Feeling the Heat? 7 Steamy Titles for Summer Reading
by Karen Green
Some like it hot, and for those readers, we have a veritable heat wave of sultry stories in these new releases.
From Harlequin Desire to Carina Press, and everything in between, summer is here and the heat is on—especially in the pages of these books. You’re going to need some cooling down after spending time with these sexy reads.
Blazing Bedtime Anthology (Bedtime Stories) by Leslie Kelly
A healthy fantasy life is always a good thing, and these three delicious new takes on classic fairy tales make the perfect bedtime stories—though you may not get much sleep after you’re done.
It’s getting hot in here: Aim that fan directly at yourself and turn it to high.
Unbridled Billionaire by Dani Wade
It’s My Fair Lady meets Black Beauty as a young woman is groomed by an opportunistic businessman to gain a foothold in the equine business. But she learns a few tricks of her own as she and Kane move toward something neither of them could have anticipated.
It’s getting hot in here: Better keep a tall, cool glass of ice tea nearby.
Mistress by Magick (The Magick Trilogy) by Laura Navarre
Hot, historical fantasy romance, anyone? Lady Jayne is fae, evil Lord Calyx is a shifter and they must each carefully control their powers in order to protect themselves from danger. But can they control their desire for each other?
It’s getting hot in here: Ditch the covers tonight; you won’t be needing them.
Rebel Custody (The Demon Horde Motorcycle Club) by Sarah Hawthorne
When a bad boy MC member needs the assistance of a straitlaced lawyer, they must both put aside their preconceived notions to save a child. He’ll do anything to get his son back, and anything at all with the woman charged to help him.
It’s getting hot in here: You’ll want the wind in your hair to cool down this wild ride.
Easy Ride by Suzanne Ruby
What’s really going on at The Deep, an exclusive, secretive club that seems to be crawling with the hottest men in Texas? Kirby is going undercover to find out, but when she meets the hottest one of them all, Kirby might really end up under the covers.
It’s getting hot in here: Open those windows. All of them.
On Point (Out of Uniform) by Annabeth Albert
Fans of LGBT romantic fiction will enjoy this third installment of the Out of Uniform series, featuring two Navy SEALs who find their reliance on each other moving out of the combat field and into the bedroom.
It’s getting hot in here: Nothing will cool you down after this, except maybe a bathtub full of ice.
Protector Wolf (Alpha Force) by Linda O. Johnston
Fans of paranormal romance will love this story of an unsuspecting naturalist, a shape-shifting lieutenant and the animal instincts neither one can deny as they work together to stop a threat to both of their communities.
It’s getting hot in here: Get that air-conditioning running, stat.
Ready to turn up the heat this summer? Let us know what you’ll be reading!