Here are the known upcoming releases by your favorite author’s for December 2014. If we have missed a title, please leave comment with the title, release date, and author name. Happy Reading!

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Seducing the Hunter by Vivi Anna

 

December 2

It’s A Vampire Christmas (The Vampire Lords Book 1) by Lia Davis

Wolf’s Fall: An Alpha Pack Novel by J.D. Tyler

The Highland Dragon’s Lady (Highland Dragons) by Isabel Cooper

Lupo Legacy: The Challenge by Elizabeth Kelly

December 5

The Branded Rose Prophecy by Tracy Cooper-Posey

 

December 8

Wicked (A Wicked Trilogy Book 1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

December 9

Caress of Darkness: A Dark Pleasures Novella (1001 Dark Nights) by Julie Kenner Odd Thomas: You Are Destined to Be Together Forever (Short Story) by Dean Koontz

 

December 10

Lion’s Need by Anya Richards

 

December 15

Blood Moon (Entangled Select Otherworld) by Lisa Kessler

Christmas with a Bite (Entangled Covet) (House of Elysian) by Patricia A. Wolf

Home in Time for Christmas and An Angel for Christmas by Heather Graham

 

December 16

Revenant (Demonica) by Larissa Ione

Jonas (Darkness #7) by K.F. Breene

 

December 17

Dead Drop: A My Immortals Novel by Carolyn Jewel

 

December 22

Wolf’s Desire (Bayou Wolves Book 1) byAnne Marsh

Marked (Dark Protectors) by Rebecca Zanetti

 

December 26

Prince of Demons 1: The Order of the Black Swan by Victoria Danann

 

December 29

Wild and Free (The Three Series Book 3) by Kristen Ashley

December 30

The Scent (The Bryn And Sinjin Series Book 2) by H.P. Mallory

Blood Assassin (The Sentinels Series Book 2) by Alexandra Ivy

Crouching Tiger, Forbidden Vampire (Love at Stake) by Kerrelyn Sparks

Hot Blooded (Dark Kings) by Donna Grant

Fate of the Alpha: Episode 1: A Tarker’s Hollow Serial by Tasha Black

Wulfe Untamed (Feral Warriors) by Pamela Palmer

Here are the known upcoming releases by your favorite author’s for November 2014. If we have missed a title, please leave vrb_120x120comment with the title, release date, and author name. Happy Reading!

 

November 1

Siren’s Treasure (Dark Seas) by Debbie Herbert

 

November 3

At the Viking’s Command (Warriors Unleashed Book 2) by Anne Marsh

 

November 4

Her Lone Wolf (X-Ops Book 2) by Paige Tyler

Elusive Hero: Invitation to Eden (Vampire Queen Series Book 12) by Joey Hill

Shiftin’ Dirty: BBW Paranormal Shifter Romance (Southern Shifters Book 6) by Eliza Gayle

Wolf’s Salvation (Wolfpack Delta Book 2) by Cam Cassidy and Ruelle Channing

 

November 5

Unleash The Moon (The Preternaturals Book 6) by Zoe Winters

 

November 6

Bitten by Night (Hallows Eve Book 1) by Milly Taiden

The Wizard’s Spell by Cynthia Eden

Twice the Chance, Twice the Ecstasy by Dakota Trace

 

November 7

Rock Hard (Immortals Book 1) by LJ Vickery

 

November 10

Moon Kissed (LaRue Book 1) by Donna Grant

Polanski Brothers: Home of Eternal Rest– Part Three (A Humorous Paranormal Romance) A hot, alpha male detective… by Dakota Cassidy

Entity (The Divinity Series Book 2) by Patricia Leever

 

November 11

The Flame: A Desire Exchange Novella (1001 Dark Nights) by Christopher Rice

Her Warriors: (BBW paranormal shapeshifter romance) (String of Fate Book 4) by Bianca D’Arc

Prince of Pleasure: A Bird Shifter BBW Story (King of Prey Book 5) by Mandy M. Roth

Furious Fire (Grimm’s Circle Book 8) by Shiloh Walker

 

