Auerbach, Miriam: Dirty Harriet, Harlequin NEXT 2006 – First in a new series of amateur sleuth novels featuring former Boca Raton princess Harriet Horowitz turned motorcycle maven/ Private Investigator that will tempt mystery lovers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike. Romantic Times Book Club Magazine Reviewer’s Choice Award-winning author. Debut Author
Auerbach, Miriam: Dirty Harriet Rides Again, Harlequin NEXT, 2007 – Why do all of ‘Dirty’ Harriet’s PI cases lead back to the soul-sucking life she’s left behind? Because where there’s glitz, there’s scandal, and a lunatic’s killing off the only good people left in Boca Raton (the clergy). Once again, it’s up to Dirty Harriet to make good in a town gone bad. Romantic Times Book Club Magazine Reviewer’s Choice Award-winning author.
Bartlett, Beverly: Princess Izzy and the E-Street Shuffle, 5 Spot, 2005 – When Isabella married into a royal family she thought she was getting the fairy tale and that she would one day be queen. But when she reaches out to an old friend — a car mechanic who the prince does not care for — her fairytale becomes a story of intrigue, scandal and, possibly, murder. Debut Author
Bartlett, Beverly: Cover Girl Confidential, 5 Spot, 2006 – Married to her co-star, Addison McGhee looks like she might have it all. But when a jealous First Lady tries to get her deported, America’s sweetheart suddenly remembers she’s not even an American! Can she find a way to stay in the country? And is there any hope for love?
Cook, Eileen: Unpredictable, Berkley, 2008 – Sophie isn’t crazy, she just wants her guy back. She poses as a psychic to give his new girlfriend a fake reading designed to break them up. Faking psychic powers turns out to be fun, but her readings do a lot more than she could have predicted. Debut Author
Doornebos, Karen: Definitely Not Mr. Darcy, Penguin Berkley Sensation, September 2011 – Chloe Parker believes she was born in the wrong century. As a 21st-century challenged woman, and a hard-working single mom, she leaves her cell phone and laptop behind to join a fantasy show set in her beloved Jane Austen’s England. Envisioning tea parties, ballroom dances, and true gentlemen, she discovers that reality bites—no matter what the era.
Horn, Ariel: Help Wanted, Desperately, Avon Books, 2004 – 7 months, 3 weeks, 2 days—that’s how long Alexa has to establish an exciting career. At twenty-one, she’s determined to gallop into “the Real World with a Real Job, a Real Life, and a Real Future.” And moving in with her parents and commuting from New Jersey into Manhattan is not an option. Australian rights sold. Debut Author
Quinn, Erin: Haunting Beauty, Berkley, 2009 – A mysterious man is determined to bring the one woman whose memory has haunted him back to Ireland where they must confront their history, rewrite the defining moments of their past and change the future in ways they both thought were impossible.
Roberts, Sheila: On Strike for Christmas, St. Martin’s Press, 2007 – A small-town knitting group decides to strike. If their husbands and families want a nice holiday, they can do it themselves. The boycott takes on a life of its own when a reporter picks up the story and more women join. It’ll take serious holiday magic to revive both Christmas, and love. Debut Author
Roberts, Sheila: Bikini Season, St. Martin’s Press, 2008 – A great second novel from this talented author, about men, women, diets, cheating, and chocolate.
Simmons, Lynda: Getting Rid of Rosie, Berkley Trade, 2009 – Opening an Irish pub in Greektown probably wasn’t one of Samantha Marcello’s best ideas, dealing with the customers and staff on little sleep is really catching up with her. How else can she explain seeing a very familiar, yet despised, face in the back of her former fiancé, Mike’s car? If she didn’t know better, Sam would swear that blonde giving her the finger through the rear window was Rosie Fisk, the woman who used to be her best friend until she got knocked up and ran off with Sam’s Mike. But it can’t be Rosie, because Rosie was killed in a car accident two years earlier. Now it seems the spark is rekindling between Mike and Sam, but there is a small problem – Rosie’s ghost, visible only to Sam, is there to wreak havoc and keep her ill-gotten man to her dead self. Rosie may be dead, but that doesn’t mean Michael’s up for grabs.
Tyrrel, Diane: On the Edge of the Woods, Berkley Sensation, 2004 – It was a white elephant of a house – a turn-of-the-century rambling manor in the shadows of the Sierras. Architect Stacy Addison knew that she had come home the moment she saw it. It needed work, but nothing would keep Stacy from this beautiful house on the edge of a fairy tale-like forest.
Tyrrel, Diane: On Winding Road, Berkley Sensation, 2005 – Sarah, the new member of the house at the end of Winding Hill Road, is fascinated by her mysterious employer. But she soon finds herself risking more than her heart. For the closer she gets to this man, the closer she gets to the threatening family secrets waiting to claim their next victim…
Tyrrel, Diane: The Inn at Half Moon Bay, Berkley Sensation, 2006 – Following her dazzling contemporary interpretation of Victoria Holt with her first novel and Bronte with her second, Tyrrel’s third work is set on the California coastline as new innkeeper Kelly Redvers attempts to unravel a mystery, run a business, and field romantic advances.
Ware, Ciji: Island of the Swans, Sourcebooks, February 2010 — Best friends in childhood, Jane Maxwell and Thomas Fraser wreaked havoc in Edinburgh. Years later, Jane blossoms into a beautiful woman and her feelings for Thomas beyond the borders of friendship. When Thomas is reportedly killed in the American colonies, the charismatic Alexander, Duke of Gordon, appeals to a devastated Jane. Until, Thomas returns from the dead…
Ware, Ciji: A Cottage by the Sea, Sourcebooks, June 2010 — A sweeping, romantic tale set in Cornwall, England, Los Angeles, and Jackson Hole, Wyoming about a distraught bailout from LaLa Land who has lost everything she treasures, colliding with the bawdy eighteenth century world of a bold English heiress whose love story has echoed down through time.
Ware, Ciji: A Race to Splendor, Sourcebooks, September 2010 — The first woman accepted to the architecture section of the L’Ecole des Beaux Artes in Paris and the head of the firm of “girl architects,” who were ridiculed and dismissed until discovered in the ruins of the devastating San Francisco earthquake of 1906, Julia Morgan’s mentee Amelia Bradshaw races to rebuild the Fairmount before her infuriatingly enticing competitor J.D. rebuilds the Bay View. A Race to Splendor is the story of how two landmarks—one real, one fictional—were rebuilt and a passion founded.
Ware, Ciji: Wicked Company, Sourcebooks, September 2010 — A historical novel based on the lives of ‘lost’ women playwrights seeking fame and glory at the rival theaters Covent Garden and Drury Lane in the period 1761-1779.
Ware, Ciji: Midnight on Julia Street, Sourcebooks, April 2011 — Set in New Orleans, a romantic novel about a take-no-prisoners TV journalist and a historic preservationist, who fight to save a beautiful Greek Revival building with origins that are linked mysteriously to those of their own ancestors during the Golden Age in the Big Easy.
Ware, Ciji: A Light on the Veranda, Sourcebooks, April 2011 — A wayward southern belle and professional harpist returns to Natchez, weary from professional battles and personal despair. She has an unexpected rendezvous with her future when she meets Simon Hopkins, a nationally-renown nature photographer with a dark secret of his own.