On The Bookshelves Tuesday 11/2/2010
Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.
|Wicked Highlander |
by Donna Grant
"Both a page-turner and a keeper, this tale is highly memorable and leads straight into the next installment."
|Seven Nights to Forever |
by Evangeline Collins
"Brava to Collins for her sophomore offering."
|When Harry Met Molly |
by Kieran Kramer
"You’ll smile and even laugh out loud reading Kramer’s delectable debut — even the title’s nod to the famous film elicits a grin."
|A Bewitching Bride |
by Elizabeth Thornton
"This is a tale that touches the heart and lifts the spirit while completing the late author’s final series."
|His Sinful Secret |
by Emma Wildes
"The second Notorious Bachelor moves into prominence in Wildes’ spy thriller."
|A Duke's Temptation |
by Jullian Hunter
"With humor and charm, sensuality and wickedness, Hunter delights."
|Vow of Deception |
by Angela Johnson
"This medieval tale of lust, debauchery, betrayal and passion is historical romance at its best."
|Devil at Midnight |
by Emma Holly
"In unique Holly style this tale is an amazing historical romance, laced with paranormal elements as delightful side dishes to the basic story."
|Somewhere Along the Way |
by Jodi Thomas
"Picking up two years after the conclusion to Welcome to Harmony, Thomas once again brings to life this fascinating little Texas town and its numerous characters."
|Happy Ever After |
by Nora Roberts
"The final chapter in Roberts’ delightful Bride Quartet comes to a close with Parker Brown, the brains behind the Vows wedding planning business, meeting her romantic match."
|Because of You |
by Rochelle Alers
"The story is beautifully crafted with interesting legal cases and a sizzling romance."
|Once In a Lifetime |
by Gwynne Forster
"With this novel, readers will be able to get to know the characters as individuals and sympathize with them."
|Falco: The Dark Guardian |
by Sandra Marton
"... Falco is an easy hero to fall in love with!"
|Their First Noel |
by Annie Jones
"This is a delightful story of opposites attracting, and the lessons the characters learn are ones that readers will empathize with."
|P.I Daddy’s Personal Mission |
by Beth Cornelison
"This is a heartwarming and engaging continuation of the Walshes and Coltons saga."
|Once Upon A Proposal |
by Allison Leigh
"Two endearing yet genuine characters along with a solid plot make this story hard to put down."
|Play of Passion |
by Nalini Singh
"Singh matches up two popular recurring characters in the newest chapter of her extraordinary Psy/Changeling series."
|Enemy Within |
by Marcella Burnard
"Futuristic fans are in for a special treat with this debut space adventure by smoking-hot new talent Burnard."
|Living Nightmare |
by Shannon K. Butcher
"In the latest chapter of Butcher’s Sentinel Wars, two extremely damaged individuals face danger of the body and heart."
by Allyson James
"The second installment of James’ electrifying series returns to the Crossroads Hotel and the complicated life of Stormwalker Janet Begay."
by Elle Jasper
"The first book in The Dark Ink Chronicles starts out with a bang."
|The Ghost Exterminator |
by Vivi Andrews
"The conversations between Jo and her immediate family are laugh-out-loud funny, and the steps that Jo goes through to help these lost souls find peace is highly entertaining."
|In The Company of Vampires |
by Katie MacAlister
"This is trademark MacAlister, full of quirky characters and wacky plot twists."
by Zoe Archer
"Native American overtones and a colorful backdrop enhance this nonstop read."
|Deadly Pursuit |
by Ann Christopher
"This is a thrilling, taut drama with a classic on-the-run adventure, a noble hero, a smart heroine and a villain with no redeeming social values."
|The 3rd Secret |
by Tara Taylor Quinn
"Readers will be turning the pages far into the night to get to the climax."
|Deadly Intent |
by Kylie Brant
"Readers won’t be able to figure this one out until Brant wants them to!"
|Worth the Trip |
by Penny McCall
"The con is on in this madcap adventure from romantic suspense maven McCall."
|Moonlight Mile |
by Dennis Lehane
"Lehane fans will welcome back PIs Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro after a hiatus of more than a decade."
|The Lies That Bind |
by Kate Carlisle
"This is a cozy that even non-fans of the genre would enjoy."
|Indulgence in Death |
by J.D. Robb
"Lt. Eve Dallas takes on a twisted game in the newest installment of Robb’s long-running and continually captivating series."
|A Dead Man in Malta |
by Michael Pearce
"This series is set pre-WW I and features Scotland Yard’s Sandor Seymour, who was reared by immigrant parents in working-class London and now works with Special Branch."
|A Holiday Yarn |
by Sally Godenbaum
"This series continues to flourish as Goldenbaum develops her characters and charms readers with her small New England town."
|Kidnap & Ransom |
by Michelle Gagnon
"Gagnon’s fourth novel is arguably her best yet."
|Black Beans & Vice |
by J.B. Stanley
"The Flab Five are back and ready for action in their sixth Supper Club mystery featuring librarian James Henry and his four dieting cohorts."
|Twelve Wicked Nights |
by Nadia Aidan
"Christmas, a hero and heroine who are snowed in together and a box of naughty toys add up to one fantastic holiday read!"
|Pleasure’s Edge |
by Eve Berlin
"Readers are going to feel the burn just turning the pages in Berlin’s BDSM-heavy story."
|Inside Out |
by Lauren Dane
"If you don’t think you can relate to characters with tattoos and piercings, think again — this is a powerful story of love."
|The Broken Kingdoms |
by N.K. Jemisin
"A magnificent novel and one of the best books this reviewer has read this year."
by Patricia Briggs
"In this charming and well-written sequel to Masques, Briggs picks up the story a year later."
|The Greyfriar |
by Clay Griffith and Susan Griffith
"Great writing, intriguing antagonists and one scrappy heroine make this a worthy addition to the steampunk genre."
|The Transformation of Things |
by Jillian Cantor
"The premise of this book is unique and sure to keep the attention of any reader."
|The Silent Order |
by Melanie Dobson
"Dobson’s latest offering, readers will find mystery, love and values that have withstood the test of time."
|Long Time Coming |
by Vanessa Miller
"Readers will be emotionally invested in the characters from the start."
|Love Is Grand |
by Annalisa Daughety
"The love triangle creates a twist to the romance; real moments make the characters feel like people you already know."
|The Blacksmith’s Bravery |
by Susan Page Davis
"The third book in the Ladies Shooting Club series is full of adventure, romance and even a few bad guys thrown in for good measure!"
by Kathy Reichs
"CSI meets Nancy Drew meets sci-fi in this action-packed murder mystery."
by Robin McKinley
"The pint-sized Pegasus-wannabe protagonist is likable and full of spirit."