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Spring 2010: Ace/Roc Preview and Giveaway

Update: This contest will end at midnight, March 6, 2010, Central Time. Winners to be announced on March 7, 2010.

Welcome to Ace and Roc's forthcoming books giveaway!

Thanks again to Dear Author for giving me this opportunity to let you know about some of our terrific upcoming titles. As always, there are too many great books for me to mention all of them, so you can look at our site (http://us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/specialinterests/scifi/index.html) to see everything we publish.

March 2010

Anne Bishop Shalador's LadySHALADOR'S LADY BY ANNE BISHOP

I've said it before and I'll say it again-‘Anne Bishop is really special. Her Black Jewels novels are intense and sensual and both her anti-heroes and the way she turns fantasy tropes on their heads made her books groundbreaking when they first came out. SHALADOR'S LADY continues the story of Lady Cassidy, the Rose-Jeweled Queen who is striving to restore her land (and struggling to believe in herself). If you've read Anne Bishop before, then you know it's unusual for her to feature a character with a lighter-colored (and less powerful) jewel. In both this book and the previous story about Lady Cassidy, THE SHADOW QUEEN, I love how Anne is exploring what it really means to be a Queen (a witch who rules the Blood, and is considered to be the land's heart and the Blood's moral center). It's not just about how much fire power you've got.


Dawn Cook book coverFIRST TRUTH by Dawn Cook

Dawn is most known for the terrific urban fantasy she writes under the name Kim Harrison (I'm looking forward to digging into BLACK MAGIC SANCTION myself). So not as many people are aware of the wonderful traditional fantasy novels she wrote as Dawn Cook. We are reissuing them with beautiful new covers, and FIRST TRUTH is kicking it off. It's a romantic fantasy, about Alissa, a young woman who never believed in magic. But her mother insists she's inherited her father's magical ability and must go to the Hold-‘the only place her talents can be trained. As she learns to use her powers, she also finds love with a wandering musician. The style of these books is necessarily different from the Kim Harrison novels, but readers who also enjoy traditional fantasy should have a great time. There are three more books in the Truth series, and they will be released in May, July, and September.


April 2010

Hell Fire by Ann AguirreHELL FIRE by Ann Aguirre

This is the latest in Ann's Corine Solomon books, a terrific urban fantasy series about a woman who can touch an object and know its history. Corine's voice is tremendous and whether the book takes place in the southwest (BLUE DIABLO) or the steamy south, the setting comes alive. In HELL FIRE, Corine leaves Texas to go back home to Kilmer, Georgia, in order to discover the truth behind her mother's death and the origins of her "gift". Her ex-boyfriend Chance (who doesn't want to be her "ex") is there as well, having promised to lend his particularly supernatural brand of luck to Corine's search. (Fun fact: all the book titles in this series are tequila cocktails. I'm not a drinker, but the internet is an amazing research tool!)


Silver Borne by Patricia BriggsSILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs

I am so excited for you to read the next Mercy Thompson novel! If you're new to the series, Mercy is a car mechanic (and shapeshifter). She lives in a world of vampires, werewolves, fae and witches, and while humans are aware preternatural beings exist ever since some of the more "harmless" fae came out, what humans know is only the tip of the iceberg. It's so hard to know how much to tell you about the book itself since I don't want to spoil anyone. I'll just say that SILVER BORNE starts off with Mercy getting the message that she needs to return a book of fae lore to the person she borrowed it from, but things quickly become more complicated when Mercy finds out her werewolf friend, Samuel, is in trouble and she needs to go to the hospital where he works to help him. There are some scenes in this one between Mercy and Adam, her mate, that made my heart skip a beat, they were so emotionally intense. This is a wonderful series, with characters who grow and change, and a world that keeps getting richer with each book.


May 2010

Dead in the Family by Charlaine HarrisDEAD IN THE FAMILY by Charlaine Harris

DEAD IN THE FAMILY is the much anticipated new novel in Charlaine's Sookie Stackhouse series, the basis for the HBO series TRUE BLOOD. The Sookie books have a lot of heart and thanks to you, wonderful readers, they've come a long way since the first in the series, DEAD UNTIL DARK, was published in 2001 as an Ace original paperback. Being an Eric fan, here's the tidbit from the cover copy of DEAD IN THE FAMILY that caught my attention:

Sookie is hurt and she's mad. Just about the only bright spot in her life-‘besides the fact that she is, after all, still alive-‘is the love she thinks she feels for vampire Eric Northman, who is under scrutiny by the new vampire king because of their relationship.


Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa ShearinBEWITCHED & BETRAYED by Lisa Shearin

If you think "sexy goblin" is a misnomer, than you've never read Lisa Shearin. Lisa writes traditional fantasy with a modern attitude, and the story is told in the sassy first person voice of Raine Benares, an elf sorceress who got stuck with an artifact of unimaginable power (that unfortunately eats souls). Whoever controls Raine, controls the artifact, and all this constant running and fighting to get away from the people after her is really putting a damper on her life. On top of that she's got an elf paladin and a goblin mage vying for her affections. There are significant relationship developments in this one-‘you won't want to miss it!


The Sweet Scent of BloodTHE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD by Suzanne McLeod

First in a brand-new urban fantasy series, this is about Genevieve Taylor, a sidhe-‘one of the noble fae-‘and she's unusual even in a London where celebrity vampires, eccentric goblins, and scheming lesser fax mix freely with humanity. She's also a rising star at Spellcrackers.com, where she finds the "M" in magic-‘which can mean anything from mischief to malice to murder.


Ghosts and Echoes by Lyn BenedictGHOSTS & ECHOES by Lyn Benedict

This is the next book about Sylvie Lightner, an unlicensed PI working out of Miami who specializes in cases involving the magicus mundi, i.e. things that go bump in the night. Sylvie wants an easy case this time, something straightforward, so she agrees to investigate a series of thefts in her area-‘but nothing is as simple as it seems. The plot involves Hands of Glory, Sylvie's teenage sister, and coming back from the dead, and it's fantastic. (I personally find hands of glory incredibly creepy, and I was getting chills, in a good way.) This is an excellent series, well worth a try if you like your urban fantasy on the dark side.


Anne Sowards is an executive editor at Penguin Group (USA) Inc., where she primarily acquires and edits fantasy and science fiction for the Ace and Roc imprints. Some of the great authors she works with include Jim Butcher, Patricia Briggs, Anne Bishop, Ilona Andrews, Karen Chance, Jack Campbell, and Rob Thurman. When she’s not reading, she listens to Chinese rap and spends way too much time playing video games. Follow her at http://twitter.com/AnneSowards.


We are giving away:

  • SHALADOR'S LADY / Anne Bishop – 3 ARCs
  • FIRST TRUTH / Dawn Cook – 3 finished copies
  • HELL FIRE / Ann Aguirre – 3 ARCs
  • DEAD IN THE FAMILY / Charlaine Harris – 1 ARC (sorry, they are very scarce)
  • BEWITCHED & BETRAYED / Lisa Shearin – 3 ARCs
  • THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD / Suzanne McLeod – 3 ARCs
  • GHOST & ECHOES / Lyn Benedict – 3 ARCs
  • SILVER BORNE / Patricia Briggs – 3 finished copies

TO WIN:   Leave a comment listing the top two books you would want AND tell us your favorite Ace/Roc book (in other words, build up our to be read list)

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She 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

284 Comments

  1. crista
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:05:51

    I’m a huge Lisa Shearin Fan, so Bewitched & Betrayed is at the top of my list. I’ve also heard god things about Dawn Cook’s series, so I that would 2nd on my wish list. They all look awesome, though. My fav Ace/Roc book is still Mgaic Lost, Trouble Found. :-)

  2. Darlynne
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:12:14

    Patricia Briggs’ Silver Borne and Suzanne McLeod’s The Sweet Scent of Blood, please.

    My favorite Ace/Roc book? Choosing one is impossible, but how about Moira J. Moore’s Resenting the Hero?

  3. Jade
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:12:37

    My first choice would be Lisa Shearin, my second Patricia Briggs. As for adding to your list…I’m a huge Rob Thurman fan, and the first book (Nightlife) got me hooked.

  4. Julia
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:14:41

    The two books I would want are Silver Borne and Dead in the Family…

    So my favorite ACE/ROC book…hmm..I really love the Mercy Thompson series or Sookie Stackhouse but one of my favourite books 2009 was On the Edge by Illona Andrews.

  5. Jackie U
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:17:10

    I’m with Jade, but I think Madhouse was my favorite Rob Thurman book so far. : )

    My pics would be either Silver Borne or Dead in the Family.

  6. John K
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:17:46

    My top 2 choices would be Silver Borne – Patrica Briggs and Hell Fire – Ann Aguire

    One of my favoriteS is Night Child by Jes Battis. It’s lesser known, but it’s like Buffy meets CSI, and filled with great supporting characters. I’m
    eagerly awaiting the third book in the series, which comes out in May.

  7. Poppy A.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:18:09

    #1 would be Silver Borne because I love the Mercy Thompson series so much!

    #2 would be GHOST & ECHOES by Lyn Benedict because I’ve heard good things about this series. I have the first book but haven’t read it yet though :)

    I’m not sure how I could pick just one favorite Ace/Roc book though. I do love Rob Thurman’s Cal Leandros series though and just picked up the latest book ROADKILL yesterday!

  8. Amber S
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:19:07

    First Anne Bishop’s Shalador’s Lady and Ann Aguirre’s Hell Fire

    My favorite Ace so far is Ann Aguirre’s Grimspace. I can’t wait to read Wanderlust. I hear it’s great!

  9. Annmarie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:19:37

    O.M.G. I would give my DH’s left kidney for Ann Aguirre’s Hell Fire and Patricia Briggs’ Silver Borne

    I am a huge Ilona Andrews fan. If you haven’t read their work, you should.

  10. Elise Logan
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:20:35

    Shalador’s Lady because Anne Bishop is the cat’s pajamas, and Silver Borne because I love Mercy. She’s such a wonderful character without going all Mary Sue.
    Fave Ace/Roc book. Hm. Leaving aside Anne Bishop and Patricia Briggs, I’d go with Faith Hunter’s Rogue Mage books, starting with Bloodring. Which, btw, I think is wildly underappreciated. I pimp it everywhere.

  11. Alex D
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:22:13

    Out of the list my first choice would be Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs, and second choice would be Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre.

    My favorite Ace/Roc novel would be Ill Wind by Rachel Caine. That novel started me onto more supernatural adult series’ and it’s also written very well.

  12. Amanda
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:23:44

    The top two for me would be The Sweet Scent of Blood and Dead in the Family. To be honest though, I love them all! :-D

    My favorite? You mean I have to pick just one? Well besides the Sookie Stackhouse series…I love Greywalker by Kat Richardson.

  13. Diane Peters
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:28:22

    So many great books already on pre-order at Amazon. I hope to read some on Kindle and some I will get the book so I can share with my daughter.
    My first two choices would be:
    Hellfire by Ann Aguirre and
    Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs-love Mercy

    Can’t wait for the others also

  14. Tina
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:29:43

    My top two would be Silver Borne and Hell Fire.
    My favorite Ace/Roc book would have to be Grimspace by Ann Aguirre

  15. Kate
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:33:52

    My first two choices are definitely #1 Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs and #2 Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin. (Tough choice on #2)

    It would be almost impossible for me to choose my favorites from the Ace/Roc list, but ANYTHING by Patricia Briggs, Ilona Andrews, or Karen Chance is an auto-buy and has NEVER disappointed me!

