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NYT Bestellers for week ending December 9, 2006

For Sales ending December 9, 2006


THE BOLEYN INHERITANCE, by Philippa Gregory. (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, $25.95.) Politics and treachery in the court of Henry VIII, narrated by three women, two of them his sometime wives. #12

FIRST IMPRESSIONS, by Nora Roberts. (Silhouette, $17.95.) Seeking peace, a wealthy businessman retreats to a small town, but his lovely and charitable neighbor won’t stay away; reprint of a 1984 novel. #15

H.R.H., by Danielle Steel (Delacorte). #17

BORN IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb (Putnam) #35 (#17 last week)


ON THE RUN, by Iris Johansen. (Bantam, $7.99.) A girl and her mother, a horse trainer who once worked for the C.I.A., are targeted by a Middle Eastern magnate. #5

READY FOR LOVE, by Debbie Macomber. (Mira, $7.50.) Reprints of two romances involving two brothers. #6 (#10 last week)

VALLEY OF SILENCE, by Nora Roberts. (Jove, $7.99.) The circle of six go into battle to save humans from the vampire Lilith in the final Circle Trilogy book. #9 (#8 last week)

DROP DEAD GORGEOUS, by Linda Howard. (Ballantine, $7.99.) As she prepares for her wedding, Blair Mallory becomes the target of a killer. #10 (#5 last week)

REBELLION, by Nora Roberts. (Silhouette, $7.99.) A reprint of an early historical romance about a Scottish beauty who finds love in the enemy camp. #11 (#7 last week)

SNOW FLOWER AND THE SECRET FAN, by Lisa See (Random House) #23 (#29 last week)

THE PRINCE KIDNAPS A BRIDE, by Christina Dodd (Avon) #25 (#19 last week)

DANCE OF THE GODS, by Nora Roberts (Jove) #26 (#23 last week)

THE GILDED WEB, by Mary Balogh (Dell) #27 (#11 last week)

MORRIGAN’S CROSS, by Nora Roberts (Jove) #29 (this wasn’t ont he list last week, so it must have climbed into the list because of people buying the entirety of the trilogy. gifts maybe?).

SWEET REVENGE, by Fern Michaels (Zebra) #31 (#11 last week)

PLEASURE FOR PLEASURE, by Eloisa James (Avon) #33 (#24 last week)

THANKSGIVING, by Janet Evanovich (HarperTorch) #34 (#27 last week)

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON, by Sherrilyn Kenyon (St. Martin’s) #35 (#21 last week)

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com

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