[bksvol-discuss] Fw: Romance July 2008

  • From: "Amber Wallenstein" <amber.wallens@xxxxxxxxx>
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  • Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 09:28:51 -0400

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Romance July 2008

"No woman has ever left my arms unsatisfied."
~ Spoken by Johnny Depp in the 1995 film Don Juan DeMarco
New and Recently Released!
Call of the Highland Moon - by Kendra Leigh Castle
Publisher: Sourcebooks
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Pub Date: 5/1/2008
ISBN: 9781402211584
ISBN-10: 1402211589
Paranormal Romance. On a wintry night in New York state, Scottish werewolf 
Giddeon MacInness, the future guardian of the Stone of Destiny, is attacked and
left for dead by a gang of mercenary werewolves. Luckily for Giddeon, he 
encounters bookseller Carly Silver, who takes him in thinking that he is a 
dog in need of first aid. Imagine Carly's surprise, then, when she wakes up the 
following day and her canine rescue has transformed into something entirely
different: the man of her dreams. Call of the Highland Moon is the 1st book in 
a new series; next up is Dark Highland Fire.
Dark Needs at Night's Edge - by Kresley Cole
Publisher: Pocket Books
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Pub Date: 4/29/2008
ISBN: 9781416547075
ISBN-10: 141654707X
Paranormal Romance. Ever since ballerina Néomi Laress was murdered by her 
fiancé in the early 1900s, her spectral form has haunted the grounds of 
her abandoned New Orleans manor. Néomi's lonely existence comes to an end, 
however, when Conrad Wroth, a troubled vampire mercenary, is imprisoned at 
by his brothers. Soon Néomi believes she may be able to break free from her 
ghostly fate and to experience pleasure once again...if only the two could
actually make physical contact. Dark Needs at Night's Edge is the 4th book in 
the Immortals After Dark series.
To Taste Temptation - by Elizabeth Hoyt
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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Pub Date: 5/1/2008
ISBN: 9780446406918
ISBN-10: 0446406910
Historical Romance. Always immaculately dressed and immensely well-behaved, 
widowed Lady Emeline Gordon is just the type of woman for whom uncouth Boston
businessman Samuel Hartley has been searching. But he isn't looking for 
love--he needs someone to help him settle an old score, and Emeline's 
in London society make her the perfect person for the job. How could Samuel 
have known that he would fall head-over-heels for this prim-and-proper beauty?
Featuring witty dialogue and engaging secondary characters, To Taste Temptation 
is the 1st book in the Legend of the Four Soldiers series.
The Angel - by Carla Neggers
Publisher: Mira
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Pub Date: 5/1/2008
ISBN: 9780778324836
ISBN-10: 0778324834
Romantic Suspense. As a favor to a friend, search-and-rescue expert Simon 
Cahill agrees to attend a snooty benefit on Boston's Beacon Hill. The evening
takes an unexpected turn when folklorist Keira Sullivan arrives at the event 
only minutes after discovering the body of an acquaintance who had been warning
her to stop investigating an ancient Celtic legend. Not one to be deterred, 
Keira nevertheless travels to Ireland, where she becomes trapped inside an
ancient ruin. Only Simon can save her and help her to unravel the truth. The 
Angel is for readers who like books tinged with myth and magic.
Scream for Me - by Karen Rose
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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Pub Date: 5/2/2008
ISBN: 9780446509206
ISBN-10: 0446509205
Romantic Suspense. In this sequel to Die for Me, Special Agent Daniel Vartanian 
of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is still reeling from the deaths
of his parents and more than ten others at the hands of his late serial killer 
brother, Simon. After taking time off of work to deal with the tragedy,
Daniel is shocked when his first case ties directly to a series of horrific 
photographs--depicting assaults on women--that are grim relics of Simon's sick
past. But the case also brings him into contact with ER nurse Alex Fallon, 
whose stepsister has gone missing and whose past is intertwined with his. 
and intricately plotted, Scream for Me will keep you turning the pages late 
into the night.
Focus on: Love in a Small Town
Shelter Mountain - by Robyn Carr
Publisher: Mira
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Pub Date: 5/1/2007
ISBN: 9780778324294
ISBN-10: 077832429X
Contemporary Romance. In the small town of Virgin River, bar owner John 
"Preacher" Middleton, a six-foot-four former marine, is just about to close for
the night when Paige Lassiter, a bruised and battered young woman, comes in 
from the rain with her three-year-old son. With his nurturing instincts kicked
into high gear, Preacher sets out to protect Paige from her abusive 
ex-husband--and to win her heart. Fully dimensional characters make Shelter 
the 2nd book in gifted storyteller Robyn Carr's Virgin River trilogy, a 
standout tale.
First Chapter
Causing Havoc - by Lori Foster
Publisher: Berkley Books
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Pub Date: 2/6/2007
ISBN: 9780425214237
ISBN-10: 0425214230
Contemporary Romance. When hunky extreme fighter Dean "Havoc" Conor returns 
home to the tiny town of Harmony, Kentucky, he sets out to stop his sister Cam
from marrying über-sleazeball Roger Sims. Havoc finds that he has an ally in 
his sister's outspoken best friend, Eve Lavon, and as they attempt to put
the brakes on Cam's relationship, they must also confront their growing 
feelings for each other. Engaging background characters and lots of fun repartee
make Causing Havoc a delightful read; Booklist says it will appeal to fans of 
Susan Elizabeth Phillips.
Good Girls Do - by Cathie Linz
Publisher: Berkley Sensation
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Pub Date: 1/3/2006
ISBN: 9780425208489
ISBN-10: 0425208486
Contemporary Romance. Librarian Julia Wright loves her quiet job and peaceful 
life in the picturesque town of Serenity Falls. But her small community--and
her heart--gets shaken up when Harley-riding bad boy Luke Maguire, who hasn't 
set foot in Serenity Falls since high school, returns home following the
death of his father. A wacky cast of secondary characters--including Julia's 
New Age mother, Angel; her petty-thief sister, Skye; and her four-year-old
niece, who is going through a biting phase--round out this hilarious and 
heartwarming story.
Dead Right - by Brenda Novak
Publisher: Mira
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Pub Date: 8/1/2007
ISBN: 9780778324393
ISBN-10: 0778324397
Romantic Suspense. Twenty years after Madeline Barker's father mysteriously 
vanished from Stillwater, Mississippi, his car is discovered in a quarry outside
of the little town. Armed with this new evidence, Maddy is determined to find 
out what really happened, including whether or not her stepbrother, Clay,
was involved. She hires Los Angeles private detective Hunter Solozano to look 
into her father's disappearance, but as the two grow closer to the truth--and
each other--it appears that someone in Stillwater wants to keep the past 
buried. Dead Right is the gripping conclusion to author Brenda Novak's Dead 
The Winter Lodge - by Susan Wiggs
Publisher: Mira
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Pub Date: 2/1/2007
ISBN: 9780778324140
ISBN-10: 0778324141
Contemporary Romance. Bakery owner Jenny Majesky has just lost everything in a 
devastating house fire--and the disaster has also uncovered several mysteries
about the past. Intent on finding answers and in need of a refuge, she heads to 
The Winter Lodge, a remote cabin in the glittering, frozen world of the
Catskills. There Jenny finds an ally in the small community's police chief, 
Rourke McKnight, who makes her feel safe--and loved. Complete with recipes,
The Winter Lodge is "a rich stew of family plots past and present" (Publishers 
Weekly). This poignant story is 2nd in the Lakeshore Chronicles series,
after Summer at Willow Lake.
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