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May 2016 Releases

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1st March 2016 Releases

Oops, it’s technically Wednesday now. Um, Belated Happy Release Day to:

Steve Bein
Disciple of the Wind (Fated Blades, Book 2)
Penguin Roc (US & CA: 1st March 2016)
Buy (US) Buy (UK) Buy (CA) Buy (Worldwide)

After a deadly terrorist attack in Tokyo, Detective Sergeant Mariko Oshiro urges her commanding officers to arrest an insane zealot who was just released from police custody. When her pleas fall on deaf ears, she loses her temper and then her badge. Armed with only her cunning and her famed Inazuma blade, Mariko must work outside the system to stop the terrorist. But going rogue draws the attention of the Wind – an underground syndicate that has controlled Japanese politics for centuries, using mystical relics to achieve their nefarious ends. Now, Mariko is left with a perilous choice: join an illicit insurgency to thwart a deadly villain, or remain true to the law. Either way, she cannot escape her sword’s curse. As sure as the blade will bring her to victory, it also promises to destroy her…

Meg Cabot
Proposal (Mediator, Novella)
HarperCollins Avon Impulse (US & CA: 1st March 2016)
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The last place Suze Simon expects to find herself during Valentine’s Day is a cemetery. But that’s what happens when you’re a mediator – cursed with the “gift” of communicating with the dead. That’s how Suze has ended up at the graves of a pair of tragic young lovers. They’re NCDPs – Non-Compliant Deceased Persons – whose drama didn’t end with death. It’s Suze’s job to make sure they move on – for good. But the NCDPs aren’t the only ones with problems. The reason Suze is spending her Valentine’s Day with the undead instead of her boyfriend, Jesse, is because he’s having so much trouble adjusting to life after death…not surprising, considering the fact that he used to be an NCDP himself, and now his girlfriend busts his former kind for a living. Can Suze use her mediating skills to propose a mutual resolution, and bring all these young lovers together, especially on the night Saint Valentine declared sacred to romance? Or will she end up alone – and possibly undead – herself?

Rachel Caine
Midnight Bites (Morganville Vampires, Anthology)
Penguin NAL (US & CA: 1st March 2016)
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By day, Morganville, Texas, is just a typical college town. By night, the vampires emerge and take control… In a town where it’s not safe to be out after dark, student Claire Danvers and her friends have had their fair share of thrills. But Morganville still has a few secrets left to tell. Now, in this collection, you can venture down the town’s strange streets, revisit all the tales, and experience six new stories featuring Morganville residents – both human and vampire…

Lydia Kang
Catalyst (Control, Book 1)
Penguin Speak (US & CA: 1st March 2016)
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In the past year Zel lost her father, the boy she loves, her safety, and any future she might have imagined for herself. Now she, her sister, and the band of genetic outcasts they’ve come to call their family are forced on the run when their safe house is attacked by men with neural guns. But on the way to a rumoured haven in Chicago, Zel hears something – a whisper from Cy, the boy who traded himself for her sister’s safety. And when she veers off plan in order to search for him, what she finds is not what she expected. There’s more to their genetic mutations than they ever imagined…aspects that make them wonder if they might be accepted by the outside world after all.

Seanan McGuire
Chaos Choreography (InCryptid, Book 5)
Penguin DAW (US & CA: 1st March 2016)
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Verity Price is back on the West Coast and getting back into the swing of the family business: cryptozoology. She’s rescuing cryptids from bad situations, protecting them from monster-hunters, and generally risking life and limb for the greater good, with her ex-Covenant partner/husband, Dominic, by her side. Her ballroom dance career is behind her…or so she thinks. When Verity gets the call from the producers of Dance or Die, the reality show she almost won several years before, she finds the lure of a comeback impossible to resist, and she and Dominic are off to L.A. for one last shot at the big time. Of course, nothing is that simple. When two of her fellow contestants turn up dead, Verity will need every ally she can find – and a couple she wasn’t looking for – in order to navigate the complicated steps of both the tango and a murder investigation without blowing her cover. It doesn’t help that her official family backup is her grandmother, Alice Price-Healy, who thinks “subtle” is something that happens to other people. Winning this competition may have just become a matter of life and death.

March 2016 Releases

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Now Available for US Pre-Order

Megan Abbott: YOU WILL KNOW ME: 26th July 2016: Buy (US)
Josephine Angelini: FIREWALKER (paperback): 6th September 2016: Buy (US)
Josephine Angelini: WITCH’S PYRE: 6th September 2016: Buy (US)
Abigail Barnette: THE BABY: 9th November 2015: Buy (US)
Steve Bein: DISCIPLE OF THE WIND (paperback): 3rd March 2016: Buy (US)
Laura Bickle: NINE OF STARS: 12th Aprill 2016: Buy (US)
Sharon Cameron: ROOK (paperback): 31st May 2016: Buy (US)
Naomi Clark: COLD NIGHT MOON: 14th November 2015: Buy (US)
Andrea Cremer: THE CONJURER’S RIDDLE (paperback): 2nd August 2016: Buy (US)
Sylvia Day: ONE WITH YOU: 5th April 2016: Buy (US)
Erica Hayes: SCARRED: 14th January 2016: Buy (US)
J. Kenner: STARK AFTER DARK: 9th February 2016: Buy (US)
Eileen Rendahl: DREIDELS AND DEMONS: 15th November 2015: Buy (US)
Beth Revis: PAPER HEARTS, VOLUME 2: SOME PUBLISHING ADVICE: 1st December 2015: Buy (US)
Laurie Faria Stolarz: RETURN TO THE DARK HOUSE (paperback): 19th July 2016: Buy (US)
Karri Thompson: ASCENDANCY: 30th November 2015: Buy (US)
Carol Lynch Williams: NEVER SAID (paperback): 16th August 2016: Buy (US)

