“Lie to Me” by Tori St. Claire (erotic, Berkley, July 2012, $15.00, 352pp)
After helping to break up a Russian human trafficking ring as part of the CIA’s elite Black Opal team, Alexei Nikanova’s newest assignment is to rescue one of the stolen women and return her to her father. When he arrives in Dubai, he discovers his target is Sasha Zablosky—a woman he knows all too well, and who has haunted him ever since their one unforgettable night together. But he finds Sasha reluctant to leave her Sheik, the only true friend she’s ever known. Only Alexei can’t give her a choice.
“Fifty Shames of Earl Grey” by Fanny Merkin a.k.a. Andrew Shaffer (parody, De Capo, July 2012, $13.99, 224pp)
Young, arrogant tycoon Earl Grey seduces the naïve coed Anna Steal with his overpowering good looks and staggering amounts of money, but will she be able to get past his fifty shames, including shopping at Walmart on Saturdays, bondage with handcuffs, and his love of BDSM (Bards, Dragons, Sorcery, and Magick)? Or will his dark secrets and constant smirking drive her over the edge?
“Wicked Nights” by Gena Showalter (paranormal, Harlequin, July 2012, $7.99, 416pp)
Series: First book of Angels of the Dark series
Leader of the most powerful army in the heavens, Zacharel has been deemed nearly too dangerous, too ruthless—and if he isn't careful, he'll lose his wings. But this warrior with a heart of ice will not be deterred from his missions at any cost…until a vulnerable human tempts him with a carnal pleasure he's never known before.
Accused of a crime she did not commit, Annabelle Miller has spent four years in an institution for the criminally insane. Demons track her every move, and their king will stop at nothing to have her. Zacharel is her only hope for survival, but is the brutal angel with a touch as hot as hell her salvation—or her ultimate damnation?
“Melt Into You” by Roni Loren (erotic, Berkley, July 2012, $15.00, 368pp)
Series: Book 2 in the Loving on the Edge series
Her first love has returned, and he's brought a friend...
After running away from home and the boy who broke her heart, Evan Kennedy has kick-started the perfect new life with her celebrity fiancé. So what if said fiancé prefers guys? She knew the deal. And with her ticket to The Ranch, an exclusive resort where any fantasy can be satisfied, she knows she can find someone to fulfill her less-than-traditional desires on the side.
“The Theory of Attraction” by Delphine Dryden (erotic, Carina, July 2012, $3.99, 121pp)
Camilla can set her watch by her hunky rocket-scientist neighbor who jogs past her window each day. She relishes each glimpse of his shirtless abs, and is dying to see more. But it’s hard to connect with a man who doesn’t seem to know she exists…
“Ravishing the Heiress” by Sherry Thomas (historical, Berkley, July 2012, $7.99, 304pp)
Series: The Fitzhugh Trilogy
- “Beguiling the Beauty” – Venetia & Duke of Lexington
- “Ravishing the Heiress” – Millicent & Fitz
- “Tempting the Bride” – Helena & David
“A Very Personal Assistant” by Portia Da Costa (erotic, Harlequin, July 2012, $2.99, 39pp)
When female executive Miranda accepts an invitation to get away from it all with her handsome Personal Assistant Patrick, she very quickly realizes she's going to get far more than she bargained for. Out of the office, Patrick is very much the one in charge... and his delicious dominance is just the therapy she needs.
Miranda is used to being in charge. She is a high-powered business woman who isn’t afraid of the power she wields. But she does have trouble handling the stress of difficult and contentious meetings. Fortunately, Patrick, her uber-efficient personal assistant, is there to help. One day, Patrick offers Miranda a new way to relax and relieve her stress – by giving up control to him.
“Hot Under the Collar” by Jackie Barbosa (historical, Circe, June 2012, $2.99, 140pp)
Series: Book 2 in Lords of Lancashire
Despite the old saw about third sons being destined for the church, no one ever expected the rakish, irresponsible Walter Langston to take up the collar, least of all himself. After an accident renders him unfit for military service, however, he has few other options. When he’s given the post of vicar at a parish church in a sleepy, coastal village, he’s convinced he’ll molder in obscurity. Instead, his arrival brings a sudden resurgence in church attendance…or at least, the attendance of female parishioners. As word of the eligible young vicar spreads, every well-heeled family for miles with a marriageable daughter fills his pews, aiming to catch his eye. Unfortunately for these hopeful members of his flock, Walter’s eye has already been caught—by the one woman who doesn’t come to church on Sundays.
“Scandal Wears Satin” by Loretta Chase (historical, Avon, July 2012, $7.99, 384pp)
Series: The Dressmakers #2
The Earl of Longmore's sister Lady Clara has gotten herself into trouble and must marry a man neither she or her family like. But with the help of her dressmaker, Sophy Noirot, things just maybe all will turn out right.
“Wolf Line” by Vivian Arend (paranormal, Samhain, June 2012, $3.50, 109pp)
Series: Book 5 in Granite Lake Wolves
Into the best-laid plans a little chaos must fall…
Jared’s not sure how his quiet morning coffee near the harbour ended with him on a cruise ship impersonating one of his pack mates. Well, it might have something to do with a woman, but who can blame him? The female of the species was made to love, and he’s more than willing to share his considerable skills in that area. Especially since he figures the chances of meeting his own one-and-only are slim.
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