8 New Romance Books We're Excited for This Week

    From Southern heat to steamy workplace tension, there’s a lot to look forward to at the end of March.

    Spring is finally here, and though the calendar brings to mind warmer days and a new zest for life, the cruel reality is that many of us are still snowed in. If you’re starting to feel a little cabin fever, however, there is one good thing about this final week in March: there are tons of new romance books hitting shelves. Whether you’re lucky enough to enjoy these reads in the sunshine or you’re looking for a little escapism to make it through the last days of cold, here are eight vivacious new romance books sure to reinvigorate you. 

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    Advice from a Jilted Bride

    By Piper Rayne

    Release date: March 21st

    Piper Rayne, the pseudonym for two USA Today bestselling authors working in tandem, promises to deliver “heartwarming humor with a side of sizzle.” This latest installment focuses on the lessons learned by a bride who was dumped at the altar, by a text message. Following this stinging betrayal, she wants nothing more than to shut herself off from the world. But that proves impossible when a sexy new neighbor moves in across the hall. This novel is both steamy and hilarious as it takes you on a jilted bride’s redemptive journey of learning to trust again.

    Advice from a Jilted Bride

    By Piper Rayne

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    Forget Me Not

    By Brenda Jackson

    Release date: March 26

    Fans of the Catalina Cove series will relish this thrilling second installment. On their fifth wedding anniversary, tragedy struck Ashley and Devon Ryan. Now three years later, Ashley is still grieving the husband she lost to a terrible car accident. Trying to lift Ashley's spirits, her friends surprise her with a getaway to Catalina Cove, Louisiana. The two-week vacation is meant to help Ashley grieve, and separate from her overbearing mother. But she's in for the shock of her life when she encounters a bearded, rugged man… who is undoubtedly her husband Devon. 

    Now under the name of Ray Sullivan, Devon has no recollection of his former life. All he knows is that he woke up in the hospital with amnesia. Ashley is warned that forcing her husband to remember his past can be dangerous. But Devon is drawn to Ashley, and Ashley is falling in love all over again. Can they reclaim the bond they had before tragedy struck? 

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    Forget Me Not

    By Brenda Jackson

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    The Goodbye Café

    By Mariah Stewart

    Release date: March 26

    From a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author comes the third novel in the Hudson Girls Series. Allie Hudson Monroe and her fourteen-year-old daughter, Nikki, have their sights set on Los Angeles. But after Allie’s father dies, she finds herself forced to return to small-town in Pennsylvania in order to oversee renovations on the Sugarhouse Theater, following the stipulation set by her father’s will. 

    Dealing with an expensive divorce—and struggling to keep up with payments on the house and Nikki’s private school tuition—Allie must follow her late father’s instructions. Along the way, she's forced to reconnect with her estranged family, and ends up meeting her previously unknown half-sister, Cara. She also butts heads with Police Chief Ben Haldeman, who seems to parade his dates in the Goodbye Cafe. Ben and Cara antagonize each other, but soon realize there's more to their passion than meets the eye. Eventually Allie realizes that the small town she dreaded has more to offer than she once thought. Home is where the heart is, so where will Allie’s heart lead her?

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    The Goodbye Café

    By Mariah Stewart

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    Fatal Reckoning

    By Marie Force

    Release date: March 26th

    When police lieutenant Sam Holland is off duty, she enjoys a rich personal life as a loving wife, mother, and daughter. She prefers to keep these worlds separate, but that proves impossible when her father dies. A veteran of the force himself, Sam’s father was paralyzed by a bullet four years ago and has finally succumbed to his injuries. Now that her father’s unsolved shooting is officially a homicide, Sam is pulled deep into the reopened investigation. With the truth of her father’s murder unraveling, Sam has her husband Nick to lean on and comfort her. The couple has had a wild attraction and deep bond since the day they met, and Nick would follow Sam to the ends of the earth to help her find inner peace.

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    Fatal Reckoning

    By Marie Force

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    Deep Harbor

    By Fern Michaels

    Release date: March 26th

    Fern Michaels is the author of over 150 books, many of them best sellers and each more entertaining than the last. Her newest novel is a heart-pounding romantic thriller centered around the exploits of CJ, an administrative assistant to a congressman. CJ buries herself in her work to keep her painful memories at bay, especially the recent loss of her brother in a boating accident. When she accidentally uncovers comprising information about her boss, who commits suicide before she can confront him, CJ suspects that there are even darker secrets afoot. Fearing for her own safety, she flees to a new town to start over, where she finds herself falling for the owner of a charter fishing boat. This blossoming romance helps CJ learn to trust again, even as an unraveling mystery makes her question everything she thought she knew.

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    Deep Harbor

    By Fern Michaels

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    The Cliff House

    By RaeAnne Thayne

    Release date: March 26

    This is a heartwarming story of sacrifices, second chances, and family. Daisy and Beatriz (Bea) Davenport found themselves in foster care after the death of their mother. Shortly thereafter, their Aunt Stella took them to her home in Cape Sanctuary. Raising two nieces at a young age was no easy feat for Stella. And now that both Daisy and Bea are grown, Stella is ready to reveal the secret she’s been holding in, a secret that will change the lives of all three women. 

    Bea is ready to make a change, too — after her divorce, she's finally prepared to give love another shot, this time with an old friend. But when Bea's ex-husband reappears, she questions everything she knows about love.

    As for sensible, rational Daisy, she keeps her guard up and enjoys playing by the rules. But all of that is about to change when Daisy meets a man who leaves her reeling. 

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    The Cliff House

    By RaeAnne Thayne

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    Stone Cold Heart

    By Laura Griffin

    Release date: March 26

    From New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin comes the thirteenth book in the Tracers series. This time around we follow forensic anthropologist Sara Lockhart as she is called to an isolated area of Texas to investigate a Jane Doe. Together Sara and police detective Nolan Hess must work to uncover who the bones belong to. 

    Despite the lack of evidence, Nolan suspects that the body belongs to a teenage climber who vanished the summer before. But Sara begins to suspect this case is related to a haunting one from her past. Nolan and Sara's different perspectives on the case are complicated by their undeniable attraction to each other. But just as the pair start to give in to the magnetic pull between them, another young woman vanishes into thin air. Nolan and Sara are locked together in a race against time that will bring them face-to-face with a remorseless enemy. 

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    Stone Cold Heart

    By Laura Griffin

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    Glory Road

    By Lauren K. Denton

    Glory Road follows three generations of women in Perry, Alabama as they navigate uncertainties and changes in their individual paths and future. Gus, the grandmother, is losing her memory and faces a potentially frightening future. Gus’ daughter, Jessie, must decide how much she is willing to risk in business and love. 

    At thirty-eight, Jessie is a single, working, entrepreneurial mom whose sole focus is on caring for her family and garden shop… that until the unexpected arrival of two men. One is handsome and wealthy Sumner Tate who openly offers attention and affection; the second is Ben Bradley, a high school crush who knows her better than anyone but whom she hasn’t seen in years. Now that Ben is moved into a house down the street on Glory Road, Jessie wonders if their romance is destined to be. Meanwhile, Jessie’s daughter, Evan, is trying to navigate the thin, confusing line between childhood and adulthood. You'll fall for these women as they support, quarrel with, challenge, and love each other. 

    Glory Road

    By Lauren K. Denton

    Created on 20 Mar 2019

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