April 2015 Category Fiction

April 2015 Releases in Category Fiction

New Releases in Category Fiction for April 2015 include 20 titles from Harlequin’s Love Inspired, Love Inspired Suspense, Love Inspired Historical, and Heartsong Presents.

The following is a title listing with descriptions of each release, plus links for purchase in paperback format from Amazon (US) or The Book Depository (worldwide) and digital format from Amazon Kindle (US). The Kindle bundles are also listed.

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PLUS! ENTER THE GIVEAWAY!

April 2015 Category Fiction
April 2015 Category Fiction

Simply comment at the end of the blog post on which titles you would love to read the most and you can enter the Rafflecopter draw.

Contest entries close Sunday April 5 NZDT.

Be in to win a copy of one of the following:

  • Duty Bound Guardian by Terri Reed (2 print copies, USA ONLY)
  • Secret Refuge by Dana Mentink (2 print copies, USA ONLY, 1 Kindle copy WORLDWIDE)
  • An Unlikely Love by Dorothy Clark (1 print copy, USA ONLY, 1 print copy, WORLDWIDE)
  • From Boss to Bridegroom by Karen Kirst (1 print copy, USA & CANADA)
  • The Soldier’s Redemption by Cynthia Hickey (2 print copies, CONTINENTAL USA ONLY)
  • Dating the Best Man by Gail Sattler (1 print copy, USA & CANADA)
  • Reclaiming the Cowboy’s Heart by Rose Ross Zediker (1 print copy, USA ONLY)
  • Amish Redemption by Patricia Davids (2 print copies, USA & CANADA)
  • Reunited with the Cowboy by Carolyne Aarsen (2 print copies, WORLDWIDE)
  • A Dad for Her Twins by Lois Richer (1 print copy, CANADA ONLY)
  • Coast Guard Courtship by Lisa Carter (2 print copies, USA ONLY)

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Duty Bound Guardian

Duty Bound Guardian
Duty Bound Guardian

Terri Reed

  • LIS-453
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446605

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

FRAMED

When a priceless artifact is stolen, museum curator Lana Gomez becomes the prime suspect. How can she hope to adopt her orphaned nephew if she’s a person of interest in a crime? Cooperating with Capitol K-9 Unit officer Adam Donovan doesn’t get her very far—the handsome cop thinks she’s hiding something. But when the real thief returns set on silencing Lana, it is Adam and his Doberman pinscher, Ace, who become her only defense against a madman who wants nothing more than to see Lana eliminated.

Capitol K-9 Unit: These lawmen solve the toughest cases with the help of their brave canine partners.

 


Secret Refuge

Secret Refuge
Secret Refuge

Dana Mentink

  • LIS-454
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446612

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

HIS CHANCE AT REDEMPTION

Former parole officer Mick Hudson blames himself for the death of Keeley Stevens’s sister. If he hadn’t paroled a criminal, she might still be alive. When he hears that the suspected killer has been spotted in Keeley’s hometown, he worries she might be the next victim. Keeley doesn’t want to take help from the man who could have prevented her sister’s death, but she has more than herself to worry about. She’ll do anything it takes to protect her family. And Mick will risk his life to make sure that the past does not repeat itself.

Wings of Danger: The path to love is treacherous

 


Targeted

Targeted
Targeted

Becky Avella

  • LIS-455
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446629

Purchase:
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MARKED FOR MURDER

When photos of Stephanie O’Brien are found in a serial killer’s home, she must face the horrible truth that she’s the next intended victim. She has nowhere to hide, nowhere to run—except to K-9 cop Rick Powell. As her self-appointed bodyguard, Rick will do anything to protect the innocent teacher—even keep his attraction at bay. He’s known loss; he won’t lose Stephanie. But the killer seems to anticipate their every move. And Rick fears he’s never faced an opponent so cunning. One who won’t stop till he has his victim right where he wants her–…six feet under.

 


Royal Rescue

Royal Rescue
Royal Rescue

Tammy Johnson

  • LIS-456
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446636

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

A PRINCESS IN PERIL

Hidden away for more than fourteen years, Thea James was presumed dead by most—killed in the fire that burned the royal palace. But Ronin Parrish knows the truth…and so does the person who murdered Thea’s father, the king. Ronin takes his new duty as Thea’s bodyguard seriously. After all, she’s the only one who can clear his father of the king’s murder. It doesn’t matter that the princess’s beauty and strength draw him to her. To a commoner like him, she can never be more than a mission. Now he’s in a race to restore the princess to her rightful place on the throne before the unknown killer prematurely ends her reign.

