Upcoming Publications for February 2016

Posted February 28, 2016 by Kathy Davie in Reading Books, Upcoming Publications

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eBook = e

Audio = a

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

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Be warned. While the hyperlinked titles take you to Goodreads, clicking the covers takes you to Amazon.com and will function as a purchase link with me getting a referral fee.

FANTASY
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Patricia A. McKillip

Title:

Kingfisher

Release Date:
February 2, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Brandon Sanderson

Title:

Mistborn: Secret History

Release Date:
January 26, 2016

Series:
Mistborn, 6.5
(Mistborn companion)

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, e

Contains huge spoilers for
The Final Empire, 1; The Well of Ascension, 2; and, The Hero of Ages, 3. It also contains very minor spoilers for The Bands of Mourning.

Fantasy – Middle Grade Readers
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
John Flanagan

Title:

The Tournament at Gorlan

Release Date:
October 6, 2015

Series:
Ranger’s Apprentice: The Early Years, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k; read my review
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Erin Hunter

Title:

The Longest Day

Release Date:
January 5, 2016

Series:
Seekers: Return to the Wild, 6

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Erin Hunter

Title:
Shadows of the Clans

Release Date:
January 26, 2016

Series:
Warriors Novellas, 7-9

Book Info:
3 novellas in pb
“Mapleshade’s Vengeance”
“Goosefeather’s Curse”
“Ravenpaw’s Farewell”
Sneak peek at The Apprentice’s Quest (A Vision of Shadows, 1)
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Erin Hunter,
Dan Jolley

Title:

Bramblestar’s Storm

Release Date:
January 26, 2016

Series:
Warriors Super Edition

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb
Fantasy – YA
cover for Calamity Author:
Brandon Sanderson

Title:

Calamity

Release Date:
Feb 16, 2016

Series:
Reckoners, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Fiction – Historical
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Jeffrey Archer

Title:

Cometh the Hour

Release Date:
February 16, 2016

Series:
The Clifton Chronicles, 6

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Robert Harris

Title:

Dictator

Release Date:
Jan 12, 2016

Series:
Cicero, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Fiction – YA
No Image Available Author:
Rainbow Rowell

Title:
Kindred Spirits

Release Date:
February 25, 2016
Book Info:
96-page short in pb, k
HORROR
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Kathy Reichs,
Brendan Reichs

Title:
Trace Evidence

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Virals, 0.5, 2.5, 3.5, 5.5

Book Info:
4 short stories in pb, k, e
“Shock” (0.5)
“Shift” (2.5)
“Swipe” (3.5)
“Spike” (5.5)
Horror – Middle-Grade
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
R.L. Stine

Title:

Here Comes the Shaggedy

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
Goosebumps Most Wanted, 9

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
MYSTERY
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
M.C. Beaton

Title:

Death of a Nurse

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
Hamish Macbeth, 31

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a
No Image Available Author:
Diana Gabaldon

Title:

Red Ant’s Head

Release Date:
Jan 14, 2016 (UK)

Series:
Thomas Kolodzi, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Allison Brennan,
Laura Griffin

Title:
Frosted

Release Date:
December 1, 2015

Series:
Moreno & Hart Mysteries, 2.5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Allison Brennan,
Laura Griffin

Title:

Lost and Found

Release Date:
Jan 4, 2016

Series:
Moreno & Hart Mysteries, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, e
cover for Cut Me In Author:
Ed McBain,
Hunt Collins

Title:

Cut Me In

Release Date:
Jan 12, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length re-release in pb, k, e

Contains a bonus story, “Now Die In It”

Opens this book in Amazon Author:
James Patterson

Title:

15th Affair

Release Date:
February 25, 2016

Series:
Women’s Murder Club, 15

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb (7/28/2016), k
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Kathy Reichs,
Brendan Reichs

Title:

Trace Evidence

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Virals – 0.5, 2.5, 3.5, 5.5

Book Info:
4 short stories in pb, k, e
“Shock” (0.5)
“Shift” (2.5)
“Swipe” (3.5)
NEW “Spike” (5.5)
Mystery – Historical
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Anne Perry

Title:

Merry Mysteries: Two Victorian Holiday Novels

Release Date:
November 10, 2015

Series:
Christmas

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e
A Christmas Hope
A New York Christmas (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt; it’s 1904 and involves Jemima)
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Charles Todd

Title:

No Shred of Evidence

Release Date:
February 16, 2016

Series:
Inspector Ian Rutledge, 18

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
PICTURE BOOKS
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Nick Bruel

Title:

Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet

Release Date:
Jan 5, 2016

Series:
Bad Kitty

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k
ROMANCE
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Chris Almeida,
Cecilia Aubrey

Title:

Ace

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
The A.W.E. Crew, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Jaci Burton

Title:

Unexpected Rush

Release Date:
February 16, 2016

Series:
Play by Play, 11

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Lily Everett

Title:

Three Promises

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
The Billionaire Bachelors, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Linda Howard

Title:

Jeopardy

Release Date:
February 1, 2016
Book Info:
short stories
A Game Of Chance (Mackenzie Family, 5)
Loving Evangeline (Duncan & Evangeline, 2)
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Brenda Jackson

