Jan.-Mar. 2005

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

March 2005

Anthology–Dare Me *–Signet Eclipse

Anthology–Wicked Women Whodunit *–Kensington Brava (trade pb)
Mary Janice Davidson, Amy Garvey, Jennifer Apodaca, Nancy J. Cohen, Cherry Adair, Julie Elizabeth Leto, Jill Shalvis

Abrams, Nita–The Spy’s Kiss–Zebra

Albert, Michele–One Way Out *–Pocket

Allen, Harper–Payback *–Silhouette Bombshell #34

Anderson, Jessica–Covert M.D. *–Harlequin Intrigue #833

Ashtree, Elizabeth–Into Thin Air *–Harlequin Superromance #1264
Aston, Elizabeth–The Exploits & Adventures of Miss Aletha Darcy–Touchstone (Regency)

Ballard, Mignon F.–Too Late For Angels *– St. Martin’s Minotaur (HC) (paranormal)

Bloom, Elizabeth–See Isabelle Run *–Mysterious Press (HC)

Bodoin, Dorothy–A Shortcut Through the Shadows *–Wings ePress

Brallier, Kate–Seal Island *–Tor (paranormal)

Brand, Fiona–Touching Midnight *–Mira

Breton, Laurie–Lethal Lies *–Mira

Britton, Pamela–Dangerous Curves *–HQN

Buckley, Geri–For Pete’s Sake *–Berkely Sensation

Burnes, Caroline–Familiar Texas *–Harlequin Intrigue #831

Cameron, Stella–Testing Miss Toogood–Mira

Carter, Margaret–Embracing Darkness *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1355 (paranormal)

Casper, K.N.–A Mother’s Vow *–Harlequin Superromance #1260

Cassidy, Carla–The Perfect Family *–Signet Eclipse

Chase, Loretta–Mr. Impossible– Berkley Sensation

Childs, Lisa–The Substitute Sister * (Eclipse)–Harlequin Intrigue #834 (gothic)

Collins, Kate–Slay it With Flowers *–Signet

Cooke, Cynthia–Shiver *–Harlequin Intrigue #836

Crandall, Susan–Promises to Keep *–Warner Forever

Davidson, Maryjanice–Hello Gorgeous *–Brava

Davis, Dee–Endgame *–HQN

Davis, Justine–Second Chance Hero * (Redstone Inc.)–Silhouette Int. Moments #1351

DePalo, Anna–Under the Tycoon’s Protection *–Silhouette Desire #1643

Dees, Cindy–Her Secret Agent Man *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1353

Diggs, Anita Doreen–A Meeting in the Ladies’ Room *–Dafina Books (reprint)

Doyle, Stephanie–Calculated Risk *–Silhouette Bombshell #36

Dunning, John–The Sign of the Book *–Scribner (HC)

Eagle, Kathleen–Night Falls Like Silk *–Harper Torch (reprint)

Enoch, Suzanne–Flirting with Danger *–Avon

Farmer, Jerrilyn–The Flaming Luau of Death *–William Morrow (HC)

Fluke, Joanne–Peach Cobbler Murder *–Kensington (HC)

Fronheiser, Michelle–Twin Deceptions *–New Concept  (E-book)

Gangemi, Joseph–Inamorata–Penquin (trade pb reprint)

Gayle, Roberta–Sweetness and Lies *–BET Books

Gaylin, Alison–Hide Your Eyes *–Signet

Graham, Heather–Killing Kelly *–Mira (HC)

Heath, Sandra–Diamond Dreams–Signet (Regency)

Housden, Frances–Stranded With a Stranger *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1354

Jackson, Lisa–Deep Freeze *–Zebra

Johnston, Dorothy–The Trojan Dog *–Thomas Dunne (HC)

Kozak, Harley Jane–Dating is Murder *–Doubleday (HC)

Laurens, Stephanie–The Truth About Love–William Morrow (HC)

Leigh,  Jo–Not-So-Secret Baby *–Harlequin Intrigue #835

Martin, Nancy–Cross Your Heart and Hope to Die *–NAL (HC)

McBride, Jule–Nights in White Satin *–Harlequin Temptation #1013

McKenna, Shannon–Return to Me *–Kensington (reprint)

Meyer, Joanne–The Single Girl’s Guide to Murder *–Kensington (trade pb)

Miles, Cassie–Rocky Mountain Maneuvers * (Colorado Crime Consultants)–Harlequin Intrigue # 832

Monk, Kathryn–Every Whispered Word–Bantam

Moore, Sandra K.–The Orchid Hunter *–Silhouette Bombshell #35

Shayne, Maggie–Blue Twilight * (Wings in the Night)–Mira (paranormal)

Snell, Dianna Love–Worth Every Risk *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1356

Warren, Susan May–Flee the Night *–Tyndale House (inspirational)

