From Valerie Bowman comes The Legendary Lord, Book 6 in her Playful Brides Series. Christian Forester has fled the crowded ballrooms of London for the peace and quiet of his remote Scottish hunting lodge, only to find ensconced by the fire a beautiful runaway. Sarah Highgate, the undisputed belle of the season, has fled an unwanted betrothal without thinking of how that will play with the ton. Christian agrees to safeguard her reputation if she’ll advise him on how best to attract a proper bride. It sounds like the perfect pact, except Sarah failed to anticipate the handsome lord running away with her heart.
November sees Justine Davis continue her Cutter’s Code Series with Book 7: Operation Soldier Next Door. Wounded warrior Tate McLaughlin has returned home expecting a veteran’s homecoming, but instead is met with a violent explosion that not only almost kills both him and his dog Cutter—but also leaves Tate’s memory compromised. An attentive neighbor that just won’t leave him alone further complicates Tate’s recovery. Lacy Steele believes the attack on her neighbor was no accident, but until she can get Tate to share his secrets she has little hope of solving the investigation or seeing the spark between them become anything more.
New York Times Bestselling Author Allison Brennan rings in November with The Lost Girls, Book 11 in her Lucy Kincaid Series. Photojournalist Siobhan Walsh has spent the last two years searching for two sisters who disappeared in Mexico with no success. The trail has gone cold when she gets a call from a priest in Texas. An infant has turned up clutching a locket with her name on it. Walsh calls in the FBI for help. It is clear the baby belongs to one of the missing sisters but why was the little one abandoned? Lucy and her mentor, Supervisory Special Agent Noah Armstrong, soon discover the missing girls have fallen victim to a human-trafficking organization. The bad guys seem to be two steps ahead of them, leaving Lucy with more questions than answers.