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May 2017 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!

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Jump to New Releases for the Week of:

May 1-8 May 9-15 May 16-22 May 23-29 May 30-31

Week of May 1 through May 8

Paranormal Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Dating the Undead Juliet Lyons Undead Dating Service 05/02
The Untamed Vampire Kate Baxter Last True Vampire series 05/02
Red Wolf Jennifer Ashley A Shifter's Unbound Novel 05/02
When Danger Bites Heather Long   05/08
The Reaper’s Embrace Abigail Baker   05/08

Historical Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
The Seduction of Viscount Vice Nicola Davidson   05/01
Nothing Like a Duke Jane Ashford The Duke's Sons 05/02
Never Trust a Pirate Valerie Bowman Playful Brides 05/02
The Bad Luck Bride Janna MacGregor The Cavensham Heiresses 05/02
Wedded Bliss Celeste Bradley The Wicked Worthington Series 05/02
Marry in Haste Anne Gracie Marriage of Convenience 05/02

Contemporary Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Baby Come Back M. O'Keefe   05/01
Bombshell CD Reiss Hollywood A-List 05/01
All the Lies We Tell Megan Hart Quarry Road 05/01
The Great Outdoors: 8 Romances for Nature Lovers Holley Trent, Kathryn Brocato, CJ Petterson, Ana Krista Johnson, Nicole Flockton, Shelley K Wall, T.F. Walsh, Peggy Bird   05/01
Risking It All T. J. Kline Hidden Falls 05/02
50 Hidden Desires Jessica Lemmon BookShots Flames 05/02
Finding You Jo Watson Destination Love 05/02
Sweet Southern Trouble Michele Summers   05/02
The Dangerous Billionaire Jackie Ashenden The Tate Brothers 05/02
Love Me Again Jaci Burton A Hope Novel 05/02
The Next Flame Penelope Douglas The Fall Away Series 05/02
Pipe Dreams Sarina Bowen A Brooklyn Bruisers Novel 05/02
Behind the Curtain Beth Kery   05/02
Her Wish Sophie Morgan A Playboy Genie Romance 05/02
So Wicked Melissa Marino   05/07
Crazy for You Rina Gray Crush on You #3 05/08
Solo Lauren E. Rico   05/08
Confessions of a Former Puck Bunny Cindi Madsen Taking Shots 05/08
Trusting Tanner Lexi Lawton   05/08
Betting the Bad Boy Stefanie London   05/08
One Little Kiss Maggie Kelley   05/08
Enticing the Enemy Jules Court Hot in the City 05/08

Erotic Romance/Erotica Novels

Title Author Series Date
Cowboy Up (male/male) Shane Allison   05/01
The Handy Man Jamie K Schmidt   05/01
Payback Christina Phillips Viking Bastards MC 05/01
Tempting Her Neighbor Laura Jardine   05/01
Rebel Custody Sarah Hawthorne The Demon Horde Motorcycle Club Series 05/01

Romantic Suspense Novels

Title Author Series Date
Unstoppable Cindy Skaggs   05/01
Burn Dawn Altieri   05/01
The Boss Melissa Shroeder   05/01
Cask Strength (male/male) Layla Reyne   05/01

Women's Fiction and Inspirational Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Passionate Hearts: 5 Activist Romances Ashlinn Craven, Ruby Lang, Casey Dawes, Carolann Camillo, Mary Hughes   05/01
A Piece of My Heart Sharon Sala Blessings, Georgia 05/02
Finding You Jo Watson Destination Love 05/02
The Heart of a Texas Cowboy Linda Broday Men of Legend 05/02
Haven of Swans Colleen Coble   05/02
The Broken Road Richard Paul Evans The Broken Road Series 05/02

Romance Novels—Notable Reprints

Title Author Series Date
Journey Toward Home Carol Cox   05/01
The Secret Admirer Romance Collection Amanda Barratt   05/01
My Heart Belongs in Ruby City, Idaho Susanne Dietze My Heart Belongs 05/01
The Green Room Gwen Masters   05/01
Collision Force C.A. Szarek   05/01
Demolition of the Heart Cassandra Hawke   05/01
Darkening Ashe Barker   05/01
Sealing Fate Trina Lane   05/01
Touched Jay Peaches   05/01
Crash & Burn Maggie Nash   05/01
Too Many Chances (male/male) Lavinia Lewis   05/01
Borderline T.A. Chase   05/01
The Texan Joan Johnston   05/01
Wishes Jude Deveraux   05/02
The Girl from Summer Hill Jude Deveraux Summer Hill 05/02
Nicholas Grace Burrowes The Lonely Lords 05/02
'Til Death Do Us Part Amanda Quick   05/02
Jennifer Dee Henderson   05/02
Blood Magick Nora Roberts The Cousins O'Dwyer Trilogy 05/02
Three Ways to Start a Scandal Kerrigan Byrne   05/02
Ex-Con Katana Collins   05/02
Outlaw Katana Collins   05/02
Secret Pleasure: Part 1 Lora Leigh Bound Hearts 05/02
Embrace: The Complete Series Spring Stevens   05/08

