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									                                                                                                               August 2010




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                      This month reader fave Cynthia Eden begins her new romantic suspense series, which kicks off with
                      Deadly Fear, an ’edge of your seat’ page turner that will have you checking the locks on the doors.
                      Monica and Luke have a complex and intensely passionate relationship and their race to stop the
                      frighteningly evil killer will keep you absorbed to the last page. A brilliant beginning - we can’t wait for
                      the next book …
                      DEADLY FEAR BK#1 $16.95
                      Cynthia Eden
                      TWO BRILLIANT AGENTS - FBI Special Agent Monica Davenport has made a career out of profiling serial killers. But
                      getting inside the twisted minds of the cruel and the sadistic has taken its toll: She's walled herself off from the world. Yet
                      Monica can't ignore fellow agent Luke Dante, the only man who ever broke through her defenses. ONE DREAM TEAM -
                      Luke has the unique ability to put victims at ease . . . professionally, he and Monica made a perfect team. Now they're re-
                      united to catch a murderer who uses his victims' deepest, darkest fears for sport - but their investigative skills aren't
                      enough. Luke and Monica will have to face the secrets from their past, the ones that terrify them the most, if they are to
                      have a future together. But can they catch a killer whose weapon is . . .DEADLY FEAR

There wasn’t time for advance reading of any other books for this month’s catalogue, but look for more reviews
next month. In the meantime, here are some more titles to check out in the catalogue—just some of the great
reading around this month:

Wicked Intentions—start of a new series from the wonderful Elizabeth Hoyt
Ruthless—also start of a new historical series from one of our favourite authors, Anne Stuart
Virtually Hers—Gennita Low (at last, the book we’ve spent years waiting for)
Into the Crossfire and Shadows at Midnight—two books from Lisa Marie Rice, Shadows …..
writing as Elizabeth Jennings
Veil of Night—a brand new one from Linda Howard
Infamous—a brand new story from Suzanne Brockmann, first release in small p/back.
Burning Up—a paranormal anthology, including stories from the fabulous Nalini Singh and the
‘uber’ talented Angela Knight.
Water Bound—first in a new series from that queen of paranormal romance, Christine Feehan
And much, much more …...




  This month, make sure you come in for some great deals in our ‘SHORT AND
  SWEET’ SALE. Sale begins on Saturday 31st July and ends on Saturday 14th
  August. Lots of great titles at even better prices. Don’t miss out!!! Be early and
  snag yourself some real bargains!!!
                               Regency & historical
                  CAPTURED BY DESIRE $15.95                                                  HIGHLAND ROGUE, LONDON MISS $14.95
                  Kira Morgan                                                                Margaret Moore
                  In 16th century Scotland, young Miss Florie Gilder runs                    Quintus MacLachlann is arrogant--unapologetically so.
                  away from her drunken foster father to find her real                       When he's asked to impersonate one half of a married
                  father and her noble heritage. Along the way, she is                       couple to infiltrate Edinburgh society, he relishes the
                  accused of theft, becomes a fugitive hiding in a forest,                   challenge of being "married" to the frustratingly willful
                  and is accidentally wounded by a handsome local                            yet beautiful Esme. Esme makes no bones about her
                  huntsman. The huntsman--a Robin-Hood figure who                            fervent dislike of the dishonoured rake. He's the last
                  poaches wild game from the landowner's estate to                           person on earth she can conceive of marrying, sham
feed the starving poor--carries the beautiful maiden to a church where       or otherwise. But being forced to play wife to the handsome-as-sin
she is guaranteed 40 days of sanctuary from the law. During that time,       wastrel brings up very "real" feelings of desire....
he learns her true story, falls in love with her, and helps her in her
quest, at the risk of his own life. Smitten with him, she worries more for   A KISS AT MIDNIGHT $16.95
his survival. But enemies of the state are seeking to overturn the           Eloisa James
Catholic royals, while a vicious noblewoman is out to destroy Florie.        Miss Kate Daltry doesn't believe in fairy tales . . . or
                                                                             happily ever after. Forced by her stepmother to attend
DAMSEL IN DISGUISE $15.95
                                                                             a ball, Kate meets a prince . . . and decides he's
Susan Gee Heino
                                                                             anything but charming. A clash of wits and wills
An actress by trade, Julia St. Clement is playing her
                                                                             ensues, but they both know their irresistible attraction
most dangerous role yet. She dresses as a man to warn
                                                                             will lead nowhere. For Gabriel is promised to another
Lord Anthony Rastmoor of a cruel plot against him. She
                                                                             woman--a princess whose hand in marriage will fulfill
still loves him, despite his betrayal years ago. Rastmoor
                                                                             his ruthless ambitions. Gabriel "likes" his fiancée, which is a welcome
believes that Julia is dead. But when Julia's actress
                                                                             turn of events, but he doesn't "love" her. Obviously, he should be
"wife" disappears, Rastmoor and Julia must form an
                                                                             "wooing" his bride-to-be, not the witty, impoverished beauty who
uneasy alliance. It's only a matter of time before he
                                                                             refuses to fawn over him. Godmothers and glass slippers
unmasks her-and there's no telling what will happen when he does.
                                                                             notwithstanding, this is one fairy tale in which destiny conspires to
                DEVIL'S HIGHLANDER BK#1 $15.95                               destroy any chance that Kate and Gabriel might have a happily ever
                Veronica Wolff                                               after. Unless a prince throws away everything that makes him noble . .
                After Scotland’s Civil Wars, the orphaned brothers and       . Unless a dowry of an unruly heart trumps a fortune . . . Unless one
                sisters of the MacAlpin clan reclaimed the abandoned         kiss at the stroke of midnight changes everything.
                Dunnottar Castle as their birthright. Hardened in battle
                and haunted by family secrets, these fiery Highlanders                          LAST NIGHT'S SCANDAL BK#4 $16.95
                must rely on each other as they right the wrongs of                             Loretta Chase
                their troubled history. Cormac MacAlpin lost his                                After surviving the perils of Egypt, Peregrine Dalmay,
                innocence too young—he’s always blamed himself for                              Earl of Lisle, is back in London, facing the most dire
the kidnapping of his twin brother, Aidan. He turned away from his                              threat of all: his irrational family . . . and Miss Olivia
childhood friend, Marjorie Keith, denying the prospect of happiness                             Wingate-Carsington. A descendant of notorious--but
with the young woman who loved him. Now a tormented war hero                                    very aristocratic--swindlers, the delectable redhead
working as a fisherman, Cormac is speechless when Marjorie comes                                has the ability to completely unhinge him and a long
to him with an appeal for help…a poor city boy she’s been caring for                            history of dragging him into her scandalous schemes.
has disappeared, reminding her of long-lost Aidan. Their bond of             Olivia may be Society's darling, but she's aware a respectable future
shame once thwarted a budding romance, and threatens to again—but            looms menacingly. And so when Lisle is forced to go on a family
Cormac and Marjorie are adults now, with needs too powerful to keep          mission, she sees this as the perfect chance for one last adventure--
locked away…                                                                 even if it is with the one man in the world she can't wrap around her
                                                                             finger. But really, she only wants to "help" . . . Which is why Lisle and
GREEN EYES $15.95 REISSUE                                                    Olivia find themselves in a gloomy Scottish castle inhabited by spiteful
Karen Robards                                                                ghosts and craven murderers . . . and a shocking secret: the greatest
Anna Traverne will never forget that evening back in                         peril of all may be burning within their own stubborn hearts. Bk#1 Not
England when a bold intruder stole into her chambers --                      Quite A Lady.
a dark and daring jewel thief who came for treasures and
inflamed her passions with a brazen caress. She                              THE LAWMAN'S REDEMPTION $14.95
thwarted the dashing rogue then. But now Julian Chase                        Pam Crooks
has followed her halfway around the world. Julian has                        Fallen lawman turned cowboy Jack Hollister believes
come to take what he believes is rightfully his. And he                      he's not worthy of a respectable woman. His cheek is
has vowed to have his tender, sensuous revenge on the enchanting,            scarred from a speeding bullet, and he's as wild as the
silver-blond angel who robbed him of his birthright ... and purloined his    fierce Montana landscape he roams. Grace Reilly is all
heart in a single, unparalleled moment.                                      fine city clothes and polite manners, but right now
                                                                             she's in need of a man who is a little rough around the
                A HIGHLAND DUCHESS BK#2 $15.95                               edges.... Can the man from the wrong side of the
                Karen Ranney                                                 tracks ever become more than a protector to this proper lady?
                Bk#1 Sold to a Laird. The beautiful but haughty
                Duchess of Herridge is known to all the "ton" as the                           LIBERTINE'S KISS $15.95
                "Ice Queen." But to Ian McNair, the exquisite Emma is                          Judith James
                nothing like the rumors. Sensual and passionate, she                           Abandoned by his cavalier father at a young age,
                moves him as no other woman has before. If only she                            William de Veres grew up knowing precious little
                were his wife and not his captive . . . Little does Emma                       happiness. But William has put the past firmly behind
                know that the dark and mysterious stranger who bursts                          him and as a military hero and noted rake, he rises fast
into her bedroom to kidnap her is the powerful Earl of Buchane, and                            in the ranks of the hedonistic Restoration court.
the only man who has been able to see past her proper faCade. As the                           Though not before he is forced to seek shelter from a
Ice Queen's defenses melt under the powerful passion she finds with                            charming young Puritan woman... The civil wars have
her handsome captor, she begins to believe that love may be possible.        cost the once-high-spirited Elizabeth Walters her best friend and her
Yet fate has decreed that the dream can never be--for pursuing it            father, leaving her unprotected and alone. She flees an unwanted
means sacrificing everything they hold dear: their honor, their futures .    marriage, seeking safe haven, but what she finds is something she
. . and perhaps their lives.                                                 never expected. When her kindness and her beauty bring her to the
                                                                             attention of William, and then the king, she will have a choice to make.
                                                                             After all, can a notorious libertine really be capable of love?
                                  Regency & historical
                  A LITTLE BIT WILD BK#1 $15.95                                one that brought him to England in search of his true father. And now,
                  Victoria Dahl                                                the secrets kept by the Englishwoman who has become his muse.
                  Jude Bertrand is not an excellent dancer. Nor does he        Philippe wants more than just to paint Beatrice, he wants to show her
                  wear the most fashionable coats. But when Marissa            every pleasure society has denied her-and she's denied herself. But
                  York's brother approaches him, desperate to preserve         there's something Beatrice isn't telling him, and his art only allows for
                  Marissa's tenuous reputation, Jude does prove heroic         truth. . .
                  enough to offer to marry the girl. In fact, the union
                  should more than make up for his lack of social graces                       ONE UNASHAMED NIGHT $15.95
                  -and his own scandalous past... Marissa knows that                           Sophia James
betrothal to the son of a duke-even one as raw and masculine as Jude-                          Living in a gray world of silhouette, Lord Taris
will save her from ruin, but that doesn't mean she's happy about it.                           Wellingham conceals his fading eyesight from society.
Soon, though, she finds that Jude has a surprisingly gentle touch-and                          He has long protected himself from any intimate
plans to use it to persuade Marissa that their wedding day cannot                              relationships. Plain twenty-eight-year-old Beatrice-
come soon enough...                                                                            Maude Bassingstoke does not expect to attract any
                                                                                               man, especially not one as good-looking as her remote
THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF REGENCY ROMANCE                                                            travelling companion. Forced by a snowstorm to spend
$24.95 TRADE P/BACK                                                            the night together, these two lonely people seek solace in each other's
Mary Balogh, Jo Beverley, Sara Bennett et al                                   arms. The passion they unleash surprises them both. Then a new day
From some of the biggest names in Regency historical                           dawns....
romance, 25 wickedly witty, lusciously romantic and
sublimely sensual stories. Stories replete with                                PATCHWORK BRIDE $14.95
oversexed aristocrats, posturing courtesans and                                Jillian Hart
feuding dukes and duchesses tell of a beautiful lady                           At last, Meredith Worthington is returning to Angel
awakened by a passion more powerful than anything                              Falls, Montana. Now that she's escaped the
she has ever known, one that could doom or save her; a disgraced               matchmaking and scheming of her East Coast finishing
rake who, given a final chance to redeem himself, discovers love has           school, she can follow her dream of becoming a
rules of its own; and a luscious young beauty fed up with proper tea           teacher. And perhaps get to know Shane Connelly, the
parties and elegant balls who disguises herself to enjoy a soiree of           intriguing new wrangler on her father's ranch....Shane
uninhibited pleasure. As the passion mounts, so do the complications...        had a bellyful of "eligible ladies" back East. So he left
It includes big name contributors such as Julia Templeton, Sara                them--and his high-society family--behind. Meredith reminds him of
Bennett, Jo Beverley, Amanda Grange, Mary Balogh, Elizabeth Boyle,             everything he'd like to forget, yet he can't resist her charm. But will love
Candice Hern, Anna Campbell, Robyn DeHart, Carolyn Jewel and lots              have time to blossom before she discovers the secret he's been hiding
more.                                                                          all along?

