Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical Romance

WITH THIS RING

"The notorious Worthington clan returns for the third time, much to readers’ delight. This wonderfully eccentric family brings mayhem and madness to new heights."

THE CAPTIVE

"With sensitivity, compassion and tenderness, Burrowes tackles the deepest meanings of her title: physical captivity, emotional captivity and the captivity we create for ourselves."

THE ESCAPE

"Tender, touching and mature, Balogh’s story slowly unfolds, reaching deep into the characters’ emotions demonstrating how love empowers, heals and redeems."

BRIDE OF A SCOTTISH WARRIOR

"This extremely moving story, in which the entrancing, honorable characters grow throughout the tale, will captivate readers. Bride of a Scottish Warrior is an impossible-to-put-down read!"

UNDRESSED BY THE EARL

"Familial support and discord coexist in this exceptional work. Subplots and loose threads lead to the eagerly awaited conclusion of the quartet."

THE GENTLEMAN JEWEL THIEF

"...[Peterson] peppers the Hope Diamond series starter with steamy love scenes, wild escapades and a laugh or two. Peterson keeps the pace flying and readers hanging onto their utter joy."

THE WICKEDEST LORD ALIVE

"Brooke’s lively, quick-paced story follows a classic plotline, but with a gothic twist, undercurrents of sexual tension and a lovely cast of characters, this charmer is designed to bring warmth to your heart."

WHERE THE HORSES RUN

"This beautifully rendered love story is tough and tender — just what Warner’s fans have come to expect from this gifted storyteller."

HOW TO LOSE A LORD IN 10 DAYS OR LESS

"Michels deftly combines banter with touches of poignancy, and she includes sexual tension and a dangerous threat in this compelling third installment of The Tricks of the Ton series."

Historical Fiction

THE SUMMER QUEEN

"Richly detailed with an eye to key historical events and personages, Chadwick adds Eleanor’s sister Petronella to the tale."

THE VISITORS

"Though the story is well known, Beauman’s fresh approach delves into myriad possibilities and rumors. Her epic, fascinating novel is a vivid and gripping portrait..."

THE WILD DARK FLOWERS

"Readers see what war does on and off the front lines, yet Cooke never loses focus on her characters’ emotions or the soap opera-style plot."

TAKE ME HOME

"Few romance authors tread into WW II territory with as much compassion and respect as Garlock ... Garlock’s lovely, sweet novel is a testament to the last great generation."

Contemporary Romance

FOR ALL TIME

"For All Time, the second in Deveraux’s Nantucket Bride trilogy, is a beautifully written story with a refreshing old-romance feel. The familiar storyline of twins trading places is timeless, especially when written by such a gifted voice."

RIDING THE WAVE

"With a colorful supporting cast and a stunning backdrop of sun, sand and surf, this romance makes the most of every single moment."

THE RED BIKINI

"This California romance with surfers as heroes will tug your heartstrings hard! The plot grabs readers and sweeps them right through to the finish."

THEN CAME YOU

"Shalvis has created yet another masterpiece where the animals have just as much personality as the main characters. The author displays her writing talent without shame in this novel."

NEVER BEEN KISSED

"There are many different facets to the plot such as the issues of race, politics and abandonment that make the relationships more substantial. The characters have a sweet chemistry with doses of humor and drama..."

IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE

"Ciotta can be depended on for a heartfelt romantic read with just enough bite to make things interesting. In the Mood for Love features a strong female character and a love interest who can keep up with her."

VIPERS RUN

"No one can write a gritty bad boy like Tyler and here she pulls out all the stops. Readers will find a lot of steamy sex and a raw, dark edginess they’ve never encountered before."

EXHALE

"Exhale will most definitely make readers want to exhale — and sigh — as it is a lovely story of a couple that doesn’t let an age-gap stand in the way of their happiness."

FOR THE LONGEST TIME

"Castle takes a break from demons to begin the Harvest Cove series, which starts off with a really good treatment of the high-school-misfit-comes-home trope."

Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy

BORN OF FURY

"The bonds of family, those of blood and those of choice are driving forces behind Kenyon’s latest outstanding League novel. Kenyon is never easy on any of her characters..."

VAMPIRE TROUBLE

"Humphreys is undoubtedly a rising star in the genre, upping her game with the second fantastic book in this series. The characters are witty, sarcastic and a whole lot of fun, especially the heroine..."

CHAINS OF DARKNESS

"In this newest outing, Roane gives readers a heroine who is both feisty and pragmatic, traits that serve her well under these dangerous circumstances."

AWAKENED

"Plenty of intense action, steady pacing and two tough characters in Barrett and Nick anchor the story. Barrett and Nick’s electrifying chemistry..."

GILDED LILY

"In the third chapter of Dryden’s excellent Steam and Seduction series, she offers up an unconventional heroine with plenty of guts and expert skills as a tinker, typically a male vocation."

HOW THE WHITE TRASH ZOMBIE GOT HER GROOVE BACK

"With two stellar urban fantasy series running concurrently, Rowland expertly showcases the full range of her considerable talents. Awesome job!"

FIREBORN

"Arthur’s boundless imagination reaches new heights in the opening to her new paranormal Souls of Fire series. One of the main attractions is the remarkably strong, world-weary yet indomitable heroine..."

NIGHT'S END

"The stakes have never been higher, and the air of tension that suffuses the plot makes every scene come to life with detail and emotion."

COLD HARD SECRET

"Though new readers should definitely start at the beginning of this series, longtime fans will find much to love, meeting the inevitable cliffhanger hungry for more."

BLOODSHIFTED

"Intriguing plotlines and a cast of Machiavellian characters add to our heroine’s burdens as she struggles to stay one step ahead of death. A series of revelations toward the end will leave readers gasping in shock..."

