Latest Book News – New Releases & Sales (November 14, 2017)

Posted November 14, 2017 by Geybie in Latest News / 30 Comments

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New Releases:

True Abandon by Jeannine ColetteTrue Abandon by Jeannine ColetteStandalone, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

Trish Hogan’s life was destroyed when she gave her trust to her high school boyfriend, Jackson, and he abused it, changing the course of her life forever.

A decade later she’s living in Manhattan — she has a roommate, a steady boyfriend and a career. When a hurricane puts the city on lock down, Trish gets a message she never thought she’d receive: Jackson is dying and alone. In a city of millions, she is the only person who can sit by his side.

Jackson Davis was once the golden child of a senator who went against his father’s plans and became a musician. Tatted up and broken, he wakes up in a hospital only to see Trish — the one person he needs to atone his sins to — standing before him. He will recover from his injuries, but not from the pain he caused in the past.

Trapped by the storm, they embark on a night of reckoning that has one running away to Hawaii and the other following in her steps. As the victim becomes the villain, the two are forced to face the past, live in the present and find a way to navigate into the future.

Cherish Hard by Nalini SinghCherish Hard by Nalini Singh Standalone, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

Sailor Bishop has only one goal for his future – to create a successful landscaping business. No distractions allowed. Then he comes face-to-face and lips-to-lips with a woman who blushes like an innocent… and kisses like pure sin.

Ísa Rain craves a man who will cherish her, aches to create a loving family of her own. Trading steamy kisses with a hot gardener in a parking lot? Not the way to true love. Then a deal with the devil (aka her CEO-mother) makes Ísa a corporate VP for the summer. Her main task? Working closely with a certain hot gardener.

And Sailor Bishop has wickedness on his mind.

As Ísa starts to fall for a man who makes her want to throttle and pounce on him at the same time, she knows she has to choose – play it safe and steady, or risk all her dreams and hope Sailor doesn’t destroy her heart.

Whichwood by Tahereh MafiWhichwood by Tahereh Mafi Paranormal romance – Buy on Amazon

Our story begins on a frosty night . . .
Laylee can barely remember the happier times before her beloved mother died. Before her father, driven by grief, lost his wits (and his way). Before she was the left as the sole remaining mordeshoor in the village of Whichwood, destined to spend her days washing the bodies of the dead and preparing their souls for the afterlife. It’s become easy to forget and easier still to ignore her own ever increasing loneliness and the way her hands are stiffening and turning silver, just like her hair.

But soon, a pair of familiar strangers appear, and Laylee’s world is turned upside down as she rediscovers color, magic, and the healing power of friendship.

Bodyguard by CD ReissBodyguard (Hollywood A-List #2) by CD Reiss – Standalone, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

As a world-class dancer at the height of her career, Emily enjoys all the perks of fame—the parties, the glamour, the tours—but they’ve also attracted the attention of a dangerous ex-boyfriend hell-bent on getting her back.

Enter Carter Kincaid, a bodyguard so crushingly sexy he takes her breath away.

Carter’s the best in the business, and Emily is—professionally speaking—off-limits. But when it comes to stirring his desires, she’s making all the right moves. What’s happening between them is so hot it could get both of them burned. As Emily’s past gets closer, Carter is willing to break every rule of the job to save her. But letting Emily into his life also means letting her in on the secrets of his own past. For these two, falling in love could be the greatest risk of all.

Artemis by Andy WeirArtemis by Andy Weir – Standalone, science fictionBuy on Amazon

Jazz Bashara is a criminal.

Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you’ve got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.

Everything changes when Jazz sees the chance to commit the perfect crime, with a reward too lucrative to turn down. But pulling off the impossible is just the start of her problems, as she learns that she’s stepped square into a conspiracy for control of Artemis itself—and that now, her only chance at survival lies in a gambit even riskier than the first.

Defiant Queen by Meghan MarchDefiant Queen (Anti-Heroes Collection Book 2) by Meghan March – Dark, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

The Mount Trilogy continues with Defiant Queen

I’m his entertainment. His toy. Payment on a debt.
I tell myself I hate him, but every time he walks into the room, my body betrays me. How can I want him and fear him in the same moment?
They told me he’d mess with my head. Make it go to war with my body.
But I didn’t realize it would be complete anarchy.
I should’ve known better. When Mount’s involved, there are no rules.
I will not surrender. I will not show weakness. I’ll stand my ground and make it out of this bargain with my heart and soul intact.
But he has other plans.