                 THE MISTRESS BK#2 $16.95 REISSUE                                                ROYAL SEDUCTION $15.95 REISSUE
                 Susan Wiggs                                                                     Jennifer Blake
                 Bk#1 The Hostage. Most days Kathleen O'Leary is a                               A golden prince, a ruthless captor, an unrelenting
                 penniless maid. But tonight she takes a risk and                                lover..." Poised, calculating, and ruthlessly charming,
                 masquerades as a glamorous heiress, thanks to a                                 Prince Rolfe of Ruthenia takes beautiful Angeline
                 borrowed gown and her friends' sense of adventure.                              Fortin captive, mistaking her for her cousin and
                 To her surprise, the ruse succeeds--even Dylan                                  compromising her beyond redemption. Escape from
                 Kennedy, Chicago's most eligible bachelor, seems                                the prince is impossible, and Rolfe begins to torment
                 enraptured. But like Kathleen, Dylan isn't who he says                          her senses at every turn. At last, captured and
he is. And before their true identities can be revealed to one another,        captivated, Angeline can't resist Rolfe's masterful seduction, and the
fire erupts, sending rich and poor alike running for their lives. Now,         prince discovers the only woman he's ever encountered who can meet
though virtually strangers, Kathleen and Dylan must rely on each other         him passion for passion. But Rolfe is on a mission to find his brother's
for survival. And when the embers cool, they'll find that the greatest         killer, and in a critical moment of mortal danger, it's Angeline herself
risk has been to their hearts....                                              who holds his life-and heart-in her delicate hands...

MONTANA DAWN BK#2 $15.95                                                       RUTHLESS BK#1 $16.95
Caroline Fyffe                                                                 Anne Stuart
Bk#1 Where the Wind Blows. Luke McCutcheon found                               Few outsiders will ever witness the dark misdeeds of
Faith Brown unprotected and about to give birth,                               the Heavenly Host. And among this secret society,
crouched in the corner of her dilapidated wagon.                               where exiled Georgian aristocrats gather to indulge
Though his family’s cattle drive was no place for a                            their carnal desires, fewer still can match the insatiable
widow and a newborn, neither was the open trail.                               appetite of their chief provocateur, the mysterious
Honor demanded he bring them along. Delivering her                             Viscount Rohan. Pursuit of physical pleasure is both
child was only Luke’s first kind act. Honest and                               his preferred pastime and his most pressing urge, until
wholesome, handsome and strong, the cowboy seemed a knight from                he encounters the fascination of a woman who won't be swayed. And
some long-ago tale. Faith could tell they longed for the same things.          while his dark seduction appals the pure and impoverished Elinor
But, fleeing the past, trust was a luxury she could little afford. It lay at   Harriman, she finds herself intrigued...and secretly drawn to the man
the end of the road like a warm hearth and home, like a loving family,         behind the desire.
like a bright Montana Dawn.
                                                                                                 SCANDALOUS $16.95 REISSUE
               NOTHING BUT DECEPTION BK#2 $14.95                                                 Candace Camp
               Allegra Gray                                                                      When an injured man appears on her doorstep,
               Bk#1 Nothing But Scandal. Beatrice, Lady Pullingham,                              Priscilla Hamilton is moved to help the stranger. And
               knows the type of captivating beauty who inspires                                 intrigued by this man without a past. Why was
               great art-or at least, she thinks she does, until Paris'                          someone trying to kill him? And what happened to his
               most exciting young painter invites her to pose for him.                          memory? Priscilla had always been a model of
               Incredulous, Bea nonetheless has the sense to accept                              propriety, the dutiful daughter and loving sister who put
               Philippe's invitation, and in so doing, signs on for                              her family above all else. No one had guessed at the
               lessons in seduction that give her the courage to               shocking secret she kept hidden...or the desire that burns inside her at
embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Secrets. Jean-Philippe Durand           this stranger's touch.
has had enough of them. First, his mother's deathbed revelation-the
                                Regency & historical
                                Regency & historical
                   SEDUCTION WEARS SAPPHIRES BK#2 $15.95                                        TILL DAWN WITH THE DEVIL BK#2 $15.95
                   Renee Bernard                                                                Alexandra Hawkins
                   Bk#1 Revenge Wears Rubies. In 1859 Ashe Blackwell                            Bk#1 All Night With a Rogue. Few women can resist a
                   lives a hedonistic lifestyle since his return from India.                    man like Gabriel "Reign" Housely, the Earl of
                   However, his grandmother makes him a wager he                                Rainecourt. With divine good looks, delectable charms,
                   cannot avoid. She demands Ashe behave with                                   and delicious wealth, he would seem to be every
                   decorum for an entire season or lose his inheritance.                        marriage-minded mother's dream match for their
                   There is one additional stipulation Ashe especially                          daughters. But not so, given the mysterious death of
                   loathes as he feels he can act properly in accordance                        his first wife. Fortunately for Gabriel, he has no plans
with the inane rules of the Ton. Grandma insists prim and proper               to seriously court any of the London ladies ever again. That is, until he
Bostonian Caroline Townsend will serve as his chaperone. They are              shares one unforgettable dance with a mysterious stranger...
enemies even before they meet; their initial encounter is hate at first        Exquisitely beautiful though decidedly modest, Lady Sophia usually
sight. Caroline hopes to earn enough money to open up a school for             shuns the festive ballrooms of London society. But when a man who
women while also secretly dreams of a grand adventure in the boudoir           calls himself "Reign" enters her life--seemingly from out of nowhere--
of a rake. Ashe just wants the prickly colonist to go back to                  and shows her true kindness, her wary young heart begins to melt. Of
Massachusetts. However, the sleepwalking Caroline charms Ashe. As              course, Sophia would be shocked to learn the truth about Reign's past.
they fall in love, his former resentful mistress, his avaricious relative      But when scandal strikes, this devilish stranger may be her only
and his time in India threaten to send his American back home single           salvation…
and ruined.
                                                                               WICKED INTENTIONS BK#1 $16.95
                                                                               Elizabeth Hoyt
THE SMUGGLER AND THE SOCIETY BRIDE $14.95
                                                                               Infamous for his wild, sensual needs, Lazarus
Julia Justiss
                                                                               Huntington, Lord Caire, is searching for a savage killer
Lady Honoria Carlow, leading Diamond of the Ton, is in
                                                                               in St. Giles, London's most notorious slum. Widowed
disgrace. Her spirited nature has led her too far this
                                                                               Temperance Dews knows St. Giles like the back of her
time and she is, in reputation at least, "ruined."
                                                                               hand-she's spent a lifetime caring for its inhabitants at
Indifferent to polite London society, Captain Gabriel
                                                                               the foundling home her family established. Now
Hawksworth is a gentleman in bandit's clothing. On the
                                                                               thathome is at risk . . . Caire makes a simple offer-in
storm-tossed coast of Cornwall, this smuggler is
                                                                               return for Temperance's help navigating the perilous alleys of St. Giles,
reckless, sexy and sinfully tempting.... Gabriel is luring
                                                                               he will introduce her to London's high society so that she can find a
Honoria right back to what she's escaping--trouble! Only this time her
                                                                               benefactor for the home. But Temperance may not be the innocent she
impropriety won't be quite so innocent…
                                                                               seems, and what begins as cold calculation soon falls prey to a
                                                                               passion that neither can control-one that may well destroy them both.
                  SWEPT AWAY BY A KISS $15.95
                  Katharine Ashe                                                                WOLF RUNNER $15.95
                  When pirates storm Viscount Steven Ashford's ship                             Constance O'Banyon
                  upon the high seas, it brings him closer than ever to                         He Would Teach Her … All Cheyenne ever wanted
                  the nefarious criminal he seeks to ruin. Only one                             was to know where she belonged. Daughter of a white
                  seductive detail threatens his victory: the scandalous                        man and a native woman, she lived as an outcast
                  beauty imprisoned with him, Lady Valerie Monroe.                              among the white people of New Mexico and never
                  Temptation has never been so intoxicating or so                               knew anyone that was like her. Until the day he
                  forbidden, for Steven is disguised as a French priest. If                     stepped off the train. Wolf Runner was his name and
they make it off the ship alive, to protect her from his enemies he must                        he, too, was a half-breed. She was drawn to him, to
never see her again . . . Back in England, and under the ton's scrutiny        the kindred spirit she felt within him. He would reveal to her the
for a reckless past she hasn't escaped, Valerie dreams of the                  mysteries of his Blackfoot people. He would show her how to walk tall
breathtaking "man of the cloth" with whom she shared her greatest              in the presence of the white man. He would let her run wild with him in
adventure. Then he reappears in society under his true identity,               his Rocky Mountains alongside the wolves. And beneath the silvery
Viscount Ashford, but, despite the danger, their consuming passion             light of a Montana moon, his seduction would awaken her maiden’s
cannot be denied. Now standing in the way of their desire are Valerie's        heart and... He Would Love Her
wounded heart, Steven's lone destiny, and a villain who will stop at
nothing to crush them both.
                                                                               Four reissues from Leigh Greenwood‘s Seven
THREE NIGHTS WITH A SCOUNDREL BK#3 $15.95
                                                                               Brides series:
Tessa Dare
Bk#1 One Dance With a Duke, Bk#2 Twice Tempted By
a Rogue. The bastard son of a nobleman, Julian
Bellamy is now polished to perfection, enthralling the
ton with wit and charm while clandestinely plotting to
ruin the lords, ravish the ladies, and have the last laugh
on a society that once spurned him. But after meeting
Leo Chatwick, a decent man and founder of an elite
gentlemen's club, and Lily, Leo's enchanting sister, Julian reconsiders        Coming in September:
his wild ways. And when Leo's tragic murder demands that Julian hunt           The Devil Wears Plaid - Teresa Medeiros
for justice, he vows to see the woman he secretly loves married to a           The Hawk - Monica McCarty
man of her own class. Lily, however, has a very different husband in           Much Ado About Marriage - Karen Hawkins
mind. She's loved Julian forever, adores the man beneath the rakish            Wicked Delights of a Bridal Bed - Tracy Anne Warren
facade, and wants to savor the delicious attraction they share--as his         My Lord Scandal - Emma Wildes
wife. His insistence on marrying her off only reinforces her intent to         Never Trust a Rogue - Olivia Drake
prove that he is the only man for her. Can her desire for a scoundrel          Reckless - Anne Stuart
save them both--or will dangerous secrets threaten more than their             Wicked Surrender - Jade Lee
tender love?                                                                   The Viking Takes a Knight - Sandra Hill
                                          Contemporary & humour
                  ALL I EVER WANTED $15.95                                     most improper proposals. With his fiancée out hunting bigger game,
                  Kristan Higgins                                              Hunter realizes that good manners are no match for basic instincts, and
                   One Happily-Ever-After Rocking Chair...and no sign of       he’s got all the charm he needs to win the woman he really loves.
                  any forthcoming babies to rock in ol' Georgebury, Ver-
                  mont. For Callie Grey, turning thirty means coming to                         ORCHARD VALLEY BRIDES $16.95
                  grips with the fact that her boss (and five-week fling) is                    Debbie Macomber
                  way overdue in his marriage proposal. And way off track                       Norah Bloomfield is feeling a bit unneeded these days.
                  because Mark has suddenly announced his engage-                               Her father is recovering from his heart attack, and her
                  ment to the company's new Miss Perfect. If that isn't                         sisters, Valerie and Stephanie, are busy planning their
bad enough, her mom decides to throw her a three-oh birthday bash in                            weddings. But then a cantankerous Texan named
the family funeral home. Bad goes to worse when she stirs up a crazy                            Rowdy Cassidy crashes his small plane in Orchard Val-
relationship with the town's not so warm and fuzzy veterinarian, Ian                            ley. The same Rowdy Cassidy who'd been Valerie's
McFarland, in order to flag Mark's attention. So Ian is more comfortable                        boss...and who'd demanded she marry "him." Now he's
with animals.... So he's formal, orderly and just a bit tense. The ever-       Norah's patient, and in all her nursing experience she's never encoun-
friendly, fun-loving and spontaneous Callie decides it's time for Ian to       tered a more difficult man. Or a more irresistible one! Except...is he still
get a personality makeover. But dang, if he doesn't shock the heck out         in love with her sister? When Norah's friend Sherry Waterman leaves
of her, she might actually fall for Vermont's unlikeliest eligible bache-      Orchard Valley, Oregon, for Pepper, Texas, she's definitely "not" in the
lor…                                                                           mood for "Lone Star Lovin'." But if anyone can change her mind, it's
                                                                               Cody Bailman--a hardworking, good-looking rancher. Not only that,
HELL, YEAH BK#2 $15.95                                                         Cody has a twelve-year-old daughter who thinks Sherry's "just perfect
Carolyn Brown                                                                  for Dad"!
