Welcome to our fifth Buzz Books Romance, with substantial prepublication excerpts of some of the best forthcoming romance titles. This year’s edition features more contemporary romance than ever before, as well as more diverse voices, from imprints such as Carina, Dafina, and Zebra.
From grande dame of African-American romance, Brenda Jackson, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, to debuts by Rosie Danan and Devon Daniels, you’re sure to find irresistible titles to help you through these challenging times. The Ballad of Hattie Taylor, for example, is Susan Andersen’s first historical novel. She is a New York Times bestselling author best known for her contemporary romantic suspense. A second historical title is A Duke, The Lady, and A Baby by Vanessa Riley. It’s the first installment of her Regency romance series starring an Afro-Caribbean heiress.
Other authors of color with romantic comedy entries include Mona Shroff, Denise Williams, Synithia Williams, and Elle Wright.
More national bestselling and award-winning authors round out this Buzz Books, including Marina Adair, Jenn McKinlay, and Melissa Ferguson, all with contemporary romance titles.
Finally, Dana Becker’s newest romantic suspense is set in the intriguing world of the Amish, while Roan Parrish’s Better Than People is about two men who meet via their love for animals.
Start enjoying books right now that are sure show up on your personal “must read” lists. Then invite your friends and book groups to download their own free digital copy of Buzz Books 2020: Romance from any major ebookstore or at buzz.publishersmarketplace.com.
For the best in other fiction, plus nonfiction and young adult literature, be sure to download Buzz Books 2020: Fall/Winter, also available now. Then be on the lookout for Buzz Books 2021, available in January.