Defiant Queen is the second book of the Mount Trilogy, and should be read following Ruthless King. Mount and Keira’s story concludes in Sinful Empire.

Wish You Were Mine by Tara SivecWish You Were Mine by Tara Sivec – Standalone, second-chance, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

Five years. I would’ve stayed away longer if I hadn’t received the letter. Not a day has gone by that I haven’t thought about her, haven’t missed her smile, haven’t wished that things were different.

The last time I saw my two best friends, I vowed to not stand in the way of their happiness, even if that meant I couldn’t be a part of their lives. Cameron James and her emerald-green eyes were too much of a temptation and I couldn’t stay and watch them together. Cameron deserved better than me. She deserved him. 

But now that I am back, things are different. I’m not going to stand by and watch the woman I’ve always loved slip away again. I’m done living my life with regrets and I’m ready to tell her the truth. And I’ll do whatever it takes to show her that I always wished she was mine.

Rock Solid by Carly Phillips Erika WildeRock Solid by Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde – Standalone, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

Connor Prescott doesn’t do one night stands (yes, ladies, he’s an anomaly) so when he meets a beautiful woman during a snowed in night at the airport who wants to forget her heartache, he makes an exception. Their night together is incendiary, and by morning Connor wants more . . . except his sexy stranger is gone. He’s pretty sure he’ll never see her again, until three and a half years later she finds him, and changes his entire world with three little words . . . You’re a daddy.

On The Way To You by Kandi SteinerOn The Way To You by Kandi SteinerStandalone, contemporary romanceBuy on Amazon

What makes you happy? That was the question Emery Reed asked me the day we met, and I couldn’t give him a single answer. I could have said my dog, or my books, or yoga — but I just stared. And then, I got in his car.

It was crazy to take a road trip with a stranger, but after years of standing still, he was my one-way ticket to a new life, and I wasn’t going to miss it. We shared the same space, the same car, the same hotel room — and still, we were strangers. One day we’d be laughing, the next, we wouldn’t speak. Emery was surrounded by impenetrable walls, but I wanted in.

Discovering his journal changed everything. I read his thoughts, words not meant for anyone’s eyes, and the more I learned about him, the harder I fell. It turned out nothing made Emery Reed happy, and I wanted to change that. I earned his trust by violating his privacy, and as wrong as it was, it worked — until one entry revealed a darkness I never knew existed, a timer I never knew was ticking. Suddenly, what made me happy was saving Emery from himself. I just didn’t know if I could.

The Bed Mate by Kendall RyanThe Bed Mate by Kendall RyanStandalone, contemporary romanceBuy on Amazon

I might be a typical guy, but these last few years, my love life’s been anything but. From crazy ex-girlfriends to one night stands who are stage-five clingers, my relationships go bad faster than the milk in your fridge. The only constant has been my best friend Maggie.

Fresh off a bad breakup of her own, I invite Maggie to my guy’s skiing weekend knowing she needs an escape from reality. But then something funny starts to happen. I start noticing things about her that I never noticed before. She’s beautiful and doesn’t know it, she’s funny without even trying, and now she’s suddenly single for the first time in forever.

Sharing a hotel room with her proves to be the tipping point in our very platonic friendship. Suddenly I want to put my hands, my mouth, and my … other parts … all over her gorgeous body. I want to claim her, make sure no man touches her ever again. But then her groveling ex shows up, and Maggie’s torn. Am I ready to screw up the best relationship I’ve ever had for a shot at something more?

Wicked Torture by J. KennerWicked Torture by J. KennerStandalone, contemporary romanceBuy on Amazon

Outwardly, Noah Carter is riding high as the tech world’s hottest new genius. Inside, he’s still reeling from the abduction of his wife and baby daughter eight years ago, and then the devastating discovery of his child’s body. For years, he kept up hope that his wife was alive, but now that she’s been declared legally dead, he’s thrown himself even more deeply into his work, cutting himself off from emotional ties because they just hurt too damn much.

