Forewords — The Books Before the Buzz

With our column, Forewords, we let readers know the latest book news about some of the web team's most-anticipated upcoming releases across the genres — just as the projects are announced!


Young Adult - In Margot Harrison’s The Killer In Me, a girl decides to hunt down the serial killer whose eyes she can see through while she dreams. But she doesn’t expect to find a family man who’s connected to hers in a surprising manner.

Mystery - In The Lost Names of Dragonflies, Nicholas Seeley weaves a chilling tale about the disappearance of a young American intern in Cambodia whose investigations lead to disastrous and life-changing events.


New Adult - Heidi Cullinan will continue her Love Lessons series with a third book, Lonely Hearts, which stars two men trying to escape their dark pasts with a summer getaway. But when trouble catches up to them, they’ll have to rely on each other to get through. Coming next Summer!

Paranormal Romance - Of Shadows and Ash and Song of Midnight Embers by Dana Marie Bell marks the third and fourth installments in her Maggie’s Grove series. Ash and Song will release this October and Embers is set for early 2015.


Series Romance - Bestselling author Diana Palmer is set to pen three new titles for Harlequin Special Edition. Release dates TBA.

Editor's Note: We previously reported that Diana Palmer will be penning a new adult novel. This information was incorrect and we apologize for the error.

Young Adult - In Juliann Rich's Gravity, A seventeen-year-old ski jumper sets out to win an Olympic gold medal, but her determination wavers when the girl of her dreams turns out to be her biggest rival.

Thriller - Set in Hemingway’s version of Paris in the 1920s, Death of a Century: A Novel of the Lost Generation by Daniel Robinson stars a newspaperman who winds up the lead suspect in the murder of his friend and colleague. Coming soon in Spring 2015.

Contemporary Romance - Ashlee Mallory’s Something Better centers around a young woman who recruits her new neighbor to pretend to be her fiance after she lies to her ex about being engaged. But will opposites attract or will her neighbor prove to be less than swoon-worthy?

Romantic Suspense - A new series from Sharon Calvin about the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard is coming your way and kicks off with Leap of Faith. Jayhawk Down will follow.

Mystery - In Murder on the Last Frontier, a suffragette in 1919 investigates a murder in Alaska and finds that it resembles parts of her past, which is something she’d rather forget. This thrilling mystery from Cathy Pegau is coming soon to a bookstore near.

Contemporary Romance - Sophia Garrett's Honestly Yours revolves around a woman learning to overcome her dark past and to trust others who bonds with a wrongfully imprisoned convict who’s recently been released.

These are this week's deals that we can’t wait to hear more about in the coming months. Check back every Monday for more Forewords and you can always visit our Upcoming Releases Page!