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Berkley/Jove Spring Preview & Giveaway 2010

UPDATE: This contest will close today at 4PM CST

Spring may still be weeks away for some people, but the Berkley Jove giveaway is here! As always thanks to Jane and Dear Author for giving us the opportunity to tell you about some of our fabulous upcoming titles. And don’t forget, this is just a sampling–for a complete list of titles and descriptions, visit


Naked Edge by Pamela ClareNAKED EDGE, Pamela Clare

NAKED EDGE has already received a really terrific review here at Dear Author, but this book deserves to be talked about again–it’s one of my personal favorite books this year. It’s so hard to get the right combination of compelling, unforgettable romance with a suspenseful plot, and I think Pam really hit this one right out of the park!

And Falling, Fly by Skylar WhiteAND FALLING, FLY, Skyler White
AND FALLING, FLY is a first novel that’s really hard to define–it’s part dark fantasy, part love story, and completely original. On the surface it’s a story about vampires and fallen angels, but dig a little deeper and what you find is infinitely rich and complex. What I do know is that AND FALLING, FLY clearly announces the arrival of a bold new talent. (We reviewed it here).


Patience by Lisa ValdezPATIENCE, Lisa Valdez
Ever since the publication of PASSION nearly five years ago, readers have been clamoring for it’s sequel, PATIENCE. I’m thrilled to say that the wait is finally and truly over, and if you loved PASSION, I really think you’ll enjoy PATIENCE too. Erotic, emotional, dramatic–PATIENCE is historical romance worth waiting for!

The Summer of You by Kate NobleTHE SUMMER OF YOU, Kate Noble
Kate Noble is one of the most delightful voices in historical romance, and THE SUMMER OF YOU is such a delectable treat, full of wonderful writing and sumptous romance. Kate has a marvelous talent for infusing her characters with warmth, humor and pathos.


STORMWALKER, Allyson James
STORMWALKER is the first in an exciting new paranormal romance series from Allyson James, who readers also know and love as Jennifer Ashley. It features a fabulous heroine whose magical talent is enhanced by storms, a drop-dead sexy hero and an awesome mythology.

The Demon in Me by Michelle Rowen THE DEMON IN ME, Michelle Rowen
Readers will know Michelle for her previous wonderfully witty and fun paranormal romances such as BITTEN AND SMITTEN and FANGED AND FABULOUS, and I’m pleased as punch to welcome Michelle to the Berkley Jove family. THE DEMON IN ME is the exhilarating first book in a series about a psychic named Eden, who somehow manages to get possessed by a sinfully sexy demon who she literally can’t get rid of. Hilarity ensues, but the more time they’re stuck together, the more Eden has to ask herself if she really wants to him vacate her body. But how can you have a relationship with a demon who you can’t be with?

Cindy Hwang is the executive editor of Berkley who is actively seeking fresh voices in romance. In her spare time, she enjoys Bravo Reality TV and cinema remakes of comic books.

To enter, list your top three choices (it makes it easier on me to figure out what book to send to you) and whether you wore green today.

For the giveaway:

2 copies of AND FALLING, FLY/Skyler White
3 copies of THE SUMMER OF YOU/Kate Noble
3 copies of PATIENCE/Lisa Valdez
4 copies of LIVING IN EDEN/Michelle Rowen
3 copies of STORMWALKER, Allyson James
3 copies of BEYOND THE SHADOWS/Jess Granger
3 copies of STRAIGHT UP, Deirdre Martin
3 copies of HAUNTING WARRIOR, Erin Quinn
2 copies of DESTINY’S STAR, Elizabeth Vaughan
2 copies of ASSASSIN’S HONOR, Monica Burns

Added these additional ARCS:

1 copy of Wild Fire by Christine Feehan
1 copy of Promise of Pleasure by Cheryl Holt
1 copy of Between Friends by Kristy Kiernan
1 copy of Don’t Kill the Messenger by Eileen Rendahl
1 copy of One Enchanted Evening by Lynn Kurland
1 copy of Love in the Time of Dragons by Katie MacAlister
1 copy of The Secret Duke by Jo Beverly
1 copy of Naked Edge by Pamela Clare
1 copy of Revenge Wears Rubies by Renee Bernard
1 copy of Master of Fire by Angela Knight

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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