April 2016 Category Fiction

April 2016 Releases in Category Fiction

New Releases in Category Fiction for April 2016 include 16 titles from Harlequin’s Love Inspired, Love Inspired Suspense, and Love Inspired Historical.

The following is a title listing with descriptions of each release, plus links for purchase in the following formats:

  • Digital format from Amazon Kindle (US & Canada)
  • Digital format from Mills & Boon (Australia & New Zealand)
  • Paperback format from Amazon.com (US/Worldwide)
  • Paperback format from The Book Depository (Worldwide)

The Kindle bundles are also listed (US & Canada).

PLUS! ENTER THE GIVEAWAY!

CAT-16-04-1000Simply comment at the end of the blog post on which titles you would love to read the most and you can enter the draw.
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There are 13 different titles in the giveaway to choose from.
Details at the end of the blog post.
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Contest entries close Tuesday May 17 EST.
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Be in to win a copy of one of the following:

 *PROTECT AND SERVE by Terri Reed (2 print copies - USA ONLY)
 *TAILSPIN by Elizabeth Goddard (1 print copy - USA ONLY)
 *CODE OF SILENCE by Heather Woodhaven (1 print copy - USA ONLY)
 *REUNION MISSION by Virginia Vaughan (2 print copies - WORLDWIDE)
 *PICTURE PERFECT MURDER by Rachel Dylan (2 copies - 1 print copy USA ONLY, 1 digital copy WORLDWIDE)
 *THE COWBOY'S BABY BOND by Linda Ford (1 print copy - USA & CANADA ONLY)
 *SHOTGUN MARRIAGE by Danica Favorite (2 copies - print copy USA ONLY, Kindle copy USA & CANADA ONLY)
 *ELIJAH AND THE WIDOW by Rebecca Kertz (2 copies - 1 print copy USA ONLY, 1 digital copy WORLDWIDE)
 *THE FIREFIGHTER DADDY by Margaret Daley (2 print copies - WORLDWIDE)
 *COMING HOME TO TEXAS by Allie Pleiter (2 print copies - USA ONLY)
 *HER SMALL-TOWN ROMANCE by Jill Kemerer (1 print copy - USA ONLY)
 *FALLING FOR THE MILLIONAIRE by Merrillee Whren (2 copies - 1 print copy USA ONLY, 1 digital copy WORLDWIDE)
 *THE NANNY'S SECRET CHILD by Lorraine Beatty (2 print copies - USA ONLY)

 

Protect and Serve

LIS525Terri Reed

  • LIS-525
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373447336

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

PERSON OF INTEREST 

When rookie K-9 officer Shane West and his German shepherd partner find the lead police dog trainer murdered, he’s determined to bring the killer to justice. But then he discovers Gina Perry hiding nearby—a pretty junior trainer who had the motive, means and opportunity to kill her boss. Gina insists her troubled brother is the real murderer…and this isn’t the first time he’s killed. And when Gina’s brother comes after her, Shane is assigned to protect her and uncover the truth. Suddenly, Shane—a cop who always hoped to join a big-city force—vows to stay by Gina’s side as a murderer lurks in the small-town shadows.

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

 

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Mirror Image

LIS526Laura Scott

  • LIS-526
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373447343

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

MISTAKEN IDENTITY

When someone attempts to kidnap SWAT cop Jenna Reed, only her police training and her boss Lieutenant Griff Vaughn’s impeccable timing can save her. Now, hiding in her bushes, they find the real target, a runaway teen who is Jenna’s look-alike…and the sister she never knew she had. Teaming up to unravel her sister’s past and find the human trafficking ring thugs who intend to kill her, Jenna and Griff have no choice but to go on the run—outside the law. But with time running out—and their all-too-unprofessional attraction proving difficult to ignore—can Jenna and Griff protect Jenna’s sister and take down the criminals without sacrificing their careers…or their lives?

SWAT: Top Cops—Love in the Line of Duty

 

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Tailspin

LIS527Elizabeth Goddard

  • LIS-527
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373447350

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

DIVING INTO DANGER

Nothing can stop Sylvie Masters from scuba diving to find her mother’s downed plane—except possibly the hit man determined to keep the truth from surfacing. But when brave bush pilot Will Pierson comes to her rescue, she knows she can still reach her goal with his help. Will wants answers about the crash too, especially since his mother was the missing plane’s pilot. He’ll be the hero Sylvie needs, but can he ever trust her? Sylvie is shrouded in secrets that keep leading her back to Mountain Cove. Secrets someone will kill for. Will may protect her, but no one can persuade her to end her search…not even a killer.