Bk#1 I Love This Bar. She's finally found a place that
feels like home..." When Cathy O'Dell buys the Honky                           SUMMER BRIDES $16.95
Tonk, the nights of cowboys and country tunes come                             Susan Wiggs, Sherryl Woods, Susan Mallery
together to create the home she's always wanted.                               The Borrowed Bride by Susan Wiggs: During her own
Then in walks a ruggedly handsome oil man who                                  bridal shower, Isabel Wharton is whisked away by past
tempts her to trade in the happiness she's found at the                        love Dan Black Horse to his retreat in the Cascade
Honky Tonk for a life on the road with him... "He lives                        range. But returning to her Native roots, and Dan's lov-
the good life..." Gorgeous and rich, Travis Henry travels the country          ing arms, is harder than she ever imagined. A Bridge to
unearthing oil wells and then moving on. Then the beautiful blue-eyed          Dreams by Sherryl Woods: With her vacation plans
new owner of the Honky Tonk beer joint becomes his best friend and so          foiled, Karyn Chambers realizes that her long-awaited
much more. When his job is done in Texas, how is he ever going to hit          escape must give way to staying at home in San Francisco. Little does
the road without her?                                                          she know her Prince Charming is right in her own backyard. Sister of
                                                                               the Bride by Susan Mallery: When Katie McCormick finds out that her
                  INFAMOUS $16.95 (BRAND NEW STORY)                            sister is marrying her ex, she finally agrees to a setup for the big day. To
                  Suzanne Brockmann                                            her surprise, Jackson is a "catch." But when wedding catastrophe en-
                  Back in the days of cowboys and outlaws, a now-              sues, will their sparks fizzle or ignite into flames?
                  infamous shootout went down in the tiny mining town of
                  Jubilation, Arizona. National hero U.S. Marshall Silas     Reissues this month from Betty Neels @ $11.95 each:
                  Quinn saved the city from the notorious Kelly gang, only
                                                                                             THE CHAIN OF DESTINY: Suzannah Lightfoot was
                  to have his wife kidnapped and murdered by the ulti-
                                                                                             alone in the world, without a job or the means to support
                  mate lowlife, Jamie 'the Kid' Gallagher. Or so the story
                                                                                             herself. So when Guy Bowers-Bentinck came to the res-
                  goes. One-hundred years later, historian Alison Carter
                                                                                             cue, she had to accept his help. Guy was arrogant, infu-
has made her way to the scene of the crime to assist in a movie produc-
                                                                                             riating and bad tempered! Hardly a knight in shining ar-
tion of the upcoming film Quinn. Little does she know that waiting there
                                                                                             mor …..
for her is 'the Kid's' supposed great-grandson, A.J. Gallagher, looking to
                                                                                             HILLTOP TRYST: When Beatrice's world
put a stop to production and the defaming of his relative.
                                                                                             turned upside down, Oliver Latimer was
KISS ME IF YOU CAN BK#1 $16.95                                               on hand to pick up the pieces. There was something
Carly Phillips                                                               solid and reassuring about Oliver. Beatrice felt safe with
Sam Cooper ("Coop") has just become the most eligi-                          him. But Oliver kept his feelings hidden. What did he
ble bachelor in New York City. Now that he has foiled                                        really think of her?
a jewelry-store robbery and has been rewarded with                                           MAGIC IN VIENNA: Doctor Charles
the ring of his choice, single women all over the city                                       Trescombe's opinion of his niece's governess was far
are fawning over the crime reporter. But Coop isn't                                          from complimentary. Cordelia knew she was plain. She
interested in the admirers sending racy underwear his                                        also knew what good manners were, and
way. His attention is centered solely on Lexie Davis,                                        the high-and-mighty doctor didn't have
the only woman in the city who claims not to be interested in his bache-                     any!
lor status. Instead, free-spirited Lexie is interested in Coop's antique
                                                                             A SMALL SLICE OF SUMMER: Letitia Marsden had
ring, and its--potentially scandalous--history in her family. But Coop is
                                                                             decided that men were not to be trusted. Then she met
quickly becoming more than just her route to the ring. When his investi-
                                                                             Dr. Jason Mourik van Nie, and he changed her mind ….
gation starts to uncover the truth, will she trust her heart--and her family
secrets--to this most eligible bachelor?                                     Coming in September:
                                                                             Burning Up - Susan Andersen
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                                                                             Into The Wild - Beth Ciotta
                  Phyllis Bourne
                                                                             Love Me If You Dare - Carly Phillips
                  Detective Hunter Coleman has a lesson to learn. A les-
                                                                             Perfect Shot - Gemma Halliday
                  son in etiquette. At least that’s what his suddenly
                                                                             1022 Evergreen Place - Debbie Macomber
                  wealthy girlfriend thinks. Now that she has to entertain
                                                                             Finding Perfect - Susan Mallery
                  socialites, Hunter is going to have to brush up on his p’s
                                                                             Just One Taste - Louisa Edwards
                  and q’s. This detective’s next assignment is a “Manners
                  Makeover” at the Spencer School of Etiquette. But
                  Hunter finds he is more interested in his lessons than he
thought he would be. Actually, it’s his teacher, Ali Spencer, who has
caught his interest. All he seems to think about is smudging her perfect
lipstick with long, hot kisses and upsetting her practiced poise with the
                                          MYSTERY & suspense
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                 Dee Davis                                                                     Iris Johansen
                 As the demolitions expert for A-Tac, a black-ops CIA                          After a tragic turn of events, Lily Deslin learned the
                 unit masquerading as Ivy League faculty, Tyler                                hard way that people are not always what they seem.
                 Hanson has two great loves: literature and explosives.                        Now she's rebuilt her life from scratch, returning to
                 She lives by the motto "Duty First" and doesn't have                          school and nurturing her beloved and talented
                 time for personal attachments . . . until a steamy one-                       daughter, Cassie. What she doesn't know is that her
                 night stand turns into a professional partnership. When                       quiet but satisfying life is about to change. At the
                 Tyler meets Owen Wakefield, a handsome British                                beach cottage she's rented for a well-earned vacation,
operative, she seduces him with no intention of ever seeing him again.      Lily is being watched. Andrew Ramsey has been waiting for years, and
But then the sexy Brit is brought into A-Tac, and despite Tyler's efforts   now is the moment to make himself known. If he confesses the truth--a
to keep her distance, she finds herself falling for him. Trusting him.      truth that will be all but impossible for Lily to believe--it will shake the
Owen seems too good to be true - and he is. He's hiding his true            foundations of her life and Cassie's. As Andrew and Lily's relationship
motives and identity, and no matter how he feels about Tyler, he can't      heats up and danger threatens close at hand, how can Andrew admit
keep her secrets. One of A-Tac's members has turned traitor and             that he's been keeping from Lily an even bigger secret--a secret he
helped terrorists to hijack a shipment of nuclear weapons. As               must reveal to prove himself to be the real-life romantic hero she
witnesses start dying and evidence starts disappearing, Owen and            needs.
Tyler must race to find the mole - and prevent a final, cataclysmic act
of destruction. Bk#1 Dark Deceptions.                                       MASQUERADE $15.95 REISSUE
                                                                            Janet Dailey
                                                                            Beautiful Remy Jardin returns to New Orleans, after
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                                                                            being mysteriously knocked on the head at Carnival in
Andrea Kane
                                                                            Nice. Her sharp wits befuddled by amnesia, Remy
Bk#1 Twisted. No stranger to the destructiveness of
                                                                            sees everyone with newly opened eyes--her loving
twisted minds, former FBI Special Agent Sloane
                                                                            father, who's surprisingly anxious to pack her off to a
Burbank never expected evil to invade the lives of her
                                                                            deluxe asylum; good-natured yet slippery brother
family . . . When her mother is viciously attacked in her
                                                                            Gabe; jovial Uncle Marc; and glowering ex-lover Cole
posh Manhattan apartment, Sloane realizes this was no
                                                                            Buchanan, who runs the Jardins' shipping company and tears at her
ordinary robbery. The thieves came for something
                                                                            heart. While Remy delves into an unsavory insurance scam she'd be
special--willing to brutalize, even kill for it, if necessary--
                                                                            safer letting lie, the story moves smoothly between sentimental glories
and though it's clear Sloane's father is somehow involved, he isn't
                                                                            of the past century and the suspenseful present.
talking. Then a mysterious message left for the respected art dealer
sets Sloane on a dangerous course to uncover a deadly secret hidden                            OBSESSED $16.95 REISSUE
in her father's past . . . while carefully guarding secrets of her own. A                      Susan Andersen
sadistic, power-mad monster is focusing his attention on the people                            Another full moon, another victim. All month he's been
Sloane cherishes, and not even Special Agent Derek Parker, the man                             waiting, his fury building day by day until he's forced to
she loves, can help her. She alone must uncover a shocking truth                               unleash it, relishing his prey's terror. Then he feels
before time runs out. Because suddenly a killer is tightening the                              purged, clean, calm. Until it begins again...Ivy
noose . . .                                                                                    Pennington has seen her share of horrors as an E.R.
                                                                                               doctor. Nothing compares to the young woman
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                                                                                               wheeled in, barely alive, with a broken heart carved
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                                                                            into her chest. And the detective assigned to the case, Vincent
                  J D Robb
                                                                            D'Ambruzzi, is proving an expert at getting under Ivy's skin. But more
                  Bart Minnock, founder of the computer-gaming giant U
                                                                            unsettling still are the flowers, notes, and phone calls she's starting to
                  -Play, enters his private playroom, and eagerly can't
                                                                            receive...Somehow, Ivy has become a madman's obsession.
                  wait to lose himself in an imaginary world—to play the
                                                                            Everything he does is for her, every move draws her deeper into his
                  role of a sword-wielding warrior king—in his
                                                                            web. And when the moon is full, he'll show her just how far he'll go to
                  company’s latest top-secret project, Fantastical. The
                                                                            make her his...
                  next morning, he is found in the same locked room, in
a pool of blood, his head separated from his body. NYPSD Lieutenant         RUNNING SCARED $16.95 REISSUE
Eve Dallas is having as much trouble figuring out how Bart Minnock          Lisa Jackson (rewrite of original title Wishes)
was murdered as who did the murdering. The victim's girlfriend seems        The newborn baby boy is beautiful, perfect, and hers
sincerely grief-stricken, and his quirky-but-brilliant partners at U-Play   for the asking. All Kate Summers has to do is agree to
appear equally shocked. No one seemed to have a problem with the            one condition—she must disappear from Boston and
enthusiastic, high-spirited millionaire. Of course, success can attract     never breathe a word about the adoption to anyone.
jealousy, and gaming, like any business, has its fierce rivalries and       Fifteen years later, Kate has built a good life for herself
dirty tricks—as Eve's husband, Roarke, one of U-Play's competitors,         and her son, Jon, in Hopewell, Oregon. Still, she is
knows well. But Minnock was not naive, and quite capable of fighting        haunted by the fear that he will somehow be taken
back in the real world as well as the virtual one. Eve and her team are     away. Then Daegan O'Rourke arrives in town and strikes up a
about to enter the next level of police work, in a world where fantasy is   friendship with her and Jon. But Daegan has his own past to hide—one
the ultimate seduction-and the price of defeat is death… Bk#1 Naked         with shocking ties to hers. Someone is watching Kate, watching her
in Death.                                                                   son, and is willing to go to any lengths to claim him. And the one man
                                                                            Kate is tempted to trust has dangerous secrets that could change her
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                                                                            world forever.
