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!

DEBUT AUTHOR

Contemporary Romance - Grab your favorite bottle of wine and stay in for the evening with A Taste of Chardonnay, an exciting debut by Heather Heyford and the first in the Napa Valley Wine Heiress series. A hot Hollywood star crosses paths with “The Wine Princess” when the pair are forced to work together for charity, learning along the way that there's always more than meets the eye.

NEW SERIES

Erotica - Sylvia Day returns with Blacklist, a new, red-hot, two-book contemporary series about two lovers who must confront their troubled pasts and mistakes so they can get to a better future. Will their love endure? Coming soon in 2015.

New Adult - Bestselling superstar author Jay Crownover is ready to deliver another exciting series. Welcome to the Point launches with Better When He’s Bad followed by Better When He’s Bold. Summer 2014 just got a little hotter.

Mystery - Janet Evanovich is back with a new series co-written with screenwriter Phoef Sutton! Janet never fails to deliver fun and adventurous stories, so we can’t wait to hear more about this new series. Titles and release dates: TBA.

Historical Romance - In Sally MacKenzie’s new Spinster House series, a young girl is determined never to marry. Too bad she falls in love a Duke! There goes her plans to inherit the local spinster house.

PIQUING OUR INTEREST

Thriller - Do you love Wendy Corsi Staub? Then you’re in luck, because Wendy is set for three more books, which means three more chilling thrillers to devour! Victory! Titles and release dates: TBA.

Science Fiction - X-Files star Gillian Anderson isn’t done with science fiction quite yet. Anderson and Jeff Rovin have teamed up for The Earthend Saga, in which a psychologist discovers a connection between a patient’s so-called visions and another world. Look for book one, A Vision of Fire, in October 2014.

Historical Romance - Fans of Leigh Greenwood get ready for the fourth book in his Cactus Creek series, No One But You, which tells the tale of a woman in need of a man — or else she'll have to leave her children to save her ranch.

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!