November 13

Mated by the Wolf: Part One: A BBW Werewolf Paranormal Romance (Her Russian Wolf Pack Book 1) by Anne Marsh

 

November 14

Dangerous Dragon (Dragon Hunter Book 4) by Jeanne Guzman

 

November 15

Relentless (Blue Fire Saga #7) by Scott Prussing

 

November 17

Blade on the Hunt (Rowan Summerwaite Series Book 3) by Lauren Dane

I’m Dreaming of an Undead Christmas by Molly Harper

 

November 18

Dark Wolf Returning and Blood Wolf Dawning (Harlequin Themes\Harlequin Nocturne) by Rhyannon Byrd

The Hunted Heart (Redwood Pack) by Carrie Ann Ryan

 

November 19

Call of the Cougar (Heart of the Cougar Book 2) by Terry Spear

 

November 20

Destiny Disrupted: Book Five (Spellbound 5) by Sherry Soule

 

November 21

Not Dead Enough: Zombie Paranormal Romance (Project Rebellion: SARA Book 1) by Mina Carter

 

November 22

The Protector’s Heart (Wilde Creek Three) by R. E. Butler

Leading the Pack (The Alpha’s Mate Book 7) by Ellen Waite

Supernatural Six: Origins: 6-Book Boxed Set by Scott Prussing and Alexia Purdy

 

November 25

Passionate Bites: Hot Tales of Vampire Romance by Kym Grosso and Victoria Danann

Light My Fire (Dragon Kin series Book 7) by G.A. Aiken

The Darkest Touch (Lords of the Underworld) by Gena Showalter

Vampire in Paradise: A Deadly Angels Book by Sandra Hill

Unchained (Men in Chains Book 3) by Caris Roane

Night Shift by Nalini Singh and Ilona Andrews

Black Widow (Elemental Assassin Book 11) by Jennifer Estep

Unwrapping Tess)(Vegas Mates Book 5): Christmas Encounters by Krystal Shannan

 

November 28

Shifting Currents (A Paranormal Shapeshifter Romance) by Lissa Matthews

Here are the known upcoming releases by your favorite author’s for October 2014. If we have missed a title, please leave vrb_120x120comment with the title, release date, and author name. Happy Reading!

ANT: ANTHOLOGY/COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES

A: ANGELS/GUARDIANS/GODS

AGT: AGENTS/SPY/SPECIAL OPS/FEDS

D: DRAGONS

DE: DEMONS

E: EROTICA

FE: FAE/FAERIES/ELVES

FY: FANTASY

GH: GHOSTS/SPIRITS

H: HISTORICAL

HL: HIGHLANDERS

HMR: HUMOR

MG: MAGIC

MY: MYSTERY

MYT:MYTHOLOGY

N: NOVELLA

OMN: OMNIBUS

PSY: PSYCHIC/ESP

RR: RE-RELEASE

SCI: SCI-FI

SH: SHIFTERS/WERE

SP: STEAMPUNK

UF: URBAN FANTASY

V: VAMPIRES

VK: VIKINGS

WH: WITCH/WARLOCK

WR: WARRIORS/BROTHERHOODS

YA: YOUNG ADULT

October 1

Ghost Wolf (The Saint-Pierres #6) by Michele Hauf (SH,BK6)

Lying with Wolves by Cynthia Cooke (SH)

One Haunted Evening by Ava Stone, Jerrica Knight-Catania , Jane Charles(ANT,GH,H)

October 6

Beta’s Mate (Siberian Volkov Pack #8) by Caryn Moya Block (SH,BK8 )

October 7

Immortal (Fallen Angels #6) by J.R. Ward (A,BK6)

A Highland Wolf Christmas (Heart of the Wolf #15) by Terry Spear (SH,BK15)

Poison Fruit (Agent of Hel #3) by Jacqueline Carey (UF,SH,GH,BK3)

Undead and Unwary (Undead #13) by MaryJanice Davidson (V,BK13)

To Love a King (Court of Annwyn #3) by Shona Husk (FY,BK3)

October 14

Tempted by Midnight (1001 Dark Nights, #10) (Midnight Breed #12.5) by Lara Adrian (V,BK10)