 


Presumed Guilty

Presumed Guilty
Presumed Guilty

Dana R. Lynn

  • LIS-457
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446643

Purchase:
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“I’M INNOCENT!”

After four years in prison for a crime she didn’t commit, Melanie Swanson’s finally free. Yet starting over brings a heavy load of challenges. Nearly everyone believes she’s guilty—including police lieutenant Jace Tucker. Jace’s certainty cracks only when Melanie is repeatedly attacked, and when the people around her are picked off one by one. Melanie’s clearly innocent—and terrified. Someone wants her dead to keep her shattered memories from recalling the crime she witnessed rather than caused. She lost her friends, her fiancé and her freedom when she was found guilty—but proving her innocence could cost Melanie her life.

 


Fatal Freeze

Fatal Freeze
Fatal Freeze

Michele Karl

  • LIS-458
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373446650

Purchase:
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DEADLY REUNION

CIA agent Shaun Carter is on the trail of an international crime ring, and the sudden appearance of a woman from his past could jeopardize his mission. Missing persons investigator Lexie Reilly’s search for a missing teen has put her in the criminals’ crosshairs. Joining forces to take down this ring is their only chance of survival. Shaun vows to keep the beautiful investigator out of harm’s way and help her find the lost girl. But when their ferry becomes icebound, they are trapped at sea with killers who will stop at nothing to keep them from discovering their secrets.

 


Wagon Train Reunion

Wagon Train Reunion
Wagon Train Reunion

Linda Ford

  • LIH-275
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373283064

Purchase:
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Second-Chance Courtship

Abigail Black had no choice but to break Ben Hewitt’s heart years ago. Her parents had picked another, wealthier groom. Now widowed and destitute, she’s desperate to leave her old life behind. The wagon-train journey to Oregon is full of dangers, but she’ll face anything—even Ben—for a fresh start.

Ben knows better than to trust Abby again. Between her family’s snobbery and his family’s protectiveness, avoiding her should be easy. Yet he’s still moved by Abby’s sweetness and beauty…along with a sadness and strength he never noticed in her before. Forgiving past wrongs would be a struggle—but the hardest struggle would be letting Abby go once more.

Journey West: Romance and adventure await three siblings on the Oregon Trail

 


An Unlikely Love

An Unlikely Love
An Unlikely Love

Dorothy Clark

  • LIH-276
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373283071

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Irresistible Adversary

With her focus firmly on spreading her message of temperance, Marissa Bradley is taken by surprise when she meets Grant Winston. Still in mourning for her brother, whose tragic death due to strong drink drives her to speak out on the subject, Marissa cannot think of romance. Yet Grant’s charm draws her in.

Intrigued by the pensive young woman, Grant determines he must learn more about her. But he never expected to find her protesting his family’s vineyard! When he learns her reasons, he’s sympathetic, but Grant can’t walk away from the business that supports his family and provides his mother a home. How can he choose between his and Marissa’s growing love and his family’s very livelihood?

 


From Boss to Bridegroom

From Boss to Bridegroom
From Boss to Bridegroom

Karen Kirst

  • LIH-277
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373283088

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Falling for the Boss

Being tied up and delivered to the sheriff was not how Nicole O’Malley expected to meet her new boss. Quinn Darling had the audacity to mistake her for a burglar! Now she’s counting the days until she can leave small-town life behind to open her own boutique. But as long as she’s helping two runaways escape their vindictive stepdad, she can’t leave town.

Quinn’s determined to triumph in his first business venture without the support of his wealthy family. He can’t succeed without assistant Nicole, a beauty as prickly as she is captivating. As Quinn adjusts to the tight-knit community, he’s soon set on another goal: breaking through Nicole’s reserve to capture the love hidden in her heart.

Smoky Mountain Matches: Dreams of home and family come true in the Smoky Mountains

 


The Doctor’s Undoing

The Doctor's Undoing
The Doctor’s Undoing

Allie Pleiter

  • LIH-278
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373283095

Purchase:
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Healing the Doctor’s Heart

When Dr. Daniel Parker requested an army nurse to help with his orphanage, he expected an organized, sensible matron. Instead he gets young, beautiful, obstinate Ida Lee Landway, whose vibrant outlook and unrelenting optimism turn his work and his life inside out.

Army life was easy compared to the discipline at her new workplace. Yet Ida is immediately smitten by the children in her care…and impressed by Daniel’s unfaltering dedication. Adding color and warmth to her new surroundings is one thing. Can she also help the good doctor embrace joy—and in so doing, find the family they both deserve?

