Parker’s Pick of the Month, Clipston, Laureano, Rivers, Turanksy, a Quintet of Colonial Stories | Christian Fiction Reviews

For fans of tender romances set in Edwardian England; this quick and engaging read is perfect for those who enjoy cozy mysteries set in Britain; this character-driven romance will enthrall Rivers’s many fans; adventure and espionage feature prominently in this dynamic new historical series from Woodhouse

E-Originals from Barley, O’Connell, and York | Xpress Reviews

The men’s shared background makes it easier for them to complement each other, which is worth the wait; lighthearted paranormal romances that center on the Wedding Bliss shop and its staff; York hits the right blend of building the relationship, adding in character backgrounds and issues, and wrapping it up with a bang

Book to Screen | Babylon Berlin

January 30 marks the streaming release of Netflix’s latest European import, Babylon Berlin. Based on the best-selling crime novels by Volker Kutscher, the 16-part, two-season series, directed by Tom Tykwer, is the most expensive German television series ever produced.

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, February 15, 2018

Hirshberg’s amazing mosaic of fact and fiction will hold readers in its grip; another tautly plotted page-turner from Roberts; Kleypas adds to her superb series a witty and delightfully passionate Victorian romance; the final volume in Baker’s trilogy wraps up a layered story line with a satisfying imperfect ending

Editors’ Spring Picks: 34* Titles To Wave a Flag About

From bone-chilling true crime to poignant family dramas to delightful romantic romps, these 34 picks are top-of-list reads.

E-Originals from the Duo of Flockton & Owen, plus Debuter Adhara | Xpress Reviews

Adhara’s debut novel is an old-fashioned thriller with a few twists that fans of shifter romances will enjoy; overtly safe yet compelling sex, witty dialog, and paranormal action make this a winner

Raybourn’s Pick of the Month, Cleeves, Gardner, Kallentoft/Lutteman, Kepler, Shames, Siger, Nordic Noir | Mystery & Suspense Reviews

Raybourn’s intricately plotted and dramatic story features the independent, intellectual equal of the brooding Stoker; this atmospheric mystery vividly captures a diverse, contemporary Los Angeles that will still be recognizable to Raymond Chandler readers; a must-read for aficionados of golden age mysteries; the shiver-inducing Sandman will have you turning pages until the cliff-hanger ending

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, February 1, 2018

Fans of Stephen King and Deen Koontz will enjoy this twisted tale of the destructive and sinister power of evil; a Regency-era murder exposes the rot that underlies the period’s glitter—highly recommended; alternately pulse-pounding, brutal, and heartbreakingly tender, this original novel still resonates today; Vlautin delivers a deeply compassionate story made more poignant for its unadorned simplicity

E-Originals from Meader, Rhone, and the Duo of St. George & Wyatt | Xpress Reviews

An intense, sexy romance balanced with a message about presumptions; Rhone continues to write characters about which readers care; fans of the first two titles in the “Blood & Glory” series will want to read the latest installment

Amorous Anthologies and (Mis)Adventures | Erotica Reviews

This month’s column sees an abundance of anthologies: Cleis presents new offerings of the year’s best gay and lesbian erotica, as well as 69 new titillating tales of submission.