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Apr 27 2016 9:30am

May 2016 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping List

Find your future faves with this delightfully convenient shopping list of romance novels coming out in May. We’ve divided them up by week to make it easier for you to find the newest releases. For those who’ve got a very specific obsession, we also divided the list up by subgenre and there are some great books to look forward to, and you can can find them in our printable version. Our shopping list is the biggest yet, so don’t forget to take this printable version with you when it’s time to shop!

Jump to New Releases for the Week of:
May 1-7 | May 8-14 | May 15-21 | May 22-31

Heroes and Heartbreakers May 2016 Shopping List!
 
Week of May 1 through May 7
May 2016 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping (May 1-7, 2016)

 

 
Paranormal
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Savage Urges   Suzanne Wright   The Phoenix Pack   05/03
Alpha Wolf Need Not Apply   Terry Spear   Silver Town Wolf   05/03
The Dark Vampire   Kate Baxter   Last True Vampire   05/03
Die For You   Michele Mills   Catastrophe   05/03
 
Historical
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Born to Treason   E. B. Wheeler   N/A   05/01
Ransomed Jewels   Laura Landon   N/A   05/03
The Debutante Is Mine   Vivienne Lorret   The Season's Original   05/03
The Untamed Earl   Valerie Bowman   N/A   05/03
Kill or Be Kilt   Victoria Roberts   Highland Spies   05/03
Much Ado About Highlanders   May McGoldrick   N/A   05/03
 
Contemporary
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Las Vegas Sinners: The Complete Series   Katie Kenyhercz   Bundle   05/02
One Night with the CEO   Mia Sosa   The Suits Undone   05/03
Climax   Lauren Smith   British Stepbrother   05/03
Outlaw Cowboy   Nicole Helm   Big Sky Cowboys   05/03
Every Bride Has Her Day   Lynnette Austin   Magnolia Brides   05/03
Burned by a Kiss   Tina Leonard   The Star Canyon   05/03
The Trouble with Temptation   Shiloh Walker   N/A   05/03
The Girl from Summer Hill   Jude Deveraux   Summer Hill   05/03
Never Let You Go   Monica Murphy   Never Tear Us Apart   05/03
Wish Upon a Wedding   LuAnn McLane   Cricket Creek   05/03
Last Mile   Katie Ashley   Vicious Cycle Novel   05/03
Big Easy Temptation   Shayla Black   Perfect Gentlemen   05/03
High Contrast   Tess Bowery   Evolution Ink   05/03
Ultimate Surrender   Jennifer Kacey   The Surrender   05/03
The Purest Hook   Scarlett Cole   Second Circle Tattoos   05/03
 
Erotica/Erotic Romance
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Strictly Yours   Sheryl Nantus   Hooded Pleasures   05/03
Dominated   Maya Banks   The Enforcers   05/03
 
Romantic Suspense
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Risk of Exposure   Emmy Curtis   Alpha Ops   05/03
Flash of Fire   M. L. Buchman   Firehawks   05/03
Rival Forces   D. D. Ayres   A K-9 Rescue Novel   05/03
Tangled   Kate Douglas   N/A   05/03
 
Women's Fiction and Inspirational Romance
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Deliver Her   Patricia Perry Donovan   N/A   05/01
Sofi's Bridge   Christine Lindsay   N/A   05/01
The Betrayed Fiancée   Wanda E. Brunstetter   The Amish Millionaire   05/01
Small-Town Brides Romance Collection   Janet Lee Barton   Collection   05/01
Brides of Alaska   Tracie Peterson   50 States of Love   05/01
Girls' Weekend   Cara Sue Achterberg   N/A   05/03
Change of Heart   Rachel J Good   Sisters and Friends   05/03
Apple of His Eye   Kelly Caldwell   Amish Pie   05/03
Lead Me Home   Amy K. Sorrells   N/A   05/03
The Apartment   Danielle Steel   N/A   05/03
Something to Hide   Deborah Moggach   N/A   05/03
Sins of the Past   Dee Henderson, Dani Pettrey, Lynette Eason   Collection   05/03
The Goodbye Year   Kaira Rouda   N/A   05/03
A Drop in the Ocean   Jenni Ogden   N/A   05/03
The Last Good Girl   Allison Leotta   Anna Curtis   05/03
A Lowcountry Wedding   Mary Alice Monroe   Lowcountry Summer   05/03
Broken Ground   Karen Halvorsen Schreck   N/A   05/03
Hover   Anne A. Wilson   N/A   05/03
The Blue Bath   Mary Waters-Sayer   N/A   05/03
Together at the Table   Hillary Manton Lodge   Two Blue Doors   05/03
The Assistants   Camille Perri   N/A   05/03
The Atomic Weight of Love   Elizabeth J. Church   N/A   05/03
 