Mountain Cove: In the Alaskan wilderness, love and danger collide.

 

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Code of Silence

LIS528Heather Woodhaven

  • LIS-528
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373447367

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

RUNNING OUT OF TIME

Reeling from the news of her late mother’s secret life in the mafia, Gabriella Radcliffe has twenty-four hours to return incriminating evidence her mother stole from them. If she fails, her newfound “family” will kill her aunt—but Gabriella has no idea what the evidence is or where to find it. When her old friend Luke McGuire stumbles on a rogue mafia member threatening Gabriella, he’s shot as they flee from the thug. Now with the clock ticking, Gabriella and Luke are trapped inside her family ranch, following her mother’s clues to the items that can free them. But as they fight to save Gabriella’s only surviving family member, somebody else wants to find the evidence first…and he’s willing to kill for it.

 

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Reunion Mission

LIS529Virginia Vaughan

  • LIS-529
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373447381

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

FRAMED

Lured into a dark classroom, high school teacher Claire Kendall stumbles over the body of a dead student—and into the clutches of the killer. Certain she’s about to die, Claire is shocked when DEA agent Matt Ross bursts in and rescues her. The former Army Ranger who broke her heart ten years ago is back in town to bust a drug trafficking ring operating at the school. With Claire being framed for his young informant’s murder, she has to put aside their past and trust her handsome ex to keep her safe. But someone is dead set on bringing their hometown reunion to a permanent end.

Rangers Under Fire: Nothing’s more dangerous than falling in love.

 

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Picture Perfect Murder

LIS530Rachel Dylan

  • LIS-530
  • Contemporary Romantic Suspense
  • ISBN: 9780373447398

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

KILLER FOCUS

When photographer Lily Parker escapes an attack, she doesn’t want any help from the FBI agent who’s convinced she’s a serial killer’s latest obsession. But after one of her photographs is found at a murder scene, it’s clear that Special Agent Rex Sullivan was right. Lily, a former CIA agent, isn’t used to relying on others, but she won’t survive without Rex at her side. And Rex quickly sees that Lily isn’t the typical victim in need of his protection, but a valuable partner who can help him bring down this madman. With the murderer growing bolder, Rex has to convince Lily to trust him with her safety—or she could become the killer’s next victim.

 

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The Cowboy’s Baby Bond

LIH323Linda Ford

  • LIH-323
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373283545

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

An Honorable Cowboy

Determined single mother Willow Reames has one goal—to reunite with her sisters and begin a new life with them and her infant son. But when she’s unexpectedly stranded in the Montana wilderness—with her siblings nowhere in sight—she needs to rely on the kindness of Johnny Harding.

It’s more than honor that compels the half-Native American cowboy to help the beautiful widow and her adorable baby. The little family evokes his masculine instincts to protect them. Soon woman-wary Johnny is cradling baby Adam in his arms and offering to assist Willow in finding her missing sisters. As their hearts slowly thaw, can Johnny convince Willow to trust him with the secret she’s keeping, so, just maybe, they can have a future together?

Montana Cowboys: These brothers live and love by the code of the West

 

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Want Ad Wedding

LIH324Cheryl St. John

  • LIH-324
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373283552

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Second Chance Bride

When Daniel Gardner convinced the residents of his Kansas boom town to advertise for mail-order brides, he never expected the woman he once loved to respond. But Leah Swann steps off of the bride train…pregnant and widowed and in need of a husband. Drawn to protect his fragile childhood friend, Daniel proposes a marriage of convenience.

Seeing her one-time best friend waiting to meet the bride train is a wonderful shock for Leah. After her first rocky marriage, a practical partnership with Daniel sounds perfect—as long as her heart doesn’t get involved. But when she starts to fall for her husband, will her plans of a fresh start be ruined…or is a real marriage to Daniel exactly what she needs?

Cowboy Creek: Bringing mail-order brides, and new beginnings, to a Kansas boom town.

 

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Shotgun Marriage

LIH325Danica Favorite

  • LIH-325
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373283569

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Conveniently Wed

Forced to wed to protect their reputations after being trapped overnight in a mine, Emma Jane and Jasper Jackson’s marriage is one in name only. Resenting the choices taken from him, Jasper’s determined not to lose his heart. But it’s not so easy to stay distanced from his new bride when a gang of bandits abducts them both.

