Check out these new summer reads this September.
Ward (Signet, September 6, 2011, $7.99, Fallen Angels)
Officers DelVecchio and Reilly are aided in their hunt for a serial killer by a
mysterious stranger enlisted to save the soul of the killer's latest victim,
which is hovering between heaven and hell. The battle lines between good and
evil are drawn-and the price may be nothing less than total damnation.
LYCANS by Michele Bardsley (Signet, September 6, 2011,$7.99, Broken
Since the moment Damien showed up-gloriously naked-Kelsey Morningstone has been
having a hard time keeping her relationship with the clinic's latest amnesiac
patient strictly professional. Even with her empath abilities, Kelsey's not
sure she can get past Damien's anger to find the cause of his delusions. After
all, falling for a patient is bad enough, but falling for a patient who thinks
he's a werewolf is a whole other kind of crazy.
VAMPIRES, ZOMBIES, WEREWOLVES
AND GHOSTS: 25 CLASSIC STORIES OF THE SUPERNATURAL by Barbara H. Solomon , Stephen King and Ray Bradbury (Signet
Classics, September 6, 2011, $7.95)
Horror starts here with a brand new anthology of classic tales of the
supernatural.They are the fearful images that have stalked humanity's
nightmares for centuries, supernatural creatures that feast on flesh and haunt
the soul, macabre and uncanny beings that frighten and fascinate the
imagination. Vampires, Zombies, Werewolves, and Ghosts collects classic stories
from literary masters inspired by folklore and mythology who dared to explore
the darker side of human nature and crafted tales that defied convention,
stirred up controversy, and gave life to a storytelling genre that has endured
MARKED by Meljean Brook (Berkley,September 6, 2011,$7.99, Guardian
Nicholas St. Croix knows the evil of demons intimately-he was raised by one.
Now the woman he loves has disappeared, and he knows his “mother” is
responsible. But Nicholas swears he'll find her, even if he has to go to Hell
HAUNTING BEAUTYby Erin
Quinn (Berkley,September 6, 2011,$7.99, A Mists of Ireland)(re-release)
Danni Jones doesn't believe in destiny until she meets the seductive Sean
Ballagh, who lures her back to Ireland, to a moment in her own past when her
life was destroyed, giving her the chance to change everything. Now, Danni must
fight the forces that threaten to rip her and Sean apart and rewrite history.
UNBOUND by Keri Arthur (Dell, September 27, 2011, $7.99, Dark Angels)
Being half werewolf and half Aedh, Risa Jones can enter the twilight realms
between life and death and see the reapers, supernatural beings that collect
the souls of the dead. But she soon makes a terrifying discovery-some sinister
force is stealing souls, preventing the dead from ever knowing the afterlife.
With the help of her “aunt”-half-werewolf, half-vampire Riley Jenson-and an
Aedh named Lucian who may have lost his wings but none of his sex appeal, Risa
must pursue whatever shadowy practitioner of blood magic is seizing souls, and
somehow stop her father,. before all hell breaks loose.
SUPERNATURAL by Larissa Ione, Alexandra
Frank, and G. A.
Aiken (Zebra, September 2011, $7.99)
Four New York Times bestselling authors under one cover; each with a paranormal
romance set in the worlds from the Demonica, Guardians of Eternity,
Nightwalkers, and Dragon Kins series fans already love!
SHADOWMAN by Erin Kellison (Zebra, September 2011, $6.99)
There is a place between life and death known as Twilight. It’s there that the
Shadowman waits and when a human life flickers out, it is the Shadowman who
ferries us from one world to the next. Forbidden entrance to our world and the
other, all he can do is watch and wait. Until the night love beckons him and
recklessly, unlawfully, he crosses over and claims his love. The result of his
forbidden act is a weakening between our world and Twilight, and through it
come a host of monsters. A terrible price must be paid, one that all humanity
will suffer as well as the two lovers, before this wrong can be righted.