Maggie Shayne
Bk#1 Killing Me Softly. I'm not who they say I am. Trust                                   SHADOWS AT MIDNIGHT BK#1 $16.95
me. But can she? Reclusive novelist Aaron Westhaven,                                       Elizabeth Jennings (aka Lisa Marie Rice)
a man she's admired--and more--for years, has                                              Defense analyst Claire Day and Marine Daniel Weston
accepted Olivia Dupree's invitation to speak at a local                                    are nearly killed when suspiciously well-armed rebels
fundraiser. But the day he's due to arrive, she gets a                                     attack. A year later, Claire has emerged from a three-
call summoning her to the bedside of a John Doe                                            month coma with no clear memory of the bombing,
whose sole possession is her business card. Can this                                       only nightmares with a brown-haired man protecting
undeniably compelling man--survivor of an execution-style gunshot                          her. When she sees Dan on TV, she flies to
wound--really be the novelist the lonely Olivia has grown to think of as                   Washington, D.C., to see if he can help with her lost
a near soul mate? If not, he can be in Shadow Falls for only one            memory. Dan thought she died in the attack, and he's thrilled this
reason: to kill her. Olivia, too, has secrets. And discovering the truth    fantastic woman is alive. But someone is out to silence any memories
about the man in the hospital bed means dredging up her own past--a         she may have of the bombing, and soon they're facing danger together
past she's been hiding from for sixteen years.                              again.
 MYSTERY & suspense                                                                         paranormal
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                 Sharon Sala                                                                     Kelly Meding
                 Shell-shocked after a nightmarish school shooting,                              Bk#1 Three Days to Dead. Evangeline Stone, a rogue
                 Amalie Pope retreats to an aging plantation house                               bounty hunter, never asked for a world divided
                 near Bordelaise, Louisiana, to heal, physically and                             between darkness and light . . . . . . or the power to die
                 emotionally. She's there barely an hour when a tor-                             and live again in someone else's borrowed body. After
                 nado rips through bayou country, mercifully leaving the                         a murder plot meant to take her out leaves an entire
                 house intact. She's stranded, but unafraid--until a                             race of shapeshifters nearly extinct, Evy is gnawed by
                 knock on the door. Four escaped prisoners barge in-                             guilt. So when one of the few survivors of the slaughter
side, and in an instant Amalie is a hostage again. These men are               enlists her aid, she feels duty-bound to help--even though protecting a
wounded, desperate and dangerous--with one exception. Undercover               frail, pregnant shifter is the last thing Evy needs, especially with the
DEA operative Nick Aroyo is on the run with the gang he's infiltrated.         world going to hell around her. Amid weres, Halfies, gremlins, vamps--
The only thing he wants more than this collar is to protect fragile, fright-   and increasingly outgunned humans--a war for supremacy is brewing.
ened Amalie, who has surrendered herself to his care, body, soul...and         With shifters demanding justice, her superiors desperate to control her,
hear …. Bk#1 Blown Away.                                                       and an assassin on her trail, Evy discovers a horrifying conspiracy.
                                                                               And she may be the only person in the world who can stop it--unless,
VEIL OF NIGHT $38.95 H/COVER                                                   of course, her own side gets her first.
Linda Howard
Jaclyn Wilde is a wedding planner who loves her job -
                                                                               BEDEVILED ANGEL BK#2 $15.95
usually. But helping Carrie Edwards with her Big Day
                                                                               Annette Blair
has been an unrelenting nightmare. Carrie is a
                                                                               Bk#1 Naked Dragon. At the Works Like Magick
bridezilla of mythic nastiness, a diva whose tantrums
                                                                               employment Agency in Salem, Massachusetts,
are just about as crazy as her demands. But the un-
                                                                               matching clients in need with magical temps is a piece
pleasant task at hand turns seriously criminal when
                                                                               of cake, especially since sexy Chance Gordricson also
Carrie is brutally murdered and everyone involved with
                                                                               happens to be heaven-sent. He's Kenya Saint-Denis's
the ceremony is accusing one another of doing the deed. Assigned to
                                                                               guardian angel. And when he's hired to keep an eye on
the case, Detective Eric Wilder finds that there's too much evidence
                                                                               her and the two surrogate children she's become
pointing toward too many suspects. Compounding his problems is Ja-
                                                                               saddled with, he just might fall prey to temptation.
clyn, with whom he shared one deeply passionate night before Carrie's
death. Being a prime suspect means that Jaclyn is hands-off just when
Eric would rather be hands-on. As the heat intensifies between Eric                            BODY MASTER BK#1 $24.95 TRADE P/BACK
and Jaclyn, a cold-blooded murderer moves dangerously close.                                   C J Barry
                                                                                               Seneca Thomas is an agent with XCEL, a secret
                   VIRTUALLY HERS BK#2 $24.95 TRADE P/BACK                                     government taskforce charged with capturing the
                   Gennita Low                                                                 dangerous shapeshifters that have infiltrated New York
                   Bk#1 Virtually His. In Helen "Hell" Roston's elite black                    City, passing for humans. Her Native American
                   ops world, failure isn't listed as an option in the rule                    heritage gives her a special gift-the ability to see the
                   book. As the leading guinea pig in a dangerous combi-                       shapeshifters for what they are. But when her partner
                   nation of virtual reality training and a mind-altering                      is killed in the line of duty, Seneca finds herself teamed
                   serum, though, every day offers a thousand ways to          up with Max Dempsey-a shapeshifter. And when the pair discover a
                   blow it. And the very real sexual chemistry that sizzles    growing army of shifters gathering beneath the city, Seneca will have
                   between Hell and her trainer is messing with her head       no choice but to trust the one man she shouldn't.
even more. COS Commando Jed McNeil is an expert in mind manipu-
lation games. He's been chosen to be Hell's monitor and anchor in the          BRING ON THE NIGHT BK#3 $16.95
Super Soldier Spy program. Trained to compartmentalize his needs               Jeri Smith-Ready
and feelings in an assignment, he's unprepared by how much Hell                Bk#1 Wicked Game, Bk#2 Bad to the Bone.
affects him. When the experimental serum gives Helen incapacitating            Recovering con artist Ciara Griffin seems to finally
headaches, her pain throws Jed into protect-at-all-costs mode. A posi-         have it all. A steady job at WVMP, the Lifeblood of
tion the fiercely independent Hell would rather die than be in. But with       Rock 'n' Roll. A loving relationship with the idiosyncratic
a rogue CIA faction out to sabotage the program, Hell has no choice--          but eternally hot DJ Shane McAllister. A vampire dog
even if it makes her head explode. It's trust Jed, or die.                     who never needs shots or a pooper-scooper. And after
                                                                               nine years, it looks as if she might actually finish her
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                                                                               bachelor's degree! But fate has other plans for Ciara. First she must
Brenda Novak
                                                                               fulfill her Faustian bargain with the Control, the paranormal paramilitary
A dangerous cult has recently taken over the desert
                                                                               agency that does its best to keep vampires in line. Turns out the
ghost town of Paradise, Arizona. Members worship at
                                                                               Control wants her for something other than her (nonexistent) ability to
the feet--and in the bed--of its charismatic leader,
                                                                               kick undead ass. Her anti-holy blood, perhaps? Ciara's suspicions are
Ethan Wycliff, and obey his orders blindly. They've
                                                                               confirmed when she's assigned to a special-ops division known as the
already tried to murder one woman and they're impli-
                                                                               Immanence Corps, run by the Control's oldest vampire and filled with
cated in the disappearance of another. Nate Ferren-
                                                                               humans who claim to have special powers. To a confirmed skeptic like
tino, who works for private security contractor Depart-
                                                                               Ciara, it sounds like a freak fest. But when a mysterious fatal virus
ment 6, has been assigned to infiltrate this group. It's a challenge he
                                                                               spreads through Sherwood--and corpses begin to rise from their
welcomes--until he learns that colleague Rachel Jessop will be going
                                                                               graves--Ciara but will be forced to put her faith, and her life itself, in the
undercover "with" him. Thanks to their shared history, he'd much rather
                                                                               hands of magic.
go alone.... The problem is, only married couples can participate in cult
rituals. So, like it or not--and they don't--Rachel and Nate must pretend
to be husband and wife. There's no choice. Because if Wycliff "isn't"                          BURNING UP $16.95
exposed, if he "isn't" stopped, more people will die. And Rachel might                         Angela Knight, Nalini Singh, Virginia Kantra,
be one of them.                                                                                Meljean Brook
                                                                                               Angela Knight pairs a vampire warrior and his
Coming in September:                                                                           seductive captor in a battle against demonic predators.
Blood Ties - Kay Hooper                                                                        Nalini Singh returns to the world of her Psy-Changeling
Body Heat - Brenda Novak                                                                       series as a woman in lethal danger finds an unlikely
Close Quarters - Lucy Monroe                                                                   protector-and lover. Virginia Kantra continues the
The Darkest Hour - Maya Banks                                                                  haunting tales of the Children of the Sea in her story of
Kiss Me, Kill Me - Maggie Shayne                                               a wounded soldier rescued by an enigmatic young woman. Meljean
Don’t Cry - Beverley Barton                                                    Brook launches a bold new steampunk series about a woman who
Echo of Violence - Jordan Dane                                                 strikes a provocative-and terrifying-bargain for freedom.
                                                     pAranormal
                  CAPTURED BY MOONLIGHT BK#3 $15.95                                             DEATH’S EXCELLENT VACATION $37.95 H/COVER
                  Nancy Gideon                                                                  Charlaine Harris, Jeaniene Frost et al
                  Detective Charlotte Caissie is growing used to the                            13 Tales. A stellar collection of tour guides who offer
                  secrets that come with loving the mysterious leader of                        vacations that are frightening, funny, and touching for
                  a shape-shifter clan. But that doesn't mean she has to                        the fanged, the furry, the demonic, and the grotesque.
                  like it. She's avoided complications of the heart all her                     Learn why it really can be an endless summer-for
                  life, but when it comes to irresistible Max Savoie, she'll                    immortals.
                  force the truth out of him if she has to.HIS TIME IS
                  ALMOST UP.Hunted by the deadly trackers his
nefarious father warned him about, Max is transforming into a                  DEEPLY, DESPERATELY BK#2 $15.95
preternatural force he can't explain and Cee Cee will never                    Heather Webber
understand. He's tempting the dangerous limits of their love, but it's her     Bk#1 Truly, Madly. Lucy wants to breathe new life into
curiosity that could get them both killed. When Max discovers the              her family's Boston-based matchmaking company. But
enemy's true target is someone far more vulnerable than he, he must            how? Even though she comes from a long line of
do the unthinkable to save his own flesh and blood. But he can't fight         ancestors blessed by Cupid with psychic abilities, a
this battle alone, and Cee Cee faces the ultimate test of loyalty: the         freak accident left Lucy with only one special skill:
man she'd sacrifice everything for . . . or the laws she swore her life to     finding things. Car keys, socks in the dryer, needles in
protect. Bk#1 Masked By Moonlight.                                             haystacks...and now, in a stroke of professional
                                                                               genius, lost loves! It's not long before Lucy's on a winning streak,
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Michelle Sagara                                                                booming. But when Lucy finds herself involved in a possible case of
 Kaylin Neya is a Hawk, part of the elite force tasked                         murder, she realizes she's in too deep. Enter Sean Donahue. Lucy's
with keeping the City of Elantra safe. Her past is dark,                       handsome fire-fighter turned private-eye neighbor, Sean is just the
her magic uncontrolled and her allies unpredictable.                           man she needs to help her on the job. Could he also be the man she's
And nothing has prepared her for what is coming, when                          been looking for all along? When it comes to Valentine, Inc., falling in
the charlatans on Elani Street suddenly grow powerful,                         love is always serious business…
the Oracles are thrown into an uproar and the skies rain
blood....The powerful of Elantra believe that the                                                THE DEMON HUNT BK#2 $15.95
mysterious markings on Kaylin's skin hold the answer, and they are not                           Kris Greene
averse to using her--how ever they have to--in order to discover what it                         Bk#1 The Dark Storm. Soul-sucking demons. Half-
is. Something is coming, breaking through the barriers between the                               human killers. Doomsday prophesies. No, this isn't a
worlds. But is it a threat that Kaylin needs to defend her city against--or                      late-night movie on cable TV. This is Gabriel's life--or
has she been chosen for another reason entirely? Series begins with                              least, what's left of it--ever since he discovered his true
Cast in Shadow.                                                                                  destiny as a warrior knight in the battle against
                                                                                                 darkness. As a warrior, he has no choice but to fight
                                                                                                 the demons. And if he screws it up, the world is toast…
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                                                                               A dimensional rift has opened between worlds. Which means more
                  Stacia Kane
                                                                               demons--and more death--than you could shake a proverbial stick at.
