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E-Originals, February 8, 2019 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, January 25, 2019 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, January 18, 2019 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, January 11, 2019 | Xpress Reviews    

Close Quarters Lead to Love | Romance Reviews, December 2018

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E-Originals, January 4, 2019 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, December 21, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, December 14, 2018 | Xpress Reviews            

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E-Originals, December 7, 2018 | Xpress Reviews        

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The Other Miss Bridgerton

A risk-taking pair thrown together by chance find love on the high seas in this fast-paced, passionate adventure graced with quick-witted dialog and a marvelous sense of fun. Another worthy addition to the ever-increasing Bridgerton saga. Quinn (The Girl with the Make-Believe Husband) lives in the Pacific Northwest. [Previewed in Kathryn Howe's "Love Changes Everything," LJ 10/15/18.]
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The Best of Us

Realistic, down-to-earth folks you'll want to call friends, a Rocky Mountain setting as picturesque and appealing as they come, and two poignant love stories add another superb chapter to a series that will please both romance and women's fiction fans. Carr (The Family Gathering) lives in Las Vegas, NV.
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The Magnolia Inn

Two resilient protagonists with ghosts to lay to rest find healing in a touching story brimming with down-home East Texas charm. Author of more than 90 books, Brown (Cowboy Honor) lives in Davis, OK.
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Tempt Me with Diamonds

An ingenious plot, well-developed characters, an unfortunate misunderstanding, a dash of mystery, and a delightful final twist result in a sensual Edwardian romance sure to please Feather's many fans. Feather (Trapped by Scandal) lives in Washington, DC. [Previewed in Kathryn Howe's "Love Changes Everything," LJ 10/15/18.]
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E-Originals, November 16, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, November 9, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, November 2, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, October 26, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, October 19, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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Love Changes Everything | Romance Preview 2018

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Holiday Heat & Seasonal Spice | Romance Reviews, Oct. 15, 2018

LJ Talks to Debut Romance Author Sonya Lalli

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Consumed

Raw, gritty, and gripping, this adrenaline-laced tale whips along at lightning speed and is impossible to put down. An impressive, "consuming" launch to Ward's widely anticipated series. Ward (The Thief) is noted for her popular "Black Dagger Brotherhood" titles; she lives in Kentucky.
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Death Is Not Enough

With flair and precision, Rose delivers another taut, vividly detailed, and violent thriller that will keep readers enthralled. The core story stands on its own, but owing to the ongoing character relationships, readers may benefit from experiencing the series in order. Rose (Edge of Darkness) lives in Florida.
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My One and Only Duke

Skillfully crafted and exquisitely written (the classical allusions are delightful), Burrowes's latest is pure gold; a brilliant launch to a promising series. Burrowes (A Rogue of Her Own) lives in rural Maryland.
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Season of Wonder

A guarded heroine and a strong, perceptive hero find love despite all odds in this uplifting holiday heart-warmer. Thayne (The Cottages on Silver Beach) lives in the Northern Utah Mountains.
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Mutts and Mistletoe

Brimming with humor, Christmas cheer, and a few dogs (plus a litter of puppies), this offbeat romp sparkles with fun and will appeal to fans who enjoy their holiday fare with a British vibe. Newcomer Cox divides her time between London and the Brecon Beacons in Wales.
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Alaskan Holiday

Life in the Alaskan wilderness takes on new dimensions as a well-matched pair discover the importance of love in this tender romance lightly brushed with holiday magic. Macomber (Cottage by the Sea) lives in Port Orchard, WA.
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The Forever Christmas Tree

Sassy, spicy, and often hilarious, this holiday charmer is infused with all the seasonal spirit one tiny town can muster. In the disastrous wake of Hurricane Florence, this title with its Outer Banks setting is especially poignant. Hill (Cajun Persuasion) lives in Pennsylvania.
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Mostly Sunny

Strong but conflicted protagonists, each with abandonment issues, come to terms with their pasts as well as their feelings in this hard-hitting, appealingly sexy story that will have fans waiting for the next in this duology. Pope (Love Blooms) lives in Poughkeepsie, NY.
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Love in Catalina Cove

A cruel lie revealed, a profusion of realistic locals, and a startling coincidence that shocks the characters but not readers add up to a heartwarming romance, enhanced by a dusting of Creole culture and a plot that leaves no ends dangling. Jackson (At Long Last) lives in the Jacksonville, FL, area.
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Better Not Pout

This gently witty, over-the-top sexy M/M romance overflows with family, friends, and good cheer and hits most of the right holiday notes. Albert (Tight Quarters) lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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Once a Scoundrel

