B&N Bookseller Picks: April
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 April:
| Twice Tempted (Night Prince Series #2) by Jeaniene Frost (Harper Collins, 3/26)
Leila’s psychic abilities have been failing her,and now she isn’t sure what the future holds.If that weren’t enough, her lover Vlad has been acting distant. Though Leila is a mere mortal, she’s also a modern woman who refuses to accept the cold shoulder treatment forever—especially from the darkly handsome vampire who still won’t admit that he loves her…
|Reflection Point (Eternity Springs Series #6) by Emily March (Random House 3/26)
Savannah Moore arrives in Eternity Springs alone, determined to put her troubled past behind her. Her handcrafted-soap shop fits right in with the magic of this warm and welcoming community—but the sexy, suspicious local sheriff promises to upset her hard-won happiness.
|‘Til Death (Rebel Ridge Series #3) by Sharon Sala (Harlequin, 3/26)
Nearly twenty years after he was wrongly convicted of setting the fire that killed his father, Lincoln Fox returns to Rebel Ridge, Kentuckyto clear his name. His plans take an unexpected turn when, in the midst of a blizzard, he rescues Meg Walker, his high school sweetheart who had always believed in his innocence, from her wrecked car. If he wants a future with her, he has to show the world proof that he’s innocent, and that she was right.
| Crystal Gardens (Ladies of Lantern Street Series #1) by Amanda Quick (Jove, 3/26)
Evangeline Ames has rented a country cottage far from the London streets where she was recently attacked. Fascinated by the paranormal energy of nearby Crystal Gardens, she finds pleasure in sneaking past the wall to explore the grounds. And when her life is threatened again, she instinctively goes to the gardens for safety.
|Thrill Ride (Black Knights Inc. Series #4) by Julie Ann Walker (Sourcebooks, 4/2)
Ex-navy SEAL Rock Babineaux is as Cajun as they come—spicy, sexy, and more than a bit wicked. But would he actually betray his country? Even his best friends on the special-ops Black Knights team aren’t sure they can trust him. Now the target of a massive manhunt, Rock knows the only way to protect the team—especially his partner, Vanessa—is to run…
| Love Irresistibly (FBI/US Attorney Series #4) by Julie James (Penguin, 4/2)
A former football star and one of Chicago’s top prosecutors, Assistant U.S. Attorney Cade Morgan will do anything to nail a corrupt state senator, which means he needs Brooke Parker’s help. As general counsel for a restaurant company, she can get a bug to the senator’s table at one of her five-star restaurants so the FBI can eavesdrop on him. All Cade has to do is convince Brooke to cooperate—and he’s not afraid to use a little charm, or the power of his office, to do just that.
|/td>||Secrets of a Runaway Bride (Secret Brides Series #2) by Valerie Bowman (St. Martin’s Press, 3/26)
When Jordan Holloway, the Earl of Ashbourne, promised to look after his best friend’s sister-in-law, he didn’t realize she would prove so difficult. But when he spirits her away to his country house to prevent her elopement, he discovers that the tempting beauty knows how to put up a fight. To make matters worse, he’s stuck playing the role of honorable protector…when what he really wants is to run away with her himself.
|The Summer He Came Home by Juliana Stone (Sorcebooks, 4/2)
Falling asleep in a different bed every night has made it easy for Cain Black to forget his past. It’s been ten years since he packed his guitar and left Crystal Lake, Michigan, to chase his dreams. Now tragedy has forced him home again. And though Cain relishes the freedom of the road, one stolen moment with Maggie O’Rourke makes him wonder if he’s missing out on something bigger than fame.
|Extreme Love by Abby Niles (Entangled, 4/30)
Used to the average Joe, Caitlyn Moore is overwhelmed when the supremely masculine Dante Jones walks into her life and expresses an interest in her. At first she pushes him away, refusing to encourage the attention of a cage fighter. Then she learns Dante has a love ‘em and leave ‘em reputation. What better way to fine-tune her non-existent flirting skills than with a male who won’t stick around? But Dante has no intention of being a practice dummy; he’s out for all or nothing. Now Caitlyn must accept Dante—violent career and all—or let him go.
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