                  Bk#1 Unholy Ghosts, Bk#2 Unholy Magic. Chess
                                                                               Luckily, Gabriel has just the stick for the job, an ancient trident that
                  Putnam has a lot on her plate. Mangled human
                                                                               gives him awesome demon-bashing powers. To watch his back he has
                  corpses have started to show up on the streets of
                                                                               the butt kicking half Demon De Mona and several unlikely heroes who
                  Downside, and Chess's bosses at the Church of Real
                                                                               he's picked up along the way. To make matters more complicated two
                  Truth have ordered her to team up with the ultra-
                                                                               of Gabriel's college buddies wind up dead and he finds that the
                  powerful Black Squad agency to crack the grisly case.
                                                                               demons aren't the only ones who want a piece of his hide. The cops
                  Chess is under a binding spell that threatens death if
                                                                               want him too--for murder...
she talks about the investigation, but the city's most notorious crime
boss--and Chess's drug dealer--gets wind of her new assignment and
insists on being kept informed. If that isn't bad enough, a sinister street    ENTWINED BK#2 $15.95
vendor appears to have information Chess needs. Only he's not telling          Elisabeth Naughton
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of Eternity. Now Chess will have to navigate killer wraiths, First Elders,     Eternal Guardians. It’s rumored he can’t be killed, and
and a lot of seriously nasty magic--all while coping with some not-so-         he always fights like he has nothing to lose. But as a
small issues of her own. And the only man Chess can trust to help her          descendant of the famed hero Achilles, he’s got to
through it all has every reason to want her dead.                              have a vulnerability… somewhere. Forces of daemons
                                                                               are gathering and have broken through the barriers of
                                                                               the Underworld. Now more than ever the Eternal
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                                                                               Guardians are needed to protect both their own realm and the
Alexis Morgan
                                                                               humans’. Zander can’t afford to think about what might have been with
Bk#1 Dark Warrior Unleashed, Bk#2 Dark Warrior
                                                                               the bewitching physician he once regarded as his soul mate. But with
Unbroken. A sexy warrior fights to save his headstrong
                                                                               eternity stretching before him, he also can’t fathom spending his life
lover from the crossfire of an evil plot to overthrow the
                                                                               without the one woman who makes him feel most alive. Perhaps he’s
Kyth's leader. He questions everything. No one thought
                                                                               found his weakness, after all…
Chief Talion Greyhill Danby would report to work so
soon after wrapping up his affairs in London. Then                                                ETERNAL KISS OF DARKNESS BK#2 $16.95
again, he didn't expect to find a beautiful spy with a                                            Jeaniene Frost
major attitude in his new office. Clearly the Kyth's Grand Dame doesn't                           Bk#1 First Drop of Crimson. Chicago private
trust him to do his duty--to protect her. She fears the truth. Piper Ryan                         investigator Kira Graceling should have just kept on
isn't keen on the arrangement, either. Matching wits with an ancient                              walking. But her sense of duty refused to let her ignore
warrior isn't in her administrative job description. But sharing space                            the moans of pain coming from inside a warehouse
with the red-hot head of security could have unexpectedly tempting                                just before dawn. Suddenly she finds herself in a world
benefits . . . if he doesn't dig into her secret past. Opposites always                           she's only imagined in her worst nightmares. At the
attract. When threatening e-mails result in danger, the fiery sparks                              center is Mencheres, a breathtaking Master vampire
between Piper and Grey grow scorching hot. They must defend the                who thought he'd seen it all. Then Kira appears--this fearless,
throne from a deadly invisible attacker, but will their raging desire keep     beautiful . . . "human" who braved death to rescue him. Though he
them together . . . or will their burning suspicions tear them apart?          burns for her, keeping Kira in his world means risking her life. Yet
                                                                               sending her away is unthinkable. But with danger closing in,
                                                                               Mencheres must choose either the woman he craves, or embracing
                                                                               the darkest magic to defeat an enemy bent on his eternal destruction.
                                                  paranormal
                                                                           Filmmaker Sean O'Hara aches to see how the unsolved crime haunts
                 FROSTBITTEN BK#10 $16.95 P/BACK RELEASE
                                                                           her...and Sean knows more than a little about ghosts. Lured by visions
                 Kelley Armstrong
                                                                           of a spectral figurehead, Vanessa discovers authentic pirate treasures
                 For Elena Michaels, being the world's only female
                                                                           that only deepen the mystery. Are the murders the work of modern-day
                 werewolf has its advantages, such as having her pick
                                                                           marauders, the Bermuda Triangle or a deadly paranormal echo of the
                 of the Otherworld's most desirable males. And she
                                                                           island's violent history? As Vanessa and Sean grow closer, the killer
                 couldn't have picked a more dangerously sexy and
                                                                           prepares to resume the slaughter...unless the dead can intervene.
                 undyingly loyal mate than Clayton Danvers. But now
                 their bond will be put to the ultimate test. A werewolf                   HEART JOURNEY BK#9 $24.95 TRADE P/BACK
                 more wolf than human and more unnatural than                              Robin D. Owens
supernatural--a creature whose origins spring from ancient legend--is                      Helena, a renowned cartographer, is exploring Celta
hunting human prey, and Elena and Clayton must track the predator                          when she finds out she has a HeartMate. Yearning for
deep into Alaska's frozen wilderness. But the personal stakes are even                     a partner, she is drawn to meet him. Actor Raz Cherry
higher. Either Clayton or Elena has been chosen to become the new                          is dedicated to his career. Uninterested in long-term
Pack leader, and every wolf knows that there can be only one Alpha.                        commitments, he ignores an oracle that foretells of his
Now, when their survival depends more than ever on perfect                                 HeartMate. Though passion ignites, their lifestyles
teamwork, will instinct allow one of them to lead and the other to                         clash. Only when mysterious thefts threaten their
follow? Bk#1 Bitten.                                                       families can they overcome the obstacles on their journey to love.
                                                                           Series begins with Heart Mate
               GREYWALKER BK#1 $16.95 P/BACK RELEASE
               Kat Richardson                                              KISS OF THE ROSE Bk#1 $15.95
               Harper Blaine was your average small-time P.I. until a      Kate Pearce
               two-bit perp's savage assault left her dead for two min-    Desperate to defeat King Richard III and gain the
               utes. When she comes to in the hospital, she sees           crown, Henry Tudor made a pact with the Druids
               things that can only be described as weird-shapes           binding him and his heirs to the Druids' struggle
               emerging from a foggy grey mist, snarling teeth, crea-      against vampires. Ever since, the Llewellyns, a
               tures roaring. But Harper's not crazy. Her "death" has      vampire-slaying family, have been in the king's
               made her a Greywalker- able to move between the             employ. Now Henry VIII reigns, and his father's
human world and the mysterious cross-over zone where things that           bargain has been almost forgotten-until bloodless
go bump in the night exist. And her new gift is about to drag her into     corpses turn up in the king's bedchamber. To save the king, Vampire
that strange new realm-whether she likes it or not.                        hunter Rosalind Llewellyn must form an uneasy alliance with Druid
                                                                           slayer Sir Christopher Ellis. But soon, Rosalind must face an
VANISHED BK#4 $16.95 P/BACK RELEASE                                        unthinkable truth: that her sworn enemy may be her soulmate…
Kat Richardson
Why did Seattle investigator Harper Blaine-as op-                                           PARALLEL FIRE BK#5 $17.95 TRADE P/BACK
posed to others with near-death experiences-become                                          Deidre Knight
a Greywalker? When Harper digs into her own past,                                           Anna is a soldier wrapped up in secrets, one of which
she unearths some unpleasant truths about her fa-                                           has just been blown. As a member of the Madjin
ther's early death as well as a mysterious puzzle.                                          Circle, she was marked and trained from childhood to
Forced by some very demanding vampires to take on                                           protect the king, even without his knowing. And now
an investigation in London, she soon discovers her                                          that her superior officer Nevin has discovered her
present trouble sin England are entangled with her dark past back in                        allegiance to the Madjin, another secret is in serious
Seattle-and her ultimate destiny as a Greywalker.                                           danger of exposure. The one where she fantasizes
                                                                           about cracking the taciturn Refarian's composure and making him
                LABYRINTH BK#5 $24.95 TRADE P/BACK                         scream her name in passion. Nevin has tried everything to exorcise
                Kat Richardson                                             Anna from his mind and body. He's long lusted after the free-spirited
                Harper Blaine was your average small-time P. I. until      and plainspoken soldier, but her mere presence ties him in knots and
                she died-for two minutes. Now she's a Greywalker,          drives him to the brink of insanity. Something a man in his position
                walking the line between the living world and the para-    can't afford. Something a man of his maturity could never hope for.
                normal realm. There are others who know about her          Then a routine patrol finds them wrecked and marooned deep in the
                new powers-others with powerful tools and evil inten-      Wyoming backcountry. And Anna unwraps Nevin's deepest secret of
                tions, and now that the man who "killed" her has been      all: Beneath his tightly controlled exterior beats the wild heart of a tiger.
                murdered, the police are also paying close attention.      Bk#1 Parallel Attraction.
That means Harper has to watch her step while searching for the
ghost of her "killer"-who could be a valuable clue in the puzzle of        SEDUCED BY THE WOLF Bk#5 $16.95
Harper's past and her father's death, as well as a key to figuring out     Terry Spear
who's trying to manipulate her new powers and why ...Series begins         His first priority is to protect his pack... Werewolf pack
with Greywalker.                                                           leader Leidolf Wildhaven has just taken over a
                                                                           demoralized pack. With rogue wolves on the loose
 READING ORDER:                                                            causing havoc and the authorities from the zoo
                                                                           suddenly zeroing in on the local wolf population, the
                                                                           last thing he needs in his territory is a do-gooder
                                                                           female, no matter how beautiful and enticing she is...
                                                                           She'll do anything to help wolves... Biologist Cassie Roux has
                                                                           dedicated her life to protecting wolves in the wild. On a desperate
                                                                           mission to help a she-wolf with newborn pups, the last thing Cassie
                                                                           needs right now is a nosy and entirely too attractive werewolf pack
                                                                           leader trying to track her down... With rogue wolves and hunters
                                                                           threatening at every turn, Cassie and Leidolf may find their attraction
                                                                           the most dangerous force of all...
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Heather Graham
Bk#1 Ghost Shadow. A slasher movie turns real
when two young actors are brutally murdered on a
remote island film set. Their severed heads and arms
are posed in macabre homage to a nineteenth-
century pirate massacre. Two years later, survivor
Vanessa Loren is drawn back to South Bimini by a
documentary being made about the storied region.
