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!


Paranormal Romance - In Valhalla’s Vikings, Asa Marie Bradley’s debut novel, a headstrong woman must join forces with an immortal Viking King and his band of warriors in order to keep Loki from carrying out his villainous plans.


Contemporary Romance - Lauren Layne’s Frisk Me, the first her upcoming contemporary romance New York’s Finest series, stars an NYPD Officer who winds up in the spotlight after a heroic act goes viral. Sparks fly when a skeptical reporter tries to discover the truth behind the good deed. Look for this sizzling series starter in July 2015.

Historical Romance - Sabrina York is set for an exciting Highlander series, which will include Hannah and the Highlander, Susana and the Scot and Lana and the Laird. Coming soon i n2015.

Contemporary Romance - What shenanigans can three Souther brothers who inherit a successful French lingerie company get into? Probably a lot! Find out in Katie Lane’s upcoming series, which launches late next year.

New Adult - in Karen Stivali’s Moments in Time trilogy, college roommates find safety and comfort in their dorms as they explore their sexuality and mutual attraction. But what happens when they venture “outside” of their dorm rooms? Find out when the series launches next January with Moment of Impact! Moment of Truth and Moment of Clarity will follow.


Young Adult - In Fall 2015, Amber Hart will continue her Before & After YA series with Maybe Me, the third installment. Forbidden love takes center stage when a Latina girl from a strict family falls in love with a bad boy.

Romantic Suspense - Fans of bestselling author Katie Reus will revel over the news that a fourth and fifth installment in her Deadly Ops series are on their way, continuing the exciting series about current and former NSA agents.


New Adult - Megan Erickson’s Trust the Focus stars a college graduate who sets out on a cross-country road trip with his best friend to spread his father’s ashes. As their trip goes on and the summer passes by, he’ll have to confront his growing feelings for the guy he’s known his whole life.

Contemporary Romance - In Serenade, the latest from Katherine Locke, two dancers reunite years after a life-changing car accident and discover their rekindling romance is more complicated than ever before.

Young Adult - After Life, Stacey Kade’s upcoming contemporary, tells the story of a teenage boy who survives a car accident that kills his twin. His doubts and many questions lead him to a secretive girl who may be the only one with answers. Release date: TBA.

Contemporary Romance - Erin McCarthy, author of the bestselling novel Sweet, is set for Harlequin’s Cosmo Red-Hot Reads with The Nemesis Affair, coming later this year. Stay tuned for more details!

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!