Latest Book News – New Releases & Sales (October 24, 2017)

Posted October 24, 2017 by Geybie in Latest News / 26 Comments

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Hello, everybody, we are back again with our weekly Latest Book News. There are a lot of AWESOME sounding new releases this week that I am SO curious about. However, before you take a look at the “gorgeous books” below, check out this new Kindle Oasis E-reader – 7″ High-Resolution Display (300 ppi), Waterproof, Built-In Audible, 32 GB, Wi-Fi + Free Cellular Connectivity.

New Releases:

Unintended by Georgia CatesUnintended by Georgia Cates – Standalone, romantic suspense, adult, contemporary romancePurchase on Amazon

Captor becomes lover…

I’m a marksman. Mobster. Deadly assassin.
My job is to protect my brotherhood, but that isn’t my only responsibility.
I’m Kieran Hendry, the up-and-coming leader of The Order, and a new duty call. I must take a wife.

A wife I don’t know.
A wife born into a position at the top of The Fellowship hierarchy.
A wife who will forge a strong alliance between her brotherhood and mine.
A wife I don’t want.

I knew next to nothing about Westlyn Breckenridge when I abducted her, but I quickly discover that she’s intelligent, strong, defiant, selfless. And beautiful.

One night with her is all it takes for me to see that she is no typical Mafia princess. I’m hopeful this arranged marriage won’t be the miserable union I imagined it to be. But convincing my intended to give us a chance won’t be easy when she sees me as the enemy. The brute who kidnapped her. The vile fiend who threatened to do as he wished with her body.

It’s true. I am all those things. I had cruel intentions. But everything has changed. My affection for her is unexpected. My love, unintended.

Hard Wood by Lauren BlakelyHard Wood by Lauren Blakely – Standalone, male POV, friends-to-lovers, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

Women often say a good man is hard to find. And a hard man is even better.

That’s why I’m quite a catch– good, hard, loaded, and wait for it…I’m ready to settle down too. But the woman I want to pitch my tent with lives clear across the country. Neither of us wants to get lost in those woods. All I have to do is resist her for the week she’s in town.

I try. I swear I try. But yeah, that doesn’t work out. 

And after one fantastic night with my good friend Mia, I’m ready to give her years of nights under the stars. What’re a few thousand miles when love’s involved? But there’s a hitch in my plans — she just hired my adventure tour company. If there’s one thing I’m committed to, it’s running a squeaky clean business. Number one on my list of iron-clad rules?

Don’t screw your customers.

But what’s a guy to do when she’s so hard to resist? How hard can it be to keep our hands off each other for a quick group tour down the hills and over the trails? I’m about to find out, and I have a feeling I’m going to need a new badge of honor because things are about to get very hard in the woods.

The Final Fight by JB SalsburyThe Final Fight by JB Salsbury – Standalone, military, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

When life brings you the perfect person at the worst possible time…

On a weekend visit to Las Vegas to visit his brother, Marine Braeden Daniels meets a woman who challenges him in ways he can’t deny. The best part is she wants what he wants. No strings. No feelings. Just fun.

AJ is a Las Vegas performer who is finally living her dream. Growing up poor, she’s determined to succeed at any cost. No one will stand in her way—not even a hot Marine who breezes into her life all confidence and a cocky smile.

A few stolen weekends and neither can deny the feelings quickly growing between them. But the obstacles that keep them apart become more devastating when the Marine Corps calls Braeden away for a six-month deployment.

It’s only six months. What could possibly happen?

Move The Stars by Jessica HawkinsMove The Stars by Jessica Hawkins – Part of a series (not a standalone), love triangle, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

The epic conclusion to the Something in the Way series, a forbidden love saga.

Lake
It was a hot summer day when I met him on the construction site next to my parents’ house. If I’d known then what I do now, would I have kept on walking? Manning was older, darker, experienced—and I’d trusted him when he said the story would only ever be about us. I’d held those words close and challenged fate, but I had lost. A part of me is still that sixteen-year-old girl squinting up at Manning, but no matter how far I fall or high I soar, I’ll always be a bird without her bear and nothing without him.

Manning
When I close my eyes, I can no longer see her. The decisions I made were to push Lake in the right direction—away from me. But now that she’s gone, would I have made those same choices? I’d walked away like I was supposed to. I’d kept my distance. I’d bent over backward to keep Lake pure, but she’s no longer that girl, and I don’t know if I can stay away anymore. I only know I don’t want to. She’s still everything I want and nothing I should ever have, but if anyone can move the stars, it’s her great bear in the sky.