Weaver, Ingrid–The Angel and the Outlaw *–Silhouette Int. moments #1352

Webb, Debra–Silent Weapon *–Silhouette Bombshell #33

February 2005

Bebris, Carrie–Suspense and Sensibility–Forge (HC) (Regency mystery series)

Beverley, Jo–A Most Unsuitable Man –Signet

Bradley, Celeste–To Wed a Scandalous Spy — St. Martin’s

Buckley, Fiona–The Siren Queen–Scribner (HC) (historical mystery series)

Cassidy, Carla–Protecting the Princess *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1345

Castillo, Linda–Depth Perception *– Berkley Sensation

Chamberlain, Diane–The Bay at Midnight *–Mira (HC)

Dees, Cindy–The Medusa Project *–Silhouette Bombshell #31

Durham, Laura–Better off Wed *– Avon

Eichler, Selma–Murder Can Mess Up Your Mascara *–Signet

Ford, Jacey–I Spy *– Berkley Sensation

Forster, Rebecca–Silent Witness *–Signet

Fossen, Delores–Mommy Under Cover *–Harlequin Intrigue #829

Fox, Roz Denny–She Walks the Line *–Harlequin Superromance #1254

Gayle, Roberta–Sweetness and Lies *–BET/Arabesque (multicultural)

Gideon, Nancy–Warrior Without a Cause *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1350

Handeland, Lori–Hunter’s Moon *– St Martin’s (werewolf)

Harper, Karen–The Fyre Mirror — St. Martin’s Minotaur (HC) (historical mystery series)

Harris, Lori L.–Someone Safe *–Harlequin Intrigue #830

Houston, C. Renee–Troubled Waters *–Garnett  Press

Jackson, Melanie–Divine Fire *–Love Spell (paranormal)

Jones, Linda Winstead–Truly, Madly, Dangerously *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1348

Joyce, Brenda–Deadly Illusions –Mira

Kantra, Virginia–Stolen Memory *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1347

Kearney, Susan–The Challenge –Tor Paranormal Romance (futuristic reprint)

Kent, Alison–The McKenzie Artifact *–Kensington Brava (trade pb)

Kurtz, Sylvie–Personal Enemy *–Silhouette Bombshell #29

Lee, Rachel–Wildcard *–Mira

London, Cait–Hidden Secrets *–Avon

Mann, Catherine– Explosive Alliance *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1346 <>

Martinez, Michele–Most Wanted *–William Morrow (HC)

McBride, Susan–The Good Girl’s Guide to Murder *– Avon

McGown, Jill–Unlucky for Some *–Ballantine (HC)

Meyer, Joanne–Fortune Cookie *–Zebra

Michaels, Fern–Picture Perfect *–Zebra (reprint)

Michaels, Lorna–Stranger in Her Arms *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1349

Miles, Cassie–Rocky Mountain Manhunt * ( Colorado Crime Consultants)–Harlequin Intrigue #826

Mitchell, Mary Ann–Siren’s Call *–Medallion Press

Montanari, Richard–The Rosary Girls *–Ballantine (HC)

Mortman, Doris–Shades of Red *– St. Martin’s (HC)

Myers, Tamar–Assault and Pepper *–NAL (HC)

Paige, Robin–Death at Blenheim Palace–Berkley Prime Crime (HC) (historical mystery series)

Parker, Barbara–Suspicion of Rage *–Dutton (HC)

Parrish, P.J.–A Killing Rain *–Pinnacle

Quick, Amanda–Wait Until Midnight–Jove

Robb, J.D.–Survivor in Death–Putnam (HC) (futuristic)

Roberts, Wendy–Dating Can Be Deadly *–Red Dress Inc. (chic lit mystery)

Robinson, Peter–Strange Affair *–William Morrow (HC)

Rock, Joanne–Silk Confessions *–Harlequin Blaze #171

Rosnau, Wendy–The Spy Wore Red *–Silhouette Bombshell #32

Shay, Kathryn–Nothing More to Lose *– Berkley Sensation

Sinclair, Dani–Secret Cinderella *–Harlequin Intrigue #827

Solomon, Annie–Blind Curve *–Warner Forever

St. Claire, Roxanne–Killer Curves *–Pocket

Starling, Boris–Vodka *–Dutton (HC)

Stevens, Amanda–Intimate Knowledge *–Harlequin Intrigue #825

Tishy, Cecelia–Now You See Her *–Mysterious Press (HC)

Tolnitch, Amy–A Lost Touch of Bliss–Medallion Press (ghost)

Vaughn, Evelyn–Contact *–Silhouette Bombshell #30

York, Rebecca–Spellbound * (Eclipse)–Harlequin Intrigue #828 (gothic)

Zafon, Carlos Ruiz–The Shadow of the Wind–Penguin (Trade pb reprint)

