spent the last fifteen years eking out an existence for himself and his two sisters. But when a stunning reversal of fortune lands Raphe the title of Duke of Huntley, he’s determined to make a go of becoming a proper lord, but he’ll need a little help, and his captivating neighbor might be just the woman for the job ... After her sister’s scandalous match, Lady Gabriella knows the ton’s eyes are on her. Agreeing to tutor the brutish new duke can only lead to ruin. Although she tries to control her irresistible attraction to Raphe, every day she spends with him only deepens her realization that this may be the one man she cannot do without. And as scandal threatens to envelop them both, she must decide if she can risk everything for love with a most unlikely duke. Love with a Scottish Outlaw by Gayle Callen (Paperback – $17). Highland Weddings Series. The last thing clan chief Duncan Carlyle expects to encounter in the rain-soaked highlands was Catriona Duff, daughter of the corrupt earl responsible for the price on his head. Yet Duncan finds himself sheltering the beauty who claims to have lost her memory. Catriona could be the key to stopping her father, but only if Duncan can keep her identity – and his dangerously powerful desire – to himself … Duncan may have rescued Catriona, but the gruff outlaw clearly doesn’t trust her. She’s moved by his mission to rescue kidnapped children, but hiding in a network of caves means living in close quarters with everyone – including Duncan. And even as Catriona struggles to remember her past, the present draws her ever closer to this enigmatic man ... and to the secret that could change everything.

5 Historical & Regency Romance continued Duke with Benefits by Manda Collins (Paperback – $17). Studies in Scandal Series. Lady Daphne Forsyth is a brilliant mathematician with a burning passion for puzzles. When she learns that the library belonging to her benefactress houses the legendary Cameron Cipher – an encrypted message that, once solved, holds the key to great riches – Daphne is on the case. Unfortunately, her race to unlock the cipher’s code is continually thwarted by a deliciously handsome distraction she hadn’t counted on … and cannot resist … Dalton Beauchamp, the Duke of Maitland, is curious as to why Daphne is spending so much time snooping around his aunt’s bookshelves. He’s even more intrigued by her bold yet calculating manner: She is unapologetic about her secret quest … and the fiery attraction that develops between them both. But how can they concentrate on solving a perplexing enigma once the prospect of true love enters the equation? The Highland Duke by Amy Jarceki (Paperback – $17). Highland Lords Series. When Akira Ayres finds the brawny Scot with a musket ball in his thigh, the healer has no qualms about doing whatever it takes to save his life. Even if it means fleeing with him across the Highlands to tend to his wounds while English redcoats are closing in. Though Akira is as fierce and brave as any of her clansmen, even she’s intimidated by the fearsome, brutally handsome Highlander who refuses to reveal his name … Geordie knows if Akira ever discovers he’s the Duke of Gordon, both her life and his will be forfeit in a heartbeat. The only way to keep the lass safe is to ensure she’s by his side day and night. But the longer he’s with her, the harder it becomes to think of letting her go. Despite all their differences, despite the danger, he will face death itself to make her his. The Pleasures of Passion by Sabrina Jeffries (Paperback – $17). Sinful Suitors Series. When Niall Lindsey, the Earl of Margrave, is forced to flee after killing a man in a duel, he expects his secret love, Brilliana Trevor, to go with him, or at the very least wait for him. To his shock, she does neither and sends him off with no promise for the future. Seven years and one pardon later, Niall returns to England disillusioned and cynical. And being blackmailed by the government into working with his former love to help catch a counterfeiter connected to her father doesn’t improve his mood any. But as his role as Brilliana’s fake fiance brings his long-buried feelings to the surface once again, he wonders who is more dangerous – the counterfeiter or the woman rapidly stealing his heart … Forced to marry another man after Niall was exiled, the now widowed Brilliana wants nothing to do with the reckless rogue who she believes abandoned her to a dreary, loveless life. So having to rely on him to save her father is the last thing she wants. But as their scheme strips away the lies and secrets of their shared past, can she let go of the old hurt and put her pride aside? Or will the pleasures of their renewed passion finally enable them both to rediscover love? My Fair Princess by Vanessa Kelly (Paperback – $12). Improper Princesses Series. Despite being the illegitimate daughter of a prince, Gillian Dryden is happily ignorant of all social graces. After growing up wild in Italy, Gillian has been ordered home to England to find a suitable husband. And Charles Valentine Penley, the excessively proper, distractingly handsome Duke of Leverton, has agreed to help transform her from a willful tomboy to a blushing debutante … Powerful and sophisticated, Charles can make or break reputations with a wellplaced word. But his new protegee, with her habit of hunting bandits and punching earls, is a walking

