New Romance Fiction for May 2019

Posted: May 8, 2019

         

         

         

Romance Key
X = Holiday H = Historical (Regency, medieval…) C = Contemporary O = Multicultural
I = Inspirational M = Mystery/Suspense F = Fantasy (dragons, mages, faeries) W = Western
S = Supernatural/Paranormal (vampires, werebeasts, psychics) NA=New Adult * = Last title in series

In paperback:

Nothing but Trouble by Amy Andrews (1, Credence, CO) C, W
A Lord Apart by Jane Ashford (2, The Way to a Lord’s Heart) H, M
Logan’s Lady by Rosanne Bittner H, W
Frenemies by Nicole Blanchard (2, Friend Zone) C, NA, E
No Other Duke but You by Valerie Bowman (11, Playful Brides) H
Saving the Mail Order Bride by Linda Broday (2, Outlaw Mail Order Brides) H, W
When A Duchess Says I Do by Grace Burrowes (2, Rogues to Riches) H
Anything but a Duke by Christy Carlyle (2, The Duke’s Den) H
A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole (3, Reluctant Royals) C, O
An Unconditional Freedom by Alyssa Cole (3, The Loyal League) H, O
Healing Hearts by Sarah M. Eden (Proper Romance) H, W
When to Call a Cowboy by June (J. D.) Faver (3, Dark Horse Cowboys) C, W, M
Hot Texas Sunrise by Dolores Fossen (2, Coldwater, Texas) C, W
Never a Bride by Megan Frampton (4, The Duke’s Daughters) H
Unmasked by Helen Hardt (4, Blood Bond Saga) C, NA, S, E
Never Deny a Duke by Madeline Hunter (3, Decadent Dukes Society) H
Meet Cute by Helena Hunting C
The Mister by E L James C, M, E
I Want You Back by Lorelei James (5:1, Need You: Want You) C, E
The Trouble with Cowboys by Victoria James C, W
Getting Hot with the Scot by Melonie Johnson (1, Sometimes in Love) C
The Pursuits of Lord Kit Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens (2, The Cavanaughs) H, M
Fumbled by Alexa Martin (2, Playbook) C, O
You Had Me at Cowboy by Jennie Marts (2, Cowboys of Credence) C, W
It Started with a Cowboy by Jennie Marts (3, Cowboys of Credence) C, W, M
Highland Crown by May McGoldrick (1, Royal Highlander) H, M
Never Kiss a Notorious Marquess by Renee Ann Miller (3, Infamous Lords) H, M
The Rose by Tiffany Reisz (2, The Red) C, F, E
Colorado Cowboy by Sara Richardson (5, Rocky Mountain Riders) C, W
(contains Colorado Cowboy and Jay Crownover’s Unbroken)
Winter at the Beach by Sheila Roberts (2, Moonlight Harbor) C, X
The Summer Retreat by Sheila Roberts (3, Moonlight Harbor) C
In Her Sights by Katie Ruggle (1, Rocky Mountain Bounty Hunters) C, M, O
Every Last Breath by Juno Rushdan (1, Final Hour) C, M
The Trouble with Vampires by Lynsay Sands (29, Argeneau) C, S
A Song for the Stars by Ilima Todd (Proper Romance) H, O
The Temptation of Grace by Kristin Vayden (3, Gentlemen of Temptation) H, M
Unbroken Cowboy by Maisey Yates (5, Gold Valley) C, W, X

In LGBT Romance:
(Shelved with the paperback romances, with a rainbow-heart genre label. Call # begins with “LGBT.”)

Staggered Cove Station by Elle Brownlee (Dreamspun Desires: Coast Guard Rescue) C, M, M/M
Set Ablaze by K. C. Burn C, M, M/M
Once Ghosted, Twice Shy by Alyssa Cole (2.5, Reluctant Royals) C, F/F, O

Other new titles of interest:

The Binding by Bridget Collins F, M/M, M (Fiction Collins)
Black Dog Blues by Rhys Ford (1, Kai Gracen) F, A, M, C, M/M (Fantasy Ford)
Jacked Cat Jive by Rhys Ford (3, Kai Gracen) F, A, M, C, M/M (Fantasy Ford)
Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury (5, Baxters) C, I (Fiction Kingsbury)
Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan SF, A, R (Fiction McEwan)
Stray Moon by Kelly Meding (2, Strays) F, S, M, C (Pbk-Fantasy Meding)
Mahimata by Rati Mehrotra (2, Asiana) A, F, SF, M (Fantasy Mehrotra)
The Savior by J. R. Ward (17, Black Dagger Brotherhood) F, S, C (Fantasy Ward)
Live Oak, with Moss by Walt Whitman and Brian Selznick, ill. M/M, poetry (811.3 WHITM)