                                                     paranormal
                 SHADOW CHASE BK#2 $15.95                                                        SUREBLOOD BK#3 $16.95
                 Seressia Glass                                                                  Susan Grant
                 Bk#1 Shadow Blade. As a Shadowchaser, Kira                                      Bk#1 Moonstruck, Bk#2 The Warlord's Daughter. Five
                 Solomon has been trained to serve the Light, dispatch                           years ago rival space pirate captains Val Blue and
                 the Fallen, and prevent the spread of chaos. It's a                             Dake Sureblood stole one incredible night together.
                 deadly job, and Kira knows the horror of spilling                               But their brief, passionate history ended with the
                 innocent blood. But now she has a new role, as the                              assassination of Val's father and the condemnation of
                 Hand of Ma'at, the Egyptian Goddess of Truth and                                Dake's clan. Now Val struggles to prove her mettle--to
                 Order, and an assignment that might just redeem her.                            herself and to the dissenters amid her own people.
A fellow Shadowchaser has gone missing, and so has a unique artifact          Every successful raid is a boot heel ground into the burning memory of
imbued with astonishing magic. Unless the Vessel of Nun is returned, it       Dake Sureblood--and their secret son is a constant reminder of their
will cause destruction beyond anything the modern world has seen.             shared past.... Ambushed and captured before he can clear his name,
Kira's got a team at her back, including Khefar, a near-immortal Nubian       Dake Sureblood returns from a hell like no other to expose the true
warrior who's already died for her once. But as complicated as her            killer of Val's father. But as the identity of their enemy becomes
feelings for him are, they're nothing compared to the difficulties of the     chillingly clear, the former lovers must put aside their mistrust and join
task she faces. And the only way to defeat the enemy is to trust in a         forces to protect their clans and their precious son.
power she can barely control, and put her life--and her soul--on the
line.                                                                         TOTAL ECLIPSE Bk#9 $16.95 (Series final)
                                                                              Rachel Caine
SHADOW FALL BK#2 $15.95
                                                                              Weather warden Joanne Baldwin and her husband
Erin Kellison
                                                                              Djinn David defeated their enemy former weather
Bk#1 Shadow Bound. Custo Santovari accepted pain,
                                                                              warden Bad Bob (see Cape Storm), but at a price that
blood, even death, to save his best friend. But a man
                                                                              she knows was too high. Besides her friends like
with all his sins just isn't cut out to be an angel. One
                                                                              Lewis becoming ill, she and David are stripped of their
moment he's fleeing Heaven; the next, he's waking up
                                                                              power, Djinn are dead in mass numbers, and the Black
stark naked in Manhattan. In the middle of a war.
                                                                              Corner of the planet no longer contains earth’s natural
Called there by a woman who's desperately afraid of
                                                                              pulse. Their victory at all costs has come with an even greater price as
the dark. It gathers around Annabella as she performs,
                                                                              Mother Nature is waking up from a long nap; outraged by the pollution
filled with fantastic images of another world, bringing both a golden
                                                                              that has destroyed much of the planet’s magic. With the Djinn gone, no
hero and a nightmare lover. He pursues her relentlessly, twisting her
                                                                              one can intercede to persuade Mother Nature to give mankind one
desires even as she gives herself to the man she loves. Because each
                                                                              more chance; her inclination is extinction of humanity and all other
of us has a wild side, and Annabella is about to unleash the beast.
                                                                              living essences. Now Joanne accompanied by her man David, her BFF
                  SINS OF THE HEART BK#1 $16.95                               Cherise and Cherise’s soul mate Kevin set out on a quest to prevent
                  Eve Silver                                                  the end of times though they have no power beyond that of humans.
                  Half human, half god, Dagan Krayl is the Underworld's       The Weather Warden’s series begins with Ill Wind.
                  most powerful soul reaper. When one of his brothers is
                                                                                                UNSYMPATHETIC MAGIC BK#3 $15.95
                  murdered, Dagan must use every ounce of his power
                                                                                                Laura Resnick
                  to hunt down those responsible for his brutal death.
                                                                                                Bk#1 Disappearing Nightly, Bk#2 Doppelgangster.
                  But he must move swiftly--and carefully--if he's to have
                                                                                                Struggling actress Esther Diamond is outraged when
                  any chance of resurrecting his brother. Yet that
                                                                                                her guest role as a hooker on The Dirty Thirty, a
                  resurrection could wreak havoc on the mortal world. As
                                                                                                controversial TV drama, is jeopardized by zombies,
an Otherkin, Roxy Tam has sworn to protect the human race, and it's
                                                                                                angry spirits, and a voodoo curse. Meanwhile, the
her mission to stop Dagan. But when she sees him face-to-face, she
                                                                                                talented teens whom Esther is coaching at a Harlem
realizes that she has seen him once before--a meeting that changed
                                                                                                cultural center are also being attacked by the sinister
her life forever. Neither Dagan nor Roxy expect to join forces for the
                                                                              supernatural power that's spreading through Manhattan. And Esther's
sake of mankind. Or to have their loyalties tested as they struggle
                                                                              love life goes from bad to worse when her bed bursts into deadly
against the potent desire that threatens to consume them both....
                                                                              mystical flames while her would-be lover, Detective Connor Lopez, is
SIREN’S CALL BK#1 $15.95                                                      trying to get her into it! Since the show must go on, Esther boldly helps
Devyn Quinn                                                                   her friend Dr. Maximillian Zadok, a 350-year-old sorcerer whose day
Lighthouse keeper Tessa Lonike savors her solitude on                         job is protecting New York City from Evil, combat the supernatural
Little Mer, an island off the coast of Maine, guarding her                    forces at work in Harlem during a sweltering summer heat wave. But
true identity as a mermaid. But when Tessa spots a                            will Esther's courage lead her to becoming a human sacrifice on the
man thrashing around in the ice cold waters during a                          altar of Evil's voracious appetite?
storm, she must use her ability as a mermaid to pull
                                                                              WAKING THE WITCH BK#11 $38.95 H/COVER
him to shore. And a year later, when Kenneth meets
                                                                              Kelley Armstrong
her again, he's determined not to let Tessa slip away.
                                                                              At twenty-one, Savannah Levine-orphaned daughter of
But when Tessa'a archaeologist ex-lover comes back to town with a
                                                                              a notorious dark witch and an equally notorious
clue to her heritage, she may be forced to leave her happiness
                                                                              cutthroat sorcerer-considers herself a full-fledged
behind…
                                                                              member of the otherworld. The once rebellious teen
                  SUCCUBUS BLUES Bk#1 $16.95                                  has grown into a six-foot-tall, motorcycle-riding jaw-
                  P/BACK RELEASE                                              dropper, with an impressive knowledge of and ability to
                  Richelle Mead                                               perform spells. The only problem is, she's having a
                  Being a succubus sounds pretty glamorous. Shape-            hard time convincing her adoptive parents, Paige and Lucas, to take
                  shifting, killer wardrobe, what's not to like? But          her seriously as an adult. She's working as the research assistant at
                  Georgina Kincaid's life is far from exotic. Her boss is a   the detective agency they founded, and when they take off on a
                  middle-management demon with a thing for John               romantic vacation alone, leaving her in charge, Savannah finds herself
                  Cusack movies, and she can't have a decent date             itching for a case to call her own. Suddenly, Savannah gets the chance
                  without sucking away part of the guy's life, which          she's been waiting for: Recruited by another supernatural detective,
means her crush on sexy writer Seth Mortensen is going nowhere fast.          she travels to Columbus, Washington, a small, dying town. Two
But all of that pales in significance when an unknown entity "helpfully"      troubled young women have been found in an abandoned warehouse,
begins killing her immortal adversaries. For once, all her hot charms         murdered. Now a third woman's dead, and on closer inspection small
and drop-dead one-liners won't help, because there are some                   details point to darker forces at play. Savannah feels certain she can
creatures out there that both heaven and hell want to deny…                   handle the case, but with signs of supernatural activity appearing at
                                                                              every turn, things quickly become more serious- and far more
                                                                              dangerous-than she realizes. Bk#1 in series is Bitten.
                                                     paranormal
                   WATER BOUND Bk#1 $16.95                                     prevents her body from changing into a lethal killing machine. When
                   Christine Feehan                                            Maria meets Darien, a wolfbreed bent on exacting a terrible revenge
                   The last thing Lev Prakenskii remembered was being          on humans, she will learn the truth about herself, and find her loyalties-
                   lost in the swirling currents of the ocean and getting      -and her heart--torn in two.
                   sucked deeper into the nothingness of a freezing black
                   eddy off the coastal town of Sea Haven. Just as             NOCTURNE TITLES:
                   quickly, just a miraculously, he was saved—pulled
                   ashore by a beautiful stranger. But Lev has no                               HEIRESS TO A CURSE $13.95
                   memory of who he is—or why he seems to possess                               Zandria Munson
the violent instincts of a trained killer. All he knows is that he fears for                    He had to kill her. Yet one look at Alexandra Barret
his life, and for the life of his unexpected savior. Her name is Rikki, a                       and Marius Drakon was a man possessed by a hunger
sea~urchin diver in Sea Haven. She has always felt an affinity for the                          he'd never known. Keeping his family curse a secret
ocean, and for the seductive pull of the tides. And now she feels                               from the woman whose death would end it would take
drawn in the same way to the enigmatic man she rescued. But soon                                all of his stone-cold strength, and protecting his
they will be bound by something even stronger, and their tantalizing                            family's enemy might be the death of him. But protect
secrets will engulf them both in a whirlpool of dizzying passion and                            her he must. Alexandra's charismatic new neighbor
inescapable danger.                                                            intrigued her as no man had. What secrets was he keeping, and what
                                                                               did he know of the mysterious winged creature rumored to be haunting
WHISPER KISS BK#5 $16.95                                                       the night skies? The truth would be her undoing--or her destiny....
Deborah Cooke
For millennia, the shape-shifting dragon warriors known                        LORD OF THE DESERT $13.95
as the Pyr have commanded the four elements and                                Nina Bruhns
guarded the earth's treasures. But now the final                               As the son of a British earl, Lord Rhys had dearly loved
reckoning between the Pyr and the dreaded Slayers is                           his life of action and indulgence as a rogue, a rake, a
about to begin... Niall Talbot has volunteered to hunt                         gambler and a womanizer. But now he loves his life as
down and destroy all the remaining shadow dragons                              an immortal even more. Rhys's job is to supply his
before they can wreak more havoc. But fate has placed                          master--a five-thousand-year-old demigod-- with all his
him in the hands of Rox, an unconventional tattoo artist who doesn't           heart's desires. Especially women. When historian
even flinch when a shape-shifting dragon warrior suddenly appears on           Gillian Haliday ventures to Rhys's grave to settle a
her doorstep. And as a woman who follows her heart in matters of               dispute for his descendants, she is enchanted by this man with stallion-
passion, she makes the perfect mate for a firestorm with Niall… Bk#1           like prowess. She doesn't argue when he vows to keep her for himself.
Kiss of Fire.                                                                  But his master has other plans. Plans that will spell Gillian's doom and-
                                                                               the end of Lord Rhys's own earthly existence....
                 THE WILD IRISH SEA $15.95
                 Loucinda McGary                                               YOUNG ADULT
                 Former police officer Kevin Hennessey is running from
                 his past-choosing to battle smugglers instead of                              ALMOST TO DIE FOR BK#1 $18.95
                 dealing with his personal demons. When a desperate,                           Tate Hallaway
                 rain-drenched American woman appears on his                                   On her sixteenth birthday, Anastasija Parker learns
                 doorstep with wild tales of danger, Kevin is drawn to                         that her so-called deadbeat dad is actually a vampire
                 helping her, despite his reservations … Amber O'Neill                         king. And he wants Ana to assume her rightful position
                 knew without a doubt that her brother was in mortal                           at his side, in spite of the fact that she has witch's
danger. Rushing heedlessly to the rocky shores of Ireland, Amber was                           blood running through her veins-from her mother's
stunned to find her rescue mission derailed by a gorgeous, but deeply                          side. Too bad witches and vampires are mortal
flawed Irishman... The tumultuous sea, the intertwined fates of the                            enemies. And now Ana's parents are at each other's
coastal villagers, and unearthly tales of a hidden selkie prince bring         throats over her future. It's up to Ana to make a choice, but deciding
Kevin and Amber together in a connection of mind, body, and soul that          your eternal destiny is a pretty big deal for a girl who just wants to get
neither can deny...                                                            through high school.
