On My Wishlist (#1)

On My Wishlist is a weekly meme hosted by BookChickCity and was inspired by by Kristi at The Story Siren. It allows us to share the books we haven’t bought yet but are waiting to be bought and devoured.

My wishlist is endless and I will try to regularly share some of the books on it. Some posts will concentrate on a certain release date or on a certain author, debut author or on new series, ongoing series or on certain (sub)genres . I will try to vary, depending on time available to do the post.

This week my “In My Wishlist” focuses on a few books coming out in January 2010, which I haven’t ordered yet but am dying to get my hands on.

Former Army sniper Mercy Gunderson debuts in the first book in a gripping new mystery series by the Shamus award winning author, Lori Armstrong.

Mercy Gunderson is a straight shooter with a hard edge. On medical leave from the Army, she returns home to South Dakota, which isn’t much safer for her than Iraq. Arriving just after the death of her father, it is up to Mercy to decide what to do with the family ranch. Trying to deal with her irresponsible sister and nephew and feeling guilty that she didn’t make it home soon enough to see her father one last time; Mercy is suddenly pulled into the local community when the body of a Native American boy is found on her land. But nobody seems to be doing anything about it, especially not the local law enforcement.

When tragedy strikes again, Mercy is ready to throw all her energy into her own investigation, and she’s out for revenge. As she digs up the truth behind the shocking crimes, Mercy uncovers dark and dangerous secrets and must race to stop a killer before everything she’s fought for is destroyed forever.

Author: Lori Armstrong
Title: No Mercy
Genre: Mystery
Release date: January 12th, 2010
Series: Mercy Gunderson Mysteries – Book 1
Other books/reviews in the series:
2. Mercy Kill (Release TBA)

Seduction takes a delightful, daring twist as Nicole Jordan’s irresistibly sensual Courtship Wars series continues.


Dangerously sexy nobleman and former spymaster Rayne Kenyon, Earl of Haviland, has no interest in love. He merely desires an heir to carry on his title and therefore must have a wife. Rayne makes a surprising choice of brides by settling on the plain spinster daughter of a fellow spy who once saved his life. Yet spirited, witty Madeline Ellis proves much more than he bargained for.

Dazed by Rayne’s smoldering kisses, Madeline knows that she’s at last found love – with a man determined to avoid it. Once wedded, she decides to take fate into her own hands. Maybe, just maybe, she can kindle the fires in Rayne’s heart by turning her plain, ordinary self into a dazzling temptress. With a little help from the Loring sisters, the earl’s artless new wife becomes a beautiful, bold seductress in their marriage bed. But who could imagine that a simple marriage of convenience can suddenly be flooded with danger, desire, and unexpected love?

Author: Nicole Jordan
Title: To Tame a Dangerous Lord
Genre: Historical Romance
Release date: January 26th, 2010
Series: Courtship Wars – Book 5
Other books/reviews in the series:
1. To Pleasure a Lady
2. To Bed a Beauty
3. To Seduce a Bride
4. To Romance a Charming Rogue (Mini-review is upcoming)

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6 thoughts on “On My Wishlist (#1)

  1. You're adding to my TBR list every time I read your blog! I've never read Nicole Jordan–I checked out many of her novels. I appreciate that you list the series' component books and in sequence! What a service to the readers of your blog! Thanks.

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