Upcoming Publications for December 2017

Posted December 1, 2017 by Kathy Davie in Book Announcements, Reading Books

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Kindle = k

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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FANTASY
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Ben Aaronovitch
Author:
Andrew Cartmel

Title:

Detective Stories

Release Date:
8 December 2017

Series:
Peter Grant/Rivers of London graphic novels #16-19

Rivers of London, Volume 4

Book Info:
4 short stories in this 128-page graphic novel in pb
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author & Editor:
Ellen Datlow

Title:

Mad Hatters and March Hares

Release Date:
12 December 2017
Book Info:
18 short stories and poems inspired by the strangeness of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There is in hc, pb, k, a, MP3.
Seanan McGuire – “Sentence Like a Saturday”
Catherynne M. Valente – “The Flame After the Candle”
Delia Sherman – “My Own Invention”
Genevieve Valentine – “A Comfort One Way”
Priya Sharma – “Mercury”
Stephen Graham Jones – “Alis”
Richard Bowes – “Some Kind of Wonderland”
Jeffrey Ford – “All the King’s Men”
Angela Slatter – “Run, Rabbit”
Andy Duncan – “Worrity, Worrity”
C.S.E. Cooney – “Lily-White & the Thief of Lesser Night”
Matthew Kressel – “In Memory of a Summer’s Day”
Kris Dikeman – “Gentle Alice”
Jane Yolen – “Conjoined” and “Run, Rabbit, Run”
Kaaron Warren – “Eating the Alice Cake”
Ysbeau S. Wilce – “The Queen of Hate”
Katherine Vaz – “Moon and Memory and Muchness”
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Editor:
Paula Guran

Title:

New York Fantastic: Fantasy Stories From the City That Never Sleeps

Release Date:
21 November 2017
Book Info:
19 short stories in k, e
George R.R. Martin – “Shell Games”
Peter Straub – “Pork Pie Hat”
Naomi Novik – “Priced to Sell”
Maria Dahvana Headley – “The Tallest Doll in New York City”
Holly Black – “The Land of Heart’s Desire”
Peter S. Beagle – “The Rock in the Park”
Elizabeth Bear – “The Horrid Glory of Its Wings”
Elizabeth Bear – “Cryptic Coloration”
N.K. Jemisin – “The City Born Great”
Caitlin R. Kiernan – “Le Peau Verte”
Seanan McGuire – “Red as Snow” (Incryptid)
Delia Sherman – “How the Pooka Came to New York City”
John Shirley – “…And the Angel with Television Eyes”
Richard Bowes – “Blood Yesterday, Blood Tomorrow”
Richard Bowes – “A Huntsman Passing By”
Karl Bunker – “Caisson”
Kat Howard – “Painted Birds and Shivered Bones”
Daniel José Older – “Salsa Nocturna”
Kit Reed – “Weston Walks”
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Faith Hunter

Title:

Flame in the Dark

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Soulwood, 3
(Spin-off from Jane Yellowrock)

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Lynn Kurland

Title:

The Dreamer’s Song

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Nine Kingdoms, 11

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Nora Roberts

Title:

Year One

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Chronicles of The One, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Brandon Sanderson
Illustrator:
Rik Hoskin
Illustrator:
Julius M. Gopez
Illustrator:
Julius Gopez

Title:

White Sand

Release Date:
6 December 2017

Series:
White Sand, 2

Book Info:
160-page graphic novel in hc, k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
G. Willow Wilson

Title:

Mecca

Release Date:
26 December 2017

Series:
Ms. Marvel, 8

Book Info:
136-page graphic novel in pb
Fantasy – New Adult
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Jennifer L. Armentrout

Title:

Brave

Release Date:
11 December 2017

Series:
A Wicked Saga, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Fiction – Historical
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Jennifer Chiaverini

Title:

Enchantress of Numbers

Release Date:
5 December 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, e, a
HORROR
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Jonathan Maberry

Title:

Hardboiled Horror

Release Date:
23 November 2017
Book Info:
21 (15 are original) short stories of noir mystery in k
Jonathan Maberry – “Trouble’s Braids” (Sam Hunter)
Jonathan Maberry – “Out of Tune”
Jonathan Maberry – “Out of Tune, 2”
Jonathan Maberry – “Whistling Past the Graveyard”
Jonathan Maberry – “Still of Night”
Heather Graham – “The Hell-hound of Mist Island”
Kevin J. Anderson – “Head Case” (Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I.)
Rachel Caine – “A Tiger in the Night”
Scott Sigler – “Kissyman and the Succubus”
Seanan McGuire – “An Emptied Vessel”
Alethea Kontis – “Grim Repo”
Josh Malerman – “Lime”
Chris Ryall – “Add One Medium-Sized Demon and Stir Over Low Heat – Or – Mastering the Art of Spirit Cooking”
Jim Beard – “Two Little Letters, One Small Word”
Dana Fredsti – “Corrosion”
Jacopo della Quercia – “Sleep Debt”
John Gilstrap – “Sully’s Gift”
Jon McGoran – “The Empty Grave”
Max Allan Collins & Matthew V. Collins – “Out For Blood”
Lois H. Gresh – “The Adventure of the Pin-Pricked Corpse” (Sherlock Holmes canon)
Nancy Holder – “Gaslight: Tampa Bay”
MYSTERY
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Ann Charles

Title:
Feral-LY Funny Freakshow

Release Date:
23 October 2017

Series:
Magic and Mayhem Universe

Book Info:
Very short story in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Jill Paterson

Title:

The Fourth String

Release Date:
18 December 2017

Series:
Fitzjohn Mystery, 7

Book Info:
159-page novel in k
Mystery – Historical
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Barbara Hambly

Title:

Murder in July

Release Date:
1 December 2017

Series:
Benjamin January, 15

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k
Non-Fiction – Business
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Timothy Ferriss

Title:

Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World

Release Date:
21 November 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e
ROMANCE
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Stephanie Bond

Title:
Temp Girl, part 6 of 6

Release Date:
1 December 2017

Series:
The Part 1 novella is JULY, Part 2 is AUGUST, Part 3 is SEPTEMBER, Part 4 is OCTOBER, Part 5 is NOVEMBER, part 6 is DECEMBER.

Book Info:
42-page installment in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Melissa Foster

Title:

Only for You

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Sugar Lake, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, a
No Image Available Author:
Josh Lanyon

Title:

The Ghost Had an Early Check-Out

Release Date:
25 December 2017

Series:
The Ghost Wore Yellow Socks, 2

Book Info:
M/M full-length novel in e
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Christina Lauren

Title:

Roomies

Release Date:
5 December 2017
Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, e, a
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Bella Love-Wins
Author:
Shiloh Walker

Title:

Rule You

Release Date:
24 November 2017

Series:
Vegas Knights, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Christine Rimmer

Title:

Married Till Christmas

Release Date:
1 December 2017

Series:
The Bravos of Justice Creek, 9

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Stephanie Rowe

Title:

A Real Cowboy for Christmas

Release Date:
10 November 2017

Series:
Wyoming Rebels, 6

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Maggie Shayne
Author:
Jessica Lewis

Title:

Baby By Christmas

Release Date:
28 November 2017

Series:
The McIntyre Men, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Gena Showalter

Title:

Can’t Get Enough

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
The Original Heartbreakers, 6

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Wendy Vella

Title:

Somebody To Love

Release Date:
20 December 2017

Series:
Ryker Falls, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Lori Wilde

Title:

Cowboy, It’s Cold Outside

Release Date:
31 October 2017

Series:
Twilight, Texas, 8

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e
Romance – YA
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Julie Cross

Title:

Breaking the Ice

Release Date:
26 December 2017

Series:
Juniper Falls, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in 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.
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Shayla Black