Notable Reprints
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Sunset Song   Lewis Grassic-Gibbon   N/A   05/01
Masquerade   Hannah Fielding   Andalucían Nights Trilogy   05/01
Simon Says   Daniel Gothard   N/A   05/01
Heart's Heritage   Ramona K. Cecil   N/A   05/01
Ignite   Karen Erickson   The Wildwood   05/03
Black Listed   Shelly Bell   Benediction   05/03
Finding Fraser   KC Dyer   N/A   04/05
The Firelight Girls   Kaya McLaren   N/A   05/03
Chose the Wrong Guy, Gave Him the Wrong Finger   Beth Harbison   N/A   05/03
Lost Lakes   Sarah Addison Allen   N/A   05/03
Nantucket Nights   Elin Hilderbrand   N/A   05/03
Prayers for Sale   Sandra Dallas   N/A   05/03
Gareth   Grace Burrowes   The Lonely Lords   05/03
Rivals of Fortune / The Impetuous Heiress   Jane Ashford   N/A   05/03
An Honest Love   Kathleen Fuller   A Hearts of Middlefield Novel   05/03
The Knockoff   Lucy Sykes   N/A   05/03
The Santangelos   Jackie Collins   N/A   05/03
Beach Town   Mary Kay Andrews   N/A   05/03
 
Week of May 8 through May 14
 
May 2016 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping (May 8-14, 2016)
 
Paranormal
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Shared for Love   Nancy Corrigan   Kagan Wolves   05/10
Historical
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Dawn at Emberwilde   Sarah E. Ladd   A Treasures of Surrey Novel   05/10
 
Contemporary
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Along Came Mr. Right   Gerri Russell   N/A   05/10
Change of Heart   T. J. Kline   Healing Harts   05/10
The Debt   Tyler King   N/A   05/10
Danger, Sweetheart   MaryJanice Davidson   N/A   05/10
Romancing the Fashionista (e-book)   K.M. Jackson   The Flirty Fashionistas   05/10
 
Romantic Suspense
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Extreme Pursuit   Alex Kingwell   Chasing Justice   05/10
Troublemaker   Linda Howard   N/A   05/10
Gone Frome Me   Linda Winfree   Hearts of the South   05/10
 
Women's Fiction and Inspirational Romance
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Messenger by Moonlight   Stephanie Grace Whitson   N/A   05/10
The Mother   Yvvette Edwards   N/A   05/10
The House of Bradbury   Nicole Meier   N/A   05/10
The House of Dreams   Kate Lord Brown   N/A   05/10
Lawyer for the Cat   Lee Robinson   Sally Baynard   05/10
Erotica/Erotic Romance
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
The Scarlet Letter Storm   Mary T. McCarthy   Scarlet Letter Society   05/10
 
Notable Reprints
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
All the Single Ladies   Dorothea Benton Frank   N/A   05/10
Love Is Red   Sophie Jaff   The Nightsong Trilogy   05/10
The Guest Cottage   Nancy Thayer   N/A   05/10
The Perfume Garden   Kate Lord Brown   N/A   05/10
Dance of the Gods   Nora Roberts   Circle Trilogy   05/10
 
Week of May 15 through May 21
 
May 2016 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping (May 15-21, 2016)
 
Paranormal
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Heart of the Pack f/f   Jenny Frame   N/A   05/17
Scarlet Rain   Kristin Cast   The Escaped   05/17
Dark War   Angela Addams   The Dark War   05/17
Dark Alpha's Demand   Donna Grant   N/A   05/17
 
Contemporary
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
My One and Only   My One and Only   Ardent Springs   05/17
Too Hot to Handle   Tessa Bailey   Romancing the Clarksons   05/17
Beneath the Waves f/f   Ali Vali   N/A   05/17
Taking a Gamble f/f   PJ Trebelhorn   N/A   05/17
Girls on Campus f/f   Sandy Lowe   N/A   05/17
Miss Match f/f   Fiona Riley   N/A   05/17
Spring Secrets   Allie Boniface   Pine Point   05/17
Wicked Heart   Leisa Rayven   Starcrossed   05/17
 
Romantic Suspense
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Turn Me Loose   Rosalind James   Paradise, Idaho   05/17
The Copper Egg f/f   Catherine Friend   N/A   05/17
Tell Me No Lies   Magnolia Smith   The Black Orchid   05/17
 
Erotica/Erotic Romance
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
A Touch of Temptation f/f   Julie Blair   N/A   05/17
 
