|Red Rose™ Publishing|
|~ February 26, 2009 ~|
|THE PLEASURE OF PAIN by Michael Boatman|
Mainstream Fiction: Gothic/Horror, Interracial/Multicultural, Paranormal
Neema Umayma, a fledgling member of The Sisterhood of Shadows, must confront an ancient enemy believed long dead. When her best friend is murdered at the hands of a vampire, Neema is forced to use her powers in ways she never imagined. Wounded and desperate to understand the truth of her strange heritage, Neema must kill in order to save herself from a fate worse than death. But even with her astonishing abilities, Neema must survive long enough to answer two questions; One: How do you kill what's already dead? And two; If blood-drinking vampires are real, how are they related to the Sisterhood?
|THE FEEL OF LACE by Skyler Grey|
Erotic Romance: Contemporary
Lacey Kimbel seemed to have the worst luck when coming to men. Living a fast paced life in N.Y., Lacey just can't seem to find a decent man and her latest guy, Ritchie, is no exception.
Ritchie Holt, a NYPD cop thinks Lacey is his perfect match. Considered a modern day, Marquee de Sade, Ritchie was just about to kick things up a notch when she dumped him. But Ritchie's not one to be put off easily.
Aaron Holster, is Lacey's best friend and roommate and damn sick of her choices in men. Her whining and complaining has sent him over the edge and he decides to take matters into his own hands by calling his cousin, Brock Hamilton in on a bet. A man like Brock was sure to tame the fiery Lacey, and set her on the right path.
Brock Hamilton had to admit he was intrigued when his cousin called him out on a bet. Upon meeting the feisty bombshell as she slid around the corner in only a lace bra and panties, he grinned.
As she stormed away embarrassed, he turned to his cousin and winked. "Game on!"
|EYE OF THE BEHOLDER by Marilyn Lee|
Mainstream Romance: Inspirational, Interracial/Multicultural, Contemporary, Rubenesque/BBW
When the car his wife was driving was totaled by a drunken driver, David Jordan lost both his beloved wife and his faith. Diana Stuart accepts the challenge of helping him find his way back to the Lord. Along the way she hopes David will realize that his young daughter needs a step-mom.
The only problem is that David has made it clear the pretty, but full-figured Diana has no chance of being that step-mom. Diana sets out to change his mind without losing her own faith.
|THE ANGEL OF BALLYFERRITER by Jennifer Mueller|
Mainstream Romance: Contemporary, Autumn Rose 40+
As a teacher Robert Ahearne has summers off and this time he’s staying in a little village in Ireland learning Gaelic. When another student starts harassing a local barmaid, there’s only one thing to do, team up and avoid the man together. Suddenly learning Gaelic just got a whole lot more interesting.
|HOLDING ON TO HOPE by Nancy O'Berry|
Mainstream Romance: Western, Historical/Period
Sweetbrier Academy is more than just a school. The young ladies lucky enough to be accepted are educated in the social graces that only the wealthiest debutantes of 1870 would have learned. They can play the spinet, embroider, discuss politics, and issues of importance like any lady, but when the lights go down, the debutantes of Sweetbrier know how to make use of their God given talents and bring pleasure to their suitors.
When Miss Opal Benedict, Madame of the Academy, is called out of town, Hope finds Panther's Landing's doctor, the dashing Jonathan Norris paying court. When his attentions become obvious, they find themselves caught in a storm of their own creation. Their lust for one another becomes the object of unwanted attention in a most unflattering way.
When influenza strikes, Dr. Jonathan Norris must choose between his career or the woman who has captured his soul.
|THE PLEASURE CRUISE by Raven Starr|
Mainstream Romance: Contemporary, Interracial/Multicultural
After returning home, Raine Matthews’ fantasy writer extraordinaire decides to take a short vacation from her woes and flies off to Miami for her cruise. What she thought was going to be a quiet, relaxing trip ended up transforming the wall-flower in to a sex-craving machine.
Will all it be is sex or is there more to it than that?