Harlequin October 2019 New Releases
Are you ready for brand new reads? October is here, and not only does that mean great books from some of your favorite authors, but a chance to dive into some early holiday books as well! Keep reading for new releases from Sheila Roberts, Maisey Yates, Zuri Day and more.
Christmas from the Heart by Sheila Roberts
Olivia Berg’s charity, Christmas from the Heart, has helped generations of families in need in Pine River, but this year might be the end. Hightower Enterprises, one of their biggest donors has been taken over by Guy Hightower, and he’s declared there will be no more money coming to Christmas from the Heart. When Guy’s Maserati breaks down at the edge of the Cascade foothills, his rescuer is none other than Olivia Berg. What’s a Scrooge to do? Plug his nose and eat fruitcake and hope she doesn’t learn his true identity before he can get out of town. What could go wrong?
Coming Home for Christmas by RaeAnne Thayne
Elizabeth Hamilton has been lost. Trapped in a tangle of postpartum depression and grief, she couldn’t quite see the way back to her husband and their two beautiful kids…until a car accident stole away her memories. And when she finally got her memory back, Elizabeth worried that they’d moved on without her. That perhaps she wasn’t the right mother for her kids or wife for Luke. But now, seven years later, Luke finds her in a nearby town and brings Elizabeth back home, just in time for Christmas. Can the hurt of the past seven years be healed and bring the Hamiltons the gift of a new beginning?
Cowboy Christmas Redemption by Maisey Yates
Cowboy Caleb Dalton has loved single mom Ellie Bell, and her little daughter, Amelia. But since Ellie is his best friend’s widow, Caleb knows Ellie will always be off-limits. So when Caleb discovers that Ellie has a Christmas wish list—and hopes for a kiss under the mistletoe—he’s throwing his cowboy hat into the ring. If anyone’s going to be kissing Ellie and sharing this magical time with her and her daughter, it’s him. This Christmas, can Caleb prove he’s the missing puzzle piece of Ellie’s and Amelia’s hearts?
A Wedding in December by Sarah Morgan
In the snowy perfection of Aspen, the White family gathers for youngest daughter Rosie’s whirlwind Christmas wedding. First to arrive are the bride’s parents, Maggie and Nick. They are hiding a huge secret: they are on the brink of divorce. Rosie’s older sister, Katie, is worried that impulsive Rosie is making a mistake and is determined to save her sister from herself! If only the irritatingly good-looking best man, Jordan, would stop interfering with her plans. Bride-to-be Rosie loves her fiancé but is having serious second thoughts. Except everyone has arrived—how can she tell them she’s not sure?
Risk Everything by Janie Crouch
Following a fire at the New Journeys women’s shelter, Deputy Tanner Dempsey is on high alert, and his fiancée, Bree Daniels, fears that one of the shelter’s clients is being targeted. Outmanned and outgunned, Tanner and Bree must make a last stand for justice and unravel the twisted plot of a dangerous sociopath. Will it be “’til death do us part” before they can say “I do”?
Reunited by the Badge by Deborah Fletcher Mello
Harlequin Romantic Suspense
When he discovers his patients’ lives are threatened, Dr. Paul Reilly can turn to only one person: Simone Black. She will have his back, even if they don’t agree on much else. But as the former lovers work together to track down the evildoers who are tampering with medications, they rediscover unexpected feelings for one another…even as an enemy wants to silence them permanently.
The Greek’s Billion Dollar Baby by Clare Connelly
All the money in the world couldn’t save Leonidas from the pain of losing his loved ones. Since then, he’s forbidden himself all pleasure in life. Until he meets enchanting innocent Hannah at a lavish party in Greece. Reeling from the discovery of her fiancé’s infidelity, Hannah is determined to swear off men. But her instant chemistry with Leonidas is undeniable. And for one night, they break all their rules, indulging in red-hot oblivion—with inescapably powerful consequences.
Ready for the Rancher by Zuri Day
Wealthy rancher Adam Breedlove won’t compromise his professional plans for anyone. But when a chance encounter leads to Ryan Washington’s bed, their chemistry spells trouble. She’s headstrong, seductive, stands for everything Adam’s against. And she’s his business partner’s sister—a partner with ulterior motives. Is Ryan’s heady passion a fun fling, something more serious…or cover for her brother to destroy the company?
His Surgeon Under the Southern Lights by Robin Gianna
Harlequin Medical Romance
In this Doctors Under the Stars story, only when exploring the Antarctic’s freezing waters can marine biologist Dr. Zeke Edwards forget the heartache of losing his family. Until an unexpected, passionate kiss with new colleague Dr. Jordan Flynn starts to break through the barriers around his heart. Having both sworn off relationships they agree to a temporary fling. Then danger strikes…and they’re forced to realize their feelings are anything but temporary!
Falling Again for Her Island Fling by Ellie Darkins
Marine Biologist Meena isn’t prepared for the jolt of recognition when she meets tycoon Guy Williams while working on development plans for his luxury island resort. Years ago they had a whirlwind fling, but afterwards an accident stole Meena’s memories — and much more. She’s been searching for answers ever since. Could Guy be the missing piece to her past and her future — if she’s willing to risk her heart again?
Her Amish Holiday Suitor by Carrie Lighte
Lucy Knepp has no time for heartbreaker Nick Burkholder…until a pretend courtship means she can finish her embroidery for a Christmas fund-raiser in peace. Nick’s arrangement with the too-reserved Lucy is the perfect cover while he repairs the cabin his brother damaged. But once Nick sees how vibrant Lucy really is, can he prove himself—and show their love is for all seasons?
American Love Story by Adriana Herrera
Haitian-born professor and activist Patrice Denis is not here for anything that will veer him off the path he’s worked so hard for. One particularly dangerous distraction: Easton Archer, the assistant district attorney who last summer gave Patrice some of the most intense nights of his life. Easton forged his own path to success, choosing public service over the comforts of his family’s wealth. With local law enforcement unfairly targeting young men of color, and his career—and conscience—on the line, now is hardly the time to be thirsting after Patrice again. When the issue at hand hits closer to home than either could imagine, they’ll have to work to forge a path forward…together.
The Speed of Falling Objects by Nancy Richardson Fischer
“Danger “Danny” Danielle Warren is no stranger to falling. After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Now Danny keeps her head down, studies hard, and works to fulfill everyone else’s needs. She’s certain that her mom’s bitterness and her TV star father’s absence are her fault. When her dad calls with an offer to join him to film the next episode of his popular survivalist show, Danny jumps at the chance to prove she’s not a disappointment. Being on set with the teen movie idol, Gus Price, should be the cherry on top. But when their plane crashes in the Amazon, Danny must face the truth about the parent she worships and falling for Gus, and find her own inner strength and worth to light the way home.
The Duke’s Stolen Bride by Sophie Jordan
To save her impoverished family, Marian Langley will become a mistress. But she will not be just any mistress. Marian intends to become so coveted that she can set her own terms, retaining control over her body and her fate. Only one problem remains: finding a tutor. Other men deprive themselves of pleasure for propriety’s sake. Nathaniel, Duke of Warrington, would much rather be depraved. He slakes his desires with professionals who ask nothing of him but his coin. Marian’s proposal—that he train her without taking her virtue—is an intriguing diversion, until their lessons in seduction spin out of control.
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