May 12 2016 3:52pm

Lisa Kleypas’ Next Hero Connects to the Wallflowers!!!: Romance News

Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in romance.

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Fresh Outta the Oven

Breaking News: Lisa Kleypas has revealed that the hero of her next book is...[highlight for spoilers] Sebastian and Evie's son, Gabriel, Lord St. Vincent[/spoilers]!!! He'll fall in love with Lady Pandora Ravenel in their book Devil in Spring, the third Ravenels book (following Marrying Winterbourne), coming in March 2017. Watch Kleypas tease the news in a special videosneak a peek at their story with a sample here, and then take the opportunity to re-read Gabriel's parents' book!

—Writing duo Alexa Riley's next book (their first with Carina Press), Everything for Her, “features an older man so taken with a younger woman, he will do everything in his power to possess her. Preoccupied with her from the first moment he lays eyes on her, he becomes determined to care for her, protect her and give her the life he believes she deserves…if she lets him.” Read the full press release and look for Everything for Her on shelves in January 2017.

Emma Chase has announced a new series, Royal Scoundrels, as well as the titles of the first three books: Royally Screwed, Royally Matched, and Royally Endowed. And while Royally Screwed won't be out until January 2017, you don't have to wait another minute to get your first peek at hero Nicholas Arthur Frederick Edward Pembrook, Crown Prince of Wessco, over at USA Today's HEA blog.

Call yourself a Harry Potter fan? How many of these 5 Harry Potter-themed cafes and bars have you visited? Are any on your bucket list?

Sarah J. Maas's Empire of Storms cover was revealed at BookExpo America in Chicago today! See the unveiling of the latest Throne of Glass novel here.

Shirtless Michael Fassbender ahoy! Watch the first trailer for Assassin's Creed.

Top Off Your TBR Pile

—Deal Alert: Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove novel 16 Lighthouse Road is on sale for $.99 in e-book today at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, etc.* Have you spent time in what Rachel Hyland calls the sweetest town in America?

Deal Alert: Susan Wiggs' Chicago Fire historical The Hostage is only $1.99 in e-book at iBooks, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, etc.* It's all Susan Wiggs, all the time in these parts.

Deal Alert: Victoria Vane's Rough Rider is discounted to $1.99 in e-book at iBooks, Amazon, etc.* Sample a scene from Rough Rider and then come discuss what makes for a perfect cowboy hero.

—Deal Alert: Susan Ee's YA fantasy Angelfall, first in the Penryn and the End of Days series, is marked down to $1.99 in e-book at Amazon, iBooks, etc.* I'm all for more angels in romance, how about you?

Today on H&H

*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!

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