Publisher pitch: Crimson Romance, Sep 2015
Our authors have been nominated for and won many RWA chapter awards, and received glowing praise from romance stars like Debbie Macomber, Kat Martin, and other USA Today bestselling authors.
Our books have received starred reviews from Library Journal, and glowing praise from Publishers Weekly, USA Today, RT Book Reviews and Heroes & Heartbreakers.
Thanks for taking a look at our new releases this September!
A Widow’s Salvation by Becky Lower (historical)
In book eight of Becky Lower’s Cotillion Ball saga, it’s 1862 and the American Civil War has raged for twelve months. Young widow and mother Pepper Fitzpatrick honors her soldier husband’s sacrifice by volunteering at the army hospital once her mourning period ends. But there she meets handsome head surgeon Colonel Elijah Williams. Elijah’s plagued by nightmares of the atrocities he’s seen and Pepper is fearful of loving and losing again. Can they find happiness in a war-torn country?
Flame Unleashed by Jillian David (paranormal)
In the thrilling conclusion of the Hell to Pay trilogy, Jillian David introduces an unforgettable couple. Civil War nurse Ruth Blackstone sacrificed her soul to save her husband’s life, but he utterly betrayed her trust. Now, 150 years later, she’s still stuck killing depraved souls to feed her devil of a boss, Jerahmeel. Cajun rogue Odie Pierre-Noir has a plan to overthrow Jerahmeel and win freedom for all Indebteds … if Ruth will act as bait. With charm on his side, he shows Ruth an intense passion she’s never experienced before. Now Ruth must make the hardest decision of her long, damned life: continue in relative safety as an Indebted with Odie as her lover, or risk their eternal souls for one chance to break the curse. Will she choose the lesser evil?
The Cougar’s Trade by Holley Trent (paranormal)
Holley Trent’s second Desert Guards novel catches readers up with the sexy, charismatic were-cougars of the Foye Gang. After being taken hostage with her friends on a camping trip, quiet nurse Miles Bennett is itching to be able to leave the Gang’s isolated ranch. But were-cougar second-in-command Hank Foye discovers Miles is his one and only chance for a mate. Too bad protecting the meek young woman is a liability in a world where shifters fight to lead and roam. She deserves to be loved unconditionally, but he sees her as the embodiment of everything he can’t have. Can he get his house in order to lead a group of restless Cougars and earn his mate’s trust?
Heath’s Hope by Alicia Hunter Pace (contemporary)
USA Today best-selling author Alicia Hunter Pace takes you back to charming Beauford Bend, Tennessee in this delightful novella. Talented glass artist Heath Beckett moves his business back home, only to find his former flame Hope Mackenzie has also returned. Practical-minded financier Hope broke his heart when she couldn’t believe his hobby would ever amount to anything. When Hope and Heath must work together on a business plan for the local knitting shop, will they discover it’s not too late for a second chance at love? This novella also includes a free knitting pattern from Interweave Knits.
Fated Hearts (romantic suspense)
Psychiatrist Henley Elliott fled her quiet life in Cleveland for a gypsy lifestyle, trying to stay one step ahead of her painful memories. When she breaks down in quirky little Trappers’ Cove, Minnesota, she meets Sheriff Carter McAlister—a man healing from his own share of hidden heartbreaks. At the request of a friend, Carter offers Henley a job to help her get back on her feet … but soon he can’t resist trying to sweep the intriguing woman off them. Breaking through her carefully built shell proves to be a near-impossible task, and to make matters worse, a dangerous new presence in the Cove seems to be targeting Henley. They must learn to trust in each other in order to keep her safe.
Fated Hearts is due out on 21 September.
Crimson Romance are kindly offering ARRA members the chance to win a copy of this book. To go into the draw leave a comment below. The giveaway will close on 10 September 2015. (The giveaway is now closed. The winner was Deb K.)