Close

July 20, 2015

This Week's New Releases-07.20.15

✦ ✦ ✦New Releases✦ ✦ ✦

 All prices are subject to change.

✦ ✦ ✦

Vanguard by CJ Markusfeld  Available Now!!!

VanguardSophie Swenda, a refugee aid expert, is accustomed to saving lives on a grand scale. It becomes more than a job when the person she needs to save is the man she loves.

Michael Nariovsky-Trent, a Baltic-born American doctor, vanished months ago after joining the resistance in the Soviet Republic. Sophie believes he’s trapped inside the fences and barbed wire of a sinister refugee camp, lost in a sea of freezing, starving prisoners of war.

Despite her long-ago failed romance with Michael, Sophie’s always believed their time would come – no matter how unlikely it seems to everyone around them. His blazing temper, her obstinacy, and their shared brilliance and competitiveness have made the road to love a rocky one. More than a decade after they separated, they’re too stubborn to forgive past mistakes … and still too in love to move on.

She embarks on a mission like no other before. Unless Sophie can find him, their long-delayed chance at love will be lost forever. With the world’s security forces deadlocked and the camp’s commander seeking vengeance, Sophie is on her own. She must bargain for the life of the man she loves – and everyone else in the camp – before the commander destroys them all.

✦ ✦ ✦

The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy E. Reichert July 21

THE COINCIDENCE OF COCONUT CAKEYou’ve Got Mail meets How to Eat a Cupcake in this delightful novel about a talented chef and the food critic who brings down her restaurant—whose chance meeting turns into a delectable romance of mistaken identities.

In downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lou works tirelessly to build her beloved yet struggling French restaurant, Luella’s, into a success. She cheerfully balances her demanding business and even more demanding fiancé…until the morning she discovers him in the buff—with an intern.

Witty yet gruff British transplant Al is keeping himself employed and entertained by writing scathing reviews of local restaurants in the Milwaukee newspaper under a pseudonym. When an anonymous tip sends him to Luella’s, little does he know he’s arrived on the worst day of the chef’s life. The review practically writes itself: underdone fish, scorched sauce, distracted service—he unleashes his worst.

The day that Al’s mean-spirited review of Luella’s runs, the two cross paths in a pub: Lou drowning her sorrows, and Al celebrating his latest publication. As they chat, Al playfully challenges Lou to show him the best of Milwaukee and she’s game—but only if they never discuss work, which Al readily agrees to. As they explore the city’s local delicacies and their mutual attraction, Lou’s restaurant faces closure, while Al’s column gains popularity. It’s only a matter of time before the two fall in love…but when the truth comes out, can Lou overlook the past to chase her future?

Set in the lovely, quirky heart of Wisconsin, The Coincidence of Coconut Cake is a charming love story of misunderstandings, mistaken identity, and the power of food to bring two people together.

Kindle | Paperback

✦ ✦ ✦

Outside by Michelle MankinAvailable Now!!!

Outside

When handsome California surf god Lincoln Savage suddenly rolls into Ocean Beach like a rogue wave, shy beauty Simone Bianchi’s foundation is shaken. No longer under the thumb of her domineering father, she’s made a simple quiet life for herself and her fluffy fourteen pound Havanese pup running a surf shop in her hometown of OB. Long ago she gave up her dreams for a future with Linc.
But now the notorious lead singer of the Dirt Dogs has returned, and Simone is reluctant to admit that she’s still vulnerable to his killer dimpled smile and easy charm. She finds that although she’s stowed away the mementos, it hasn’t been as easy to erase the memories of their epic summer love.
It seems he hasn’t forgotten, either.
Is the recording contract he’s offering merely a pretense?
Or does he have something more in mind?
Does he really believe that they can just pick up where they left off, despite all the bad luck and heartache?
And is she willing to risk everything again for one last chance at love?

✦ ✦ ✦

The Reeducation of Savannah McGuire by Heidi McLaughlin – July 21

THE REEDUCATION OF SAVANNAH MCGUIRE

Tyler King never forgot the blue-eyed, pig-tailed girl that lived on the ranch next door. So when he hears that she’s coming back for the summer, he can’t wait to reminisce about the good ole days. He soon finds out life in the Big City means a life with big ambitions and Tyler soon learns that Savannah has left the memories of small town living long behind her.

