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 - Bridget Foley’s debut Hugo and Rose tells the tale of a married woman who dreams of the same man each night. Her life turns upside down when she meets him in real life. This examination of the complicated realities of marriage and family weaves a unique and fantastical story sure to enthrall and engage readers until the very last page. Release date: TBA.


Contemporary Romance - Legend Diana Palmer is ready to delve even deeper into her extensive Long Tall Texans series with four new books! Long-time readers are sure to celebrate over this bit of news. Release dates and titles: TBA.

Series Romance - Cynthia Eden is ready to once again win our hearts with six more thrilling installments in her Shadow Agents series. Can Harlequin Intrigue handle more sexy special agent heroes? We'll find out! Release dates and titles: TBA.


Paranormal - Things are about to get a little witchy. In Suzanne Palmieri’s The Witch of Tivoli Parish, a woman is haunted by strange and ghostly events when she returns home to the dilapidated Sorrow Estate. As she struggles to restore her birthright, she must also unlock a 100-year-old secret. Release date: TBA.


Inspirational Romance - A woman’s life changes forever when a multi-millionaire becomes captivated by her selflessness and charity. With A Question of Destiny, Anita Higman is sure to take readers on another heartwarming and inspiring ride. Release date: TBA.

Fantasy - Michael Underwood, author of Geekomancy, is set to bring readers yet another thrilling and fantastical tale. Shield and Crocus is the story about an aging revolutionary and a haunted city. While details are a bit scant, we’ll be adding this one to our want-to-read list now. Look for it on shelves in 2014!

Historical Romance - Jennifer McQuiston, who charmed us with What Happens in Scotland and Summer is For Lovers, is ready to delight readers once more with Diary of an Accidental Wallflower, in which the “It” girl of London’s society sprains her ankle, leaving her to join the “wallflower line” at the ball. But she may just find there’s more to life and love than just parties and dukes. Look for this in 2015!


Contemporary Romance - In Tracy Wolff’s Play Me, a Las Vegas casino owner and the emotionally damaged woman who works for him become entangled in passion — and the desire to overcome their pain. Release date: TBA.

Historical Romance - In Once Upon a Masquerade, Tamara Hughes weaves a scandalous tale where a maid sneaks into a ball in order to seduce a wealthy suitor for money to save her father. Set in 1880s New York, this book is sure to be a delight! Look for it in 2014!

Contemporary Romance - Catherine Lanigan presents a series of stories revolving around a small town, Indian Lakes, and the interesting characters who reside there. Indian Lakes is due out in Spring 2014! 

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!