Friday, October 1, 2010

Coming Soon: Anticipated Releases for October 2010

   Oh bloody hell! It's October! Ghosts and ghouls and all sorts of other little nasties will be making their way to your front door anytime now, demanding that you 'Stand and Deliver' a.k.a 'Trick or Treat'. I've never been big on Halloween myself, not since I was a wee one. The kids avoid my house like the plague for some reason (and I am in prime real estate for the kiddies! I live right up the block from an elementary school...and one block away from a High school....and right across the street from a University)...
Yep, even sad little college kids won't take pity and alleviate me of the pounds upon pounds of discount candy I picked up at K-mart. =(
    So this month I'll be slogging off the rain boots, un-tepee-ing my house, and cursing Mother Nature for blowing Mt.Kilimanjaro in leaf-form on top of my steps. At least there will be some great reads waiting for me after I put in my 40 hours of hard labor this month requires! 
Lisa Kleypas, Anne Gracie, Emma Wildes and loads of other authors
will keep our minds off the dark and scary with some good lovin' ;)

Here are the Anticipated Releases for the month of October 2010

October 1st- Yes, October is here and with it, the latest installment to Anne Stuarts' 'The House Of Rohan' series! I believe all 3 books are featured on this blog as Anticipated Releases and they were released by the publisher back-to-back. On your way home, make sure you stop off and pick it up!

'Breathless' by Anne Stuart
"Ruined beyond repair and shunned by London society, lovely Caroline Rohan rebelliously embraces the freedom that comes from having nothing left to lose. However, this dangerous course throws her under the power of the darkly enigmatic Lucien de Malheur—known to many as the Scorpion.
Seeking to destroy the Rohans, Lucien traps Caroline in a marriage she thinks is based on friendship but instead is rooted in vengeance. Yet even when she realizes the truth, their enmity fuels a shocking passion—and perhaps even more.
Such a man might drive anyone to murder...."Source
[Read an excerpt: here]

October 5th - A stunning debut from Signet Eclipse newbie, Ashley March will be hitting the shelves along with the latest installments to Emma Wildes' 'Notorious Bachelors' series and Anne Gracie's 'Devil Riders' series. / Programing note: Ashley March will be stopping by on October 3rd for a little Coffee Shop Conversation and also giving away a copy of her debut novel to one lucky commenter! Expect My Review of 'Seducing The Duchess' to be posted tomorrow.

'Seducing The Duchess' by Ashley March
"It was just another scandalous night…
Gambling. Carousing. Flirting. Charlotte, Duchess of Rutherford, will do anything to create a scandal large enough to force her husband to finally petition for a divorce. Once madly in love with Philip, she is now determined to escape from their less than civil marriage and the reminders of his betrayal.
Until he stole her away…
Philip Burgess, Duke of Rutherford, is not a man to tolerate regrets. He wed Charlotte for revenge, not for love or convenience, knowing she would come to hate him. But he never expected he would one day find himself craving her attention or desiring her company….
And gave her something more…
Philip is no longer the cold, deceitful man she married years ago. And when he promises Charlotte a divorce if she will help him become a better husband for another woman, she wonders if she truly wants to lose him—and if Philip may still possess her heart after all…"Source
[Read an excerpt: here]
'One Wicked Mistake' by Emma Wildes
"When blackmail turns to murder, Madeline May turns to the notorious Viscount Altea, a man used to dealing with men of ill repute, and a man she despises with every fiber of her being.
From the very moment of their first meeting-and one unforgettable night of passion-Luke Daudet knew she was different. And when he received her fateful entreaty, he knew he would not be able to stay away..."Source
'The Accidental Wedding' by Anne Gracie
"When Nash Renfrew wakes in the bed of lovely Maddy Woodford, he has no memory. In the days following his accident, he is charmed by her bright outlook on life, but he lives for the nights, when she joins him chastely-more or less-in her bed. When his memory returns, Nash asks for just one more night before he leaves. But it's one night too many and it creates a scandal that leaves him no choice but to offer her marriage.
With five orphaned half-siblings in her charge, Maddy needs the security Nash offers and can't resist the promise of passion she's experienced in his embrace. Well born, but poverty-stricken, Maddy knows she's not the wife he planned on, but he's everything she's ever dreamed of.
But will passion be enough? He's a diplomat who knows Czars and Princes and Grand-dukes and she's just a country girl who's never even been to a ball.
Can their new-found love survive, or will this accidental marriage destroy her dreams and his career?
[Read an excerpt: here]

October 26th- FTFB in October is a toss up. I've only listed 3 releases for Oct.5, but that day will see many releases as well. But, I believe Fat Tuesday (for books) is October 26th, 2010. Super excited for the release of Lisa Kleypas' newest contemporary. And sadly, we've come to the end of the Black Cobra series with this month's Stephanie Laurens release. There are also books from Lorraine Heath, Suzanne Enoch, Beverly Jenkins, and Sarah MacLean to look forward to as well!

