September 2, 2012

Seduced by History Newsletter

Seduced by History
Monthly List of Historical Romance Releases. Hearts through History (HHRW) is an on-line chapter of Romance writers of America.
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September 2012 Dear Historical Romance Reader,

By subscribing to Seduced by History, each month you will receive a list of books written by various authors, many of them members of the Hearts Through History Chapter, from which you can make your selections.

We will also give you a peek at what is coming next month and remind you of last month's offerings. If you have questions or comments or suggestions, please don't hesitate to let your editor know by writing to

All the best,
Ashlyn Macnamara

Available September

Gather the BonesAlison Stuart
Lyrical Press, ISBN 9781616504076
Historical Paranormal
War leaves no one untouched
The horrors of the Great War are not the only ghosts that haunt Helen Morrow and her late husband's reclusive cousin, Paul. Unquiet spirits from another time and another conflict touch them.
A coded diary gives them clues to the mysterious disappearance of Paul's great-grandmother in 1812, and the desperate voice of a young woman reaches out to them from the pages. Together Helen and Paul must search for answers, not only for the old mystery, but also the circumstances surrounding the death of Helen's husband at Passchandaele in 1917.
As the mysteries entwine, their relationship is bound by the search for truth, in the present and the past.

Sweet DeceptionHeather Snow
NAL Signet Eclipse, ISBN 978-0451237606
Regency Historical with Mystery
Lady criminologist, Miss Emma Wallingford, unknowingly finds herself tangled in the dangerous mission of Lord Derick Aveline, a spy who also happens to be her long lost first love. But when deception, however sweet, is the name of the game, no one can be trusted. And every love--and every life--is at risk. (Second in the Veiled Seduction Series).
"Grabs reader attention from the very beginning. Snow's intriguing, brilliant heroine is fascinated by investigation, justice and forensic science, and she's up against a man who is more than he seems. Snow adds the spice of seduction to the thrill of the chase, leaving readers anticipating the surprising climax." â€"RT Book Reviews
"SWEET DECEPTION is an unpredictable unabashedly intelligent historical romance that, for me, surpassed SWEET ENEMY. Loved it!" â€" Manic Readers

A Cascades ChristmasDebby Lee
Barbour Publishing, ISBN-10: 161626845X, ISBN-13: 978-1616268459
Inspirational Historical Romance
Head to the majestic Northwest where logging history comes to life in four Christmas Romances. Insecurity brings a logger and a young woman together, but will a "perfect" sister tear them apart? Will the dangers of the woods derail a young couples hopes and their chance at love? Amid town gossip, can a work-focused sawmiller win the heart of a prom-and-proper heiress? Will second thoughts have a sentimental girl and a hardhearted carpenter losing love? Find the answers in this heartwarming holiday collection.

The Bride and the BanditLynna Banning
Turquoise Morning Press, ISBN: 978-1-62237-041-2
Western Historical Romance
A light-hearted old-west romance about an imaginative librarian writing a summer theatrical, The Trials of Cleopatra, and the undercover detective, disguised as a photographer, who comes to town to catch the Black Bandit and ends up playing Antony to her Cleopatra, falling in love, and catching the bandit all in one summer.

Still Available
Amy Sandas
Samhain Publishing/978-1-61921-080-6
Regency Historical
Anna Locke was once young, naive and infatuated with the handsome Jude Sinclair. Until the charismatic "gentleman" showed his true colors by abandoning her on their wedding day.
In the years since, she has transformed herself into a confident, successful woman, independent of her errant husband's aristocratic family in every way but name. When Jude unexpectedly returns demanding a divorce, she quashes the butterflies he still elicits, and resolves to show him she won't be so easily cast aside.
Jude has come home to assume the responsibilities left to him upon his father's death, and to finally end the marriage into which he was tricked. To his surprise, Anna is no longer an awkward, skinny girl with a furtive gaze. She has become a lush, enigmatic vixen with dark eyes that shield secrets she seems determined to keep.
In their intimate war of wills, the heat of bold desire flares into passionâ€"and casts light on a shared past tangled in lies and blackmail. But until Jude can win her trust and learn the truth, there will be no destroying the obstacles that loom darkly between them...and the love that should have been theirs.
Lana Williams
self-published, ISBN-13: 978-1478235279
Medieval, paranormal elements
Sir Royce de Bremont has spent his entire life plotting revenge against the uncle who murdered his parents and stole his birthright. Kidnapping the man's bride-to-be brings Royce one step closer to fulfilling his vow of vengeance.
Lady Alyna of Montvue has no desire to marry nor to become a pawn in a game of revenge. Her only wish is to find a safe place to raise her young son, a child gifted with second sight.
Alyna soon realizes this bold knight has captured her heart but fears she's merely part of his plot for revenge. The beautiful lady and her precocious son make Royce long for a family of his own, yet his plans have already been set in motion and cannot be stopped.
As passions rise, Royce must choose between his vow of vengeance and risking his heart for love.

Coming in October
Barbara Monajem
Harlequin Historical Undone, ISBN 978-1-459-24799-4
Regency historical novella
Once a notorious rake, Camden Folk, Marquis of Warbury, is now consumed by desire for only one woman: beautiful young widow Frances Burdett. The Yuletide festivities at his country estate present the perfect opportunity for seduction…
After her brief, unsatisfying marriage, Frances swore never to become tied to another man. Then a passionate kiss under the mistletoe reawakens longings she thought buried forever. Can she give in to the pleasures of the body with a rogue like Camâ€"without losing her heart?
Callie Hutton
Soul Mate Publishing
American historical
Guthrie, Oklahoma,1903. Heidi Lester wants independence, Michael Henderson wants nothing to do with women, especially his beautiful employee. But spending every day together is chipping away at his resolve.

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1 comment:

Caroline Clemmons said...

Thanks for the reminder and updates.