Now that you have a new Kindle, Nook, tablet or smartphone, why not load it up with some wonderful things to read? Throughout the month of January, I’ll be posting suggestions to help you choose a good book to cuddle up with on those cold winter nights!
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Romantic Adventure/Romantic Suspense/Medical Thriller by Natalie J. Damschroder
In Acceptable Risks, you’ll find 1) a bodyguard hero who comes back from certain death not just stronger, but more vulnerable than before; 2) a heroine responsible for saving his life who’s now the target of a very personal enemy—and the daughter of the hero’s boss; 3) a secondary romance that seems doomed before it can even get off the ground.
Acceptable Risks is a finalist in the 2013 EPIC e-book awards, romantic suspense category. Diane Morasco of RT Book Reviews gave it 4 stars and said, “Non-stop action, pulse-elevating romance and a fast pace keep this book flowing smoothly. Damschroder definitely knows how to write one sexy, saucy, exhilarating tale.”
Author Natalie J. Damschroder grew up in Massachusetts, and loves the New England Patriots more than anything. (Except her family. And writing and reading. And popcorn.) When she’s not writing romantic adventure for Carina Press and paranormal romance for Entangled Publishing, she does freelance editing and works part time as a chiropractic assistant. You can learn more about her and her books at www.nataliedamschroder.com.
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AVENGING ANGEL Book 2 in the Mindhunters series
Romantic Suspense by Anne Marie Becker
If you love the television show Criminal Minds, you’ll love the Mindhunters series. When his friend’s niece is murdered, Detective Noah Crandall vows to track down the killer. Since the victim worked in an art gallery with the well-connected and well-heeled Vanessa Knight, Noah questions her first. Despite the chemistry between them, Noah tells himself a relationship would be impossible. He’s a loner and their backgrounds are worlds apart. Drawn to Noah and horrified by the death of her intern, Vanessa shares her insights into the New York City art world. As they work together on the case, she’s tempted to explore the possibility of a real relationship with the sexy outsider who ignites her desire. But what Vanessa doesn’t realize is that in order to complete his gruesome series of paintings, the killer has targeted her to become his next victim…
4 1/2 Stars TOP PICK! “Becker’s story brings murder to the art world in a big way!” — RT Book Reviews
Starred Review – “…a worthy comparison to established romantic suspense authors such as Mariah Stewart and Mary Burton.” — Library Journal
Author Anne Marie Becker has always been fascinated by people—inside and out—which led to degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, and Counseling. As a games hostess at Sea World, tutor, waitress, personal and family counselor, and high school counselor, she has indulged her curiosity through sanctioned professions. Now, as a stay-at-home mom of three young children, her passion for understanding the human race is satisfied by her roles as mother, wife, daughter, sister, and writer. She writes to reclaim her sanity.
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Romantic suspense by Dee J. Adams
If you like bad boy, rock stars and strong heroines with huge obstacles, then Dangerously Close is the book for you. Set on a Malibu cliffside, this romantic suspense has a build-it-from-the-bottom-up relationship topped off with a psycho stalker for good measure.
RT Review: “Witty dialogue and unyielding suspense make for another great story in the Adrenaline Highs series. The hero and heroine are fully developed and emotionally rich, and the best part of the novel is the developing relationship between them from strangers to friends to lovers. Readers will enjoy spending time with these memorable characters.”
“Dangerously Close is hands down my favorite book in this series thus far and it’s easily one of my top picks for 2012. I was completely and utterly drawn into this story.” – The Book Vixen
The author Dee J. Adams moved to California from Texas to study acting. For over twenty years, she’s worked in show business both in front of the camera and behind the scenes as a dialogue coach. A vivid dream was the basis of her first novel and started her on a new quest. Publishing. Her Adrenaline Highs series is full of strong heroines working in unique situations. Dee J. narrated two of her books for Audible.com. She is the wife of a wonderful man and mother to a fabulous daughter. Meet her on Facebook, Twitter and Goodreads.
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For more suggestions, see…
Jan 7 – Science Fiction
Jan 9 – Paranormal
Jan 11 – Western
Jan 14 – Steampunk
Jan 16 – Historical Romance
Jan 18 – Erotic
Jan 21 – Romantic Suspense
Jan 23 – Regency
Jan 25 – Mystery
Jan 28 – Contemporary Romance
Jan 30 – Fantasy