October releases from current members of the Romantic Novelist Association.
Thank you to Sheila Riley for compiling such an interesting list of books.
isn’t all love and cupcakes. Katie has had her fair share of bad luck, but when
she finally realises her dream of opening a bakery. It seems things can only
get better. But the reality of running a business hits Katie hard and whilst
her partner, Steve, tries to help she can’t help but feel that the situation is
driving them further apart. Could Katie be set to lose her relationship and her
dream job? Then, one winter’s day, a man walks into her shop and, in the space
of that moment, the course of Katie’s life is changed. But nobody finds
happiness in the blink of an eye.
it takes two Christmases, three birthdays and a whole lot of cake to get there.
Linn B Halton
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surface, Kristi Danielson has it all.
has a bestselling book to her name and is
how to lead a fulfilling life. But the harsh truth is that Kristi has never
practiced what she preaches.
artist boyfriend, Tom, not much better
lost. At her wit’s end, Kristi is driven to seek out the help of Patrick
Blakeslee, a tarot card reader and psychic medium, in an attempt to make sense
of the mounting panic she’s feeling.
Patrick’s visits have an unexpected effect on Kristi, leaving her with more
questions than answers and a life-changing decision to make
Browne has returned to the charming village of Little Leyton looking
for a simpler way of life. Only in her absence, things have changed. Property
developer, Max Golding, is ruffling feathers all round.
Tay, Ellieís ex, wants to pick up where they left off and the pub, which
holds a special place in Ellie’s heart, might be sold. Suddenly, life’s looking
a whole lot more complicated. It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of
the year, but can Ellie juggle her emotions and commitments in time to celebrate
Melissa Pateley, has been injured and scarred by a fire. Colonel Harry Gunn is
charged by his uncle to find the countess and rescue her from their dangerous
cousin, George Gunn. Can love grow in such inauspicious circumstances? Will the
family secrets now dislodged prove too strong to overcome?
publishing, epub, mobi, pdf
August 2016 as a box set
McGunn is a man as brutal and unforgiving as his land. Discharged from the
army, he is haunted by the spectres of his fallen comrades and convinced he is
going mad. And he is running out of time to save his estate from the
machinations of Cameron McRae, heir to the McGunn’s ancestral enemies. When the
clipper carrying McRaeís new bride is caught in a violent storm and docks at
decides to revert to the old ways and hold the clipper and the woman to ransom.
However, far from the spoilt heiress he expected, Rose is genuine, funny and
vulnerable a ray of sunshine in the long, harsh winter that has become his
life. But Rose is determined to escape Wrath and its proud master the man she
she be reunited with Cameron McRae, the dazzlingly handsome aristocrat she
married after a whirlwind romance in Algiers,or will she risk her heart and her
honour to help Bruce discover the truth about his past and solve the brutal
murders committed on his land?
(previously hardback with Hale)
Kyddís brother is missing, her father is dead and her loathsome uncle is
ruining the family estate. Enter Captain Hugo Derringer who blows hot, then
cold, and is discovered in odd places asking some very odd questions. How far
can Nell trust him?
(previously hardback with Hale)
Kit Kydd rescues actress Susanna Fair from disreputable Rafe Warwick, he
proposes a feigned engagement to suit them both. But problems multiply when
Susanna’s past beckons, her former theatre troupe need her and Rafe reappears.
a good time to fall in love, really.
is a paediatrician and Jake a journalist and adventurer. Their unlikely romance
blossoms in the steamy jungle where danger from rebels, an injured lion, etc.,
is only a heartbeat away. Will they return to normality and go their separate
ways or is there a future for their romance?
Mills and Boon
published, and e-book
and dangerous Spaniard took Rose’s virginity before a terrible misunderstanding
her to nearly destroy his life. Now he’s back with the design commission that
Rose’s career as a dress designer ñ but he’s also determined to collect on the
debt she owes him.
published, paperback and ebook
newly widowed Tess visits Raglan Castle, she experiences a vision that transports
her to 17th century Wales and a castle on the brink of a siege. Her life
becomes increasingly intertwined with the past and when the new owner of the
estate arrives – New Zealander Josh – the parallels become even more obvious.
perhaps the visions aren’t just trying to tell their own story, maybe they’re
also giving a warning.