Cuffed by K. BrombergCuffed (Everyday Heroes #1) by K. Bromberg –  Standalone, badass hero, friends-to-lovers, second-chances, adult, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

“I hate you. I never want to see you again.”

Grant Malone is not the reason I moved back to Sunnyville—at least that’s what I tell myself. Yet, those parting words I said to him back in third grade, ring in my ears every time a townsperson brings up one of the Malone boys. I thought time had healed my wounds. I was wrong. Nothing could have prepared me for how I felt when I finally saw him again.

Twenty years does a lot to turn a boy into a man. One who hits all my buttons—sexy, funny, attractive, and a police officer. But Grant is off limits because he knows too much about my past. But I’m drawn to him. That damn uniform of his doesn’t hurt either. It’ll be my downfall. I know it. What’s one night of sex going to hurt . . . right?

***
I’ve always loved Emmy Reeves. 

That’s why I’m shocked to see her all these years later. The shy girl I once knew is all grown up. Adventurous and full of life, she owns my heart now, just as much as she did back then. Convincing her of that is a whole different story. I’ll give her the one night she asks for—like that’s a hardship—but when it comes to letting her walk away after, she has another thing coming. There’s no way in hell I’m letting her go this time without a fight.

Falling Fast by Aurora Rose ReynoldsFalling Fast by Aurora Rose Reynolds – Standalone, small-town, new adult, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

Colton and Gia are from Until June
Colton Allyster is relieved to be back home. After a year of rehabilitation, losing his career as a Marine along with his fiancé, he’s had to learn quickly what’s really important. Colton grew up wanting to serve his country. Managing his parents’ biker bar was never part of his plan, but after meeting Gia Caro, he’s beginning to think that’s exactly where he’s meant to be.

Ever since Gia Caro arrived in the small, sleepy town of Ruby Falls, Tennessee, her life has spiraled out of control. Between losing her grandmother a little more each day to dementia, and her hot boss’s constant attention, her once quiet existence isn’t so quiet anymore.

After weeks of sidestepping Colton, things get out of hand, and before Gia knows what’s happening, she’s spending her nights in his bed and her mornings in his kitchen. And as he cleans out drawers and makes room in his closet, she starts to wonder if she’s falling too fast.

A Little Too Late by Staci HartA Little Too Late by Staci Hart – Standalone, single father, adult, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

I wasn’t supposed to fall in love with the nanny.

When my wife left, she took the illusion of happiness with her, and I’ve been caught in a free fall ever since. For nine long months, I’ve been fighting to figure out how to be a single dad, how to be alone.

For nine long months, I’ve been failing.

When Hannah walked through the door, I took my first breath since I’d found myself on my own. She slipped into our lives effortlessly, showing me what I’ve been missing all these years. Because Hannah made me smile when I thought I’d packed the notion of happiness away with my wedding album.

She was only supposed to be the nanny, but she’s so much more.

The day my wife left should have been the worst day of my life, but it wasn’t. It was when Hannah walked away, taking my heart with her.

Forever Right Now by Emma ScottForever Right Now by Emma Scott – Standalone, single father, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

Darlene Montgomery has been to hell and back…more than once. After a stint in jail for drug possession, she is finally clean and ready to start over. Yet another failed relationship is just the motivation she needs to move from New York to San Francisco with the hopes of resurrecting her dance career and discovering that she is more than the sum of her rap sheet. As Darlene struggles in her new city, the last thing she wants is to become entangled with her handsome—but cranky—neighbor and his adorable little girl.

Sawyer Haas is weeks away from finishing law school, but exhaustion, dwindling finances, and the pressure to provide for himself and his daughter, Olivia, are wearing him down. A federal clerkship–a job he desperately needs–awaits him after graduation, but only if he passes the Bar Exam. Sawyer doesn’t have the time or patience for the capricious—if beautiful—dancer who moves into the apartment above his. But Darlene’s easy laugh and cheerful spirit seep into the cracks of his hardened heart, and slowly break down the walls he’s resurrected to keep from being betrayed ever again.

When the parents of Olivia’s absentee mother come to fight for custody, Sawyer could lose everything. To have any chance at happiness, he must trust Darlene, the woman who has somehow found her way past his brittle barbs, and Darlene must decide how much of her own bruised heart she is willing to give to Sawyer and Olivia, especially when the ghosts of her troubled past refuse to stay buried.

