Publisher pitch: Crimson Romance, Jul 2016
Our authors have been nominated for and won many RWA chapter awards, and received glowing praise from romance stars like Carly Phillips, Linda Howard, 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 July …
Holidays for Romance: the Complete Series by Peggy Bird (contemporary)—Holidays are the best kind of celebration, and what better to toast amid fireworks and feasts than finding new love? Join these six couples as they light up the calendar with new starts on old wishes, in this value-priced digital collection.
Sweet Texas Secrets: The Complete Series by Monica Tillery, Nicole Flockton and Robyn Neeley (contemporary)—The Cooper brothers receive the shock of their lives when their deceased father, owner of the lucrative Guac Olé company, wills away their inheritances to three random women. He leaves them each only a mysterious object and a riddle to solve. You don’t want to miss a sexy minute of their search for answers—and love.
Luc by JM Stewart (contemporary)—When her best friend fixes erotic romance author Liz Anderson up with a single father ten years her junior, she doesn’t expect the hot young chef to ignite her long-dormant passion. An offer to teach her to cook leads to a steamy fling, but this gorgeous older woman makes Luc wonder if it’s time to open his heart again.
Desert Guards: The Complete Series by Holley Trent (paranormal)—Meet three alpha were-cougars and their spirited, sass-spouting soulmates in this shifter romance bundle. Spells, hexes, and curses won’t stop these strong, sexy desert guards from finding love at long last.
Misbehaving in Merritt by Alicia Hunter Pace (contemporary)—Love’s crossroads converge when Beauford, Tennessee, meets Merritt, Alabama, in this charming new series by USA Today best-selling author Alicia Hunter Pace. After too many speeding tickets land Dr Maxwell Ellis Buchanan IV in hot water, he must volunteer at Merritt’s local arts centre. Then he finds out that he’ll report to Audrey Evans, the gorgeous new woman in town who just turned him down for a date. After losing her dream job, Audrey retreated to slower-paced Merritt to figure out her next path. She never expects it to lead to an arrogant golden boy like Max. Yet as they work together to support their new community, Max and Audrey find surprising common ground and a chemistry that leaves them breathless. They soon discover that starting over might just be the best way to get to where you always belonged.
Love Connection: 4 Contemporary Romances by Monica Tillery (contemporary)—Chocolates may win a girl’s heart on special occasions, but it takes more than sweet talk to find true love. Dive into these decadent romances and discover the secret recipe to a happily ever after! Available at the low price of just 99 cents, this digital collection will delight and satisfy.
Tokyo Love by Diana Jean (contemporary)—When Kathleen Schmitt relocates to Tokyo to work be project lead for the Personal Love Companion (PLC), a life-sized, hyper-realistic dating doll, the transition is quite the culture shock for this born-and-bred Midwesterner. Most surprising of all: the test PLC fashioned to embody her innermost desires, turns out to be a woman—a double of her neighbour and coworker, Yuriko Vellucci. American-born Yuriko thinks Kathleen is about the most pathetic transplant ever. She clearly needs Yuriko’s help and expertise if this transition—and the PLC project—is to be a success. With Yuriko to show her the way, Kathleen will learn to socialise at anizakaya, find the best onsen in Nikko, party at a matsuri, buy doujinshi in Akihabara, and fall in love with a country so very different from her own. but can she also learn how to confess her love for the person who showed it to her?
Valor Under Siege by Elizabeth Boyce (historical)—The Honorables are back! When ambitious solicitor Norman Wynford-Scott is ousted from his legal studies due to a holiday revel spun out of control, he adapts a new plan: running for Parliament. Trouble is, the same irresistible woman who ruined his good name is thwarting his campaign at every turn. Divorced and drink-addicted, Lady Elsa Fay has retreated to the family village of Fleck to regain her sobriety. She’s distracting herself from her troubles—and her memories of the one passionate night she shared with Norman—by organizing the Parliament campaign of her husband’s cousin—until Norman arrives intent on winning the seat for himself. Shamed and determined, Elsa will do all she can to send her former friend and now adversary packing—even if it means breaking her own heart in the process.
Summer Sizzle: 6 Hotter-than-Hot Romances by Lotchie Burton, Alicia Thorne, Susann Oriel, Susan Blexrud, Christy McKellen and Livia Olteano (spicy)—Passion is never too hot to handle when these six sensual couples bring the heat between the sheets, and end up finding a love that sears their hearts for all time. From fake boyfriends to fantasy maids, secrets and pretence make for seriously smoking bedfellows in this value-priced digital collection.
Fool for You by Rina Gray
This sparkling debut showcases sexy African-American professionals taking a bite out of the Big Apple and finding true love. Sports journalist Melanie Foster has achieved most of her goals: Bomb.com job—check. Tomboy-to-smoking-hottie makeover—check. Convince her best friend, Damien Richards, to slide a ring on her finger and father her two-point-five kids—not so much. When she activates Operation: I’m Gonna Make You Love Me, she never imagines her BFF already has plans to stroll down the wedding aisle with another woman. But when the tables turn, it’ll take all of Damien’s persuasive powers to show Mel that he can be a fool for love, too.
Fool for You is out 18 July.
Crimson Romance are 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 11 July 2016. (The giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Jay!)