Forewords - The Books Before The Buzz
With our column, Forewords, we let readers know the latest book news on some of the web team's most-anticipated upcoming releases across genres — just as the projects are announced!
Mainstream - As the heir to her grandparents’ apple orchard, a woman can only imagine a future where she tries to maintain the struggling farm. But that all changes when a stranger rolls into town after escaping his family politics and his future as heir to a media fortune. Will their lives intertwine and create a new future? Be sure to look out for Family Trees by Kerstin March in Spring 2015!
Mystery - When a New York cop is pulled through time to Victorian England by a woman needing his help in finding her missing sister, he finds himself entrenched in high society scandal and in a chase to hunt down Jack the Ripper. Cici Daniels’s debut, The Brooklyn Knight, is sure to be a thrilling read! Release date: TBA.
Urban Fantasy - In Randy Henderson’s Finn Fancy Necromancy, a necromancer is exiled to the Other Realm for a crime he didn’t commit. Now, 25 years later, he returns to our world and amidst his confusion over modern technology, he must stay one step ahead of the person determined to sentence him to exile once again. Release date: TBA.
Thriller - Following next year’s Fear Nothing, bestselling and frequent RT Top Pick! author Lisa Gardner will see three more of her novels of her Detective DD Warren series hit shelves in 2015, 2016 and 2017. We can't wait to see where Gardner takes us next! Titles: TBA.
New Adult – NA sensation Abbi Glines has two more steamy stories lined up for her Sea Breeze series, which follows the lives of 20-somethings living in a small, seaside town. We say bring on the drama — and the romance!
Series Romance - Sarah M. Anderson is ready to take fans of her Texas Cattleman’s Club series on even more wild rides with a new entry in the series, this time centering around the aftermath of a natural disaster. Release date and title: TBA.
Mystery - In Shelley Freydont’s upcoming cozy, A Gilded Grave, a debutante in Newport, Rhode Island, during the Gilded Age becomes entangled in a murder connected to the town’s highest members of society. With the help of her lady’s maid and ex-fiance, she must race against the clock to solve the case before her family’s fortune is compromised. Release date: TBA.
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Young Adult - Cailtin Moran, who gained critical praise for her bestselling How to Be a Woman, is set to make her YA fiction debut with How to Build a Girl, in which a teenage girl is bound and determined to recreate herself out of books, pop music, eyeliner and the desire to be kissed. Look for this charming read in Fall 2014!
New Adult - In Ava Conway’s Hollow, a college student discovers things are not always as they seem when she learns her perfect life is a lie. With the help of her fellow psych ward patients, she might just be able to find her true self. Release date: TBA.
Erotica - Taking off her journalist and playwright hats, Jill Elaine Hughes is ready to take readers on a wild BDSM ride with her Exhilarated series, which will feature Boston’s social elite and an international tennis circuit. Keep an eye out for this spicy read! Release date: TBA.
New Adult - The first in a dark and passionate series, Tracy Wolff’s Ruined tells the enthralling story of two people who want nothing more than to free themselves from their haunted pasts. 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 you can always visit our Upcoming Releases Page!