Then he meets Kiki Porter, an eternal optimist with a killer work ethic and dreams of fronting a band. And everything changes. Even though he tries his damnedest to fight it sexually, they are combustible together. But their true fire is emotional, though it is a slow to burn. But once it lights, it is all consuming. The relationship grows emotionally, the sex is hot, things are good.

But just when it’s looking like they might have a real future together, the past comes back to haunt them. And Noah’s going to have to decide what he’s willing to give up for love.

Love On The Edge of Time by Julie A. RichmanLove On The Edge Of Time by Julie RichmanStandalone, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

He likes whiskey and wild women
She likes Ben & Jerry’s
He’s about to get kicked out of his own band
She ate her way off the Miss America pageant circuit

What could these two possibly have in common?

A psychiatrist
A lot of unresolved issues
A whole bunch of shared lifetimes
And a love that is never-ending

As bad boy rocker, Jesse Winslow, and former pageant queen, Kylie Martin, each fight the demons screwing up their lives, the one person who holds the key to healing their ills and reuniting two souls that have searched for one another, lifetime after lifetime, is the only one who knows the whole truth. And keeping that truth from them may just be in preeminent psychiatrist Dr. Claire Stoddard’s best interests.

Claire has committed the ultimate sin in the medical world. She’s fallen for the one man she’s forbidden to love. Her patient, Jesse Winslow. And she’s not about to lose him to Kylie Martin… Again.

Twisted Truths by Rebecca ZanettiTwisted Truths by Rebecca ZanettiStandalone, contemporary, romantic suspense – Buy on Amazon

You can’t escape the past. 

Noni is desperate. Her infant niece has been kidnapped, and the only person who can save her is a private detective with too many secrets to countand more enemies than he can name. A man who walked away from Noni without any warning a year ago, a man who broke her heart. But with Talia’s life on the line, Noni needs his help now more than everand this time, she won’t take no for an answer.

The moment Denver Jones sees Noni, the memories come rushing back. The fire in her eyes. The determination in her voice. The danger of having her in his life. Denver had to push her away once, but now with vicious criminals threatening Noni and her niece, he’ll do whatever it takes to protect them. But enemies from his past are circling, and they’ll use anythingand anyoneto get to Denver.

With twists and turns that will blow you away, TWISTED TRUTHS is sexy, action-packed suspense at its very best from New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Zanetti.

Spider by Ilsa Madden MillsSpider by Ilsa Madden MillsStandalone, rock star, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

“She crossed my path and changed my whole direction.”

He calls himself Spider. I just knew him as the sinfully gorgeous guy with eyes of fire that fate sat next to me on the airplane. I didn’t know who he really was…British rock star…my stepbrother. He kissed me because he thought we’d never see each other again. We would.

Everyone warned me about him.
They told me he was ruthless and cold and screwed up.
They said he’d leave me with a hole in my heart.
Maybe I should have listened.
Maybe I should have built up a fortress to keep him out.
But I crumbled instead.

They say an unbreakable thread connects those who are destined to meet. If that’s true, then the moment he sat next to me, we were bound together forever. He just had to figure it out before it’s too late.

Perfect Match by Lila MonroePerfect Match by Lila Monroe – Romantic comedy, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon

“Stranded up a cliff-face? Check. Pants ripped open for all the world (and my sexy boss) to see? Double check. Never mind my professional reputation, the only thing I can think is: why, oh why did I have to wear a thong today?”

Jack Callahan has the hottest smile in tech. And as for his ass…ets – well, there’s a reason he’s the biggest playboy in town. But thanks to douche-bro investors and my snake of a college nemesis (don’t ask), he’s also my last shot to take my new dating app from kick-ass idea to world-conquering, million-dollar reality.

There’s just one problem: he doesn’t believe you can make a program for love.

With my future on the line, I set him a challenge: if I can use the app to find his soulmate, he’ll invest in my company. Simple, right? Wrong.

It turns out, Jack’s cocky attitude pushes my buttons – in all the sexiest, most infuriating ways. My research tells me he’s the absolute worst guy in the world for me… so why can’t I keep my hands off him? And with my deadline approaching fast, how will I choose between my big break – or a broken heart?