Redeemed (House of Night #12) by P.C. Cast , Kristin Cast (YA,V,NK12)

October 21

Seventh Grave and No Body (Charley Davidson #7) by Darynda Jones (UF,DE,GH,BK7)

October 28

Otherworld Nights: An Anthology (Otherworld Stories #3) by Kelley Armstrong (ANT,UF, BK3)

Out of Control (The Sentinels 0.5) by Alexandra Ivy (FY, BK0.5)

Penumbra (Spook Squad #3) by Keri Arthur (UF, AGT,BK3)

Shiftin’ Dirty (Southern Shifters #6) by Eliza Gayle (SH,BK6)

Archangel’s Shadows (Guild Hunter #7) by Nalini Singh (UF, A,BK7)

Deadly Pursuit (Blood Hunter #2) by Nina Croft (UF, V, BK2)

October 31
Tall, Silent and Lethal (Pyte/Sentinel Series Book 4) by R.L. Mathewson (UF,V,BK4)

THE TEARS OF THE ROSEThe Tears of the Rose

The Twelve Kingdoms

Book Two

Jeffe Kennedy

 

Paperback: 336 pages

 

Publisher: Kensington

 

Release Date: November 25, 2014

 

ISBN-10: 075829445X

ISBN-13: 978-0758294456

ASIN: B00KFP7YCW

 

Book Description:

 

Three sisters. Motherless daughters of the high king. The eldest is the warrior-woman heir;the middle child is shy and full of witchy intuition;and the youngest, Princess Amelia, she is as beautiful as the sun and just as generous.

 

Ami met her Prince Charming and went away to his castle on the stormy sea-cliffs—and that should have been her happily ever after. Instead, her husband lies dead and a war rages. Her middle sister has been taken into a demon land, turned into a stranger. The priests and her father are revealing secrets and telling lies. And a power is rising in Ami, too, a power she hardly recognizes, to wield her beauty as a weapon, and her charm as a tool to deceive…

 

Amelia has never had to be anything but good and sweet and kind and lovely. But the chess game for the Twelve Kingdoms has swept her up in it, and she must make a gambit of her own. Can the prettiest princess become a pawn—or a queen?

 

Pre-order at Amazon

 

Available in ebook and paperback

About the Author:jeffe

 

Jeffe Kennedy is an award-winning author with a writing career that spans decades. Her works include non-fiction, poetry, short fiction, and novels. She has been a Ucross Foundation Fellow, received the Wyoming Arts Council Fellowship for Poetry, and was awarded a Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Award. Her essays have appeared in many publications, including Redbook.

 

Her most recent works include a number of fiction series: the fantasy romance novels of A Covenant of Thorns;  the contemporary BDSM novellas of the Facets of Passion, and an erotic  contemporary serial novel, Master of the Opera, which released beginning January 2, 2014. A fourth series, the fantasy trilogy The Twelve Kingdoms, hit the shelves starting in May 2014 and a fifth, the highly anticipated erotic romance trilogy, Falling Under, will release starting in July.

 

She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with two Maine coon cats, plentiful free-range lizards and a very handsome Doctor of Oriental Medicine.

 

Jeffe can be found online at her website: JeffeKennedy.com, every Sunday at the popular Word Whores blog, on Facebook, and pretty much constantly on Twitter @jeffekennedy. She is represented by Foreword Literary.

 

http://www.jeffekennedy.com/

 

http://www.jeffekennedy.com/category/blog/

 

https://www.facebook.com/jeffe.kennedy

 

https://twitter.com/jeffekennedy

ElvenObsession21650 Elven Obsession

Trouble with Elves Series

Decadent Kane

 Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Breathless Press

Date of Publication: August 29, 2014

 Cover Artist: Fiona Jayde

 

Book Description:

Something elven this way comes…

 5 books from the Trouble with Elves series by Decadent Kane

 

Book 1~ Ribbon of Darkness

An old family secret draws Ribbon into an Elven world while Draven is forced to find a way to drag her back home to save Christmas magic.

