Category: Excerpts

Learn the words. Get the blood. Rule the world.

If you’re a fan of gritty fantasy and blood magic, then today’s excerpt is for you! Most people never learn what a Stringer is—and their lives are better for it. Lem, however, gets to learn about them and possession by alien intelligences the hard way. A must-read in the gritty supernatural series that includes We […]

My Sweet Audrina is back!

If you were ever a V.C. Andrews fan, chances are your favorite of her books is either Flowers in the Attic or My Sweet Audrina. For those who weren’t obsessed with the Dollanganger clan, Audrina Adare’s story promised every kind of Gothic melodrama you could long for–evil stepmothers/cousins/husbands, dark family secrets, and a host of women who […]

Give it up for our RITA Award Nominees: Jennifer Probst and Sabrina Jeffries!

We have two fabulous New York Times bestselling authors nominated for RITA Awards, taking place tomorrow at the RWA Annual Conference in San Diego! In honor of Jennifer Probst’s Searching for Beautiful being nominated for Best Contemporary Romance and Sabrina Jeffries’ If the Viscount Falls for Best Historical Romance, we’re giving you excerpts from each […]

Old Memories and New Beginnings: An Excerpt from Sophie Jackson’s A MEASURE OF LOVE

Life in New York for ex-con Riley Moore is pretty damn good until a call from his mother shatters the calm: his father has suffered his second heart attack in two years and is in critical condition. Leaving everything behind, Riley flies home to Michigan for the first time in five years to support his […]

Irresistible: An Excerpt from Kresley Cole’s SWEET RUIN

Could this exquisite female be a spy sent by the very Valkyrie Rune hunts? Rune knows he must not trust Josephine, yet he’s unable to turn her away. When Jo betrays the identity of the one man she will die to protect, she and Rune become locked in a treacherous battle of wills that pits […]

NOT TODAY–A Sneak Peek at the First Chapter of AMERICAN BABE!

Babe Walker thought she had done it all. After all, she’s survived the highly exclusive social hierarchies of Bel Air, traipsed around Europe in true white-girl fashion, and left her mark on several of the best rehab facilities in the United States. But now Babe is about to enter a terrifying new world: Middle America. […]

It’s Hot in the Highlands! An Excerpt from THE GHOST by Monica McCarty

An undercover warrior and her sworn enemy play a seductive game of cat-and-mouse in New York Times bestselling author Monica McCarty’s sexy new Highland Guard novel. Joan Comyn swore allegiance to Robert the Bruce the day she witnessed England’s barbarous king torturing her mother. Now the mysterious beauty slips into men’s hearts like a specter and entices […]

Excerpt: Nannyland by Jane Elizabeth Hughes

We’re so excited to introduce you to one of our favorite summer reads, Nannyland, by Jane Elizabeth Hughes! This delightful, romantic debut follows a sophisticated Manhattanite who trades her fast-paced Wall Street life for the English countryside, and unexpectedly becomes a nanny to the children of a widowed British lord. And he might be just […]

Catch a tiger by his toe—or not: Excerpt below!

Enter a goddess gone mad, a band of immortals set on furthering the destruction of humanity, and one sassy tiger, and you’ve got a set of problems entirely too big for one gal to handle on her own! Luckily for Nikki, she’s got her own ass-kicking team on her side to help her defeat the […]

Two Gorgeous Covers for Two Stunning Regencies!

We love Kate Noble’s smart, funny, sumptuous Regency historical romances, so naturally we were terribly excited when she asked us if she could reveal not one, but TWO upcoming covers here on the blog! For those of you who snapped up Kate’s first two books in the “Winner Takes All” series, which starts with a bet between […]

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