  16. Jeni
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:37:31

    Silver Borne please!!! Lovin’ me some Mizzz Briggs!!!

    Anything by Illona Andrews would be great too! Basically anything you want to give me. I’m easy.

  17. INCiDeNT
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:38:41

    My first pick would be Patricia Brigg’s Silver Borne, second an ARC of Ann Aguirre’s Hell Fire.

    My favourite Ace/Roc book is Karen Chance’s Curse the Dawn.

  18. Kelly L.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:41:01

    My picks are Sweet Scent of Blood and Ghosts and Echoes.

    For a favorite, how about On the Edge by Ilona Andrews. Loved, loved, loved it.

  19. Monika H.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:44:27

    I pick Silver Borne and Shalador’s Lady Briggs and Bishop never fail to wow me with their stories. I love their characters!

    Choosing my favourite Ace/Roc book is impossible. There are so many great books in their backlist. However, Ilona Andrews is my favourite author these days.

  20. Naomi
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:47:04

    #1 would be Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre, for sure. #2, Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin.

    I have a LOT of favourites from Ace, looking at my bookshelves. The Samaria series by Sharon Shinn, particularly #4, Angelica, Summers at Castle Auburn by the same author and Grimspace by Ann Aguirre. My copies are totally battered from so many re-reads.

  21. Patti L.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:47:16

    Silver Borne; I’m totally ensnared by Patricia Briggs; I’m the proud owner of a “from new” copy of her very first book.

    First Truth, because it’s the first of a series, so I can go from ground zero and learn the rules of magic of this world with the character.

    Favorite (non Patricia Briggs) Roc/Ace would be “Covenants” by Lorna Freeman. I read it five times before I could bear to let anyone else borrow it. Not only the juxtaposition of a vegetarian as a soldier, but the whole exuberant enjoyment of the whole world drew me in and make me anxious for each succeeding book.

  22. kathybaug
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:48:29

    1. Silver Borne 2. First Truth

    Is it bad of me to say I don’t usually pay attention to the publisher? However, looking at the above responses, I would have to agree with AlexD about Ill Wind by Rachel Caine. Love it and it has led me to Briggs, Andrews, Harris, Thurman and probably others I don’t know are part of Ace/Roc. Will have to start checking this out :)

  23. jmc
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:49:40

    Silver Borne and Hell Fire would be my picks.

    Favorite Ace book? Hmm, maybe Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews. Or Roadkill by Rob Thurman, which I’m just finishing up. If you haven’t tried the Cal Leandros series yet, I’d recommend it. Love Cal as narrator.

  24. RStewie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:50:44

    All of these look great, and I’d love to start a new series. Hell Fire and Silver Borne both look like they’d be a good choice for me.

  25. J
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:50:47

    I’d like either #1: Hell Fire; or #2: Ghosts and Echos. All of these sound like great reads, several will have to be added to my to read list.

    As for my favorite ACE/ROC book, at the moment I’d say White Knight by Jim Butcher.

  26. kathybaug
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:51:49

    1. Silver Borne 2. First Truth

  27. kathybaug
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 12:54:26

    1. Silver Borne 2. First Truth

    Is it too bad of me to admit I don’t usually pay attention to publishers? However, after looking at the above messages, I agree with AlexD about Ill Wind by Rachel Caine. This book led me to Briggs, Andrews, Thurman, Butcher, and probably others I didn’t know were from Ace/Roc. Will have to check my books :)

  28. Alexa
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:00:12

    I loved Dawn Cook’s Princess series and adore her Kim Harrison books. I didn’t know they were written by the same person! I haven’t tried the truth series and I would really like to.

    I’ve also enjoyed the Sookie books, so I’d like Dead in the Family too.

    My latest favorite books by Ace have been the Codex Alera Series by Jim Butcher. I was sad to see it end.

  29. Susan Laura
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:02:21

    My book picks are Silver Borne and Dead in the Family because I am thoroughly hooked on both of these series.
    My favorite ACE/ROC books? Other than the above I would say the anthologies edited by Toni L.P. Kelner and Charlaine Harris.

  30. Mandi
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:03:30

    1. Silver Borne
    2. Hell Fire

    My favorite Ace book is Moon Called by Patricia Briggs. It is probably one of my top five books of all time.

  31. meoskop
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:03:41

    I) Dead In The Family

    Fave Ace – Dead Until Dark for starting my downward spiral.

    I’m only here for the Harris (Ok, I’m here all the time, but this specific comment….) I discovered the cracktastic nature of her books from a library sale featuring the first one and ended up buying all of the series and another before the weekend was over. Then I passed that first one off to a pal with apologies in advance.

    I don’t know what my second one would be. I buy 20 books a month on average (counting for kids, gifts) and I almost never get paranormal. When paranormal was rare (early 90’s, late 80’s) I loved them – but I haven’t warmed to sci-fi romance mixes since (except Harris & Shinn) So my second choice would be whatever you think I’d like. Open my eyes to what I’m missing.

    AFTER feeding my Harris problem. I have blogged on my inability to resist her, I have tried to hand sell her books to people thinking they want to buy Twilight in the Target store on my Cheerios run. I can easily say no to True Blood, but Sookie in print? Not even a little bit. Hook a girl up!

  32. Jo O
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:07:02

    To choose the two is difficult but, I already own First Truth (2002 edition)and The Sweet Smell of Blood and have pre-ordered both Silver Borne and Bewitched and Betrayed, so of those remaining I would chose Hell Fire (which I had forgotten was out soon) and Shalador’s Lady.

    With regard to my favourite Ace/Roc title, choosing one is impossible – even choosing one series is damned difficult so I think I’ll name a series that hasn’t been mentioned yet – the Ravirn series by Kelly McCullough, with my favourite being book 3, Codespell.

  33. Naomi
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:07:26

    Hell Fire and Ghosts & Echoes are my top picks. And my favourite Ace/Roc series is probably Rachel Caine’s Weather Wardens.

  34. NancyB
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:15:47

    My first choice is Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs, second choice is First Truth by Dawn Cook.

    Favorite Roc/Ace book….tough to pick. Let’s say Brigg’s Cry Wolf, ’cause I’ve just been re-reading it.

  35. Diane V
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:18:37

    Silver Borne and Hell Fire.

    Favorite Ace/Roc book — “Moon Called” by Briggs and “Over the Edge” by Andrews.

  36. Debra Smith
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:22:12

    The first choice Dawn Cook anything by Kim Harrison is auto buy for me. Second Bewitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin.MY favorite Ace/Roc Nightlife by Rob Thurman now this I would give up chocolate for her books any time.Wow just got the shakes thinking about giving up a life saving item chocolate.Gee Easters coming and all those Bunny ears I think Iam heading into a suger coma just thinking about it.

  37. Lynn
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:31:57

    I would love Shalador’s Lady or Silver Borne.

    My favourite Ace/Roc author is Guy Gavriel Kay, and if I had to choose a favourite (which is really hard), it would be Tigana.

  38. Anna
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:34:13

    My top two picks are:

    Dead in the Family- Charlaine Harris
    Silver Borne- Patricia Briggs

    My favorite Ace/Roc book is Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris

  39. blodeuedd
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:39:05

    I’d love Silver Borne by Patrica Briggs since Mercy kicks ass :D
    And FIRST TRUTH by Dawn Cook looks great, I am a huge fantasy addict.

    As for favs, so many to go for, but I’ll choose Patrica Briggs Moon Called cos it made me love UF

  40. Julie M
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:41:17

    I already have the Patricia Briggs on order because I love the whole Mercy Thompson series.

    “Bewitched and Betrayed” by Lisa Shearin and “Hell Fire” by Ann Aquirre sound great.

  41. Stephanie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:48:56

    Of course I am dying to get my hands on an early copy of Patricia Briggs’ book but I really enjoyed Blue Diablo and cant wait for number 2. Also the Dawn Cook book looked really good. hmmm ok i will go with

    1. Dawn Cook- First Truth
    2. Ann Aguire- Hell Fire

    My favorite has to be the Patricia Briggs books …

  42. Candace
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:54:11

    Lisa Shearin’s “Bewitched and Betrayed” and Charlaine Harris’ “Dead in the family” would be my two choices. There so many ACE/Roc authors I read because I love science fiction but the most recent favorite would have to be Charlaine Harris’s “Dead and Gone”. I was so thrilled when Eric and Sookie finally got together and quit hiding their feelings.

  43. Bonnie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 13:57:47

    I’d love First Truth and Dead in the Family!

    Favorite would be Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss.

  44. Polly
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:01:51

    1. Charlaine Harris, Dead in the Family
    2. Patricia Briggs, Silver Borne

    Hmm. Favorite? If I have to chose just one, probably Cry Wolf, by Patricia Briggs.

  45. Sandy( Strlady)
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:03:19

    I must say that the new Sookie Book is a must read for me! I can’t wait for that one but I also NEED NEED NEED to read the new Mercy Thompson book! These book series are sooo addicting!!!

  46. Ammarylis
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:05:46

    My #1 book would have to be Dead in the Family because Charlaine Harris is the shit,(excuse my french)and since all her newer books are out in $20 something hardbacks, i’d have to wait till it came out in paperback to read it. My #2 book would have to be A Sweet Scent of Blood. I’ve always been fascinated by the sidhe and would love to try out this series. Hopefully it doesn’t have shades of Merry Gentry and her pocket penis harem.Not that I mind pocket penis harems on rainy days. My favorite Ace/Roc book is Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris. There is rarely a series that titilates and entertains me as much as her Sookie Stackhouse series. It has everything(romance, mystery, humor, paranomal) and they mesh seamlessly which is hard to pull off imo.

  47. Diane M.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:13:17

    Picks are Shalador’s Lady and Silver Borne.

    Fav Ace/Roc book is anything by Patricia Briggs and Anne Bishop.

  48. Donna S
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:14:58

    I would pick Silver Borne and The Sweet Scent of Blood.

    As to a favorite. I dont think its possible to pick just one, there are so many great ones. Rachel Caines Weather Wardens, the rest of Patricia Briggs Mercy series, Rob Thurmans books, the orginial Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop and many many more

  49. Brian
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:15:08

    Would love Silver Bourne or Bewitched & Betrayed.

    For those who like fantasy the Dawn Cook books (the Truth series and Princess series) are both good.

  50. GSM
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:16:08

    My favorite ACE author is Charlaine Harris-‘I love all her Sookie books, they just keep getting better and better. Of course, my first choice is her “Dead in the Family.” My second choice is a new author for me-‘Suzanne McLeod's “The Sweet Scent of Blood” sounds too good to pass up! Thanks.

  51. Megan
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:17:17

    #1 Bewitched and Betrayed because Lisa Shearin is amazing!

    #2 Shalador’s Lady, as I’ve just recently read through all of the other Black Jewel novels.

    I’d say my favorite Ace/Roc book would have to be Magic Lost, Trouble Found. I’ve read it over and over!

  52. Margaret
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:17:22

    My wish list would have to be BEWITCHED & BETRAYED by Lisa Shearin and SHALADOR'S LADY BY ANNE BISHOP, although it is a really toough call, but these are two of my favorite others and I really enjoy the others too. Magic Lost and Trouble FOund and The Shadow Queen are two of my favorite books first is by Lisha Shearin and the second is by Anne Bishop. So if its ok I have a tie since they are completely different and equally wonderful.

  53. Cathy M
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:25:14

    My favorite Ace authors are Charlaine Harris, Ann Aguirre (Doubleblind) and Patricia Briggs (Bone Crossed).

    Would love to read Silver Borne or Hell Fire.

