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Andrews, Ilona.
Sapphire flames

In a world where magic is the key to power and wealth, Catalina Baylor is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, and the Head of her House. Catalina has always been afraid to use her unique powers, but when her friend's mother and sister are murdered, Catalina risks everything to find the truth. But behind the scenes powerful forces are at work, and one of them is Alessandro Sagredo, the Italian Prime who was once Catalina's teenage crush. Dangerous and unpredictable, Alessandro's true motives are unclear, but he's drawn to Catalina like a moth to a flame. To help her friend, Catalina must test the limits of her extraordinary powers, but doing so may cost her both her House-and her heart. Book five in the series that starts with Burn for me. - Syndetics

Ballenger, Kait.
Cowboy wolf trouble

Seven shifter clans call the Montana mountains home. But a new evil will stop at nothing to tear their world apart. For centuries, the shifters that roam Big Sky country have honored a pact to keep the peace. Even bad-boy rancher Wes Calhoun, former leader of a renegade pack, has given up his violent ways and sworn loyalty to the Grey Wolves. But his dark past keeps catching up with him... Human rancher Naomi Evans cares only about saving the ranch that was her father's legacy. Until a clash with Wes opens up a whole new world--a supernatural world on the verge of war--and Naomi, her ranch, and the sexy cowboy wolf stealing her heart are smack dab in the middle of it. - Syndetics

Feehan, Christine.
Dark illusion

Feehan expertly weaves an intoxicating blend of fantasy and sensuality in this exceptional and powerful 29th Carpathian paranormal (after Dark Sentinel). Honorable Carpathian warrior Isai Florea has searched for his lifemate for centuries. Feisty mage Julija Brennan, on the run from her murderous family, is snuggled in a sleeping bag in the Sierra Mountains when Isai literally falls into her lap. Even as their crackling chemistry pulls them together, they realize they have a sacred mission to complete first: destroying an evil book of spells. Feehan's gift for intricate worldbuilding is paired with pitch-perfect plotting to ensnare readers from the first page. - Publisher's Weekly

Ward, J. R.
Blood truth

A serial killer is targeting females of the species at a live action role play club. When the Brotherhood is called in to help, Boone insists on being a part of the effort--and the last thing he expects is to meet an enticing, mysterious female...who changes his life forever. Ever since her sister was murdered at the club, Helaine has been committed to finding the killer, no matter the danger she faces. When she crosses paths with Boone, she doesn't know whether to trust him or not--and then she has no choice. Will a madman come between the lovers or will true love and goodness triumph over a very mortal evil? Book four in the series that starts with Blood Kiss. - Syndetics

Singh, Nalini
Wolf rain

Once again immersing readers in a richly imagined world where psychic Psy, shape-shifting Changelings, and humans coexist in uneasy harmony, Singh's 18th Psy Changeling novel (after Ocean Light) delights with lovingly drawn characters. Memory was eight years old when she was kidnapped by a serial killer, who held her in isolation for years so he could abuse her unique empathic gift. Alexei, wolf Changeling and lieutenant of the powerful SnowDancer pack, has isolated himself emotionally from his pack, operating under the impression he's cursed. When he discovers a devastated Memory deep in the heart of SnowDancer territory, he feels called to protect the small, strong survivor at all costs...A fine serving of literary comfort food. - Publisher's Weekly

Spear, Terry.
SEAL wolf surrender

Wolf shifter and former Navy SEAL Brock Greystoke isn't interested in she-wolves. The last one in his life ambushed him with the intent to kill. So when he's tasked with helping his cousin's friend get to a wedding, he has no intention of getting involved with her. She-wolf Natalie Silverton has inadvertently crossed a group of dangerous criminals, and she's in dire need of a bodyguard. Good thing Brock is there to protect her. At every turn, their work-and play-brings them closer to catching the criminals and to each other, but Brock will have to get them out of this alive if he has any hope of winning Natalie's heart. Book 24 in this long-running series. - Syndetics

Sands, Lynsay.
The trouble with vampires

For close to 3000 years the imposing, impossibly handsome Santo Notte has fought in armies across the world and battled his own, more personal enemies. Of all the places he might expect to encounter his life mate, a quiet corner of upstate New York doesn't seem likely. But as soon as he makes contact with history professor Petronella Stone, while hunting down a suspected rogue immortal, he knows that she will be the greatest adventure of his eternal life. But he doesn't expect Pet will have a secret history of her own. There's no mistaking the mind-blowing, mutual pleasure they share. But as Pet struggles to protect her nephew, Santo realizes there's another threat to her safety--him... Book 29 in the series that starts with A Quick Bite. - Syndetics

Feehan, Christine.
Vengeance road

Breezy Simmons was born into a ruthless motorcycle club--and now that she's out, she's never going to be that girl again. But when her past catches up with her, Breezy must go to Sea Haven to seek out the man who almost destroyed her. As vice president of Torpedo Ink, Steele is ride or die for the brothers he lived through hell with. He never thought he'd find something as pure as his feelings for Breezy, or that keeping her safe would mean driving her away with cruel words. Now, Steele won't let her walk away twice. He'll do whatever it takes to make Breezy his woman again--especially when he learns the real reason she came to him, and that the stakes are higher than he ever could have imagined... Book two in the series that starts with Judgment Road. - Syndetics