Book 2~ Tempting Clover

Breaking a goblin’s curse is more difficult than Clover thought. Especially when love and nightshade are crucial ingredients.

Book 3~ Steele Your Soul

Stolen souls, an evil drow elf, a dark eyed beauty named Pepper, and a king who doesn’t take kindly to the loss of his goods…Captain Joren Steele has his hands full.

Book 4~ A Hint of Cayenne

Two bounty hunting elves must put aside their attraction to each other when a malevolent fairy comes up for grabs. Cayenne and Hawthorne both need the twenty gold reward, but only one can walk away with it.

Book 5~ A Whisper of Rue

When a package magically shows up in Rue’s home, she’ll have two choices. Either do as Gage demands, or standby as an elf is tortured.

 

Join the elf side…

Tour giveaway

1 ebook copy of Elven Obsession

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Buy Link:

http://www.breathlesspress.com/index.php?main_page=product_free_shipping_info&cPath=22&products_id=627

 

 

Excerpts:

Ribbon of Darkness:

Draven turned her around in his arms. “I’d suggest you watch

yourself if you wish to keep your clothes while we walk the next

few miles to the Pole. I have absolutely no qualms about taking

you right here, snow and all.” Draven leaned in close to her face.

His lips hovered over hers, causing Ribbon to bite her lip just so

she didn’t close the small distance between them. “Trust me, Donella,

when I tell you the cold will be the last thing on your pretty

little mind.” His eyes slid half-closed.

 

Tempting Clover:

“You’re already wet. I could claim you. Didn’t you say you wanted to have an orgasm, that it was torture?” Malik’s words came out low and sinister. Clover suddenly regretted ever wanting an orgasm, or at least telling him so.

She held her breath. Oh God. He’s going to take me. Clover fought harder and he let her break away. His laughter filled the air between them. Her chest heaved with fear, her breath coming in hard gasps.

“However, it wouldn’t satisfy me little morsel. You could never please me properly.” He walked past her laughing as he went to his lab to make more human potions.

 

Steele Your Soul:

He coaxed her lips apart for the briefest of moments before her hand came up and landed a stinging blow to his cheek. Amused, Joren laughed, a full belly laugh. The kind of thing he hadn’t done in ages. The lass was a feisty one; he’d give her credit. And oh so pretty when angered. Her cheeks had flushed a dark shade of pink, and her brown eyes darted all over the ship, anywhere but on his. He rubbed his cheek. She had a solid swing. He licked his lips to savor the sweet taste of her mouth.

“How dare you!”

“How dare I? Oh, elfess, I dare all the damn time. I’m a pirate.” He wanted to scoop her up and haul her off to his bed. But he wasn’t the kind of elf who took advantage in such a way—no, she’d come to him instead. He might even play hard to get. But she would come.

 

A Hint of Cayenne:

Hawthorn stood before her. Dark hooded eyes, broad shoulders filling up the space, and every bit the male she had seen a few hours ago. A jar of honey in his hand.

“What are you…how could––”

“I find you?” His voice rolled out calm and deep, slipping over her and moistening her panties.

“Yes. Find me.” She swallowed. She looked at the jar of honey and back to him. His gaze bore into hers, and she averted her eyes opening the door. “Come in.”

He walked over the threshold, his boots thumping softly on the floor. “I have a knack for finding the things I’m after.” He grinned.

Cocky bastard. She shut the door and crossed her arms. “And what are you doing here?” Inside, butterflies tossed in her stomach. She wanted him to say he’d come for her but, at the same time, was terrified at the thought of hearing him say it. Her mind jumped from one side to the other. Her hands fisted shirt where he couldn’t see.

“I told you I’d find you.” He took one long stride toward her. “We left things a little…” He took another step, and she backed up until she hit the wall. “Steamy.” His voice dropped so low she barely heard the last word. Her heart hammered at her ribcage.

“What…ah.” She cleared her throat. “What do you want?”

Thorn put his free hand on the wall beside her, and she melted into him. How had he gotten so elfing good at teasing her? “I want you of course,” he said, his lips barely above hers.

