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Retro Romance, Cowboys, Cyberpunk + More New eBooks ~ Dec 13, 2011 releases

By On Dec 13 2011, 2:19 pm

 

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RETRO ROMANCES ARE HERE!
Publication Date: December 13, 2011


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Heavenly Match Heavenly Match by Sharon DeVita
Genre: Retro Contemporary
Length: Category
ISBN: 978-1-60928-909-6, Series: Heartwarming Love and Laughter
Price: $2.99 Limited time sale-priced for $2.09

Blind dates are always destined to end in failure…right?

When Molly Maguire's sweet, meddling Aunt Emily fixes Molly up on yet another blind date, Molly is helpless to say no to her. Fearing this will be another disastrous evening, Molly is stunned when the handsome, charming Jonathan Kent shows up and announces he's her blind date.

The more time Molly and Jonathan spend together, the more they realize how much they have in common. As their relationship deepens, Molly begins to wonder if she can truly trust Jonathan. After a horrendous experience with her ex-fiancé, Molly has been leery of men and their motives.

But, when a crisis threatens to tear Molly, Jonathan and their budding relationship apart, Molly realizes that you can't have love without trust.

This book has been previously published.

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Game of Hearts Game of Hearts by Kate Donovan
Genre: Retro Historical
Length: Novel, ISBN: 978-1-60928-910-2, Series: Happily Ever After Company
Price: $3.99 Limited time sale-priced for $2.79

Not a hero. Not a villain. Just a man afraid to risk his heart…and hers.

The Happily Ever After Company, Book 1

Aengus Yates broke Suzannah Hennessy's heart. Twice. As an eight-year-old, she entreated the handsome young rancher to wait. He laughingly rebuffed her and went on to marry his beautiful fiancée. When he abandoned his family years later, Suzannah should have felt justified. Instead, her heart broke all over again–with disillusionment that the man she loved could do such a thing.

Now fully grown, Suzannah signs up along with her shy, self-conscious best friend to let a matchmaker find them husbands. Love may not be in her future, but there is adventure to be had in the Wild West.

Aengus has done his best to make a fresh start, to banish old betrayals. When Suzannah appears at his door, it's clear she's no longer a lovesick child. Now her womanly curves make his heart pound with desire. Yet he dare not trust himself to love again, and he plans to tell her just that…as soon as she stops berating him long enough to let him get a word in edgewise, to tell her he's just trying to live an honorable life–against some very dishonorable odds.

Product Warnings: Contains a love-soured heroine and a love-starved hero who'd like nothing better than to sweeten things up.

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Love and War Love and War by Patricia Hagan
Genre: Retro Historical
Length: Plus Novel, ISBN: 978-1-60928-908-9, Series: The Coltrane Saga
Price: $4.99 Limited time sale-priced for $3.49

A tale of sizzling passion in a world consumed by the Civil War.

Beautiful and spirited Southerner Kitty Wright is torn between Rebel Nathan Collins and Yankee Travis Coltrane, the dashing Cavalry officer who can melt her heart with desire while sending fury coursing through her veins.

As war erupts, Kitty is abducted and ravished by a war-crazed Rebel. Rescued by Yankees, she is held captive and thrust into the battlefields to help tend the wounded. But from the first moment Travis Coltrane ignites–and satiates–the wild, raw desire in her that she never knew existed, she realizes her heart is imprisoned as well as her body.

Hating Travis for his Yankee loyalty, while loving him despite their different worlds, Kitty struggles with her guilt over Nathan, the Rebel to whom she is promised…all while struggling to survive as the world explodes around them all.

This title was originally published by Avon Books in 1978.

Product Warnings: This sweeping Civil War saga features accurate and graphic descriptions of battlefield wounds, nursing, and the brutality of war.

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Once a Mistress Once a Mistress by Debra Mullins
Genre: Retro Historical
Length: Novel, ISBN: 978-1-60928-907-2
Price: $3.99 Limited time sale-priced for $2.79

Her love will capture the ultimate treasure–his heart.

Diana Covington is a dutiful daughter with a boring future all mapped out for her. A shipping fortune and lush Jamaican estate that will someday be hers, a husband of her father's choice. Romance and Caribbean adventure exist only in her dreams, in which the Black Spaniard, El Moreno, plays a starring role.

Until she is kidnapped by the evil pirate Marcus, and her girlish fantasies quickly turn to nightmares.