  54. MaryK
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:25:38

    Well, winning SILVER BORNE would save me some money and I wouldn’t mind trying FIRST TRUTH. The Harrison books are too dark for me maybe I’d have more luck with Cook.

    My favorite Ace books are the Alpha Menz series by Ilona Andrews. ;)

  55. Mary
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:27:16

    What a great list. It is hard to choose two, I read most of these authors.

    Either Silver Borne or Bewitched and Betrayed would be my top choices I guess.

    I read a lot of writers published by Ace. At the moment my favorites are Ilona Andrews and Patricia Briggs, followed closely by Lisa Shearin and Jim Butcher. Oh and then there is Ann Aguirre- this is just too hard!

  56. Chelle
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:30:07

    Ooo! Ooo! Bewitched & Betarayed and Shalador’s Lady, for sure! As for a favorite, um, that’s a cruel thing to ask, for just one. My world would not go around quite right without the two incredibly talented ladies I just mentioned, so any and all of their books definitely apply here. Oh, and Ann Aguirre’s Sirantha Jax is phenomenal. It’s always an excruciating wait for the next book in that series.

  57. Brandy
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:30:32

    Wow, all sound really good. But, I’d have to go with my two favorites from the list: Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris and Ghosts and Echoes by Lyn Benedict. As for a favorite Ace/Roc author? Definitely Rob Thurman with Trick of the Light, the first in the Trickster books. I keep waiting and waiting for another Trickster book……

  58. BrookeReviews
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:40:37

    Gotta be Silver Borne and Hell Fire. Other favorite Ace/Roc books are Ilona Andrews Magic series and Rachel Caine’s WEather Wardens :)

  59. BrookeReviews
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:41:41

    I’d have to say Hell Fire and Silver Borne from that list! Others that I enjoy are Ilona Andrews series and Rachel Caine’s Weather Wardens.

  60. Tairis Anders
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:42:09

    Well there is Lisa Shearin and hmmm Lisa Shearin. Sorry but Lisa is totally awesome & wickedly funny. Just when I think the Raine books can’t possibly get better Lisa prooves me wrong…. however, waiting a year between books should be ruled by the Supreme Court as cruel and unusual punishment!!

  61. DeeCee
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:49:15

    Silver Borne and The Sweet Scent of Blood.

    Simon R. Green’s Something from the Nightside-hands down one of the best fantasy finds I discovered last year. The Nightshade series caught my attention, and since Green also has several other series going on, it’s been a lot of fun to get them all and just get lost in the story.

  62. Susan
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 14:51:26

    I’d love Bewitched & Betrayed and Silver Borne. Current favorite Roc book is Roadkill by Rob Thurman, which I’m going back to reading now. ^___^

  63. Becky
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:00:39

    Hmmm, my first two would be The Sweet Scent of Blood or Bewitched & Betrayed. Always looking for new books/authors to read!

    Picking my favorite book would be hard, you guys have great authors! But I’d go with the Magic series by Ilona Andrews.

  64. Lizzy
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:05:41

    There’s a lot of great stuff here, but I think I have to submit to the Sookie. Mmm, Eric, mmm…

  65. dancechica
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:07:08

    My picks are Shalador's Lady and Silver Borne.

    My favorite ACE/ROC books are Anne Bishop’s Black Jewels trilogy and Briggs’ Alpha & Omega series starting with Cry Wolf.

  66. Kendall H.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:07:41

    I love to have the new one The sweet scent of blood and betrayed and bewitched!!

    My favorite ace/roc books would probably be barb and j.c hendee series sister of the dead!! I love those books!!

  67. Heather
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:08:19

    Holy cow! I didn’t know Dawn Cook was Kim Harrison. I LOVED Princess at Sea (and the book prior to it). So that would be my rec although I don’t know if Ace/ROC has those too.

    I’d love to check out Hell Fire (really enjoyed the first one) and Sweet Scent of Blood.

    Thanks!

  68. Jo
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:08:39

    Is this open internationally? I hope so! In case it is, here’s my entry.

    I am a huge Lisa Shearin fan, so Bewitched and Betrayed is one of my choices! And as most of the others are in the middle of series I’ve not yet started, I’m going to go with First Truth by Dawn Cook for my second choice!
    My favourite author is Lisa Shearin! Her books is unbelievably awesome; high fantasy, but with a very modern, sarcastic tone. Love her novels!

  69. Marie Andreas
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:09:54

    Oh man, all I can say is this is an AMAZING line up! Like standing in front of a candy store, they all look so dang good!
    But, I’d have to say Lisa Shearin and Patricia Briggs would be my top two choices. I absolutly love the worlds these two amazing authors have created. And my fav all time Ace/Roc book would have to be Magic Lost, Trouble Found by the talented Lisa Shearin. It was the first book I’d read in a very long time where my immediate thought was- does this author have MORE?! (Sadly, since I found it before the rest had come out, the answer at that time was no ;)).

    Thanks so much Anne- you have a great group of authors!

  70. D Mcnicholas
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:12:58

    I absolutely love Patricia Briggs. I wait impatiently for her books to be releast each year. Lisa Shearin is also a ‘must buy’ for me.

    I’m a huge,huge fan of Ilona Andrews. Just love urban fiction…hardly read anything else theses days!

  71. C Solomon
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:20:13

    OMG-This is a hard one since I like a lot of those authors. I would love Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris and Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin.

    It’s hard to pick just one favorite-I read a lot of books by ACE/ROC. I already read The Sweet Scent of Blood-I ordered it from across the pond actually and it was really good.

  72. msbhavin247
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:22:28

    First Truth and The Sweet Scent of Blood would be my picks from the list.

    In terms of favorite Ace/Roc book? It would be a cage match between Patricia Briggs and Ilona Andrews (between Kate and Mercy?) and even then I couldn’t pick a single book by whoever wins. Those are two series of books that I always have to pick up on release day.

    I would have picked Silver Borne and Dead in the Family but I am addicted to the audiobook versions.

    I have to say *smacks forehead* I had no idea Dawn Cook and Kim Harrison were the same person. That just doubled my TBR pile!

  73. Gail
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:24:01

    The two I’m drooling over are Shalador’s Lady and Silver Borne.
    Seriously if you like dark fantasy and haven’t read any Anne Bishop pick up the original Black Jewels trilogy. It’s available in one book so it counts as one recommendation ;)

  74. Rebecca B
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:24:23

    I would love to win “The Sweet Scent of Blood” or “Shalador’s Lady” by Anne Bishop

    My favorite Roc book is “Nightlife” by Rob Thurman. Cal’s voice had me hooked, and the plot! So great.

  75. Gail L
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:28:46

    The two I’m drooling over are Shalador’s Lady and Silver Borne.
    Seriously if you like dark fantasy and haven’t read Anne Bishop’s original Black Jewels trilogy you should. It’s available as one book so it counts as one recommendation right?

  76. HeatherK
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:29:17

    GHOSTS & ECHOES by Lyn Benedict

    and

    BEWITCHED & BETRAYED by Lisa Shearin

    Never read either author, but the covers are neat and the books sound good.

    To be honest, Nora Roberts is the only author I can think of from this publisher that I’ve read, but don’t ask for a title, because I can’t remember right now. I’m determined this year I will try more new to me authors and read more books. So far, my goal is going great. I’ve already read more in the last two months than I did all of last year. I know, it’s sad.

  77. Wendy
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:33:05

    I’m a huge omg-squeee fan of Patricia Briggs and Charlaine Harris so I’m of course going with Silver Borne and Dead in the Family.

    I’m SO loving Sniegoski’s Where Angels Fear to Thread right now. I think that’s one series that just for some reason doesn’t get enough recognition, or at least it seems to be like that to me but hey, I really like those books! :)

  78. Lexie C.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:34:15

    I’d like to win:
    Shalador’s Lady by Anne Bishop
    First Truth by Dawn Cook

    though I think that Moira J. Moore’s fantasy ‘Hero’ series is one of my favorites along with John Moore’s fantasy parody books.

  79. Zubin Hill
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:39:39

    I’d like:
    Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin
    (and)
    Shalador’s Lady by Anne Bishop

  80. maered
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:45:49

    I’d love to win Silver Borne and Hellfire.

    My favourite books from this publisher have to be the Jax series. I never thought I would enjoy reading sci-fi but after reading Grimspace, I’m a convert.

    Fantastic Giveaway!

  81. Malin
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:54:08

    Submitting in the desperate hope that this is open to international residents. 1. Silver Borne 2. Dead in the Family. Absolutely love Mercy Thompson and Sookie Stackhouse.

    My favourite Ace/Roc books that aren’t Patricia Briggs or Charlaine Harris are totally the Ilona Andrews books. I think I love On the Edge a little bit more than Magic Strikes, but ask me again in June, when I’ve read Magic Bleeds, which I’m impatiently awaiting.

  82. bkgrl457
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:54:25

    Most definitely Lisa Shearin and Patricia Briggs.

    I went to Penguin to see who to suggest and the list was too long to choose from. Here’s two: Sharon Shinn and Robin McKinley. And, of course, Ursula LeGuin! Two great anthologies are Powers of Detection and Unusual Suspects–good to get you into new authors too.

  83. Jessica
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 15:56:42

    FIRST TRUTH / Dawn Cook
    SILVER BORNE / Patricia Briggs

    I’m so looking forward to Silver Borne! I can’t wait for it!

    Fav Ace book got to go with Nightlife by Rob Thurman really blown away by that book.

  84. Ivy
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:05:38

    I would choose:
    Dead in the Family~Love Sookie & I’ve been w/ her from the get go.

    Sweet Scent of Blood~sounds good & I always prefer to start w/ the first.

    I LOVE the Remy Chandler series by Thomas Sniegoskie…Picked up A Kiss Before the Apocalypse on an off chance & was a goner. Mean Streets, Dancing on the Head of a Pin, they’re all excellent. I have Where Angels Fear to Tread on the top of my TBR mountain…. I’ve gotten several people hooked on this series!

    Thanks for the opportunity..

  85. Fedora
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:11:19

    Hell Fire and Silver Borne are my picks.

    As for top read, Ann Aguirre’s Jax series.

  86. van pham
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:16:25

    2 books i want are: Bewitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin and Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

    Favorite Ace/Roc book is Ilona Andrew’s Kate Daniels series.

  87. wendy
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:19:42

    @Julia:

    What Julia said. Exactly.

  88. Christie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:20:49

    My top two would be Dead in the Family and Silver Borne. I think I started to drool when I saw an ARC of Dead in the Family was up for grabs.

    My favorite ACE books are all the Briggs and Harris books. I can’t get enough of either author.

  89. Alison
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:20:56

    I would choose: Bewitched and Betrayed and First Truth

    My Ace/Roc favs are Lisa Shearin, Ilona Andrews and Jim Butcher!

  90. Sandia
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:22:43

    I’ve have most of these on pre-order! I can’t wait for the next Raine Benares and Mercy Thompson books.

    I’m very curious about this new series by Suzanne McLeod though… I went through a little bit of UF overload recently. But I still can’t get into anything else.

  91. Abbey
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:26:07

    So many great looking books, such a hard choice. But I would go for Silver Borne (I adore the Mercy Thompson books- my Ace/Roc fav) and Sweet Scent of Blood.

  92. Wave
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:27:09

    1 Silver Borne Patricia Briggs
    2 Bewitched and Betrayed Lisa Shearin
    I’m not sure I can come up with just one book that is a favorite so, I will tell you to read both of the above authors, Patty has a number of other series that are very good. Try the Ilona Andrews Kate Daniels series, they are awesome; and the Cal Leandros series by Rob Thurman; I order all of the above authors as soon as their books are available.