Other young women might be ecstatic to land Leadville’s wealthiest bachelor. But Emma Jane would rather have Jasper’s love than his family’s money. A true bond with her handsome husband seems impossible…until their ordeal leaves Emma Jane caring for an orphaned baby. In reach now is the one thing neither expected—the chance to turn a convenient marriage into a forever family.

 

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Mail-Order Mixup

LIH326Christine Johnson

  • LIH-326
  • Historical Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373283576

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Groom Not Wanted

When Pearl Lawson sees an ad for a mail-order bride, she leaps at the opportunity to find a husband for her best friend. But the town’s most dashing bachelor has caught the eye of several aspiring brides-to-be…and even Pearl is drawn to him. Though the schoolteacher has no intentions of marrying, her instant connection with Roland Decker cannot be denied.

Roland doesn’t know how an ad seeking a wife for his brother found its way into print. But now he has to handle the hopeful applicants—women who think he’s the future groom. Not to mention the feisty, matchmaking schoolteacher who is just as determined not to marry as he is. Will this mix-up push Roland and Pearl to forget their plans of staying single and allow love into their lives?

Boom Town Brides: Taking a leap of faith for love

 

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Elijah and the Widow

LI985Rebecca Kertz

  • LI-985
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373719457

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

The Widow’s Second Chance

Martha King has only been a widow for a few months, but already the community wants her to remarry. But after her childless marriage, she isn’t in a rush to give her heart to another man—until Elijah Lapp. The handsome—and younger—Eli hires on at Martha’s farm to earn extra money to fund his dream of owning a carriage shop. But the more time Eli spends with Martha, the more he realizes his life should also include a wife. Can Eli convince the Amish beauty to overcome their age difference and accept a future with him?

Lancaster County Weddings: Binding two hearts as one in Amish country.

 

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The Firefighter Daddy

LI986Margaret Daley

  • LI-986
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373719464

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

From Bachelor to Father

Firefighter Liam McGregory is used to staring down five-alarm fires—but becoming a father to his two little nieces has him sending out a call for help. When the girls return a lost pup to its beautiful owner, Liam thinks widow Sarah Blackburn is just the person he needs—or who the children need. He’s promised to never marry again. Sarah takes his deal: she’ll watch his kids and he’ll watch her menagerie of pets—but the new father is off-limits. But two determined little matchmakers can be hard to resist when they need a mom to make one big happy family…

 

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Coming Home to Texas

LI987Allie Pleiter

  • LI-987
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373719471

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Ellie and the Lawman

Leaving behind her big city life, Ellie Buckton can’t wait to return to Blue Thorn Ranch—the place she’s always considered home—and the perfect place to mend her wounded heart. But she’s unprepared for the instant sparks she feels with the town’s new lawman, Nash Larson. Strong and steady Nash doesn’t want any attachments in his temporary posting. Not with the troubled teens he and Ellie are drafted to work with. And especially not with Ellie or the undeniable feelings she inspires within him. Nash likes to play by the book. But law and order can’t always rule when love is concerned…

Blue Thorn Ranch: New beginnings, Texas style

 

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Her Small-Town Romance

LI988Jill Kemerer

  • LI-988
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373719488

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Finding Her Way Home

Cozy Lake Endwell, Michigan, seems the perfect place for Jade Emerson’s new t-shirt shop—and perhaps a fresh start. After a lifetime of letdowns, she is finally ready to face the future on her own. So when local wilderness guide Bryan Sheffield offers to help Jade overcome a past trauma, she warns him they will remain strictly business. But soon, with the help of Bryan’s big, complicated family and a boisterous St. Bernard named Teeny, Jade’s frozen heart begins to thaw. Now, Jade wonders if she can return the favor, bringing a little happiness to a man who has long kept his own sorrow under wraps…

 

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Falling for the Millionaire

LI989Merrillee Whren

  • LI-989
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373719495

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

The Millionaire’s Mission

Millionaire Hudson Conrick is used to being liked for his family name and fortune. So when Melody Hammond cuts short their blind date, Hudson can’t help be curious about the pretty ministry director. And when Conrick Construction wins the bid to expand the women’s shelter at the Village of Hope ministry where she works, he’ll get the chance to know her better. He soon learns that because of her painful past, Melody leads a cautious life. But as a former solider, Conrick craves adventure. Can he convince Melanie that while he likes to have fun, his reckless days are behind him—and that he’s her perfect match?

Village of Hope: A community built on love.

