Publisher pitch: Penguin Random House Australia, Oct 2015
To keep up to the date with the world of Penguin Random House Books Australia, we invite you to join us online at www.penguin.com.au and www.randomhouse.com.au or like us on Facebook at Penguin Books Australia and Random House Books AU.
Here are our October releases …
Lethal in Love is a steamy romantic suspense about an instinct-driven detective and a sexy, scoop-hungry reporter, both on the hunt for a sadistic killer. Jayda Thomasz is a sassy homicide detective who never lets her emotions get in the way of a case. So when a serial killer re-emerges after 25 years, the last thing she expects is to catch herself fantasising over the hot, smooth-talking stranger who crosses the path of her investigation.
Escaping Mr Right by Avril Tremayne
Television reporter Chloe Masters is a woman of cool control … except when Casanova rugby league player Nick Savage is around. Then cool control goes out the window. Her boyfriend, Marcus, is everything she ever wanted—but it’s getting harder to deny her body’s reaction to Nick … Nick Savage has been head-over-heels since he first laid eyes on Chloe—just a moment too late to stop her connecting with his team mate, Marcus. But when the goalposts shift and he and Chloe are thrown together on a week away, Nick dares her to get physical in whatever way she wants. How can Chloe say no to a week of mindless passion with the man she hasn’t been able to get out of her head?
The Perfumer’s Secret by Fiona McIntosh
On the eve of the First World War, Fleurette, the only daughter of the wealthy Delacroix perfume dynasty, is being forced to marry a man she loathes, Aimery De Lasset, head of the pre-eminent perfume manufacturer in France. It is only the cathedral bells tolling the rally to the frontlines that save her from sharing his bed. When she receives an unexpected letter from Aimery’s estranged brother, Fleurette is left holding a terrible secret, and the sparks of a powerful passion.
After You by Jojo Moyes
In the long-awaited sequel to the brilliant Me Before You, Lou Clark has lots of questions: how has she ended up working in an airport bar, spending every shift watching other people jet off to new places? Why the flat she’s owned for a year still doesn’t feel like home? Whether her close-knit family can forgive her for what she did eighteen months ago. And will she ever get over the love of her life. What Lou does know for certain is that something has to change.
The Saddler Boys by Fiona Palmer
Schoolteacher Natalie has always been a city girl. She has a handsome boyfriend and a family who give her only the best. But she craves her own space, and her own classroom, before settling down into the life she is expected to lead. When Nat takes up a posting at a tiny school in remote Western Australia, it proves quite the culture shock, but she is soon welcomed by the inquisitive locals, particularly young student Billy and his intriguing single father, Drew.
If I Kissed You by Louise Reynolds (from Destiny Romance)
A new, charming contemporary romance from the author of The Red Dirt Duchess. Nell Connor is nonplussed when Mr Wrong, gorgeous musician Declan Gaffney brings chaos and passion into her well ordered life. Things are not helped when her hopeless hippy parents get involved. Just when Nell thinks she has everything sorted, along comes the biggest shock of all …