Alex Rawnsley's dark Spanish looks makes him the perfect choice to take on the identity of El Moreno. His mission is to bring Marcus to justice, but his heart thirsts for blood. Vengeance for his brother's murder is within his grasp when Diana's kidnapping throws a hitch in his strategy.

Snatching her from Marcus's clutches is easy enough, but what to do with her now? He cannot return her home lest she be taken again. He has no choice but to keep the distracting, innocent beauty aboard his ship. In his cabin. In his bed. The temptation to make her his own grows stronger by the hour…but opening his heart to love may forever close the door on his quest for revenge.

This book was originally published in 1999 by Avon Books.

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Lakota Surrender Lakota Surrender by Karen Kay
Genre: Retro Historical
Length: Novel, ISBN: 978-1-60928-906-5, Series: Lakota
Price: $3.99 Limited time sale-priced for $2.79

Forbidden love…

Lakota Series, Book 1

As she heads west to join her cavalry officer father at his Kansas outpost, Kristina Bogard eagerly anticipates new adventures–and her first glimpse of wild Indians. She has long dreamed of flashing black eyes, skin-covered lodges and buckskin and leather.

What she finds in Fort Leavenworth, though, is a far cry from her Indian nanny's thrilling stories. What few natives are left are crushed, brokenhearted shadows of their proud past. Except for one, a handsome warrior who stirs up a whole new set of dreams.

Tahiska can't take his eyes off the green-eyed beauty whose graceful hands are fluent in his native sign language. Except he can't afford to let anything distract him from avenging his father, who was killed by two white soldiers.

Though anger fills his mind, Kristina steals into his heart, igniting a wildfire passion that must remain their desperate secret. For soon comes the day of reckoning, when justice will be served…or a travesty will shatter their love.

This book has been previously published.

Product Warnings: Sensuous romance that could prompt you to send up smoke signals for the one you love.

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MORE New eBooks at Samhain!
Publication Date: December 13, 2011
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Hot for Santa Hot for Santa by Lacey Alexander
Genre: Contemporary, Red Hots!!!, Holidays
Length: Bonus Short, ISBN: 978-1-60928-851-8, Series: Hot in the City
Price: $0.99 Limited time sale-priced for $0.69

And to all a naughty night…

A Hot in the City Bonus Short Story.

For Amy Finnegan, playing Santa's elf at the mall has always been a labor of love. This year, though, there's a little extra spice to all things nice–the sexiest Santa she's ever seen, Cole Bradshaw. Watching him with the kids warms her heart. Wondering what his body looks like under that suit heats her fantasies.

When Cole invites her to his place to celebrate Christmas Eve, what to her wandering eye should appear but a pile of very sexy gifts under his tree. All for her–and her ultimate seduction…

This title has been previously published.

Product Warnings: Contains one hot man who knows how to put the jingle in her bell, the hot poker in her toddy, and the "ho ho ho" in her holiday!

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Convergence Convergence by Ally Blue
Genre: Gay Alternate Worlds
Length: Novel, ISBN: 978-1-60928-555-5, Series: Mother Earth
Price: $5.50 Limited time sale-priced for $3.85

No one survives unchanged.

Mother Earth, Book 3

When the Carwin Tribe Pack lost Rabbit, a little bit of Lynx died along with his Brother. Their feelings went far beyond the Pack bond. The ensuing years have never erased his sorrow, only dulled the edges.

Kidnapped during a desperate mission to save Carwin, Lynx awakens to a completely foreign civilization where slaves and masters exist in a unique symbiotic relationship. And to a face he never expected to see again–Rabbit. Yet Lynx's shock and joy are tempered by the changes in his lover.

The Pack's strength lies in love, sex and a brotherhood forged from a lifetime of living and fighting side by side. Rabbit's seeming acceptance of his lot as a slave makes Lynx wonder if he's lost his soul mate forever…and if he can trust Rabbit with knowledge of his plan to escape.

As Lynx learns to navigate the complex hierarchies of Queen City, he begins to realize all is not as it seems. He finds he can't simply take Rabbit and run, leaving an entire city to a grisly fate. Even if it costs him the one bond closest to his heart–the love he and Rabbit still share.

Product Warnings: This book contains Lynx-napping, futuristic farming, eavesdropping (minus the eaves), daring escapes, bloody battles, and Pack sex.

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Unacceptable Risk Unacceptable Risk by Jeanette Grey
Genre: Science Fiction, Cyberpunk
Length: Novella, ISBN: 978-1-60928-584-5
Price: $3.50 Limited time sale-priced for $2.45

She may learn to live for love…if vengeance doesn't kill her first.

