On The Bookshelves Tuesday 6/7/2011

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

Historical Romance
 If He’s Dangerous
by Hannah Howell

"Howell once again brings readers all levels of emotion, from laughter to tears, as her well-developed characters move this fast-paced story forward."
  The Naked King
by Sally MacKenzie

“Naughtiness peppers the poignant story as humor adds the right touch.”
Contemporary Romance 
 Something Old, Something New
by Beverly Jenkins

“There is beauty in Jenkins’ storytelling that should be the standard by which to judge fiction writing.”
  Money Shot
by Susan Sey

“A fun collection of offbeat characters who nevertheless reveal real depth, a bit of mystery, a villain to thwart and icy winter to warm with passion — what’s not to like?”
  Inside Out
by Grayson Cole

“Cole goes to great lengths to bring readers into the psyches of two people struggling with familial and societal expectations...”
    The Promise of Love
by Lori Foster, Erin McCarthy, Sylvia Day, Jamie Denton, Kate Douglas, Kathy Love

The Promise of Love is a delightful collection of tales of love discovered between former acquaintances, old friends and not quite strangers.”
Romantic Suspense
 Red Heat
by Nina Bruhns

“[Bruhns] characters are sexy and provocative, but that’s not all — they continue to grow on many levels with a story that takes you through page-turning action and suspense.”
  Three Sinful Wishes
by R.G. Alexander

“The tales are hot enough to scorch the pages and test the strength of the women as each faces her destiny.”
by Anya Bast

“Bast has created a trio of tortured survivors who find love and healing in this historical gem.”
Paranormal/Urban Fantasy 
Ilona Andrews, Yasmine Galenorn, Allyson James, Jeanne C. Stein

“When you combine the talents of these outstanding UF authors, you are bound to get one unforgettable anthology!”
by Ellen Connor

“Frighteningly intense … here’s edge-of-your-seat thrills mingled with supernatural forces, giving rise to a dangerous and passionate story.”
  Shadow Walker
by Allyson James

“The world that James has created is filled with myth and magic that collides with everyday life … with spectacular results.”
    Hunt the Moon
by Karen Chance

“There is never a dull moment in a Chance novel, as the action speeds from high-stakes action to death-defying exploits guaranteed to keep readers breathless.”
  Storm Kissed
by Jessica Andersen

“With this tale of prophecy and curses, Andersen really shakes up her series.”
by Sharon Ashwood

“Hot talent Ashwood continues to expand her Dark Forgotten series, this time by turning the spotlight on hellhounds.”
  Vampire In Atlantis
by Alyssa Day

“Undying love is the cornerstone of this chapter of the Warriors of Poseidon series, as unlikely allies hunt for another missing Jewel of Poseidon.
    Forgotten Sea
by Virginia Kantra

“This new Children of the Sea story is quite imaginative, with interesting characters and a captivating mystery, along with an intriguing connection to the previous story.”
by Elle Jasper

“[Jasper’s] characters remain unique while vampires run rampant, with the steamy Savannah background providing the perfect setting.”
    For Heaven’s Eyes Only
by Simon R. Green

“All of Green’s infectious inventiveness is here, as is the delightful Molly Metcalf and a few new allies and nemeses.”
  Hunter’s Fall
by Shiloh Walker

“Walker delivers something readers don’t normally get to experience: a heartfelt paranormal.”
by Kevin Hearne

“The second book in the Iron Druid Chronicles, Hexed is an entertaining and fast-paced romp with a fascinating protagonist.”
  Murder On Sisters’ Row
by Victoria Thompson

“Likable, relatable characters and a convincing portrait of a society still struggling with class and gender issues make this mystery a winner all around.”
    Now You See Me
by S.J. Bolton

“Bolton is at the top of her game. She strips her characters down to bare bones, torn psyches and chilling motivations.”
  You Belong To Me
by Karen Rose

“Rose again demonstrates her gift for creating complicated plots populated with realistic and imperfect protagonists.”
    The Two Deaths of Daniel Hayes
by Marcus Sakey

“Sakey’s fifth novel starts with a bang and never lets up for a second.”
  Louisa And The Missing Heiress
by Anna Maclean

“This is a quiet book, firmly cozy although there is violence and danger. But the mystery is hard to solve, and the historical details are interesting, well researched and often funny.”
    Misery Bay
by Steve Hamilton

“Hamilton’s perfect balance between plot and characters results in an immensely satisfying read.”
  A Parfait Murder
by Wendy Lyn Watson

“Pure fun, this tale is sprinkled with small-town flavor and has enough twists and turns to keep readers guessing until the very end.”
    Hexes and Hemlines
by Juliet Blackwell

“Blending a mystery with all things paranormal and her customary light humor, this title doesn’t disappoint.”
by Maggie Sefton

“Sefton has a comfortable, entertaining style that makes her stories a truly enjoyable armchair read.”
    Fallen Angels
by Alice Duncan

“The suspense is top-notch in the latest Mercy Allcutt book, and the humor between Mercy and her snooty Boston mother is hysterical.”
Young Adult  
 Tiger’s Quest
by Colleen Houck

“Forget vampires and werewolves, tigers are the new hottest thing.”
  Ten Things We Did (And Probably Shouldn’t Have)
by Sarah Mlynowski

“Mlynowski’s latest is so realistic that adult YA fans will cringe as teen readers thrill at April’s sudden independence and all the drama and excitement it brings.”
by Cat Patrick

“Patrick’s novel is delightfully bizarre and original. The intrigue and family drama are well handled and keep you guessing until the last page.”
by Alyson Noel

“Noel’s long-awaited conclusion to her Immortals series delivers, with a rich and satisfying plot, a complete ending and a healthy mix of wisdom and magic.”
  Flying Blind
by Deborah Cooke

“Popular adult author Cooke takes on the younger generation of her Pyr and a young adult audience.”
by Tara Hudson

“A great book filled with life lessons on how the past doesn’t have to hold you back, the power of love can survive anything and the most important things are the people who you care about, and those who care for you.”

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