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By Jane Leopold Quinn ISBN: 1-60601-324-6 print. These may be new releases, or works
previously released as eBooks.
Sam Bolt’s youthful mistake, a danger-
ous mistake, seriously impacted his fam- Body Heat
ily and compelled him to become an
undercover cop. Dedicated, but tortured By Imari Jade
and guilt ridden, he accepts his lonely
life. Rayna Wright was the daughter of the
President of the United States and le-
gally blind since birth. But did that mean
Until he meets Liz. Fascinated, he can’t
she was off-limits? Bodyguard Hurst
resist her beauty and the peace he feels
Rodriguez certainly hoped not.
when he’s with her.
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By Shayla Black writing as Shelley Bradley
The best way to go undercover is take it all
off! A sexy CPA goes undercover as a male
stripper in the mobster’s Vegas club to
nail a Mafia kingpin. The perk? The
club’s owner. Sure she’s got some unsa-
vory connections, but how can anyone
with those legs be all bad?
She’s got a head for business, but is out of
practice in the pleasure department. If
anyone can strip her of her inhibitions it’s Did You Win
the new guy who’s stirring her wildest g-
string fantasies. But besides the sizzling
sexual chemistry they have in common,
they both have secrets. They learn quickly
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that, with the mob closing in, what gets
exposed is as irresistible as it is dangerous. Don’t forget to check
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Forbidden Desire Desire Incorporated: The Temp
By Carolina Valdez
By Minx Malone ISBN: 978-1-60088-424-5
Stan Gordon, M.D., is well aware of the unwritten Ava Kincaid took the temporary job at Desire In-
code forbidding sexual liaisons between a physi- corporated because she desperately needed the
cian and those in his charge, but when he provides money, not because she was secretly hoping to see
intimate care for Brian Storm, a seriously injured her ex-boyfriend Gavin Sloan
police detective, he comes dangerously close to again. She’s already been there,
crossing the line. When he does try, he's shocked done that and gotten kicked in the
to find desire is forbidden, not by the teeth. She just wants to do her job
code but by the emotional demons Brian and go home.
But when they meet up in the halls
Tortured while working undercover be- of Desire, the chemistry between
fore they met, police policy prevents them is as strong as ever. Suddenly
Brian from sharing the full story with she’s doing way more than filing.
Stan, yet reliving the trauma threatens to
destroy their new and deepening love. If
Brian can't overcome what's been done Temping has never been this good
to him, he risks losing Stan to a more and Ava finds herself wondering if
responsive man. perhaps this position could lead to
something more permanent?
Passionate Ink Book Notes Dawg Town Hustle
Questions or comments may be directed to : By Anne Kane ISBN: 978-1-60521-228-9
email@example.com Kaylee has no idea that she’s a prairie dog
shifter, or that the reason for all the male
attention she’s been attracting is her first
A Promise at Dawn heat cycle. When her boss fires her in a
jealous fit of rage, she decides to go find
By Jane Leopold Quinn ISBN: 1-60601-422-6 some action at the local biker bar.
When the cute little dawg waltzes onto
Widow Faye Burke watches the sun rise his turf, Logan isn’t about to let any of
over the Atlantic Ocean. Her guilty pleas- his buddies get their paws on her. A
ure is the hunk running along the beach. game of pool turns into a sexy seduction
The lovely woman watching Gil Farrelly as Logan introduces her to loving, Prai-
gets his creative juices flowing. He’s deter- rie Dawg style.
mined to paint her. Faye fears their age
difference will separate them. Gil intends
to prove otherwise. EXCERPT BUY
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Lockdown Eve of Chaos
By Delilah Devlin ISBN: 978-1419922114 By Sylvia Day ISBN: 9780765360434
After surviving an attack by an inmate, prison correc- How do you tell Satan that you ran over his
tions officer Gillian Priest arrives at her hellhound?
new unit, determined not to ever let her
guard down again. Things get complicated Evangeline Hollis has no idea and
when a handsome new prisoner enters her she doesn't want to find out. Living
dreams and seduces her. When fellow offi- with the Mark of Cain—and the two
cer Billy Hedron makes a pass, she’s al- sexy brothers who come with it—is
ready primed, ready to ease the arousal her trouble enough. She doesn't need to
sexy dreams have left with a more appro- borrow more. Too bad Satan is too
priate mate. pissed to oblige her.
