Thursday, February 24, 2011

Lovin' Covers 2/24/11

Wow.  I am so happy with this cover.  I love the scales above Jacinda's eyes.  It's beautiful.  I can not wait to read this title.
September 6th 2011 by HarperTeen   Vanish (Firelight #2) by Sophie Jordan
Vanish (Firelight #2) by Sophie Jordan
September 6th 2011 by HarperTeen 
To save the life of the boy she loves, Jacinda did the unthinkable: She betrayed the most closely-guarded secret of her kind. Now she must return to the protection of her pride knowing she might never see Will again—and worse, that because his mind has been shaded, Will’s memories of that fateful night and why she had to flee are gone.


Back home, Jacinda is greeted with hostility and must work to prove her loyalty for both her sake and her family’s. Among the few who will even talk to her are Cassian, the pride’s heir apparent who has always wanted her, and her sister, Tamra, who has been forever changed by a twist of fate. Jacinda knows that she should forget Will and move on—that if he managed to remember and keep his promise to find her, it would only endanger them both. Yet she clings to the hope that someday they will be together again. When the chance arrives to follow her heart, will she risk everything for love?


In bestselling author Sophie Jordan’s dramatic follow-up to Firelight, forbidden love
burns brighter than ever.
September 7th 2010 by HarperTeen     Firelight (Firelight #1) by Sophie Jordan




March 28, 2011 Carina Press    The Spiral Path
The Spiral Path by Lisa Paitz Spindler
March 28, 2011 Carina Press
After defecting from the Star Union eleven years ago, Starship Captain Lara Soto is now the leader of the free Chimerans. Her only regret is the intense young officer she left behind. When Terra's S.U.S. Interlace goes missing with her brother Rafael on board, she has to push aside the pain of her betrayal and team up with her old love once again. Commodore Mitch Yoshida has never stopped thinking about the woman who deserted him. He's also witnessed firsthand the Terran discrimination Lara foretold, from sequestering Chimerans on starships to enforcing indentured military service.
With Rafael and the Interlace crew held prisoner, Lara and Mitch must travel to a whole new dimension to secure their release. Will they be able to resist their long-denied attraction and complete their rescue mission?


March 21st 2011 by Carina Press   Laird of Darkness by Nicole North
Laird of Darkness by Nicole North
March 21st 2011 by Carina Press
Half-Fae Laird Duncan MacDougall is cursed. His nights are haunted by Otherworld creatures sent to kill him. The only way to stop them is to possess the magic bow currently in the hands of his enemy half brother, Kinnon MacClaren. In desperation, Duncan plans to take MacClaren's bride-to-be hostage and exchange her for the bow.

Lady Alana Forbes has never met her intended, but she hopes he is handsome—and a good lover, for Alana is no innocent virgin. On her way to Castle Claren, Alana and her escorts are intercepted, and she is kidnapped by a man with extraordinary abilities—and every attribute she longs for in a mate.

Duncan didn't expect the woman he thought of as a mere pawn to be so beautiful, and so arousing. Alana is drawn to him as well—but Duncan still needs the bow, and Alana is betrothed to another. How far will Alana go to save the life of the man she's come to love?


March 28th 2011 by Carina Press    Hunting Human by Amanda E. Alvarez  
Hunting Human by Amanda E. Alvarez
March 28th 2011 by Carina Press 
For two years, Beth Williams has run from the past, and the beast that dwells inside her. She is haunted by memories of being kidnapped and the savage attack that killed her best friend. Now Beth finally thinks she's ready to move on...with Braden Edwards, a charming, irresistibly sexy man who tempts Beth to embrace the present.

But the past lurks closer than Beth realizes. Markko Bolvek, one of the werewolves who kidnapped her, has tracked her to Portland, Oregon, his pursuit fueled by a hunger for vengeance. Only Braden, a werewolf himself, senses the danger shadowing her steps. The Edwards and Bolveks have been enemies for centuries—and despite the instant connection he feels with Beth, Braden isn't sure which side of the war she's on.

With suspicion at odds with their attraction, Beth and Braden must learn to trust one another to stop Markko for good. Can Beth accept the wolf within—and love a man who embodies everything she fears?


June 15th 2011 by Tachyon Publications     The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein
The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein
June 15th 2011 by Tachyon Publications
An ages-old family secret breaches the boundaries between reality and magic in this fresh retelling of a classic fairy tale. When Berkeley student Will Taylor is introduced to the mysterious Feierabend sisters, he quickly falls for enigmatic Livvy, a chemistry major and accomplished chef. But Livvy’s family—vivacious actress Maddie, family historian Rose, and their mother, absent-minded Sylvia—are behaving strangely. The Feierabend women seem to believe that luck is their handmaiden, even though happiness does not necessarily follow. It is soon discovered that generations previous, the Feierabends made a contract with a powerful, otherworldly force, and it is up to Will and his best friend to unravel the riddle of this supernatural bargain in order to save Livvy from her predestined fate.



This one is contemporary romance which I don't read but I love the cover and so here it is:
Slow Burn by E.B. Walters
Slow Burn by E.B. Walters
Not sure when this one will release but see E.B. Walther's site for more info:  Click Here
*Note EB Walters is Ednah Walters and I loved her YA pnr.
September 2nd 2010 by Pill Hill Press    Awakened (The Guardian Legacy #1) by Ednah Walters


Also, I found another recent release title.  It's out already but I love the premise and the cover is smokin'.  Man and motorcycle- yum!  I will be reviewing this one soon.