Women's Fiction and Inspirational Romance
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Stealing Jason Wilde   Dee Ernst   N/A   05/17
I Promise You This   Patricia Sands   Love in Provence   05/17
Every Bride Has Her Day   Janice Thompson   Brides with Style   05/17
The Weekenders   Mary Kay Andrews   N/A   05/17
The After Party   Anton DiSclafani   N/A   05/17
 
Notable Reprints
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
 
You're Still the One   Darcy Burke   Ribbon Ridge   05/17
Swan Point   Sherryl Woods   A Sweet Magnolias Novel   05/17
Three Sisters   Susan Mallery   Blackberry Island   05/17
Never Too Late   Robyn Carr   N/A   05/17
Silent Fall   Barbara Freethy   Sanders Brothers   05/17
Maid of Oaklands Manor   Terri Nixon   N/A   05/17
Me & Emma   Elizabeth Flock   N/A   05/17
High Tide   Elin Hilderbrand   N/A   05/17
 
Week of May 22 through May 31
May 2016 Romance Novel New Releases Shopping (May 22-31, 2016)  
Paranormal
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Paired Objective   Clare Murray   Matched Desire   05/24
Muzzling the Beast   Tina Donahue   Taming the Beast   05/24
Her Quicksliver Lover   Lynne Connolly   Even Gods Fall in Love   05/24
The Angel Wore Fangs   Sandra Hill   Deadly Angels   05/31
The Darkest Torment   Gena Showalter   Lords of the Underworld   05/31
Blood Lust   Alexandra Ivy   The Sentinels   05/31
A Year Less Three Days   Mychael Black and Alyx J. Shaw   N/A   05/31
Aether Spirit    Cecilia Dominic   Aether Psychics   05/31
 
Historical
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
An Enchanted Spring   Nancy Scanlon   Mists of Fate   05/24
Duke of Sin   Elizabeth Hoyt   Maiden Lane   05/31
The Ghost   Monica McCarty   Highland Guard   05/31
Marrying Winterborne   Lisa Kleypas   The Ravenels   05/31
The Wicked Duke   Madeline Hunter   Wicked Trilogy   05/31
The Fairest of Them All   Cathy Maxwell   Marrying the Duke   05/31
His Wicked Wish   Olivia Drake   Cinderella Sisterhood   05/31
The Beast of Clan Kincaid   Lily Blackwood   N/A   05/31
Lana and the Laird   Sabrina York   Untamed Highlanders   05/31
Chasing the Heiress   Rachael Miles   The Muses' Salon   05/31
The Jacobite's Return   Jane Godman   The Georgian Rebel   05/31
 
Contemporary
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Every Beat of My Heart   Kianna Alexander   The Gentlemen of Queen City   05/24
Cappuccino Kisses   Yahrah St. John   The Draysons: Sprinkled with Love   05/24
Sapphire Attraction   Zuri Day   The Drakes of California   05/24
His Loving Caress   Candace Shaw   Chasing Love   05/24
Charged   Jay Crownover   Saints of Denver   05/24
Discovering You   Brenda Novak   Whiskey Creek   05/24
Flight Patterns   Karen White   N/A   05/24
Not for a Moment   Toni J. Strawn   One Moment   05/24
Nannyland   Jane Elizabeth Hughes   N/A   05/30
The All-Star Antes Up   Nancy Herkness   Wager of Hearts   05/31
Wicked Love   Michelle A. Valentine   Wicked White   05/31
Hot Cowboy Nights   Carolyn Brown   Lucky Penny Ranch   05/31
Nacho Figueras Presents: High Season   Nacho Figueras   Polo Season   05/31
Moonstone f/f   Jaime Clevenger   N/A   05/31
Everywhere and Every Way   Jennifer Probst   The Billionaire Builders   05/31
Hot in Hellcat Canyon   Julie Anne Long   N/A   05/31
Lone Star Nights   Delores Fossen   The McCord Brothers   05/31
Under The Surface   Anne Calhoun   N/A   05/31
Kiss Me That Way   Laura Trentham   Cottonbloom   05/31
Kiss the Bride   Melissa McClone   A Year of Weddings Novella   05/31
Ring of Fire   Susan Fox   A Caribou Crossing Romance   05/31
Into the Whirlwind   Kat Martin   BOSS, Inc.   05/31
Rapid Entry   Delilah Devlin   Fire House 69   05/31
Body Rocks m/m   A.M. Arthur   Off Beat   05/31
Heart of a Bad Boy   Sugar Jamison   N/A   05/31
 
