May 2016 New Releases
The April showers have come and gone, meaning it’s time for all the best that May has to offer, including exciting new releases that you’ll love. Keep reading to discover more from Susan Mallery, Maisey Yates, Mary Kubica and more!
Best of My Love by Susan Mallery
Shelby Gilmore goes on the hunt for a friend—a male friend—to convince her stubborn psyche that men can be trusted. Aidan Mitchell thinks Shelby’s experiment will help him see women as more than just conquests. As Aidan and Shelby explore the secret lives of men and women, the heat between them fires up the Fool’s Gold rumor mill. If no one will believe they’re just friends, maybe they should give the gossips something to really talk about!
Lone Heart Pass by Jodi Thomas
With a career and a relationship in ruins, Jubilee Hamilton is left reeling from a fast fall to the bottom. The run-down Texas farm she’s inherited is a far cry from the second chance she hoped for, but it and the abrasive foreman she’s forced to hire are all she’s got. Every time Charley Collins has let a woman get close, he’s been burned. So Lone Heart ranch and the contrary woman who owns it are merely a means to an end, until Jubilee tempts him to take another risk—to stop resisting the attraction drawing them together despite all his hard-learned logic.
One Night Charmer by Maisey Yates
If the devil wore flannel, he’d look like Ace Thompson. He’s the last person that Sierra West wants to ask for a bartending job. Ever since discovering that her “perfect” family is built on a lie, Sierra has been determined to make it on her own. Resisting her new boss should be easy when they’re always bickering. Until one night, the squabbling stops…and something far more dangerous takes over.
A Buccaneer at Heart by Stephanie Laurens
After a decade leading diplomatic voyages and covert missions for the Crown, Captain Robert Frobisher decides that establishing a home should be his next challenge. But when an urgent summons arrives, Robert puts his wishes aside and agrees to set sail immediately. Miss Aileen Hopkins is determined to find her brother Will, a naval lieutenant who has mysteriously disappeared, and she will not allow anyone to turn her from her path. But all too quickly, that path grows dark and dangerous. And then Robert Frobisher appears and attempts to divert her in more ways than one.
Treasured by Sherryl Woods
Despite the wealth and power of his remarkable family, Ben Carlton stayed hidden away in rural Virginia with only his artistic talent and his troubled memories for company. But when he met beautiful gallery owner Kathleen Dugan at the urging of his matchmaking aunt Destiny, his wounded heart began to open–yet he couldn’t completely forget the tragedies of his past.
This book is a reissue.
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
Sixty-nine-year-old Arthur Pepper lives a simple life. He gets out of bed at precisely7:30 a.m., just as he did when his wife, Miriam, was alive. He dresses in the same gray slacks and mustard sweater vest, waters his fern, Frederica, and heads out to his garden. But on the anniversary of Miriam’s death, something changes. Sorting through her possessions, Arthur finds a gold charm bracelet he’s never seen before. What follows is a surprising odyssey that takes Arthur as far as India in an epic quest to find out the truth about his wife’s secret life before they met.
Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica
In downtown Chicago, Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is found among her possessions, leaving her friend and roommate Quinn Collins to wonder where Esther is and whether or not she’s the person Quinn thought she knew. Meanwhile, a mysterious woman appears in the quiet coffee shop where eighteen-year-old Alex Gallo works as a dishwasher. He is immediately drawn to her charm and beauty, but what starts as an innocent crush quickly spirals into something far more dark and sinister than he ever expected.
Meternity by Meghann Foye
Editor Liz Buckley has spent years working a gazillion hours a week picking up the slack for coworkers with kids, and she’s tired of it. So one day when her stress-related nausea is mistaken for morning sickness by her bosses—boom! She decides to run with it and plans to use her paid time off to figure out her life: work, love and otherwise. It’ll be her “meternity” leave. By day, Liz rocks a foam-rubber belly under fab maternity outfits. By night, she dumps the bump for karaoke nights and boozy dinners out. But how long can she keep up her charade…and hide it from the guy who might just be The One?
In Too Deep & One Enchanted Moment Lori Foster, Sarah Morgan
Harlequin Bestselling Author Collection
In Too Deep by New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster
Private investigator Harry Lonnigan isn’t fooled by Charlie Jones’s boyish disguise. He knows she’s all woman. And if she isn’t careful, she’ll blow his cover and get herself hurt. But can Harry be Charlie’s hero and still keep his secrets?
One Enchanted Moment by USA TODAY bestselling author Sarah Morgan
Life has just thrown Skylar Tempest a serious curveball. So she’s returned home to Puffin Island to regroup. Unfortunately, that means seeing Alec Hunter, who’s become a big-deal TV historian. Sky’s never liked him, and the feeling was mutual. But maybe that was then.
Morelli’s Mistress by Anne Mather
Five years ago Abby Laurence would have given anything to be Luke Morelli’s mistress. But Luke’s love was off-limits, because Abby was married to another man. Now Luke is back. He’s never forgotten Abby’s betrayal and he’s determined she will pay for her lies. Finally free of her husband, there is only one way that she can make amends… An affair might have been illicit once, but she’s Luke’s for the taking now!