Billy Hedron knows his old marine buddy, How can a Mark drafted by God
Gabriel Vlahos, is posing as a prisoner to strike a bargain with the Devil? Eve's
find a demon within the prison walls, and about to find out...
who better to hunt one than an incubus?
When his buddy seduces Gillian in her
dreams, Billy stands ready to serve the needs his EXCERPT BUY
friend stirs up in the attractive woman. But things take
a deadly turn when the demon they seek decides it’s
time to take them all to Hell.
Sinful Seven Book 1: Unmasking Cinnamon
By Eve Knight ISBN: 978-1-60088-425-2
Seducing His Lordship
Sneaking into a masquerade party provides
By Brenda Williamson ISBN: 978-1-59632-958-4
Stephani with the perfect cover as the sultry
siren Cinnamon. Will her secrets remain
hidden once Chad, her willing playmate
Handsome Lord Laramore is everything Lady
for the evening suspects her to be a
Carmody wants in a husband. Except his two
woman he loved but lost? Can he un-
years of neglect forces her to take matters into
mask Cinnamon to again love the real
her own hands to gain sexual favor.
After spending exorbitant amounts of
his money, and concocting a story of an
illicit affair doesn’t work, she barges
into his life, hoping to seduce him.
Gabriel married Carmody out of con-
venience. Little did he suspect he’d fall
in love. However, a dark secret holds
him at bay until the presence of her
tantalizing body makes it impossible to
ignore his hunger to mate. Only how
well will his innocent wife handle his
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Masters of the Shadowlands 3: Breaking Free Secrets Volume 27: Untamed Pleasures
By Cherise Sinclair ISBN: 978-1-59632-965-2 By Leigh Court ISBN-13: 978-1603100076
A submissive, Beth must yield to become I can satisfy a woman using just my-
aroused, but after a sadistic husband, she’s words!"
too scared to give up control. The last
thing she wants is a ruthless, powerful
Dom. But that’s just what she gets and That outrageous claim made by a
exactly what she needs. drunk Damian Hunt, Viscount Ather-
ton, escalates into a high stakes wager
between two friends. Damian bets his
prized racehorse that he can do it...
EXCERPT BUY George Beringer gambles his London
townhouse that Damian can’t.
And the surprising woman George
chooses for the bet is very respectable
virgin sister, Claire!
By J. Hali Steele ISBN 9781419922862 EXCERPT BUY
Case couldn't believe his security expert
hired the tantalizing female cat to manage It's Love, Baby!
his newest voyeur club. When he finds her,
hand in her pants, in a voyeur's room, he
makes his move-a move with bigger re- By Josie St. Marie ISBN: 978-1-60435-337-2
percussions than he can imagine. A white
lion from the Kind species, big cats with
vampyre blood, Case has honed his Abandoned by her best friend at the begin-
blood-sucking ancestors' magic to a fine ning of a well needed vacation in Las Ve-
art. One taste of her and her sexual de- gas, Blue Gerard hopes that sexy
lights, and he comes undone. stranger Landen Avanti can help
salvage her trip and turn it into a
sensual escapade of new experi-
Tres has her own plan-use the lion to for- ences.
get her mysterious vampire lover. She's
drawn to both creatures for different rea-
sons. The vampyre enjoys watching while Blue puts aside her good-girl sensi-
the cat brings out a new side of her- bilities and dives into the bad-girl
pleasures Landen offers. Landen is
performing for watchers.