  93. Robin Nuttall
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:31:27

    What a great list. I keep a calendar just for favorite author book releases, and I’ve been madly entering titles.

    First would have to be Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs, followed closely by the new Ann Aguirre novel, Hell Fire. I loved Blue Diablo even more than the Grimspace series.

    As for my favorite ACE/ROC book wow. It’s such a strong category, and I always know when the editor is Sowards I get an amazing read. One of my very top choices is Kat Richardson’s Greywalker series. I adored Vanished. Her books just get deeper and richer as the series progresses and her world is seriously creepy.

  94. Sandra
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:31:45

    Silver Borne/Patricia Briggs
    Dead in the Family/Charlaine Harris

    I can’t wait for Ilona Andrews next book, Magic Bleeds. It’s hard to choice a favorite between Patricia Briggs “Mercy Thompson” series and Ilona Andrews “Magic *” series.

  95. Cybercliper
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:33:17

    My first choice would be Silver Borne and my second choice would be Shalador’s Lady.

    My favorite Ace/Roc title is Karen Chance’s Cassandra Palmer series starting with Touch the Dark. Also love Patricia Briggs Alpha and Omega series – one of the best!!

  96. Julie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:46:09

    So many good ones…but my first choice would probably have to be Dead in the Family, I mean Sookie Stackhouse rocks!! My second choice would be Lisa Shearin’s Bewitched & Betrayed–Raine is one of the best protagonists that I have read about.

    Wow, how to choose my favorite Ace/Roc title…Ilona Andrews Kate Daniels books have to be the best written stories I have read in years. The depth to the characters and the witty dialogue, make them must reads!!

  97. Julie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:48:00

    Shalador’s Lady // Anne Bishop
    First Truth // Dawn Cook

    I do so love the Alpha & Omega series. :D Thanks for the chance to win!

  98. Kimberly B.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:51:49

    Wow, so many great ones coming out! I’d love to win Hellfire (terrific series!) or Shalador’s Lady (I completely agree with the assessment of Anne Bishop’s writing). My favorite Ace series are the Ravirn books by Kelly McCullough and the Sirantha Jax series by Ann Aguirre. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  99. Renee Lassar
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:56:54

    I’ve already picked up Shalador’s Lady, so Patricia Briggs or Ann Aguire would be my first choices. I would be interested in reading pretty much anything you’ve listed (except Dawn’s stuff since I picked them up back when they were first released.)
    Ilona Andrews, Karen Chance and Rob Thurman would be my suggestions for adding. Waiting impatiently for Ilona’s new book- the teaser she put in the back of ‘On the Edge’ was inspired. And by inspired I mean by Satan. Wicked clever wench.
    Thanks for having the contest!
    Lassar

  100. Sara L
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:57:29

    I would love to get a copy of Silver Borne (totally cannot wait to read it!) and The Sweet Scent of Blood sounds fascinating.

    My favorite Ace/Roc title is a toss up between the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs and the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews. I reread both series quite regularly!!

  101. Breiab
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:58:06

    I am a huge Kim Harrison fan and right now her Black Magic Sanction is one of my faves . I look forward to reading the titles under Dawn Cook. But for my top 2 picks of those listed I would have to go with Silver Borne and Hell Fire. It seems as if I have been waiting forever for these.

  102. Carolyn
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 16:59:00

    1. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

    2. Shalador’s Lady by Ann Bishop

    Favorite Ace book? That would have to be Dragon Bones, book one of the Hurog duology by Patricia Briggs. A close second is Magic Stikes by Ilona Andrews.

    Both my favorite authors will have new releases this year!

  103. RaonaidLuckwell
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:02:38

    I’m an extremely HUGE Anne Bishop fan because I just love her Blood series! (Bah, I’ve read her Tir Ailain and Belladonna series too)

    I do like Patricia Briggs as well

  104. Tez Miller
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:05:08

    Would like to be in the running for Ann Aguirre’s HELL FIRE.

    Recently read S. L. Viehl’s STARDOC, and bought the second book. Unfortunately, the rest of the series appears to be out of print, except for the two or three most recent books.

    Jes Battis’s NIGHT CHILD is still an Ace/Roc favourite – it’s smart, scientific, and Canadian :-)

  105. dallas
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:18:09

    My choice ‘Dead in the Family’ and ‘Dead in the family ‘
    Favorites anything by Charlaine Harris !

  106. Sue R.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:20:05

    My top two are SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs and GHOST & ECHOES by Lyn Benedict.

    I love Jim Butcher’s Dresden files. I love it enough that I own 1 first edition book in my bookcase. I also love the works of Thomas E. Sniegoski.

  107. Sandy D.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:23:58

    I would love to get my hands on:

    1. Hell Fire, by Aguirre
    2. Sliver Borne, by Briggs

    My favorite Ace book that I’ve read lately: On the Edge, by Ilona Andrews

  108. Natasha
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:30:53

    First Truh & Dead in the Family

    I had NO idea Kim had an alias or vice versa!

  109. Ellyll
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:32:45

    Silver Borne, by Patricia Briggs

    Bewitched and Betrayed, by Lisa Shearin

    My favorites? Too long a list, but to narrow a bit: I have loved every single book Rob Thurman has written to date, and Roadkill is looking fantastic, at 2/3 through. Patricia Briggs is always a joy to read, and I’m dying for Silver Borne. I love Moira J. Moore’s Heroes series, and Mark Del Franco’s two series.

    Will that do? :) And thank you for the offering.

  110. Sierra
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:33:56

    I can’t wait to read:

    1.Silver Bourne, By Patricia Briggs

    2.Bewitched and Betrayed, By Lisa Shearin

    I absolutely love both of these authors, but my favorite book has to be Bone Crossed, By Patricia Briggs.

  111. Allison
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:36:24

    My 2 Must Haves from this list are without a doubt “Silver Borne” and “Bewitched & Betrayed.” I’m a huge fan of Mercy Thompson and can’t wait for the next book. LOVE MERCY & ADAM. I just discovered Lisa Shearin and am looking forward to Raine’s next adventure. Love me some Mycheal. My other favorite Ace Series is Kate Daniels by Ilona Andrews. AWESOME!

  112. Joder
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:48:59

    From this list, I’d love…..
    DEAD IN THE FAMILY by Charlaine Harris OR HELL FIRE by Ann Aguirre

    And my favorites are any of the previous Sookie books. I’ve loved each book in this series so far.

  113. Moth
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:54:06

    Well, I really, really want Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre because I really enjoyed the first book in the series and I want to know what’s happening next.

    Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs also looks really good.

    My favorite ACE book is Grimspace by Ann Aguirre. Great book.

  114. Jackie Burris
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 17:54:41

    My pick of 2 choices would be 1st choice Patricia Briggs “Silver Borne” to keep my Mercy Thompson books complete and my 2nd choice would be to try a new author to me Lisa Shearin and her book “Bewitched & Betrayed would be cool to read.
    My favorite authors right now are like so many others pick Patricia Briggs, Rob Thurman, Ilona Andrew and Jim Butcher because they all have several series out that I have in their entirety and have enjoyed every book so far!

    jackie b central texas
    jacabur2008(at)gmail(dot)com

  115. Patty
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:06:48

    BEWITCHED & BETRAYED and SILVERBORNE are top on my can’t-wait-to-read-list.

    I have to say that anything written by Lisa Shearin, Patricia Briggs, and Ilona Andrews goes right onto my keeper shelf. I couldn’t choose a favorite!

  116. victoria
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:12:09

    The books that I would want to read the most are Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin and First Truth by Dawn Cook. Some Ace/Roc books that I would recommend are the Vampire Academy Series by Richelle Mead which has four books so far that are called Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss, and Blood Promise. The next book in the series is Spirit Bound and it comes out on May 18, 2010.

  117. Melissa T
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:18:17

    I think Bewitched & Betrayed sounds AWESOME! And I’d love to get back into the Mercy Thompson series with Silver Borne.

  118. Angie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:18:30

    Oooh, that is one fine list. I’d love to be entered. My top two pics are SILVER BORNE and BEWITCHED & BETRAYED. Can’t wait!

    My favorite ACE/ROC book right now is MAGIC STRIKES by Ilona Andrews.

  119. Penny
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:19:54

    I would like to read:
    1 – DEAD IN THE FAMILY – Charlaine Harris
    2 – SILVER BORNE – Patricia Briggs

    My favorite Ace books – the entire Sookie series!

  120. Vero H.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:26:52

    I would love to have Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs and Shalador's Lady by Anne Bishop.

    I enjoyed On the whole “Mercy” series by Patricia Briggs

  121. elaing8
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:34:06

    1st choice-SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs
    2nd choice-THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD by Suzanne McLeod

    favorite-Patricia Brigg's Cry Wolf

  122. Ellen
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:36:53

    I’d love to read SHALADOR’S LADY by Anne Bishop and THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD by Suzanne McLeod.
    I’ve read several of the Ace/Roc titles. Some Jim Butcher, some Patricia Briggs… Most of all, I loved Anne Bishop’s last book, The Shadow Queen. Death’s Daughter by Amber Benson is currently next in line to be read! *SO* excited! I hear wonderful things!
    Thanks for having a giveaway! Good Luck everyone!

  123. Shannon C
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:39:42

    Okay, this is tough, but my first two choices have to be:

    1. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs
    2. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris

    My favorite Ace books are:

    The entire Sookie Stackhouse Collection
    The entire Mercedes Thompson Collection

  124. Tae
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 18:59:30

    1. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs
    2. Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre

    OH man, I’m always looking forward to the next Patricia Briggs. She’s my favorite female fantasy/paranormal author, and possibly my favorite female author. I’ve never been disappointed in anything she’s written!

  125. SaraC
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 19:05:30

    Patricia Brigg's Silver Borne, and Ann Aguirre's Hell Fire.

    I love love love JIm Butcher’s Dresden Files – all of those are my faves!

  126. Sue A.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 19:17:11

    1 – HELL FIRE / Ann Aguirre
    2 – SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs

    Favorite ACE books: Laws of the Blood series by Susan Sizemore

  127. Missy_G
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 19:18:00

    SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs
    BEWITCHED & BETRAYED by Lisa Shearin

    I love Jim Butcher, Ilona Andrews, Patricia Briggs, just to name a few!

  128. Venus Vaughn
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 19:19:36

    DEAD IN THE FAMILY by Harris and SILVER BORNE by Briggs are the ones I’d like to read.

    I don’t shop by publisher, but I’ve loved the entire Sookie series.

  129. Barbara Elness
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 19:32:09

    I would love Dead in the Family and Hell Fire. Heck, I’d take any of the books listed, they all sound fabulous.
    My fav Ace/Roc book is all of Charlaine Harris’ and Ann Aguirre’s books.

  130. Erika
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 19:56:54

    Silver Borne
    First Truth

    I’m a big fan of Patricia Briggs, so anything by her would be on my list.

  131. Jenny K
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 20:02:33

    Well, I see most people want the same books I do, sigh:

    Patricia Brigg – Silver Borne
    Ann Aguirre – Hell Fire.

    My favorite Ace book is Cry Wolf by Patty Briggs. Actually, I love EVERYTHING she writes.

  132. Nonny
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 20:10:30

    1) Shandalor’s Lady
    2) Bewitched & Betrayed

    And my favorite Roc book is probably Anne Bishop’s Black Jewels trilogy. I keep recommending them to people. :)

  133. Elise S.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 20:11:31

    Dead in the Family and Shalador’s Lady are my picks.

