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Horsfall: Taste Test ISBN: 978-1-60521-274-6
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By Jade Buchanan print. These may be new releases, or works
previously released as eBooks.
What started out as a regular job
assignment quickly escalated into some-
thing more for Oliver Philip when he
met twin Shire horse shapeshifters, Hot Tin Roof ISBN: 978-1-60521-280-7
Bayard and Marshall Stoddard. The past
few months have been filled with love By J. Hali Steele
and laughter, but storm clouds are gath-
ering on the horizon. Leron Wilder feels like a cat on a hot tin roof. Noth-
ing has gone right since his best friend
The three choose to take every opportu- mated. Not something Leron looks for-
nity to cement their growing bond, like ward to. He loves his freedom. But his
an afternoon picnic that turns into a taste life is out of sync.
test of a different sort when Bay and
Marsh show Oliver the delights of Hors- Stuck training a new cat who's a badass
fall Ranch. wannabe, he stops by the Coffee Swirl
to talk with his ex-partner. The minute
EXCERPT BUY he licks the new waitress, his life goes
to hell. Corrine Nelson is on the run.
Banged Up ISBN: 978-1-59578-594-7 She likes her new home and her job.
She hopes she won't be found again.
By Jeanne St. James Life's looking up until the hottest man
ever licks her hand.
Two scarred souls: one physically, one .EXCERPT BUY
mentally. Both on the mend, hiding from
Being buried deep undercover for the past
two years, on the most complex case of
his career, has torn Mace Walker down
physically and mentally. Now the FBI
agent has come home to recover after hav-
ing his leg badly injured from a gunshot
wound. Arriving home late one night, Did You Win
his relief is short-lived as he's faced with a
stranger pointing a gun to his head, acting
like he is the one who doesn't belong
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Storykeeper ISBN: 978-1-60168-222-2 When Alex Was Bad ISBN: 978-0451227027
By Jade Buchanan By Jo Davis
I am a Storykeeper. I was not born; I was brought 4 ½ Stars, Top Pick! RT Book Reviews
into existence by the Creator of us all when I was
put into words millennia ago." Acclaimed author Jo Davis tempts you into seven
kinds of sin...
Enitan was created as a Storykeeper, an
immortal being who is forever charged After fifteen years together, Alexander and Olivia
with providing inspiration to human Quinn have become strangers, both in and out of
bards, writers and storytellers. He had the bedroom. When Alex is tempted to stray,
never had a dream for himself, at least Olivia steps in with a bold plan to save
he hadn't until the day he felt Jason their marriage: she'll allow him seven
Lark reading one of his stories. The nights of decadent pleasure with any-
human called to him in a way that he one he chooses if he confesses to each
had never felt before. He wants Jason liaison in explicit detail. And if he
for his own. agrees to accept his wife's wicked pun-
Is it possible for a keeper of stories to
find happiness with a human? Jason Strickland is the Quinns' new
neighbor--quiet, mysterious, and no
EXCERPT BUY stranger to the darker side of sexuality.
Though he knows he should resist, he
becomes a willing player in Olivia's
provocative game. But before the last
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web of betrayal and a plot for murder.
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Midnight Treat Lesbian Cowboys ISBN: 1573443611
By Becca Simone By Anthology— Delilah Devlin
It's mistaken identity gone erotically awry. “Cowboy” is a calling, not a gen-
der—and some of the toughest cow-
Josh Panetti breaks into an apartment boys aren’t boys at all. “Cowboy” is
Halloween night, thinking he's fulfill- also a legend, an attitude, and a state
ing the sexual fantasy of a woman he of mind. With stories that are edgy as
just met at a costume party. Instead, he shiny spurs and tender as broken-in
broke into Cassie Snow's place. She leather, these lesbian cowboys work
recognizes him immediately--she'd hard, play hard, and love hard, in the
seen him at the party with her sexy saddle and in the bed.
They know what they want and take
She should tell him he has the wrong it, and give back as good as they get.
apartment and the wrong girl. But The settings range from Australia to
she's always the wrong girl. Would it New England to the Great Plains and
be so terrible to be the right girl for the Rockies and span the decades
just one night? from the romance of the Old West to to-
day’s torrid tales.