Spear, Terry.
You had me at jaguar

They're not the only ones on the prowl...but they're the most dangerous... The United Shifter Force gives jaguar agent Howard Armstrong an impossible task--to protect fierce she-jaguar Valerie Chambers, when the last thing she wants is protecting. They're going international to take down a killer and he can guard Valerie all day long. But guard his heart? He doesn't stand a chance. - Syndetics

Kyle, Celia.
Wolf's mate

Kyle's enjoyable first Shifter Rogues paranormal starts fast and never slows down. Wolf shape-shifter Declan Reed may not be the alpha of his Shifter Operations Command (SHOC) black ops team, but he doesn't hesitate to take the lead when accountant Abby Carter, a cougar the team's been monitoring, gets cornered by the secret organization determined to eradicate shifters. Orphaned as a child, Abby relished her solitary life. But being on the run with Declan and joining his team make her realize that pack life may be what she's been missing. Despite an emphasis on action, Kyle doesn't sacrifice solid character development, and the sexual tension between Abby and Declan builds to a satisfying climax. Readers of paranormal romance will look forward to future installments. - Publisher's Weekly

Andrews, Ilona.
Steel's Edge

The Edge lies between worlds, on the border between the Broken, where magic is a fairy tale--and the Weird, where magical blueblood aristocrats rule, and changelings roam. Charlotte de Ney is as noble as they come, a blueblood straight out of the Weird. But even though she possesses rare magical healing abilities, her life has brought her nothing but pain. After her marriage crumbles, she flees to the Edge to build a new home for herself. Until Richard Mar is brought to her for treatment, and Charlotte's life is turned upside down once again. Richard is a swordsman without peer, future head of his large and rambunctious Edger clan--and he's on a clandestine quest to wipe out slavers trafficking humans in the Weird. The slavers' operation, however, goes deeper than Richard knows, and even working together, Charlotte and Richard may not survive...Book four in the series that starts with On the edge. - Syndetics

Frost, Jeaniene.
Shades of wicked

In this thrilling new Night Rebel series, master vampire Ian is unrepentant, shameless...and every shade of wicked. He's made one too many enemies in his two centuries of existence, including Dagon, a demon who now lays claim to his soul. Ian's only chance to escape Dagon is to join forces with a Law Guardian, but he's never been able to abide by the rules for long. The Law Maker... Veritas' normal role is police, judge, and jury to reprobates like Ian. But she has her own ax to grind with Dagon, so if she can use Ian as bait...well, all's fair in law and war. As they're drawn to each other with a passion as intense as their peril, either love or justice will prevail. But each will have devastating consequences. - Syndetics

Roads, Abbie.
Never let me fall

Thomas Brown can't see color, but he can see people's true souls. His abilities allow him to work with criminal investigators and deliver justice to families of the wronged. And he's starting to accept that his life will forever be in black and white... Then he encounters Helena Grayse, and everything changes. She brings vibrant color to his world, and he brings acceptance and belief to hers. But Helena's past is quickly catching up with her, and Thomas is in the crosshairs. As an enemy hidden in plain sight threatens their every move, they'll have to rely on their love to beat the darkness. Book three in the series that starts with Race the darkness. - Syndetics

Showalter, Gena.
Shadow and ice

Launching the Gods of War epic fantasy romance series, Showalter beautifully blends seduction and suspense. Vale London and her foster sister, Nola, are on the trip of a lifetime to the Arctic Circle when they become stranded. They have shelter, but no food or guide. When they venture out in a desperate attempt to survive, they come across a strange cave filled with human beings encased in ice-and thanks to global warming, that ice is melting. Knox and his fellow All War combatants have been in deep freeze for the past 1,400 years. All of them, conscripted by the rules of their various worlds, are locked in a fight to the death, and the winner's liege will claim ownership of Earth. Thawed out, Knox suddenly finds himself in a strange new place, and Vale discovers there's more to the world than she ever imagined. - Publisher's Weekly

Graham, Heather.
Echoes of evil

Brodie McFadden is supposed to be on vacation (and deciding if he wants to join the Krewe of Hunters, a special paranormal investigation unit of the FBI). But a diving excursion to a historic shipwreck uncovers a crime scene--and the corpse is new. Museum curator Dakota "Kody" McCoy just wants her Key West culture festival to succeed. She's always had a deep connection to her home, including being regularly haunted by some of the resident ghosts. Then a beloved local musician drops dead. It seems accidental, but Kody isn't so sure. Brodie thinks the recent deaths are linked, and he needs help from Kody. Something about her festival is dangerous. And the threat is creeping ever closer. Book 26 in the series that starts with Phantom Evil. - Syndetics