Leopard's Blood by Christine FeehanLeopard’s Blood (Leopard series #10) by Christine Feehan Standalone (part of a series), adult, urban fantasy, paranormal romance – Purchase on Amazon

Though he was born into a leopard’s lair in the bayou, Joshua Tregre’s fighting skills were honed in the rainforests of Borneo. Sleek and deadly, he’s the perfect man to take over a crime syndicate back home in Louisiana’s lush swamplands. His razor-sharp instincts give him an edge in the violent underworld he knows so well, but even the watchful leopard inside him isn’t prepared for the threat that comes from the girl next door.

She is a woman who can create beauty out of thin air—and out of the ruins of her own life. The games that dangerous men play have taken their toll on her, but she is bent, not broken. And it’s her fierce spirit that’s like a lure to Joshua, a temptation he can’t resist—even if it means bringing his true nature into the light.

Alpha Mail by Brenda RothertAlpha Mail by Brenda Rothert Standalone, alpha male, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

Sienna Mills knows her alpha males.
They brood.
They growl.
They love the word “mine”.
After spending her early twenties in and out of relationships with alphas, Sienna used her knowledge to found Alpha Mail, a booming business that allows women to sign up for emails, letters, and texts from their own brooding, red-blooded man.
Her star is on the rise and Sienna is attracting the interest of investors when a mysterious man starts messaging her about the true nature of an alpha. She’s got it all wrong, he says, and he’s willing to show her how a real man makes women respond.
The more Sienna hears from him, the more aggravated she becomes. Who does this anonymous, supposed alpha think he is, anyway?
And yet…she can’t deny his messages are becoming the best part of her days. Commitment-phobic Sienna finds herself wanting more from her sensei of seduction. But is she willing to trust her heart to an alpha again?

Too Distracting by Bethany LopezToo Distracting (The Lewis Cousins #3) by Bethany Lopez – Standalone, contemporary, billionaire, unrequited romance – Purchase on Amazon

As the successful and driven CEO of Lewis Sporting Goods, Dillon rarely has time to eat a home cooked meal, let alone put any time or effort into maintaining an actual relationship. He’s been living on fumes and casual encounters for so long that finding love and starting a family never even crossed his mind, until his cousins Gabe and Reardon found women who gave them both.

Laurel has been in love with Dillon since she was nine years old. Unfortunately, he’s always seen her as his little sister’s pesky best friend. She can’t stop her heart from beating frantically whenever he’s near, but she’s become an expert at keeping her feelings from everyone, especially Dillon. Her secret has been safe, until now.

When Laurel needs help with her business plan, her best friend urges her to seek help from Dillon. Determined to push her feelings aside and focus on her fledgling business, Laurel knows she needs to do whatever it takes to succeed, even if it means being treated to indifference and big brother teasing from the man she loves.

Can Laurel work with Dillon and still keep her heart intact, or will things get Too Distracting when Dillon realizes what a beautiful, kind, and generous woman she has become?

Too Distracting is the third in an all-new small-town romance series by Bethany Lopez. Follow the Lewis cousins as they learn about love and loss in Cherry Springs, the kind of place where there are festivals for every occasion and everyone knows your business.

Dark Justice by Jenna RyanDark Justice: Morgan by Jenna Ryan – Standalone, contemporary, romantic suspense – Purchase on Amazon

After attempting to help the FBI expose a ruthless weapon and drug dealer, Owen Fixx, Amber Kelly enters the Witness Protection Program. Unfortunately, her sister, who was once married to said drug dealer, is forced to join her—keyword, forced. When Rachel grows tired of their new life and runs off with a local man, a nightmare ensues for Amber.

The only person who can help her is Gage Morgan, an edgy former police officer. The mysterious and compelling Gage must convince Amber that he is not only on her side, but he is also her best bet to stay alive.

Amber wants her sister back. What she doesn’t want is to be attracted to her sexy new protector. But in the haunted Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, desire trumps logic. And it leaves a smoldering trail for Fixx’s gunmen to follow.

Nailed It by Cindi MadsenNailed It by Cindi Madsen – Standalone, romantic comedy, adult, contemporary romance – Purchase on Amazon

I’m Ivy Clarke. Bartender, best friend, and disbeliever in love.
And now I’m in over my head, trying to flip a house all by myself.
Thanks, HGTV.
I’m not too proud to admit I need some help. Too bad the only one who can help me is the same man I want to throw out this house’s second-story window.
Jackson Gamble and I can’t be in the same room together for more than a minute without devolving into a sparring match.
Except for that one time…
But enough about that. Jackson’s looking for forever, and I don’t believe in love, remember?
Get in. Renovate. Get out. Keep my heart firmly intact.
Because it’s much easier to fix up a house than a broken heart.

