First In Series – May and June 2018

Here is a listing of recent and upcoming books that are first in series for May and June 2018. Everything from contemporary and historical romance to sexy and suspenseful reads.

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The Bride Takes A Groom by Lisa Berne

Lisa Berne’s Penhallow Dynasty continues with a pair of star-crossed childhood friends who meet again years later—and find love where they least expect it . . .THE BRIDE TAKES A GROOM is out now! Check out our post for book details, a review, a giveaway, an excerpt, and more!

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A Scandalous Deal by Joanna Shupe

Joanna Shupe returns with another unforgettable novel set in the glittering world of  New York City’s Gilded Age… A SCANDALOUS DEAL is the second book in author Joanna Shupe’s The Four Hundred Series and it’s available now! Check out our post for more about the book, to read our review, enter a giveaway, and more.

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A Match Made in Bed by Cathy Maxwell

Once upon a time there were three young ladies who, despite their fortunes, had been on the Marriage Mart a bit too long. They were known as the “Spinster Heiresses” . . . A MATCH MADE IN BED, book two in the series by NYT Bestselling author Cathy Maxwell, is out today! Check out our post for a review, an excerpt, and details on how to enter a giveaway!

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What A Difference A Duke Makes by Lenora Bell

Edgar Rochester, Duke of Banksford, is one of the wealthiest, most powerful men in England, but when it comes to raising twins alone, he knows he needs help. The only problem is the children have terrorized half the governesses in London. Until the clever, bold, and far-too-enticing Miss Mari Perkins arrives. WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DUKE MAKES by Lenora Bell is out now! Check out our post for a book review, excerpt, giveaway, and purchase links.

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Counting On A Countess by Eva Leigh (Review & Giveaway)

For a shameless libertine and a wily smuggler in the London Underground, marriage is more than convenience—it’s strategy . . .read COUNTING ON A COUNTESS by Eva Leigh today! And don’t forget to check out our post for a book review, excerpt, purchase links, and details on how to enter a tour wide giveaway!

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Elizabeth Hoyt Signs Three-Book Deal with GCP Forever!

NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestselling author Elizabeth Hoyt inks new three-book deal with Grand Central Publishing Forever. The author of the popular historical romance Maiden Lane series, is set to release the first book in THE GREYCOURT SERIES in Dec 2018. Read on for more about THE GREYCOURT SERIES from author Elizabeth Hoyt and Forever Romance.

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Once Upon A Maiden Lane by Elizabeth Hoyt

Miss Mary Whitsun is far too intelligent to fall for the rakish charms of a handsome aristocrat. But when the gentleman in question approaches her in a bookshop, mistaking her for his fiancée, Lady Johanna Albright, the flirtatious encounter only raises more questions. Could Mary, a servant raised in a St Giles orphanage, actually be Lady Joanna’s long-lost twin sister? If so, Mary has been betrothed since birth—to the rakishly handsome artistocrat himself. ONCE UPON A MAIDEN LANE is available today!

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A Daring Arrangement by Joanna Shupe

Set in New York City’s Gilded Age, Joanna Shupe’s Avon debut introduces an English beauty with a wicked scheme to win the man she loves—and the American scoundrel who ruins her best laid plans… A DARING ARRANGEMENT (Review + Excerpt + Giveaway)

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The Scot’s Bride by Paula Quinn (Review + Giveaway)

Highlander Patrick MacGregor likes his life just the way it is. Fighting for his coin, enjoying a woman’s charms, and bearing no responsibility at all? Aye, that’s the life for him. That is, until Patrick sees her-a raven-haired beauty with eyes as dark as midnight. Patrick swore never to fall in love. Not even with a lass as wild as he…especially when she’s from a rival clan. THE SCOT’s BRIDE by Paula Quinn is out today!

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Duke of Desire by Elizabeth Hoyt (Review + more)

Refined, kind, and intelligent, Lady Iris Jordan finds herself the unlikely target of a diabolical kidnapping.  Her captors are the notoriously evil Lords of Chaos.  When one of the masked-and-nude!-Lords spirits her away to his carriage, she shoots him…only to find she may have been a trifle hasty. DUKE OF DESIRE by Elizabeth Hoyt is out now!

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Multi-Author Interview (SMP Romance 2017 Holiday Blitz)

Today on Okie Dreams, we are sharing a multi-author interview for SMP Romance’s 2017 Holiday Blitz. Featured authors include Donna Alward, Bronwen Evans, Donna Grant, Lecia Cornwall, Emma Douglas, Kieran Kramer, Manda Collins, May McGoldrick, Nancy Naigle, and Terri Brisbin.

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SMP Romance 2017 Holiday Blitz Tour

SMP Romance 2017 Holiday Blitz Tour…7 Books and 11 Unforgettable Stories by some of today’s best romance authors. Donna Alward, Donna Grant, Emma Douglas, Nancy Naigle, Kieran Kramer, and more.

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An Excerpt from Duke Of Desire by Elizabeth Hoyt

Refined, kind, and intelligent, Lady Iris Jordan finds herself the unlikely target of a diabolical kidnapping.  Her captors are the notoriously evil Lords of Chaos.  When one of the masked-and-nude!-Lords spirits her away to his carriage, she shoots him…only to find she may have been a trifle hasty. DUKE OF DESIRE by Elizabeth Hoyt.

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Interview with Anna Harrington

Anna Harrington is the author of seven historical romance novels set in the Regency era and published by Forever Romance, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing. We are delighted to have Anna on Okie Dreams today to talk about writing historical romances and her newest release, When The Scoundrel Sins , the second book in her Capturing the Carlisles series (out today!

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