Romance Stars 2007
Titles are listed by approximate date of publication, then by alphabetically by author.
Annotations are from Advance, the Ingram Book Magazine - unless otherwise noted.
- The Dying Game
Author: Barton, Beverly
Publisher: Zebra $ 6.99ISBN: 9780821776896 Date: 2007
Gutsy detective Lindsay McAllister is caught up in a game of murder with a twisted killer in this sizzling tale of romantic suspense. Lindsay is determined to stop the fiend with the help of Judd Walker, whose wife was murdered years before by the same killer.
- Just Like Heaven
Author: Bretton, Barbara
Publisher: Berkley $ 7.99 ISBN: 9780515142624 Date: 2007
When sudden chest pains leave Kate lying in a parking lot, it's a man in a Grateful Dead t-shirt who saves her life. When the handsome good Samaritan shows up on her doorstep and reveals a surprising truth about himself, they discover that even the strongest heart is no match for love.
- Virgin River
Author: Carr, Robyn
Publisher: Mira $6.99 ISBN: 9780778324904 Date: 2007
When recently widowed Melinda Monroe sees an ad for a midwife-nurse practitioner, she quickly decides that the remote mountain town of Virgin River might be the perfect place to escape her heartache. Instead, she finds a home in this first novel of a new trilogy.
- Shelter Mountain
Author: Carr, Robyn
Publisher: Mira $ 6.99 ISBN: 9780778324294 Date: 2007
The second book of Carr's Virgin River trilogy. Having found solace from her abusive marriage in Virgin River, Paige meets Preacher, who has taken her and her son under his protective wing. Paige knows a good man when she sees one, and it's not long before she's falling in love with him.
- Not Quite a Lady
Author: Chase, Loretta
Publisher: Avon $ 6.99 ISBN: 9780061231230 Date: 2007
One of romance's most beloved authors returns with this sultry tale about three slightly scandalous ladies and the rakish men who show them what love truly means.
- The Secret Passion of Simon Blackwell
Author: James, Samantha
Publisher: Avon $ 6.99 ISBN: 9780060896454 Date: 2007
An award-winning writer and "USA Today" bestselling author of A Perfect Hero delivers a powerful and sweeping romance in which a sexy but tortured hero has a second chance at love.
- Dark Seduction
Author: Joyce, Brenda
Publisher: Hqn $ 7.99 ISBN: 9780373772339 Date: 2007
Malcolm of Dunroch is a newly chosen Master, a novice to his extraordinary powers. But he has broken his vows and a young woman's death is on his hands. Malcolm is determined to fight his darkest desires, denying himself all pleasure--until fate sends him another Innocent in this first book of a new paranormal series.
- The Hourglass
Author: Metzger, Barbara
Publisher:Signet $ 6.99 ISBN: 9780451220790 Date: 2007
Coryn, Earl of Ardeth, has spent an eternity in hell. Fed up, he gambles with the Devil and wins a second chance: if he can find his heart, his soul, and his hourglass in six months, he can return to life. Then he meets Genie, a disgraced water-girl at the Battle of Waterloo. Now, her only hope is this crazy stranger.
- Beloved Warrior
Author: Potter, Patricia
Publisher: Berkley $ 7.99 ISBN: 9780425215739 Date: 2007
From "USA Today" bestselling author Potter comes the highly anticipated conclusion to her Scottish Highland trilogy. It tells the story of Patrick Maclean--a bold warrior who must rethink his strategy for defeating the enemy if he is to rescue the woman he loves from doom.
- Silent in the Grave
Author: Raybourn, Deanna
Publisher: Mira $ 21.95 ISBN: 9780778324102 Date: 2007
When her husband dies under suspicious circumstances, Lady Julia Grey investigates and discovers "disturbing truths about a husband she never truly knew and a world of deception, disease and sexual obsession she could never have imagined" ("Publishers Weekly").
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