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A WILD LIGHT BK#3 $16.95
                                                                               MaryJanice Davidson, Anthony Alongi
Marjorie M. Liu
                                                                               Jennifer Scales is a were-dragon with a fiery temper-
Bk#1 Iron Hunt, Bk#2 Darkness Calls. For too long
                                                                               but a warm heart. Jennifer's ex-boyfriend, werarachnid
Maxine Kiss has felt an inexplicable darkness inside
                                                                               Skip Wilson, is out of control. His powers have grown
her—a force she channels into hunting the demons bent
                                                                               as strong as his hunger for revenge, leaving her little
on destroying the human race. But when she finds
                                                                               choice but to confront him-hopefully without giving in to
herself covered in blood and crouched beside her
                                                                               her own dark side… Bk#1 Jennifer Scales and the
grandfather’s dead body with no memory of what
                                                                               Ancient Furnace.
happened or the man she loves, Maxine begins to fear
that the darkness has finally consumed her. With blood on her hands            Coming in September:
and her sanity in question, Maxine must face the truth about who she           Atlantis Betrayed—Alyssa Day
really is and embrace the love of the only man who can help her—               Born to Bite—Lynsay Sands
before she loses what she cares about most: her family.                        Chains of Fire—Christina Dodd
                                                                               Demon From the Dark—Kresley Cole
                 WOLF’S CROSS BK#2 $16.95                                      Last Dragon Standing—G.A. Aiken
                 S A Swann                                                     Taken By Midnight—Lara Adrian
                 Bk#1 Wolfbreed. Maria lives a simple life in a small          Sin Undone—Larissa Ione
                 Polish village, working for the lord of the nearby            Dark Peril—Christine Feehan (p/back
                 fortress. Motherless since birth, Maria has been raised       release)
                 by her father and stepmother. Around her neck she             Blameless—Gail Carriger
                 wears--as she has always worn--a silver crucifix, to          Midnight Crystal—Jayne Castle
                 protect her from the devil. Or so her father tells her.       No Mercy—Sherrilyn Kenyon
                 But when a contingent of badly mauled Teutonic
knights, including a handsome and gravely wounded young man
named Josef, ask for succor at the fortress, Maria's quiet and
comfortable world shatters. For the knights are Wolfjagers, an order
dedicated to the extermination of werewolves, and Maria, unknowingly,
is one of the creatures they hunt. Only the crucifix about her neck
                                         Erotic & romantica
                 ALEXANDRA’S LEGACY $25.95 TRADE P/BACK                       murder on one of his kind...even if she does taste like heaven. Two
                 N J Walters                                                  fighters for justice. One incredible attraction. A terrible secret. Drunken
                 Alexandra Riley's day starts out like any other in her       women dancing on the bar. It all rides on Elena solving the Case of the
                 predictable life. Then a dark stranger bursts into her       Punctured Prick.
                 father's garage, and in one shocking moment she dis-
                 covers she's the half-breed daughter of a legendary                           CORRALLED BK#1 $24.95 TRADE P/BACK
                 werewolf and is a much-sought-after prize. Joshua                             Lorelei James
                 Striker, enforcer for the Wolf Creek pack, has come to                        Hard-riding rodeo cowboys...and the women who can
                 take Alex home. Nothing more, nothing less. From the                          rein them in. Sports therapist Lainie Capshaw has
first moment he sees her, she becomes a distraction from his duty--a                           been rehabilitating injured cowboys long enough to
weakness he doesn't want but can't resist needing. But keeping her                             know that a charming western drawl combined with a
safe is not as simple as fending off males on the hunt for a mate.                             fine physical form doesn't mean you fall for the man.
Through city streets to the mountains of North Carolina, they have to                          So no one is more surprised than Lainie when she
evade purists who don't want their shifter bloodlines tainted with hu-                         finds herself involved with not one, but two different
man DNA, as well as bounty hunters who think the only good werewolf           men: Hank Lawson, a bullfighter, and Kyle Gilchrist, a bull rider. Lainie
is a dead one. What Joshua and Alex can't outrun is the passion that          feels guilty about her two-timing, but it doesn't keep her from doubling
flares between them, or the choice Alex must eventually face--claim           her fun-that is until Hank catches her with Kyle. She's shocked that
her inner wolf, or forfeit her chance to claim Joshua as her own.             Hank isn't mad. But she's more shocked to learn Hank and Kyle are
                                                                              hometown buddies. But when the men offer to share her-in every way-
AWAKENED BY A KISS $24.95 TRADE P/BACK                                        she knows that she's going to have to choose the one man who can
Lila DiPasqua                                                                 give her the ride of her life…
Once upon a salacious time, when fairy tales were writ-
ten... "Sleeping Beau": Five years ago, notorious rake                        DAMAGE CONTROL BK#5 $24.95 TRADE P/BACK
Adrien d'Aspe, Marquis de Beaulain, was awakened by                           Amy J Fetzer
a sensuous kiss-and experienced a night of raw ecstasy                        Explosives expert Sebastian Fontenot has patience in
that was branded into his memory. Years later, he spots                       spades-whether he's deactivating bombs or gritting out
his mysterious seductress-and this time, he has no in-                        three days beneath a pile of rubble. But when the hard-
tention of letting her go... "Little Red Writing": Nicolas de                 bodied operative learns his oldest friend is in trouble, he
Savignac, Comte de Lambelle, has been assigned by the King to un-             flies into action-and ends up on the Artic Circle, where a
cover the secret identity of the author writing scandalous stories about      sexy scientist holds clues that threaten his mission-and
powerful courtiers. He never expected his investigation would lead to         her life... Olivia Corrigan can handle men. But Sebas-
his grandmother's house, or to a ravishing woman who would stir his           tian Fontenot is like no other she's encountered: hot as hell and in dan-
deepest hunger... "Bewitching in Boots": Elisabeth de Roussel, daugh-         ger of thinking he can order her around with that delicious drawl of his.
ter of the King, is accustomed to getting what she wants-and she              Lucky for her, the mesmerizing mercenary is on her side. And it's a
wants Tristan de Tiersonnier, Comte de Saint-Marcel, an ex-                   good thing, too. Once they stumble onto a horrifying international cover
commander of the King's private Guard. A recent injury has forced             up, it's up to Olivia and Sebastian to keep their hands off each other
Tristan to leave his distinguished position, but Elisabeth is determined      just long enough to keep a dangerous power from falling into the wrong
to make him see he's every bit the man he once was-and more than              hands… Bk#1 The Naked Truth
man enough for her...                                                                          DIVINE MISDEMEANORS BK#8 $16.95
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                BEDDING THE ENEMY BK#3 $24.95                                                  Laurell K Hamilton
                TRADE P/BACK                                                                   You may know me best as Meredith Nic Essus, prin-
                Mary Wine                                                                      cess of faerie. Or perhaps as Merry Gentry, Los Ange-
                Bk#1 In Bed With a Stranger, Bk#2 In the Warrior’s                             les private eye. To protect my unborn children, I have
                Bed. Laird Keir McQuade is a newcomer to his title,                            turned my back on the crown, choosing exile in the
                and has much work before him to restore the McQuade                            human world with my beloved Frost and Darkness. Yet
                honor. Finding a wife is an excellent start. He’s duty-                        I cannot abandon my people. Someone is killing the
                bound to go to court and swear homage to his king             fey, which has left the LAPD baffled and my guardsmen and me deeply
                anyway, a perfect opportunity—were not court women            disturbed. I thought I'd left the blood and politics behind in my own
trussed in stupid fashions and corrupted with false mannerisms. Of            turbulent realm. But now I realize that evil knows no borders, and that
course, not every lady hides behind a powdered face…. Helena Kny-             nobody lives forever--even if they're magical. Series begins with A Kiss
vett may be a daughter of the aristocracy, but in truth she is little but a   of Shadows.
pawn in her brothers ploys for power. Her smallest acts of defiance
carry a heavy price. But one honorable man among a crowd of dandies           MERRY GENTRY SERIES:
could give her all she needs to change her fortunes…and set her free.
Among the ruthless ambitions of England’s powerful, love at first sight
is a dangerous game. But the treachery, scandal, and treason that
follow can unleash as much passion as it does adventure.

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Bk#1 Biting Nixie. Elena O'Rourke lusts for two things--
her detective's shield and a good lay. Sass-Cgal's "Bad                       FALCON’S CAPTIVE $23.95 TRADE P/BACK
Girl Sex Tips" will win her the man. Keeping the shield                       Vonna Harper
hinges on solving a murder. Warrior-gorgeous Bo                               Savage ... High above the desert valley, the Falcon Jola
Strongwell stands in her way. Powerful as a Viking war-                       circles over the band of warriors below-men who have
ship, Bo would be Elena's one-stop solution to celibacy--                     invaded her land and killed her mate, leaving her alone
except for his apartment building full of mysteries. Plus,                    and longing for the piercing pleasure she once found in
his kisses...and nibbles...and full body tongue-swipes...keep distracting     her lover's arms. She will resist these outsiders at all
her from the case. As if a caped clown named Dracula, a hooker with a         costs- Sexual ... But in a moment of human weakness
heart of gold (and boobs of steel) and Elena's own clueless partner           she is caught. Naked and alone, she fights her captor
aren't distraction enough. Bo Strongwell is a master vampire who              and vows never to submit. Yet as she lies beneath his rock hard
needs a cop snooping around like he needs a garlic enema. Fighting            length, her traitorous body responds to his touch- Surrender ... Each
rogues keeps him busy enough without Elena trying to pin the                  rough caress creates a smoldering heat inside, a throbbing pressure
                                                                              that demands release. Lost in a haze of sexual pleasure, she is a slave
                                                                              to her desire-and can only beg for more-
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                    Karen Kelley                                                                 Stubborn, lethal, and from Jersey...what more could a
                    Bk#1 The Jaguar Prince. Rhianna Lancaster has al-                            Viking warrior want from his woman? Neecy Lawrence,
                    ways been “different”-and not in that quirky, small-                         winged warrior for a Viking goddess and second-in-
                    town Texas way. Nope, Ria’s unique qualities are                             command of the fierce Crows, doesn't know what to do
                    downright bizarre, which is why she tries to keep them                       with a nice guy. As it is, making up for a past she'd
                    to herself, thank you very much. So maybe she should                         sooner forget leaves her barely polite most days. But
                    be glad when, out for a run, she encounters a guy                            Raven leader and loyal Odin warrior, Will Yager, isn't
even weirder than she is-not to mention naked as a jaybird… What Ria           just nice. He's gorgeous, hot, and a distraction she simply can't afford.
learns from this “Prince Kristor” person is that he’s an alien sent to help    Yager has wanted Neecy in his life--and in his bed--for a long time. Not
her get in touch with her powers and rescue her from a mortally unful-         just for a night, but forever. And, like any self-respecting Viking, he'll
filling life here on earth. Good to know. Also good to know the local law      stop at nothing to get what he wants. So what if she's the most difficult,
enforcement, whom Ria calls after macing Good Prince Naked and                 complex, never-gives-him-a-break woman he's ever known? She's
running for her life. Problem is, she can’t stop thinking about him-or his     more than worth the effort. In fact, she's worth everything. And if it
story, which may not be quite so crazy as it sounds…                           turns out that twenty-four hours of non-stop, any-way-she-wants-it sex
                                                                               doesn't work with Neecy? Then it looks like he'll just have to get a little
HERO: CAT STAR CHRONICLES BK#6 $15.95                                          more creative...
