Forewords - The Books Before The Buzz

With our column, Forewords, we scour the Internet for the latest book news on some of the web team's most-anticipated upcoming releases across genres — just as the projects are announced!


Historical Romance - What happens when a rake pursues a Ton outcast fresh from her divorce trial? Find out in RITA-winning and NYT-bestselling author Tracy Anne Warren’s The Bedding Proposal. The first in a two-book series, look for this scandalous read in 2015.


Series Romance - They may not huff and puff and blow your house down, but the biker werewolves in Bonnie Vanak’s The Big Bad Wolves of Cajun Country are sure to cause a stir as they balance finding true love with battling evil shapeshifters. Release dates and titles: TBA.

Young Adult - Jessica Day George will take readers back in time with Silver in the Blood, a story of two cousins in the Belle Epoque era who set off for Romania to try and uncover a family secret. Release date: TBA.

Paranormal - Holly Goddard Jones returns with The Salt Line, an intriguing dystopian tale where only the rich have access to what’s left of nature, and the deadly miner ticks that caused the world’s collapse still pose a threat. Throw in some rebels who want nothing more than to overthrow the drug production that’s forced them onto the wrong side of the salt line, and readers have what is sure to be an exhilarating read. Release date: TBA.

Mainstream Fiction - What if you became more confident by simply wearing a dress? Menna van Praag answers this question and more in The Little Dress Shop of Dreams, a beguiling story of love and carefully kept secrets. Release date: TBA.

Inspirational - Readers looking for a little romance during the holiday season can add Sandra Robbins’ A Christmas Promise to their wish list. This charming story tells how Christmas comes to Bethlehem, Maine, and the love it sparks along the way. Release date: TBA.

Mystery - Peter Lovesey and Peter Diamond are back with The Stone Wife, the 14th installment in this fan-favorite mystery series. Readers will find their favorite detective tirelessly working to solve the case of a murder inspired by the statue of the Wife of Bath. Be ready to help crack the case next June!


Contemporary Romance - When a developer tests her “10 Tips to Land a Guy” app, she finds the results to be less than stellar. But things heat up when a dangerously handsome playboy provides some much needed feedback. The first in a two-book deal, Crazy, Stupid, Sex by bestselling author Maisey Yates hits shelves next year!

Young Adult - Louise Gornall’s In Pieces, the sequel to In Stone, finds a boy teaming up with others to protect a powerful artifact from the demons bent on obtaining it. Join the fight next summer!

Contemporary Romance - When a rodeo star receives a damaging injury and returns home to recuperate, he finds himself face-to-face with the woman he shared a one night stand with. Problem is, now he wants more than just one night. The first in a three-book series, Chasing Wild by Joya Ryan is sure to turn up the heat! Release date: TBA.

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 remember that you can always visit our Upcoming Releases Page!