Romantic Suspense
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Tangled Lies   Connie Mann   N/A   05/24
Haunted Destiny   Heather Graham   Krewe of Hunters   05/24
Deep Dark   Laura Griffin   Tracers   05/24
Primal Instinct   Tara Wyatt   Bodyguard   05/31
Flesh Trade f/f   Maggie Brown   N/A   05/31
Trial by Fury f/f   KG MacGregor   N/A   05/31
Torn   Cynthia Eden   LOST Series   05/31
Deception Island   Brynn Kelly   N/A   05/31
Demand   Lisa Renee Jones   Careless Whispers   05/31
At Any Cost   Mandy Baxter   A US Marshals Novel   05/31
Jae's Assignment   Bernice Layton   N/A   05/31
 
Women's Fiction and Inspirational Romance
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
Charmingly Yours   Liz Talley   A Morning Glory Novel   05/24
Weekend f/f   Jane Eaton Hamilton   N/A   05/24
Last Ride to Graceland   Kim Wright   N/A   05/24
The Children   Ann Leary   N/A   05/24
Hummingbirds Fly Backwards   Amy Cheung   N/A   05/31
Saving Abby   Steena Holmes   N/A   05/31
The Rules of Love & Grammar   Mary Simses   N/A   05/31
The One That Got Away   Leigh Himes   N/A   05/31
All Summer Long   Dorothea Benton Frank   N/A   05/31
The Island House   Nancy Thayer   N/A   05/31
When We Were Sisters   Emilie Richards   N/A   05/31
She Poured Out Her Heart   Jean Thompson   N/A   05/31
Vulnerable   Bonita Thompson   N/A   05/31
Never Too Real   Carmen Rita   N/A   05/31
A Simple Vow   Charlotte Hubbard   Simple Gifts   05/31
Better Get To Livin'   Sally Kilpatrick   N/A   05/31
Rosalia's Bittersweet Pastry Shop   Rosanna Chiofalo   N/A   05/31
 
Notable Reprints
 
Title   Author   Series   Date
The Beach House   Mary Alice Monroe   N/A   05/24
The Apple Orchard   Susan Wiggs   The Bella Vista Chronicles   05/24
Summer Secrets   Jane Green   N/A   05/24
I Take You   Eliza Kennedy   N/A   05/24
Passion for the Game   Sylvia Day   N/A   05/31
Destiny Unleashed   Sherryl Woods   N/A   05/31
At Home in Stone Creek   Linda Lael Miller   N/A   05/31
Untamed   Diana Palmer   N/A   05/31
If You Only Knew   Kristan Higgins   N/A   05/31
Sleepless in Manhattan   Sarah Morgan   From Manhattan With Love   05/31
The Sweetheart Deal   Polly Dugan   N/A   05/31
Blueprints   Barbara Delinsky   N/A   05/31
Dakota Home   Debbie Macomber   The Dakota   05/31
The Beekeeper's Ball   Susan Wiggs   The Bella Vista Chronicles   05/31
Born of Betrayal   Sherrilyn Kenyon   The League   05/31
Secret Pleasure   Lora Leigh   Bound Hearts   05/31
The Last Time I Saw Her   Karen Robards   Charlotte Stone   05/31
The Friends We Keep   Holly Chamberlin   N/A   05/31
Shanna (e-book)   Kathleen E. Woodiwiss   N/A   05/31
Exclusive   Fern Michaels   The Godmothers   05/31
Summer Days   Lisa Jackson   N/A   05/31
The Girls 2   Kenni York   N/A   05/31
This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!   Jonathan Evison   N/A   05/31
30 Nights   Christine d’Abo   The 30 Series   05/31
I’d Rather Be With You   Mary B. Morrison   If I Can’t Have You   05/31
Consequences   Sasha Campbell   N/A   05/31

 

 

 

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7 comments
Romi
1. Romi
I don´t think I can wait until May 31st. I mean look at all those new books... I can smell them from here... and also see where my paycheck is going.
Jerrie Adkins
2. filkferengi
For the week of May 22, under historical, you've listed _Temptations of a Wallflower_ by Lisa Kleypas. That's wrong twice. _Temptations of a Wallflower_ is by Eva Leigh. The new Lisa Kleypas is _Marrying Winterborne_.
Romi
3. kahintenn
Mary Balogh's Only Beloved is out May 3. This is my most anticipated read of May despite the fact that May will be a fabulous month for historicals.
J.Patrick
4. J.Patrick
Thanks @filkferengi for letting us know. It has been updated. Yes @Romi and @kahintenn it seems all the good books are making us wait. Just check out the last week of the shopping list.
Romi
5. Merlyssa Cormack
You're Still the One by Darcy Burke in Week of May 15-21 /Contemporary is already out. It released April 5.
J.Patrick
6. J.Patrick
Thanks @Merlyssa Cormack. It seems the mass market paperback will be out on May 17th. We will move it to Notable Reprints.
Romi
7. Cynthia (aka Artemis)
I'm good all month until the last week - BAAM! Six books autobuys!
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