Wednesday, August 6, 2008

In the Mailbox (6 Aug 08)

This week, in my mailbox, arrived these reads:

My Husband's Sweethearts by Bridget Asher
Publisher: Delacorte Press (August 19, 2008)

When Lucy discovered that her charming, cheating husband was dying, she came home, opened up his little black book, and decided she wasn’t going through this alone. After all, Artie’s sweethearts were there for the good times—is it fair that Lucy should have to manage the hard times herself? In this wise, wickedly funny new novel, Lucy dials up the women in Artie’s black book and invites them for one last visit. The last thing she expects is that any will actually show up.

Bite the Bullet by L. A. Banks
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks (September 30, 2008)

Sasha Trudeau considers herself a soldier first and a werewolf second. But while her secret government-sanctioned task-force faces its greatest challenge so far, Sasha faces something much more primal: the undeniable pull of the moon—and her own desires.

With rogue wolves savaging both the human and paranormal worlds, Sasha’s team of elite operatives has one job: destroy the rogues and isolate the deadly toxin that’s poisoned their blood. But the challenge is far more complicated than Sasha could have imagined. Soon she is thrust into a full-scale supernatural war for supremacy—and the only man left who Sasha can turn to might be the biggest danger to her of all. . .and in more ways than one.

The Devil You Know by Jenna Black
Publisher: Dell (July 29, 2008)

An exorcist by trade, Morgan is one of the few humans with an aura stronger than her possessor, even though her demon can tease her body senseless. She’s also a woman who has just discovered a shocking truth: everything she once believed about her past, her identity, may have been a lie.

With a family secret exploding around her and a full-scale demon war igniting, Morgan is a key player in an unsettled world. Then a rogue sociopathic demon enters her life with a bang. His name is The Hunter. And since she is the prey, Morgan has only one choice: to hunt The Hunter down—no matter what heartbreaking truths she uncovers along the way.

Deadly Beautiful by Sam Baker
Publisher: Ballantine Books (August 19, 2008)

A serial killer with a thirst for young American models-slash-escorts is on the loose in Tokyo, and the local press is all over it. When supermodel Scarlett Ulrich goes missing while on assignment in Japan, an international media frenzy erupts. At a tender age, Scarlett had the face that launched a million album covers, and her career exploded from there. Now, with only a few clues and no body, the authorities wonder if she’s tied to the recent rash of Jack the Ripper-style killings.

Annie Anderson swears that she’s done with investigative reporting. After all, these days she jets off to Paris, Milan, her native London, and, now, New York City for Fashion Week–as a front-row writer for Handbag Magazine. But when Annie learns that Scarlett is actually the half sister of her best friend, she’s on the next plane to the Far East to get the scoop on the missing supermodel.

In the electric metropolis of Tokyo, Annie descends into the gritty, cutthroat underbelly of the international fashion industry to uncover the truth behind Scarlett’s disappearance. But navigating this mysterious territory is riskier than she thought, and she’ll need to watch her fabulously coutured back–because someone out there is dressed to kill. And Annie just might be the next hot number to be knocked off.

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1 comment :

  1. Oh, the premise of this novel sounds delightfully wicked! Looks like a good book!