A vibrant heroine with a warrior maiden mind-set and a bold, undaunted hero who makes peace with his past find love amid mayhem in a story that redeems another rogue and sows the tantalizing seeds for the next in the series. Putney (Once a Rebel) lives in Baltimore.
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Before We Were Strangers

Realistic, often deeply flawed characters; well-handled multiple viewpoints; and a dark, twisty plot that will leave readers unsure until the very end keep the pages turning in this engrossing, insightful romantic thriller. Discussion questions are included. Novak (Face Off) lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.
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Christmas Camp

A charming movie-to-book crossover that would be right at home on the Hallmark Channel and a winner for fans looking for a touching holiday read. Schaler (A Christmas Prince) divides her time between New York City and Scottsdale, AZ.
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Winter at the Beach

Funny and chock-full of holiday appeal, this small-town tale is more general fiction than romance, but it will please fans of both. Roberts (Welcome to Moonlight Harbor) lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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E-Originals, October 12, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, October 5, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, September 28, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, September 14, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, September 7, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, August 31, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

Sweetest Heartbreak

Fans of Colleen Hoover and Kylie Scott will snap this one up
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E-Originals, August 24, 2018 | Xpress Reviews    

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E-Originals, August 17, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, August 10, 2018 | Xpress Reviews

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E-Originals, August 3, 2018 | Xpress Reviews    

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Enticed by You

A responsible hero bent on doing the right thing and a conflicted heroine struggling to deal with long-held grief find love amid chaos in a romance rife with messy family dynamics, underhanded business tactics, and assorted slimy villains, most of whom get their comeuppance. Wright (Touched by You) lives near Ann Arbor, MI.
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Why Not Tonight

Soul-crushing revelations and old resentments are tempered by whimsy, sass, and belly laughs in a scrumptiously sexy, playful story from one of the genre's best. Touching, refreshing, and fun. Mallery (When We Found Home) lives in Seattle.
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Born To Be Wilde

Flirty, sexy, and full of brilliant humor, this latest episode in the Wilde family saga overflows with familiar characters; a joyous romp and refreshing summertime diversion. Nicely done. James (Too Wilde To Wed) lives in New York City.
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Face Off

Three-dimensional characters, insightful psychological detail, and descriptions so vivid that the bleak cold of an Alaska winter practically seeps from the pages combine in a page-turner that is more suspense than romance but is sure to appeal across the board. The perfect chilling tale for a hot summer's day. Novak (Right Where We Belong) lives in the Sacramento, CA, area.
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From Here to You

Heartfelt emotions, serious social concerns, and exceptional character development result in a touching modern romance with inspirational overtones; a sure winner. Links to the author's early "Maddox Brothers" series will please fans. McGuire (All the Little Lights) lives in Steamboat Springs, CO.
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Dark Sentinel

Feehan's "Dark" world continues to expand and shine as resentment and anger pit a powerful master vampire against the Carpathians as he homes in on Lorraine in a deadly adventure that adds another chapter to this enduring series. Feehan (Covert Game), who writes in a number of paranormal romance subgenres, lives on the northern coast of California.
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Cooper's Charm

A beautifully matched pair find each other despite their misgivings (and their baggage) in a steamy romance laced with mystery and suspense that is a pure delight. Foster (Fast Burn) lives in Ohio.
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The Duke with the Dragon Tattoo

A hero so lost he fears he'll never be found and a heroine who won't give up on him reclaim their love in a bold, lyrical tale that brings the darker side of the Victorian Age into sharp relief; another winner in a stellar series. Byrne (The Scot Beds His Wife) lives at the base of the Rockies.
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The Governess Game

A ducal heir who dreads failure and a comet-obsessed sea captain's daughter with her own ghosts to slay finally give in to romance in an affecting gem enhanced by laugh-out-loud humor (the doll's various "demises" are priceless), scorching passion, and sparkling repartee. Pure reading joy! Dare (The Duchess Deal) lives in Southern California.
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Dune Drive

Rich with local history, familiar characters (practical, fierce, and often clairvoyant centenarian Ruby is a standout), and the slow-paced, downhome flavor of the bay, Stewart's latest is certain to please fans and add a few new ones. A laid-back summertime charmer
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The Duke Buys a Bride

A surfeit of humor, a zippy pace, and a cast of well-defined and intriguing protagonists make this a delicious late-summer read. Jordan (Beautiful Lawman) lives in Houston.
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Desperate Girls

Taut, seamlessly planned, and emotionally intense, Griffin's latest draws readers in and keeps them on edge in an adrenalin-fueled story that, despite a title that doesn't quite fit, delivers. A rewarding, chilling read. Griffin (Touch of Red) lives in Austin, TX.
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A Wolf Apart

Picking up where Vale's debut, The Last Wolf, leaves off, this tense, emotionally charged story brings together a hero drowning in the soul-leaching pain of living a lie and a compassionate, intuitive heroine. A wealth of sharply etched detail, snippets of pack history and lore, and a colorful supporting cast add another layer to this remarkable, strangely believable world. Vale lives in New York.

