On The Bookshelves Tuesday 1/25/2011

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

Historical Romance  
  The Perfect Mistress
by Victoria Alexander

“It’s the pick-me-up book of the season.”
by Courtney Milan

“Here is a book not easily forgotten.”
  When Beauty Tamed The Beast
by Eloisa James

“James’ smart, sexy romances reach a new level in her “fractured fairy tale” series.”
    Notorious Pleasures
by Elizabeth Hoyt

“As always Hoyt infuses her pleasurable love stories with marvelous characters, a depth of passion and the joy of love ...”
  Highland Master
by Amanda Scott

“The mix of political intrigue and romance makes for a highly satisfying page-turner you won’t be able to put down.”
    Scandal of the Year
by Olivia Drake

“Marked by her fine storytelling and engaging characters, this volume stands alone, but fans familiar with the series will revel in the conclusion.”
Contemporary Romance  
  Sweet Little Lies
by Michele Grant

“This funny, fast-paced romance is written from both the hero and heroine’s points of view.”
    At Hidden Falls
by Barbara Freethy

“ This episode reveals more about the core families in Angel’s Bay, and gives us a lovely romance, with even the villain more to be pitied than censured.”
  Marrying Daisy Bellamy
by Susan Wiggs

“The dialogue flows with all the emotion one would expect from an author of Wiggs’ caliber.”
    Wild Man Creek
by Robyn Carr

“For fans of the Virgin River series, Carr’s latest book is like slipping on a comfy pair of slippers.”
  Here To Stay
by Catherine Anderson

“This is another wonderful, very emotional story of the Harrigan family, which takes a look at the long-term effect of childhood abuse.”
Romantic Suspense  
  Burning Darkness
by Jamie Rush

“Focusing on bad boy extraordinaire Eric Aruda, this story is packed with death-defying danger, intense emotions and shocking revelations. It’s Rush’s best book to date!”
    Loose Ends
by Tara Janzen

“As the title indicates, loose threads as well as the bombshell dropped in the previous book are brought to a hugely satisfactory conclusion!”
  Deadly Heat
by Cynthia Eden

“Readers will enjoy a rapid-paced induction into the world of firefighters, arsonists and the FBI’s newest division."
by Mary Burton

“Burton just keeps getting better!”
Paranormal/Urban Fantasy  
  Archangel’s Consort
by Nalini Singh

“Edgy intensity permeates this fascinating read, making it an outstanding addition to the collection.”
    Captive Heart
by Anna Windsor

“Windsor’s skill and talents are on full display as she gives readers exactly what they want: thrilling tales filled with action, passion and gut-wrenching emotion!”
  Death’s Sweet Embrace
by Tracey O’Hara

“Edge-of-your-seat fun!”
    Dragon Warrior
by Janet Chapman

“You can’t go wrong with a Chapman story!”
  Night Betrayed
by Joss Ware

“Ware’s world is both exciting and devastating!”
    Play Dead
by John Levitt

“A strength of the series has been the balance of intriguing mystery and character development.”
by Kristina Douglas

“Douglas (aka the awesome Anne Stuart) jumps headlong into the supernatural genre with this first in the Fallen series.”
by Naomi Chase

“Chase’s debut is a hard-hitting, nail-biting, sizzling drama that captivates and snatches your breath away with sensuality that saturates every line of the story.”
    Simply Forbidden
by Kate Pearce

“Pearce’s House of Pleasure series continues with this intense, thought-provoking Regency-era novel that will cause you to ponder the events that shape people’s lives”
Mainstream Fiction  
  The Choir Director
by Carl Weber

“Readers get an unobstructed view of the secrets, fears, elation and sexual energy of the characters through first-person point of view and electrifying dialogue.”
by Daniel Palmer

“... the carefully laid plot is going to have readers twisting and turning into the night to get to the final pages in this mindbender of a book.”
    The Headhunter’s Daughter
by Tamar Myers

“With a unique setting and full of African lore, Myers’ newest novel transports readers to the Belgian Congo.”
Sci Fi/Fantasy  
  The Fallen Blade
by Jon Courtenay Grimwood

“A truly captivating book — here is a story that gives a different perspective on creatures of the night.”
    The Sworn
by Gail Z. Martin

“Well written and full of action, this grabs the reader on the first page and refuses to let go until the very last page.”
  Heart of the Exiled
by Pati Nagle

“In fantasy, the tropes of vampires and elves have both been done to death, but Nagle makes both fresh and the characters, not their situations or their preferences for blood, carry the novel.”
Young Adult  
  The False Princess
by Eilis O’Neal

“Readers will be reminded of the homey feel of authors like Gail Carson Levine and Robin McKinley when they pick up this gorgeous fantasy novel.”

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