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Avon Backlist Titles for June

Avon is another of those publishers that is releasing the backlist titles in digital. The hardworking publicists provided me an awesome summary of the books to share with you. I’ll also keep a searchable/sortable list under the “easy resources” tab that will be updated once a month. Happy shopping.

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HOT & HEAVYbook link by Sandra Hill (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013422 | $6.99 | Lieutenant Ian MacLean leads a team of highly trained Navy SEALs, the toughest, buffest fighting men in the world. But nothing prepares him for Madrene Olgadottir, a woman from a thousand years in the past…   (this book I could not find at Amazon but it does appear to be on sale at Diesel books).

TRULY, MADLY VIKINGbook link by Sandra Hill (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013729 | $6.99 | Maggie McBride is the lucky psychologist who gets to ʺtreatʺ Jorund Ericsson, a man who claims to be a tenth century Viking warrior.

VERY VIRILE VIKINGbook link by Sandra Hill (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013736 | $6.99 | Magnus is a 10th century Viking farmer who, with eleven bothersome children, has taken a vow of celibacy. Angela is a modern-day vineyard owner who yearns for just one child.

WET & WILDbook link by Sandra Hill (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013750 | $6.99 | What happens when a Viking suddenly finds himself in the middle of a Navy SEAL training camp? Trying to woo his superior office the old fashioned way…

DARK CHALLENGEbook link by Christine Feehan (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013309 | $6.99| Julian Savage is always alone, far from his Carpathian kind, alien to even his twin. Until he meets the woman he has sworn to protect….

DARK FIREbook link by Christine Feehan (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013323 | $6.99| Tempest has always been different, but from the moment Darius’ arms closed around her, enveloping her in a sorcerer’s spell, everything changed.

DARK GUARDIANbook link by Christine Feehan (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013330 | $6.99| Jaxon Montgomery is a woman hunted. Trained by the Special Forces, honed by a traumatic childhood, she meets her match in a mysterious stranger who seems more dangerous than any other she has ever known.

DARK LEGENDbook link by Christine Feehan (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013347 | $6.99| He woke with an overwhelming hunger for blood that demanded satisfaction. Francesca Del Ponce was a healer, and though he knew she would be like hot silk in his arms, he feared for her life…andhis soul.

DARK MAGICbook link by Christine Feehan (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013354 | $6.99| Savannah Dubrinsky was a mistress of illusion, but it is Gregori who held her in terrifying thrall. With a dark magic all his own, Gregori-the implacable hunter, the legendary healer, the most powerful of Carpathian males, was her destiny.

TASTE OF CRIMSONbook link by Marjorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013286 | $6.99| Los Angeles is no longer the City of Angels; dark things haunt its streets, and the tentative peace between humans, vampires and werewolves teeters on the brink of collapse. If Keeli Maddox is to survive, she must trust a slayer, a betrayer, an enemy.

EYE OF HEAVENbook link by Marjorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013378 | $6.99| When Blue, an electrokinetic and a member of the Dirk & Steele detective agency, is sent to Las Vegas to track down his half- brother, he finds himself embroiled in a smuggling plot – and protecting a young beauty who is more than she appears.

THE FIRE KINGbook link by Marjorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013392 | $6.99| Like all members of Dirk & Steele, Soria has a gift, and she has been chosen to communicate with Karr, a shape-shifter resurrected after thousands of years.

THE LAST TWILIGHTbook link by Marjorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013484 | $6.99| Doctor Rikki Kinn is a virus hunter working in the Congo for the CDC. But when mercenaries attempt to kidnap her, her boss calls in a favor from the men at Dirk & Steele…

THE RED HEART OF JADEbook link by Marjorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013576 | $6.99| The grisly murders are just the beginning. Dean Campbell of the Dirk & Steele Detective Agency never suspected that his investigation would lead him to Mirabelle Lee, the childhood sweetheart he'd thought dead.

SHADOW TOUCHbook link by Marjorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013620 | $6.99| Elena Baxter, a psychic with a healing touch, has been kidnapped. So has Artur Loginov, an agent for Dirk & Steele who can see into a person’s soul. With help from a pair of shape-shifters, they escape…only to discover a far more sinister plot.

SOUL SONGbook link by Marjorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013651 | $6.99| From the ocean's depths rises a creature whose voice is seduction incarnate. He is a prince of the sea, and his survival will depend Kitala, a woman blessed with the gift of music, as well as the ability to forsee the violent deaths of others…

TIGER EYEbook link by Majorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013712 | $6.99| He looks completely out of place in Dela Reese's Beijing hotel room-‘like the tragic hero of some epic tale. Yet Dela has danced through the echo of his soul, and she knows this warrior will fullfill her every fantasy.

THE WILD ROADbook link by Marjorie M. Liu (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013781 | $6.99|Lannes is one of a dying race born to protect mankind. And while most see a beautiful man, this illusion is nothing but a prison. But when he finds a woman covered in blood, he will be drawn into a mystery that makes him question all he knows.