    ACE happens to publish my favorite series. The Kate Daniels novels by Illona Andrews.

  134. MelissaG
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 20:18:28

    I would love the Charlaine Harris (I too am an Eric fan) or the Suzanne McLeod (because I am in the market for something new). As for my favorite this is a difficult one since I almost never know who the publisher of a book is so I am going to second the Cal Leandros Series by Rob Thurman though the Webmage Series by Kelly McCullough also presents a really interesting take on magic.

  135. Dawn
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 20:19:37

    Gosh what I would do for these books. I want all of these…but if you insist my top two are Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre and Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs.

    As to my favorite Ace/Roc book I have so many. I love Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files, Ilona Andrews Kate Daniels series, Rob Thurman’s Cal books and the Sookie Stackhouse series by Charlaine Harris.

  136. AB
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 20:44:09

    Fav book? Blue Moon Rising by Simon Green

    1) FIRST TRUTH / Dawn Cook
    2) SHALADOR'S LADY / Anne Bishop

    Thanks!

  137. Kalyn Marie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 20:57:56

    Ann Aguirre’s Hell Fire first, because it sounds awesome (and different!), and Patricia Brigg’s Silver Borne second, because I’ve read and liked this series, pretty please and thank you!

  138. slightlytricky
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:04:00

    Anne Bishop is a goddess. From the very first Black Jewel book I have been hooked on every single word she writes. I’ve been going to the B’s in the bookstores to check for Shalador’s Lady just in case it magically appears. You never know, it could happen.

    I’ve come late to the awesome world of Ann Aguirre. While I haven’t warmed to the Hell Fire series, I can’t get enough of the Grimspace world and I’ve read that series at least three times since first purchasing her books.

    My favorite ACE/ROC book? That’s a fairly impossible question.
    Moira J. Moore’s books are great. As are Anne’s and Ann’s and a shout out to the brilliant Denise Rossetti. Seriously.

  139. Leslie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:30:46

    If my name was picked I would absolutely love to have FIRST TRUTH by Dawn Cook and SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs. FIRST TRUTH sounds really interesting and the Mercy Thompson series is one of my favorites.

    Another favorite series is Rob Thurman’s Cal Leandros series. I loved DEATHWISH and would recommend the series for anyone who enjoys funny, dark, urban fantasy.

  140. Pam P
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:32:14

    Only two,then I’d go for Shalador’s Lady and Silver Borne.

    Favorite ACE/ROC series – Rachel Caine’s Weather Wardens. I have read Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod, good debut and will definitely be reading more.

  141. kathybaug
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:32:46

    Sorry for the duplicates. When I submitted, it never showed me it finished. It just kept whirring away.

  142. Oyce
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:41:11

    I’d first love a copy of the Anne Bishop (been reading her since high school!). Then I’d like to try Ann Aguirre, whom I keep hearing good things about!

    I’ve read waaaaay too many Roc/Ace books to know my favorite without a giant list, but some of my favs are Patricia McKillip’s, such as Alphabet of Thorn or Song for the Basilisk.

  143. chickie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:46:04

    I would love the patricia briggs or charlaine harris. Anne bishop would normally be my top pick but I already bought a copy for my sony reader at monday midnight and stayed up all night reading it.

    Hard to pick since i have so many favorites (ilona andrews, jim butcher, barb hendee, simon r green, all the above) but favorite is going to be patricia briggs…love love love mercy!

  144. Allie
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:55:34

    1) Dead in the Family by Harris
    2)Silver Borne by Briggs

    Favorite all time Roc/Ace book…anything by Rachel Caine!

  145. Heather (DarklyReading)
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:56:56

    I’d love the Sweet Scent of Blood and Silver Borne!

    I love any books by Patricia Briggs, Ilona Andrews, or Karen Chance. So many good choices!

  146. ~ames~
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:57:33

    Great giveaway!

    My first two picks are Patricia Briggs and Charlaine Harris.

    And those two authors write my fave series – so anything they write is good stuff. :P

  147. Abigail [All Things Urban Fantasy]
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 21:59:33

    The two books I most want are: THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD / Suzanne McLeod & SILVER BORNE / Patricia Briggs. I’m counting down the days for more Mercy Thompson. My two favorite series are published by Ace/Roc: Mercy Thompson & Kate Daniels.

  148. liz
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 22:10:51

    I am excited about several of these books. I have read all the Harris books and they are great. If you have not heard then on audio book, you must. All the Sookie books would be my fav Ace books. So much better than the show! I missed the last Briggs book because of it being hardback, so I need to catch up on that series. I am also looking forward to looking up Cook, Shearin, and McLeod. I think i would like to read thier books also.

    For the contest I would pick: Cook, Harris or Briggs!

  149. Hannah H.
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 22:16:50

    My first choice would be silver borne, I love the mercy thompson series. My second choice would be bewitched and betrayed anothe one of my favorite series. Another favorite series published by ACE/ROC: is the kate daniels series by Ilona Andrews

  150. Biki
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 22:25:16

    I really want:
    1. Patricia Brigg – Silver Borne
    2. Suzanne McLeod – The Sweet Scent of Blood

    I love Anne Bishop, Ilona Andrews, Patricia Briggs and so many others!

  151. Rosie N
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 22:58:58

    1) Shalador’s Lady by Anne Bishop
    2) Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin

    I really enjoyed most of Anne Bishop’s books, especially her last one – The Shadow Queen.

  152. Spav
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 23:05:22

    I would love to read:

    1. THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD
    2. DEAD IN THE FAMILY

    My favourite Roc book is Turn Coat by Jim Butcher.

  153. Moon1006
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 23:25:47

    1 – SHALADOR'S LADY BY ANNE BISHOP
    2 – DEAD IN THE FAMILY by Charlaine Harris

    I just finished reading A Kiss Before the Apocalypse by Thomas E. Sniegoski & I loved it!!! I’ll be reading all the Remy Chandler books.

  154. Samantha
    Mar 03, 2010 @ 23:33:16

    This is a hard one, as four of my top five authors have books listed above. But given the constraints of choosing only two, I cannot wait to read Bewitched and Betrayed, by Lisa Shearin and Dead in the Family, by Charlaine Harris. These are two of my favorite authors and are always on my MUST READ list.

    Now Ace/ROC are the wonder of my reading world – Anne Bishop, Charlaine Harris, Ilona Andrews, Patricia Briggs and Lisa Shearin are my FAVORITE authors. So any one of their books is a must read. If I had to choose one book as my favorite, it would probably be Magic Strikes, by Ilona Andrews

  155. Carol Thompson
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 00:14:57

    My top 2 books would be HELL FIRE by Ann Aguirre and DEAD IN THE FAMILY by Charlaine Harris.

    I trecently finished On The Edge by Ilona Andrews and am looking forward to reading more by them.

    Hope this is open Internationally !

  156. Gina
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 00:18:48

    1st choice: Patricia Briggs, b/c I love her books and Mercy’s just plain kickass
    2nd: Dawn Cook, because it sounds interesting

    Fave Ace/Rock: hmm so many, any of the Mercy or Sookie books I guess, especially Cry Wolf and Dead Until Dark

  157. Leontine
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 00:23:20

    1st choice; THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD by Suzanne McLeod and 2nd choice; SHALADOR'S LADY BY ANNE BISHOP and my fave Ace/Roc is Anne Bishop’s Shalador’s Lady, I just can’t get enough of the BJ world and love how she expands it.

  158. Little Lamb Lost
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 00:43:09

    Shalador’s Lady by Anne Bishop
    Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre

    My favorite Ace book was Grimspace by Ann Aguirre.

  159. Renee
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 00:47:03

    My top 2 choices would be

    HELL FIRE by Ann Aguirre

    and

    SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs

    Like so many others, I love Patricia Briggs’, but I’d also want to give a shout out to Rob Thurman’s Cal Leandros series, with Deathwish my favorite.

  160. Kim P.
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 00:54:05

    My top 2 choices would be Silver Borne – Patrica Briggs and Hell Fire – Ann Aguire.

    There’s some really great authors here but I just finished reading Shalador’s Lady so my brain is emeshed in Anne Bishop’s writing.

  161. Stephanie K.
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 01:12:11

    My top two choices would be Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs and Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris. My favorite Ace/Roc book is Moon Called by Patricia Briggs.

  162. Nadia Lee
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 01:40:35

    My top 3 choices:

    SHALADOR'S LADY / Anne Bishop
    BEWITCHED & BETRAYED / Lisa Shearin
    GHOST & ECHOES / Lyn Benedict

    My favorite Ace/Roc book? That’s tough. I’d say anything by Patricia Briggs. (I don’t want to win SILVER BORNE tho since I already preordered! :) )

  163. Terri
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 01:45:22

    My two choices are “Silver Borne” by Patricia Briggs and “Dead in the Family” by Charlaine Harris.

    My favorite Ace/Roc book would have to be other than the Mercy Thompson series and Sookie Stackhouse series would be “Curse the Dawn” by Karen Chance.

  164. Emma Petersen
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 02:16:07

    My picks are Silver Borne or Dead in the Family. I’ve been reading both of these series since their beginnings and they’re some of my very favorites.

    I’m reading Rob Thurman’s Nightlife right now and am absolutely amazed by her worldbuilding. The Cal series has quickly become another one of my fav series.

  165. Gina Robichaud
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 02:42:24

    Bewitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin and Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre. I adore Shearin and Raine’s world. I’ve never read Aguirre before, but this book sounds too good to pass up on, LOL!

    Ace/ROC fave? You mean, I have to name just one? LOL, I’m not sure I can do that! Every Lisa Shearin book and every Jim Butcher book I’ve read I’ve adored. I can’t pick!

  166. Jen
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 02:44:53

    Hey, my picks are Silver Bourne by Patricia Briggs and Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin.

    I love a lot of the Ace authors but I think my favourite book if I had to pick one would be Moon Called by Patricia Briggs. The first time I read that I just fell in love with the whole Mercy series. I bought the book on a Friday and started reading it at 3am after a night out (like you do). It was so brilliant that I couldn’t put it down and I ended up staying up all the rest of the night and the morning to finish it and then sleeping through the day!! Brill contest thanks!

  167. Caitlin
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 02:45:43

    My first choice would be Patricia Briggs! And my very close second would be Charlaine Harris!

    I have always been interested in reading about fantasy or paranormal novels, but ever since I first saw the cover of Patricia Briggs ‘Moon Called’ on the shelf of the store I worked at, I was smitten. After skim reading a few pages I found myself purchasing it on my break and reading it as I ate, I just could not put it down! This book was something new and exciting, and I had to have more of it! After finishing the novel I discovered the next was not yet available! I loved the style and the idea of what I would later come to know as ‘Urban Fantasy’, and as I awaited the next book in the series I found myself searching out more like it. In my quest I found a treasure trove of books I had not yet had the pleasure to read, authors like Jim Butcher, Charlaine Harris, and Ilona Andrews. As the years have gone on, I am still finding many new authors in the genre to love (Ann Aguirre, Rachel Caine, Nancy Holzner, just to name a few).