Savannah McGuire never thought she’d return to the ranch she once called home. Now she’s back and trying not to become attached to everything she’s missed by growing up in New York City. Determined to hate her surroundings, Tyler works to remind her of everything’s she’s missed. With her future planned out and a trip to Paris imminent, falling in love with Tyler King was the last thing she expected.

Kindle | Paperback

✦ ✦ ✦

 

Chaos by Jamie ShawJuly 21

Chaos Jamie Shaw

From the moment she saw Shawn Scarlett perform at a school talent show, Kit Larson has loved two things: the guitar, and the gorgeous, green-eyed boy who inspired her to play. But one careless night in high school shatters her hope of ever being more than a notch in his bedpost.

Six years, two bands, and one mostly mended heart later, Kit’s about to make her rock star dreams a reality as the new guitarist for Shawn’s band, The Last Ones to Know. He may not remember their reckless night together, but Kit has never forgotten…and she’s determined to make him eat his heart out.

The release of their new album means a month cooped up on a tour bus, sleeping inches away from the ridiculously sexy musician she’s never quite gotten over. And as Kit gets to know the real Shawn—not Shawn Scarlett, the rock god, the player—their attraction becomes too hot to resist. But the past is paved with secrets, and when they finally surface, Kit could lose everything: the band, the music, her dreams…and Shawn.

Kindle | Paperback

✦ ✦ ✦

Caught in the Surf by Jasinda Wilder  Available Now!!!

Caught in the SurfLani woke up one morning hungover, heartbroken, and stranded in a tropical paradise. She missed her plane and ran out of luck… and then she met Casey. Who happened to be a pilot with an airplane…not to mention tall, handsome, and exactly what she needs. Even though the last thing she planned on was getting naked in the sand…

Warning: this is one seriously hot little novella previously published in the Summer on Seeker’s Island anthology. It contains super-steamy insta-love between a giant sexy island hero and a short and curvy Hawaiian surfer chick. This story contains scorching, sandy sexy times guaranteed to heat you up, even if you read it on the beach.

✦ ✦ ✦

 

 

Stay with Me by Maya BanksJuly 23

Stay with MeGetting her back will be the toughest deal they’ve ever negotiated.
On the night of her fifth anniversary, Catherine Cullen-Wellesley intends to break the news to her two husbands. She’s pregnant with their child. It’ll be the perfect preamble to the vacation they’ve promised her: Two weeks on a Jamaican beach. No cell phones, no emails, no business. And she hopes that the news of her pregnancy—plus two weeks of reclaiming the closeness that had always been so much a part of their marriage—will help bridge the ever widening gap in their now distant relationship.
But when Logan and Rhys call off the trip for yet another business emergency—something that’s happening with more and more frequency all the time—and absolutely no mention of their anniversary dinner or that they’d stood her up yet again, Catherine faces some difficult truths. She hasn’t come first in her busy husbands’ lives in a long time. And she deserves better than what she’s been getting—or not getting—from the two men who vowed to love her and always put her first. So she packs her bags for her long-awaited vacation—alone. It’ll give her a chance to figure out what the hell she’s going to do with the rest of her life.
When Logan and Rhys come home to an empty house, they realize two things: One, they’ve been taking their precious wife for granted for far too long, and they now realize—perhaps too late—that she may well have finally had enough. Two, they’re not willing to just let her walk out of their lives without one hell of a fight and the chance to prove to her that nothing is more important to them than her love.
Winning her back will be the most difficult battle of their lives—more important than any business deal they’ve ever negotiated. One where they could lose everything that ever truly mattered to them. Their wife.

✦ ✦ ✦

Loving the White Liar by Kate Stewart – Available Now!!!

Loving the White LiarI met my true love when I was twenty-seven. He was handsome, charming, witty, and irresistible. Jayden Monroe came along when I was struggling with indecision and made things simple, turned monochrome into vivid color, and forever altered my perspective on life.

I was not naive enough to believe in happily ever after, but with Jayden, it seemed possible . . . until I realized something wasn’t quite right.

