Romantic Novelists' Association

New Releases@ December 2023

1 December 2023


Vicki Beeby: The Girls of Bomber Command

WW2 Saga
Canelo Saga
Paperback, ebook and audio
9th November 2023

WAAF Radio telephone operator, Pearl Cooper, wants to find the truth about a spate of thefts at RAF Fenthorpe. But what will she do when the evidence points to her sister? A captivating and heartwarming WWII saga for fans of Daisy Styles and Johanna Bell.






Sharon Booth: Snowflakes and Surprises in Tuppenny Bridge

Contemporary Romance
Storm Publishing
Ebook, paperback, audiobook
14th December 2023

When bad weather hits the Dales, old flames, Clemmie and Ross, are snowed in. Stilted conversations give way to cosy evenings curled up by the fire. But when long-held secrets are revealed, their temporary truce breaks down.
Is there any way back for them? Or will their hearts stay frozen forever?





Jeevani Charika: When Soma Met Sahan

Book Club / Women’s Fiction
Hera Books
Ebook and paperback
02 November 2023

When Soma ran away to England, she was hoping for safety. She didn’t expect to adore the baby she was charged with looking after and she definitely didn’t expect to find love. But can you truly love someone if you can’t even tell them your real name? And what will happen if she tells him the truth?





Lesley Field: A Forbidden Love

Contemporary Romance
Lesley Field, Wild Moose Publications
I.P. e-book and paperback
18th December 2023

To love should be beautiful.
Loving should be easy.
But when the one you love is the one you can’t have,
Love becomes complex.
When the one you love is your half sibling,
Love become dangerous. Follow Blake and Freya on a journey to heaven, or hell…





Stefania Hartley: Welcome to Quayside

Contemporary Romance
I.P. ebook, paperback, large print
12 October 2023

As they start a library of things in their block of flats and build a community, forty-year-old single mum, Tanya, and her Italian neighbour, Giacomo, fall for each other and eventually decide to give love a new chance.
First published on The People’s Friend magazine, this collection includes a brand-new story.






Kathy Jay: The Hotel Room Mix-Up

One More Chapter
ebook and paperback
ebook 15th December/paperback 21st December

The Hotel Room Mix-Up: A heart-warming and uplifting romcom that will make you smile! Two weddings, three hotel reservations gone awry…and one weekend in Cornwall, they’ll never forget! Reluctant roommates, Ella and Callum, are forced to share a cramped cottage during a storm rather than the private luxury hotel suites they expected.





Sally Jenkins: Waiting for a Bright New Future

Women’s Fiction/UpLit
Kindle and paperback

Can you learn to live again at fifty-five? Stuart has spent his life putting others before himself, especially his elderly father. But when his father dies and Stuart discovers he forgot to put him in his will, he’s shattered.
An uplifting story about learning to live life to the fullest.





Judy Leigh: The Vintage Village Bake Off

Women’s fiction/ hens’ lit
Boldwood Books
All formats
4th Dec, 2023

Living in happy solitude with his cat Isaac Mewton in the Devon village of Millbrook, Robert has never figured out the rules of romance. Robert’s sisters Bunty and Hattie are both at crossroads in their lives, so news of their brother’s baking competition is the perfect excuse to bring them to Millbrook. A summer of scones may just light the way to long-lasting happiness for them all.





Fenella Miller: The Pilot’s Girl

Historical Romantic Saga
13th December
As war rages, Barbara Sinclair is desperate to escape her unhappy home life. And with the threat of German bombs ever present, Barbara reluctantly agrees to marry John, her childhood friend, who is leaving to join the RAF. But an encounter with Alex Everton, a dashing Spitfire pilot, complicates matters for Barbara. With emotions running high, she questions whether she has made a terrible mistake.






Fenella Miller: A Wedding for the Pilot’s Girl

Historical Romantic Saga
All Formats
13th December
The phony war is over and Hitler is beginning his rampage through Europe. But back home, Barbara Sinclair has troubles of her own. With her wedding to Spitfire Pilot Alex Everton imminent, Barbara is worried about a secret she is keeping from her new husband – one that could ruin everything. Determined to maintain some normality in her life, the wedding goes ahead, but Alex leaves almost immediately to continue fighting the Germans. Barbara fears for his safety and for the moment, her secret must wait… But when bombs fall on Barbara’s new home, the war feels closer than ever. And Barbara realises that time could be running out for both of them…





L.H. Stacy: THE SAFE HOUSE (rereleased)

Boldwood Books
Ebook, Paperback, Audio, Hardback, Large Print
11th December 2023

A sequel to The Guest House
No place left to run… After the shocking events of last Christmas, Jess Croft is determined this festive season will be the one to remember, for all the right reasons. But when a stranger turns up on her doorstep claiming to be her estranged father, Jess is shocked. Moreso, when he claims the little girl with him is Jess’s sister – a child she knew nothing about.




Sheila Riley brings you New Releases every month. She writes Mersey Dockside Sagas: The Reckoner’s Row series, The Dockside series and her latest Beamer Street series are all published by award-winning Boldwood Books. To find out more, go to her website or sign up for her newsletter.  http:/