59 new books, 15 contest finalists, and 9 publishing commitments!

Book Releases (by release date)


Robena GrantOne Safe Place (English Village Series), Wild Rose Press, December 12

Victoria DenaultOn The Line (Hometown Players Series), Forever Yours, December 6

Kathy O’Rourke, The Real Me (The Men of Nirvana Flats Series Book 5), self-published, December 1

Mia HopkinsCowboy Rising (Cowboy Karma #5), Little Stone Press, November 22

Veronica Scott, Star Survivor, November 22

Dee J. Adams, Out of the Blue (High Stakes Series, Totally Irish Productions, November 21

Jenna IvesIn the Court of Love and Loss, LooseId Publishing, November 15

Maggie MarrHome For The Holidays, Independent, November 14

Robin BielmanOnce Upon a Royal Christmas, Tule Publishing, October 20

Kate Willoughby, Falling for Flynn (Hockey on Tap), Kiwi Press, October 19

Pamela DuMond, Royally Wed: A Romantic Comedy (Ladies-in-Waiting #2), Pamela DuMond Books, October 14

Lynne Marshall, A Soldier’s Second Chance, Indie published, October 1

Caro KinkeadSurviving 30 Days of Literary Madness: Getting Through NaNoWriMo with Your Sanity and Sense of Humor (Hopefully) Intact, Self-published, September 29

Allison MorseFallen Star, The Wild Rose Press, September 21

Maggie Marr, Beck (Hollywood Hitman Series), September 20

Maggie MarrA Forbidden Love (Eligible Billionaires-The Travati Brothers), NLA DLP, September 7

Victoria DenaultWinning It All, Forever Yours, September 6

Nora FliteRock Me Deep, August 29, Silver String

Robin BielmanThe Best Friend Bargain, August 8

Pamela DuMondCupcakes, Bars, and Rock Stars (Annie Graceland Cozy Mystery #7),  July 28, Pamela DuMond Books

Christiana Miller, Kidnapping Cupid, July 14

Gwendolyn WomackThe Memory Painter, July 5, Picador

Lynne Marshall, Wedding Date with the Army Doc (Summer Brides), July 1, Harlequin Medical

Belle Ami, One More Time is Not Enough, June 29, Soul Mate Publishing

Nancy Raven Smith (co-author), The Reluctant Farmer of Whimsey Hill, June 29, Whimsey Wylde

Pamela DuMond, The Seeker (Mortal Beloved), June 19, Pamela DuMond Books

Mia Hopkins, Cowboy Player (Cowboy Cocktail), June 28, Samhain

Kate Willoughby, On the Brink (In the Zone), June 28, Kate Willoughby

Carol Ericson, Single Father Sheriff (Target: Timberline), August 1, Harlequin

Claire Davon, Fire Danger (Elementals’ Challenge), June 21, Samhain

Tonya Plank, Sascha: Book One, June 14, Dark Swan Press

Lynne MarshallHis Pregnant Sleeping Beauty, May 24, Harlequin Mills & Boon

Zenobia NeilHera’s Punishment (Timeless Lust in the Ancient World anthology), May 24, Forbidden Fiction

Claire Davon, Wright Water Woman (Masked Hearts anthology), May 21, CreateSpace

Sarah Vance-TompkinsKisses On A Paper Airplane, May 14, Inkspell Publishing

Veronica Scott, Lady of the Star Wind, May 10, Veronica Scott

Christine Ashworth, The Day the Gardener Came (Happy MILF Day anthology), May 8, Riverdale Ave Press

Christine Ashworth, Love, Squared (Three Times More Lucky anthology), May 6, Irksome Rebel Press

Charlene Sands, Twins for the Texan (Billionaires and Babies Series), May 1, Harlequin

Leigh CourtConqueror Vanquished, April 26, Leigh Court

Kathy O’Rourke, Perfect for Me (Men of Nirvana Flats Series), April 16, Kathy O’Rourke

Christine AshworthRising Star (StarTide Agency), April 14, Boroughs Publishing

Robin Bielman, Falling For Her Bachelor, April 12, Tule Publishing

Veronica Scott, Star Cruise: Outbreak, April 8, Veronica Scott

Roz Lee, The Backdoor Billionaire’s Bride (Billionaire Brides), April 6, Roz Lee

Charlene Sands, Bachelor For Hire (Bachelor Auction, Book 1), April 5, Tule Publishing

Nora Flite, Billion Dollar Bad Boy, March 28, CreateSpace

Jewel Quinlan, What I Would Give to See You Again (A Reverie Resort Vacation), March 28, Jewel Quinlan

Mia Hopkins, Cowboy Resurrection (Cowboy Cocktail Series), March 11, Samhaim Publishing

Debra Kristi, Plight of the Dragon (Age of the Hybrid Series), March 2, Ghost Girl Publishing

Anne Roebuck, The Dear Departed, February 11, Boroughs Publishing

Mia Hopkins, Proof (The One Who Got Away Anthology), February 9, Cleis Press

Linda O. Johnston, The Balladof Jack O’Dair, February 8, Amazon Kindle

Stacy Wise, Beyond the Stars, February 8, Entangled Embrace

Ophelia Bell, Dragon Void (Immortal Dragons), February 1, Ophelia Bell

J. L. Hammer, Tattooed As Trouble (Vegas Vixens), January 25, Entangled Publishing

Laura Sheehan, Hidden Fortune, January 16, Laura Sheehan

Kady Ambrose, Smooth Sledding, January 16, Women’s World

Jewel Quinlan, Eternal Oath, January 11, Decadent Publishing

Book Deals (alphabetical by author)

Jenna IvesIn the Court of Love and Loss, a sci-fi romance, sold to LooseId. Tentative release date in November.

Robena Grant, One Safe Place, book #1 in the English Village Series, contemporary romance, sold to The Wild Rose Press. Release in early 2017.

Belle Ami, Saving Layla, sold to Hartwood Publishing

Robin Bielman, Three book deal with Entangled Embrace

Claire Davon, Signed contract with Samhain Publishing for Air Attack – book two in the Elementals’ Challenge series. And Water Woman, sold to Roane Publishing sweet fantasy romance anthology “Masked Hearts”

Nora Flite, Two book deal with Amazon Montlake

Mia Hopkins, Cowboy Karma, sold to Samhain

Lynne Marshall, Three book deal with Harlequin

Jewel Quinlan, Holiday Hottie Series: The Cougar Journals, sold to Evernight Publishing

Contests & Recognition (alphabetical by author)

A.M. BeardOut of the Fire, WisRWA Fab Five Contest, Romantic Suspense finalist

Ophelia Bell:

Mia Hopkins, Nothing to Hide, Heartland Romance Authors Show Me the Spark Contest, First Place

Linda O. Johnston, Bite the Biscuit, Maxwell Awards, Dog Writers Association of America, Finalist

Roz Lee, Suspended Game, Golden Flogger Awards, BDSM – Light: 1st place

Zenobia Neil, Psyche Unbound, Tule Publishing’s Pillow Talk Contest, First Place

Kimberly Sandhu, Daughter of the Missing, Harlem Book Fair’s 2016 Wheatley Book Awards, First Fiction finalist

Nancy Raven Smith:

Jean Walker, Pets in Space: Cats, Dogs, and Other Worldly Creatures, Library Journal Best Book of 2016

Kate WilloughbyAcross the Line, EPIC (Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition) Competition, Contemporary 1st place

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