Recommended Reads

The links below provide more information about each book, and often
include a synopsis, reviews, and picture of the book’s cover.

* = Contemporary Setting
HC = Hardcover

December 2008

Burke, Jan–The Messenger *–Simon and Schuster (HC paranormal)

Holt, Victoria–Mistress of Mellyn–St. Martin’s Griffin (reprint)

Mix, Kathleen–Deadly Paradise *–Wild Rose Press/Fictionwise (e-book)

November 2008

Bretton, Barbara–Casting Spells *–Berkley

Callender, Kristin–The Truth Lies in the Dark *–Bluewater Press

Summers, Jordan– Red *–Tor (paranormal futuristic–Book 1, Dead World Trilogy)

October 2008

Bodoin, Dorothy–Snowhedge *–Hilliard and Harris

Butcher, Shannon K.–No Escape *–Forever (Grand Central)

Cox, Michael–The Glass of Time–W. W. Norton (HC)

Pickens, Andrea–The Scarlet Spy–Forever (Grand Central)

September 2008

Delacroix, Claire–Fallen *–Tor (paranormal futuristic)

Lashner, William–A Killer’s Kiss*–Harper Collins (reprint)

O-Donohue, Clare–The Lover’s Knot *–Plume

August 2008

Eagan-Cox, Elizabeth–A Ghost of a Chance *–EBooksOnThe.Net (e-book, paranormal romantic mystery)

Graves, Samantha–Out of Time *–Forever (Grand Central–paranormal)

Williams, Amber Leigh–Denied Origin *–Wild Rose Press (e-book)

July 2008

Toombs, Jane–The Dark Lighthouse *–Champagne Books (gothic e-book)

June 2008

Dodson, Cathlynn Richard–Glass Hours–BooksForABuck (e-book, time travel)

May 2008

Abu-Jaber, Diana–Origin: A Novel *–W.W. Norton

Anthology–Baddest Bad Boys *–Brava (trade pb)
Shannon McKenna, Cate Noble , E.C. Sheedy

Aiken, Ginny–Danger in a Small Town *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Anderson, Jessica–Twin Targets * (Thriller)–Harlequin Intrigue #1061

Barrett, Gail–Heart of a Thief * (The Crusaders)–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1514

Brand, Fiona–Blind Instinct *–Mira (paranormal)

Butler, Christyne–Reilly’s Promise *–Samhain (trade pb)

Caroll, Robin–Bayou Judgment *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Cassidy, Carla–With the Material Witness in the Safe House * (The Curse of Raven’s Cliff)–Harlequin Intrigue #1062 (gothic overtones)

Chase, Allison–Dark Obsession–Signet Eclipse (gothic)

Dane, Jordan–No One Left to Tell– Avon

Daniels, B.J.–Second Chance Cowboy * (Whitehorse , Montana)–Harlequin Intrigue #1059

Dawson, Geralyn–The Loner–HQN

Deveraux, Jude–Secrets *–Atria (HC)

Ferrarella, Marie–Secret Agent Affair *–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1511

Fletcher, Meredith–Beneath the Surface *–Silhouette Athena Force

Griffin, Laura–One Wrong Step *–Pocket Star

Herron, Rita–In the Flesh * (Nighthawk Island)–Harlequin Intrigue #1063

Jones, Linda Winstead–The Guardian *–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1063

Kimberly, Alice–The Ghost and the Femme Fatale *–Berkley Prime Crime (paranormal)

King-Gamble, Marcia–The Way He Moves *–Harlequin Mediterranean Nights

Long, Kathleen–Cold Case Connection * (The Body Hunters)–Harlequin Intrigue #1060

Lucke, Margaret–House of Whispers *–Juno (E-Book, Supernatural Properties Book 1, paranormal)

Michaels, Kasey–Dial M for Mischief–HQN

Montwright, Isabella–A Scent in the Night *–CerridwenPress.com (E-book)

Neggers, Carla–The Angel *–Mira (HC)

Poarch, Candice–Long , Hot Nights *–Dafina (multi-cultural)

Putman, Cara–Deadly Exposure *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Roberts, Nora–The Hollow * (Sign of Seven)–Jove (paranormal)