NIGHT by Amanda Ashley (Zebra, September 2011, $6.99)
This is a Beauty and the Beast tale of an innocent young woman who takes refuge
in what she believes is an abandoned castle. Little does she know that the
owner is very much in residence. When he begins to appear to her each day after
twilight, she quickly falls under his spell, never guessing until she’s already
become his wife that he is actually a vampire with more than one secret to be
THE DRAGON WHO LOVED ME by G. A.
Aiken (Zebra, September 2011, $6.99)
Aiken’s fifth book in The New York Times bestselling Dragon Kin series is a
wicked and witty tale of one fearless and outspoken heroine teamed up with an
incorrigible barbarian Rhona the Fearless was raised for battle. So the
smartest thing wily barbarian Vigholf the Abhorrent can do is stay out of her
way as she risks all on a deadly mission in enemy territory. Rhona doesn’t care
if he’s fascinated by her, even though he is as attractive as he is
resourceful. Rhona is going to enjoy challenging his insufferable confidence,
outwitting his schemes, and making him surrender in the wildest ways.
IMMORTAL by V.K. Forrest (Zebra, September 2011, $6.99)
For centuries, the Kahill vampire clan has lived quietly among locals and
tourists in the tranquil beachfront village of Clare Point. In Immortal- the
third book of the Clare Point series, V.K. Forrest weaves the unforgettable
tale of Fin, a Kahill clan leader who discovers that the woman he loves may
harbor a secret too dark to comprehend Magnetic, fearless Fin Kahill has
dedicated his life to ridding the world of its most vicious serial killers. As
Fin struggles against his feelings for Elena, the peace in Clare Point is
shattered by the inexplicable murder of a tourist. Jjust as Fin edges closer
to solving the murders, he discovers Elena may not be exactly who, or what, she
BEINGS by Jessica Inclan (Zebra, September 2011, $6.99)(Reprint)
In the second of three books about extraordinary people with unusual powers
seeking to find their way home, Jessica Inclan follows the story of Claire
Edwards, who can make her deepest wishes a reality Lately, Claire Edwards feels
like she’s floundering. But Claire has an extraordinary secret ability—she can
go anywhere at all, just by wishing it. And if the intensely attractive man who
suddenly materializes in her car one day is any indication, Claire’s not the
only one. Ever since Darl James learned of his true origins, he’s been
searching for his partner and life mate, the one whose gift will complement and
complete his own. Now that he’s found Claire, he vows to never lose her again,
or their soul-searing, sensual connection.
SISTER IS A WEREWOLF by Kathy Love (Kensington, September 2011, $6.99)
What werewolf Elizabeth craves is a normal life with a husband, kids.
Unfortunately the vaccine she’s researched isn’t working yet. Worse, she’s in
heat-and soon every dangerous wolf pack for miles around will be at her door.
To buy time, she needs to have sex, and often, with the first human male she
can find. Veterinarian Jensen Adler just meant to drown his sorrows, until a
stunning, leather-clad beauty made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. So his new
girlfriend’s hiding something, but Jensen knows true love when he feels it, and
this time, he’s not giving up-no matter how hairy things get.
ALTERANT by Sherrilyn Kenyon & Dianna Love (Pocket,
September 27, 2011, $7.99)
In this explosive new world of betrayals and shaky alliances created by New
York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon and Dianna Love, the only free
Alterant faces an impossible task—recapture three dangerous escaped creatures
before they slaughter more humans -or her. The way Evalle Kincaid sees it,
saving mankind from total destruction should have cleared her name. But when
words uttered in the heat of combat are twisted against her, she’s blamed for
the prison break of three dangerous Alterants. She has one chance to clear the
cloud of suspicion hanging over her . . . for good. All she has to do is
recapture the escapees. But deals with gods and goddesses are tricky at best,
and now the lives of all Beladors, and the safety of innocent humans, rides on
Evalle’s success. The only person she can ask for help wants to see her dead.
FIRE by Caris Roane (St. Martins, September 2011, $7.99)
Experience the danger and desire of a secret race of vampire warriors—and the
powerful women they are sworn to protect.
Enjoy- Sara Edmonds
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