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

THE PRIME MINISTER'S SECRET AGENT

"Readers get the story from the perspective of an American woman who starts as Churchill’s secretary and becomes a spy. The scenes are so detailed that readers will feel as if they are next to the characters..."

DON'T TALK TO STRANGERS

"The fast-paced action of the mystery is nicely balanced with a sprinkling of insight into Keye’s personal life and her troubled past. Her no-nonsense, honest tone makes her a character that will leave readers clamoring for more."

BOOK CLUBBED

"The charm of this series is in the entrepreneurial spirit of the protagonist and her sister who run their own businesses while dealing with relationship issues and solving mysteries."

COOKIES AND SCREAM

"These two friends, with their uncanny wit and charm, find themselves in the middle of another murder, and readers will be flipping the pages to find out what happens next."

Science Fiction/Fantasy

ALL THOSE VANISHED ENGINES

"Park’s compressed, tripartite account folds in real Civil War and family history, actual books and art projects, along with Martian invasions, ghosts, mysteries and incidents from his own work."

PREMONITIONS

"The parallels between crime fiction and urban fantasy have always been obvious and Schultz combines the two with skill to create a novel works both as a stand-alone and as the introduction to an ongoing series."

THE SEAT OF MAGIC

"This second entry in the Golden City series is even better than its predecessor: Readers will be completely enthralled with the characters and the organic development of their relationship."

WOLFSBANE

"... it is so rare to see a character grow (and grow up) so satisfyingly throughout a series, and the trend shows no signs of stopping with the new generation."

UNWEPT

"In their novel, Unwept, book one of the Nightbirds, Tracy and Laura Hickman create a world so complex and dynamic that the reader will be surprised in every chapter."

Mainstream Fiction

HOW TO TELL TOLEDO FROM THE NIGHT SKY

"Readers will be unable to stop thinking about this book, stunning in its poignancy, long after the last page has been read."

ONE LAVENDER RIBBON

"The beautiful chemistry between Will and Adrienne feels authentic and Burch’s lyrical, contemporary storytelling, down-to-earth characters and intricate plot make this one story that will delight the heart."

BREAKWATER BAY

"Noble’s latest is a testament to the concept that family is what one makes it. Meri’s journey to learn more about her background lends an air of mystery to the novel..."

LAST NIGHT AT THE BLUE ANGEL

"A solid debut that throws a curve ball at the end, Rotert’s novel sprinkles passion, determination and struggle into its chapters."

Young Adult

SINNER

"With Sinner, Stiefvater delivers yet another feel-inducing read, complete with her signature wit and color ... Sinner is a precise and profound character study where each word, scene and chapter should be savored."

ON THE FENCE

"This is the perfect read for when you’re in the mood for sports, steam and just feeling good. West always entertains, whether it’s with paranormal powers or sweet contemporary charm."

THE VANISHING SEASON

"Anderson’s latest is a chills-up-your-spine ghost story with a unique setting and a compelling plot. The old house in which the book is set takes on a life of its own and contributes to the story..."

BEAUTIFUL OBLIVION

"The author’s pen flows with ease in each chapter, and fans of romance and NA will adore the raw emotion and get a kick out of the text messages strewn throughout."

NIGHT OWL

"While the initial impression is that this is yet another Fifty Shades copycat, a closer look reveals a compelling novel with deep, complex characters and steamy scenes."

Inspirational

BETWEEN US GIRLS

"This first entry in John’s new series is a gorgeously written novel about the power of friendship and the true meaning of family. Beautifully rendered characters feel like real people..."

WHEN I FALL IN LOVE

"The newest installment in Warren’s Christiansen Family series is an exquisite romance. The faith message is seamlessly incorporated and truly enhances the story."

IN THE FIELD OF GRACE

"... there are distinct indicators in Afshar’s writing that reflect her research of the Old Testament’s cultural norms. Having to endure the hardships of grief brings together a lively and lovely cast of characters."

LOVE COMES HOME

"Gabhart gives readers a fantastic gift of another visit to Rosey Corner and the Merritt sisters, who are more like a real family than a family in a book."

A MATCH OF WITS

"This laugh-out-loud historical romance shows that even well-plotted plans can have unexpected endings as the characters have the habit of getting themselves in situations that require help from friends."

SHENANDOAH DREAMS

"Get ready to sail away in the third Winds of Change series installment. The storyline is believable, the detailed descriptions of 18th-century ships are accurate and readers will feel as if they are aboard the ships..."

CAPTURED BY LOVE

"With well-drawn, realistically flawed and sympathetic characters, tight and thrillingly unpredictable plotlines, fascinating historical details and moving faith journeys, Hedlund’s novels never disappoint..."

FIREWALL

"From the opening sequence that quite literally begins with a resounding bang, the story moves at a fast pace that will keep readers riveted until the climactic end."

A PLAIN LOVE SONG

"In the dramatic conclusion to the beautifully written New Hope Amish series, the characters get the chance to see their lifelong dreams come true."

THE REVEALING

"In the final book of Fisher’s riveting Inn at Eagle Hill series, the storyline flows smoothly throughout and readers are given answers to all of their questions."

Erotica

STRADDLING THE LINE

"The chemistry between the two is powerful and an interesting catalyst for a love story that will have readers hot and bothered as well as satisfied with a happily ever after."

STRANDED WITH A BILLIONAIRE

"By stripping her characters of their stereotypical trappings and their own prejudices, she allows her main couple to interact as equals in ways this trope usually doesn’t permit..."

THE RECEPTIONIST

"Dana’s streetwise attitude and infectious humor make her a perfect fit for the two gorgeous men who decide to make her their own."

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