Lovely RITA Winners | RWA 2018

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The First Time at Firelight Falls

Sweet, sexy, flirty, and upbeat, Long's latest Hellcat romp is undiluted fun and as refreshing as a California breeze. A great summertime read. Long (Dirty Dancing at Devil's Leap) lives in Northern California.
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Marry Me by Sundown

With humor, a lively pace, appealing characters, a dash of danger, and solid historical detail, Lindsey's latest provides a compelling picture of the Old West, in the author's inimitable style. Lindsey (A Man To Call My Own) lives in New Hampshire.
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How To Forget a Duke

With clever wit, heady sexuality, and lush description, Lorret's title puts an enticing spin on the classic amnesia trope and launches a series (the author's Avon print debut) in fine style. Lorret (Just Another Viscount in Love) lives in Indiana.
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Broken Promise

Grim, occasionally frightening, and fueled by old enmities, this fast-paced romantic suspense brings a vicious killer down and ties up a number of loose ends in the process. Twisted Ends, a bonus series novella, is included. Thomas (Deadly Secret) lives in the Southeastern United States.
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#Moonstruck

Making excellent use of sassy banter, hilarious texts, and a breezy style, Wilson's energetic story brims with sexual tension and takes readers on a musical road trip that will leave them smiling. Perfect as well for YA and new adult collections. Wilson (#Starstruck) lives in Utah.
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Cowboy on My Mind

A strong, protective hero and an independent heroine fight for their future in this modern rough-and-tumble Western that has the importance of family at its core. (A bonus novella, Sara Richardson's Rocky Mountain Cowboy, pairs a journalist with a cowboy snowboarder.) Ryan (Reed) is a pseudonym for Ruth Ryan Langan; she lives in the Detroit area.
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Sandpiper Shore

Quirky, funny, sweet, and overflowing with a colorful cast, this welcome installment in this popular seaside series is complete in itself, but because of a number of continuing characters and plot threads, readers may wish to begin with the first title, Mistletoe Cottage. Mason (Driftwood Cove) lives in Ontario, Canada.
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The Ocean Light

Another brilliant, thought-provoking fantasy romance from a worldbuilder like no other. Readers could benefit from experiencing the books in order. Singh (Archangel's Viper) lives in New Zealand.
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The Cottages on Silver Beach

An ice-cold case adds a dash of mystery and drives the plot of this family-rich reunion story that looks at some serious emotions and brings our protagonists together to the surprise of no one but themselves. A thoroughly charming seasonal read. Thayne (Sugar Pine Trail) lives in Northern Utah.
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Too Wilde To Wed

Exquisite character development, breathtaking sensuality, perfectly placed humor, and vivid descriptions of fashion, food, and assorted political detail and current events result in a rewarding romance that is emotionally complex and provides an exceptional sense of time and place. A heartwarming delight. James (Wilde in Love) lives in New York City. [A Spring Editor's Pick, LJ 2/1/18, p. 31.]
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Wicked and the Wallflower

An intrepid heroine who wants more than society offers makes a deal with the Devil that they just might live to enjoy. This intense, deliciously sensual tale of intrigue and deception begins a promising series. MacLean (The Day of the Duchess) lives in New York City.
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What Happens in Summer

Pineiro has penned a tender, sexy, often lighthearted yet realistic version of the classic reunion plot, offering a delightful beach blanket read. Pineiro (One Summer Night) lives in New Jersey.
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Touched by You

Overflowing with steamy passion, soul-wrenching guilt, and intense family dynamics, this engrossing series opener leaves an enticing string or two dangling as it brings a hero wary of loving again and a heroine who wants to experience life on her own terms together and nicely sets the stage for the stories to come. Wright (Wherever You Are) lives near Ann Arbor, MI.
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The Prince

Sparkling repartee, definitive commentary on social issues, and a pair of deserving protagonists make this a worthy addition to Ashe's series and a delectable summertime read. Ashe (The Duke) lives in Durham, NC.
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Charmed at First Sight

Readers will savor the latest installment in the series, especially those who enjoy a little suspense.
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Summer Love: Take Two

Jump (A Teaspoon of Trouble) has succeeded in creating an idyllic town, even if the characters seem familiar and the ending is a bit sudden. First in the series, readers will want to revisit Paradise Key in the upcoming installments, by a variety of authors.
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Road to You

Readers will find part of the plot a little rushed, but this touching military love story revolves around the magic of coincidence.
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Love at the Beach Shop

Although the second entry in the series (after Shirley Jump's Summer Love: Take Two), this novel from Jacobs (Her Unexpected Hero) stands alone and could be appropriate for a YA audience as well; highly recommend for all collections.
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Royal Match

Fans of the series and wedding romances will enjoy this cute, quick read.
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Ball Buster

The mix of football and small-town goodwill gives this second-chance love story some local flavor, but readers may find Carson a little too possessive.

