“See the Light” by Cassandra Carr (erotic, m/m, Loose Id, February 2013, $5.99, 131pp)
Hockey player Jason Monroe lives a double life—star defenseman and soon-to-be Olympian on the ice and closeted gay man outside the rink. A serious relationship is out of the question, and Jason makes do with anonymous sex in barroom bathrooms, not willing to take the chance on coming out as gay in a decidedly macho sport.
“A Bride by Moonlight” by Liz Carlyle (historical, Avon, March 2013, $7.99, 432pp)
On the eve of her escape to the Continent, bold, beautiful Lisette Colburne accepts a proposal she dare not refuse: masquerade as the future bride of the steely-eyed Royden Napier and help him solve his most dangerous case. Soon Lisette is in even greater danger—of losing her heart to the one man with the power to destroy her . . .
Estranged from his aristocratic family, the enigmatic Napier has forged a reputation as Scotland Yard's most relentless police commissioner. He's vowed to bring Lisette to justice—but with every forbidden kiss and every tantalizing touch, he finds himself becoming less convinced of her guilt . . . and more certain he must have her. But when danger touches Lisette, can he save her?
“Knowing the Ropes” by Teresa Noelle Roberts (erotic, Samhain, February 2013, 312pp)
They’ve got the sex factor in spades. But can love survive the “ex” factor?
Selene has harbored kinky, submissive fantasies most of her life, but her experience as a domestic-abuse counselor leaves her leery of giving up that much control. Case in point: the ex-fiancé she didn’t love quite enough to test the limits of trust.
At a BDSM meet-and-greet, she sets out to learn how far is too far. Nick seems like the ideal dom to show her the ins and outs of ropes, floggers, and paddles—with no commitment clause.
“Edge of Dawn” by Lara Adrian (paranormal, Delacorte, March 2013, $25.00, 288pp)
Series: Midnight Breed, book 11
“Winterblaze” by Kristen Callihan (historical, paranormal, Forever, February 2013, $7.99, 448pp)
Series: The Darkest London, book 3
“Irresistible” by Liz Bankes (young adult/New Adult, Walker Childrens, February 2013, $2.99, 240pp)
When Mia gets a summer job at a prestigious country club, it's hard work, but fun, especially as a romance develops with fellow student Dan. However, from the beginning she is drawn to the sexy, rich and bored Jamie--he's got everything he could ever want, and enjoys nothing more than messing with people's lives for his own entertainment. Mia knows getting involved with Jamie is a bad idea, but there's something so dangerously exciting about Jamie she just can't resist.
“Dusk with a Dangerous Duke” by Alexandra Hawkins (historical, St. Martins, March 2013, $7.99, 320pp)
Series: Lords of Vice, book six
They were children when the Duke of Huntsley was introduced to Lady Grace Kearly. The young duke—nicknamed “Hunter”—took one look at his future bride and thought only of escaping his responsibilities to his family. Marriage was for grown-ups and Hunter still had years of skirt-chasing ahead of him. But now the time has come for Hunter to heed the call: if this Lord of Vice hopes to keep all of his inheritance, he’ll have to claim his long-neglected betrothed…
“Uncovered by Love” by Madeline Ash (contemporary, ePenguin, December 2012, $3.93, 172 pp)
Vera Cole is a passionate sculptor whose dream is to study art in Spain. But when wealthy investor Leeson Stone offers her work at his gallery, her dwindling bank balance forces her to agree.
“Platinum” by Jeffe Kennedy (erotic, Carina, February 2013, $2.99, 117pp)
Series: Book 2, Facets of Passion
Althea Grant's Charleston gallery might be suffering from the bad economy, and her artistic aspirations have gone nowhere, but she's doing just fine, thank you. When bad-boy sculptor Steel rides up on his motorcycle looking to rent studio space, his infusion of cash is more than welcome. But his art is raw, visceral, sexual—and completely inappropriate for her pastel world of watercolor landscapes.
“How to Misbehave” by Ruthie Knox (contemporary novella, Loveswept, January 2013, $0.99, 121pp)
Series: a novella introducing the Camelot series
As program director for the Camelot Community Center, Amber Clark knows how to keep her cool. That is, until a sudden tornado warning forces her to take shelter in a darkened basement with a hunk of man whose sex appeal green lights her every fantasy. With a voice that would melt chocolate, he asks her if she is okay. Now she's hot all over and wondering: How does a girl make a move?
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