 

A Whisper of Rue:

“Rue, you can call me every name in your pretty little head but it won’t change anything. Afraid you’re stuck with me, and your decisions will affect everything. But you’re stubborn and you won’t see things my way instantly. You’ll need proof. I understand. But don’t say I didn’t warn you,” he stated.

Proof of what? He was playing games with her and she wasn’t in the elfing mood. He had no right to come in her home. No right to make demands on her. No right to invade every inch of her privacy. She wanted the earpiece out. Why’d she have to get all curious and put the stupid thing in to begin with? Her mother always said her curiosity would lead her to trouble one day and Rue had the dreadful sense that today was that day. “I don’t know why you chose me to do whatever it is you need. Probably something horrible. But quit fucking around and remove the spell.”

“You want it removed?”

“Yes.” She hissed the word. Her anger bubbled inside threatening to tear her apart, mainly because she couldn’t see the man attempting to control her.

“Then come and find me.”

 

 

About the Author:

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An elfess in human form, Decadent enjoys dipping her fingers into the human realm where she took pen to paper and began the tales of the trouble with elves. Her obsessions include reading, Dean Winchester, and honey.

 

She will devour your soul with glimpses of the feral ridden drow elves, with their dark skin and soul consuming. She’ll sneak morsels of naughty thoughts to you via goblins, and seduce you into stepping inside the elven realm where females disappear when lust takes over among other elfish troubles.

 

Beware the sprites.

 

Follow the wisps.

 

But never look a drow elf king in the eyes…

 

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Blog: http://decadentkane.blogspot.com/

 

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VampireRomanceBooks.com is once again pleased to welcome Kym Grosso!  Today is the cover reveal for Dimitri, book six of the Immortals of New Orleans series! Congrats Kym!

 
 
 
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DIMITRI
Author: Kym Grosso
Series: Immortals of New Orleans, Book 6
Genre: Erotic Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Independent – MT Carvin Publishing, LLC
~ SYNOPSIS ~
An erotic paranormal romance…
Dimitri LeBlanc, sexy and charismatic beta of Acadian Wolves, survives a brutal attack after his wolf succumbs to a dark force, threatening his very existence. Waking up, tied to a bed, his amusement transforms into lust as a beautiful stranger heals his beast. Intrigued by his mysterious savior, the tables quickly turn, when in the heat of a dark desert night, he rescues her from a barbaric Alpha. Dimitri is inexplicably drawn to the alluring woman, and the discovery that she’s his mate rouses his hunger to claim her as his own.
Gillian Michel, a New York City photographer, conceals a secret hybrid past and mystical abilities. An entire lifetime, she’s deliberately avoided wolves, but a seductive encounter with an irresistible beta leaves her craving his touch, his lips on hers. Passion ignites her desire, leaving her yearning to submit to the powerful wolf who tests her sexual limits.
Deep in the heart of New Orleans, Dimitri and Gillian seek a cure to the parasite maligning his mighty beast. Still on the run from a malevolent force, they lure their enemy into the bayou. Will Gillian sacrifice her gifts to save the man she loves, destroying her own immortality? And will Dimitri eradicate the evil that has invaded his soul while protecting his mate from an adversary who threatens to kill them both?
Warning: This book contains several erotic love scenes and is intended for adult readers only.
 
 
~ COVER INFORMATION ~
Cover Artist: Cora Graphics
Formatter: Polgarus Studio
Cover Model: Stuart Reardon
 
~ RELEASE DATE ~
September 30, 2014
~ Pre-Oder Links ~
 
~ TEASER ~
 
 
~ ABOUT THE AUTHOR ~
Kym Grosso
Kym Grosso is the author of the bestselling and award-winning erotic paranormal romance series, The Immortals of New Orleans. In addition to romance, Kym has written and published several articles about autism and is a contributing essay author in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum.
Kym lives with her husband, two children, dog and cat. Her hobbies include reading, tennis, zumba, traveling and spending time with her husband and children. New Orleans, with its rich culture, history and unique cuisine, is one of her favorite places to visit. Also, she loves traveling just about anywhere that has a beach or snow-covered mountains. On any given night, when not writing her own books, Kym can be found reading her Kindle, which is filled with hundreds of romances.
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vrb_120x120Here are the known upcoming releases by your favorite author’s for September 2014. If we have missed a title, please leave comment with the title, release date, and author name. Happy Reading!