Constant by Rachel HigginsonConstant by Rachel Higginson – Standalone, contemporary romance – Buy on Amazon – releases November 16

Fifteen years ago I met Sayer Wesley. I fell in love with him. I promised I would never leave him. I swore nothing could break us apart. Five years ago I broke my promise. I ran away. I took the one secret that could destroy us both and disappeared.

Five days ago I thought I saw him. I knew it was impossible. Sayer was locked away, serving a deserved sentence in federal prison. He couldn’t find me. He wouldn’t find me. I was too good at hiding. Too good at surviving. Because if Sayer ever found me, there would be hell to pay for a plethora of sins. The worst of which, he didn’t even know about.

Five hours ago, I told myself I was crazy. Five minutes ago, I saw him again. Five seconds ago, I was too late.

Upcoming Releases:

  Darker by E.L. James The Hookup by Kristen Ashley Van by Sawyer Bennett The Bachelor Contract by Rachel Van Dyken The Rivalry by Nikki Sloane Villain by Samantha Young The Beast Within by S.C. Stephens Sinful Empire by Meghan March Roomies by Christina Lauren Cowboy Up by Harper Sloan A Winter's Tale by Carrie Elks Brave by Jennifer L. Armentrout Brave by Tammara Webber

Sales For $0.99 or $1.99 Each:

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Holiday Wishes by Jill Shalvis From Sand and Ash by [Harmon, Amy] Reason To Breathe (The Breathing Series, Book 1) by [Donovan, Rebecca] The Darkest Secret (Lords of the Underworld) by [Showalter, Gena] It Started with a Kiss (Sequoia Lake Book 1) by [Adair, Marina] Every Little Kiss (Sequoia Lake Book 2) by [Adair, Marina] The Devil's Daughter (Hidden Sins Book 1) by [Robert, Katee] The Hunting Grounds (Hidden Sins Book 2) by [Robert, Katee] Little Boy Lost by [Trafford, J. D.] A Beautiful Poison by [Kang, Lydia] Justice Burning (Darren Street Book 2) by [Pratt, Scott] The Silent Shield (The Kingfountain Series Book 5) by [Wheeler, Jeff] All the Breaking Waves: A Novel by [Lonsdale, Kerry] Working Fire: A Novel by [Bleeker, Emily] Before I Knew (The Cabots Book 1) by [Beck, Jamie] Everything We Keep: A Novel by [Lonsdale, Kerry]

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30 responses to “Latest Book News – New Releases & Sales (November 14, 2017)

  1. I’ve yet to read anything by Tara Sivec but her new one sounds really good. Same for the latest by Rachel Higginson. I’ve excited for both the Brave releases in December! 🙂 Brave by Tammara Webber and Brave by Jennifer Armentrout. I’ve been waiting so long for both of these releases!

    • Tara Sivec’s and Rachel Higginson’s new releases are on my TBR list, Tanya. They both sound amazing. Yay, need to check out the two Brave. Love those two authors. Seriously, this week’s new releases is one of my favorite. 😁❤️

  2. I can recommend Artemis – it’s a wonderful science fiction adventure story featuring a feisty heroine who gets into all sorts of trouble:). You certainly have a great haul of books here:)

  3. We have so many great books coming out this week right? I have already grabbed up Meghan March’s book because the first book was so good and it had a cliffhanger. I also read a few days ago Cherish Hard and it was AMAZING!! So dang good. Although if you haven’t read Rock Hard you definitely should too. Probably one of my top CR to ever be read. I hear Twisted Truths is pretty amazing, but then its Zanetti so I don’t know I wouldn’t believe that hehe

    Thanks for sharing and hope you are enjoying the day. 🙂

    • The Meghan March new series had been on my radar. I already bought the first book but am waiting for the third book coming out before purchase the rest. I hate cliffhangers. It’s going to be my Christmas reads for sure. Hehe. 😁❤️

      I need to check out Rock Hard! It’s on my list, Renee. I loved your review for it. 👍🏻

  4. carolesrandomlife

    Great new books this week! Artemis is going to be very popular. Thanks for sharing these 🙂

  5. bookwormbrandee

    Boy there are some good looking new releases, sale items, and pre-orders! Gah! I didn’t know Tammara Webber had Brave coming up!! I just went and put that in my shopping cart. 😉 Thanks for the post, Geybie!

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