On The Bookshelves Tuesday 11/23/2010

Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical Romance  
   
  One Night in Scotland
by Karen Hawkins

"Known for her quick-moving, humorous and poignant stories, Hawkins begins the Hurst Amulet series with a keeper."
    Mistress by Midnight
by Nicola Cornick

“The third book of Cornick’s Scandalous Women of the Ton displays her talent for writing emotionally charged romances.”
             
  Night of the Vampires
by Heather Graham

“It’s perfect for those who love intricate historical details, lush scenery and old-fashioned romance.”
     
             
Historical Fiction Romantic Suspense
   
  The Lady’s Slipper
by Deborah Swift

“Swift’s eye for detail and language augment this atypical debut.“
    Promises in the Dark
by Stephanie Tyler

“A gripping and complex plot mingles well with complicated and emotional characters.”
             
Paranormal/Urban Fantasy  
   
  Captive Spirit
by Anna Windsor

“Windsor’s heroines are once again kicking butt and taking names, all for our enjoyment!”
     
             
Mystery/Suspense/Thriller  
   
  Dead Like You
by Peter James

“An excellent police procedural with a heart-pounding ending.”
    The Midnight Show Murders
by Al Roker and Dick Lochte

“The characters are 'typey' without being over the top, and the protagonist is completely likable.”
             
  Third Degree
by Maggie Barbieri

“Readers will be charmed by Barbieri’s latest Murder 101 Mystery, featuring the crime-fighting duo of college professor Allison Bergeron and her detective boyfriend Bobby Crawford.”
     
             
Mainstream  
   
  A Piggly Wiggly Christmas
by Robert Dalby

“All the quirky residents of Second Creek return in Dalby’s latest. New readers will immediately feel at home in this small Southern town ...”
     
             
Science Fiction/Fantasy  
   
  Midsummer Night
by Freda Warrington

“This is the second book in Warrington’s Aetherial tales series, and while it is only loosely connected to the first volume, it is every bit as evocative and compelling.”
    Above His Proper Station
by Lawrence Watt-Evans

“Class strife, political intrigue and clever schemes set a rich and sumptuous table for the sophisticated reader.”
             
Science Fiction/Fantasy  
   
  When the Stars Go Blue
by Caridad Ferrer

“Ferrer elegantly captures both the certainty and doubt of young love and combines it with the lessons of growing up and coping with change.”
     
             

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