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New Romance Fiction for February 2012

In paperback:

Sanctuary Cove by Rochelle Alers (1, Cavanaugh Island) C, O
Whispers in the Dark by Maya Banks (4, KGI) C, M
Mad about the Earl by Christina Brooke (2, Ministry of Marriage) H, A
The Night Is Mine by M. L. Buchman (1, The Night Stalkers) C, M
Before She Dies by Mary Burton C, M
Firelight by Kristen Callihan H, S, M
A Town Called Valentine by Emma Cane (1, Valentine Valley) C
Flashfire by Deborah Cooke (7, Dragonfire) C, F, S
Bad Boys in Black Tie by Lori Foster, et al. (Bad Boys Anthologies) C (Pbk-Romance Bad)
       (contains Good with His Hands; Miss Extreme Congeniality; and Last Call)
Last Man Standing by Cindy Gerard (7, Black Ops, Inc.) C, M
Bride by Mistake by Anne Gracie H
Sunrise with a Notorious Lord by Alexandra Hawkins (4, Lords of Vice) H
Secrets of an Accidental Duchess by Jennifer Haymore (2, Donovan) H, M
A Lady Never Surrenders by Sabrina Jeffries (5, Hellions of Halstead Hall) H, M
Seduction by Brenda Joyce (1, Spymaster's Men) H, M
Sweet Stuff by Donna Kauffman (2, Cupcake Club) C
The Last Cahill Cowboy by Jenna Kernan (5, Harlequin Historicals: Cahill Cowboys) H, W
The Capture of the Earl of Glencrae by Stephanie Laurens (3, Cynster Sisters) H
Legally Hot by Lora Leigh, Cheyenne McCray, & Red Garnier C, M (Pbk-Romance Legally)
Tempted Again by Cathie Linz C
Susanna's Choice by Sara Luck H, W
Secrets of the Lost Summer by Carla Neggers C, M
Destiny by Carly Phillips (2, Serendipity) C
Last Chance Beauty Queen by Hope Ramsay (3, Last Chance) C
The Secret in Her Kiss by Anna Randol H, M, O
Sweet Reward by Christy Reece (3, Last Chance Rescue, Series 3) C, M
The Deepest Sin by Caroline Richards (3, Sin) H, M
Heir of Danger by Alix Rickloff (3, Heirs of Kinrowan trilogy) H, S, M
On Lavender Lane by JoAnn Ross (3, Shelter Bay) C
Next of Kin by Sharon Sala (1, Rebel Ridge) C, M
An Affair with Mr. Kennedy by Jillian Stone (1, The Gentleman of Scotland Yard) H, M
Be My Texas Valentine by Jodi Thomas, et al. H, W (Pbk-Romance Be)
Scrumptious by Amanda Usen C, M
The Departed by Shiloh Walker (2, FBI Psychics) C, M, S
If You See Her by Shiloh Walker (2, Ash trilogy) C, M
Colorado Dawn by Kaki Warner (2, Runaway Brides) H, W
Twice Fallen by Emma Wildes (2, Ladies in Waiting) H, M
A Demon Does It Better by Linda Wisdom (2, Demons) C, F, S
The Summer Garden by Sherryl Woods (9, Chesapeake Shores) C

In LGBT Romance:
(Shelved with the paperback romances, with a rainbow-heart genre label. Call # begins with “LGBT.”)

High Impact by Kim Baldwin C, M, F/F
Best Lesbian Romance 2012 by  Radclyffe, ed. (2012, Best Lesbian Romance) C, F/F (LGBT Best)
Don't Let Me Go by J. H. Trumble C, M/M

In hardcover Fiction:

A Lasting Impression by Tamera Alexander (1, Belmont Mansion) H, M, I
Irish Lady by Jeanette Baker C, H, A, S
Love Finds a Way by Wanda E. Brunstetter C, I
Summer of Promise by Amanda Cabot (1, Westward Winds) H, I
In Too Deep by Mary Connealy (2, Kincaid Brides) H, I, W
Dreaming of Mr. Darcy by Victoria Connelly (2, Mr. Darcy) C/H
Love Blooms in Winter by Lori Copeland (1, Dakota Diaries) H, I
The Captive Heart by Dale Cramer H, I, O
An Amish Family Reunion by Mary Ellis (4, Miller family) C, I
Love in a Nutshell by Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelly C, M
Promise Me This by Cathy Gohlke H, I
Chasing Mona Lisa by Tricia Goyer & Mike Yorkey (2, Gabi Mueller) H, M, I
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale (2, Austenland) C/H, M
Sixty Acres and a Bride by Regina Jennings H, I, W, O
The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen H, I
Copper Beach by Jayne Ann Krentz (1, Dark Legacy) C, S
A Little Night Magic by Lucy March C, S
The Wings of Morning by Murray Pura (1, Snapshots in History) H, I
Song of My Heart by Kim Vogel Sawyer H, I

Other new titles of interest:

Darker after Midnight by Lara Adrian (10, Midnight Breed) F, C, S (Fantasy Adrian)
At the Mercy of the Queen by Anne Clinard Barnhill H, M (Fiction Barnhill)
The Castrato and His Wife by Helen Berry H (Fiction Berry)
Lothaire by Kresley Cole (12, Immortals after Dark) F, S, C (Fantasy Cole)
Love Lifted Me by Sara Evans & Rachel Hauck (3, Songbird) C, I (Fiction Evans)
Sister Queens: The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon & Juana, Queen of Castille by Julia Fox  H (942.052092 Fox)
Third Grave Dead Ahead by Darynda Jones (3, Charley Davidson) F, S, M, C (Fantasy Jones)
Gift of Magic by Lynn Kurland (3, The Nine Kingdoms: Spellweavers) F (Fantasy Kurland)
The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey H (Fiction Livesey)
First You Try Everything by Jane McCafferty C (Fiction McCafferty)
Wrong Side of Dead by Kelly Meding (4, Dreg City) F, S, C (Pbk-Fantasy Meding)
The Odds: A Love Story by Stewart O'Nan C, I (Fiction O'Nan)
Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir that inspired "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "Downton Abbey"
       by Margaret Powell H (B Powell)
Sins of the Demon by Diana Rowland (4, Kara Gillian) F, S, M, C (Pbk-Fantasy Rowland)
Dating the Undead: Loving the Immortal Man by Gena Showalter & Jill Monroe F, C, S (Fantasy Dating)
Silver-Tongued Devil by Jaye Wells (4, Sabina Kane) F, S, C (Pbk-Fantasy Wells)

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Space Opera

Hi Karen,

I understand you know something about SF/Fantasy.  Are there any new Space Opera authors that you could recomend?