Alliance: Stellar Romance ISBN: 978-1-60272-869-1
By Lyndi Lamont
Sexy Little Numbers, Vol. 1
Join Lyndi Lamont for a journey into the far
By Anthology Delilah Devlin ISBN: 978-1-59632-958-4
reaches of space where the people of two
different worlds come together to form an
Alliance. The clash of cultures leads to
“Sexy Little Numbers” is a choice cut of all
unexpected desires and Stellar Romance.
new and original erotic stories and
the latest addition to Black Lace’s
Previously available only in electronic
immensely popular series of erotica
format, these three steamy installments in
collections. This longer collection
Lyndi Lamont's best-selling Alliance se-
will contain even more variety and a
ries have now been combined for a paper-
greater range of female sexual desire
back edition! Included are: Fertile
than ever before. It will be the first of
Ground, Galactic Affairs and Cosmic
an annual collection of the best gen-
eral erotica stories written by women.
Fun, irreverent and deliciously deca-
dent, “Sexy Little Numbers” will
combine humour and attitude with
wildly imaginative writing from all
over the world. This will be the most
entertaining erotic fiction for women
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The mission of the Romance Writers of America
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career-focused romance writers through
networking and advocacy.
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Giggles by Gabby Sexy Beast VII ISBN: 978-0-7582-2870-3
By Ashlyn Chase ISBN: 978-14199-23029 By Anitra Lynn McLeod
Sequel to Death by Delilah
Big and bold, primal and powerful, these
Gabrielle Sparks found her dream job men have a seductive sensuality that no
to be a nightmare. When bored she doo- woman can resist. Come enter
dles. Her favorite subject? The gor- their world of carnal desires and wan-
geous water-delivery dude, Jose. SHe ton sexuality...if you dare...
sketches him as a superhero and wants
to make a comic strip called Aguaman. "Eye of the Beholder"
Little does she know she'd be outing Terrified at the rumors of her new hus-
San Francisco's only REAL Superhero! band's hideous disfigurement,
Jose finds the comic strip anything but Larra of Rellmon fears the night and his
funny, yet the artist intrigues him as no approach. But as the hooded
one else ever has. Dauer caresses her body Larra's shivers
of terror become quivers of
EXCERPT BUY ecstasy, and under cover of darkness
she willingly submits to complete
Sex and Chocolate: Seducing Destiny
By Anne Kane ISBN: (13): 978-1-60521-253-1
Jack, the alpha of the North Rockies pack,
knows Destiny needs some time to come to Frannie 'n' The Private Dick
grips with her werewolf heritage before he
springs the whole mated for life thing on
her. By Delilah Devlin ISBN: 9781419922510
Destiny has no intention of buying into
Bent on catching her cheating fiancé in the
the whole pack mentality, howl at the act, Frannie Valentine got sidetracked by
full moon thing. Sure, she practically a little thing like dying. When she awak-
drools at the sight of red meat, but that's
ens, Frannie learns her pampered life will
no reason to give up her comfortable never be the same, so she turns to the man
life. responsible for her undeadness and de-
mands he take on the responsibility of
Besides, she already has a boyfriend, a teaching her the biz-the PI biz.
slick up-and-coming lawyer. But when
a band of rogue werewolves move into Niall Keegan never intended to make
the area, Jack can't afford to have his
himself a mate, but Frannie's string of
attention divided. He needs to convince minor disasters, which ended with her
Destiny that she belongs both in his pack dying in his arms, took the decision right
and in his bed so he can concentrate on the
out of his hands. While the mating part
new threat isn't bad, making the disaster-prone Fran-
nie a PI may just be the death of him.
Forced to choose one, can she live without
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Oasis Dance of the Rogue
By Imari Jade By Cris Anson ISBN: 9781419923579
While taking pictures of a snake on the Love-'em-and-leave-'em bad-boy Rolf has
African desert, Charisma Romaine meets a met his match, and she's nothing like his
man on camelback who has a problem with usual dalliance. Older, plus-sized Fantine
a woman being alone in the desert. Al- is a woman who embraces her curves and
though she can't see his face, there's no revels in her femininity. A weekend of
mistaking the look of interest in those dark pleasure begins as a sexual dis-
brown eyes. Normally, she would have traction to both, sparking a
been flattered, but he had to go and spoil it deeper connection neither one is
all with his arrogant, chauvinistic words able to let go of.
and a very blatant comment about the size
of her butt. Fantine also brings Rolf a gift
beyond measure - a link to the
The last thing Shakir Hakeem expected to dark-eyed, dark-haired father he
see in the desert was a Hispanic beauty always suspected was his, not the
taking pictures of a snake and acting like it blond-haired, blue-eyed sire of
was perfectly normal to be out there alone. his brothers. Amid the joy of
Hair the color of autumn leaves, sizzling learning of his new family and a
exotic eyes and a behind so spectacular it tempestuous relationship bur-
made him weak. He knew trouble when he geoning with newfound emo-
saw it. Too bad he was a glutton for tions, a new side to Rolf emerges
punishment. Would he do the right thing - the man he never
and just forget about her? Or would fate thought he could be, and the lover of Fan-
bring them together again? tine's deepest fantasies.
