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    Best-selling author Colleen Coble’s novels have won or finaled in awards ranging from the Best Books of Indiana, the ACFW Carol Award, the Romance Writers of America RITA, the Holt Medallion, the Daphne du Maurier, National Readers’ Choice, and the Booksellers Best. She has over 2 million books in print and writes romantic mysteries because she loves to see justice prevail. Colleen is CEO of American Christian Fiction Writers. She lives with her husband Dave in Indiana. Visit her website at

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May News

Nicole Morgan

TROPICAL TRYST the boxed set includes Swept Away by USA Today and International Bestselling Author Nicole Morgan, as well as other twenty-three other brand new and exclusive sexy reads from NY Times, USA Today and International bestselling authors.

This set is perfect for romance lovers of all kinds. Offering up passionate, and enticing tales set in hot and tropical settings, this collection will feed your need for summer sexiness! Pre-order for only 99 cents today!

Current Releases from April:

SHARED FOR THE FIRST TIME, a collection of paranormal menage stories.
WEDDING DREAMS, a compilation of twenty contemporary nuptial romances.
PROWLERS AND GROWLERS, a fantastic lineup of 21 of today's hottest bestselling authors telling a wide variety of cutting edge paranormal tales.
SURRENDER HER INHIBITIONS, an edgy erotic romance.

Meet the Author:

Nicole Morgan will be making some exciting changes to her website in the coming weeks, please watch for what is new to come. Also, keep an eye out for new and exciting announcements, including the new ROMANCE COLLECTIONS ( which is Nicole's virtual baby which she hopes to help blossom into a beautiful part of the romance industry.

What's Next?

ANY MEANS NECESSARY, Desiree Holt's Omega Team Kindle World, will be released this June. While currently in the editing process, I am already in love with these characters and hope you will be too. Watch my blog for updates and sneak peeks.

For more information:

Visit, and sign up for her monthly newsletter, and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Erin Quinn

THE SEVEN SINS OF RUBY LOVE releases on April 3rd! Don't miss the exciting conclusion to Erin Quinn's Beyond series.

"Quinn's Beyond series features a near-perfect blend of lush romance and steamy passion with a wonderfully creative paranormal world... Instantly engaging, heart-wrenching and ultimately life changing..." RT Book Reviews

THE SEVEN SINS OF RUBY LOVE is available at the following retailers:

Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Google, iBooks

D. M. Marlowe

Meet the Author!

D.M. Marlowe will be appearing at Animazement in Raleigh, NC on May 26-28. Come out to chat with her, see all the fabulous international guests and cos-players, and get signed books in the Eye of the Ninja series! Watch for a special story coming soon---and discover what popular character Reik has been up to since he left Ryu!

In the meantime, visit for excerpts, reviews and a chance to get sneak peeks and special contests through the newsletter. Or chat with D.M. Marlowe on Facebook and Twitter or see inspirational pics on Pinterest!

Sharon Hamilton

Sharon Hamilton has just attended the Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation conference and signing in Milwaukee.

She has a busy summer schedule planned and is involved in several projects. Her next novel release will be PARADISE - IN SEARCH OF LOVE, releasing Memorial Weekend. It involves an older Navy SEAL, now turned investment guru, who follows a dangerous trail to a "lost" island in the Caribbean, to find a mysterious woman. Suspense, intrigue and an ocean of romance (with the door open). It won't disappoint. This is the start of a new series for Sharon.

Linda O. Johnston

It's May--and a fun and important month to Linda O. Johnston. Her third Barkery & Biscuits Mystery BAD TO THE BONE is a May release. It's the third in the Barkery & Biscuits series, about Carrie Kennersly, a veterinary technician who owns two bake shops. One sells people treats and the other sells healthy dog treats Carrie created. Oh, and yes, Carrie just happens to get involved solving murders. The first two in the series are BITE THE BISCUIT and TO CATCH A TREAT.

