New Series Alerts…

Just a few newbies to get into this week, with this first new series coming from Christina AshcroftArchangel of Mercy is the first book of her Fallen Archangel series.

Archangel of MercySynopsis…

Between an angel and a desperate woman comes salvation and a raw passion that challenges them at every turn…

When Aurora Robinson attempts to open a rift between dimensions to embrace her true heritage, an arrogant Archangel is the only one who can save her from the jaws of hell. And while she owes Gabriel her life, she’s determined not to fall at his feet-despite the desire she feels whenever they’re together.

After his wings were brutally destroyed millennia ago, Gabriel has no compassion for humans like those who ruined him and betrayed the ones he loved. But when he inexplicably finds himself defying ancient protocols to rescue a woman from a fate worse than death, he is shocked by the searing attraction he feels for a mortal.

As the ancient forces that seek to punish Aurora for her actions close in, Gabriel offers the tempting woman protection at his private sanctuary. But as they both succumb to their desires, they discover an even deeper connection-one that threatens to consume them.

Fallen Archangel reading list can be found HERE.

This second one is from Coreene Callahan.  I really enjoy her Dragonfury series (even if it is BDB lite), but it seems that she is branching out to paranormal historical with her Circle of Seven series.  Book one is called Knight Awakened.

knight awakenedSynopsis…

In AD 1331, warlord Vladimir Barbu seizes control of Transylvania. But in spite of his bloody triumph, his claim to the throne remains out of reach. The king of Hungary opposes his rule, the Transylvanian people despise his brutal ways, and the high priestess needed to crown him has vanished without a trace. But Barbu hasn’t come this far only to be thwarted by a woman. He unleashes his best hunters to track her down and bring her to him—dead or alive.

For Xavian Ramir, killing is the only life he has ever known. Torn from his family when he was a child, he was trained from an early age to be an elite assassin. But now he longs for something more, vowing to start anew after one last job. The bounty on his target’s head is enough to set him up for good—if he can resist the long-dead conscience that stirs to life when he meets his beautiful mark.

Afina Lazar never wanted to become high priestess, but the brutal murders of her beloved mother and sister leave her no choice. Now she is running for her life, desperate to protect the magical amulet entrusted to her care. But when Barbu’s assassin comes for her, she realizes her only chance of stopping the warlord’s rise to power is to convince this enigmatic—and handsome—hunter that she is more valuable alive than dead.

The Circle of Seven reading list can be found HERE.

And finally, Anita Clenney is also starting a new series called The Relic Chronicles.  This first book is called Guardians of Stone.

guardians of stoneSynopsis…

Kendall Morgan is a human bloodhound. Spending her childhood hunting relics with her ambitious archeologist father, she knew the two of them shared a sixth sense for the history and location of objects—sometimes even people. What she didn’t know was that their paranormal gift could ultimately be their undoing.

After the tragic plane crash that killed her father as well as her childhood best friend, Kendall dedicated her life to finding and protecting relics. When mysterious, sexy billionaire Nathan Larraby hires her for his latest expedition—the search for four powerful relics —she’s thrown into a world of high-octane danger. He sends brooding mercenary Jake Stone to watch Kendall’s back, but he may have created danger of a different kind.

As the team chases down clues, a man called the Reaper makes a play for the artifacts and will stop at nothing to put them to his own sinister use. What’s worse is that Nathan hasn’t told the whole story, and the dark secrets he’s keeping could cost them the mission…and their lives.

The Relic Chronicles reading list can be found HERE.

Are any of these on your must buy list?  Which one do you have the highest hopes for?

Cover Lover – 10 New Titles

I have been busy in the world of updating and adding to the new release pages (damn you, wordpress, and your error screens), but I did come across a few new covers in the process.  Many thanks to All Things Urban Fantasy for some of these, as well.  Natalie J. Damschroder has the new cover for the first book in her Goddess Rising series, Under the Moon.  This one will be re-released on June 12th.

The third and final book from Sophie Jordan‘s Firelight series, Hidden, will be released in hardcover on September 11th.  This is another one I will get to…one day.

The second book from Brigid Kemmerer‘s new Elemental series, Spark, is going to be out on September 1st.

Immortally Yours, the next one from Angie Fox, looks fun.  It is due out on August 28th.

I thought this one was pretty.  Christina Ashcroft‘s Archangel of Mercy, the first book of a new series, is due out on December 4th.

Still going…Number 6 is from author Karsten Knight and his Wildefire series.  Embers and Echoes is the second book of the series, due out on August 28th.

Heaven and Hellsbane, the first book in the Hellsbane series from Paige Cuccaro, should be released on August 7th.

South of Surrender, the third book of Laura Kaye‘s Hearts of the Anemoi series, is looking like a September 11th release.  Oddly enough, I didn’t find the cover for book two, as yet.

And these last two are from Rosalie Lario and the MMP re-release of two of the books in her Demons of Infernum series.  First up is book one, Blood of the Demon, due out on June 12th.

And book two, Mark of the Sylph, which is due for re-release on September 11th.