Friday, August 5, 2011

Friday Finds

Take a look at the books I discovered this week...
Author: Emery Lee
Genre: Historical Romance
Release Date: November 1, 2011

Seasoned gambler Philip Drake knows every trick and uses most of them.  After years of infamy, he's ready to accept the mantle of respectability with his earldom - until a devastating racking loss and the threat of debtors' prison force Philip right back into his gaming ways.

Susannah, Lady Messingham, is a woman with a past who refuses to belong to any man again.  But Philip's skill catches her eyes and she persuades him to teach her how to win at the tables.  Their new partnership turns into an exhilarating high-stakes game that entagles them in terrifying rick and unimaginable rewards.

Immerse yourself in the risky side of Georgian England with a pair of lovers who aren't afraid to risk it all on a toss of the dice.

Author: Sandra Hill
Genre: Historical Romance
Release Date: October 2011
Princess Drifa can certainly see why Sidroc Guntersson is a living legend - on battlefield and in bedchamber both.  But the King of Stoneheim's daughter pitches a royal fit when she learns of the true reason for the virile Viking's passionate attentions.  
A third-born son with no hope of inheriting the family jarldom, scheming Sidroc must marry and is interested in Drifa only for her father's land and money.  The barbarian is luck she just cracks him on his fool head with a pottery pitcher.

Five years later, Drifa needs Sidroc's protection - in Byxantium, no less! - though revenge holds more appeal for this man she left for dead.  'Tis a pity two such perfect enemies match each other so well, passion for passion.  So much so that the bold Viking berserker is soon thinking marriage again...only this time it will be on his terms!

Author: Michelle Madow
Genre: Young Adult
Now Available

New Hampshire high school junior Lizzie Davenport has been reincarnated from Regency Era, England...but she doesn't know it yet.  

Then Drew Carmichael transfers into Lizzie's school at the beginning of the year, and she feels a connection to him, almost like she knows him.  She can't stop thinking about him, but whenever she tries talking with him about the mysteries behind her feelings, he makes it clear that he wants nothing to do with her.  
Reaching him is even more difficult because she has a boyfriend, Jeremy, who has started to become full of himself after being elected co-captain of the varsity soccer team, and her flirtatious best friend Chelsea starts dating Drew soon after his arrival.  So why can't she seem to get him out of her mind?

Even though Lizzie knows she should let go of her fascination with Drew, the pair of them soon find that fighting fate isn't going to be easy.