February 2, 2011 by Evernight Publishing       Possession (Diabolus Venator ) by A.D. Blackburn
Possession (Diabolus Venator ) by A.D. Blackburn
February 2, 2011 by Evernight Publishing 
In the epic battle between Heaven and Hell, there are angels and demons…and then there’s James.

Tall, dark and deadly, James Gunn is the President of the Diabolus Venator motorcycle club, a group of one time outlaws turned gun-toting, sword-wielding, ass-kicking demon hunters. His no-holds-barred style of dispatching hell's darkest minions has earned him quite the reputation, but when he fights a low-level demon that warns him that his soul is in danger, he laughs it off…until he discovers that they mean to steal his heart to obtain it. When James realizes that a high-ranking demon has marked him for a prime spot in hell, he pulls out all the stops to protect the one thing he loves more than his own soul— his girlfriend, Maddy.

What James doesn’t count on is that this particular demon knows a little bit more about the art of possession than the average minion and he’s forced to make the ultimate choice between the love of his life or his own soul.

Also, there is a free read on AD's website.  It's a short from this series.
www.adblackburn.com/free-reads.html

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These have been released as well but lately I'm on a scifi romance kick and these are only 0.99.
 February 2nd 2011 by Smashwords      Flight of the Valkyrie by Jennifer Colgan
Flight of the Valkyrie by Jennifer Colgan
February 2nd 2011 by Smashwords 
Arrested for the murder of thirty members of the High Council of the planet Carnelia, Sienna McCade could face a hundred years in cryogenic suspension, the maximum punishment allowable by Galactic law. Jordan Dane is the Courier assigned to transport Sienna’s cryo-stasis tube to a prison ship, where she will remain until her trial.

When his ship crashes and Jordan is injured, he finds himself at the mercy of the beautiful assassin who has managed to escape from the broken stasis tube. He knows he owes her a debt of gratitude for saving his life, but he can’t ignore his mission. Should he deny his growing feelings for her and turn her over to the authorities, or risk everything to help her prove her innocence and spare her a hundred years in cryo sleep?
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Feb. 20, 2011     Hunter's Moon by Bernadette GardnerFeb. 20, 2011     Hunter's Mate By Bernadette Gardner
Hunter's Moon by Bernadette Gardner
Hunter's Mate By Bernadette Gardner
Feb. 20, 2011     

Hunter's Moon:

When an inhuman scream silences the night creatures in a Pennsylvania woodland, Alliana Cambridge isn’t afraid. She’s angry. When she goes in search of the source of that tortured sound she expects to find another drunken hunter injured by his own gun.

Instead she finds something indescribable. He’s six feet of sensuous panther-black skin stretched over taut muscle. His green eyes glow with feral intelligence and though she can’t speak his language, Alli knows he’s asking for her help. She watches as his magnificent body heals itself of a vicious gunshot wound and she wonders if he’s come to enslave humans, starting with her.

Of course, she’s probably dreaming. After all, magnificent feline aliens don’t normally roam the woods behind Alli’s home. If he’s still there, in her bed, in the morning...well, she’ll worry about it then.

NOTE: This novella has been revised and expanded from the original version.
Hunter's Mate:
Being abducted by aliens is the last thing on Victoria Cambridge’s agenda when she returns to her parents’ home in rural Pennsylvania after months of emotional turmoil. While Adam and Alliana Cambridge vacation in Australia, Victoria looks forward to several weeks of rest, relaxation and long walks in the woods behind their farmhouse. Unfortunately the Sha-Shiri have other plans for her.

Kash-Koori has been chosen to mate with the human hybrid female. Fortunately for Victoria the regal, golden-eyed hunter is a spy sent to earth to protect her from those who wish to exploit her DNA or destroy her. When a subversive crewmember sabotages their ship and leaves he and Victoria alone and hurtling into the sun, Kash discovers he has more than protective feelings for the strangely compelling human. With death only hours away, Kash and Victoria give in to their growing desires, but will their intimate encounter cause complications if they actually survive?
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This one is free right now- Click Here
Feb. 13, 2011    Fresh Blood By Jennifer Colgan
Fresh Blood By Jennifer Colgan
Feb. 13, 2011
A desperate call from her missing sister sends Erica Talbot on a dangerous rescue mission. Determined to prevent her twin from becoming a feeder, Erica steps out of her quiet, lonely existence and into a dark underworld where vampires make the rules.

Maxwell Hart is a vampire investigator. Part of his job is to protect humans. The moment he lays eyes on Erica, he knows she doesn’t belong in his world, but that doesn’t stop him from wanting her there.

With Max as her guide, Erica descends into a world where humans willingly give up control to their vampire masters. Posing as Max’s submissive feeder, Erica discovers a strange freedom in relinquishing her hard won self-control to Max.

After just one taste of Erica’s blood, Max finds he hungers for no one else. How can he possess her when drawing her deeper into his dark world will change her forever? 

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3 comments:

Moonlight Gleam said...

These are great covers! Lovin them! Thank you for sharing!

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

I haven't got to Firelight yet, and I want to. But those covers are just amazing! I love them.

And all these covers are so cool. :) Thanks!!!

♫♥LovLivLife Reviews♥♫ said...

@ Melissa- Firelight was a fun YA read. I bought it for all the readers in my family.

@ Moonlight Gleam- glad you like then as well. I just adore a nice cover to ogle and it helps bide the time for release dates!!=D

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