7th April 2015 Releases

Happy Release Day to:

Kelley Armstrong
Empire of Night (Age of Legends, Book 2)
HarperCollins (US: 7th April 2015); Random House Doubleday (CA: 7th April 2015)
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Sisters Moria and Ashyn are the Keeper and Seeker of Edgewood. Or at least, they were. Their village is gone. Their friends have betrayed them. And now, they are all but prisoners in court, forced to watch and wait while the Emperor decides whether to help the children of Edgewood, hostages of the treacherous Alvar Kitsune. But when the emperor finally sends the girls on a mission to rescue the children – accompanied by Prince Tyrus and a small band of men – the journey proves more perilous than any of them could have imagined. With lies and unrest mounting in the empire, Moria and Ashyn will have to draw on every bit of influence and power they possess to unite their people and avert an all-out war.

Steve Bein
Disciple of the Wind (Fated Blades, Book 3)
Penguin Roc (US & CA: 7th April 2015)
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When Tokyo falls victim to a deadly terrorist attack, Detective Sergeant Mariko Oshiro knows who is responsible, even if she doesn’t have proof. She urges her commanding officers to arrest the perpetrator – an insane zealot who was just released from police custody. When her pleas fall on deaf ears, she loses her temper and then her badge, as well as her best chance of fighting back. Left on her own, and armed with only her cunning and her famed Inazuma blade, Mariko must work outside the system to stop a terrorist mastermind. But going rogue draws the attention of an underground syndicate known as the Wind. For centuries, they have controlled Japanese politics from the shadows, using mystical relics to achieve their nefarious ends – relics like Mariko’s own sword and the iron demon mask whose evil curse is bound to the blade. Now the Wind is set on acquiring Mariko. Mariko is left with a perilous choice: Join an illicit insurgency to thwart a deadly villain, or remain true to the law. Either way, she cannot escape her sword’s curse. As sure as the blade will bring her to victory, it also promises to destroy her…

Lauren DeStefano
The Heir Apparent (Internment Chronicles, Novella)
Simon & Schuster (US & CA: 7th April 2015)
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When King Furlow begins to treat Prince Azure as the heir apparent that he is, he takes him to see the “re-education camps” for wrong-thinkers. But as he enters the camps, Azure discovers the dark underbelly of the kingdom – and the king himself. His view of his father can never be the same, but what about his view of himself?

Mira Grant
Rolling in the Deep
Subterranean (US: 7th April 2015)
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When the Imagine Network commissioned a documentary on mermaids, to be filmed from the cruise ship Atargatis, they expected what they had always received before: an assortment of eyewitness reports that proved nothing, some footage that proved even less, and the kind of ratings that only came from peddling imaginary creatures to the masses. They didn’t expect actual mermaids. They certainly didn’t expect those mermaids to have teeth. This is the story of the Atargatis, lost at sea with all hands. Some have called it a hoax; others have called it a maritime tragedy. Whatever the truth may be, it will only be found below the bathypelagic zone in the Mariana Trench…and the depths are very good at keeping secrets.

Avery Hastings
Rival (Feuds, Novella)
Macmillan St. Martin’s Griffin (US: 7th April 2015)
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Davis Morrow has always been a little bit afraid to fall in love, to lose her focus, to be anything other than perfect. But while relaxing in an elite spa after another gruelling rehearsal for a ballet showcase, Davis meets Seth, a trainer with intense eyes and a chiselled face to match his athletic build…and everything changes. Unlike the other guys she’s dated, Seth seems to get her – he understands how difficult her routine is, how hard she must work. Their first kiss leaves her mind spinning like an endless pirouette. Dating trainers is forbidden – but, like her best friend Vera insists, forbidden love is the best kind. Then a threatening message from her dance rival, Gabrielle, brings her world tumbling down. Will Seth be the secret she needs to succeed, heart open for the first time? Or will this heated romance become her greatest rival yet?

April 2015 Releases

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Now Available for US Pre Order

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Steve Bein: DISCIPLE OF THE WIND: 7th April 2015: Buy (US)
Ilsa J. Bick: THE DICKENS MIRROR: 10th March 2015: Buy (US)
Rachel Caine: PRINCE OF SHADOWS (paperback): 3rd February 2015: Buy (US)
Lauren DeStefano: PERFECT RUIN (paperback): 10th March 2015: Buy (US)
Lauren DeStefano: BURNING KINGDOMS: 10th March 2015: Buy (US)
Stephanie Diaz: REBELLION: 10th February 2015: Buy (US)
Nancy Holzner: FIRESTORM: 31st March 2015: Buy (US)
Peggy Kern: LITTLE PEACH: 10th March 2015: Buy (US)
Justine Larbalestier: RAZORHURST: 3rd March 2015: Buy (US)
Marissa Meyer: FAIREST: 27th January 2015: Buy (US)
Laura Ruby: BONE GAP: 3rd March 2015: Buy (US)
Jeri Smith-Ready: THIS SIDE OF SALVATION (paperback): 17th March 2015: Buy (US)