A GIRL’S GUIDE TO VAMPIRESbook link by Katie MacAlister (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013408 | $6.99| When Joy is suddenly thrown into a dangerous world where vampires stalk the night, she must untangle the threads involving a serial killer, vampires (both real and pretend), and the handsome, mysterious man who may or may not be what he appears.

SEX AND THE SINGLE VAMPIREbook link by Katie MacAlister (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013606 | $6.99| Dating is hard when you’re nine hundred years old and you’ve used every pick-up line in the book. Forming a lasting relationship is even more difficult when the woman who makes your heart sing sees dead people and likes to play with demons.

SEX, LIES AND VAMPIRESbook link by Katie MacAlister (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013613 | $6.99| Take a charmer named Nell, add a cursed Dark One, and throw them together while unentangling themselves from a knocker who runs a house of ill repute for poltergeists, avoiding death by a vampire, and trying to convince mummies that dead really does mean forever.

LOVE BITES bybook link Lynsay Sands (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013491 | $6.99| Etienne Argeneau’s three hundred years of bachelorhood were at an end. Rachel Garrett, the beautiful coroner had saved his life. To save hers he would make her immortal.

LOVE IS BLINDbook link by Lynsay Sands (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013507 | $6.99| He'd been warned that Lady Clarissa Crambray was dangerous. Stomping on toes and burning piffles, the beauty was clearly a force with which to be reckoned. But for Adrian Montfort, Earl of Mowbray, this was just the challenge he needed.

THE PERFECT WIFEbook link by Lynsay Sands (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013545 | $6.99| Paen Gerville longed for a lively, well-rounded woman, one whose plump breast would cushion his head after the lonely life of a fighting knight. At first his wife-to-be promised no such delights, but one split bridal gown later, her assets were eye- poppingly apparent and Paen could only anticipated the surprises yet to come on his wedding night

THE RELUCTANT REFORMERbook link by Lynsay Sands (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013583 | $6.99| Everyone knew Lady X. The masked courtesan was reputedly a noblewoman fallen on hard times. What Lord James had not known was that she was Lady Margaret Wentworth – the feisty sister of his best friend, a woman with whom he dare not fall in love.

SINGLE WHITE VAMPIREbook link by Lynsay Sands (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013644 | $6.99| Lucern: Successful biographer of family, books recently categorized as ʺparanormal romance.ʺ Doesn’t like sunbathing, garlicky dinners or religious symbols. Likes old-fashioned values; warm, nice-smelling neck; and plump red lips. Currently unaware he’s seeking a woman to share eternity.

TALL, DARK & HUNGRYbook link by Lynsay Sands (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013705 | $6.99| Terri had flown from England to help plan her cousin’s wedding. The new in-laws offered lodging, but they were a weird bunch. Especially Bastien. Just looking into his eyes, Terri had to admit she was falling for him.

WHAT SHE WANTSbook link by Lynsay Sands (Avon e-book) | On Sale: 6/8/2010 | ISBN 13: 9780062013767 | $6.99| Earl Hugh Dulonget of Hillcrest must marry. But he just insulted his would – be – bride by calling her a peasant! How could he win back her esteem – and her hand?

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

9 Comments

  1. Angela
    Jun 08, 2010 @ 12:30:50

    I was actually a little shocked to see this list today. I’ve been telling a friend of mine for quite a while that I’ll start the Dark Ones series by Katie MacAlister as soon as it comes out in ebook. And now here it is. Yay! I just added a bunch more books to my TBR pile. Uh oh. LOL

  2. Danielle D
    Jun 08, 2010 @ 12:43:32

    Thanks for list!

  3. Mireya
    Jun 08, 2010 @ 14:36:05

    All I can say is AWESOME!!!

    There goes the budget again …

  4. Mary Lamb
    Jun 08, 2010 @ 14:50:28

    Can highly reccomend all the Feehan and Hill books. Hill because she is so smart and funny and her Vikings are sexy hunks. And yes, yes I KNOW already how formulaic Feehan has become but its a formula that works for me. Sigh. Why can’t all men be Carpathians?

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  6. MikiS
    Jun 08, 2010 @ 23:35:52

    Sony has all those Liu books for $8.39. I’m getting so tired of this mess with ebook pricing!

    Oh, well, I know I saw at least a couple of them in my library’s digital collection.

  7. Carly
    Jun 09, 2010 @ 22:44:48

    Seconding the gripe about agency pricing. I was so excited to finally see Lynsay Sand’s “Love is Blind,” a book I’ve had recommended more to me more times than I can count, as an e-book, but the 7.99 price is a sticking point.

  8. Rosie
    Jun 10, 2010 @ 06:01:43

    I thought they weren’t available on Kindle, buy the search function is acting wonky and all available titles don’t show up when I search by author at the Kindle store.

  9. Lana
    Jun 10, 2010 @ 13:59:08

    Is there any way to find out if the old Ivory books (Dance and Bliss) are in line for re-issue as either book-books or e-books? I think those two were before she hooked up with Avon but I thought it’d be worth asking.

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