Here’s what’s coming this month from Random House Romance.
|Born to Darkness by Suzanne Brockman (On Sale 8/28)
New in paperback!
“Brockmann’s thrill ride of a series-launcher is complex, involving a highly addictive longevity drug (which stimulates the part of the brain that produces superpowers), human trafficking, torture, a mysterious institute, a kick-ass heroine, a bad-boy hero, hot sex, missing children, secret crushes, and so much more . . . . [This] winning tale, part romantic suspense and part science fiction, will leave readers for the next in the series.” —Booklist
|Callie’s Cowboy by Karen Leabo (On Sale 8/13)
Though Sam Sanger had always planned on sharing his life with Callie Calloway, he understood, even in high school, that loving this woman might mean letting her go.
Even after a fortuneteller’s prediction that said Callie was destined to marry Sam, she pulled away, afraid of sacrificing her own dreams. Ten years later, she’s finally ready to wonder: Did she make the right choice?
|Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel (On Sale 8/14)
The year is 2195. The death of sixteen-year-old Nora’s beloved parents leaves Nora at the mercy of a social-climbing aunt who plans to marry off her niece for money.
When Nora is nearly kidnapped by an army of walking corpses, she’s forced to confront a fatal virus that raises the dead.
Enter Bram Griswold, a young soldier who is brave, handsome, noble . . . and thoroughly deceased. But like the rest of his special undead unit, Bram has been enabled by luck and modern science to hold on to his mind, his manners, and his body parts.
Eventually, they know, the disease will win, separating the star-crossed lovers forever. But until then, beating or not, their hearts will have what they desire.
|For Men Only by Sally Goldenbaum (On Sale 8/13)
Pete Webster is a student in the cooking class Ellie’s designed just for men. But Ellie’s afraid that falling for a man with kids—no matter how adorable—would simply be biting off more than she can chew.
Since his wife left him, Pete has learned that his gourmet cuisine—like his specialty, peanut butter and egg sandwiches—just won’t cut it for two growing children. He’s also learned not to trust beautiful women. But Ellie is different. Now it’s up to Pete to cook up a little trouble—in the kitchen and the bedroom.
|The Highlander Series 3-Book Bundle by Maya Banks (On Sale 8/13)
From a rising star in Scottish romance comes a breathtaking trilogy of forbidden passion, legendary heroes, and sacred bonds. In Maya Banks’s Highlander series, collected here in one must-have eBook bundle, three unforgettable brothers risk everything to save their clan and their legacy—and to surrender their hearts to love.
Contains a thrilling preview of Maya Banks’s sensual new novel, Never Seduce a Scot!
|Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber comes a heartwarming new series based in the Pacific Northwest town of Cedar Cove, where a charming cast of characters finds love, forgiveness, and renewal behind the doors of the cozy Rose Harbor Inn.
|Just One Look by Linda Caijo (On Sale 8/13)
His orders are to follow her every move. Luckily for agent Remy St. Jacques, this assignment comes with an unexpected benefit: His mark is drop-dead gorgeous.
But when Remy is spotted by his target, he must make a bold move: forge an intimate bond with the woman, seduce his way into her heart, and discover what she’s hiding. Only now Remy’s not so sure she’s guilty of anything—except making him fall in love with her.
|The Last Victim by Karen Robards (On Sale 8/7)
Electrifying suspense, cutting-edge psychological insight, and an unforgettably sensuous love story—these are the trademarks of Karen Robards’s sizzling novels. Now the New York Times bestselling author launches a red-hot new paranormal romantic thriller series featuring the fascinating Dr. Charlotte Stone, a serial killer expert whose extraordinary powers lead her from ecstasy to terror.
|Nightingale Way by Emily March (On Sale 8/28)
Dark, brooding Jack Davenport hides his secrets well. After tragedy strikes, his loveless marriage shatters. Now a threat to his former lover, Catherine Blackburn’s life brings her back into his—and gives them a second chance.
|The Letters by Luanne Rice and Joseph Monninger (On Sale 8/28)
Sam and Hadley West are both trying to survive a shared, unthinkable loss. For Sam, a sports journalist, acceptance means an arduous trek by dogsled across the Alaskan wilderness. For Hadley, it means renting a benignly haunted, salt-soaked cottage off the Maine coast, where she begins to paint again. Waiting for their divorce to be finalized, they begin to exchange letters, filled with longing and truths they’ve never before voiced, as they recall their marriage—its magic moments and its challenges—and rediscover the reason they fell in love in the first place.