Romance Review January 2010 New Releases...... Forthcoming new and Re-issued Titles from the U.S and Locally CONTEMPORARY HISTORICAL PARANORMAL SUSPENSE LOCAL pg 2 pg 3 pg 4-5 pg 5 pg 6 Author Focus - P.C Cast Author Focus - Gena Showalter P.C. Cast was born in Watseka, Illinois, and grew up Gena Showalter sold her first book at the age of 27 being shuttled back-and-forth between Illinois and and now, four years later, is the New York Times and Oklahoma, which is where she fell in love with USA Today bestselling author of thirteen books, with Quarter Horses and mythology (at about the same eleven more on the way in a thrilling blend of genres: time). After high school she joined the United States breathtaking paranormal and contemporary romanc- Air Force and began public speaking and writing. es, cutting edge young adult novels, and stunning Since her tour in the USAF, she has been speaking urban fantasy. The critics have called her books “siz- and teaching professionally. zling page-turners” and “utterly spellbinding stories”, while Showalter herself has been called “a star on See page 6 for books by P.C Cast the rise”. See page 4 for books by Gena Showalter robinsons bookshop and cafe 3/11 Station Street, Frankston, Victoria, 3199 tel: 03 9783 6488 fax: 03 9781 1139 email@example.com www.robinsonsbooks.com.au CONTEMPORARY A BLACK TIE AFFAIR GUILTY PLEASURE ONE DAY AT A TIME Sherill Bodine Lora Leigh Danielle Steel PB $13.95 TPB $27.50 PB $15.50 Fashion curator Athena Smith Marty Matthews swore she would Coco Barrington was born into will do anything to get her hands never allow herself to be drawn a legendary Hollywood family. on the Clayworth family couture into the secret, forbidden pleasures Her mother, Florence, is a mega- collection for her exhibit. So that the women she had grown up bestselling author. Her sister, she’s thrilled when she’s called with enjoyed. 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