Mary Wine’s HIGHLAND FEVER and HIGHLAND PASSION, the next books in the Highland Bride series, tales of spirited women meeting men who enjoy their fiery nature.
Jamie Beck’s WHEN YOU KNEW, the next in the Cabot series, about second chances in life and love, in a 2-book deal.
NYT and USA Today bestselling author Courtney Cole’s THE COLOR OF TOMORROW, the story of a mother whose son spirals into opiate addiction in the wake of his father’s death in a devastating accident, and her struggle to bring him back from the brink as heroin pulls him further and further away from everything he once loved, told from the POVs of both mother and son, to Lauren McKenna at Gallery, in a pre-empt, in a two-book deal.
NYT bestselling author Jennifer Probst’s THE START OF SOMETHING GOOD, in which a Special Forces rescue paratrooper returns to his family’s B&B and horse rescue farm to heal after his world is ripped apart, and while there unexpectedly meets a headstrong and beautiful businesswoman who helps him to confront his past and embrace a brand new future, to Maria Gomez at Montlake Romance
Brandon Webb and Laura Trentham’s story in which military heroes and their heroines fall in love with their country and each other, to Monique Patterson and Eileen Rothschild at St. Martin’s, in a two-book deal.
Marie Tremayne’s debut, LADY IN WAITING, the first book in The Reluctant Brides series, pitched as an “Upstairs Downstairs” drama in an 1845 set Downton Abbey style story with a missing persons twist, where a desperate heiress goes into hiding as a servant to escape her brutal fiance, only to find that the earl she now serves might be the man she’s been waiting for, to Priyanka Krishnan at Avon, in a three-book deal.
Forthcoming THE ALICE NETWORK author Kate Quinn’s DARKROOM, taking place post WWII, in which a battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot from the real-life Night Witch squadron join forces to track the Huntress, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America, even as a budding teenage photographer in Boston begins to suspect her demure new stepmother is hiding a very dangerous past, to Tessa Woodward at William Morrow.
Diana Quincy’s next book in her REBELLIOUS BRIDES series, an enemies-to-lovers Regency romance in which London’s most notorious libertine suddenly finds himself saddled with young twin girls and their disapproving governess, but soon sparks fly and the duke and his lady discover how thin the line between love and hate can really be, to Julia Maguire at Loveswept.
Cat Shield’s REVENGE ON A BILLIONAIRE, the first book in a new series, in which three women who meet at a party realize they’ve each been wronged by a wealthy man and hatch a plan to take revenge on each other’s billionaires, and an untitled novel in the 2018 Texas Cattleman’s Club continuity series, to Charles Greimsman at Harlequin Desire.
Tiffany Snow’s next book in the CORRUPTED HEARTS series, where a brilliant, but socially awkward young woman in charge of a secret government surveillance program finds herself caught between two men: one who her head says she should want, and one who her heart can’t resist, to Maria Gomez at Montlake Romance.