    But even still, for me my first love is Patricia Briggs, because whether it is opening the next new book in the series, seeing the new cover art by Daniel Dos Santos, or just hearing about the title of a book that wont even be published for another year, I still experience the same joy as when I first saw the cover of that beautiful book four years ago. :)

  168. Brianna Slade
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 02:48:17

    Wow! this is a hard one…
    the books I want to win are
    Ghosts and Echoes
    Hells Fire
    Bewitched and Betrayed
    Shalador’s Lady
    Any of those would be nice.
    For the best Roc book…hhhmmm Thats even harder!! Practically all Ace/Roc books are good. You have Anne Bishop, Patricia Briggs, Lisa Shearin, and lots of new authors like Ann Aguirre. Also when Laurell K Hamilton wrote better books she was with you. (My personal opinion) But I’ve noticed if you want good books look at the publishers. And since Ace and Roc are great at publishing new and also continues with great authors of fantasy and science fiction than they are the publisher to go for. I will attempt a list though for the best ones I liked but Im sure I will feel like I am missing some book….
    Black Jewels Trilogy- Anne Bishop
    Touble Lost, Magic Found (once you start a series you have to finish it so I will put the first book down)
    Gale Force- Rachel Caine (very good series which makes you rethink how Mother Nature feels about us)
    Tainted- Julie Kenner
    Trick of the Light- Rob thurman (very good book. I hope you encourage her to make a sequel…soon)
    Deadtown- Nancy Holzner (I think this will become a very great and long-lasting series)
    Blood Memories- Barb Hendee (Finally a book through the eyes of a vampire that kills. Allows you to see how a “real” vampire would be. And for once their power isn’t just “Ooo, I’m a sexy vampire”)
    Sins and Shadows- Lyn Benedict (Again a character who is not so good and who is willing to do bad things to do good things, if that makes any sense)
    Magic Strikes- Ilona Andrews (absolutely love, the book has grown in many ways such as plot development, character development and even world creating. With every book Ilona Andrews gets better. Very good series but can you please consider moving the release date up =)

    All in all if you want a good book with a strong female lead (This is no way a diss to male characters so don’t feel offended Jim Butcher) than Ace and Roc are the publishers to go for.

  169. Liz
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 04:19:17

    My first choice wouls be Shalador’s Lady by Anne Bishop (one of my all time favourite authors), and my second choice would be First Truth by Dawn Cook.
    At the moment my favourite Ace/Roc book is The shadow Quuen (with her Black Jewels Trilogy)

  170. Ellie
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 04:54:26

    I’d love Betwitched & Betrayed or Ghosts & Echoes.

    Loved Ann Aguirre’s Grimspace!

  171. louise miller
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 05:38:03

    I love all the sookie books, but dead to the world is my absolute favorite.

    my picks would be dead in the family, of course, the 2nd pick would be your choice, because I am not familiar with the authors.

  172. Allison
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 05:42:12

    I’d love to win Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris or Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre.

    Other than the Southern Vampire Mysteries or the earlier Anita Blakes, my favourite Ace titles would be PN Elrod’s Jonathan Barrett quartet. When Jonathan Barrett’s first lover exchanged blood with him, he didn’t realise it was out of the ordinary until he wakes up with a new thirst after being accidentally killed. In the days before the word vampire came into usage, he has to find a way to live with his new condition while presenting a normal facade to everyone but his sister and best friend (also his cousin) while searching for the woman who made him.

    Jonathan’s perspective is amusing and is aided by supporting characters who provide more humour and drama, such as his crazy mother, overbearing aunt and the gay family friend with a crush on Jonathan.

  173. Leslee
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 06:03:45

    I would love Patricia Briggs’ Silver Borne and/or Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris. Have followed them from the beginning.

    Including the above series, while it is hard to pick just a favorite, The Jax series by Ann Aguirre, Blue Diablo by same, The Greywalker series by Kat Richardson especially Underground (my fav of the series), and the Anna Strong series by Jeanne C. Stein are among my favs.

    Thanks for the great contest!

  174. Meghan
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 06:19:29

    My top choices here would definitely be Silver Borne and Dead in the Family (like so many others!).

    Choosing a favorite Ace/Roc book is hard! I love a lot of these authors. Right now, though, my favorite has to be the Magic series by Ilona Andrews. Just read the first three and was totally blown away!

  175. Faerydreamer/Dianne B.
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 06:46:04

    I would love to win BEWITCHED & BETRAYED and DEAD IN THE FAMILY. I have heard so much about these series that I really want to read them. (Although, choosing just two was very difficult.)

    Thank you.

  176. Liz
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 07:14:59

    If I am lucky enough to win I would like the Bishop and Aguirre.

    Favorite right now the Kat Richardson Graywalker books.

  177. Arani
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 07:21:24

    I would like to win Silver Borne and Hell Fire.

    My fav books from ACE/ROC would be the Mercy Thompson Series but I’ve been reading Devon Monk’s Allie Beckstrom’s series, Faith Hunter’s Jane Yellowrock series and have just started Kat Richardson’s Greywalker Series.

  178. Donna
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 07:22:32

    Top two books I would hope to win are Shalador’s Lady and Silver Borne.

    Favorite Roc book, tough question, but I’m going with The Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop.

    Thanks for such a generous giveaway.

  179. cfisher1504
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 07:27:57

    I am a huge fan of Patricia Briggs..Silver Borne would be my first choice!!! 2nd choice would be The Sweet Scent of Blood.
    I just finished Turn Coat by Jim Butcher…
    love the Dresden Files!!!

  180. smileandnod
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 07:47:23

    #1–Bewitched and Betrayed
    #2–First Truth

    Currently, my favorite Roc book is Book One of the Dresden Files: Storm Front, by Jim Butcher.

  181. CrystalGB
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 08:17:35

    I would like to read Hellfire and Bewitched and Betrayed. I really enjoyed Deadtown by Nancy Holzner.

  182. Jennifer M
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 08:19:43

    I would kill to get my hands on Patricia Briggs’ Silver Borne. Aside from that one, I’d be happy with any of them, but I’m especially interested in Suzanne McLeod’s The Sweet Scent of Blood.

    As for favorites published by Ace – my favorite series right now is Alpha and Omega by Patricia Briggs, but I also just read On The Edge by Ilona Andrews and loved it.

  183. Christine M.
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 08:20:38

    I’d love to get Silver Borne and Hell Fire!

    As for my favourite Ace/Roc books, there’s everything Patricia Briggs, Ilona Andrews and Rachel Caine!

  184. Lori
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 08:38:02

    My best friend adores Patricia Briggs and Ann Aguirre. I bought Alpha and Omega to try but haven’t read yet.

    Anyway, I would love to win those two authors to give to her.

  185. Janine
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 09:06:59

    I would love to have (1) Dead in the Family and (2) Silver Borne.

    I guess I would say my current favorite Ace/Roc book would be Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews, but I’m also really enjoying Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files.

    Thanks!

  186. Emma
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 09:09:23

    1. Dead in the Family – Charlaine Harris
    2. The Sweet Scent of Blood – Suzanne McLeod

    Favourite book: Club Dead from the Sookie Stackhouse Series

  187. Mariska
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 09:17:47

    i would pick : FIRST TRUTH / Dawn Cook and DEAD IN THE FAMILY / Charlaine Harris

    Ilona Andrews my favorite of ACE/Roc books

  188. Janet
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 09:20:56

    I would like BEWITCHED AND BETRAYED by Lisa Shearin and FIRST TRUTH by Dawn Cook. I would say that my favorite book is Magic Lost, Trouble Found by Lisa Shearin.

  189. Teresa W.
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 09:21:04

    My picks would be Dead in the Family and Hell Fire. I’m also a big fan of the Sookie Stackhouse series!

  190. Katharine
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 09:47:43

    1. Silver Borne
    2. Hell Fire

    I hate picking favourites! I love the Harry Dresden series by Jim Butcher and can’t wait until the next one comes out.

  191. Kate Mobley
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 09:56:57

    My two picks would be Dead in the Family (I love Ms. Harris) and Shalador’s Lady. Haven’t read Ms. Bishop’s books but this one looks very intriguing.

    I’m looking forward to Richelle Mead’s upcoming VA and also Chris Marie Green’s newest.

  192. Marzie
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 10:12:32

    My two picks are Charlaine Harris’s “Dead in the Family” and Patricia Briggs’ “Silver Borne”. I’m eagerly awaiting the reissue of Briggs’ Masques and Wolfsbane, and “Magic Bleeds” by Ilona Andrews. Ilona Andrews’ “Magic” series are my favorite Ace books.

  193. Alex B
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 10:27:24

    My two are
    1. Silver Borne
    2. Bewitched and Betrayed

    My favourite Ace/ Roc book is two hard but I recently read the new book in the spin off from the Weather Warden’s Unknown and I love Rachel Caine’s Weather Warden Series.

  194. Mel
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 10:29:30

    I would love to read “Dead in the Family” and “Silver Borne.” I’ve read all of Lisa Shearin’s published books to date and can’t wait until the next is out.

  195. Ashley
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 10:32:03

    Dead in the Family and Silver Borne please! Both of these authors got me hooked on UF not to mention the amazing Ilona Andrews. (Except I just did :))

  196. Lisa Richards
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 10:54:25

    GHOSTS & ECHOES by Lyn Benedict &
    THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD by Suzanne McLeod
    please as these are new authors to me.

    Harris, Briggs, and Aguirre are authors that I’ve read and enjoyed frequently.

  197. Sonia
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 10:55:22

    Oooh, I could die happy if I got “Shalador’s Lady” and “Silver Borne.” Or, okay, I’d die happy after receiving and reading them and then possibly doing a happy, flaily dance.

    Mmmn, it’s very difficult to choose my favorite Ace/Roc book, but looking at my wee bookshelf now, I’d have to see “Daughter of the Blood.” It first got me into the Black Jewels book some time in middle school, and I’ve faithfully read and reread every book in the series since. (Enough so that I have two copies of the original trilogy, and my fiance has another copy, because my copies are mine and I am liable to want to read them again at any point, and woe upon him who hinders my rereading.) Though, er, if we were going for “not one of the authors listed here,” then perhaps “On the Edge” by Ilona Andrews, whom I fangirl immensely because, let’s be honest here, she is made of awesome.

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  199. Annie
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 11:30:12

    First choice will have to be DEAD IN THE FAMILY followed by SILVER BORNE.

    My favorite ACE books are those by Charlaine Harris. They’re like drugs and I’m going through withdrawals…

  200. Luci Watson
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 11:31:04

    DEAD IN THE FAMILY BY CHARALINE HARRIS
    The Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod

    So hard to pick only one favourite Ace/Roc book but I guess it would have to be Blood Memories by Barb Hendee.

  201. Luci Watson
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 11:34:41

    DEAD IN THE FAMILY BY CHARALINE HARRIS
    The Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod

    I’m obsessed with anything and everything Charlaine Harris writes (so addictive :D), and it’s really hard to pick only one favourite Ace/Roc book but I guess it would have to be Blood Memories by Barb Hendee.

  202. Sara
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 11:34:43

    I’d love the new Ann Aguirre and Lyn Benedict novels; the series debuts were great!

    I’d actually read all of the Dawn Cook books several years ago; I never knew she was also Kim Harrison. It’s a small world, isn’t it?

  203. Sally
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 12:20:57

    First choice: “Silver Borne” by Patricia Briggs
    Second choice: “Shalador’s Lady” by Anne Bishop.

    My favourite two Ace books would be “Magic Bites” by Ilona Andrews and “Moon Called” by Patricia Briggs.

  204. Mervi
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 12:21:46

    1. Silver Borne
    2. The Sweet Scent of Blood

    My favourite Ace/Roc book is anything by Patricia Briggs, but let’s say Moon Called.

  205. heather y
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 13:00:46

    Thanks for hosting a great giveaway!First Truth and Silver Borne would be my choices! My favorite Ace/Roc book… hmmm… let’s say anything by Denise Rossetti!

    Thanks again!

