“The Flower Reader” by Elizabeth Loupas (historical fiction, April 2012, NAL, $15.00, 448pp)
Devastated, Rinette demands justice before she will surrender the casket, but she is surrounded by ruthless men who will do anything to possess it. In the end, the flowers are all she can trust-and only the flowers will lead her safely home to Granmuir.
“Collision” by Cassandra Carr (erotic, Ellora’s Cave, April 2012, $7.50, 143pp)
Series: Buckin’ Bull Riders
Brady is at the top of his profession. He’s living the good life, and has no idea anything is missing until the cool Leah comes along. He sees something in her that hints at an underlying fire, and sets out to prove her nickname wrong. In the midst of their steamy affair, he falls hard. Blindsided by the potent combination of Leah’s beauty and vulnerability, Brady is determined to melt “The Ice Queen’s” heart.
“Bared to You” by Sylvia Day (erotic, self-published, April 2012, $15.00, 360pp)
Gideon Cross came into my life like lightning in the darkness—beautiful and brilliant, jagged and white-hot. I was drawn to him as I'd never been to anything or anyone in my life. I craved his touch like a drug, even knowing it would weaken me. I was flawed and damaged, and he opened those cracks in me so easily...
Gideon knew. He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other's most private wounds... and desires.
The bonds of his love transformed me, even as I prayed that the torment of our pasts didn't tear us apart...
“Enraptured” by Elisabeth Naughton (paranormal, Sourcebooks, April 2012, $7.99, 416pp)
Series: Eternal Guardians
“Sweet Addiction” by Maya Banks (erotic, contemporary, Berkley, April 2012, $15.00, 336pp)
Series: The Sweet Series
“Magic Unchained” by Jessica Andersen (paranormal, Signet Eclipse, April 2012, $7.99, 448pp)
Series: The Final Prophecy
“About That Night” by Julie James (contemporary, Berkley, April 2012, $7.99, 304pp)
Series: FBI/US Attorney Series
“Barefoot Season” by Susan Mallery (contemporary, women’s fiction, Mira, March 2012, $14.95, 368pp)
Carly Williams and Michelle were once inseparable, until a shocking betrayal destroyed their friendship. And now Carly is implicated in the financial disaster lurking behind the inn’s cheerful veneer.
Single mother Carly has weathered rumors, lies and secrets for a lifetime, and is finally starting to move forward with love and life. But if the Blackberry Island Inn goes under, Carly and her daughter will go with it.
To save their livelihoods, Carly and Michelle will undertake a turbulent truce. It’ll take more than a successful season to move beyond their devastating past, but with a little luck and a beautiful summer, they may just rediscover the friendship of a lifetime.
“Party of Three” by Lacey Alexander (erotic, Signet Eclipse, April 2012, $14.00, 336pp)
Series: H.O.T. Cops
“A Scandalous Countess” by Jo Beverley (historical, Signet, February 2012, $7.99, 432pp)
Georgia Maybury is determined to regain her position in the beau monde, but a scarred ex-naval officer threatens her plans...