This Chicks Sunday Commentary: My 5 Most Anticipated Book Releases -Feb'20

Each month as I take a look at the Goodreads list of books that are being released in the upcoming month I realize even more that my taste in books doesn’t seem to align with whoever comes up with this list! It really does bring home the fact that there are so many great authors that thank goodness we each have different taste in novels that help bring attention to these authors hard work.

#5 MOST ANTICIPATED RELEASE

I never get tired of Eve, Peabody, and the luscious Roarke. I’m not sure how this author keeps the stories fresh, but she does an excellent job keeping me coming back! This is book #50 in this series, wow!

Synopsis:

Pediatrician Kent Abner received the package on a beautiful April morning. Inside was a cheap trinket, a golden egg that could be opened into two halves. When he pried it apart, highly toxic airborne fumes entered his body—and killed him.

After Eve Dallas calls the hazmat team—and undergoes testing to reassure both her and her husband that she hasn’t been exposed—it’s time to look into Dr. Abner’s past and relationships. Not every victim Eve encounters is an angel, but it seems that Abner came pretty close—though he did ruffle some feathers over the years by taking stands for the weak and defenseless. While the lab tries to identify the deadly toxin, Eve hunts for the sender. But when someone else dies in the same grisly manner, it becomes clear that she’s dealing with either a madman—or someone who has a hidden and elusive connection to both victims.

Click this link to purchase!* Golden in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death, Book 50)

#4 MOST ANTICIPATED RELEASE

I really enjoyed this authors Mask of Shadows duo and really look forward to her world building and amazing characters.

Synopsis:

Emilie des Marais is more at home holding scalpels than embroidery needles and is desperate to escape her noble roots to serve her country as a physician. But society dictates a noble lady cannot perform such gruesome work.

Annette Boucher, overlooked and overworked by her family, wants more from life than her humble beginnings and is desperate to be trained in magic. So when a strange noble girl offers Annette the chance of a lifetime, she accepts.

Emilie and Annette swap lives―Annette attends finishing school as a noble lady to be trained in the ways of divination, while Emilie enrolls to be a physician’s assistant, using her natural magical talent to save lives.

But when their nation instigates a terrible war, Emilie and Annette come together to help the rebellion unearth the truth before it’s too late.

Click this link to purchase!* Belle Révolte

#3 MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK RELEASE

I usually don’t like books where the heroine falls for her ex’s brother, but for some reason this one looks fun. It must be the really clever cover. It shouts fun, doesn’t it?

Synopsis:

Mia Sosa delivers a sassy, steamy #ownvoices enemies-to-lovers novel, perfect for fans of Jasmine Guillory, Helen Hoang, and Sally Thorne!

A wedding planner left at the altar? Yeah, the irony isn’t lost on Carolina Santos, either. But despite that embarrassing blip from her past, Lina’s offered an opportunity that could change her life. There’s just one hitch… she has to collaborate with the best (make that worst) man from her own failed nuptials.

Marketing expert Max Hartley is determined to make his mark with a coveted hotel client looking to expand its brand. Then he learns he’ll be working with his brother’s whip-smart, stunning—absolutely off-limits—ex-fiancée. And she loathes him.

If they can nail their presentation without killing each other, they’ll both come out ahead. Except Max has been public enemy number one ever since he encouraged his brother to jilt the bride, and Lina’s ready to dish out a little payback of her own.

Soon Lina and Max discover animosity may not be the only emotion creating sparks between them. Still, this star-crossed couple can never be more than temporary playmates because Lina isn’t interested in falling in love and Max refuses to play runner-up to his brother ever again…

Click this link to purchase!* The Worst Best Man: A Novel

#2 MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK RELEASE

I am a sucker for a great historical romance and Lisa Kleypas is one of my go to authors for that historical fix. Her dialog is always great and her characters unique. I can’t wait to read her newest release!

Synopsis:

Everything has a price . . .

Railway magnate Tom Severin is wealthy and powerful enough to satisfy any desire as soon as it arises. Anything—or anyone—is his for the asking. It should be simple to find the perfect wife—and from his first glimpse of Lady Cassandra Ravenel, he’s determined to have her. But the beautiful and quick-witted Cassandra is equally determined to marry for love—the one thing he can’t give.

Everything except her . . .

Severin is the most compelling and attractive man Cassandra has ever met, even if his heart is frozen. But she has no interest in living in the fast-paced world of a ruthless man who always plays to win.

When a newfound enemy nearly destroys Cassandra’s reputation, Severin seizes the opportunity he’s been waiting for. As always, he gets what he wants—or does he? There’s one lesson Tom Severin has yet to learn from his new bride:

Never underestimate a Ravenel.

The chase for Cassandra’s hand may be over. But the chase for her heart has only just begun . . .

Click this link to purchase!* Chasing Cassandra: The Ravenels

MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK RELEASE OF FEBRUARY’20

This Rockton series has been an unexpected delight. I love Kelley Armstrong’s fantasy novels and never thought I’d enjoy a creepy mystery series and I do SO MUCH!

Synopsis:

Every season in Rockton seems to bring a new challenge. At least that’s what Detective Casey Duncan has felt since she decided to call this place home. Between all the secretive residents, the sometimes-hostile settlers outside, and the surrounding wilderness, there’s always something to worry about.

While on a much needed camping vacation with her boyfriend, Sheriff Eric Dalton, Casey hears a baby crying in the woods. The sound leads them to a tragic scene: a woman buried under the snow, murdered, a baby still alive in her arms.

A town that doesn’t let anyone in under the age of eighteen, Rockton must take care of its youngest resident yet while solving another murder and finding out where the baby came from – and whether she’s better off where she is.

Click this link to purchase!* Alone in the Wild: A Rockton Novel (Casey Duncan Novels)

Are you looking forward to any of these book releases or do you have your own favorites?

Deb

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2 thoughts on “This Chicks Sunday Commentary: My 5 Most Anticipated Book Releases -Feb'20

  1. This is a lovely list! I’m really curious about Belle Revolte, but also a bit nervous because of the scalpels and needles talk and I feel like I’m not going to be able to handle that read hahaha, I might wait ’til a couple reviews come in before deciding to read it, or not 😀

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