New Arrivals - Romance
Sword dancer Li Feng is a woman alone in the dangerous world of the Tang Dynasty. She will discover the truth about her past, even if that means outwitting Han, the most feared thief-catcher of them all. Han sees everything as black and white until he finally captures Li, who makes him question everything he thought he knew about right and wrong.
Tiffany reluctantly travels to 1880s Montana Territory to end a family feud, a journey during which a train robbery and a case of mistaken identity lands her in her alluring fiance's ranch home.
Caitlin Mulcahy loves her family, but sometimes they just drive her nuts. She needs to get away, if only for an hour. When she sees someone in need of help by the side of the road, of course she stops. She's not expecting that former Navy medic Jack Gannon and his puppy will be the ones who end up rescuing her.
Leslie Anne Greene Carter is the last original wife among her husband's group of cronies. They've all traded in for younger, blonder, more enhanced models. But she is proud of her status and the longevity of her marriage. The spark isn't quite there the way it once was and it would be nicer if her husband paid a bit more attention to her desires, but there's something to be said for a comfortable relationship. Or at least she thinks so until one day, out golfing with her husband and his friends, she falls into a manhole and nobody realizes that she's gone. With her eyes finally open to what her perfect life has truly become, Leslie must trust in the healing powers of South Carolina's lush beaches, beautiful sunsets and feisty residents.
As soon as Colonel Gavin Romney has healed, he'll return to war and see Bonaparte vanquished forever. Yet his children's governess is proving a formidable adversary on the home front. For pretty, determined Hannah Fletcher wants the earl to fulfill the one role he's sure is beyond him: loving parent. Hannah can't bear to see her three motherless charges lose their father, too. When Gavin impulsively offers a marriage of convenience for the children's sake, she believes the gulf between them is too wide. Now the earl is ready to wage a very different campaign--for Hannah's tender heart, and for the family he longs to reclaim.
Best-selling author Devon James is determined to unravel the mystery of the quaint bed-and-breakfast at which she is staying, when a ghostly vision visits her during the night, but sexy owner Jonathan Stafford will stop at nothing--even seduction--to hinder her investigation.
As they travel by rail from Edinburgh to London, four strangers entertain one another with tales of how trains have changed their lives.
Clementine Cooper, an ambitious 26-year-old sous-chef at a vegan restaurant in Santa Monica, opens her own cooking school after a rival sabotages her food during a food critic's visit. She fantasizes about opening her own vegan restaurant and finds the perfect spot only to find out that restaurateur Zach Jeffries is opening a steakhouse in the space. When the two meet an attraction develops but can two people who are so different actually find love?
Falling for Justice Garrett was a high point in Patience McGraw's otherwise awkward adolescence. Even after he disappeared, Patience never forgot the boy who captured her heart. Now, he's back in Fool's Gold, California, and her passion for him is as strong as ever. When bodyguard Justice Garrett was a young man, witness protection brought him to this idyllic town and he never forgot its warmth, or the sweet beauty of his childhood friend.
Returning to an idyllic Rhode Island oceanfront community for the summer of 1938, New York socialite Lily Dane is devastated by the appearance of her newly married ex-fiance and her former best friend.
"There's Trouble in the Skies... For Sophia Stevenson, there's no going back to the life she knew. She never asked for the powers that make her a precious commodity to the secret society of Illuminists--and their archenemies. Captain Bion Donkova would give anything to possess the powers that have fallen in Sophias lap. If only the beautiful, infuriating woman could stay out of trouble, he wouldnt have to keep coming to her rescue... Bion and Sophia have friction to spare--and nothing fuels a forbidden passion better than danger...
Just seventeen years old, Henry IX, known as William, is a king bound by the restraints of the regency yet anxious to prove himself. With the French threatening battle and the Catholics sowing the seeds of rebellion at home, William trusts only three people: his older sister Elizabeth; his best friend and loyal counselor, Dominic; and Minuette, a young orphan raised as a royal ward by William's mother, Anne Boleyn. Against a tide of secrets, betrayal, and murder, William finds himself fighting for the very soul of his kingdom. Then, when he and Dominic both fall in love with Minuette, romantic obsession looms over a new generation of Tudors. One among them will pay the price for a king's desire, as a shocking twist of fate changes England's fortunes forever.