You see, I met a man who would be anyone I needed him to be, and after I found out that fact, I knew it would be impossible to walk away. His disorder, however, would change everything I ever thought about love and what it truly meant to accept someone for who they are.

This is not my sob story; this is his success story.

✦ ✦ ✦

 

Autumn Rising (Summer Remains) by Seth King – Available Now!!!

Autumn RisingAutumn Mahal and Hank Basara know they should stay away from each other. Both recovering from the loss of a mutual friend, and each bearing scars of their own, they know their love would look like a worn cliché, a trite romance novel for teens, some crappy made-for-TV movie languishing on your great aunt’s DVR. But as summer gives way to September and flirtation leads to something deeper, they learn there are some types of love you cannot run from, no matter how hard you try to flee.

Hilarious, heartbreaking and hopeful, Autumn Rising is a novella about the happiness we ruin for ourselves, the truths we can’t hide with a filter, and that elusive and victorious moment when we let love rush in and carry us to the sky. In a world of constant TMI, prepare to feel a story worth sharing – a story that will stay with you long after the summer fades to autumn.

 

✦ ✦ ✦

Damage Done by Amanda Panitch – July 21

Damage Done by Amanda Panitch22 minutes separate Julia Vann’s before and after.

Before: Julia had a twin brother, a boyfriend, and a best friend.

After: She has a new identity, a new hometown, and memories of those twenty-two minutes that refuse to come into focus. At least, that’s what she tells the police.

Now that she’s Lucy Black, she’s able to begin again. And her fresh start has attracted the attention of one of the hottest guys in school, a boy who will do anything to protect her. But when someone much more dangerous also takes notice, Lucy’s forced to confront the dark secrets she thought were safely left behind.

One thing is clear: The damage done can never be erased. It’s only just beginning. . . .

In this deliciously twisted contemporary thriller, family can be a real killer. For fans of We Were Liarsand readers who love unique multiple perspectives that leave clues like breadcrumbs until they reach the stunning conclusion.

Kindle | Paperback

✦ ✦ ✦

Truth or Beard (Winston Brothers Book 1) by Penny ReidJuly 21

Truth or BeardBeards, brothers, and bikers! Oh my!
Identical twins Beau and Duane Winston might share the same devastatingly handsome face, but where Beau is outgoing and sociable, Duane is broody and reserved. This is why Jessica James, recent college graduate and perpetual level-headed good girl, has been in naïve and unhealthy infatuation with Beau Winston for most of her life. His friendly smiles make her tongue-tied and weak-kneed, and she’s never been able to move beyond her childhood crush. Whereas Duane and Jessica have always been adversaries. She can’t stand him, and she’s pretty sure he can’t stand the sight of her…

But after a case of mistaken identity, Jessica finds herself in a massive confusion kerfuffle. Jessica James has spent her whole life paralyzed by the fantasy of Beau and her assumptions of Duane’s disdain; therefore she’s unprepared for the reality that is Duane’s insatiable interest, as well as his hot hands and hot mouth and hotter looks. Not helping Jessica’s muddled mind and good girl sensibilities, Duane seems to have gotten himself in trouble with the local biker gang, the Iron Order.
Certainly, Beau’s magic spell is broken. Yet when Jessica finds herself drawn to the man who was always her adversary, now more dangerous than ever, how much of her level-head heart is she willing to risk?

Series Description
Everyone in Green Valley, Tennessee knows that the six bearded Winston brothers have been imbued with an unfair share of charm and charisma… and are prone to mischief.

Truth or Beard is book #1 in the Winston Brother’s series. Each book is a standalone, full length (110k words), contemporary romantic comedy novel, and follows the romantic exploits and adventures of one of the six Winston Brothers.

✦ ✦ ✦

Pretending to be Erica by Michelle Painchaud July 21

Pretending to be Erica by Michelle PainchaudWe Were Liars meets Heist Society in a riveting debut!

