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Books To Buy: New Releases March 3

They say March comes in like a lion, and that's certainly true with a week that brings the latest from Marie Force, Shiloh Walker, Lauren Layne, Monica Murphy, and more.
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THE FIRST KISS (Sweetest Kisses #2) by Grace Burrowes

James Knightley's brothers worry he spends too much time at the office. But personal failures have caused James to find solace in his work as a law expert… and in the unfailing comfort of his little black book. Vera is a twice-divorced mom, fiercely protective of her young daughter, and a world-class piano soloist. When threatening messages cause her to fear for her daughter's safety, she turns to James for guidance. Business becomes pleasure until Vera learns of his past. As danger looms, can James convince her that he's not the man he used to be?
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B&N Bookseller Picks: February

Barnes & Noble buyer Jules Herbert is a driving force behind the excellent selection in Barnes & Noble’s romance section. Here’s his list of recommendations for the month of February...
A Single Kiss

A SINGLE KISS by Grace Burrowes

So, as Romance at Random’s resident Grace Burrowes super fangirl, I saw this book and was like, “Grace Burrowes wrote a contemporary? Gimme!”
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B&N Bookseller Picks: January

Barnes & Noble buyer Jules Herbert is a driving force behind the excellent selection in Barnes & Noble’s romance section. Here’s his list of recommendations for the month of January...
Whataldaydneeds

WHAT A LADY NEEDS FOR CHRISTMAS by Grace Burrowes

To escape a scandal, Lady Joan Flynn flees her family’s estate in the Scottish Highlands. She needs a husband by Christmas, or the holidays will ring in nothing but ruin. Practical, ambitious mill owner Dante Hartwell offers to marry Joan, because a wellborn wife is his best chance of gaining access to aristocratic investors. As Christmas—and trouble—draw nearer, Dante and Joan’s marriage of convenience blossoms into unexpected intimacy, for true love often hides beneath the most unassuming holiday wrapping. He didn’t want to help her, but when his precious daughter, Charlie, makes him feel guilty, Dante Hartwell invites Lady Joan Flynn to join them on their travels to house parties for the holidays. Joan has fled Edinburgh is distress after trusting the man she cared for turns into a rather compromising situation. An ambitious man… Continue
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THE LAIRD by Grace Burrowes

Grace Burrowes’s latest series is about three men tangled together during the Napoleonic Wars and the aftermath. These are not light reads; they are romances, yes, but they deal with trauma both at home and abroad and how the characters cope with the horrors they’ve witnessed and their new lives back home in England. I randomly picked up an ARC of the first book of the Captive Hearts series, The Captive, a couple of months ago without knowing what the book was about. I did this pretty much only because I had heard of Grace Burrowes and thought the cover was pretty. My only exposure to her books in the past was a reading at Lady Jane’s Salon in New York during which she had her foppish English audio book reader read her book. (And… Continue

Guest Post: Favorite Scenes by Grace Burrowes + Giveaway

Everyone has favorite scenes from the books we read – I wanted to share a few of mine, then would love for you to tell me what some of yours are from your favorite romance books. We begin with Ian MacGregor — he finds his intended’s spinster cousin, Augusta Merrick, in her dressing gown, searching for the bathing chamber. As a conscientious host, he takes it upon himself to see her to her destination…

“Has anyone shown you how to work the taps?” “No.” And from the look on her face, Miss Augusta Merrick would perish of excessive train travel before she’d ask. “It’s not complicated.” Ian moved into the marble temple to cleanliness and refined English sensibilities and felt Miss Merrick mincing along behind him. “The one on the right is the cold, the
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