Romance Novel News
It Happened One Wedding by Julie James (contemporary, Berkley, May 2014, $7.99, 304pp)
Series: FBI/US Attorney, book 5
SHE KNOWS BETTER THAN TO SAY “I DO”
After a humiliating end to her engagement, investment banker Sidney Sinclair is done with commitment-phobic men. But when her sister winds up engaged after a whirlwind courtship, Sidney is thrown into close contact with exactly the kind of sexy playboy she wants to avoid—the gorgeous best man. She’s stuck with him, for better or worse, until her sister walks down the aisle, but that doesn’t mean she has to give in to his smooth advances, no matter how tempting they are…
Dimitri’s Forbidden Submissive by Ann Mayburn (erotic, Fated Desires, May 2014, $3.79, 351pp)
Series: Submissive’s Wish, book 2
As the daughter of an outlaw biker, Rya DeLuca is used to living a wild life, but nothing could prepare her for the danger of falling in love with Dimitri Novikov. To Rya he's a warm, loving, sexy as hell Dom who gives her exactly the kind of bondage and discipline she craves in the bedroom, but to the rest of the world Dimitri is a feared man, a cold blooded, heartless killer who is at the top of the Russian Mafia food chain.
The romance novel world is filled with alphas these days. They seem to be everywhere – and I admit that I am a big fan of these types of heroes. But there is something wonderfully delicious about great beta heroes. Someone on twitter asked for some examples of beta heroes, so I of course asked twitter for some recommendations. So, here you shall find the recommendations along with some links to other sites with information on beta heroes that are worth checking out.
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My Lord, My Lady by Katharine Ashe (historical, Billet-Doux, March 2014, $3.99e, 347pp)
The Bluestocking ~
Lady Corinna Mowbray has three passions: excellent books, intelligent conversation, and disdaining the libertine Earl of Chance.
The Rake ~
Lord Ian Chance has three pleasures: beautiful women, fast horses, and tormenting high-and-mighty Corinna Mowbray.
Neighbors for years, they’ve been at each other’s throats since they can remember. But when a twist of fate forces them to trade lives, how long will it be before they discover they cannot live without each other?
The Masterful Mr. Montague by Stephanie Laurens (historical, Avon, May 2014, $7.99, 449pp)
Series: The Casebook of Barnaby Adair
Montague has devoted his life to managing the wealth of London’s elite, but at a huge cost: a family of his own. Then the enticing Miss Violet Matcham seeks his help, and in the puzzle she presents him, he finds an intriguing new challenge professionally . . . and personally.
His to Keep by Katee Robert (erotic, Entangled Brazen, April 2014, $0.99, 75pp)
Series: Out of Uniform, book 1.5
He’s always wanted her. Now’s his chance to claim what’s his.
School teacher Marceline Bellini gave up everything—men, sex, anything resembling a social life—to raise her young daughter. To be the perfect parent. But when she attends an engagement party in her standard stick-in-the-mud mode, her friends begin plying Marcy with shots. Just enough to convince her that a little fun doesn't sound like a bad idea... and having some naughty fun is an even better one.
My Wicked Masters by Ann Mayburn (erotic, Loose Id, April 2014, $7.99, 295pp)
Series: Club Wicked, book 4
Rhiannon Mirga, known as Goddess at Club Wicked, has a reputation for being a beautiful and unapproachable ice princess. But beneath her hard exterior beats the tender heart of a submissive who yearns for a Master's love despite a nightmare past that makes it hard for her to trust anyone. For Rhiannon there are only two men that can help her overcome her fear, the club's incredibly sexy trainers, Master Rory and Master Liam.
Out of Control by Teresa Noelle Roberts (erotic, Samhain, April 2014, $5.50, 251pp)
He’s got her tied up, but she’s got him out of control.
Glass artist Jen Kessler has hit the jackpot—a cheap apartment in a charming Victorian house, complete with a sexy, intense, buttoned-down landlord…who may or may not have a riding crop in his bedroom.
Teach Me a Lesson by Jasmine Haynes (erotic, Berkley, April 2014, $16.00, 320pp)
Do what you have to do, Principal. I deserve it…
High school guidance counselor by day, sex therapist by night, Charlotte Moore’s passion is people—whether helping students with the realities of life or helping their parents with the fantasies. Enter Principal Lance Hutton, the perfect subject for Charlotte’s method in recharging the sex drive—and it’s going to take some discipline. Considering this hot older man is her boss, it makes sense that he dole out the punishment. Besides, Charlotte’s begging for it.
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