Title:
Devoted To Wicked

Release Date:
26 December 2017

Series:
Devoted Lovers, 0.5

Book Info:
Novella in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Lora Leigh

Title:

Rugged Texas Cowboy

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Cowboys and Captives, 1 & 2

Book Info:
2 previously released novellas packaged together in pb, k
“Cowboy and the Captive” (1) Read my review
“Cowboy and the Thief” (2) Read my review
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.
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
E.L. James

Title:

Darker

Release Date:
19 December 2017

Series:
Fifty Shades as Told by Christian, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb (and LP), k, e
Romance – Historical
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Hannah Howell

Title:

When You Love a Scotsman

Release Date:
26 December 2017

Series:
Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Elizabeth Hoyt

Title:
Once Upon a Christmas Eve

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Maiden Lane, 12.6

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, a
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Eloisa James

Title:

Wilde in Love

Release Date:
31 October 2017

Series:
The Wildes of Lindow Castle, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Cathy Maxwell

Title:

If Ever I Should Love You

Release Date:
26 December 2017

Series:
Spinster Heiresses, 1

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
Paranormal Romance
No Image Available Author:
Ann Aguirre

Title:

The Wolf Lord

Release Date:
December 2017

Series:
Ars Numina, 3

Book Info:
Novel
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Yasmine Galenorn

Title:

Witches Wild

Release Date:
18 December 2017

Series:
Bewitching Bedlam, 4

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Donna Grant

Title:
Moon Bound

Release Date:
26 December 2017

Series:
LaRue, 4

Book Info:
139-page novel in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Thea Harrison

Title:

Amid the Winter Snow

Release Date:
12 December 2017
Book Info:
Holiday anthology of midwinter beginnings of 4 stories in k, e
Grace Draven – “The Darkest Midnight”
Thea Harrison – “The Chosen”
Elizabeth Hunter – “The Storm”
Jeffe Kennedy – “The Snows of Windroven”
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Eve Langlais

Title:

Propositioned by the Billionaire Moose

Release Date:
28 November 2017
Book Info:
121-page novella in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Eve Langlais

Title:

When A Lioness Growls

Release Date:
7 December 2017

Series:
A Lion’s Pride, 7

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Eve Langlais

Title:

Dragon Reborn

Release Date:
28 December 2017

Series:
Dragon Point, 5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k, e
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Mandy M. Roth

Title:

Total Eclipse of The Hunt

Release Date:
12 December 2017

Series:
Happily Everlasting, 5

Book Info:
Full-length novel in k
Romantic Suspense
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Maya Banks

Title:

Wherever You Are

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
KGI, 12

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Lori Foster

Title:

Close Contact

Release Date:
1 December 2017

Series:
Body Armor, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, e, a
SCIENCE FICTION
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Elizabeth Wein
Illustrator:
Phil Noto

Title:

Cobalt Squadron

Release Date:
15 December 2017

Series:
Star Wars Disney Canon

Book Info:
Graphic novel in hc
SUSPENSE
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Robert Crais

Title:

The Wanted

Release Date:
26 December 2017

Series:
Elvis Cole, 17

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, pb, k, a
THRILLER
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Rachel Caine

Title:

Killman Creek

Release Date:
12 December 2017

Series:
Stillhouse Lake, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k, a
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Tami Hoag

Title:

The Boy

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Broussard and Fourcade, 2

Book Info:
Full-length novel in hc, k, a, MP3 CD
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
J.A. Konrath

Title:

White Russian

Release Date:
27 November 2017

Series:
Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels, 11

Book Info:
124-page novella in k
URBAN FANTASY
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Keri Arthur

Title:

The Black Tide

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Outcast, 3

Book Info:
Full-length novel in pb, k
Urban Fantasy – YA
Thumbnail cover of the book takes you to Amazon Author:
Jennifer Estep

Title:

Spartan Heart

Release Date:
5 December 2017

Series:
Mythos Academy: Colorado, 1

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

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