Reddest Black by P.T. MichelleReddest Black (In The Shadows #7) by P.T. MichelleRomantic suspense, contemporary romancePurchase on Amazon

Passion, betrayal, and heartache collide in an emotionally charged and dangerous chain of events that could unravel everything Sebastian and Talia have worked to overcome.

While looking forward to a bright future with the upcoming birth of their child, and navigating the often humorous and overbearingly protective aspects of approaching parenthood, Mister Black and Little Red manage to strengthen their passionate connection.

But connections can be severed in the most insidious ways, and the power couple must learn to trust each other’s instincts if they hope to uncover the threat determined to destroy their family.

Author’s Note: REDDEST BLACK can be read as a standalone story, but for the richest reading experience you can always start with the first book, MISTER BLACK, to see how Sebastian and Talia’s epic love story began.

The Mafia And His Angel part 2 by Lylah JamesThe Mafia And His Angel (Part 2) by Lylah JamesRomantic suspense, contemporary, mafia romancePurchase on Amazon

This is the second part of The Mafia And His Angle book. Check out the first part.

Ayla

The darkness never truly left me. It’s always there, waiting for the right moment to strike. It’s been months since I ran away from the nightmare that was slowly killing me. I ran for my life, straight into the arms of a man who I thought would be worse than the nightmare I’d left behind. Little did I know he’d become my savior. But my happy ending was ripped away from me in a blink of an eye. I had everything…and I lost everything.

Alessio

I didn’t believe in angels. But then I saw her. I touched her. I kissed her. I made love to her.
In return, she saved my soul. I was no longer unlovable because my Angel found it in her heart to love me. I had her…and then I lost her. But I will not stop until I find her. Even if it means starting a war and spilling the blood of everyone who gets in my way. I will find my Angel.

Keep Me Close by Cynthia Eden Keep Me Close by Cynthia EdenStandalone, military, romantic suspense, contemporary romance  – Purchase on Amazon

Flynn Haddox is a dead man. Literally.

As a highly trained Navy SEAL, Flynn once worked covert missions for the U.S. government, but then his life was stolen away. Killed and placed in the secretive “Lazarus” program, Flynn was brought back from the dead and turned into a super-soldier. Now he has increased strength, enhanced senses, and a few psychic bonuses that he fights hard to keep hidden from the rest of the world. He also has no memory of his past…and a new, twisting darkness seems to be growing inside of Flynn.

Cecelia Gregory escaped death once. Can she do it again?

Dr. Cecelia Gregory was supposed to help the Lazarus test subjects. They didn’t have control of their emotions after the experiment, and her job as a psychiatrist was to break through the walls that the men had created. Too late, Cecelia realized that the Lazarus subjects were far more dangerous than she could ever imagine. The men came back from the dead, but some of them came back…wrong. Now one of the subjects has a dark obsession with Cecelia. The man known as Subject Five is hunting her. And he wants her dead.

One man wants to kill her, but another just…wants her.

Flynn feels a connection to Cecelia that he can’t deny. Not some sweet, innocent attraction—a consuming lust that makes him crave her all the time. Flynn knows that his feelings aren’t normal, but protecting her is his mission now. The man hunting Cecelia is just like Flynn—all the same enhancements, all the same strengths. And no weaknesses. One big difference, though—Flynn doesn’t plan to lose Cecelia. And he’ll fight his own darkness to prove his worth to her.

Eternal by Cecy RobsonEternal by Cecy RobsonStandalone, adult, contemporary, office romancePurchase on Amazon

After months of bad luck and even worse men, Luciana Diaz just wants to crawl under the covers and forget the year ever happened. Her friend has other plans, convincing Luci to attend a New Year’s Eve party on the affluent shores of Kiawah Island.

Luci never expected to have fun. She also never expected to wake up next to a man she just met, or for this man to be the new attorney at her firm.

Landon Summers is done with drama. After an ugly separation and even worse divorce, he has no desire to jump into another relationship.

When his sister Trinity drags him to a New Year’s Eve party, he doesn’t plan to stay long. One drink, a few hellos, and he’s out. Until he meets Luci, the first person in months to draw his smile and incite his passion.