'Christmas Eve At Friday Harbor' by Lisa Kleypas
One rain-slicked night, six-year-old Holly lost the only parent she knew, her beloved mother Victoria. And since that night, she has never again spoken a word.
The last thing Mark Nolan needs is a six-year-old girl in his life. But he soon realizes that he will do everything he can to make her life whole again. His sister’s will gives him the instructions: There’s no other choice but you. Just start by loving her. The rest will follow.
Maggie Collins doesn’t dare believe in love again, after losing her husband of one year. But she does believe in the magic of imagination. As the owner of a toy shop, she lives what she loves. And when she meets Holly Nolan, she sees a little girl in desperate need of a little magic.
Three lonely people. Three lives at the crossroads. Three people who are about to discover that Christmas is the time of year when anything is possible, and when wishes have a way of finding the path home…"Source
[Read an excerpt: here]
'Passions of a Wicked Earl' by Lorraine Heath
"Known throughout London for his prowess in the bedroom, Morgan Lyons, the 8th Earl of Westcliffe, cannot forgive an unpardonable affront to his honor. Discovering his young bride in the arms of his brother was a staggering blow–so he banished the beautiful deceiver to the country and devoted himself to the pursuit of carnal pleasure.
Claire Lyons was an innocent, frightened girl on her wedding day, seeking chaste comfort from a childhood friend. Now, years later, she has blossomed magnificently and has returned to London with one goal in mind: the seduction of her notorious husband. Unskilled in the sensual arts, she burns nonetheless for the kisses too long denied her. And she has but one Season to win back the heart of the rogue she betrayed."Source
'The Reckless Bride' by Stephanie Laurens
"He races to complete their mission against escalating odds--his task made more perilous when he loses his heart.
She's determined to defy convention and live a solitary life--until she tastes the reckless pleasure found only in his arms.
Drawn together by fate, united by fiery passion, they pursue their shared they'll live to see only if they unmask the Black Cobra."Source
[Read an excerpt: here]
'Rules of an Engagement' by Suzanne Enoch
"For proper young ladies, good behavior has always been the rule…
Captain Bradshaw Carroway loves the seafaring life—though he’d rather be battling brigands than his current assignment of ferrying a boatload of spoiled aristocrats. One passenger, however, has caught his eye: a bewitching young minx who definitely distracts him from the rules of shipboard decorum . . .
Some rules, of course, are meant to be broken.
Miss Zephyr Ponsley has traveled the world, but she’s completely innocent in the ways of love. She’s never learned to dance or flirt. But scientific observation has taught her that the laws of attraction have no rules, and that no adventure, on land or sea, is more dangerous—or delicious—than passion!"Source
[Read an excerpt: here]
'Midnight' by Beverly Jenkins
"In a time of peril, she fears nothing—except the forbidden passions of her heart.
In Boston, revolution is in the wind—yet none would ever suspect Faith Kingston of treason. But under cover of darkness, the beautiful daughter of a Tory tavern owner becomes the notorious spy “Lady Midnight,” passing valuable secrets to the rebels. Dedicated to fighting British tyranny, she’ll let nothing distract her— until a dark, mesmerizing stranger enters her life.
A reckless, worldly adventurer, Nicholas Grey has returned to troubled Massachusetts seeking revenge for the death of his rebel father. He suspects a local innkeeper, but it’s the man’s breathtaking, ebony-skinned daughter who has truly captured his interest. Nicholas burns for the sensuous, secretive lady—and Faith cannot mask her own blazing desires. But when destiny unites their causes, the passion that draws Midnight into Nicholas’s arms is as dangerous as it is glorious—and it could spell disaster for them both."Source
[Read an excerpt: here]
'Ten Ways to Be Adored When Landing a Lord' 
by Sarah MacLean
"Since being named 'London's Lord to Land' by a popular ladies' magazine, Nicholas St. John has been relentlessly pursued by every matrimony-minded female in the ton. So when an opportunity to escape fashionable society presents itself, he eagerly jumps - only to land in the path of the most determined, damnably delicious woman he's ever met! 
The daughter of a titled wastrel, Lady Isabel Townsend has too many secrets and too little money. Though she is used to taking care of herself quite handily, her father's recent passing has left Isabel at sea and in need of outside help to protect her young brother's birthright. The sinfully handsome, eminently eligible Lord Nicholas could be the very salvation she seeks. 
But the lady must be wary and not do anything reckless and falling madly, passionately in love."Source
And there you have it! I can't wait to gobble up these delicious reads as they come out! So go stake out your local bookstore, get your pre-order on instead of paying bills for gas & electric, and board up your front door before the wild banshees tear it down in their pursuit of sweets on the 31st. I hope you will enjoy some of these fabulous reads as you curl up with a bowl of candy corn. (I can't stand the stuff myself, but it's Halloween-esqe and I needed a corny sign off- so there you go) 
Happy Reading!

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