Historical & Regency Romance continued scandal. The ton is aghast … but Charles is intrigued. Tasked with taking the hoyden in hand, he longs to take her in his arms instead. Can such an outrageous attraction possibly lead to a fairytale ending? What to Do With a Duke by Sally MacKenzie (Paperback – $17). Spinster House Series. Miss Isabelle Catherine Hutting would rather be lounging in the library than circling the ballroom in search of a husband any day. So when Cat hears that the town’s infamous Spinster House is open for a new resident, she jumps at the chance to put all this marriage business behind her. But first she must make arrangements with her prospective landlord, Marcus, the duke of Hart - the most handsome man she’s ever seen and the only man who’s ever impressed her in the least. With her wit, independent spirit, and great beauty, Marcus can’t help but be stirred by Cat. It’s terribly unfortunate that he’s not looking to marry, given the centuries-old curse that left his family with the Spinster House to begin with. No duke shall live to see his heir’s birth. But is there a chance the curse could be broken – in true fairy-tale fashion – by an act of true love? The Rebel Heir by Elizabeth Michels (Paperback – $17). Spare Heirs Series. Lady Evangeline Green is living a lie. To please her family, she masquerades as the perfect debutante ... until she meets the wickedly charming Lord Crosby. With him, there are no rules. She’s finally free to do as she desires – but freedom comes with a price, and Lord Crosby is not what he seems ... Ash is not Lord Crosby. He’s a con artist, a noble Spare Heir living off his silver tongue. When the Green family ruined his, he swore he’d make them pay, and he never doubted his devotion to revenge ... until he met Evangeline. Now, caught in a web of lies, torn between duty and desire, what’s a con to do but deceive all of London and steal the one lady who dared match wits with the devil himself? Scandalous Ever After by Theresa Romain (Paperback – $17). Romance of the Turf Series. After being widowed by a steeplechase accident in Ireland, Lady Kate Whelan abandons the turf. But once her mourning is complete, her late husband’s debts drive her to seek help in Newmarket amidst the whirl of a race meet. There she encounters antiquities expert Evan Rhys, her late husband’s roguish friend – whom she hasn’t seen since the day of his lordship’s mysterious death … Now that fate has reunited them, Evan seizes the chance to win over the woman he’s always loved. But once back within the old stone walls of Whelan House, long-held secrets come to light that shake up everything Kate thought she knew about her marriage. Now she wonders who she can trust with her heart – and Evan must decide between love and a truth that will separate him from all his heart desires. Lord of Lies by Amy Sandas (Paperback – $17). Fallen Ladies Series. When a dangerous moneylender kidnaps her sister, Portia Chadwick seeks help from a man known only as Nightshade. Soon she finds herself charging headfirst into his world of intrigue and danger – and unexpected passion … Dell Turner grew up in London’s back alleys and gin lanes. Vowing to escape his low beginnings, he hires himself out to society’s elite. When he accepts a job from a beautiful young lady, he doesn’t anticipate her relentless determination to join his mad occupation ... or her unnerving ability to inspire emotions he thought long buried. She’s as dangerous to him as his world is to her, and yet Dell can’t bring himself to turn Portia away ... even if it means risking her life.

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Summary of This Month’s Books Author Natalie Anderson

Title Claiming His Convenient Fiancee

Classification Contemporary

Price $11

Sophie Barnes

A Most Unlikely Duke

Historical

$17

Gayle Callen

Love with a Scottish Outlaw

Historical

$17

Manda Collins

Duke with Benefits

Historical

$17

Christina Dodd

Because I’m Watching#

Contemporary/Suspense

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