Mills & Boon
a shocking revelation reveals Francesca’s illegitimacy, she worries that her
marriage to Tristan, Comte des Iles, will crumble. Her heart in tatters, she
awaits her husband’s return. Will he request an annulment or give their union a
has kept Tristan from his beautiful wife’s side for far too long, but the
memory of her touch is seared into his soul. Now, with malevolent forces
working against, them, it’s more important than ever for Tristan to show Francesca
that he’ll never let her go!
has reached a low point in her life – she’s lost her business, her home and her
boyfriend. Reluctantly she goes to live with her step-family where she’s
treated like Cinderella. Then she meets Gus, a handsome stranger with his own
problems. When they fall in love it looks like Jenna will get her own fairytale
happy-ever-after but there are troubles to overcome before Jenna and Gus can
finally reach for a life and love together.
Little, Brown Book Group
via traditional publisher
Polly Park meets Spike, the fact that he’s emigrating to Australia in six
months’ time is not a problem – no commitment or messy endings. But she doesn’t
bank on falling in love, or on making a certain discovery after he’s gone.
Three years on, Polly is a single mum to her gorgeous daughter Rowan, she’s
dating cameraman Max and she might finally be ready to take a chance on love.
Then, out of the blue, Spike returns with his glamorous girlfriend in tow, and
suddenly Polly finds herself in the middle of a very sticky situation . . .
Spike’s return resurrect Polly’s feelings for him? Where does that leave Max
and Polly? And how will all this change effect Rowan? Nothing is simple – but
then, that’s the trouble with love . . .
that poor needy little Stevie is all grown up, she won’t let a man get in the
way of her dreams will she?
a desperate woman, an unwanted suitor, one very reluctant nobleman, a valet
with a broken leg, a ferocious great aunt, the under-footman’s breeches and
Miss Cassandra Weston finds herself on the Grand Tour in a dangerously romantic
knows that it wasn’t really her fault. Of course it wasn’t. But if she’d just
grasped harder, run faster, lunged quicker, she might have saved him. And
Edward doesn’t really blame her, though his bitter words at the time still
haunt her, and he can no more take them back than she can halt the car that
killed their son.
years on, every day is a tragedy. Edward knows they should take healing steps
together, but he’s tired of being shut out. For Zoe, it just seems easier to
let grief lead the way. A weekend in Paris might be their last hope for
reconciliation, but mischance sees them separated before they’ve even left Gare
du Nord. Lost and alone, Edward and Zoe must try to find their way back to each
other and find their way back to the people they were before. But is that even
say Paris is the City of Love, so bring your je ne sais quoi and donít forget
the mistletoe! Will Ava go home with a broken heart, or will she find true love
amongst the cobbled streets of Paris?
October (available for pre-order).
exists in a world that has seen its fair share of tragedy, but also success and
the wealth that comes with it. One snowy night, he crosses paths with Evie, a
homeless girl, and it changes everything.
and paper back.
despair and renewed hope amid the gaiety and anxiety in Brussels between
Napoleon’s escape from Elba and Napoleon’s defeat at the Battle of Waterloo.
needs someone somewhere. Chelsea isn’t like most people. For as long as she can
remember she’s been in care, and for all sorts of reasons this hasn’t gone
well. At fourteen years old her past has been the stuff of nightmares, so much
so that even she hasn’t wanted to know the full story. Desperately searching
for the love she’s always craved, her life takes an even more sinister turn
when she’s befriended by two men with a string of convictions for the sexual
abuse of minors. Her only hope of salvation comes in the form of someone she’s
never even met. Social worker Natasha Livingston is sent on a raid of the men’s
house with the police.
by little, Tasha uses her professional skills to help Chelsea understand her
life and find a way towards a happier future. It means confronting some ghosts
from the past but with support that helps her come to terms with what she’s
been through. Abandoned by My Mum is the story of Chelsea’s self-discovery and
the recognition that
whilst not everyone has her best interests at heart, there are some people who care
enough to convince her she’s worth the effort.
Print Linford Romance Library
1920s debutante Annabel prefers horses to suitors. She’s furious when she discovers
Lawrence, Lord Lassiter, is the despised 13th guest joining the family’s
Christmas house party.
from keeping busy compiling our monthly lists of members new novels Merseyside
saga writer, Sheila Riley, also writes bestselling novels for Harper Collins under
the name of Annie Groves.