In BAD TO THE BONE, Carrie's friend Jack Loroco, a representative of the pet food manufacturer VimPets who's always trying to get Carrie to sell him dog treat recipes, becomes the top suspect when a coworker is murdered, so Carrie has to help him. And as Linda always says about this series and nearly everything else she writes: dogs rule!

Sylvia Day

Sylvia Day, the #1 New York Times, #1 USA Today & #1 international bestselling author, will be in Atlanta, GA on May 2-6, 2017 for the RT Booklover's Convention. You can find more information about this and other upcoming events and appearances on her website.

Justine Davis

By reader demand! The award winning Coalition Rebellion series continues this month with the release of a new entry in the ongoing saga.


In the mist-shrouded world of Ziem, when the people are ready, a hero will rise . . .

After the loss of Trios and Arellia, the Coalition is more determined than ever that this upstart rebellion will not spread. They think they have stamped out all resistance here in this remote world rich with resources they are busy plundering. Even the first family of Ziem has surrendered, crushed and broken, any with them any rebel tendencies in the people.

Then a mysterious, battle-scarred warrior known only as the Raider rises to fight. With his rag-tag band of fighters, he accomplishes more with less than anyone the Coalition has encountered yet, and they will do anything to stop him.

Don't miss the latest chapter in this incredible adventure, available now in eBook and soon in print at all outlets!

Debra Clopton

Debra Clopton's third book featuring the Sinclair brothers of the Windswept Bay series (book 8 in the complete series) is here! WITH THIS PLEDGE is Max Sinclair's story. Max is special ops and loves serving his country but now recovering from a mission that went wrong, his future is uncertain. The moment horse trainer Kelsey Malone noticed Max she was interested...until she found out he was military. And she had a policy to never date military men. Too bad the heart doesn't listen to reason or policies. This is a touching story and yes to those who've read the other stories about Max, his guard pig Charlotte is still on the job! Get your copy today or checkout the complete series here.

Check out all of Debra's books at and grab a free book while you're there. TREASURE ME, COWBOY; FROM THIS MOMENT ON; DREAM WITH ME, COWBOY and/or HER TEXAS COWBOY are all free.

Raz Steel

Looking for a fresh vista on vampires? BLOOD BETWEEN LOVERS is now available in print for a special price of $9.99 for a limited time and digitally for $4.99 at all your favorite online sites!

BLOOD BETWEEN LOVERS is the second installment of the Eternal Eros Trilogy. A vampire. Alone. Struggles to validate his existence. But only the love of a woman is worth the price of immortality.

NYT and USA Today bestselling author, Susan Sizemore said, "For a genuinely fresh and fantastic new take on vampire romance, Raz Steel is your go-to-guy and the one to watch."

In the late nineteenth century, Dr. Sigmund Freud prescribed Love Without Blood for his vampire patient Bobby Eyre... because blood is the Vampiric Eros for life, love, sexuality, preservation and the only way to cling to his humanity!

LOVE WITHOUT BLOOD, book one of the Eternal Eros Trilogy, available digitally and in print now, sparked a four star review from Romantic Times BOOK reviews. "This debut is a highly entertaining and unique take on the vampire genre. Steel's novel is sure to keep you guessing, especially after you think you have it figured out."

Visit for more info about Raz and his books, contests, and excerpts.

Follow Raz on FaceBook at RAZSTEELAuthor to chat and find out the latest on upcoming releases.

Alexa Aston

A New Knights of Honor Release from Alexa Aston

CODE OF HONOR, Book 3 in The Knights of Honor series, is my latest release. It can be read as a standalone medieval romance and is in Kindle Unlimited.

Knight Michael Devereux serves Lord Geoffrey de Montfort and accompanies the nobleman and his family to a wedding. Michael unknowingly falls in love with the bride before he even knows her identity.

Lady Elysande Le Cler has no wish to marry her betrothed. As her wedding day approaches, dread fills her---until she meets a dashing stranger who helps her deliver a foal. She loses her heart to the handsome knight, frustrated that they can never be together.

But fate has other plans in store for Elysande and Michael . . .