Title:

Possessed by Passion

Release Date:
February 23, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb; hc (6/8/2016)
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Christina Lauren

Title:

Wicked Sexy Liar

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Wild Seasons, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Christina Lauren

Title:
Beautiful Boss

Release Date:
February 29, 2016

Series:
Beautiful Bastard, 4.5

Book Info:
Short story in pb, k, e, a

Follows Will Sumner and Hanna Bergstrom from Beautiful Player, 3

Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Debbie Macomber

Title:

A Girl’s Guide to Moving On

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
New Beginnings, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb (3/10/2016), k, e, a
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Debbie Macomber
RaeAnne Thayne

Title:

Country Bride / Woodrose Mountain

Release Date:
February 23, 2016
Book Info:
2 full-length stories in pb, k that are previously published
Debbie Macomber – Country Bride

RaeAnne Thayne – Woodrose Mountain (Hope’s Crossing, 2)

Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Shirlee McCoy

Title:

Sweet Haven

Release Date:
February 23, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Linda Lael Miller

Title:

The McKettrick Way / Mountain Sheriff

Release Date:
February 23, 2016
Book Info:
2 repackaged stories in pb
Linda Lael Miller – The McKettrick Way (McKettricks, 9)
B.J. Daniels – Mountain Sheriff (Cascades Concealed, 1)
No Image Available Author:
Linda Lael Miller

Title:

Stone Creek, Arizona

Release Date:
February 1, 2016

Series:
Stone Creek

Book Info:
2 repackaged, previously published stories in e
The Man From Stone Creek (Stone Creek, 1)
A Wanted Man (Stone Creek, 2)
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Danielle Steel

Title:

Blue

Release Date:
Jan 19, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Romance – Erotic
Erotic romance is one that develops between two participants with sex an important aspect of the story and essential to character growth and relationship development. Its removal would damage the storyline. It may include toys, bondage, or games, and it always ends in a happily ever after.
No Image Available Author:
J. Kenner

Title:

Stark After Dark

Release Date:
February 9, 2016

Series:
Stark Trilogy

Book Info:
4 short stories in pb, k, e
“Take Me” (3.5)
“Have Me” (3.6)
“Play My Game” (3.7)
“Seduce Me” (3.8)
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Shiloh Walker

Title:

Thirty Nights with a Dirty Boy
, Part 1

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Thirty Nights with a Dirty Boy, 1

Book Info:
Partial novel in k, e

The blurb says it’s in three parts as an e-serialization. I reckon you can buy the installments or wait for the full-fledged book. At least I’m guessing there’ll be a real full-length book at the end.

Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Shiloh Walker

Title:

Thirty Nights with a Dirty Boy
, Part 2

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Thirty Nights with a Dirty Boy, 2

Book Info:
Partial novel in k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Shiloh Walker

Title:

Thirty Nights with a Dirty Boy
, Part 3

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Thirty Nights with a Dirty Boy, 3

Book Info:
Partial novel in k, e
Romance – Erotica
Erotica explores the sexual journey of the participants (usually two or more) and how it affects them as individuals. It may or may not show the development of a romantic relationship. Love and/or lust may include toys, bondage, or games; usually ends with happy; but, not necessarily happily ever after.
cover for Rapturous Author:
M.S. Force
(Marie Force)

Title:

Rapturous

Release Date:
Jan 19, 2016

Series:
Quantum, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Joey W. Hill

Title:

Heart

Release Date:
February 16, 2016

Series:
Naughty Wishes, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Tara Sue Me

Title:

The Master

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Submissive, 8

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Paranormal Romance
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Jennifer L. Armentrout

Title:

The Power

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
Titan, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb,
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Meg Cabot

Title:

Remembrance

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
The Mediator, 7

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e

This is the first novel in The Mediator series that moves into the adult reading audience.

cover for Darkness Raging Author:
Yasmine Galenorn

Title:

Darkness Raging

Release Date:
Feb 2, 2016

Series:
Otherworld / Sisters of the Moon, 18

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Donna Grant

Title:

Dark Alpha’s Embrace

Release Date:
February 16, 2016

Series:
Reaper, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Kristen Painter

Title:

The Vampire’s Fake Fiancée

Release Date:
Feb 2016

Series:
Nocturne Falls, 5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Lynsay Sands

Title:

Runaway Vampire

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
Argeneau, 23

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
Paranormal Romance – YA
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Jennifer L. Armentrout

Title:

The Power

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
Titan, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, pb, a
Romantic Suspense
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Cindy Gerard

Title:

Taking Fire

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
One-Eyed Jacks, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
cover for Whatever It Takes Author:
Christy Reece

Title:

Whatever It Takes

Release Date:
Jan 25, 2016

Series:
Grey Justice, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
J.D. Robb

Title:

Brotherhood in Death

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
In Death, 42

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Anne Stuart

Title:

Driven by Fire

Release Date:
February 16, 2016

Series:
Fire, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, a
SCIENCE FICTION
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Michelle Diener

Title:

Dark Deeds

Release Date:
January 4, 2016

Series:
Class 5, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Jaye Wells

Title:
Children of Ash

Release Date:
January 27, 2016

Series:
Meridian Six, 1.5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, e
Science Fiction – Alternate Fiction
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Eric Flint,
Andrew Dennis

Title:

1635: A Parcel of Rogues

Release Date:
January 5, 2016

Series:
Assiti Shards, 21

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, e
Science Fiction – Fairy Tales
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Marissa Meyer

Title:

Stars Above

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
The Lunar Chronicles

Book Info:
9 short stories in hc, pb, k, e, a
I’m just hoping the stories are chronologically consecutive.