Seventeen-year-old Violet’s entire life has revolved around one thing: becoming Erica Silverman, an heiress kidnapped at age five and never seen again. Violet’s father, the best con man in Las Vegas, has a plan, chilling in its very specific precision. Violet shares a blood type with Erica; soon, thanks to surgery and blackmail, she has the same face, body, and DNA. She knows every detail of the Silvermans’ lives, as well as the PTSD she will have to fake around them. And then, when the time is right, she “reappears”—Erica Silverman, brought home by some kind of miracle. But she is also Violet, and she has a job: Stay long enough to steal the Silverman Painting, an Old Master legendary in the Vegas crime world. Walking a razor’s edge, calculating every decision, not sure sometimes who she is or what she is doing it for, Violet is an unforgettable heroine, and Pretending to be Erica is a killer debut.

Kindle | Hardcover

✦ ✦ ✦

Mine Would Be You: Lawson & Emelyn (The Sweet Home Alabama Series Book 1) by Danielle Jamie Available Now!!!

Mine Would Be You Lawson & Emelyn (The Sweet Home Alabama Series Book 1)This is a second chance romance that is the perfect blend of ANGST-FILLED, EMOTIONAL & MELT YOUR KINDLE HOTTT MOMENTS!!!!

Emelyn LaClaire was honored to be the Maid of Honor in her best friend’s wedding, but it came with a catch. She has to walk down the aisle with her ex fiancé, Lawson McCoy. He’s not just the Best Man; he’s also her best friend’s brother, and she’s loved him since she was eight years old.

Emelyn has avoided any kind of contact with Lawson since the day everything fell apart during her sophomore year at the University of Alabama. Now, after four years of avoiding him, she’s not just seeing him, she also has to walk down the aisle with him – the one man she dreamt of marrying almost all her life…

Lawson McCoy only has a single regret, and it’s throwing away the one thing that was good in his life. When his sister, Delilah, and her fiancé, Grayson, asked him to be the Best Man, it came with a stipulation. Do not in any way mess up their wedding. That’s easier said than done, especially when the one girl who would rather stick hot pokers in her eyes than look at him will be walking down the aisle beside him….

*EACH BOOK IS A STANDALONE & NEW COUPLES*

✦ ✦ ✦

UPCOMING RELEASES AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER
(click on cover)

** You are NOT charged for pre-orders until the book is released. **

Racing the Sun

 July 28 2015

The Bourbon Kings

 July 28 2015

Wicked Fall

July 28 2015

Love and Always (A Pound of Flesh Book 2)

 Aug 3 2015

before we were strangers_cvr.indd

 Aug 4 2015

Dare to Rock

 Aug 4 2015

Strong Enough

 Aug 4 2015

Bury Me

 Aug 11 2015

The Moment of Letting Go

 Aug 11 2015

Tyrant

 Aug 17 2015

The Way We Rise

 Aug 21 2015

Until Friday Night

 Aug 25 2015

sustained

 Aug 25 2015

Hold On

 Sep 1 2015

Dark Wild Night

Sep 15 2015

Surviving Ice

 Oct 13 2015

Nuts Alice Clayton

 Oct 20 2015

Walk Through Fire

 Oct 27 2015

Hard Beat

 Nov 3 2015

Untamed_RGB300

Nov 3 2015

Tough Enough

Nov 3 2015

Cam Girl

Nov 3 2015

One King's Way

 Nov 3 2015

If You Dare

 Nov 10 2015

Reap Tillie Cole

 Nov 10 2015

November 9

Nov 10 2015

Reaper's Fall

 Nov 10 2015

Appealed

 Nov 17 2015

Blood Kiss

Dec 1 2015

Misconduct_CV.indd

 Dec 1 2015

fisttouch

 Dec 22 2015

An Ounce of Hope

 Jan  5 2016

The Shadow

 Feb 2 2016

 

Upcoming titles with no covers yet…

Searching for You by Jennifer Probst –  Nov 30 2015
The Best Goodbye by Abbi Glines –  Dec 1 2015
Wicked Reunion by Michelle A. Valentine – Dec 15 2015
Legend by Katy Evans – Feb 9 2016
Beautiful Boss by Christina Lauren – Feb 29 2016
Up in Flames by Abbi Glines – March 1 2016
Cream by Alice Clayton –  July 1 2016

✦ ✦ ✦

free-kindle-app

✦ ✦ ✦

✦ Don’t want to miss any more posts? Subscribe to this Blog by email… ✦

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *