Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.
"Michaels concludes the Redgrave series with an enthralling, taut tale of desire, deception, love and loyalty. She relies on solid storytelling, carefully crafted twists and turns..."
"With believable, intelligent characters — including an honorable rake and a strong-willed lady — this moving tale, fraught with sexual tension, hits just the right notes."
"Smart heroines, sensual heroes, witty repartee and a penchant for delicious romance have made James a fan favorite. Bringing back characters from her Desperate Duchesses books only adds to the pleasure..."
"The strong and well-drawn characters play out their story against a dark backdrop. Readers will effortlessly navigate the quick-paced, twisting and turning plot. Here’s one you won’t put down!"
"Quinn captures the aura of the Highlands and its people as well. Her portrayal of the Scots and English’s conflict and contentious history is so well told that readers will feel they are a part of the events."
"Through her magical and imaginative storytelling, Long has made Pennyroyal Green a place anyone would want to reside — especially with the dynamic Everseas as neighbors."
"Essex’s switch from adventure romance to murder mystery will not disappoint her readers. She reintroduces characters from previous Reckless Bride novels into this intriguing and sophisticated plot..."
"McQuiston secures her reputation for creating romantic, empathetic and unique love stories. She truly touches readers with her characters’ compassion toward one another..."
"It’s one wallflower down, two to go, in Rodale’s delightful, humorous and sexy series. There’s just the right bits of mirth and poignancy as this good girl finds the way to win her bad boy..."
"Stachniak’s absorbing novel opens readers’ hearts to an extraordinary and misunderstood woman...Wonderfully, lyrically written, Stachniak’s story vibrates with passion, drama and intrigue. This is a feast for fans."
"It is the absorbing, heartbreaking account of a marriage gone wrong. Readers will turn the pages, wishing the heroine made better choices in love and life."
"Novak’s latest installment spotlights a love that refuses to quit and teaches us that fate always has the upper hand in love. Readers will swoon over bad boy Aaron..."
"A master at writing stories that embrace both romance and friendship, Macomber can always be counted on for an enjoyable page-turner, and this Blossom Street installment is no exception."
"Foster delivers yet again. Her fourth Love Undercover novel is a tightly plotted, cunning, clever and overwhelmingly sensual tale that will hook from the first action-packed scene."
"Well-placed flashbacks and developed secondary characters provide a foundation that perfectly supports the main characters. The dialogue is clever and snarky..."
"Lane’s outlandish sense of humor and unerring knack for creating delightful characters and vibrant settings are on full display in her sixth Deep in the Heart of Texas novel."
"All of the characters are likable and while the plots may be simplistic, it’s refreshing to read stories with real innocence and genuine happy endings."
"This follow-up to Suddenly Royal is another lighthearted, imaginative jaunt with the same sharp humor and dreamy details that marked Chase’s series debut."
"This tender romance with some sizzle brings back the familiar Kowalski clan who stick their ever-present noses into a budding romance. The close-knit family provides a familiar backdrop to this well-developed story..."
"The author deftly shows that opposites attract in this relationship-driven story. Readers will fall in love with the characters even faster than they fall in love with each other."
"She delivers a straightforward romance with a spunky, repressed heroine who is rescued from her straightlaced ways by a familiar bad boy."
"Dark, dangerous and deadly! Graham has the uncanny ability to bring her books to life, using exceptionally vivid details to add depth to all the people and places..."
"In her latest, Burton crafts an entertaining mystery infused with suspense. Scarred, gritty, yet vulnerable, the characters are the strength of this story."
Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy
"Laurenston does it again with the ninth installment in her hilarious, sexy and action-packed Pride series. Bite Me introduces readers to a whole new breed of shifters..."
"Shadow Spell entertains while exploring a stalwart of romance: the friends-to-lovers trope, as old colleagues suddenly see each other in a very different light. Roberts is unstoppable!"
"Extensive worldbuilding, multifaceted characters, fast-paced action and an engaging plot all make for a thrilling, absorbing read. Books and Braun are fantastic protagonists..."
"Sylvan’s books continue to intensify as tragedy becomes unavoidable. Gripping, peril-filled action makes for one unforgettable ride!"
"A breathtaking book filled with suspense. The Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series continues with a tightly woven mystery depicting love, betrayal, the shadow of past events and the promise of the future."
"Mofina’s novels are guaranteed to be exciting, thought-provoking and full of surprises. Here he begins a new series and once again delivers a main character who readers will immediately fall for."
"Brennan is guaranteed to excite fans with the launch of a new suspense series featuring a relentless investigative reporter determined to uncover the truth."
"As the mystery unfolds, the action moves faster and faster and connections arise between people on the island until the truth is revealed."
"Taking readers back to summer 1895 in affluent Newport, R.I, Maxwell has written a delightfully complex tale full of suspects. The end delivers a fantastic twist when the culprit is revealed."
"Rosenfelt’s stand-alone thriller is just as good as his series fiction. He excels at creating fascinating plots and telling his stories with crisp writing that’s a pleasure to read."
"Higgins’ latest wonderful, page-turning novel further confirms her status as a master storyteller. Her narrative beautifully chronicles the relationships and adventures of former friends with a heady mix of belly-deep laughter, tears and empathy."
"Carr makes readers laugh and cry with her deft exploration of domestic abuse, mental illness and infidelity. While there are male characters and love interests, the women are the ones who will hold readers’ attention."
"Chase delivers an astounding sequel to Exposed and Deception. Betrayal is brimming with tantalizing and addictive sex, gutsy dialogue and conniving and demented characters..."
"Michaels just keeps getting better and better with each book. Packed with suspense, romance and family drama, there’s truly something for every reader."
"Bowen hits all the right notes in her latest visit with the Isaacs family. This story will pull readers in at the beginning and leave them satisfied. It’s easy to love and identify with..."
"His style is still wonderfully light and breezy, and the characters are just as kooky, genuine and charming as they were in the first book. Also as in the previous book, the appealing characters immediately feel like old friends..."
"Readers will root for and support likable character Violet, as well as Hourglass Vintage and the people there. This lovely debut from Gloss will definitely put her on readers’ radar."
"Romance, secrets and Civil War battles line the pages of Alexander’s second in her Belmont Mansion series. The characters are caring and try to make a difference for those whose luck has run out."
"Jesus is refreshingly portrayed as divine yet human, making him accessible on a personal level that will leave him on readers’ minds long after the book is closed."
"The puzzle pieces are revealed slowly so readers can piece the clues together themselves up until the shocking conclusion. A glossary and discussion questions are included."
"The stunning conclusion to the Mastered duet takes the conflict between Amery and Ronin to new levels as they work through one misunderstanding after another."
"Her empathy for her leading couple brings out their distinct, defiantly singular personalities, and their gradually evolving relationship only makes them stronger and more exceptional."