EXCERPT BUY But Rolf and Fantine become targets for
someone who will stop at nothing to keep
that family's wealth out of their hands. Can
Caging the Beast they avoid deadly consequences?
By Marie Harte ISBN: 978-1-907280-29-0 EXCERPT BUY
Zachem'zen is known in the slave pens as
"the beast." A Creation on the run from
peacemakers, he trusted the wrong peo-
ple and wound up a battle slave on Col-
ony6. He's never been happy, but he's
been content to bide his escape. Until a
new slave rocks his world. Tarn's
dominant desire makes him hungry for
more. The passion between them burns
hot, but Zachem has no intention
of being anyone's slave for much
longer. The commanding Tarn, how-
ever, has other ideas.
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SEDUCE ME IN SHADOW The Business of Sex
By Shayla Black ISBN: 9781416578444 By Rhonda Leah
Ex-marine Caden MacTavish has shunned Laurel Delacroix owns and operates The
his magical heritage all his life, but he will Rubber Tree, a sexual necessities shop, on
do anything to heal his desperately ill Bourbon Street. She's spirited and inde-
brother, a Doomsday Brethren warrior in pendent, but when the man by whom she
mourning for his missing mate. Posing as a measures all others reappears in her life,
photographer, Caden must convince fire- she can't resist tempting fate. She might
cracker tabloid reporter Sydney Blair to not do relationships, but she craves sex.
reveal the source of her recent exposé on a And sex with her inspiration for The
supernatural power clash. Rubber Tree is the best she's ever had.
Unfortunately, keeping his hands off the
sizzling redhead proves as hard as getting Lee Carter is used to women dropping at
them onto the potent and mystical Dooms- his feet, but Laurel is different. She's a
day Diary he discovers at her bedside. A challenge in every way. When he finds
bloody rebellion led by an evil, power- out about the threats she's receiving,
hungry wizard is imminent. If Sydney di- along with her store being vandalized
vulges the book's existence, she will jeop- and her condo torn to shreds, he'll do
ardize magickind's most deeply guarded anything to protect her and make her see
secrets and become the ruthless wizard's they belong together permanently.
number one target.
Caden has never trusted magic's cruel and
dangerous powers, but he will protect Syd-
ney with his life and magic -- even if it
means risking his heart. Oh My God
By Ashlyn Chase ISBN: 978-1-907280-18-4
What happens when Dionysus, the big-
gest bad boy, falls on his head during
By Xandra Gregory ISBN: 978-1-59578-593-0 Mardis Gras and wanders the streets
of New Orleans with Amnesia?
On the run from a social crime punishable by imprison-
ment, Roger Ellison practically washes up on the shores
He goes home with a couple of sweet
of Isla Algunavez, a small, uncharted Caribbean island
Southern girls determined to help him
whose history is steeped in piracy and
remember his identity and forget his
whose modernity is The Villa, a sex resort
catering to the wealthy, fantastic, and fabu-
lous, headed up by the most notorious sex
pirate of the bunch, Nigel Fortescue, who
lives life with neither apology nor regret.
Roger's innocence intrigues Nigel long
enough to get into his pants, and Roger's
relationship with Nigel opens not only his
pants, but his mind as well. But for Roger,
the Villa can only ever be a brief stopover
on his journey, and when Roger's past
catches up with him, threatening to attract
the attention of the US government, he must choose to
leave the man who awakened him, and leave with apolo-
gies that can never be enough, and regrets that will al-
ways be too much.
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Upcoming Chats and Appearances
Jeanne St. James
Sept 7th - Taking part in Liquid Silver Books
authors Labor Day Blog Hop
Sept 21st - Interview at Ashley Ladd's blog at
Sept 25th - Loose Id Author Chat at Manic Readers Yahoo Group
Chat with Jo on Romance Buy The Book
Friday, September 11, 2009
J. Hali Steele
Nights of Passion, October 6th
RomantiCon, October 9-11th
Love Romances Book Club, October 14th
J & J Booktalk, October 26th
Romance in the backseat.
Featured author 9/23 - 9/25
Blogging at Hitting the Hot Spot, Oct 22nd.
Booksigning: October 17 2pm to 4pm
Barnes & Noble Hurst, TX
Romance Junkies Live Chat, October 12th, 2009, 9 EST
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