ANT: ANTHOLOGY/COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES

A: ANGELS/GUARDIANS/GODS

AGT: AGENTS/SPY/SPECIAL OPS/FEDS

D: DRAGONS

DE: DEMONS

E: EROTICA

FE: FAE/FAERIES/ELVES

FY: FANTASY

GH: GHOSTS/SPIRITS

H: HISTORICAL

HL: HIGHLANDERS

HMR: HUMOR

MG: MAGIC

MY: MYSTERY

MYT:MYTHOLOGY

N: NOVELLA

OMN: OMNIBUS

PSY: PSYCHIC/ESP

RR: RE-RELEASE

SCI: SCI-FI

SH: SHIFTERS/WERE

SP: STEAMPUNK

UF: URBAN FANTASY

V: VAMPIRES

VK: VIKINGS

WH: WITCH/WARLOCK

WR: WARRIORS/BROTHERHOODS

YA: YOUNG ADULT

SEPTEMBER 1
Twilight Guardians (Wings in the Night: Reborn Book 1) (V,BK1)
Immortal Obsession (V,RR)
Beyond the Moon (In the Company of Vampires) (V,WH)

SEPTEMBER 2
Wickedly Dangerous (A Baba Yaga Novel) (UF,BK1)
Son of No One (Dark-Hunter Novels) (V,WR,A,BK23)
Night’s Honor (A Novel of the Elder Races Book 7) (UF,SH,V,BK7)
Night Unbound (Immortal Guardians) (V,BK5)
Love Bites (V)
Ghost Layer (The Ghost Seer Series Book 2) (UF,AGT,BK2)
Forged by Desire (London Steampunk Book 4) (SP,BK4)
Beauty’s Beast (F,H,SH)

SEPTEMBER 3
Training Rain: 3 (Psychic Mates) (PSY,BK3)
Hunter Betrayed: 1 (Wild Hunt) (FE,BK1)

SEPTEMBER 9

Wounded: Book 8 (A Rylee Adamson Novel)Red Blooded (Jessica McClain) (V,SH,BK8 )

Just His Taste (Guys and Godmothers) (FE,BK3)
Dark Redemption (Dark Paradise) (PSY,BK3)
Act of Surrender: An Immortal Ops World Novel (PSI-Ops / Immortal Ops Book 2) (SCI,AGT,BK2)

SEPTEMBER 16
Siren’s Song (The Gray Court) (FE,BK5)
Outfoxed by Love (Kodiak Point Book 2) (SH,BK2)
Once Haunted, Twice Shy (The Peyton Clark Series) (PSY,DE,GH,BK2)
The Night Visitor (MY)

SEPTEMBER 20
Twin Dragons (Dragon Lords of Valdier Book 7) (PSY,BK7)

SEPTEMBER 23
Unrequited (V)
Hellsbane Hereafter: A Hellsbane Novel (Entangled Select) (UF,BK3)
Darkness: 12 (New Species) (SCI,SH,E,BK12)
Daring (Pax Arcana) (UF,SH.BK2)
Aris Reigns: The Kingdom of Vampires: An Infinity Diaries Novel (V)

SEPTEMBER 30
Taming the Lion (Lone Pine Pride) (SH,BK2)
 Heart of a Hero (A Spellbound Falls Romance) (FY,BK4)
Priestess Dreaming (An Otherworld Novel) (FE,WH,BK16)
Innocent Prey (A Brown and de Luca Novel) (PSY, BK3)
Grimm: The Killing Time (AGT,A,BK3)
Dimitri (Immortals of New Orleans #6) (SH,BK6)
The Curse Defiers (Curse Keepers Series Book 3) (SCI,FY,BK3)
Chained by Night (The Moonbound Clan Vampires Book 2) (V,BK2)
Burning Desire (Dark Kings) (SH,MG,BK3)


Beauty’s Beast is the story of Lord Erik Trevayne.  Erik is cursed the night his first wife dies.  Lord Trevayne is now changing into something less than human, and he needs an heir before his transformation is complete.  Kristine is about to go to the gallows for murder when she is spared by Erik. He takes her as his wife only so she can bear a child for him. Kristine had heard stories about the Demon Lord of Hawksbridge Castle, but she is determined to try to give her marriage a chance.  Lord Trevayne isn’t looking for a true wife, but soon finds himself having feelings for Kristine. Erik cannot bring himself to let Kristine into his heart, because he believes a beauty such as she could never love a beast.