Shay, Kathryn–Taking the Heat *– Berkley Sensation

Stewart, Mariah–Mercy Street *–Ballantine (HC)

Stuart, Anne–Fire and Ice *–Mira

Summers, Cara–A Sexy Time of It *–Harlequin Blaze #396

Thurlo, Aimee–Stargazer’s Woman * (Brotherhood of Warriors)–Harlequin Intrigue #1064

Vanak, Bonnie–The Scorpion and the Seducer–Leisure

Wall, Kathryn R.–The Mercy Oak *– St. Martin’s Minotaur

Whiddon, Karen–The Black Sheep P.I. *–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1513

White, Elizabeth–Controlling Interest *–Zondervan

Worth, Lenora–A Face in the Shadows *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

April 2008

Aiken, Ginny–A Steal of a Deal *–Revell (Trade PB inspirational)

Alexander, Hannah–Hidden Motive *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Burney, Claudia Mair–Death , Deceit & Some Smooth Jazz-Howard (Trade PB inspirational)

Cleland, Jane K.–Antiques to Die For *– St. Martin’s Minotaur (HC)

Creighton, Kathleen–Danger Signals *–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1507

Dane, Jordan–No One Heard Her Scream *– Avon

Daniels, B.J.–Matchmaking With a Mission * ( Whitehorse , Montana)–Harlequin Intriques #1053

Davis, Susan Page–Witness *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Dees, Cindy–The Dark Side of Night * (H.O.T. Watch)–Sillhouette Romantic Suspense #1509

Dickson, Athol–Winter Haven *–Bethany House (HC inspirational)

Duncan, Diana–Lethal Attraction * (Forever and a Day)–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1570

Freethy, Barbara–Silent Fall *–Onyx

Graham, Heather–The Death Dealer *–Mira (paranormal)

Hall, Connie–Flashpoint *–Silhouette Athena Force

Herman, Kathy–The Grand Scheme * (Phantom Hollow)–Multnomah (Trade PB , inspirational)

Jackson, Lisa–Lost Souls *–Kensington (HC)

Jennings, Elizabeth–Pursuit *–Forever

Johansen, Iris–Quicksand *–St. Martin’s (HC)

Kane, Andrea–Twisted *–Morrow (HC)

Karr, Leona–Silent Witness *–Harlequin Intrique #1056

Kenyon, Sherrilyn–Devil May Cry *–St. Martin’s

Lee, Rachel–The Hunted *–Mira

Logan, Kimberly–Seduced by Sin– Avon  (Regency era)

London, Cait–A Stranger’s Touch * (Aisling Triplets trilogy)– Avon

Long, Kathleen–Positive I.D. * (The Body Hunters)–Harlequin Intrigue #1054

Marlow, Vanessa–Sleeping With the Devil*–St. Martin’s Griffin (trade pb–erotic thriller)

Marton, Dana–72 Hours * (Thriller)–Harlequin Intrigue #1055

McCabe, Amanda–A Sinful Alliance–Harlequin

McCoy, Shirlee–Lakeview Protector *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense

McDaniel, Jan–When We Were Strangers *–Eternal Press (e-book, amnesia)

Melton, Marliss–Don’t Let Go *–Forever

Montoya, Tracy–I’ll Be Watching You *–Harlequin Intrigue #1057

O’Dell, Terry–What’s in a Name *–CerridwenPress.com (E-book)

O’Keefe, Molly–A Man Worth Keeping *–Harlequin Superromance #1486

Peacock, Caro–A Foreign Affair– Avon (Trade PB)

Robards, Karen–Guilty *–Putnam (HC)

Robb, J.D.–Creation in Death– Berkley (futuristic) (reprint)

Rodriguez, Abraham–South By South Bronx *–Akashic Books (trade pb)

Rowen, Michelle–Lady and the Vamp *–Forever

St. Claire, Roxanne–First You Run *–Pocket Star

Steward, Carol–In His Sights *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Thackston, Terri–To the Rescue *–CerridwenPress.com (E-book)

Turner, Linda–A Hero to Count On * ( Broken Arrow Ranch)–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1508

Warren, Nancy–French Kissing * –Harlequin Blaze #389

White, Pat–Loving the Enemy *–Harlequin Intrigue #1058

Young, Nicole–Kill Me if You Can * (Patricia Amble)–Revell (Trade PB inspirational)