Week of May 9 through May 15

Paranormal Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Deadmen Walking Sherrilyn Kenyon Deadman's Crossing 05/09
Primal Need: A Sexy Male/Male Shifter Anthology Parker Foye, Holley Trent, K.L. White   05/15
Wolf in King's Clothing (male/male) Parker Foye   05/15
Dark Water (male/male) K.L. White   05/15
The Alpha's Claim (male/male) Holley Trent   05/15

Historical Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
The Girl Who Knew Too Much Amanda Quick   05/09
The Wild, Wild West: 5 Historical Romances Apollonia Lord, Marie Patrick, Rue Allyn, Becky Lower, Diane R Jewkes   05/15
How to Lose a Highlander Michelle McLean The MacGregor Lairds 05/15
The Rogue of Islay Isle Heather McCollum   05/15
Unmasking the Earl Elizabeth Keysian   05/15

Contemporary Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Score Victoria Denault San Francisco Thunder 05/09
The Winder Path (female/female) Lyn Dowland  

05/09

Choosing Love (female/female) MB Panichi   05/09
Heroes Wanted: 4 To-the-Rescue Romances Jennifer DeCuir, Mari Manning, Cody Young, Shay Lacy  

05/15

Rogue Brynley Blake   05/15
Kiss of the Irish Lauren Hawkeye   05/15
The Irish Prince Virginia Nelson   05/15
Romancing the Bachelor Diane Alberts   05/15

Erotic Romance/Erotica Novels

Title Author Series Date
Witches, Princesses, and Women at Arms (female/female) Sacchi Green   05/09

Women's Fiction and Inspirational Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Making It Right Catherine Bybee Most Likely To Series 05/09
The Beloved Hope Chest Amy Clipston An Amish Heirloom Novel 05/09

Romance Novels—Notable Reprints

Title Author Series Date
The Accidental Bride Denise Hunter A Big Sky Romance 05/09
The Patch of Heaven Collection Kelly Long A Patch of Heaven Novel 05/09
Taming the Highlander May McGoldrick The Scottish Relic Trilogy 05/09
Tempest in the Highlands May McGoldrick The Scottish Relic Trilogy 05/09
Much Ado About Highlanders May McGoldrick The Scottish Relic Trilogy 05/09
Secret Pleasures: Part 2 Lora Leigh Bound Hearts 05/09
Heart of Fame Series Lexxie Couper   05/10


Week of May 16 through May 22

Paranormal Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Hunger Eve Langlais   05/16
Saving His Wolf Kerry Adrienne Shifter Wars 05/22
Mated: A Paranormal Romance Shifter Anthology Kerry Adrienne, Sionna Fox, Shari Mikels   05/22
Drawn to the Wolves Shari Mikels   05/22
Wolf Summer Sionna Fox   05/22

Historical Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
The Queen's Dance Nicole Elizabeth Kelleher The Aurelian Guard 05/16
The Scandalous Mrs. Wilson Laine Ferndale Fraser Springs #1 05/22
Only a Viscount Will Do Tamara Gill   05/22

Contemporary Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Sawmill Springs (female/female) Gerri Hill   05/16
Surrender Helen Hardt Steel Brothers Saga 05/16
Dating-ish Penny Reid Knitting in the City 05/16
The Nanny Arrangement Rachel Harris   05/22
 
The Doctor’s Redemption Victoria James   05/22
 
The Favor Blaire Edens   05/22
 
Without Words Delancey Stewart   05/22
 

Erotic Romance/Erotica Novels

Title Author Series Date
Dangerously Bad Eden Bradley   05/16

Romantic Suspense Novels

Title Author Series Date
Lethal Lies Rebecca Zanetti Blood Brothers 05/16
Devil’s Deal Michele Arris Tarnished Billionaires #1 05/22
Brazilian Capture Carmen Falcone   05/22
 

Romance Novels—Notable Reprints

Title Author Series Date
A Dream of Miracles Ruth Reid The Amish Wonders Series 05/16
Sapphire Kojo Black   05/16
Appraised Kojo Black   05/16
Ruby Kojo Black   05/16
Bad Behavior Celia Aaron   05/16
Catch a Tiger by the Tail Eve Langlais   05/16
Secret Pleasures: Part 3 Lora Leigh Bound Hearts 05/16
When a Lady Dares Tara Kingston   05/22
Viable Threat Julie Rowe   05/22

Week of May 23 through May 29

Paranormal Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Soul Mates: 6 Ghostly Romances Glenys O'Connell, Lynn Crandall, Rachel James, Kathleen Shaputis, Clarissa Ross, Bea Moon   05/29

Historical Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
The Lady Travelers Guide to Scoundrels and Other Gentlemen Victoria Alexander Lady Travelers Guide 05/23