  206. KimL
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 13:10:23

    1. Silver Borne
    2. Ghosts & Echoes

    Trying to pick one favorite book is impossible. I love the Dresden books by Jim Butcher and all of Rob Thurman’s books.

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  208. Conor McGinn
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 13:24:23

    My two picks would by Charlaine Harris’ Dead in the Family and Suzanne McLeod’s The Sweet Scent of Blood.

    My favorite Ace/Roc book would probably be A Kiss Before the Apocalypse by Thomas E. Sniegoski.

  209. Katie
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 13:37:21

    I have to say my #1 would be Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs, and my #2 would be Betwitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin.

    I’m a big fan of the Illona Andrews Kate Daniels series, but my favorite Ace books of all time are still Robin McKinley’s Damar books – The Blue Sword and the Hero and the Crown. I first read them when I was in 4th grade, still read them yearly. I also love the Dawn Cook books – the Truth series is good, I have them all, and her Princess series (Decoy Princess and Princess at Sea) is also great!

  210. Marg
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 14:17:37

    Shalador’s Lady and Silver Borne for me!

    I really enjoy Rachel Caine’s Weather Warden series from ROC

  211. Jennifer Estep
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 14:22:38

    Don’t enter me in the giveaway, but I just wanted to chime in and say Lisa’s books are awesome — especially if you’re looking for more epic-type fantasy with a sassy, kick-butt heroine and lots of cool world building, action, and romance.

  212. emmad
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 14:24:49

    Oh dear what a selection I can’t pick two lol
    Would love either
    Shalador’s Lady (Anne Bishop)
    Bewitched and Betrayed (Lisa Shearin)
    Silver Borne (Patricia Briggs)
    Would have included Hell Fire but have an ARC of that coming courtsey of Ann Aquirre already.

    Favourite ACE/ROC book. Oh cripes I can’t pick one
    Love so many of your authors. Can I go with four of my fav authors instead.

    Ilona Andrews
    Lisa Shearin
    Patrica Briggs
    Anne Bishop

    And that is just a start really.

  213. Pamk
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 14:57:30

    love those book my top two favorite are Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris and Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs
    Anything by these two ladies is fatastic I also love anything by
    Ann Agurre
    Ilona Andrews
    Jim Butcher

  214. Huda Ansari
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 14:58:00

    my top two would be bewitched and betrayed and silver borne a close second.. my favourite ace/roc author is ilona andrews.. follow her religiously ang read her books ovr and over..in her/their style of writing their sense of humor really comes through.. and the whole world and plot is soo original.. love them:)

  215. Katie
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 15:09:24

    I love Ann Aguirre and Patricia Briggs! I can’t way for their new books, Hell Fire and Silver Borne, respectively. It would be awesome to win either book!!

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  217. Cherie J
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 15:41:15

    First Truth would be my first choice. Silver Borne is my second choice. Favorite book, though it was hard to choose just one is Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs.

  218. Noel
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 15:42:45

    My top two would be Silver Borne and Shalador’s Lady, in that order. My favorite ROC author is, currently, Ilona Andrews.

  219. lacrima
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 15:55:10

    I hope this is open internationally…

    My top choices would be “Bewitched & Betrayed” by Lisa Shearin and “Silver Borne” by Patricia Briggs.

    Favorite book from Ace is at the moment “Magic strikes” by Ilona Andrews, or her books in general (Only 81 days more until Magic bleeds is released *sigh*).

  220. Penny
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 16:00:05

    My top 2 picks are:

    1. Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
    2. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

    My fave Ace book at the moment is Robin McKinley’s “Rose Daughter.”

    Thanks!

  221. joanne
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 16:04:57

    Definitely Silver Borne and Hell Fire are my top two picks. Or really anything by ilona andrews.

  222. Simone F.
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 16:05:36

    Wow, I love Lisa’s books so Bewitched and Betrayed is at the top of the list for me. My second choice would be The Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod. My favorite Ace books would be between the Raine series and the Truth series by Dawn Cook.

  223. ycaiah
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 16:23:50

    Bewitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin and Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre.

    I can’t pick a single book but off the top of my head, I will say that anything by Ilona Andrews, Karen Chance, Rachel Caine, Sharon Shinn and Robin McKinley is a must-read.

  224. Kendra
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 16:30:37

    1.Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin
    2.Shalador’s Lady by Anne Bishop
    My current favorite ROC book is Flesh and Spirit by Carol Berg.

  225. Janet H
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 17:30:22

    My book choices are Hellfire by Ann Aguirre and Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs.

    Favorite Ace or Roc books: Ann Aguirre’s Sirantha Jax series and Jim Butcher’s Codex Alera series.

  226. Lada
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 17:32:27

    My top two choices would be Bishop’s Shalador’s Lady and Briggs’ Silver Borne.

    I’ve really enjoyed all the Mercy and Daughter of the Blood books. I really enjoy Bishop’s Ephemera series too and hope she continues that one soon too!

    This is so great…love all the new authors to try!

  227. Suzana
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 17:39:59

    My choices would be Lisa Shearin and Patty Briggs.
    Favorite book(s) … both series by Ilona Andrews, and Alpha&Omega series by Patty Briggs

  228. dawls
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 17:50:49

    My two top picks would be Dead in the Family and Silver Bourne. I’m a huge fan of both Charlaine Harris and Patricia Briggs – I’ve read all their books. There are so many great authors with Ace/Roc that it’s hard to narrow it down to just one book so I’ll recommend all the Rachel Caine books (both Morganville & the Weather Warden Series).

  229. katieM
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 18:05:36

    My top two choices would be Bewitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin and Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs. I’ve been waiting for the Briggs book. Lisa Shearing is new to me, but her book looks very interesting.

    I love the Mercy Thompson and Alpha and Omega series by Patricia Briggs. I also really enjoyed the Pricilla Hutchins novels by Jack McDevitt.

  230. Hadas
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 18:30:55

    I’d want:

    1. DEAD IN THE FAMILY or

    2. SILVER BORNE

    My favorite Ace author is Ilona Andrews.

  231. rebyj
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 18:49:15

    Ann Aguirre’s or Anne Bishop’s book would be awesome. I’ve really been looking forward to Hellfire because I enjoyed Blue Diablo so much.
    I’ve read Ann Aquirre, Anne Bishop, Ilona Andrews, Charlaine Harris published by Ace/Roc.

  232. Andi
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 19:05:51

    I really want Ghosts and Echoes after reading the first in the series and Bewitched and Betrayed.
    My favorite Ace/Roc authors are Jim Butcher and Ilona Andrews because Harry Dresden and Kate Daniels rock and if they had a love child that fictional kid would rule the world.

  233. domenique
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 19:16:28

    I’d read Dead In The Family, twice. Hoping things work out for Eric and our little Sook.

  234. OY
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 20:24:56

    1st choice Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
    2nd choice Dead in the Family – but if not Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

    For my favorite ACE other than above Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews

  235. heatwave16
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 20:38:22

    They are all such great choices. My 2 picks are Bewitched & Betrayed with Sweet Scent of Blood. Both are new authors to me, but the stories sound great.

    Favorite Debut of the year is Nicole Peeler’s Tempest Rising…great read!!!

    heatwave96(at)hotmail.com

  236. Mary Beth
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 20:45:29

    What a wonderful opportunity. Thanks!

    I would love to read:
    SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs
    THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD by Suzanne McLeod

    My favorite book(s)is the Black Jewels Trilogy by Anne Bishop. I could read it over and over!

  237. delitealex
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 21:45:00

    My 2 picks would be Silver Borne and First Truth.

    Favorite book Ace/roc Anything by Patricia Briggs or Ilona Andrews

  238. Ashley C
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 23:06:19

    Top Two books most wanted books are:
    Silver Borne- Patricia Briggs
    and
    Shalador’s Lady BY ANNE BISHOP

    My favorite Ace/Roc books?
    Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs and Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews.

  239. Sara
    Mar 04, 2010 @ 23:38:07

    My top two picks would be Dead in the family because I love the True Blood series, and Bewitched and Betrayed because it is a part of my favorite book series.
    My favorite Ace/Roc book would be Magic lost, Trouble found.

  240. annalisa mck.
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 01:08:18

    My two picks would be Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris & Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs. I have been reading both series and can’t seem to get enough! :)

    My favorite Ace/Roc book would be Moon Called by Patricia Briggs.

  241. BlueRose
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 02:24:59

    My two books of choice would be:

    * SHALADOR'S LADY / Anne Bishop – 3 ARCs

    * SILVER BORNE / Patricia Briggs – 3 finished copies

    My recommendations and potential additions to your reading list are as follows:

    The Once and Future King – the Arthur story that launched quite a few Disney movies among other things. I believe the author was British, and this is a delightful story of a young Arthur growing up. Quirky and funny and a total classic.

    http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780441627400,00.html?The_Once_and_Future_King_T._H._White

    Ysabel by GGK – I adore GGK as an author and his Fionavar books forever have a place in my heart, but this was the unexpected and brilliantly good epilogue to that story. Fantastically written 15 yr old boy gets caught up in an ancient cursed lovehate story with a truly satisfying ending.

    http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9781429528085,00.html?Ysabel_Guy_Gavriel_Kay

    Shadowfall and Hinterland – Books 1 and 2 of a series where a disgraced knight is caught up in a battle of gods where he must find the reason why the gods are dying, because if they do, their world will be destroyed. Same author who wrote the Wi’tch series, but these are better

    http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780451460509,00.html?Shadowfall_James_Clemens

    http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780451461308,00.html?Hinterland_James_Clemens

    The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss – one of the best epic fantasy novels to come out lately, and even better its a debut. If only he could finish the next one :)

    http://us.penguingroup.com/nf/Book/BookDisplay/0,,9780756404741,00.html?The_Name_of_the_Wind_Patrick_Rothfuss

  242. Veronica
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 04:14:12

    1.BEWITCHED & BETRAYED by Lisa Shearin
    2.DEAD IN THE FAMILY by Charlaine Harris
    While my favourite Ace/Roc book… hmm I’d say Frank Herbert’s Dune

  243. Has
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 07:08:33

    Ohhh this is so hard to choose – I want them all and Ace/Roc publishes most of my favourite authors.
    But I would love Bewitched and Betrayed and Hell Fire.

    Really looking forward to the Silver Borne, Dead in the Family and Magic Strikes.

  244. Laria
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 08:06:28

    1) Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs
    2) Dead in the Family

    My favorite Ace novels are Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs and Magic Strikes by Ilona Andrews.

  245. Carol
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 08:12:03

    I would love to win as follows:

    1.) Bewitched and Betrayed by Lisa Shearin
    2.) The Sweet Scent of Blood by Suzanne McLeod

    I love Ilona Andrews’ books and am eagerly waiting for the next one.

  246. Dana W
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 08:52:09

    1) Shalador’s Lady
    2) Silver Borne

    Hmmmm…..my favorite Ace/Roc title? That’s an evil question! I hate having to pick a favorite! I guess if I had to, I’d have to go with Rob Thurman’s Nightlife. I know that other people might not pick this particular one because it’s the first in the series, but I think that is part of why it stands out for me. Thurman has created this incredibly intricate world and introduced two very compelling characters. Even if I enjoyed later books more, this one introduced me to some very strong and courageous men.

  247. Patti
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 09:14:52

    1. Silver Borne
    2. Hell Fire

    You have some great authors on that list! My faves are Ilona Andrews, Patricia Briggs, Ann Aguirre, and Charlaine Harris – I can’t pick just one author or book!!

  248. Patrice
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 09:26:00

    The top 2 I’d like are;
    â—¦THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD / Suzanne McLeod – for something new and #1
    â—¦SILVER BORNE / Patricia Briggs – because I love Mercy and the Alpha & Omega series also!