more than willing to pleasure the
delectable Blue and turn a week of
Forced to choose one, can she live with- business into one of erotic fun. He
out both? willingly sheds is straight-laced
persona and allows his amorous side
full rein. They both know that what
happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,
EXCERPT BUY but, when their week of passionate explo-
ration comes to an end will they be able to
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By Monica Burns ISBN: 978-1-59998-831-3 By Ella Drake ISBN: 978-1-60088-426-9
An ancient prophecy and a sheikh's pas- Alaya ran from home to avoid her fiancée,
sion. One woman will ignite the flame that Brock. Unwilling to tie herself to a were-
fulfills them both. wolf, Alaya wars with her divided
longing to run to him, and her urge to
2009 EPPIE for Best Historical Erotic Ro- run away.
Eager to make Alaya his mate and
2008 RT BOOKreviews Reviewers Choice prove he isn’t an animal, Brock es-
Nominee capes captivity by the enemy,
Wolfsbane. Brock is of the PACk, a
RT BOOKreviews gave it a Top Pick - 4.5 community of shifters sensitive to
Stars and called it "a must read." petroleum. He braves the gas clogged
suburbs to track down his errant
Sylvia Day said, "...sexual tension as mate. Together, their passion ignites,
scorching as the desert the novel is set but before returning to the PACk,
in..." they must escape the clutches of the
A Recommended read from Two Lips Re-
views and #1 Fictionwise author, Emma
Wildes EXCERPT BUY
EXCERPT BUY The Pleasure Club: The Marine
By Anna Leigh Keaton ISBN: 978-1-60088-421-4
Incognito: Arresting Victoria Welcome to The Pleasure Club, where
fantasy becomes reality.
By Anna Leigh Keaton ISBN: 978-1-60088-428-3
Sherilyn Jax has laid out her
heartache to The Pleasure
They met once through The Pleasure Club, Club, and they’ve promised to
now they find one another in the heart of find her the perfect Pleasure
Incognito. Drake Kavanaugh is a pri- Master to fulfill all her needs
vate investigator working undercover to to finally say goodbye to the
set up a sting on a human sex slave man who left her years before
ring. He wants Victoria, but he has to to go off to war, and never
keep his distance or risk blowing his returned.
The Pleasure Master is perfect
Victoria Casey wants him more than in his reenactment of that fate-
anything in the world, and when she’s ful night, down to his wide
in his arms she feels safe. Little does shoulders and milk chocolate
she know that one good deed could lead skin. And when she does what
her right into the middle of his sting needs to be done, just like her beloved fi-
where her life, and her body, is up for ancé, he makes everything all right.
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Inkers Signing at the Literacy ENDANGERED
Signing in DC
Shelley Bradley/Shayla Black SECRETS VOLUME 27: UNTAMED PLEASURES
TEMPT ME WITH DARKNESS
BOUND AND DETERMINED Jo Davis
TRIAL BY FIRE
Susan Lyons UNDER FIRE
SHE'S ON TOP
TOUCH ME Lauren Dane
CHAMPAGNE RULES RELENTLESS
WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS...AFTER DARK
A MOST LAMENTABLE COMEDY Jennifer Haymore
A HINT OF WICKED
CARNAL DESIRES Eden Bradley
A 21ST CENTURY COURTESAN
Shelli Stevens FORBIDDEN FRUIT
DANGEROUS GROUNDS Kelly Maher
LUST AT FIRST BITE
DIARY OF COZETTE Robin L Rotham
TORTURED BIG TEMPTATION
Angela Knight Victoria Janssen
TIME HUNTERS: GUARDIAN, THE DUCHESS, HER MAID, THE GROOM AND
BERKLEY SENSATION THEIR LOVER
Beth Williamson Kate Pearce
THE REDEMPTION OF MICAH SIMPLY SHAMELESS
HELL FOR LEATHER SIMPLY SINFUL
RIDING THE LINE
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