The Marshal’s Justice by Delores Fossen
A shoot-out on the banks of Appaloosa Creek is the last place marshal Chase Crockett expects to find his ex-lover. Former criminal informant April Landis is supposed to be in WITSEC awaiting the birth of their child. Telling Chase he was a father—two months early—wasn’t an option with murderous thugs targeting April and their infant daughter. Despite the violence that divides them, her only prayer is to trust the Texas lawman sworn to protect his family. Until desire ambushes them again, leaving April and Chase at the mercy of a past with no promise of a future.
One Rodeo Season by Sarah M. Anderson
Bullfighter Ian Tall Chief is determined to get off the reservation and onto the pro circuit. The only person who can break his concentration? Lacy Evans, owner of the Straight Arrow Ranch. She’s running the ranch alone, after her parents’ deaths. The macho rodeo world is not ready for a female stock contractor. And she’s discovered her parents were keeping secrets from her—ones that rock the very foundation of her identity. Can she trust Ian to be the good man he claims to be?
An Amish Match by Jo Ann Brown
With a baby on the way, a toddler son to care for and a run-down farm, Amish widow Rebekah Burkholder is worried for her family’s future. So when a kind, hardworking Amish widower with three children proposes marriage for sensible reasons, Rebekah accepts. She’ll oversee Joshua Stoltzfus’s household, be a loving mother to his children and try to reach his rebellious teenager. Joshua will make a wonderful father to her young son and the little one soon to be born. But as Rebekah unexpectedly falls for her new husband, dare she hope that Joshua will reopen his heart to love, too?
The Cowboy’s City Girl by Linda Ford
Love Inspired Historical
Beatrice Doyle came to Montana to escape her father’s marriage plans for her—not to lasso herself a cowboy. Yet she can’t ignore the sparks that fly between her and Levi Harding while she’s at his family’s ranch, caring for his injured stepmother. Levi is drawn to big-city girl Beatrice. In her, the half–Native American rancher sees himself: someone a little bruised, a lot lonely. And when the two join forces to care for an orphaned girl, he yearns to heal their fractured hearts—and form the family they all long for.
The Blacksmith’s Wife by Elisabeth Hobbes
Rejected by her favored knight, Joanna Sollers knows she will never love again. Especially when the man she’s now forced to marry is none other than her beloved’s half brother! For blacksmith Hal Danby, marrying Joanna makes his lifelong dream of entering the Smiths’ Guild possible, even if the secrets in his past mean he’ll forever keep his distance. But everything changes with one stolen night, and in the arms of his new bride, Hal wonders if this loveless arrangement could transform into something real…
Secret Baby Scandal by Joanne Rock
Tatiana Doucet has dealt with sexy, arrogant athletes most of her life. But Jean-Pierre Reynaud is a whole different animal—in bed and on the field. Unbeknownst to him, their one amazing night produced a son. Now her family’s biggest football rival is back, offering a seductive wager she can’t refuse. Jean-Pierre despises the media. When rumors fly, he knows a fake relationship is the perfect diversion for the tabloids—and Tatiana’s unbridled passion is the perfect diversion for Jean-Pierre. But when she drops a baby bombshell, the scandal will rock them both!
Didn’t I Warn You by Amber Barden
From the moment Angelina laid eyes on him, she fell into a fantasy. Mysterious, foreign, gorgeous, Haithem offered her what she needed most–a chance to feel again.But Haithem is much more than he appears to be. He lives in a world of danger where everything comes at a price. He talks about protecting her, about keeping her safe, but she can’t distinguish his truth from his lies. She can’t separate her pleasure from his betrayal.
Vengeful Love: Deception by Laura Carter
The final, heart-pounding installment of the darkly suspenseful, sinfully sexy Vengeful Love series.
When I walked away from him, I should have known Gregory would follow. For a man like him, walking away—no matter the odds—is never an option. He’s come to offer me the deal of a lifetime: his heart. All his secrets. Him. Forever. But at what cost?
Soldier by Julie Kagawa
When forced to choose between safety with the dragon organization Talon and being hunted forever as an outcast, Ember Hill chose to stand with Riley and his band of rogue dragons rather than become an assassin for Talon. She’s lost contact with her twin brother, Dante, a Talon devotee, as well as Garret, the former enemy soldier who challenged her beliefs about her human side. Garret journeys alone to the United Kingdom, birthplace of the ancient and secret Order of St. George, to spy on his former brothers and uncover deadly and shocking secrets that will shake the foundations of dragons and dragon-slayers alike.
Love of the Game by Lori Wilde
With major league good looks and talent, Dallas Gunslingers relief pitcher Axel Richmond was living the good life. But now with an injured shoulder and his career on the line, Axel is stuck recuperating at a ranch in Stardust, Texas . . . striking out only with his gorgeous physical therapist. Kasha Carlyle has one week to get Axel back in action or she can kiss her much-needed job with the Gunslingers goodbye. She quickly learns that Axel’s guarded heart also needs healing . . . requiring all kinds of sneaky plays and sexy moves in extra innings.