 


The Soldier’s Redemption

The Soldier's Redemption
The Soldier’s Redemption

Cynthia Hickey

  • HSNG-1137
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373487752

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Jacob Taft Is Ready to Leave Town

But when an earthquake devastates San Francisco, the army sergeant stays to aid in the recovery. With an entire camp of refugees to protect, Jacob believes his present obligations—and his past regrets—leave no room for romance. Until he meets a selfless, kindhearted beauty determined to help as many survivors as she can.

Growing up in an orphanage, Nina Hansen always longed for a family. Creating her own with the children she rescues comes naturally…as do her feelings for Jacob. Though the handsome soldier seems set in his solitary ways, Nina’s bright outlook is contagious. Will rebuilding the city together tear down the walls around their hearts?

 


The Lumberjack’s Bride

The Lumberjack's Bride
The Lumberjack’s Bride

Jean Kincaid

  • HSNG-1138
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373487769

Purchase:
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Julianne Maxwell Is a Bride Without a Groom

Stranded in Seattle after her intended married another, the mail-order bride can’t return to the troubled life she fled from. She has little choice but to marry the handsome logger who steps in to rescue her. And though Caleb Hansen is gentle and kind, Julianne can’t trust him with the truth about her past.

Caleb understands that Julianne needs a home, and he needs a mother for his orphaned infant nephew. He knows nothing about his new wife, or the memories that haunt her. But he can tell their connection goes deeper than convenience. He’ll do whatever it takes to make them a real family, before Julianne’s secrets drive them apart….

 


Dating the Best Man

Dating the Best Man
Dating the Best Man

Gail Sattler

  • HSNG-1139
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373487776

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Could Cory Bellanger Be More Than a Friend?

The tall, dark and handsome forest ranger has a way of making Daphne Carruthers feel safe. Her brother’s buddy is also awakening feelings deeper than friendship. Daphne wants to believe in the future Cory’s offering, but first she must come to terms with her painful past.

Helping Daphne recover from a difficult relationship, Cory knows he has to be careful where her heart is concerned. And Cory is hiding a secret of his own that could destroy the fragile trust they’re starting to build. Can he stop their pasts from sabotaging their future together—and convince Daphne he’s the best man for her?

 


Reclaiming the Cowboy’s Heart

Reclaiming the Cowboy's Heart
Reclaiming the Cowboy’s Heart

Rose Ross Zediker

  • HSNG-1140
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373487783

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Donna Greene Is the Ultimate Survivor

Twenty years ago, a horrible accident nearly destroyed her family’s business. And everyone still blames her former fiancé, Jamie Martin. Donna’s managed to thrive, despite life’s many curveballs. But when Jamie crosses her path at Cheyenne Frontier Days, Donna isn’t prepared for the feelings that still endure after all these years.

Party boy Jamie is a changed man in every way—except for the love he still harbors for the only woman who made him whole. Jamie’s newfound faith could pave the way for a second chance at his first love…if Donna can find it in her heart to forgive.

 


Amish Redemption

Amish Redemption
Amish Redemption

Patricia Davids

  • LI-913
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373879496

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Joshua Bowman is ready to go home. After spending time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, he’s putting everything behind him and reconciling with his fractured family. When a devastating tornado throws him unexpectedly into the path of Mary Kaufman and her daughter, Hannah, he feels the first spark of life after months. But Mary’s adoptive dad is the Englisch sheriff—and he’d never trust her care to a man with Joshua’s past. Plus the lovely single mom has a secret of her own, one that she’s spent years running from. Together they survived the storm, but are they strong enough to shed the shadows of their past?

Brides of Amish Country: Finding true love in the land of the Plain People.

 


Reunited with the Cowboy

Reunited with the Cowboy
Reunited with the Cowboy

Carolyne Aarsen

  • LI-914
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373879502

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Second Chance at Love

Heather Bannister is back in Montana for her sister’s wedding. But returning to Refuge Ranch brings her face-to-face with a past best forgotten—including high school sweetheart John Argall. Now a single dad, John simply wants to provide for his daughter’s future. And Heather’s reappearance may be an obstacle to his plans to buy into her family’s ranch. Yet when Heather agrees to babysit his sweet little girl, the old feelings come flooding back. And John realizes that Heather may have left town years ago, but his love for her has endured. Could this be their second chance at a future together?

Refuge Ranch: Where a Montana family comes home to love.