March 2008

Atwell, Sarah–Through a Glass , Deadly *– Berkley Prime Crime

Brallier, Kate–The Boundless Deep *–Forge (ghost)

Bruhns, Nina–The Rebel Prince *–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1504 (paranormal)

Bryan, Emily–Distracting the Duchess–Leisure

Camp, Candace–The Bridal Quest–HQN (Regency)

Cassidy, Carla–Every Move You Make *–Signet Eclipse

Childs, Laura–The Silver Needle Murder *  (Tea Shop mystery series)–Berkley Prime Crime (HC)

Daley, Margaret–Don’t Look Back *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Depre, Cyndia–Oblivious *–Mundania

Downe, Ruth–Terra Incognita–Bloomsbury (HC)

Feehan, Christine–Predatory Game * (Ghostwalker)–Jove (paranormal)

Ferrarella, Marie–A Doctor’s Secret * (Doctors Pulaski)–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1503

Fluke, Joanne–Carrot Cake Murder *–Kensington (HC)

Fossen, Delores–The Horseman’s Son * (Five-Alarm Babies)–Harlequin Intrigue #1050

Freethy, Barbara–Silent Run–Onyx

Guisti, Debby–MIA: Missing in Atlanta *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

James, Elle–Texas-Sized Secrets *–Harlequin Intrigue #1052

Johnston, Joan–Stranger’s Game *–Pocket (HC reprint)

Jones, Katherine D.–Perilous Passions *Parker (multi-cultural)

Kelly, Jocelyn–Kindred Spirits–Signet Eclipse (Regency era)

Krinard, Susan–Dark of the Moon–HQN (vampire)

Leigh, Jo–Coming Soon *–Harlequin Blaze #386

Leigh, Lora–Killer Secrets *–St , Martin’s

Manuel, Lisa–Fortune’s Kiss–Medallion

Martens, Isabel–Clementine–Awe-Struck E-Books (ebook, gothic)

Martin, Nancy–Murder Melts in Your Mouth *–NAL (HC)

Miles, Cassie–Mysterious Millionaire *–Harlequin Intrigue #1048

Moore, Sandra K.–Without a Trace *–Silhouette Athena Force

Peterson, Ann Voss– Wyoming Manhunt * (Thriller)–Harlequin Intrigue #1049

Pickens, Andrea–Seduced by a Spy–Grand Central

Potter, Patricia–Catch a Shadow *– Berkley Sensation

Rock, Joanne–Getting Lucky *–Harlequin Blaze #381

Rosemoor, Patricia–In Name Only * (McKenna Legacy)–Harlequin Intrigue #1047 (gothic overtones)

Rowland, Laura Joh–The Secret Advenutes of Charlotte Bronte–Overlook (HC historical mystery)

Rustand, Roxanne–Wildfire *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Sharpe, Alice–Avenging Angel *–Harlequin Intrigue #1051

Summers, Jordan–Off Limits *–Harlequin Blaze #383

Tracy, Pamela–Broken Lullaby *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense (inspirational)

Tyler, Stephanie–Beyond His Control *–Harlequin Blaze #384

White, Loreth Anne–The Heart of a Renegade * (Shadow Soldiers)–Silhouette Romantic  Suspense #1505

Wiesner, Karen–Renegade’s Rose *–WhiskeyCreekPress.com (E-book)

Woodward, Anne–Operation Rescue *–Silhouette Romantic Suspense #1506

February 2008

Butcher, Shannon K.–No Control *–Grand Central Publishing

Kane, Andrea–Dark Room *–Avon (reprint)

January 2008

Anthology–My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon *–St. Martin’s (trade pb)
Jim Butcher, Kelley Armstrong, Katie MacAlister, Marjorie M. Liu, Rachel Daine, Caitlin Kittredge, Lilith Saintcrow, Ronda Thompson

Bodoin, Dorothy–A Shadow on the Snow *–Worldwide (reprint)

Meredith, F.M.–Smell of Death *–Tigress Press (e-book also available)

Morgenroth, Kate–They Did It With Love *–Plume

Toombs, Jane–North of Nonesuch *–Whiskey Creek Press & ebook (paranormal gothic novella collection)