Neither Luci nor Landon planned on each other, and they definitely didn’t plan on love. But the New Year means a fresh start, and eternal possibilities neither could deny.

Pre-Orders:

 The Outpost (Jamison Valley Series) by Devney Perry Thirty Day Boyfriend by Whitney G. The Outliers by T.M. Frazier Ride Wild by Laura Kaye Move The Stars by Jessica Hawkins Complicated by Kristen Ashley Darker by E.L. James Defiant Queen by Meghan March Michael's Wings by Tiffany Reisz A Little Too Late by Staci Hart A Charm of Finches (Venery Book 2) by Suanne Laqueur Wish You Were Mine by Tara Sivec Hard Wood by Lauren Blakely Blocked by L.P. Dover Misadventures Of A Virgin by Meredith Wild Right Where We Belong by Brenda Novak Miss Fix-It by Emma Hart Misadventures Of The First Daughter by Meredith Wild Mia Michelle Lovers Like Us by Krista & Becca Ritchie The Hookup by Kristen Ashley American King by Sierra Simone Fault Lines by Rebecca Shea Go To Hail by Lani Lynn Vale Wicked Envy by Sawyer Bennett

Sales For $0.99 Each:

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Snowbound at Christmas by [Ryan, Jennifer, Yates, Maisey, Riley, Lia] Havoc: Mayhem Series #4 (Mayhem Book) by [Shaw, Jamie] Spirit Horses by [Evans, Alan S.] Worth the Trouble (St. James Book 2) by [Beck, Jamie] Worth the Wait (St. James Book 1) by [Beck, Jamie] Accidentally Hers (Sterling Canyon Book 1) by [Beck, Jamie]

Sales For $1.99 Each:

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Hold Your Breath (Search and Rescue Book 1) by [Ruggle, Katie] When Lightning Strikes (Whiskey Creek) by [Novak, Brenda] Lord of Lies (Fallen Ladies Book 3) by [Sandas, Amy] Dear Mr. Knightley: A Novel by [Reay, Katherine] Fury of Fire (Dragonfury Series Book 1) by [Callahan, Coreene] Fury of Ice (Dragonfury Series Book 2) by [Callahan, Coreene] Fury of Seduction (Dragonfury Series Book 3) by [Callahan, Coreene] Fury of Desire (Dragonfury Series Book 4) by [Callahan, Coreene] Fury of Obsession (Dragonfury Series Book 5) by [Callahan, Coreene] Fury of Surrender (Dragonfury Series Book 6) by [Callahan, Coreene] Deep Freeze (West Coast Series Book 1) by [Jackson, Lisa] The Comfort of Secrets (A Sweet Lake Novel Book 2) by [Nolfi, Christine] Sweet Lake: A Novel (A Sweet Lake Novel Book 1) by [Nolfi, Christine] The Truth We Bury: A Novel by [Taylor Sissel, Barbara] Worth the Risk (St. James Book 3) by [Beck, Jamie] Anything But Love by [Strom, Abigail] The Strawberry Hearts Diner by [Brown, Carolyn] Wives of War by [Lane, Soraya M.] Everything We Left Behind: A Novel by [Lonsdale, Kerry] Unexpectedly Hers (Sterling Canyon Book 3) by [Beck, Jamie] Secretly Hers (Sterling Canyon Book 2) by [Beck, Jamie] At the Heart of It by [Fenske, Tawna]

I’m a fulltime reader who can’t live without books. In addition to books, I love animals, music, and dance shows. I hope you find your next read through my reviews and lists of recommendations. You can recommend me your favorites as well in my “Recommend Me Books” posts or check them out for awesome recommendations.

26 responses to “Latest Book News – New Releases & Sales (October 24, 2017)

    • Oh thank you for letting me know, Mary. I was actually planning to buy it. I’m curious about Feehan. She’s been recommended to me many many times.

  1. I’m crazy excited for Forever Right Now. I just discovered Emma Scott this year and fell in love with her story telling. And a story about a single dad… gets me every time. 🙂

    • Haha.. I know. Yep, I just one clicked it, Vanessa. The blurb has been calling my name since three days ago. 😁❤️❤️❤️ We can buddy read it together.

  2. carolesrandomlife

    So many of these books are new to me. How I wish that I had the time to read them all. I pre-ordered the new Kindle as soon as I saw it. I am counting down the days until it lands on my doorstep!

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