Publisher pitch: Penguin Random House Australia, Jun 2015
From desire in the tropics to passion in Lancashire, a mystery in Somerset and two hugely entertaining historicals (one with a heat warning), Penguin Random House Australia brings you some seriously good reading to fan the flames of romance in June.
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Here are our June releases …
A gripping new novel of high drama and desire by Australia’s award-winning, master of romantic suspense takes you to lush, steamy northern Queensland, where Conor is rebuilding his shattered life and local GP, Kristy Dark, who is hiding her own secrets, is struggling to raise her rebellious teenage daughter. The barometer rises once they meet and when a severe cyclone shatters the coast tensions come to a head – and the weather’s not the only danger.
The Spring Bride by Anne Gracie
A charming and heartwarming historical romance from bestselling author, Anne Gracie. On the eve of the London Season, Jane Chance is about to make her entrance into high society. And after a childhood riddled with poverty, Jane intends to make a good, safe, sensible marriage. All goes according to plan until a dark, dangerous vagabond helps her rescue a dog. His name is Zachary Black and he is all kinds of unsuitable.
Without a Trace by Lesley Pearse
From the bestselling author Lesley Pearse, an utterly addictive story of courage, friendship and love: Coronation Day, 1953. In the Somerset village of Sawbridge, young shopkeeper Molly Heywood slips away from the celebrations to her friend’s cottage and makes a shocking discovery: Cassie is dead and her six-year-old daughter Petal has vanished. The only clue is a letter from London, where Cassie once lived. Molly goes to London in the hope of discovering the missing child, but it’s a dangerous place for a country girl on her own and the closer Molly gets to the truth, the more perilous her journey becomes.
The Tutor by Andrea Chapin
Headstrong young widow Katharine de L’Isle lives a quiet, solitary existence at her family’s Lancashire estate, until a mysterious new schoolmaster arrives from Stratford.
Rude flirtatious and wickedly witty, Will Shakespeare appals Katharine, yet their passion for poetry draws them together. Though Will already has a wife, Katharine cannot resist him. Their affair deepens but dark forces are gathering. Can Katharine stay true to her heart and still save her family from ruin?
My Dark Duke by Elyse Huntington (Destiny Romance)
Lady Emily Sinclair is defiantly single until she meets the dangerous, Duke of Trent and falls under his seductive spell. Disturbed by her power to arouse him, the Duke must decide if he can give himself to a love that could set him free from his dark past. A steamy, entertaining Georgian romance by Elyse Huntington, who is a lawyer when she’s not writing about dukes. Warning: heat rating, Spicy.
The Pirate Lord by Vanda Vadas
A family tragedy steeped in deceit and betrayal saw Lady Eloise Blakely vow never to fall victim to a man’s charms, let alone invite him into her bed. Until fate swept her aboard a pirate’s ship and into its captain’s embrace. Yet when he reveals a dark secret, her lover becomes her enemy …