 

I both adored and pitied Erik and Kristine. They have both endured hardship, but most of all they are both consumed by loneliness. It was Kristine who really surprised me the most.  Her strength and stubbornness astounded me, but underneath that is her capability to be so caring after life had been so seemingly cruel. Erik is a caring man although he tries to be cold and indifferent. His character was so heartbreaking and yet beautiful.

 

Ashley made me feel like I was in a different time and place, and I was totally lost in the story. The thing that struck me the most was the vivid imagery, and the emotion behind it. You know an author has written something worth reading when they can bring forth the emotions in the reader that is being felt by the character. I could not put down Ashley’s enchanting version of the Beauty and the Beast story. Readers are sure to flock to this heartfelt tale!

 

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Publication Date: September 2, 2014

 

Beauty

Fair of face and figure, Kristine is young, innocent, pure. Yet she has been condemned to the gallows for killing a man. The only one who can save her is a lord so infamous that some say he is the son of the Devil himself. . .

And the Beast

Erik Trevayne is called the Demon Lord of Hawksbridge Castle, but few know of the curse he lives under. Or the terrifying changes slowly gnawing away at his humanity. When he weds her, all he wants of Kristine is a son. But when he beds her, a wild hope is born–that love that can tame even the most monstrous of beasts…

Here are the known upcoming releases by your favorite author’s for August 2014. If we have missed a title, please leave comment with the title, release date, and author name. Happy Reading!

ANT: ANTHOLOGY/COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES
A: ANGELS/GUARDIANS/GODS
AGT: AGENTS/SPY/SPECIAL OPS/FEDS
D: DRAGONS
DE: DEMONS
E: EROTICA
FE: FAE/FAERIES/ELVES
FY: FANTASY
GH: GHOSTS/SPIRITS
H: HISTORICAL
HL: HIGHLANDERS
HMR: HUMOR
MG: MAGIC
MY: MYSTERY
MYT:MYTHOLOGY
N: NOVELLA
OMN: OMNIBUS
PSY: PSYCHIC/ESP
RR: RE-RELEASE
SCI: SCI-FI
SH: SHIFTERS/WERE
SP: STEAMPUNK
UF: URBAN FANTASY
V: VAMPIRES
VK: VIKINGS
WH: WITCH/WARLOCK
WR: WARRIORS/BROTHERHOODS
YA: YOUNG ADULT

AUGUST 1
The Reflective (The Reflection Series #1) by Tamara Rose Blodgett (SCI)
Loyal Wolf (Alpha Force #6) by Linda O. Johnston (AGT, SH, BK6)
Blood Moon (The Sinclair Pack #2) by M.A. Grant (SH,BK2)

AUGUST 2
The Dragon’s Queen (Dragon Lords #9) by Michelle M. Pillow (SCI,BK9)

AUGUST 4
Crave the Night (Midnight Breed #12) by Lara Adrian (UF,V,BK12)
Shadow Hunter (The Execution Underground 0.5) by Kait Ballenger (V,BK0.5)
Ménage with the Muse (Demon Rock) by Nico Rosso (SCI,DE,E)

AUGUST 5
Moon Kissed by Aline Hunter (SH)
Kissed by the Wave (The Forbidden Realm #1) by Serena Gilley (FY,MG,BK1)
Hero of a Highland Wolf (Heart of the Wolf #14) by Terry Spear (SH,BK14)
Guarded (A Tidewater Novel #2) by Mary Behre (PSY,MY,BK2)
Devil’s Bargain by Christine Warren (MG,DE)
Dark Skye (Immortals After Dark #14) by Kresley Cole (UF,WH,WR,V,BK14)