 


A Dad for Her Twins

A Dad for Her Twins
A Dad for Her Twins

Lois Richer

  • LI-915
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373879519

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Widow Abby McDonald is pregnant with twins, suddenly homeless and has nowhere to go. When her late husband’s army buddy offers her a temporary haven at his family ranch in Buffalo Gap, Abby accepts the handsome cowboy’s hospitality. She knows that Cade Lebret, an honorable man with a complicated life on the Double L, is just “doing the right thing.” But when a needy foster child joins their makeshift family, Abby begins to see what a kind, loving father figure Cade is. Suddenly she’s dreaming of making the Lebret family ranch her home forever.

Family Ties: Bundles of joy bring couples together.

 


Finally a Hero

Finally a Hero
Finally a Hero

Pamela Tracy

  • LI-916
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373879526

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Jesse Campbell’s determined to forget his past. He’s moving to a dude ranch in Arizona to start getting his act together. Parenthood isn’t part of the picture—until Jesse meets the son he didn’t know he had. Now Jesse has some new goals: learning to be a good father—and a good man. The kind of man Eva Hubrecht, his boss’s daughter, can trust. He knows Eva isn’t happy about Jesse and Timmy coming to the Lost Dutchman Ranch, but the little boy soon starts to win her heart. Jesse can only hope that with time and patience, this rancher’s daughter will find room in her life for him, too.

The Rancher’s Daughters: Sisters find hope, love and redemption in the Arizona desert.

 


Small-Town Bachelor

Small-Town Bachelor
Small-Town Bachelor

Jill Kemerer

  • LI-917
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373879533

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

When Reed Hamilton arrives in Lake Endwell for a family wedding, he expects to do his part as best man then head back to the big city. But when a tornado postpones the wedding, the town is in shambles and Reed is injured. Thankfully maid of honor Claire Sheffield offers him one of her cottages to recuperate in. Dedicated to her family and her dream job at the zoo, Claire is all about roots. She’s this city slicker’s opposite, yet as they help the town rebuild, Reed is captivated by her stunning looks and caring ways. He can’t ask Claire to leave the life she loves for him, but he also can’t imagine ever leaving her behind.

 


Coast Guard Courtship

Coast Guard Courtship
Coast Guard Courtship

Lisa Carter

  • LI-918
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373879540

Purchase:
[Kindle | Amazon | The Book Depository]

A Seaside Romance

Coast Guard Officer Braeden Scott’s life is all about freedom and adventure. Being assigned to a tiny Virginia coastal village is the last thing he wants. But thanks to a feisty redhead, he’s soon discovering the charms of a small-town life. Amelia Duer is all about home and hearth. Taking care of others is her whole world. As Braeden spends more time with her and her nephew, his hopes for a family begin to resurface. Could Amelia prove to be the anchor this charming Coastie needs to stop wandering and create a home for good?

 

 

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April 2015 Category Fiction
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Simply leave a blog comment listing which new release titles you would most like to read, fill out the contest form, then enter the Rafflecopter draw. A few simple hoops to jump through, but very much worth it :-)

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Contest entries close Sunday April 5 NZDT.

Many thanks to Terri Reed, Dana Mentink, Dorothy Clark, Karen Kirst, Cynthia Hickey, Gail Sattler, Rose Ross Zediker, Patricia Davids, Carolyne Aarsen, Lois Richer and Lisa Carter for donating the winning copies.

Be in to win a copy of one of the following:

  • Duty Bound Guardian by Terri Reed (2 print copies, USA ONLY)
  • Secret Refuge by Dana Mentink (2 print copies, USA ONLY, 1 Kindle copy WORLDWIDE)
  • An Unlikely Love by Dorothy Clark (1 print copy, USA ONLY, 1 print copy, WORLDWIDE)
  • From Boss to Bridegroom by Karen Kirst (1 print copy, USA & CANADA)
  • The Soldier’s Redemption by Cynthia Hickey (2 print copies, CONTINENTAL USA ONLY)
  • Dating the Best Man by Gail Sattler (1 print copy, USA & CANADA)
  • Reclaiming the Cowboy’s Heart by Rose Ross Zediker (1 print copy, USA ONLY)
  • Amish Redemption by Patricia Davids (2 print copies, USA & CANADA)
  • Reunited with the Cowboy by Carolyne Aarsen (2 print copies, WORLDWIDE)
  • A Dad for Her Twins by Lois Richer (1 print copy, CANADA ONLY)
  • Coast Guard Courtship by Lisa Carter (2 print copies, USA ONLY)

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