Contemporary Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Grand Slam Heidi McLaughlin The Boys of Summer 05/23
Cheater's Regret Rachel Van Dyken Curious Liaisons 05/23
In the Heir Ruth Cardello Westerly Billionaire Series 05/23
Loving the Princess A.C. Arthur The Royal Weddings 05/23
The Beauty and the CEO Carolyn Hector Once Upon a Tiara 05/23
Miami After Hours Yahrah St. John Millionaire Moguls 05/23
Tempo of Love Kianna Alexander The Gentlemen of Queen City 05/23
Buns Alice Clayton The Hudson Valley Series 05/23
Just One Touch Maya Banks Slow Burn Novels 05/23
In Name Only: 9 Fake-It-to-Make-It Romances Nicole Flockton, Alexia Adams, Monica Tillery, Dana Volney, Synithia Williams, Evan Purcell, Robyn Neeley, Jenny Jacobs, Ellen Parker   05/29
Called Out Jen Doyle   05/29

Erotic Romance/Erotica Novels

Title Author Series Date
Crave Me Stacey Lynn   05/23

Romantic Suspense Novels

Title Author Series Date
From the Start Cheryl Etchison   05/23
The Darkest Corner Liliana Hart   05/23

Women's Fiction and Inspirational Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Defender Diana Palmer Long, Tall Texans 05/23

Romance Novels—Notable Reprints

Title Author Series Date
Blood Vow J.R. Ward Black Dagger Legacy 05/23

Week of May 30 through May 31

Paranormal Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
White Hot Ilona Andrews Hidden Legacy 05/30
Blaze Donna Grant Dark Kings 05/30
Shadow Reaper Christine Feehan A Shadow Riders Novel; 05/30
Burn For Me Cynthia Eden Phoenix Fire Novel 05/30

Historical Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
The Girl With The Make-Believe Husband Julia Quinn A Bridgertons Prequel 05/30
From Duke Till Dawn Eva Leigh London Underground 05/30
An Affair with a Notorious Heiress Lorraine Heath Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James 05/30
Merely a Marriage Jo Beverley   05/30
Scandal of the Season Liana LeFey   05/30
The Most Dangerous Duke in London Madeline Hunter Decadent Dukes Society 05/30
When to Engage an Earl Sally MacKenzie Spinster House 05/30

Contemporary Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
Black Tie Optional Ann Marie Walker Wild Wedding Series 05/30
Maybe This Love Jennifer Snow Colorado Ice 05/30
Forbidden Promises Katee Robert The O'Malleys 05/30
Until You Denise Grover Swank Bachelor Brotherhood 05/30
Shacking Up Helena Hunting   05/30
The Cajun Doctor Sandra Hill Cajun Books 05/30
New York, Actually Sarah Morgan From Manhattan with Love 05/30
Need You Now Nicole Helm A Mile High Romance 05/30
Positively Pippa Sarah Hegger The Ghost Falls Series 05/30
All I Ask Nicole McLaughlin A Man Enough Romance 05/30
One Taste of Angel Violetta Rand Iron Norsemen MC 05/30
Into Your Arms Chelsea M. Cameron Squad Stories 05/30

Romantic Suspense Novels

Title Author Series Date
Physical Forces D. D. Ayres A K-9 Rescue Novel 05/30
Turn Me Loose Anne Calhoun Alpha Ops 05/30
Wrecked Cynthia Eden LOST 05/30
Edge of Truth Brynn Kelly   05/30
The Watcher Bella Jewel   05/30
Come Sundown Nora Roberts   05/30

Women's Fiction and Inspirational Romance Novels

Title Author Series Date
No One but You Brenda Novak Silver Springs 05/30
About a Dog Jenn McKinlay A Bluff Point Romance 05/30
Through Your Eyes Shannyn Schroeder A For Your Love Novel 05/30
Toughest Cowboy in Texas Carolyn Brown   05/30
Outlaw's Honor B.J. Daniels A Cahill Ranch Novel 05/30
Return to Huckleberry Hill Jennifer Beckstrand Huckleberry Hill 05/30

Romance Novels—Notable Reprints

Title Author Series Date
Daughters of the Bride Susan Mallery   05/30
Orchard Valley Brides Debbie Macomber   05/30
A Cold Creek Secret & Not Just a Cowboy RaeAnne Thayne   05/30
Blue Heaven, Black Night Heather Graham   05/30
The MacGregors: Daniel & Ian Nora Roberts The MacGregors 05/30
Empire Lili St Germain Cartel Trilogy 05/30
Tomorrow's Promise & Above and Beyond Sandra Brown   05/30

Jump to New Releases for the Week of:

May 1-8 May 9-15 May 16-22 May 23-29 May 30-31

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WolframWM
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Meghan March has her Real Dirty Duet out in May! May 9 is Real Dirty and May 23 is Real Sexy. I am so excited.
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