Available exclusively at: Amazon

If you missed Geoffrey and Merryn's love story in WORD OF HONOR, Book 1 in the Knights of Honor, it's available for only 99 cents at: Amazon

You can also read how Raynor fell in love with Beatrice in MARKED BY HONOR, Book 2, for only $1.99 at: Amazon

See a sneak peek for June's JOURNEY OF HONOR at:

Madeline Hunter

Don't forget about my Pre-Order bonus and sweepstakes!

If you pre-order THE MOST DANGEROUS DUKE IN LONDON, sign up here to receive an exclusive bonus scene upon the book's publication. Also, if you agree on the form to be included in my newsletter, you will be entered in an exclusive giveaway for a pair of blue crystal earrings. THE MOST DANGEROUS DUKE IN LONDON is the first book of a new trilogy, and will be released May 30. Info on the pre-order bonus and giveaway can also be found on the home page of my website

I'll be at the RT Convention in Atlanta next week. If you are coming, drop by to see me at the signing, and look for me on the program schedule at other events, like the big Pistols and Petticoats historical romance party. I'm bringing a suitcase of swag, so take some off my hands!

RaeAnne Thayne

From NYT Bestselling Author RaeAnne Thayne: I'm so excited for the release of SERENITY HARBOR in June. The book is receiving some wonderful reviews! Booklist said, "As Thayne spins a charming installment in her sweet Haven Point series, she does a fabulous job of keeping all the threads that could lead to a happily
ever-after ending tangled up in suspense."

To celebrate moms in May, I'll be giving away a $25 Spafinder gift certificate on my website as well as a 2-in-1 copy of my book BLACKBERRY SUMMER, packaged with the Debbie Macomber book A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY. Find out more at

Kate White

I've been so thrilled with both the response to and sales for THE SECRETS YOU KEEP, my new psychological thriller, a book Suspense Magazine called a perfect meal of psychological thrills...full of mysteries, twists, turns, thrills and chills...that will cause readers pulses to race."

It's the story of an accomplished self-help author, Bryn Harper, who begins to fear that her new husband is not who she thinks he is, and that he may be somehow connected to the brutal murder of a woman who catered a dinner party for them. If you're looking for a twisty read to curl up with on your porch in spring weather, I hope you'll check it out. Enjoy your spring!!!

Carolyn Haines


USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Haines has two new releases for May. STICKS AND BONES, the 17th Sarah Booth Delaney mystery goes on sale---and Sarah Booth and Tinkie are thrown into a five-year-old murder that still reverberates in the Mississippi Delta.

Frangelica "Sister" McFee is perhaps the snarkiest character to come out of the alluvial Delta soil. Sarah Booth and Tinkie have their hands full.

And TOO FAMILIAR, a reissue of the popular black cat detective second in the series, goes on sale May 8.

Familiar is patterned on E.A. Poe, a black cat Haines owned for 15 years. The re-release of the older Familiar books is setting the groundwork for a brand new black cat series, Trouble, son of Familiar. Which will release this summer.

Rebecca Brooks

MAKE ME BEG is here!

"Intensely sexy and packs an emotional punch!" -- #1 NYT Bestselling author Lauren Blakely

"A quick, easy and fun read with engaging characters, snappy dialogue and molten hot love scenes. That sounds like a perfect recipe for a satisfied reader to me." -- Heroes & Heartbreakers

He'll bring her to her knees.

Bartender Mackenzie Ellinsworth has always gone it alone. So when she has a chance to open her own bar and restaurant, she's got a plan for how it should go. Not in that plan: a ripped and rugged playboy stepping in to take over. Mack doesn't do players, and she doesn't do one-night stands. If Connor wants to work with Mack, he's going to have to keep his strong, sexy hands to himself.

Connor Branding is determined to prove he's not the directionless playboy Mack thinks. But opening a place together causes more problems than it solves. The two of them can't agree on anything---except how scorching hot their chemistry is. Connor may be ready to indulge every desire Mack's been denying herself...but turning business into pleasure is likely to get him burned.

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Maggie Collins

Happy May!