It is love at first sight in Cupid, Texas, when ex-Navy SEAL Dade Vega crosses paths with Natalie McCleary, but if their love is to last, Dade must learn to stop drifting and settle down.
Josh Kowalski is tired of holding down the fort?better known as the Northern Star Lodge?while his siblings are off living their dreams. Now that his oldest brother has returned to Whitford, Maine, for good, Josh is free to chase some dreams of his own. As the daughter of the lodge's longtime housekeeper, Katie Davis grew up alongside the Kowalski brothers. Though she's always been "one of the guys," her feelings for Josh are anything but sisterly. And after a hot late-night encounter in the kitchen, it's clear Josh finally sees her as the woman she is. Katie's been waiting years for Josh to notice her, but now that he has, she's afraid it's too late. Giving her heart to a man who can't wait to leave town is a sure way to have it broken. But could it be that everything Josh has ever wanted is closer than he could have imagined?
Set to inherit half of Bella Vista, a one hundred-acre apple orchard in a town called Archangel, along with a half-sister she's never heard of, Tess Delaney, who makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners, discovers a world filled with the simple pleasures of food and family.
After her infant son is kidnapped, Laura hires the rough-edged, dangerously handsome Deke to track down those responsible.
When Hannah Gregory must take a job as a switchboard operator to take care of her two younger sisters, she rebels against the strict rules of the job, especially the rule forbidding consorting with gentlemen while in training.
"When Meg inherits her father's thoroughbred Texas farm, she's determined to shut it down, despite Bo, the handsome manager. Can he--and love--change her mind?"--Provided by publisher.
"Six months ago, New York restaurant owner Alexis "Lexi" Moreau walked in on her husband, Jeff, and their sous chef mixing business with pleasure. Now, Lexi is back in her hometown of St. Helena, California, rebuilding her life and hoping to turn her grandmother's patisserie into the bistro of her dreams. ... Enter Marco DeLuca--Jeff's handsome, commitment-phobe best friend who has always had his sights set on Lexi. In high school, Marco convinced himself that Lexi was off-limits. And she still is, especially since Marco's family's wine business all depends on a deal with Jeff. But a fake summer romance is the perfect way for Lexi to distract the would-be suitors her grandmother has set up for her. A perfect way for Marco to realize she's the only one that ever mattered"--Page 4 of cover.
"Raised by a single mother, Adam Collins resolved to take no chances with a girl's future--or his own. That's why, as hard as it was, he resisted everything he felt for Marissa Brooks. Then one night a reckless challenge left a fellow student dead and changed both their lives forever. As penance, Adam took the boy's place in the Marines, where he could disappear into discipline and duty, and left Marissa behind to struggle with her dreams. Twelve years later, Adam is back in Walkers Ford to serve as the best man in his friend's wedding. The years haven't diminished the electric connection he has with Marissa. But Adam's mistake continues to haunt him, and Marissa is stumbling under the weight of her family's legacy. Together they wrestle with demons and dreams, but if there's any hope for a future together Adam has to not only find a way to forgive himself, but also ask others for forgiveness--especially from the woman whose heart he broke."--P.  of cover.
Paroled after doing time in prison, Blake Bookchester attempts to reconnect with single mother Danielle Workhouse, who works for Buck and Amy Roebuck at their mansion while her son, Ivan, explores the woods with a precocious friend.
"When Dorie Anderson meets a cute guy, she becomes a huge klutz. But one phone call has turned her dead-end dating life into an adventure: she's won a trip on a singles' cruise to Fiji. On board, she soon meets pro baseball player Andy, and the ship's hunky French doctor. She's sure she'll fall head-over-heels in no time. Unfortunately, she's right: soon, she trips over her luggage right in front of them. Mortifying. But a bigger disaster is just on the horizon. Dorie finds a man murdered in his bunk the same night a storm wrecks the ship, stranding everyone on a deserted shore. It'd be a perfect setting for romance-if it weren't for the fact that there's a killer among them"--From publisher description.
When Nevada Britain agrees to give ex-convict Cord McDowell a piece of land that their families have been fighting over for a hundred years if he will marry her, neither of them expects to fall in love.
Gifted with the ability to see the future, Lady Olympia Wherlocke teams up with Lord Brant Mallam to save his sister from an arranged marriage orchestrated by his cold, calculating mother until their clever plan works a little too perfectly, revealing the sins of their pasts.