January 2005

Anthology–Dangerous Women *–Mysterious Press (HC)
Otto Penzler, Editor

Bartholomew, Nancy–Stella, Get Your Man *–Silhouette Bombshell #25

Bates, Karen Grigsby–Plain Brown Wrapper *– Harper Torch  (multicultural) (reprint)

Berry, Linda–Death and the Walking Stick *–Five Star (HC)

Bevarly, Elizabeth–Just Like a Man *–Avon

Blue, Lucy–My Demon’s Kiss (Bound in Darkness)–Pocket (vampire)

Bolen, Cheryl–The Counterfeit Countess–Zebra

Brant, Kylie–Close to the Edge *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1341

Brockmann, Suzanne–Hot Target *–Ballantine (HC)

Burke, Jan–Bloodlines *–Simon & Schuster (HC)

Cassidy, Carla–Deceived *–Silhouette Bombshell #26

Celmer, Michelle–Running on Empty *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1343

Challis, Joanna– The Secret of the Phoenix–Wings ePress (gothic)

Colley, Barbara–Wiped Out *–Kensington (HC)

Creighton, Kathleen–Undercover Mistress *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1340

Delinsky, Barbara–Twilight Whispers *–Warner (HC) (reprint)

Dodson, B.L.–Amberley –Wings ePress

Drake, Shannon–Dead by Dusk *–Zebra

Eccles, Marjorie–Killing a Unicorn *– St. Martin’s Minotaur

Fairstein, Linda–Entombed *–Scribner (HC)

Ferrarella, Marie–Dangerous Disguise *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1339

Fielding, Joy–Puppet *–Atria (HC)

Frazer, Margaret–The Widow’s Tale — Berkley Prime Crime (HC)

Graves, Sarah–Tool and Die *–Bantam (HC)

Greiman, Lois–Seducing a Princess — Avon (Last book in Princess trilogy)

Heggan, Christiane–The Search *–Mira

Howard, Linda–To Die For *–Ballantine

Hunter, Gwen– Shadow Valley *–Mira

Kane, Andrea–I’ll Be Watching You *–William Morrow (HC)

Karr, Shirley–What an Earl Wants — Avon

Kastner, Deb–Undercover Blessings *–Steeple Hill Love Inspired #284 (inspirational)

Kent, Alison–The Beach Alibi *–Kensington Brava (Trade pb)

Kenyon, Sherrilyn–Seize the Night *– St. Martin’s (vampire)

Kurtz, Sylvie–A Rose at Midnight * (Eclipse)–Harlequin Intrigue #822 (gothic)

LaFoy, Leslie–The Perfect Desire — St. Martin’s

London, Cait–Hidden Secrets *– Avon

Low, Gennita–The Protector *–Avon

MacAlister, Katie–Sex, Lies, and Vampires *–Love Spell (vampire)

Marton, Dana–Secret Soldier *–Harlequin Intrigue #821

McCarthy, Erin–Mouth to Mouth *–Brava (trade pb)

McKevett, G.A.–Murder a la Mode *–Kensington (HC)

Miles, Cassie–Rocky Mountain Mystery * ( Colorado Crime Consultants)–Harlequin Intrigue #820

Miller, Julie–Partner-Protector * (The Precinct)–Harlequin Intrigue #819

Morrisey, Tom–Deep Blue *–Zondervan (inspirational trade pb)

Nichol, James W.–Midnight Cab *–Canongate (HC)

Overton, Elaine–Love’s Inferno *–BET/Arabesque (multicultural)

Richer, Lois–Forgotten Justice *–Tyndale House (inspirational trade pb)

Ross, Julia–Night of Sin — Berkley (trade pb)

Sawyer, Meryl–Better Off Dead *–HQN

Sharpe, Alice–Undercover Babies * (Top Secret Babies)–Harlequin Intrigue #823

Shaw, Sophia–Shades and Shadows *–Dafina Books

Sheedy, E.C.–Killing Bliss *–Zebra

Simpson, Patricia–The Dark Lord *–Tor (reprint)

Skully, Jennifer–Sex and the Serial Killer *–HQN

Smith, Barbara Burnett–Bead on Trouble *– Berkley Prime Crime

Sweeney, Leann–A Wedding to Die For *–Signet

Van Horne, Hollie–Speak of the Dead *–Time Travelers, Inc. (paranormal)

Vaughan, Susan–Code Name: Fiancee *–Silhouette Int. Moments #1342

Warren, Nancy–Drive Me Crazy *–Kensington

Webb, Debra–Dying to Play *–Silhouette Signature Select

Whitefeather, Sheri–Always Look Twice *–Silhouette Bombshell #27

Wootson, Alice–Aloha Love *–BET Books

York, Rebecca–Crimson Moon *–Berkley Sensation (werewolf)

Young, Donna–Bodyguard Rescue *–Harlequin Intrigue #824