Jun 302012

New Book Releases for July 2012 and upcoming ones for August 2012 from authors at The Beau Monde Chapter ( Regency historical ) of Romance Writers of America.


 July/ August 2012


AN UNLIKELY HERO  by  Gail Eastwood                                  Gail Eastwood An Unlikely Hero

Penguin/NAL Intermix –Amazon, Barnes & Noble.com, iTunes.com

Signet Regency Romance reissue (traditional) 

Release Date – July 2012



A beautiful twin’s promise to protect her sister’s secret at all costs forces an unassuming Cambridge scholar into the unsought role of hero. Will blackmail and promises made destroy their chance for true love? (a sequel to A PERILOUS JOURNEY)

An Unlikely Hero sparkles!” –The Literary Times   “A terrific read with unexpected villains and a worthy hero thrown into the fray! Gail Eastwood weaves intrigue seamlessly through the Regency setting, adding mystery to a delightful plot and set of characters.




Barbara Monajem To Rescue or To Ravish


TO RESCUE OR RAVISH?  by  Barbara Monajem

Publisher Harlequin – ISBN  978-1-459-23427-7
Regency Historical Novella
Release Date –  July, 2012

When heiress Arabella Wilbanks flees a forced betrothal, the last person she expects to find at the reins of her getaway hackney is Matthew Worcester.  It’s been seven long years since they gave in to their mutual desires, but Matt still burns with regret for having to leave her without a word. He should escort her to safety, but the chance to reclaim her proves impossible to resist…
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Sabrina Darby The Short and FascinatingTale of Angelina Whitcombe


Sabrina Darby
Avon Impulse,  9780062230713
Regency Historical

Release Date – July 2012 

Wanted:  A beautiful young woman–preferably one with no connections, who won’t ask too many questions–to spend two weeks in the North of England with an obstinate, aloof, and utterly handsome man.
 Must love dogs, fixing up crumbling castles, and gorgeous and complicated war heroes who may or may not be hiding hearts of gold under their gruff exteriors.
 Must not, under any circumstances, fall in love…   Simpering misses need not apply.


Mary Jo Putney Dark Destiny

DARK DESTINY  by   M. J. Putney

St. Martin’s Griffin, ISBN 978-0-312-62286-2(Book 3 of the Dark Mirror Series) 

Young Adult Time Travel Regency

Release Date – July 2012  

Twice the young Regency mages of Lackland Abbey have traveled through time to World War II to helpBritain survive Nazi assaults.  Now the threat is closer to home as Napoleon Bonaparte prepares to invade England in their own time.  

As the Irregulars fight to stave off invasion, England’s future rests in the hands of one inexperienced twentieth century mageling who travels to the past to pay her debt to those who saved her family.  

But does Rebecca have the power to save her friends and herself?

 “Putney’s latest Dark Mirror outi

ng is more romantic than previous action-packed installments.  She tackles both religious and familial conflicts, among other new challenges, for Merlin’s Irregulars.”   Raven Haller, Romantic Times Bookclub





Ann Lethbridge Lairds Forbidden Lady
Harlequin Historical 978-0373296972
Regency Historical
Release Date – July 2012



Ian Gilvry, Laird of Dunross, is as rouch and wild as the Highland heather. Yet the return of Sassenach Selina and her family to claim his land ignites hatred and passion in equal measure. Lady Selina is torn betwee family loyalty and wanton need for Ian. Tricked into marriage, she finds the laird fulfils her every burning desire.

But Ian is a man bound by duty. Can Selina be sure that his heart belongs not only to his clan…but also the woman he has made his wife?


Regina Scott The Captains Courtship
Inspirational Regency  from Love Inspired Historical
ISBN 978-0-373-62924-8
Release Date – July 10, 2012



The dashing Captain Richard Everard has faced untold dangers at sea. Steering his young cousin through a London season, however, is a truly formidable prospect, especially when the only person who can serve as her sponsor is the lovely widow Lady Claire Winthrop-the woman who jilted him years ago.



Katharine Ashe How to Be A Proper Lady

  by Katharine Ashe

Avon, ISBN

Regency Historical

Release Date – July 2012 



A man with a mission, a woman who refuses to be controlled, and a delectable wager that both of them just might win…  

An Amazon Editors’ Choice Best Book of the Month!






Kate Pearce Simply Voracious
Kate Pearce
Kensington Aphrodisia    – 
ISBN: 978-0-7582-6946-1

Erotic Regency romance  

Release Date – August 2012

With the knowledge that her reputation, and more importantly, her father’s reputation is at stake, Lady Lucinda is happy to accept a proposal of marriage in name only from her best friend Paul St. Clare. But Paul is determined to give Lucinda exactly what she wants from their marriage and is more than willing to find her a man who is worthy of her.
What he doesn’t expect is how perfectly the arrangement satisfies everyone’s desires…
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Keiran Kramer Loving Lady Marsha
LOVING LADY MARCIA   by  Kieran Kramer
St. Martin’s Press 978-1-250-00988-3
Regency Historical  
(first in the House of Brady series)
Release Date – August 28th 2012 


Marcia gets schooled…  Of the three Brady sisters, Lady Marcia has always seemed the girl most likely to lead a perfectly charmed life. But after a handsome cad breaks her heart, she swears off love and devotes her life to teaching girls at a private school. In spite of her family’s wish for a London debut, Marcia is happy where she is—until terrible news sends her back to the Brady clan…and into the arms of an unexpected suitor.

On the subject of love. …A dark and dashing earl who knows Marcia’s past, Duncan Lattimore is surprised by what a fascinating and independent woman she’s become. Marcia, too, is surprised—by the fiery attraction she feels for Duncan. But why—why—must he be the brother of the scoundrel who broke her heart? Why must Marcia’s rival at school forbid her from seeing him? How can this lady possibly resist this fellow—when they know that it’s much more than a hunch…?

www.regencyrockstars.com (my street team with Vicky Dreiling)

I also have a free “Kieran Kramer” reader app on the iPhone and Droid


Good news from Cara Elliott

WOOT! Am delighted to announce that three new titles from my out-of print traditional Regency romance (written as Andrea Pickens) are now available as e-books on Amazon. For excerpts, please visit www.andreapickensonline.com

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