Upcoming Publications for August 2013

Posted August 2, 2013 by Kathy Davie in Reading Books, Upcoming Publications

Admittedly, I’m only telling you about upcoming publications from series or authors I’ve already read. Fortunately, I’ve read a lot!

The below are coming out in August 2013, so get your wallets out and prepare to click or drive!

Release Date! Author Series Title Avail. As/Thru
Fiction – Historical
July 23, 2013 Phillipa Gregory The Cousins’ War, 5 The White Princess Full-length novel in hardcover, Kindle, eBook, and audio
KIDS
Aug 27, 2013 Patricia Polacco The Blessing Cup Full-length novel in hardcover and Kindle
MYSTERY
July 16, 2013 Iris Johansen Eve Duncan, 14 Hunting Eve Full-length novel in hardcover
Mystery – Historical
Aug 6, 2013 Rhys Bowen Her Royal Spyness, 7 Heirs and Graces eBook
?? John Creasey Dr. Palfrey, 38 Deadly Sleep Full-length novel; re-release???
Aug 6, 2013 Kerrelyn Sparks Historical, 2 Less Than a Gentleman Full-length novel in paperback, eBook, & Kindle
Aug 27, 2013 Charles Todd Bess Crawford, 5 A Question of Honor Full-length eBook and paperback
ROMANCE
Aug 6, 2013 Julie Garwood Buchanan-Renard, 11 Hotshot Full-length novel
July 1, 2013 Brenda Jackson Westmorelands, 25 Zane Full-length novel
Aug 27, 2013 Brenda Jackson Westmorelands, 27 Stern & Bachelor Untamed Full-length novel
Aug 13, 2013 Karen Robards Dr. Charlotte Stone, 2 Last Kiss Goodbye Full-length novel
July 16, 2013 Danielle Steel First Sight Full-length novel
Romance – Erotic
Aug 6, 2013 Maya Banks Breathless, 3 Burn Full-length novel
Aug 1, 2013 Red Garnier Billionaires Club, 5 Bared by Him Full-length eBook
Aug 27, 2013 Megan Hart Tear You Apart Full-length novel
Aug 6, 2013 Lorelei James Blacktop Cowboys, 5 Turn and Burn Full-length novel
July 30, 2013 J. Kenner Stark Trilogy, 3 Complete Me Full-length novel
Now Lora Leigh Tempting Seals, 1 Reno’s Chance Re-released as a standalone, 81-page eBook; originally appeared in Honk If You Love Real Men
Aug 20, 2013 L.A. Witt Distance Between Us, 3 Meet Me in the Middle Full-length eBook; m/m
Romance – Historical
Aug 27, 2013 Mary Balogh Survivors’ Club, 2 The Arrangement Full-length novel
July 30, 2013 Gaelen Foley The Inferno Club, 6 My Notorious Gentleman Full-length novel
Aug 6, 2013 Dorothy Garlock Under a Texas Sky eBook
Romance – Paranormal
Aug 6, 2013 Meljean Brook The Guardian, 8 & last Guardian Demon Full-length novel
Aug 31, 2013 Meljean Brook Guardians, 8.5 “Into the Light” eNovella (Brook says it’s to explain)
Aug 27, 2013 Angie Fox Monster M*A*S*H, 3 Immortally Ever After Full-length novel
Apr 2, 2013 Thea Harrison Game of Shadows, 1 Rising Darkness eNovella
Dec 2012 Nalini Singh Psy-Changeling, 7.5 “Christmas in the Kitchen” 2-page short story that appeared in Singh’s Dec 2012 newsletter. You have to sign up for her newsletter if you want to read these.
Nalini Singh Psy-Changeling Free shorts Free shorts on Nalini Singh’s website
The Cannibal Princess“, 1.5
A Conversation“, 4.5
A Gift for Kit“, 5.5
Movie Night“, 5.6
The Party“, 6.5
Wolf School“, 9.1
“Poker Night”, 11.1
Stalking Hawke“, 11.6
Nalini Singh Star Kissed Free short on Nalini Singh’s website
Aug 27, 2013 Kerrelyn Sparks Love at Stake, 14 Vampires with a Dragon Tattoo Full-length novel
Romance – Suspense
Aug 6, 2013 Lisa Gardner as Alicia Scott Family Secrets, 1 Maggie’s Man Full-length novel
June 27, 2013 Dianna Love Slye Temp, 3 Honeymoon to Die For Full-length novel
Science Fiction – Military
July 22, 2013 Kevin S. Decker, editor The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Ender’s Game and Philosophy: The Logic Gate is Down Collection of original essays probes key philosophical questions raised in the narrative, including the ethics of child soldiers, politics on the internet, and the morality of war and genocide.
STEAMPUNK
Aug 20, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 5 Rise and Fall of the Hotel Dumont 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
SUSPENSE
Aug 29, 2013 Lee Child Jack Reacher, 18 Never Go Back Full-length novel (Oh, boy, all sorts of connotations with that title!)
July 11, 2013 Kathy Reichs Temperance Brennan, 15.5 Bones in Her Pocket Short story in Kindle, eBook, or audio
Aug 27, 2013 Kathy Reichs Temperance Brennan, 16 Bones of the Lost Full-length novel in Kindle and hardcover
Suspense – YA
Mar 5, 2013 Kathy Reichs Virals, 2.5 Shift 80-page eBook
THRILLER
July 30, 2013 C.J. Box Cody Hoyt, 2 The Highway Full-length novel
Aug 5, 2013 James Patterson & David Ellis Mistress Full-length novel
URBAN FANTASY
Aug 27, 2013 Ann Aguirre Dred Chronicles, 1 Perdition Full-length eBook
Aug 20, 2013 Kelley Armstrong Cainsville, 1 Omens Full-length novel
Aug 6, 2013 Rachel Caine Revivalist, 3 Terminated Full-length novel
Aug 5, 2013 Karina Cooper St. Croix Chronicles, 0.5 The Mysterious Case of Mr. Strangeway Kindle or eBook
Aug 6, 2013 MaryJanice Davidson Undead, 12 Undead and Unsure Full-length novel
Aug 27, 2013 Jennifer Estep Elemental Assassin, 9 Heart of Venom
Aug 27, 2013 Jennifer Estep Elemental Assassin, 8.5 Kiss of Venom Short story
Aug 27, 2013 Simon R. Green Ghostfinders, 4 Spirits From Beyond Full-length novel
April 2, 2013 Faith Hunter Jane Yellowrock, 6 Blood Trade Full-length novel
Aug 27, 2013 Benedict Jacka Alex Verus, 4 Chosen Full-length Kindle and paperback
Aug 6, 2013 Chloe Neill Chicagoland Vampires, 8 Biting Bad Full-length novel
Aug 13, 2013 Adrian Phoenix The Maker’s Song, 5 On Midnight Wings Full-length novel
Aug 6, 2013 Kat Richardson Greywalker, 8 Possession Full-length novel
Aug 6, 2013 Eileen Wilks World of the Lupi, 10 Ritual Magic Full-length novel
Urban Fantasy – YA
July 2, 2013 Meg Cabot Abandon, 3 Awaken Full-length novel
July 30, 2013 Jennifer Estep Mythos Academy, 5 Midnight Frost Full-length novel
Aug 27, 2013 Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the Olympians, 5.5 Percy Jackson and the Singer of Apollo Short story that takes place before the Heroes of Olympus series; check out the YouTube video with Riordan reading the first chapter
Aug 27, 2013 Michelle Sagara Chronicles of Elantra, 9 Cast in Sorrow Full-length Kindle
Aug 27, 2013 Kerrelyn Sparks Love at Stake, 14 The Vampire With the Dragon Tattoo Full-length novel
June 25, 2013 Amanda Sun Paper Gods, 1 Ink Full-length novel; excellent although I haven’t finished my review yet

