Upcoming Publications for January 2014

Posted January 4, 2014 by Kathy Davie in Reading Books, Upcoming Publications

These are the books I’ve learned about for January. I only track those authors whose books I’ve already read, although…not necessarily these particular ones *grin*.

Release Date! Author Series Title Avail. As/Thru
Biography – Thriller
Jan 14, 2014 Hugh Howey The World of Kurt Vonnegut Peace in Amber Combines Howey’s personal experience as a boat captain living aboard a seventy-four-foot yacht in the shadow of the Twin Towers on the morning of September 11, 2001 with Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five.
FANTASY
Jan 7, 2014 Lynn Kurland Nine Kingdoms, 8 River of Dreams Full-length novel
Fantasy – Children’s
Jan 28 2014 Karen Foxlee Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Full-length novel; read my review
FICTION
Jan 7, 2014 Martha Grimes Foul Matter Paul Giverney, 2*

* Not the series name, but The Way of All Fish is a sequel to Foul Matter (read my review)

The Way of All Fish Full-length novel.
Jan 21, 2014 Carl Hiaasen,
Diane Stevenson
Dance of the Reptiles 400-pages of selected columns
Jan 21, 2014 Armistead Maupin Tales of the City, 7 The Days of Anna Madrigal Full-length novel and the last of the Tales of the City novels. It picks up with Anna at 91, but also goes back into the childhood of the famous transgendered landlady of 28 Barbary Lane. “It’s the same story of sex, death, love and Episcopal cannibalism,” said Maupin. “It seems fitting to end with [Anna], since she is the mother of us all.”
Fiction – Historical
Jan 14, 2014 Jennifer Chiaverini Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival Full-length novel
HORROR
Reissue from backlist Harlan Ellison Deathbird Stories 19 short stories; part of over 30 works being reissued from backlist
Jan 21, 2014 Christopher Golden Snowblind Full-length novel
MYSTERY
Jan 14, 2014 Michael Connelly Harry Bosch, x.5 Switchblade 32-page eBook
Mystery – Historical
Jan 7, 2014 Rhys Bowen Molly Murphy, 12.5 Through the Window Short story in eBook, Kindle
Jan 21, 2014 Charles Todd Inspector Ian Rutledge, 16 Hunting Shadows Full-length novel
Mystery – YA
Dec 16, 2013 Kathy Reichs Virals, 3.5 Swipe eBook
ROMANCE
Jan 7, 2014 Lily Everett The Billionaire Bachelors, 1 The Fireside Inn 105-page eBook
Jan 21, 2014 Lily Everett The Billionaire Bachelors, 2 Bonfire Beach 104-page eBook
Jan 21, 2014 Lily Everett The Billionaire Bachelors, 3 Lantern Lake 98-page eBook
Jan 7, 2014 Jayne Ann Krentz River Road Full-length novel
Jan 28, 2014 Jill Shalvis Bare Essentials Two short stories
Jill Shalvis – “Naughty But Nice”
Leslie Kelly – “Naturally Naughty”
Romance – Erotic
Jan 6, 2014 Kresley Cole Game Maker, #0.2 * The Professional: Part 2 120-page eBook.

* The complete novel, The Professional: Parts 1-3 will be out on May 6, 2014. Personally? I’d wait and get the whole damned book at one time.

Jan 6, 2014 Kresley Cole Game Maker, 0.3 The Professional: Part 3 120-page eBook
Jan 13, 2014 Kyra Davis Pure Sin, 1 Deceptive Innocence: Part 1 100-page eBook
Jan 7, 2014 Cat Grant, L.A. Witt The Only One, 1 The Only One Who Knows 220-page eBook
Jan 6, 2014 Rachel Haimowitz The Flesh Cartel, 13 The House Always Wins 74-page eBook
Jan 7, 2014 J. Kenner Most Wanted, 1 Wanted Full-length novel
Jan 7, 2014 Karin Tabke The Chronicles of Katrina, 4 & last The Consequences Kindle
Romance – Historic
Jan 7, 2014 Jenn Bennett Roaring Twenties, 1 Bitter Spirits Full-length novel
Jan 21, 2014 Sabrina Jeffries The Duke’s Men, 2 When the Rogue Returns Full-length novel
Romance – New Adult
Jan 21, 2014 Erin McCarthy True Believers, 3 Believe Full-length novel
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Romance – Paranormal
Jan 14, 2014 Shayla Black 1001 Dark Nights, 1
Wicked Lovers, 7.8
Forever Wicked 80-page eBook
Jan 7, 2014 Christine Feehan Dark, 25 Dark Wolf Full-length novel; takes up from Dark Lycan
Jan 28, 2014 Yasmine Galenorn Otherworld, 15 Crimson Veil Full-length novel
Dec 31, 2013 Donna Grant Dark Kings, 0.1-0.3 Dark Heat: The Dark Kings Stories Short story prequels
“Dark Craving”
“Night’s Awakening”
“Dawn’s Desire”
“Passion’s Claim” (bonus)
Dec 31, 2013 Alexandra Ivy The Sentinels, 1 Born in Blood Full-length novel
Jan 13, 2014 Alexandra Ivy Bayou Heat, 9-10 Lian/Roch Full-length novel
Jan 21, 2014 Sherrilyn Kenyon Dark Bites Full-length novel
Previous novellas and stories from Kenyon’s website from the World of the Dark-Hunters and others:
“Phantom Lover” (V’Aiden; Dark-Hunter, 2.5)
“Winter Born” (Dante; Dark-Hunter, 5.1)
“A Dark-Hunter Christmas” (Gallagher; Dark-Hunter, 2.6)
“Until Death We Do Part” (Velkan; Dark-Hunter, 9.6)
“A Hard Day’s Night Searcher” (Rafael; Dark-Hunter, 9.1)
“Shadow of the Moon” (Fury; Dark-Hunter, 16.1)
“Where Angels Fear to Tread” (Zeke; Hellchaser, 1)
“Fear the Darkness” (Dark-Hunter, 10.5; First time in print)
“House of the Rising Son” (First time in print)