Plix spends her lonely, gritty life trying to solve the mysteries her father left behind. Armed with a variety of cybernetic enhancements and a talent for getting into places she shouldn't be, she searches for clues to his murder–and who's responsible for poisoning her city.

Waking up on a street corner with her brain wiring fried to a crisp, she figures she must have gotten close this time. There's only one man she trusts to pull her back from the brink: a tuner who can retrieve the evidence hidden deep in the recesses of her mind. A man she dares not let too close to her heart.

When Edison downloads a secret SynDate schematic from Plix's burnt-out circuitry, he knows with dreadful finality that nothing–not even the fiery kiss he's been holding back for years–will stop her from pursuing her quest past the point of insanity.

All he can do, as he helps her plan her final mission, is ease her pain, watch her back…and hope one of them doesn't pay with their lives.

Product Warnings: Contains a heroine intent on kicking ass and taking names, a high -tech dystopia, cybernetic body modifications, and emotionally charged, sensual romance.

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  True Colors by Thea Harrison
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Shape-shifters
Length: Novella, ISBN: 978-1-60928-823-5, Series: Elder Races
Price: $3.50 Limited time sale-priced for $2.45

Meeting your soulmate? Great. Preventing your possible murder? Even better.

Alice Clark, a Wyr and schoolteacher, has had two friends murdered in as many days, and she's just found the body of a third. She arrives at the scene only minutes before Gideon Riehl, a wolf Wyr and current detective in the Wyr Division of Violent Crime–and, as Alice oh-so-inconveniently recognizes at first sight, her mate.

But the sudden connection Riehl and Alice feel is complicated when the murders are linked to a serial killer who last struck seven years ago, killing seven people in seven days. They have just one night before the killer strikes again. And every sign points to Alice as the next victim.

Product Warnings: This book contains a hot police detective, a violent murderer on the hunt, and a heroine that can blend in anywhere…

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Stark Naked Stark Naked by Desiree Holt
Genre: Western, Cowboys
Length: Novella, ISBN: 978-1-60928-556-2
Price: $3.50 Limited time sale-priced for $2.45

Naked is nice. But Stark naked is definitely more fun…

Reenie Davenport learned the hard way that men are cheating, promotion-thieving poison. A month after making a fresh start in Texas, she looks forward to taking a breather at her old college friend Amy's family ranch. Instead, she's left breathless when Amy's very drunk, very sexy, very naked brother lands at her feet. Even as she hardens her heart, a small part of her wishes that quickly tossed towel would shift…just a little.

When Matt Stark shows up at Reenie's door to apologize, he can barely squeeze a word past her emotional barriers. Suddenly nothing else matters except convincing her not all men are clones of her ex. Sweet-talking her into lunch is only the beginning.

One touch, and boom! Much to Reenie's dismay, lunch ends in a hot, flaming dessert–in her bed. Shutting Matt out isn't as easy as simply blowing out a match. Especially since this cowboy is equally determined to unlock her heart.

Product Warnings: Contains graphic and explicit, hot nekkid cowboy lovin'.

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Sam's Promise Sam's Promise by Anne Rainey
Genre: Contemporary, Red Hots!!!
Length: Novella, ISBN: 978-1-60928-778-8, Series: Blackwater
Price: $3.50 Limited time sale-priced for $2.45

This Thanksgiving comes with all the fixings…and something extra hot.

Blackwater, Book 1

Sam Jennings promised his father he'd always take care of the woman who yanked him and his four brothers out of foster care. When his adoptive mom has a near-fatal heart attack, Sam knows it's past time to live up to his word.

As he sets out to put the Blackwater Diner back on its feet, he runs into his first snag. Waitress Julie Rose's sweet curves and long legs are driving Sam to distraction. Even his brothers aren't immune to her kind heart. But Sam is determined to be the only man in her bed.

Julie doesn't regret the years she lost caring for her grandmom, but now, between business classes and her job, she's left with very little time and energy for dating. Then there's her policy about never getting mixed up with the boss's son. But Sam's hard body and wicked ideas have Julie forgetting all about annoying things like rules, and she accepts his invitation to show her all she's been missing.

Sam is more than willing to take things slow as he teaches her all about the pleasures of the flesh. Luckily for him, Julie is a darned good student…

Product Warnings: Contains explicit language, a sexy carpenter, and extra helpings of naughty fun under the stars. Heat and increased heart rate may help burn off extra holiday calories.

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