For Longer Term Planning

Also known as the wailing and gnashing of teeth, because it’s taking so l-o-o-o-o-n-g…*grin*…!

Release Date! Author Series Title Avail. As/Thru
FANTASY
Sept 24, 2013 Brandon Sanderson Reckoners, 1 Steelheart Full-length novel in Kindle and hardcover
Fantasy – YA
Sept 12, 2013 Jasper Fforde The Last Dragonslayer, 3 The Return of Shandar Full-length novel
Oct 1, 2013 Mercedes Lackey Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles, 5 Bastion Full-length novel
Dec 3, 2013 Mercedes Lackey Elemental Masters Elementary Shor stories
HORROR
Sept 24, 2013 Stephen King Shining, 2 Doctor Sleep Full-length novel
MYSTERY
Oct 1, 2013 Carolyn Hart Bailey Ruth Ghost, 4 Ghost Gone Wild Full-length novel in hardcover and Kindle
Mystery – Historical
TBD Rhys Bowen Her Royal Spyness, 8 Queen of Hearts Full-length novel
ROMANCE
Sept 15, 2013 Lauren Dane Cosmo‘s Red Hot Reads Cake Full-length Kindle
Oct 29, 2013 Nora Roberts The Cousins O’Dwyer Trilogy, 1 Dark Witch Full-length novel
Romance – Paranormal
Nov 28, 2013 Thea Harrison Elder Races, 6.5 Dragos Takes a Holiday Full-length novel
Sept 24, 2013 Lynsay Sands Aregeneau, 19 One Lucky Vampire Full-length novel in Kindle
Oct 1, 2013 J.R. Ward Fallen Angels, 5 Possession Full-length novel in hardcover and Kindle
Romance – Suspense
Nov 19, 2013 Janet Evanovich Stephanie Plum, 20 Takedown Twenty Full-length novel
SUSPENSE
Sept 3, 2013 Clive Cussler Fargo Adventure, 5 The Mayan Secrets Full-length novel
Suspense – YA
Mar 1, 2014 Kathy Reichs Virals, 4 Exposure Full-length novel
THRILLER
Nov 26, 2013 Kelley Armstrong Nadia Stafford, 3 Wild Justice Full-length Kindle
July 2014 Steve Berry and David Baldacci, editors Face Off 23 bestselling authors bring their recurring characters together in a single anthology of 11 short stories — That should be an interesting read…
Michael Connelly
Dennis Lehane
John Standford
Jeffrey Deaver
URBAN FANTASY
Sept 1, 2013 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 43.5 Babel Codex Short story in Kindle
Sept 3, 2013 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 44 Blood Cursed
Nov 5, 2013 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 45 Sunken Pyramid
Jan 7, 2014 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 46 Treasure of Lima Full-length novel
Oct 1, 2013 Karen Chance Cassandra Palmer, 6 Tempt the Stars Full-length novel
TBA Simon R. Green Secret Histories, 8?? Property of a Lady Faire Full-length novel
2014 Laurell K. Hamilton Merry Gentry, 9 TBD Full-length novel
Jan 7, 2014 Faith Hunter Jane Yellowrock, 7 Black Arts Full-length novel
2014 Darynda Jones Charley Davidson, 6 Sixth Grave on the Edge Full-length novel
Oct 8, 2013 Stacia Kane Downside Ghosts Story, 5.5 Close to You eShort story
Sept 24, 2013 Adrian Phoenix The Maker’s Song, 5 (yeah!!!) On Midnight Wings Full-length novel

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