Hi, Are these on bookshare? I'd like to read them! Especially the last one. Nati Now Reading Dreamland by Sarrah Dessen ________________________________ From: amber.wallens@xxxxxxxxx To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Fw: Romance June 2008 Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 07:10:18 -0400 Romance June 2008 "When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." ~ from the 1989 film When Harry Met Sally New and Recently Released! A Lady's Secret - by Jo Beverley Publisher: Penguin Group Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 4/1/2008 ISBN: 9780451224194 ISBN-10: 0451224191 Historical Romance. When Robin Fitzvitry, the fun-loving Earl of Huntersdown, makes a stop at the Tête de Boeuf Inn one July afternoon in 1764 France, he is instantly intrigued by the arrival of a young, stunning, and foul-mouthed Italian nun. Suspecting that Sister Immaculata may actually be an adventuress on the run, Robin offers to help escort her to England, never realizing that he will fall headlong for the spirited woman in the process. Fans of author Jo Beverley will enjoy the mix of witty dialogue, palpable danger, well-drawn characters, and a charming Papillon dog (Robin's companion) in A Lady's Secret. Lost Souls - by Lisa Jackson Publisher: Kensington Books Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 4/1/2008 ISBN: 9780758211835 ISBN-10: 075821183X Romantic Suspense. Following her near-fatal encounter with a sadistic killer 18 months earlier, Kristi Bentz is determined now more than ever to become a true crime writer. All she needs is a story that will take her to the top, and she thinks she has found it at her old alma mater, All Saints College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where four female students have been brutally murdered. Kristi returns to campus and is surprised when a former flame, Jay McKnight, turns out to be one of her teachers, but she also begins to suspect that she may be the crazed killer's next target. Tinged with paranormal elements, Lost Souls is the latest chilling entry in author Lisa Jackson's New Orleans series. The Seduction of an Unknown Lady - by Samantha James Publisher: HarperCollins Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 4/1/2008 ISBN: 9780060896492 ISBN-10: 0060896493 Historical Romance. Prim and proper bookseller Fionna Hawkes is a woman with a secret. Under the pen name F. J. Sparrow, she writes horror novels that have set all of London society abuzz, especially since no one knows the identity of the mysterious author. To get inspiration for her tales, Fionna regularly ventures into the city's dark streets and alleys, and during one of her late-night expeditions she meets sexy Lord Aidan McBride. Fionna longs to share her secret--and her life--with this handsome man, but it soon becomes apparent that someone may be out to harm her. The sizzling chemistry in this captivating romance will keep you turning the pages. A Dangerous Love - by Brenda Joyce Publisher: Harlequin Books Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 4/1/2008 ISBN: 9780373772759 ISBN-10: 0373772750 Historical Romance. As a boy, Emilian St. Xavier was taken from his Romany mother and brought to his father, Lord Edmund St. Xavier, who tried to raise him as a true Englishman. Years later, Emilian has wealth, power, and a title, but he also has a deep scorn for gadjos, or non-Gypsies. When he hears that his mother has been murdered by an English mob, he sets out to seek revenge by despoiling an aristocrat, but progressive Ariella de Warenne proves to be a gentlewoman worthy of his love. Set in Victorian England, A Dangerous Love opens a new chapter in the story of the de Warenne family, whose Regency-era exploits were last chronicled in The Perfect Bride. Twisted - by Andrea Kane Publisher: William Morrow Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 4/1/2008 ISBN: 9780061236785 ISBN-10: 0061236780 Romantic Suspense. During a business trip to Manhattan, former FBI agent Sloane Burbank, now an independent consultant specializing in crisis management and negotiation, learns that an old childhood friend has been missing for over a year. She quickly leaps into action and contacts the FBI about the case, only to discover that her ex-lover, Derek Parker, is the agent in charge. As the two work together, they discover that their former chemistry hasn't dissipated--and that Sloane's friend's disappearance may be linked to other crimes. Twisted is the 1st thrilling tale in a new series from author Andrea Kane. Focus on: 2007 RITA Award Winners Each year, the Romance Writers of America presents the RITA Awards (named after Rita Clay Estrada, the first RWA president) to authors of outstanding romance novels in a variety of categories. A sampling of the 2007 winners appears below. A Hunger Like No Other - by Kresley Cole Publisher: Pocket Star Books Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 3/28/2006 ISBN: 9781416509875 ISBN-10: 1416509879 Paranormal Romance. Unlike most tourists, recent Tulane graduate Emmaline Troy hasn't come to Paris to soak up the city's culture and history. The daughter of a Valkyrie mother and a vampire father, she is in search of information about her deceased parents, but her plans are abruptly altered when a dark and dangerous man captures her on the streets. Before long, Emmaline learns that she has been claimed by the leader of the Lykae clan, Laclain MacRieve, who has been waiting for his predestined lifemate for a thousand years. This 1st book in the Immortals After Dark series won the RITA for Best Paranormal Romance. First Chapter On the Way to the Wedding - by Julia Quinn Publisher: Avon Books Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 7/1/2006 ISBN: 9780060531256 ISBN-10: 0060531258 Historical Regency. "Unlike most men of his acquaintance, Gregory Bridgerton believed in true love." So begins author Julia Quinn's spirited and witty 8th book in the Bridgerton series, after It's In His Kiss. Gregory believes he's found "the one" when he meets gorgeous Hermione Watson--but she is already in love with someone else. Determined to win her over, Gregory joins forces with Hermione's best friend, Lady Lucinda Abernathy, who ends up falling for Gregory--despite the fact that she is herself about to be married. When Gregory realizes his feelings for Lucy, will love have a chance to conquer all? On the Way to the Wedding received the RITA for Best Long Historical Romance. First Chapter Blackout - by Annie Solomon Publisher: Grand Central Publishing Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 4/1/2006 ISBN: 9780446616317 ISBN-10: 0446616311 Romantic Suspense. When bookseller Margo Scott awakens in the middle of the night, she finds herself in a waking nightmare. She can't remember anything that has happened in the last four weeks and she is being framed for a murder she didn't commit--or at least she thinks she didn't. Her confusion only worsens when she realizes she has extraordinary fighting skills that she has no memory of ever learning. With the help of government agent Jack Wise, who has been assigned to track her every move, will she uncover the truth? Plenty of surprising twists and turns are packed into this RITA Award winner for Best Romantic Suspense. First Chapter The Husband Trap: A Novel - by Tracy Anne Warren Publisher: Ballantine Books Check Library Catalog Pub Date: 3/28/2006 ISBN: 9780345483089 ISBN-10: 0345483081 Historical Regency. Ever since her coming-out ball two seasons earlier, Violet Brantford has hidden her feelings for the wealthy and charming Adrian Winter, Sixth Duke of Raeburn, England's most eligible bachelor. Even when her identical twin sister, Jeannette, became engaged to Adrian, Violet kept her unrequited love a secret. But two hours before the wedding, when Jeannette gets cold feet, Violet gets her own chance at happily-ever-after when her sister convinces her to take her place at the altar. This outstanding debut romance, the 1st in the Trap trilogy, won the RITA for Best First Book. First Chapter _________________________________________________________________ E-mail for the greater good. Join the i’m Initiative from Microsoft. http://im.live.com/Messenger/IM/Join/Default.aspx?source=EML_WL_ GreaterGood To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. 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