On The Bookshelves Tuesday 8/3/2010
Tue, 08/03/2010 - 4:44pm — admin
Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.
|Ruthless by Anne Stuart
"Intelligent characters swirl around a beautifully rendered, complex plot."
|Till Dawn With the Devil by Alexandra Hawkins
"Filled with mystery and desire, Gothic overtones and grand passions, here is a tale Victoria Holt would have loved to have written."
|Libertine's Kiss by Judith James
"While set against a historical backdrop, full of tumult and betrayal, her complex characters are both emotionally ravaged yet highly sensual."
|A Little Bit Wild by Victoria Dahl
"Dahl has written a sharp and sassy romance, with a unique blend of an original, quick story and romantic characters."
|Highland Rogue, London Miss by Margaret Moore
"The narrative is rich, the dialogue authentic and the characters entertaining."
|Seduction Wears Sapphires by Renee Bernard
"In the second Jaded Gentlemen novel, Bernard delivers what her readers want: a real sizzler ..."
|The Jewel of St. Petersburg by Kate Furnivall
"[Furnivall's] vivid descriptions and the shimmering beauty and treachery of the era combine with a memorable love story ... "
|The Secret Eleanor by Cecelia Holland
"Holland brings the woman to full-blooded life with strong prose, powerful emotions and a detailed historical backdrop ... "
|His Last Letter: Elizabeth I and The Earl of Leicester by Jeane Westin
"Her lively storytelling and remarkably real characters make for compelling reading."
|Poison by Sara Poole
"Poole’s debut delivers a historical mystery to savor."
|A Slender Thread by Katharine Davis
"Role-reversal and the growing pains of a family in the face of a shattering diagnosis make this a modern tale for the nuclear family."
|Butterfly by Rochelle Alers
"Here’s an interesting look behind the scenes of talent management, high fashion and sports."
|The Thin Executioner by Darren Shan
"You’ll be on the edge of your seat till the very last page."
|Almost to Die For by Tate Hallaway
"Hallaway has created a paranormal Princess Diaries that is sure to please readers!"
|Accomplice by Eireann Corrigan
"A haunting story about the conflict between self-preservation and doing what’s right. "
|I am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
"The action is pulse-pounding and surrounded by an imaginative backstory in this fun alien tale."
|The Iron Daughter
by Julie Kagawa
"Newcomers [to the series] will quickly pick up the pace of this paranormal page-turner. "
|The Bishop by Steven James
"The nail-biting suspense will rivet you and the grisly murders will chill."
|The Fatal Convictions by Randy Singer
"Fatal Convictions is a riveting inspirational legal suspense."
|The Vigilante's Bride by Yvonne Harris
"This uncommon love story will melt your heart and have you applauding her wonderful debut novel."
|Resurrection In May by Lisa Samson
"Samson has a way with words, which allows the reader to look at situations in an entirely new way."
|Shades Of Milk And Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
"If Jane Austen had written a fantasy novel, Shades Of Milk And Honey would have been the result."
|Cast In Chaos by Michelle Sagara
"Sagara’s evocative use of description and plot make this story and saga both original and haunting."
|Swept Aside by Sharon Sala
"The suspense-driven story hooks you in and doesn’t let go until long after you’ve completed the book. "
|Shadows at Midnight by Elizabeth Jennings
"... a wild ride full of love, growth, mystery and action-packed suspense."
|Virtually Hers by Gennita Low
"Low’s loyal fans will be thrilled to learn that the long-awaited second book in her Virtual super soldier spy trilogy has finally been released."
|Sounds to Die By by Nikki Duncan
"... a fast-paced story that will have you holding your breath from beginning to end."
|Burn by Nevada Barr
"Barr not only has crafted a fine mystery, but her smooth handling of plot and characterization makes for excellent reading."
|Hangman by Faye Kellerman
"At times heart-breaking and chilling, this is a most excellent read!"
|The Viognier Vendett by Ellen Crosby
"... this mystery is a charming and informative series about wine making in a part of the country people don’t usually associate with vineyards."
|In Harm's Way by Ridley Pearson
"With a Pearson novel, you can always expect to get riveting suspense, excellent characterization and a well-crafted plot!"
|Heart's Reward by Donna Hill
"This is a delightful and insightful installment in the Match Made series."
|Hell, Yeah by Carolyn Brown
"...perfect for readers who love escaping into the dreamy and blissful flirtations this romance is sure to bring."
|Bedeviled Angel by Annette Blair
"Blair once again delivers an ingenious story with both humor and seriousness, along with intriguing characters ..."
|Total Eclipse by Rachel Caine
"Hang on tight as this tale races toward its breathtaking conclusion!"
|Death's Excellent Vacation by Charlaine Harris, ed. and Toni L.P. Kelner, ed.
"Satisfaction is guaranteed in 13 fantastical stories by some of the genre’s most talented and inventive writers."
|Labyrinth by Kat Richardson
"Over the course of this series, readers have had a front-row seat to the mysterious evolution of Harper Blaine from ordinary P.I. to Greywalker to …"
|Whisper Kiss by Deborah Cooke
"Although the sparks are instantaneous between Rox and the Pyr Niall, each has baggage that makes their firestorm problematic."
|Naked by Megan Hart
"Hart has a wonderful way with her characters as she delivers fan-favorite Alex’s story. "
|Passionate Pleasures by Bertrice Small
"Small delivers a marvelously sexy story that delves into women’s erotic fantasies with a delightful approach... "
|Private Dancer by Sheri Whitefeather
"... this exciting read [is] set in both contemporary Los Angeles and the late 18th-century Mediterranean region."
|Nauti & Wild by Lora Leigh & Jaci Burton
"These two authors prove once again why they are at the top of the erotic genre."