Unrelated Stories:
“Love Bytes”
“Santa Wears Spurs”

Series chronology I haven’t been able to match up:
Dream-Hunter #1
Were-Hunter #1
Dark-Hunter #9.5
The Dark-Hunterverse #1

Romance – Paranormal – Erotic
Jan 28, 2014 Kate Douglas Spirit Wild, 2 Dark Moon Full-length novel
early Jan 2014 Kate Douglas Spirit Wild, 3 Dark Spirit Full-length novel
Romance – Paranormal – YA
Jan 7, 2014 Tera Lynn Childs Fins, 3.5 Pretty in Pearls 100-page eBook
Romance – Suspense
Jan 7, 2014 Maya Banks KGI, 8 After the Storm Full-length novel
SCIENCE FICTION
Reissue from backlist Harlan Ellison I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream Collection of 7 short stories; part of over 30 works being reissued from backlist
Reissue from backlist Harlan Ellison Shatterday standalone novel; part of over 30 works being reissued from backlist
Jan 7, 2014 Christopher Golden Dark Duets Short stories
Sherrilyn Kenyon & Kevin J. Anderson – “Trip Trap”
Tom Piccirilli & T.M. Wright – “Welded”
Charlaine Harris & Rachel Caine – “Dark Witness”
Stuart MacBride & Allan Guthrie – “Replacing Max”
Gregory Frost & Jonathan Maberry – “T. Rhymer”

Sarah MacLean & Carrie Ryan – “She, Doomed Girl”
Chelsea Cain & Lidia Yuknavitch – “Hand Job”
Robert Jackson Bennett & David Liss – “Hollow Choices”
Amber Benson & Jeffrey J. Mariotte – “Amuse-Bouche”
Tim Lebbon & Michael Marshall Smith – “Branches, Curving”
Rhodi Hawk and F. Paul Wilson – “Renascence”
Kasey Lansdale & Joe R. Lansdale – “Blind Love”
Holly Newstein & Rick Hautala – “Trapper Boy”
Nate Kenyon & James A. Moore – “Steward of the Blood”
Michael Koryta & Jeffrey David Greene – “Calculating Route”
Sarah Rees Brennan, Cassandra Clare, and Holly Black – “Sisters Before Misters”
Mark Morris & Rio Youers – “Sins Like Scarlet”
Jan 7, 2014 Mercedes Lackey, Veronica Giguere, Dennis Lee, Cody Martin The Secret World Chronicles, 3 Revolution Full-length novel
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Science Fiction – YA
Jan 28, 2014 Julie Cross Tempest, 3 & last Timestorm Full-length novel
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STEAMPUNK
Jan 14, 2014 Shannon Delany Weather Witch, 2 Stormbringer Full-length novel
URBAN FANTASY
Dec 2, 2013 Ilona Andrews Innkeeper Chronicles, 1 Clean Sweep 175-page eBook; this is the chapters story Andrews was posting all summer.
Jan 7, 2014 Alex Archer Rogue Angel, 46 Treasure of Lima Full-length novel
Aug 28, 2013 Keri Arthur Harri Phillecki, PI, 1 Who Needs Enemies 314-page Kindle; somehow I missed this one!
Jan 1, 2014 Karen Chance Cassandra Palmer World
Cassandra Palmer, 4.3??
Masks Full-length novel FREE!! and full of Mircea goodness
Dec 16, 2013 Jennifer Estep Bigtime, 1-4 The Bigtime Series Kindle edition holds the entire Bigtime series
Karma Girl, 1
Hot Mama, 2
Jinx, 3
“A Karma Girl Christmas – Holiday Story”, 3.5
Nightingale, 4
Jan 28, 2014 Jeaniene Frost Night Huntress, 7 Up From the Grave Full-length novel
Jan 7, 2014 Charlaine Harris, Christopher Golden The Cemetery Girl Trilogy, 1 The Pretenders 128-page graphic novel
Jan 7, 2014 Faith Hunter Jane Yellowrock, 7 Black Arts Full-length novel
Jan 7, 2014 Chloe Neill Chicagoland Vampires, 8.5 Howling for You Short story
Jan 7, 2014 Diana Rowland Kara Gillian, 6 Fury of the Demon Full-length novel
Jan 21, 2014 Jaye Wells Prospero’s War, 1 Dirty Magic Full-length novel in Kindle and paperback
Urban Fantasy – YA
Dec 31, 2013 Brandon T. Snider, Richelle Mead Vampire Academy The Official Illustrated Movie Companion Full-length novel

