On The Bookshelves Tuesday 7/27/2010

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

Contemporary Romance

  Infamous by Suzanne Brockmann

"NYT bestseller Brockmann goes back to her romantic roots with this charming tale of romance, ghostly matchmaking and murder."

 

  All I Ever Wanted by Kristan Higgins

"Higgins has a special talent for creating quirky characters readers love spending time with."

Paranormal / Urban Fantasy

  Water Bound by Christine Feehan

"The always brilliant Feehan launches an offshoot series from her recently completed Drake Sisters saga."

 

  Eternal Kiss of Darkness by Jeaniene Frost

"It will take a special heroine to match up with enigmatic master vampire Mencheres; and thankfully the über-talented Frost has just the woman in mind."

 

  A Wild Light by Marjorie M. Liu

"Liu’s craftsmanship grows with each novel, but it is the emotional undertones that give this story its devastating kick."

 

  Face Off by Mark Del Franco

"Laura Blackstone’s schizophrenic life continues in the second installment of this terrific urban fantasy series."

Erotica

  Tempting Fire by Sydney Croft

"A mythical creature, a couple of truly hot guys and sizzling sex make this ACRO (Agency for Covert Rare Operatives) entry a spicy and fabulously entertaining tale."

 

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

  Shadow Zone by Iris Johansen & Roy Johansen

"The Johansen name is an iron-clad guarantee of an outstanding reading adventure!"

 

  A Brush with Death by Elizabeth J. Duncan

"The mystery is sharp and tangled and the characters sharp and interesting."

 

Sci Fi / Fantasy

  The Bird of the River by Kage Baker

"Set in the same world as House of the Stag, this is the story of how Eliss grows up. "

 

Young Adult

  Linger by Maggie Stiefvater

"All of the characters are pushed to the limit and must learn how to say goodbye, just when they’re falling in love."

 

 

Historical Romance

  A Kiss At Midnight - by Eloisa James

"The delightful tale is as smart, sassy and sexy as any of her other novels, but here James displays her deliciously wicked sense of humor, captivating her audience."

 

 

  Wicked Intentions by Elizabeth Hoyt

"Hoyt uses her gift for reimagining classic fairy tale themes to create a magnificently rendered story that not only enchants but enthralls."

 

  Three Nights With A Scoundrel by Tessa Dare

"The well-written, fast-paced story; characters of great emotional depth, courage and passion combine to support an outstanding love story between people of different backgrounds."

 

  Swept Away By A Kiss by Katharine Ashe

"[Ashe] presents readers with an incredible romance with enough sexual chemistry to singe your fingers."

 

Mainstream

  Heaven Forbid by Lutishia Lovely

"The action, dialogue and well-crafted characters are so riveting that they’ll make your heart race in anticipation of each new scene."

 

  Outside the Ordinary World by Dori Ostermiller

"[Ostermiller] deftly weaves together a modern storyline with a lyrical writing style, and her characters have a rich depth to them."

 

Romantic Suspense

  Kill Me Again by Maggie Shayne

"It’s action-adventure with wry wit, charm and a dose of rocketing suspense that will have readers speeding through pages to the stunning conclusion."

 

  White Heat by Brenda Novak

"The page-turning suspense in Novak’s trilogy starter intensifies as the Department 6 security team exposes a dangerous cult.

 

Inspirational

  The Iron Wagon by Al & Joanna Lacy

"This is book three of the Return of the Stranger series and it will give evangelicals the confidence to witness to their faith."

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