Romance | Best Sellers, February 2018

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When Genre Worlds Collide | Collection Development: SF Romance

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Riven

Fans will devour Parrish's (Invitation to the Blues) latest. There's backstage drama, angst, a hot romance, and a down-to-earth look at addiction and its consequences that blends seamlessly into the story. Highly recommended for all libraries where rock star romance is popular.
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The Widow's Plight

This sweet romance from Davis (Courting Her Amish Heart), with a touch of suspense, will hit all the right notes for readers of historical Christian romance.
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Ranger's Legacy

Fans of Munn's previous books (e.g., Romancing the Montana Bride) expect the majestic setting of Montana to be front and center, and this title is no exception. The new series also promises some heat for those cold Montana nights.
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On the Line

This first title in a new series from Lincoln (Dirty Work) sets up both the team and a few key players sure to come up in future stories. Carrie and Seth are a steamy couple, and their attraction is both hot and adorable. Lincoln's writing is engaging; readers who love sports-based romances will enjoy this newest entry.
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Hooked on You

An emotion-driven romance that burns with plenty of heat. Readers will enjoy the family dynamics of the band-of-brothers hockey team and the women they adore.
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A Witch's Quest

While this episode of the saga undoubtedly will appeal to fans of the series (A Witch's Life), it feels like a travelog of the time period, with little payoff for new readers.
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Herons Landing

An excellent start to a promising community series with a stunning Olympic Coast setting. Ross (Long Road Home) lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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Father of the Bride

A couple torn apart by parental disapproval and estranged for 25 years rethink their relationship when their daughter insists that her father walks her down the aisle...
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Marry in Scandal

Sly wit and heart-melting passion are front and center in a lively, insightful Regency romance from an author who knows the period inside and out and displays it gloriously. Gracie (Marry in Haste) lives in Melbourne, Australia.
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The Other Lady Vanishes

With humorous repartee, a diabolical plot, and characters that make the 1930s spring to life, Quick's lively story of murder, intrigue, and romance keeps its secrets until the very end. Quick ('Til Death Do Us Part) also writes as Jayne Ann Krentz and Jayne Castle; she lives in Seattle. [See Prepub Alert 11/21/17.]
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The Family Gathering

A beautifully crafted plot with multiple story lines, relatable characters, and a setting that makes readers want to head for the Rockies add up to another solid title. Like many of Carr's books, it will appeal to romance and women's fiction fans alike. Carr (Any Day Now) lives in Henderson, NV. [See Prepub Alert, 10/22/17.]
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Cowboy Bold

Lighthearted banter, heart-tugging emotion, and a good-natured Sooner/Longhorn football rivalry make this a delightful romance and terrific launch for the new series. Brown (The Sometimes Sisters) lives in Davis, OK. [More on the prolific Brown on p. 55.]
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Dead Girl Running

Complex, intense, and engrossing, this riveting romantic thriller has a chilling gothic touch and just enough red herrings and twists to keep readers on edge. Dodd (The Woman Who Couldn't Scream) lives in Washington State. [Previewed in Joyce Sparrow's "Love Is All Around," LJ 10/15/17.]
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The Luck of the Bride

Brimming with family, hope, and tender sensuality, this shrewdly plotted, gently paced romance is especially satisfying. MacGregor (The Bride Who Got Lucky) lives in Kansas City, MO.
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One Last Breath

Combining their considerable talents, sisters Jackson and Bush have penned a chilling thriller with enough false leads to keep readers enthralled to the finish. Jackson and Bush (Wicked Ways) write books independently, too. They live in Lake Oswego, OR.
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Wolf's Mate

Nonstop action, lots of explicit sex, and smart banter add snap to this rough-and-tumble adventure that nicely launches this series. Kyle (Having Her Enemy's Secret Shifter Baby) lives in central Florida.
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Someone To Care

Two inwardly lonely people regain the love they thought they'd lost in a story that is searing in its insight, as comforting as a hug, and a brilliant addition to this series. Another gem from a master of the art. Balogh (Someone To Wed) lives in Canada.
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