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January 1&15, 2017 BOOKLIST
Find more Top 10 Romance Fiction
Barely a Lady. By Eileen Dreyer. 2010. Hachette/Forever, paper, $6.99 (9780446542081).
Five years ago, Olivia’s husband, Jack, nearly destroyed her life, and now, in the wake of the Battle of Waterloo, he’s about to do it again.
The Clouds Roll Away. By Sibella Giorello. 2010. Thomas Nelson, paper, $14.99 (9781595545343).
In Giorello’s beautiful tale of redemption and faith, FBI agent Raleigh Harmon is tapped to investigate an apparent hate crime against a rap star, just as her former boyfriend wants to rekindle their relationship.
Down River. By Karen Harper. 2010. MIRA, paper, $7.99 (9780778327479).
During her firm’s team-building event in Alaska, someone pushes Lisa into a white-rapids river, and her former lover risks his life to save her in Harper’s chilling tale of romantic suspense.
Last Night’s Scandal. By Loretta Chase. 2010. Avon, paper, $7.99 (9780061632679).
Scandalous and impulsive Olivia Wingate-Carsington insists on helping the Earl of Lisle, an archaeologist, renovate his family’s haunted Scottish castle in Chase’s delightfully clever and deliciously sensual historical romance.
The Lone Texan. By Jodi Thomas. 2009. Berkley, paper, $7.99 (9780425230626).
Having become a doctor, Sage returns home to Galveston only to run into Drummond, the bane of her existence and now a Texas Ranger. Thomas concludes her Whispering Mountain historical romantic-suspense series with another fast-paced and colorful tale.
Secrets of a Scandalous Bride. By Sophia Nash. 2010. Avon, paper, $7.99 (9780061493300).
In Nash’s superbly nuanced historical romance, Elizabeth’s past is about to catch up with her with a vengeance, and the only person who can help her is Rowland, the last man on earth she wants in her life.
Sixteen Brides. By Stephanie Grace Whitson. 2010. Bethany, paper, $14.99 (9780764205132).
Whitson’s ambitious historical inspirational romance portrays members of the Ladies’ Emigration Society as they arrive in Nebraska in 1871 and find that they must fight to win the respect and admiration of their chosen mates.
Steamed. By Katie MacAlister. 2010. Signet, paper, $7.99 (9780451229311).
Captain Octavia Pye is surprised to find Dr. Jack Fletcher aboard her airship, and he is astonished to find himself in a parallel universe as the always-inventive MacAlister fashions a highly entertaining steampunk fantasy romance.
The Wicked Wyckerly. By Patricia Rice. 2010. Signet Eclipse, paper, $7.99 (9780451230713).
Rice puts a reluctant earl, John Fitzhugh “Wicked” Wyckerly, and spunky, stubborn Abigail through all the trials evildoers and Regency society can concoct in the promising start to her Rebellious Sons series.
Wolf in Tiger’s Stripes. By Victoria Gordon. 2010. Five Star, $25.95 (9781594148446).
Judith ends up joining Grazier’s expedition in search of the legendary Tasmanian tiger in a contemporary romance that offers biting sociopolitical commentary, a cracking-good adventure, mystery, and finely honed sexual tension.
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