Mailbox Monday, created by Marcia at The Printed Page, is on a blog tour! Last month's host was Lady Q at Let Them Read Books, and she did a fantastic job (she posted some GREAT recipes!), and Library of Clean Reads will be up next in February.
This month, Mailbox Monday is being hosted at Rose City Reader, so stop by and join the fun!
In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren!
It is so much fun to see what everyone is getting in the mail.
Thanks for taking the time to visit ~ I just love hearing from you! Please let me know if you have read any of these books - I'd love to hear how you liked them!! :)
Six for my mailbox last week, and I hope you'll stop and check out my new weekly feature called Weekly ARC Expo, Bringing New Life to ARCs via an ARC Swap... here is the current one!
Cowboy Fever ARC by Joanne Kennedy ~ Fiction / Romance / Western ~ Available April 2011 ~ Received courtesy of the Sourcebooks for review
Cowboy Fever features a compelling love story between an independent woman and a heart-of-gold cowboy. A former Miss Rodeo Wyoming, Jodie Bryce thought all she ever wanted was to get out of town, After gallivanting for six years in the big city, Jodie realizes she’s ready to return to what she knows best, riding horses and her small town life. But she never expects to return home to find her childhood best friend, Teague Treadwell, a changed man—still ruggedly handsome, but perhaps something more…Demons Are A Girl's Best Friend ARC by Linda Wisdom ~ Fiction / Romance/ Paranormal ~ Available April 2011 ~ Received courtesy of the Sourcebooks for review
Teague remembers Jodie before the beauty pageants, when she was just a girl looking for time to ride her horse, and while they were good friends, he always felt different about Jodie. When Jodie returns, Teague thinks her success has lifted her out of his reach, and he’s spent the last six years shedding his bad boy image to be worthy of the girl next door. Will Jodie believe he’s truly changed? And can Teague relate to Jodie after she’s been gone for so long?
Feisty witch Maggie enjoys her work as a paranormal law enforcement officer, until she’s assigned to protect Courtney, a teenager with major attitude and a sleazy boyfriend. A group of satanic Mayans priests has decided Courtney has a drop of divine blood in her—making her the virgin sacrifice they need to release their God and rule the world.The Making of a Rogue ARC by Shana Galen ~ Fiction / Romance/ Historical ~ Available April 2011 ~ Received courtesy of the Sourcebooks for review
To prevent this catastrophe, Maggie must team up with half fire demon Declan, the proprietor of Damnation Alley, an underground club and busy demon portal. Declan will be damned if he’ll allow his demon race to be blamed for the malicious acts of some evil Mayans. He decides to seduce the sexy witch in an effort to discover what the law enforcement agency knows about the Mayan’s plans, but when things get more than a little hot, Declan finds himself entangled with the sexiest woman he’s ever met…
Equal parts action and passion, this third in a Regency romance trilogy by acclaimed author Shana Galen features the featuring the swashbuckling Sebastien Harcourt, Marquis de Valere. After escaping France on a privateer’s ship, Sebastian becomes the notorious privateer Captain Cutlass. But when a British Admiral Russell sets out to capture Cutlass, Sebastien may pay the price for his former master’s crimes with his life.The Return of Black Douglas ARC by Elaine Coffman ~ Fiction / Romance/ Time-Travel ~ Available April 2011 ~ Received courtesy of the Sourcebooks for review
Daughter of the admiral and a nautical genius, Raven Russell believes Captain Cutlass is responsible for her fiancé’s death. But when the fiery beauty crosses swords with the irresistible Sebastien, Raven isn’t so sure she wants him to change his wicked ways…
For years, readers have begged Elaine to tell the stories of the ancestors of the Mackinnons in the Scottish Highlands, and bring back the devious Black Douglas ghost… The Return of Black Douglas tells the tale of Isobella Douglas who is transported to 16th century Scotland by the powers of the mischievous ghost of Black Douglas, and finds herself among the Mackinnon ancestors. Dropped in the middle of a clan skirmish, Isobella is at Castieal Marrach, the seat of the Mackinnon clan.
Alysandir Mackinnon rules his clan with an iron fist. He has no time for softness or as he sees it, weakness, in his life. But when he encounters a bewitching English “spy,” with her strange magic contraptions—an iPod?—Alysandir’s hard heart softens toward the intriguing, if at times infuriating, lass. But the more time they spend together, the more Isobella begins to wonder if this is where she belongs after all…
The Tudor Secret by C.W. Gortner ~ Fiction / Historical ~ Available February 2011 ~ Received courtesy of the the publisher and Pump Up Your Books Promotion for review Feb. 10th
The era of the Tudors was one of danger, intrigue, conspiracy, and, above all, spies.When All My Dreams Come True by Janelle Mowery ~ Fiction / Romance ~ Available February 2011 ~ Received courtesy of the the publisher and CFBA for review Feb. 28th
Summer 1553: A time of danger and deceit. Brendan Prescott, an orphan, is reared in the household of the powerful Dudley family. Brought to court, Prescott finds himself sent on an illicit mission to the king’s brilliant but enigmatic sister, Princess Elizabeth. But Brendan is soon compelled to work as a double agent by Elizabeth’s protector, William Cecil, who promises in exchange to help him unravel the secret of his own mysterious past.
A dark plot swirls around Elizabeth’s quest to unravel the truth about the ominous disappearance of her seriously ill brother, King Edward VI. With only a bold stable boy and an audacious lady-in-waiting at his side, Brendan plunges into a ruthless gambit of half-truths, lies, and murder. Filled with the intrigue and pageantry of Tudor England, The Tudor Secret is the first book in The Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles.
Bobbie McIntyre dreams of running a ranch of her own. Raised without a mother and having spent most of her time around men, she knows more about wrangling than acting like a lady. The friendship of her new employer awakens a desire to learn more about presenting her feminine side, but ranch life keeps getting in the way. Ranch owner Jace Kincaid figures the Lord is testing his faith when a female wrangler shows up looking for work. Bobbie has an uncanny way of getting under his skin, though, and he?s surprised when she finds a home next to his heart. But when his cattle begin to go missing and his wranglers are in danger from some low-down cattle thief, can Jace trust God, even if it may mean giving up on his dreams? An adventurous novel of faith, hope, and love in the Wild West.