    I have a lot of ACE/ROC favorites :) but if I have to choose one I’ll say Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs.

    I love Ann Aquire, Charlene Harris, Kim Harrison, Ilona Andrews, and I’m sure countless others I’m forgetting. This is a great lineup! I’ve got a few new titles from this list to check out. THanks for the opportunity to win!

  249. Alexis
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 09:38:37

    •”Silver Borne”, by Patricia Briggs.
    I’ve been anxiously waiting for this book since I finished “Bone Crossed”. Easily one of my favorite authors :]

    •”Bewitched and Betrayed” by Lisa Shearin.
    I’ve been reading fantasy for a long time, and she made it to the top of my favorite author list after the first chapter of “Magic Lost, Trouble Found”. I’m practically frothing at the mouth at the chance to read this installment in her series.

    I’m a huge fan of Ace/Roc books, but if forced to choose I’d have to say Illona Andrews’ “Magic Strikes.” I think I ate through the whole thing in one sitting, which I haven’t done since high school xD.

  250. Nicolle
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 10:40:33

    1. Silver Borne
    2. First Truth

    My favorite Ace/Roc title is a tie between the Kate Daniels series or the Decoy Princess/Princess at Sea duology that Dawn Cook wrote.

  251. janicu
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 11:03:15

    Wow. I want like all these books.

    Top two…
    BEWITCHED & BETRAYED by Lisa Shearin
    and
    SILVER BORNE by Patricia Briggs

    I also want to read HELL FIRE, but I think I already preordered that one.. :)

    Mmm, favorite ACE/ROC I think is Ilona Andrews’ series.

  252. Deedles
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 11:07:47

    One of my favorites from Ace/Roc is The Riddle-Master Trilogy which includes–The Riddle-Master of Hed, Heir of Sea and Fire, and Harpist in the Wind by Patricia A. McKillip.

    My two picks are
    Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
    Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

  253. Jen
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 12:51:21

    Wow, awesome inventory and summaries! =)

    Top Choices: I’d really love 1) Silver Borne or 2) Dead in the Family.

    Other books: I adore Ilona Andrews’ Kate Daniels series and The Edge series, and I’m a fan of Faith Hunter’s Jane Yellowrock books.

  254. solara
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 13:04:12

    My top two picks on this list are: Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs and Bewitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin.

    My overall favorite Ace/Roc book is The Trouble with Demons, but one by an author not on your list is the cyberpunk classic Neuromancer by Gibson

  255. Rebecca
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 13:36:59

    1) Dead in the Family-Charlaine Harris

    2) Silver Borne-Patricia Briggs

    Favorite Ace/Roc books-Magic Series by Ilona Andrews

  256. Kim
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 13:42:13

    My top pick is Bewitched and Betrayed. My second choice is Silver Borne.

    M favorite Ace book is The Trouble with Demons.

  257. sheila
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 14:00:51

    my two picks would be bewitched and betrayed, silver borne.
    i love the mercy thompson series

  258. Cindy in Kansas City
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 14:27:33

    My top two picks would be Dead in the Family and Silver Bourne; my favorite Ace Book is “Club Dead” by Charlaine Harris.

  259. Taryn Hearn
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 14:52:42

    Top two books:
    1) Silver Bourne
    2) Dead in the Family

    Like everyone else, I like these two series. I really enjoy all of Patricia Briggs’ books! Self-contained fantasy novels are rare and her characters are always nice to spend time with.

    Favorite ROC book is an old one: Tigana by Guy Kay. One of the best ever fantasy novels.

  260. Melissa
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 15:10:35

    I have already read both books b Suzanne McLeod and really enjoyed them. Looking forward to the next in the series. I like the sound of Bewitched & Betrayed by Lisa Shearin and would be interested in the earlier work of Kim Harrison so First Truth by Dawn Cook would also be one of my picks.

    I have enjoyed all of Karen Chance’s books and agree with an earlier reply that Ilona Andrews books need to be released sooner. May is a long time to wait to see how things pan out for Kate & Curran.

    Keep up the good publishing work.

    Melissa

  261. Danielle87
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 15:20:47

    Patricia Briggs’ ‘Mercedes Thompson’ and Charlaine Harris’s ‘Sookie Stackhouse: Southern Vampire’. I am such a fan-girl, it would be embarrassing if those books weren’t so darn good.

  262. Samantha
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 15:25:55

    1 – First Truth
    2 – Sweet Scent of Blood

    Favorite Ace/Roc – Ilona Andrews and Ann Aguirre. Two authors I can never get enough of.

  263. Nicole
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 15:45:08

    Yay! This spring is going to be awesome!

    My top two picks of the titles listed here would be Silver Borne and Bewitched and Betrayed, as those are the next installations in my absolute favorite fiction series.

    My favorite already-published Ace/Roc title is Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs.

  264. Beth C.
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 16:16:50

    First choice-Silver Borne
    Second choice-Bewitched & Betrayed

    Not sure what all is available from Ace/Roc but from what is did see, my favorites would have to be Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson/Alpha & Omega series.

  265. Caitlin Peterson
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 17:21:34

    First choice – Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris

    Second – Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

    LOVE the Mercy Thompson series!

  266. Cathy
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 17:42:20

    My 2 choices would have to be Bewitched & Betrayed, I love Raine’s world, & Silver Borne, can’t wait to see what happens next to Mercy.

    Fave book, Magic Lost/Trouble Found. This is the 1st book in the series. I found it totally by accident and was hooked by a new series and a great new author, Lisa Shearin.

  267. S Muha
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 20:23:17

    GHOSTS & ECHOES by Lyn Benedict
    HELL FIRE by Ann Aguirre

    My favorite Ace/Roc books would have to be a tie between Ilona Andrews’ Magic Series and Ann Aguirre’s Blue Diablo.

    Thanks for the opportunity to get some great books!

  268. Ange
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 22:21:32

    Silver Borne, by Patricia Briggs
    Shalador’s Lady, by Anne Bishop.

    I like Tanya Huff, Juliet Marillier – and the Magic series from Ilona Andrews (but only from the 3rd book onward).

  269. Dawn
    Mar 05, 2010 @ 23:27:25

    My number one choice is Charlaine Harris. It’s torture waiting for these series, but I find new authors in between. I did not know that Kim Harrison is Dawn Cook until now. Fav books are Sookie books, but I like Laurell K Hamilton’s Guilty Pleasures…I have to agree with another post that her early books are better. Great reader suggestions and thanks for the opportunity to get advance copies.

  270. Danielle
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 01:43:32

    Well, my favourite Ace/Roc book would have to be Anne Bishop’s Black Jewels trilogy (it’s such crack, I love it!) so I guess it’s a no-brainer that I’d love to win one of the copies of Shalador’s Lady. I also love stories about people learning magic, so Dawn Cook’s First Truth sounds interesting.

  271. Lydia Presley
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 07:12:55

    oooh! I’m a bit Lisa Shearin fan! Bewitched and Betrayed would be my first choice!

    I would also love Shalador’s Lady by Anne Bishop!

  272. Toby Tremayne
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 07:23:06

    My favourite Roc book has to be one of Jim Butchers Dresden Files, probably Proven Guilty as it’s the most recent I’ve read.

    I haven’t read any of these books but they all sound brilliant – I’d particularly like to read GHOSTS & ECHOES and SILVER BORNE. I would love to review the for the Full Metal Librarian site!

  273. Elizabeth
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 10:21:25

    My two choices would be Hell Fire and Sweet Scent of Blood.

    I’ve read the Dawn Cook books, my daughter got me started.

    Although hard to choose, my favorite Ace/Roc series are Ilona Andrews, Patricia Briggs and Lisa Shearin.

  274. Rose W.
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 10:33:25

    My two choices would be:
    1. Silver Borne by Briggs
    2. Hell Fire by Aguirre

    I have two favorite series: Kate Daniels by Ilona Andrews and Kris Longknife by Mike Shepherd

  275. Liz
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 11:06:20

    My two choices would be Bewitched and Betrayed and Silver Borne.

    I love all the Jim Butcher books.

  276. jmspettoli
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 14:19:11

    1. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs and 2. First Truth by Dawn Cook are my choices.

    As for a favorite, I love the Karen Chance books and of course all the Patricia Briggs books.

  277. Lorraine from CA
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 16:44:19

    Fantastic contest. I’d love to win either
    1. Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs or
    2. Hell Fire by Ann Aguirre

    I can’t pick one favorite book. I’d say any of Patricia Brigg’s books could be my favorite.

  278. Debbie
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 20:00:39

    I am counting the days until the release of Bewitched and Betrayed so that is my number one choice. My second choice would be First Truth. It sounds like a great book. I loved Armed & Magical by Lisa Shearin. I had to go out and buy the other 2 books in the series. The Raine series is now one of my favorite series of all time.

  279. Aik
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 20:53:14

    I’d love to read one of these:

    1. SILVER BORNE / Patricia Briggs
    2. DEAD IN THE FAMILY / Charlaine Harris

    I love all Patricia Briggs’ books.

  280. Jacqueline L.
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 22:01:17

    My two top picks are:
    1. SILVER BORNE / Patricia Briggs
    2. THE SWEET SCENT OF BLOOD / Suzanne McLeod

    As for favourite Ace/Roc books? Gosh, there are so many that I can’t pick one… Patricia Briggs’ Mercy Thompson and Alpha & Omega series, Lisa Shearin’s Raine Benares series, Mark Del Franco’s Connor Grey and Laura Blackstone series, Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files series, Simon R. Green’s Nightside and Secret Histories series, Moira J. Moore’s Hero series, Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse series, Karen Chance’s Cassondra Palmer and Dorina Basarab series, Rachel Caine’s Weather Warden and Outcast season series, Ilona Andrews’ Kate Daniels series…okay, I better stop there…

  281. Michala Bernal
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 22:34:39

    My first choice (and I SO hope I am picked for this one!) is Dead in the Family.

    My second choice is Silver Borne.

    My favorite ACE/ROC book would have to be From Dead to Worse (Book 8 in the SVM). Book 8 is by far my fave!!!

  282. Rikki
    Mar 06, 2010 @ 22:49:21

    Top 2 picks:
    Silver Borne, because how could you not put Mercy at the top?
    and The Sweet Scent of Blood, because it looks interesting and I’m always on the hunt for a new author to read.
    Favorite Ace/Roc imprint titles:
    Guardian’s Key by Anne Logston, Brian Jacques Redwall books, and all Kate Daniels books by Ilona Andrews,Patricia Brigg’s books, and Jim Butcher’s Alera books

  283. Lynnette
    Mar 07, 2010 @ 01:07:36

    First choice – Silver Borne
    Second Choice – Shaladors Lady

    Favourite Ace or Roc imprint would have to be the Daughter of the Blood, but I love all Anne Bishop and Patricia Briggs. I also enjoyed the 1st Lyn Benedict and enjoy all Ann Aguire

  284. Mardel S
    Mar 07, 2010 @ 05:14:34

    I already have the U.K. versions of Suzanne McLeod books, or I would pick those. My other picks would be Hellfire by Ann Aguirre or Silvorne by Patricia Briggs.

    So many of my favorite series are published by ROC or ACE – it’s hard to pick just one of them all. But I really enjoy Ilona Andrews’ Kate Daniels series or Faith Hunter’s Rogue Angels series. You really should contract for more of her angels books. A sequel to trilogy of Bloodring, Seraphs and Host would be wonderful. I’m sure Faith Hunter could come up with more for that world.

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