“Glitches” (0.5)
“The Little Android” (0.6; retells “The Little Mermaid”)
“The Mechanic” (0.7)
“The Keeper” (0.8)
“The Queen’s Army” (1.5)
“After Sunshine Passes By” (2.5)
“Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky” (3.1)
“The Princess and the Guard” (3.9)
“Something Old, Something New” (4.5)

Science Fiction – YA
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
John Connolly,
Jennifer Ridyard

Title:

Dominion

Release Date:
February 25, 2016

Series:
The Chronicles of the Invaders, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k
SUSPENSE
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Clive Cussler,
Graham Brown

Title:

The Pharaoh’s Secret

Release Date:
November 17, 2015

Series:
NUMA Files, 13

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a

Read my review

Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Dean Koontz

Title:
Final Hour

Release Date:
October 27, 2015

Series:
Ashley Bell, 0.2

Book Info:
87-page k
THRILLER
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Lee Child

Title:
Small Wars

Release Date:
August 18, 2015

Series:
Jack Reacher, 19.5

Book Info:
44-page a, e, a
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Michael Connelly

Title:

The Crossing

Release Date:
November 3, 2015

Series:
Harry Bosch, 20

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Lisa Gardner

Title:

Find Her

Release Date:
February 9, 2016

Series:
Detective D.D. Warren, 8

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Heather Gudenkauf

Title:

Missing Pieces

Release Date:
February 2, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Megan Hart

Title:

Little Secrets

Release Date:
February 2, 2016
Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
URBAN FANTASY
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Ann Aguirre

Title:

Public Enemies

Release Date:
August 4, 2015

Series:
Immortal Game, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Kelley Armstrong

Title:

Otherworld Secrets

Release Date:
Jan 26, 2016

Series:
Otherworld Stories IV

Book Info:
6 short stories in this anthology
“Life After Theft” – a new short about Hope and Karl
“Forbidden” – an Elena and Clay short originally published in Subterranean Press 2012
“Angelic” – an Eve and Kristoff short originally published in Subterranean Press 2009
“Zen and the Art of Vampirism” – a Zoe short originally published in Subterranean Press‘s long-sold out A Fantasy Medley
“The Ungrateful Dead” – a Jaime short story (8.1) from the Blood Lite anthology
“Counterfeit Magic” – a Paige and Lucas short (11.5) originally published in Subterranean Press 2010
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Alyssa Day

Title:

Private Eye

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Tiger’s Eye Mystery, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Jennifer Estep

Title:

Bitter Bite

Release Date:
February 23, 2016

Series:
Elemental Assassin, 14

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
cover for Blood In Her Veins Author:
Faith Hunter

Title:

Blood In Her Veins: Nineteen Stories From the World of Jane Yellowrock

Release Date:
Feb 2, 2016

Series:
Jane Yellowrock

Book Info:
19 short stories (2 new ones) in pb, k
“The Early Years”
“Beneath a Bloody Moon”
“WeSa and the Lumber King”
“Cat Tats”
“Haints”
“Cat Fight”
“Bound No More” ++
Author:
Joshua Palmatier,
Patricia Bray

Title:

Temporally Out of Order

Release Date:
August 25, 2015
Book Info:
17 short stories in pb, k, e
Faith Hunter – “Not All Is as It Seems” (Jane Yellowrock, xx.5)
Seanan McGuire – “title” ()
Gini Koch – “title” ()
Laura Resnick – “title” ()
Sofie Bird – “title” ()
David B. Coe – “title” ()
Elektra Hammond – “title” ()
Amy Griswold – “title” ()
Susan Jett – “title” ()
Chuck Rothman – “title” ()
Juliet E. McKenna – “title” ()
Christopher Barili – “title” ()
Laura Anne Gilman – “title” ()
Jeremy Sim – “title” ()
Stephen Leigh – “title” ()
Steve Ruskin – “title” ()
Edmund R. Schubert – “title” ()
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Kalayna Price

Title:

Grave Visions

Release Date:
February 2, 2016

Series:
Alex Craft, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, a
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Jeanne C. Stein

Title:
Anna and the Vampire Prince

Release Date:
Jan 1, 2016

Series:
Anna Strong Chronicles, 9.5

Book Info:
75-page k, e
Urban Fantasy – YA
Opens this book in Amazon Author:
Jennifer Estep

Title:

Dark Heart of Magic

Release Date:
October 27, 2015

Series:
Black Blade, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a

Read my review

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