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December 11, 2017

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New Romance Books for Adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Romance books for adults.

 

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True as Fate

True as Fate
Eakes, Laurie Alice

"Lady Chloe Ashford detests going to balls, loathes social pretense, and finds the very idea of hunting for a husband obscene. But she has an even more scandalous secret: she once helped an American--the enemy--escape from Dartmoor Prison. Now, nearly three years later, Ross Trenerry is back--and in trouble again. So is her traitorous heart. He doesn't know she's the one responsible for sending him to a second prison, and she has no intention of telling him. A former privateer, Ross has finally run out of his legendary luck. Only one woman lies between him and freedom. He desperately needs Chloe's help to prove he hasn't committed treason, but he's distracted by the passion that flares between them. They set out on a cross-country adventure together to prove Ross's innocence, but peril soon dogs their heels. As they race to reach their appointed rendezvous on time, they must fight their growing attraction and focus on discovering who is behind this deadly plot. Will they finally admit their love and put the pieces together before it's too late?"--provided by Amazon.com.


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The Course of Love: A Novel

The Course of Love: A Novel
De Botton, Alain

We all know the headiness and excitement of the early days of love. But what comes after? In Edinburgh, a couple, Rabih and Kirsten, fall in love. They get married, they have children but no long-term relationship is as simple as happily ever after. ...Explores what happens after the birth of love, what it takes to maintain love, and what happens to our original ideals under the pressures of an average existence.


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Holds: 0 on 35 copies

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Boss

Boss
Brown, Tracy, 1974-

"Empire meets Scandal meets Romeo and Juliet with an edgy twist in Boss, a new standalone novel from bestselling author Tracy Brown. Crystal Scott has the world at her fingertips. At the height of her career at a wildly popular magazine and on the rise in an enviable social circle, she's beginning to think that maybe she can have it all. But her entire life, body, and soul is threatened when Troy Mitchell, the man who stole her heart and shattered her world a decade ago, returns. Crystal has never felt the insatiable passion she felt for Troy since ... and she's never forgotten the harsh sting at betrayal when he left her and her family devastated in his wake. Troy has never gotten over his love for Crystal, and he will stop at nothing for a second chance to possess her heart. Crystal can't help but fall for the handsome, powerful, enigmatic man she used to love all over again. But the families of both lovers will not stand for their love, and a raging inferno of bitterness and revenge threatens to consume them both as tensions ignite. With deadly twists and turns, Crystal and Troy must choose each other and give in to love, or they will not escape the ties that bind them"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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The Versions of Us

The Versions of Us
Barnett, Laura, 1982-

The one thing that's certain is that they met on a Cambridge street by chance and felt a connection that would last a lifetime. But as for what happened next-- They fell wildly in love or went their separate ways. They kissed or they thought better of it. They married soon after or were together for a few weeks before splitting up. They grew distracted and disappointed with their daily lives together or found solace together only after hard years spent apart.


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Holds: 0 on 16 copies

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Because of Miss Bridgerton

Because of Miss Bridgerton
Quinn, Julia, 1970-

Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband... someday. But sometimes fate has a wicked sense of humor. There is only one Rokesby Billie absolutely cannot tolerate, and that is George. He may be the eldest and heir to the earldom, but he's arrogant, annoying, and she's absolutely certain he detests her. Which is perfectly convenient, as she can't stand the sight of him, either. Because when Billie and George are quite literally thrown together, a whole new sort of sparks begins to fly. And when these lifelong adversaries finally kiss, they just might discover that the one person they can't abide is the one person they can't live without.


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Holds: 2 on 4 copies

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WANT YOU MORE

WANT YOU MORE
Helm, Nicole

There's plenty of gorgeous winding trails leading to Gracely, Colorado. And making your way around this rugged Rocky Mountain town is how you start over, fix your mistakes-and find the one person who'll always have your back. Will Evans works hard, plays harder--but never gets in too deep. He'll do anything to keep his family's Mile High Adventures business on track and help Gracely recover. One too many betrayals taught this handsome guide to avoid commitment as expertly as he negotiates difficult trails and treacherous rivers. But now it's impossible for him to play it cool with the one woman he lost-and never forgot. Nothing is going to keep Tori Appleby from starting over right. After a career-ending personal and professional mistake, she's back to save the company she helped start. She needs Gracely's healing small-town charm--and the caring and help she's only found with the Evans family. But she doesn't need Will trying for a second chance. Or to risk her heart one more time. Will won't commit, and Tori has a life to rebuild. But to move on, they'll have to give in to the irresistible heat between them.


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Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Forever Mine

Forever Mine
Nicholas, Erin

"Maya Goodwin doesn't believe in holding back. Ever. As a cop, she never hesitated to throw herself into harm's way to save someone. Even after an injury on the job forces her to retire, she's not afraid to keep risking it all to get the life she wants. With a new career teaching martial arts to kids already underway, she's looking forward to the future and taking a chance on the unbelievably hot Dr. Alex Nolan. Maya, daring and spontaneous, is the exact opposite of what Alex always thought he wanted. But when a nine-year-old daughter he never knew existed shows up on his doorstep, Maya is the one who helps them hold it together. With love on the line, will the guy who's always played it safe be willing to take the biggest risk of all?"--Amazon.com.


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Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Hold Back the Stars: [a Novel]

Hold Back the Stars: [a Novel]
Khan, Katie

"A startling and evocative novel, harkening to both One Day and Gravity, a man and a woman revisit memories of their love affair on a utopian Earth while they are trapped in the vast void of space with only ninety minutes of oxygen left. After the catastrophic destruction of the Middle East and the United States, Europe has become a utopia and, every three years, the European population must rotate into different multicultural communities, living as individuals responsible for their own actions. While living in this paradise, Max meets Carys and immediately feels a spark of attraction. He quickly realizes, however, that Carys is someone he might want to stay with long-term, which is impossible in this new world. As their relationship plays out, the connections between their time on Earth and their present dilemma in space become clear. When their air ticks dangerously low, one is offered the chance of salvation--but who will take it? An original and daring exploration of the impact of first love and how the choices we make can change the fate of everyone around us, this is an unforgettable read"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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A Girl's Guide to Moving on: A Novel

A Girl's Guide to Moving on: A Novel
Macomber, Debbie

"Nichole, a woman in her early thirties, is recovering from a broken heart after learning her husband was having an affair and separating from him. The twist is that her mother-in-law, Leanne, is the one who told her that her son was cheating. Leanne has looked the other way for decades as her own husband cheated, and can't bear to see her son repeating the same pattern. In telling Nichole, she also gathers the courage to leave her husband, and the two women--ex- mother-in-law and daughter-in-law--rent apartments across the hall from each other and support one another in rebuilding their lives and embracing surprising new romantic endeavors"--Provided by publisher.


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Holds: 0 on 19 copies

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Too Hard to Forget

Too Hard to Forget
Bailey, Tessa

Returning to her alma mater to confront Elliott Brooks, the man who ruined her for all others, and remind him of what he's been missing, Peggy Clarkson finally has the upper hand and is determined to unravel everything in his carefully controlled world.


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Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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