Fiction: Romance & Erotica
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Where Sea Meets Sky by Karina Halle
(Mar. 31, paper, $15, ISBN 978-1-4767-
9640-6). After a vivid one-night stand, Josh
Miles heads to New Zealand with only a
backpack, some cash, and Gemma Henare’s
name. But when he finally tracks her down,
he finds his adventure is only just beginning.
Back in the Game: A Stardust, Texas,
Novel by Lori Wilde (Feb. 24, mass market,
$7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-231126-9). Wilde
sets a new series in Stardust, Tex. After a
cocky, self-indulgent baseball pitcher balks
on delivering his contractual autobiography, he’s assigned a prim, virginal ghost-writer determined to make him live up to
his promises. 300,000-copy announced
Broken by Cynthia Eden (Mar. 31, mass
market, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-234956-
9). A woman with amnesia seeks help from
an elite missing persons unit when she discovers she may be the single surviving victim of a serial killer. 150,000-copy
announced first printing.
Diary of an Accidental Wallflower:
The Seduction Diaries, Book 1 by
Jennifer McQuiston (Feb. 24, mass market,
$7.99, ISBN 978-0-06-233501-2). Miss
Clare Westmore is sidelined by a twisted
ankle on the eve of the season’s most touted
event. Handsome young Dr. Daniel Merial
is tempted to deliver more than a diagnosis
to London’s most unlikely wallflower.
150,000-copy announced first printing.
Cursed by Fire: The Immortal Brothers by Jacquelyn Frank (Feb. 24, mass
market, $7.99, ISBN 978-0-345-53493-
4). In Frank’s new paranormal romance
series, a man who seeks immortality is
cursed with eternal torment, until the goddess of conflict sends him on a mission and
he meets the woman of his dreams.
When Joss Met Matt by Ellie Cahill
(Feb. 24, paper, $14, ISBN 978-0-553-
39451-1). Cahill’s debut novel is a charming friends-with-benefits story with a twist.
Two college friends fall in and out of love
with the wrong people while trying figure
out who they are and what they really want.
15,000-copy announced first printing.
Playing Dirty: Monkey Business Trio,
Book 1 by C. L. Parker (May 12, paper, $15,
ISBN 978-1-101-88294-8). Parker’s erotic
romance explores the rivalry between two
sports agents in the boardroom, the bedroom, the supply closet, the elevator, and
anywhere else they’re given the opportunity.
Silver Bastard by Joanna Wylde (Apr.
7, paper, $15, ISBN 978-0-425-28062-1).
For 14 months, Puck Redhouse sat in a cell
and kept his mouth shut. Then he was free
and it was time for his reward—full membership in his motorcycle club, and a party.
That’s when he saw Becca Jones. Before the
night ended he’d violated his parole and
stolen her away from everything she knew.
Come Again: Sex Toy Erotica, edited
by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Mar. 17, paper,
$15.95, ISBN 978-1-62778-125-1).
In the latest collection from award-winning editor Bussel, sex toys bring couples,
singles, and strangers to new heights of
Flings: Sexy One-Night-Only
Encounters, edited by Violet Blue (July
14, paper, $15.95, ISBN 978-1-62778-
128-2) collects the most delightful, the
dirtiest, and the wildest one-night-stand
fantasies. Always surprising, often romantic,
these stories of flings will inspire readers
to spin their own tales of love, lust, and
One Night by Eric Jerome Dickey (Apr.
21, hardcover, $26.95, ISBN 978-0-525-
95485-9) shows a couple in closeup for 12
hours of passion and drama, with intense
eroticism heightened by lyrical prose.
Lyn Cote. Tyndale, July 1
Cynthia Eden. Avon, Mar. 31
; Change of Heart
Molly Jebber. Kensington/Zebra, June 30
; The Color of Light
Emilie Richards. Mira, July 28
; Driving Heat
Zuri Day. Kensington/Dafina, Mar. 31
; A Heart Revealed
Josi S. Kilpack. Shadow Mountain, Apr. 7
; Married to a Perfect Stranger
Jane Ashford. Sourcebooks Casablanca, Mar. 3
; One Night
Eric Jerome Dickey. Dutton, Apr. 21
; The Perfect Letter
Chris Harrison. Morrow/Dey Street, May 19
; A Sword for His Lady
Mary Wine. Sourcebooks Casablanca, July 7
PW’S TOP 10:
ROMANCE & EROTICA