On The Bookshelves Tuesday 12/7/2010

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

Historical Romance  
   
  Defiant
by Jessica Trapp

“... a fresh twist on traditional medieval romance.”
    Dreams of Desire
by Cheryl Holt

“Laughter and passion merge in the delectable conclusion to the Spinster’s Curse trilogy.”
             
  Outrageously Yours
by Allison Chase

“Here’s a novel for those who crave an out-of-the-ordinary read.”
    A Pirate’s Possession
by Michelle Beattie

“... a delight to read with plenty to savor for the pirate fan hidden within all of us.”

           
Historical Fiction  
   
  Queen Hereafter
by Susan Fraser King

“King’s ability to draw readers into dark and intriguing stories is at its height in this tale that is as complex and colorful as the threads of a tapestry.”
     
             
Contemporary Romance  
   
  You Dropped a Blonde on Me
by Dakota Cassidy

“This tale of figuring out life after a horrible divorce is wrapped up in a plot that leavens reality with humor, and characters that you can cheer for.”
    Still Waters
by Crystal V. Rhodes

“The mystery subplot doesn’t overpower the romance and while the history of the Stillwater family may be fiction, it is well constructed.”
             
  Burn
by Crystal Hubbard

“The lead couple is well developed and personable, which makes it easy to root for their happiness.”
     
             
Romantic Suspense  
   
  No Place to Run
by Maya Banks

“Emotions run high with nonstop action and a passionate romance just begging for a happy ending.”
     
             
Paranormal/Urban Fantasy  
   
  Day of the Dragon
by Rebecca York

“York never disappoints!”
    Goddess of Legend
by P.C. Cast

“Perennial favorite Cast decides to shake up the Camelot legend in her newest Goddess Summoning book.”

           
  Right Hand Magic
by Nancy A. Collins

“In an intriguing new UF series set in a supernatural New York City ghetto known as Golgotham, Collins’ human heroine takes a walk on the wild side when she chooses to move into the zone filled with the paranormal.”
    Biting the Bride
by Clare Willis

“This is a well-drawn, suspenseful story of vampires and dhampirs and the people they love.”
             
  Alien Tango
by Gini Koch

“If you like your futuristic adventure with heapings of over-the-top fun and absurdity, Koch has the series for you.”
     
             
Mystery/Suspense/Thriller  
   
  One Grave Less
by Beverly Connor

“Longtime fans will note with delight that Connor also manages to form a connection to her previous suspense series.”
    If Walls Could Talk
by Juliet Blackwell

“This is the first entry in the Haunted Home Renovation Mystery series and it promises to be a load of fun.”
             
  A Killer Crop
by Sheila Connolly

“This series continues to entertain and educate as Meg faces new challenges running her orchards and figuring out her relationship with plumber Seth Chapin.”
    Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff
by Don Bruns

“Readers will definitely not want to put this one down until the very last page. Not to mention, Skip and James are truly hysterical.”
             
Erotica  
   
  Pleasure Bound
by Opal Carew

“Written with a light touch, Pleasure Bound keeps the heat flowing throughout.”
    Mine Until Morning
by Jasmine Haynes

“Readers will love the complicated characters and smoking romances."
             
  Explosive
by Beth Kery

“You’ll enjoy the twisting and twisted plot and root for Thomas and Sophie to stick together.”
    Sex on the Slopes
by Susan Lyons

“You’ll enjoy watching the characters navigate through instant attraction to something lasting after being brought together in time for another happily ever after.”

           
  The Duke & the Pirate Queen
by Victoria Janssen

“... Janssen delivers a fast-paced true high-seas adventure novel.”
     
             
Science Fiction/Fantasy  
   
  The Bards of Bone Plain
by Patricia A. McKillip

“This is a charming novel full of quiet moments about the magic that hides in music and poetry.”
    Seer of Sevenwaters
by Juliet Marillier

“Although Marillier sometimes overdoes the florid language, this novel is definitely worth a read.”
             
Inspirational Young Adult
   
  Love Finds You in Hope, Kansas
by Pamela Griffen

“Griffen is a skilled storyteller accurately portraying the feelings of the people she’s created in this book.”
    Rosebush
by Michele Jaffe

“A guilty pleasure with a great vocabulary.”
             

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