A VAMPIRE TO BE RECKONED WITH By RE Mullins Paranormal/Vampire/Romance Released March 23 by The Wild Rose Press
Vampire Metta Blautsauger is known as the family airhead and she works hard to keep up the façade. It’s the perfect cover as she goes from dispensing her own brand of justice as a vigilante to an agent for Orcus, the Nosferatu shadow agency. Captured, tortured, and left for dead, she is forced to leave both the agency and Lucas O’Cuinn, the mentor she’s grown to love. For the last century she’s struggled with regret and boredom. Then her life is given new meaning when four mortal ministers ask her help in stopping a human trafficking ring. If Orcus discovers her unsanctioned involvement, they will brand her as a rogue. The penalty is death. It’s only a matter of time before Lucas arrives—stake in hand. Lucas O’Cuinn has waited ninety-eight years for Metta’s return and he’s run out of patience. It’s time she remembers she belongs to him.
WOUNDED AT HOME Wounded Seal Trilogy Book 2 by Mitzi Pool Bridges Spicy Romantic Suspense Released April 20 by The Wild Rose Press
Financial analyst Sky Chapman must free her sister of a murder charge. Ex-SEAL Dirk Browning uses his skills as a private investigator and a military dog trainer to search for a way to keep Sky safe while they look for the killer and the missing millions the killer thinks she has. Neither Sky nor Dirk want the attraction that springs between them. She, because she refuses to fall into the philandering-husband trap both her mother and sister dove into. He, because his mother abandoned him to the Brownings at the age of ten and he never saw her again. The killer has given Sky a timeline. Find the money and turn it over, or she and her sister die. Will Sky survive long enough to explore the feelings she has for Dirk? Will Dirk be there for her? Or will the thief and killer make the questions moot?
THE BLOOD RED CITY By Justin Richards Alternate Thriller Released March 29 by Thomas Dunne Books
The alien Vril are waking, and the Never War is heating up. Colonel Brinkman and his team at Station Z desperately need answers – they have to discover exactly what they are facing and how the attack will come. But the information doesn’t come easily. With a major Vril offensive imminent, the Nazis step up their own project to exploit Vril weapon and technology. Described at Indiana Jones meets The X-Files, THE BLOOD RED CITY is a sequel to THE SUICIDE EXHIBITION.
SKINNY DIPPING WITH MURDER By Auralee Wallace An Otter Lake Mystery Released March 1 by Minotaur Books
Erica Bloom is in no rush to return to Otter Lake, the site of her mother’s spiritual retreat for women. But her new-age-y, well-meaning mother is losing her grip on the business and needs Erica’s help. So she heads back to her New Hampshire hometown, where nothing much has changed – except for maybe the body in the well ….