Cheryl Brooks
In each instalment of the Cat Star Chronicles the hero                         INTO THE CROSSFIRE BK#1 $24.95
comes from a race of men with a feline gene that en-                           TRADE P/BACK
dows him with remarkable sexual powers. Raised on                              Lisa Marie Rice
earth, Micayla is the last living Zetithian female. Typical                    Former Navy SEAL Sam Reston keeps to himself. His
of her species, she's aloof and uninterested in men -                          world is dangerous, uncertain, violent...and there is no
until she meets Trag, the Zetithian pilot for an interga-                      room in it for the helpless and weak. Then the most
lactic arms dealer and the sexiest, most irksome man                           beautiful woman in the world moves in next door to
she's ever met. Trag has sworn he'll never marry, unless he can find a         him . . . . Nicole Pearce's life is complicated enough--
Zetithian woman. Considering the odds, it's a safe bet, until he encoun-       with an ailing father and a new business to worry about
ters Micayla. Fighting the enemies who are determined to wipe out the          --and the last thing she needs is to get involved with a secretive, hard-
Zetithian race may be easier than convincing these hardheaded lovers           bodied, hardheaded neighbor. Yet Sam leaves her breathless--her
that they were made for each other. He is the sexiest, most irksome            body tingling with erotic desire--and it takes every ounce of her fabled
man she's ever encountered… Micayla is the last Zetithian female left          control to resist offering herself to him, no strings attached. What she
in the universe. She doesn't know what's normal for her species, but           doesn't know is that Sam Reston is on an undercover assignment . . .
she knows when she sees Trag that all she wants to do is bite him...           and she's about to step into the crossfire. Never has Sam ached for a
He has searched all over the galaxy for a woman like her… But now              woman so badly, and he's never fallen in love before. Now that Nicole
that he's finally found Micayla, she may be more of a challenge than           is in grave danger, he will become her shield, and guard the tempting
even he's able to take on... Bk#1 Slave.                                       body he longs to touch and taste. Because a terrorist plot hatched half
                                                                               a world away is heading to their doorstep--and it can only be derailed
                  HOT FINISH BK#3 $16.95                                       by one man and one woman.
                  Erin McCarthy
                  Bk#1 Flat-Out Sexy, Bk#2 Hard and Fast. Suzanne                                 NAKED BK#5 $24.95 TRADE P/BACK
                  Jefferson is broke, which is why she’s given up charity                         Megan Hart
                  work for wedding planning. Fortunately, she has a                               I didn't think he wanted me. And I wasn't about to get
                  high-profile client, and best of all, he’s paid in ad-                          involved with him, not after what I'd heard. Sure, Alex
                  vance. There are just two teensy problems: The bride                            Kennedy was tall, dark and unbearably hot, but I've
                  is a bona fide bridezilla, and Suzanne’s ex-husband is                          been burned before. When I solicited him to model for
                  the best man. At least she thought he was her ex-                               my erotic photography book, I didn't expect such a
husband! Two years after their marriage fell apart, stock car race driver                         heated, passionate photo session. And now that we've
Ryder Jefferson still can’t stop thinking about Suzanne. Which is why                             crossed that line, our bodies aren't the only things that
he isn’t too upset that, due to a glitch, the two are still technically mar-   have been exposed. But I can't give my heart to a man who's so... un-
ried. Now he’s imagining easing Suzanne’s woes by satisfying her               conventional. His last sexual relationship was with a married "couple."
needs in the bedroom. After all, that’s the one room they never argued         It's enough that my ex-fiance preferred men, I can't take that chance
in. Besides, with wedding bells ringing all around them, Ryder is won-         again no matter how much my body thrives on Alex's touch. I can't risk
dering if,even though they’d quit the race a few laps too early, they can      it, but I can't resist it, either. Alex can be very convincing when he
still come on strong with a big, romantic finish!                              wants something. Bk#1 Dirty.

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Raine Weaver                                                                   Lora Leigh, Jaci Burton
Legend has it that the Incubi were originally fallen an-                       They ride into town straddling 73 cubic inches of throb-
gels, irresistible creatures who sacrificed their place in                     bing horsepower, and hook up with the kind of women
Paradise for the touch of mortal lovers. They live among                       made for high speed handling... “Nauti Kisses” by Lora
us still, in the shadowy, dream-haunted fringes of mod-                        Leigh. Rogue’s brother John Calvin Walker, Jr. has
ern society, indulging their insatiable lust and feeding                       moved to Lake Cumberland, Kentucky. However, as
on our desire--with our blessings. The Rose Legacy - A                         he seeks a peaceful lifestyle after all his escapades he
valuable inheritance is passed from one female mem-                            misses his beloved Sierra, who he has known from her
ber of a wealthy family to another, as it has been for centuries. But          birth and is almost family. When she is attacked by a stalker in Boston,
Camille Price, the beneficiary, doesn't know it's a generational curse         John’s father, who is also Sierra’s godfather, asks his son to keep her
that includes sacrificing her body and soul to an Incubus who fulfills her     safe. Sierra makes it clear she is irate with John for leaving her.“Riding
every erotic dream--and nightmare. Ravenous - Failed cleric Adam               the Edge” by Jaci Burton. In Vegas federal agent Rick Benetti is as-
Bachmann knows a demon when he sees one. He just can't seem to                 signed to keep Ava Vargas safe while escorting her to her father, a
resist succubus Leyla Cheval, even though her insatiable sexual appe-          senator. He also investigates Ava’s involvement with his former gang.
tite is draining him of life. To save himself and others, he must sacrifice    Ava has a rescue mission of her own; to save her best friend since
the only heaven he's ever known and destroy the dark angel he's come           childhood Lacey from self destruction with Rick’s cousin, Bo.
to love.
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                 Bertrice Small                                                                    Sydney Croft (aka Larissa Ione & Stephanie Tyler)
                 Some think librarians are stuffy, narrow-minded prudes-                           Deep in the Brazilian rain forest, a team of Navy SEALs
                 but that's not true of Kathryn St. John. She runs Egret                           has been nearly wiped out by something sinister and
                 Point's library and is very involved in her community,                            superhuman, sending shock waves through the Agency
                 even down to keeping them up with the latest trends.                              for Covert Rare Operatives (ACRO). Now ACRO
                 One major trend she turned the local ladies on to is the                          agents Sela Kahne and Marlena West head to the
                 interactive network The Channel. It's there that Kathryn                          world's most unforgiving jungle to find and kill a mythi-
extends her occupational passions into the bedroom by playing out her             cal monstrosity with a taste for human blood. But to succeed in their
favorite pieces of medieval English literature. Kathryn is quite satisfied        mission, they will need the help of two men, each hiding his own dark
with the princes, musketeers, and highwaymen her personas seduce in               secret. Sela is an expert on cryptozoology with a sideline skill that could
The Channel. But her seductions spill out into the real world and reach           prove invaluable: When she makes love to a man, she engulfs his inner-
Timothy Blair, new to Egret Point. He wants to satiate both of their de-          most thoughts. Teamed with Marlena, Sela makes contact with the lone
sires, but how can he possibly compete with fantasy lovers? That is               SEAL survivor, Chance McCormack. Meanwhile, Logan Mills, the man
unless he can create a wicked plot twist that even Kathryn couldn't think         who rescued Chance, leads his private company on a hunt that has
up in her wildest dreams… Bk#1 Private Pleasures.                                 nothing to do with saving lives. Soon, Sela will put her supernatural
                                                                                  charms to work on Logan, determined to extract information about the
POSSESS ME $24.95 TRADE P/BACK                                                    creature they are seeking. But in this sweat-drenched realm of danger
R G Alexander                                                                     and deception, Logan is more than just a passive target. He has the
In the Big Easy, there's a legend women long for: a                               power to lead a highly trained seducer into a jungle without any rules,
sexual voodoo spirit who can fulfill their darkest fanta-                         without any limits--and with no end to the heat. Bk#1 Riding the Storm.
sies. And in these three steaming-hot novellas, he
helps three New Orleans couples achieve the ultimate                              THE WATSON BROTHERS $16.95 REISSUE
satisfaction... In Release Me, Allegra heads down to                              Lori Foster
New Orleans to heal her wounds, but she never ex-                                 My House, My Rules: Tough, rugged cop Sam Wat-
pects to lose her heart to such a quiet, troubled man as                          son has a reputation for being a hero on the job and
Rousseau. She's even less prepared for the scorching, sexual spirit               delivering mind-blowing pleasure in the bedroom. But
within him-and what he can do to her... In Reclaim Me, Ben has loved              the only woman who drives him over the edge is the
Michelle as long as he can remember. But his beautiful artist has a way           one who's completely wrong for him - the sweetly sexy
of running away from life-and what the pair could be. Leave it to the             and extremely determined Ariel. When Ariel's head-
infamous spirit to help Ben prove to Michelle where she belongs: in his           strong ways nearly wreck one of Sam's string opera-
embrace... In Redeem Me, it's All Saints' Day, the one day the voodoo             tions - ruining her alluring dress in the process - Sam offers her a ride to
spirit can walk the world in the flesh. When he bumps into Bethany, she           his place to clean up. But once there, Ariel seems to have her own
might just be the reincarnation of a girl he once loved. Passion ignites,         agenda … Bringing Up Baby: Gil Watson has always been the respon-
but can the couple overcome past mistakes and have a real chance at               sible one, running the family business and keeping his brothers out of
love?                                                                             trouble. Of course there was that one wild night on a business trip... the
                                                                                  one that resulted in a daughter he never knew he had. By the time Gil
                  PRIVATE DANCER $25.95 TRADE P/BACK                              finds out about her, the little girl's mother is already gone. Gil is deter-
                  Sheri Whitefeather                                              mined to do the right thing, even if it means a marriage of convenience
                  It’s been two years since Jay and Beverly divorced and          with the woman who's been raising his baby. Anabel Truman is sarcas-
                  Jay still can’t get her off of his mind--or out of his fanta-   tic, free-spirited, and totally wrong for him. But the sensations she
                  sies. Even more frustrating is that Beverly hasn’t given        rouses in him feel totally right … Good With His Hands: As next-door
                  up her sultry job. She continues to work as a stripper at       neighbors and best friends, Pete Watson and Cassidy McClannahan
                  a local club--so close, yet so untouchable, except if           have a "no sex" relationship. "No sex" equals continuing friendship.
                  Jay’s willing to pay the price. Old passions and jealous-       "Ohmygodyes" sex equals big problems and probably some serious
                  ies lure him to the club. But it’s cash that brings Beverly     dish throwing. It may be a rigid rule, but it works. Until Pete decides he
around, and when Jay pays for a lap dance, it only makes him want her             wants to push the line. If sensible Cassidy won't take his hints, he's
back, and want her bad. Since her divorce from Jay, Beverly has under-            ready to transform himself into the perfect "black tie" guy he thinks she
gone past life regression sessions, where new-age therapy helps her               wants. And once she's in his arms, he'll show her just what else that
identify who she was in a past life: Princess Camille of yore, a young            black tie can do...
European bride who attempts to make her Middle Eastern prince hus-
band fall in love with her by infiltrating his harem and becoming his most        Coming in September:
prized possession. Although unlike in many ways, both Camille and                 Belong to the Night—Shelly Laurenston, Cynthia Eden et al (p/back
Beverly use their empowering, erotic dance to unleash their desires.              release)
And Beverly’s and Jay’s relationship, once passionate, then dead, will            Forbidden—Christina Phillips
soon reach a whole new level of sensuality.                                       Healer’s Choice—Jory Strong
                                                                                  Riding the Night—Jaci Burton
TEMPT NOT THE CAT $24.95 TRADE P/BACK                                             Renegade—Lora Leigh
J C Wilder                                                                        Vampire Trinity—Joey W. Hill
A woman whose chances for love were destroyed...                                  Purely Sexual—Delta Dupree
After surviving a brutal kidnapping, Erihn Spencer has                            Dragon Storm– Bianca D’Arc
spent the past eighteen years living in the shadows.                              Sexy Beast 9—Crystal Jordan et al
Scarred both physically and mentally, she spends her                              I Spy a Naughty Game—Jo Davis
days writing romance novels dealing with the type of
relationship she's avoided. The night before heading
into the mountains to start her new novel, a stranger
approaches and shakes her world with one perfect kiss. A man who
could be her savior... From the moment Fayne kisses her, the desire to
possess this shy beauty is irresistible. Thrown together in a secluded
house in the mountains, he's torn between his need for her and the se-
crets that are destined to force them apart. As Erihn struggles to break
free from years of self- imposed isolation, he finds he is the one who is
now trapped by his desires, his dark self. Their worlds collide and old
secrets lead a bitter enemy to their door.

								
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