And some thoughts on finding Your Dharma...

Though the word has no single translation in western languages, Dharma is understood to be your vocation, your life calling or in the simplest form, doing what you love.

So what is it that you love? Maybe it's hiking or knitting or volunteering. Whatever it is, the key is to make time for it in your life.

My Dharma?

Well you probably already have guessed. It's writing romantic suspense stories.

DUSK TO DAWN is my latest and as we head into May, I'm working hard to get it off to my editor by month's end. (Fingers crossed)

Until then...


A childhood bond that can never be broken...

A brutal murder...

A look behind the camera of the world's hottest reality show, where not everything is as it appears...

Swept up in a dangerous game of power and money, Avery Nicks is determined to solve the mystery behind a Hollywood murder. But with every clue she uncovers, the deadlier the game becomes. Now she's at risk of losing everything, including the handsome stranger who seems to show up exactly when she needs him the most... - The Place for Romantic Suspense
Twitter: @AuthorMaggie
Facebook: @AuthorMaggieCollins

Jennifer Ashley

May 2---RED WOLF, a full-length Shifters Unbound novel is out! Jaycee and Dimitri have been friends forever, but can they transition to mates without driving each other crazy?

Dimitri and Jaycee, Kendrick the White Tiger's most trusted trackers, are asked to go undercover to infiltrate a group of Shifters who may be working to enslave them all.

A man is only as strong...

Red wolf shifter Dimitri has fought his whole life for respect. It is claimed that red wolves are tainted with coyote blood and are therefore not pure. He may not be skilled at verbally defending himself, but as a bodyguard, tracker, and champion of the fight clubs, his fists are always ready for some rough and tumble. However, he'd prefer a roll in the hay with the woman who's been his oldest friend. the woman who's got his back...

A spirited leopard shifter and a fellow tracker, Jaycee Bordeaux has no problem forging a mate bond with Dimitri, but soon the two are called to infiltrate a rogue group bent on enslaving Shifters. Jaycee may have defended Dimitri from taunts before, but they now face a more lethal danger---one that not only threatens the future of their people, but also their love.

Also coming this month: Look for the audiobook release of RIDING HARD: TYLER (Book 4 of Riding Hard), on Audible and iTunes.

Connect with Jennifer on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Goodreads.

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Leanne Banks

Leanne Banks is excited to announce that her book THEN CAME YOU is available in a bundle FREE on Kindle Unlimited and 99 cents for all others! Enjoy!


Seven unforgettable romances! Seven hot heroes!


Laura Benedict

Are your May flowers blooming? I know I've had enough of April showers. I was traveling last week for the Edgar Awards in New York (read news about my short story nomination and the other terrific nominees here), but I'm anxious to do some gardening. Big news: Now you can pick up my Edgar-nominated mystery story, A PALER SHADE OF DEATH, about a St. Louis woman driven to murder after the tragic death of her son. (Just $1.99, and it includes another mystery, THE HOLLOW WOMAN.) I can't wait for you to read it. And don't forget to drop by my blog and say, Hi! Check out all my books at Happy Mother's Day to all the moms (of fur babies, too!). Have a beautiful May.

Linda Lael Miller

Linda Lael Miller is busy packing her cowgirl get-ups for the RT Booklovers Convention in Atlanta, where she will host her Rhinestone Cowgirl party on Saturday, May 6 at 4:30 p.m. The room will accommodate 200, so arrive early to be assured you get to join the fun. And come in your sparkly western best, because Linda will pick four guests whose outfits best fit the party theme, and she'll take those readers to dinner Saturday evening!

Earlier that day Linda will sign at the Giant Book Fair. Her recommendation for the Convention: bring an extra suitcase for all the books and swag!

Can't make the Convention? Enter Linda's May website contest to win one of the sequined blue LED cowboy hats she's giving away to her Convention party guests.

On the book front, Linda is looking forward to the September 26 publication of A SNOW COUNTRY CHRISTMAS, a holiday revisit with the good folks in Mustang Creek, Wyoming. Pre-order your copy today!

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