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 genres — just as the projects are announced!

DEBUT AUTHOR

Contemporary Romance - Nicole Michaels is ready to make her big debut with an electrifying tale about a sexy mechanic who finds himself irresistibly drawn to a perfectionist party planner. Release date and title: TBA.

RETURNING SERIES

Young Adult - Fans of Elizabeth Eulberg’s The Lonley Hearts Club have been asking for a sequel for years -- and their demands are being answered! With We Can Work It Out and three short stories, Eulberg will continue Penny’s story and the ups and downs of leading the Lonely Hearts Club while having a boyfriend. Release dates: TBA.

NEW SERIES

Contemporary Romance - In Lay It Down, the first in a new series from Cara McKenna, readers will be introduced to a gang of motorcycle vigilantes who will do everything in their power to protect their home. This Sons of Anarchy-esque series is sure to be a hit! Release date: TBA.

MOVING TO DIGITAL

Historical Romance - RT fave Michele Jaffe is making the move to digital with some excellent older titles! Her Arboretti Family Saga series, including Stargazer, Secret Admirer, The Water Nymph, as well as her contemporary mystery Ladykiller, will be coming to e-readers near you! Release dates: TBA.

PIQUING OUR INTEREST

Series Romance - HelenKay Dimon is ready to take readers on a thrilling ride with Cornered, the first in her Corcoran Team: Bulletproof Bachelors series, which serves as a spin-off to her miniseries, Corcoran Team. Release date: TBA.

Mystery - M.J. Rose’s In the Witch’s Blood, takes readers into a Gothic world of erotic possession set against Belle Epoch Paris. This is sure to be an addicting and deliciously dark tale, so be add it to your want-to-read lists! Release date: TBA.

Contemporary Romance - A one-night stand takes a surprising turn for a star quarterback when he learns the girl is the coach’s daughter! Find out what happens next in One Night With a Quarterback by Jeanette Murray! Release date: TBA.

New Adult - Rising star Christina Lee is ready to enthrall readers once again with an upcoming novel starring a broken-hearted heroine who, after escaping death, soon discovers living and loving is scarier and harder than she could ever imagine. While the title has yet to be announced, readers will be pleased to know the book is coming soon, in 2014!

EBOOKS

Young Adult - In The Energy Crusades, Valerie Nobles’s upcoming novel described as X-Files meets The Hunger Games, a girl finds herself the leader of an energy crusade in a society where humans wear energy suits to fuel their world. But things take an even more interesting turn when she’s partnered with an enthralling boy who has been branded an undesirable mate. Look for this exciting read in Spring 2014!

Paranormal Romance - In The Fire Within, the second book in her The Nephilim series, Dana Marie Bell tells another harrowing story about an angel warrior who must protect humanity, teaming up with a beautiful, albeit nosey, PI. Look for this installment in June 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!