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
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FANTASY
Sept 9, 2014 Juliet Marillier Shadowfell, 3 Caller Full-length novel
MYSTERY
Apr 8, 2014 Vicki Doudera Darby Farr, 5 Deal Killer Full-length novel
Aug 26, 2014 Kathy Reichs Temperance Brennan, 17 Bones Never Lie Full-length novel
Mystery – Historical
Aug 5, 2014 Ruth Downie Gaius Petreius Ruso, 6 Tabula Rasa Full-length novel
Romance – Erotica
TBA 2014 Sylvia Day Crossfire, 4 Captivated by You Full-length novel
TBA Sylvia Day Crossfire, 5 TBA Full-length novel
Romance – Paranormal
May, 27, 2014 Christine Feehan Sisters of the Heart, 3 Air Bound Full-length novel
TBA Christine Feehan Sisters of the Heart, 4 Earth Bound Full-length novel
TBA Christine Feehan Sisters of the Heart, 5 Fire Bound Full-length novel
TBA Christine Feehan Ghostwalker, 11 TBA Full-length novel
Sept xx, 2014 Christine Feehan Dark, 26 Dark Blood Full-length novel
TBA 2014 Thea Harrison Elder Races, 7 Night’s Honor Full-length novel
Aug 1, 2014 Larissa Ione MoonBound Clan Vampire, 2 Chained by Night 400-page eBook
Winter 2014 Larissa Ione Demonica, 6
Lords of Deliverance, 11
Revenant Full-length novel
June 3, 2014 Alexandra Ivy Guardians of Eternity, 11 Hunt the Darkness Full-length novel
TBA 2014 Sherrilyn Kenyon Belador, 5 Demon Storm Full-length novel
Romance – Sports
July 1, 2014 Jaci Burton Play by Play, 8 Straddling the Line Full-length novel
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STEAMPUNK
TBA 2014 Gail Carriger Finishing School, 3 Waistcoats & Weaponry Full-length novel
URBAN FANTASY
July 29, 2014 Ilona Andrews Kate Daniels, 7 Magic Breaks Full-length novel
May 27, 2014 Jenn Bennett Arcadia Bell, 4 Banishing the Dark Full-length novel
Mar 11, 2014 Patricia Briggs Mercedes Thompson, 8 Night Broken Full-length novel
TBA 2014 Karen Chance Cassandra Palmer, 7 Reap the Wind Full-length novel
Aug 6, 2014 Carole Nelson Douglas Midnight Louie, 25 Cat in an Alien X-Ray Full-length novel
TBA Simon R. Green Secret Histories, 8?? Property of a Lady Faire Full-length novel
June 3, 2014 Laurell K. Hamilton Merry Gentry, 9 A Shiver of Light Full-length novel
June 17, 2014 Kevin Hearne Iron Druid Chronicles, 7 Shattered Full-length novel
May 20, 2014 Darynda Jones Charley Davidson, 6 Sixth Grave on the Edge Full-length novel
Apr 1, 2014 Devon Monk Broken Magic, 2 Stone Cold Full-length novel
Dec xx, 2014 Eileen Wilks World of the Lupi, 11 Unbinding Full-length novel
Urban Fantasy – YA
Jun 3, 2014 Jennifer L. Armentrout Lux, 1 & 2 Beginnings: Obsidian and Onyx Two full-length novels; the difference is a new cover to reflect the cover models they’re using on the fifth book.
Jun 3, 2014 Jennifer L. Armentrout Lux, 3 & 4 Consequences: Opal & Origin Two full-length novels; the difference is a new cover to reflect the cover models they’re using on the fifth book.
Aug 5, 2014 Jennifer L. Armentrout Lux, 5 & last Opposition Full-length novel
Oct 21, 2014 Darynda Jones Charley Davidson book , 7 Seventh Grave and No Body Full-length novel
TBA 2014 Michelle Sagara & Michelle Sagara West Chronicles of Elantra, 10 Cast in Flame Full-length novel

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