 

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The Nanny’s Secret Child

LI990Lorraine Beatty

  • LI-990
  • Contemporary Romance
  • ISBN: 9780373719501

Purchase:
[Kindle | Mills & Boon | Amazon | The Book Depository]

Ready-Made Family

Widower Gil Montgomery’s new nanny has a secret. There’s a reason Julie Bishop and Gil’s daughter Abby connect so perfectly—Julie is Abby’s birth mother. Julie gave her daughter up for adoption years ago, but she couldn’t resist the chance to be close to the child her heart never forgot. But Julie never imagined she’d fall for the handsome adoptive dad. Gil’s been burned before, and Julie worries that if her secret is exposed, he’ll never forgive her. The perfect family is so close, but so far… unless Gil can let the past go and welcome Julie home. Right where she belongs.

Home to Dover: A small town with a big heart

 

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 Love Inspired Kindle Bundles

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GIVEAWAY WINNERS

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Contest ended Tuesday May 17 EST.

Many thanks to Terri Reed, Elizabeth Goddard, Heather Woodhaven, Virginia Vaughan, Rachel Dylan, Linda Ford, Danica Favorite, Rebecca Kertz, Margaret Daley, Allie Pleiter, Jill Kemerer, Merrillee Whren and Lorraine Beatty for donating the winning copies.

Winners of a copy of one of the following:

*PROTECT AND SERVE by Terri Reed (2 print copies - USA ONLY)
Britney Adams, Debbie Clatterbuck
 *TAILSPIN by Elizabeth Goddard (1 print copy - USA ONLY)
Jasmineflower88
 *CODE OF SILENCE by Heather Woodhaven (1 print copy - USA ONLY)
Carrie Schmidt
 *REUNION MISSION by Virginia Vaughan (2 print copies - WORLDWIDE)
B Hriv, tinybutmightyml
 *PICTURE PERFECT MURDER by Rachel Dylan (2 copies - 1 print copy USA ONLY, 1 digital copy WORLDWIDE)
Merry, Tina Wyatt
 *THE COWBOY'S BABY BOND by Linda Ford (1 print copy - USA & CANADA ONLY)
Heather Olsen
 *SHOTGUN MARRIAGE by Danica Favorite (2 copies - print copy USA ONLY, Kindle copy USA & CANADA ONLY)
Lane Hill House, Jackie McNutt
 *ELIJAH AND THE WIDOW by Rebecca Kertz (2 copies - 1 print copy USA ONLY, 1 digital copy WORLDWIDE)
Amishreader, Merry Sunshine
 *THE FIREFIGHTER DADDY by Margaret Daley (2 print copies - WORLDWIDE)
Deanne Patterson, Donna B
 *COMING HOME TO TEXAS by Allie Pleiter (2 print copies - USA ONLY)
Pauline O, Deanna Stevens
 *HER SMALL-TOWN ROMANCE by Jill Kemerer (1 print copy - USA ONLY)
Carole Jarvis
 *FALLING FOR THE MILLIONAIRE by Merrillee Whren (2 copies - 1 print copy USA ONLY, 1 digital copy WORLDWIDE)
Linda Ortiz, Susan Johnson
 *THE NANNY'S SECRET CHILD by Lorraine Beatty (2 print copies - USA ONLY)
Becky Boerner, Amada

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  1. Congratulations to the winners of a copy of one of the following:

    *PROTECT AND SERVE by Terri Reed: Britney Adams, Debbie Clatterbuck
    *TAILSPIN by Elizabeth Goddard: Jasmineflower88
    *CODE OF SILENCE by Heather Woodhaven: Carrie Schmidt
    *REUNION MISSION by Virginia Vaughan: B Hriv, tinybutmightyml
    *PICTURE PERFECT MURDER by Rachel Dylan: Merry, Tina Wyatt
    *THE COWBOY’S BABY BOND by Linda Ford: Heather Olsen
    *SHOTGUN MARRIAGE by Danica Favorite: Lane Hill House, Jackie McNutt
    *ELIJAH AND THE WIDOW by Rebecca Kertz: Amishreader, Merry Sunshine
    *THE FIREFIGHTER DADDY by Margaret Daley: Deanne Patterson, Donna B
    *COMING HOME TO TEXAS by Allie Pleiter: Pauline O, Deanna Stevens
    *HER SMALL-TOWN ROMANCE by Jill Kemerer: Carole Jarvis
    *FALLING FOR THE MILLIONAIRE by Merrillee Whren: Linda Ortiz, Susan Johnson
    *THE NANNY’S SECRET CHILD by Lorraine Beatty: Becky Boerner, Amada

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