AUGUST 7
Blood Games (Chicagoland Vampires #10) by Chloe Neill (UF,V,BK10)

AUGUST 12
Fortune’s Favors (Nyx Fortuna #3) by Marlene Perez (FY,A,BK3)
Every Sunset Forever (Hyena Heat Book 3) by R. E. Butler (SH,BK3)
Dream Shard(Dream #2) by Mary Wine (PSY,BK2)

AUGUST 18
Dangerous Calling (The Shadowminds) by AJ Larrieu

AUGUST 19
The Vampire’s Wolf and The Resurrectionist by Jenna Kernan and Sierra Woods(V,SH)
The Ripper Affair (Bannon and Clare#3) by Lilith Saintcrow (SCI,SP,BK3)
Loyal Wolf and Immortal Obsession by Linda O. Johnston and Linda Thomas-Sundstrom (V,SH)
A Highlander’s Obsession (Highlander’s Beloved) by Vonnie Davis (PSY,HL)
Flight from Hell (An Otherworld Novella #15.5) by Yasmine Galenorn(N,AGT,V,SH,DE,BK15.5)
A Curse Awakened: A Weird Girls Novella by Cecy Robson (SH,V,MG,BK0.4)
Beyond the Moon and Ghost Wolf by Michele Hauf (SH)

AUGUST 26
Wanted: Wild Thing (Midnight Liaisons) by Jessica Sims (SH,BK4)
Unborn (Unborn series #1) by Amber Lynn Natusch (A,WR,BK1)
Stone Cold Lover (Gargoyles Series #2) by Christine Warren (FY,BK2)
Playing With Fire (Phoenix Fire Book #3) by Cynthia Eden (V,SH,BK3)
Marked by Fire (The Four Elements Saga #1) by Josy Stoque (MG,BK1)
In His Wildest Dreams by Marie Treanor (GH, HL)
The Hot Zone (A Rainshadow Novel Book 3) by Jayne Castle (GH,BK3)
Her Last Whisper: A Novel (Dr. Charlotte Stone Book 3) by Karen Robards (AGT,GH,BK3)
Evernight (Darkest London #5) by Kristen Callihan (SP,BK5)
Darkest Ecstasy (Black Gryffon #3) by Tawny Taylor (E,WR,BK3)
Accidentally…Over? (Accidentally Yours #5) by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff (A,BK5)

AUGUST 28
Her Fierce Knight (Realm of Honor #5) by Michelle Miles (FE,BK5)

I am very excited to present the cover for Wicked Flames by Sharon Kay. Wicked Flames is the third book in the exciting Solsti Prophecy series. Release day is July 15th so be sure to mark it on your Calendars!

Join us here at VampireRomanceBooks.com on July 15th! Sharon Kay will be stopping by VRB for an interview, and we will be posting a review for the highly anticipated third book of the Solsti Prophecy series, Wicked Flames!

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(from goodreads.com)
Gin Bonham lives with a dark secret. Born with an ability she never wanted, she builds her life around science and logic, running from the terror she is capable of causing. When sexy stranger Mathias spots her on a dance floor and cuts in, he leads Gin in a sensual rhythm that continues long after the music stops. But Mathias hides the fact that he knows exactly what she can do: in the deepest recesses of her mind lurks the power to manipulate fire. Destiny is coming for her and it doesn’t care if she’s ready or not.

Mathias possesses tracking and espionage skills so extraordinary that his fellow Lash demons call him The Hunter. Pursue and interrogate. He never fails. When he is tasked with coaxing Gin to work with the Lash demons against a common enemy, he relishes the challenge. But meeting her awakens a new, primal drive that pulls him toward her even as his tactics break her heart.

Failing to win Gin’s cooperation is not an option. But she is determined to flee, putting thousands of miles between her and any other supernatural creatures, including Mathias. Can she cool the charred embers of her emotions enough to forgive Mathias and embrace what she was meant to become? Or will her ability explode into something more than she can control?

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